Lane Funeral Home - Canfield Chapel


Our Obituaries

Jeff Smith

February 3, 1942 - August 22, 2016

A celebration of the life of Jeff Smith will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, August 27, 2016, at the Lakeview Assembly of God Church in Lake Milton where friends may gather one-hour prior. Jeff passed away peacefully Monday, August 22, 2016, at his residence. He was born February 3, 1942 in Youngstown the son of Earl "Sandy" and Darla (Davis) Smith. He was raised by Sandy and June Smith. ...
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Irene Wanda Torno

December 15, 1921 - August 22, 2016

A memorial mass celebrating the life of Irene Wanda Torno will be held at 11 AM on Friday September 2nd at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Austintown. Irene passed away early Monday morning, August 22nd at Humility House at the age of 94. She was born December 15, 1921 in Cleveland the daughter of John and Antoinette (Schossler) Huszczo and moved to this area in 1984. Irene worked in the...
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Richard A. Markel

July 7, 1971 - August 20, 2016

A memorial service celebrating the Life of Richard "Rick" A. Markel will be held at 11 AM Tuesday at the Lane Family Funeral Home Austintown Chapel. Rick passed away Friday August 19 in Aultman Hospital in Canton. Rick was born July 11, 1971 in Youngstown, the son of Dick and Sandy (Murphy) Markel. He was a graduate of Jackson Milton High School class of 1989. Rick was a roofer with Boak and Son...
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Donald P. Clement

July 5, 1927 - August 19, 2016

Donald P. "Ducky" Clement, 89, of Howland Twp. passed away with his family at his side 11:58 PM Friday Aug. 19, 2016 at his residence of natural causes. Don was born July 5, 1927 in Toledo, OH the son of the late Joseph E. and Euphrasia M. (Trudeau) Clement. He proudly served in the US Marine Corps during WW II and the occupation of Japan attaining the rank of PFC. Don was the owner operator...
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Caroline Catsoules

January 18, 1939 - August 16, 2016

PITTSBURGH- Caroline "Kallopie" Catsoules, 77, died Tuesday, August 16 at her residence after an eight year-long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. She was born January 18, 1939, the daughter of Thomas and Zacharoula (Kokkou) Yankush, and was a lifelong resident of Youngstown. A 1956 graduate of The Rayen School, Mrs. Catsoules was a member of the National Honor Society, and held both a...
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Angeline Johnson

October 21, 1922 - August 14, 2016

Private services were held for Angeline Johnson, 93, of North Lima who passed away Sunday evening in Assumption Village Care Center. Angeline was born October 21, 1922 in Youngstown the daughter of Benjamin and Mary (Pivar) Fusco. She retired as the Cafeteria Supervisor for Market Street Elementary after many years of service. Prior to that, Angeline worked as an operator for Ohio Bell where she...
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Doris Joann Mix

November 23, 1931 - August 14, 2016

Austintown- Services celebrating the life of Doris Joann Mix, age 84 will be held at 11am Thursday at the Lane Family Funeral Home Austintown Chapel. Doris was born November 23, 1931 in Berlin Center the daughter of Merle and Helen (Baringer) Kuhns. Doris is a member of Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church in Berlin Center. She retired in 1994 from Mahoning County Department of Human Services where she...
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Holly Ellen Serensky-Lupo

May 26, 1956 - August 14, 2016

STREETSBORO- Holly Ellen Serensky-Lupo (nee Winans) passed away after a brief battle with cancer on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at her daughter's home in Streetsboro, OH. Holly was born to Audrey (Force) Winans and Lester Roy Winans in Warren, OH on May 26, 1956. She graduated in 1974 from Western Reserve High School in Berlin Center. That same year, she married Joseph Michael Serensky, a 1970 WRHS...
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Anna J. Retort

November 10, 1959 - August 13, 2016

Anna "Annie" J. Retort, age 56, of Austintown passed away following a short illness. Born November 10, 1959 in Youngstown, she was the daughter of Patsy C. and Helen V. (Shevetz) Retort. Annie was a member of the United Steel Workers and was employed at Comprehensive Logistics in Austintown. Survivors include her son William "Billy" Gutwald; two grandchildren Emma and William; fiancé'...
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Anne Pachos

March 3, 1922 - August 13, 2016

Anne Pachos, 94, formerly Sophia Anka, died Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Park Vista of Youngstown. Anne, the second youngest of five children, was born March 3, 1922, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Sreta and Kata (Varga) Smaic, parents of Serbian and Hungarian descent. Anne, received her Master's Degree in Education and become a 5th grade teacher. Anne volunteered at the American Red...
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Doris M. Winters

October 13, 1927 - August 13, 2016

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Wednesday at the Lane Family Funeral Home Canfield Chapel for Doris M. Winters, 88, of Berlin Center who passed away Saturday afternoon at her home with her loved ones by her side. Doris was born October 13, 1927 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the daughter of Jess H. and Edith (Harris) Lewis. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother....
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Walter M. Brylo

February 16, 1947 - August 12, 2016

AUSTINTOWN- Walter M. Brylo, 69, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016 at Hospice House of Poland. He was born in the country Poland on February 16, 1947, son to the late Antoni and Natalia (Kozikowska) Brylo. Walter graduated from Saunders Technical High School in Yonkers, NY and went on to serve his country and was a combat veteran in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. On November 14,...
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William R. Russell

August 25, 1935 - August 11, 2016

There will be a Memorial Service at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Paradise Church, 10020 New Buffalo Rd. in Canfield for William R. Russell, Sr. 80. Bill was born August 25, 1935 in Youngstown, the son of Robert H. and Mary Onolee Adams. . Bill was a 1953 graduate of Austintown Fitch High School and served his country in the U.S. Army. Bill was a welder with Syro Steel for...
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Virginia Barbara Judy

June 24, 1921 - August 11, 2016

There will be a Memorial Service at a later date for Virginia B. Judy, 95, who died Thursday evening at Hospice House. Virginia was born June 24, 1921 in Alliance, a daughter of Ralph and Edith Newton Byers. The family moved to Ravenna when she was three years old. She graduated from Ravenna High School in 1938. She worked many years ago at Pyramid Rubber Co. in Ravenna and later at Strouss...
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Virginia A. Coates

February 20, 1923 - August 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN- Virginia A. Coates, 93, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2016 at Austin Woods Nursing Center. She was born February 20, 1923 in Youngstown, OH, daughter to the late Ernest and Maude Flick. Virginia was a graduate from South High School. She married Jack W. Coates on June 25, 1942 and they spent 46 years together before Jack's passing in 1988. Virginia was employed by Home Savings...
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Rose Marie Panko

April 1, 1934 - August 10, 2016

Rose "Rosie' Marie Panko, 82, passed away peacefully in her sleep Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Rose had suffered brain damage from a diabetic related illness five years ago, and had been under the compassionate care of Liberty Heatlhcare Center and Hospice of the Valley. Rose was born in Farrell, Pennsylvania April 1, 1934 to Stephen and Anna Mahanovich. In 1956, she married William Panko....
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Joseph L. Baytos

June 11, 1939 - August 9, 2016

AUSTINTOWN- Joseph L. Baytos, 77, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Northside Hospital. He was born on June 11, 1939 in Youngstown, OH, son to the late Joseph J. and Josephine (Bejzak) Baytos. Joe was a 1959 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School. He went on to serve in the United States Navy from 1962-1967. Joseph married the former Joey Ann Hoppa in 1965 and they celebrated...
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Patricia R. Booth

May 9, 1939 - August 7, 2016

A memorial mass will be held at 1 PM Friday August 19, 2016 at St. Michael Parish in Canfield for Patricia "Tricia" R. Booth who passed away Sunday August 7 at Briarfield Manor. Tricia was born May 9, 1939 in Youngstown, OH to Andrew and Rose (Stanislaw) Hrifko. She worked in sales at Frame Village in Canfield for 20 years until her retirement in 2004. Tricia was also a beautician working out of...
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Colleen Rae Pew

July 21, 1931 - August 7, 2016

Colleen "Coke" Rae Pew, 85, passed away on August 7, 2016, with the same grace in which she lived her life, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Akron, Ohio on July 21, 1931 to the late Alfred & Nina (Miracle) Wilson. Colleen moved to the Youngstown area when she was about three years old, and had lived her remaining years here. She graduated from South High School in 1950; and...
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Margery Ann Zabel

April 12, 1925 - August 7, 2016

MARGERY ANN ZABEL, 91 POLAND-There will be Services at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes-Anstrom Chapel, 8387 Tod Ave. in Boardman for Margery Ann Zabel, 91 who died early Sunday morning at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center. Marge was born April 12, 1925 in Cleveland, a daughter of Howard M. and Gertrude M. King Potter. Marge was a National Honor Society graduate of Chaney...
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Richard Urban Glass

July 21, 1925 - August 7, 2016

Richard Urban Glass, 91 of Champion Township, died Sunday afternoon, August 7, 2016, at Laurie Ann Nursing Home in Newton Falls. He was born July 21, 1925 in Newton Falls, the son of the late Stanley A. and Helen Huston Glass. He was a lifetime Trumbull county resident. Richard was a graduate of Newton Falls High School. He then served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a pharmacists...
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Jennie K. Tarica

July 2, 1925 - August 6, 2016

A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM Thursday at St. Christine Church in Youngstown for Jennie K. Tarica, 91, of Westlake formerly of Youngstown. Jennie passed away Saturday August 6, the Lutheran Home in Westlake where she had resided for the past 5 years. Jennie was born July 2, 1925 in Youngstown the daughter of Anthony and Frances (Tina) Adams and was a graduate of East High...
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Pearl E. Santiago

September 20, 1927 - August 6, 2016

Pearl E. Santiago, age 88, of Youngstown passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016. Born September 20, 1927 in Flushing, Ohio, she was the daughter of John R. and Rose (Coletti) Starr. She was a candy maker at Geordan's Candy Factory for 20 years, retiring in 1985. Pearl was active with the Breast Cancer Survivors organization, she enjoyed singing and dancing. She was an avid reader and enjoyed...
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Terri L. Ennett

September 24, 1967 - August 6, 2016

Youngstown – A memorial service celebrating the life of Terri L. Ennett will be held at 7 PM Wednesday at the Lane Family Funeral Home Austintown Chapel. Terri passed away Saturday afternoon, August 6, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown at the age of 48. She was born September 24, 1967 in Warm Springs, GA., the daughter of the late Robert Henry Hale and Shirley Dianne (Bloodworth...
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Sharon L. Childers

March 7, 1947 - August 6, 2016

Private services were held for Sharon L. Childers, 69, of Youngstown who passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday morning, August 6. Sharon was born March 1, 1947 in Glendale, WV., the daughter of the late Samuel G. and Betty L. (Koss) Leek. She was a homemaker and enjoyed computers and cats. Sharon had taught computer and typing lessons. She leaves 5 children, Orville "Grant" (Teresa)...
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Dorothy M. Parkins

February 2, 1927 - August 5, 2016

Dorothy M. Parkins, age 89, of Youngstown passed away on Friday, August 5, 2016. Born on February 2, 1927 in Bay City, Michigan, she was the daughter of Anthony and Victoria (Novaczyk) Lewandowski. She came to the Youngstown area in 1979. She was always willing to help people by baby-sitting or cleaning houses; she loved to cook and was known for making fudge and banana bread for her family and...
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Dorothy L. Johns

September 1, 1922 - August 2, 2016

Dorothy L. Johns, age 93, formerly of Lake Milton, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 in Miami, FL. Born September 1, 1922, in Indiana, PA., she was the daughter of Calvin and Ida Mary (Rummel) Gamble. She moved to the Lake Milton area in 1952 until she moved to Florida in 1998. Dorothy absolutely loved her family and made them the center of her life. Survivors include her children: Mary ...
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Elsie I. Certain

October 25, 1928 - August 2, 2016

Funeral services celebrating the life of Elsie I. (Vuletich) Certain will be held at 1 PM Sunday at the Lane Family Funeral Home Austintown Chapel. Mrs. Certain passed away Tuesday August 2, at Hospice House at the age of 87. She was born October 25, 1928 in Youngstown a daughter of the late John and Ada (Hughes) Hart. Elsie was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a...
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William A. Vantell

June 14, 1938 - August 1, 2016

William A. Vantell, age 78, of Austintown passed away on Monday, August 1, 2016. Born June 14, 1938 in Youngstown, he was the son of William and Elizabeth (Toto) Vantell. Mr. Vantell was larger than life, he lit up a room when he walked into it. He loved going to the Canfield Fair with his family, he was also an avid lover of all sports especially football. He also enjoyed going to the casinos....
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Bonnie Jean Romesberg

February 28, 1944 - August 1, 2016

Bonnie Romesberg, age 72 of Cortland passed away August 1, 2016 at her home. Bonnie was born February 28, 1944 to Mercer & Shirley (Erickson) Nicholson. On August 4, 1960 she was united in marriage to the love of her life Glenn "Jay" Romesberg whom preceded her in death in October of 1999. For 30 years, Bonnie owned and operated Crystal Rose Hair Styling in Cortland. However, her true passion...
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R. Shane Morris

August 23, 1978 - August 1, 2016

R. Shane Morris, 37 Funeral services will be at 12 noon Saturday, August 6th at Victory Christian Center, 3899 McCartney Rd., Coitsville for R. Shane Morris, 37 of Canfield who passed away early Monday morning at Hospice House of Poland. Shane was born August 23, 1978 in Youngstown, a son of Dana Morris and Jennifer Wolfe and was a lifelong area resident. He graduated from Canfield High...
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Madalene M. Lavezzare

December 18, 1917 - August 1, 2016

Madalene M. Lavezzare, age 98, of Youngstown passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Monday, August 1, 2016. Born December 18, 1917 in Hurst, WV, she was the daughter of Reubin J. and Della (Adams) Bode. Madalene was a member of the West Austintown United Methodist Church; she loved nature, bird watching, quilting, knitting, crocheting, and was known for her homemade bread...
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Florence J. Gingrich

October 31, 1929 - July 31, 2016

FLORENCE J. GINGRICH, 86 AUSTINTOWN-There will be Services at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Greenhaven Memorial Gardens Chapel for Florence J. Gingrich, 86, who died early Sunday morning at Humility House. Florence was born October 31, 1929 in Youngstown, a daughter of Milton and Amy Nidel. Florence was a home-maker. Florence was a member for over 50 years of the former Wickcliff Christian Church, where...
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James R. Judy

April 9, 1932 - July 30, 2016

James R. Judy, 84 of Washington, D.C., formerly of Brookfield passed away Saturday, July 30th at the Armed Forces Retirement Home where he had resided for the past year. James was born April 19, 1932 in Somerset, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Walter H. and Margaret E. Caton Judy. He graduated from Somerset High School and went on to serve in the U.S. Navy. Following his discharge from the...
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Ruth Ann Sabanick

January 14, 1928 - July 30, 2016

AUSTINTOWN- Ruth Ann Sabanick, 88, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Brookdale Memory Care Center. She was born on January 14, 1928 in Shadyside, OH, daughter to the late Ramon Creighton and Mabel (Heath) Green. Ruth Ann graduated from South High School and went to work in the offices at Republic Steel until marrying John Sabanick on September 3, 1949. They went on to spend 55 years...
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William Alexander Barton

July 20, 1919 - July 29, 2016

WILLIAM ALEXANDER "Bill" BARTON, 97 CANFIELD-William Alexander "Bill" Barton, 97, passed away at his home on July 29, 2016 after a short illness. Bill was born July 20, 1919 in Clinton, PA, the son of Hugh and Maude McBride Barton. He graduated from Findlay High School in 1938. He married Bertha J. Wilson in May 1942 and was a devoted loving husband until her death in 2010. They were constant...
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Pamela June Mitch

September 20, 1957 - July 29, 2016

Pamela June Mitch, 58, died Friday, July 29, 2016 at Hospice of the Valley following a courageous battle with cancer. Pamela was born September 20, 1957 in Sharon, PA. a daughter of the late George and Delores (Owens) Munger. Pamela worked as a cook at the Wave restaurant for over 20 years. She was devoted wife, mother and grandmother. In her free time, she enjoyed cooking, shopping, camping and...
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Diana Salandro

September 20, 1943 - July 28, 2016


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Lori Lynn Laukhart

January 17, 1963 - July 28, 2016

Lori Lynn Laukhart, 53, passed away unexpectedly from a sudden illness on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh. She was born on January 17, 1963 in Warren, Ohio, daughter of Faye (Meranda) Laukhart and the late, Richard Allen Laukhart. Lori was a remarkable woman; a loving daughter, an amazing mother, proud memaw, sister, aunt, and a best friend to...
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James Nichols

December 18, 1962 - July 28, 2016

James Emery Nichols, 53, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 28, 2016. He was born in Youngstown, OH on December 18, 1962, son to the late William Emery Sr. and Donna Mae (Ferguson) Nichols. James was a 1981 Chaney High School graduate and went on to serve in the United States Air Force. After his service, James worked for the U.S. Postal Service in the main downtown branch. James will...
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Ann R. Cox

September 20, 1940 - July 27, 2016

Services celebrating the life of Ann Cox will be held at 10am Saturday at Four Mile Run Christian Church, 701 N. Four Mile Run Rd., Youngstown, 44515. Ann was born September 20, 1940 in Youngstown the daughter of James and Agnes (Kelly) Giblin. Ann was a long time member of Four Mile Run Christian Church where she had been active in the Hand bell Choir, Church Choir, Sunday school teacher and...
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Leah Clinefelter

July 4, 1927 - July 26, 2016

CANFIELD - Leah (Thompson) Clinefelter, 89, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Vista Center at the Ridge. She was born in Leavittsburg, on July 4, 1927, daughter to late Dwight and Beatrice (Grove) Thompson. Leah was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church and a line worker for Packard Electric. She retired in 1983 after 30 years of work. Leah married Donald J. Clinefelter on Oct. 28, 1947,...
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Martha L. Youngblood

September 7, 1931 - July 26, 2016

Martha L. Youngblood, age 84, of Austintown, passed away at her home on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Born September 7, 1931 in Hubbard, she was the daughter of Robert and Nina (Hayes) Clark. Martha retired from O'Brien Memorial Home where she worked as a Nurse's Aide. Survivors include her children: Donald (Betty) of Canfield, Faith Beighley of Youngstown, James (Debbie) of Vienna, Robert (Mary) of...
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Joy Aurin

June 25, 1931 - July 24, 2016

Joy Aurin, 85 Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 30th at Lane Family Funeral Homes, 65 N. Broad Street, Canfield Chapel for Joy Aurin, 85 of Saint Petersburg, Florida, formerly of Canfield who passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2016, at Suncoast Hospice Care Center South Pinellas. She was born on June 25, 1931 in Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Bruce G. and Isabelle S. (Wolfe)...
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Edith A. Vanasdale

August 25, 1925 - July 23, 2016

Edith A. Vanasdale, age 90, of Austintown passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Born August 25, 1925 in Youngstown, she was the daughter of Elmer and Anna (Jones) Webb. Edith was a member of Christ Church, United Presbyterian, in Youngstown. Survivors include her son Ron; grandchildren: Kim, Jamie, and Ronald II; great-grand daughters Brittany and Cailin; and four loving nieces. She was...
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Dolores J. Donitzen-Fondoulis

July 26, 1929 - July 22, 2016

Dolores J. "Dee" Donitzen- Fondoulis, age 86, of Canfield passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016. Born July 26, 1929 in Freesoil, Michigan; she was the daughter of John and Gertrude (Hughes) Brunke. She moved to Warren in 1947. Dee retired in 1979 from Packard Electric after 15 years of service. She enjoyed gardening and crafting. Survivors include her children: Walter (Kim), with whom she made...
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Ernest D. HANN

July 17, 1929 - July 18, 2016

Ernest Dana Hann, resident of Franklin Square, Ohio in Salem Township died July 18, 2016. He had just turned 87 years old, living far longer than he ever imagined and seeing things he never would have believed possible. Ernest was a 1947 graduate of Austintown Fitch High School. Born July 17, 1929 in Youngstown, Ohio on Hilda Street to Lorina Peters Hann and Charles D. Hann. Ernest was the...
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Daniel Lee Richards

August 14, 1982 - July 14, 2016

Daniel Lee Richards, age 33, of North Jackson passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Born August 14, 1982 in Youngstown, he was the son of Kenneth L. Richards and Patricia L. (Moore) Schultz. A 2001 graduate of Jackson-Milton High School, Danny loved traveling, golfing, and kayaking; he was active in the "Honor to Ride" program that helped to raise money for veterans. Besides his...
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Karen L. Camp

January 11, 1952 - July 14, 2016

KAREN L. CAMP, 64 BOARDMAN-There will be a Memorial Service at 7 p.m. Monday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes-Anstrom Chapel, 8387 Tod Ave. in Boardman for Karen L. Camp, 64, who passed away at her residence. Karen was born January 11, 1952 in Youngstown, a daughter of Robert W. and MaryJane Seaburg Camp. Karen was a librarian. She started her career as a Childrens Librarian at the Westside...
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Carolyn Lee Rich

June 24, 1943 - July 14, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN- Carolyn Lee (Durkin) Rich, 73, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 14, 2016 at Hospice House after an extended illness. She was born on June 24, 1943 in Youngstown, daughter to the late James and Eva (Kamrad) Durkin. Carolyn attended Cardinal Mooney High School and graduated from South High School, class of 1961. On May 12, 1962, Carolyn married her loving husband of 54 years, Sam...
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Harry C. August

March 11, 1929 - July 13, 2016

HARRY C. AUGUST, 87 YOUNGSTOWN-There will be Services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes-Austintown Chapel for Harry C. August, 87, who died Wednesday evening. Harry was born March 11, 1929 in Youngstown, the son of Harry A. and Geneva Woodcock August. Harry was a plumber with Conrail for 37 years. He was a member of A.R.C.A stock car racing Assoc. and enjoyed the outdoors and...
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John Allan Dinger

December 20, 1944 - July 13, 2016

GIRARD- John Allan Dinger, 71, passed away at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Youngstown on July 13, 2016 after an extended illness. He was born on December 20, 1944 in Albuquerque, NM, son to the late Paul and Betty (Swineford) Dinger John was a 1963 graduate from Hubbard High School and went on to graduate from Youngstown State University with a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration....
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Sophia Roth Sitch

July 15, 1923 - July 13, 2016

Sophia "Sophie" Roth Sitch, age 92, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, surrounded by her loving family and friends. Sophie was born July 15, 1923 in Transylvania, Romania and migrated to Austintown as an infant with her parents, the late Michael and Katherine (Johrendt) Roth. She was a 1942 graduate of Fitch High School and was a lifelong area resident; she was a homemaker and also worked...
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Thomas Robert Johnson

August 12, 1954 - July 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN- Thomas "Tom" Robert Johnson, 61, passed away suddenly on July 11, 2016 at his home. He was born on August 12, 1954 in Youngstown, OH, son to Raymond Biery Johnson and Dorothy Eileen (Cearns) Johnson. Tom attended Austintown-Fitch High School and worked several years with Fireline Inc before he began work driving a dump truck. He will be remembered as a Browns fan and an outdoorsman,...
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Robert Anthony Gibbs

April 25, 1929 - July 11, 2016

ROBERT ANTHONY GIBBS CORNERSBURG- A Memorial Service for Robert Gibbs will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Bob was born April 25, 1929 in Youngstown, a son of John Nelson and Eloise Cornell Gibbs. After graduating from Chaney High School in 1947, Bob enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during the Korean conflict. He was happily married to Mildred "Millie" Bare...
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George A Frohman, Jr.

December 19, 1930 - July 10, 2016

George A. Frohman, Jr. 85 Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 13th at Lane Family Funeral Home, 8387 Tod Ave., Anstrom Chapel, Boardman for George A. Frohman , Jr., 85 of Boardman who died early Sunday morning at Beeghly Oaks. George was born December 19, 1930 in Youngstown, a son of the late George A. and Evelyn Boyd Frohman, Sr. and was a lifelong area resident. He had...
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Wilda Jean Himes

May 28, 1921 - July 9, 2016

Wilda Jean Himes, 95 Funeral services will be at 12 noon Wednesday, July 13th at Lane Family Funeral Homes, 5797 Mahoning Ave., Austintown Chapel for Wilda Jean Himes, 95, of Youngstown who died at her residence Saturday morning July 9th with family by her side. Wilda was born May 28, 1921 in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Walter B. and Elsie A. Evans Collins and was a lifelong area...
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Nina May Yerke

May 23, 1918 - July 7, 2016

Nina May Duncan Yerke died peacefully in her sleep on July 7, 2016 near Charlotte, NC where she had lived with her son Bryan and his family since 2009. She was born May 23, 1918 in Casey, Illinois to Aaron H. Duncan and Bessie Krauss Duncan, who preceded her in death, the second youngest of their children. She is survived by one sister Madgealine Denney of St. Mary's, Ohio. She was preceded...
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LaVerne Lorayne Graneto

August 11, 1922 - July 6, 2016

LaVerne Lorayne Graneto,, 93 Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. today, Saturday July 9th at Canfield Presbyterian Church, 140 W. Main Street, Canfield for LaVerne Lorayne Graneto, 93 of Briarfield Manor who died Wednesday afternoon at Briarfield. LaVerne was born August 16, 1922 in St. Louis, Missouri, a daughter of the late John and Pauline Bothmann Sharp and came to this area shortly after...
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Ruth L. Rubbo

February 1, 1917 - July 6, 2016

Ruth L. Rubbo, age 99, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at her daughter's home in Pittsburgh, Pa. Born February 1, 1917 in Hubbard, Ohio, she was the daughter of Andrew and Anna Mary (DeCota) Lindsay; she lived most of her life in the West Youngstown and Canfield areas. Mrs. Rubbo worked for S.H. Kress Co. as well as Poulakos Bakery in Youngstown; she enjoyed traveling, camping,...
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Marjorie Louise Dilts

September 9, 1936 - July 5, 2016

Marjorie Louise Dilts, 79 years of age, of Austintown, went to be with Christ Tuesday evening, July 5, 2016. Marjorie, who was called Margie her whole life, was born on September 9th, 1936 in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Alice and Ralph Collins. She was a lifelong resident of the area. Margie graduated from Chaney High School in Youngstown in 1956. She remained close with her high school...
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Thomas J. Lealand, Jr.

January 15, 1946 - July 4, 2016

Thomas J. Lealand, Jr., age 70, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2016. Born January 15, 1946 in Youngstown, he was the son of Thomas J. and Imogene (Brown) Lealand, Sr. Mr. Lealand retired from Packard Electric-Delphi, he was a member of IUE-CWA #717; he was a member of the Summit Assembly of God in Girard. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Carol A. (Doll); children: Roxanne Bertolini, Jim ...
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Imogene Schrum-Yocum

December 11, 1918 - July 3, 2016

Imogene (Schrum) Yocum, age 97, began her heavenly journey on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Essex II of Salem, with her family by her side. She was born on December 11, 1918 to Sam and Edith (Bishop) Schrum. Imogene "Gene" attended Austintown School and later worked in the cafeteria making delicious, home-cooked meals for the students. She later worked at the Canfield Bakery. She was presently a...
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Mary K. Brunton

May 7, 1935 - July 2, 2016

Mary Catherine (Fee) Brunton, 81, passed away after a brief illness at the Akron General Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service, Justin T. Rogers Care Center. Mary was born on May 7, 1935 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Thomas R. and Frances "Babe" (Quinn Fee. Mary was a 1953 graduate of New Castle High School. Mary was joined in matrimony to the love of her life, the late Samuel...
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Isabelle M. Bean

December 18, 1929 - July 2, 2016

A memorial service will be held at 11 AM Saturday July 9, at Zion Lutheran Church to celebrate the life of Isabelle M. Bean who passed away Saturday July 2, 2016. Isabelle was born December 18, 1929 in Leechburg, PA., the daughter of Godfrey and Rose (Bogdany) Soltesz. She was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and was a sales associate with Macy's for many years, retiring August 18,...
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Robert A. Beck

August 30, 1982 - July 1, 2016

Robert " Rob" Alan Beck of Liberty Township, Ohio was called home by his Savior, the Lord Jesus, on Friday July 1, 2016. He was born August 30, 1982 in Warren, Ohio, to proud parents, Dennis and Gayle (Polenick) Beck of Liberty. Liberty was his life-long home, where he graduated in 2000 from Liberty High School. A gifted athlete, Robert excelled at football where he quarter-backed his youth...
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Robert Leroy Thomas

September 5, 1919 - July 1, 2016

Salem Services celebrating the life of Robert Leroy Thomas will be held at 11 am Wednesday at the Lane Family Funeral Home Canfield Chapel. Robert died Friday afternoon at Blossom Nursing Home. He was born September 5, 1919 in Canton the son of William L and Ethel P. (Lightfritz) Thomas. Robert worked at KayTee Crafts repairing boat motors. He was a member of Berlin Center United Methodist...
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Robert Chandler Humes

April 6, 1925 - July 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN- Robert "Bob" Chandler Humes, 91, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016 at Hospice House in Poland. He was born on May 6, 1925 in Warren, OH, son to the late Earl J. and Lessie (Tucker) Humes. Bob was a 1945 South High School graduate and went on to work at Youngstown Sheet and Tube as a metallurgical group leader for 35 years before his retirement in December of 1977. Bob was a...
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Rosalia M. Duff

March 13, 1947 - June 30, 2016

Rosalia Marie "Rosie" Duff, 69 of Champion Township, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday morning, June 30, 2016, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital, after a long courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis. She had been blessed with 25 extra years of life after surviving stage 4 ovarian cancer. Rosie was born March 13, 1947 in Warren, the daughter of the late Anthony Thomas and Rosemary...
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Donald C. Sundin

March 4, 1938 - June 28, 2016

DONALD C. "Swede" SUNDIN, 78 YOUNGSTOWN-There will be Services at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lane Family Funeral Homes-Anstrom Chapel, 8387 Tod Ave. in Boardman for Donald C. Sundin, 78, who died Tuesday afternoon at Park Vista Retirement Community. Don was born March 4, 1938 in Youngstown, a son of Carl A. and Mary Jane Watkins Sundin. Don was a Dye Setter for Youngstown Steel Door Industries for 35...
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John R. Fritz

March 20, 1968 - June 27, 2016

Services celebrating the life of John R. Fritz will be held at 10 am Saturday at Fitch High School Auditorium. John was born March 20, 1968 in Youngstown the son of Richard and Diane (Griffith) Fritz. John was a 26 year member of the Austintown Fire Department. John was a MCCTC fire instructor for many years, he was one of the founders of Austintown Honor Guard. He was also employed by Western...
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Edward George Allen

September 15, 1956 - June 27, 2016

A memorial service will be held 10 AM Saturday July 9, 2016 in the Chapel at Calvary Cemetery for Edward George Allen, 59 of Canfield, formerly of Girard, who passed away Monday June 27th at his home. Ed was born September 15, 1956 in Youngstown, the son of Chester Lloyd and Sophia Mary (Pinter) Allen. He was a graduate of Youngstown State University with an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice...
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John G. Brooker

May 14, 1926 - June 27, 2016

There will be Services at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bristolville Church of the Brethren for John G. Brooker, 90, who died Monday evening at Washington Square Healthcare. John was born May 14, 1926 in Bristolville, a son of Elmer and Lena Pfeiffer Brooker John was employed in the Security Dept. of Packard Electric for 34 years, retiring in 1987. He was previously employed by Mullins...
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Jason L. Guittar

December 3, 1972 - June 27, 2016

Jason L. Guittar, age 43, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 27, 2016 unexpectedly as a result of recent health problems. Born December 3, 1972 in Youngstown, he was the son of Jack L. and Ellen M. (Blackann) Guittar. Jason was employed by Y.S.E., L.L.C.(Youngstown Spray Equipment). Survivors include his mother and step-father Ellen M and H. Gregory Waller; brother Jack L. (Jeanette)...
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Helene Anna Bendel

July 1, 1923 - June 26, 2016

Obituary Helene A. (Schuller-Strupkus) Bendel Helen was born July 1, 1923, at home on the south side of Youngstown to Andreas and Anna Hartman Schuller. She lived in the Youngstown area all of her life. A graduate of South High School, she was a member of the National Honor Society. She was born into Honterus Evangelical Lutheran Church, now merged with Bethel Lutheran Church. For many years...
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Eleanor C. Pricer

February 6, 1929 - June 26, 2016

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Thursday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes Canfield Chapel for Eleanor C. Pricer, 87, of Youngstown formerly of Berlin Center, who passed away Sunday morning at her home. Eleanor was born February 6, 1929 in Canfield, the daughter of John and Pearl (Mitchell) cutting. She worked as a secretary for Blunt Plumbing and Heating Company for 8 years. Eleanor was...
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James R. Creighton

May 18, 1949 - June 23, 2016

James R. "Dog Man" Creighton, age 67, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 following a three year battle with cancer and lung disease. Born May 18, 1949 in Youngstown, he was the son of James J. and Ella M. (Taylor) Creighton. Jim was the owner/operator of Austintown Creamery. He volunteered for 15 years for Angels for Animals where he coordinated motorcycle runs for 10 years to raise funds. ...
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Bradford Baker

September 14, 1927 - June 23, 2016

Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon Tuesday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes Canfield Chapel for Bradford Baker, 88 of Canfield, formerly of Mineral Ridge, who went home to the Lord on Thursday June 23 at Assumption Village. Bradford was born September 14, 1927 in Warren, the son of Willard and Margaret (Little) Baker. He graduated from Warren G. Harding High School and served his country in...
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Francis Aprea

October 10, 1946 - June 22, 2016

Francis "Frank" Aprea, 69 Private services were held Saturday, June 25, 2016 for Francis Aprea, 69 of Canfield, who passed away Wednesday evening at Hospice House of Poland. Francis, known as Frank, was born October 10, 1946 in Manhattan, New York, a son of Silverio and Filomena Cappuccio Aprea. Frank graduated from Fordham University, Bronx, New York and served his country in the U.S. Army....
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Anne Fisher

February 18, 1925 - June 21, 2016

Private services were held for Anne Fisher, 91 of Austintown Twp., who passed away early Tuesday at Briarfield at Ashley Circle. Anne was born February 18, 1925 in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Martin and Katherine (Terimi) Barabasch. Anne had worked for Truscon Steel in the billing department from 1949 until 1954. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother...
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Emma Jean Barnhouse

June 20, 2016 - June 20, 2016

Emma Jean Barnhouse, 81 Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Struthers Church of Christ, 5775 Struthers Rd., Struthers for Emma Jean Barnhouse, 81 of Westerville, formerly of Canfield. Emma Jean was born July 18, 1934 in Athens, Alabama, a daughter of the late Robert and Margaret McLemore Wilson and came to this area as a child. She graduated from Greenford High School and was a...
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Edward W. Saccomen

July 14, 1921 - June 17, 2016

AUSTINTOWN- Edward W. Saccomen, 94, passed away early Friday morning, June 17, 2016 at his home. He was born on July 14, 1921 in Hepzibah, West Virginia, son to the late Michael and Ressie (Simons) Saccomen. Edward was a WW ll and Korean War Veteran who served as a Master Sergeant in the U.S. Army for 20 years and received numerous medals. He then went on to spend 20 years working at...
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Mary S. Creatura

May 11, 1945 - June 15, 2016

Mary S. Creatura, age 71, of Austintown passed away peacefully at her home following a three year battle with cancer on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Born May 11, 1945 in Niles, Ohio, she was the daughter of John and Zelma (Wolbert) Helwig. Mary retired from the Happy Days Pre-school and Northwood Reality; she also worked for Mill Creek Enterprises. She was a member of the Heritage Presbyterian...
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Scott W. Morey

December 11, 1956 - June 12, 2016

My most wonderful husband Scott W. Morey was taken from me unexpectedly on Sunday June 12th, 2016. Scott and Claire (McKenzie) exchanged vows on October 27th 1989. Scott was an accomplished engineer for over 27 years, and a member of the International Association of Bridge and Iron Workers, Windsor Local #700. He left behind a son Ryan Morey and two grandchildren Carson and Kara. He is...
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Robert Fink

March 10, 1937 - June 12, 2016

Robert "Bob" Fink, Sr. Robert Fink, Sr. 79 of Canfield died Sunday morning at his residence. Robert was born March 10, 1937 in Youngstown, a son of the late Roy and Mary Sykes Fink and had grown up in Boardman. Robert served in the Navy Reserves from 1954-1962. He started out as a Boardman policeman in 1960 and went on to serve as a patrolman, investigator, captain, Assistant Chief and then...
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Thomas B. Laird, Sr.

October 12, 1942 - June 12, 2016

THOMAS B. LAIRD, SR., 73 NORTH JACKSON-There will be Services at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lane Family Funeral Homes-Austintown Chapel for Thomas B. Laird, Sr., 73, who died Sunday evening at Caprice Health Care Center. Tom was born October 12, 1942 in Star Junction, PA, a son of Harold and Janet I. Rae Laird. Tom was employed with General Motors Corp. in Lordstown for over 30 years, retiring in 2003...
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Cynthia A. Erra

February 13, 1960 - June 12, 2016

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM Thursday at St. Christine Church for Cynthia A. Erra, 56, of Boardman Twp., who passed away Sunday June 12 in Cleveland Clinic after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Cindee was born February 13, 1960 in Pittsburgh, PA. the daughter of Wayne and Ruth (Zurawka) Gall. Cindee was a graduate of West Virginia University receiving a Bachelor's...
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Jean Deibel

October 4, 1925 - June 12, 2016

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Lane Family Funeral Homes, 65 N. Broad St., Canfield Chapel for Jean Deibel, 90 of Canfield who died Sunday afternoon at her daughter's residence. Jean was born October 4, 1925 in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Allen and Beatrice Dalrymple and was a lifelong area resident. She graduated from Mount Union College and had been an antique dealer...
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Michelle Lynn Marino

September 7, 1967 - June 10, 2016

Michelle Lynn Marino, 48 of Hubbard, passed away peacefully late Friday night, June 10, 2016, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital following her battle with cancer. Michelle was born September 7, 1967 in Warren, the daughter of the late George Phillips, Sr. and Deneta Romane Phillips of Howland. Michelle will be sadly missed by her husband, Salvatore T. Marino, whom she married September 10, 1988;...
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Carol Ann Hamilton

April 22, 1941 - June 9, 2016

Carol Ann Hamilton, 75 of Howland Township, died unexpectedly Thursday morning, June 9, 2016, at her home. She was born April 22, 1941 in Howland, the daughter of the late Carl Lewis and Zelma K. "Sally" Lamer Jarvis. She had been a lifetime Howland resident. Carol was a 1959 graduate of Howland High School. She had been a member of the Howland Community Church for many years. She was a...
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Joyce Ann McGee

December 1, 1937 - June 9, 2016

Joyce Ann (Heckman) McGee, age 78, of Austintown passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2016. Born December 1, 1937 in Leechburg, PA., she was the daughter of Elmer L and Mary E. (Shuster) Heckman. Joyce was a former member of the Austintown Community Church and enjoyed taking care of her family. Survivors include her daughters: Linda and Lisa McGee; grandchildren: John McGee, Heather Moody, and...
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Vera Alice Russell

May 14, 1943 - June 8, 2016

Vera Alice Russell, age 73, of Austintown passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 following a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease. Born May 14, 1943 in Youngstown, she was the daughter of Willis J. and Vera J. (Evans) Dunkerley. She worked for Lustig's Shoe Store and retired from Pharmor-Tampco Company. She bowled at the Colonial Lanes in Canfield; she enjoyed shopping with her daughter...
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Anne M. David

December 17, 1921 - June 7, 2016

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM Saturday at St. Maron Church, 1555 S. Meridian Road Youngstown, Ohio 44511, for Anne M. David, 94, who passed away Tuesday June 7, at Brairfield Manor Care Center. Mrs. David was born December 17, 1921 in Fairchance, PA the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Gallas) Stetar. She was a loving wife and mother. Anne had worked as a welder in the Shipyards...
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Paul E. Davisson

April 8, 1926 - June 7, 2016

Paul E. Davisson, age 90, of Lake Milton went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at his home. Mr. Davisson was born on April 8, 1926 in Clarksburg, WV. He retired from General Motors in 1996 after 30 years of service. He enjoyed home and yard work, mechanical work, and animals. Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Marilynn (Slagle); children: Mamie Duncan, Brenda Conley, and...
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Phyllis Parks Shafer

February 12, 1920 - June 6, 2016

Phyllis Parks Shafer, 96 Private services were held Wednesday at Zion Lutheran Church for Phyllis Parks Shafer, 96 of Briarfield Manor Assisted Living, formerly of Cortland who died early Monday morning at Briarfield. Phyllis was born February 12, 1920 in Somerset County, Maryland, a daughter of the late Gordy and Lois Campbell Parks. She worked for Cortland Banks for over 40 years, retiring...
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Talal Suleiman Awadallah

July 12, 1992 - June 4, 2016

AUSTINTOWN- Talal Suleiman Awadallah, 23, passed away unexpectedly on June 4, 2016. He was born on July 12, 1992 in Amman, Jordan, son to Suleiman and Nuha (Eses) Awadallah. Talal was a 2010 Western Reserve High School graduate and was currently pursuing a college education at Kent State University. He was a talented writer and painter and had a love for art. Talal expressed his passion for...
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William Miller

May 25, 1941 - June 3, 2016

AUSTINTOWN- William "Bill" Miller, 75, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 3, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Youngstown, OH on May 25, 1941, son to the late Louis W. and Mary (Schillinger) Miller. Bill was a South High School graduate and enlisted into the United States Navy. He worked as a crewman for the Mahoning County Engineers Office, retiring after 45 years of service. Bill...
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Virginia I. Colucci

May 24, 1927 - June 3, 2016

Virginia I. Colucci, age 89, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2016 at her home. Born May 24, 1927 in Youngstown, she was the daughter of Earl and Nellie (Wagner) Hoon. Mrs. Colucci worked for 15 years at Crystal Clear Cleaners as a presser; she enjoyed Bingo at the Austintown Senior Citizens Center, she loved casinos, but most importantly, she loved caring for her handicapped daughter. Survivors...
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George E. Dickson

November 17, 1948 - May 31, 2016

BROOKSVILLE, FL- George E. Dickson, 67, passed away on May 31, 2016 at Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville, FL. He was born on November 17, 1948 in Youngstown, OH, son to the late Edward and Viola Dickson. George served his country and retired from the U.S. Air Force, working as an aircraft electrician. He was life-long member of Four Mile Run Christian Church until he moved to Florida four years...
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Harriet E. Shaffer

February 16, 1942 - May 31, 2016

NORTH JACKSON- Harriet E (Lewis) Shaffer, 74, passed away on Tuesday, May 31, at Select Specialty Hospital at St. Elizabeth's. She was born on February 16, 1942 in Akron, OH, daughter to the late John and Dorothy Lewis. Harriet worked for the state of Ohio, most recently at the Youngstown Developmental Center where she retired from in 1990. Harriet also spent numerous years providing foster...
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