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ABBLETT, Helen
POLAND, OHIO: Helen E. Abblett, 79, died October 4, 2006. She was born December 13, 1926 to Hugh and Helen Adams Black. She enjoyed growing house plants and crocheting. She is survived by her husband, Donald M. Abblett; a son, Ronald Abblett (Charlotte) of Canfield; two daughters, Kimberly Molnar (Greg) of North Lima, and Linda Genuske (David) of Canfield; four sisters, Virginia (Frank) Vitko and Beverly (Jim) Lewis, all of New Springfield, and Mary Emch and Margaret (Dale) Aeppli, all of Youngstown; 8 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Jean Ponchak and Betty Mayle; and four brothers, Hugh Black, William Black, Theodore Black, and Frank Black. Burial was at Paradise Lutheran Cemetery under the direction of Seederly-Mong and Beck Funeral Home.

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ABRAHAM, Malky
BATH, OHIO: Malky Abraham, 91, died December 23, 2003. She was born December 28, 1911. Survivors include her children, Marlene (Bob) Dallas, Gerry Salem and daughter-in-law Liz (Ray) Boshara; a sister, Margaret Davidson of Arcadia, CA; 7 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband William, Sr.; a son, William, Jr.; a son-in-law, George Salem; and a granddaughter, Tracy Salem. Services were held at St. Joseph Melkite Catholic Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery by Hummel Funeral Home.

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ADMONIUS, Rose
ALLIANCE, OHIO: Rose Admonius, 87, died August 14, 2005. She was born February 23, 1918. She retired from Alliance Manufacturing Company, and was later worked at Seidner's Flowers. She was a member of Regina Coeli Catholic Church, and enjoyed traveling and playing cards. Survivors include three sons, James Admonius of Naples, FL, Frank Admonius, Jr. of Alliance, and Timothy Admonius of Ocala, FL; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank L. Admonius, Sr.; her parents, Joseph and Anelia DeGutis; and two sisters, Madalen Murcko and Veronica Rogers. Interment was at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Sharer-Stirling-Skivolocke Funeral Home.

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AGGREY, Thelma
PIQUA, OHIO: Thelma Aggrey, 95, died February 27, 2005 at Piqua Manor Nursing Home. She was born December 6, 1909 in Erie, PA to Miles and Hulda Collins Hunter. She earned a degree from Oberlin College, where she studied music. She was a retired school teacher with the Cleveland Public School System. She was a member of the Ohio Retired Teachers' Association, and attended Cyrene A.M.E. Church. She is survived by a sister, Dorothy Davis of Cincinnati; her nieces and nephews; and a cousin, Bernice Carter of Piqua. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kwegyer Aggrey; a sister, Elizabeth Jones; and two brothers, Homer A. Hunter and Horace C. Hunter. Services were held at Cyrene A.M.E. Church. Interment was at Forest Hill Cemetery under the direction of Jamieson and Yannucci Funeral Home.

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AGIN, Roy
ZANESVILLE, OHIO: Roy H. Agin, 61, died August 11, 2007. He was born August 23, 1945 to the late Roy E. And Mary R. Toland Agin. He retired from Pepsi Cola, and also worked at Hubbard's Garage and Hazel Atlas. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, old cars and motorcycles, and feeding hummingbirds. He attended Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church. He is survived by a son, Kenny (Tina) Agin of Zanesville; a daughter, Tina (Judson) Barrett of Zanesville; three sisters, Freda Eillene Hupp of Albuquerque, NM, and Shirley M. Hill and Diane Kay Staley, both of Zanesville; a brother, William Agin of Zanesville; 9 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and an infant sister, Bonnie Marie Agin. Interment was at Mount Sterling Cemetery.

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ALBU, George
ALLIANCE, OHIO: George V. Albu, 89, died April 29, 2004. He was born February 2, 1915 to Visalom and Ludvica Gravila Albu. He was a retired electrical engineer with Alliance Manufacturing with 42 years of service. He was a former worker with the Civilian Conservation Corps. He was a member of the U.R. Transylvania Society of Alliance, and attended Science Hill United Church of Christ. He enjoyed camping and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Jane Albu; two daughters, Carolyn (Robert) Tener of Rootstown, and Kathy (William) McBride of Amarillo, TX; a sister, Maria Greavu of Louisville; 5 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Science Hill United Church of Christ. Arrangements were handled by Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral and Cremation Service.

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ALLEN, Dale
DESHLER, OHIO: 2nd Lieutenant Dale C. Allen was killed in action on June 27, 1967 during the Vietnam War. He was a graduate of Deshler High School and Defiance College. He served with the Peace Corps in Columbia prior to enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Allen; and three brothers, Neal, Gary and Terry, all of Deshler. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Church. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery with arrangements by Bloor Mortuary.

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ALLOWAY, Marion E.
NEW MATAMORAS, OHIO: Marion Eugene Alloway, 86, died October 15, 2006. He was born February 4, 1921 to the late Edward C. and Mary Cline Alloway. He was a diesel mechanic for over 30 years with Cummings Diesel Co., and also worked for Wayne National Forest. He was a former Grandview Township trustee, and was a World War II veteran. He was a member of the VFW, and attended Gravel Hill Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Mary Virginia Edinger Alloway; a sister, Arlye Knowlton (Perry) of Canton, MI; a sister-in-law, Barbara Feldner of Caldwell; and three brothers-in-law, Michael Haught of Marietta, Henry Edinger of Medina, and Charles Edinger of Athens. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Geraldine Minger Alloway; three brothers, George, Ralph, and Joseph Alloway; two sisters, Ruth Alloway and Elizabeth Philson; and several nephews and nieces. Burial was at the Matamoras Cemetery under the direction of Hadley Funeral Home.

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ALTIERE, Mary
HUBBARD, OHIO: Mary C. Altiere, 91, died January 7, 2003 at Northside Hospital Medical Center. She was born April 5, 1911 in Farrell, PA to Anthony and Marie Martin Ezzo. She attended St. Patrick Church, and was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society. She was also a member of the Hubbard Senior Citizens, and enjoyed crocheting and crafts. Family members include four daughters, Marie (Charles) Burnett of Brookfield, Patricia (Jim) Coie of Upland, CA, and Jean (Joseph) Votino and Cecelia (Ralph) Cooper, all of Hubbard; two sons, Michael (Barbara) Altiere, Jr. of Cortland, and Sam Altiere of Hawaii; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mike Altiere, Sr. Services were held at St. Patrick Church. Interment was at Hubbard Union Cemetery under the direction of Kelley-Robb Funeral Home.

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AMER, Raymond
TOLEDO, OHIO: Raymond Amer, 70, died April 6, 1967 at his residence. He was born in Harrison, OH. He was a retired assembler for Kaiser Jeep Corp. with 35 years of service, and a veteran of World War I. He was a member of the UAW. Survivors include his wife, Lois Amer; a daughter, Frances Tanber of Toledo; and a brother, Lee, of Medford, OR. Interment was at Toledo Memorial Park under the direction of H.H. Birkenkamp Mortuary.

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AMSTUTZ, Ella
CANTON, OHIO: Ella L. "Toots" Amstutz, 69, died March 1, 2007. She was born March 13, 1937 to the late Thomas Richard and Mary Josephine Foit Stone. She was a Protestant. She is survived by two sons, Greg A. Amstutz (Deborah) of East Canton, and Scott T. Amstutz (Brenda) of Rome, NY; a stepdaughter, Diana Glenn (Steven) of Canton; three brothers, Tom Stone (Irene) and Dick Stone (Twyla), all of Amsterdam, and Frank Stone (Chloe) of Canton; two sisters, Jane Stull (Wayne) of Amsterdam, and Karen Tyson of Canton; and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her spouse, Jackie Amstutz; and her parents. Burial was at Bergholz Cemetery with arrangements by Everhart-Bove Funeral Home.

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ANDONEGUI, Moises
DEFIANCE, OHIO: Moises F. Andonegui, 73, died October 26, 2008. He was born September 4, 1935 to the late Luis and P. Alicia Flores Andonegui. He was a retired employee of GM Powertrain with over 40 years of service. He was a member of UAW Local #211, Sons of the Amvets, the WFW Dads Club, the Guadalupe Society, the Knights of Columbus, the Defiance Eagles, and the Defiance Fish and Game Club. He served on the Pastoral Advisory Council for the Spanish-speaking apostolate, was an organizer of the Good Friday walk from St. Mary's to St. John's, and had been active with the Cursillo movement since 1969. He is survived by his wife, Guadalupe Laguna Andonegui; three sons, Moses Andonegui of Naples, FL, Manuel (Carla) Andonegui of Columbia, TN, and Mark (Jacqueline) Andonegui of Defiance; two daughters, Alicia (Ruben) Gomez of Smyrna, TN, and Sandra (Christopher) Stanfield of Defiance; a brother, Luis (Ofelia) Andonegui of Mexico City, Mexico; a sister, Maria Ramirez of Mexico City; and 9 grandchildren. Services were held at St. John Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Michael's Cemetery by Lawson-Roessner Funeral Home.

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ANSLOVER, Frances
MASSILLON, OHIO: Frances M. Anslover, 91, died May 24, 2005. She was born December 23, 1913 to the late John and Louise Florjancie Anslover. She retired from Perry Rubber with over 20 years of service. She attended St. Joseph's Catholic Church, and enjoyed gardening and yard work. She is survived by two sisters, Angeline Lorch of Jackson Township, and Pauline (James) Nemeth of Massillon; six nephews, Joseph (Beth) Anslover of Massillon, James (Carol) Anslover of Columbus, William (Denise) Anslover and Frank (Lorraine) Anslover, all of Albuqerque, NM, Kenneth (Pat) Lorch of Seven Hills, and Dennis (Peg) Anslover of Indiana; and four nieces, Barb Nemeth and Nancy (Ted) Budner, all of Massillon, Judy Auble of North Canton, and Dolores (David) Grubbs of Michigan. She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, John, Frank, Rudy and Joseph Anslover; a niece, Janet Kostic; and a nephew, Bob Lorch. Services were held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery under the direction of Paquelet Funeral Home.

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ANTELL, Dorothy
AUSTINTOWN, OHIO: Dorothy Antell, 71, died June 17, 1983 at her home. She was born March 31, 1912 in West Austintown to Daniel and Ida Schisler James. She was a retired teacher at the Austintown Local Schools with 25 years of service. She attended West Austintown United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Austintown and Mahoning County retired teachers' associations, in addition to other state and national education associations. Survivors include her husband, Andrew; a son, James A. of Austintown; a daughter, Janet A. Secrist of Berlin Center; two sisters, Ruth Flynn and Thelma McElhaney, both of Niles; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters. Arrangements were handled by Lane Funeral Home.

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ARBAUGH, Arthur
FREDERICKTOWN, OHIO: Arthur E. Arbaugh, 43, died December 24, 2001. He was born February 20, 1958 in Chillicothe to Robert and Alma Lennington Arbaugh. He was a former resident of Akron. He is survived by three sisters and a brother-in-law, Joyce McCoy of Hillsboro, Mary McCoy of Columbus, and Patricia and Jerry Newberry of Bainbridge; and three brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Kathy of Akron, Larry and Christy of Marengo, and Thomas, also of Marengo. He was preceded in death by his parents;and a brother, Robert. Arrangements were handled by DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home.

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ATLANTA, Matthew
AUSTINTOWN, OHIO: Matthew Atlanta, 76, died March 9, 1954 at his home. He was born in Finland on December 28, 1877. He came to the Youngstown area in 1902. He retired from the Youngstown Water Department, and was a member of St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church. He was survived by a son, Robert, of Austintown; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Ralph Dixon, Mrs. George Dixon, and Mrs. Thomas Howe, all of Youngstown; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Johanna Kelman. Arrangements were handled by Weller Funeral Home.

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BACH, Stephen
TOLEDO, OHIO: Stepen Bach, 51, died September 6, 1946. He was a sergeant with the Toledo Police Department. He began his career as a patrolman, and later worked with the morals squad. He became a police sergeant in 1946. He was recognized for excellence in police work by the Federal Secret Service for his work in apprehending a counterfeiter, and also received a citation for honesty after returning $300 he had found. He was survived by his wife, Victoria Bach; his sons, David John and Paul Virgil Bach; and a sister, Mrs. Stephen Pereus. Services were held at St. Hyacinth's Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Czolgosz Funeral Home.

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BACKUS, Mildred
COLUMBUS, OHIO: Mildred Pearl Backus, 80, died July 6, 2006. She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Carol Backus; a son-in-law, Robert Matteson; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold "Pete" Backus; a son, Joseph Backus; a daughter, Carol Matteson; her parents, James H. and Beulah P. Adams of Harrisville, WV; two sisters, Maxine and Hazel; and three brothers, Raymond, Clifford, and James. Burial was at Green Lawn Cemetery by Maeder-Quint-Tiberi Funeral Home.

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BADASKI, Stella
HUBBARD, OHIO: Stella Badaski, 81, died July 10, 1982 at Little Forest Medical Center. She was born February 11, 1901 in Youngstown, OH to Charles and Margaret Check Badaski. She was a retired cook for a private family with 30 years of service, and was of the Catholic faith. Survivors include a brother, Frank Badaski. She was preceded in death by three sisters and four brothers. Services were held at St. Patrick's Church. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery by Kelley and Son Funeral Home.

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BAILEY, Georgiann
CLEVELAND, OHIO: Georgiann M. Bailey, 63, died December 7, 2006. She was the daughter of Angila Schlather. She was the mother of Angela Bailey; and the sister of Tom, Joseph, George, and Mary Schlather and Lavita Ewing. She had 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Kathy. Services were held at New Community Bible Fellowship. Arrangements were handled by Watson's Funeral Home.

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BAILEY, Herbert
COLUMBUS, OHIO: Herbert Bailey, 69, died January 16, 2002 at his residence. He was the son of Reece and Plina Bailey. He was a machinist and welder, and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Survivors include his wife, Mona Bailey; a daughter, Kathy of Columbus; six sons, Brian of Parma, Rick of Cincinnati, and Vernon, Tommy, Jimmie and Herbert, all of Columbus; five sisters, Wanda Bailey, Iris Roberts, Jessie Bailey, Mary J. Nicholas, and Diane Young; a brother, Guy Bailey; 11 grandchildren; and 4 step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Corrine; a brother, Bernard; and a granddaughter. Services were held at the Schoedinger Linden Memorial Chapel. Interment was at the Orma United Methodist Church Cemetery.

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BAKES, John
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO: John Bakes, 72, died January 10, 1981 at the Youngstown Osteopathic Hospital. He was born June 6, 1908 in Slatington, PA to George and Anastasia Kidora Bakes. He was a retired blast furnace foreman at Republic Steel Corp. with 42 years of service, and had lived in Youngstown since 1910. He was a member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Annette Kranik Bakes; a son, John E. of Milwaukee; a brother, Mike of Youngstown; a sister, Ann Manushaw of Youngstown; 6 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Annette Pitzo; two brothers, George and Andrew; and a sister, Helen Pavlina. Services were held at St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Kubina-Yuhasz Funeral Home.

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BALL, Elsie
TOLEDO, OHIO: Elsie Lorenzen Ball, 30, died April 24, 1919. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lorenz Lorenzen, and the wife of Jerome J. Ball. She was survived by her husband; a daughter; two sisters, Mrs. Charles Schmitt and Mrs. Nicholas Tadsen; and her mother. Burial was at Lakeview Cemetery.

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BARKMAN, Daniel
BALTIC, OHIO: Daniel M. Barkman, 42, died May 21, 2006. He was born July 23, 1963 in Dover to Menno and Amanda Troyer Barkman. He was a sewing machine operator at Weaver Leather Co., and was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. He is survived by his wife, Lizzie Ann Miller Barkman; his parents; two sons, James and Joseph Barkman of Baltic; four daughters, Elsie, Alma, Abigail, and Leanna Barkman; two sisters, Anna Mae (Joseph) Yoder, and Esther (Allen) Miller, all of Baltic; and a brother, Ivan (Catherine) Barkman of Baltic. Burial was at Miller Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

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BAYAT, Mileva
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO: Mileva Bayat, 93, died December 21, 2003 at Park Health Center in St. Clairsville. She was born June 2, 1910 in Stolac, Yugoslavia to Nickola and Mitra Jovacevich Hamovic. She came to the U.S. in 1936. She attended Holy Resurrection Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church, and was a member of the St. Clairsville Senior Citizens and SNF Lodge #21. She is survived by three sons, Ted Bayat of Lancaster, OH, Branko Bayat of St. Clairsville, and Nick Bayat of Bethel Park, PA; a daughter, Ksenia Davis of Washington, DC; a sister, Rada of Bosnia; 9 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vido Bayat; and her parents. Burial was at Union Cemetery under the direction of Toothman Funeral Home.

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BEAL, George
BIRMINGHAM, OHIO: George Beal, 91, died September 27, 1905. He was born February 10, 1815 in Washington County, PA. He was a farmer. He was survived by his wife, Nancy Beal; and three children, Martha J. Adair, James Beal, and William Beal. He had 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna Brunton Beal; and three children, John, Henry, and Abramil. Services were held at his home. Interment was at the United Presbyterian Cemetery.

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BEATENHEAD, Earl
KIMBOLTON, OHIO; Earl H. Beatenhead, 64, died December 28, 2001. He was born March 22, 1937 in Cambridge to William Henry and Mary McCullough Beatenhead. He was a retired truck driver for Roadway Express, where he had 30 years of service and two million miles of accident-free driving. He was also a farmer. He attended Kimbolton United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Teamsters Union Local #413, the Liberty Community Volunteer Fire Deptartment, and the Marshallville Historical Society. He is survived by his wife, June Sarchet Beatenhead; a son, Larry (Michelle) Beatenhead of Kimbolton; three daughters, Susie J. Couts of Newcomerstown, Carol A. (Frank) Beatenhead-McAtee of Kimbolton; and Jeanne (Scott) Harris of Flordia; a sister, Lois (Dan) Porter of Columbus; 4 grandchildren; his step-grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Carl Henry Beatenhead; his parents; and a son-in-law, Walter W. Couts. Burial was at the Kimbolton Cemetery under the direction of Bundy-Law Funeral Home.

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BECK, Barbara
TOLEDO, OHIO: Barbara Beck, 75, died September 17, 1969 at her residence. She was born in Miller City. She was a seamstress, and had been living in Toledo for 45 years. She was survived by two brothers, Joe Beck of Maumee, and Ernest W. Beck of Toledo; and a sister, Caroline Miley of Toledo. Interment was at Center Cemetery in Leipsic under the direction of Bersticker Mortuary.

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BEDEE, Lois
WALBRIDGE, OHIO: Lois L. Bedee, 88, died April 18, 1982 at St. Luke's Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Walter Bedee; two sons, Robert and Ralph; and a brother, Ernest Dupoy. Arrangements were handled by Clegg Mortuary.

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BEHJATI, Enayat
SYLVANIA, OHIO: Enayat Behjati, 88, died January 1, 1998 at Flower Hospital in Sylvania. He was born January 15, 1915 in Iran. He was a member of the Baha'i Faith. Survivors include his wife, Ghamar; four daughters, Farzaneh, Mojdeh, Mojgan and Farideh; a son, Khosrow; two sisters, Bahieh and Muluk; a brother, Khalil; and 14 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Walker Funeral Home.

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BELOW, Virgil
FOSTORIA, OHIO: Virgil T. Below, 76, died February 1, 1995 at Munroe Regional Medical Hospital in Ocala, FL. He was born September 12, 1918. He was a native of Oak Harbor, OH. He was a retired laboratory analyst with Union Carbide and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a winter resident of Summerfield, FL. He attended the Canaan Church of God in Kansas, OH. He was a member and past commander of the American Legion, a charter member and past president of the Risingsun Historical Society, past president of the 96th Infantry Division Association, and a charter member and past president of the Risingsun Little League Baseball Association. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Below; four sons, Dennis Below of Fostoria, Bill Below of Indianapolis, IN, and Larry Below and Roger Below, both of Risingsun, OH; a sister, Virginia Below of Martin; a brother, Vernall Below of Martin; 16 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Trinity Cemetery by Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home.

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BERNA, Sister Mary
FREMONT, OHIO: Sr. Mary Berna, SND, 77, died December 27, 1990 at Memorial Hospital in Fremont. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1932, and professed vows in 1935. She was a nun for 56 years, and taught in elementary schools in northwest Ohio and Jacksonville, FL for 42 years. She also engaged in pastoral ministry at Sacred Heart Parish in Fremont. Survivors include two sisters, Lorine Schirch and Angela Tafelski, both of Toldeo; a brother, Clair of Holland, OH; and her religious community. Services were held at the Notre Dame Provincial Center. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery by Abele Funeral Home.

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BEST, Vera
DELTA, OHIO: Vera L. Best, 73, died January 6, 1973. She was born September 20, 1905. Survivors include her sons, Howard and Jene; her daughters, Phyllis Kettler, Vaneta Teman and Evelyn Jones; and a sister, Irene Myrice. Services were held at St. John's Church. Interment was at St. John's Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Kolkmeyer-Helmkamp Mortuary.

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BETZLER, Sister Mary Valeda
TOLEDO, OHIO: Sr. Mary Valeda Betzler died at February 9, 1985 the Notre Dame Infirmary on Monroe Street. She was born Viola Betzler in Canton, OH. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1926. She earned a bachelor's degree in education from DeSales College in Toledo, and a master's degree at St. Mary's College in Indiana. She was a high school home arts teacher at Notre Dame Academy, and taught at many Ohio schools, including St. John's in Delphos, St. Paul's in Norwalk, St. Wendelin's in Fostoria, St. Josephs in Fremont, St. Mary's in Sandusky and Central Catholic High School in Toledo. She taught English to Vietnamese immigrants. Survivors include a brother, Robert Betzler; and a sister, Sister Mary Margaret Betzler of the Sisters of Notre Dame. Services were held at the Provencial House.

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BEY, Therisa
FRENCHTOWN, OHIO: Therisa A. Bey, 90, died December 11, 2008. She was born October 5, 1918 in North Star, OH to Joseph and Pearl Neargardner Mangen. She was a retired cook and a waitress at Baltes Restaurant with 22 years of service, and had also worked at the Buckeye Overall Factory. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and the St. Anne Sodality. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara A. and Louis "Elmer" Garke of Frenchtown; a son, Marvin J. Bey (fiancee Gail Applegate) of Anna; two sisters, Lucille Gaier of Piqua, and Ruth Bey of Greenville; a brother, Elmer Mangen of Versailles; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert F. Bey; her parents; two brothers, Chalmer Mangen and Orville Mangen; and three infant siblings. Services were held at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial was at the Holy Family Church Cemetery under the direction of Zechar-Bailey Funeral Home.

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BIDDLE, William
MOUNT VERNON, OHIO: William E. Biddle, 67, died September 3, 2004 in Mount Vernon. He was born September 26, 1936 in Marion, OH to Ted and Pearl Davis Biddle. Survivors include five sons, Michael (Krista) Biddle of Tigard, OR, Thomas (Lori) Biddle of Aloha, OR, David (Tobi) Biddle of Lake Elsinore, CA, and Douglas (Sally) Biddle and Daniel (Candi) Biddle, all of Mount Vernon; a brother, David Biddle of Phoenix, AZ; two half-brothers, Mike Biddle of Columbus, and Jeff Biddle of Clermont, FL; his stepmother, Betty Biddle of Columbus; a stepsister, Carol Roese of Columbus; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather, John Vestal; and a half-brother, Ron Biddle. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery by Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.

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BILAND, Anna
GALLIPOLIS, OHIO: Anna M. Biland, 83, died June 29, 2004. She was born September 7, 1920 in Marine City to the late Luke Joseph and Ida Wohlberg Babel Stephenson. She attended St. Louis Catholic Church. Survivors include six children, Donald Biland of Marine City, Robert (Leona) Biland of St. Clair, Ronald (Debbie) Biland of China Township, and Ray (Sue) Biland, Ann (Steve) Bennett, and Jerry (Vicky) Biland, all of Gallipolis; a sister, Theresa Fields of Warren; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard A. Biland; seven brothers, Robert, Pete, Simon, Joseph, James, Luke, and Edward Stephenson; four sisters, Agnes Greene, Rita Kammer, Loretta Ouaitwaite, and Mary Stephenson; and a daughter-in-law, Judy Biland. Services were held at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of Cremeens Funeral Home.

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BILYJ, Marie
WAPAKONETA, OHIO: Marie E. Bilyj, 88, died December 27, 2011. She was born July 10, 1923 in Crawfordsville, IN to George and Clenna Odle Galloway. She was a registered nurse and a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army. Having served during the Korean and Vietnam Wars, she was the oldest surviving female veteran in Auglaize County. She was a former resident of Dover, NH. She was of the Catholic faith, and enjoyed reading. Survivors include a sister, Virginia (Charles) Brown of Lima; 23 nieces and nephews, her great-nieces and great nephews; her friends; and her Dachshund, Billy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen A. Bilyj; her parents; a brother, Tom Galloway; and two sisters, Alice Stinebaugh and Cathleen Gunter. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment with military honors was at St. Joseph Cemetery in Wapakoneta by Bayliff and Eley Funeral Home.

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BLEVINS, Susie
IRONTON, OHIO: Susie Mildred Blevins, 85, died November 14, 2003. She was born November 1, 1918 to the late Charles and Nellie Barker Stapleton. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her husband, Ernest Blevins; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Ricky Lee and Debbie Blevins of Ohio Furnace, and Ed Robinson of Kansas City, KS; two daughters and a son-in-law, Joyce Ann and Rex Williams of Flatwoods, KY, and Mary Eloise Blevins of Ironton; three brothers, James Stapleton of Ohio Furnace, William Everett Stapleton of Bellefonte, and Edward Stapleton of Ironton; and four sisters, Helen Gollihugh of Ohio Furnace, Clotene Lavender of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Juanita Williams and Pauline Brown, both of Ironton; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Thelma Otworth; and three brothers, Glen Stapleton and two infant brothers. Burial was at Buckeye Cemetery under the direction of Phillips Funeral Home.

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BOBST, Darlene
DAYTON, OHIO: Darlene Mefford Bobst, 52, died in January of 1989 at her residence. Survivors include two daughters, Jeanie Williams of Dayton and Pam Shelley of New York; two sons, Sid Bobst and Gary Bobst, both of Dayton; her mother, Judy Potter Mefford of Lucasville; six sisters, Connie Graf of Tidioute, PA, Lona Miller and Gail Boyer, both of Lucasville, and Wanda Brown, Patty Wiseman, and Charlene Kapller, all of Centerville; two brothers, Larry Mefford and Sherman Mefford, both of Lucasville; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl F. "Sonny" Bobst. Services were held at New Hope Baptist Church. Interment was at Memorial Burial Park with arrangements by McKinley Funeral Home.

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BOCIAN, Sophia
SWANTON, OHIO: Sophia Bocian, 72, died February 16, 1981 at St. Vincent Hospital. She was a former Toledo resident, and worked at Champion Spark Plug Co. for 35 years. She is survived by a sister, Martha Jane Nolan. Services were held at Blessed Sacrament Church. Arrangements were handled by Ansberg-West Mortuary.

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BODAGER, Bessie
RITTMAN, OHIO: Bessie M. Bodager, 92, died May 28, 2002 at the Apostolic Christian Home. She was born March 19, 1910 in Monroe County, OH to John and Ophelia Shaw Hanzie. She attended the Smithville Brethren Church, and was a member of the Rittman Senior Citizens. She had lived in Rittman since 1926, and enjoyed gardening and quilting. Survivors include a daughter, Delores (Joseph) Durbin of Wooster; two sons, Dennis (Doty) Bodager of Chippewa Lake, and Donald Bodager of Crawfordsville, IN; a sister, Freda Houston of Wadsworth; 6 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Earnest J. Bodager; four sisters, Golda Kasserman, Marie Hoskinson, Carrie Craig and Mary Hostetler; and two brothers, Raymond and Willard Hanzie. Interment was at the Rittman Cemetery with arrangements by Gillman Funeral Home.

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BOFF, Elizabeth
DEFIANCE, OHIO: Elizabeth J. Boff, 66, died July 17, 2009 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. She was born December 21, 1942 in Henry County to Joseph and Viola Jackman Walter. She was a retired cook at Defiance Regional Hospital. She was a member of St. John Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers, and was a volunteer with the Defiance County Relay for Life. Survivors include her husband, Roger L. Boff; a daughter, Dena (Tim) Shafer of Defiance; two sons, David (Hope) Boff of Spencerville and Daniel Boff of Auburn, IN; two brothers, Lawrence (Diane) Walter of Deshler and George (Noreen) Walter of Standish, MI; 3 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents. Services were held at St. John Catholic Church. Interment was at Riverview Memory Gardens by Mast-Mock-Hoffman-Hanenkrath-Clevenger-Schaffer Funeral Home.

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BOGAN, Nancy
EATON, OHIO: Nancy J. Bogan, 65, died August 5, 2004. She was born January 1, 1939 in Middletown to Ralph and Elizabeth Helsinger. She was a patient account representative at Middletown Hospital from 1956 to 1990. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Gene A. Bogan; a daughter, Jennifer Winter of Norwood; two sons, Steve Bogan of Middletown, and Tim Bogan of Trenton; a brother, Thomas Helsinger of Lebanon; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her stepmother, Anna Mae Helsinger. Interment was at Butler County Memorial Gardens under the direction of Barnes Funeral Home.

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BOGGESS, Ralph III
TOLEDO, OHIO: Ralph M. "Sonny" Boggess III, 19, was killed September 10, 1969 in Quan Loi, Vietnam. Interment was at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park under the direction of H.H. Birkenkamp Mortuary.

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BOHLEN, Emily
PLAIN CITY, OHIO: Emily Bohlen, 97, died January 11, 2004 at the Convalarium at Indian Run. She was born September 17, 1906 in Lawrence County, KY to George W. and Lydia Hay Phillips. She is survived by her sons, Robert Bohlen of Plain City, Wilmer Hicks of Lancaster and Ronnie (Bev) Bohlen of Reynoldsburg; a sister, Zella Skaggs of Plain City; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald E. Bohlen; her parents; 11 siblings, Emory, Noah, Pearlie, Ambrose, Maudie, Hardy, Elizabeth, Herbert, James, Zallie and Hattie; and a granddaughter. Interment was at Forest Grove Cemetery by Ferguson Funeral Home.

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BOHNENKAMPER, Lloyd
CINCINNATI, OHIO: Lloyd Bohnenkamper, 86, died November 23, 2008. He worked as an engineer for the City of Cincinnati. He was the brother of Richard Bohnenkamper; and the brother-in-law of Linda Bohnenkamper and Bob Betz. He had several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn Betz Bohnenkamper. A memorial celebration was held at the Llanfair Community. Interment was at St. John Cemetery under the direction of Dalbert, Woodruff and Isenogle Funeral Home.

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BOLER, Laura
MOUNT ORAB, OHIO: Laura Grace Boler died October 16, 2007. She was born February 17, 1908. She was a member of St. Angela Merici parish, St. Patrick Chapel. She was the mother of Joe (Donna) Boler of Mount Orab, and Roy (Mary Alice) Boler of Fayetteville; the grandmother of 8; and the great-grandmother of 11. She was predeceased by her husband, Russell Boler; four sisters; and three brothers. Services were held at St. Patrick Chapel. Interment was at St. Patrick Cemetery under the direction of Megie Funeral Home.

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BOND, John
TOLEDO, OHIO: John E. Bond, 82, died February 6, 1952. He was born in Farmland, IN. He was a retired grocer, and had lived in Toledo for 70 years. He was survived by two sons, Edwin of Toledo, and William of Hillsdale, MI; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Riverview Cemetery in Port Clinton under the direction of Walter Mortuary.

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BOOTS, Catherine
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO: Catherine Boots, 60, died May 22, 1955 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. She was born March 28, 1895 in West Virginia. She was a member of St. Andrew's A.M.E. Church, the Fellowship Club of the Blind Society, and the Naomi Temple of Elks. Survivors include her husband, Louis Boots; a brother, Clarence Lee of Fairmount, WV; and a sister, Martha Lee of Fairmount, WV. Arrangements were handled by Linton Funeral Home.

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BORSH, Tony
PORT CLINTON, OHIO: Tony Borsh, 53, died in April of 1963. He was born in Rainy River, Ontario. He was the owner of Tony's Snack Bar, and was a member of the National Restaurant Association. He was survived by his wife, Zetta; a son, Gary; a daughter, Penny; five brothers; and three sisters. Interment was at Riverview Cemetery under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home.

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BOVEE, Merritt
SYLVANIA, OHIO: Merritt M. Bovee, 71, died December 23, 1982 at Medical College Hospital. He was a retired farm worker. Survivors include a sister, Mildred Dennis; a half-sister, Rose Comstock; and two half-brothers, John Gryca and James Pettle. Arrangements were handled by Reeb Mortuary.

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BOYD, Bessie
MASSILLON, OHIO: Bessie L. Boyd, 102, died April 19, 2005. She was born July 9, 1902 to the late John and Elizabeth Miller Boyd. She was a retired bookkeeper at Enterprise Aluminum with 50 years of service. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and attended Faith Lutheran Church. She is survived by three great-nieces, Peggy Inama, Susan Whitmire, and Bonnie Cook; two great-nephews, Robert and William Foster; and a cousin, Sally Hutchison. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, James Boyd; and two sisters, Margaret Foster and Mayme Schnierle. Interment was at Massillon Cemetery under the direction of Arnold-Lynch Funeral Home.

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BRAIDICH, Matilda
EUCLID, OHIO: Matilda L. Braidich, 88, died February 6, 2008 at Lake West Hospital in Willoughby. She was born December 6, 1919 in Shadyside, OH. She was a retired seamstress at Euclid General Hospital. She is survived by her children, George Braidich and Carol Ovens; and a granddaughter, Jennifer Miklavic. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nicholas Braidich. Arrangements were entrusted to Brickman Brothers Funeral Home.

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BRAMMER, Elwin
CHESAPEAKE, OHIO: Elwin L. Brammer, 82, died April 10, 2009 at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was born January 9, 1927 to Elmer Francis and Beulah Gossett Brammer. He retired from CSX Railroad with 45 years of service. He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include a daughter, Karen Cremeans of Chesapeake; a son, Charlie (Brenda) Brammer of Proctorville; two stepsons, Tim Ramey and Michael Ramey, both of West Virginia; three sisters, Shirley Chapman of Cincinnati, and Lenora Riley and Rose (Jack) Christian, all of South Point; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends, including his close friend and caregiver, Shirley Smith of Sybene. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel (Cute) Brammer; his parents; and two sisters, Mrs. Frances Smoot and Mrs. Luella Christian. Services were held at Union U.B. Church. Interment was at the Brammer Family Cemetery under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

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BRANAGAN, Zettie
JACKSON, OHIO: Zettie Branagan, 79, died June 26, 1961. She was born in Gallia County on September 21, 1881. She was a member of Coalton Evangelical United Brethren Church. She is survived by a daughter, Ruth Branagan; four sons, Hershel, Burgess, Ronnie and Jesse; and a half-sister, Mrs. Carl Lopp, Sr. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Branagan. Services were held at Coalton Evangelical United Brethren Church. Interment was at Fairmount Cemetery under the direction of Sperry Funeral Home.

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BRANDT, Linda
MONTPELIER, OHIO: Linda Kay Brandt, 23, died May 18, 1976 at St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo. She was born March 8, 1953 in Wauseon, OH to Leon and Vernona Platt DeGroff. She was a member of Central United Brethren Church. Survivors include her husband, Mark Brandt; a son, Scott; her parents; a brother, Larry DeGroff; a sister, Yvonne Ruffer; her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Roscoe Platt; and her paternal grandfather, Clyde DeGroff. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Monica Brandt. Services were held at Central United Brethren Church. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery by Thompson Funeral Home.

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BRANDT, Monica
MONTPELIER, OHIO: Monica Kay Brandt, infant, died November 15, 1975 at Toledo Hospital. She was born November 14, 1975. Survivors include her parents, Mark and Linda DeGroff Brandt; a brother, Scott; her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Leon DeGroff; and her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Brandt. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery.

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BRASS, Blanche
LORAIN, OHIO: Blanche E. Breeden Brass, 82, died April 18, 2005. She was born August 26, 1922 in Pittsburgh, PA to Raymond and Mabel E. Adams Breeden. She was a secretary at Lorain Products, and had also worked at the Lorain Public Library. She was a charter member of the former Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Lorain, and was a former Worthy Matron in the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed camping, fishing, and wintering in Florida. She is survived by a son, John Brass of Leesburg, FL; a daughter, Joy Kingsley of Lorain; 4 grandsons; and 3 great-grandsons. She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Brass; a sister, Pearl Morgan; two brothers, Kenneth Breeden and Joseph Downie; and her parents. Interment was at Brownhelm Cemetery under the direction of Schwartz, Spence, Boyer and Cool Home for Funerals.

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BRAUN, Frederick
KENTON, OHIO: Frederick Braun, 99, died December 24, 1990 at the Corinthian Nursing Facility. He was born September 13, 1891 in Germany. He was a German Navy veteran of World War I, and came to the U.S. in 1923. He retired from the Toledo Terminal Railroad. There were no known surviving relatives. Interment was at Grove Cemetery under the direction of Price Funeral Home.

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BRAUSE, Clara
BUCYRUS, OHIO: Clara J. Brause, 83, died November 26, 2009. She was born June 27, 1926. She was a former employee of the Bucyrus City Bank, Jay's Toggery, AAA, and the U.S. Selective Service. She was a former Past Matron of the Order of Eastern Star, and a member of Glory Circle of the King's Daughters and Sons. She attended Good Hope Lutheran Church. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Wayne E. Brause; three children, James Brause (Deborah) of Charlotte, NC; and Cynthia Eusey (Stan) and Ed Brause (Kathy) all of Bucyrus; 3 grandsons; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Ida Keiter Schillinger. Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery with arrangements by Wise Funeral Service.

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BREDLAU, Hortense
SANDUSKY, OHIO: Hortense Wilmarth Bredlau, 53, died October 16, 1963 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Sandusky. She was born in Toledo. She retired from the Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Hospital, and was a member of Grace Episcopal Church. Survivors include a son, Jack Wilmarth of Toledo; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Grace Episcopal Church. Arrangements were handled by Fry Mortuary.

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BRICE, Mary
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO: Mary Jane Brice, 68, died March 17, 1996 at her home. Survivors include three daughters, Nancy J. Brice, Ozelma E. Steepleton, and Bonnie K. Forgac, all of Hubbard; and a son, Gary L. of Phoenix, AZ. Services were held at the Presbyterian Church in Hubbard. Arrangements were handled by Kelley-Robb Funeral Home.

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BRINKMOELLER, Sister David Marie
MOUNT ST. JOSEPH, OHIO: Sister David Marie Brinkmoeller, S.C., 99, died June 22, 2003. She was born Marie Brinkmoeller in Cincinnati on December 2, 1903. She had been a nun with the Sisters of Charity for 73 years. Before entering the order, she had been a secretary and stenographer. She earned a bachelor's degree in business from the College of Mount St. Joseph, and for nearly 40 years, taught business courses at high schools in Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Colorado and New Mexico. She had also worked in various hosiptal offices, including Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, San Antonio Hospital in Kenton, and St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe, NM. Survivors include a sister, Avita Statt of Cincinnati; her nieces and nephews; and the Sisters of Charity. She was preceded in death by five brothers, Joseph, Frank, David, Henry and Leonard Brinkmoeller; and two sisters, Norma Brinkmoeller and Frances O'Neill. Services were held at the chapel of the Motherhouse at Mount St. Joseph. Interment was at the Sisters of Charity Cemetery in Cincinnati under the direction of Gilligan-Siefke-Grueter Funeral Home.

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BRODERSON, Peter
SANDUSKY, OHIO: Peter Broderson, 90, died December 23, 1952 at Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Emmanuel Evangelical and Reformed Church. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Katherine Broderson; and a sister, Mrs. Fred Jessen of Sandusky. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Maria. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery.

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BRONSTEIN, Samuel
COLUMBUS, OHIO: Samuel Bronstein, 50, died June 16, 1941 at his residence. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Esther; two sons, David and Gershon; and two sisters, Mrs. Harry Horowitz and Mrs. J. Weisberg. Burial was at Agudath Achim Cemetery under the direction of Snider Funeral Home.

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BROTHERTON, Elva
ALLIANCE, OHIO: Elva Mae Brotherton, 86, died December 8, 2002 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital. She was born June 29, 1916 in Westville to Alfred and Ethel Case Taylor. She retired from Queens China in Sebring, and had also worked at Heggy's in Alliance. She had attended the Nazarene Church in Sebring, and enjoyed gardening and traveling. She is survived by a daughter, Joanne Hinga of Glen Burnie, MD; three sons, Dwaine Brotherton of Alliance, Darrell Brotherton of Salem, and Donald Brotherton of Baltimore, MD; a sister, Cora Brotherton of Sebring; 9 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oakley Darrell Brotherton; two sisters, Daisy Taylor and Dorothy Wood; and a brother, Milton Taylor. Interment was at Grandview Cemetery in Sebring under the direction of Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home.

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BROWN, Herschel E., Sr.
EATON, OHIO: Herschel E. "Hook" Brown, Sr., 83, died Wednesday, April 9, 1997. He was born May 28, 1913 to Samuel and Ardella Comer Brown. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and was a Protestant. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie E. Hester; his daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Edgar Jennings of New Lebanon, and Margie and Danny Cole of St. Cloud, FL; his sons and daughters-in-law, Stanley and Frances Brown of New Lebanon, Jerry and Alva Brown of Florence KY, Larry Brown and Lonny and Reba Brown, all of West Alexandria, and Herschel Brown, Jr. and Ann Brown of Union; a sister, Florence Matz of Bradenton, FL; 21 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Trissel Cemetery under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home.

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BROWN, Katharine
NORWALK, OHIO: Katharine M. Brown, 77, died July 10, 1992 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center. She was a native of Bellevue. She held a degree in education from the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati. She was a English, French and remedial reading teacher at St. Paul High School, as well as a school librarian. She helped found a library at St. Paul Elementary School. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, former Ohio Supreme Court Justice Clifford F. Brown; a son, Charles E. Brown of Norwalk; three daughters, Ann (Leonard) Playko and Margaret Kramb, both of Norwalk, and Sheila (James) Knittle of Deer Park, TX; a brother, Cornelius Ruffing of Norwalk; a sister, Eleanora (Richard) Rauschenbach of Independence; 11 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Stephen Brown; her parents, Walter and Honora Callaghan Ruffing; and a sister, Ann Farrell. Services were held at St. Paul Catholic Church. Interment was at the parish cemetery by Kubach-Smith Funeral Home.

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BUCILA, Irene
NORTH LIMA, OHIO: Irene G. Bucila, 86, died October 23, 2009 at the Assumption Village Nursing Home. She was born November 5, 1922 in Youngstown to Alexander and Mary Bolchazy Geressy. She had worked for King's Jewelers, and was also a legal secretary. She was a member of St. Christine's Church. Family members include her husband, Wesley; two daughters, Marilyn (Robert) Abramski of Boardman, and Carole (Michael) D'Onofrio of Pittsburgh; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death her parents; a sister, Mary Pope; and two brothers, Alexander and Frank Geressy. Services were held at St. Christine Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home.

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BUGBEE, Percy
SYLVANIA, OHIO: Percy F. Bugbee died January 5, 1958 at his residence. He was a native of Hillsdale, MI. He was a retired machine operator for Champion Spark Plug Co. and a military veteran. He was a former longtime Toledo resident. Survivors include his wife, Gertrude Bugbee; his sons, Dale, Charles and Earl; a daughter, Geraldine Handler; a brother, Max; and 12 grandchildren. Interment was at Toledo Memorial Park under the direction of Reeb Mortuary.

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BULEN, Martha
MARYSVILLE, OHIO: Martha L. Bulen, 90, died December 3, 2006 at Memorial Hospital of Union County. She was born February 11, 1916 in Claibourne to Jesse W. and Anna Mary Schurch Bulen. She was a graduate of the Grant Hospital School of Nursing, and was a retired registered nurse. She worked at Memorial Hospital of Union County for 10 years, and had also worked at Union Manor for 10 years. She worked at the Marion City Hospital for 5 years. She was a member of New Horizons Baptist Church, and enjoyed quilting, sewing and crocheting. Survivors include her nieces and nephews; her cousins, including Glenn and Dorothy Schurch; her caregivers and friends, Melissa Neate and Sue Conner; and her church family. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Gertrude Amrine and May Hankins. Services were held at New Horizons Baptist Church. Interment was at York Cemetery by Mannasmith Funeral Home.

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BUMCROTS, Flora
SYLVANIA, OHIO: Flora A. Bumcrots, 98, died February 2, 1981 at Marigarde Nursing Home. Survivors include two daughters, Eleanor Vea and Florence Hartman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest C. Bumcrots. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Sylvania. Arrangements were handled by Reeb Mortuary.

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BUNN, Clarence
EATON, OHIO: Clarence E. Bunn, 87, died December 22, 2004. He was born in Preble County on September 9, 1917 to John R. and Minnie H. Frame Bunn. He owned Ray-Mar Motors. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and served with the National Guard. He was a retired Chief Warrant Officer, and was a member of the American Legion. He is survived by his wife, Yvonne Daugherty Bunn; a son, Clarence Ray Bunn of Greenwood, SC; a daughter and son-in-law, Margie and Roger Cole of Eaton; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a sister; a brother; and his parents. Interment with military honors was at Mound Hill Union Cemetery with arrangements by Barnes Funeral Home.

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BURD, Clarice
TOLEDO, OHIO: Clarice Burd, 84, died December 28, 1982 at Parkview Hospital. She was born September 18, 1898. She was a retired credit manager at Tiedtke's. Survivors include a stepson, Robert. Arrangements were handled by Walter Mortuary.

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BURKHOLDER, Menno
RICHLAND TOWNSHIP, OHIO: Mennor S. Burkholder, 75, died in December of 1949 at his home. He was born May 31, 1874 in Allen County, OH to Samuel and Lydia Steiner Burkholder. He was a farmer. Burial was on December 30, 1949 at Ebenezer Cemetery.

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BUTLER, Violet
MEDINA, OHIO: Violet Marie Butler, 82, died February 4, 2010. She was born October 16, 1927 to the late Raymond and Nellie Estep. Survivors include a son, Clifford Lee Butler; two daughters, Eloise M. (Robert) McDonald and Marion R. Glover; two sisters, Lois R. Leligdon and Alice Ostrander; her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Allen Butler, Sr.; a son, Floyd Allen Butler, Jr.; and a brother, Walter Estep. Interment was at Rest Haven Memory Gardens by Waite and Son Funeral Home.

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CAIN, Sister Maria Fidelis
CINCINNATI, OHIO: Sister Maria Fidelis Cain, 68, died May 18, 1940. She was born January 19, 1872 in Cincinnati to Patrick and Catherine Crotty Cain, both of whom were born in Ireland. She was a school teacher for over 40 years, and taught at St. Mary's School in Hyde Park. Interment was at Mount St. Joseph Cemetery.

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CALKINS, Jeremy
MAUMEE, OHIO: Jeremy J. Calkins, infant, died May 23, 1971 at the Maumee Valley Hospital. Survivors include his parents, Robert J. "Bob" and Vicky Loo Calkins; a brother, Robert; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Loo, and Joseph and Genevieve Calkins. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery by Coyle and Sons Funeral Home.

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CALLAHAN, Mary
TOLEDO, OHIO: Mary Agnes May Callahan, 63, died December 25, 1952 at Mercy Hospital. She was born in Ireland. She was a former resident of Cincinnati before coming to Toledo, where she lived for 37 years. She was a member of the St. James Church Altar Society, the Lady of the Lake Lodge of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, and the Deutcher Order of Hari-Gari Lodge. Survivors include her husband, Thomas J., Sr.; a son, Thomas J., Jr. of Toledo; a sister, Josephine Healy of Cincinnati; and two brothers, James and John May, both of Cincinnati. Services were held at St. James Church. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Coyle and Sons Mortuary.

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CAMP, Rusha
XENIA, OHIO: Rusha Camp, 87, died December 10, 2010. She was born February 5, 1923 in Dwarf, KY to Andrew Jackson and Mahala Richie Miller. She enjoyed drawing, flowers, gardening and crocheting. She attended Shawnee Hills Baptist Church. Survivors include her children, Ulus Ray Camp and Brenda Sue (Rick) Keaton, all of Xenia; and Sandy Kay (Richard) Cantrell, Larry Joe (Carol Ann) Camp, and Connie Jean (Tom ) Rogers, all of Jamestown; five siblings, James I. Miller of Xenia, Abbie Middleton of West Chester, Andrew J. Miller of Florida, and Curtis Miller and Imogene Combs, both of Miamisburg; a brother-in-law, Howard Camp; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; a close friend, Norma Deranek; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Exalee Miniard, and Ada and Ida Miller; a brother, Zebadee Miller; and her parents. Services were held at Shawnee Hills Baptist Church. Interment was at Woodland Cemetery with arrangements by McColaugh Funeral Home.

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CAPITO, Frank A.
WARREN, OHIO: Frank Antony Capito, 89, died June 8, 2009 at Lake Vista Nursing Home in Cortland. He was born August 3, 1919 in Warren to Anthony and Natalizo Cantelmo Capito. He owned Society Cleaners, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a charter member of the Warren Elks Club, and also a member of the VFW. He enjoyed bowling. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn B. Miller Capito; two daughters, Tina Capito Simms of Warren, and Jacqueline (Robert) Schmidt of Dallas, TX; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his uncle and aunt who raised him, Leonard and Giacomina Cantelmo DeCandio; two sisters, Josephine Capito D'Oreo and Philomena Capito Venuta; two brothers, George and Pat Capito; and a granddaughter, Mallorie Simms. Services were held at St. James Catholic Church. Interment was at Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna, OH under the direction of Carl W. Hall Funeral Home.

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CAREY, Catherine
HANCOCK COUNTY, OHIO: Catherine Carey, 68, died September 16, 1877. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Carey. Interment was at Adams Cemetery in Delaware Township.

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CARMICHAEL, Paul
SOUTH WEBSTER, OHIO: Paul C. Carmichael, 79, died June 25, 1999 at the Oak Hill Community Medical Center. He was born December 21, 1919 in Scioto Furnace to the late Rev. L.R. Carmichael and Ruby Mae Kuhner Carmichael. He was a clerk and rural mail carrier for the South Webster post office, and had formerly worked at Roberts Jewelers in Portsmouth. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He attended the Pinkerman South Webster Community Church, and was president of the South Webster Betterment Club. He was also county president of the Rural Carriers Association. Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Eileen Rhea Carmichael; a daughter, Pam (Tim) Mahan of South Webster; a son, Gary (Denise) Carmichael of Grove City; a sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Delmar Hamm of South Webster; and 4 grandsons. Burial was at the South Webster Cemetery under the direction of Kuhner-Lewis Funeral Home.

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CARROLL, Barry
VAN WERT, OHIO: Barry Lynn Carroll, 49, died August 19, 2009. He was born September 2, 1959 to the late Elmo Carroll and Ellen Shepherd. He retired with over 30 years of service from the Van Wert City Waste Water Treatment Plant, and was a member of the Sons of the American Legion. He is survived by his wife, Roxie Marie Brown Carroll; a daughter, Lisa Carroll of Van Wert; two sons, Travis (Jackie) Girardot and Shane Carroll, both of Van Wert; five sisters, Colleen (Michael) Rowland of Middle Point, Nancy (Louie) Kline of Lima, and Sue (Larry) Dowler, Faye (Jack) Trinosky, and Peggy Burnett, all of Van Wert; three brothers, Bill Carroll, Jim (Shirley) Carroll, and Eddie Carroll, all of Van Wert; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, a twin, Kerry Lee Carroll, and Herschel Eugene Carroll. Burial was at Ridge Cemetery by Cowan and Son Funeral Home.

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CARRON, Frank
CAMPBELL, OHIO: Frank Carron, 70, died May 22, 1955 at South Side Hospital. He was born March 15, 1885 in Turkey to John and Zoe Sdamatakis Carandonis. He owned a confectionery shop and had lived in Campbell for over 40 years. He was a member of St. Nicholas Church. Survivors include a daughter, Joy Chrikaso of Campbell; a son, John, of Campbell; a sister, Maria Sdames of Greece; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Magdalene Pashou Carron. Arrangements were handled by Putko, Rich and Wasko Funeral Home.

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CARTER, Peggy
UPPER ARLINGTON, OHIO: Peggy Lou Carter, 70, died January 20, 1998 at her residence. She retired from Chemical Abstract. Survivors include her husband, Robert; a daughter, Barbara (Ronnie) Fisher; a son, Jeffrey (Kim); and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Michael. Arrangements were handled by Tidd Funeral Home.

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CASERTA, Helen
PAULDING, OHIO: Helen B. Caserta, 79, died December 12, 2006. She was born December 10, 1927 to Frank and Lavados Davis Childress. She worked at Zeller Corp., and attended the First Baptist Church of Antwerp. She is survived by a son, Jim (Deb) of Holland, MI; four daughters, Janet Kunkle, Judy (Randy) Steckel, and Tonia Caserta of Columbus, and Jean Schooley of Paulding; three sisters, Jean Estes of Beattyville, KY, Betty Higgs of Moorehead, KY, and Joyce Riley of Lawrenceville, GA; 13 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Bill Childress. Interment was at St. Paul Cemetery with arrangements by Dooley Funeral Home.

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CASIMIR, Clara
DENNISON, OHIO: Clara R. Casimir, 83, died April 28, 2009 at Beacon Pointe Rehabilitation Center in Uhrichsville. She was born February 23, 1926 in Dover, OH to Basilio and Benigna Pace Rondinella. She was a longtime member of Immaculate Conception Church, and served with the Altar Society. She was formerly involved with the American Italian Club Ladies' Auxiliary, the Twin City VFW Ladies' Auxiliary and the St. Mary's Quilting Group. She enjoyed playing bingo. Family members include her husband of 60 years, Reynold J. Casimir; two sons, Edward W. Casimir (Sue) of Dover, and Ronald E. Casimir (Kathy) of Tuscarawas; a daughter, Nancy (Joe) Bourne of Port Washington; three brothers, Theodore Rondinella (Mary), Vincent Rondinella (Evelyn), and Anthony Cercone (Irene); a sister, Viola (Jacob) Vierheller; two sisters-in-law, Joann Rondinella and Tonetta Cercone; 8 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Michael A. Casimir; her parents; four sisters; and three brothers. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery by Lindsey Funeral Home.

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CASPER, Edward
UTICA, OHIO: Edward D. "Ed" Casper, 86, died October 27, 2009 at Ohio State University Hospitals in Columbus. He was born October 10, 1923 in Utica to Bernard and Goldie Farley Casper. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and fought at the Battle of the Bulge. He was a member of the American Legion, and had served as Post Commander at the Utica VFW. He was a volunteer at the Columbus VA Clinic. Survivors include three nephews, Harold C. Bond, Jr. (Marcie) of Mount Vernon, Bernard Casper (Beverly) of La Grange, KY, and James Casper of Richlands, NC; two nieces, Betty Melick (Ronald) of Fredericktown, and Beverly Dunlap of Panama City, FL; and his friends, including Marjorie Layton of Utica. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Gertrude Pesta, Mary Newmaster, Florence Davis and Louise Bond; and two brothers, Bernard Casper, Jr. and Rufus Casper. Interment with military honors was at Owl Creek Cemetery under the direction of Law-Baker Funeral Home.

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CASPER, Joseph
SANDUSKY, OHIO: Joseph K. Casper, 62, died August 2, 2009. He was born November 11, 1946. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He enjoyed traveling, cars, playing pool, and music. He is survived by two sisters, Linda O'Brien and Ginger (Ruben) Gamez, both of Sandusky; a brother, Dale (Donna) Casper of St. Petersburg, FL; an uncle, Paul (Linda) Smith of Bellevue; five nieces and nephews; and his cousins. Services were held at the Oakland Cemetery Chapel. Arrangements were handled by Pfeil Funeral Home.

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CASTLE, Elmer
MOUNT GILEAD, OHIO: Elmer "Sonny" Castle, 85, died April 27, 2009 at his home. He was born February 8, 1924 in Nippa, KY to Noah and Katie Castle. He was a retired welder at HPM with over 40 years of service, and also worked in shipyards and coal mines. He served in the 106th and 90th Seabees battalions in World War II. He attended Edison Enterprise Baptist Church. He was a former Little League coach and a University of Kentucky basketball fan, and was a member of the National Rifle Association. He is survived by his wife, Sally Dean Hayes Castle; two sons, David B. Castle and Elmer D. Castle, both of Mount Gilead; and a sister, Louella Conrad of Michigan. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; and nine brothers. Interment with military honors was at Highland Memorial Park in Staffordsville, KY with arrangements by Jones-Preston Funeral Home.

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CASTOR, Cicero
LEXINGTON, OHIO: Cicero Castor, 85, died November 29, 1933. He was born May 8, 1848 in Ohio to Thomas and Rachel Castor. He was retired, and was a Civil War veteran. He was survived by his wife, Laura Castor. Interment was at Lexington Cemetery.

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CAUDILL, Roy
MIDDLETOWN, OHIO: Elder Roy Caudill, 89, died April 30, 2011 in Oakland, KY. He was born December 23, 1921 in Jeremiah, KY to Wesley and Millie Whitaker Caudill. He retired from General Motors after 30 years of service, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was the moderator at Little Family Church of Old Regular Baptist for 57 years, and was also the moderator of the Northern New Salem Association for 26 years, after which he was named the honorary moderator. Survivors include two daughters, Centa (Doug) Lane and Cora Anderson; three sons, Wesley (Diana) Caudill, Larry Caudill, and Hendricks (Debbie) Caudill; two sisters, Nora Fields and Bertha Anderson; 17 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren; his church family; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Bessie Adams Caudill; two sons, Neal E. and Roy Clayton Caudill; his parents; six sisters; five brothers; and two daughters-in-law, Joan and Patricia Caudill. Services were held at Little Family Church of Old Regular Baptist in Jacksonburg. Interment was at Springboro Cemetery under the direction of Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home.

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CAVALLARO, Caterina
TALLMADGE, OHIO: Caterina Maria Demasi Cavallaro, 89, died February 22, 2007. She was born November 17, 1917 in San Nicola, Italy to the late Antonio and Carmela Manno Demasi. She came to the U.S. in the 1960s. She was a devout Catholic, and attended Christ the King Church. She enjoyed sewing. Survivors include her children, Vincenzo (Teresa) Cavallaro and Tony (Maria) Cavallaro, all of Stow, and Carmela (Tony) Cursaro and Teresa (Antonio) DiFrangia, all of Tallmadge; a sister, Cecilia Frammartino of Tallmadge; four brothers, Larry Demasi of Akron, and Dominic Demasi, Vincenzo Demasi, and Nick Demasi, all of Cuyahoga Falls; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ilario; her parents; and a sister, Lucia Demasi. Services were held at Christ the King Church. Entombment was at at Northlawn Memorial Gardens by Hennessy-Bagnoli Funeral Home.

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CHANCELLOR, David
DAYTON, OHIO: David Lee Chancellor, 60, died January 15, 2010. He is survived by his father and stepmother, Curtis and Essie Chancellor; a son, David Conners (Alonda); a stepdaughter, Zan Conners; three brothers, Tony T., Jerry and Terry L. (Delores) Chancellor; two stepbrothers, Lou Pennyman of Plano, TX, and Robert Pennyman; two sisters, Linda Smith of McCalla, AL, and Augusta Johnson of Union Springs, AL; a stepsister, Diannah Taylor; a grandchild; his uncles and aunts; his nieces and nephews; his cousins; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rosie Chancellor; a son, Ricky Conners; a daughter, Lynn Conners; and two sisters, Mary Moreland and Gloria Goodern. Interment was at Jeffersonview Cemetery under the direction of House Of Wheat Funeral Home.

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CHATMAN, Herman
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO: Herman Chatman, 13, died October 12, 1969 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Services were held at Sacred Heart Church. Arrangements were handled by Linton Funeral Home.

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CHEEVES, Anderson
KENTON, OHIO: Anderson Arthur Cheeves, 85, died July 11, 1992 in Kenton. Survivors include two brothers, Albert and John Cheeves; a sister-in-law, Florence; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at Bethel Apostolic Church. Arrangements were handled by House of Day Funeral Service.

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CHEPKE, Martin
PORTAGE, OHIO: Corporal Martin Chepke, 21, was killed in action during the Korean War on September 20, 1951. Survivors include his parents; seven brothers, Joseph, John, Eugene, Frank, Thomas, George and Charles; and two sisters, Erma Batta and Mrs. Ralph Iagulli.

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CHUCALES, Katherine
COLUMBUS, OHIO: Katherine Chucales, 89, died February 2, 1989 in Columbus. Survivors include four daughters, Lula Chucales of Columbus, Irene Heropoulos of Canton, Mary (Bill) Bowen of Portsmouth, and Bess (Leon) Bowen of Newark, NJ; two sons, Gus Chucales of Columbus, and George Chucales of Bloomfield Hills, MI; a brother, George Poulos of Long Island, NY; a sister, Anna Metiline of Greece; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at Union Cemetery in Columbus by Woodyard Funeral Home.

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CHYTRA, Betty
CAMPBELL, OHIO: Betty Chytra, 49, died February 13, 1980 at North Side Hospital. She was born October 7, 1930 in Youngstown to John and Katherine Holecko Janik. She was a member of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Byzantine Catholic Church and the Jednota. Survivors include her husband, Alex Chytra; four daughters, Jane Chytra and Elizabeth Chytra, both of Campbell, Kathleen Pavlick of Fort Myers, FL, and Ann M. Chytra of Denver, CO; a brother, William Janik of Austintown; a sister, Helen Wacht of Campbell; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Holy Trinity Ukrainian Byzantine Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Wasko Funeral Home.

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CINNAMON, Virginia
CLEVELAND, OHIO: Virginia Cinnamon, 90, passed away May 19, 2008. Survivors include a niece, Virginia Broadway of Washington, DC; and two cousins, Marie Nelson of Rochester, NY, and Christine Matthews of Lebanon, MA. Services were held at Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Watson's Funeral Home.

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CLAYTOR, Charles, Sr.
GALLIPOLIS, OHIO: Charles W. Claytor, Sr., 76, died January 8, 1983 at Holzier Hospital. He was a self-employed truck driver and a former Toledo, OH resident. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Tobias; a son, Charles Claytor, Jr.; a brother, Frank; and a sister, Margaret Long. Interment was at Willow Cemetery in Oregon, OH.

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CLEM, Minnie
COOLVILLE, OHIO: Minnie D. Clem, 87, died July 8, 1998 at her residence. She was born January 9, 1911 in Mill Creek, WV to William and Mattie Herron Bennett. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Dorsey and Jean Burkhammer of Coolville; a daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Elmer Kaylor of Reedsville; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two husbands, Ray Burkhammer and Kenneth Clem; a son, Richard Burkhammer; a sister, Grace Rasmussen; and a granddaughter. Interment was at the Coolville Cemetery under the direction of White Funeral Home.

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CLINE, Richard
TOLEDO, OHIO: Richard K. Cline, 7, died July 4, 1938. He drowned in the Maumee River near Waterville. He was a first grade student at Raymer School. He was survived by his parents; and an older brother, Charles. Burial was "in Willlow" with arrangements by Eggleston Mortuary.

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CLINKER, Annabell
DEFIANCE, OHIO: Annabell Clinker, 77, died April 20, 2011 at Palm Bay Hospital in Palm Bay, FL. She was born March 19, 1934 in Ney, OH to Burnell and Hilda Sanders Reed. She earned a bachelor's degree from Huntington College, and a master's degree from St. Francis University in Fort Wayne, IN. She attended the Ney Church of God, where she was a Bible school teacher and a member of the church council and the Ladies' Friendship Circle. She was also a member of the Ney American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband, Elmer Clinker; a daughter, Kathy (Lynn) McCullough of Ligonier, IN; two sons, Dave (Connie) Clinker of Defiance, and Edward Clinker of Bryan; a sister, Thelma (Jim) Buchan of New Haven, IN; two brothers, Marvin (Sharon) Reed of Ney, and Donald (Bernie) Reed of Hicksville; and 8 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. Services were held at the Ney Church of God. Burial was at Moats Cemetery with arrangements by Hanenkrath-Clevenger-Schaffer Funeral Home.

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COHEN, Solomon
MEDINA, OHIO: Solomon T. Cohen, 83, died November 8, 2009. He was born December 31, 1925. He was a retired administrator for the Lorain County School System. He was a member of the Lorain County Retired Principals, the Vermilion Yacht Club, the Kiwanis, and a lifetime member of the OEA and NEA. He was a World War II vetern of the U.S. Army Air Corps, and attended the United Methodist Church. He was the husband of 63 years of Rhea Barbe Cohen; the father of Penny (Lynn) Hollosy; and the brother-in-law of Cherie (Tom) Tannert, Diana (Dale) Rabung, and Wendell (Sue) Barbe. He had 2 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by Waite and Son Funeral Home.

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COLLER, Richard
HUBBARD, OHIO: Richard A. Coller, infant, died March 15, 1959 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born January 25, 1959 in Youngstown to Ralph Coller, Sr. and Shirley Engwer Coller. He was survived by his parents; a brother, Ralph Coller, Jr.; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Easton and Mrs. W.H. Gupton. Arrangements were handled by Kelley Funeral Home.

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COLLETTE, Lois
MARTINS FERRY, OHIO: Lois B. Staley Collette, 75, died March 31, 2003 at East Ohio Regional Hospital in Martins Ferry. She was born April 27, 1927 in Martins Ferry to George L. and Gladys M. Duke Staley. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband, Frank Collette; a daughter, Mary Ann Collette of Martins Ferry; three sons, Frank (Georgine) Collette of Hilliard, Tim (Diane) Collette of Troy, and Chris Collette of New York, NY; a sister, Rose Mary (Roger) Gildow of Colerain; a brother, Jerry (Mary Evelyn) Staley of Martins Ferry; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Martin Staley. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery with arrangements by Heslop Funeral Home.

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COLVIN, J.D.
MANSFIELD, OHIO: J.D. Colvin, 71, died March 12, 2011 at his home. He was born April 29, 1939 in Columbus, MS to Willie McKinley Colvin, Sr. and Mattie B. Barry Colvin. He worked at Tappan for 22 years, and after its closing, worked at Kronis Coating for 10 years. He was a Mansfield resident for over 50 years. He attended Shiloh Full Gospel Baptist Church, where he was a member of the Men's Day Choir and the male choral group, The Brotherhood. He enjoyed singing, fishing, and holiday visits with his family. Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Rosie Parker Colvin; a sister, Della Johnson of Columbus, MS; a brother-in-law, George Parker; his sisters-in-law, Annette Colvin, Willie Lee Colvin, Vercie Boyce, Murdies Colvin, and Jennie Parker; several nieces and nephews; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, including George, Willie, and Zebbie D.; and two sisters. Services were held at Shiloh Full Gospel Baptist Church. Interment was at the Mansfield Cemetery under the direction of Williams Funeral Service.

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COPAS, William E.
WINCHESTER, OHIO: William E. "Johnny" Copas, 77, died September 6, 2009 at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was born June 22, 1932 in Adams County, OH to Coleman and Ruth Taylor Copas. He was a longtime member of the Peebles Church of Christ in Christian Union. Survivors include his wife, Susie Harper Copas; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sherry and Randy Young of Winchester, and Lisa and Brad McFarland of West Union; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Tim and Joyce Copas and Jeff Copas, all of Winchester; two sisters, Mary Copas and Geneva Brozee, both of West Union; 11 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Harold Copas. Services were held at the Winchester Church of Christ in Christian Union. Interment was at the Winchester Cemetery under the direction of Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home, Bradford-Sullivan Chapel.

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COPPLER, Denzil
GENOA, OHIO: Denzil C. Coppler, 70, died August 3, 1992 at Belmont Nursing Center in Perrysburg. He was the son of Christian and Orpha Woodruff Coppler. He was a health and safety technician for the Brush-Wellman Corp. in Elmore with 34 years of service, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended Trinity United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, the American Legion, and the Polar Bear Association of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Willcox Coppler; a daughter, Linda (Delmar) Drinkwater of Millbury; five brothers, Leonard, Donald, Gerald and Richard Coppler, and Larry Nichols; three sisters, Evelyn Sheets, Joyce Sharpless, and Lois Smyser; and 2 granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Paul and Charles Coppler. Interment was at the Clay Township Cemetery by Robinson-Henn-Brossia Funeral Home.

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COREY, John
GROVER HILL, OHIO: John Corey, 87, died March 17, 2003 at Vancrest Health Care Center in Van Wert. He was born September 9, 1915 in Akron. He owned Corey Hardware, and had formerly worked for Grizzly Manufacturing and Aero Corp. He attended Dupont Church of the Brethren, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by a daughter, Linda (Jerry) Scarbrough of Grover Hill; 3 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two wives, Mary J. Miller Corey and Betty Dimock Corey. Interment was at Middle Creek Cemetery by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home.

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CORNELIUS, Laura
LOWELLVILLE, OHIO: Laura E. Cornelius, 77, died February 29, 1981 at the Youngstown Osteopathic Hospital. She was born November 15, 1903 to Benjamin and Carrie Beggs Cornelius. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Thelma Nestor of Lowellville; two brothers, Carl and Frank; a sister, Mrs. Ethel Duecaster; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Holy Trinity Church. Arrangements were handled by Kirila Funeral Home.

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COULTER, Elspeth
TOLEDO, OHIO: Elspeth Coulter, 55, died October 14, 1922 in Toledo. She was born January 28, 1867 in Woodstock, Canada to John Munro and Elizabeth Southerland. She was the wife of William J. Coulter. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Zohnle and Schramm Mortuary.

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CRACIUN, Nicholas
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO: Nicholas V. Craciun, 85, died August 17, 2010 at Forum Health Northside Medical Center. He was born October 20, 1924 in Youngstown to the late Nicholas and Pauline Bichis Craciun. He was a retired carpenter with Local Union #171. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and attended Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church. He was a member of the Legion of American Romanian Volunteers. He enjoyed working in his yard, and also on cars. Family members include his wife, Mary Parasca Craciun; a daughter, Janice (Stephan) Yost of Westport, CT; three sons, Robert (Marguerite) Craciun of Youngstown, John Craciun (partner Dennis Keene) of New York, NY, and Nicholas (Maggie) Craciun of Austintown; a sister, Mary Jane (John) Molson of Canfield; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, John and Harold Craciun; and a nephew, Terry Molson. Services were held at Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church. Arrangements were handled by Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home.

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CREEK, Dorotha
ALVORDTON, OHIO: Dorotha S. Creek, 81, died May 31, 1988 at Evergreen Manor North Nursing Home in Alvordton. She was born March 28, 1907 in Waldron, MI to Mary Margaret Wilson and Marion Smith. Survivors include three sons, Norman of Fayette, LaVerne of West Unity, and Elmer of Marathon, FL; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew; a son, Duane; a sister, Flossie Smith; two brothers, Walter and William Smith; a half-sister, Ethel Hutchison; and a grandson, Thomas. Interment was at Floral Grove Cemetery under the direction of Hollingshead Funeral Home.

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CREMEENS, Virginia
REYNOLDSBURG, OHIO; Virginia M. Foster Cremeens, 84, died March 2, 2007. She was a retired cosmetologist at Ned Karns, Inc. with 35 years of service. She enjoyed cooking and gardening. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Ron Smitson of Buckeye Lake, and Linda and Scott Kelso of Pataskala; a sister, Margena Johnson O'Donnell of CA; a brother and sister-in-law, Hobart Foster, Jr. and wife Carol of Gallipolis; her nieces and nephews; 5 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul "Judd" Cremeens; her parents, Hobart L. Foster, Sr. and Retha F. Elliot Foster; a sister and brother-in-law, Vivian and Robert Caldwell; and a brother-in-law, Jack O'Donnell. Interment was at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens by Kindred Funeral Home.

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CRESCENTI, Father Humbert
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO: Rev. Humbert Crescenti, 74, died November 5, 1959 at the rectory of St. Anthony's Parish. He was born April 6, 1885 in Monteciccardo, Italy. He studied at the Seminary of Tasso. He was ordained to the priesthood on July 25, 1912 in Italy. He came to the U.S. in 1924, and had been a pastor at St. Anthony's since 1935. He also served as assistant pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and Holy Rosary Church, where he was later a parish administrator, and was pastor of St. Marian Parish in Cleveland, and St. Peter's Church in Lorain. At St. Anthony's, he started local branches of the Young Ladies' Sodality, the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, and the Holy Name Society. Survivors include a brother, Attilo, of Italy; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Anthony's Church.

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CRIBBS, James
TOLEDO, OHIO: James W. Cribbs, 48, died February 24, 2005. He was born October 4, 1956 in Monroe, MI to James and Goldie Cribbs. He was a maintenance worker for the Washington Local School System, and was a Little League coach at the Ottawa River School. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Survivors include his wife, Brenda; a son, James; his mother; a sister, Carol (John) Miller; his friends, including his best friend, Bennie Martin; and his pet, Shadow. He was preceded in death by his father; and his father-in-law, Clarence Schiffler. Arrangements were handled by David R. Jasin Funeral Home.

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CROWE, Anna
TOLEDO, OHIO: Anna Crowe, 83, died July 10, 1967 at Montrie Nursing Home. She was a Jehovah's Witness. She was survived by a brother, Robert P. Fitz of Florida. Interment was at Toledo Memorial Park under the direction of Boyer-VanWormer Mortuary.

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CROY, Harry
FINDLAY, OHIO: Harry Croy, 23, died May 16, 1929 in Columbus Grove, OH. He was involved in an accident involving a car and a train from the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. He worked as a used car dealer. Survivors include his wife and a daughter, Mary Croy. Note: Burial may be at Maple Grove Cemetery.

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CRUMMY, Norma
STEUBENVILLE, OHIO: Norma R. Crummy, 92, died October 21, 2009. She was born December 22, 1916 in East Pittsburgh, PA to Fernand and Maria Bluemont Suplit. She was a retired secretary with the Penn Hills School District in Penn Hills, PA, and was a member of Hebron U.P. Church in Penn Hills. She is survived by a daughter, Sheila C. (Robert) Lane of Steubenville; a son, Charles F. (Margaret) Crummy of Boyertown, PA; a sister, Eleanora S. Gruber of Sellersville, PA; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Crummy; and her parents. Interment was at Robinson Run Cemetery in McDonald, PA.

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DAVIDSON, Minnie
LOWELLVILLE, OHIO: Minnie Davidson, 74, died October 1, 1937 at Youngstown Hospital. She was born October 15, 1862 in Finland, and came to the Lowellville area 40 years ago. She attended the New Castle Finnish Lutheran Church. Survivors include three sons, William, Carl and John; two daughters, Mrs. Ella Dridwell and Mrs. Gus List; 32 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Cunningham Funeral Home.

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DAVILA, Joseph
METAMORA, OHIO: Joseph T. Davila, 47, died July 15, 1992 at Flower Memorial Hospital. He was a welder with Davidson Crane and Conveyer, and a member of St. Mary's Church in Assumption. Survivors include his wife, Viola Davila; his children, Sandra Komon, Lisa M. Davila, Joe Davila and Daniel Davila, all of Metamora; nine sisters, Angela Ledesma of Delta, Marta Davila, Margaret Davila and Oralia Hernandez, all of Metamora, Florence Garcia of Lyons, Lupe Briones of Poteet, TX, Magdalena Martinez of Texas, and Linda Gonzales and Mary Espinoza, both of Jasper, MI; a brother, Pedro Torres of Adrian, MI; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Mary's Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery by Biehl-Malone Funeral Home.

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DAVIS, Candis
TOLEDO, OHIO: Candis Davis, 73, died February 11, 1994. There were no surviving immediate family members. Interment was at Forest Cemetery with arrangements by Walker Funeral Home.

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DAVIS, Elsie
COLUMBUS, OHIO: Elsie B. Davis, 65, died November 29, 1999 in Columbus. She was the daughter of Clark and Lucille Bartlett. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in New Boston. Survivors include her husband, David Davis; a daughter, Barbara Davis; a son, Jeff Davis; three sisters, Martha Allen of Eden Park, Roberta Bray of San Antonio, TX, and Lillian Jackson of Bowling Green, KY; and her nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by Jerry Spears Funeral Home.

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DAVIS, Jodi
WALBRIDGE, OHIO: Jodi L. Davis, infant, died May 10, 1980 at St. Charles Hospital. She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Davis; a sister, Sarah; two brothers, James and Jeremy; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Davis, and Mrs. Louise Bailey. Interment was in Perrysburg at Restlawn Memorial Park.

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DAYRINGER, Madeline
CLYDE, OHIO: Madeline Dayringer passed away December 30, 2008. She was born March 19, 1931 to Albert and Martha Hofacker Rock. She retired from Whirlpool, and also worked for Farrar Shoe Store and Claus Cutlery. She is survived by her husband, Herman "Buzz" Dayringer; three daughters, Theresa "Teri" Gregg and Cindi (Jim) Hackenburg, all of Clyde, and Deb (Bill) Elder of Fremont; her stepchildren, Chris (Terry) Barnhouse of Elmore, and Pam (Elwood) Dick and Gary Dayringer, all of Fremont; three sisters, Cecila (Eugene) Babione of Fremont, Martha Rogers of Clyde, and Pat (Gus) Miller of Helena; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Berdella Held. Interment was at McPherson Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home.

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DEARTH, Vance
CHILLICOTHE, OHIO: Vance R. Dearth, 61, died December 12, 2006 at the Adena Regional Medical Center. He was born February 6, 1945 in Ross County to Beryl L. and L. Veryl Sowers Dearth. He retired from the Chillicothe Fire Department after 24 years of service, and also worked at Haller Funeral Home and the former Haller Ambulance Service for over 20 years. He attended Bethesda Christian Church. He was a Little League coach, and kept statistics for the Unioto girls' softball team. He is survived by his wife, Jackie Hughes; a son, Troy Dearth of Chillicothe; a daughter, Lisa (Bob) Bair of Chillicothe; a sister, Sharon (Amos) Detty of Londonderry; a grandson; a brother-in-law, Jim (Bunny) Knisley; three sisters-in-law, Donna Kelley, Geraldine (Tom) Page, and Betty (Dan) Young; several nieces and nephews; and his dog, Bridgett. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Lee A. Dearth; and an infant sister. Burial with honors provided by the Chillicothe Fire Department was at Rowland Cemetery under the direction of Haller Funeral Home.

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DELK, Glenn
CINCINNATI, OHIO: Glenn Delk died August 11, 2011 in Cincinnati. He was born July 20, 1965. He was a master mechanic for Withers Imports. Survivors include his wife, Kathy J. Miller Delk; a son, Kyle Delk; and two brothers, James M. Brumett and Shawn L. Brumett. He was preceded in death by his father, Glen T. Delk; and his mother, Janet C. Brumett Crowder. Interment was at Piney Grove Cemetery in Rockcastle County, KY in the Brummett family plot with arrangements by Ralph Meyer and Deters Funeral Home.

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DELL, Sister Mary Patrick
TOLEDO, OHIO: Sr. Mary Patrick Dell, 90, died May 1, 2009 at the Ursuline Center. She was born Rita Mae Dell. She entered the Ursulines in 1938, making a final profession of vows on August 16, 1944. She was a member of the Ursuline Convent for 71 years. She held two bachelor's degrees and a manster's degree, having studied at Mary Manse College, the University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University and the Catholic University of America. She was a longtime teacher and school principal, and was a coordinator for an alternative learning program offered by the Catholic Diocese of Toledo. Survivors include her sisters-in-law, Janet Dell Freeman and Chadyne Dell of Tiffin; her nieces and nephews; hre religious community; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ferdinand and Lulu Dell; and two brothers, Patrick and Joseph Dell. Services were held at the Ursuline Center Chapel. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery by Coyle Funeral Home.

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DeMONTE, Primo
TIFFIN, OHIO: Primo G. DeMonte, 89, died at Autumnwood Care Center. He was born October 24, 1910 in Dominans, Italy to Antonio and Vincenza Pelligrini DeMonte. He was a retired stone mason, and also a tile and brick layer. He worked for over 70 years. He was a member of the Bricklayers Union Local #46, the VFW, and the Elks, Moose and Eagles. He attended St. Mary Catholic Church. He is survived by a son, Richard J. DeMonte of Dundee, MI; a sister, Mrs. Paul (Amabilis) Huss of Tiffin; 3 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchldren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Caroline Siewniak DeMonte; and two brothers, Louis and Alvin DeMonte. Services were held at St. Mary Catholic Church. Interment was at Seneca Memory Gardens under the direction of Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home.

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DEMPSEY, Connie
EATON, OHIO: Connie Fudge Dempsey, 43, died December 19, 2004. She was born in Dayton on May 12, 1961. She was a graduate of Sisson Modeling School, and attended Grace Lutheran Church. She is survived by her mother, Marguerite Root Fudge of Eaton; her aunts and uncles; and her cousins. She was preceded in death by her father, Glenn R. Fudge. Interment was at Preble Memory Gardens under the direction of Girton-Schmidt-Boucher Funeral Home.

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DEMUSKY, Joseph
CLAY CENTER, OHIO: Joseph "Joe" Demusky died April 16, 1937. He was born March 19, 1885 in Czechoslovakia. He worked in a lime plant, and was the husband of Theresa Demusky. He was sent to Michigan for burial. Note: There is a Joseph Demusky who died in 1937 and is buried at St. Alphonsus Cemetery in Monroe County, MI.

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DENNISON, Harriett
DUBLIN, OHIO; Harriett Dennison, 78, died February 25, 2007. She was a member of the Hilliard Senior Center and the Red Hat Society. She is survived by her children, Barbara (John) Eberhard of Westerville, Carol (Terry) Carr of New Albany, and Allen (Monica) Dennison of Fayetteville, NC; a sister, Betty (Duke) Smith of Zanesville; a brother, William Schaffer of Cambridge; her grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert Dennison. Interment was at Harrison Township Cemetery by Tidd Funeral Home.

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DeSANTO, Dorothy
CARDINGTON, OHIO: Dorothy DeSanto, 83, died October 5, 1981 at her residence. She was a retired laboratory technician at Dresch Laboratories with 30 years of service, and was a former Toledo resident. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Ruth Bartha, Mrs. Marian Kester, Mrs. Josephine Francill, Mrs. Dorothy Ramm, and Mrs. Helen LaPlant. She was predeceased by her husband, Pasco DeSanto. Services were held at Sacred Hearts Church in Mount Gilead, OH. Interment was at the North Oregon Cemetery in Oregon, OH under the direction of Snyder Mortuary.

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DIETTRICH, Barbara
PAULDING, OHIO: Barbara Diettrich, 90, died October 27, 2008 at the Gardens of Paulding. She was born April 22, 1918 in Vertesbogler, Hungary to Johan and Barbara Kreidl Leitgib. She was a longtime employee of the former Gehas Restaurant, and was a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Parish. Survivors include two daughters, Mary (Allen) Green of Bowling Green, and Elizabeth (Lee) Bates of Oakwood; a son, Stefan Diettrich of South Milwaukee, WI; a sister, Rosa Nagl of Rednitzheimbach, Germany; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stefan Diettrich; her parents; and a brother, Johan Leitgib. Services were held at Divine Mercy Catholic Parish. Interment was at Paulding Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Den Herder Funeral Home.

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DILLOW, Barbara
COAL GROVE, OHIO: Barbara Primm Dillow, 63, died September 29, 2007. She was born July 31, 1944 to Oscar Primm and Helen Gillum Primm. She attended Community Tabernacle Church. She is survived by her father; a sister, Deborah Primm of Ironton; a nephew, Christopher Boggs of Coal Grove; a brother-in-law, Larry Boggs of Coal Grove; and her dog, Cookie. She was preceded in death by her mother; a sister, Bertha Boggs; her maternal grandparents, Everett and Thelma Gillum; and her paternal grandparents, Joseph and Bertha Kizzee Primm. Interment was at the Highland Memorial Gardens mausoleum under the direction of Phillips Funeral Home.

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DINGS, Dora
BERKEY, OHIO: Dora M. Dings, 98, died April 21, 1982 at Edgewood Nursing Home. She is survived by a daughter, Marjorie Cox. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lorenzo Dings. Arrangements were handled by Reeb Mortuary.

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DISBROW, Hazel
TOLEDO, OHIO: Hazel L. Disbrow, 62, died September 23, 1980 at the Cherry Hill Nursing Home. Survivors include two sons, Jack and Gary Pozsik; two sisters, Mary Hansen and Helen Craven; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Montral Disbrow. Interment was at Highland Memory Gardens by Eggleston-Meinert-Welsh Funeral Home. Note: Her date of birth may be April 3, 1918.

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DISTEL, William
TOLEDO, OHIO: William Distel, 71, died December 21, 1927. He was the husband of Katherine Distel, and the father of Ida Distel. Services were held at his home. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery.

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DOCK, Nova
LIMA, OHIO: Nova Elaine Dock, 84, died October 11, 2010 at the Shawnee Manor Nursing Home. She was born May 27, 1926 in Lima to Norgo and Ermal Christman Dock. She was a member of Westside UMC, and was a volunteer for the Cancer Society and Easter Straker's Teddy Bear Fund. She is survived by two sisters, Doris (Earl) Zimmerman and Francine (Ray) Dunlap, both of Lima; 4 nieces and nephews; 12 great-nieces and nephews; and 11 great-great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Siferd-Orians Funeral Home.

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DOLBEE, Robert F.
TOLEDO, OHIO: Robert F. Dolbee, 70, died August 5, 1984 at the Extended Care Center of Toledo. He had been the longtime director of the former Gardner-Dolbee Mortuary, and owner of the Gardner-Dolbee Limousine Service, businesses he operated with his late stepfather, Harvey L. Gardner. He was a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, the Ohio Funeral Directors Association, the Elks Lodge and the Professional Businessmen's Club, and was past president of the Northwestern Ohio Funeral Directors Association. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Dolbee; a son, Robert M. Dolbee; a daughter, Suzanne Trusty; a brother, Kenneth Dolbee; a sister, Norma J. Lavrar; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Toledo Memorial Park with arrangements by Ansberg-West Mortuary.

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DOLENCE, Robert J.
WICKLIFFE, OHIO: Robert J. Dolence died September 5, 2005. He was born February 1, 1940 in Cleveland. He worked as a tool and die maker for Daimler Chrysler, Twinsburg Stamping Plant for 46 years, and was a member of the UAW. He is survived by his wife, Loretta; his children; his stepchildren; his brothers; and his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son; and his parents. Interment was at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon under the direction of Monreal Funeral Home.

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DOOLITTLE, Jemimia
WILKESVILLE, OHIO: Jemimia Esther Doolittle died January 3, 1973 in Bidwell. She was born in Jackson County, WV to Perry and Ellen Casto Johnson. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Hazel (James) Rhodes of Bidwell (at whose home she passed away), Mrs. W.S. Garnes of Dexter, Mrs. J.P. Randolph of Ripley, WV, and Mrs. James Taylor of Georgetown, FL; a sister, Mrs. Mabel Lucy; two brothers, Everett and Early; 18 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice (Mint) Doolittle. Interment was at Sineville Cemetery in Ripley under the direction of Miller's Home for Funerals.

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DOVER, Ruth
WESTERVILLE, OHIO: Ruth M. Dover, 87, died September 25, 1998. She was born August 27, 1911 to Frank and Mary Hailey. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara J. (Bill) Brockman; a son, Daniel E. (Dorothy) Dover; 6 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 2 step great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Carl E. Dover; her parents; and a sister, Eleanor Ranck. Interment was at Blendon Central Cemetery under the direction of Moreland Funeral Home.

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DOWDLE, Doris
COLUMBIANA, OHIO: Doris L. Dowdle, 85, died January 8, 2009. She was born July 21, 1923 to Walker and Lona Klingensmith Bean. She enjoyed needlepoint and playing cards, and was active with the Columbiana Senior Citizens. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, where she was a longtime church secretary. She is survived by a daughter, Cynthia (Robert) Clark of Florida; a son, John "Jack" (Carol) Dowdle of Columbiana; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Grady Dowdle; and a sister. Arrangements were handled by Seederly-Mong and Beck Funeral Home.

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DOWNARD, Barbara
BREMEN, OHIO: Barbara Wolfinger Downard, 90, died June 23, 2007. She was born October 23, 1916 to Fredrick and Josephine Stampfl Wolfinger. She was a member of Hospital TWG #13 at Fairfield Medical Center. She was a member of St. Mary Parish in Bremen, where she was past president of Parish Council, and was named Catholic Woman of the Year for the Columbus Diocese in 1996. She was a Meals on Wheels volunteer, and donated over 30 gallons of blood. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, the Olivedale Senior Center, and the Happy Hearts Women's Group. Survivors include three children, James E. (Marilyn) Downard, Steven P. Downard, and Elizabeth A. (John) Haley; her daughters-in-law, Maxine Downard, Marilyn Downard and Mary Downard; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren with one on the way. She was predeceased by her husband, John W. Downard; two sons, David Downard and Dr. John F. Downard; two brothers, Stanley and Lawrence Wolfinger; and two sisters, Mary Jarrett, and her twin, Elizabeth Kiger. Services were held at St. Mary's Church. Burial was at Sacred Heart Cemetery by Snyder-Sheridan Funeral Home.

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DRIVER, Charlie
CLEVELAND, OHIO: Charlie Lee Driver, 65, died September 15, 1950 at the Cleveland City Hospital. He was born March 10, 1885 in Opelika, AL to Starling and Louise Burden Driver. He worked as a mason for Jones & Laughlin. Interment was at Highland Park Cemetery.

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DROLL, Cecelia
FOSTORIA, OHIO: Cecelia M. Droll, 89, died December 20, 2004 at St. Catherine's Care Center in Fostoria. She was born November 4, 1915 in Indiana to Anthony E. and Anna S. Hubert Holman. She was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church and its Rosary and Altar Society, and the Fostoria Woman's Club. She was a volunteer with Meals on Wheels, Camp Fire USA and the Red Cross. Survivors include her husband, Martin J. Droll; a daughter, Lois M. Coleman of Findlay; two sisters, Mary Kinn and Katie Mosier; three brothers, Allen, Tony and Omer Holman; and a grandson. She was preceded in death by a sister, Bernadine Droll; and four brothers, Leonard, Herman, Porter and Carl Holman. Interment was at Knollcrest Gardens in Arcadia by Hoening Funeral Home.

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DUEWEL, Fred
PORTSMOUTH, OHIO: Fred Duewel, 73, died October 3, 1933. He was born November 24, 1858 in Portsmouth to John and Mary Brockman Duewel. He was a retired shoemaker. He was the husband of Fiona Duewel. Burial was at Greenlawn Cemetery.

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DUFF, Shirley
DAYTON, OHIO: Shirley M. Duff, 80, died September 30, 2009. She was born October 27, 1928. She was a member of Colorado Avenue Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Earl Duff; a son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Nicole Duff of Beavercreek; a daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Ken Fowler of Miamisburg; four sisters, Sylvia Tussey of Liberty, IN, Alice Becker of Cambridge City, IN, Nancy Kuehn of Beavercreek, and Myrna Elliott of Waynesville; a brother, Richard Elliott of Waynesville; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Benjamin Duff. Interment was at Woodland Mausoleum by Tobias Funeral Home.

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DULY, Rose
ROSSFORD, OHIO: Rose Marie Duly, 64, died March 27, 1991. She was a member of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Church. Survivors include a son, Jack Duly, Jr.; a daughter, Mrs. Fran Reiter; a brother, James Dollar; a sister, Margaret Lonchyna; and 6 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack Duly, Sr. Services were held at All Saints Catholic Church. Interment was at Fort Meigs Cemetery under the direction of Rossford-Sujkowski Funeral Home.

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DUMITRAN, George
CLEVELAND, OHIO: George Dumitran, 70, died April 2, 2010. He was born May 1, 1939. He was the husband of Elena; the father of Mariana; and the brother of Maria and the late Elisabeta, Niculina, Vasilica, and Stela. Services were held at St. Mary Romanian Orthodox Cathedral. Interment was at St. Theodosius Cemetery under the direction of Craciun Berry Funeral Home.

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DUNDON, Thomas
LAKE MILTON, OHIO: Thomas Dundon, 53, died March 15, 1939 at his residence. He was born in Orwell, VT to Thomas and Ellen DeWitt Dundon. He was a motor route man for the Youngstown Vindicator circulation department. Survivors include his wife, Catherine Sheehan Dundon; a daughter, Dorothy; two sons, Louis and Thomas; his mother; and three brothers, Charles, William, and John. Services were held at St. Brendan's Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Handel Funeral Home.

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DUQUETTE, Lucien
TOLEDO, OHIO: Lucien A. Duquette, 71, died April 6, 1967 at Eastview Nursing Home. He was born in Erie, MI. He was a retired carpenter with Ruihley and Kuerton Contractors, and a veteran of World War I. He was a member of the VFW. Survivors include two daughters, Ruth Ann Aiello, and Mary Lou Gargac; three sons, Owen T. and Lucien C., both of Toledo, and Gerald L. of Oklahoma City, OK; three sisters, Pearl Frazier of Toledo, Mary Roe of Monroe, MI, and Aloysia Harrison of Lakewood, CA; and 10 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery by Hoeflinger Mortuary.

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DURESKO, Mary
MINGO JUNCTION, OHIO: Mary Tomochek Duresko, 84, died June 27, 1992 at Ohio Valley Hospital. She was born January 12, 1908 in Mingo Junction to the late Michael and Christine Florian Tomacheck. She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church. Survivors include three daughters, Jean (Les) Shively of Steubenville, and Catherine (Paul) Maguschak and Dorothy Duresko, all of Mingo Junction; a son, Bernard of Mingo Junction; and 9 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael; a daughter, Mary Louise; a sister; and three brothers. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Blaschalk Funeral Home.

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DUTTING, Nancy
WINTERSVILLE, OHIO: Nancy Janine Ruckman Dutting, 63, died February 3, 2010. She was born October 27, 1946 in Steubenville to William Allen Ruckman and Goldie Irene Stout. She formerly worked at Gertrude Lee Candies, and was a member of the Coraopolis Church of Christ. Survivors include two children, Brian Dutting of Jacksonville, FL, and Melissa (Robert) Ehni of Crescent, PA; her stepmother, Margaret Ruckman of Mingo Junction; a sister, Tammy (Santo) Barilla of Steubenville; a brother, Terry Ruckman of Mingo Junction; an aunt, Rose Tate of Brilliant; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Dutting; her parents; a sister, Karen Price; a brother, Michael Ruckman; and a stepbrother, Jim Wright. Burial was at New Alexandria Cemetery with arrangements by Everhart-Bove Funeral Home.

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DYKE, Rebecca
LEETONIA, OHIO: Rebecca Dyke, infant, died June 19, 1975 at Community Hospital East in Salem. She was born April 25, 1975 in Alliance to Wilbert E. and Barbara Brown Dyke. Survivors include her parents; a sister, Christine; a brother, James; and her grandparents, Mrs. Richard Watt of Columbiana, Mrs. Dorothy Brown of Rogers, and Wilbert Dyke, Sr. of Leetonia. Burial was at Tod Homestead Cemetery in Youngstown.

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EADS, James R.
LANGSVILLE, OHIO: James Robert Eads, 55, died March 12, 1976 at Holzer Medical Center. He was born October 11, 1920 in Middleport to Jesse and Laura Crump Eads. He was a mail carrier, and also worked for the railroad. He is survived by a daughter, Faye of Bradenton, FL; two sisters, Frances Lytle of Monroe, NC, and Susie Taylor of Point Pleasant; a brother, Charles of Rutland; and a grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and a sister. Interment was at Lone Oak Cemetery in Point Pleasant by Walker Funeral Home.

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EARNEST, Mary
MOUNT VERNON, OHIO: Mary A. Earnest, 73, died September 8, 2006 at the Country Court Nursing Center in Mount Vernon. She was born May 31, 1933 in Akron. She was a longtime Mount Vernon area resident. There are no known surviving immediate family members. She is survived by her caregivers and adopted family, Andy and Crystal Harding and family, Mike and Tammy Bowers and family, Deborah Kinzer, Jan Williams, Sukhdeep Cheema, and her friends at New Hope Industries and Easter Seals. Services were held at Faith Baptist Church. Interment was at Pleasant Cemetery under the direction of Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.

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EAST, Harold
NEWARK, OHIO: Harold B. East, 69, died October 27, 2002 at his home. He was born November 24, 1932 in Cincinnati to Luther Lee East, Sr. and Laura Brown East Terry. He was a retired missile technician and troubleshooter at the Newark Air Force Base, and was an Air Force veteran. He was a member of the Institute of Devine Metaphysical Research in Mount Vernon. Survivors include three sisters, Ann E. Lawson, Laura Vee Murdock and Mary Jane Gavin, all of Springfield; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Luther East, Jr.; and a half-brother, John East. Arrangements were handled by Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Chapel.

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EASTERDAY, Everett
CHILLICOTHE, OHIO: Everett H. Easterday, 81, died January 2, 2006 at the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was born March 5, 1924 in Ross County to Harvey E. and Mary F. Chaney Easterday. He retired from the Mead Corporation after 40 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force, and was wounded in action during World War II. He was a member of the DAV and the Hell Hawks 365th Fighter Group. He is survived by his children, Cheri Easterday, Connie L. (Bob) Kennedy, and Everett "Butch" Easterday, Jr. (Lucy), all of Chillicothe; two brothers, Marlin (Alice) Easterday and Walter Easterday (friend Thelma Smith), all of Chillicothe; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth L. Leach Easterday; three brothers, Foster, Virgil, and Roger Easterday; and a sister, Ruth Rinehart. Burial was at Greenlawn Cemetery by Ware Funeral Home.

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EASTON, Flora
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO: Flora E. Easton, 82, died June 17, 1983 at the Camelot Arms Care Center. She was born April 1, 1901 in Fouke, AR to Wayne and Alice Davis Warren. She was a graduate of Salem College in Salem, WV, and was a former elementary school teacher. She was a member of the Lynkirk Church of Christ. Survivors include a son, Steven R. Easton of Canfield; a brother, Hurley S. Warren of Wakefield, RI; a sister, Mrs. Nellie Burdick of Port Allegheny, PA; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter L. Easton. Arrangements were handled by Lane Williams Funeral Home.

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EBLE, Minnie
TOLEDO, OHIO: Minnie C. Eble died April 5, 1967 at St. Vincent Hospital. She was a music teacher for 60 years, and had formerly worked at Whitney Music Co. for 10 years. She was a member of St. Mary's Church and its Altar and Rosary Sodality, and the International Piano Teachers' Association. She was survived by a daughter, Gertrude Hereth of Toledo. Services were held at St. Mary's Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Abele Mortuary.

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ELLIOTT, Mabel
WARREN, OHIO: Mabel Elliott, 85, died May 17, 1976 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. She was born January 1, 1891 in Espyville, PA to Albert H. and Jane Ellis Herriot. She was a member of Champion Presbyterian Church and the Ladies' Aid Society, and had been a Warren resident for over 40 years. Survivors include a brother, Lloyd Herriot of Erie, PA; and a sister, Chloe Gehr of Fowler. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence William Elliot. Interment was at Champion Township Cemetery with arrangements by Hall Funeral Home.

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ELLIS, Vivian
CROWN CITY, OHIO: Vivian Ellis, 66, died November 19, 1988 at her home. She was born November 23, 1921 in Huntington, WV. She was a member of Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church near Chesapeake, where she was a former resident. Survivors include her husband, Woodrow Ellis; three sons, Ronald Ellis of Crown City, and Thomas Ellis and Billy Ellis, both of Cleveland; two daughters, Sandra Kerns of Proctorville, and Johnna Jean Horn of Streetsboro; 19 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Highland Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Hall Funeral Home.

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ELLCESSOR, Bessie
GALLIPOLIS, OHIO: Bessie Garnet Ellcessor, 84, died at April 16, 1988 at Scenic Hills Nursing Center. She was born April 29, 1903 in Lawrence County to Perry and Elzena Myers Massie. She attended Grace United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club. Survivors include her husband, Rufus Ellcessor; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Deryl; her parents; a sister; and two brothers. Interment was at Ohio Valley Memory Gardens by Halley-Wood Funeral Home.

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EMERSON, Katherine
TOLEDO, OHIO: Katherine S. Emerson, 48, died July 4, 1938 at her residence. Survivors include two sons, William and Charles Robert; two daughters, Eleanor Beck of Maumee, and Margaret Overmeyer of Toledo; her mother, Mrs. Artie Mahler; a brother, Lee Stem; and 4 grandchildren. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Reeb Funeral Home.

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ENGELMAN, Joseph
COLUMBUS, OHIO: Joseph G. Engelman, 61, died October 3, 1940 at White Cross Hospital. He operated the Four Hour Laundry, and was a native of Zanesville. Survivors include his wife, Ella Engelman; two sons, Dr. Elmer Engleman and William Engleman; three sisters, Belle Cole, Hattie Weintraub, and Rebecca Mendelson; and four brothers, Nelson, Maurice, Nathan and Abel Engelman. Cremation arrangements were handled by Cook and Son Mortuary.

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ERVIN, Lois
ZANESVILLE, OHIO: Lois A. Ervin, 74, died October 31, 2008. She was born June 26, 1934 to John and Helen Hammer Folk near Somerset, OH. She taught cosmetology at Carosel Beauty College, and was the former owner of Lois's Beauty Lounge. Survivors include her husband, Floyd N. Ervin; two sons, Steve Ervin of Coshocton, and John Ervin of Riverside CA; four daughters, Teresa Hawkins of Buford, GA, and Tina Browning, Angela Grigg, and Tammy (Burnett) Murvine, all of Zanesville; a sister, Shirley Szekeres of Pittsford, NY; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. Burial was at Somerset Cemetery by Burrell Funeral Services.

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ESSELSTEIN, Marie
COLUMBUS, OHIO: Marie Green Esselstein, 87, died January 18, 2003 at Mount Carmel West. She was a volunteer with University Hospitals East for over 35 years, and also volunteered at the Golden Hobby Shop, St. Mary's Elementary School, the German Village Society, and Oktoberfest. She was a member of St. Mary's Parish, the German Village Society, and St. Mary's Women's Club. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Harry; her children, Janet (Tom) Flood, Jerry (Lynn), and Jeanne (Tom) Falter; a sister, Regina Green; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Arrangements were handled by Maeder-Quint-Tiberi Funeral Home.

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ESTY, Ralph
MARENGO, OHIO: Ralph B. Esty, 77, died December 9, 2005 at Morrow County Hospital in Mount Gilead. He was born in Columbus on June 9, 1928 to John H. and Flora L. Cary Esty. He was an agent with King Realty, and was also involved in farming. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a past president of the Highland School Board and Whetstone School Board, a member of the American Legion, and a charter member of the Highland Lions Club. He attended Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church, and was a Sunday School teacher for 20 years. He enjoyed traveling, reading, and Civil War history. Survivors include his Wife of 53 years, Sylvia L. Carlson Esty; two daughters, Debra L. (Gary) King and Carol L. (Daniel) Weiss of Marengo; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Mary L. Mosher; and two brothers, John and Paul. Interment with military honors was at the Marengo Cemetery by DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home.

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FABRY, Mary
COLUMBIANA, OHIO: Mary E. Fabry, 83, died June 11, 2009. She was born in Czechoslovakia on March 15, 1926 to Stefan and Helena Legat Kollar. She enjoyed reading, gardening, and baking. Survivors include four children, Michael Fabry of New Springfield, Stephen Fabry of Poland, and John Fabry and Georgina (Bill) Kerr, all of Columbiana; a sister, Helena Kandrova of Slovakia; a brother, Albert Kollar of Slovakia; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Fabry. Services were held at St. Charles Church. Arrangements were handled by Fox Funeral Home.

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FAGIN, Vivian
CINCINNATI, OHIO: Vivian Jasper Fagin died in the summer of 1931. He was born February 27, 1873 in Clermont County to Francis M. and and Lorenza Taylor Fagin. He was an accountant with the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in Washington, DC, and had served as a Cincinnati alderman, recorder and treasurer. He was a longtime U.S. Marshal. He was survived by his wife, Sally Tucker Fagin; and had four children, Harry, Harvey, Florence and Josephine. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Newport, KY.

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FARREN, Herbert
CAMBRIDGE, OHIO: Herbert J. Farren, 77, died April 21, 2006 in Cambridge. He was born February 28, 1929 in Huntington, WV. He was a military veteran. He is survived by his wife, Lucille Farren. Interment was at Zion Cemetery under the direction of Scott Funeral Home.

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FAUS, Kenneth
LORAIN, OHIO: Kenneth M. Faus, 87, died November 2. 2008. He was born August 10, 1921. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a Purple Heart recipient. He was formerly active with the Masons and the Shiners. He enjoyed painting, sketching, carving and crafts. He is survived by a son, David Faus of Brunswick; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; his cousins, Doris Keyes and Jim Fox; and his caregiver, Liz Pagan and her family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva Mayer Faus; and his parents, Melvin and Florence Fox Faus. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Park under the direction of Busch Funeral Home.

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FEHR, Isaak
LORE CITY, OHIO: Isaak F. Fehr, 84, died February 2, 2007 at his home. He was born October 26, 1922 in Manitoba, Canada to the late Benjamin and Katherine Fehr. He was a self-employed woodworker, and a member of the Mennonite Church. He is survived by three daughters; four sons, including David (Nancy) Fehr of Lore City; a sister; a brother; 42 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Pilgrim Fellowship Church. Burial was at Pilgrim Fellowship Church Cemetery with arrangements by Thorn-Black Funeral Home.

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FERGUSON, Beulah
CRESTON, OHIO: Beulah G. Ferguson, 77, died December 26, 2010 at Akron General Medical Center. She was born March 24, 1933 in Beallsville, OH to the late Samuel and Ada Reed Pittman. She was a longtime employee of McIntire Basket Factory, and had been a Creston resident for 60 years. She attended Canaan Free Will Baptist Church, and enjoyed flowers, gardening and shopping. She is survived by her husband, William Newton Ferguson; four children, Karen (Terry) O'Hare of Orrville, Denise (Michael) Molter of Wooster, and Pamela (Nester) Young and Greg (Patty) Ferguson, all of Creston; two brothers, Larry (Sue) Pittman of Akron, and Olen (Betty) Pittman of Creston; five sisters, Freda Ferguson, Shirley (Harold) Gammell, Nelda Murphy, Norma Pope, and Erma Johnson, all of Creston; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Dessie Henthorne and Doris Maynard; and four brothers, Glenn, Harley, Vernon, and Paul Pittman. Services were held at Canaan Free Will Baptist Church. Interment was at Creston Maple Mound Cemetery with arrangements by Murray Funeral Home.

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FIFE, Rose
SALEM, OHIO: Rose Fife, 75, died January 7, 1971 at Community Hospital West. She was born January 31, 1895 in Berne, Switzerland to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wolfe. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Survivors include two sons, Donald and Jacob, Jr.; a daughter, Mrs. Robert Bradley; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Edith Morley and Mrs. Gladys Owens; two sisters, Mrs. Lena Stoffer and Mrs. Annie Holder; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob, Sr. Services were held at Stark Memorial. Note: Interment may be at Grandview Cemetery.

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FISH, Margaret
TOLEDO, OHIO: Margaret M. Fish, 77, died August 14, 2010 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born December 27, 1932 in Toledo to Ben and Marion France. She worked for the Washington Local Schools for 22 years. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Donald Fish; her children, Janice Hall, Mary (Bill) Buckles, Donny (Lynn) Fish, Brenda (Joe) Frank, and Sandy (Jerry) Brobst; her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Dorothy Heban; and a brother, Ben R. France. Arrangements were handled by H.H. Birkenkamp Funeral Home.

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FITZGERALD, Father John Bertrand
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO: Fr. John Bertrand Fitzgerald, 60, O.P., died April 10, 1981 at the rectory of St. Dominic Church, where he served as assistant pastor. He was born February 8, 1921 in County Kerry, Ireland. He was ordained to the priesthood in Rome in 1947, and studied at the Angelicum. He earned a master's degree from Providence College. He served in Trinidad, where he worked with orphanages and edited a Catholic newspaper. He was an amateur magician, and was chaplain to the International Brotherhood of Magicians. Services were held at St. Dominic Church. Arrangements were handled by Fox Funeral Home.

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FLAGG, Willie, Jr.
DAYTON, OHIO: Willie Flagg, Jr., 64, died February 15, 2011 at Grandview Hospital. He retired from Inland, a division of General Motors, with 33 years of service. He was a member of Amer Temple #107, Unity Lodge #115, Drum and Bugle Corps #107, and was a Cleveland Browns and Lakers fan. He is survived by his wife, Wendy Flagg; two daughters, Canetha "Peaches" Flagg of Dayton, and Nena (Khalid) Springs of Acworth, GA; a son, Ronnie (Terri) Flagg of Dayton; his sisters, Geniva, Etta, and Patricia Flagg, and Mary Coffee; his brothers, Thelson (Sonya) and Reverlee (Linda) Flagg; 7 grandchildren; his cousins; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Daisy Flagg. Cremation arrangements were handled by House of Wheat Funeral Home.

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FLOOD, Madelyn
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO: Madelyn A. Flood, 72, died June 21, 1975 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. She was born June 13, 1903 in Youngstown to Michael and Elizabeth Reedy Flood. She retired from Huffman Collection Agency with 27 years of service, and was a survivor of the 1949 S.S. Noronic disaster in Toronto that resulted in over 100 fatalities. She was a member of St. Dominic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Pierson, with whom she lived; and her nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by Fox Funeral Home.

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FLORES, Arma
ZANESVILLE, OHIO: Arma Flores, 90, died June 11, 2008. She was born April 28, 1918 to Harold and Luisa Slader Samuel. Survivors include a brother, Cadwel Samuel of New Jersey; a sister, Francella (Bill) Harris of Zanesville; a brother-in-law, Alfonso Richardson of Columbus; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a sister; two brothers; and her parents. Services were held at Union Baptist Church. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Burris Funeral Service.

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FORNWALT, Martha
STEUBENVILLE, OHIO: Martha A. Fornwalt, 89, died December 7, 2001 at the Carriage Inn in Steubenville. She was born November 12, 1912 in Steubenville to Julius and Ella Yaussey Crinkey. She was a home economist, and retired from Ohio Power Company. She was a member of the Wintersville Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons, Huber "Herb" Fornwalt (Florence) of Massillon, and Gerald "Jerry" Fornwalt, Sr. (Virginia) of Weirton, WV; 5 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John C. Fornwalt; her parents; and a brother, Lawrence Crinkey. Entombment was at Fort Steuben Burial Estates in Wintersville by Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home.

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FORRESTER, Hattie
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO: Hattie Forester, 78, died June 4, 1980 at the Omni Manor Nursing Home. She was born July 23, 1901 in Blue Ridge, GA to Brown and Margaret Whiting Forrester. She was a Protestant, and had lived in the Youngstown area since 1970. She was unmarried. There are no known surviving relatives. Arrangements were entrusted to Clemente Funeral Home.

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FORTMAN, Sister Rosemary
FREMONT, OHIO: Sr. Rosemary Fortman, 91, died August 3, 2003 at the St. Bernardine Home in Fremont. She was born February 20, 1912 in St. Anthony to John L. and Victoria Stelzer Fortman. She entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1931, professing vows as Sister Mary Marcella on August 15, 1933. She held a bachelor's degree in nursing, and was also trained in radiology. She was a nurse and surgery supervisor for St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, later serving at Mercy Hospital in Toledo, Our Lady of Mercy Hospital in Owensboro, KY, St. Charles Hospital in Oregon, and McAuley High School in Toledo. She was the first administrator of St. Bernardine Home, and was appointed by the governor in 1974 to serve on the Ohio Commission on Aging. She is survived by three sisters, Sister Mary Madonna Fortman of Fremont, Lucy Fortman of Dayton, and Dorothy Schoenlein of Coldwater; and her religious community. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Adelaide Lochtefeld and Elizabeth Carter; and four brothers, Richard, Paul, John, and the Rev. Marcellus Fortman. Services were held at St. Bernardine Home. Interment was at the convent cemetery by Keller-Ochs-Koch Funeral Directors.

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FOURMAN, Thomas
GREENVILLE, OHIO: Thomas L. Fourman, 81, died August 29, 2008 at the Brethren Retirement Community, where he had been a resident since 2000. He was born in Arcanum on July 6, 1927 to Vernie and Goldie Kindell Fourman. He was a retired machine repairman for Inland Manufacturing (GM) in Dayton, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended Faith United Methodist Church, and was a 50-year member of the Arcanum Masonic Lodge. Survivors include a son, Terry Fourman (Lydia) of Westfield, IN; two daughters, Joyce Close (Daniel) of Lebanon, and Kathy Elsea (Thomas) of Findlay; his grandchildren; and a great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Fourman; and a sister, Marjorie Beasecker. Burial was at Ithaca Cemetery by Kreitzer Funeral Home.

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FRANCIS, Charlotte
TOLEDO, OHIO: Charlotte Francis, 53, died January 12, 1944 at her residence. She was born in Toledo. She was a Jehovah's Witness. Survivors include two sons, Herbert and Charles; four brothers, John, Charles, Gust, and Rudolph Lewinski; a sister, Mrs. Lillian Simmons; and 8 grandchildren. Burial was at Lake Township Cemetery with arrangements by Parks Funeral Home.

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FRANIC, Ruth
TOLEDO, OHIO: Ruth I. Franic, 41, died September 20, 1960 at Mercy Hospital. She was born in Ohio. She had been a Toledo area resident for 22 years. She was survived by her husband, Joe; two sisters, Mrs. Rosella Inman and Mrs. Janie Richardson; and three brothers, Eugene Hogue, Frank Hogue, and William Hogue. Burial was at Springfield Township Cemetery under the direction of Birkenkamp Mortuary.

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FRANZMANN, Doris
AKRON, OHIO: Doris Jane Franzmann, 57, died October 31, 2008. She was born March 8, 1951 in Akron to Sam and Willie Greer. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and road trips with her sisters. She was a NASCAR and drag racing fan. Survivors include two sons, Sam (Tina) Franzmann, and David Franzmann, Jr.; two brothers, Sam and Marvin Greer; two sisters, Tammy (Jim) Thornton and Inez (Robert) Sik; a sister-in-law, Mary Greer; 5 grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Leroy Greer. Arrangements were handled by Newcomer Funeral Home.

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FREY, Sister M. Assumption
CANFIELD, OHIO: Sr. M. Assumption Frey, H.M., 88, died June 6, 1980 at Euclid General Hospital in Cleveland. She was born March 17, 1892 in Kirby to Herman and Josephine Fitz Frey. She entered the Sisters of the Humility of Mary in 1911, and professed vows on July 16, 1914. For 66 years, she served in sewing and food service at several different convents and institutions in the Youngstown and Cleveland dioceses, including St. Barbara in Massillon, St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown, and St. Marie and St. John in Canton. Survivors include a sister, Helen Kolopus of Elyria; and her religious community. Services were held at Villa Maria Chapel.

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FROST, Iona
TOLEDO, OHIO: Iona Frost, 86, died February 25, 2009. She was born September 25, 1922 in Waterville to Percy James and Matilda Cole Beal. She was involved with homecare for seniors at the Eleanor Kahle Senior Center. She is survived by her children, Gary Frost of Waterville, Cindy Frost-Rooks of Toledo, Earl "Chip" (Bev) Frost of Fostoria, Jerry (Claudia) Frost of Haskins, Ricky (Eileen) Frost of Nevada, and Al (Linda) Frost and Roger "Pete" Frost, both of Indiana; a brother, Homer Beal; a sister, Violet Smith; 23 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and a close friend, Ann Madrowski. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Frost. Interment was at Toledo Memorial Park with arrangements by Blanchard-Strabler Funeral Home.

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FUNK, Evelyn
WILLARD, OHIO: Evelyn Louise Guilford Funk died December 2, 2008. She was born March 3, 1918 to Lloyd and Mildred Beach Guilford. She worked for the Savings and Loan Banking Company in New London, and the Willard branch of Industrial Savings and Loan. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club, and attended the Christian Alliance Church. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Richard J. Funk; a daughter and son-in law, Sherry and Rich Nottke of Jacksonville, FL; a grandson; and a great-grandson. Interment was at Ruggles Cemetery.

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FURBEE, Cleo
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO: Cleo Furbee, 84, died March 7, 1972 in North Lima. He was born March 10, 1887. There are no known surviving family members. Arrangements were handled by Rossi Brothers Funeral Home.

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FURDA, Michael
MIDDLEFIELD, OHIO: Michael J. Furda, 83, died April 12, 2007 at Briar Hill Nursing Home in Middlefield. He was born March 6, 1924 in Cleveland. He was a retired assembler at Stock Equipment in Chagrin Falls with 23 years of service, and was an Army veteran of World War II. He enjoyed gardening, woodwork, and working outdoors. Survivors include his wife, Irene Ceszcicky Furda; a son, Michael S. (Penny); a daughter, Carol Cox (Gary); two brothers, Joseph and John; 5 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Edward's Catholic Church in Parkman. Interment was at Overlook Cemetery in Parkman.

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FURRY, Thelma
CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OHIO: Thelma Furry, 66, died August 20, 1968 at University Hospital in Cleveland. She was a retired nurse with Kirk Junior High School in Cleveland, and was a native of Pemberville. Survivors include a brother, Glenn, of Rocky River. Interment was at the Pemberville Cemetery with arrangements by Nieman-Beckman Mortuary.

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