HUBBARD Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, at 7 p.m. at the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home for Lorraine M. Campbell, 91, who died Saturday morning Nov. 28, 2015, at her home.
She was born March 10, 1924, in Hastings, Pa., a daughter of Andrew G. and Mary Krisik Morgan and moved to Hubbard in August of 1970.
Mrs. Campbell, a homemaker, was devoted to her family.
Her husband, Milan E. Campbell Sr., whom she married Sept. 7, 1946, died July 20, 1977.
She leaves a son, Milan E. (Lora) Campbell Jr. of Hubbard; three daughters, Linda G. (Bill) DiPietro, Pamela K. Filo and Debbi (Doug) Shields, all of Hubbard; three brothers, Daniel Morgan of Pennsylvania, Kenneth (June) Morgan of Hubbard and Thomas Morgan of Ohio; a sister, Alberta (Bill) Lester of Florida; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; six brothers, Bill, Tom, Jack, Andrew, Wilbur and Albert; and two sisters, Wilda and Margaret.
Family and friends may call on Thursday, one hour prior to the services from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home.
Lorraines final resting place will be at Hubbard Union Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Angels for Animals, 4750 West South Range Road, Canfield, OH 44406.
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HUBBARD A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. for Anthony B. Frenchy DeSantis, 88, who died peacefully on Friday afternoon, Nov. 27, 2015, at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, surrounded by his family, following a prolonged illness.
He was born Aug. 25, 1927, in Hubbard, a son of Michael and Mary Pasquarella DeSantis and was a lifelong Hubbard resident.
Mr. DeSantis, a 1945 graduate of Hubbard High School, served with the U.S. Navy, aboard the USS Yorktown CV-10 during World War II. He was a devout Catholic and a lifelong member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Hubbard, where he served as an usher for many years. Anthony was a member of the Nocturnal Adoration Society, the Knights of Columbus Hubbard Council No. 2072.
Anthony was a postal carrier in Hubbard for 32 years, until his retirement on Dec. 24, 1982. Better known as the Mailman of Hubbard, Anthony probably had a conversation with everyone in town at one point of his life. If you knew Frenchy, he had the gift of gab, and loved every minute of it. He enjoyed golfing, but most of all loved spending time with his wife and family.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 65 years, the former Jeanette Dolly Lupe, whom he married Feb. 19, 1950; one son, Jeffrey (Bernadette) DeSantis of Constableville, N.Y.; two daughters, Leah (Mario) Boselli of Victorville, Calif. and Gail (Brian) Kirby of Orange Beach, Ala.; a daughter-in-law, Angela DeSantis of Hubbard; three sisters, Alice Casey of Hubbard, Angela Fetchet of Youngstown and Phyllis (Robert) Laskovics of Bessemer, Pa.; and six grandchildren, Gary (Lindsey) DeSantis II, David (Amber) DeSantis, John (Lauren) DeSantis, Christina DeSantis, Anthony DeSantis and Nathan DeSantis.
Anthony was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Gary A. DeSantis Sr.; a brother, Michael DeSantis Jr.; and a sister, Eunice Williams.
Family and friends may call on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home.
Anthonys family would like to thank the staff of St. Elizabeth Hospital ER, MICU and CICU for their constant and attentive care.
Interment will be at Hubbard Union Cemetery.
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POLAND - Services will be held on Tuesday at St. Patrick Church in Youngstown at 11 a.m., celebrated by the Rev. Edward P. Noga for Betty J. Esposito, 83, who passed away Saturday morning at the Hampton Woods.
Betty was born April 23, 1932, in Cumberland Ky., she was the daughter of Forrest and Josephine Jankowski Baugh.
Betty graduated from Campbell Memorial High School, she was an office manager and accounting book keeper for several firms around town. She was a member of the ABWA and was a parishioner at St. Patricks Church. Betty was an avid baker, but her greatest love was spending time with her grandchildren.
Betty leaves to cherish her memory, her sons, Frank J. Esposito of Poland, whom she made her home with and Mark (Tricia) Esposito of McLean, Va. She also leaves her seven grandchildren, Joseph Esposito, Kristina Nicholas and Jennifer ( Brad ) Simon, Michael and Gianna Esposito and Donovan and Ryan Kays; four great-grandchildren; and her brother, Bill (Jane) Baugh of Poland.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Frank C. Esposito, whom she married on Oct. 19, 1957, at St. Johns Church in Campbell. Frank passed away in August of 2004. She was also preceded by her daughter-in-law, Carol Sue Esposito, who passed in June of this year; also her brother, Jimmy Baugh and; her sister, Barbara Baugh.
Bettys family asked that any memorial tributes be given in her name to St. Patricks Church, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown, OH 44502.
Family and friends may call from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday at the church before the funeral Mass.
Family and friends may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to view this obituary and send condolences.
YOUNGSTOWN - Services will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel, for Kevin Brian OConnor Jr., who died suddenly Friday in Struthers.
Kevin was born Feb. 21, 1964, in Fayetteville, N.C., the son of Kevin B. OConnor, Sr. and Sandra (Wood) OConnor.
After graduating from Hampton High School, Kevin served our country in the U.S. Air Force, among other deployments, serving in the Libyan Conflict as an Air Traffic Controller. He was currently employed as a Customer Service Representative at Liberty Mutual Insurance.
He is survived by his mother, Sandra OConnor of Youngstown; his father, Kevin (Deidre) OConno Sr. of Nicholasville, Ky.; a sister, Theresa (Bryan) Parker of Toronto, Ontario; two brothers, Michael OConnor of Chicago and Brian OConnor of Lexington, Ky.; and his girlfriend, Kim Slattery of Youngstown.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Thomas and Mary OConnor; and Hubert and Elizabeth Lorz.
He leaves behind a large, extended family that includes many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.
Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel.
Kevins family has requested that any material tributes take the form of donations made in Kevins name to veterans organizations such as, the Wounded Warriors Project or the Ellsworth V.F.W.
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YOUNGSTOWN - Lovella S. Linebaugh, 90, formerly of Struthers, died Friday evening, Nov. 27, 2015, at Meridian Arms Living Center, where she was a resident.
Lovella was born Sept. 26, 1925, in Struthers, a daughter of the late Roffard and Velma Turner Linebaugh.
A lifelong resident of Struthers, Miss Linebaugh worked as a nursing assistant at Southside Hospital during World War II.
Lovella is survived by her sister, Marcella Vogel of Youngstown, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to her parents, Lovella was preceded in death by her brother, Clyde Linebaugh; stepmother, Carrie Smith Linebaugh; and stepsister, Virginia Lee.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 5400 Market St. in Boardman.
Arrangements are being handled by the Davidson-Becker Funeral Home in Struthers.
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FOWLER - Arlene M. Sigler, 92, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, at Cortland Healthcare Center.
She was born May 30, 1923, in Warren, the daughter of the late Paul and Edith Mae Rodgers Uber.
She was raised in Gustavus and lived in Fowler most of her life.
Arlene attended Gustavus schools and then worked as a crane operator, building tanks during World War II. She was a homemaker and worked with her husband, George, on the family farm in Fowler.
Arlene was a longtime member of the Fowler United Methodist Church. She loved spending time with her family and grandchildren and was an avid Cleveland Indians fan.
Her husband of over 50 years, George Wayne Sigler Jr., whom she married June 25, 1944, preceded her in death Feb. 10, 1995. Two sons, Charles Sonny and Larry Sigler; four brothers; and four sisters, also have preceded her in death.
She is survived by one daughter, Virginia A. Ginny (James) Simpson of Louisville, Ohio.; four grandsons, Shane Sigler, Jimmy Simpson, Jason (Shannon) Simpson and Justin (Rhonda) Simpson; and seven great-grandchildren, Zoey and Sofie, Alexis, Jackson, Charles, Molly and Tyler. Arlene also leaves behind many friends at the nursing home, with whom she enjoyed many activities and the bus trip outings.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Shafer-Winans Chapel in Cortland, where the family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday. Pastor Ron McIlvaine will officiate.
Burial will be at Dugan Cemetery in Fowler.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Activities Fund at Cortland Healthcare Center, 369 N. High St., Cortland, OH 44410 or to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512.
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