MINERAL RIDGE - William E. Bundy, 66, passed away suddenly at St. Josephs Medical Center in Warren.
William was born on Aug. 30, 1948, in Youngstown to parents Earl and Rosemary (Magers) Bundy.
William was a 1966 graduate of Mineral Ridge High School. He played for the 1963-1964 state champs in football, and was a standout basketball player.
William attend Youngstown State University, prior to joining the U.S. Marine Corps and was a Sergeant with the Marines. William was very proud to service his country and held that honor very close to his heart.
William married Patricia Daum on Feb. 1, 1969, and together they had three wonderful children.
William worked for General Electric-Mahoning Glass as a supervisor, retiring in 2003.
Williams main interest was always his family. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, more than anything. William would enjoy going to Pennsylvania to Elk Country and was an avid fan of the Fox News Network.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia; sons William P. (Kellie) Bundy of McDonald and Robert Bundy of Mineral Ridge; daughter Amy (Sean) Harrison of McDonald; sisters Marsha (Gene) Trimacco of McDonald and Cathy Weller of Mineral Ridge; grandchildren Annalese, Olivia, Baron, Gracie, Emma, and Billy; nieces Courtney Trimacco and Jaclyn Kuntz; great-nieces Ava and Halle; and his canine companion, Big Boy.
William was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Michael.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Mineral Ridge Chapel, from 5 to 7 p.m., and Wednesday, Nov. 26, from 10 to 11 a.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at the funeral home at 11 a.m.
Family and friends may visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to view this obituary and send condolences.
GIRARD - Grace E. Barner, 83, passed away peacefully, early Thursday morning, Nov. 20, 2014, at Liberty Health Care Center, following a lengthy illness.
Grace was born Oct. 19, 1931, in Peabody, Mass., a daughter of the late James P. and Marie Houghton Martin, and came to this area with her family as a child.
Grace worked at Strouss Department Store in downtown Youngstown for 10 years in the central receiving department, and later worked at Northside Medical Center in the dietary department, the laundry department, and as a nurses aide.
Mrs. Barner was a member of St. Rose Church in Girard. She enjoyed playing bingo and the lottery, and she especially enjoyed spending time with her family and her grandchildren.
Her husband, Richard William Barner, whom she married April 18, 1949, passed away Jan. 26, 1974.
She leaves two daughters, Debbie Zatvarnicky of Girard, with whom she made her home, and Ruthann Groff of Howland; five grandchildren, David (Amy) Zatvarnicky, Amber (Joe) Hulsizer, Daniel James Groff, Kimberly (Chris) Judge, and Richard William III (Florence) Barner; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Shirley Friend.
Besides her husband, a son Richard William Barner Jr., and a granddaughter, Melissa Barner, preceded her in death.
Private funeral services will take place on Monday, Nov. 24, at Kinnick Funeral Home, McClurkin Memorial Chapel, 222 S. State St., in Girard.
Interment will be at Girard City Cemetery, where Grace will be laid to rest next to her husband.
Mrs. Barners family would like to thank the entire staff at Liberty Health Care Center, and especially the staff of the west extension, where Grace spent most of her time, for the kindness shown and care given to her during her time there.
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YOUNGSTOWN Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church for Mr. Michael Dwayne Cylar, 44, who departed this life Nov. 13, 2014.
Mr. Cylar was born Feb. 7, 1970, in Youngstown, a son of Robert and Sylvia Lynette Cylar Greer.
He was a 1988 graduate of East High School. He was formerly employed at General Motors Lordstown. Michael loved football and was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. He enjoyed cars, shopping and spending time with his family.
He leaves to cherish his beloved memory, his parents of Youngstown; his children, Michael Jr., Christian, Andrea, and Jazlynn Cylar, all of Youngstown, and Jaequan Pickett of Atlanta; a grandson, Jaiden Pickett of Atlanta; his brothers, Kevin Cylar Sr. of Youngstown and Robert Spencer of Akron; a sister, Bambi L. Britt of Youngstown; an uncle, with whom he was reared, James Smith Jr. of Austintown; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other family and friends.
Upon his arrival at Heavens Gate, he was greeted by his loving grandparents, James and Lillian Smith, and Porter and Mattie Greer.
Friends may call Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements entrusted to the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.
YOUNGSTOWN - Mary Crytzer, 62, passed away Nov. 13, 2014, at Vibra Hospital.
Mary was born Jan. 3, 1952, in Wheeling, W.Va., a daughter of the late James Earl and Betty Jane Corbett.
Mary graduated from Austintown Fitch High School. She was a homemaker and took care of her family.
Mary leaves her children and grandchildren.
Professional arrangements are being handled by Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel.
YOUNGSTOWN - A funeral service celebrating the life of Ms. Tammy Rachael Donald will be held on Tuesday at noon at St. Andrewes AME Church.
Ms. Donald was born Jan. 17, 1963, in Youngstown, a daughter of Felton and Frances Kennedy Donald.
She was a graduate of East High School, Harding Business College and Ohio University. She was formerly employed as a blood technician for Lab Corp and as an office manager with Los Alamos Technical Inc. She was a member of St. Andrewes AME Church and dedicated her time to the booster clubs of Cardinal Mooney and Brookhaven High School. Tammy was a world-traveler, who enjoyed playing cards. She was also an avid Ohio State University and Cleveland Browns fan.
Ms. Donald departed this life on Nov. 19, 2014, at Beeghley Oaks in Youngstown.
She leaves to cherish her memory her son, Marcus Donald of Columbus; two brothers, Michael and his wife, Jackie Donald, of Byron, Ga., and Lenzy Donald of Youngstown; two sisters, Monique Harris and Joyce Callins, both of Youngstown; two nephews, Brandon Harris of Peoria, Ill., and Bryan Harris of Columbus; niece Brittany Harris of Atlanta; a great-nephew, Jaylan Harris of Springfield, whom she helped to rear; niece Ariana Donald of Byron; and a host of other relatives and dear friends, including best friends, Tracey Brown, Melissa Gray and Lorraine Poole.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two nephews, Patrick Donald and Andre L. Callins.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to services on Tuesday at the church.
Interment will be at Tod Homestead Cemetery.
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ANDOVER - Robert W. Frampton, 71, of Andover and Las Vegas, formerly of Boardman, passed away suddenly on Nov. 16, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Born July 24, 1943, in Youngstown, he lived in Boardman before moving to Andover in 2005.
Mr. Frampton worked as a welder for Hy-Way Heat System until 1985. He was a longtime member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Youngstown, until retiring to Andover, when he became a member of Our Lady of Victory Church. He was a former president of the Guisseppi Verde Lodge and enjoyed bowling, fishing and wintering in Las Vegas. Bob was also an assistant coach for the Boardman Soccer League.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sharrie Lynn Frampton.
Roberts legacy is continued by his wife of 49 years, Carol (Paranzine), sons Robert M. Frampton and Joseph S. Frampton; granddaughters Kaleigh and Rebekah; and sister Dolores Lowther.
A memorial service has been held in Las Vegas and a memorial is being planned in Andover.
Arrangements are being handled by Palm Mortuary in Las Vegas.
Please visit www.palmsouthjones.com to view Mr. Framptons online memorial and guest registry.
CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP - Donald William Fritz, 84, formerly of Beaver Falls, Pa., passed away Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, in Liberty Health Care Center, Liberty Township.
He was born Nov. 27, 1929, in Beaver Falls and was a retired steel worker from Steel Superior Drawn Steel Company in Monaca.
He was a Marine veteran and received the Korean Service Medal with four stars, the U.N. Service Medal, the Purple Heart Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.
He is survived by a sister, Dorothy F. Masternick of Girard; and several nieces and nephews, Gregory L. Hardy, Jeff Masternick, Maria Masternick, Theresa Grimes, and John Masternick; as well as several great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Hardy.
Private services were held by the family and a memorial service to celebrate his life.
The Todd Funeral Home, 340 Third St., Beaver, Pa., was entrusted with the arrangements and burial at Beaver Falls Cemetery.
GIRARD - William R. Butch George, 70, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday morning, Nov. 18, 2014, at his home.
William was born April 30, 1944, in Youngstown, a son of the late William and Peggy Eckert George, and was a lifelong area resident.
Butch was a U.S. Navy Veteran and worked as crane operator at Brier Hill/WCI Steel in Youngstown for 41 years.
Butch loved carpentry work and was a very good carpenter. He also enjoyed gardening, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and he especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
He leaves his wife, Rita Jones George, whom he married Dec. 31, 1965; a son, Stephen L. George, at home; a daughter, Brenda Lee (Dave) Hudson of Carmel, Ind.; twin grandsons, Cameron James Hudson and Andrew Jonathan Hudson; a nephew, David Gossett of Boardman; two brothers, Richard Rusty (Amy) George of Petersburg and David George of Florida; three sisters, Linda (Tom) Pregi of Boardman, Peg (Bob) Butler, and Marilyn (Pudge) Sarisky; a sister-in-law, Lynne Jackson of Jacksonville, Fla.; and his beloved dog and companion, Ginger.
Besides his parents, a daughter, Michele Lynne George, passed away in 1983.
Per Mr. Georges request, there will be no services or calling hours.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home, McClurkin Memorial Chapel, 222 S. State St., Girard.
Memorial contributions may be made to the George family, to help defray the cost of final expenses.
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YOUNGSTOWN - A private family celebration will be at a later date for Alice I. Gray, 81, who passed away Thursday morning at Hospice House, with her loving family by her side.
Mrs. Gray was born March 28, 1933, in Youngstown, and was a daughter of George M. and Catherine Irene Dugan Cannon and was a life-long member of the community.
Mrs. Gray was a homemaker and once her children were grown, she worked at Fussy Gussy Dry Cleaners on Belmont Avenue for approximately five years.
She was a former member of St. Edward Church, was a room mother at the school and also a member of the Parent Teachers Association. Mrs. Gray was the summer program director of the Community Chest at Churchill Park, was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan, a graduate of Ursuline High School, attended Youngstown College and her family was the utmost importance.
Mrs. Gray leaves to cherish her memory her children, Christine (John) Fleming Jr., with whom she made her home; Patrick (Mary) Gray of Adrian, Mich., Machele Maus of Pittsburgh, and Celeste (Andy) Frankle of Canfield; grandchildren Nicholas Joseph (girlfriend, Dr. Stephanie Heller) Maus, Dr. Stephanie (Kevin) Ruddy, Mallary Maus, Nicholas (Abby) Frankle; Robert (Carmen) Frankle, Jason (Robyn) Frankle, David Frankle and John Fleming III; and great-grandchildren Riley Frankle and Benjamin Frankle.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert C. Gray, whom she married Jan. 27, 1957, and who passed away Oct. 22, 2005; a sister, Wilma Healey and her husband, William; and a grandson, Tyler Fleming.
The family wishes to thank Kim, Hospice nurse, Barb and Diane, Hospice aids, and Barb from Comfort Keepers for their wonderful care and attention that they gave to their mother.
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BOARDMAN - Cathy Henry Hartman, 62, passed away peacefully, Nov 15.
Cathy was born in Cleveland, and lived in Boardman most of her life.
She graduated from Boardman High School and retired from the Mahoning County Job and Family Services Department.
Cathy leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Thomas Hartman; stepdaughters Callie Hartman, Shannon Henry, and Jessica Henry; stepson Joel Hartman; and two grandsons, Dillon and Kenny. Cathy is also survived by Peggy and Jack Tady, Timothy Hartman, Richard and Connie Hartman, Brock and Janis Hartman, and many other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her birth mother, Anna Sokol of the Ukraine; her adoptive parents, Charles and Helen Tomalka of Boardman; and her first husband, Frank Henry.
Cathy was a generous soul and will be missed by her family, friends and her loving canine companions, Paulo and Toby, whom she took great joy in.
There are no calling hours or funeral services.
Arrangements are by the Fox Funeral Home, Boardman.
Family and friends may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to view this obituary and send condolences.
FAIRFAX, VA. - Ann M. (Shuster) Lunn, formerly of Struthers, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at her home in Fairfax, after a brief illness.
Ann was the widow of the late Eugene E. Lunn.
She is survived by her son, Jeffrey Lunn; daughters Diane Lunn Masincup, Susan Walton and Carol Brodie; and grandchildren Steven and Stephanie Brodie.
She was preceded in death by parents John and Julia Shuster of Struthers; and sisters Julia Shuster of Struthers and Eleanor Ritz of Boardman.
Private services will be scheduled at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
COLUMBUS A memorial Mass will be held Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Church in New Middletown for Patricia Ann Nagi, who passed away Wednesday at Kobacker House in Columbus.
Patricia was born April 20, 1925, in Noblestown, Pa., a daughter of Chester James and Mary Ellen Collins Ashton.
She married Bernard J. Nagi on Oct. 6, 1945.
She moved to this area in 1989, and worked as a sales associate for 25 years at Sears. Patricia moved to Columbus in 2007. She was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Church, its Altar and Rosary Society, and was a piroghy worker at the church also. She was a member of the Sears Friendship Club.
She leaves three daughters, Ms. Carol (Rob Schehl) Nagi of Akron, Mrs. Suzanne Levels of Columbus, and Mrs. Patricia (Timothy) Engle of Westerville; two brothers, William P. Ashton of Bethel Park, Pa. and C. James (Martha) Ashton of Cleveland; two sisters, Mrs. Evelyn (Robert) Speicher of Rennerdale, Pa., and Mrs. Katherine (Glen) Duffield of Chester, W.Va.; and five grandchildren, Robert Levels, Sarah Levels, Johnathan Engle, Zachary Nagi Schehl, and Madeline Engle.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Bernard J. Nagi, who died May 5, 2006.
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YOUNGSTOWN Those smiling blue Irish eyes we all knew and loved, now look upon us from Heaven above, with the passing of Joan Doris Grammy (Toomey) Nelson, who died Nov. 20, at Hospice House in Poland. A Mass of Christian Burial celebrating her life will be conducted by the Rev. Edward P. Noga at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 25, at St. Patrick Church in Youngstown, which was so special to her.
Joan was born March 12, 1931, to Joseph and Abigail (Gilbride) Toomey in Cleveland. The family relocated to Youngstown.
In Youngstown, she attended St. Patrick School and graduated from South High School in 1950. Over the years she worked at G.C. Murphy Co., with her dear friend, the late Mary Lou Spencer, and St. Patrick School. She was primarily a homemaker and the best mom in the world.
On June 4, 1955, she married the love of her life, that tall drink of water, the late Richard A. Nelson Sr., with whom she had six children, Richard Jr. (Brenda), Kitty (Robert) Wiscott, Joseph (Lorrie), John (Julie), Susan (John) Ragan, and George (Ada). She loved and was loved by her 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She enjoyed sharing time and imparting her knowledge with all of them.
She also enjoyed special relationships with her nephew, Thomas Blood, and her niece, Doris Schurell, whom she helped raise.
She was a member of St. Patrick Church Altar Guild, serving as a past president, and the Church Bereavement Committee, and volunteered at St. Vincent DePaul Society, Community Corrections Association and the office of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown. In addition to volunteering, and going on special errands of mercy with her partners-in-crime, Doris Farrell and the late Patricia Kester, she enjoyed ceramics classes, puzzles, cooking, and was known especially for her potato salad and greasy noodles. She also enjoyed crocheting and reading, but mostly relished spending time with her friends and growing family.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, James and Thomas; her sisters, Marjorie Danko, Rhea Blood, Elizabeth Toomey, Katherine Howells, and Patricia Bouslough; her granddaughter, Holly Nelson; and special niece, Charolette Danko.
Friends may call on the family from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 24, at the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home in Boardman, which handled the arrangements, and at St. Patrick Church from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday.
Material contributions may be made in Joans memory to Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514, or to St. Patrick Church, 1420 Oak Hill, Youngstown, OH 44507.
Family and friends may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to view this obituary and to send condolences.
MILWAUKEE Patricia Ann (Wright) Orton passed away peacefully, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at the age of 63. She was the beloved wife of John (Jack) Orton and mother of Erica Ilean Orton.
Born in Youngstown, she was the daughter of Jacob and Pocahontas Wright (deceased); sister to Jan and Gail Wright, Shirley (Frankie) Cadman, and Nina Swanson (deceased).
Send condolences to The Ortons, 4241 N. 49th St., Milwaukee, WI 53216.
BOARDMAN - Nancy A. Petrycki, 68, formerly of Marienville, Pa., ended her battle with Alzheimers on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at Vista Center at the Ridge in Mineral Ridge.
Nancy was born in Richwood, W.Va., to Richard Black and Freda Casto-Black. Later, the family moved to Youngstown.
Nancy attended and graduated from South High School. Upon graduation, she entered the U.S. Navy, serving three years. After her service in the Navy, she met and married William R. Petrycki, and moved to Marienville, Pa., where she worked and retired as cafeteria manager of East Forest School. She thoroughly enjoyed working with the staff, who became her friends, and the youth she grew to love.
Nancy was a devoted daughter, sister, mother, aunt, grandmother and friend. She cherished the time she spent with her family and friends She had a caring and loving heart, always giving to others. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered.
She leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her brother, Richard L. Black and his wife, Delores, of Boardman; her brother, Randall L. Black and his wife, Debra, of Lorain; her sister, Sharon M. Jernigan of Boardman; her daughter, Sharon D. Blake and her three children of Boardman; and her son, Lester E. Petrycki and his wife, Julieanna, and their two children of Lowellville; along with extended family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to All Caring Hospice, 6715 Tippecanoe Road, Bldg. B, Suite 101, Canfield, OH 44406, or Vista Center at the Ridge, Attn: Activities Dept., 3379 Main St., Mineral Ridge, OH 44440.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP - Services will be Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Metro Assembly of God, 2536 South Ave., Youngstown, for Mr. James A. Phillips, 91, who departed this life Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at 6:45 p.m.
Mr. Phillips, affectionately known as Jim, was born Oct. 17, 1923, in Youngstown, a son of Rev. Samuel P. and Laura Coleman Phillips.
He was a 1941 graduate of Rogers High School in Rogers. James had worked as a welder with General Motors Lordstown and in maintenance with Kennedy Park Apartments and Plaza View Apartments, last working in 2012. He was a former Mason and a member of the Metro Assembly of God and its head greeter. He was an all-around outdoors man, who enjoyed fishing and hunting. Jim especially loved vacationing with his wife of 40 years and their wonderful families.
He leaves to forever cherish his memories, his wife, the former Freda A. Green, whom he married in June, 1975; two daughters, Darlene (Rev. Frank) Madison of Youngstown and Wanda (Bill) Hardin of Fredrickburg, Va.; five sons, Andrew (Andrea) Phillips of Gastonia, N.C., Lionel (Jenise) Phillips and Leon Green, both of Youngstown, Torrence Green and Gary (Dawn) Green, both of Atlanta; 21 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and a host of great-great-grandchildren; two godchildren, Lisa Jones (Antron) Hill and Cherie Eiland, both of Youngstown; and numerous family and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by five sisters, Ruth A. Williams, Bertha Williams, Frances Lewis, Audrey Hopkins and Nettie Jenkins; and five brothers, Samuel, Richard, Lewis, Joseph and Timmy Phillips.
Friends may call Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements entrusted to the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.
NEW SPRINGFIELD Private services were held on Saturday at the Clemente Funeral Home in New Middletown for Evelyn Rutana, 87, who passed away on Monday evening.
Evelyn was born Feb. 22, 1927, in Atlanta, a daughter of Albert and Lucille Miller Johns. She came to the area as a young lady and was a devoted wife and mother.
She and Ted were married for 59 years, until his passing in 2006.
She was awarded numerous honors for her beautiful poetry, that she enjoyed so much. She was an avid reader and enjoyed Joel Osteen and Billy Graham. Evelyn was a member of the Church of God, until her illness took over. She was strong in her faith and loved by all. She was employed by Rutana Concessions for 35 years.
Evelyn leaves a son, Michael (Karen) Rutana of New Springfield; her daughter, Carolyn (James) Joyce of New Springfield; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one brother, William Johns.
Material contributions in Evelyns name can be sent to the Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514.
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POLAND - Robert Lee Raynes, 56, died on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at the Hospice House.
He was born in Charleston, W.Va., son of Clarence and Arlene Taylor Raynes, and resided in the Youngstown area for the past 50 years.
Robert was a 1977 graduate of Leetonia High School and was employed as a truck driver for Falcon Transportation. He enjoyed hunting, boating, traveling and motorcycles. He will always be remembered as a loving and caring husband and father.
Robert was preceded in death by his father, Clarence.
He leaves his loving wife, Heike Raynes, whom he married on May 29, 1999; four daughters, Amanda (Clyde) Mead of East Palestine, Regina (Vincent Moretti) Raynes of Edinburg, Pa., Randie (Nick) Garrett of Windham, and Nicole Alflen of Boardman; his mother, Arlene Taylor Raynes; seven grandchildren; three sisters; and four brothers.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at noon at the Davis-Becker Funeral Home, 8536 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m., and Wednesday from 11 to 11:45 a.m. at the funeral home.
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YOUNGSTOWN Janice D. Susak, 67, died on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
She was born in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Dec. 25, 1946, daughter of the late, James and Edith King.
She proudly served her country in the U.S. Army and was employed as an LPN with Colonial Manor Nursing Home for five years. Janice enjoyed fishing and spending time with family, especially her granddaughter.
Janice leaves her husband of 33 years, Joseph Susak; daughter Teresa (William Gilpin) Smith; and granddaughter Heather Gilpin.
In honoring her wishes, there will be no calling hours or services.
Arrangements are being handled by the Davidson-Becker Funeral Home in Struthers.
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PEACHTREE, GA. Anthony Tony Adam Chesney Sr., 71, passed away Nov. 14, 2014.
He was born and raised in Struthers, where he graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School in 1961.
He then served in the U.S. Air Force. He retired after working over 30 years at Mold-Tech. He came out of retirement and worked for several years at Texture Source. Tony stayed involved in his community as a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church and actively volunteering as a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council No. 4224 and the Struthers High School Gridiron Club. After moving to Fayette County in 1991, he attended the Holy Trinity Catholic Church. In his free time, Tony enjoyed playing golf, vacationing at casinos and resorts with his wife, and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Christina Chesney.
Tony is survived by his wife of nearly 45 years, Juanita Chesney of Peachtree City; daughters Theresa (Tim) Mazur of Georgetown, Texas, Crissy (Danny) Stilson of Columbiana, and Toni (Al) Vacinek of Newnan, Ga.; son T.J. Chesney of Austin, Texas; grandchildren Julie Mazur, Daniel, Samantha, and Logan Stilson; great-granddaughter Abby Stilson; brother Joe (Gay) Chesney of Hubbard; sisters Mary Celeste VanSickle of Youngstown and Judie (Eddie) Mansour of Pooler, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass will be held Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at 4 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from noon to 3 p.m. at the Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home in Fayetteville, Ga.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Tonys memory to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital (tribute #37004241/https: www.stjude.org).
ELLSWORTH - Services celebrating the life of Charles Stack will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Canfield Chapel.
Chuck was born Jan. 13, 1936, in Canfield, the son of Steven and Hazel (Davis) Stack and was a lifelong area resident.
Chuck graduated from Canfield High School in 1955. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Army, 348th Engineer Group during the Berlin Crisis, and seven years in the reserves. He retired in 2010, from Baird Brothers, where he had worked for 44 years.
He was a member of the Ellsworth Presbyterian Church, former member of Berlin Ellsworth Ruritan Club, Western Reserve Booster Club and a baseball coach. Chuck loved to build and remodel homes and did yard work for everyone.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 57 years, Mary Ann (Bates), whom he married Sept. 21, 1955; son Steven P. Stack; daughter Cindy (Jeff) Young; and former daughter-in-law, Gay Nel Stack, all of Ellsworth. He loved his grandchildren, Steven and Chelsey Stack, Tarah (Craig) Bletso, and Taylor Young; and great-granddaughter Kyleigh Bletso. Chuck will also be missed by his brother, Glenn (Dene) Stack of Canfield; sisters Luella Byler of Greenford, Shirley Tanner of Lake Milton, Pearl McGuire in Florida, Delores Poyser of Youngstown; and sister-in-law Barbara Stack of Austintown. Chuck also leaves extended family including brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Herman, Donald and Howard Stack.
Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.
The Stack family requests material contributions are made to the Ellsworth Presbyterian Church General fund or the American Cancer Society in Chucks name.
Friends and family may visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com view this obituary and share their condolences.
COLUMBIANA - Dorothy A. Yoder, 80, passed away peacefully after a brief illness, on Friday, Nov. 21.
Dorothy was born Oct. 24, 1934, in Youngstown, the daughter of Paul and Elva (Lehman) Yoder.
She married Wilbur E. Yoder on May 30, 1953.
Dorothy was a member of the Midway Mennonite Church, where she was a past Bible School teacher, served on several committees, was a secretary of the church board, greeter, and was active in the Midway Fellowship Committee and Retreats.
She was a 1952 graduate of Fairfield High School, and a 1967 graduate of the Hannah Mullins School of Practical Nursing as a LPN.
She worked at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, Diamond Head Nursing Home in North Lima, and at Little Forest Medical Center in Boardman. Additionally, she worked 20 years as a bookkeeper for the Huffman Fruit Farm.
She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, doing puzzles, and playing games. She especially enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She was a member of the Mennonite Women Service Committee, the Farm Bureau, and the Fairfield Alumni Association.
She was a school bus driver in earlier years, being the first female driver for North Lima, South Range, and Columbiana schools. She also helped out on the family farm.
She is survived by her husband, Wilbur; daughters Beverly (Leonard) Millhorn of Washingtonville and Emily (John) Huffman of Salem; sons Alan (Linda) Yoder of Dalton, Calvin Yoder of Lincoln, Del., and Darrel (Barbara) Yoder of Columbiana; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a stepgranddaughter.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 11 a.m., at the Midway Mennonite Church, 13376 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Columbiana, with Pastor Jesse Johnson officiating.
The family will receive friends on Monday, Nov. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m., and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Seederly-Mong and Beck Funeral Home, 154 South Elm St., Columbiana, and also one hour, prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made in Dorothys memory to the Midway Mennonite Church, or to the American Cancer Society.
The Seederly-Mong and Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.