Our Obituaries

Blazo P. KOVACEVICH

July 21, 1930 - June 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Blazo P. Kovacevich

July 21, 1930 - June 20, 2017

Blazo Kovacevich died June 20, 2017. Blazo was born in Galveston, Texas July 21, 1930, one of 12 children of the late Petar and Rista Kovacevich. He was very proud of his Serbian heritage and attended St. Demetrius and St. Archangel Michael churches.He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was General Manager of the Furniture Division Cooperative Enterprises of Akron and had many sales jobs. He was a...
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Gaynelle F. Demeter

September 14, 1918 - June 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Gaynelle F. Demeter

September 14, 1918 - June 18, 2017

Gaynelle Fern Demeter (Roach), age 98, passed away peacefully on June 18, 2017 at Altercare of Wadsworth.Gaynelle was born to Laura and Vernon Roach on September 14, 1918. She was the oldest of seven siblings.Preceded in death by her husband Joe of 58 years, son Joe, and several siblings. Gaynelle is survived by her daughter Ardine (Jack) Hausch of Akron, sisters Eileen Farnsworth of Wadsworth...
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Randolph E. McArdle

February 27, 1950 - June 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Randy E. McArdle

February 27, 1950 - June 8, 2017

Randy McArdle age 67 of Ravenna, Ohio formerly of Akron. He was the loving brother of Tom (Toni), Pat, Dave (deceased), Ken (Tammy), Phil, and Sue (Alex) Villanueva, dearest uncle and friend of many. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 from 10:00 until 11:00 AM with the Funeral Service following at 11:00 AM at the Walters Funeral Home at Rose Hill located at 3653 W. Market St.,...
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Richard Charles Lopez

July 13, 1927 - June 8, 2017

Richard C Lopez, age 89, passed away on June 8, 2017. Survived by his children and their families; preceded in death by his ex-wife.Family will receive friends on Friday, June 16th, from 10:00-11:00 AM in the Walters Funeral Home at Rose Hill 3653 W. Market St., Fairlawn, OH. Private family inurnment will take place immediately following in Rose Hill Burial Park.
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Scott W. NELSON

September 10, 1953 - June 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Scott Wayne Nelson

September 10, 1953 - June 6, 2017

Scott W Nelson, age 63, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.Preceded in death by his father, Wayne F Nelson.Devoted son of Esther Nelson, Beloved brother of Linda (Jim) Stark of Cincinnati, OH., and uncle to Kate Stark.Scott graduated from Akron Firestone High School, attended Ashland College, and was devoted to his family.In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Scott's memory to...
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Donna M. Rearick

March 25, 1930 - June 6, 2017

Donna Mae Rearick, age 87, beloved wife of the late Harry; dear mother of Mitch (Joan) and Lori Russell; loving grandmother of Mitch (Jody), the late Bryan Scott, Clayton (Stacey), Alison (Nick), and Andrew (Donnaven), great grandmother of Kennedy, Madison, Bryan, Bryce, Logan, Natalie, Kendra, Piper, Riley, Zoey, Mackenzie, and Joey.Donna was involved in the Eastern Star, Daughters of American...
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Virginia DeGirolamo

November 12, 1943 - June 4, 2017

Virginia "Beth" DeGirolamo went to heaven on June 4, 2017.Preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Bonnie.Survived by her daughter Joanna (Tim) Sawders; grandchildren Irene (John), Samantha (Jeremy),USMC Corporal Michael (Caitlin), Seth, Kassandra, Roan, and Caden; nine great-grandchildren; brothers John (Deborah) and Dale (Elaine); many nieces and nephews.Beth enjoyed volunteering at...
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Joseph J. Saiani

March 21, 1917 - June 2, 2017

Joe, age 100, entered heaven on June 2, 2017 and was reunited with his beloved wife Posie of 75 years and his daughter Sheree Kohmann.Joe is survived by sons Renny (Joan) Saiani and Randy (Betsy) Saiani; six grandchildren (Jeff Saiani, Joe Kohmann, Dean Kohmann, Fritz Kohmann, Matt Saiani and Jenni Saiani) and eleven great-grandchildren.Joe was born in Seminole, Pennsylvania, and lived most of...
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Jean Lois Herwick

November 19, 1938 - May 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Walters Funeral Home, Fairlawn, OH.
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Joe Jack Davis

October 22, 1925 - May 29, 2017

Joe J. (Jack) Davis was born October 22nd, 1925 in Akron Ohio and passed away May 29th, 2017. He served in the U. S. Navy during WWII in the Pacific theater as a Naval Airman in dive bombers. He retired from B.F. Goodrich in 1982 with 39-years of service. In retirement Jack enjoyed his animals, being outdoors, a cup of coffee and smoking his pipe. His sharp wit was always precipitated by that ...
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Julia M. Baughman

July 1, 1935 - May 28, 2017

Julia "Judy" Marie Baughman (nee: Roelle) passed away peacefully on May 28th, 2017 surrounded by her family at the Ohio Living Rockynol Nursing Home in Akron.Born in Cleveland, Ohio July 1, 1935 the family moved to Akron when she was 5 years old.Judy graduated from St. Vincent High School in 1953, and was a secretary at Goodyear before starting a family. She was a lunch lady at Erie Island...
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Patsy Korora

November 18, 1919 - May 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Walters Funeral Home, Fairlawn, OH.
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Leonard M. Dziczkowski

September 13, 1950 - May 21, 2017

Richfield- Leonard (Len, Lenny) Dziczkowski, 66, of Richfield went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 21, 2017 peacefully surrounded by his family at Akron General Hospital in Akron, OH. He was a devoted husband to wife, Kathy (Motoc), for 43 years, and a loving son, father, grandfather, and friend. Born on September 13th, 1950, in Cleveland to Longin and Dorothy Dziczkowski, Len was a graduate...
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Michael A. Nucciarone

February 26, 1958 - May 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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George Paul Manos

April 14, 1933 - May 20, 2017

George P. Manos, Retired Army Lt Col died on May 20, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Jeanette. Also survived by his son Paul (Betsy)Manos, and his two daughters Carolyn (Mike) Plevris, and Elena (David) Prohaska. He adored his 6 grandchildren, Brandon, Andrew, Alexia, James, Maximos, and Genevieve. A graduate of the University of Akron, George served as President of both...
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Michael A. Nucciarone

February 26, 1958 - May 20, 2017

Michael A Nucciarone, age 59, passed away peacefully on May 20, 2017.He was preceded in death by his parents Albert and MaryEllen, and sisters Fran Keys and Toni Nucciarone.Survived by Virginia, his loving wife of 24 years; his sisters Mary (Vincent) Militano, Michelle (Drew) Belfiore, Kathleen (Dan) Bales, Kristine (Randy) Norris, Tina (Mike) Gregerson; eleven nieces and nephews; and their kind...
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Joni A. Johnson

August 16, 1952 - May 19, 2017

Joni Johnson of Copley, OH passed away unexpectedly on May 19, 2017.Joni is survived by her husband, Jim; sons, Jim Jr. (Nicci) and Danny; granddaughters, Julia and Anna; sister, Pat (David) Leahy of Port Charlotte, FL and brother Ray (Janet) Kenyon of Laughlin, NV; brother-in-law, Joe Johnson of Alexandria, VA.Joni's granddaughters brought her endless joy and we are thankful for the time she had...
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Michael S. WALTERS

December 31, 1953 - May 19, 2017

Michael S. Walters entered in to eternal rest on May 19, 2017He was preceded in death by his father Samuel P. Walters.Michael was a devoted son to Jean M. Walters, father of Michael E. (Marie) and Steven (Jodie), and grandfather of Stephen, Jace, Kaden, Mia, Xavier. Loving brother to Timothy, Venus (Keith) Schmidt, Diane (Terry) Veverka, Dana (Mark) Klaus, and Cindy (Mike) Jarden; and uncle to...
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Diane C. Doland

April 27, 1940 - May 17, 2017

Diane C. Doland, age 77 entered into rest on May 17, 2017Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Lee; loving mother of Scott and the late Beckilyn.Diane cherished and dedicated her life to her family. Her encouragement to family and friends always came from her heart. Diane's influence will live on in the legacy of music through her children.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Kidney...
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Doris A. Oxford

August 4, 1944 - May 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Doris A. Oxford

August 4, 1944 - May 8, 2017

Doris A. Oxford, age 72, passed away peacefully on May 8, 2017.Preceded in death by her mother, Ethel Hider-Nicewander and her brother, Carl Hider.She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Robert E.; children Tammy (Ron) Miller, Robert, Jr., Kim (John) Squires, and Todd A (Chris); grandchildren Amanda, Tiffany, Ron III, Jennifer, and Johnathan Miller, Mark, Shannon, and Matthew Squires, Ryan...
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Robert A. Johns

January 20, 1923 - May 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Robert A. Johns

January 20, 1923 - May 1, 2017

Robert A. Johns Jr. was born on January 20, 1923 to the late Robert A. Johns Sr. and Willie Mae Arnette-Johns in Woodville Mississippi. He was the oldest of four children. He received his early education in Woodville Public Schools. At an early age, he left school to take care of his mother and siblings. In 1943, Robert joined the US Army to serve his country. He served in WW II, touring...
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Joseph F. Mure,

October 17, 1951 - April 30, 2017

Joseph F. Mure, MD, passed away at age 65 on April 30, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Joe was born on Oct. 17, 1951 in Passaic, N.J., to Rose Marie and the late Philip Mure. He married the love of his life, Janet Quotidian, on Nov. 14, 1982. He found his joy in spending time with Jan and their children, Michael and his wife Brooke, of New York, and daughter Jaclyn of Akron. His...
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Merle V. YOUNG

December 17, 1927 - April 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Margaret A. Watson

December 21, 1927 - April 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Margaret Watson

December 21, 1927 - April 28, 2017

Margaret "Peg" Watson passed away peacefully on April 28, 2017 surrounded by her family.Peg was preceded in death by William, her husband of 49 years. Survived by her children Peter, David, Rebecca (John) Patterson, and grandson Joseph Patterson.A graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, she then taught elementary school in Akron, OH; Barber's Point in Hawaii, Norfolk, Va., Lewes, Delaware, and was...
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Evelyn E. Hardy

May 19, 1927 - April 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Evelyn E. Hardy

May 19, 1927 - April 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos Funeral Home, Fairlawn, OH.
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Shawn S. Steere

February 19, 1934 - April 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos Funeral Home, Fairlawn, OH.
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Helyn C. Connelly

March 7, 1926 - April 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Helyn C. Connelly

March 7, 1926 - April 23, 2017

Helyn C Connelly, age 91, of Medina, Ohio passed away on April 23, 2017 in Medina. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 7, 1926 to the late Constantine and the late Mary (nee: Merschenko) Zarko. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert J Connelly. She is survived by her nieces, Barbara (Dave) Johns, Janet Matthews, and Judy (Jim) Seely, very dear friend Erica (Ken) Moehring; and...
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Ernest Respress

January 9, 1924 - April 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Ernest James Respress

January 9, 1924 - April 17, 2017

Ernest James Respress born Wednesday, January 9, 1924, returned to his heavenly home on Monday, April 17, 2017. Services will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 12 P.m. at Catavolos Funeral Home, 3653 W Market St, Akron, OH 44333. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until time of service. Procession will form and condolences may be sent to 923 Clement St. Akron, OH 44306.
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Diane Mary Clemens

May 1, 1936 - April 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Ferenc Zolton Schmidt

March 31, 1963 - April 15, 2017

Frank Z. Schmidt, age 54, born in Budapest, Hungary; passed away after a short illness surrounded by family and friends on April 15, 2017.Frank is survived by his loving wife, Lizzie, his sons Attila and Ferenc; his mother Barb, sister Antonia, brother Attila, his mother-in-law Elizabeth Domotor, many loving nieces, nephews, and loving friends.Frank truly loved life, enjoying time with his...
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Robert Dale Ingersoll

February 2, 1924 - April 14, 2017

Bob passed peacefully from this life on Friday, April 14 at Ohio Living Rockynol. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Ellen (Mulkins) Ingersoll with whom he had three children, Vicky Bogus, Chapy (Carol) Ingersoll and Vernon (Jackie) Ingersoll. He also leaves behind eight grandchildren - Ben (Sarah) Ingersoll, Bethany (Ryan) Ellegood, Kerry (Richard) Hines, Adam (Vanessa) Ingersoll, Kalyn...
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Lori M. Barbarich

July 10, 1975 - April 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Rose Mae Belton

November 8, 1927 - March 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Millie Anne Schneider

December 30, 1929 - March 26, 2017

Millie (nee' McCann) Jordan-SCHNEIDER passed away peacefully March 26, 2017 at the age of 87. Well known Postal Clerk for over 30 years serving the Munroe Falls Post Office with a friendly smile. Beloved wife of the late Albert Jordan and the late Terry Schneider Sr. Dear mother of Melissa Ritterbusch and Rebecca Jordan. Grandmother to Mark and Amy and great grandmother to Jordan. Sister to...
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Sara K. McKay

October 1, 1934 - March 25, 2017

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." Matthew 5:4It is with great sadness we mourn the passing of Sara "Sally" McKay, age 82. With great courage and faith, she enters the house of the Lord, surrounded by her loving family.Beloved wife of John, devoted mother of Mark, Jeff, and Patricia (Michael) LeHere; sister Marilyn Guzzo of Clarkston, MI; and beloved canine companion,...
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Edith P. Bell

July 9, 1921 - March 20, 2017

Edith Lowell (Pierce) Bell, age 95, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2017 in Akron, OH.Loving mother of Russell Terry (Bruce), Corrine (Cheryl), and Katherine (Mark), she was preceded in death by her husband of 25 years, Russell, her son, Rex, sisters Sarah Baxter, Mary Bossa, and Francis Pierce.Edith served as organist, choir director, and Sunday School teacher at First Church of Christ in...
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Robert H. Gibson

August 21, 1921 - March 19, 2017

Robert Harrison Gibson was called home by the Lord after a short illness. Born August 21st, 1921 in Bluefield, WV to the late Cecil and Cassie (Daniels) Gibson. He was the 2nd of 10 children born in their union.He moved to Akron in 1951. He was a faithful member of First Apostolic Church. Prior to his membership at First Apostolic Church, he was a faithful member of Peoples Baptist Church,...
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Mildred E. Jackley

April 26, 1928 - March 17, 2017

Mildred E Jackley, age 88.Loving mother of Doreen (Richard) Weber; dear aunt of Scott Evans (Joyce Jacobs), Marvin (Mari Lynn) Evans, and great-aunt of Zackary Evans. Loving friend of Bernard Minnick, and she leaves behind many cousins, friends and her grand-dog Raleigh.Preceded in death by her husband Richard H Jackley, sister Marie Evans, and brother-in-law Kenneth Evans.Mildred attended Akron...
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Claranell Masters

June 16, 1924 - March 17, 2017

Claranell Masters, age 92, passed away on March 3, 2017.She is survived by the loves of her life, daughter Cynthia L Masters, son Thomas A. (Connie) Masters; grandchildren Annie K (Stephen) Everhard, Thomas James (Lesley) Masters, Joseph Richard Masters; and great-grandchildren Cameron Joseph, Wesley Sean, and Jocelyn Mae.Special thanks to all her friends who made her life so enjoyable. She...
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Bette J. Roger

May 25, 1920 - February 28, 2017

Bette J Roger (nee: Demarinas), age 96, formerly known as Bette Beach passed away on February 28, 2017 at Bath Manor in Fairlawn, Ohio.Loving mother of Donald Beach and David (Susan) Beach, and sister of Dolores Biasella of Colorado and Yolanda Tesconi of California. Preceded in death by her sister Royann and her parents Roy and Anna (nee: Deluca) DemarinasBette was one of the original...
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Ella Jean Kemp

August 10, 1939 - February 28, 2017

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Gwendolyn Ruth Sinibaldi

March 19, 1930 - February 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Fern A. Marshall

July 30, 1931 - February 23, 2017

Fern A. Marshall, age 85, passed away February 23rd, 2017; beloved wife of the late Richard P. Marshall; devoted mother of Cheryl Masden (Todd), Jeffrey Ward (Ellie), and Michael Ward; loving grandmother of Chris Najsztup, Kelly Lester, Andrew Ward, Marissa Ward and great-grandmother of Ava and Addison Najsztup. Fern was a long-time member of St. Bernard Country Club in Richfield, OH. Memorial...
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William Klein

February 4, 1941 - February 22, 2017

William F. Klein, JR. (Chip) William F. Klein, JR. died peacefully on February 22, 2017 at the age of 76. Chip was born in Akron, Ohio on February 4, 1941.He was a caring and devoted son, brother and loving uncle. Chip was one of the most compassionate and giving men that you would ever meet. He was always there to help anyone in need. Chip served a tour in the United States Coast Guard aboard...
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Eris V. Wisor

August 18, 1924 - February 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos Funeral Home, Fairlawn, OH.
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Joseph E. Krownapple

March 30, 1919 - February 16, 2017

Joseph E Krownapple, 97 years old, born March 30, 1919. Passed away peacefully February 16, 2017. Lived in Akron, Ohio and Venice, Florida most of his life. Preceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary Louise of 40 yrs., two sisters Ruth and Mary. He left behind three children John, Joe and Ila Marie, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews and nieces. Niece Ruth Bazzoli whom he...
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Michael C. Palko

October 22, 1935 - February 8, 2017

Michael C Palko, age 81, went home to be with the Lord on February 8, 2017Loving husband to Gloria for 53 years.Beloved father to Bridget (Roger) Dunbar II, Kimberly (Thomas) Zawisza, Sean (Jacqueline), and Michael A. (Connie). Grandfather of 22 and great-grandfather of 21.5Michael was a US Army Veteran and retired teacher from St Vincent - St Mary High School.Family will receive friends on...
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Mary W. Luyster

August 26, 1932 - February 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos Funeral Home, Fairlawn, OH.
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Walter H. Wiesman

June 21, 1927 - January 30, 2017

Walter H Wiesman, age 89, passed away on January 30, 2017.Preceded in death by his parents Edward and Myra, son Charles, brother Edward, and sister Elizabeth Thompson.Beloved husband of Myra Ann (nee: Barron), Loving father to Walter H. Wiesman III, Dear brother of Dorothy Detwiler and Myra Baker, and life-long friend of Douglas Detwiler.Walter graduated from Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, PA...
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Mathew Burleson

March 21, 1951 - January 26, 2017

Mathew Burleson, age 64, passed away on January 26, 2017.Preceded in death by his parents Jack and Helen Burleson. Mathew is survived by his loving niece Michelle Burleson of California and many friends. Graveside service will be Friday, March 10th at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Rose Hill Burial Park where he will be laid to rest next to his parents. Pastor Cheryl Delaney, officiating. Memories may...
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Margaret Ann Elias

September 4, 1944 - January 24, 2017

Peggy Elias passed away peacefully and on her own terms on January 24, 2017. The former Margaret Ann Emerson was born September 4, 1944, in Liberty, Miss., to James and Beatrice Emerson. In 1945, she and her family moved to Akron, where she attended Crouse Grade School, West Junior High, and Ellet High School, graduating in 1962. While at Ellet, she had the lead role in the musical "Annie Get...
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Ann L. Slivka

December 13, 1930 - January 24, 2017

Ann L Slivka, age 86, of Fairlawn, OH. passed away peacefully on January 24th, 2017.She was born in Cleveland, OH on December 13, 1930. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Daniel, son Daniel J., daughter Judith, parents Adolph and Rose (Pekar) Kovar, and brothers Anthony Kovar and Leonard Kovar.Ann is survived by daughters Rosanne (Curt Vogelhuber) and Mary Beth (Bill Fraser), sons...
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Nancy J. Harris

August 24, 1937 - January 23, 2017

Nancy J Harris, age 79, passed away peacefully on January 23, 2017.Preceded in death by her husband Kenneth J., son Kenneth Jr., step-daughter Kathy, grandson Shane, and great-granddaughter Addison.Beloved mother of Kim (Ed) Jetter and step-daughter Kolleen; Loving grandmother to Chelsea, Christine, Katie, Erin, Lauren, Bridget, and Shiloh, great-grandchildren Stevie, Timothy, Xavier, and Lachlan...
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Dave E. Tate

October 2, 1952 - January 22, 2017

Dave Tate, age 64, went home to be with his Savior, unexpectedly, yet peacefully in his sleep on January 22, 2017.He was born to James A Tate and Edna Jean Ann Tate on October 2. 1952. Dave lived his entire life in Akron, OH and was a lifetime member of Zion Lutheran Church. During his school years, he attended Zion Lutheran Elementary School, Central Hower, Anitoch College, Kent State, and the...
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Donald E. Wolff

October 6, 1923 - January 18, 2017

Donald E. Wolff, age 93, went to join his loving wife, Betty, on January 18, 2017.Survived by his children Debbie (Ken) Schweitzer, Rory (Debbie), Gordon (Darlene D.), and Darlene J.; his nine grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and his brothers and sisters Caroline, Ken, Jimmy, and Barbara.Donald was a Navy Veteran, worked as the plant manager at A....
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Phillip J. Gerome

May 15, 1925 - January 17, 2017

Phillip "Pappy" passed away peacefully after a short illness on January 17, 2017 at the age of 91.Phil enjoyed a long and glorious life, staying very active up until a month before his departure. Never giving into age, Phil still went dancing 1 or 2 times a week, went to the gym (Green YMCA) three days a week, played cards in his Euchre group on Fridays and "in his spare time" visited his...
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Josif Kondovski

October 2, 1924 - January 13, 2017

Josif Kondovski, age 92. Born on October 2, 1924 in Yugoslavia passed away on January 13, 2017 in Akron, OH.Preceded in death by his loving wife, Jelena, and his parents Spase and Maria Lazaroff, his sister Olga and brother Sterijo.Beloved father of Alex (Mirjana) Kondow and loving grandfather to Helena Marie Kondow. Josif was an uncle, cousin and friend to many.Josif was a graduate of the...
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Anna S. LANCE

June 19, 1921 - January 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Velma V. Powers

February 1, 1917 - January 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos Funeral Home, Fairlawn, OH.
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Caryl L. Cowgill

October 8, 1943 - January 7, 2017

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Elsa Fedors

December 29, 1936 - January 6, 2017

Elsa Fedors, (Jelica Jelisaveta), of Apostolic Christian faith, went home to be with the Lord on January 6, 2017. Elsa was born on December 29th, 1936 in Visnjicevo, Yugoslavia. She came to the United States in 1968 and became a Citizen of the United States on July 25th, 1995. She was the Loving mother of Vesna Favret husband Thomas Favret, Janet Fedors, husband John Hendershott. Dear...
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Harley E. Adkins

October 21, 1932 - January 2, 2017

Harley E Adkins, age 84, went home to be with the Lord on January 2nd, 2017.Preceded in death by his parents Basil and Abbie; brothers Roy, Howard, and Luther; sisters Nellie Massie, Glenna Tincher, Betty Schneider, and Hilda Nutter.Loving husband to Nancy of 52 years. Beloved father of Christine (John) Johnson, Brian Adkins, and Richard "Whitey" (Carol) Prunty, Greg Prunty, Sue (Dan) Young,...
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Irene E. Brown

January 22, 1927 - January 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Kenneth Andrew Tyrpak

November 11, 1938 - December 31, 2016

Kenneth Andrew Tyrpak, age 78, passed away at home on December 31, 2016.Loving husband of Shirley, married for 53 years. Dear father of Lisa (Richard) Nicoletti and David (Tammy) Tyrpak; devoted grandfather and best friend to Alec Nicoletti.Kenneth graduated from Case Institute of Technology with a Bachler and Master Degree in Civil Engineering and was the co-owner of Western Reserve Engineering...
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Eileen Marie Leventhal

July 3, 1959 - December 29, 2016

Eileen Marie Leventhal (née Kelly) age 57, passed away on December 29, 2016.Loving wife of 25 years to Marvin; beloved daughter of Hugh J. Kelly Sr. (deceased) and Helen M. Kelly (née Orgel); dear sister of Mary Corall (Tom), Anne Kelly, Hugh Kelly (Lisa), Margaret Anselmo (Mike) and Alfred Kelly (Helen); fond aunt of eleven nieces and nephews and one great nephew; and a friend tomany....
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Beverly A. Emich

July 11, 1942 - December 25, 2016

Beverly A Emich (nee: Brenner), age 74, went home to be with her Lord on December 25, 2016.Bev was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.She was born July 11, 1942 in Akron, Ohio and was a 1960 graduate of Copley High School.Bev is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Jerry Emich; children Jerry Jr. (Patty) Emich, Sheri (Zoltan) Csepe, Tracy (Bob) Csaky, 12...
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Isabel Pfahl

February 12, 1926 - December 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Karen Kay Smart

May 24, 1945 - December 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos Funeral Home, Fairlawn, OH.
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Steve PILO

August 23, 1925 - December 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Steve Pilo

August 23, 1925 - December 19, 2016

Steve Pilo, age 91, passed away peacefully on December 19th, 2016.Preceded in death by his wife Carol, parents Stephen and Ann, brother Michael, and daughter Deborah Backer.Survived by his children Sharen (Tim) Meyer, Becky Bradley, Carol (Brendan) Bannister, Michael (Tracy), and step-daughter Susan (John) Klimo; one grandson and six granddaughters, and 4 great-grandchildren.Steve was a WWII...
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Deborah Hudkins

September 18, 1957 - December 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Deborah Hudkins

September 18, 1957 - December 18, 2016

Deborah Leone Hudkins passed away December 18th 2016 after a sudden illness; Debbie was 59.Debbie was preceded in death by father William D. Hudkins 2004; mother Betty Hudkins(Cook) 2012; brothers Charles M. Hudkins 2015 and Morgan D Hudkins 2015Debbie is survived by brothers Billy(Nicki) Hudkins - Florida and Larry Hudkins - Cuyahoga FallsDebbie, a proud 1977 graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High...
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Linda Jane Harrison

May 16, 1947 - December 14, 2016

Linda Jane Harrison, 69, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 after a long illness.Linda was born on May 16, 1947 and raised in Akron where she attended Buchtel High School. Linda graduated in the first Special Education class for the Developmentally Disabled, ever to graduate in Akron. Linda was very active in her faith communities - first at St Paul's Episcopal church, and...
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Dolores N. Casenhiser

April 9, 1934 - December 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos Funeral Home, Fairlawn, OH.
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Barbara Louise Kostelnick

February 8, 1927 - December 5, 2016

Barbara "Louise" Kostelnick, 89, of Fairlawn, OH was reunited in heaven with her husband, Clement, on December 5th, 2016.Preceded in death by her parents Gertrude and Grover Combs, sisters Wilma and Roberta, and her beautiful granddaughter Katherine Grace Babak.Beloved mother of Richard (Kathleen), Jamie (Daniel) Maloy, Karen (Mark) Mason, and Nancy (Michael) Babak.Loving grandmother to Joseph,...
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Carmel Childers

August 12, 1928 - December 2, 2016

Carmel Childers, 88, of Akron Ohio went home to be with the Lord on December 2, 2016 Carmel was born in Mouth Card, Kentucky on August 12, 1928 to John Childers and Victoria Hackney. Carmel was a CPL in the 31st Infantry Regiment of the Korean War. He worked for Pepsi-Cola Bottlers of Akron for 35 years and was a member of the retired Teamsters Union local 348.He was preceded in death by his...
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Carole J. Heidler

November 13, 1930 - December 1, 2016

When Carole Jane McAllister Heidler passed away on December 1, 2016 we all lost a very special woman. Jane (Carole) was a friend to all she knew and had special gifts of grace, elegance and compassion for all. In September, 2016 a wonderful story appeared in her hometown newspaper (The Wooster Daily Record) about a special event that celebrated her life and the life she shared...
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Thomas G. Sonnie

May 25, 1973 - November 29, 2016

Thomas G. Sonnie, 43, beloved father, brother, and son, unexpectedly passed away on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016. Thomas was born in Cleveland, Ohio on May 25th, 1973. He graduated from Eastlake North High School and continued on to pursue a Culinary Arts degree. Known affectionately by his family as "T.G.", Thomas touched the lives of nearly everyone he met with his generosity and desire to make...
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Elsie Mae Gilles

April 11, 1929 - November 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Flora Jean JENKINS

October 7, 1928 - November 24, 2016

Flora J Jenkins, age 88, passed away on November 24, 2016.She is survived by her daughters Judith (Paul) Rustine, Barbara Jenkins, and Cynthia (Qinton) Zastawnik, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Flora served as a volunteer in the Neo-Natal division of Akron Children's Hospital, a member of the 55+ Senior Club, Oasis Singing Choir, and the Chapel Hill Walkers ClubInurnment on...
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Grace L. DAUPHIN

May 1, 1927 - November 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos Funeral Home, Fairlawn, OH.
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Arliene Dunn

March 24, 1923 - November 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Harry M. SHUE

July 14, 1922 - November 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Harry M. Shue

July 14, 1922 - November 19, 2016

Harry M. Shue, 94 of Wadsworth, Ohio passed into the presence of God Saturday, November 19, 2016. Preceded in death by Gene (wife) and Carol Ann (daughter), parents, Marshal & Myrtle Shue, brothers, Clyde, Paul, Luther, Donald, Roy (Duke), James (Trigger) and sisters, Ethel, Ruth, Virginia, Janet , Edith and is survived by David M. Shue (son).Life began in 1922 in Middlefield, Ohio among the...
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Rachel Thomas

June 24, 1922 - November 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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Mary Charlotte Hostvedt

February 9, 1927 - November 10, 2016

Born February 9th, 1927 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Mary Charlotte left this life on the 10th of November. She was the second of four children born to Jesse and Marie Kline. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Harry Leif Hostvedt; her parents; her brothers Kenneth and Elwood; and her little sister, Ruth. Mary grew up in a converted school house on West Steels Corners Road and attended Northampton...
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Rachel A. Thomas

June 24, 1922 - November 10, 2016

Rachel A Thomas, age 94, went home to be with the Lord on November 10, 2016.Preceded in death by her son John B Thomas, IIIBeloved wife of Bishop John B Thomas of 79 years; Loving mother of Richard (Janis) Dobbins, Juanita (Robert) Thorn, Raphael (Eudella), William (Sheila), Rhubie, and Robert; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews...
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Judith LaRiccia-Grant

May 3, 1960 - November 6, 2016

Judith (Judy) LaRiccia-GrantPassed away Sunday November 6, 2016 at the age of 56. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 13th at Catavolos Funeral Home (3653 W Market St, Akron, OH 44333). Visitation with friends and family from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Memorial Service promptly begins at 2:00 PM. Stay for refreshments and food immediately following the memorial service.Beloved wife of...
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Dorothy E. Hallauer

November 3, 1916 - November 5, 2016

Dorothy E Hallauer, 100 years young, went to be with Jesus on November 5, 2016.Preceded in death by her husband Gerald, sons Alec and William, and grandson Jeff.Loving mother-in-law of Debra; grandmother to Shannon (Ryde) Roupe, Brad Burtrand, Brenda (Joe) Blinkhorn, and Cindy (Gary) Mathys; and great-grandmother of seven.Special thank you to Great Lakes Hospice for their compassionate care and...
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Paul Malenkovic

February 16, 1963 - November 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, OH.
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