Leida Rooma, 87, of Medina, formerly of Brunswick, died Tuesday, Nov.
18, 1997, at Medina General Hospital.
Born in Tallin, Estonia, she had been a Medina County resident for
40 years. Mrs. Rooma was a member of the Medina Senior Citizens Club. She
had been a homemaker.
Mrs. Rooma is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Peter (Gayle)
Rooma of Westfield; daughter, Merike Kaia Lange of Comer, Ga.; and four
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander; and parents, Joosep
and Anna Veskimets.
Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Carlson's, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 3477
Medina Road (state Route 18 and River Styx Road), Medina. Fr. Stephen Kaminski
Burial: Eastlawn Memory Gardens, Brunswick.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis
Xavier Catholic Church Building Fund, 606 E. Washington St., Medina 44256.
Arthur W. Allen
Arthur William Allen, 72, of York Township, died Tuesday, Nov. 18,
1997, at Fairview General Hospital.
Born in Renova, Pa., on Aug. 13, 1925, he had been Medina County resident
for 31 years, previously living in California. Mr. Allen retired from Owens
Corning Fiberglass in Medina in 1987 after 17 years of service. He was
a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Moose Lodge, both in
Medina. He served as a bus driver for Medina County Transit.
He is survived by his wife, Marie (nee Lockard) to whom he married
in 1945; son, Rocky (Jody) of Medina; daughters, Linda Hill of Medina,
and Nikki (David) Brady of Barstol, Calif.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren;
and sisters, Eleanor English of Medina, Margaret Meyers of Jersey Shore,
Pa., and Blanche Reed of Scottsdale, Ariz.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Lulu (Stiner) Allen.
Private family services were held.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association,
NEO Affiliate, 1689 E. 115th St., Cleveland 44106.
Member of the Ohio Cremation and Memorial Society, (800) 555-2188.
Eileen M. Brophy
Eileen Mae Brophy, 79, of Litchfield Township, died Friday, Nov. 21,
1997, at Ohio Pythian Sister Home, Medina.
Born in Wadsworth to William and Edith Ries, she had been a Litchfield
resident since 1947. Mrs. Brophy held several positions including cafeteria
cook in the Buckeye school system. She was a member of the Litchfield Youth
Boosters and became involved with the operation of the concession stand
for baseball games at Litchfield ballpark. One of the Litchfield ball diamonds
was named for her, Eileen Brophy Field. Mrs. Brophy enjoyed reading, and
sports of all kinds by listening to the radio.
She is survived by her husband, Glenn, to whom she was married 60 years;
son, Fred Brophy of Medina; daughter, Frances Beriswell of Grafton; six
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Earl Ries of California;
and sister, Cornelia Bordac of Wadsworth.
Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road,
Valley City. The Rev. David Shimp will officiate.
Burial: York Township Cemetery, Mallet Creek.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial suggested, if desired, may be made to Litchfield Fire and
Lucille G. MacKay
Lucille G. MacKay of Chippewa Lake, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 1997,
at her home.
She was born in Buffalo, N.Y., and was a Medina County resident for
Mrs. MacKay was the beloved mother of Geraldine (Jerry) Hall of Springboro,
Ohio, and Bonnie Semon of Chippewa Lake; and the beloved grandmother of
Eric and Bryan Hall, and Kelsey, Casey and Christian Semon.
She was reunited with her husband, Dr. Milton J. MacKay, who passed
away in 1980.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. today at Jesus Divine Redeemer Mission, 7230
Lake Road, Chippewa Lake. The Rev. Mr. John Buda will officiate.
Burial: Lakewood Park Cemetery, Rocky River.
Arrangements are being handled by Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Aladdin's,
c/o Akron Children's Hospital, Volunteer Department, 1 Perkins Square,
Dolores McAdams (nee Gooding) died.
She was the beloved mother of Robert James and Sandra Kiefer; grandmother
of six; and great-grandmother of four.
She was the beloved wife of the late James; and dear mother of the
Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Byzantine Catholic Church, 8111
Brecksville Road, Brecksville.
Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Berry Funeral Home, 23040 Ridge
Road (east of Clague), Westlake.
William C. Steinmetz
William C. Steinmetz, 83, of Medina, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 1997,
at Manor Care Village.
He was born in Jersey City, N.J., on Feb. 23, 1914, and had been a
Medina County resident for many years. He was a supervisor for Ford Motor
Co. in Brook Park.
Mr. Steinmetz is survived by his sons, William Steinmetz of Canton,
Robert Steinmetz of Medina and Douglas Steinmetz of Rochester, N.Y.; and
He was preceded in death by his wife, Winifred (nee Jones).
Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Martyrs Church,
3100 Weymouth Road, Medina. Fr. Robert Pfeiffer will officiate.
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Brook Park.
Visiting hours: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association,
225 W. Exchange St., Akron 44302.
Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Evelyn R. Strouse
Evelyn R. Strouse, 82, of Cape Coral, Fla., and a summer resident of
Medina, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 1997, in Medina.
She was born in Brook Park on Jan. 26, 1915, and had been a Medina
County resident most of her life. She was a member of St. Andrews Church
in Florida, St. Francis Xavier Church in Medina, and Kings Daughters. Mrs.
Strouse was homemaker and a realtor with Bruce Block.
She was the loving wife of Donald L., to whom she was married 53 years;
beloved mother of Joan Marie (Ronald) Rundle of Medina and Judith Ann (Larry)
DeVoe of Wellington; dear sister of Helen Eckert of Cape Coral, Marie Kiefer
of Middleburg Heights, George Navratil of Westlake and James Navratil of
Medina; grandchildren, David, Daniel, Darla and Sheila; and great-grandchild,
She was preceded in death by her brothers, John and Edward Navratil;
sisters, Irene Selig and Mildred Eck; parents, James and Eva T. (nee Gedeon)
Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Francis Xavier Church,
606 E. Washington St., Medina. Fr. Stephen Kaminski will officiate.
Burial: St. Francis Cemetery, Medina.
Visiting hours: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes,
Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St., Medina.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 797
N. Court St., Medina 44256.
Rosemary A. Botson
Rosemary Ann Botson, 64, of Middleburg Heights, died Thursday, Nov.
20, 1997, at the Cleveland Clinic.
She was born Sept. 4, 1933, in Lakewood. Mrs. Botson was a waitress.
She is survived by her sons, William J. (Barbara) Botson Jr., Richard
(Linda) Botson, Mark (Sarah) Botson and James Botson; daughters, Ellen
Botson, Rosalyn (Robert) White, Loretta (Tony) Turn, Christine Botson,
Mary (James) Spirakus and Jeanne Botson; and 21 grandchildren.
Mrs. Botson was preceded in death by her husband, the late William
Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Bartholemew Church, Bagley Road, Middleburg
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Cleveland.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Tomon & Sons Funeral
Home, 7327 Pearl Road, Middleburg Heights.
Jacquelyn M. Ferguson
Jacquelyn Marie Ferguson, 71, of Coshocton, passed away Saturday, Nov.
22, 1997, at her home.
She was born June 23, 1926, in New Lexington, Ohio, to Joseph and Verna
Colburn Gordon. Mrs. Ferguson had resided in Medina and Spencer before
moving to Coshocton in 1991. She had previously worked at Wedgewood Country
Club (Medina CC), Pine Tree Inn and Hausted Manufacturing Co. in Medina.
Mrs. Ferguson had been a senior citizens volunteer for many years in both
the Medina and Coshocton areas.
She is survived by her husband, Raymond; daughters, Mrs. Robert (Suzette)
Hamey of Lafayette Township and Patricia Ann Vaughn of River Styx; son,
Terry Raymond Ferguson of Coshocton; five grandchildren; one great-granddaughter;
sisters, Martha Johnson of Valley City and Johnna Lee Johnson of Harrisonburg,
Va.; and brothers, Joseph P. Gordon Jr. of Medina and James D. Gordon of
Mrs. Ferguson was preceded in death by her parents; and grandson, David
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Parker & Son
Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi.
Anna B. Herrmann
Anna B. Herrmann, 82, of Homerville, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 1997, at
Lodi Community Hospital.
She was born May 13, 1915, in Cleveland to Henry A. and Anna (nee Gerhardt)
Neurohr. Mrs. Herrmann moved from Euclid to Homerville in 1952. She was
a homemaker all her life. Mrs. Herrmann was the past president of the Homer
PTA, past president of the Lodi Community Hospital Auxiliary, a member
of the West Salem 50 + and the Women Guild of St. Stephen's Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband, Frederick Herrmann, whom she married
Nov. 12, 1938; sons and daughters-in-law, Frederick Herrmann Jr. of Maine,
William H. Herrmann of China, Lawrence J. and Linda Herrmann of Waterville
and Richard and Dannette Herrmann of West Salem; daughters and sons-in-law,
Kathleen and Dale Grassbaugh of Howard, Ohio, Anne and George Schaefer
of Elyria, Mary and Michael Mole of Chatham Township and Margaret and Robert
Dreher of Homerville; 23 grandchildren; and brothers, Henry Neurohr of
Cleveland and Lawrence Neurohr of Sandusky.
Mrs. Herrmann was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Lillian
Mass: Noon Wednesday at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, West Salem.
The Rev. Carl Uhler will officiate.
Burial: Maple Hill Cemetery, Homerville.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Matteson Funeral
Home, West Salem. A prayer service will be held at 8:45 p.m. at the funeral
Memorial contributions may be made to the Town and Country Rescue Squad,
P.O. Box 175, West Salem 44287, or Lodi Community Hospital Auxiliary, 225
Elyria St., Lodi 44254.
Robert Drum, 69, died Monday, Nov. 24, 1997, at his home in Alden,
N.Y., while under hospice family care.
A native of DuBois, Pa., Bob spent nearly all of his adult life involved
with several volunteer fire departments, becoming head trustee and a life
member in a number of fire department-related organizations in both New
York and Pennsylvania. His dedication and service involvement with these
organizations has influenced the third generation of the Drum family, as
his grandson Michael is a lieutenant with the Brunswick Hills Volunteer
Fire Department and a newly hired full-time firefighter in Mansfield. Bob
was retired from General Motors as an inspector.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou (Harris); sons, Robert (Patricia)
of Brunswick and John (Julie) of Ft. Myers, Fla.; daughters, Mary Ann Stroka
and Mary Beth Seamon (James), both of Alden and Martha Bunyan (Mark) of
Lockport, N.Y.; sisters, Catherine Henneman and Martha Beam (Donald), both
of Pennsylvania; brothers, William and George, both of Pennsylvania; and
He was preceded in death by his brothers, John, Harry and James.
The funeral arrangements are being handled by Charles Meyer Funeral
Home, Alden, on Wednesday.
Mass of Christian Burial: St. John the Baptist, Alden.
A firemen's cortege by the Millgrove Fire Department will escort the
procession to St. Albert's Cemetery in Lancaster, N.Y.
In place of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of the donor's
Jerry B. Ferrell
Jerry B. Ferrell, 57, of the Medina area, died Friday, Nov. 21, 1997,
at Medina General Hospital.
He was born on April 6, 1940, in Livingston, Tenn., and was a lifetime
Medina County resident. Mr. Ferrell was a member of the Medina County Chamber
of Commerce, Ohio Motorcycle Dealers Association, Medina Eagles Lodge and
Medina Moose Lodge. He had many passions, including his canine friends,
Brandi and Ella, and his 855 John Deere and Cornwell tool box. Mr. Ferrell
also enjoyed picnics at the lake.
He owned and operated Jerry Ferrell Motorcycle Dealership for 25 years
with his wife, and Ferrell Drywall Co. for 30 years. Mr. Ferrell served
in the National Guard.
He is survived by his wife, Julie (nee Kurtz) of West Salem; daughter
and son-in-law, Tracy and Bryan of Lodi; daughter, Susie of Colorado; son
and daughter-in-law, Brett and Kathie Ferrell of Medina; son, Brian Ferrell
of Medina; sisters and brothers-in-law, Marie and Dick Booth of Wadsworth
and Opal and Loren Codding of Colorado; brother, Mike Ferrell of Medina;
and 10 grandchildren.
Mr. Ferrell was preceded in death by his parents, Cloyd and Veachel;
daughter, Kim; and special canine friends, Brandy and Annabelle.
Service: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina
Chapel, 765 N. Court St. The Rev. Timothy Steiner will officiate.
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina.
Visiting hours: 2 to 5 and 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Howard L. Good
Howard L. Good, 81, of Wadsworth, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 1997, at Rittman
Nursing & Rehabilitation Center after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Good was born in, and was a lifelong resident of Wadsworth. He
was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in World War II. Mr. Good
was a loan manager at Jack Sommer Chevrolet for several years and previously
owned Good Lincoln-Mercury. He was a member of Wadsworth United Methodist
Church, American Legion Post 170 and past president of Wadsworth Lions
Club. He served as a Wadsworth Township trustee and was on the Wadsworth-Rittman
Mr. Good is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Richard L. and
Daneen of Louisville, Ky.; son, Gary B. of Hudson; grandchildren, Michael,
Richard, Bruce, Steven and Debra; great-grandchildren, Ashley, Allison
and Michael; and brothers, Wayne D. of Wadsworth and Lawrence E. of Frankfort,
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mable I., in October; and brother,
Service: Noon Wednesday at Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174
N. Lyman St., Wadsworth. The Rev. Carol A. Cutting will officiate.
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 10 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at
the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Wadsworth Lions Club sight programs.
Carol A. Perdue
Carol A. Perdue (nee Swingle), 53, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Nov. 14,
1997, in Phoenix.
She was born in Elyria on Dec. 11, 1943, and had been a Medina County
resident for many years. Mrs. Perdue was a housewife.
She is survived by her husband, Ernest Perdue of Phoenix; daughters,
Melinda (Terry) Greene of Medina and Barbara Carpenter; son, Craig Dunkle
of Columbus; brothers, Paul W. Swingle Jr., John R. Swingle, Thomas M.
Swingle and David A. Swingle; and mother, Evelyn Swingle of Medina.
She was preceded in death by her father, Paul William Swingle Sr.
All services were handled in Phoenix.
Dale R. Morrison
Dale R. Morrison, 86, of Wadsworth Township, died Tuesday, Nov. 25,
1997, at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital.
Mr. Morrison was born in Wadsworth Township where he was a lifelong
resident and farmer. He was also a bus driver for Wadsworth City Schools
for 20 years, and an avid hunter and gardener. In 1947, he built the Blue
Sky Drive-In, which he owned for five years.
He is survived by his wife, Roberta (nee Klase), to whom he was married
64 years; daughters and sons-in-law, Virginia and Dick Zurbuch of Attica,
Ohio, Roberta and James Kelly, Sally and Roger Porter, Kay and Gary Rasor
and Deborah and Michael Gurich, all of Wadsworth Township; 12 grandchildren;
13 great-grandchildren; and sister, Evelyn Welsh of Copley Township.
Service: 1 p.m. Friday at Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N.
Lyman St., Wadsworth. The Rev. Joseph F. Ertl will officiate.
Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 11 a.m. until the time of the service Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital,
P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 300, Memphis, TN 38148.
Leona C. Wightman
Leona C. Wightman, 92, of Lafayette Township, died Friday, Nov. 21,
1997, at Sophia Huntington Parker Nursing Home.
Born on Dec. 25, 1904, in Sharon, Ohio, she had been a Medina County
resident for many years. Mrs. Wightman was a homemaker and a member of
Church at the Lake.
Mrs. Wightman is survived by her daughters, Twila Christy of Medina
and Vivian Hamm of Willow Springs, Mo.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton J.; and sisters,
Ilda Silchuk, Aleen Wright, Maydelle Kindig and Alma Walls.
Visiting hours: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes,
Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Church at
the Lake, 7824 Lake Road, Chippewa Lake 44215.
John A. Mirro Sr., M.D.
John A. Mirro Sr., M.D., 85, of Crown Point, Ind., formerly of Merrillville
and Lowell, passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 1997.
Dr. Mirro was a member of St. Matthias Church and a former member of
St. Stephen Martyr Church and St. Edward Church. He graduated from Loyola
University and received his medical degree from the University of Illinois.
He established a general practice in Lowell in 1939, then relocated to
the Ross Clinic, Merrillville, in 1965, until his retirement. He served
on the Lake County Board of Health for 20 years and was past president
of the Lake County Medical Society and medical staff of St. Mary Mercy
Dr. Mirro is survived by his wife, Cecelia; children, John A. (Mary)
Mirro Jr., M.D., of Crown Point, Marie Mirro (David) Edmonds of Medina,
Michael (Jeanne) Mirro, M.D., of Fort Wayne, Ind., Maureen Mirro (Michael)
Zimmer of Alexandria, Va., and Kathleen Mirro (Henry) Clarke of Gaithersbergh,
Md.; 17 grandchildren; brother, Richard (Marie) Mirro; and sisters, Frances
(Joe) DeFranco and Rita Repa, both of Chicago, Ill.
Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Pruzin & Little Chapel and 10 a.m.
at St. Matthias Church. The Revs. Terry Steffens and Myron Lowisz will
Burial: Calumet Park Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Pruzin & Little
Funeral Service, 811 E. Franciscan Drive (on State Road 55, south of State
Road 231), Crown Point. Vigil service will be at 4.
Memorials preferred to St. Anthony Home.
Ed Stopke, 64, of Mount Home, Texas, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25,
1997, at a local hospital.
Mr. Stopke was a resident of Mount Home for three years and a prior
resident of Louisiana. He was born on Jan. 15, 1933, in St. Louis, Mo.,
and was a television broadcasting engineer for 30 years. Mr. Stopke was
a member of the VFW and was on the house committee. He served in the U.S.
Army from 1951 to 1954.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. JoAnn Stopke of Mount Home; mother,
Avis Stopke of Boynton Beach, Fla.; daughters, Mary Ellen Stopke of West
Palm Beach, Fla., and Karen Fullerton of Nashville, Tenn.; sons, Tim Stopke
of Medina and David Fullerton of Nashville; sister, Sally Medaris of Boynton
Beach; and three grandchildren.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Kerrville Veterans Administration Hospital.
The Rev. Frankie Enloe will officiate.
Interment: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to a Hospice of the donor's choice.
Grimes Funeral Chapels in Kerrville, Texas, is in charge of arrangements.
James A. Bishop
James A. Bishop, 78, of Medina, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 1997, at his
Mr. Bishop was born in Fort Gay, W.Va., and had been a Medina County
resident for 60 years. He was a member of Rittman VFW 1610 and retired
from Packaging Corp. of America after working there 34 years. He served
in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Bishop, of Medina, to whom he was
married 57 years; sons, James E. Bishop of Niceville, Fla., Donald Bishop
of Doylestown and Gary Bishop of New Concord, Ohio; daughters, Sherry Dollar
of Medina and Judith Roach of Adamsville, Ohio; brothers, Clifford Bishop
of Umatilla, Fla., John Bishop of Wooster and Norman Bishop of Spokane,
Wash.; sisters, Mae Jones Porter of Wellston, Ohio, Eileen Council of Hollywood,
Fla., and Pat Guy of West Palm Beach, Fla.; 18 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Anne Barker; and brothers,
Russell and Henry.
Service: 2 p.m. Monday at Armstrong Funeral Home, 25 Pleasant St.,
Seville. The Rev. Claude McComas will officiate.
Burial: Burbank Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, P.O.
Box 122, Medina 44258-0122.
Helen F. Jones
Helen F. Jones, 99, of Medina, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 1997.
Born on March 1, 1898, in Brooklyn, N.Y., she had been a Medina County
resident for six years. Mrs. Jones was active in Episcopal church work.
She is survived by her daughters, Ruth (Keith) Kline of Medina and
Carol (Robert) Morrill of Burimingham, Mich.; son, Robert (Sue) Jones of
Warrensville Heights; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold William.
Private family memorial services will be held.
Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Arthur H. Thuener
Arthur H. Thuener, 74, of Medina, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 1997, in Medina.
He was born on July 18, 1923, in Cleveland, and had been a Medina County
resident for three years. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic
Church, Brunswick VFW 9520, and the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree. Mr.
Thuener was employed at Higbees, Cleveland. He had served in the U.S. Army
during World War II.
He is survived by his daughters, Darleen Plute (Raymond) of Medina,
Connie Higgins of Brunswick and Stephanie Miktuk (Charles) of Parma; sons,
Arthur H. Thuener III of Medina, Joe Thuener (Lori) of Hinckley Township
and Ross Thuener (Rochele) of Strongsville; special friend, Gertrude; sister,
Arlene Uzl of Cleveland; brother, Lloyd Thuener of Alabama; and 19 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Concetta; and son-in-law, Bill
Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis Xavier
Catholic Church, 606 E. Washington St., Medina.
Burial: Eastlawn Memory Gardens, Brunswick.
Visiting hours: 2 to 9 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral Homes,
Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Francis Building Fund.
Sadie Vaughn Muldrew
Sadie Vaughn Muldrew, 89, of Wadsworth, died Friday, Nov. 28, 1997,
at Wadsworth Health Care.
She was born on Aug. 15, 1908, in West Virginia.
Mrs. Muldrew is survived by her grandson, William Lee Muldrew of Wooster.
She was preceded in death by her son, William.
Service: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Spring Grove Cemetery Chapel. The Rev.
Jim Duty will officiate.
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery.
Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Nellie M. Duty
Nellie M. Duty, 86, of Clawson, Mich., and Medina, died at Medina General
She was a housewife and a member of Church of Christ.
She is survived by her sons, Jim Duty of Medina and Jack Duty of Clawson;
sister, Geneva Rainwater of Lenore, N.C.; brother, Seymour McClure of Madison,
W.Va.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Service: 2 p.m. Sunday at Handley-Danville Funeral Home. Jim and Jack
Duty will officiate.
Burial: Boone Memorial Park.
Visiting hours: 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Michael Martonicz, 80, of Port Richey, Fla., died Thursday, Nov. 27,
1997, at his home.
Born in West Farmington, Ohio, Mr. Martonicz had been a resident of
Florida for 25 years, formerly residing in Brunswick. He served in the
Army Air Corps during World War II, and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic
Church in Hudson, Fla.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; son, Chuck Martonicz of Indianapolis,
Ind.; daughter, Gail Martonicz of Medina; sisters, Helen Martonicz of Sun
City, Ariz., and Ann Gell of North Ridgeville; four grandchildren; and
several nieces and nephews.
National Cremation Society is in charge of arrangements.
Edward Olson Jr.
Edward Olson Jr. died Nov. 21, 1997.
Mr. Olston was a self-employed tile setter and was a resident of Hinckley
Township for 41 years.
He was the beloved husband of Nora, to whom he was married 43 years;
loving father of Cary Olson and Lori Flick; grandfather of Justin, Matthew,
Zachery and Breanna Olson and Christopher and Jordon Flick; and brother
of Kenneth and Robert Olson and Patricia Rostas.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Dec. 6 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1605
Center Road, Hinckley.
Babitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charles J. Fisher
Charles J. Fisher, 75, of Wadsworth, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 1997,
at his residence.
Born in Akron on May 27, 1922, Mr. Fisher was employed at the B &
P Truck Stop. He then became a cab driver. He was a member of Grace &
Truth Tabernacle, and enjoyed gardening and traveling. He served in the
U.S. Army during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Blondena Fisher (nee Lowe); daughters,
Charlene Garrett, and Dagmar McCroskey (Dave), both of Barberton; stepdaughter,
Donna Foster (Bob) of Akron; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren;
and sisters, Lena Buchanan (Jim) and Leona Wurtz (Steve), both of Barberton,
Arlene Marteny (Robert) of New Philadelphia, Thelma Sine of Uniontown,
Jeanette Jeffers of Alliance and Francis Watson of New Comberstown.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Failey.
Service: 11 a.m. Monday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Chapel, Wadsworth.
The Rev. Wayne LaFollette will officiate.
Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Hillcrest Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blondena Fisher, 724 State St.,
Arrangements are being handled by Roberts Funeral Home, Wooster.