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Marguerite H. Culp
Marguerite Helen Culp, 74, of Clermont, Fla., died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998.
She was born in Youngstown and operated a gift store in Chippewa Lake where she lived.
Mrs. Culp is survived by her husband, John W. of Clermont; son, Dennis of Chippewa Lake; brothers, Edward Yarb of Palm Harbor, Fla., and William Yarb of Youngstown; sisters, Gertrude Patrick of Groveland, Fla., and Ethel DiLallo of Safety Harbor, Fla.; and two grandchildren.
Memorial services in Ohio will be at a later date.
Kurfiss Funeral Chapel in Clermont is in charge of arrangements.

Mary P. Hutton
Mary P. Hutton, 79, of Chippewa Lake, died Monday, Jan. 5, 1998, at Evergreen Rehab & Specialty Care Center in Medina.
She was born on March 10, 1918, in Stewart County, Tenn., to Robert and Lucy E. (Lane) Wallace. She married George Hutton on Oct. 31, 1958. She was a homemaker and member of Triangle Baptist Church where she had been a treasurer and Sunday school teacher. Mrs. Hutton enjoyed crocheting and gardening.
Mrs. Hutton is survived by her husband, George; son and daughter-in-law, James R. and Dixie Watkins of Cleveland; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and stepsister, Evelyn Odom of Valley City.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Merideth; and several stepbrothers and stepsisters.
Service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Triangle Baptist Church. The Rev. Paul L. Taylor will officiate.
Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today at Roberts Funeral Home, 7067 Cleveland Road, state Route 3 north, Wooster.

Pauline E. Kale
Pauline E. Kale, 71, of Sharon Center, died Monday, Jan. 5, 1998, at her residence following an extended illness.
She was born in 1926 in Grayling, Mich., to George and Jenny (Finley) Charvat and moved to Medina County as a child. She was a former resident of North Royalton, where she drove a school bus for many years and served as a 4-H adviser. She moved to Sharon Center in 1974. Mrs. Kale was a member of Medina Presbyterian Church and Skypark Low Flyers Club motorcycle group.
She is survived by her husband, George ''Tink'' Kale, to whom she had been married 51 years; children, Pam McCosh of Brook Park, Edith Lemermeier of Weymouth, Cindee Tyree of Wadsworth and Clifford Kale of Lodi; brother, Martin Charvat of Hinckley Township; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Debra Sue Kale.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Saturday at Medina Presbyterian Church, 5020 Burgundy Bay Blvd. The Rev. James Gilbert will officiate.
Private family burial will be held at Bennett's Corners Cemetery, Brunswick.
Friends may call one-half hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sharon Township Rescue Squad, 1274 Sharon Copley Road, Wadsworth, 44281.
Arrangements are being handled by Roberts Funeral Home, Wooster.

Sara A. Kyle
Sara Ann (Gill) Kyle, 40, of Hudson, a former Nova resident, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 1998, after a house fire.
Ms. Kyle was born on Oct. 4, 1957, in Ashland. She grew up in Nova, lived in Medina, and then lived in Hudson for the past several months. She was a 1976 graduate of Mapleton High School and had attended Lorain County Community College for over a year.
She is survived by her daughters, Merideth Kyle of Medina and Samantha Williams of Berea; son, Christopher Williams of Berea; father, Basil Gill of Nova; sisters, Ethel Frye of Nova, Debra Lynn Gill of Fairview Park and Brenda Chereson of Nova; and brother, Michael Gill of Nova.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Ethel Gill; and son, Benjamin Kyle.
Service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Eastman Funeral Home, 200 W. Main St., New London.
Burial: Ashland County Memorial Park.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Heinz P. Zydor
Heinz Paul Zydor, 73, of Leisuretowne, Southhampton, N.J., died Saturday, Jan. 3, 1998, in Fort Myers, Fla.
Mr. Zydor served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked for the Erie-Lackawanda and Chessie Railroad.
He is survived by his wife, Adele; five children; and 13 grandchildren.
Lee Memorial Park Funeral Home, 12777 State Highway 82, Lehigh Acres, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.

Lawrence E. Fetzer
Lawrence Earl Fetzer, 71, of Creston, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1998, at Akron City Hospital following a short illness.
He was born in Creston on July 4, 1926, to Paul Mason and Madge (Barns) Fetzer and married Idabelle Artrip on April 9, 1949. Mr. Fetzer made his home in the Creston/Canaan area most of his life. He loved to travel and camp, and was a Lionel trains and car enthusiast. Mr. Fetzer served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theatre. He was employed as a long-distance truck driver, having worked 18 years for Roadway Express and 10 years for H.E. Stauffer.
He is survived by his wife; sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Diane Fetzer of Wooster and Warren and Debra Fetzer of Creston; daughters and sons-in-law, Julie and Chip Haselow of Polk and Mona and Darrel Atkins of Seville; foster son, Lloyd Artrip of Four Oaks, N.C.; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandson; sister, Rose Raber of Creston; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Ruth and Donn Koppes of Rittman and Leona and Forest Wandel of Sullivan.
Service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Murray Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Stephen Olsen will officiate.
Interment: Sherwood Memorial Gardens where military honors will be held.
Visiting hours: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Paul B. Probert
Paul B. Probert, 72, of Seville, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1998, at Akron City Hospital.
Born in Mason City, Iowa, on Oct. 6, 1924, he had been a Medina County resident for 32 years. Mr. Probert attended Seville Presbyterian Church/Lodi Church of Christ. He was active in the Lodi library. Mr. Probert was a member of the American Society of Engineers. He had been a mechanical engineer for McDermott, formally Babcock & Wilcox, in Barberton for 41 years. He had served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Mr. Probert is survived by his wife of 45 years, Jean of Seville; daughter, Diane Probert of Brunswick; son, James Probert of Seville; brother, Leon Probert of Washington, D.C.; sister, Ardith Meyer of Iowa; and five grandchildren.
Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Armstrong Funeral Home, 25 Pleasant St., Seville. The Rev. Larry Black will officiate.
Burial: Friendsville Cemetery, Westfield Township.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Beryl L. Stillman
Beryl L. Stillman, 70, of Medina, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1998, at the Cleveland Clinic.
Born in Warren Township, he had lived most of his life in Medina County. Mr. Stillman was a member of Youngs Corners Fellowship Baptist Church. He had been a trackman for CSX Railroad for 37 years.
Mr. Stillman is survived by his wife, Donna (nee Ross), to whom he was married 47 years; daughter and son-in-law, Beverly and Gary Van Zile of Chippewa Lake; son, Mickey Stillman of Medina; son and daughter-in-law, David and Betsy Stillman of Valley City; grandchildren, Anthony, Christina and Stephanie; sister, Mildred Karl of Holloway, Ohio; sister and brother-in-law, Mabel (Paul) Gilbert of Lodi; foster parent who raised him, Wilson Kurfis of Louisville, Ky.; and brother, Larry Kurfis of Louisville.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Forrest, Lee, Clarence and Richard.
Service: 1 p.m. Friday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. The Rev. Tim Wright will officiate.
Burial: Poe Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Youngs Corners Fellowship Baptist Church Building Fund, 5026 Ridge Road, Wadsworth 44281, or Gideons, P.O. Box 1063, Medina 44258.

Myrtle E. Hill
Myrtle E. (Thompson) Hill, 93, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital.
Mrs. Hill was born in Kenmore and resided in Wadsworth since 1923. She was a member of Wadsworth First Christian Church, Grandmother's Club and American Legion Post 170 Auxiliary. She was a former Mother of the Year Runner-Up and enjoyed crocheting, fishing, golfing and dancing.
Mrs. Hill is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Francis and Bernice Read of Burbank, Henry of Williamstown, N.J., Curtis ''Bill'' and Ethel, Robert ''Gus'' and Barbara, Richard and Pauline, all of Wadsworth, and Harold and Donna of Canal Fulton; daughter and son-in-law, Winnie and Clyde Wolf of Seville; 30 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Carrie Kozak of Akron; and special friend and care giver, Mary Price.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Nola Kosier.
Service: 1 p.m. Saturday at Wadsworth First Christian Church, Boyer and High Streets.
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today at Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth, and 11 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the church.
The family requests memorial contributions may be made to the Wadsworth First Christian Church Memorial Fund, 116 Boyer St., Wadsworth 44281.

Mary P. Hutton
Services for Mary P. Hutton, 79, of Chippewa Lake, were held Thursday, Jan. 8, 1998.
Pallbearers were Kenny and Jim Jr. Watkins, Phillip, Dwayne and Joseph Susak and Pete Hutton. Honorary pallbearers were David Campbell and Curtis Wilson.
Roberts Funeral Home Inc. of Wooster was in charge of arrangements.

Charles E. Klingensmith
Charles E. Klingensmith was the beloved husband of the late Vera; dear father of Jean E. Field of Brunswick and the late Eileen J. Smith; grandfather of four; and great-grandfather of one.
All services are private.
Interment: Sunset Memorial Park.
Arrangements were handled by Dostal Funeral Services of North Olmsted.

Hazel A. Morey
Hazel A. Morey (nee Alward), 81, of Medina, formerly of Newton, Mass., passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at Sophia Huntington Parker Home after a lengthy illness.
She was born in Littleton, Mass., the daughter of Morton and Grace Alward. Mrs. Morey had been a Medina County resident for eight years. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her daughter, Barbara A. Talbert of Medina; son, Robert D. Morey of North Brookfield, Mass.; granddaughters and husbands, Diane (Ronald II) Knight of Medina and Cynthia (Kenneth) Rogers of Seville; grandsons, Christopher Talbert of Akron and Seren Bretnall of Brooklyn, N.Y.; granddaughter, Kristy Morey of Chatham, Mass.; and great-grandchildren, Kayleigh and Ronald Knight III and Steven and Melody Rogers.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 46 years, Robert J. Morey; dear grandson, David H. Talbert; two sisters; and three brothers.
Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis Xavier Church, 606 E. Washington St., Medina. The Rev. Mark Hollis will officiate.
Burial: Westlawn Cemetery, Littleton.
Visiting hours: 6 to 9 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St.

Charles J. Bayus
Charles J. Bayus, 82, of Lodi, passed away Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, at his home.
A complete obituary will appear in Monday's Gazette.
Parker & Son Funeral Home in Lodi is in charge of arrangements.

George O. Cronk
George O. Cronk, 58, of Kalamazoo, Mich., died Thursday, Jan. 8, 1998, in Kalamazoo.
He was born on June 18, 1939, in Baltimore, Md., and had been a Medina County resident for many years. Mr. Cronk was a 1957 graduate of Medina High School. He was employed at the Medina Post Office two years after high school graduation and at Henry Furnace from 1963-1964. He was a salesman for Swift & Co. from 1964-1971 and a Blue Chemical sales representative from 1972-1985. He had retired from Wickhen Co. as a national accounts manager. He had served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1965.
He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth Ann Walters of Kalamazoo; son, Robert Cronk of Cincinnati; granddaughter, Catherine Cronk; sister, Bea (Dave) Bryenton of Medina; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Otis and Phyllis Cronk; and infant daughter, Catherine.
Service: 1 p.m. Monday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. The Rev. James Patterson will officiate.
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society of Michigan, 26111 Evergreen, Suite 100, Southfield, MI 48076.

Eleanor J. Pifer
Eleanor J. Pifer (nee Morrison), 75, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 1998, at Akron City Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Pifer was born in Wadsworth where she was a lifelong resident. She was a member of the Monday Night Ladies League at Ridgetop Golf Course and loved to cook.
Mrs. Pifer is survived by her husband, John J.; stepsons, John J. of Mansfield and James K. of Ashland; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Joseph Morrison of Florida, and John, Glenn and Ronald Morrison, all of Wadsworth; and sisters, Roberta Remington of Wadsworth, and Miriam Costa and Nora Green, both of Florida.
Service will be announced at a later date.
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth.

Elsie F. Goldowski
Elsie Florentina Goldowski (nee Horn), 79, of Strongsville, previously of Brunswick, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998.
She was born Feb. 15, 1918, in Cleveland. A homemaker, Mrs. Goldowski was a member of St. Ambrose Parish.
She is survived by her daughter, Lynn Bayer of Brunswick; brother, Henry Horn of Columbia Station; sister, Adelyne Dvorak of Romeo, Mich.; grandchildren, Deborah (Randy) Biedron of Brunswick, William Bayer of Columbus and Jason Bayer of Willowick; and great-grandchildren, Bryan and Alyssa Biedron of Brunswick.
Mrs. Goldowski was preceded in death by her husband whom she married April 22, 1944, Clarence J. Goldowski, on Aug. 28, 1982; brothers, Edward and Ernest Horn; sister, Emma Bilanski; and parents, Henry and Florence Horn.
Service: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ambrose Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick. Fr. Robert Hilkert will officiate.
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Cleveland.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Carlson's, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick.

Cleta M. Burgess
Cleta M. Burgess (nee Smith), 59, passed away Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.
She was the beloved wife of Gene; dear daughter of Evelyn Hunter and the late Art Smith; dear mother of Rick (Lori), Marsha, Art and Paul (Kim); and grandmother of Debbie, Greg and Craig, Michael, Jenny, Joanna, Tim, Steven, Sarah and Bryan.
She was preceded in death by her grandson, Bradford.
Service: 11 a.m. today at Corrigan Funeral Home, Lorain at West 148th Street.
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery.

Julia Eglin
Julia (Nagy) Eglin, 84, of Orrville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Doctor's Hospital in Massillon following a brief illness.
She was born in Cleveland and was a former resident of the Spencer, Sullivan and Lodi areas. Mrs. Eglin was a homemaker and had earlier worked as a cook at Lodi Elementary School. She attended Crawford Corner's Church and later Burton City United Methodist Church in Orrville.
She is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth Eglin of Orrville and Mrs. Robert (Loretta) Arters of Chatham Township; sons, John (Jean) Eglin of Polk, Ohio, and Fred (Carolyn) Eglin of East Hickory, Pa.; grandchildren, Steve and Russ Arters, Jeffrey, Jason, James and Matthew Eglin, Fred and Debbie Eglin, Beverly Emmons, Theresa Martin and Julie Rush; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Tate and Jared Arters, Nicholas Eglin, Gregory and Shelby Emmons, Kody Rush, and Brittany Martin; sisters, Mary Bohn of Willoughby and Mrs. Paul (Betty) Spotanski of Garfield Heights; brother, John (Doris) Nagy of Spencer; and sister-in-law, Evelyn Nagy.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh; and brother, Joseph Nagy.
Service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 202 E. Main St., Spencer. Michael Boehm will officiate.
Burial: Spencer Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Thomas J. Huber
Thomas J. Huber, 68, of Medina, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Medina General Hospital.
He had been a lifetime resident of Medina County. Mr. Huber was a pilot for Allegheny Air Lines, a retired pilot for the Air National Guard, a retired major in the 164th and 179th Tactical Fighter Squadron in the U.S. Air Force, a self-employed farmer and a realtor for Jenny & Cook Realty. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church.
He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Gregory A. Huber (Heidi) of Medina and Brian T. Huber (Kathleen) of Vienna, Va.; daughter, Judith E. Huber of Norton; daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie L. Bachman (Karl) of Columbus; sisters, Dorothy J. Morris of Brunswick, Virginia Beriswill of Valley City and Adele H. Borling of Strongsville; brothers, James Huber of Freehold N.J., and Jerome Huber of Troy; and eight grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Martin's Catholic Church, 1824 Station Road, Valley City. Father Thomas Dunphy will officiate.
Burial: St. Martin's Cemetery, Valley City.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St., Medina.

Betty Mates
Betty Mates (nee Koscelansky), 89, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 1998.
She was born in Fishkill, N.Y., and resided in Strongsville for the past 10 years. After retiring from Producers Milk Co. at the age of 73, she devoted her life to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was the widow of Frank Mates and the beloved mother of Patricia Lewis (Lyle) of Strongsville, Michael O'Malley (Tonia) of Phoenix, Ariz., and Leigh Marr (Ray) of Charlotte N.C.; precious grandmother of 16; loving great-grandmother of 26; and great-great-grandmother of one.
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John Newman Catholic Church, 16271 Pearl Road, Strongsville.
Burial: Resurrection Cemetery, Valley City.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Carlson's, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 3477 Medina Road, Medina.

Don E. Brinkerhoff
Don E. Brinkerhoff, 74, formerly of Burbank, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at St. Mary's Hospital-Ozaukee, Mequon, Wisc., after a battle with cancer.
He was born on Aug. 5, 1923, in Ashland, the son of Milo William and Alice Brinkerhoff. Mr. Brinkerhoff attended Burbank High School. A truck driver by trade, he had lived for many years in Hudson, Colo., driving for Cook Transportation Services and Freightliner Inc. As his health failed, he moved to Saukville, Wisc., in 1997.
He is survived by his daughter, Jill E. Brinkerhoff of Olmsted; son, Rex E. Brinkerhoff of Hudson, Fla.; stepbrother, William (Phyllis) Brinkerhoff of Prairie Village, Kan.; dear friends, Janet Gerard and Tron of Saukville; and other relatives and friends.
No funeral service will be held.
Poole Funeral Home, 203 N. Wisconsin St., Port Washington, Wisc., is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials to the American Cancer Society are appreciated.

Thomas J. Huber
Thomas J. Huber, 68, of Medina, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Medina General Hospital.
He had been a lifetime resident of Medina County. Mr. Huber was a pilot for Allegheny Air Lines, a retired pilot for the Air National Guard, a retired major in the 164th and 179th Tactical Fighter Squadron in the U.S. Air Force, a self-employed farmer and a realtor for Jenny & Cook Realty. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church.
He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Gregory A. Huber (Heidi) of Medina and Brian T. Huber (Kathleen) of Vienna, Va.; daughter, Judith E. Huber of Norton; daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie L. Bachman (Karl) of Columbus; sisters, Dorothy J. Morris of Brunswick, Virginia Beriswill of Valley City and Adele H. Borling of Strongsville; brothers, James Huber of Freehold N.J., and Jerome Huber of Troy; and eight grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Martin's Catholic Church, 1824 Station Road, Valley City. Father Thomas Dunphy will officiate.
Burial: St. Martin's Cemetery, Valley City.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St., Medina.

Gladys C. Kahl
Gladys C. Kahl (nee James), 88, of Sharon Township, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, at Magnolia Care and Rehabilitation Center after a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Kahl was born in Barberton and resided in Sharon Township 70 years. She was a 60-year member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Mrs. Kahl was the wife of the late Paul H. and is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Pope of Sharon Township; son, James of Sharon Township; son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Doris of Medina; granddaughters, Kerry (Mrs. Jeff) Woodliff, Laurie (Mrs. James) Laird and Christina (Mrs. Brian) Messerly; grandson and wife, Gary and Theresa Kahl; and six great-grandchildren.
Service: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6462 Ridge Road, Sharon Center. Pastor Jean M. Hansen will officiate.
Interment: Sharon Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth.
Contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 120, Sharon Center 44274.

Hollena M. Spears
Hollena Mae Spears of Lodi went to be with the Lord on the afternoon of Jan. 11, 1998. She passed away at her home after a short illness.
Mrs. Spears, a mother and homemaker, was a Medina County resident for 33 years. She was a member of Crawley Creek Free Will Baptist Church of Chapmanville, W.Va., for 20 years.
Mrs. Spears is survived by her husband of 58 years, Vernon Spears; children, Larry and Mary Spears of Gilbert, Ariz., Jerry and Veronica Spears of Litchfield Township, Jim and Jennifer Spears of Chippewa Lake, Mike and Dona Spears of Seville and Peggy and Robin Parks of Chippewa Lake; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Merrill Ellis of Henlawson, W.Va., Louise Hagan of Ona, W.Va.; and her identical twin sister, Faye Oles of Chapmanville, W.Va.
She was preceded in death by her son, David Spears in 1995.
Service: 2 p.m. today at Armstrong Funeral Home in Seville. The Rev. James Dalton will officiate.
Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Wadsworth.
Memorials may be given to Hospice of Medina County, 797 N. Court St., Medina 44256.

Juliah H. Burns
Juliah H. Burns, beloved mother of Gail Campbell (nee Burns); grandmother of Jim, Jack, Peggy Barry, Cathy and Brian Hawke; and great-grandmother of six.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James O. (Hop) Burns.
She devoted her life to higher learning and helping others. She was an active R.N., a former school guidance counselor and Red Cross volunteer. She was a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College and Cuyahoga Community College.
Private services will be held for family only.
There will be no memorial services.
The family requests donations be sent to Hospice of Medina County.
Parker & Son Funeral Home in Lodi is in charge of arrangements.

Ronald L. Charvat
Ronald Lynn Charvat, 45, of Hinckley Township, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, at the Cleveland Clinic.
He was born in Medina on Dec. 24, 1952, and had been a lifetime resident of Medina County.
Mr. Charvat was a member of Seventh-day Adventist Church in Elyria, Disciples in Harmony ABF class at Church of the Open Door in Elyria and past president of the Medina County Beekeepers Association. He was employed by Marty's Repair and Ron the Bee Hunter. He was also self-employed.
He is survived by his parents, Martin and Bernice (nee Kube) of Hinckley; son, Jason Robert Charvat of Hinckley; daughter, Susanna Marie Charvat of Hinckley; brother and sister-in-law, Richard (Kelly) Charvat of Valley City; and fiancee, Renee Wooley of Grafton.
He was preceded in death by his infant sister, Norma Elaine Charvat.
Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Brunswick Church of the Nazarene, 3965 Center Road. Pastor B. Robert Bjelica will officiate.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road (Interstate 71 and state Route 303).
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the American Liver Association; Elyria S.D.A. Church, 9652 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria 44035; or Hinckley Fire Department, 1616 Ridge Road, Hinckley 44233.

Patrick T. Murray
Patrick T. Murray, 25, of Brunswick, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, in Summit County.
He was born in Cleveland on Aug. 31, 1972, and had been a Medina County resident for 24 years.
Mr. Murray was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Brunswick. He was vice president of Dynamic Detailing (auto detailing).
He is survived by his parents, Joseph and Helen (nee Budzick) of Brunswick; sister and brother-in-law, Michelle (Brian) LaGuardia of Medina; brothers, Michael and Pete Murray, both of Brunswick; nephews, Jacob and Nathan LaGuardia; special friend, Dana Bican; and was ''a friend of many. ''
Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick.
Burial: Eastlawn Memory Gardens, Brunswick.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road (Interstate 71 and state Route 303).

Wallace Schroeder
Wallace ''Wally'' Schroeder, 90, of Medina, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, in Medina.
He was born in Freelandville, Ind. He enjoyed a great love of nature and wildlife. He also raised swans. Mr. Schroeder retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. as a chemist.
He is survived by his nieces and nephews; grand-nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence.
Service: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court. The Rev. Richard Thewlis will officiate.
Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery, Akron.
Visiting hours: One hour prior to the service at the funeral home Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 797 N. Court St., Medina 44256.


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