|Donald L. Barfoot
Donald Lee Barfoot, 64, of Medina, died Friday, July 31, 1998, in Medina.
He was born June 20, 1934, in Medina and was a Medina County resident
for many years. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mr. Barfoot worked as a production
control rover for Morton Salt Co. in Rittman. He was a U.S. Navy veteran,
serving in the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife, Maxine Ellen (nee Geer) of Medina; sons,
Raymond Wilkins of Fort Collins, Colo., and Russell Wilkins of Medina;
daughters, Mandy Wilkins of Eustis, Fla., and Rachel Wilkins of Medina;
nieces and nephews in Oregon; cousins in Medina; and one grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Gertrude (nee Boughton);
sister, Marian; and brothers, Edwin and Harold.
Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints, 4411 Windfall Road, Medina. Bishop Kenneth Erickson will officiate.
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral Homes,
Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of
Medina County, 797 N. Court St., Medina 44256.
Glenn W. Bergdorf
Glenn W. Bergdorf, 69, died unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, from
injuries incurred in an automobile accident.
He was born in Akron and resided in Wadsworth since 1934. He was a
molder at Quality Cast, retiring in 1992 with 20 years of service. He was
previously employed at the Wadsworth Foundry for 27 years. He enjoyed gardening,
woodworking and going to flea markets.
Mr. Bergdorf is survived by his wife, Ann (nee Krannich); daughters,
Ila (Chester) Hartman of Wadsworth, Roseann (Tom) Bunt of Hitchcock, Texas,
and Wanda Bergdorf of Wadsworth; son, Glenn E. (Maxine) of Medina; stepson,
Fred Krannich of St. Mary's, Ga.; 12 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren;
three great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; special little
friends, Kevin and Joshua; brother, Jerry of Wadsworth; and sister, Ila
Leosch of Deerfield Beach, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Glenn L. and Clara.
Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174
N. Lyman St., Wadsworth. Pastor Jairus S. Dayhoff will officiate.
Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Florence P. Green
Florence P. Green, 71, of Creston, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at
Medina General Hospital.
She was born June 8, 1927, in Cleveland to Earl T. and Edna B. (Kriefall)
Henninge. She had made her home in Creston since 1984, having previously
resided in the Homer Township and Brunswick areas. She was a graduate of
West Tech High School in Cleveland. She retired from Owens Corning Fiberglass
and, following retirement, worked at Wooster Motor Ways and then with her
son at Circle ''G'' Plumbing in Burbank. She was a member and past worthy
matron of the former Acacia Flower Order of Eastern Star in Cleveland and
a member of New Hope Order of Eastern Star 590. She was a member of Medina
Women of the Moose and an avid bowler in the Brunswick/Medina area.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph B. and Kimberly
Green of Burbank and Gary J. and Cherl Green of Wooster; two grandchildren;
brother and sister-in-law, Earl T. and Barb Henninge of Euclid; and nieces
She was preceded in death by her sister, Edna Henninge.
Service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Murray Funeral Home, 173 S. Main St., Creston.
The Rev. Alan Nathan will officiate.
Interment: Brooklyn Heights Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Cody A. Stormer
Cody A. Stormer, 9-week-old son of Derek A. and DeeDee Stormer of Seville,
died Friday, July 31, 1998, in Akron.
In addition to his parents, Cody is survived by his sister, Chelsey
Nagelski of Seville; grandparents; aunts and uncles; and close friends.
Service: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel,
765 N. Court St. The Rev. Dave Weiner will officiate.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Paul E. Morris
Paul E. Morris, 74, of Brunswick, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at Medina
He was born Sept. 6, 1923, in Scottdale, Pa., and was a Medina County
resident for 38 years. He was employed for 30 years with electrical maintenance
at LTV Steel in Valley City. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Mr. Morris is survived by his wife, Virginia (nee Lloyd); daughter
and son-in-law, Deborah and Gary Thomas of Vanderbilt, Pa.; and grandchildren,
Paul and Molly Thomas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Olive; sister, Eva
Jean Danner; and brother, Edward.
Service: 1 p.m. Thursday at Ralph Galley Funeral Home, Dawson, Pa.
Burial: Bowman-Flat Woods Cemetery, Vanderbilt.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral
Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road; and noon to 9 p.m. Wednesday
and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Ralph Galley Funeral Home in Dawson.
Carl F. Oestermeyer III
Dr. Carl F. Oestermeyer III, 65, of Vermilion, died suddenly Sunday,
Aug. 2, 1998, at his home.
He was born June 25, 1933, in Shaker Heights, and was a 15-year resident
of Vermilion, moving from Cleveland. He worked as an emergency room physician
at Lodi Community Hospital and had also worked at Elyria Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Oestermeyer was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He graduated from Amherst
College in Amherst, Mass., and received his medical degree from Case Western
Reserve, Cleveland. He was a former member of the Vermilion Boat Club and
enjoyed sailing, gardening, computers, photography and building things.
He is survived by his wife, Sonya (nee Kraynak), to whom he was married
12 years; daughters, Caroline Oestermeyer of Moscow, USSR, and Katherine
Kosobud of Chicago; stepdaughter, Melanie Hafko of Vermilion; stepson,
Scot Hafko of Rocky River; and four stepgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy and Carl Oestermeyer;
and brother, Donald Oestermeyer.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran
Church, 15617 Mason Road, Vermilion. The Rev. James Peter, pastor, will
Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Matthews Building Fund, 15617
Mason Road, Vermilion 44089.
Riddle Funeral Home, Vermilion, is in charge of arrangements.
Sona L. Rardin
Sona L. Rardin, 68, of Marshall, Ill., passed away Sunday, Aug. 2,
1998, at her residence.
She was born July 16, 1930, in Vermillion County, Ind., the daughter
of Ray Wright and Mary Weston Wright. She was formerly employed as a secretary
for the Marshall School District and the Clark County Home Extension Service.
Mrs. Rardin was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church of rural Marshall,
Order of Eastern Starr Chapter 739 of Marshall and the White Shrine.
Mrs. Rardin is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, David and Dianne
Rardin of Westchester, Pa.; daughter and son-in-law, Theresa and Dan Clor
of Medina; brother, Harlan Wright of Garret, Ind.; and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Freeman, in 1986, whom she
had married June 26, 1949, in Paris, Ill.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Pearce Funeral Home, 314 S. 6th St.,
Marshall. The Rev. Sheila Kelly will officiate.
Burial: Marshall Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 4 to 8 p.m. today and 7 a.m. until time of service
Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Medina County Hospice.
Michael S. Beach
Michael S. Beach, 4-year-old darling son of Mandy Beach and Scott Ryba
of Strongsville, passed away Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, at Southwest General
Health Center in Middleburg Heights.
Born Jan. 6, 1994, he attended Parma Baptist Preschool. He loved to
play baseball and enjoyed his faithful companions Lucky and Buddy.
Michael is the cherished grandson of Mike and Nancy Holt and Mr. and
Mrs. John Ryba, all of Strongsville; loving nephew of Adam and Aaron Beach
and Susie Ryba; dearest great-grandson of Brassfield Holt of Parma; dear
great-nephew of Ron and Chris Holt of Columbia Station; and cousin and
friend to many.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Lorena (nee Reusch)
and James Metti and Jean Holt.
Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road,
Valley City. The Rev. Jim Pack will officiate.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Park, North Olmsted.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mary "Jane" Malanick, 69, of Brunswick, died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998,
at Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights.
She was born March 25, 1929, in Burke County, N.C., and was a Medina
County resident for two years. She was a member of Thursday Morning Lady's
Golf League at Brunswick Hills Golf Course. Mrs. Malanick was a restaurant
manager at Don and Judy's Restaurant in Brunswick.
She is survived by her daughters, Judy (Don) Stefanini of Brunswick,
Linda Becker of Maryland and Martha (Robert) Hudson of Maryland; son, Rick
(Winona) Smith of Maryland; sisters, Betty Orders of Hickory, N.C., and
Shirley Aldribge of South Carolina; brother, Bill Chapman of Brook Park;
12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Ada (Maye) Chapman.
Service: 11 a.m. today at Carlson's, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642
Pearl Road, Brunswick. Pastor John Diener will officiate.
Burial: Eastlawn Memory Garden, Brunswick.
Ronald J. Reisinger Jr.
Ronald J. Reisinger Jr., 39, of Wadsworth, went home to be with the
Lord, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1998.
He was born in Akron and resided in Wadsworth most of his life. A 1977
graduate of Wadsworth High School, he was employed at Friction Products
in Medina for 18 years. He enjoyed bowling, golfing and his dog, Toby.
Mr. Reisinger is survived by his father, Ronald J. Sr. of Barberton;
mother, Patti and husband "Pops" Richard Samic of Burbank; brother, Adam
of Wadsworth; grandmothers, Helen Pidcock of Barberton and Rosa Cornelius
of Doylestown; uncle, Robert Reisinger of Barberton; and many cousins and
He was preceded in death by his mother, Elaine Reisinger; grandfathers,
Joe Reisinger Jr., Jim Cornelius and Charles Pidcock.
Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral
Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth. The Rev. Keith D. Hejnal will officiate.
Inurnment: Copley Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Zwingli United Church of
Christ, 2172 S. Medina Line Road, Wadsworth 44281.
Margaret Volter (nee Spragg), 76, of Medina, died Thursday, Aug. 6,
1998, at Life Care Center of Medina.
She was born in Pennsylvania and had been a homemaker.
Mrs. Volter is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Sherrie
Beres; daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Bob Ladina; brother, Robert Spragg;
sisters, Betty Jacobs and Mildred Pacilla; grandchildren, Chris (Mark)
Donatelli, Kandi (Kyle) Davies, Robin (Jim) Dutkevitch, Jessica Ladina,
Bob (Paige) Beres and Mike Beres; great-grandchildren, Justen, Collin,
Miranda, Jacob, Zachary and Max; and niece and nephew, Leslie and Joseph
She was preceded in death by her husband, William J.; and parents,
Burt and Hazel Spragg.
Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Carlson's, A Golden Rule Funeral Home,
3477 Medina Road (state Route 18 and River Styx Road).
Burial: Brooklyn Heights Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mavis S. Weber
Mavis S. Weber, 82, of Medina, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1998, at Medina
She was born Aug. 21, 1915, in Cleveland, and was a Medina County resident
for two years. She was a member of St. Charles Church in Parma and had
been a switchboard operator at the Cleveland Academy of Medicine and Marymount
She is survived by her daughters, Adrienne Pasipanki (George) of Medina
and June Appleby Yenco (Chuck) of Tucson, Ariz.; grandchildren, Adrienne,
Allen and Aileen Appleby and Michael and Jim Pasipanki; and great-grandchildren,
Nicholas and Preston.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred; sister, Betty Jones;
and brother, Ed Lillie.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Charles Church, 5891
Ridge Road, Parma.
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Cleveland.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral
Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cleveland Police Historical Society,
1300 Ontario Ave., Cleveland 44113.
Clifford R. Baker
Clifford R. Baker, 33, of Creston, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1998, in
Born in Medina County, he had been a resident all his life. Mr. Baker
was a truck driver.
He is survived by his loving wife, Kim of Wadsworth; children, Brittany,
Sharla and Richard, all at home; brothers, Chet Baker of Seville, Chris
Baker of Georgia and Carl Baker of Medina; and mother, Claire Baker of
He was preceded in death by his brother, Curt; and grandparents, Joseph
and Dorothy Kocab.
Service: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Armstrong Funeral Home in Seville. The
Rev. Mike Daniele will officiate.
Burial: Mound Hill Cemetery, Seville.
Visiting hours: Noon until the time of the service Tuesday at the funeral
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the charity
of one's choice.
Dennis Harris Jr.
Dennis Harris Jr., 13, of Chatham Township, died Friday, Aug. 7, 1998,
due to an accident.
Born in Westlake, he was a student at Cloverleaf Junior High School.
Dennis enjoyed lifting weights and playing football. He played for the
Lodi-Buckeye team and was awarded the Cloverleaf Junior High School athletic
He is survived by his father, Dennis Harris Sr. of Chatham; mother,
Ruth Harris (nee Faltin) of Sheffield; sister, Mary Harris of Sheffield;
brother, Marcus Harris of Chatham; grandparents, Julius and Gertrude Faltin
of Avon and Donald and Diane Harris of Chatham; and many aunts and uncles.
Service: Noon Wednesday at Cornerstone Chapel, 3939 Granger Road, Medina.
Burial: Ridge Hill Cemetery, Amherst.
Visiting hours: 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Carlson's, A Golden
Rule Funeral Home, 3477 Medina Road (River Styx and state Route 18), Medina.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to The Dennis Harris
Jr. Trust Fund at FirstMerit Bank.
Mary Cantleberry Jacobs, 82, of West Salem, died Friday, Aug. 7, 1998,
at Life Care Center of Medina where she had resided the past two years.
She was born April 3, 1916, in Homerville to Chester and Ella Mae Hileman
Clark. She lived most of her life in Spencer, later residing in Homerville,
West Virginia and Tennessee. She had worked at the Spencer Market and had
also baked pies for Hungry Bear Restaurant in Spencer.
Mrs. Cantleberry is survived by her husband, Chester; daughters, Mrs.
Leo (Dorothy) Wright of Nashville, Tenn., Mrs. Mike (Elsie) Major of Naples,
Fla., and Mrs. Vencil (Delores) Estep of Frametown, W.Va.; six grandchildren;
and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Oscar Cantleberry;
sisters, Bernice Cowhick, Mabel Gordon and Dorothy Sower; and brother,
Graveside service: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Spencer Cemetery. The Rev. Paul
Thom will officiate.
There will be no visiting hours.
Parker & Son Funeral Home in Lodi is in charge of arrangements.
Michael C. Macek
Michael C. Macek, 25, of Medina, died Friday, Aug. 7, 1998, at Cleveland
MetroHealth Medical Center following injuries sustained in an auto accident.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., and had been a Medina County resident
for 10 years. Mr. Macek was a 1991 Strongsville High School graduate and
was attending Kent State University. He had a variety of jobs and was presently
working in the food industry. He loved basketball, golfing and listening
Mr. Macek is survived by his parents, Dennis and Linda Corona of Medina;
sister, Angela Corona of Medina; stepbrother, Michael Corona of Brooklyn,
Ohio; stepsister Jill Corona of Brooklyn; grandparents, Ralph and Julie
Macek of Michigan; uncle, Mike Macek of Denver, Colo.; aunt and uncle,
Karen and Robert Walsh of Columbia Station; and numerous relatives and
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Anthony and Lucille Corona.
Funeral Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church,
1824 Station Road, Valley City. The Rev. Thomas Dunphy will officiate.
Burial: St. Martin Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Bauer Funeral Home,
2089 Columbia Road, Valley City.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to St. Martin Church.
Ashley M. McKillop
Ashley Marie McKillop, 11, of Medina, died peacefully at Children's
Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday, Aug. 6, 1998.
She was born April 17, 1988, in Guelph, Ontario, and was formerly of
Elora and Tillsonburg, Ontario. Ashley was a fifth-grade student at Heritage
She was the dearest daughter of Sandra and Alex Smith of Medina and
Michael and Christine McKillop of Guelph; loving sister of Amanda (David)
Lockhart of Tillsonburg and Adam McKillop of Medina; loving stepsister
of Trina Hendry, Victoria Smith, Melissa Waller and Matthew Smith; dear
aunt of nieces Madison and Payton Lockhart; and dear granddaughter of David
McKillop of Vancouver, British Columbia, and his late wife, Margaret, who
died in 1988, and Sheila Kelly of Guelph and her late husband, Wilfred
"Pep", who died in 1981. She is also survived by several aunts and uncles.
Service: 1 p.m. today in the chapel at Verhoeve Funeral Home in Tillsonburg.
Pastor Jim Gordon will officiate.
Interment: Tillsonburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Children's Hospital of Buffalo
or the Heart Stroke Foundation.
Carmen Pappalardo, 51, of Brunswick, died Friday, Aug. 7, 1998, at
He was born in Cleveland and had been a Medina County resident for
10 years, previously living in Berea. He enjoyed golf and remodeling his
residence. Mr. Pappalardo was a commercial loan officer for Huntington
Bank and Key Bank. He was the Brunswick Rotary president from 1996-'97,
trustee of the Brunswick Education Foundation, member of St. Ambrose Knights
of Columbus, St. Ambrose pre-cana team, Community Development Corporation,
and on the board for the city of Brunswick. He was on the Financial Advisory
Committee of Strategic Planning. Mr. Pappalardo worked at all the Rotary
fund-raisers, usually working in the kitchen. He had served in the U.S.
Air Force as a air traffic controller.
He is survived by his wife, Marsha (nee Lawther); sons, Nathan Pappalardo
of the U.S. Navy, James Isaac and Steven Isaac, both of Brunswick; daughters,
Andreanna Pappalardo and Wendy Isaac, both of Brunswick; mother, Santina
Pappalardo of Maple Heights; and sisters, Carmelleen (Edward) Smith of
Streetsboro and Marie Pappalardo of Lakewood.
He was preceded in death by his father, William.
Mass: 10 a.m. today at St. Ambrose Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick.
Burial: Resurrection Cemetery, Valley City.
Carlson's, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick,
is in charge of arrangements.
A graveside memorial service will be held for William Pasek, 81, of
Columbia, S.C., at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Eastlawn Memory Gardens, Brunswick.
William A. Radcliff
William Allen Radcliff (Moshe), 62, of Brunswick, died Friday, Aug.
7, 1998, at Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights.
Born in Cleveland, he was employed over the years in various capacities
including owning a security business. Mr. Radcliff was last employed at
Braden Sutphin Ink Co. He also served as a corporal in the U.S. Marine
Corps while stationed in Japan where he earned medals of distinction.
He is survived by his daughters, Stephanie Elaine Radcliff of Cleveland,
Valencia Gay Shepherd and Ebbie Joy Radcliff of Brunswick; brothers, Clarence
and Lincoln; sisters, Dorothy Brown and Charlie Mae Radcliff of Cleveland;
and grandchildren, Hillary Elaine, Mark William, Tyrell Allen and Marshall
He was preceded in death by his wife of 33 years, Omah Joyce; daughter,
Esther; sister, Edna; and brothers, Adam and Arthur.
Service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Baptist Church, Brunswick. Pastor
Richard Powers will officiate.
Burial: Eastlawn Memory Gardens, Brunswick.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Carlson Funeral Home,
1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick.
Lawrence R. Reed
Lawrence R. Reed, 84, of Polk and a recent resident of Austin Retirement
Center in Wooster, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 1998, at Wooster Community Hospital
following a long illness.
Mr. Reed was born Oct. 8, 1913, in Red Haw, Ohio, to Arthur L. and
Minnie (Peffer) Reed and had been a lifelong resident of Ashland County.
He married Virginia I. (Edmondson) on May 19, 1935. She passed away July
14, 1995. He farmed until 1946 and became a self-employed contractor, building
homes in Ashland County between 1947-1978. The business was named Reed
Construction Co. Mr. Reed was a member of Red Haw United Methodist Church
where he was very active in the Sunday school music program and was a charter
member of Ashland Home Builders Association. He enjoyed crafts and furniture
He is survived by his sister, Mrs. Martha Gardner of Ashland; half-brothers,
Paul Reed of Red Haw, Ivan Reed of Wooster, David Reed of Burbank, Kenneth
Reed of Ashland, Dennis Reed of Polk and Howard Reed of Wooster; and half-sisters,
Mrs. Wilbur (Catherine "Cate") Funk of Ashland, Mrs. Miles (Pauline) Crumley
and Mrs. Betty Hottel, both of West Salem, Mrs. Ray (Ada) Krugar of Tallmadge
and Mrs. Keith (Marilyn) Switzer of Piney Flats, Tenn.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Blanche
Schreck, Helen Reed and Beulah Hastings.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Red Haw United Methodist Church in
Polk. The Rev. Robert Holmes will officiate.
Burial: Red Haw Cemetery.
Visiting hours: One hour prior to the service at the church.
Custer Funeral Home in Wooster is in charge of arrangements.
Mary "Thomasine" (Eustace) Toohig, 78, of Mayfield Village, died Friday,
Aug. 7, 1998, at home.
Born Nov. 30, 1921, in Oil City, Pa., she had lived in Lyndhurst before
moving to Mayfield Village six years ago. She was a member of Eastside
Irish American Club and Ancient Order of Hibernians. Mrs. Toohig was employed
by East Cleveland City Schools and, most recently, by Our Lady of Mount
Carmel Church in Wickliffe as a school nurse, retiring in 1992.
She is survived by her sons, Thomas (fiancee, Susan Rego) of Parma
and Terrance (Susan) of Willowick; daughters, Mary Haluazka of Lyndhurst,
Joanne (Edward) Bokovitz and Loretta (Kenneth) Quinn, both of Highland
Heights; daughter-in-law, Casey Toohig; sisters, Sr. Jerome, O.S.B. of
Erie, Pa., and Judy (Bernie) Matis of Pittsburgh, Pa.; brothers, John (Helen)
Eustace of Lyndhurst, Michael (Rose) Eustace of Mayfield Heights and Thomas
Eustace of Cleveland; aunt, Mary Gidders of Oil City; sisters-in-law, Bernadine
Toohig and Stella Eustace; 18 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice; son, Paul; parents,
Dorothy (Gidders) and Michael Eustace; and brother, James Eustace.
Service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 13824 Euclid
Ave., East Cleveland. The Rev. Dennis Kleinweber will officiate.
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. today at DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott
Trust 100 Funeral Home, 4600 Mayfield Road, South Euclid.
Wanessa Platz Virtue has died.
She graduated in nursing from Case Western Reserve University and practiced
in Cleveland and Rochester, N.Y., before moving to Sheffield, Ala. She
was an industrial nurse with TVA for many years.
Mrs. Virtue was active in community service, including Civil Defense,
the York Terrace Women's Club and PTA. She worked with the Red Cross blood
mobile, was a Red Cross volunteer coordinator and a first aid instructor
for the Red Cross and Girl Scouts. Mrs. Virtue was a member of Grace Episcopal
Church, Sheffield Library Friends and Tennessee Valley Historical Society.
She is survived by her daughters, Susanna V. Tomlinson of Cherokee,
Ala., and Jane V. Stephens of Columbia, Tenn.; grandchildren, C. Allen
Tomlinson, of Florence, Ala., Vanessa T. Smyth of Dickson, Tenn., Stephan
R. Tomlinson of Tuscumbia, Ala., Amanda C. Stephens of Brentwood, Tenn.,
Jennifer E. Stephens of San Francisco, Calif., and Eric W. Stephens of
Murfreesboro, Tenn.; sons-in-law Charles E. Tomlinson of Cherokee and John
L. Stephens of Columbia; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albin P. and Emma Natzold
Platz of Valley City; husband, D. Roy Virtue; and sister, Luella P. Wescoat
of Baltimore, Md.
Graveside services were held Sunday in Sheffield, Ala.
The family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Grace
Episcopal Church, 103 Darby Ave., Sheffield AL 35660, or to a favorite
Eual J. Williams
Eual Jack Williams, 85, died Sunday, Aug. 9, 1998, at Hospice Care
Center in Akron.
Born in Jellico, Tenn., Mr. Williams resided in Wadsworth since 1953.
He was a foundry worker, retiring in 1975, and was previously employed
in the coal mines. He was a member of Reimer Road Baptist Church and was
a 50-year member of the Masonic lodge of Everts, Ky.
Mr. Williams is survived by his wife, Pearl; sons and daughters-in-law,
Jack and Wilma and Joe and Judy, all of Wadsworth, and Ken and Pat of Wadsworth
Township; daughter, Wilma Smith of Orlando, Fla.; nine grandchildren; 14
great-grandchildren; brothers, Paul of New York and Bill of Michigan; sisters,
Ethel Eastridge and Edna Helton, both of Florida, and Edith Pope of Somerset,
Ky.; and sisters-in-law, Mary Clower of Stow and Helen Winstead of Louisville,
He was preceded in death by one brother.
Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174
N. Lyman St., Wadsworth. The Rev. John t. Powell will officiate.
Interment: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care Center, 3358 Ridgewood
Road, Akron 44333.