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James W. Carpenter 
James W. Carpenter, 61, of Lodi, passed away Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999, at the Cleveland Clinic. 
He was born April 4, 1938, in Grantsville, W.Va., to James and Beulah Starcher Carpenter and lived in Akron. He moved to Lodi in 1952. Mr. Carpenter was a truck driver for 30 years and was employed by Wooster Motorways, retiring in 1988. He was a member of Lodi United Methodist Church, Harrisville Lodge 137 F&A.M. He was a 32nd degree Mason and member of Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Akron and Medina Eagles 2224. 
He is survived by his wife, Patricia (nee Allenbaugh); daughter, Mrs. Ray (Jan) Wallace of Lodi; son, John Carpenter of Lodi; grandson, James W. Carpenter IV; mother, Beulah Burden of Grantsville; and sister, Paula Roberts of Grantsville. 
He was preceded in death by his father; son, James W. III; and brothers, Jack Carpenter and Ray McCoy. 
Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi. The Rev. David Howell of Lodi will officiate. 
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Lodi. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where a Masonic service will be held at 8:45. 

Vincent L. Manacapilli 
Vincent L. Manacapilli, 32, of West Salem, died Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, at Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center. 
He was born Feb. 5, 1967, in Berea to William and Virginia (Schimnowski) Manacapilli. He graduated from Northwestern High School in 1985 and attended Tri-C West and OSU-ATI. He was employed at Bell & Howell Co. in Wooster for 11 years, where he served on the fellowship committee for two years. 
In addition to his parents, Vincent is survived by his brothers, Tony Manacapilli of Lodi, Christopher Manacapilli of New York City, Philip Manacapilli of Wooster and Lt. Col. Thomas Manacapilli of San Antonio; sisters, Noelle Kompa of Lynchburg, Va., and Regina Kalbfell of Brewster; 15 nieces and nephews; maternal grandmother, Anna Howell Lee of Springhill, Fla.; and paternal grandmother, June Manacapilli of Seville. 
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers. 
Service: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Matteson Funeral Home, 40 Congress St., West Salem. The Rev. Carl Uhler will officiate. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Elizabeth R. Reinhardt 
Elizabeth R. Reinhardt, 85, of Medina, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999, at Visiting Nurses Hospice Center in Copley. 
Miss Reinhardt was born in Medina and was a Medina County resident for many years. She also lived in Cuyahoga County many years. She was a graduate of Medina High School and a bookkeeper for more than 33 years at National Lead (NL Industries). 
She is survived by her nephews, Cliff (Lynn) Reinhardt of Medina and Ronald (Barb) Reinhardt of San Diego; one grand-nephew; two grand-nieces; and close friends, Ernie and Pat Geer. 
She was preceded in death by her brother, George Reinhardt. 
Service: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. Pastor Jeffery Kolodziej will officiate. 
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina. 
Visiting hours: Noon until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 797 N. Court St., Medina, 44256; or Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, P.O. Box 137, Medina, 44256. 

Mary A. Valliere 
Mary A. Valliere, 66, of Brunswick, died Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, at Medina General Hospital. 
She was born June 27, 1933, in Cleveland and was a Medina County resident for 14 years. She was a housewife. 
She is survived by her brothers, Richard of Brook Park and Thomas of Florida; and grandchildren, Gordon (Cheryl) Ziska, Elizabeth, Russell, Joseph and Ashley. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerome L.; and brother, Robert. 
Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick. Father Corrigan will officiate. 
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Cleveland. 
Visiting hours: 5 to 9 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road. 

Taerin Young 
Taerin Young, 6-month-old son of Patricia G. Young and Douglas Price, both of Medina, died Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, at home. 
He was born in Akron. 
In addition to his parents, Taerin is survived by his grandmother, Patricia L. Young of Brunswick; grandfathers, David Bryson and the Rev. Douglas Price, both of Medina; grandparents, Deborah and Kennedy Donald of Medina; great-grandparents, Frank and Rosa Cowling of Wooster and David and Daisy Bryson of Cleveland; great-grandmothers, Joan Young of West Salem and Ann Webb of Cleveland; and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins. 
He was preceded in death by his twin brother, Tyron. 
Service: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. The Rev. Doug Price will officiate. 
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina. 
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

Lynn Frease 
Lynn "Terry" Frease, 57, of Hinckley Township, died Monday, Oct. 11, 1999, at Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights. 
He was born Aug. 2, 1942, in Akron and was a Medina County resident for 27 years. Mr. Frease was a civil engineer and licensed surveyor for GPD in Akron for 30 years. 
He is survived by his wife, Constance (nee Bolitho) of Hinckley, whom he married Nov. 1, 1963; mother, Helen Frease (nee Schill) of Akron; son, Todd (Shelly) Frease of Houston; daughter, Laura (Don) Reinke of Savannah, Ga.; sister, Ann Simko of Massillon; and grandchildren, Drake and Liliana Reinke and Nicholas Frease. 
Service: 10 a.m. Thursday at Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 3477 Medina Road (state Route 18 & River Styx Road). The Rev. Glenn Rogers will officiate. 
Burial: Beach Cemetery, Hinckley. 
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation, Desk T13, 9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, 44195. 

Joy N. Hunter 
Joy Nanell Hunter, 72, of Medina, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999, at her home, after a courageous seven-month battle with leukemia. 
She was born May 1, 1927, in Medina and lived in Medina all her life. She graduated from Medina High School in 1945. She was an active 60-year member and lifetime deacon of United Church of Christ, Congregational, having served as a Sunday school teacher, a member of various boards and committees and, most recently, as a church office volunteer. She co-founded Hunter Insurance Agency and worked there for 30 years. 
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Howard Hunter of Medina; daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Warren Wheeler of Medina; sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas Hunter and Rebecca Durant of Springfield, Vt., and James and Devona Hunter and Daniel and Ellen Hunter, all of Medina; sister, Hope Wilder of Medina; grandchildren, Stephen, Eric, Sarah and Molly Wheeler, Meghen, Olivia, Emily and Zachary Hunter, Samuel Durant Hunter, Jenny Rebecca Pendergast, Benjamin Hunter, Russell Barnes and Evan and Leah Hunter. 
She was preceded in death by her father, Arthur B. Huffman; mother, Cleo Tibbits Huffman; stepmother, Ozella Frank Huffman; sister, Faith; and brother, Brent. 
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Saturday at United Church of Christ, Congregational, 217 E. Liberty St., Medina. Dr. Theodore Elsenheimer will officiate. 
Interment: Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Waite & Son Funeral homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to United Church of Christ, Congregational, Memorial Gifts, 217 E. Liberty St., Medina, 44256. 

Donald T. Lance 
Donald T. Lance, 64, formerly of Seville, died. 
He worked for Wells Fargo in Cleveland and was a vendor. 
Mr. Lance is survived by his brothers, Addison Lance of Sterling, Kenny of Massillon and George of Huron; sister, Carol Boyles of Wooster; dear friends, Fran Dailey and Robin Roberts; daughters, Christine and Lisa Dailey of Nashville, Tenn., and their children, Kaitlyn, Mark Jr., Michael and Melissa. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Addison and Helen (nee Taylor). 
Services were held Saturday in Cleveland.

Buddy B. Castle 
Buddy B. Castle, 82, of Brunswick, died Monday, Oct. 11, 1999, in Middleburg Heights. 
He was born March 21, 1917, in Pikeville, Ky., and was a Medina County resident for 12 years (10 years here then some years in Longview, Texas, then back here for two years). He was a high lift operator for Ford Motor Co. for 25 years before his retirement. 
He is survived by his wife, Juanita Castle (nee Mullins) of Brunswick; daughter, Anna R. (Joseph) Demeter of Parma; son, Keith G. (Maragaret) Castle Sr. of Sheffield; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his son, Kenneth R. Castle. 
Service: 1 p.m. Thursday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road (state Route 303 at Interstate 71). 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Lynn Frease 
Lynn "Terry" Frease, 57, of Hinckley Township, died Monday, Oct. 11, 1999, at Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights. 
He was born Aug. 2, 1942, in Akron and was a Medina County resident for 27 years. Mr. Frease was a civil engineer and licensed surveyor for GPD in Akron for 30 years. 
He is survived by his wife, Constance (nee Bolitho) of Hinckley, whom he married Nov. 1, 1963; mother, Helen Frease (nee Schill) of Akron; son, Todd (Shelly) Frease of Houston; daughter, Laura (Don) Reinke of Savannah, Ga.; sister, Ann Simko of Massillon; and grandchildren, Drake and Liliana Reinke and Nicholas Frease. 
Service: 10 a.m. Thursday at Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 3477 Medina Road (state Route 18 & River Styx Road). The Rev. Glenn Rogers will officiate. 
Burial: Beach Cemetery, Hinckley. 
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation, Desk T13, 9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, 44195. 

Edith N. Wright 
Edith N. Wright, 87, of Morgantown, W.Va., formerly of Vienna and Cottageville, W.Va., died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, in the Morgan Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Morgantown, after a long illness. 
She was born July 17, 1912, in Left Hand, Roane County, W.Va., the daughter of D. W. and Georgia Reed White. She was a homemaker and a cook at the former Linden Grade School, Linden, W.Va. Mrs. Wright was an active member of Vienna Baptist Church, Vienna, W.Va. She was an original board member of Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, W.Va., and member of several community organizations. 
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Clay S. Wright of Morgantown; daughter, Lanita (Nicki) Messenger of Morgantown; son, Gary (Joe) Wright and Connie Zimmerman, both of Medina; sister, Alma McGlothlin of Williamstown, W.Va.; grandchildren, Terry Messenger of Shady Spring, Md., Jay Messenger of Falls Church, Va., Melonie McGrady and Krista Wright, both of Fremont, and Anita Hamilton of Palm Springs, Calif.; and five great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Clarence, Albert and Raymond White; and sisters, Mae Gandee, Icie Ellis, Harriett Wright and Ora Board. 
John H. Taylor Funeral Home, West Virginia, was in charge of arrangements. 

Albert J. Yost 
Albert J. Yost, 61, of Wadsworth, died Monday, Oct. 11, 1999, at Barberton Citizens Hospital, after a 1½ year illness. 
He was born in Uhrichsville and resided in Wadsworth 23 years, previously residing in Florida. He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, serving in Vietnam, and was employed in industrial maintenance at Nabisco for 22 years. Mr. Yost was a member of Ridgewood Baptist Church. He was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1089 and built radio controlled airplanes. 
He is survived by his wife, Laura (nee Rohrer); daughters and sons-in-law, Malinda and Mark Sommers of Collins, Cherri and Jim Cordes of Lorain and Rebecca and Richard Moss of Wadsworth; sons and daughters-in-law, Troy and Karen Montgomery of LaGrange, Ky., William and Kim Singleton of Norton and Richard and Victoria Singleton of Doylestown; 12 grandchildren; brothers, Alfred of Whiting, Ind., Calvin of Dalzell, S.C.; and sisters, Jennie Hernandez of Gary, Ind., and Marsha Ann West of New Philadelphia. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Nora; and sister, Nora Boatwright. 
Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Ridgewood Baptist Church. Pastor Steven D. Carter will officiate. 
Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Ridgewood Baptist Church, 7891 Ridge Road, Wadsworth, 44281.

Floyd Allen 
Floyd Allen, 85, of Elyria, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 1999, at his daughter's residence in Seville. 
He was born Jan. 2, 1914, in Newport, Tenn., to Alex and Sarah (Hance) Allen. Mr. Allen retired from GM in 1975. 
He is survived by his wife, Pearl (Parks), whom he married Oct. 14, 1939; daughter, Bernice (Roy) Marrs; sons, Cecil (April) Allen, James (Dolores) Allen and Jerry (Antoinette) Allen; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Bill Allen. 
He was preceded in death by a great-grandson, two sisters and three brothers. 
Service: noon Monday at Roberts Funeral Home-Hillcrest Chapel, corner of Acme and Seville roads, Wadsworth. 
Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. 
Visiting hours: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 

Charles R. Saringer 
Charles R. Saringer, 72, of Chippewa Lake and Naples, Fla., passed away peacefully at his home in Chippewa Lake, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999, after battling cancer. 
Mr. Saringer was born in Cleveland and was a Medina County resident for 35 years. He was president of Web Fabricator for 10 years. After leaving Web, he and his son Robert opened Saringer Sheet Metal Inc. in Cleveland, from which he retired in 1986. He was a member of Union Sheet Metal Local 65 and 33. 
Mr. Saringer was very active in the sheet metal industry and was president of SMACNA apprenticeship program. He was involved in the organization's Health & Welfare and Standards program. 
Mr. Saringer spent his winters in Naples and was involved in the Fox Fire Association. He enjoyed golf and many, many friends. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. 
Mr. Saringer is survived by his wife of 51 years, Eileen M. Saringer (nee Buck) of Chippewa Lake; son, Robert (Ethel) Saringer of Independence; daughters, Denise (Jim) Pickett of Coto DeCaza, Calif., Michele (Steve) Sylvester of Avon Lake and Renee (Chuck) Sutter of Cleveland; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert. 
Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Jesus Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, 7230 Lake Road, Chippewa Lake. Deacon John Buda and Father Michael Whitman will officiate. 
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Cleveland. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 797 N. Court St., Medina, 44256. 

Peter H. Schaffer 
Peter H. Schaffer, 86, of Westerville, Ohio, formerly of Brunswick, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1999, at Manor Care Nursing Home, Westerville. 
He was born April 6, 1913, in Hiram. Mr. Schaffer was a master Mason for 54 years. He was a member of Chagrin Falls Golden Gate Lodge 245, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, and Hiram College "H" Club. He was a retired sales representative for Airco. 
He is survived by his son, John Schaffer of Louisiana; son-in-law, Jim (Susan) Blackwood of Westerville; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Barbara (Knaus) Schaffer; daughter, Diane Blackwood; and brother, John. 
Service: 11 a.m. today at Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick. 
Burial: Eastlawn Memory Gardens, Brunswick. 

Ellen C. Schmidt 
Ellen C. Schmidt, 71, formerly of Valley City, died Monday, Oct. 11, 1999, at Mariner Health of Fort Worth, Texas. 
She was born in Valley City, and resided in Medina County until graduating from the Old City Hospital, now MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, with a registered nursing degree. After graduating, she worked in Idaho and California before returning to Berea. 
In 1959 she enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. During her service time, she traveled to England, Turkey, Japan, and was involved with flying the wounded service men and women out of Vietnam to the Philippines. Ms. Schmidt's rank was major when she retired in 1979. 
She is survived by her sisters, Elizabeth (Betty) Feist of Medina, Martha Hudd and Violet Rigby, both of Tampa, Fla., Lois Zayac of Parma, Doris Reed of Marion, and Janet Krueger of Valley City; brother, James Schmidt of Brook Park; many nieces and nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews, and great-grand nieces and grandnephews. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Hattie Schmidt. 
Memorial service: 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1377 Lester Road, Valley City. The Rev. Dennis Murawski will officiate. 
The family will receive friends following the memorial service in the fellowship hall of the church. 
Burial: St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Valley City. 
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church or VITAS Hospice, 2501 Parkview Drive, Suite 600, Ft. Worth, TX 76102. 

Helen H. Wyman 
Helen H. Wyman, 86, of Medina, died Friday, Oct. 15, 1999, at Medina General Hospital. 
She was born in Medina and was a lifetime resident. Mrs. Wyman was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, where she was a Sunday School superintendent for many years. She was also a member of Kings Daughters, Church Women, Eastern Star, PERI and Mended Hearts. Mrs. Wyman was retired as the deputy finance director and clerk of council for the city of Medina for many years. 
Mrs. Wyman is survived by her son, John P. (Nancy) Wyman of Johnstown, Ohio; daughters, Rebecca (Douglas) McClure of Medina and Susan (Randall) Clark of Monrovia, Md.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brother, Lloyd (Carol) Hanshue of Medina. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, John M.; parents, Charles and Nellie Hanshue; and brother, Paul. 
Service: 2 p.m. Monday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 317 E. Liberty St., Medina. Father Stephen Bergmann will officiate. 
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made, in lieu of flowers, to St. Paul's Episcopal Church Memorial Fund.

Florence N. Bagley 
Florence Neeson Bagley, 97, of Bainbridge Township, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 1999, at Anna Maria Nursing Home in Aurora. 
She was born Feb. 5, 1902, in Cleveland and lived in Chagrin Falls for five years and later in Lake Lucerne of Bainbridge since 1940. She and her late husband, Donald B. Bagley Sr. were owners and operators of the D.B. Bagley Co., a fuel oil distribution company, which they later sold (it is now the Ullman Oil Co.). She ran the office and did bookkeeping for the company for many years. 
She is survived by her son, Donald B. (Susanne) Bagley Jr. of Bainbridge; grandchildren, Donald B. (Maureen) Bagley III and Laura (David E.) Bagley Fisher; great-grandchildren, Tyler Bagley Fisher and Elizabeth Durphy Bagley; and niece, Louise Beck. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald B. Sr. 
Service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Stroud-Lawrence Funeral Home, 95 S. Franklin St., Chagrin Falls. 
Burial: Sunset Memorial Park, North Olmsted. 
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Betty M. Jungeberg 
Betty M. Jungeberg (nee Wheeler), 79, of Elyria, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 1999, at Allen Hospital in Oberlin, following a long illness. 
She was born Jan. 12, 1920, in Oberlin to Perry and Myrtelle (Keiser) Wheeler and resided in Elyria most of her life. She was a homemaker and member of Grace Lutheran Church in Oberlin. She enjoyed flowers and helping out at her church. Mrs. Jungeberg was a member of the 4-H Club and PTA. 
She is survived by her daughters, Barbara Weekley and Judith Gornek, both of Elyria, and Deborah Prell of Medina; sons, Lawrence and Gary Jungeberg, both of Elyria, and William Jungeberg of Wellington; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter William Jungeberg, Oct. 29, 1990; parents; son, Russell Jungeberg; three brothers; and one sister. 
Service: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Grace Lutheran Church, 310 W. Lorain St., Oberlin. The Rev. Rich Docekal will officiate. 
Burial: Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Reichlin-Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland St., Elyria. 

Charlotte A. Schneider 
Charlotte A. Schneider, 60, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 1999, in Medina. 
She was born in Cleveland and was a lifetime Medina County resident. She loved music and was a member of the Society for Handicapped Citizens. She was employed by the sheltered workshop. 
She is survived by her aunt, Elizabeth Mulchy of Medina; nieces; nephews; and many friends. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Marcella Fretz Schneider; and aunt, Alsetta Flickinger. 
Service: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. Dr. Theodore Elsenheimer will officiate. 
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina. 
Visiting hours: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Society for Handicapped Citizens of Medina County, 4283 Paradise Road, Seville, 44273-9728.


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