Miscellaneous Stark County, Ohio Obituaries

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Obituaries -- March 29, 2001

Anthony Pete Yacklin, Jr.
Anthony Pete Yacklin, Jr., age 68, of Paris, died Sunday evening in the Alliance Community Hospital from injuries sustained in an auto accident. He was born January 19, 1933 in Akron to Anthony and Lula (Stout) Yacklin, Sr. He worked in the meat department at Giant Eagle in Alliance and has formerly worked for Colfor Colmach in Malvern, Dyneer Mercury Products in Canton and Baxter Tube in Minerva. He graduated from Minerva High School in 1951. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Anna (Scott) Yacklin, whom he married June 29, 1958; a daughter, Belinda Yacklin of Minerva; two sons, Allen Yacklin of Paris and Randy Yacklin of the home; a sister, Mrs. Earl (Shirley) Tolley of Louisville; a brother, William Yacklin; two grandchildren, Adam Yacklin of Minerva and Melissa Yacklin of Bowling Green. He is preceded in death by a sister, Mary Jefferies and two brothers, Henry and George Jake Yacklin. Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Rev. Eric Pasanchin officiating. Burial will be in Heritage Memorial Gardens in Minerva. Calling hours will be Thursday 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
(Gotschall-Hutchison,330-868-4900)

Bernadette Steiner
Bernadette A. Steiner, age 80, of North Canton, died Tuesday in her home. She was a life resident of the Canton-N.. Canton area, was a 1939 graduate of McKinley High School. She was retired from the Hoover Co. Bernadette was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in N. Canton and the Hoover Retirees. Preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Steiner, who died in 1963; two brothers, Jack and Thomas Carroll; three sisters, Mary Berring, Dorothy Carroll and Rita Quinn. Survivors include a number of nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in St. Paul's Catholic Church in N. Canton, with Msgr. James Clarke as celebrant. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call Friday 6-8 p.m. at the Lamiell Funeral Home.
(Lamiell, 330-456-7375)

Billy Joe Barnett
Billy Joe Barnett, age 63, of Minerva, passed away March 21, 2001 in Aultman Hospital. He lived in the Canton and Minerva area for the past 40 years. He was a member of the Minerva Eagles Lodge. Preceded in death by his father, Dewey Clayton; a brother and sister. He is survived by two sons, Billy, Jr. of Canton and Shane of Minerva; daughter, Yvonne Miller of Carrollton; four brothers; two sisters; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; mother, Berta Mae Barnett of Cordova, AL; special friend, Sandy Thomas of Homesworth. Memorial services will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. in Calvary Presbyterian Church with Rev. David Morgan officiating. The Earl B. Jack Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangement. 
(Earl B. Jack, 330-452-1702)

Clarence Woodbury
Clarence E. Larry Woodbury, age 91, of Canton, died Monday in Aultman Hospital. Born in Hebron, Illinois, he had been a Canton resident since 1975, moving here from Akron. He retired in 1975 from the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. after 47 years of service. He was a member of Christ Presbyterian Church. Preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Woodbury; and his second wife, Patsy C. Woodbury. Survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Mark Rhodes of Akron; and a brother and sister-in-law, Maurice and Elsie Woodbury of Rockport, TX. Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Lamiell Funeral Home with Rev. C. David Morgan officiating. Burial will be private. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Aultman Hospice or The American Heart Association. 
(Lamiell, 330-456-7375)

Donald R. Bowman 
Donald R. Bowman, age 61, of Canton, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday evening, March 27, 2001 in the residence following an apparent heart attack. Born in Canton, OH, September 28, 1939 to his parents the late Donald I. and Margaret Bowman, he was a retired employee of Ford Motor Co., retiring in 1990 after 30 years of service. Mr. Bowman was a member of AMVETS and a Veteran of the U.S. Navy. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Cammie Jo Bowman, January 12, 1970. Survivors include his wife, Sandy (Reigle) Bowman of the home to whom he would have been married 40 years, November 2001; two sons and their spouses, Donald and Pat Bowman of Louisville, OH, Todd Bowman and Renee of Canton, OH: his daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Ronald Allen of Canton; his sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Henry Houst of West Palm Coast, FL; six grandchildren, Joshua and Heather Kirby, Mathew Bowman, Shawn and Miranda Bowman, Morgan Allen; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 12 noon in the Reed Funeral Home with Dr. Harold Henniger officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home Friday 6-9 p.m. 
(Reed, 330-477-6721)

Elaine Natale 
Elaine Natale. Funeral services will be conducted Friday 11 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. Calling hours at the funeral home Thursday 6-9 p.m. 
(Reed, 330-477-6721)

Eleanor J. Stickle
Eleanor Jean Stickle. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday in the Waltner-Simchak Funeral Home. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Thursday (tonight) in the funeral home.
(Waltner-Simchak,330-455-0293)

Francesco Borsellino
Francesco Borsellino, age 70, of Waynesburg, passed away Tuesday afternoon in Aultman Hospital after a brief illness. He was born in Cattolica, Eraclea, Sicily, a son of the late Domenico and Guiseppina Lucia Borsellino, came to the United States at the age of 39, and had been a Waynesburg resident since 1970. He retired in 1984 from Whitacre-Greer Fireproofing Co., after 14 years service, where he was a brick handler. Since 1990, he has owned Hooch's Bar in Waynesburg. Mr. Borsellino was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Waynesburg. Preceded in death by a sister, Josephine Borsellino. Survived by his wife, Zina (Randisi) Borsellino, with whom he celebrated their 47th Wedding Anniversary on Sept. 13, 2000; three sons and daughters-in-law, Mickey and Sue Borsellino and Giovanni Hooch and Liz Borsellino all of Waynesburg, Filippo and Christina Borsellino, of Massillon; two brothers and a sister-in-law, John and Joanne Borsellino, of Canton, and Joe Borsellino, of Youngstown; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Giuseppe and Elena Randisi, of Canton; seven grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be sung on Saturday at 11 a.m. in St. James Catholic Church with Fr. Michael D. Seifert as celebrant. Interment in Sandy Valley Cemetery. Friends may call Friday 6-9 p.m. at the Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia. 
Francesco had a zest for life and lived it to the fullest. His family was everything to him and he greatly enjoyed the time he spent at Hooch's. It was there 
he made many friends because he genuinely cared for 
everyone. He will always be loved and sadly missed. 
(Finefrock-Gordon,330-866-9425)

Francisca Barbera
Francisca M. (Vitale) Barbera, age 89, of Canton, passed away Tuesday evening in Aultman Hospital after a brief illness. She was a life resident of Canton. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cono Barbera who passed away on Oct. 11, 1979; her parents, Leon and Francisca (Pidala) Vitale; two brothers, Joseph and Leo Vitale; four sisters, Rose Vitale, Jennie Norcia, Mary Marsh and Victoria Vitale. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Carol Barbera of Southern Pines, NC, Leo and Farley Barbera of Southern Pines, NC, Jim and Fran Barbera of Canton with whom she made her home; three daughters and son-in-law, Cona Mayle of Canton, Fran and Walt Regiec of Canton, Jo Johnson of North Canton; two brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Cleo Vitale of Canton, Anthony and Jeanette Vitale of Canton; two sisters and brother-in-law, Josephine Dicola of Canton, Clara and Sam Purses of Canton; 23 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren. A concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial will be sung Saturday, March 31, 2001, at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony Church with Rev. Fr. John Zuzik and Rev. Fr. Tom Bishop. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at the ROSSI Funeral Home.
(ROSSI, 330-492-5830)

Infant Twins
Angelina Faith Hawkins
passed away March 25, 2001, 
Angel David Hawkins
passed away on March 26, 2001.
Survived by mother, Emaline McKeaver and father, Donnell Hawkins; and two brothers, Korron Hawkins and Donnell Hawkins Jr. all of Canton, OH. Private services will be held Thursday, March 29, 2001. Condolences may be sent to 208 19th St. NE, Canton, OH 44714. Services entrusted to Rhoden Memorial.
(Rhoden, 330-455-7944)

Irene Stier
Irene Stier, age 93, of Alliance, passed away Tuesday March 27, 2001, in the St. Joseph Care Center, Louisville. She was born in Canton, OH, August 26, 1907, to the late Edward and Elva (Hert) Lutz. She was a retired Elementary School Teacher from the Marlington School System. A member of the First Immanuel United Church of Christ in Alliance and Eastern Star #296 of Alliance. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul in 1993. Survived by a brother-in-law, Ben Watkins of Louisville; several nieces and nephews. Private family graveside services 10 a.m. Saturday in Fairmount Memorial Park, Alliance with a Memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday in the First Immanuel Untied Church of Christ in Alliance with the public welcome. No calling hours. 
(Stier-Israel, 330-875-1414)

Jean M. Cole
Jean M. Cole. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Dr. James Scalf officiating. Calling hours at the funeral home two hours prior to services on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. At the request of the family, her body will be cremated following the funeral services. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made in her name to Hospice of Tuscarawas County. 
(Reed, 330-477-6721)

John B. Franks
John B. Franks, age 80, formerly of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2001, at Alliance Community Hospital. He was born in Elliston, KY, June 8, 1920 to the late Voyle and Clara (Browning) Franks. He was a World War II Navy veteran and was retired from Conrail after 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Jodie Franks of Jacksonville, FL; a granddaughter, Melanie; and two great-grandchildren; five sisters; and one brother. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Union Cemetery in Louisville. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Friday in the Stier-Israel Funeral Home in Louisville. 
(Stier-Israel, 330-875-1414)

John J. Pavelko, Sr.
John J. Pavelko, Sr. Mass of Christian Burial will be sung Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Timothy Huffman as celebrant. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. The procession will form at the church on Friday morning. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Joe's Church or to the wishes of the family.
(Rossi, 330-492-5830)

Joyce F. Russell
Joyce F. Russell, passed away October 29, 2000. Born February 2, 1942. She was formerly employed at A Child's Place. Survived by husband, to whom she was married 39 years, Robert B. Russell of Spring Hill, FL; three children, Richard G. Russell of Massillon, Kathleen A. Weary of Canton, Jennifer L. Casto of IL; seven grandchildren; mother, Orene Scott of Vermilion, OH; two brothers, Loyal V. Scott of North Canton, Rolland Scott of Vermilion, OH. Calling hours Saturday March 31st, 2001 at 10-12 Noon at Dueber Ave Methodist Church 7th Dueber with church services at 12 Noon. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery, 44th Cleveland Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society. 

Katherine E. Porter
Katherine E. Porter, age 78, of Canton, passed away Wednesday afternoon in Aultman Hospital after an extended illness. Born in Canton she was the daughter of the late Lawrence W. and May A. Brown Both. She was a 1941 graduate of St. John High School in Canton, and Canton Actual Business College. She was a former member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers, Marion Both, Harold Both, Cy Both, Bernard Both, William Both, and sister, Martha Dervin. Survivors include her sons, Larry W. Porter and Betty Campbell, of Louisville, and William J. Porter, of Lake Milton, Ohio; daughters, Rachel L. Porter of Massillon, and Kathy E. (Rick) McBride of Canton; brother, John J. Both of Canton; grandchildren, Andy and Jeremy Porter. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in the Wackerly Funeral Home. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. For those unable to attend services you may register on line at our on line registry page at:
(Wackerly, 330-455-5235)

Larry G. Shipley 
Larry G. Shipley, age 57, of Canton, died unexpectedly Wednesday March 28, 2001. He was a 1962 graduate of Lincoln High School, an honorably discharged U.S. Army Veteran and a former employee of Republic Engineered Steel with 27 years of service. Preceded in death by his parents; and one brother. Survivors include his aunt, Thelma Lynn who raised him; one half brother, Bill Lynn; one aunt, Shirley Bendur and several additional aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Dr. Chester Harris officiating. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Greemont Union Cemetery, Freeport, OH. Calling hours in the funeral home Friday 6-8 p.m. 
(Reed, 330-477-6721)

Margie E. Cain
Margie E. Cain. Services will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. in the Formet-Clevenger Gordon Funeral Home. Friends may call Thursday (tonight) 7-9 p.m. 
(Formet-Clevenger Gordon, 330-456-4766)

Marie A. Haynam
Marie A. Haynam, age 54, of 3041 Camille Road SW, Sherrodsville, OH., went to be with the Lord Tuesday morning, March 27, 2001, in her residence following a long illness. She was a homemaker and assisted her husband Jerry, in the operation of the Dellroy Market where she was Secretary/Treasurer. She was born May 11, 1946, in Salem, OH., and was raised in New Garden, OH., and was the daughter of Elsie Hoopes Gamble of Hanoverton, OH., and the late Alfred Gamble. Marie attended the Christ Community Church at Dellroy. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Jerry L. Haynam, whom she married July 3, 1965; one daughter and two sons, Jill Schaar of Sherrodsville, Eric (Samantha) Haynam of Dover, and Aaron Haynam of Columbus; one sister and two brothers, Mrs. Joyce Wharton of Damascus, OH., Jay (Judy) Gamble of Winona, OH., and Wayne (Karen) Gamble of Hanoverton; two grandchildren, Drew and Olivia Schaar of Sherrodsville; her mother-in-law, Mrs. Ruth Hayman Kidder of Minerva; and several nieces and nephews who were very special to her. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Wendy Dean-Haynam who was killed March 31 , 2000. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2001, in the New Garden United Methodist Church with Rev. Jeff Bartolet officiating. Interment will be in the Damascus Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday (today) from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Church. A memorial service for her Dellroy area friends will be held at a later date. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Christ Community Church Building Fund, P.O. Box #145, Dellroy, OH 44620. The Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home at Sherrodsville is handling arrangements.
(Baxter-Gardner, 740-269-9225)

Marjorie R. Swigert
Marjorie R. Swigert, age 84, of Canton, OH, passed away Wednesday morning in the Hanover House following an extended illness. Born in Reedurban on September 14, 1916, she was a former employee of Republic Stamping and Enameling Co. She was a member of the Reedurban Presbyterian Church where she sang in the choir and was a member of AARP and Autumn Leaves. She was preceded in death by her parents, John H. and Mary J. Swigert. Survivors include her brother and sister-in-law, Robert J. and Helen-Gene Swigert of Canton; two nephews, John L. Swigert and Robert L. Swigert; and nieces, Bonnie L. Ehmer. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Miller officiating. Burial will be in North Lawn Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home one hour before services on Friday from 10-11 a.m. 
(Reed, 330-477-6721)

Max E. Riley
Max E. Riley, age 78, of Canton, died Tuesday evening at Aultman Hospital. He formerly owned Hammond Acoustical and retired from Cutler Real Estate. Member of William McKinley Lodge #431 F AM, and Scottish Rite Valley of Canton. Also a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles #141 where he had formerly served as president and secretary. Survived by his wife, Verla (Wise) Riley; a daughter, Jacqueline Slabaugh of Canton; two grandsons, Troy Slabaugh of Canton, Neil and wife Patti Slabaugh of Massillon. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Pauline Rust, Betty Lavine, and Sue Ault; five brothers, Al, Rex, Bill, Don, and Earl Riley. Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home on S. Cleveland Ave. with Rev. Russell Long officiating. Burial in North Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call Friday 6-8 p.m. and Saturday one hour before the service (9:30-10:30 a.m.). There will be a Masonic Service on Friday at 5:45 p.m. 
(Kreighbaum-Sanders, 330-484-2525)

Opal V. Amos
Opal V. Amos. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Dr. Harold Henniger officiating Burial and a graveside service will be held Sat. afternoon in the I00F Cemetery in Harrisville, WV. Calling hours at the funeral home on Friday 7-8 p.m.
(Reed, 330-477-6721)

Pat M. Bentley
Pat M. Bentley, age 77, of East Canton, died Tuesday morning in Aultman Hospital following a brief illness. Son of the late Harry and Birdie (Fannin) Bentley. He was a Canton and Minerva area resident since 1966, prior to which he had resided in Logan County, WV. Retired from the United Mine Workers in 1965 after 20 years of service. Member of the Free Will Baptist Church, Waynesburg, where he served as an associate minister and Sunday school teacher for a number of years. He greatly enjoyed wood working. He is also preceded in death by his first wife, Goldie (Dempsey) Bentley in 1991; four sisters; two brothers. Survived by his wife, Helen J. (Passmore) Barrett Bentley, to whom he was married nine and one half years; four sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Judy Bentley of Minerva, Patrick and Carol Bentley of Carrollton, Preston and Paula Bentley of Robertsville, Michael Bentley of New Philadelphia, OH; one daughter, Constance Bentley of Minerva; five stepsons and spouses, Kenneth and Ellen Barrett of Canton, Frank and Betty Barrett of Tennessee, James and Cheri Barrett of North Carolina, Roger and Debbie Barrett, Richard and Kathy Barrett, all of Louisville; one stepdaughter and spouse, Vera and Robert Roberts of Robertsville, OH; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; 14 step-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Robert and Florence Bentley of Wellsville, OH, Tom Bentley of Florida. Services will be Friday 1 p.m. in the Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Raymond Stanley and Rev. Jimmy Holbrook officiating. Interment in Heritage Cemetery, Minerva. Friends may call Thursday (tonight) 6-9 p.m. in the Myers-Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home in East Canton, and one hour before services (12-1 p.m.) at the church. 
(Myers-Kreighbaum-Sanders, 330-488-0222)

Seth Wade Yanko
Seth Wade Yanko, age 29, beloved son of Denise M. Brooks and David P. Yanko, passed away unexpectedly March 25, 2001 in his Columbus, OH home. Seth was born in Aultman Hospital, Canton, OH, August 10, 1971. He was currently residing in Columbus. He graduated from Oakwood High School in Dayton 1990 and attended University of Cincinnati for several years. He will be remembered for his great passions, love of sports, especially golf and soccer as well as other outdoor activities, his drive and diligence toward pursuing his dreams and most of all, his kindness, gentleness, and good heart. He will be missed more than words can say. He is survived by his mother, Denise M. Brooks of Richland, WA; father, David P. Yanko of Dayton, OH; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin H. Brooks of Canton; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Fred Griel of North Canton; his fiancee, Ms. Stefanie Fredrick of Columbus; numerous other family and friends. His grandfather, Fred Griel preceded him in death. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Todd Sovine officiating. Burial will be in North Lawn Cemetery. Calling hours in the funeral home Friday 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Saturday 10-11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Asthma Clinic at Children's Hospital in Dayton.
(Reed, 330-477-6721)

Wilma Dawson Ivory
Wilma Dawson Ivory, of Canton, passed away March 26, 2001 in Houston, TX. Survived by son, Dickie (Gloria) Dawson of Texas; stepson, Robert (Sammy) Dawson of Canton; and grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 30, 2001 at Paradise Funeral Home, 10401 W. Montgomery, Houston, TX, 281-445-1201.


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