|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.
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
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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)
(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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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,