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James L. Valentine
MUNROE FALLS -- James L. Valentine, 68, died November 29, 1998.
Born in Grantsville, W.Va., he was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Noma Barker of Pullman, W. Va and sister, Helen Harris. He is survived by his loving caretaker and cousin, Carol Suchan, whom he lived with for 18 years and her loving family, Gerri (Keith) Pinsoneault, Tammi (Tom) Seever, Ron (Wendy) Talcott Jr., Mark (Debbie) Suchan; loving cousins, Nathan, Eric, Lauren, Brett and Taylor. Jimmy was loved by many friends at The Falls Country Kitchen, Weaver Workshop, Campees at Atwood Lake and sisters, Juna Cutlip and May Fluharty.
Friends may call at the Redmon Funeral Home, Wednesday from 6 to 9 P.M. where Rev. Ross Neil will conduct service Thursday at 11 A.M. Burial in West Virginia. Should friends desire memorials may be made to the family.

Emma I. Tuttle
Emma I. Tuttle, 81, of Medina, died November 27, 1998 following a brief illness.
Born in Akron to the late George and Anna Oncu, she lived in Valley City until 1997, moving then to Medina. A retired school teacher, Mrs. Tuttle was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church, where she served as greeter for many years and was a member of The Lady's Organization holding the office of president of many years.
Survived by brother, George (Nancy) Oncu of Valley City; two nieces; two great nieces; one great nephew; and cousin, George (Florence) Krisan of Akron; and preceded in death by husband, Leslie E. in 1985.
Calling hours TODAY 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Rd., Valley City, Ohio. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Valley City. Memorials is suggested if desired may be made to the church.

Philip Newell Thomas
Philip Newell Thomas, 64 years, of Akron, died Nov. 29, 1998.
Born in Johnson City, Tn., Phil was a graduate of the University of Virginia with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He worked for the A. Schulman Co. here in Akron and later had his own business, Thomas Consulting.
Survived by his wife of 44 years, Mildred; he is survived by daughter, Wanda Lee (Michael) O'Connell; son, Philip Lee Thomas, all of Akron; brothers, Lowell Thomas of Sterling Park, Va., Michael Thomas of Salisbury, N.C., Lawrence Thomas of Lexington Park, Md.; sister, Catherine Thomas of Melbourne, Fla.; three granddaughters, Chrisann, LeeAnn and Melisssa O'Connell.
Funeral services Thursday, 11 a.m. at the Hummel Funeral Home West, 3475 Copley Rd., Copley. Friends may call at the Hummel Funeral Home West on Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m.

Ernest Stephen Theiss
KENT -- Ernest Stephen Theiss, 88, of S.R. 43, Twin Lakes, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 1998 at Maple Wood Care Centre in Streetsboro.
He was born May 16, 1910 in Detroit, Mich. to Stephan and Mary (Kloos) Theiss. He graduated from Case Institute of Technology with a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1939. He was Professor of Civil Engineering at Duke University from 1939 until 1946. Mr. Theiss was employed at Davey Compressor from 1946 until 1956. He was employed at NRM Corp. in Tallmadge from 1956 until his retirement in 1975. He also worked as a private consultant with Engineering Translation Society Associated. He appeared in Who's Who in Technology in 1982. He was a donor to the Kent Historical Society. Mr. Theiss was the author of five books, primarily in plastics, extrusion and air compression. He held a patent concerning Cast-in Heater for Extrusion Cylinder. He had been a member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers since 1931 and was honored for 50 years at the meeting in San Francisco. For more than 50 years he was a member of various Masonic groups including The Black Fez; ``Al Sirat Grotto'', the Grand Lodge of Ohio F&AM and M.O.V.P.E.R.-Scottish Rite. He was also a member of the Republican National Committee, the Alliance of Transylvanian Saxons, Twin Lakes Country Club and the German Family Society of Akron.
Survivors include his wife, Irmgard (Feigl), whom he married December 12, 1980; and stepdaughter, Christine (Hans) Hansing-Scholz of Kassel, Germany. He was preceded in death by his brother, Gustav.
Calling hours will be held 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Bissler & Sons Funeral Home where funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday with Pastor Victor A. Myers officiating. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in Twinsburg.

Ruth E. Sulentich
Ruth E. Sulentich, 82, passed away Nov. 29, 1998 at Essex Health Care.
She was born April 22, 1916 in Akron.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Diane (Marvin) Fisher; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry (Susan) Sulentich; sister, Ethel Dority; grandchildren, Sherilyn, Steven, William, Marie, Margaret, Denzil, Elizabeth and Patricia; 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Sulentich, and a sister, Lillian Conaway.
Friends may call at FARLEY FUNERAL HOME, 131 N. Canton Rd. (at Gilchrist), Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. where funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, with Pastor Dennis Woodruff officiating. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Tina M. Strauss
Tina M. Strauss, 92, went to be with the Lord Nov. 29, 1998.
Mrs. Strauss spent most of her life in Erie, Pa., and lived with her daughter in Akron for the past year and a half. She was retired from Rea & Dereck and although she was not a member of a local church, she did have a strong love for the Lord.
Preceded in death by her husband, Harry in 1992; son, Gale; parents, Harry and Anna; sisters, Mable Mills and Helen Spaulding; and brother, Raymond Reynolds; she is survived by sons, Harry J. (Delores) of Floral City, Fla., and John A. (Charlene) of Akron; Patricia M. Bonsteel of Norton, Joyce A. Seger of Akron, Susan R. (Oliver) Whaley of Tempe, Ariz., and Carol Lee (Orestes) Almeida of York, Pa.; two adopted daughters, Pamela K. Strauss (Roger) of Manhattan Beach, Calif., and Linda S. Hilbert of Erie, Pa.; 25 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service Wednesday, 11 a.m., at Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home, 547 Canton Rd., Akron, with Rev. Rufus Hofelt officiating. Burial at Hillside Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home TODAY, 6 to 9 p.m. Memorials may be made to Weaver School and Workshops, The Conrad House of Erie, Pa., or the charity of ones choice.

Bessie Nidy Somers
Bessie Nidy Somers, 95, passed away Nov. 29, 1998.
Born in Lakemore, Ohio, she was a local resident most of her life, very active in the Cleveland Opera Company singing lead for many years. She was active in the Girl Scouts, was a former member of High Street Church of Christ, and was employed at the M. O'Neil Co. in retail sales.
Preceded in death by son, Douglas and wife Wanda; grandson, Douglas; she is survived by her son, Gilbert N. (Yvonne) Somers; nine grandchildren; and 19 great grandchildren.
Visitation Wednesday 6 to 8 p.m. at Hecker Funeral Home in Uniontown where funeral services will be held Thursday, 11 a.m. with Rev. Raymond Deuring. Interment Uniontown Greenlawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Girl Scouts of America. 

Mary E. Sboray
Mary E. Sboray, 92, died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998 at Akron City Hospital.
She was born in Cambridge, Ohio and had been an Akron resident for over 75 years. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and the Altar and Rosary Society.
Mrs. Sboray was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen in 1969; daughter, Christine Smith; brothers, Charles and John Gresh; and sisters, Vivian Kaluscak, Helen Kraynak and Julia Stepic; and is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen and Mary of Roanoke, Va., Edward and Agnes of Copley, John and Karen of Akron and Joseph and Margaret of York, Pa.; daughters and sons-in-law, Florence Vatilla of Barberton, Dolores and Emil Skafec of Ashland; brother, George Gresh of Lodi; sister, Anne Katanik of Cleveland; 19 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Thursday 10:30 a.m. at the Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Funeral Home and 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home where a Rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Robert E. Wheeland
WADSWORTH -- Robert E. Wheeland, 73, died Saturday, November 28, 1998, at his residence after a lengthy illness.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth, where funeral service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m, Pastor Wayne LaFollette officiating. Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Doris R. Salberg
Feb. 2, 1920 -- Nov. 26, 1998
Memorial services 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Hennessy-Bagnoli Funeral Home, 339 Southwest Ave., with Dr. Forest Waller officiating. Friends will be recieved immediately following the services. In lieu of other remembrances, donations may be given to the First United Methodist Church of Cuyahoga Falls, 245 Portage Tr., Cuyahoga Falls.

Alexander (Alex) C. Romas
Alexander (Alex) C. Romas, 73, passed away Nov. 29, 1998 following a courageous battle with a lengthy illness.
Mr. Romas's parents immigrated to the U.S. from Romania in 1912 and he was born in Lorain, Ohio on July 23, 1925. He resided in the City of Green since 1969. Mr. Romas served in the U.S. Navy on a submarine in the Pacific during World War II. After the war, he served in the U.S. Marine Reserves. In 1952, he joined the Akron Police Department, rising to the rank of detective. Mr. Romas suffered an injury on the job and retired on disability in 1968.
Mr. Romas is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Minnie (Unger) Romas; brothers, Louis, Raymond, and William; sister, Edith. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 51 years, Delilah; children, Charles (Jill) Romas of Naples Fla., Randy (Colleen) Romas of Jackson Township, Sharon Romas of Green, Karen (Mark) Humphrey of Akron, Randy (Tammy) Yates of Uniontown; sisters and brother-in-laws, Jenny and Lee Taylor of Akron, Valerie and Herbert Wise of Akron; brother and sister-in-law Michael and Ethel Rotar of Akron; five cousins, 11 nieces and nephews and 12 grandchildren.
A memorial service for Mr. Romas will be held at 8 p.m. THURSDAY at the Dunn-Quigley Ciriello & Carr Funeral Home, 811 Grant St., Akron, Rev. Harry Van Fleet officiating where friends may call from 6 p.m. to service time. Family suggests memorials to the Bluecoats of Summit County, 497 Overwood Rd., Akron, Ohio 44313. 

Marian Louise Richardson
Marian Louise Richardson, 79, of Floral City, Fla., died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998 at Mariner Health of Inverness.
Born in Akron, on April 21, 1919 to the late Thurman and Evelyn Simmons, she came here 11 years ago from Stow, Ohio. Mrs. Richardson was a homemaker, an avid traveler, and a member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish.
Surviving are her husband, William Thomas Richardson, Jr., one son, Lawrence Lee Richardson of Houston, Texas; three daughters, Mary Lou Malloy of Austintown, Mary Lou Boylan of Stow, and Joan Claire Phillips of Brimfield; and six grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass for Marian Louise Richardson will be offered on Friday, December 4, 1998 at 11 a.m. from the Kent Catholic Church on Depister Street in Kent, Ohio.

Dorothy (Sobitz) Prunari
Dorothy (Sobitz) Prunari, born Sept. 27, 1919, passed into eternity Nov. 28, 1998.
Dorothy and her husband operated the Madison Ave. and Fairlawn Plaza Shoe Repair for many years, retiring in 1980. Dorothy had been attending Perry Baptist Church.
Beloved wife of Terry Prunari, and mother of Lynn (James) Messenger; she will be sorely missed by sisters, Violet Sobitz, Catherine (Al) Emich, and Mary Ann Sobitz; brother, Tim Sobitz; friend, Heloise Gates; sister-in-law, Barbara Sobitz; and many nieces, nephews, grandniece, and grandnephews. Preceded in death by parents, Wesley and Katy, and brothers, Wesley and Michael; we entrust Dorothy into the hands of our God, who so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes on Him should not perish, but have eternal life.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, 11 a.m., at the Hopkins Lawver UNIONTOWN Funeral Home, 3553 Northdale St., with Pastor T. W. Teall officiating. Burial at Uniontown Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 TONIGHT.

Laura B. Price
NASHVILLE -- Laura B. Price, 83, died Monday Nov., 30, 1998.
She was a resident of Barberton for 40 years and attended the Akron Baptist Temple.
Preceded in death by husband, George Price, and son, Warren B. Witte; survivors include daughters, Thelma L. Nichols of Tennessee, Hazel Diane Fetter of North Carolina; son, Donald Witte of Delaware; 12 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; sister, Bliss Wood of Leesville, Ohio; and brother, Owen D. Bourne of Canton, Ohio.
Funeral service Thursday 11 a.m. at the Campfield-Hickman Collier Funeral Home, Rev. Ernie Kemppel officiating. Burial Greenlawn Cemetary. Visitation Wednesday 6 to 9 p.m. 

Betty J. Price
Betty J. Price, 74, died Nov. 29, 1998.
She was a resident of Barberton and Akron since 1957. A member of Riemer Road Baptist Church.
Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Donna of Barberton; two grandchildren; six great grandchildren; sister, Louise Smith; and brother, Bill Flinn.
Funeral services will be held Thursday 1 p.m. at the Campfield-Hickman- Collier Funeral Home, Rev. Harold Swafford officiating. Burial Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday 7 to 9 p.m. 

Nora L. Pastor
Nora L. Pastor, age 72, passed away Nov. 28, 1998, at her residence.
Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday 10 a.m. at Guardian Angels Catholic Church. Interment Copley Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hummel Funeral Home West, 3475 Copley Rd., Copley, TODAY from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be made to The Alzheimer's Association.

Evelyn I. Neilsen
Evelyn I. Neilsen, 82 years, of Akron, died Nov. 28, 1998.
Calling hours TODAY, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Dunn-Quigley, Ciriello & Carr Funeral Home, 811 Grant St., Akron, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Interment at Hillside Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to the Haven of Rest or to your favorite charity. 

Dorothy I. Myers
Dorothy I. Myers, 97, of Austin, Texas. Passed away Nov. 26, 1998.
Preceded in death by husband, George N.; survivors include daughter, Joan Smith of Austin, Texas; three grandchildren, Jim, John and Elizabeth Palmer, all of Texas; three great grandchildren.
No visitation. Graveside services at the Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, 4700 Broadview Rd., Cleveland, Wednesday at 11 a.m.

Robert Miller
Robert Miller, 61, went home to be with the Lord Nov. 28, 1998.
Robert was born in Kenmore, Ohio on April 20, 1937. Mr. Miller was employed by Goodyear Research as a Master Technician in their chemical division for the past 15 years, and 30 years for the Goodyear Company, where he enjoyed working. Robert was a faithful member of the Community Church of Portage Lakes, where he served the Lord for 23 years as a Sunday School teacher for Junior Church and for adult classes, softball coach for church youth, Stockade leader from 1980 to 1998, and Chief Ranger for Stockade from 1986 to 1998. He had a love for the outdoors and was an avid gardener. 
Robert was preceded in death by his beloved mother and father, Beulah and Loyd Miller, and brothers, Newman, Audry, Otis, Don and Larry. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Laura; daughter, Cathey and Bill Buffington; son, Bobby Miller; brother, Dallas and Erma of Denver; and Anita (Larry's wife); nieces and nephews, Pastor Jim, Paul, Betsy, Ellen, Christine, Tim, David, and Dan; nephews, Matthew and Michael; and many loving friends. 
Friends may call at the Community Church of Portage Lakes, 3260 Cormany Rd., Akron, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., where services will be held at 1:30 p.m., with Dr. Byron Morgan officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob's name to Haven of Rest, 175 E. Market Street, Akron, Ohio, 44308.

John E. McNichol
John E. McNichol passed away after a lengthy illness.
He was retired from Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. Mr. McNichol served valiantly in World War II, attached to the Army Corp of Engineers and was honorably discharged having served four years in the European Theatre of War, received many metals, a true hero.
He is survived by beloved and devoted wife, Elsie (nee Lanni) McNichol; loving sons, Gregory of Chicago and Dennis of Tallmadge; two grandsons, Christopher and Michael; step-brothers, David and Robert McNichol.
A private mass was held at Annunciation Church with burial at Oakwood Cemetery.

Brian M. Adrian
Brian M. Adrian, 19, died Dec. 3, 1998.
Brian worked for Spitzer Chevrolet in Northfield as a detail person, was born and lived his life in Akron, and attended North High School.
He is survived by his parents, Michael and Betsy Adrian of Akron; brother, Joe Adrian of Akron; grandparents, Margaret Considine of Akron and Iris Dudo of Stow; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Martha's Church. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hennessy-Bagnoli Funeral Home, 936 N. Main St., from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of other remembrances, contributions may be sent to 227 Uhler Ave., Akron 44310.

Thomas J. Karg
Thomas J. Karg, 64 years, of Akron, died November 30, 1998 at his home.
Tom was a life resident of Akron and graduated from St. Sebastian Grade School (1948), St. Vincent High School, and attended Xavier University and Kent State University. After working for his father's company, Karg Corporation, he founded the T.J. Karg Co. in 1974. Tom was a life member of St. Sebastian Church and a member and current President of its St. Vincent DePaul Society for the past 37 years. He was very devoted to the poor. Tom was an avid golfer and tennis player.
Preceded in death by his wife of 34 years, Ann; he is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law, Thomas Dempsey and Katy Karg, and William J. Karg, all of Akron; daughters and son-in-law, Margaret Karg of Reminderville, Ohio, Maryann and Gilbert Neal of Naperville, Ill.; brothers, James F. (Joanne) Karg of Naples, Fla., and Fr. William D. Karg of Akron; sister, Marie (Gene) Graham of Powell, Ohio; grandchildren, Molly and Hannah Karg, and Hayley and Mack Neal; and many nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday, 1 p.m. at the St. Sebastian Church. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hummel Funeral Home West, 3475 Copley Rd., Copley on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be made to the St. Vincent DePaul Society of St. Sebastian Church or the St. Sebastian Parish Foundation.

Anne J. Eshack
Anne J. Eshack died Dec. 5, 1998. She was 88 years old.
Anne was a life resident of Akron, and retired from the Summit County Clerk of Courts. She was a member of St. Sebastian Church.
Preceded in death by her mother and father, Joseph and Louisa Eshack; and brother and sister, Joseph and Helen Eshack, she is survived by her loving sister and brother, Mary Louise Crucs and John Eshack; and many nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, 10 a.m., at St. Sebastian Church. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hummel Funeral Home West, 3475 Copley Rd., Copley, Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m.

Carl Gerald Jacobson
FRIPP ISLAND, N.C. -- Carl Gerald Jacobson, 57 years old, born August 13, 1941, formerly of Akron, died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998, in S. Carolina.
He is survived by his wife, Elsbeth Jacobson of Tripp Island, S.C.; two daughters, Christine Carter and Sandra Jacobson of Atlanta, Ga.; granddaughter, Susanna Carter of Atlanta, Ga.; mother, Marion Jacobson of New Port Richey, Fla.; brother, Robert Jacobson of New Port Richey, Fla.
A memorial service will be held Dec. 19 in Atlanta, Ga. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the South Carolina Historical Society in Charleston, S.C. or donations to the American Red Cross. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr Inc. Funeral Home, Charleston, S.C.

Willie Belle Jackson (Weems)
Willie Belle Jackson answered the call of her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and went home to be with Him on Wednesday, November 25, 1998, after a short but courageous bout with cancer. Her eternal transition occurred at Bridgepark Nursing Center at the age of 80 years.
ALL SERVICES will be held at Providence Baptist Church, 458 Madison Ave., Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, at 12 Noon, Pastor Richard Brown Sr. officiating. Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to Noon, with homegoing service immediately following. Condolences may be sent to 1063 Johnston St., Akron 44306 or 586 Ardella Ave., Akron 44306. Procession will form at 586 Ardella Ave.

Patricia Gill McKinstry
Patricia Gill McKinstry passed away Dec. 27, 1998.
She was the daughter of James and Margaret Gill (deceased). Pat was born July 4, 1927, and loved celebrating her birthday with everyone.
She leaves her wonderful husband, John; most precious daughter, Peggy McKinstry Campbell of New York City; and her sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Bill Strabic, Frances and Joe Siegferth, and Barbara and Don Howard; sister-in-law, Eve and husband, Dick Wagner; many nieces and nephews. She also leaves her many Kappa sisters and her children, their parents, and staff at the Learning Centre.
Pat was a graduate of the University of Akron and was a Kappa Kappa Gamma. She served as president of the Alumnae Association and president of Lambda House Board. She taught in Akron, Riverside, and Edgewater Park, N.J., and for the past eight years had tutored at the Learning Centre of Akron.
Services will be held at 12 noon THURSDAY at the Billow FAIRLAWN Chapel, 85 N. Miller Rd., with Rev. Robert P. Combs officiating. Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home THURSDAY, 10 a.m. until service time. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Learning Centre of Akron, 30 Sand Run Rd., Akron 44313. 

Opal Hartman
WADSWORTH -- Opal Hartman, 85, died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998 at Rittman Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Akron, Mrs. Hartman resided in Wadsworth 47 years previously residing in Rittman. She was a member of Mt. Zwingli United Church of Christ where she was organist for over 26 years. She was also a member of Woman's Guild, Ladies Aid, Wadsworth Grange, Keynote Singers and taught piano for over 50 years.
Mrs. Hartman is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, John and Helen of Rittman, Donald and Mary Kay of Wadsworth; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Carl Green of Wadsworth; nine grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband, John; daughter, Phyllis Hartman; three brothers and two sisters.
Funeral service, Thursday 1 p.m. at Mt. Zwingli United Church of Christ. Rev. Keith D. Hejnal officiating. Interment Rittman Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman Street, Wadsworth. Contributions may be made to Mt. Zwingli United Church of Christ Memorial Fund, 2172 S. Medina Line Road, Wadsworth 44281.

James E. Hardy
James E. Hardy, 68, of Akron died Nov. 28, 1998.
Mr. Hardy was born in Akron, was a life long resident and member of the Suffield Fellowship Church. For 15 yrs. he was a building manager for the Summit Management Co.
He is survived by wife, Evelyn to whom he was married 49 yrs.; daughter, Donna Motes; sons and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Diane, James Jr. and Kathi, Edwin and Linda, Charles, Jerry and Connie; sister, Dorothy Glover of Hasting, Mich.; brother, Otis Hardy of N. Miami, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; special nieces, Peggy Hoffman and Juanita Hall; also survived by other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services, WEDNESDAY 8 p.m. at the Dunn-Quigley Ciriello & Carr Funeral Home, 811 Grant St., Akron, where friends may call from 6 p.m. to service. Private inurnment, Rosehill Cemetery. Family suggests memorials to the James Hardy Memorial Fund, c/o of the funeral home.

Ruth C. Green
Ruth C. Green, 61, passed away Nov. 29, 1998.
Born Dyer County, Tennessee.
Survived by husband, Max; daughters, Ruby (Raymond) Marks of Danville, Va., Judy Green of Akron; four grandchildren, six great grandchildren; sisters, Mary Polk of Ravenna, Becky Ruthkowski of Michigan City, Ind.
Friends may call at the Eckard-Baldwin Funeral Home TODAY 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Graveside funeral services will be 2 p.m. TODAY at Tallmadge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Ruth Green family in c/o the Eckard-Baldwin Funeral Home. 

Emily L. Gaines
Emily L. Gaines, 100, died Saturday, November 28, 1998.
A memorial service for Mrs. Gaines will be held at 11 a.m. WEDNESDAY at Trinity Lutheran Church, Rev. David L. Scharf officiating. Private inurnment at Oakwood Cemetery.

Lavonna Jennie Froelich (nee Clark)
Lavonna Jennie Froelich (nee Clark), 90, died Nov. 30, 1998. Mrs. Froelich was born in Kent and resided in Cincinnati for the past 51 yrs. She was a graduate of North High School in January 1928, had attended Hammel Actual Business College, and had been part owner of Froelich Construction Co. She was preceded in death by husbands, Charles Thomas Ingersoll and Harold Froelich; parents, Homer and Olive Clark; and brothers, Homer and Allen Clark; and is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Carol Ingersoll of Cuyahoga Falls, Charles and Ruth Ingersoll of Buena, Calif.; two grandchildren; two great grandchildren; sisters in-law, Virginia (George) Jones of Amherst, and Shirley Clark of Minnosta; and good friend Fern Moore of Cincinnati. There will be no local calling hours or services. Final resting place Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati. 

Lawrence ``Bud'' E. Fraley
CUYAHOGA FALLS -- Lawrence ``Bud'' E. Fraley, 75, died Nov. 29, 1998.
Mr. Fraley was born in Terra Alta, W. Va., and had resided in Cuyahoga Falls since 1945 moving there from Pennsylvania. He retired in 1978 from the electrical department at the City of Cuyahoga Falls, and had previously worked for the American Fireworks. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army, and was a life member of VFW Ralph Huff Post 1062. He was also a member of the American Legion Charles Faust Post 281, the AARP, and had attended the New Apostolic Church of Mogadore.
He was preceded in death by his daughter and son in-law, Lucia and James Mura; survived by daughters, Linda Wilson of Akron, and Diana Young of Cuyahoga Falls; sons and daughters in-laws, James ``Duke'' and Theresa of Cuyahoga Falls, Karl and Janice of Streetsboro; daughter and son in-law, Lisa and Raymond Smith of Weirton, W. Va. He was beloved grandfather of John, Gary (Jodi), Shane, Travis, Tracy, Michael, Amy, Jimmy, Jeffery, Sarah, and John; great grandfather of Brieanna; also survived by brother, Warren (Buck) Fraley of Macedonia; loving companion, Irene Nitzsche; and his special friend, Bob Schmidt.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. TODAY at the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, 1930 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls where a funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday by the New Apostolic Church of Moagdore. Interment Chestnut Hill Memorial Park. Military service will be conducted by VFW Ralph Huff Post 1062. Memorials may be made to Cuyahoga Falls EMS, Fire Rescue Fund, P.O. Box 1242, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223 in his memory.

Joseph C. Ellison
Joseph C. Ellison passed away suddenly Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998 after a lengthy illness.
Born in Franklinville, N.C. he had been a resident of Akron since 1945. He was employed by B.F. Goodrich for 28 yrs. retiring in 1973.
Mr. Ellison is survived by wife of 50 yrs., Freda; daughter, Carol (Ronald) Husk of Akron; granddaughter, Melissa (Mark) Poston; grandson, Ronald C. Husk; most cherished great grandson, Colin Poston; also survived by four sisters.
No calling hours. Private graveside funeral services Wednesday 2 p.m. at Rose Hill Burial Park. 

Nancy Jean Ehas (Harper)
BRIMFIELD -- Nancy Jean Ehas (Harper), 38, passed away Nov. 29, 1998.
A lifetime resident of the area. Nancy had been employed as office manager for Tallmadge Agency for the past 13 yrs. And bowled at Twin Star Lanes for many years.
She is survived by husband, Rex; sons, Steven Ingersol, Christopher Ingersol, Justin Robinson, Ryan Robinson, all of Kent; stepmother, Jean Harper of Akron; sisters, Beverly Kuster, Sandy Sauerwine, both of City of Green.
Funeral services 11 a.m. Thursday at the Dunn-Quigley, Ciriello & Carr Funeral Home, 3333 Kent Rd., Stow, Rev. Scott Wilson officiating. Interment Lakewood Cemetery. Calling hours 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Lewis H. Schmidt
PORTAGE LAKES -- Lewis H. Schmidt, 81, went home to with the Lord on Dec. 5, 1998.
He had been a resident of Akron for 60 years. He was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He retired from B.F. Goodrich, and was a World War II Army veteran.
He is survived by wife, Edna; sons, Denny Schmidt of North Carolina, David Schmidt of Akron; daughter, Diane Tetwiler of Akron; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services Wednesday, 11 a.m., at Zak-Monbarren Funeral Home in Doylestown, with Wyatt E. Patterson and Wendell Camden officiating. Burial at Chestnut Hill Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Weaver Workshop, 89 E. Howe Rd.., Tallmadge 44278.

Harold G. Brock
TEXAS -- Harold Goodyear Brock, formerly of Akron, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, in Austin, Texas.
Mr. Brock was born in Lakewood, Ohio, on Oct. 28, 1910. His family moved to Akron when he was a young boy, and he graduated from old West High School in 1928. He began working for the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in 1937, retiring in 1972 with 35 years of service. He had a great interest in astronomy and served for seven years as president of the Astronomy Club of Akron in the 1960's. He also contributed a monthly astronomy column to the Akron Beacon Journal for several years. 
Mr. Brock was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Agnes; brother, Clarence Brock, and granddaughter, Melissa Kuffler. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sally and James Spigelmire of Austin, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Kathy Brock of Holland, Ohio; daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Martin Simons of Austin, Texas; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; niece, Barbara Morehouse of Peninsula, Ohio; and dear family friend, Pearl Huff of Akron. 
A memorial service will be held Thursday, December 3, 1998, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas, Pastor Walter W. Harms officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Bethany Lutheran Church Building Fund, 6215 Manchaca Rd., Austin, TX 78745, or to the Salvation Army. Condolences may be sent to the family c/o Betty Simons, 918 Bodark Lane, Austin, TX 78745. Arrangements by Harrell Funeral Home, Austin, Texas, 

Edward D. Brazalovics Sr.
STOW -- Edward D. Brazalovics Sr., 54, died November 28, 1998.
Born in Cleveland, he had lived in Stow 27 years and was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
He is survived by wife, Sharon; son, Edward Jr.; and daughter, Susan M., both at home; sister, Rita Elesh Pfleger of Ohio; sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Daniel Ferguson of Mentor; brother and sister-in-law, John J. and Katherine of Parma; nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Thursday 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 P.M. at Redmon Funeral Home. Mass of the Christian Burial, Friday 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church. Burial All Saints Cemetery in Northfield. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the ALS Association, NE Ohio Chapter, 23715 Mercantile Road, Suite B104, Beachwood, Ohio 44122.

Marie Beckwith
BARBERTON -- Marie Beckwith, 86, died Nov. 29, 1998 at Doylestown Healthcare.
She was born in Greenwich Ohio and was a life resident of Barberton. She was employed by F.W. Woolworth Company.
She was preceded in death by husband, George; survived by son, Russell (Linda) of Titusville, Fla.; daughter, Marcene (John Sr.) Friedrichsen of Lakeville, Ill.; four grandchildren; 12 great granchildren; one great-great grandchild; sister, Neoma Huff of Barberton.
Funeral will be Wednesday 11 a.m. at the Hahn Funeral Home, Pastor Brian Cowan officiating. Burial at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Friends may call TONIGHT from 6 to 9 p.m.

John A. Bauer
John A. Bauer, 91, passed away November 28, 1998.
Mass of Christian Burial TODAY, 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive friends TODAY from 9:30 a.m. until Mass time at St. Paul Catholic Church. Memorials may be made to The Summit County Association for Retarded Persons.


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