|Dwight D. Young
Dwight D. Young, 87, died Friday Dec. 11, 1998 at Hospice Care Center,
Born May 26, 1911 in Beallsville, Pa. Mr. Young worked for Goodyear
Tire and Rubber Co. as a Carpenter Supervisor, retiring in 1976. After
Mr. Young's declining health, the family wanted to express their appreciation
for the many kindness of the Heather Knoll Nursing Home and the Hospice
Care Center on Ridgewood Rd. in Akron.
Preceded in death by first wife Doris Hilverding Young who died on
May 14, 1955; two brothers, Lloyd Young and Eugene Young. Survivors include
his second wife, Beverly Counterman Young whom he married June 18, 1972;
also surviving are two daughters, Doris Shank of Akron, Dawna Pitzer of
Rochester, Pa.; three grandchildren; three great grandchildren; one sister,
Sarah Kubis of Lawrenceville, Ga.; one brother, Edwin E. Young of Waynesburg,
Funeral services 1 p.m. at the Milliken & Throckmorton Funeral
Home, Inc., 197 N. Maiden St., Waynesburg, Pa. Contributions may be made
to the Hospice Care Center, 3358 Ridgewood Rd., Akron, OH 44313.
Elsie C. Young
Elsie C. Young, 81, died unexpectedly Dec. 10, 1998.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. MONDAY at the Billow FALLS Chapel,
corner of 23rd and Falls Avenue, with the Rev. Mary Frances Haberkorn officiating.
Entombment at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral
home 1 to 4 p.m. SUNDAY.
Marie H. Wohlwend
Suffield -- Marie H. Wohlwend,95, formerly of Palm Road, died Saturday,
December 12, 1998, at Longmeadow Care Center in Ravenna.
She was born September 3, 1903 in Suffield to John F. Veronica (Kline)
Wohlwend. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Randolph.
Survivors include her sisters, Sr. Mary (Agnes) Verone SND of Chardon
and Rita M. Randall of Stow. She was preceded in death by her brothers
Joseph, Francis, Carl, John and Martin; and sisters, Catherine and Margaret.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M. Wednesday at St. Joseph's
Church in Randolph. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the
services. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Randolph. Memorial
may be made to St. Joseph's Hertiage Fund, 2643 Waterloo Road, Mogadore,
William A. Stevens
William A. Stevens, 72, passed away Dec. 10, 1998.
Mr. Stevens was born in Akron, Ohio on Oct. 15, 1926 to the late Josephine
and William Arthur Stevens I. He worked and retired with 43 years of service
from The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. He served in the navy during
World War II.
Preceded in death by wife, Marian; sister, Constance Delores Fasick;
and brother, Frederick Stevens; he is survived by children, Colleen (Rick)
Zito, William (Barbara) Stevens, Charlotte (Tom) Pringle, Rebecca (John)
Siciarz, Dawn (Danny) Wehrlin and Joseph Stevens; 18 grandchildren; and
five great-grandchildren; and special friend, Rebecca Smith.
Calling hours are Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. at Hennessy-Bagnoli Funeral Home,
339 Southwest Ave., Tallmadge. Mass of the Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. Monday
at Annunciation Church. 87 Broad St., Akron, with Fr. Rosing officiating.
Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron. Military services conducted
by Firestone Park VFW Post. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made
to Annunciation Church Building Fund, 87 Broad St., Akron, 44305 or the
American Cancer Society, 3624 W. Market St., Fairlawn, Ohio 4333.
Catherine Freeman Simmons
Catherine Freeman Simmons, 65, went home to be with the Lord Dec. 9,
1998 at St. Thomas Medical Center.
She was born in Milledgeville, Ga., and had lived in this community
for 42 years. She was a member of the Gods Church Without Fear, and a mother
of the church. She was also a former member of Hills Temple First Born
Mrs. Simmons was preceded in death by three brothers, one sister, and
a grandson. She is survived by her devoted and loving husband, Kenny Simmons
Sr.; sons, Bobbie Simmons, Kenny Jr. (Arlene); Bennie Mack (Wynette), and
David Simmons all of Akron; daughters, Elvira Simmons of Florida, Mary
Lucy, Lavinea, Julia Simmons all of Akron; step-daughters, Betty Jean Davidson,
and Joanne Simmons both of Atlanta, Ga.; brothers, Otis Freeman, Eddie
Lee, Jim Freeman, Gus Williams, and Freddie Freeman; sister, Sue Tucker
of Florida; 26 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews;
other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday Dec. 15, 1998 at 12 NOON from
the Hills Temple First Born Church, 799 S. Arlington St. with Bishop John
Thomas officiating and eulogy by Elder Ellis McKinney. Interment Chestnut
Hills Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service at
the church. Procession will form and condolences may sent to 504 Van Everett,
Robert F. (Bob) Elgin
Robert F. (Bob) Elgin, 77, went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 21,
1998, after a long illness.
Funeral services will be TODAY, 2 p.m., at the Hopkins Lawver Funeral
Home, 547 Canton Rd. (Route 91), Akron, with Rev. Paul R. Staats officiating.
Burial at Hillside Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home
from 1 p.m. until service time TODAY. Memorials may be made to the American
Heart Association, 1236 Weathervane Lane, Akron 44313.
Mary A. Shaw
Mary A. Shaw, 74, made her transition from this earthly life on Dec.
Born in Georgia, she had lived in the Akron community for 47 years.
She was retired as a cook for the ABC School for Girls, and a member of
St. John CME Church, where she served on Board 1, Ruth Circle, and Missionary
To mourn her passing, she leaves son, Allah Amdua Ali (Billy) of Akron;
mother, Mary Daniel; brothers, John Fuller of Akron and Richard Fuller
of Chicago, Ill.; sister, Bessie Young of Newark, N.J.; and nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Monday, 1 p.m., St. Johns C.M.E. Church,
1233 S. Hawkins, with Rev. Arthur Green officiating. Visitation will be
from noon until time of service. Interment at Glendale Cemetery. Condolences
may be sent to 797 Roslyn Ave.
(SERVICES ENTRUSTED TO TURNER & RHODEN, 724-1201.)
Joseph Russo, 76, of Akron, died Thursday, Dec. 10, 1998.
Mr. Russo was born in Akron on April 14, 1922. A lifelong resident
of the Akron area he was a veteran of World War II serving in the Army.
He retired in 1984 from Mac Tac Industries as a supervisor, was a member
of St. Martha's Catholic Church, VFW Post 1062 of Cuyahoga Falls, Carovillese
Club, he was an avid golfer.
He was preceded in death by parents, Michael and Mary Grace, niece,
Lisa Sokol; and is survived by sisters, Rae (George) Kuzmik of Akron, Irene
(Louis) Palumbo of Akron, Helen DiNuoscio of Cuyahoga Falls, and
MaryJane (Joseph) Sokol of Akron; nine nieces and nephews; 26 great
nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian burial will be Monday, 10 a.m. at St. Martha's Catholic
Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hennessy-Bagnoli
Funeral Home, 936 N. Main St., Akron, Sunday, 4 to 8 p.m. Military honors
will be provided at Holy Cross Cemetery by the VFW Firestone Post 3383.
(Hennessy-Bagnoli, Akron, 376-4251.)
John W. Richmond
John Richmond passed away December 9, 1998 at Akron City Hospital.
He is survived by brother, Jesse (Helen) Richmond.
Private services have taken place. (Stewart & Calhoun 535-1543.)
Mira Petkovic, 62, died December 11, 1998.
Born in Mikleus, Yugoslavia, she had been a resident of the Akron area
since 1972 and had worked for the Americana Beauty Salon for 17 years.
She was an avid gardener and a kind and generous person. She was devoted
to her family and cherished her grandchildren.
Mrs. Petkovic is survived by her husband, Pero; son and daughter-in-law,
Damir and Robin of Coventry Twp.; daughter and son-in-law, Elvira and Wayne
Hudspeth of Conroe, Tx.; grandchildren, Neil, Candice, Richard, Craig,
Services will be held 11:00 A.M. MONDAY at the Billow LAKES Chapel,
472 W. Turkeyfoot Lake Rd., (Rte. 619), with The Rev. Dr. Donard M. Engle
officiating. Interment at Mt. Peace Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral
home 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. SUNDAY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be
made to the Hospice Care Center, 3358 Ridgewood Rd., Akron, 44333.
(Billow LAKES Chapel, 867-4141.)
Uniontown--Edith Neal, 72, a recent stroke victim, went to Jesus' loving
arms in 6 days; no pain, no suffering, just to sleep with the Lord on December
A special thanks to Yvonne & Valerie Becker, Jim Darwen, Linda
Townsend, Eileen and Ed Murray, who have prayed and been supportive.
Born in Akron, Mrs. Neal lived most of her life in the area.
Preceded in death by her husband, Paul E. in 1996; survived by daughter
Sandra Beal; grandson, Troy L. Beal; brother, Marvin Sheppard; and sister,
Iona Beidle, all of Akron.
Funeral services Tuesday l:00 p.m. from the Hopkins Lawver Funeral
Home, 547 Canton Road, Akron with Pastor Cecil W. Farmer officiating. Burial
at Hillside Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour
prior to service time Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made
to the family.
(Hopkins Lawver, Akron, 733-6271)
Robert W. Myers
Robert W. Myers, 70, of Wyant Rd., Akron died Friday Dec. 11, 1998
in the Wyant Woods Care Center in Akron following an extended illness.
He was born March 31, 1928 in New Franklin to Clifford and Jessie (Watson)
Myers. He is a retired heavy equipment operator for the Ohio Department
of Transportation and had formerly been a school bus driver and a police
He is survived by daughter, Sarah B. Myers of Akron; three sons, Terry,
Larry, and Craig Myers all of Buffalo, NY; aunt, Mrs. Herman (Jeannette)
Mishler of Melbourne, Fla.; 10 grandchildren
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Gotschall-Hutchison
Funeral Home in Minerva with Rev. Joseph Ertl officiating. Burial will
be in Moultrie Chapel Cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday one half
hour prior to services at the funeral home. (Gotschall-Hutchison, 216-868-4900.)
Floyd Foxy Mitchell
Floyd Foxy Mitchell, 49, was rocked to sleep in the arms of God Dec.
9, 1998 at the Hospice Care Center
He was born in Akron, and resided in this area most of his life. He
was a construction worker for Local 894, and served in the US Army.
He was preceded in death by father, Frank Mitchell Sr.; he leaves to
cherish his memories sons, Dante' Walker, and Darius Mitchell; devoted
mother, Velma R. Mitchell; brothers, Frank Jr., Randolph (Bicky), Eugene
Sr. (Joyce), Dale Mitchell; sisters, Lois (Chester) Davenport of Birmingham,
Ala., Shirley (Frankie) Hamilton, Linda Mitchell Ivery, Diane (Raymond)
McMillan, Barbara Mitchell; a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
Special niece Erika Mitchell; dear friend, Raymond Hamilton Sr.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at Stewart & Calhoun funeral
Home 1 p.m. with Rev. Eddie Dancy officiating. Interment Mt. Peace Cemetery.
Friends may call at funeral home 12 to 1 p.m. Procession will form and
condolences may be sent to 1233 Seward Ave.
(Stewart & Calhoun, 535-1543.)
Leah Jane McNutt
Leah Jane McNutt, 93, of Wooster, died Thursday Dec. 11, 1998 at Doylestown
Health Care Center.
Born in Ashland County she had taught school in the Manchester and
Jackson School Systems. She was a member of Westminister Presbyterian Church
Preceded in death by husband, Wilfrid Daniel McNutt; surviving are
sons, Don (Betty) of Doylestown, Thomas (Peggy) of Orlando, Fla.; daughter,
Sarah (Harry) Kinter Caterbury of New Hampshire; seven grandchildren; seven
great-grandchildren; sister, Eunice Kastner of Massachusetts.
Memorial services will be Sunday January 10, 1998 at 2 p.m. at McGaw
Chapel at the College of Wooster. Memorials may be made to Doylestown Health
Care Center, Activity Department, 95 Black Dr., Doylestown, OH 44230.
Marguerite Lillian Grether Lohr
Northampton - Marguerite Lillian Grether Lohr, 80, a most loving member
of the Grether family, passed away December 11, 1998.
Marguerite (Peg) born August 30, 1918 in Akron Ohio was a woman of
many talents- her best being a caring mom, grandma, sister, aunt, friend
and companion. She was naturally musically inclined, playing the accordian
and other instruments and loved to swim, sing, dance and garden. Anyone
who ate her good home cooking knew it was some of the best. She resided
on a parcel of the original 100 acre Grether farm which she reluctantly
sold to Cuyahoga Valley National Park. She was the fourth generation on
Preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Priscilla (Shaffer) Grether;
sister, Norma Grether Fiester and brothers, Kenneth, Clyde, Vernon and
Ervin. She leaves behind loving and adoring sister, Glenda Mary (Ron) Suggett
who Marguerite helped raise; loving sons, Marvin Edward and Gary Wayne
Grether of Akron, Mark Allen (Fatima) Grether; grandson Mark Jr. (Amanda)
Grether of Jacksonville, Florida and his mom, Jean Gregory; faithful, loving
and generous companion, Bud Gosser and his daughter Gloria (Rick) Sines
and family; and his son Gary; nieces, Shirley Miller, Jeanne (Bill) Tonkin,
Karen Grether, Valerie (Gale) Parry and Lynn (Jerry) Cook; nephews Kenny
and Edward (Shelly) Grether, Robert (Becky) Prior, Troy Suggett and many
grandnieces, grandnephews and Grether and Shaffer cousins and friends.
She looked forward to a resurrection of life in Jehovah's new trouble
free Paradise. Revelation 21:1-4; Psalm 37:10,11; John 5:26-29; Romans
6:23; Romans 8:35-39.
Friends may call TODAY 3 to 5 pm at the McGowan-Reid & Santos Funeral
Home, at 3rd St., 1 block North of Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls, where
Service will be held Monday, December 14, 1998 at 1 pm with calling hours
1 hour prior to service, Mr. Fred Stuckman officiating. Interment Northampton
Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to her residence, 3077 Akron-Peninsula
Rd., Akron 44313 or 63 West Lowell Ave., Akron, OH. 44310. Psalm 83:18,
(McGowan Reid-Santos, 928-1313)
Dolores E. Lavery
Dolores E. Lavery, born March 8, 1924, unexpectedly left us to dwell
forever in the light of God on Thursday, Dec. 10, 1998.
Dolores was a wonderful mother and homemaker and was a member of The
Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Margaret Judge Div. and St. Mary's
She is survived by her loving husband, James, daughters and sons-in-law,
Patty Huwig, Theresa and John Naska, Wanda and Joe Burns; sons and daughters-in-laws,
Michael, Vincent and Ruth, Thomas and Debbie and Kevin; 13 grandchildren,
five great-grandchildren; brothers, Edward (Lillian) Floto and Charles
Calling hours will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at The Dunn-Quigley-Ciriello
& Carr Funeral Home, 811 Grant St. with Hibernian Rosary at 7:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday 10 a.m at St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.
(Dunn-Quigley-Ciriello & Carr,
Grant St., 253-8121.)
Nick Koukies, 84, died Friday December 11, 1998 at Windsong Care Center
He was born in Akron and had been an Akron resident his entire life.
He was employed by the Ford Motor Co. for over 25 years retiring in 1971.
He was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation and the
Order of the AHEPA. He was a veteran of the Army during WWII.
Mr. Koukies was preceded in death by his wife Pauline in 1981 and brothers
Paul and George; and is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law Michael
of Mobile, Ala. and George and Ruth of Copley; brother Tom (Dena) Barkoukis
of Cleveland; sister Mary Gonis of Akron; grandchildren Derek (Karen),
Michael and Joanna; great granddaughter Caitlyn Ann Koukies.
Funeral services will be held Monday 11:00 am at Annunciation Greek
Orthodox Church. Entombment Mt. Peace Cemetery. The family will receive
friends TODAY 2 to 5 pm at the Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Funeral Home where
a Trysayios service will be held TODAY 4:00 pm. Donations may be made to
the Greek Orthodox Church Building Fund.
Mr. Jay Lynn Jackson Sr.
Mr. Jay Lynn Jackson Sr., 84, passed away December 9, 1998 at Wyant
Born in Sale, Ga. he lived in this community for 53 years. He was employed
as a rubber worker for the B.F. Goodrich Company, retiring in 1976 after
31 years of service.
Mr. Jackson was preceded in death by wife, Lilla Mae and son, Jay Lynn
Jr. He is survived by grandchildren, Shirley Loftin and Trent G. Cleghorn,
both of Akron; six great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren;
a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Monday at Stewart and Calhoun Funeral
Home at 7:00 P.M. with Rev. Leonard King officiating. Interment Glendale
Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. Procession
will form and condolences may be sent to 1163 Herman Ave.
(Stewart & Calhoun, 535-1543.)
Patrick N. Houlahan
Patrick N. Houlahan, 64 of Northfield Center, Ohio.
Beloved husband of Joan (nee Scheuerman); loving father of, Patrick
(wife Mary) Houlahan of Aurora, Ohio; Dennis Houlahan of Akron, Ohio, Daniel
(wife Wendy) of Aurora, Ohio, Michael and Kevin Houlahan of Macedonia,
Ohio; beloved grandfather of, Shawn, Corey, Caitlin, Brendan, and Molly;
dear son of the late, Maurice and Norma Houlahan; beloved brother of, Maurice
Houlahan, Maureen Nomile, Brian Houlahan, Timothy Houlahan, and Mary Iriarte;
loved by many nieces, nephews, and in-laws. Trooper died Saturday Dec.
12, 1998 at home. MUCH LOVED AND GREATLY MISSED BY ALL.
Pat served his country in the US Army.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday Dec. 15, 1998
at St. Barnabas Catholic Church, Northfield Center, Ohio. (EVERYONE IS
ASKED TO PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). Friends will be received at Johnson-Romito,
A Golden Rule Funeral Home, (Rt. 82, 1 mile West of S.R. 8). Northfield
Center, Ohio (330-468-1443.) Sunday 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday 2 to 4 and 7
to 9 p.m. Burial All Saints Cemetery.
Delbert G. Hanna
Delbert G. Hanna, 77, of Akron went home to be with the Lord suddenly
Dec. 10, 1998.
Delbert was a life long resident of the Akron area, and owner and operator
of McMuldren Restaurant for 30 years. He attended Miller Ave. United Church
of Christ, and was a member of the American Legion Charles Foust Post 281
and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II where he received the Purple
Preceded in death by his wife, Christine. He is survived by his sons,
Bob (Jane) Hanna of Williamston, Mich. and Delbert Hanna of Cuyahoga Falls;
daughter, Sue (Benjamin) Rau of Ocean View, N.J.; grandchildren, Lisa,
Cindy, Mike, Holly, Andy, Nick and Pat; six great-grandchildren; special
friend, Connie Kasapis of Akron; and special grandchildren, Tony and Nicole
Funeral service will be Monday, Dec. 14, 1998 at 1 p.m. at the Schermesser
Funeral Home, Akron Chapel, 1446 S. Main St. with Pastor Ralph C. Kelley
officiating. Calling hours will be Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment Mount
Peace Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made
to the Miller Ave. United Church of Christ, 1095 Edison Ave., Akron 44301
or the charity of one's choice. (Schermesser Funeral Home, Akron
Robert B. Greene
Robert B. Greene, died December 11, 1998 at his home.
Born in Akron, Ohio March 7, 1915 to Ethel (Spira) and Nicholas M.
Greenberger, who preceded him in death, as did his brother, Mort Greene
of Palm Desert, Calif.
Mr. Greene was president and CEO of the Bron Shoe Company, with which
he was affiliated for forty years. Entered the Army of the United States
as a private, infantry, January 28, 1941 and rose to the rank of Major,
serving in the American, the North African and the Italian/European theaters
and was awarded the Bronze star, 3 battle stars and the American Defense
medal, honorably discharged January 28, 1946. He was past president of
Planned Parenthood of Central Ohio, Laurel Canyon Civic Association and
of Winding Hollow Country Club. He served on the Board of the Columbus
Rotary Club and the Salvation Army and Employment for Seniors, Inc. His
long-time enthusiasm for the theatre and acting led him to Playhouse on
the Green, where he was featured for many seasons. He was a member of the
Athletic Club of Columbus and a member of Temple Israel for more than 50
Survived by his wife of 56 years, Phyllis H. Greene; children; Bob
and Susan Greene of Chicago, Il., Deborah G. Fulford of Columbus, and Timothy
and Caryn Greene of Steamboat Spring, Co.; grandchildren, Maggie Fulford
of Los Angeles, Ca., Amanda and Nicholas Green of Chicago, and Tucker and
Hannah Greene of Steamboat Springs, Co.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law,
Alfred W. and Suzanne Harmon; nieces, Nicki Moffat and Melissa Greene.
Friends may call at the Schoedinger State Street Chapel Monday 3 to
5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial service 11 a.m. Tuesday Dec. 15, 1998 at Temple
Israel, 5419 E. Broad St. with Rabbi Arthur Nemitoff officiating. Contributions
in his memory may be made to the Columbus Foundation, 1234 E. Broad St.,
Columbus, OH 43205, Mount Carmel Hospice, 795 W. Broad St., Columbus, OH
43222 or to the charity of your choice. (Schoedinger Funeral Home, 614-224-6105.)
Harry W. Goodridge
Harry W. Goodridge, 63, died Dec. 11, 1998.
He was a life resident of the Barberton area. Preceded in death by
parents, Howard and Florence; sister, Martha; and brother, Lester. Survivors
are sisters, Doris Phillips, Frances (Harold) Grinder, Carol (Pat) Sauber;
brother, Howard A. (Margaret) Goodridge; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services Monday 1 p.m. at the Campfield-Hickman-Collier Funeral
Home, Rev. Paul Farren officiating. Burial Rosehill Burial Park. Visitation
TONIGHT 6 to 9 p.m. (Campfield-Hickman-Collier Funeral Home, 745-3161.)
Biagio R. Costanzo
Biagio R. Costanzo, 75, left this life to reunite with God on Dec.
4, 1998, in Hawaii, of Alzheimer's Disease.
He was born Oct. 10, 1923, in Calabria, Italy, lived in the Akron area
for over 30 years, and spent the last 38 years of his life in Hawaii. He
served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II as part of the
occupation forces in the Pacific Theatre. He was the owner of Costanzo's
West Park Barber Shop until 1960 and then, with wife, Edna, the owner of
the Princess Kaiulani Hotel Barber Shop until retiring in 1989.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rosario and Teresa. He leaves
behind in this life his beloved wife, Edna Masuyo; loving daughter, Theresa
Ann Costanzo; elder brother, Santo (Sam) and wife, Rose; brothers and sisters-in-law,
Tony and Marilyn, Fred and Delores; many loving in-laws, nephews, nieces,
and dear friends.
Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, 11 a.m., at Queen of Heaven Catholic
Church, 1800 Steese Rd., Green. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends
may call at the Hummel Funeral Home, 500 E. Exchange St., Monday from 4
to 8 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. (Hummel,
a Golden Rule Funeral Home, 253-6126.)
Patrick M. Conroy Sr.
TALLMADGE -- Patrick M. Conroy Sr., 49, died December 9, 1998.
Mr. Conroy was a retired lieutenant Naval Officer with United States
Navy. He was born in Akron and received a Masters Degree in Public Administration
from Troy State University.
He is survived by two daughters, four sons, mother, two sisters, four
brothers, and three grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Hennessy-Bagnoli Funeral Home, 339 Southwest
Ave. from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, followed by graveside services at 9 a.m.
Monday. Services conducted by Firestone VFW Post at Northlawn Memorial
Gardens. In lieu of other remembrances donations may be given to the American
Cancer Society. (Hennessy-Bagnoli, TALLMADGE, 376-4251.)
Lois M. Clyne
WADSWORTH -- Lois M. Clyne (nee McMillen), 72, died Wednesday, Dec.
9, 1998, at the Hospice Care Center, after a brief illness.
The family will receive friends Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m., at the Hilliard
Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth, where services
will be held Monday, 1 p.m., Rev. Stanley A. Ward officiating. Interment
at Woodlawn Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Salvation Army or
Wadsworth Church of the Nazarene.
(Hilliard Cox Mullaney, 334-1501.)
Jennie L. Bortz
Jennie L. Bortz, 81, formerly of Conneaut, died unexpectedly Friday
morning at her daughter's residence in Wadsworth, Ohio.
She was born August 20, 1917 in Kingsville, Ohio. The daughter of Felix
and Rose (Bartone) Castrilla. She graduated from Conneaut High School in
1935 and worked as a waitress for years at Johnson's Drive-In and also
for a time at Fran's Quick Stop and at Castrilla's Corner Store for many
years helping her mother. She was a member of the former Altar Rosary Society,
the Pythian Sisters, the 35th Club, former President of the Dean Ave. School
P.T.A., she also worked the election polls for over 50 years and was a
former Girl Scout Leader. She enjoyed making Italian specialties and spaghetti
for her family. She was also a member of St. Frances Cabrini Roman Catholic
She is survived by two daughters, Mr. Robert (Cheryl) Brecht of Wadsworth,
Ohio and Mr. Paul (Janis) Kalil of North Olmstead, Ohio; two sons, Clarence
and Jane Bortz of Rome, Ohio and Charlie and Charla Bortz of Columbus,
Ohio; two sisters, Marian Dewey of Ashtabula, and Rosalie and Terry Moisio
of Conneaut; four brothers, William and Marie Castrilla of Canfield, Ohio,
Jacob and Joyce Castrilla of Madison, Ohio, Joseph and Ann Castrilla, and
Felix (Phil) and Irma Castrilla of Conneaut; brother-in-law, Charles Devereaux;
13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Jennie was preceded in
death by her parents, husband, Charles in 1981, and sister, Irene Deveraux.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday 11 a.m. at St. Frances
Cabrini Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Raymond Thomas officiating. Burial
will follow in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, North Kingsville, Ohio. Calling
hours will be held Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Raisian
Funeral Home, A Family Care Group affiliate, 581 Harber St., Conneaut,
Ohio. The Catholic Daughters of America will gather for prayer service
Monday evening at 8:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Juvinille
Diabetes or the Catholic Charities, with envelopes available at the funeral
(Raisian Funeral Home, 440-593-2505.)
Garry Adamov, 51, went to be with the Lord December 10, 1998 after
a very long and courageous battle with cancer.
Survived by his wife of 18 years, Lois; sons, Steven, Michael and David
of Akron; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Brian Heard of Akron; granddaughters,
Ashley, Melinda, Jessica and Holley. Special thanks to Donnie and Gloria
Memorial service 7:00 P.M., Tuesday at ADAMS-MASON MEMORIAL CHAPEL,
(791 E. Market St.). In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the
family, care of Adams Mason Memorial Chapel.