Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home

WE OFFER A COMPLETE ARRAY OF SERVICES FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY:
• Full guidance and complete funeral arrangement options
• Cremation and memorial service options
• Pre-arrangements for both funded and non-funded options
• Flexible funeral visitation and service hours
• Free flower delivery to home after services
• Pre- and post-service limousine transportation
• Transfer of existing funeral plans
• Out-of-town funeral arrangements
• We are available to assist you and your family 24 hours a day-7 days a week
• Courtesy post-service follow-up and grief support resources
• Complimentary assistance with life insurance, Veterans Administration, union or fraternal benefits processing
• Presentations for community groups and organizations at no cost
---NEW: Complimentary Tribute Video for each family we serve---

OUR SPACIOUS NEWLY REMODELED FACILITIES INCLUDE:
• Handicapped-accessible amenities
• Pleasant and comfortable family lounge area
• Large, lighted parking lot adjacent to building
• Conference room
• Casket display showroom featuring 24 full-size caskets
• Cremation options showroom with additional caskets and a large selection of cremation urns
• Display of memory keepsakes, keepsake jewelry, and urns and memory keepsakes for pets


Our Obituaries

Edwin A. Jones

June 4, 2014

Cuyahoga Falls- Edwin A. Jones, 88, passed away June 4, 2014. He was born in Hudson and resided in Cuyahoga Falls and Silver Lake as well as San Antonio, Texas. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific Theater in WWII. Ed worked for Uniware in Akron for 40 years in Sales and Management, and their Fleet Services. He was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Preceded in...
View Tribute »

Michael Robert Lam

June 1, 2014

MUNROE FALLS – Michael Robert Lam, 58, passed away June 1, 2014. Mr. Lam was born in Akron, Ohio and graduated from Stow High School in 1974. He was a self-employed painter and power washer and enjoyed fishing, camping, animals, gardening and anything outdoors. He is survived by his mother, Janet Marie Hill of Cuyahoga Falls, father, Henry W. (Darlene) Lam of Cuyahoga Falls; brothers and...
View Tribute »

James Edward Sampson

May 25, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS – James Edward Sampson, 77, passed away May 25, 2014. He was born in Cuyahoga Falls and was a lifelong resident. Mr. Sampson served in the U.S. Army going onto work for Falls Savings and Loan. He was a member of the Stow Alliance Fellowship Church and loved watching NASCAR. Preceded in death by his parents Harold and Doris; brothers, Allan and William; He is survived by his...
View Tribute »

Russell Stutzman

May 24, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS - Russell Stutzman, 66, passed away May 24, 2014. He was born in Ravenna and resided in Cuyahoga Fall for the past 43 years. Russell was a veteran of the U.S. Navy going onto work as a machine operator for RB&W for over 30 years. He loved working outside and was an avid sports fan, especially of The Oho State Buckeyes. Preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Moneda...
View Tribute »

Robert G. Mason

May 23, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS - Robert G. Mason, 43, passed away May 23, 2014 surrounded by his family after a long illness. The family would like to thank the staff of the Cleveland Clinic for their expertise and comfort. Robert was born in Akron and grew up in Stow, graduating from Stow High School in 1989. He had worked for C & M Construction, the City of Hudson, CT Taylor and K & R Communications. ...
View Tribute »

Anne Elizabeth Farver

May 20, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS - Anne Elizabeth Farver 78, passed away on May 20 at the Village of St. Edward in Fairlawn. She was born to Warren Lee and Maebelle Steiner Farver of Akron in 1936. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Nancy Farver of Cleveland. Anne is survived by her sister Sally Levinson and her nephews Brian and Joel Hasbrouck. Anne was devoted to her family and friends. She...
View Tribute »

Berniece Faye Amos

May 19, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS - A woman who spent her life loving family & friends, Berniece Faye Amos (94) went home to our Heavenly Father's arms May 19, 2014. Born in Sugar Grove Ohio, "Bea" as she was known to everyone, shared her love and smile with all who came into her life. She had an amazing ability to make everyone in her life feel welcome and special! Married 68 years to her loving husband,...
View Tribute »

John R. Amole, Sr.

May 18, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS – John R. Amole Sr., 74, passed away May 18, 2014. He was born in Chillicothe, OH on March 30, 1940, graduating from Chillicothe High School in 1958. He resided in Chillicothe for 42 years before moving to Cuyahoga Falls, OH in 1982. John worked for PPG Industries in Circleville, OH, before retiring from Goodyear/Versico Roofing in Akron in 2000. He was a member of Lodge #309 F...
View Tribute »

Ruth Helen (nee McElhinny) Peterson

May 18, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Ruth Helen Peterson (nee McElhinny), 89, passed away May 18, 2014. Ruth was born in Pennsylvania and moved to Ohio at an early age with her mother, Lulu Victoria (Mitchell); father, J. Albert McElhinny and elder sister, Marian. She moved to Cuyahoga Falls to finish grammar school and graduated from CFHS in 1942. Ruth was a Girl Scout, Girl Scout leader, seamstress, High...
View Tribute »

Delores "Peg" Irene Norris

May 17, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Delores "Peg" Irene Norris, 82, passed away May 17, 2014. She was born in Barberton and resided in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 49 years. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Preceded in death by her husband, Forest "Bud"; and son, Gregory Charles; she is survived by her son, Bradley J. Norris (Maureen) of Franklin, TN; daughter, Kimberly K. Whitney (Christopher ...
View Tribute »

Alice Lee (nee Mathis) Royer

May 13, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Alice Lee Royer (nee Mathis), 91, passed away May 13, 2014. She was born in Greenville, KY and resided in Cuyahoga Falls most of her life. Alice was a devoted wife and mother. She was a member of the Cuyahoga Falls Historical Society, Hampton-Falls AARP, DAR Falls chapter, Kentucky Historical Society, Summit County Genealogical Society and was a troop leader and neighborhood...
View Tribute »

Sandra L. "Sandy" Smith

May 11, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS - Sandy Smith 66, passed away peacefully following a long illness May 11, 2014. Sandy was born in Akron to Earl and Winifred Sockel and graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School in 1965. She worked at O'Neil's and as a Cosmetologist and was a member of Grandview United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, John; sister, Carol Taylor of Bexley, OH and...
View Tribute »

Ronald R. Cooper

May 11, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Ronald R. Cooper 63, passed away May 11, 2014 with his family by his side.. Mr. Cooper was born in Akron, Ohio to Stanley and Eleanor Cooper and lived his entire life in Cuyahoga Falls. He graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School in 1970 and retired from the Summit County Sheriff's Department. He was a member of Chapel Hill Church. He is survived by his wife of 24 years...
View Tribute »

Bernice M. Briggs

May 10, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS - Bernice M. Briggs 90, passed away May 10, 2014. Bernice was born in Altoona, PA to John and Mary Quirin and had resided in Cuyahoga Falls since 1957, recently moving to Stow. She had worked as an operator for Ohio Bell Telephone for 13 years and later as a clerk at the Cuyahoga Falls Post Office. Preceded in death by her parents, husband, Harry Briggs and brother, John...
View Tribute »

Roblyn "Pixie" Ruggles

May 9, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS - Roblyn "Pixie" Ruggles, 58, passed away unexpectedly May 9, 2014. Pixie was born in Akron, Ohio to Dr. Robert and Shirlee Lynner and resided her entire life in Cuyahoga Falls. Pixie was a beloved and dedicated aunt to many cherished nieces and nephews. She loved planning events for them and taught many of them the fine art of fishing and adventures of camping. She loved the...
View Tribute »

Luzon Bloom

May 5, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS Luzon Bloom, 53, passed away on May 5, 2014. She was born in Akron and resided in Cuyahoga Falls. Luzon was employed as a piece worker at the Weaver Workshop INC. and loved music, animals and the outdoors. Preceded in death by her father, Virgil; and nephew, Brian Yurich; she is survived by her mother, Ruby; siblings, Victor (Gloria) Eugene (Cindy), Yvonne Jones (Bill), Yvette...
View Tribute »

Clarence (Bubba) F. Ayers, Jr.

April 26, 2014

CANTON TWP. - Clarence (Bubba) F. Ayers Jr., 52, went to be with the Lord on April 26, 2014. He was born in Pittsburgh and lived his formative years in Plum, PA, graduating from Plum Senior High School. Clarence graduated Magna Cum Laude with two BA's from Kent State University, and Summa Cum Laude with an MA from Spalding University and was finishing up a MA.ed from Malone University. His goal...
View Tribute »

Lois Seaver

April 26, 2014

Stow- Lois Seaver, 64, passed away April 26, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Akron, graduated from Tallmadge High School and lived in the Cuyahoga Falls area most of her life. Lois worked as a professional cook at Kent State University, Polsky's, Montgomery Ward, retiring from Marcelita's Mexican restaurant after 30 years of service. She was a beloved member of the...
View Tribute »

Nancy Lee Starr, (nee Stilwell)

April 24, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS- Nancy Lee Starr (nee Stilwell), age 82, of Cuyahoga Falls, passed away April 24th with her family at her side. Preceded in death by son Michael James Fisher and parents Byron and Margaret (Hale) Stilwell, she is survived by husband Richard; daughter Diane (Jim) Finklestein; son, Jeffrey Fisher; granddaughter, Kristen (Brad) Gaskins; grandson, Michael (Heather) Finklestein;...
View Tribute »

Renate (White) Frantz Simmons

April 23, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS Renate (Frantz) Simmons (nee White), 57, passed away April 23, 2014. She was born in Wooster and was a life-long Cuyahoga Falls resident, graduating from Cuyahoga Falls High School in 1975. Renate worked in sales at Alcon Tool Co. and enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family. Preceded in death by her mother, Maria K. White; she is survived by her husband, Jim of 16...
View Tribute »

Paul K. Hillegass

April 18, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Paul K. Hillegass 73, passed away April 18, 2014. Mr. Hillegass was born in Akron and graduated from Copley High School. He worked for ECMCA and after retirement he worked for Hale Farm and Village and The Log Cabin Shop. He was a member of The National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association and Northampton Historical Society. Preceded in death by his parents Kenneth and Doris...
View Tribute »

Bradley Alan Bethel

April 17, 2014

AURORA- Bradley Alan Bethel, 55, passed away April 17, 2014. He was born in Akron, graduating from Ellet High School in 1977. Brad has resided in Aurora for the past 27 years, working as the owner and operator of Babsco Grounds. He enjoyed motorcycling, boating and working with animals. Brad is survived by his wife, Tammy of 26 years; parents, Gene and Yvonne of Tallmadge; brother, Gary (Jan)...
View Tribute »

Maude Ellen Falor-Huwig

April 16, 2014

POWELL Maude Ellen Falor-Huwig, 96, passed away April 16, 2014. She was born in Akron and resided in Powell, OH. Mrs. Falor-Huwig, a former "Miss North Akron", graduated from North High School. After her marriage she went on to work for the Howell Viggers Corp. and Geneva-Chervenic Realty. She was a member of the Cuyahoga Falls Women's Club, the AARP and enjoyed golfing. Preceded in death by...
View Tribute »

Ruth (Tingler) Tschantz Scott Sendelbach

April 14, 2014

STOW-Ruth (Tingler) Tschantz Scott Sendelbach went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 14, 2014 after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her parents Lilly May (Jamison) Tingler and Curtis J. Tingler. Both were from Potts Creek, Virginia. Also, preceded in death was her sister Madeline Simmons (Berlin) and her brother Warren Tingler, both from Akron, Ohio. The husband and father...
View Tribute »

Thomas E. Voll

April 12, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS Thomas E. Voll, 90, of Cuyahoga Falls, passed away April 12 2014. He was born Nov 25, 1923 in Akron, Ohio. Tom graduated from North High School in 1942. Tom worked at Firestone and Goodyear before entering the Army Air Corps in 1943. Returning home Tom was employed by The First National Bank of Akron for 33 years. He was a life-long resident of the Akron area, moving to Cuyahoga...
View Tribute »

Lucy J. Endlich

April 11, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS Lucy J. Endlich, 89, passed away April 11, 2014. Lucy was born in Akron on December 12, 1924 and grew up in Goodyear Heights. After Graduating from East High in 1942, she worked as an office manager for Dr. Lemmon and Dr. Updegraff. She was proud to have volunteered at Akron City Hospital for many years. Lucy was strong willed and spoke her mind. She loved to dance to Polka music...
View Tribute »

Mathias Huber

April 8, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Mathias Huber, 80, passed away on April 8, 2014. He was born in Hungary and was a long time resident of Cuyahoga Falls. He was a Tool and Die Maker for McNeil Inc, Allside, and Valve-Troll and a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church. Preceded in death by parents, Michael and Elizabeth Huber, he is survived by his loving wife, Maria; son and daughter-in-law, Mathias and Dru...
View Tribute »

Barbara R. Matthews

April 8, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS - Barbara R. Matthews, 76, passed away peacefully after a long illness on Tuesday April 8, 2014. She was born in Ravenna and resided in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 56 years. Barbara was a dedicated wife and mother, who enjoyed gardening. Preceded by her parents, Glenn and Geraldine Smith; she is survived by her husband of 58 years, Rufus; son, Jackie; daughter, Ruth; son,...
View Tribute »

Mark S. Sunderland

April 5, 2014

CANAL FULTON - Mark S. Sunderland, 42, of Canal Fulton passed away suddenly April 5, 2014 at home. He was born September 6, 1971 in Akron, Ohio. He is survived by son, Justin Ross; brother, Paul Sunderland; sister, Julie Sunderland; parents, Kenny and Janet Sunderland; nephews, Will and Kyle Sunderland; and nieces Leah Sunderland and Rylee Miller. Mark loved camping, fishing and hunting. He...
View Tribute »

Patricia Ann Pfeiffer

April 5, 2014

Cuyahoga Falls - Patricia Ann Pfeiffer, 85, passed away at her residence April 5, 2014. Mrs. Pfeiffer was born in Akron and had resided in Cuyahoga Falls the past 65 years and had grown up in Stow, graduating from Stow High School in 1947. She had worked as a bookkeeper for Pfeiffer Cleaners, enjoyed quilting and sewing and was a member of St. Eugene's Catholic Church. She was preceded in...
View Tribute »

R. Inez Lyell

April 3, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS- R. Inez Lyell, 91, passed away April 3, 2014. She was born in Everett, OH and resided in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 70+ years. Inez was a dedicated wife and mother who enjoyed quilting, sewing and spending time with her family. Preceded in death by her brother, Herman Goodson and sister Ruth Ferguson of Blacksburg, VA, she is survived by her husband of 70 years, Kenneth;...
View Tribute »

Virginia Wilford Glenn

March 28, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS - Virginia Wilford Glenn passed away on Friday, March 28 in Lawrenceville, Georgia. She was the daughter of Nellie Overby Wilford and Freeman Wilford. She lived in the Akron, Ohio area for most of her life until moving to Hoschton, Georgia in 2003. She was predeceased by her husband Richard C. Glenn, her son Randall Wilford Glenn, sister, Frances Colosetti, and brother-in-law,...
View Tribute »

Rebecca S. Koly

March 26, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS Rebecca S. Koly nee Zvoleff, passed away March 26, 2014 after a short illness. She was born in Akron October 28, 1943. Preceded in death by her parents, sister, Karen, husband, Henry and son, Timothy, she is survived by her companion Robert Atkinson of Springfield Twp., sister Dorothy (Lannie) Moore of Texas, children: Rebecca Garner (Mike Durkee) of Cuyahoga Falls, Gregory Koly...
View Tribute »

Thomas Paul Remark

March 23, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS Thomas Paul Remark, 67, is now running a marathon with the angels, having passed away March 23, 2014. Mr. Remark was born in Akron, Ohio and graduated from Buchtel High School in 1964 and served in the US Army. He retired from the United States Postal Service in 2010 after 30 years of service. He was a member of the Cuyahoga Falls Church Bowling League for 30 years along with the...
View Tribute »

Robert H. Walters

March 21, 2014

Robert H. Walters, 81, passed away March 21, 2014. He was born in Decatur, Illinois and resided in Munroe Falls for the past 30 years, retiring from General Tire after 40 years of service. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles #2207, the Sons of the American Legion Charles Faust Post 281 and Acker-Moore Post 175. Mr. Walters enjoyed spending time with friends and family. ...
View Tribute »

Mildred Grace Aberth

March 18, 2014

STOW - Mildred Grace Aberth, 97, passed away March 18, 2014. She was born in View Point, Ohio on December 3, 1916 to Howard and Elva Beaver. She married Albert J. Aberth and resided in Tallmadge, Ohio the last 22 years of his life. Mildred retired from Twin Coach and was preceded in death by her husband, Albert J., in 1992. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, March 26 at 7:30 pm in...
View Tribute »

Anthony Michael Ruby

March 18, 2014

Anthony Michael Ruby, 65, passed away March 18, 2014. He was a life-long Akron resident. Preceded in death by his parents, Vito and Lena Ruby; he is survived by his sister, Sara Leese; brothers, Joseph (Pat), Michael (Lynn), Vito, Mark (Debra) and Vince; and many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place and a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:00 am, Monday, March 24 at St....
View Tribute »

Andrew Noall Couch

March 15, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS Andrew Noall Couch, 89, passed away March 15, 2014. He was born in Detroit, Michigan and resided in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 12 years. Mr. Couch graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School in 1942 and served in the U.S Navy during WWII. He worked as a carpenter for Locals 639 & 212, retired at the age of 62 and remained a member of the Union until his death and was also a member...
View Tribute »

Jack D. Lewis

June 19, 1929 - March 15, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS Jack D. Lewis, 84, passed away March 15, 2014. He was born in Grant Town, WV and resided in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 58 years. Mr. Lewis retired from General Motors after 30 years of service. He enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing. Preceded in death by his siblings, Gene T, Richard, Ray, Peggy Schramm and Donna Jo Lewis; He is survived his wife of 65 years, Betty L; children...
View Tribute »

Patricia Ann Ingersol

March 14, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS Patricia Ann Ingersol, 85, passed away March 14, 2014. She was born in Akron and resided in Cuyahoga Falls most of her life. Mrs. Ingersol graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School in 1947 and worked as an accountant for Loral (Goodyear Aerospace) retiring in 1989 after 23 years of service. She was a member of the First United Methodist Churches of Cuyahoga Falls and Akron, the...
View Tribute »

Nancy Mable Fisher

March 14, 2014

Nancy Mable Fisher (Todd), 77, born June 4, 1936, in Detroit, MI, reunited with her Parents Theodore and Sophie, and Sister Kathleen Itchue in heaven on March 14, 2014. Nancy fought the good fight and she is survived by her Sisters Marcy Day, Sharleen (Frederick) Kashouty , Brother Theodore Todd all from MI, her son Richard (Donna) Fisher, her Daughters, Jeanine (Steve) Johnson, Julie (Dennis)...
View Tribute »

Tamara R. Bray-Morgan

March 12, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS Tamara R. Bray-Morgan, 53, passed away March 12, 2014. She was born in Akron and was a life-long Cuyahoga Falls resident. Tamara graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School in 1977 going onto graduate from St. Thomas School of Radiology. Preceded in death by her husband, Michael; father, Richard Bray; She is survived by her mother, Virginia Quarles; brothers, Richard Bray, Philip...
View Tribute »

Joan A. "Jo" Willis

March 11, 2014

Joan A. Willis passed away on March 11, 2014 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Born in Summerset County Pa., she grew up in Akron attending Central High School, residing in Cuyahoga Falls and later in Suffield with her husband of 48 years, the late Larry S. Willis. She will be remembered for her quiet strength, her concern for the feelings of others, and her love of nature and...
View Tribute »

Joseph John Bozzelli

March 10, 2014

Tallmadge- Joseph John Bozzelli, 91, passed away March 10, 2014. He was born in Akron and resided in the area most of his life. Mr. Bozzelli served in the Army during WWII and the Marines during the Korean War. Preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise; mother and father, Leonardo and Pauline; brothers, Leonard (Katie) Bozzelli; sister, Carmella (Dan) Fanelly is survived by his daughter...
View Tribute »

Jane E. Tarney

March 9, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS -Jane E. Tarney, 92, passed away peacefully March 9, 2014. Mrs. Tarney was born in Akron and has resided in Cuyahoga Falls most of her life. She was a member of Pilgrim United Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed; parents, Morris and Ethel Shoemaker and brothers, Walt, Milt and Ray Shoemaker and is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Ed and Liz of...
View Tribute »

Nancy Anne (Thompson) Deering

March 9, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Nancy Anne Deering (Nee Thompson), 84, passed away March 9,2014. Mrs. Deering was born May 22, 1929 in Cleveland, Ohio. She was the daughter of Paul H. Thompson and Geraldine F. (Rothermel-Sedgwick) Thompson. In her earlier years she lived in the Akron area, graduating from East High School in the class of 1947. Later she moved to the San Francisco area where she was...
View Tribute »

Thelma W. Smith

March 6, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS –Thelma W. Smith, 82, passed away March 6, 2014. Thelma was born in Miami, FL and had resided in Cuyahoga Falls most of her life. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Cuyahoga Falls, the Yusef Khan Caldron and the Falls Silhouettes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Ivan; parents, George C. and Ruth Watkins; daughter-in-law, Sjaan Smith;...
View Tribute »

Angelo R. Brandimarte

March 5, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS- Angelo R. Brandimarte, 88, passed away March 5, 2014. Mr. Brandimarte was born in Fairmont, WV and was a longtime resident of Cuyahoga Falls. He was owner of Ange's Woodland Market for 36 years, was a veteran of WW2 having served in the Pacific, was a member of Riverwood Community Church and the American Legion Charles Faust Post 281. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth...
View Tribute »

Michael Politz

February 28, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS-Michael Politz, 94, passed peacefully on February 28, 2014, with his high school sweetheart and bride of 73 years, Maxine, by his side holding his hand. Mike was born in Akron, Ohio on October 25, 1919 to James and Anna Politz. Raised on Tyler Street in Akron, Ohio, Mike graduated from South High School in 1938. He was always willing to share the many stories of his childhood in...
View Tribute »

Carl E. Zimmerman

February 26, 2014

BARBERTON- Carl E. Zimmerman, 80, passed away peacefully Feb. 26, 2014. Mr. Zimmerman was born in Shreve and had resided in Barberton the past 15 years, moving there from Stow, having resided there for 34 years. He was a member of the Stow Alliance Fellowship Church, the American Legion Post 44 and the Liedertafel of Barberton. He graduated from Canal Fulton High School, was All County in...
View Tribute »

Gregory A. Gish

February 24, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS- Gregory A. Gish was born Aug. 1, 1951 and passed away February 24, 2014 at age 62. He leaves daughter, Melissa-Gish-Ray; son-in-law, Dave; grandchildren, Michael, Shannon and Selahna Ray; friend Jimmy Williams and family and many other friends. Greg served in the U. S. Army and was a proud Vietnam Vet. He belonged to many organizations and loved spending time with his family,...
View Tribute »

Monna Hazel Carder

February 23, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS Monna Hazel Carder, 98, passed away February 23, 2014. She was born in West Virginia and resided in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 64 years. Preceded in death by her husband, Harry L; grandson Ronald Casper; she is survived by her daughter, Leona J. Nahas of Catawba, NC; Son Harry C. Carder of Cuyahoga Falls; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren....
View Tribute »

Harry R. Kaufman

February 19, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS Harry R. Kaufman, 86, passed away February 19, 2014. He was born in Akron and resided in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 56 years. Mr. Kaufman served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII, going on to retire from Lockheed Martin. He was a member of Star Lodge 187 F&AM, and enjoyed photography and golf. Preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn L; he is survived by his daughter,...
View Tribute »

Jerry Goodwin

February 16, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS - Jerry Goodwin, 73, went to be with the Lord February 16th, 2014 at his home in Cuyahoga Falls. He was born in Akron and lived all of his life in Munroe and Cuyahoga Falls. After high school he enlisted and served in the U.S. Army. Over the course of his life he worked for local municipalities and retired in 1987 from the City of Stow street department. Known there by his...
View Tribute »

James Blackstock, Sr.

February 16, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS- James Blackstock, Sr., 96, passed away Feb. 16, 2014 in Murrells Inlet, SC. Mr. Blackstock was born in Akron and had resided in Cuyahoga Falls for 60 years, moving here from Cleveland. He retired from Garfield High School in 1979 as a mathematics teacher with over 30 years service and had served with the Army Air Corps. He was a life member of the American Legion Charles Faust...
View Tribute »

Melissa Ann Keeling

February 15, 2014

Melissa Ann Keeling, 28, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 15, 2014. Melissa was born in Orlando, FL and had resided in Cuyahoga Falls the past year, moving there from Akron. She had worked as a testor for Maval Manufacturing. Melissa is survived by her children, Briana Keeling and Bradlee Wright; mother and step-father, Shirley and Mark Gard of Cuyahoga Falls; father, John Keeling (Margaret...
View Tribute »

Mary Jane Huseby

February 11, 2014

SILVER LAKE Mary Jane Huseby, 92, passed away February 11th, 2014. She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and resided in Silver Lake for the past 51 years. She enjoyed sewing, needlepoint and spending time with friends and family. Preceded in death by her husband, Norman E; she is survived by her daughter, Karen (Robert) Clark; grandchildren, Robert Clark Jr., Brian (Stacey) Clark; Great...
View Tribute »

Arlie (Zetts) Dannemiller

February 10, 2014

TALLMADGE- Arlie (Zetts) Dannemiller, 94, passed away Feb. 10, 2014. She was born in Drifting, PA, the daughter of Francis and Anna Swanson. Preceded in death by her husband, Joe Zetts and sons, Joe and Jerry Zetts and 2nd husband, Vince Dannemiller, she is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Bob Buehl, daughters-in-law, Regina and Sally Zetts and numerous nieces, nephews and...
View Tribute »

Harry Hay

February 3, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS-Harry Hay, 80, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2014, after struggling for many years with declining health. Harry was born in Cuyahoga Falls on November 8, 1933, he was a Marine veteran, and made a career in the auto collision repair industry. Preceded in death by his daughters, Susan and Sandra, and his grandson, Theodore. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife,...
View Tribute »

Clarence Wesley Harris

February 3, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS - Clarence Wesley Harris, 70, passed away February 3, 2014. He was born in Akron resided in Cuyahoga Falls for over 30 years. Clarence was a self-employed general contractor. He enjoyed cooking for his family and his trips to Aruba. Preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Andrea Harris; siblings, Charles, James, Harold, Raymond and Audrey; he is survived by his wife of 41...
View Tribute »

Shirley Ann Stolfo

February 2, 2014

STOW- Shirley Ann Stolfo, 83, passed away Feb. 2, 2014. Mrs. Stolfo was born in Cleveland and was a longtime resident of Stow. She had worked as a secretary/stenographer at B. F. Goodrich and was a member of the First Christian Church of Cuyahoga Falls. She belonged to the Dean Heights Womens Aux., the Wyoga Lake Womens Club, the 49ers Lunch Bunch and the friends from Children's Hospital Lunch...
View Tribute »

Doris "Dodi" Dieter

February 2, 2014

Massillon- Doris "Dodi" Dieter, 87, passed away February. 2, 2014. Dodi was born in Cleveland and had resided in Massillon the past 14 years with her daughter and son-in-law and in Cuyahoga Falls and Stow most of her life. She was a 1944 graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School and a 1946 graduate of Bowling Green University. She was a member and active alumni of Alpha Xi Delta Sorority at Bowling...
View Tribute »

Ann Tucker

February 1, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS - Ann Tucker, 84, passed away February 1, 2014. She was born in Pennsylvania and resided in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 52 years. Mrs. Tucker worked as a devoted wife and mother and enjoyed cooking and doing crafts with friends. Preceded in death by her husband of 43 years James F.; she is survived by her sons, David (Susan) of Daytona Beach, FL, Gerald (Cathy) of Massachusetts,...
View Tribute »

Dorothy A. "Dottie" Senn

February 1, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS- Dorothy A. "Dottie" Senn, 83, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on February 1, 2014. Dottie was born in Cuyahoga Falls. She graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School in 1948, attended the University of Akron and graduated from Peoples Hospital School of Nursing in 1951. She worked as an RN at Akron General Hospital, in the private sector with Dr. Van Fossen and later...
View Tribute »

Norma M. Nagy

January 30, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS-Norma M. Nagy, died Jan. 30th, 2014. Norma was born in Akron, Ohio on Feb. 8th, 1925, and lived in this area her entire life. Norma graduated from Kenmore High School where she enjoyed playing the sax in the school band. She worked at Rowland's Pharmacy in Akron. She proudly served as the Women's Chaplain for years with American Legion Post #209. She was extremely proud to let...
View Tribute »

Muriel J. Bartel

January 26, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Muriel J. Bartel, 91, passed away January 26, 2014. Mrs. Bartel was born in Richmond, Virginia and had worked a teller at First Merit Bank before retiring to Florida. Preceded in death by her husband, Charles; daughters Carol and Linda, she is survived by her, daughter, Dorothy (Gary) Orr of Cuyahoga Falls; son, Robert (Diane) Bartel of Rhode Island; 5 grandchildren and 5...
View Tribute »

Hoyt Raper

January 21, 2014

Cuyahoga Falls- Hoyt Raper, 86, passed away January 21, 2014 at his daughter's home in Spring Hill, Florida. He was born in Cherokee County, NC and had resided in Cuyahoga Falls since 1951, before moving to Florida to be with his family. He had worked as a foreman for Iron Workers Local 17 for 40 years, was a former member of the Moose and was a Veteran of WWII having served with the U. S. Army. ...
View Tribute »

Julia Season Tidyman

January 20, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS - Julia Season Tidyman, 93, passed away January 20, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. Mrs. Tidyman was a 1938 graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School and married high school friend Donald Dine Tidyman in 1944. Don served his country in the US Air Force for many years with Julia at his side. Widowed in 1985, she had resided in Texas the past 27 years. Preceded in death by her parents...
View Tribute »

Kenneth Thomas Krisher

January 19, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS _ Kenneth Thomas Krisher, 78, a thoughtful, kind and honest man, died Sunday, January 19, 2014 at the Goerlich Center, an Alzheimer's care nursing home in Sylvania, Ohio. He spent much of his life taking care of his family, never intruding but always available when needed. He and his late wife, Leona, once drove 350 miles through a blinding snowstorm to help when their infant...
View Tribute »

Chris Reese

January 18, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS- Chris Reese, 35, died unexpectedly Jan. 18, 2014. Last week we lost our husband, son, brother and grandson Chris. Aside from that he leaves behind many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends, his dog Marley and his pride and joy "86" Camaro which he lovingly called Xena. Chris is the loved husband of Lisa Tufano Reese; loved son of Bobbie Lee and Greg and John Reese...
View Tribute »

Robert J. Saunders, Sr.

January 18, 2014

Robert J. Saunders Sr., 89, passed away Jan. 18, 2014. Mr. Saunders was born in Akron where he had resided most of his life. He was a freelance commercial artist and was a Veteran of WWII having served with the U. S. Army. He is survived by his children, Forrest J. (Barbara) Saunders of Berea, Robert J. Saunders, Jr. of Roseville, CA, Linda (Mark) Troxell of Alliance and Charlene Jones of...
View Tribute »

William "Bill" Arthur Zimmerman

January 15, 2014

William "Bill" Arthur Zimmerman, age 87, of Fairfield, CA, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 following a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Ruth Votaw Zimmerman. Bill was born March 5, 1926 in Delaware, Ohio to the late William Zimmerman and Mary Humes Zimmerman. He retired from First Energy in Akron Ohio after 35 years of service. He served in the U.S...
View Tribute »

Grace Eleanor (Tschantz) Hausch

January 15, 2014

Grace Eleanor (Tschantz) Hausch passed away January 15, 2014 at the age of 96. Born Sept. 16, 1917, she was a life-time residence of Akron and Tallmadge, then recently resided at KentRidge at Golden Pond in Kent, Ohio. Grace was predeceased by husband, Harry Frederick Hausch, parents, William and Margaret (Hodgson) Tschantz, brothers, Harold, Floyd, and Carl, and sisters, Beulah (Peg) Hoover,...
View Tribute »

Jean P. Sears

January 13, 2014

KENT- Jean P. Sears, 83, passed away January 13, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was born in Akron and resided in the Cuyahoga Falls, Silver Lake area most of her life. Mrs. Sears worked as a lunch room monitor for Roberts Middle School in Cuyahoga Falls, where she earned the nickname the "Hawk". Preceded in death by her husband, Richard; she is survived by her children, Greg Sears, Jenny...
View Tribute »

Christopher L. "Chris" Hooker

January 9, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS Christopher "Chris" L. Hooker, 47, passed away January 9, 2014. He was born in Amory, MI, resided in Tucson, AZ and Cuyahoga Falls. He was a proud member of AA with 21 years sober. Chris enjoyed watching and being a part of his son, Garrett's football games, riding his motorcycle and playing pool. Preceded in death by his brother, David; he is survived by his wife of 16 years,...
View Tribute »

Barbara Wiley

January 8, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Barbara Wiley, 79, passed away unexpectedly January 8, 2014. Barbara was born in Barberton, graduated from North Royalton High School and Kent State University. She retired from St. Thomas Hospital and enjoyed crafting and loved animals. Preceded in death by her parents Mary Lankenau and Harry Harris, she is survived by her son, Mark Wiley of Atwater; granddaughter Jessica...
View Tribute »

Marjorie J. Hassberger

January 8, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS Marjorie Hassberger, 90, passed away January 8, 2014. She lived most of her life in Michigan, moving to Cuyahoga Falls in 1999. Preceded in death by her husband, Cal; and daughter, Sandy; she is survived by children, Dick (Carol) of Orion Township, MI, Merri (Kyle) Martin of Cuyahoga Falls, Cal (Adrienne) of Lake Orion, MI; sister-in-law, Phyllis Hassberger; grandchildren, Jim ...
View Tribute »

Bevan L. Miller

January 6, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Bevan L. Miller, 90, passed away January 6, 2014. Mr. Miller was born in Akron, Ohio and graduated from North High School, then served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was employed as a salesman for Akron General Tobacco Company. Preceded in death by his son, Dana, he is survived by his wife of 67 years, Viola; daughter Diane (Marvin Tandy) Miller of Cuyahoga Falls and...
View Tribute »

Harry E. Kincaid

January 5, 2014

TALLMADGE- Harry E. Kincaid passed away on January 5, 2014. He was 84 years old. Harry was born in Tidioute, Pennsylvania and resided in Ohio (Tallmadge then Silver Lake) since 1969. Preceded in death by his wife of 33 years, Jean Kincaid, Harry is survived by their daughter Cathy Ann Kincaid of Akron, and siblings Beverly Franklin of Houston, Texas, Judith Jardin of Titusville, Pennsylvania,...
View Tribute »

Leo L. Main

January 5, 2014

BATH-Leo L. Main, 93, passed away January 5, 2014. He was born in Akron and resided in Bath for most of his life. Mr. Main served in the U.S. Army during WWII, where he earned a Purple Heart, going on to retire from McNeil Akron. He was a founding member of the Bath volunteer police dept. and enjoyed wood working. Preceded by his wife of 54 years, Marjorie; He is survived by children, Darlene...
View Tribute »

Robert "Bobby" Hier

January 2, 2014

MUNROE FALLS Robert Hier 25, passed away suddenly January 2, 2014. Bobby was born in Cuyahoga Falls and has resided in Munroe Falls the past 8 years. He is survived by his parents, Robert and Melanie Hier of Cuyahoga Falls, brother, Benjamin; grandfather Joe Mason of Munroe Falls; uncles, Don Hier, Donovan Smith and Jason (Jennifer) Smith; aunts, Danielle Hier and Kim Sumwalt and many cousins...
View Tribute »

John L. G. Doulilis

January 2, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS - John L. G. Doulilis, 84, passed away January 2, 2014. He was born in Ravenna and resided in Cuyahoga Falls most of his life. Mr. Doulilis served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, going onto retire from Ruther Mold. He then worked for Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital as a security guard, ending his career at NAPA. Preceded in death by his parents, Naomi Faye and Louis G....
View Tribute »

L. Dow Ruch

January 1, 2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS- L. Dow Ruch, 96, passed away Jan. 1, 2014. He was a charter member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church. Preceded in death by his wife, Alice; brother, John Ruch and sister-in-law, Jean Ruch, he is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Kathie and Jerry Brightman of Cuyahoga Falls; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Kathe Ruch of Old Fort, NC and W. Dow and Connie Ruch of Paw Paw,...
View Tribute »

Donald A. Rauckhorst, Sr.

December 28, 2013

CUYAHOGA FALLS- Donald A. Rauckhorst Sr. , 95, went home to be with the Lord December 28, 2013. Mr. Rauckhorst was born in Akron and had resided in Cuyahoga Falls since 1950. He was one of 9 children born in George and Grace Rauckhorst. He was a proud member of the Boilermaker's Union, a longtime member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and a Veteran of WWII having served with the U. S. Army. He...
View Tribute »

James S. Durkee

December 28, 2013

STOW - James S. Durkee, 86, was called to join our Savior and Blessed Mother on December 28, 2013. He was born in Akron and resided in Stow for the past 64 years. He served in the U.S. Navy in WWII, going on to work at Mair Jewelry, Goodyear Aerospace, Falls Radio and TV Inc. and was the owner and operator of Dirk's TV. Mr. Durkee was a member of the Goodyear Aero Modelers, the Portage Aero...
View Tribute »

Stanley G. Waybright

December 27, 2013

CUYAHOGA FALLS - Stanley Waybright, 90, passed away December 27, 2013. He was born in Kernes, WV and resided in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 61 years. Mr. Waybright served as a U.S. Marine during WWII and the Korean War going on to work as a machinist at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. Preceded in death by his brothers, Robert, Glen and Guy Junior; He is survived by his wife Kitty of 67 years;...
View Tribute »

Kathryn "Kati Lou" Louise Steffy

December 24, 2013

Kathryn "Kati Lou" Louise Steffy, was born August 22, 1949. She entered Heaven's gates on December 24, 2013. She attended Cuyahoga Falls High School and received her BA from Miami University. Kati Lou, when healthy, enjoyed walking and hiking. She was an avid movie watcher but most important was her love of her family. She was preceded in death by her loving parents Morris and Maxine...
View Tribute »

Edith "Edie" Barth Shackelford

December 23, 2013

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Edith "Edie" Shackelford, 92, passed away peacefully on December 23, 2013 in Roswell, GA, with her son and daughter-in-law by her side. She had been a resident in Cuyahoga Falls since 1952 when she and her husband, Bill, moved from Baltimore, Maryland. She was born and raised on a farm in Ellicott City, MD, and was one of thirteen children. She worked as a lunchroom monitor...
View Tribute »

Juanita Kay Makan

December 22, 2013

CUYAHOGA FALLS- Juanita Kay Makan, 93, passed away December 22, 2013. She was born in Newark, OH and resided in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 64 years. Preceded in death by her parents, Dan Marion and Verda Ledford Marion; sister, Helen J Marion; nephew, Bradley Meredith Morgoch; She is survived by her sister, Agnes and Earl Morgoch; and twin great-niece and nephew. The family would like to...
View Tribute »

Barbara L. Apazeller

December 18, 2013

CUYAHOGA FALLS - Barbara L. Apazeller, 79, passed away December 18, 2013. Barbara was such a special and loving woman who dedicated her life to her family. She has taught us the true meaning of love by showing unconditional love and respect throughout her life. She will be greatly missed by family and friends who celebrate her life and first Christmas with the Lord. She was born in Akron and had...
View Tribute »

Donald Frederick "Fred" Mathews

December 17, 2013

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Donald Frederick "Fred" Mathews, 59, passed away December 17, 2013. Fred was born in Akron and had resided in Cuyahoga Falls and Silver Lake most of his life and in Washington DC for 15 years. He had worked as a Bar Manager for 16 years, most recently at The Office Bistro in Cuyahoga Falls and was a member of the Church in Silver Lake. He enjoyed boating, fishing, cars and...
View Tribute »

Milton Louis Kult

December 16, 2013

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Professor Milton Louis Kult, of Cuyahoga Falls passed away at 12:18 p.m. Monday December 16, 2013 at Summa Western Reserve Hospital, Cuyahoga Falls. He was born April 23, 1925 in Elgin, IL, the son of Louis L. Kult and Catherine Darnell Kult. He was a professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Akron for the past 59 ½ years. He held a Master's Degree in...
View Tribute »

Rita S. Stevic, (Sayers)

December 15, 2013

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Rita S. Stevic (Sayers) born December 5, 1955 passed away Sunday December 15, 2013 at her home in Cuyahoga Falls, surrounded by family. "Today is a day I'll never forget. The day she passed away. They said she had a least a few more months, but God decided today. We shared laughs. We shared cries. I wasn't ready to say goodbye. But now she is no longer in pain, and I have...
View Tribute »

Edith B. Falcone, (Montefusco)

December 13, 2013

CUYAHOGA FALLS Edith B. Falcone (Montefusco), 94, passed away December 13, 2013 at her residence after a short illness. Mrs. Falcone was born in Akron, Ohio and moved to Cuyahoga Falls in 1961. She was a 1937 graduate of North High School and attended Hammel College. She worked at North Akron Savings and Loan and was a member of St. Joseph Church in Cuyahoga Falls. Preceded in death by her...
View Tribute »

Raymond "Ray" Knoles

December 12, 2013

Cuyahoga Falls - Raymond "Ray" Knoles, 69 of Cuyahoga Falls died December 12, 2013. Born on February 15, 1944, he was the son of the late Marguerite and James Knoles, Sr. Ray was a lifelong resident of Cuyahoga Falls and graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School. He was a passionate and proud veteran who enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served in the Vietnam War. He fought hard...
View Tribute »

Betty Jane Shiflett

December 11, 2013

Cuyahoga Falls- Betty Jane Shiflett, our beloved aunt and sister-in-law, has gone home to be with our Lord December 11, 2013, leaving behind her nephew, Richard Shoemaker (Anna Mae); niece, Beverly Jensen (Shoemaker); sister-in-law, Ruth Shiflett and many great-nieces and –nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister Dorothy Shoemaker and brother, William L. Shiflett, Jr. She enjoyed...
View Tribute »

Robert B. Blocksom

December 10, 2013

Canton, GA- Robert B. Blocksom, 82, passed away December 10, 2013. Mr. Blocksom was born in Cuyahoga Falls, had resided in Georgia the past 38 years and previously in Columbus and Cincinnati. He had been owner of American Professional Credit and served with the U. S. Air Force as a Tower Operator from 1950 to 1954. He is survived by his wife, Janet to whom he was married 56 years on June 11;...
View Tribute »

Mary (Sue) Hergenroeder

December 6, 2013

CUYAHOGA FALLS- Mary (Sue) Hergenroeder, 93, passed away December 6, 2013. She was born in Butler PA and resided in the area for most of her life. Mrs. Hergenroeder retired from the Stow school system in 1983, loved bingo, bowling and dancing. She was a charter founding member of Roanoke Rapids North Carolina Singles Club. Preceded in death by husband, Thomas of 47 years; parents, Floyd and...
View Tribute »

Brandon J. Kapes

December 2, 2013

Stow- Brandon J. Kapes, 41, died unexpectedly Dec. 2, 2013. Brandon was born in Akron, lived in Cuyahoga Falls most of his life graduating from Cuyahoga Falls High School in 1991 and lived in Stow the past 3 years. He had worked in sales for R. S. G. Exteriors and had served with the U. S. Navy. He loved sports and dogs and was an avid Browns fan. Preceded in death by his mother, Paula Kapes,...
View Tribute »

Nancy K. Callahan

November 29, 2013

Stow- Nancy K. Callahan, 75, passed away November 29, 2013. Mrs. Callahan was born in Akron and resided in Stow her entire life. She is survived by her daughter, Coleen Dippel of Stow and son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Christina Callahan of Cuyahoga Falls; grandchildren, Erin Dippel and Joseph M. and James J. Callahan; brother, Richard Semler and sister, Dorothy Salyer. A private...
View Tribute »

1 of 100 Recent Obituaries View More »

Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home
1930 Front Street
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 map it

View Phone Number
View Fax Number
Email Us
View Website