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  • Lucinda Norman, 94 Mantua Township, Ohio

    August 10, 1923 - April 16, 2018

    Lucinda Norman, 94, of Mantua Township, died Monday, April 16, 2018, at The Landing of Stow. She was born August 10, 1923 in Whirlwind, WV to Henry Lee and Shirley (Richards) Mullins. She is survived by son,...


  • Carl F. Andrei Obituary Photo
    Carl F. Andrei, 79 Ravenna, Ohio

    September 11, 1938 - April 14, 2018

    Carl F. Andrei, 79, of Ravenna, died Saturday, April 14, 2018, at his home. He was born September 11, 1938 in Cleveland, to Carl and Eleanor (Franko) Andrei. He was a member of the Steelworkers Union. He is...


  • June Roberta Kirk, 90 Mogadore, Ohio

    June 11, 1927 - April 8, 2018

    June Roberta Kirk, 90, of Mogadore, died Sunday, April 8, 2018, at her home. She was born June 11, 1927 in Tallmadge, to Fredelein and Roma (Gerber) Platz. June enjoyed spending time with her family especially...


  • Richard L. Workman Obituary Photo
    Richard L. Workman, 94 Mantua Township, Ohio

    August 1, 1923 - April 7, 2018

    Richard L. Workman, 94, of Mantua Township, died Saturday, April 7, 2018, at UH Portage Medical Center in Ravenna after complications from a fall at home. He was born August 1, 1923 in Campbellsport, Ohio to Lawrence...


  • Helen Fleischmann Yahner  Buhler Obituary Photo
    Helen Fleischmann Yahner Buhler, 88 Uniontown, Ohio

    May 15, 1929 - April 6, 2018

    Helen Fleischmann Yahner Buhler of Uniontown passed away on April 6th at the age of 88. Helen was born May 15, 1929 in Canton after her parents and older sister emigrated from Munich, Germany. She graduated from...


  • Thomas "Tommy" George Dawe Obituary Photo
    Thomas "Tommy" George Dawe, 62 Kent, Ohio

    March 4, 1956 - April 6, 2018

    Thomas "Tommy" George Dawe, age 62, passed away at his home in Kent, April 6, 2018. "Tommy" was born in 1956 to George and Pauline (Pelletier) Dawe of Methuen, Massachusetts. "Tommy" is survived by his loving...


  • Chester Stewart 'Chet' Patterson Obituary Photo
    Chester Stewart 'Chet' Patterson, 80 Brimfield, Ohio

    January 15, 1938 - April 6, 2018

    Chester Stewart 'Chet' Patterson Jr., 80, of Brimfield, died Friday, April 6, 2018, at Altercare of Brimfield. He was born January 15, 1938 in Elwood City, PA to Chester Stewart and Sarah (Clyde) Patterson. He...


  • Susan Ritzinger Obituary Photo
    Susan Ritzinger, 70 Kent, Ohio

    April 23, 1947 - April 5, 2018

    Susan Ritzinger, 70, of Kent, died Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Kent. She was born April 23, 1947 in Ravenna to the late James and Elizabeth (Stevenson) Fitzgerald. She retired from Kent State University after working...


  • Neil Callen Obituary Photo
    Neil Callen, 69 Kent, Ohio

    November 11, 1948 - March 31, 2018

    Neil Callen died March 31 of cancer. He will be missed by his many many friends who he met and kept, some for over 50 years. Friends from golf, work, college, skydiving, golf, brewing, volleyball, croquet, music,...


  • Richard A. Karson Obituary Photo
    Richard A. Karson, 33 Akron, Ohio

    August 19, 1984 - March 30, 2018

    Richard A. Karson, 33, of Akron, died March 30, 2018. He was born August 19, 1984 in Barberton to Richard Duane Karson and Kelley Ann (Latshaw) Karson. He is survived by his son, Brantley Andrew Karson;...


  • Mary La Wilson Obituary Photo
    Mary La Wilson, 93 hudson, Ohio

    May 26, 1924 - March 30, 2018

    For La Wilson, art was life. "I am freer in art work than in any other area of my life," she wrote in one of her "weather reports." She had many other talents to choose from. At Abbot Academy (now Andover), where...


  • Jean Naomi (Lenner) Schwabe Obituary Photo
    Jean Naomi (Lenner) Schwabe, 93 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

    April 8, 1924 - March 22, 2018

    Did anyone notice a Disturbance in the Force last Thursday at 9:30 in the morning? Because at that moment, in our little world, Jean Schwabe left it. Born Jean Naomi Lenner, April 8, 1924 to Deane and Jean Lenner of...


  • Dewey G. Souers, 94 Kent, Ohio

    August 19, 1923 - March 17, 2018

    Dewey G. Souers, 94, of Kent, died Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Akron City Hospital Medical Center. He was born August 19, 1923 in Brimfield, to Paul Andrew and Mary Dean (Dietrich) Souers. Dewey was a 1941 graduate...


  • Mary Ellen Moyseenko, 65 Kent, Ohio

    May 1, 1952 - March 17, 2018

    Mary Ellen Moyseenko, 65, of Kent, died Friday, March 16, 2018, at Stow Glen Retirement Center. She was born May 1, 1952 in Ravenna, to James and Martha (Myers) Moyseenko. She was a member of St. Patrick Church in...


  • Donald Fraser Simpson II Obituary Photo
    Donald Fraser Simpson II, 48 Kent, Ohio

    June 1, 1969 - March 14, 2018

    Donald Fraser Simpson II, 48, passed away peacefully Wednesday March 14, 2018 at home. It was the only time he ever did anything peacefully, as Don was so full of life and humor and love it spilled out of him everywhere...


  • Virginia M. Polanski Obituary Photo
    Virginia M. Polanski, 92 Kent, Ohio

    June 2, 1925 - March 14, 2018

    People who looked at Virginia Polanski must have wondered why she always seemed to be smiling. Like the Irish eyes in the song, her positive outlook touched family and friends throughout her life. Although she died...


  • James Benjamin Cowgill Obituary Photo
    James Benjamin Cowgill, 65 Twin Lakes, Ohio

    October 7, 1952 - March 13, 2018

    James Benjamin Cowgill, 65, of Kent, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at his home in Twin Lakes. He was born October 7, 1952 in Barnesville, to James Burris and Mary Lou (Skinner) Cowgill. He was...


  • Marcia Patterson, 72 Akron, Ohio

    September 12, 1945 - March 13, 2018

    Marcia Patterson, 72, of Akron, died Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls. She was born September 12, 1945 in Akron, to the late Harry and Marian Hersman. She is survived by son...


  • John W. "Jack" Hurd Obituary Photo
    John W. "Jack" Hurd, 83 Kent, Ohio

    October 5, 1934 - March 13, 2018

    John W. 'Jack' Hurd, 83, of Kent, died peacefully Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born October 5, 1934 in Warren, to Herbert E. and Eloise (Cain) Hurd. He was a veteran of the...


  • Raymond Brian Talbert Obituary Photo
    Raymond Brian Talbert, 74 Streetsboro, Ohio

    July 17, 1943 - March 9, 2018

    Raymond Brian Talbert, 74, of Streetsboro, died Friday, March 9, 2018, at Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland.   He was born July 17, 1943 in Pittsburgh, PA to Henry A. and Clara (Wheelock) Talbert.    He is...


  • Joan A. Hunt Obituary Photo
    Joan A. Hunt, 76 Ravenna, Ohio

    January 17, 1942 - March 6, 2018

    Joan A. Hunt, 76, of Ravenna, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at UH Portage Medical Center. She was born January 17, 1942 in Kent to Robert and Stella (Kline) Long. She was a member of the Salvation Army and had been a...


  • Robert Allen Fisher, 65 Kent, Ohio

    June 18, 1952 - March 4, 2018

    Robert Allen Fisher, 65, of Kent, died Sunday, March 4, 2018, at UH Portage Medical Center in Ravenna. He was born June 18, 1952 in Akron, to the late Adam and Rita (Gardner) Fisher. He is survived by his wife,...


  • Gloria J. Farkash Obituary Photo
    Gloria J. Farkash, 74 Kent, Ohio

    June 4, 1943 - February 28, 2018

    Gloria Jean Farkash, 74, of Kent, passed Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at Altercare of Brimfield. She was born June 4, 1943 in Cleveland, to William and Jean C. (Peltz) Petrides. She enjoyed vegetable and flower...


  • Shirley Casamento Obituary Photo
    Shirley Casamento, 83 Kent, Ohio

    October 22, 1934 - February 27, 2018

    Shirley Casamento, 83, of Kent, died Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at UH Portage Medical Center in Ravenna. She was born October 22, 1934 in Akron, OH to Kyle and May (Hawk) Gilley. She is survived by her husband,...


  • Marilyn Fain Apseloff Obituary Photo
    Marilyn Fain Apseloff, 83 Kent, Ohio

    March 18, 1934 - February 22, 2018

    MARILYN FAIN APSELOFF, 83 Children's Literature Author and Scholar Marilyn Fain Apseloff of Kent, Ohio, died Thursday evening, February 22, 2018, at the age of 83, with family by her side. Marilyn Fain Apseloff...