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  • Helen Weingart Obituary Photo
    Helen Weingart, 86 Kent, Ohio

    February 23, 1932 - June 25, 2018

    Helen Weingart, 86, of Kent, died Monday, June 25, 2018, at Avenue at Aurora. She was born February 23, 1932 in Edinburg, to Dimitri and Rosie (Pochna) Wawrin. Helen taught elementary in Stow, then worked for the...


  • Wanda Thornton Obituary Photo
    Wanda Thornton, 83 Ravenna, Ohio

    June 17, 1935 - June 23, 2018

    Wanda Thornton, 83, of Ravenna, died Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Brookdale of Ravenna. She joins her husband of 56 years, Ashby Together in Life Together in Death Together Forever She was born June 17, 1935 in...


  • Charles F. Kish Obituary Photo
    Charles F. Kish, 91 Kent, Ohio

    March 17, 1927 - June 21, 2018

    Charles F. Kish, 91, of Kent, died Thursday, June 21, 2018, at his home. He was born March 17, 1927 in McDonald to Nicholas and Anna (Kopp) Kish. He was a member of St. Joan of Arc Church and its Knights of Columbus...


  • Kevin Mark Cooper Obituary Photo
    Kevin Mark Cooper, 58 Stow, Ohio

    November 2, 1959 - June 20, 2018

    Kevin Mark Cooper, 58, of Stow, died Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at his home. He was born November 2, 1959 in Mt. Hope, WV to Carl Chester and Elizabeth Faye (Feazil) Cooper. He loved driving cars and riding...


  • Polly Starr Donaghy Obituary Photo
    Polly Starr Donaghy, 77 Kent, Ohio

    September 8, 1940 - June 20, 2018

    Polly Starr Donaghy, beloved wife of the late Dan Getz Donaghy and beloved mother of Anne Merritt Donaghy and Catherine Curtis Donaghy, died peacefully June 20, 2018. Born in Connecticut, Mrs. Donaghy grew up in...


  • Bette Wands Hoover Obituary Photo
    Bette Wands Hoover, 73 Medina, Ohio

    March 20, 1945 - June 19, 2018

    Bette Wands Hoover, age 73, passed away peacefully June 19, 2018 after battling a long illness. She was born in Ravenna on March 20, 1945 to the late Herbert and Neva (Watkins) Wands. A music lover, she studied music...


  • Irene A. Galier Obituary Photo
    Irene A. Galier, 88 Aurora, Ohio

    November 30, 1929 - June 17, 2018

    Irene A. Galier, 88, of Aurora, died Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Aurora Manor in Aurora. She was born November 30, 1929 in Windham, to the late Avara and Sara (Rufner) Cale. Graduate of Ravenna High School in 1947....


  • LaVerne Ramicone Obituary Photo
    LaVerne Ramicone, 83 Kent, Ohio

    July 13, 1934 - June 13, 2018

    LaVerne Ramicone, 83, of Kent, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Arbors of Stow. She was born July 13, 1934 in Kent, to Floyd and Mary E. (Copeland) Christner. LaVerne was a Campfire Leader and loved dogs, hiking,...


  • John Charles Ketchum Obituary Photo
    John Charles Ketchum, 62 Kent, Ohio

    November 15, 1955 - June 11, 2018

    John Charles Ketchum, 62, of Kent, died Monday, June 11, 2018, at his home. He was born November 15, 1955 in Akron, to Roy and Ruth (Reeder) Ketchum. He was an active person and loved to socialize with his friends...


  • Melvin L. Myers Obituary Photo
    Melvin L. Myers, 66 Ravenna, Ohio

    September 26, 1951 - June 10, 2018

    Melvin L. Myers, 66, of Ravenna, died Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He was born September 26, 1951 in Baltimore, MD to William and Doris (Severn) Myers. He was a die-hard Baltimore Ravens...


  • Margaret May Konopitski Obituary Photo
    Margaret May Konopitski, 85 Kent, Ohio

    May 1, 1933 - June 8, 2018

    Margaret May Konopitski, 85, of Kent, died Friday, June 8, 2018, at UH Portage Medical Center in Ravenna. She was born May 1, 1933 in Glassport, PA to Harold and Margaret (Germak) Spencer. She retired from Parker...


  • Robert L. Crocker Obituary Photo
    Robert L. Crocker, 89 Kent, Ohio

    September 16, 1928 - June 7, 2018

    Robert L. Crocker Sr., 89, of Kent, died Thursday, June 7, 2018, at his home. He was born September 16, 1928 in Stow, to George E. and Erma May (Burdick) Crocker. He was a veteran of the Army during the World War II...


  • Joseph Gabriel, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Joseph Gabriel, Jr., 87 Kent, Ohio

    January 12, 1931 - June 3, 2018

    Joseph Gabriel Jr., 87, of Kent, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018 surrounded by family at his home in Kent. He was born January 12, 1931 in Canton Ohio to Joseph and Florence (Norcia) Gabriel Sr.. He was a veteran...


  • Linda Ellsworth Obituary Photo
    Linda Ellsworth, 71 Ravenna, Ohio

    April 6, 1947 - June 2, 2018

    Linda Ellsworth, 71, of Ravenna, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 2, 2018. She was born April 6, 1947 in Akron to the late Ray Irvin and Dorothy June (Speck) Brugmann. She is survived by her...


  • John Jack Gargan Obituary Photo
    John Jack Gargan, 83 Kent, Ohio

    December 16, 1934 - June 1, 2018

    John Joseph "Jack" Gargan, a political science professor known for his enthusiastic teaching style and love of language and family, died June 1 with his family by his side. Born December 16, 1934, in Auburn, New York...


  • Platt Rogers Safford Obituary Photo
    Platt Rogers Safford, 67 Kent, Ohio

    June 12, 1950 - May 29, 2018

    A modest, courageous, good-hearted, and dry-witted man of integrity died May 29, 2018, enfolded within the circle of his loving family, following two years of cancer treatments. Platt Rogers Safford of Kent was born...


  • Scott William McNeil Obituary Photo
    Scott William McNeil, 49 Kent, Ohio

    April 19, 1969 - May 28, 2018

    Scott William McNeil, 49, of Kent, Ohio passed away at home on Monday, May 28, 2018, surrounded by his family. Scott was born on April 19, 1969 in Libertyville, Illinois, to Becky and Dick McNeil. He was preceded in...


  • Martha Mary Loos Obituary Photo
    Martha Mary Loos, 102 Kent, Ohio

    January 30, 1916 - May 28, 2018

    Martha Mary Loos, 102, of Kent, died Monday, May 28, 2018, at Gables at KentRidge. She was born January 30, 1916 in Kent to Frank and Bessie (Wronska) Pudloski. She was an active member of St. Patrick Church where...


  • Patrick Charles McCafferty Obituary Photo
    Patrick Charles McCafferty, 69 Kent, Ohio

    September 26, 1948 - May 22, 2018

    Patrick Charles McCafferty, 69, of Kent, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born September 26, 1948 in Akron to Ross John Regis and...


  • Lori K. McGlothlin Obituary Photo
    Lori K. McGlothlin, 54 kent, Ohio

    October 29, 1963 - May 22, 2018

    Lori K McGlothlin, 54 of Kent lost her courageous battle with cancer at her home on Tuesday May 22, 2018. She is preceded in death by her father Wynn Webb and her Mother Christine (Smulo) Webb. Lori loved...


  • Joyce Rosalie Sitko Obituary Photo
    Joyce Rosalie Sitko, 93 Kent, Ohio

    June 29, 1924 - May 22, 2018

    Joyce Rosalie (Geisinger) Sitko, 93, of Kent, went home to the Lord on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Altercare of Hudson. Born June 19, 1924 in her home at 123 Elm Street in Kent to Howard and Lillian (Long) Geisinger. ...


  • Elizabeth "Betty" F. Becker Combs Rentz Obituary Photo
    Elizabeth "Betty" F. Becker Combs Rentz, 90 Stow, Ohio

    July 3, 1927 - May 21, 2018

    Elizabeth F. 'Betty' Becker Combs Rentz, 90, of Stow, died Monday, May 21, 2018, at her home. She was born July 3, 1927 in Akron, to Francis and Gertrude (Geilen) Becker. Betty was a member of the Stow United...


  • Harold Leroy Courson Obituary Photo
    Harold Leroy Courson, 77 Aurora, Ohio

    March 24, 1941 - May 21, 2018

    Harold Leroy Courson, 77, of Aurora, died Monday, May 21, 2018, at Arbors At Streetsboro. He was born March 24, 1941 in Rimersburg, PA to the late Paul and Margaret (Ramsey) Courson. He Retired from Ford Motor...


  • Ethel Mae Cook Obituary Photo
    Ethel Mae Cook, 92 Kent, Ohio

    March 4, 1926 - May 19, 2018

    Ethel Mae Cook, 92, of Kent, died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at UH Portage Medical Center in Ravenna. She was born March 4, 1926 in Kent to William A. and Mae (Poulton) Manfrass. She was a member of St. Patrick's...


  • Donald W. Shilling Obituary Photo
    Donald W. Shilling, 86 Kent, Ohio

    March 20, 1932 - May 17, 2018

    Donald W. Shilling, 86, of Kent, died Thursday, May 17, 2018, at UH Portage Medical Center in Ravenna. He was born March 20, 1932 in Massillon to Willis F. and Olivia Edna (Baskey) Shilling. He attended Lake Brady...