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  • Kenneth Gordon Bellamy, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Kenneth Gordon Bellamy, Sr., 73 Saint Petersburg, Florida

    July 12, 1944 - January 17, 2018

    Kenneth Gordon Bellamy, 73, of St. Petersburg, FL, died Wednesday, January 17th, 2018, at Akron General Hospital in Akron. He was born July 12th, 1944 in Gadsden, AL to James Bellamy and Martha (Tidwell) McCutcheon. ...

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  • Louis Anthony Penzera Obituary Photo
    Louis Anthony Penzera, 76 Rootstown, Ohio

    October 5, 1941 - January 15, 2018

    Louis Anthony Penzera, 76, of Rootstown, died Monday, January 15, 2018, at UH Portage Medical Center. He was born October 5, 1941 in Greensburg, PA to Anthony and Mary (Emanuel) Penzera. He enjoyed hunting, fishing,...

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  • Judy A. Terleckyj Obituary Photo
    Judy A. Terleckyj, 64 Kent, Ohio

    September 2, 1953 - January 13, 2018

    Judy A. Terleckyj, 64, of Kent, died Saturday, January 13th, 2018, at Akron City Hospital Medical Center in Akron. She was born September 2nd, 1953 in Hohenwald, TN to Moultrie and Tommye (Mathis) Hendrix. She...

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  • Miwako K. 'Mix' Cooperrider Obituary Photo
    Miwako K. 'Mix' Cooperrider, 88 Kent, Ohio

    August 21, 1929 - January 6, 2018

    Miwako ("Mix") Cooperrider, 88, of Kent, Ohio, passed away January 6, 2018 at University Hospital Portage Medical Center in Ravenna. Miwako was born August 21, 1929, in Hilo, Hawaii, the fifth of six children to...

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  • Diane Lynn Thompson Obituary Photo
    Diane Lynn Thompson, 76 Stow, Ohio

    May 4, 1941 - January 5, 2018

    Diane Lynn Thompson, 76, of Stow, died Friday, January 5, 2018, at Select Specialty Hospital after a brief illness. She was born May 4, 1941 in Ravenna, to Rocco J. and Helen L. (Meeker) Filomena. Diane owned and...

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  • Ruth L. Beyers Obituary Photo
    Ruth L. Beyers, 94 Brimfield, Ohio

    May 1, 1923 - January 3, 2018

    Ruth L. Beyers, 94, of Brimfield, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at her home. She was born May 1, 1923 in Akron to Clarence Elwood and Lula Mae (Hollen) Slaubaugh. She was a 1941 graduate of Akron's James A....

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  • Matthew Michael Downs Obituary Photo
    Matthew Michael Downs, 27 Kent, Ohio

    April 9, 1990 - January 1, 2018

    Matthew Michael Downs, 27, of Kent, died unexpectedly Monday, January 1, 2018. He was born April 9, 1990 in Akron to Michael and Tina (LeRoy) Downs. Matthew was employed by Downs Septic and Drain, Inc. in Peninsula....

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  • Jon Jeffrey "Jeff" Stevens Obituary Photo
    Jon Jeffrey "Jeff" Stevens, 55 Streetsboro, Ohio

    January 31, 1962 - December 30, 2017

    Jon Jeffery "Jeff" Stevens, beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and great friend passed away December 30, 2017 surrounded by his family. Jeff was born in Ravenna, Ohio on January 31, 1962. Jeff was employed...

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  • Elveda Honeck Obituary Photo
    Elveda Honeck, 94 Hartville, Ohio

    February 6, 1923 - December 29, 2017

    Elveda Honeck, 94, of Hartville, died Friday, December 29, 2017, at Akron General Hospital in Akron. She was born February 6, 1923 in Ravenna, to Marcello Anthony and Jenny (Firienzo) Amaru. She was a member of...

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  • Gertrude Bodnovich Obituary Photo
    Gertrude Bodnovich, 99 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

    November 4, 1918 - December 26, 2017

    As it must to all men, death came to Gertrude Bodnovich, of Cuyahoga Falls, on December 26, 2017, at the age of 99. She was born November 4, 1918 in Cleveland, to Joseph and Anna (Novac) Mraz. Preceded in death...

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  • Harold Stewart Obituary Photo
    Harold Stewart, 92 Kent, Ohio

    January 19, 1925 - December 24, 2017

    Harold T. Stewart, 92, of Kent, died Sunday, December 24, 2017, at UH Portage Medical Center in Ravenna. He was born January 19, 1925 in Akron to Vinus and Myrtle (Mowen) Stewart. Mr. Stewart graduated from Kent...

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  • Charles "Chuck" Suter Obituary Photo
    Charles "Chuck" Suter, 80 Ravenna, Ohio

    February 5, 1937 - December 22, 2017

    Charles H. "Chuck" Suter, 80, of Ravenna, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, December 22, 2017, from complications of a stroke and ALS. He was born February 5, 1937 in Ravenna, to Henry Albert and Marie...

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  • Madonna M. Kehner Obituary Photo
    Madonna M. Kehner, 95 Kent, Ohio

    July 3, 1922 - December 19, 2017

    Madonna M. Kehner, 95, of Kent, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. She was born July 3, 1922 in Kent to Frank and Rose (May) Wagner. She was a member of St. Patrick Church. She was a former member...

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  • Lorraine Mae Knapp Obituary Photo
    Lorraine Mae Knapp, 90 Fairlawn, Ohio

    March 27, 1927 - December 18, 2017

    Lorraine Mae Knapp (Largo), 90, passed away on December 18, 2017, surrounded by the loving family she tirelessly and patiently raised. Born in Akron on March 27, 1927, to James and Laura Largo, she was adopted and...

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  • George Earl Kiefer, 65 Kent, Ohio

    September 24, 1952 - December 16, 2017

    George Earl Kiefer, 65, of Kent, died Saturday, December 16, 2017, at his home. He was born September 24, 1952 in Cuyahoga Falls to Roy and Myrtle (Wright) Kiefer. George was a life-long car enthusiast and Ride...

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  • Willie Swango Obituary Photo
    Willie Swango, 69 Kent, Ohio

    July 6, 1948 - December 15, 2017

    Willie Swango, 69, of Kent, died Friday, December 15, 2017, at Akron City Hospital Medical Center in Akron. He was born July 6, 1948 in Paris, KY to Kenneth and Helen (McGowen) Swango. He was a veteran of the Navy...

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  • Karen E. Michalski Obituary Photo
    Karen E. Michalski, 45 Kent, Ohio

    October 24, 1972 - December 14, 2017

    Karen E. Michalski, 45, of Kent, passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, December 14, 2017, surrounded by family. She was born on October 24, 1972 in Washington, PA, to Stanley A. and Susan A. (Smith) Michalski...

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  • Ruby Anderson Obituary Photo
    Ruby Anderson, 93 Kent, Ohio

    February 15, 1924 - December 13, 2017

    Ruby G. Anderson Soft spoken with a twinkle in her eye, Ruby Gene Anderson, 93, of Kent, left this earth for her heavenly home. She passed peacefully Wednesday, December 13th, at home. Ruby was born February 15,...

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  • John Harmon DuBois Obituary Photo
    John Harmon DuBois, 63 Kent, Ohio

    December 25, 1953 - December 12, 2017

    John Harmon DuBois, 63, of Kent, died Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at Akron City Hospital Medical Center. He was born December 25, 1953 in Akron to Pierre and Phyllis (Price) DuBois, and the majority of his life in...

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  • Leonard Edwin Reinker Obituary Photo
    Leonard Edwin Reinker, 86 Kent, Ohio

    December 5, 1931 - December 12, 2017

    Leonard "Len" Edwin Reinker, Sr., 86, of Kent, died peacefully on December 12, 2017, at Kent Healthcare Center after a long illness. Leonard was born December 5, 1931 in Akron to Sylvester R. and Esther P. (Kolsar)...

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  • Brandon Smallwood Obituary Photo
    Brandon Smallwood, 16 Kent, Ohio

    March 17, 2001 - December 12, 2017

    Brandon Smallwood, 16, of Kent, found peace Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at UH Kent Health Center. Brandon was an intelligent young man with many interests and will be missed by his loving family and friends. He...

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  • Lynda W. Best Obituary Photo
    Lynda W. Best, 79 Kent, Ohio

    August 15, 1938 - December 10, 2017

    Lynda W. Best, 79, of Kent, died Sunday, December 10, 2017, at UH Portage Medical Center. She was born August 15, 1938 in West Chester, PA to Charles and Virginia (McConkey) Weaver. She received her Bachelors from...

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  • Margaret Elizabeth Cowperthwaite Obituary Photo
    Margaret Elizabeth Cowperthwaite, 93 Kent, Ohio

    June 9, 1924 - December 8, 2017

    Margaret Elizabeth Cowperthwaite, 93, of Kent, died Friday, December 8, 2017, at Brookdale of Wooster. She passed away peacefully with her son Joe by her side. She was born June 9, 1924 in Louisville, KY to Mack...

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  • Anna J. Lucas Obituary Photo
    Anna J. Lucas, 74 Kent, Ohio

    November 24, 1943 - December 6, 2017

    Anna J. Lucas, 74, of Kent, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at Longmeadow Care Center in Ravenna. She was born November 24, 1943 in Ukraine, and immigrated to the United States in the 1950's. She graduated from...

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  • Vernon Lee Oscar Obituary Photo
    Vernon Lee Oscar, 79 Kent, Ohio

    February 21, 1938 - December 6, 2017

    Vernon Lee Oscar, 79, of Kent, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at UH Portage Medical Center in Ravenna. He was born February 21, 1938 in Staunton, VA to Thomas and Ella (Clifton) Oscar. He was a lifelong long-haul...

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