Obituaries

Maurice W. White

SEBRING—Maurice W. White, 95, passed away on Aug. 17. He was born June 23, 1924 to Maurice and Ruth (Ruff) White. Services are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring, Ohio. 8/20/19

Mary Jane Bock

SALEM — Mary Jane Bock, 82, died Aug. 17, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family. Born Dec. 5, 1936 in East Palestine, she was the daughter of the late James and Mable (Faulk) Foster. A homemaker, she and her husband operated the family farm for 54 years. She was a member of ...

John Henry Bartholomew

COLUMBIANA—John Henry Bartholomew, 87, of Columbiana died in the early morning of Monday, Aug. 12. John Henry Bartholomew Sr. was born to parents Carl H. and Hazel M. (Metzler) Bartholomew on March 31, 1932 in Columbiana. He is survived by his brother, Richard Bartholomew; and was preceded ...

Shirley (Greenawalt) England

PLAINWELL, Mich.— Shirley (Greenawalt) England passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 at Life Care Center of Plainwell, Mich. She was born June 26, 1936 in Salem, Ohio to Russell and Ethel (Jackson) Greenawalt. In 1954 she graduated from Salem High School and on Sept. 3 of that year she married ...

Norman Sangree

THE VILLAGES, Fla.—Norman Sangree, 76, passed away on Aug. 8 at his home in The Villages, Fla. after a short illness. He was a pilot. He is survived by three brothers, Neal (Marjo) of Alliance, David L. (Shirley) of Sebring and Gordon (Gail) of Waretown, N.J. 8/17/19

Norman H. Campbell

DAMASCUS — Norman H. Campbell, 64, of Damascus died Wednesday at Aultman Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Brown Funeral Home, Salem. 8/17/19

John J. Yuhaniak

SALEM—John J. Yuhaniak, 87, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a brief illness. He was born Oct. 13, 1931 in Amsterdam, Ohio, the youngest of five sons of Thomas and Mary Yuhaniak. The family moved to Salem in 1933, and he was a 1949 graduate of ...

John W. Hoskins

SALEM— John W. Hoskins, 87, passed away on Aug. 13 at Salem West Nursing Home. He was born Feb. 14, 1932 to Harmen and Nora (Bellwood) Hoskins. Services are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring, Ohio. 8/15/19

William J. Wheatley

SALEM—William J. Wheatley, 78, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born Dec. 23, 1940 in Minerva, a son of the late Charles A. and Naomi (Gross) Wheatley. Bill last worked at Miller Holzworth and previously at Warren Molded Plastics. He was a ...

Helen A. Gfeller

ALLIANCE—Helen A. Gfeller, 86, of Alliance passed away on Thursday, Aug. 1, at 1:47 p.m. at Aultman Alliance Community Hospital. Born on April 10, 1933 in Salem to John and Bertha (Warren) Gfeller, she lived in Alliance for most of her life. Helen was a member of First Immanuel United ...

Mildred F. Bower

BELOIT—Mildred F. (Crawford) Bower, 89, of Beloit passed away on Monday, Aug. 12, at 9:32 a.m. at the Roush House in Homeworth. Born on Sept. 26, 1929 in Kent, Ohio to Carole and Sara (Hill) Crawford, she lived in the Lisbon, Rogers, Beloit and Alliance areas all of her life. A 1947 ...

Benjamin Franklin “Benny” Lydic Jr.

SEARCY, Ark.—Benjamin Franklin “Benny” Lydic Jr., 52, of Searcy, Ark., (formerly from the area) died at 5:09 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, as the result of an accident in front of the hospital in Searcy. He was born on June 3, 1967 in Youngstown, the son of Louise Irene (Sowers) Lydic and ...

John Anthony Zamora

SALEM – John Anthony Zamora, 63, died at 11:53 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 2, 1955 in Salem, a son of the late John and Fay (Kenst) Zamora. He was Catholic by faith. Survivors include three sisters, Patty (Charles) Marple of Pompano, ...

Bertha Mae Conley Rohleder

SEBRING—Bertha Mae Conley Rohleder, passed away on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019 at her apartment at Copeland Oaks in Sebring. Bertha was born Nov. 27, 1925 in Penland, N.C. to Grover Cleveland Conley Sr. and Emma Young Conley. She worked as a telephone operator for Southern Bell Telephone Co. in ...

Christine K. Troyer

SALEM — Christine K. Troyer, 39, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. She was born July 15, 1980 to Daniel and Charlotte (Stertz) Roberts. The Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring, is in charge of arrangements. 8/12/19

Victoria Seacrist

ALLIANCE — Victoria Seacrist, 89, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 at Alliance Community Care Center. She was born Feb. 14, 1930 to Vincent and Rose (Neusatelli) Falcone. The Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring, is in charge of arrangements. 8/12/19

William D. Jakubisn

William D. Jakubisn ALLIANCE — William D. Jakubisn, 64, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. He was born October 17, 1954 to Charles and Elaine (Furlong) Jakubisn. The Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring, is in charge of arrangements. 8/12/19

Helen L. Cibula

TALLMADGE — Helen L. Cibula, 89, of Tallmadge, formerly of Lisbon, died at 3:52 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 at Summa Health Akron City Hospital following a lengthy illness. Born Dec. 23, 1929 in Memphis, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Joseph M. and Helen (Fawbush) Williams. ...

John Harold Freeman

KENSINGTON — John Harold Freeman, 61, of Kensington died at 4:48 p.m. Wednesday at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born on Sept. 19, 1957, in East Liverpool, a son of the late Harold and Emmalou (Crable) Freeman. He is survived by his children, Carol, John, Jordan, Emily, Brian and ...

Herman John Padurean

COLUMBIANA – Herman John Padurean, 85, died at 1:50 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center. He was born Oct. 13, 1933 in Petersburg, the son of the late Victor and Nora Pearl (Good) Padurean. He was the former owner of Ye Olde Oaken Bucket in Lisbon, a member of the Salem ...