Akron Beacon Journal Obituaries

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December 10, 2017

Thomas E. Braman

Thomas E. Braman

Norton, OH

Thomas E. Braman Thomas E. Braman, 65, passed away December 6, 2017. He was born May 29, 1952 in Akron, the son of the late "Bud" and Evelyn Braman. He retired from the Norton Police Department after 40 years service, and was a member of Grace Church of Norton. Tom loved...

Leora M. Canfield

Leora M. Canfield

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Leora "Lee" M. Canfield TOGETHER AGAIN CUYAHOGA FALLS -- Leora "Lee" Canfield, 90, passed away after a brief battle with cancer on December 7, 2017. She was born in Meadow Creek, W. Va. to Carlos and Odessa (Richmond) Ferguson and resided in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 67...

Glenn E. Carrington

Glenn E. Carrington

Akron, OH

Glenn E. Carrington Glenn E. Carrington, age 68, of Akron, Ohio, died on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at his home. He was born on August 16, 1949 in Oak Hill, W. Va., the son of the late Leslie J. and Rachel (nee Hensley) Carrington. Glenn enjoyed music, fishing, hunting,...

Alice Becker Collier

Alice Becker Collier

Akron, OH

Alice Becker Collier Alice Becker Collier, of Akron, Ohio, formerly Venice, Florida, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 7, 2017. She was the widow of Thomas Collier who preceded her in death in 2008. Alice earned her B.A. degree in Music from Heidelberg University,...

Donald Eugene Ebert

Donald Eugene Ebert

Wadsworth, OH

Donald Eugene Ebert Donald Eugene Ebert, 92, of Wadsworth passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017. He was born February 5, 1925 in Wadsworth to the late Lloyd and MaryEbert. Mr. Ebert was a graduate of Wadsworth High School Class of 1943, proudly served in the U.S. Navy...

Alexander W. Hall

Alexander W. Hall

Bedford Heights, OH

Alexander W. Hall Alexander W. Hall went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 4, 2017. Service will be held Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 12 noon at Stewart & Calhoun Funeral Home, 529 W. Thornton St., Akron, OH 44307, Reverend Kimberly Lidge Ramsey eulogist....

Bromley Harrod

Bromley Harrod

Grafton, Ohio

Bromley Harrod Bromley L. Harrod (nee Rhoades), 69, beloved wife of the late Thomas; daughter of Jean Rhoades and the late Ivan; sister-in-law of Michael (Bobbie) Harrod, Mary Beth Harrod, James (Barb) Harrod, Maggie Morgan. Friends may call Thursday, December 14, 2017 from...

Luretta B. Harter

Luretta B. Harter

Stow, OH

Luretta B. Harter STOW -- Luretta B. Harter, 92, died December 5, 2017. "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints." Psalm 116:15. Born July 16, 1925 to Ruth Ann and Stephen Light in Akron, Ohio, she was a member of Stow Presbyterian Church and had...

Carolyn Mae Hunsche

Carolyn Mae Hunsche

Canal Fulton, OH

Carolyn Mae Hunsche Carolyn Mae Hunsche, 67, died December 3, 2017 at home surrounded by family. Born December 15, 1949 in Toledo, Ohio, she was a graduate of and received her training at the Flower Hospital School of Nursing in Toledo. On December 15, 1979 she married G....

Sandra Lynn Johns

Sandra Lynn Johns

Wadsworth, OH

Sandra Lynn Johns TOGETHER AGAIN Sandra Kaye Johns (nee: Miller), age 76, passed away December 5, 2017. She was born on August 23, 1941 in Winfield, Ohio. Preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Russell and brother, Billy Miller. Survived by children, Shelley (Tim)...

Thomas Alexander Jones

Thomas Alexander Jones

Akron, OH

Thomas Alexander Jones Thomas Alexander Jones born April 10,1999 departed this life to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Thomas graduated from Firestone High School Class of 2017. Services will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 12 noon at Rhoden...

Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Dec. 10 to Dec. 12, 2017.

Connie Juarovisech

Connie Juarovisech

Akron, OH

Connie Juarovisech Connie Juarovisech, age 74, passed away on December 7, 2017. Preceded in death by her husband, Ronald; siblings, Patrick, Terry, David, Edith, Gladys and Marty Cannon; she is survived by her children, Sherie Ford, Richard (Sharon) Lemmon and Kellie...

Jerry Dean Lewis

Jerry Dean Lewis

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Jerry Dean Lewis CUYAHOGA FALLS -- On December 7, 2017, the greatest man in our lives, Jerry Dean Lewis, passed away at home surrounded by his family. Jerry was born in Akron, on May 7, 1963. He graduated from Stow High School, and was a district manager for Ace Hardware....

Vivian Louise Lombardi

Vivian Louise Lombardi

Wadsworth, OH

Vivian Louise Lombardi (Pardue) Vivian Louise Lombardi (nee Pardue) was born in Chapmanville, West Virginia, May 3, 1942. On December 6, 2017, Vivian Louise finished this journey and joined her parents, Maxie and Margie Pardue, in heaven. Vivian dedicated years of service...

Eddie L. Patten

Eddie L. Patten

Akron, OH

Eddie L. Patten, Jr. "Scooby" Eddie L. Patten, Jr. "Scooby", 45, passed away on December 5, 2017, after an extended illness. He was born in Akron, Ohio and was a lifetime member of the community. Eddie was a graduate of Garfield High School and worked in the family business...

Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Dec. 7 to Dec. 10, 2017.

Theresa Ann Proudfoot-VanHorn

Theresa Ann Proudfoot-VanHorn

Akron, OH

Theresa Ann Proudfoot-VanHorn Theresa, 51 years, went off to ride in Paradise on December 7, 2017. Preceded in death by her husband, Ron; parents, Robert and Regina Proudfoot; and nephew, Robby Croft. She is survived by her only son, Joshua (Amanda) Proudfoot; sisters,...

Rosemarie H. Sarac (Waite)

Rosemarie H. Sarac (Waite)

New Franklin, OH

Rosemarie H. Sarac (Waite) (nee Hoffman) Rosemarie H. Sarac (Waite) (nee Hoffman), 89, passed away December 7, 2017. She was born in Akron, Ohio to John and Millie (nee Cermak) Hoffman. She was a longstanding parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Rosemarie...

Agnes U. Sopko

Agnes U. Sopko

Willoughby Hills, OH

Agnes U. Sopko (nee Uhall) Agnes U. Sopko (nee Uhall), age 97, beloved wife of the late Michael; loving mother of Thomas (wife Helen) and Martha "Marty" (Bunnell) McCallum (husband Rich); devoted grandmother of Thomas, Jr. (wife Samantha), Christopher, James Bunnell (wife...

Connie Marie Walker

Connie Marie Walker

Festus, Mo

Connie Marie Walker (nee Cole) March 8, 1924 - December 6, 2017 Connie Marie Walker, of Festus, Mo. (born in Spruce Pine, N.C., formerly of Akron, Ohio), passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Murray Walker. Dear mother of Murray L. (Connie)...

Rita E. Warner

Rita E. Warner

Akron, OH

Rita E. Warner Rita E. Warner, 62, of Akron, passed naturally on November 22, 2017 surrounded by her family after a longtime illness. She was born on July 1, 1955 to the late Helen G. and Raymond A. Warner Sr. Rita loved sewing and crafting, such as plastic canvas, quilting,...

Alvin G. Watkins

Alvin G. Watkins

Akron, OH

Alvin G. Watkins, Jr. Alvin G. Watkins, Jr. passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017. Service will be held Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 12 noon at St. Ashworth Temple C.O.G.I.C, 1086 V. Odom Blvd., Akron, OH 44307. Pastor Melvin Howard eulogizing. Interment Lakewood...

Stanley A. Yamokoski

Stanley A. Yamokoski

Copley, OH

Dr. Stanley A. Yamokoski, DDS Stanley A. Yamokoski, 94, passed away December 6, 2017. Stan was born July 29, 1923 in Kent, Ohio to the late Anthoni and Helen Yamokoski. He graduated from Kent Roosevelt High School, Kent State University and St. Louis School of Dentistry...

December 9, 2017

Bertha L. Ginter

Bertha L. Ginter

Peru, IN

Bertha "Bert" L. Massey Ginter Bertha Lee "Bert" Massey (Ginter), 76, of Peru, passed away at 4:15 a.m., Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Dayton, Ohio on September 9, 1941 the daughter of Claire and Pearl Skaggs Jones. Bert married Paul Ginter...

Robert L. Jurkoshek (Bob)

Robert L. Jurkoshek (Bob)

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Robert L. (Bob) Jurkoshek CUYAHOGA FALLS -- Robert L. 'Bob' Jurkoshek, 61, a lifetime resident of Cuyahoga Falls, passed away peacefully at Akron City Hospital on December 3, 2017, after a two year courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. The family will receive friends on...

Arthur Louis Molnar

Arthur Louis Molnar

Canal Fulton, OH

Arthur "Art" Louis Molnar Arthur Louis Molnar, 82, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017, after a long fight with heart disease and Alzheimer's. A lifetime resident of Clinton/Canal Fulton, Art attended Clinton School and graduated in the first graduating class at...

Sophie Schierer (Smutak)

Sophie Schierer (Smutak)

Norton, OH

Sophie Schierer (nee Smutak) Sophie Schierer, (nee, Smutak), 90, passed away peacefully on December 5, 2017. Her funeral service will be held at Bacher Funeral Home, 3250 Greenwich Rd. in Norton on Sunday, December 10, at 1 p.m. Visitation and gathering will follow directly....

Frances L. Weirs

Frances L. Weirs

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Frances L. Weirs Frances L. Weirs, 75, of Cuyahoga Falls, passed on December 6, 2017. Frances was an avid reader who loved German Shepherds and spending time with her grandkids. She retired from the Tallmadge Police Department after many years of working as a dispatcher....

December 8, 2017

Cecilia A. Barich

Cecilia A. Barich

Akron, OH

Cecilia "Ceil" A. Barich (nee Eckerman) Cecilia A. (Ceil) Barich (nee Eckerman), beloved Mother, Sister, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother died on November 2, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Mike Barich; sister, Vicki Foley, and brother, Joe...

Benjamin R. Hollingsworth

Benjamin R. Hollingsworth

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Benjamin R. Hollingsworth TOGETHER AGAIN Benjamin R. Hollingsworth, age 85, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Married to Eloise (Nye) 56 years before her passing in 2009, he is survived by children, Bruce (Kris) Hollingsworth and Sheryl (Tom)...

William Kennedy

William Kennedy

Akron, OH

William "Bill" Kennedy From his birth on June 10, 1934 in Akron, Ohio, until his death on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic's Hospice Care Center, Bill graced those around him with his gifts of faith, love, and kindness. Calling hours will be held from 4...

Bertha L. Massey

Bertha L. Massey

Peru, IN

Bertha "Bert" L. Massey (Jones) Bertha Lee "Bert" Massey (Ginter), 76, of Peru, passed away at 4:15 a.m., Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Dayton, Ohio on September 9, 1941 the daughter of Claire and Pearl Skaggs Jones. Bert married Paul Ginter...

Sophie Schierer (Smutak)

Sophie Schierer (Smutak)

Norton, OH

Sophie Schierer (nee Smutak) Sophie Schierer, (nee, Smutak), 90, passed away peacefully on December 5, 2017. For 65 years she was the devoted wife of the late Harry Schierer of Norton, Ohio. Sophie was born on December 23, 1926 in West Pike Run Township, Pa. to the late...

Mary Ann Taylor

Mary Ann Taylor

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Mary Ann Taylor Together Again Mary Ann Taylor, age 85, was a devoted Baptist and went Home to be with her Lord on December 5, 2017. Preceded in death by her husband, Clarence "Marvin" Taylor; sister, Iona Ross; and brother, Thomas Flint; she is survived by children,...

Donald E. Weaver

Donald E. Weaver

Bowerston, Oh

Donald E. Weaver Sr. Donald E. Weaver Sr., age 76, of Bowerston, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord and his deceased family and friends Wednesday night, December 6, 2017 from his residence following a long illness. He retired in 1992 as the Transportation Manager at Betsy...

Esta A. Wheeland

Esta A. Wheeland

Wadsworth, OH

Esta A. Wheeland WADSWORTH -- Esta A. Wheeland, 74, of Wadsworth, passed away December 5, 2017. Funeral service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the Hilliard Rospert Funeral Home, 174 Lyman St., Wadsworth, Ohio. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service....

December 7, 2017

Ellen Kay Baltic

Ellen Kay Baltic

Akron, OH

Ellen Kay Baltic Ellen K. Baltic, 65, was born August 21, 1952 and passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Kay was a loving and generous sister, aunt, niece and friend. She loved sports, fishing, the outdoors and especially the Baltic farm in Norton, Ohio. She was preceded...

Jette L. Chapman

Jette L. Chapman

Canal Fulton, OH

Jette L. Chapman Jette L. Chapman (Mann), 84, of Canal Fulton, passed away peacefully on December 1, 2017. This following a long fought battle with Alzheimer's. She was born February 6, 1933 in Wadsworth, Ohio, daughter of the late LeRoy and Emma Mann (Chisnell). On...

Gertrude Fatica

Gertrude Fatica

Uniontown, OH

Gertrude "Trudy" Fatica (Mathews) Gertrude Fatica, "Trudy", age 87, of Uniontown, Ohio, died on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 3:35 a.m. at her home. She was born on May 11, 1930 in Plainfield, N.J., the daughter of the late Arthur Joseph and Gertrude (nee Wiegand)...

William Kennedy

William Kennedy

Akron, OH

William "Bill" Kennedy From his birth on June 10, 1934 in Akron, Ohio, until his death on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic's Hospice Care Center, Bill graced those around him with his gifts of faith, love, and kindness. He graduated from Manchester High...

Alice S. Martin

Alice S. Martin

Akron, OH

Alice S. Martin Alice S. Martin passed away Monday, December 4, 2017. Service will be held Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Stewart & Calhoun Funeral Home, 529 W. Thornton St., Akron, OH 44307, Pastor Lovie Moore eulogizing. Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends...

Frederick A. Mundy

Frederick A. Mundy

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Frederick A. Mundy Frederick Mundy, a second-generation rubber manufacturing worker and long-time resident of Cuyahoga Falls, died on December 4, 2017 at the age of 84. Fred is survived by his wife, Delores Mundy (nee Bowersock); his sister, Carolyn; his children, David,...

Ronald E. Rosier

Ronald E. Rosier

Akron, OH

Ronald "Ron" E. Rosier Sr. Ronald E. Rosier, Sr., "Ron", age 85 of Akron, Ohio, died on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Akron City Hospital. He was born on July 31, 1932 in Piedmont, W.Va., the son of the late Herbert Leo and Maude Thelma (nee Abernathy) Rosier. Mr....

Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Dec. 6 to Dec. 7, 2017.

George P. Sperry

George P. Sperry

Washington Twp, OH

George P. Sperry D.M. George P. Sperry, M.D., age 88, of Washington Township, died Sunday, December 3, 2017 following a lengthy illness. There will be two opportunities for visitation. The first is Friday, December 8, from 5 to 8 p.m. The second visitation is scheduled for...

Harry R. Stewart

Harry R. Stewart

Akron, OH

Harry R. Stewart Harry Stewart, 90, passed away December 3, 2017. He was born June 9, 1927 in Glenville, West Virginia to the late Hamilton and Goldie Stewart. After 39 years, Harry retired from Teamsters Local 24. He gave hundreds of volunteer hours through the P.L.A.Y....

James Vargo

James Vargo

Akron, OH

James Vargo Jim Vargo, 82, passed away December 3, 2017. He was born October 9, 1935 in Tunkhannock, Pa. to the late Michael and Theresa Vargo. Jim was an artistic brick mason that enhanced many gorgeous homes with his craft, including two of his own homes which the family...

Esta A. Wheeland

Esta A. Wheeland

Wadsworth, OH

Esta A. Wheeland WADSWORTH -- Esta A. Wheeland, 74, of Wadsworth, passed away December 5, 2017. She was born Feburary 24, 1943 in Wadsworth, Ohio to the late James and Edith (Richards) Oliver. Esta was a beloved wife and perfect mother. When asked how she knew how to be a...

Patricia M. Zimmerman

Patricia M. Zimmerman

Tallmadge, OH

Patricia M. Zimmerman Patricia Zimmerman, age 92, passed away November 29. Pat was born in Akron, Ohio, the only child of Louise and Julian Meeks. She grew up in Stow and graduated from Stow High School in 1943. She attended Syracuse University in New York, majoring in...

December 6, 2017

Paul R. Balko

Paul R. Balko

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Paul R. Balko CUYAHOGA FALLS -- Paul R. Balko, 74, passed away December 5, 2017. He was born in Ravenna and resided in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 46 years. Paul worked for Morse Controls in Hudson retiring after 33 years of service. Preceded in death by his parents, Ruth...

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