Archive for December 1st, 2012
Nancy Jean Lawrence, 81, of Medina, passed away Friday, November 30, 2012 at LifeCare Center in Medina. She was born in Medina on April 11, 1931 to the late Louis and Florence W. Lawrence.
A 1949 graduate of Medina High School, Nancy was a librarian for many years and was well known for her work throughout …Read More
Michael P. Lewis, 70, of Lodi, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2012. He was born March 11, 1942 in Cincinnati, to the late Melbourne and Golda Mary (Snider) Lewis.
He was a retired Boilermaker now working for Norris Brothers in Cleveland. Mike was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and International Brotherhood of Boilermakers. …Read More
Larry Edward Duyzer, 65, of Norwalk, passed away peacefully and surrounded with love Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Stein Hospice care in Sandusky. A long time resident of Brunswick. He was the son of the late Peter and Virginia (nee Rainey) Duyzer.
He is survived and missed by his fiancee, Cathy M. Rieth of 16 years …Read More
Leona Mildred Sooy, 102, of Spencer, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012, at her home. She was born August 27, 1910, in Pittsfield, to Edward and Lois (West) McConnell.
She graduated from Wellington High School and attended Ashland College. She was a school teacher in Penfield for a few years, before marrying Frank Sooy in 1932. …Read More
Thresea L. Hunter (nee Sing), 48, of Seville, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2012 into the loving arms of Jesus surrounded by her close family. Thresea was born January 22, 1964 in Cleveland, to the late Edward and June Sing. She grew up in Cleveland, and has resided in Medina County for many years.
Thresea had …Read More
WESTFIELD CENTER — Customers of Western Reserve Bank should see very few changes as a result of the bank’s Friday acquisition by Westfield Bancorp.
Westfield Bank bought Western Reserve for $18 million in a plan announced in June.
As a result of the acquisition, one Westfield Bank branch closed and 10 people lost their jobs.
“We’re bringing 60 …Read More
MEDINA — When 5-year-old Connor Handy learned that his grandmother’s friend had lost both of her dogs in …Read More
WADSWORTH — The Salvation Army is collecting donations for victims of Tuesday’s house fire on Wolf Avenue.
Maj. Debbie Grace, of the Wadsworth Salvation Army, said the office is collecting holiday gift cards, meal cards for local restaurants and nonperishable items for the Gross family.
“A lot of people have already reached out, not just in this …Read More
INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana financier and former chief executive of Akron-based Fair Finance Corp. was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison after being convicted of swindling thousands of investors — almost all from Northeast Ohio — out of more than $200 million.
In handing down the sentence, U.S. District Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson told Timothy Durham …Read More