February 14, 2016

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John H. Hartman

John H. Hartman, 75, of Wadsworth, passed away Friday, January 18, 2013. Roberts Funeral Home-Hillcrest Chapel, 330-334-1204 is handling arrangements.

Matteo Buca


Matteo Buca, 88, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Rosa (nee Bramante) for 57 years; loving father of Reno, Pete (Diane), Matt (Sarah), and Michael; dearest grandfather of Sarah Rose, Matt III, Melody, Massimo “Max” and Mia; great grandfather of Ava Marie; brother of Mike (Judy), and the late Read More…

Marjorie Maxwell


Marjorie Maxwell, 98, of Burbank, died peacefully Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Burbank Parke, following a period of declining health. She was born November 12, 1914 in Norton Center, the daughter of the late Walter and Estella (Frantz) Marvin, Sr. She married Carl L. Maxwell on December 30, 1939 and he preceded her in death Read More…

Mary Elizabeth Triplett


Mary Elizabeth (Loving) Triplett, 89, of Lodi, went home to be with her savior on Wednesday, January 16, 2013, surrounded by her beloved family. She was born February 23, 1923 in Enoch, West Virginia to Norman and Hettie (Hamrick) Loving. Mary and her husband, Roscoe raised their family in Clay County, West Virginia and resided Read More…

Ronald C. Dobbins

Ronald C. Dobbins, 71, of Grafton, passed away Friday, January 18, 2013, at his home. Bauer Funeral Home of Valley City, is handling arrangements, 330-483-3300.

Robert E. Mohr


Robert E. Mohr, 88, of Emeritus at The Inn at Medina, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013. He was born August 5, 1924 in Peoria, Illinois. Bob retired after 30+ years from Illinois Bell, where he was an executive. He will always be remembered for his great love for fishing. Bob served his country proudly Read More…

Larry C. Neptune

Larry C. Neptune, 73, of Lodi, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013, at his home, surrounded by family and the best neighbors anyone could have. He was born in Spencer on September 15, 1939 to Cecil and Vesta Neptune, who preceded him in death. He grew up in the Spencer area and later moved to Read More…

Kenneth W. Nix

Kenneth W. Nix, 89, of Seville, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2013. He was born in Ingrahm, Illinois, to the late Valentine and Vera Nix. Ken was a retired independent truck driver, having driven over 60 years. He served in the U.S. Army in Europe during WWII. He enjoyed farming, roping, and riding horses with Read More…

Vaccinations offered at clinic in Lodi

Nina Wilson holds her 7-month-old daughter, Kylee Trone, as Amy Funfgeld, a registered nurse, prepares to administer vaccines recommended for 6-month-olds Wednesday at the Medina County Health Department's immunization clinic in Lodi. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

When Brittany Dorco needed to get her 15-month-old son, Landon Roper, vaccinated, she didn’t go to a doctor’s office. She took the boy to the Lodi American Legion Post 523 on Bank Street in Lodi. That’s where the Medina County Health Department conducts monthly clinics providing the only childhood vaccinations in the area. “In southwest Read More…

Ohio jobless rate still dropping, but with fewer jobs

The jobs report for last month shows that Ohio’s unemployment rate is continuing a slow, downward trend. But the number of jobs also is declining. The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services reported Friday that the state’s seasonably adjusted unemployment rate for December was 6.7 percent — down from 6.8 percent in November and Read More…