October 23, 2014

Medina
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Brunswick man racks up seven DUIs in two decades

Edward Durdella

MEDINA — A Brunswick man was convicted Tuesday of his seventh drunken driving offense in 20 years. Edward Durdella, 40, of 3905 Turnbridge Court, Apt. 237 , pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, a fourth-degree felony punishable by up to 1½ years in prison. A charge of refusing a breath Read More…

Medina police log for May 15

Medina Police Tuesday, May 7 7:10 p.m. — 100 block Commerce Drive , James M. Hicks, 21, of 41 Mary St. , Rittman, charged with obstructing official business. Wednesday, May 8 9:48 a.m. — 300 block West Union Street, Xbox reported stolen. 2:44 p.m. — 700 block North Court Street, front door of a business Read More…

Patrick J. Filbin

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Patrick J. Filbin passed away Monday, May 13, 2013 in Brunswick. He was the beloved husband of 48 years to Rhoda (nee Fox) Filbin; son of Edward and Mary Filbin (deceased); dear brother of Mary Eileen Musil (deceased) and husband Robert, Kathleen Patton and husband Edward (deceased), Arlene Gibbons, (deceased) and husband James, Leonard Filbin; Read More…

John “Johnny” Rich

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John “Johnny” Rich, SP3, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013 in Sandusky. Johnny was born in Shady Spring, West Virginia on July 11, 1933, to Paul and Mollie (nee Peters) Rich. He served in the U.S. Army and was a war veteran in the Korean War. He lived in Coshocton, before moving to Brunswick many Read More…

James Shumaker, MD

James Howard Shumaker, MD, 92, died Friday, May 10, 2013. Jim was a graduate of Seville High School, Ashland College and the Western Reserve University School of Medicine. His professional career was spent practicing internal medicine in Santa Monica, California. He was also an antique dealer and opera buff. He is survived by his daughters, Read More…

Henry “Don” Perrea “Padre”

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Henry “Don” Perrea “Padre”, 81, of Medina, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013 at Hospice of Medina County. He was born January 5, 1932 in East Hampton, Massachusetts, to William and Louise (nee Carrier). Don was stationed in Alaska, which he came to love. He retired in 1985 from Ohio Bell, where he was employed Read More…

Paul Calvo

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Paul Calvo, 86, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013, in Medina. He was born September 12, 1926 in Ozona Park, New York to the late Paul and Catherine (Martin) Calvo. Paul was a former school teacher in Cuyahoga Heights. He along with last wife, Lois ran an antique shop. Paul was a member of the Read More…

Joseph S. Detwiler

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Joseph S. Detwiler, 90, died peacefully Friday, May 10, 2013 at Ohio Veteran’s Home. Joseph was born to Samuel and Stella Detwiler at Smithville, Ohio, on December 11, 1922. He graduated from Doylestown High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on January 23, 1943. Joseph was a medical Technician and was involved in Read More…

William A. Downey

William A. Downey, 91, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013. Bill was a partner at the Hauser-Taylor Accounting firm. He was the beloved husband of Barbara and the late Nadine; loving father of Lee Downey (Maureen); step father to Larry and James Olson (Bonnie); dear grandfather of Leanne, William II and Thomas Downey and Nicole, Read More…

Thomas Francis Girard

Thomas Francis Girard, 71, left with God on Monday, May 6, 2013. He was a graduate of Case Western Reserve, an avid gardener and world class chef. He was the beloved father of Roche of Medina and Desma of Akron; loving grandfather of Dominic of Cleveland; and dear brother, Jim Funk of Twinsburg. He is Read More…