August 30, 2014

Medina
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Barbara Anne Varga

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Barbara Anne Varga (nee Petrilli), born January 15, 1938, died Friday, August 15, 2014 at the young age of 76. She was the devoted mother of Nicholas, Richard (deceased), Vicky Yancey (Jeff), and Cheri Henry (Greg); loving grandmother to Gina, Stacey and Greg, Jr.; cherished daughter of Theodore and Florence Petrilli of Maple Heights (both Read More…

Dorothy E. Gift

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Dorothy E. Gift, 82, of Congress, died Friday, August 22, 2014 at Akron City Hospital in Akron. She was born June 4, 1932 in Lodi, the daughter of William and Goldie (Lowe) Weber. Dorothy retired from Johnson Brothers Rubber Company in West Salem after 20 years. Then she and her husband drove as a team Read More…

Miriam R. Zemancik

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Miriam R. Zemancik, 85, of Homerville, passed away Friday, August 22, 2014 after a short illness. She was born June 6, 1929 in Homerville, to Fred and Rose (Dallinga) Rumbaugh and had lived her entire life in Homer Township. She clerked auctions for J.O. Fenstermaker for many years as well as being a substitute bus Read More…

Mary Jane Lesher

Mary Jane Lesher of Chippewa Lake went home to rest to the Emerald Island Wednesday, August 20, 2014. She left behind her beloved husband, Richard of 50 years; four children, Kenneth Lesher, Jamie (Dave) Adkins, Jackie (Chad) Murdock and Kristine (Steve) Clemens; eight grandchildren, Adrienne (Todd) Kaltenborn, Alyssa Adkins, Jeremy Murdock, Steven Clemens, Nathan Murdock, Read More…

Laurie L. Sumney

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Laurie L. Sumney, 69, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2014 in Medina, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born June 30, 1945 in Avon Lake, to the late Michael and Rita (Dawson) Knuff. Laurie was a bartender at the Holiday Inn in Fairlawn and Best Western in Medina for 20 years. She was Read More…

Diane I. Kirkwood

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Diane I. Kirkwood, 72, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at Martin Medical Center in Stuart, Florida. Born in Galva, Illinois, Mrs. Kirkwood had previously lived in Akron, before relocating to the Stuart area 20 years ago. She graduated with her Bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University, her Master’s degree from University of Akron and then Read More…

John A. Bell

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John A. Bell, 64, of Medina, entered into rest Thursday, August 21, 2014. He was born January 24, 1950 in Wadsworth, to the late John and Ruth (Beer) Bell. John honorably served his country in Okinawa and Vietnam in the U.S. Navy as a member of the Seabees, Unit CBMU 301. He was an electrician Read More…

William J. Vasarhelyi

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William J. Vasarhelyi, 76, of Brunswick, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Southwest Hospital. He was born June 27, 1938, to William and Rose (nee Zackal) Vasarhelyi in Cleveland. Bill was proud to have gotten to serve his country and was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. Bill then spent 32 Read More…

Robert E. Travis

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Robert E. Travis, 79, of Lodi, went home to be with Jesus Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at his home. He was born in Lodi, October 3, 1934 to James E. and Etta (Townsend) Travis. He attended Lodi School and had lived in Lodi for most of his life. He served with the U.S. Air Force Read More…

Nickolas Konos

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Nickolas Konos, 88, of Medina, entered into rest Tuesday, August 19, 2014. He was born August 24, 1925 in Campbell, Ohio, to the late James and Mary (Yabek) Konos. He worked for Youngstown Sheet and Tube and later Valley City Steel as a crane operator. Nick enjoyed restoring and collecting lanterns and working with driftwood. Read More…