April 17, 2014

Medina
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Joan Margaret Bivins

Joan Margaret Bivins, 70, of Wadsworth, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Hospice of Medina County. She was born May 15, 1943 in Lodi, to Robert and Marjorie Whitacre Seal. She graduated from Lodi High School and had resided in Lodi most of her life, the past 15 years in Wadsworth. She was employed Read More…

Grace Isabelle Perkins

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Grace Isabelle Perkins, 92, of Wadsworth, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Altercare in Wadsworth. She was born November 30, 1921 in Wadsworth, to Edward and Icey (Shook) Lesher. She graduated from Wadsworth High School in 1939. She frequently met with classmates. She worked at her uncle’s shoe store after school and Saturdays. She Read More…

Richard James Baechle, Sr.

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Richard James Baechle, Sr., 79, of Medina, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, with family by his side. He was born July 7, 1934 to the late Louis and Regina (nee Eichbert), in Cleveland. Richard greatly enjoyed roses and spent much time nurturing his rose garden. He was an avid bowler and an active member Read More…

Hubert R. VanDeusen

Hubert R. “Hub” “Papa Smurf” VanDeusen, 84, of Hinckley, most recently of McLaughlin, South Dakota, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014. He was born September 9, 1929. He was the son of Martin and Irma VanDeusen of Hinckley. Hubert was the owner of the Hinckley Shell gas station for several years. He enjoyed working on Read More…

Karen Lee Hirt

Karen Lee Hirt (nee Vogely), 65, died of a heart attack and complications from multiple sclerosis on Monday, February 3, 2014 at Regency Hospital of Akron in Barberton. She had resided since 2009 at Emeritus at Camelot Place in Medina and periodically since 2012 at Wadsworth Pointe Assisted Living Facility. Prior to that, she was Read More…

Marian C. Macklin

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Marian C. Macklin, 84, of Medina, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014. She was born October 24, 1929 in Columbus Grove, Ohio, to the late Charles and Estelle Fruchey. She has been a longtime resident of Medina County. She was a former member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Valley City. Marian had worked at Read More…

George Rapenchuk

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George Rapenchuk, 93, of Medina, entered into rest Friday, January 3, 2014. George was born March 2, 1920 to the late Adam and Celia Rapenchuk in Cleveland. George honorably served his country during WWII as Corporal in the Army Air Force. He retired from the Free Oil Co. in 1985. After retirement, George found employment Read More…

Amil F. Hellmers

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Amil F. Hellmers, 84, of Medina, passed away, surrounded by his family, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Amil was born July 5, 1929, in Johnson City, New York, to the late Emil and Helena Hellmers. He lived in New York until 1971, when he moved to Medina. Amil worked as a production superintendent for Boise Cascade Read More…

Dorothy M. Fletcher

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Dorothy M. Fletcher, 91, of Litchfield, passed onto her heavenly home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Dorothy was born March 2, 1923 in Cleveland, to the late William and Mae Gannet. She has resided in Litchfield since 1945 in the same house Dorothy and her late husband Robert built themselves. Read More…

Pamela Cummings

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Pamela Cummings, 53, of Brunswick, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014. She was born on August 27, 1960 in Cleveland, to Robert and Marie (nee Roberts) Brooks. Pamela loved to cook, read, and go shopping. She enjoyed listening to various rock and roll musicians including Michael Jackson and Billy Joel. She especially found joy Read More…