April 15, 2014

Medina
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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…

Ruth deAlva Ritterspach

Ruth deAlva Ritterspach, 89, of Upper Sandusky and formerly of Nevada, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 11, 2014 at her home in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, surrounded by the love of her family at her bedside. She was born on December 7, 1924 in Vidalia, Georgia to Albert and Estelle (Collins) Saffold. She graduated Read More…

Shirley Shuster

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Shirley Shuster, 74, of Brunswick passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 12, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was born on June 8, 1939 in to the late Bruce and Imogene (nee Scott) Hawks. Shirley served on the volunteer Brunswick City Fire Department. She will be dearly missed by her beloved husband Bruce of 40 Read More…

Ronald P. Bruene

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Ronald P. Bruene, 75, of Granger Township passed away on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Medina Hospital after a lengthy illness. He worked for many years at the Paul Stradtman Construction Company and retired from Medina Transit. Paul was proud to be a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was preceded in death by Read More…