COLUMBIANA Services will be on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Clemente Funeral Home in Struthers for Wilma Billie Allgood, 86, of Parkside House, formerly of Struthers, who passed away at Salem Community Hospital on Sunday evening.
Wilma, also known as Billie, was born on Oct. 28, 1928, in Powhatan Point, a daughter of Bernard E. and Minnie V. Gray Hinerman.
She moved to the area in 1945, and lived in Struthers for 50 years, before moving to Columbiana in 2011. She graduated from Leetonia High School in 1945, and worked at Listortis Grocery Store as a clerk, then at Sleighbell Nursing Home as a tech aide.
Wilma attended St. James Episcopal Church in Boardman, was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Coachman Camping Club.
Wilma married Jack F. Allgood in 1945, and he passed away in 2003.
She leaves two sisters, May M. Rakestraw of Bridgeport, W.Va., and Wanda Bowman of Columbiana; one grandchild, James Hixson; and one great-grandchild, Ella Hixson; along with several nieces and nephews.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, John Thomas Allgood; one daughter, Frances E. Hixson; and one brother, Thomas R. Hinerman.
Friends may call one hour before the service on Wednesday at the funeral home in Struthers, from 10 to 11 a.m.
Material contributions can be made in Wilmas name to Easter Seals, 721 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman, OH 44512, or St. James Episcopal Church, 7640 Glenwood Ave., Boardman, OH 44512.
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MCDONALD - Shirley R Bueno, 79, passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 21, 2014.
She was born Dec. 7, 1934, in Youngstown, daughter of Arthur Davis and Katherine Shuste.
She was a graduate of Chaney High School and lived her life as a homemaker. Shirley enjoyed gardening, spending time with her family, her dogs, Yoshi and Toad, and tea time with her good friend, Betty.
Surviving are two sons, Gary L. (Colleen) Bueno of Canfield and Charles H. (Helen) Bueno of Austintown; two daughters, Sheryl L. (Darrell) Rimbey of New Springfield and Terri (Tod) Thorne of McDonald; a brother-in-law, Dennis C. (Barbara) Bueno of Cape Coral, Fla.; and three nephews, Brian Bueno, Greg Bueno and Jeff Waller. She leaves 10 grandchildren, Gary W. (Shannon) Bueno, Tracy, David (Jen), Jacob (Esther), Hannah, Brittany, Mathew, Alexis, Paige and Tori. She also leaves five great-grandchildren, Karrlee, Keara, Gionna, Garrett and Abby.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Gary W. Bueno, whom she married in July 1952.
The family would like to thank Dr. L. Villaplana, Dr. C. Knight and Vicky and Ann from Grace Hospice.
As per Shirleys wishes, there were no calling hours or services.
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BOARDMAN - Private services were held today, at St. John Greek Orthodox Church, Boardman, for Lucretia Carvelas, who passed away peacefully Friday evening.
She was born Dece. 23, 1918, in Athens, Greece, the daughter of Alexander and Matina Zachariou Cummings, and immigrated with her parents and older sister to America and to Youngstown when she was six months old.
Lucretia graduated with the January class of 1938, from Warren G. Harding High School and attended Youngstown College.
Her husband, George Louis Carvelas, who she married on Feb. 20, 1947, passed away Feb. 12, 1976.
She was a homemaker who steadfastly believed the value and importance of family. She took great pride in her ancestry and Greek heritage. Lucretia was an intelligent, quick-witted individual who always showed great strength despite her petite statute. Always with a song in her heart, she enjoyed all forms of music. She was a talented pianist as a child and even performed on the radio. During her grandchildrens formative years, she never missed a band or orchestra concert.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Leo George; her two sisters, Caleroy (Loy) Chacona and Minnie Cummings; and her brother, John Cummings.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory, two daughters, Joan Alexis (James) Fornwalt and Carol Jean Carvelas; a sister, Alfrieda Elias, all of Boardman; three grandchildren, Nicole and Alexander Fornwalt, both of Columbus and Christina Fornwalt (fiancé Jeremy Hicks) of St. Louis.
Material tributes can be made to Alzheimers Association, East Ohio Area Chapter, 70 W. Streetsboro St., Suite 201, Hudson, OH 44236; or to St. John Greek Orthodox Church, 4955 Glenwood Ave., Boardman, OH 44512.
Arrangements are by the Fox Funeral Home, Boardman.
Family and friends may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to view this obituary and send condolences.
STRUTHERS There will be a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at the Christ Our Savior (St. Nicholas Church) in Struthers, with the Rev. Bernie Gaeta celebrating the Mass, for Louis Caro, 93, who passed Saturday afternoon, Nov. 22, 2014.
Louis was born Dec. 19, 1920, in Italy, the son of Mariano and Emelia (Perluca) Caccarozzo and immigrated to America in 1933.
He worked many years, retiring in 1985 from Truscon Steel. He was a member of the Christ Our Savior Parish, V.F.W. Post 8841, and enjoyed golfing and bowling. Louis faithfully served our country with the U.S. Army at New Caledonia in the South Pacific during World War II.
Louis will always be lovingly remembered by his wife, Bernice (Markovich) Caro, whom he married Aug. 19, 1944; his daughter, Diane (Dennis) Collins of Pensacola, Fla.; grandson Jason (Rachael Poston) Collins of Santa Anna, Calif.; and his sister, Sylvia Macciomi of Massachusetts.
Besides his parents, Louis was preceded in death by a sister, Nellie Pennesi and a brother, Joseph Caccarozzo.
Friends may call today, Nov. 25, 2014, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave. in Boardman.
Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com to view this tribute and send condolences to Louiss family.
NILES - Ruth Evelyn Hanna, 93, passed away Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.
Ruth Evelyn Mahood was born May 26, 1921, in the county of Butler, Pa., the daughter of James and Mollie Mahood, and one of 10 children.
Ruth married Robert L. Hanna on Oct. 19, 1951. Robert passed away Jan. 10, 2004.
Ruth was a life-long member of The Church of God of Prophecy and spent several years as Pennsylvanias state music and marching band director. As a pastors wife, with a degree in pastoral operations of 30 years, she served and blessed more people than we will ever know. Her greatest passion was her love of service in Christian music, and later in life, her greatest joy came from spending time with her family.
Ruth is survived by two daughters, Joan E. Bowser of Cortland and Robin L. (Roy) Tilton of Girard; one brother, Harold Mahood of Boyers, Pa.; six grandchildren, Amy (Bruce) Montgomery of Austintown, Douglas (Leslie Bowser) of Hudson, Jeffrey (Marci Bowser) of Warren, Kevin Bowser of Girard, Kristin (Craig) Baker, Girard, and Ben Tilton, Girard; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mollie Mahood; her husband, Robert; four brothers, Richard, John, Duane and Joe; and four sisters, Helen, Aldene, Nellie and Jean.
Ruths family will receive family and friends on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, from noon until 1:30 p.m. at the Smith Funeral Home, Village of Leesburg, 1778 Perry Highway, Volant, PA 16156. A service will be observed at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank Humility House of Austintown, and Hospice of the Valley for their very special, love and God-giving care.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that friends and family donate through The Church of God of Prophecy, 1729 Tibbetts-Wick Road, Girard, OH 44420, reference Ruth Hanna to go to adoptive challenged children from the Country of Georgia, namely Shannon and Kitrina Mahoney, adoptive twins who became first in her prayer chain.
YIGO, GUAM William Bill Frederick Frohman Jr., 63, lost his battle to cancer on Nov. 6, 2014, at Guam Memorial Hospital.
Bill was born in Youngstown on Nov. 16, 1950, and graduated from Girard High School in 1968.
He worked as a crash crew fireman at the Vienna Air Base and retired from the Anderson Air Force Base Federal Fire Department. In his spare time he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, hunting and fishing.
Bill is survived by his wife, Francisca; his children and grandchildren, Sarah and Skip Willoughby (Mya and Stephanie), Sonia Brooks (Khala), Shawn and Lorraine Frohman (Samantha, Ethan, Lillian, and Mason), and Robert and Anabelle Frohman (Robert, Brianne, and Faith); brothers Richard and Nancy Manuel, Carl Frohman and Paul Frohman; sisters Donna Manuel, Carolyn and Robert Rosman and Beverly and Robert Chura; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, William and Ann Frohman and sister Sheryl Barrios.
Bill was laid to rest at Guam Memorial Park Cemetery on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.
Services in his memory will be held this spring at St. Rose Church in Girard.
HARTFORD - Janet Marsh Lloyd, 61, passed away suddenly on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Sharon Regional Health System.
She was born on June 22, 1953, in Warren, the daughter of the late John and Marie (Barrett) Marsh.
Janet was a 1972 graduate of Mathews High School and went on to Youngstown State University, where she received her Bachelors Degree. After acquiring her CPA, she went on to become an Accredited Personal Financial Specialist. She was self-employed in the accounting field. She was a member of the American Institute of CPAs.
Janet loved to travel, plan trips, read, and desserts, especially chocolate. Ken and Janet would spend many hours enjoying the gardens and pond around their home.
Memories of Janet will be carried on by her loving husband, Kenneth Lloyd of Hartford, whom she married Oct. 12, 1984, having just celebrated 30 years of marriage; brother John E. Marsh of Greensburg, Pa.; brother David A. Marsh of Vienna; brother George A. Marsh of Howland; sister Kathleen M. Fowler of Houston; brother James P. Marsh of Hubbard; brother Robert A. Marsh of Hartford; brother-in-law Richard M. Lloyd of Cleveland; brother-in-law Robert A. Lloyd of Toledo; special friend, Bill W.; many nieces and nephews; and her beloved dogs, Addie, Winston, and Pippa.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Thomas G. Marsh.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McFarland and Son Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m.
Her family suggest contributions be made in the form of donations to the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County, P.O. Box 66, Vienna, OH 44473.
Arrangements are entrusted to the McFarland and Son Funeral and Cremation Services Co., 271 N. Park Ave., Warren, OH 44481.
Please visit www.McFarlandCares.com to view this obituary, send condolences, and order flowers.
HILLSVILLE, PA. - Francis A. Masinando, 91, passed away the morning of Nov. 22, 2014, at Jameson Hospital.
He was born Feb. 21, 1923, in Hillsville and was the son of the late Nicholas and Mary Josephine Cappezutti Masinando.
Mr. Masinando retired in 1989 from Carbon-Limestone, where he worked as a plant supervisor. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II. Francis was known as a very kind and simple man, who took pleasure in the time spent with his family. He will be greatly missed. He was a member of the Christ the King Parish.
Mr. Masinando is survived by four sisters, Mary A. Cooper, Lena Audino, Pauline Caravella and Catherine DeLillo, all of New Castle, Pa.; and is also survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Franceschelli, and a brother, Anthony F. Masinando.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Cremtory Inc., 3000 Wilmington Road, New Castle. A blessing service will be conducted on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Father James Downs of the Christ the King Parish will officiate.
Military rites will be conducted by the New Castle Area Honor Guard, Wednesday morning, at the funeral home.
Interment will be at St. Lawrence Cemetery.
Please visit www.decarbofuneralhome.com to offer online condolences to the family.
YOUNGSTOWN - A funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, for Antwon L. Martinez, 20, who departed this life Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.
Mr. Martinez was born June 11, 1994, a son of Antonio J. Martinez and Tuniesha L. Martin.
He was an intake clerk for Interstate Shredding LLC.
Antwon was the clown of the family. He loved to joke around and rap. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He had the most handsome smile that would light up a room.
He leaves his parents and stepfather, Robert Echols; siblings Antonio Jr., Terajia, Anatawayla, Antanayja, Annjalasha, Anthony, and Britton Martinez, Sean Howard, Keewon Taylor, Tajai Kelly, Asia Lane, Jaiden Harris, Leonard Savage and Jawonn Hymes; grandparents Gary and Charlotte Clinksacle, Hiram and Shirley Martinez, James and Rdessa Martin and Geraldine Allen; great-grandparent Fanny Martin; best friends, Chandor Pettress, Damon Cobbs, and Cory Wright; and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Frederick Allen; great-grandparents Ruby Lee Williams, Edward Martin, and Corrine Bevly; and an uncle, Anthony Watkins.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, at the church.
Arrangements are being handled by the F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP - Private family services will be held for Thomas E. Micklas, 88, who passed away at Hospice House on Friday evening.
He was born on May 7, 1926, in Youngstown, the son of Phillip and Felicia Caputo Micklas, and was a lifelong area resident.
Mr. Micklas graduated in 1944 from The Rayen School, where he was a member of the schools football team. He then graduated from Youngstown College with a Bachelors Degree in Business.
He served his country in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Japan from 1945 to 1947, where he was awarded the Victory Medal. Mr. Micklas retired from Equifax Insurance Company after serving as an insurance investigator for 46 years.
He was a member of The Local Musicians Union. As a professional pianist, he performed with several local bands, including his own band Music Unlimited. Mr. Micklas was a prolific artist, he enjoyed working with oils for his paintings. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, the former Irene Medvez, whom he married on Aug. 4, 1951; a daughter, Mindi (Arthur) Einzig of Liberty; a daughter-in-law, Karen Micklas of Seville; grandchildren David (Jenny) Einzig, Brian Einzig, Katie Einzig and Candice (Charlie) Clausing; and two great-grandchildren, Charlie and Celeste Clausing.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Thomas Micklas; and two sisters, Delores Rothbauer and Virginia Poccia.
The Micklas family has entrusted the arrangements of their loved one to the care of the Wasko Funeral Home in Campbell.
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HUBBARD - John M. Richards passed away peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at home with his family at his side.
John was born Nov. 2, 1930, in Pulaski, Pa., a son of John and Mary Kollar Richards.
He was a heavy equipment operator at Standard Slag for 48 years, retiring in 1995.
John was a hard worker, and enjoyed farming and being outdoors in his woods. He especially enjoyed helping others and spending time with his family.
He will be sadly missed by his family, his wife, the former Janice M. Caldwell, whom he married March 12, 1960; his daughters, Marcia B. (Edgar) Spaulding of San Pedro, Calif.; Pamela Jo Richards of Columbia, S.C.; Jill (Lawrence) DiVita of Berea; and a granddaughter, Leah Spaulding.
He also leaves his siblings, Delores Katilavas of Salem, David (Ruth Ann) Richards of Hubbard, Adrienne Richards of Florida, and Renee (Tony) Brown of Florida.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Donald Richards; and several stepbrothers and sisters, including Adam Richards, Joseph Richards, Blanche Gurney, Emily Patterson, and Stella Kuzma.
There will be services held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, with calling hours two hours prior to the service, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home.
John will be laid to rest at Belmont Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 525 N. Broad St., Canfield, OH 44406; or Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512.
Family and friends are invited to visit the funeral homes website at www.stewart-kyle.com to share memories and condolences.
YOUNGSTOWN - Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 9:30 a.m. at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. at St. Christine Church for Dorothy A Schnell, 71, who passed away on Sunday.
She was born Jan. 24, 1943, in Youngstown, the daughter of Albert Wagner and Helen Sefcik.
She attended Sts. Cyril and Methodius Elementary School, and was a 1961 graduate of Ursuline High School. She worked at ValleyCare Northside Medical Center at the information desk for over 30 years. She was a member of St. Christine Church. Dorothy was very religious, kind and generous. She took pleasure in helping others and always remembered birthdays and anniversaries with beautiful cards. She loved celebrating the holidays with family and friends. She was an avid card player, enjoyed visiting casinos and baking.
Surviving are her husband, Daniel Schnell, whom she married Oct. 27, 1984; one son, David (Tricia) Peters of Greensboro, N.C.; a stepson, Brian (Michelle) Schnell of Petersburgh; a stepdaughter, Christine Schnell of New Springfield; and three sisters, Eleanor (Brian) Donnelly of Camirello, Calif., Marianne (Howard) Dengler of Warren, and Carol (Alan) Friedkin of Liberty. She also leaves three grandchildren, Haylie, Annaka and Brian.
She was loved by aunts, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Lisa Peters.
Friends will be received today, Nov. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home Inc., Youngstown.
Please visit www.vaschak-kirilafh.com to view this obituary or to send condolences to the family.
HUBBARD - There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Hubbard, for Albert F. Carano Sr., 87, who passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at OBrien Memorial Nursing Home.
Albert was born Dec. 18, 1926, in Hubbard, a son of Joseph and Dena Madeline Carano.
He was a line worker at Sherwin Williams and later, US Can of Hubbard, and was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church.
Albert was an avid hunter, fisherman and golfer. He also was a football coach of the Bears for Hubbard Midget League Football for many years.
Albert was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II.
He will be sadly missed by his family, his wife, the former Ruth A. LaCivita, whom he married July 17, 1954; his children, Joseph A. Carano of Hubbard, Dena M. (Michael) Figley of East Palestine, Judith A. Carano of Hubbard, and Albert F (Bev) Carano Jr. of Hubbard; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson; and his faithful companion, his dog, Katie.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Pauline; and his brother, John Joseph Carano.
Per Alberts wishes, there will be no calling hours.
Albert will be laid to rest at St. Patrick Cemetery in Hubbard.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home.
Family and friends are invited to visit the funeral homes website at www.stewart-kyle.com to share memories and condolences.
NILES - Stephen V. Shader Sr., 90, died at 8:55 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at Hospice House in Poland. We lost another hero.
He was born in Allison, Pa., on July 8, 1924, the son of Vincent and Katherine Knapp Shader.
Steve graduated from Brownsville High School in 1942, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a radioman, 2nd class, aboard the U.S. Lindenwald and participated in the invasion of Kwajalien, Saipan, Emirau, Leyte, Lingayen and Okinawa. He was initiated by the Shellbacks into the Ancient Order of the Deep by crossing the equator, a feat he did multiple times. Steve later went on to Miami University in Oxford for radio training in the Navy.
He was employed at Copperweld Steel for four years and then Thomas Steel for three, before moving to California for three months and returning to the area to work at Alcan and Packard Electric, where he retired in 1987.
Steve was a member of the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Niles, where he was a festival volunteer; San Filippo Neri Lodge in Niles; and always looked forward to helping at the Nutrition Center in Niles, where he packed meals to go to other seniors. He enjoyed crafts, playing cards, sports and gardening.
His wife, Alice DiDomenico Shader, whom he married April 30, 1949, died Dec. 20, 1990.
He will be deeply missed by three sons, Steven V. Shader Jr. of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Michael Shader and his wife, Sue, of Cortland, and James Shader and his wife, Mary Kay, of Niles; a daughter, Katherine Bowers of Niles; his grandchildren, Robbie Bowers, Justin, Megan and Lauren Rose Shader; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Shader; and two sisters, Josephine Fealko and Mary Novak.
His family would like to thank the staff and residence of the Manor at Autumn Hills; the Hospice House, for their end of life dignity; Dr. Alam, Dr. Thomas Jones Jr., Dr. Lori Hemrock and staff at Hope Center; Dr. Majaubs office; and also his friends at the Nutrition Site.
Friends may call Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles, where the Mount Carmel bereavement ministry will conduct prayers at 6:30 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Niles, preceded by 9:30 a.m. prayer service at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Niles City Cemetery.
Material contributions can be made to Hospice of the Valley 9303 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514, or the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 381 Robbins Ave., Niles, OH 44446.
Family and friends may visit www.josephrossifuneralhome.com to sign the guestbook.
CANFIELD There will be an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at St. Joseph Church in Austintown, with the Rev. Gregory Fedor celebrating the Mass, along with Deacon Jerry Savo, for Helen L. Tesone, 93, who passed Sunday evening, Nov. 23, 2014.
Helen was born Dec. 22, 1920, in New Castle, Pa., the daughter of Nicola and Theresa (Cioffi) DeRosa.
She retired from Kaufmanns with over 25 years of employment. She was a member of St. Joseph Church.
Her husband, Anthony J. Tesone, whom she married July 8, 1940, passed away Oct. 16, 1988.
She will always be remembered lovingly by her daughter, Joann (Carl) Ross; her son, Nick (Judy) Tesone; seven grandchildren, Mark Tesone, Denise (Kevin) Zallow, Jeff Slanco, Joel (Diana) Slanco, Carl (Patrice) Ross, Carla (Donald) Duda, and Nicole (Lance) Julian; and 10 great-grandchildren, Sarah and Caitlyn Zallow, Megan, Carl, and Macy Rose Ross, Donny and Annamarie Duda, and Giovanna, Rosella and Gemma Rose Julian.
Besides her husband and parents, Helen was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Diyorio; and three brothers, Palmerino, Anthony, and Michael DeRosa.
Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the time of the Mass on Wednesday.
The Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home in Boardman has been bestowed the honor and privilege of handling the funeral services for Helen.
Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com to view this tribute and send condolences to Helens family.