LIBERTY TOWNSHIP - Jean E. Henry, 86, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
She was born May 31, 1928, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late John Theodore and Lucinda Landorf Heinl.
Jean was active in the church choir, enjoyed sewing and had won several blue ribbons at fairs. She also enjoyed gardening, tending to her roses and spending time with her family and friends. She loved spending time with her son and daughter-in-laws golden retriever, Lily.
She is survived by her daughter, Susan (Raymond) Ensley of Austintown; son Phil (Jen) Henry of Liberty Township; sister Sally Gross of Vineland, N.J.; brother John (Anna Lee) Heinl of Mantuway; and three grandchildren, Eric (Nancy) Ensley, Amy Ensley and Nina Zinni.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence L. Henry, whom she married Nov. 15, 1947, and who passed away Aug. 30, 1981, and sister Ruth Ceteras.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Martin Luther Lutheran Church, 420 Clearmount Drive, Youngstown, OH 44511. Family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday from 9 a.m. until time of service at the church.
Jean will be laid to rest at Belmont Park Cemetery.
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YOUNGSTOWN - Antoinette Ann Isabella, 99, of the citys west side, passed away peacefully early Thursday morning, Sept. 18, 2014, at Omni Manor Care Center, after a long and fulfilling life.
Antoinette was born Oct. 6, 1914, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Peter and Philomena Cataldi Argenziano, and was a lifelong area resident.
She was a graduate of Chaney High School, and became a homemaker who dedicated her adult life to raising and caring for her family.
Ann was a member of Christian Assembly on Youngstowns south side, where, in her younger years, she was a Sunday school teacher.
Mrs. Isabella enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family.
Ann is survived by her son, Robert J. (Rosina) Isabella of Youngstown; two daughters, Rosemary Isabella of Youngstown, with whom she shared her home, and Judith Ann Mason of Austintown; four grandchildren, David, Diana, Brian, and Allen Russell; and seven great-grandchildren.
Her husband, Hector J. Isabella, passed away Sept. 3, 1984. An infant son, a brother, Joseph Argenziano, and three sisters, Rachel Argenziano, Rose Dubas, and an infant sister, are also deceased.
Family and friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown, where funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m.
Interment will follow at Tod Homestead Cemetery in Youngstown, where Ann will be laid to rest next to her husband.
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VIENNA - Clyde Anderson Jr., 87, formerly of Youngstown, died Tuesday evening, Sept. 16, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Mr. Anderson was born June 4, 1927, in Youngstown, a son of Clyde and Cecilia Carlson Anderson.
Raised in Youngstown, Clyde attended The Rayen School. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II from January of 1945, until he was honorably discharged in August of 1946. While serving in the Navy, Mr. Anderson received his GED. Upon his return home, Clyde was employed as a milk delivery driver for Isaly Dairy/Superior Dairy, retiring in 1984, after 29 years of service.
In his younger years, Clydes hobbies included camping, boating, bowling, golfing, and more recently, he enjoyed reading.
His wife, the former Betty Klem, whom he married July 3, 1954, preceded him in death on Dec. 6, 1979.
He is survived by his two sons, Gregory (Patricia) Anderson of Dunedin, Fla., and Mark (Sarah) Anderson of Berlin Center; sister Karen (John) Soldan of Garner, N.C.; brother Gene Anderson of Vienna; two stepgrandchildren, Mark (Gina) Kren of Lisbon and Renee (Michael) Foley of Austintown; and two stepgreat-grandchildren, Graeme Kren and Mason Foley.
In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by his sister, Norma Kennedy.
A funeral service will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Davidson-Becker Funeral Home, 11 Spring St., Struthers, where family and friends will be received from 2 to 3:45 p.m., prior to the service.
Interment will be at Lake Park Cemetery, Youngstown.
The family requests that memorial tributes take the form of contributions in Mr. Andersons name to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512.
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COLUMBIANA Lois L. Lawrence, 97, died at 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Whispering Pines Village, Columbiana.
Mrs. Lawrence was born Aug. 27, 1917, in Niles, a daughter of the late Jay and Lena Philips Bauman.
She was a 1936 graduate of Niles McKinley High School and married Hubert Lawrence on March 7, 1941. They moved to Columbiana in 1960, where her husband died Jan. 31, 2012, after 70 years of marriage. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Columbiana.
She is survived by a son, Allan Lawrence of Columbus; a granddaughter, Julie (Dr. Ron) Ambrosia of Columbus; and two great-grandchildren, Morgan Ambrosia and Ronald Ambrosia Jr.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Whispering Pines Village, 937 East Park Ave., Columbiana, with Pastor Fritz Nelson of the church officiating.
Private burial will take place at Columbiana Cemetery.
If friends desire, material tributes may take the form of a donation to the First Presbyterian Church of Columbiana.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana.
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NILES - Sam Mollica, 88, died at 5:29 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.
He was born June 21, 1926, in Niles, the son of Gaetano and Marianne Segreto Mollica.
Sam was a 1944 graduate of Niles McKinley High School and was employed as a payroll clerk at LTV Republic Steel.
He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Niles and the Niles Democratic Club, and was a 2007 Niles McKinley High School Hall of Fame inductee, and a member of the Chain Gang at Niles Red Dragon Football Games for over 50 years.
He enjoyed bowling, bocce, and dancing, and was a U.S. Naval veteran of World War II.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Dorothy Husosky Mollica, whom he married June 26, 1948; a son, Sam Mollica and his wife, Diane, of Niles, a daughter, Denise Welsh and her husband, Dan, of Niles; three grandchildren, Delia McFadden and her husband, Brent, Dinah Welsh, and Sam N. Mollica; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Tony Mollica, Pete Mollica, and Joseph Mollica; and two sisters, Phyllis Gayonski and Carmella Secola.
Private funeral services will be held.
Burial will be at Niles City Cemetery, where Sam will be honored for his military service.
Arrangements are being handled by the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home.
Family and friends can visit www.josephrossifuneralhome.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book, and send e-mail condolences.
WORCESTER, MASS. - Pamela Jeanne Stavick, 62, formerly of Poland, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, unexpectedly at her home in Worcester.
Pamela was born Nov. 2, 1951, the daughter of John and Margaret Purcell Stavick (aka Stavich), in Youngstown.
She graduated from Poland Seminary High School in 1969, where she was a member of the National Honor Society; received a Bachelor of Science in Hearing and Speech from Ohio University in 1973; received a Master of Arts in Speech and Hearing from the University of Illinois; received certification of clinical competency in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the American Speech and Hearing Association; and received a Master degree in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Business.
Pamela worked at the family business, Calex Corporation, as an officer of the company, serving as her fathers right hand man.
She had many interests, including traveling extensively, playing the flute and piano, and crocheting.
She is survived by her two sisters, Margaret Stavick of Poland and Donna (Bill Beck) Stavick of Youngstown.
Pamela was preceded in death by her parents.
A funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home, 270 N. Main St., Poland, with Deacon John Terranova officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Youngstown.
Family and friends will be received on Saturday from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at the funeral home, prior to the service.
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BOARDMAN Thomas Lee Bair Sr. passed at his residence Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.
Thomas was born May 15, 1947, in Youngstown, the son of Albert P. Bair and Mary Hull Bair.
He retired from Kiser Refractories, where he was employed as a press operator.
Thomas was a member of, and served previously as secretary for, the American Eagles Auxiliary 2415 of New Waterford.
Memories of Thomas will be carried on by his family; his daughter, Lisa Burk of Youngstown; his sons, Thomas L. Bair Jr. of Youngstown, Timothy A. Bair of New Middletown, Michael P. Bair of Boardman and Kevin S. (Julie) Bair of Texas; his grandchildren, Tricia, Angel, Dylan, Damyen, Nathaniel, Jayden, Alexander and Anthony; and his brothers, Ronald (Gloria) Bair Sr. of Negley and David Bair of Columbiana.
Thomas was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia K., whom he married on June 11, 1966, and who preceded him on Sept. 24, 2009; his parents, Albert and Mary; and his brother, Albert Kenneth Bair, who died on April 18, 1994.
The family will host a gathering of family and friends on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Eagles Club, Aerie 2415 in New Waterford.
Interment will be at Paradise Cemetery.
Arrangements for Thomas were entrusted to the Borowski Funeral Service and Oak Meadow Cremation Services.
YOUNGSTOWN - Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, at Phillips Chapel Church of God in Christ for Mr. Freddie Pete Wilson, 79, who departed this life Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at his residence.
Mr. Wilson was born April 7, 1935, in Struthers, a son of Allen Bosten Wilson Sr. and Lillian Miller Wilson.
He was a supervisor at Strouss Department Store. He was an avid fisherman, liked working on cars and was a jack of all trades. He was also a member of the church.
He leaves his wife, the former Juanita Brooks; a son, Mark Wilson on Alpharetta, Ga.; two daughters, Illa (Carl) Willis of Canfield and Karen Wilson of Blacklick; a stepdaughter, Shelley Williams of Columbus; a sister, Joyce Woods, and a brother, Robert Wilson, both of Campbell; a stepgrandson, Kevin Williams of Richmond, Va.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Allen B. Wilson Jr. and Frank Wilson; and two sisters, Dorothy Murphy and Shirley Henderson.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m., Monday, at the church.
Arrangements are being handled by the F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home.