COLUMBIANA There will be a funeral service at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017, at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home in Boardman, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Basilica in Youngstown with the Very Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Cariglio Jr., celebrating the Mass for James Jim L. DePizzo, 69, who passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Nov. 16, 1947, in Youngstown, the son of John and Victoria (Fusco) DePizzo.
He was a 1965 graduate of Ursuline High School.
Jim courageously served his country as a drill sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He then worked for 39 years as an agent for Allstate Insurance. He was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Basilica.
He enjoyed trips to Italy with his wife, brother Jack and his wife, Nuggie. He and his wife took many trips in their motor home to Florida and weekend trips to Geneva-on-the-Lake.
Jim was a devoted husband, loving father, doting grandfather, loyal brother and friend to many. He will be remembered by his devotion to his family.
Jim will always be remembered lovingly by his mother of Girard; his wife, the former Mary Ann Marquette, whom he married on Sept. 16, 1967; two sons, James (Jeanni) DePizzo of Girard, and Vincent (Michelle) DePizzo of Canfield; three grandchildren, James Jr., Dominic, and Dean; two brothers, John Jack (Nuggie) DePizzo of Canfield and Jerry DePizzo of Poland; and sister Joy (Jim) Timko of Poland.
He was preceded in death by his father and infant daughter, Deana Marie.
The family would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to the staff at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown and Vista Care Center of Boardman for their excellent care of Jim.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, 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 Jims family.
YOUNGSTOWN Frederic D. Holloway, 73, died Wednesday morning, April 26, 2017, at Ahuja Hospital in Beechwood.
He was born May 13, 1943, in Bryson City, N.C. to Fleet and Oma Bowling Holloway. He returned to the area in 2014.
A career U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Holloway served as a quality control manager for the Department of State. He was a 1961 graduate of Jackson-Milton High School and had recently joined the V.F.W. Meander Post 9571.
Besides his wife, the former Linda Vanden Bril, whom he married May 29, 1993, he leaves his daughter, Melissa Holloway of Lakeland, Fla.; two sons, Frederic (Toni) Holloway II of Hope Mills, N.C., and Youri Huys, at home; a brother, Ernest (Ilene) Holloway of Southington; four sisters, Doris (Ronald) Sakas and Dianne Brady, both of Newton Falls, Ann (John) Antolak of Poland, and Faye (Norm) Johnson of Lordstown; and six grandchildren, Clay (Rebecca) Cribbs, Justin (Lindsay) Cribbs, Peyton (Alex) Lauffer, Damien Holloway, Michael Holloway and Mickayla Holloway.
He also leaves two great-grandchildren, Jaxon and Mila Rae Lauffer, as well as several nieces and nephews and countless friends.
Besides his parents, a brother, Frank Holloway, a sister, Dorothy Holloway, and a brother-in-law, Leonard Brady are deceased.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home in Warren with his good friend, Fred Schrock officiating.
Friends may call one hour prior to the services from 3 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road, NE, Warren.
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AUSTINTOWN - Prayers will begin Monday at 9:15 a.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Church for Rosemary F. Jenkins, who died peacefully Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at home surrounded by her family.
Rosemary was born March 20, 1935, in Baltimore, Md., the daughter of Michael and Lucy (Whales) Corcoran.
She was a 1954 graduate of South High School and was proud to serve on the planning committee for several class reunions.
Before marrying her husband, Rosemary worked as a bank teller for Union National Bank. After raising her children, Rosemary managed a sheet music store.
Rosemary was a charter member of St. Joseph Church and was the churchs very first cantor, a position she held for 18 years. She continued in that role at St. Marys Church. She was a longtime member of the Youngstown Symphony Chorus, and appeared in the chorus of several operas in Youngstown.
Her husband, Oliver J. Jenkins, whom she married June 8, 1957, died Nov. 18, 1999.
Rosemary is survived by six daughters, Geraldine Jenkins of Vienna, Dr. Kathleen (Charles) Rogers of Austintown; Eileen (Richard) Manna of Mineral Ridge, Patty Bellus of Austintown, Christine (Robert) Wasylychyn of Canfield, and Maureen Jones of Austintown; two sons, Brian J. (Linda) Jenkins of Austintown and Erick Jenkins of Austintown; three sisters, Margaret (Nick) Leone of Huntsville, Ala., Joan (Philip) Loncar of New Middletown and Jean Kutsch of Ridge Long Island, N.Y.; sister-in-law Marge Corcoran of Long Island; brother-in-law Jon Votypka of Florida; 16 grandchildren, Melissa (Joseph) McKenney, James (Jessica) Sullivan, Kelly Sullivan (Nathan Beagle), SPC Elizabeth Pugh U.S. Army, Steven Manna, Jeffrey Manna, Sarah Bellus, Sean Rogers (fiance Zoe Miller), Mayson Jenkins, Patrick Rogers, Brianna Wasylychyn, Olivia Jones, Andrew Jenkins, Tyler Jones, Lindsey Pratt and Daniel (Karen Towne) Pratt; and three great-grandchildren, Donovan Bell and Ben and Nora Pratt.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; son Michael J. Jenkins; sister Jerry Votypka; and two brothers, William Colgrove and Michael Corcoran.
Family and friends may call Sunday from 4 to 7 pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that material tributes take the form of donations to Grace Hospice, 7206 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512.
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COLUMBIANA - James Edward Miller, 69, passed away on April 26, 2017.
He was born in Salem, the oldest of two children to Carl and Charity Miller.
He was educated in the Crestview Public Schools and later attended Ashland University and The Ohio State University, where he studied Agriculture. He grew up working on the Willowbrook Dairy Farm, where he developed an eye for livestock photography.
His ability to find the natural beauty in things led to traveling the world as a professional photographer, specializing in award-winning Holstein Cows. Throughout his travels, Columbiana remained his home, and where he wanted to raise his family and in 1983, he married Kathleen Chaffee and took over the family dairy farm.
He later became a Register Investment Advisor and founded OnTrack Financial in Columbiana, where he and his family have been serving as local financial advisors for over 20 years.
Although Jim Miller has had a lasting impact on our community, his legacy is perhaps unknown to most. Over the last 37 years, Jim has been instrumental in writing a number of books that have helped millions of people recover from addiction, dependency, and substance abuse. His work has served as a light in the darkness for those in need, a spiritual guide that lead the journeys of countless people who were suffering.
Jim leaves behind his beloved wife, Kathleen; his son, Jeremy Miller; daughter Rebecca Miller Magnus; stepdaughters Amy Heizler and Megan Humphrey; stepson Shawn Humphrey; sister Mary Miller VanBuren; grandchildren Hailey Heizler, Caragh Christie and Jason Douglass Whitney-Humphrey.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening, Saturday April 29, 2017, at the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home in Leetonia.
Per his request, no services will be held.
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AUSTINTOWN - Lori Jo Miller, 45, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, April 27, 2017, at her home.
Lori Jo was born Sept. 4, 1971, in Youngstown, a daughter of Stephen and Walda Rockinson.
She was raised and educated in New Wilmington, Pa., graduated from New Wilmington High School, and returned to the Youngstown area in 1994.
Mrs. Miller was a homemaker and mom, who recently worked for a short time at Dunkin Donuts in Canfield.
Lori Jo leaves her husband, Lee F. Miller, whom she married July 31, 1999; her son, Christopher Lee Miller of Austintown; her mother, Walda, of New Wilmington; her brother, Stephen Rockinson of Maryland; and her sister, Jackie Rockinson of New Wilmington.
Loris father, Stephen, preceded her in death.
Family and friends are welcome to attend a memorial service to be held at 2 p.m., today, Saturday, April 29, at Loris home in Austintown.
Arrangements were entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road in Youngstown.
Due to Loris untimely passing, her family suggests that contributions be made to the funeral home to help with final expenses.
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