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YOUNGSTOWN - Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at noon at the F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home Inc., for Mrs. Richelle Jones, 56, who departed this life on June 22, 2016, at St Elizabeth Health Center, after a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Jones was born March 15, 1960, in Youngstown, a daughter of Milton Lee and Erice Mae Price Crump.

She was a retired nurses aide and worked for Tile Supply for 15 years. She was a former member of the Buelah Baptist Church.

She leaves to cherish her memory, a daughter, Kenya Jomes of Youngstown; sisters Sheila Crump of Youngstown, Elizabeth Crump Clamese of Baldwin, Miss. and Natalie Buress of Boonville, Miss.; sister-in-laws Carolyn Crump of Youngstown and Bridget Crump of Cleveland; aunts Ella Mae Crump, Ann Bost, Myrtle Metts, all of Youngstown and Menola Crump of Columbus, Oh.; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and four grandchildren she reared, Yashicka Crump, Antwan L. Jones, Danaryll Green, and Erneal Crump Jr.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; two sons; Erneal D. Crump Sr., Antwan L. Jones Sr.; one daughter, Renee Crump; and three brothers Gary, Roy and David Crump.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon at the funeral home.

Please visit www.fdmasonmemorialfh.com to light a candle or leave a condolesences.

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YOUNGSTOWN - Rosemary H. Levine, 84, passed away on June 25, 2016, at 11:03 a.m., after a brief illness at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.

Rosemary was born on March 26, 1932, to the late Martin and Anna Scrbek Socak and was a graduate of Campbell Memorial High School.

She served for many years as Vice President of O.E.M. Bearing Co. in Garland, Texas, which afforded her the opportunity for world travel.

A great lover of animals, Rosemary later helped operate a horse farm in Simpsonville, Ky., where she and her husband, Earl, bred and races thoroughbreds.

Rosemary is survived by her devoted husband, Earl Levine, and beloved dogs Skippy and Maddy. She also leaves two sisters, Dorothy Trafan of Howland and Maryann Vandetti of Youngstown; as well as many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Besides her parents, Rosemary was preceded in death by a sister, Joanne Beshara; and brothers Joseph, Paul and Robert Socak.

There will be no calling hours or services observed.

Gifts in her name may be made to Animal Charity Humane Society, 4140 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512.

Caring and professional arrangements for the Levine family are under the direction of the Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home.

Family and friends may visit www.sinchakandsons.com to view this tribute and share condolences to the Levine family.

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EAST PALESTINE - Harold R. Padgett, 86, of Padgett Road, passed away at his residence Saturday morning, June 25, 2016.

Mr. Padgett was born April 12, 1930 in Norfolk, Va. He was blessed to be adopted by the late Floyd and Ethel Ross Padgett, and had resided in this area since childhood.

He had been employed as the fleet maintenance supervisor at the former Adamson Tank Co., and then from as an owner-operator for the movement of heavy equipment, leased to Keen Transport, Harrisburg, Pa., for 45 years.

He was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church, and a former president of the Tri-County 4-Wheelers.

He was preceded in death on Dec. 26, 2013, by his wife, the former Donna Fiscus, whom he married Jan. 31, 1953.

Mr. Padgett is survived by two sons, Robert W. Padgett of East Palestine, and Jeffrey V. Padgett of Bellvue, Texas; and two daughters, Conny L. Padgett and Ellen S. Foor, both of East Palestine. He also leaves 13 grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 30, 2016, and for one hour prior to the funeral service at noon at the funeral home, Friday, July 1, 2016. Officiating will be the Rev. Paul Camp of the church.

Please visit www.oliver-linsley.com to leave condolences.

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BOARDMAN – Funeral services will take place for Coach Garry K. Smith, 68, on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Good Hope Lutheran Church, 98 Homestead Drive, with the Rev. Michael Knauff officiating. Garry passed away Friday morning, June 24, 2016, at Hospice House, surrounded by his family.

Garry was born Nov. 14, 1947, in Youngstown, the son of the late Oscar and Agnes (McCarthy) Smith.

A 1965 graduate of The Rayen School, Garry received a Bachelor’s of Science in Education from Youngstown State University and a Master’s of Science in Education from Westminister College.

Garry was a three-year starter at Guard for legendary coach “Dike” Beede at Youngstown State University, and an outstanding pitcher in Youngstown’s Class B and AA summer baseball leagues. Garry began his teaching career at Boardman High School in 1969 and retired in 2007 after 38 phenomenal years of teaching. His subject areas were Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Honors American History, World Geography and History.

Coach Smith leaves behind a legacy of coaching throughout the Mahoning Valley at Boardman High School, Youngstown Cardinal Mooney, and Western Reserve High School in the sports of football, baseball, and softball, across all levels from middle school to Varsity. He began his football coaching career at Boardman High School as an Assistant Defensive Line Coordinator in 1969 and continued through 1989. The following season, he started at Youngstown Cardinal Mooney as an Assistant Football Coach under Don Bucci until 1992. He came back to Boardman as their Head Football Coach from 1996 to 2005, and after a brief retirement in 2005, Coach Smith joined Western Reserve’s Offensive Line staff from 2012 to 2014. His “team play” at Boardman remains unsurpassed.

Coach Smith was the only head coach in BHS history to win Steel Valley Championships in three different varsity sports, Football (1997, 1998, 2000), Baseball, and Softball (1994). He was also the Rifle Team coach and Intramural Supervisor, and outside of coaching acted as the Junior Achievement Coordinator for the Social Studies Department. Garry was inducted into Boardman’s Hall of Fame as a Contributor in 2007.

Garry is survived by his wife of 47 years, the former Audrey E. Hall (Audge), whom he married on Dec. 21, 1969; three children, Brent Smith of Columbus, Jason (Karen) Smith and Sarah Smith, both of Boardman; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and his good friend, Fred Foulk of Florida.

He was a member of the Good Hope Lutheran Church.

Besides his parents, Garry was preceded in death by his sister, Carolyn Evans; and a brother, Eugene Smith.

Family and friends may call on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Good Hope Lutheran Church, 98 Homestead Drive in Boardman.

The family would like to thank the Ohio Edison men and firemen who assisted Garry at Bogey’s Restaurant, when Garry became ill, the nurses and doctors on the CVIC unit at St. Elizabeth Health Center, Dr. Anthony Boulos, Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley and Hospice House, for the care, love, and support that they all gave to Garry and his family at this time.

Arrangements are being handled by the Thompson-Filicky Funeral Home in Boardman.

Please visit www.thompsonfh1932.com to view this notice and to send condolences to the family.

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