BOARDMAN Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at the Matthew W. Conley Funeral Home for Brian W. Bochert, 46, who passed away to our Lord on Oct. 29, 2014.
He was born on Nov. 9, 1967, in Youngstown, son of the late Robert and Gertrude Brown Bochert.
A lifelong area resident, he graduated from Austintown Fitch High School. He was employed as a carpenter for A&M Door for a period of time. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast.
Preceding Brian in death were his parents and a sister, Lori.
He leaves a sister, Linda Bochert Sheehan, and two brothers, Alan of Poland and Robert of Youngstown. He also leaves several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and -nephews.
Friends may call from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
The Matthew W. Conley Funeral Home, 75 East Midlothian Blvd. in Youngstown, is in charge of arrangements.
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POLAND Elmer Gordon Frame, 82, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, surrounded by his family. He is together again with his loving wife of 62 years, Ruth A. Crosby, who passed on Feb. 3, of this year, and whom he now reunites with in the arms of our Lord. In life, they were never apart.
He was born to Thomas and Sara Frame on June 20, 1932, one of eight children.
He was a 30-year member of the Gibson Height Presbyterian Church USA, where he served as a session member, and a recent member of the Cornerstone Presbyterian Church and PCA for 20 years. He worked for Ohio Bell until retirement.
His favorite hobby was woodworking. Gordon was quite the neighborhood handyman. Throughout his life, he was very active in his church, his neighborhood, and in his childrens lives.
He is the beloved father of four children and their spouses, Elmer Gordon and Claudia (Kosack) Frame, William A. and Debra Lee (Frame) Shattuck, Richard A., and Diana Lin (Frame) Dripps, and David Glenn and Candi (DiCesare) Frame. He leaves 12 adoring grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. To mourn his passing, he also leaves his sisters, Sally McIntire and Judy Frame.
His family takes comfort in knowing he has reunited with his wife, Ruth; his parents, Sara and Thomas Frame; brother Tom Frame; and sisters Virginia Murphy, Juanita Hawkins, Eleanor Pratt and Marjorie Johnson, in the arms of our Lord.
The family has entrusted the care of Elmer Gordon Frame to the Rossi Brothers and Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave. in Boardman.
Calling hours will be on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m.
The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at the funeral home.
The family respectfully requests that donations be made in memory of Elmer Gordon Frame to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512.
Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com to view this tribute and to send condolences to Elmers family.
YOUNGSTOWN - Ronald Langenheim, 63, passed on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Ronald was born on Feb. 7, 1951, in Youngstown, the son of Charles and Marcella Craver Langenheim.
Ron was a lifetime area resident and obtained his formal education in the Youngstown school system, graduating in 1969 from Wilson High School.
He worked as a union steelworker and was employed by Amweld Building Products in Niles, retiring in 2007.
Ron was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and friend. He enjoyed evenings spent at home with his family and his dog and watching as many Yankee games as he could.
Cherished memories of Ron will be carried on by his loving wife, Deborah Persing Langenheim; his four children, Reagan Langenheim-Reddington, Ronald V. Langenheim, Joshuah Langenheim and Mike Langenheim; his four grandchildren, Zachary Langenheim, Alex Langenheim, Rachel Reddington and Aedric Langenheim; his eight brothers and sisters, Shirley Mauerman, Richard Langenheim, Carol Shellenberger, Patricia Bonham, Rhonda Wem and Lori Demchak, all of Youngstown, and Jim Langenheim and Ken Langenheim, both of Denver. Also surviving are an abundance of friends and notably, his best friend, family member and fellow cruciverbalist, Bruce Adams of Campbell.
Ron was preceded by his parents, Charles and Marcella Langenheim.
The immediate family will hold a private service.
Arrangements for Ron were entrusted to the Borowski Funeral Service and Oak Meadow Cremation Services.
YOUNGSTOWN - Mary L. Laska, 89, of the Cornersburg area, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.
Mary, who was known as Mitzi, was born Dec. 8, 1924, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Stephen and Sophie Zdelar Mokrovich, and was a lifelong area resident.
She was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and devoted her adult life to raising and caring for her family. She also worked for the State of Ohio at the former Woodside Receiving Hospital in Youngstown, where she retired as a supervisor in the business office.
Mrs. Laska was a member of the Word of God Christian Fellowship in Canfield.
Mary was a caring, kind, and generous person who loved her family, her church family, the Meser family, and her many other friends. She enjoyed the time she spent with her family and the delight of her life was her only grandchild, Melissa.
Her husband, Paul Laska, whom she married in July of 1953, passed away Nov. 6, 1992.
Mary leaves four children, Linda A. Shipsky of Boardman, Paula J. (Vern) McFarland of Youngstown, Laura J. Laska (Michael Marketch) of Austintown, and Paul S. Laska of Austintown; her granddaughter, Melissa M. Laska; a sister, Catherine Thurik of Arlington, Texas; many nieces and nephews; and Mary G. Laska.
Besides her husband, sisters, Caroline Mokrovich and Barbara Bratovich, and brothers Joseph, William, and Charles Mokrovich, preceded her in death.
Family and friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown, where funeral services will follow at 11 a.m.
Interment will take place at Lake Park Cemetery in Youngstown, where Mary will be laid to rest next to her husband.
Memorial contributions may be made in Marys name to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512.
Visit kinnickfuneralhome.com to view this obituary and to send condolences online to Marys family.
SALEM - Doris Park, 84, died at 4:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at the Essex I of Salem.
She was born Sept. 28, 1930, daughter of the late John and Ethel (Clay) Crawford.
She was a 1949 graduate of Salem High School. She worked at Big Lots in Austintown as a toy lady, and also worked at G.C. Murphy, Murphy Mart and Ames.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Salem. She enjoyed playing cards, bingo, camping and taking bus tours.
She is survived by her husband, Theodore R. Park, whom she married Sept. 8, 1950. They were married for 64 years. She is also survived by two sons, Randy Park and Darrin (Pamela) Park, both of Salem; two daughters, Melody (Tim) Lerminiaux of Otto, N.Y., and Robin (Jeff) Benson of Salem; one brother, George Crawford of Salem; and five grandchildren, Amanda (Doug) Hedrick, Brandon Benson (Sarah Norman), Ryan Benson, Randy Park Jr., and Meagan Park.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia Crawford and Arlene Howell.
Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home, with the Rev. Douglas George officiating.
Burial will be at Hope Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held Sunday, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Salem, 244 South Broadway, P.O. Box 463, Salem, OH 44460.
Please visit www.starkmemorial.com to view her obituary send and condolences sent online.
COLUMBIANA Catherine Kitty Sturgell Gorcheff Reed, 86, passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 27, at St. Marys Alzheimers Center.
Kitty was born Aug. 18, 1928, in Fullerton, Ky., a daughter of the late Thomas and Grace (Conley) Sturgell. She moved to Greenford as a child and remained in the area the rest of her life.
She retired from GM Lordstown in 1991. After retirement, she volunteered as a clown for RSVP, entertaining at nursing homes and other events.
She leaves behind two daughters, Madeline (Phil) Morris of Orlando, Fla., and Carolyn (Robert) Brady of Columbiana; two sons, Thomas C. Gorcheff of New Waterford and David A. (Patti) Gorcheff of North Lima; six grandchildren, David (Deb) Van Kirk, Michele Van Kirk, Dennis (Kirsten) Brady, Thomas Gorcheff, Brandon Gorcheff, and Kelsey Gorcheff; and three great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas P. Gorcheff; her second husband, Harlan Reed; two brothers, Thomas Sturgell and Norman Sturgell; and four sisters, Opal Blockson, Irene LeMaster, Lorena Yates and Ada Prudent.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 11 a.m. at the Seederly-Mong and Beck Funeral Home, 11500 Market St. in North Lima, with Pastor Ralph Edwards officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Interment will take place at Hope Cemetery in Salem.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to the Alzheimers Association, 3695B Boardman-Canfield Road, Suite 301, Canfield, OH 44406, or Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512.
The family would like to thank the staff at St. Marys Alzheimers Center for their compassionate care of Kitty during her stay with them.
The Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in North Lima has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.
STRUTHERS Services will be held Saturday morning at 11 a.m. at the Clemente Funeral Home in Struthers for Katherine F. Rossler, 89, who died at her residence on Wednesday.
Katherine was born Jan. 23, 1925, in Youngstown, a daughter of Frank and Theresa Horvath Sambor.
She married Julius W. Rossler on Feb. 25, 1954. She was a homemaker who enjoyed her family, and was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Katherine leaves her husband, Julius; two sons, Carl (Marge) Rossler of McDonald and Jerry (Sara) Rossler of Berlin Center; one daughter, Judy Teamer of Struthers; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Katherine was preceded in death by one brother, Frank Sambor, and one sister, Frances Harris.
The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff of Maxim Home Care.
Friends may call on Saturday morning from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Clemente Funeral Home in Struthers.
Please visit www.ClementeFuneralHomes.com to view this obituary and send condolences.
WARREN Harriet Lucille Satolli, 84, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
She was born April 10, 1930, in Warren, the daughter of the late William D. and Laura Mae (Nolan) Brown.
She retired from Macys (Kaufmanns, Strouss), where she sold Estee Lauder cosmetics for more than 30 years.
Harriets memory will be cherished by her daughter, Melissa Satolli Westover of Warren; two sons, Paul (Diana) Satolli of Warren and Philip Satolli of Lost City, W.Va.; her devoted companion of more than 30 years, Frank Gallo of Youngstown; grandchildren Cale (Jessica) Satterlee, Courtney (Michael) Dyer, Kelsey Satterlee and Kailey Satolli; and great-grandchildren Addison, Brady and Carly Dyer.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers, William R. and Warren D. Brown.
Harriet had so many friends and acquaintances, that during this difficult time, Harriets family would appreciate that you take a moment to write a small story of how you knew her, or your favorite memory of her. Please include a photo of yourself, Harriet or yourself with Harriet. You can bring these memories to her service or send letters in care of her son, Philip Satolli, 874 Lower Cove Run Road, Mathias, WV 26812.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, where Pastor Jim Dittmar will officiate.
Family and friends are kindly invited to visit from 2 to 4 p.m. or 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at Carl W. Hall Funeral Home.
Harriet will be laid to rest in Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna.
A celebration of Harriet will be held for those who can or cannot attend her service at DiLucias on Elm Road at approximately 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.
BOARDMAN - Service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at the New Beginning Outreach Ministry, 2007 S. Schenley Ave. in Youngstown, for Mr. Londres Nank Williams, 88, who departed this life, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center.
Mr. Williams was born Nov. 18, 1925, in Warren, a son of Irvin and Gardenia Brogdon Williams.
He was a 1943 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and attended Warren Business College. Londres had been employed for 38 years as a postal clerk with the U.S. Postal Service, retiring Dec. 31, 1983. He was a member of the New Beginning Outreach Ministry. Mr. Williams loved golf, traveling and manicuring his yard. He and his wife of 64 years, Mary, had a passion for traveling. Some of their destinations were Brazil, Africa, Spain, France, Germany, Hawaii, Italy and Jamaica, to name a few. Lovingly known as snow birds, they spent their winters in Florida. Londres was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.
He will be sadly missed by his wife, the former Mary E. West, whom he married in 1950; two daughters, Diane McKinney of Atlanta and Tami Hammond of Boardman; a sister, Gloria Alexander; and a brother, Elder Irvin Williams, both of Warren; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Helena Williams; four brothers, Hulon, Martin, Holloman and Edward Williams; and a grandson, Tarreyn Williams .
Friends may call on Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements entrusted to the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.
COLUMBIANA Alex Webber, 18, died suddenly Thursday morning at his home of an apparent cerebral aneurysm.
Alex was born Feb. 6, 1996, in Youngstown, a son of James H. and Shelley L. Shaffer Webber, and had lived in this area all of his life.
He was a 2014 graduate of Columbiana High School and the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center, with certification in information technology. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Columbiana.
He is survived by his mother, Shelley L. (Nicholas) Davies of Austintown; his father, James H. (Anita) Webber Jr. of Columbiana; a sister, Ashley N. Webber of Columbiana; a half sister, Olivia G. Davies of Austintown; two stepsisters, Paige C. Harris of Berea, and Ashlyn V. Harris of Columbiana; and his paternal grandmother, Marlene Webber.
Alex was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Cindy Shaffer, and his paternal grandfather, James H. Webber Sr.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at the First Christian Church of Columbiana, with John Reed, Minister, Drew Bromm, Youth Minister, and Pastor Gary Gray officiating.
Friends may call at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home in Columbiana from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, and at the church, one hour prior to the services on Monday.
Please visit www.familycareservices.com to sign the register and send condolences.