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Tributes published on May 16, 2013

LEO A. RISPINTO

NEW SPRINGFIELD – Services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. at the Clemente Funeral Home in Struthers, for Leo A. Rispinto, 88, whom the Lord called home to eternal rest, on Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Leo was born Dec. 15, 1924, in Campbell, a son of Caio “Guy” and Josephine Marzano Rispinto. He lived in the area his whole life and served in the U.S. Marine Corp. during World War II in the Pacific.

He worked at the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company and then went on to be owner and operator of A & A Tire Inc. in New Springfield. Leo also was an Express Mail Contractor for the United States Postal Service for 20 years.

Leo enjoyed working in the garden and spending time with his family. He was also an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

Leo leaves his loving wife, the former Edith M. Nero of New Springfield, whom he married on April 24, 1959.

Leo leaves to cherish his memory, three daughters, Linda (Joe Sr.) Rumplik of Cleveland, Nancie Miller of Columbiana and Denise (Edson Sr.) Wolfcale of Ravenna; one son, Leonard A. (Rhonda) Jr. of New Middletown; four grandchildren, Joe Rumplik Jr., Jessica Miller, Edson Wolfcale Jr., and Nicholas Rispinto; two brothers Adio (Shirley) Rispinto of Campbell and Samuel Rispinto of Apache Junction, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Nina A. Millette.

Friends may call on Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Clemente Funeral Home in Struthers.

Visit www.clementefuneralhomes.com to view this obituary and send condolences.

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TERRY L. DAUGHERTY

YOUNGSTOWN – There will be a private funeral service held for Terry L. Daugherty, 67, who passed away Tuesday afternoon at Briarfield Manor.

Terry was born May 2, 1946, in Youngstown, a son of the late Howard I Daugherty and Patricia Ann “Shively” Gelinas and was a life-long area resident.

He graduated from Wilson High School in 1964 and attended Youngstown State University. He worked many years at the Schwebel Baking Company until retiring last year. He belonged to the Faith Community United Church of Christ.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his mother, Patricia (Bill) Gelinas of Youngstown; his brother, Dale Alan (Sharon) Daugherty of Streetsboro; his sister, Kim Susan Terihay of Henderson, Nev.; three nephews; one niece; five great-nephews; five great-nieces; and many close friends.

The family requests monetary donations be made in Terry’s memory to The Rescue Mission, 962 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Youngstown, OH 44510 or Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512.

Arrangements are being handled by the Fox Funeral Home.

Family and friends may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to view this obituary and to send condolences.

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VALER T. 'VAL' LUCA

POLAND TOWNSHIP – Valer T. “Val” Luca, 84, formerly of Boardman, passed away peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, surrounded by his loving family, following a ten month battle with cancer.

Val was born Oct. 20, 1928, in Farrell, Pa., a son of the late John and Maria Manitz Luca.

He was raised in Farrell and was a member of Farrell High School’s graduating Class of 1946. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving in Japan. After his honorable discharge from the Army, he attended Youngstown State University.

Val started his career as a buyer with the former Sharon Store and he later transferred to the former Strouss-Hirshberg Co., Youngstown, where he worked until 1979. He retired in 1991 from Shelley & Shelley Co. in Canton.

A Free and Accepted Mason, he belonged to the Kedron Lodge 389, West Middlesex, Valley of New Castle Consistory, and the Zem Zem Shriners Temple, Erie, Pa. Val loved boating and water skiing and at one time he belonged to the Conneaut Lake Ski Club. An enthusiastic sports fan, he loved the Pittsburgh Steelers. He lived a full and blessed life. Among his greatest joys was traveling. He and Elaine traveled “each and every highway” together. His favorite place was Ft. Myers, Fla., where they wintered for 15 years. He also had a great love for cooking.

He married his loving wife, the former Elaine Halman, on Sept. 2, 1962, she survives at the residence. Together they celebrated 50 years of marriage this past September at the Holy Cross Orthodox Church, where Val was a lifelong member. He loved his church and the “family” of parishioners, who continually prayed for him during his illness.

He also leaves to cherish his memory, his three children, Cindy Danis of Plymouth, Mich., Erik Luca and his wife, Laura of Avon, and Valerie (Rodney) Strichek, Boardman; and five grandchildren, Lauren, Nicholas and Matthew Danis and Maria and Madeline Luca.

He leaves a brother, John V. Luca II and his wife, Darleen; a brother-in-law, George Halman and his wife, Connie; a sister-in-law, Deborah Wilson (Jack); and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Holy Cross Orthodox Church, 950 Maple Ave., Hermitage, PA 16148.

Also, the family would like to send special thanks to Hospice of the Valley and his special nurse, Leslie. They were a blessing to the family.

Calling hours will be Friday, May 17, 2013, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon, Pa. and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, May, 18, 2013, at the Holy Cross Orthodox Church, 950 Maple Drive, Hermitage, Pa. The Parastas service will begin at 7 p.m. Friday. A Masonic service will be held Friday prior to the calling hours at 3:45 p.m. by Kedron Lodge 389 at the funeral home.

Visit the web site www.McGonigleFuneralHomenandCrematory.com to send condolences to his family.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the Holy Cross Orthodox Church, 950 Maple Drive, Hermitage, with the Rev. Dr. Calinic Berger, pastor of the Holy Cross Orthodox Church, officiating.

Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Hermitage.

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PAUL EUGENE GOEHRING

ERIE, PA. - Paul Eugene Goehring, 87, died at 9:02 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2013, at Millcreek Manor Nursing Home in Erie.

He was born in Niles on March 3, 1926, the son of Alvah J. and Lillian Grace (Dechert) Goehring.

An honorable discharged U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he worked at his first and only job at Packard Electric. He retired at the age of 65 after working 45 years and maintaining a perfect attendance record. He was a very good man with a very strong work ethic.

Paul is survived by his wife, Judith Ann (O’neal) Goehring, whom he married on July 15, 1961; two sons, Dennis (Lori) Goehring and Dan (Rochelle) Goehring; five grandchildren, Leah, Alexa, Ian, Ashley and Nick; and three sisters, Lois Watkins, Mary Infante and Donna (Harold) Davis.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Audrey James.

A memorial service will be Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, 126 West Park Ave. in Niles.

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PATRICIA A. SHIAMONE

BROOKPARK – Patricia A. Shiamone, 55, died at 7:35 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2013, at University Hospital in Cleveland.

She was born May 28, 1957, in Warren, the daughter of Joseph and Ella Rossi Shiamone.

She was a 1975 graduate of Warren Western Reserve High School and a 1979 graduate of Youngstown State University with a Master’s Degree in Computer Science.

Patricia was employed at The Battelle Corporation in Cleveland as Head Senior Research Scientist. She was of the Catholic faith, and enjoyed traveling the world, shopping, was an avid Bruce Springsteen fan, and Cleveland Browns, Cavs, Indians, and Youngstown State fan.

Patricia was close to her extended family and will be sadly missed by many cousins, who enjoyed her visits and will miss her presence in their lives. She also leaves behind many friends, who loved her generous nature and her adventuresome spirit.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A celebration of her life will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles with Father John-Michael Lavelle officiating.

Burial will be at Niles City Cemetery.

Family and friends can visit www.josephrossifuneralhome.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book and send e-mail condolences.

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WILLA I. 'NOOTS' BALL

HUBBARD – Willa I. “Noots” Ball passed away on Tuesday afternoon, May 14, 2013, at Hospice House.

Noots was born in Hubbard on June 17, 1926, to Angelo LaCivita and Florence Kohl Her stepmother, Alice Kohl, also helped raise her.

Noots married the love of her life, Anthony J. Ball Jr., on Aug. 25, 1951.

Noots graduated from Hubbard High School in 1944, where she was a cheerleader and a member of the girl’s basketball team. She had a deep love for Hubbard High and served her alma mater as co-founder of the HHS Football Moms, co-founder of the HHS Track Boosters and as a 17 year member of the HHS Band Boosters, of which she was president. One of her favorite activities was serving as chaperone for Band Camp every year. Noots’ devotion to Hubbard High was rewarded with Alumni of the Year Award, and recently by a special visit by the entire Hubbard Marching Band at Assumption Village Nursing Home.

Noots worked for the Hubbard Public School as a cafeteria manager for 25 years, and was a member of the American Business Women’s Association, where she was named Woman of the Year several times. She also was a member of the St. Patrick’s Parish Council, the Adua Lodge and the Altar and Rosary Society.

Noots was a cancer survivor of 37 years and counseled other cancer patients by providing both educational and emotional support. Most recently, she served as President of the Residents Council at Assumption Village.

Noots was preceded in death by her husband in 1976; and her siblings, Elizabeth Cesene, Geraldine Fawcett and Frank and Michael LaCivita.

She will be deeply missed by her sisters, Dorothy Bernard and Ruth Carano; and her brothers, James and John LaCivita.

Her most treasured gifts are her daughters, Suzanne Frank of Orlando, Alice (Tom) Manning of Youngstown and Victoria (Steve) Dettore of New Castle, Pa.; and her sons, Anthony (Patricia) Ball and Timothy (Sandra) Ball of Hubbard. Noots was extremely proud of her grandchildren, Patrick, Tommy, Meaghan, Jaime, Jacque, Andrea, Michael and Shannon; and also her grand-dog, Primo and never missed their events or activities. Noots was also blessed with six great-grandchildren.

Noots will be remembered for her strong faith, her love of people and for always putting her family first.

Her family would like to extend sincerest thanks to her nieces and nephews of the Vince and Dorothy Bernard family as well as her cousins from the Marge and Rocky LaCivita family, who always loved and supported her. They would also like to extend their appreciation for other unnamed members of the Ball and LaCivita families. Her family would also like to thank the staff at Assumption Village and Hospice House for their loving care in her final months and days.

Family and friends may call on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Patrick Church, Hubbard.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Church.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made in Willa’s name to Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514 or to the Hubbard High School Band Sponsors, 350 Hall Ave., Hubbard, OH 44425.

Arrangements are being handled by the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home.

Please visit www.krcummins.com to view this obituary and to send condolences to the family.

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JAMES E. FOX

BOARDMAN – Prayers will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Fox Funeral Home, Boardman, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. at St. Charles Church, celebrated by Rev. Philip Rogers, for James E. Fox, 87, who passed away Tuesday morning at Hampton Woods Nursing Center.

“Jim” was born Oct. 17, 1925, in Youngstown, a son of the late Edward J. and Molly Holden Fox, and was a life-long area resident.

He went to St. Patrick’s Grade School and graduated from Ursuline High School with the Class of 1944.

He was a World War II veteran, who served his country in the U.S. Navy. Jim was a 1949 graduate of the Cleveland College of Mortuary Science. He worked alongside his older brother, John as a Funeral Director and Embalmer at the Edward J. Fox and Sons Funeral Home.

He was given the Distinguished Service Award in 1999 by the Ohio Funeral Directors Association for 50 years of service as a Funeral Director and Embalmer. He was a long time parishioner at St. Patrick and St. Charles Parishes. Jim was a charter member of the Mahoning County Gaelic Society, V.F.W Post 1423, Ohio Funeral Directors Association and the Tri-County Funeral Directors Association. Jim held a private pilot’s license. He enjoyed golfing, joined Tippecanoe Country Club in 1956 and participated in many local charity events and golf outings. He had four holes-in-one.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, the former Nancy A. Johnston, whom he married on Jan. 7, 1947; his two sons, George Fox and Timothy Fox, both of Boardman; a daughter, Mary Fox of Boardman; two sisters-in-law, Alice Fox and Mary Leah Beil, both of Boardman; two grandchildren, Lynn (Mark) Klein and Emily (Camron) Wright; and two great-grandchildren, Benjamin and Nathan.

Besides his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Terry Syphard Fox; a brother, John E. Fox; a sister, Mary (Jim) Hyland; and a brother-in-law, Neale Beil.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Fox Funeral Home.

Family and friends may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to view this obituary and send condolences.

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ERICE M. CRUMP

YOUNGSTOWN – Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home for Mrs. Erice Mae Crump, 74, who departed this life Friday, May 10, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.

Mrs. Crump was born July 6, 1938, in Baldwyn, Miss., a daughter of Albert L. and Lorraine Bowdry Price.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Nebo Methodist Church in Baldwyn.

She leaves three daughters, Elizabeth (Wallace) Calomese of Baldwyn, Sheila R. Crump of Youngstown, and Richelle Jones, with whom she made her home; three sisters, Lynette Price and Alberta (Robert) Gates, both of Baldwyn, and Abbie (Johnny) Eades of Guatown, Miss.; 14 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Roy M., David, and Gary Crump; and three brothers, George, Curtis, and Russell Price.

Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

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MICHAEL FERENCHIK

AUSTINTOWN – Michael Ferenchik, 89, passed away Tuesday morning, May 14, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.

Michael was born Sept. 17, 1923, in Youngstown, the son of the late Michael and Anna Yaske Ferenchik, and was a lifelong area resident.

Mike served in the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1940 and 1941. He then enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, proudly serving from March of 1943 until January of 1946 during World War II. He spent 26 of those months overseas as part of the 4th Separate Wire Platoon, installing telephone lines. He subsequently enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve, and served as a Drill Instructor in San Diego until May of 1952.

Michael was a steelworker who worked at U.S. Steel, Ohio Works as a plumber and pipefitter for 33 years, retiring when the mill closed in 1981.

He was a member of American Legion Post No. 301 in Austintown, a member of VFW Post No. 4237, and the Marine Corps League Detachment No. 494.

A member of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church in Youngstown, he was instrumental in building the parish social hall as a volunteer with the “Gratis” Construction Company. He was also a member of the Golden Pillars at the church, and was a volunteer bingo worker and bartender.

His beloved wife, Sally Sano Ferenchik, whom he married Sept. 28, 1957, passed away July 24, 2002.

Michael leaves two daughters, Mary Ann Smith of Austintown and Kathy (Art) DeCenso of New Middletown; two grandchildren, Jenny and Andy Smith; two sisters-in-law, Mary Ferenchik and Helene Sano; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his wife, Michael was preceded in death by a brother, John Ferenchik; a sister, Betty Tverdosi; and two brothers-in-law, Dave Sano and Nick Tverdosi.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m., today, May 16, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown, where a prayer service will take place at 4:30 p.m.

Funeral services will begin on Friday at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home, and continue at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church on South Belle Vista Avenue, on Youngstown’s west side.

A committal service with military honors will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.

Memorial contributions may be made in Michael’s 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 Michael’s family.

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JOE R. 'SMOKEY' MORTELLARO

YOUNGSTOWN – There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held on Friday, May 17, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Youngstown, with the Very Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Cariglio Jr. officiating, preceded by a 9:15 a.m. prayer service held at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4700 Market St., Boardman, for Joe R. “Smokey” Mortellaro, 87, who passed away Friday morning, May 14, 2013, with his loving family by his side.

Joe will always be remembered for being such a generous, helpful, kind, cheerful, strong and loving man to his wife and family.

He was born July 29, 1925, in Youngstown, the son of Nicholas and Mary (Rudy) Mortellaro, and was a lifelong area resident.

Joe attended East High School and then served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, earning the rank of Seaman First Class. He was awarded the following decorations, the Good Conduct Medal, the American Area Ribbon, the Asiatic Pacific Area Ribbon and the World War II Victory Medal. Joe received an honorable discharge on Jan. 15, 1946.

He retired after working over 36 years from LTV Steel Company as a press operator.

Joe was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Youngstown, the ARCO Club and St. Anthony’s Bocce League in Struthers.

He enjoyed golfing, playing bocce with his friends and would always root on his lifelong favorite team, the Cleveland Browns.

He leaves behind to hold on to his precious memories, his wife of over 60 years, Rose Mortellaro, whom he married on Oct. 25, 1952; three children, Janice (Joe) Petrek of Parma, Joe (Janell) Mortellaro of Poland and Silva (Nicusor) Serban of Alexandria, Va.; six grandchildren, Brandon, Carrie, Joseph, Julie, Nicholas and Elena; along with many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Besides his parents, Joe was preceded in death by two sisters, Ann Santucci and Rose Carbon; and five brothers, Benny, Pete, Jack, Sam and Ross “Rimi.”

Friends may call today, May 16, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4700 Market St., Boardman.

Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery, Youngstown, where the great men of the Trumbull County American Legion will provide full military honors for Joe.

Family and friends may visit www.rossisantuccifh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences to Mortellaro family.

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EDWARD T. LUNGHOFER

ORANGE PARK, FLA. – Edward, “Tom,” to his brothers and sisters, passed peacefully at Moosehaven Senior Living Center in Orange Park on Tuesday, May 14.

Born in Altoona, Pa. to the late Joseph P. and Ruth A. Lunghofer, Edward lived most of his life in Warren, while working at LTV/Republic Steel for over 30 years as a General Foreman.

He served in the U.S. Army and was a Korean War veteran. For many years, he belonged to the Blessed Sacrament Church and was a proud member of the Niles Moose Lodge. He was a caring husband and father who loved spending time with his family, playing cards and dancing. Ed was a true Pittsburgh Steelers fan, and an avid fisherman and golfer.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Louise Viola Lunghofer; a son, Dwight; four sisters; and two brothers.

Ed leaves here to remember him in love and prayers, son Karl; daughters Susan Lunghofer (Eric) Gersh and Marlo Lunghofer (Neil) Halliday; two brothers; eight grandchildren; and many loving brothers and sisters-in-laws, nieces and nephews.

Contributions may be made in Edward’s name to Moosehaven, 1701 Park Ave., Orange Park, FL 32073.

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RACHEL L. HOXWORTH

BOARDMAN – Funeral services will be held Monday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at the Good Hope Lutheran Church, with Pastor Bob Quaintance officiating for Rachel L. Hoxworth, 93, who passed away on May 15, at Hospice of the Valley.

Friends and family may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, at the Davis-Becker Funeral Home, at the new location, 8536 Market St. in Boardman, and one hour prior to funeral services at church.

Rachel was born in Youngstown on Oct. 28, 1919, a daughter of Max and Elizabeth Beye Boye.

In 1937, she graduated from Scienceville High School.

On Aug. 17, 1941, she married Walter J. Hoxworth, who passed away in June of 1993.

After World War II, she moved to Struthers and then to Boardman in 1970. Rachel worked in the accounting department of Sears for 23 years prior to retiring in 1983. During World War II, she worked at Strouss Department Store. Rachel was also a waitress at several restaurants and a baker, known for her pies.

Very active in the church, Rachel was a member of the Good Hope Lutheran Church in Boardman and a former member of the Woodland Avenue Lutheran Church in Youngstown. She was a Sunday school teacher and had been a member and officer of Woodland Twig, Jr., and Sr. Luther Leagues, the choir, Ruth Circle, Booster Club and ELCA Women. She formerly served as the Primary Superintendent of the Woodland Avenue Church. Rachel was a former member of the Daughters of American Revolution in Struthers and was also a member of Sears Friendship Club, Ki-Nu-Ka Flower Club, and the Meadow Lane Card Club. She loved to crochet, read and study the Bible, and to read stories and poetry to the groups to which she belonged.

Her memory will be cherished by her sons, Ronald (Joanne) of North Lima and Gary (Deanna) Hoxworth of Las Cruces, N.M.; her grandsons, Eric (Ginger) of Austin, Texas, Jeffrey (Nadya) of Cumming, Ga., Joseph (Nicole) of Phoenix and Christopher (Betsy) of Las Cruces; and great-grandchildren, Kevin, Caitlin, Ian, Jessica, Tiffany, Ryan, Nathan, Madison, Vlad and Benjamin.

Rachel was preceded in death by her parents and stepmother, Ina Belle Goode Boye; her son, Walter B., killed in Vietnam; infant daughter, Lucinda; her sister, Elmo Finley; brother, William Boye; her stepbrother, Bart (Anne) Goode; grandparents, William and Elizabeth Beye; and her aunt, Elmo Beye, who raised her.

Rachel’s family requests any tributes received take the form of monetary contributions in Rachel’s name to either Good Hope Lutheran Church, 98 Homestead, Boardman, OH, or to Hospice of The Valley, Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514.

The family has entrusted their loved one to the care of the Davis-Becker Funeral Home in Boardman.

Interment will take place at Lake Park Cemetery.

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ARITE J. TOMARAKOS

NEW CASTLE, PA. – Arite J. Tomarakos, 75, formerly of 14 W. Hazelcroft Ave., passed away the morning of May 14, 2013, at the Haven Convalescent Home.

Arite was born in Bangor, Maine on Aug. 25, 1937. She was the daughter of the late John and Anna Azimopoulos Vomvoris.

Arite was married for 50 years to the Very Reverend Photios (Frank) Tomarakos. He survives at home.

Mrs. Tomarakos was a graduate of Bangor High School, Class of 1955. She went on to graduate for the University of Maine in 1959 with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. Arite worked 40 years as a Medical Technician for the former St. Francis Hospital in New Castle and Lakeside Hospital in Kansas City.

Mrs. Tomarakos was a member of the Ladies of the Philoptokos. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family and her church. Mrs. Tomarakos taught Sunday school in Greek at St. George Greek Orthodox Church. She also enjoyed raising flowers at her home.

In addition to her husband, Arite is survived by two sons, Peter P. Tomarakos of New Castle and John P. (Debbie) Tomarakos, of Boston; daughter, Maria P. (Alex) Katsaras of Mentor; two brothers, George (Gloria) Vomvoris of Waxahachie, Texas and William (Cynthia) Vomvoris of Dover, N.H.; and eight grandchildren.

Arite was preceded in death by her parents.

Calling hours for Arite will be held from 9 to 10 a.m., Friday, May 17, 2013, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 315 W. Englewood Ave., New Castle, PA 16105.

A Divine Liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at St. George Greek Orthodox Church. His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh will participate in the funeral service along with Father Theophanis Nacopoulos of Erie, Pa. The Rite of Committal and Burial will be at Archangel Michael Cemetery Chapel in Campbell.

Local arrangements were entrusted to the Noga Funeral Home Inc., 1142 S. Mill St., New Castle.

The family has asked that memorial contributions be made in her name to St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 315 W. Englewood Ave., New Castle, PA 16105.

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BAHIYAH ABDEL-MAJID SARSUR

EL-BIREH, PALESTINE – Bahiyah Abdel-Majid Sarsur, 65, daughter of Hussien and Rasmiyah Abdel-Dayem, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013.

The Dayem Family will be accepting condolences from relatives and friends on Thursday, May 16, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Islamic Society of Greater Youngstown, 535 Harmon Ave., Youngstown, OH 44502, (330) 743-3742.

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ALBERT L. MORGAN SR

GIRARD – Albert L. Morgan Sr., 91, passed away May 15, 2013, Wednesday morning, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.

Albert was born May 4, 1922, in Patton, Pa., the son of Andrew and Mary (Krisik) Morgan.

He worked at US Steel McDonald Works for 41 years, retiring in 1980. He also worked at the Girard City Parks. He was a member of St. Rose Church and served in the Navy during World War II.

Albert married Josephine Scirocco on May 5, 1940. She passed away March 3, 2010.

He is survived by two sons, David (Lavonne) Morgan and Dennis Morgan and a daughter, Diana Magda, all of Girard;  three brothers, Dan Morgan of Pennsylvania, Kenny Morgan of Hubbard and Tommy Morgan of Columbiana; two sisters, Lorain Campbell of Hubbard and Alberta Lester of Florida; nine grandchildren, Debbie, Denise, Denny, Brian, Shawna, Lyndsay, Josh, Jaime and Joseph; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Josephine; his son, Albert L. Morgan Jr.;  brothers, Tom, Andrew, Wilbur, Jack and Bill; and sisters, Margaret Watts and Wilda Riley.

Funeral services will be held May 18, 2013, Saturday, at 11 a.m. at the McClurkin Funeral Home in Girard, where there will be calling hours from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday morning prior to the funeral service.

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LYLE H. EDWARDS

HUBBARD – Lyle H. Edwards, 78, entered into eternal rest on May 14, 2013, at ValleyCare Northside Medical Center.

Mr. Edwards was born Sept. 5, 1934, in Hillsville, Pa., a son of Robert C. and Alice (Peterson) Edwards.

He was a 1952 graduate of Lowellville High School and served in the U.S. Army from May of 1954 until May of 1956. Lyle worked in Production Planning for Sharon Steel for 30 years and several years in management for American CAP.

He was a member of the Lowellville United Methodist Church and volunteered much of his time as the driver for the Hubbard Senior Van. Lyle enjoyed his family, gardening, reading, bowling, and doing jigsaw and crossword puzzles. Mr. Edwards and his wife also enjoyed traveling via Amtrak and Anderson Coach, traveling through all 50 states.

He is survived by his junior high school sweetheart and wife of 56 years, the former Katharine Hartman, whom he married Sept. 29, 1956; two brothers, Larry (Esther) Edwards of Struthers and Richard Edwards of Florida; his “adopted” and very special granddaughter, Kim Osborn of Masury; and 84 nieces and nephews, whom he always enjoyed lending a helping hand to.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert, Norman, and James Edwards; and three sisters, Vivian Bilinsky, Janet Lago and Carol Rhoads.

Per Lyle’s request, there will be no calling hours or services.

Mr. Edwards family would like to send a heartfelt thanks to Dr. Nazim Jaffer as well as the staff of ValleyCare Northside Medical Center.

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DOLORES JEAN MCKENNA

CANFIELD – Dolores Jean McKenna died Monday evening, May 13, at Hospice of the Valley. She was 88 years old.

Dolores was born Oct. 14, 1924, in Punxsutawney, Pa., one of four daughters of Roland R. and Signe Seaburg Ellinger.

She graduated from South High School in 1942 and worked in a munitions factory during World War II. She later worked in the dietary department at the Mahoning County TB Sanitorium and as an LPN in the emergency room at Warren General Hospital.

She enjoyed sewing, traveling and fishing. She has been a “snowbird” for the past 30 years, spending her winters in the Florida Keys.

Dolores is survived by a daughter, Suellen Fortine of Cincinnati; a son-in-law, Wayne Howard of Canfield; four grandchildren, Mindy (Deon) Joubert of Boca Raton, Fla., Heather Fortine of Cincinnati, Michael Fortine of Cincinnati and Erin Howard of Oakland, Calif.; and two great-grandchildren, Connor and Addison.

She also leaves a sister, JoAnn (Martin) Trebus of Austintown and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Dolores was preceded in death by her husband, Paul R. McKenna Jr.; a daughter, Amy (Wayne) Howard; and two sisters, June (Valerian) Getch and Shirley (John) Martinko.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday evening at the Lane Family Funeral Homes in Canfield. A prayer service will follow the calling hours.

A memorial service for Dolores will be held at a later date in the Florida Keys.

The family asks that donations be sent in Dolores’ name to the Hospice of the Valley.

Please visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to view this obituary and to send condolences to the family.

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CYNTHIA R. HAHN

YOUNGSTOWN – Cynthia R. Hahn, 55, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at her home.

She was born Oct. 12, 1957, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Earl M. and Lavon Walker Hahn.

She worked for Kuzman’s Tavern as a cook and in the past for Lamacusa’s. Cynthia enjoyed crocheting and knitting, casino trips, playing games on the computer and playing pool.

She is survived by her sons, Ty W. (Michelle) Clinton-Hahn, who is in the Air Force, and Derek E. (Ashley) Clinton-Hahn; sisters, Linda (Dave) Mallady of Youngstown and Dee (Bill) Lovitz of Liberty Twp.; brother, Earl (Tamie) Hahn of N. Bloomfield; grandchildren, Chase, Piper and Leanna; and life long companion, David Chapman.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 4 p.m. at the Blackstone Funeral Home with calling hours one hour prior to service.

Visit www.blackstonefuneralhome.com to view this obituary and to send condolences to the Clinton-Hahn family.

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