YOUNGSTOWN - Funeral services will be officiated by the Rev. Benjamin Graves at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Fox Funeral Home in Boardman, for Dellora S. Drennen, 90, who passed away peacefully Saturday morning.
Dellora was born March 2, 1923, in Oil City, Pa., a daughter of Clyde and LaFren Cox Sterling.
She worked at the Venango County Courthouse prior to her marriage. Dellora then was a manager for Lawson Dairy. She was a member of the Christ Presbyterian Church and was an avid bowler.
Her husband, William L. Drennen, whom she married April 5, 1947, passed away May 13, 2012.
She leaves to cherish her memory a daughter, Suzanne (Joseph) Taormina of Austintown; a brother, Robert (Jean) Sterling of Oil City, Pa.; a sister, Ida Mae Kirchner of Mesa, Ariz.; two grandchildren, Heather (David) Blazo of Miamisburg, and Joseph (Brianna) Taormina of Canfield; two great-grand daughters, Isabella and Alayna Blazo.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, William G. Drennen.
Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Fox Funeral Home, Boardman.
Material tributes can be made in Delloras memory to the American Cancer Society, Mahoning County Chapter, 525 North Broad St., Canfield, OH 44406
Family and friends may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to view this obituary and send condolences.
GIRARD Guy S. Pagano, 85, died peacefully on March 2, 2014, at Park Vista Nursing Facility.
He was born May 19, 1928, in Girard, the son of the late Joseph and Maria Trina Petrella Pagano.
Guy was a graduate of Girard High School, and resided in Girard his entire life. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War. Guy went on to own Paganos Dry Cleaning and Tailoring in downtown Girard. He was co-owner of Hubbard Funland and Hold-n-View. He also owned an Industrial Steam Franchise. Guy retired from the City of Girard Waste Water Treatment Plant.
In his younger days, Guy played the string bass in the polka band, The Airliners. He loved music and dancing. Guy was a avid golfer and loved the sport. He was a member of St. Rose Church, the Knights of Columbus and S.N.P.J.
Guy is survived by his wife, the former Irene Parisi of 61 years; four daughters, Marylu (James) Ralls, Angela (Glenn) Moore, Laurie (Dave) Raver and Janet (Richard) Russell; brothers, Sam (Dahlia) Pagano and Andrew (Millie) Petrella; and grandchildren, Alex and Jana Creel. He also leaves behind nieces and nephews in the U.S. and in Roccalumera, Sicily.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Rose Church with prayer service prior to service at 9:30 a.m. at the Blackstone Funeral Home.
The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Guy will be laid to rest at Girard City Cemetery with military honors.
The family requests that material contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association.
The family would like to thank the staff of Park Vista for their kindness and support.
Visit www.blackstonefuneralhome.com to view this obituary and send condolences to the Pagano family.
HUBBARD Stella L. Hacker, 97, passed into eternal sleep at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at home, following an extended illness.
She was born at home in Hubbard on June 11, 1916, a daughter to Ralph E. and Mary J. (Sowash) Hibler, the third of six children welcomed to this union.
Stella graduated from Sharon High School in 1934, and met her love when her future sister-in-law, Katherine introduced her to her handsome brother, Russell E. Hacker. They married on June 4, 1938 and together started a family.
She was very active in her day, raising a family and belonging to the Brookfield Township, Trumbull and Mercer County Ladies Auxiliary of each respective Fire Department. She had also participated in various card clubs and bowling leagues. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing cards, baking pies, especially cherry pies, dancing, playing piano, and she was an avid puzzle solver.
Survivors include her children, Dr. Delores A. Uber of Hubbard, Judith K. Hacker, her caregiver, and with whom she lived, Joyce E. Page and her husband, Robert, Coral Springs, Fla., Kenneth R. Hacker of Phoenix, Ted Hacker and his wife, Janey of Dayton, and Don A. Hacker and his wife, Jerilyn of Hubbard; her 15 grandchildren; her 20 great-grandchildren; and her two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her sweetheart and husband, who passed July 18, 2000; her grandsons, Brian P. Hacker and Jeffrey L. Page; her brothers, Thomas Buck, Raymond, and Leland Hibler; and her sisters, Sylvia Bartolomew and Grace Hibler.
A time of gathering to honor Stellas life will be held Wednesday, March 5, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Briceland Funeral Service LLC., 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield. Beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, her celebration continues with an hour of visitation, prior to her service which will be at the Brookfield United Methodist Church, Grove Street in Brookfield.
She will be laid to rest at Brookfield Township Cemetery next to her Russell, together again.
Coordination of this tribute for Stella will be presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner and Director.