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LELA E. CHURCH COGGINS

NORTH LIMA – Lela E. Church Coggins, 93, was born June 10, 1922, in Caldwell County, N.C., to the late Grover Cleveland Church and Maude Lee (Avery) Church. She passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, with her loving family by her side.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, John Burl Coggins, whom she married New Years Eve, Dec. 31, 1939.

Lela was the last surviving sibling of 12 children in the family. Lela’s deceased brothers were Thomas Church, Odel Church, Grady Church and Clyde Church. Lela’s deceased sisters were Pauline Lloyd, Kathyrn Fox, Lou Ellen Williams, Viola Hendrix, Irene Helton, Sadie Rogers, and Estelle Benfield.

She is survived by her daughter, Judy and son-in-law Frank Zagotti ; one granddaughter, Lynee (Albert) Aiad-Toss; one grandson, Frank B. (Stephanie) Zagotti; three great-granddaughters, Kristina, Angelina, and Nicolina Aiad-Toss; and two great-grandsons, Brian and Tyler Zagotti.

In the early 1950s, Lela and Burl left North Carolina and traveled first to, Port Arthur, Texas; Vincenes, Ind.; Metropolis, Ill.; and finally settled in Austintown. They made many friends along the way.

Lela was hired by General Motors, Packard Electric, Plant 11 on North River Road in Warren, as a press operator, and retired in 1980.

She was a dedicated member of both the Miriam Chapter No. 278, Order of the Eastern Star and the White Shrine of Jerusalem, Ruth Shrine No. 64. She enjoyed attending meetings and socializing with members, helping serve dinners and events. She was very proud of being associated with both lodges. They were an important part of her life. She would volunteer in any way she could and loved to help others.

Lela was a longtime member of the Youngstown Baptist Church. After an extended illness and moving to Glenellen Assisted Living in North Lima, she attended the Paul Easton Church at Glenellen.

Family and friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2016, at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave. in Boardman, where an Eastern Star service will be performed at 3 p.m.

Lela will return to North Carolina for burial next to her husband, Burl, and will be laid to rest at Lovelady Baptist Church Cemetery.

Contributions may be made in Lela’s name to Grace Hospice, 7206 Market St., Suite A, 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 Lela’s family.

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From Kathy Brown Booth

So sorry to hear about your Mother. I have wonderful memories of her growing up. You and your family are in my prayers

PAUL T. MCINTIRE

YOUNGSTOWN - Paul T. McIntire, 85, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.

Paul was born May 20, 1931, in Niles, the son of Floyd and Beatrice (Ellis) McIntire.

He courageously served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He retired from R.M.I. Titanium in 1990. Paul enjoyed bowling and golfing and was a member of senior teams.

He will always be lovingly remembered by his wife, the former Sally J. Frame, whom he married on Sept. 10, 1955; his daughter, Susan L. (Claude) DiIanni; and two grandsons, David and Matthew.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Floyd and Jack McIntire; and sister Donna Fife.

A memorial service for family and friends will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2016, at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave. in Boardman.

Family and friends may visit www.rossifunerals.com to view this tribute and send condolences to Paul’s family.

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From Caroline Dill Lindsey

Sally, my heartfelt condolences to you on your loss. You will be in thought and prayer. Caroline Dill Lindsey

RICHARD 'RICK' J. PARRY

LIBERTY – There will be funeral services held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home in Boardman, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Edward Church in Youngstown, with the Very Rev. Msgr. Robert J. Siffrin celebrating the life of Richard “Rick” J. Parry, 59, who passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 21, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.

Rick was born Oct. 16, 1956, in Youngstown, the son of Robert J. and Martha Rita (Cantwell) Parry.

He was a 1975 graduate of Ursuline High School and attended Youngstown State University, where he was a member of the Theta Chi Fraternity.

Rick retired as a firefighter with the Liberty Fire Department after 35 years of service. He also worked as a delivery driver for R.L. Lipton for 25 years. He was a member of St. Edward Church, L.F.D. Local 2075, Teamsters Local 377 and the I.A.F.F.

Rick’s love and compassion for his wife and children was immeasurable. His main purpose in life was to be a good husband and father, which he achieved effortlessly.

In his spare time, Rick enjoyed golfing, watching Notre Dame Fighting Irish, whom he loved, and working in his yard and on his cars, both of which he kept impeccable.

Rick will always be remembered lovingly by his wife, the former MaryAnn Slee, whom he married on Oct. 30, 1982; son Breen Parry of Charlotte; twin daughters, Ashley Parry of Avon Lake and Allison (Chris) Diehl of Westlake; first grandchild, soon-to-be-born in May, Benjamin Richard Diehl; two sisters, Marianne Parry of Chicago and Joan (Anthony) DeMain of Youngstown; twin brother, Robert (Rita) Parry of Wexford; three nephews, Bobby, Ryan, and Kevin Parry; niece Victoria DeMain; and his beloved cat, Furry Murrey.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call today, Tuesday, May 24, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave. in Boardman.

The family would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to the doctors and nurses at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center and the Radiology Department for the kind and compassionate care shown to Rick.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that monetary donations be made to the family to be distributed to Rick’s favorite charities.

Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com to view this tribute and to send condolences to Rick’s family.

DOROTHY R. (SCARAZZO) BALTES

YOUNGSTOWN - A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home in Boardman celebrating the life of Dorothy R. (Scarazzo) Baltes, 92, who passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 19, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. The service will be celebrated by her daughter-in-law, Pastor Joanne Baltes.

Dorothy was born Dec. 20, 1923, in New Castle, Pa., the daughter of Nicola and Sara (Bordanoro) Scarazzo.

She was a 1942 graduate of East High School and was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. She was a loving, kind-hearted and giving individual whose entire life centered around home, family, and friends.

Her husband, Thomas M. Baltes, whom she married on June 27, 1942, passed away on July 11, 1984.

She was a member of the West Side and Calvary Baptist Churches. Dorothy was an avid roller skater and loved to dance and listen to music, especially Tom Jones, Lionel Richie, and Engelbert Humperdinck. She had a wonderful sense of humor. No matter what challenges she faced in her life, she never lost that sense of humor, like checking The Vindicator obituaries everyday while having her coffee to see if she was in it.

Dorothy will always be remembered lovingly by her three children, Thomas R. Baltes, Colleen (Hank) Wasilchak, and Laurie (Richard) Scofinsky, all of Youngstown; daughter-in-law Joanne Baltes of Canfield; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister Shirley (William) Schaffer of North Lima; and her beloved pet, Isabella.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Richard L. Baltes; and four siblings, Viola D’Avanzo, Marie Ponzani, Lawrence Scarazzo, and Virginia Paloci.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, and again on Thursday, May 26, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave. in Boardman.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Senior Independence Hospice and the Woodlands at Austinwoods Care Facility for their diligent care and concern.

Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com to view this tribute and send condolences to Dorothy’s family.

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From Rita Conti Anderson

Tommy B and family.. I am saddened to learn of the passing of your beautiful Mom. Please accept my heartfelt sympathy.

RICHARD 'RICK' J. PARRY

LIBERTY - There will be funeral services at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25 at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home in Boardman, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Edward Church in Youngstown, with the Very Rev. Msgr. Robert J. Siffrin celebrating the life of Richard “Rick” J. Parry, 59, who passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 21, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.

Rick was born Oct. 16, 1956, in Youngstown, the son of Robert J. and Martha Rita (Cantwell) Parry.

He was a 1975 graduate of Ursuline High School and attended Youngstown State University, where he was a member of the Theta Chi Fraternity. Rick retired as a firefighter with the Liberty Fire Department after 35 years of service. He also worked as a delivery driver for R.L. Lipton for 25 years. He was a member of St. Edward Church, L.F.D. Local 2075, Teamsters Local 377 and the I.A.F.F.

Rick’s love and compassion for his wife and children was immeasurable. His main purpose in life was to be a good husband and father, which he achieved effortlessly. In his spare time, Rick enjoyed golfing, watching the Notre Dame “Fighting Irish,” whom he loved, and working in his yard and on his cars, both of which he kept impeccable.

Rick will always be remembered lovingly by his wife, the former MaryAnn Slee, whom he married on Oct. 30, 1982; son Breen Parry of Charlotte; twin daughters, Ashley Parry of Avon Lake, and Allison (Chris) Diehl of Westlake; first grandchild soon to be born in May, Benjamin Richard Diehl; two sisters, Marianne Parry of Chicago and Joan (Anthony) DeMain of Youngstown; twin brother Robert (Rita) Parry of Wexford; and his beloved cat, “Furry Murrey.”

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave. in Boardman.

The family would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to the doctors and nurses at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center and the Radiology Department for the kind and compassionate care shown to Rick.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that monetary donations be made to the family to be distributed to Rick’s favorite charities.

Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com to view this tribute and send condolences to Rick’s family.

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Cracker from Justin graham

Rick I miss u so much buddy. You have no idea what you mean to me. I will never forget you. The memories I have of you will always be in my heart forever. I love you brother.

From John Kesic

To Rick's family, please accept my heartfelt sympathy. I will always remember Rick's dedication and professionalism as we served the residents of Liberty Twp. His attitude and pers onality set the standard of a true and caring person. John Kesic Liberty Twp. Police Dept. (Retired) Conway, SC

From Nick and Marlene Bellino

MaryAnn, Breen, Ashley and Allison, our sincere and heartfelt sympathy to you. We are out of town and heard about Rick. Our hearts are sad that we lost a dear friend. In friendship and sympathy, Nick and Marlene Bellino

ANTOINETTE 'ANN' MARIE FABRIZIO

BOARDMAN - Private services were held for Antoinette “Ann” Marie Fabrizio, 93, who went home to be with her Lord on Monday, May 16, 2016, at the Cleveland Clinic, surrounded by her loving family, after a brief struggle with cancer.

Ann was born April 9, 1923, in Youngstown, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Diacovo) Nerone.

She attended East High School and was employed as a photographer at the Pines Dance Hall in the 1940s.

Ann married Albert Bernard Fabrizio in June of 1945, and was a homemaker and dedicated mother.

She spoke her secret to her longevity consisted of being a grandmother and considers those years her most fulfilling legacy.

A devout Catholic, Ann was a member of St. Christine Church and a former member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Basilica. She enjoyed campaigning for the Women’s National Democratic Club, jazz music, jewelry making, and dancing at the Jewish Community Center (Heritage Manor) and Sateri Adult Daycare, where she leaves behind many friends.

Ann will always be lovingly remembered by her son, Gary (Janice) Fabrizio; daughter Laura Ann Fabrizio; two grandchildren, Samuel Christopher and Elizabeth Ann; brother Albert Nerone; and her beloved dogs, Maddie and Siena.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years; three brothers, Tony, James, and John; and two sisters, Nellie and Rosie.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of 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 Ann’s family.

RAYMOND T. VALLINGER

“Together Again”

BOARDMAN – Private services were held for Raymond T. Vallinger, 94, who passed away peacefully Monday evening, May 16, surrounded by his loving family.

Raymond was born March 27, 1922, in Youngstown, the son of John J. and Mabel (Furr) Vallinger.

He courageously served his country in the U.S. Army with the 63rd infantry during World War II.

He worked for U.S. Steel and was a member of St. Luke Church. Raymond enjoyed working in the yard, working bingo at the church and selling I.R.S.

His wife, the former Connie DelSignore, whom he married Sept. 20, 1942, passed away June 13, 2004.

Raymond will always be remembered lovingly by his three children, Rosemary Miller of Boardman, with whom he made his home, Frank (Gloria) Vallinger of Poland, and John (Melanie) Vallinger of Poland; five grandchildren, Michael (Marla) Miller of Struthers, Mary (Kris) Brown of Boardman, Tricia Vallinger of Poland, Tyler Vallinger of Sandusky, and Trent (fiancée Katie) Vallinger of Poland; and two great-grandchildren, Michael and Luca.

Besides his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his son, Raymond Vallinger; and two sisters, Jane Getsy and Virginia Baumgartner.

The family would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to Harbor Light Hospice, especially Brenda B., Melissa, Ava, Ron and Brenda for the kind and compassionate care shown to Raymond.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home in Boardman.

Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com to view this tribute and to send condolences to Raymond’s family.

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The baker from Loretta

I am so sorry to hear about Ray, He was a great man and will be sadly missed......Rosie if there is anything I can do for u, or your family, I will be gladly help in any way, Luv your family and will miss your Dad very much

Sorry for your loss from Barbara Logan

Sorry for your loss Rosemary and know you took very good care of your dad. He was a very nice man and glad we had the pleasure of knowing him. Barbara Logan and Delores Jackson your bingo friends.

BONITA BERADUCE

BOARDMAN – There will be a 10:30 a.m. memorial Mass on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Boardman, with the Rev. Philip Rodgers celebrating the Mass for Bonita Beraduce, 88, who passed away peacefully Sunday evening, May 15, with her family by her side.

Bonita was born Nov. 20, 1927, in Youngstown, the daughter of Armand J. and Rose M. (DeMain) Richards.

She was a homemaker and member of St. Charles Church.

“Mrs. B” was a sweet, kind soul that everyone she met instantly loved. She loved playing 500 with Ron and Dee Stoops and Spite and Malice with Sally Shea. She also loved to be with children, from grandchildren to children in day care, to her “adopted” grandchildren, who included John, Diana, Nate and Megan and great-granddaughter, Jordyn Marie, who brought so much joy to her life. She also enjoyed her time with Diane Ragazzine, who adopted her as her mother. And of course she loved her dogs, Kasey and Squirt, who were always by her side. Last but not least, she was loved by her family. Raising four boys and one girl was not always easy, but she did it well.

She will always be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Bonnie Beraduce of Boardman; her three sons, Richard (Wilda) Beraduce and Joseph (Diane Ragazzine) Beraduce, both of Boardman, and Donald (Dana) Beraduce of Struthers; two grandchildren, Jennifer Rose and Kaleigh Rose; and daughter-in-law Wanda Beraduce.

May she now rest in peace with her husband, Albert Daniel, whom she married May 18, 1949, and who passed away Aug. 18, 2009; and her son, Danny Beraduce.

“Til we meet again Mom. Love you!”

Friends may call on Saturday, May 21, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Church, prior to the Mass.

The Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave. in Boardman have the honor of handling the arrangements for Bonita.

Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com to view this tribute and to send condolences to Bonita’s family.

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Friend from Nancy Conrad

Gary and I send our deepest sympathy to your family may god be with you all

School friend from Janet Degenaro

Bonnie: My sympathy on the loss of your mom

From Andrea

Mrs. B may you rest in peace you were such a wonderful friend to my mom...I'm sure you and Phee will be playing cards...my deepest sympathy to the family....

From Margaret Molnar Kielbiewicz

So very sorry to hear of Aunt Bonnies Passing. I'm sorry I can't come I had such deep respect for your Mom she was such a wonderful person. My Mom and Gram loved her deeply. Ron and I send our love to you all.

From Becky Brown

You knew Mrs. B thought you were OK when she said you can play down the cellar or outside.

KYLE ANDREW KRAWCHYK

POLAND - “Our precious son, Kyle Andrew Krawchyk, 28, was welcomed into the arms of the Lord Sunday, May 8.”

Kyle was born on Aug. 4, 1987, to Marcia (Kuchmaner) Mikkelsen and Kenneth J. Krawchyk.

Kyle was preceded in death by his great-grandmother, Jeanette Rosko; grandfather Frank Krawchyk Sr.; and maternal grandparents, Andrew and Antoinette Kuchmaner.

Left behind to cherish his memory are, his parents, Kenneth J. Krawchyk (Loni) and Marcia Mikkelsen (Dennis); his two sisters, Jordan and Taylor Krawchyk; stepsiblings Tara and Michael Costello; and nieces Selah and Gia. He is also survived by his paternal grandmother, Marsha Koscelansky; great-grandfather John Rosko Sr.; stepgrandparents Bruno and Cecelia Polito, Carl and Judy Mikkelsen, as well as Fred and Sandra Massie. He will also be greatly missed by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Kyle graduated from Poland Seminary High School in 2006, and attended Akron University. A respected foreman and member of the Labor Union, Local 125, Kyle was employed by his father’s company, LK Concrete Construction LLC. Admired by all, Kyle was a dedicated and forever dependable employee, never satisfied until the job was done right. Everyone loved Kyle for his loving and caring ways. He will forever be remembered for his great personality and impressive sense of humor.

During his free time, Kyle enjoyed working out and being outdoors. He spent many hours hunting, fishing and golfing. Those who were lucky enough to know Kyle were touched by his warmth, positive attitude and honesty. He was the type of man whose smile lit up any room into which he entered.

“Gone yet not forgotten, although we are apart, your spirit lives within me, forever in my heart.”

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 13, at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home in Boardman.

Prayers will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the funeral home, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church in Lowellville, with the Rev. John Jerek celebrating the Mass for Kyle.

Donations can be made to the Grace Fellowship Church Rehab Missions Fund, “Helping fight the epidemic in our area, one life at a time.”

Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com to view this tribute and send condolences to Kyle’s family.

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You were one hell of a friend and person. from Melissa Taylor

Kyle, this is so u fair that you are gone. You were an amazing person and good hearted man. I will miss your jokes, your laughes, your giggles, your sarcasm, and your kindness that you had for everyone. My heart is just broken. I've never met anyone so happy and so kind in life and I'm just so grateful that I've had the pleasure to be one of them. Please rest in peace now and watch all over us. We have a beautiful angel in heaven and I hope you're in peace. Love you. 💜💜