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Obituaries

Area deaths

BERLEY LEE DEMPSEY, 86, of Youngstown, died Tuesday, March 2, 2021. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cathedral of Hope, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, church. (F.D. Mason) MARGERY FRAZZINI, 82, of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Warren, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Nashville. ...

Richard Boyce 1947-2021

MASURY — Richard Boyce passed away on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 5:04 a.m. at his residence. He was 73 years old. Richard was born on Dec. 1, 1947, in Youngstown, the son of the late Edwin and Arlene Reed Boyce. He was a 1966 graduate of Hubbard High School. Mr. Boyce retired in 2014 after ...

Darlene L. Moses 1950-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Mrs. Darlene L. Moses, 70, transitioned to eternal rest Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. Mrs. Moses was born May 26, 1950, in Youngstown, a daughter of Willie Trail and Leona West. Mrs. Moses was a 1968 graduate of East High School and attended Youngstown State University for art. ...

Louis J. Montero 1945-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Louis J. Montero, 75, passed away peacefully at his residence, Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. He was born Nov. 10, 1945, in Utuado, Puerto Rico, son of Juan Montero and Aurea Colon. A graduate of East High School, he served in the Army, later working in the steel mills and went on to ...

Ola K. Cruickshank 1955-2021

McDONALD — Ola K. Cruickshank, 65, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, March 2, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital, following a courageous battle with breast cancer. Ola was born June 22, 1955, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Andrij and Catherine Sawa Torsky. She was a 1973 ...

Richard L. Patrick 1931-2021

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Dr. Richard Lawrence Patrick, 89, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. He was born Sept. 23, 1931, in Canton, to the late Stephen Lawrence and Marie E. Patrick. On Jan. 23, 2021, he was embraced by the arms of his loving Savior, whom he served all his ...

Janette M. Jaros Alt 1942-2021

PEORIA, Ill. — It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Janette M. Jaros Alt, 78, formerly of Struthers, who passed away peacefully at home with family at her side, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. Janette, affectionately known as “Jan,” was born Dec. 26, 1942, in Youngstown, the ...

Ted Ostovich 1934-2021

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla. — Ted Ostovich, 86, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. He leaves his wife of 58 years, Mischel; sons, Alex and Marshall; grandchildren, Aysha, Abby and Adrian; and a brother, Vernon. Besides his parents, Ted was preceded in death by his brothers, Joe and ...

Johnnie F. Huber 1933-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Johnnie Faye Huber, 87, passed away Wednesday morning, March 3, 2021, at her home, with her family by her side. She was born Dec. 19, 1933, in Ellijay, Ga., to the late John and Vesta Miller Pence. Johnnie graduated from Springfield High School, where she was very active in ...

Services

JOSEPH JACOB BISHOP, 67, Youngstown. SERVICES: noon Friday, Schiavone Funeral Home, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to noon Friday, funeral home. LEONARD CERCONE SR., 86, Youngstown. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Friday, Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown and 1:30 p.m. Friday, St. Brendan Church, ...