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Obituaries

Robert L. Johnson Sr. 1941-2019

AUSTINTOWN — Robert L. “Bob” Johnson Sr., 78, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at Select Specialty Hospital in Youngstown after a courageous, four-year battle with cancer. He was born April 12, 1941, in Monongahela, Pa. He was the son of the late Harry Abrams Johnson and Sarah ...

James A. Wilkins 1945-2019

YOUNGSTOWN — James A. Wilkins, 74, passed away unexpectedly into paradise with Jesus on Monday night, Nov. 11, 2019. Jim was born May 22, 1945, a son of the late Donald F. and Mary L. Anderson Wilkins. He was raised in Youngstown and was a 1963 graduate of South High School. As a young ...

Milan John Krivan 1939-2019

CANFIELD — Milan John Krivan, 80, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. He was born July 17, 1939, in Pohorela, Czechoslovakia, a son of Mary and John Krivan. After graduating from Wilson High School, Milan became a private first class in the United ...

Lively W. Gayles Jr. 1952-2019

FONTANA, Calif. — Lively “Rooster” Wilson Gayles Jr., 67, formerly of Youngstown, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in Ontario, Calif. He was born June 1, 1952, to Lively and Eugenia Gayles in Youngstown. Lively accepted Christ at an early age and rededicated his life back to ...

Area deaths

JUDITH L. BITTNER, 76, of Niles, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at Shepherd of the Valley. There will be no services. (Staton-Borowski) JOE A. CORRADETTI, 94, of Austintown, died Nov. 13, 2019. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Monday Mass, St. Anthony of Padua Church. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, ...

James S. Jones Sr. 1933-2019

McDONALD — James Seth Jones Sr., 85, passed away peacefully at home Nov. 14, 2019, surrounded by his family. Jim was born Nov. 28, 1933 in Youngstown to the late Thomas and Blanche Parker Jones. He grew up in Brownlee Woods in a large extended family home of parents, siblings, ...

Frank E. Tarantine 1935-2019

AUSTINTOWN — Frank E. Tarantine, 84, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 12, 2019, after a long illness, with his loving wife by his side. He was born Oct. 1, 1935, in Youngstown, the son of Eugene and Mary DelBene Tarantine, and was a lifelong area resident. Frank was a ...

Services

LORETTA J. BACHA, 80, Hubbard. SERVICES: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, St. Rose Church, Girard. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown, and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, church. BARBARA J. BALOGH, 92, formerly of Warren. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. John Paul II Parish, ...

Marion Patoray Kravec 1930-2019

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Marion Patoray Kravec, 89, passed away peacefully in her sleep Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Marion “Manka” was born July 14, 1930, in Greece, the daughter of Naum Dimanoff and Helen Papadopolous. She came to Ohio at age 3. She was of Macedonian decent. She was a graduate ...

Nancy A. Burke 1930-2019

YOUNGSTOWN — Nancy Ann Rouan Burke, 89, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, after a short illness, with her family by her side. She was born Sept. 30, 1930, to William and Margaret Gaffney Rouan and was proud to live in Youngstown her entire life. Nancy was a 1948 graduate of Rayen ...