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Obituaries

Clara D. Ducay 1927-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Clara DiRocco Ducay, 92, greeted her Lord and savior and joined Frank Ducay, her husband of 27 years, in heaven Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, after a brief illness. Clara spent her final days at home, resting peacefully with her family by her side. She left this earth as she lived her ...

Gordon J. Beale 1933-2020

THE VILLAGES, Fla. — Gordon J. Beale, 86, of The Villages, Fla., passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. He was born Nov. 9, 1933, in New Castle, Pa. Gordon had served in the U.S Army and was a 1959 graduate of Pennsylvania State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in ...

Carol J. Grope 1940-2020

BOARDMAN — Carol J. Grope, 79, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Friday evening, Jan. 17, 2020, at her residence with her family by her side. Carol was born Aug. 9, 1940, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Frank and Alberta Wengt Sekula. She was a member of St. Charles Borromeo ...

Phyllis Stapay 1923-2020

COLUMBUS — Phyllis Stapay, 96, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Columbus. She was born May 3, 1923, in Novosilki, Lviv Region, Ukraine. A longtime member of Holy Trinity Church in Youngstown and member of several Ukrainian fraternal and service organizations, Phyllis Triska grew up in ...

Olga Tatalovich 1923-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Olga Tatalovich, 96, formerly of Girard, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Park Vista Nursing Care Center. Olga was born Sept. 21, 1923, the daughter of Nicholas and Anna Milanovich Metrovich. She was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church in ...

Herbert C. Wayne 1936-2020

COPLEY — Herbert C. Wayne, 83, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. He was born Sept. 8, 1936, in Youngstown, to the late Randall and Helen Wayne. Herbert dedicated his work services to the textile industry for over 40 years. This Ohio-born Florida lover adored the water and fishing and ...

Area deaths

ANGIE ACCORDINO, 84, of Niles, died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center, Warren. SERVICES: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, Niles. CALLING HOURS: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, funeral home. JOYCE NUNLEY, 73, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in ...

Services

MARTHA J. BENEDICT, 94, Niles. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Friday, St. Stephen Church, preceded by 9:40 a.m. prayers, Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, Niles. CALLING HOURS: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, funeral home. FRANK P. CASTELLANO, 67, Warren. SERVICES: 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Packard Music Hall, Warren. ...

William C. Curry 1926-2020

SALEM — William C. Curry, 93, of Salem, formerly of Columbiana and Monaca, Pa., died Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Salem Regional Medical Center, Salem. Mr. Curry was born Dec. 14, 1926, in New Brighton, Pa. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and in the U.S. Army during the Korean ...

Area deaths

ROBERT E. MORGAN SR., 86, of Warren, died 3:10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Per his request, no services will be held. Cremation will take place. Arrangements are being handled by Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, Warren. JOANN M. SIPUSIC, 73, of Warren, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at Trumbull ...