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Obituaries

William L. Kirkwood, 1949-2021

BOARDMAN — William L. Kirkwood, 71, passed away Monday evening, Jan. 18, 2021, at Hospice of the Valley, Hospice House. William, known by his family and friends as “Bill,” was born Aug. 24, 1949, in Youngstown, the son of the late William J. and E. “Blanche” Kirkwood. He graduated ...

Clara Ossoff, 1926-2021

COLUMBIANA — Clara Ossoff, 94, passed away Tuesday evening, Jan. 19, 2021, at her daughter’s home in Morrow, surrounded by her family. Clara was born Feb. 2, 1926, in Franklin, Pa., the daughter of Thomas and Mary Nalepa. She married Theodore J. Ossoff Sr. on June 7, 1952, and together ...

Casey Kuntzman, 1957-2021

BOARDMAN — Casey Kuntzman, 63, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday evening, Jan. 19, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Casey was born Oct. 5, 1957, in Canton, a son of the late Richard and Doris Weber Kuntzman. Raised in Canton, Casey was a graduate of Glen Oak High School, Class ...

Services

Services AMY M. BARNES-VAUGHN, 94, Youngstown. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Saturday, Phillips Chapel CME Church, Youngstown. ERIC C. BAUMGARTNER, 41, Cortland. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, funeral home. JAMES V. BERNI, 78, ...

Area deaths

JEFFREY P. BATTERBY, 55, of Youngstown, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital. (Kinnick) MICHAEL J. MOSKO, 89, of Warren, died Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. CALLING HOURS: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, ...

Mary E. McCullough, 1931-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Mrs. Mary E. McCullough, 89, transitioned to her heavenly home Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, surrounded by her loving family, at her home. Mrs. McCullough was born March 25, 1931, in Youngstown, a daughter of Sylvester Sr. and Marion Bell Jackson. She was a 1949 graduate of Chaney ...

Joseph Wertman, 1943-2021

BOARDMAN — Joseph Charles “Charlie” Wertman, 77, passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, at Hospice House. Charlie was born June 5, 1943, in the Brownlee Woods neighborhood of Youngstown, the son of the late Edward Wertman and Dorothy Garver Burt. A 1961 graduate of Austintown ...

Vernon Davis, 1949-2021

YOUNGSTOWN —Vernon Bernard “Stretch” Davis, aka Freeman Davis, 72, of Woodford Avenue, Youngstown, departed this life Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at 4:20 p.m. at the Hospice House, following an extended illness. He was born Jan. 15, 1949, in Youngstown, the son of Freeman and Nellie ...

Area deaths

ERIC C. BAUMGARTNER, 41, of Cortland, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26 at Staton-Borowski Funeral Home. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m., funeral home. BETTY A. ZIOTS, 93, of Niles, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Shepherd of the ...

Donald S. Dominic 1932-2021

AUSTINTOWN — Donald Samuel “Don” Dominic, 88, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 18, 2021, at his home with his family by his side. Donald was born Nov. 6, 1932, in Youngstown, a son of the late Daniel and Hazel Ingram Dominic, and was a lifelong area resident. Don attended Ursuline ...