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Area deaths

TIMOTHY M. HUSTON, 56, of Niles, died Friday, April 16, 2021. Arrangements pending. (Holloway Williams)

EVELYN MAE MORACCO, 90, of Salem, died Saturday, April 17, 2021, at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Thursday, Stark Memorial, Salem. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, funeral home.

ROGER L. RUFENER, 87, of Cortland, died Thursday, April 15, 2021, at Vibra Hospital, Warren. Services are private. (Staton-Borowski)

GERALDINE WRIGHT, 92, of Youngstown, died Sunday, April 4, 2021, at her residence. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday, Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, funeral home.

Area deaths

RUTH M. AMENT, 65, of Monroeville, Pa., formerly from Girard, died Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. SERVICES: 6 p.m. April 30, 2021, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica, Youngstown. (Rossi & Santucci)

DONALD M. DENMEADE, 89, of New Springfield, died Friday, April 16, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital. Arrangements pending. (Davidson-Becker)

CHARLES L. GILFORD, 80, of Youngstown, died Tuesday, April 13, 2021. SERVICES: 3 p.m. Wednesday, F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home.

EDWARD J. KOVAL, 62, of Boardman, died Thursday, April 15, 2021. Services are private (Thompson Filicky)

LESLIE STOUTEMIRE, 82, of Youngstown, died Sunday, April 11, 2021. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Monday, F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: noon to 1 p.m. Monday, funeral home.

Area deaths

ANGELA L. McCOY, 57, of Youngstown, died Wednesday, April 7, 2021. SERVICES: noon Friday, Greater Friendship Baptist Church, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 10 a.m. to noon Friday, church.

LUCILLE D. NOVAK, 91, of Austintown, died Sunday, April 11, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Services are private. (Kinnick)

JONATHAN D. PANICK, 32, of North Lima, died Tuesday, April 13, 2021. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Davis-Becker Funeral Home, Boardman. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday and 10 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, funeral home.

RUDOLPH POTESTA, 88, of Cleveland, Ga., formerly of Youngstown, died Wednesday, April 14, 2021. There are no local services. (Rossi & Santucci)

HELEN F. SINCHAK, 85, of Boardman, died Thursday, April 15, 2021. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Our Lady of Sorrows Parish at St. Matthias Church. CALLING HOURS: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Kubina Yuhasz Wasko Funeral Home, Boardman, and 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, church.

Area deaths

HELEN L. GILBERT-BOYER, 89, of Salem, died Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Salem Regional Medical Center. Services are private. (Stark Memorial)

JOANN T. FOSTER, 87, of Boardman, died Sunday, April 11, 2021. Services are private. (Rossi & Santucci)

JOHN P. HALLOCK, 73, of Niles, died Wednesday, April 14, 2021. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Saturday, St. Stephen Church. CALLING HOURS: 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturday, Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, Niles.

RON B. LASKEY, 76, of Warren, died Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Windsor House, Champion. There are no services. (Wm Nicholas)

Area deaths

JENNY L. ARMENI, 83, of Austintown, died Tuesday, April 13, 2021. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home, Poland. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, funeral home.

JULIE A. EVANOV, 45, died Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Saturday, Staton-Borowski Funeral home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, funeral home.

FRANK T. GIBSON, 88, of Salem, died Monday, April 12, 2021 at his home. SERVICES: 6 p.m. Thursday, Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, funeral home.

SANDRA L. MIHALIK, 62, of Boardman, died Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Brendan Church, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown.

Area deaths

LESLEY R. BISSELL, 63, of Masury, died Friday, April 9, 2021, at Sharon Regional Medical Center. SERVICES: 7 p.m. Thursday, Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, funeral home.

CAROL ANN DURKIN, 79, of Clarkston, Mich., formerly of Girard, died Saturday, April 3, 2021. Arrangements pending at Borowski Funeral Services / Oak Meadow Cremation Services.

FRANCIS W. HOUY SR., 84, of Hubbard, died Sunday, April 4, 2021. SERVICES: 3 p.m. Saturday, Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home, Hubbard. CALLING HOURS: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, funeral home.

ESTHER MANCINO, 94, of Warren, died Monday, April 12, 2021. SERVICES: noon Friday, Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to noon Friday, funeral home.

KATHLEEN E. SHUGART THOMPSON, 59, of Gotha, Fla., formerly of the area, died Friday, April 9, 2021. SERVICES: noon Friday, Woodlawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home, Gotha, Fla. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. Friday, funeral home.

Area deaths

ROBERT PEEPLES, 58, of Youngstown, died April 5, 2021.

ARTHUR “Ack-Ack” COZZA, 94, of New Waterford and East Palestine, died Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Covington Skilled Nursing. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April, 14, 2021, at Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine.

DOROTHY J. “Dolly” GEHO, 85, of Salem, died Saturday, April 10, 2021, at her home. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Friday, April 16, 2021, at Stark Memorial. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, funeral home.

Area deaths

TROY PAYTON, 55, of Youngstown, died Saturday, April 3, 2021. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Wednesday, F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home Inc., Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, funeral home.

WALTER T. KARR, 78, of Austintown, died Saturday morning, April 10, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hopsital. SERVICES: Wednesday, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, North Jackson. Time to be announced. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown.

Area deaths

FRANCES G. CETINA, 81, of Warren, died Friday, April 9, 2021, at Windsor House at Champion. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish-SS Cyril & Methodius site, Burton Street, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, Warren.

STEVEN KNOEDLER, 61, of New Waterford, died Friday, April 9, 2021, at home. SERVICES: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Stark Memorial Funeral Home, Salem. CALLING HOURS: 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home.

Area deaths

MARY DOWMONT, 98, of Lisbon, died Friday, March 26, 2021, at Salem North Healthcare Center. CALLING HOURS: noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 18, 2021, Stark Memorial, Salem.

WALLACE R. FLEMMING, 84, of Salem, died Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Salem West Healthcare Center. There are no services. (Stark Memorial)

DONNA JEAN HEVERLY, 91, died Friday, April 9, 2021, at her home. SERVICES: noon Sunday, Stark Memorial Funeral Home, Salem. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to noon Sunday, funeral home.

DAVID J. SINEA, 63, of Howland, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021. Private services will be held at a later date. (Staton-Borowski)

Area deaths

ELIZABETH GEORGE, 94, of Poland, died Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Services will be held at a later date. (Rossi & Santucci)

ANN M. LESSICK, 97, of Liberty, died Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, St. Rose Church, Girard. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, church.

BARBARA ANN LOWERY, 67, of Warren, died Saturday, April 3, 2021, at home. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, funeral home.

PAUL V. REARDON, 90, of Canfield, died Wednesday, April 7, 2021. SERVICES: 3 p.m. Monday, St. Columba Cathedral, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. Monday, cathedral. (Higgins-Reardon)

Area deaths

ANITA “LUCY” DECKER-FELTNER, 71, of Girard, died Monday, April 5, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. SERVICES: 6 p.m. Monday, Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 6 p.m. Monday, funeral home.

DONALD L. HARTMAN, 93, of Salem, died Monday, April 5, 2021. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Friday, St. Paul Catholic Church. (Stark Memorial)

MAUREEN E. KUTSCH, 73, died Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Saturday, Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, Niles. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, funeral home.

BRUCE H. MAXWELL, 86, of Warren, died Monday, April 5, 2021. SERVICES: 3 p.m. Friday, Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, funeral home.

JOHN F. THOMAS, 76, of North Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of the area, died Sunday, April 4, 2021. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Tuesday, The Royal Poinciana Chapel, Palm Beach, Fla. (livestream at royalpoincianachapel.org)

EMMA “MAE” WALTER, 91, of Thomasville, N.C., formerly of the area, died Sunday, April 4, 2021. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday, Stark Memorial, Salem.

Area deaths

WILLIAM P. DICKEY, 69, of Brookfield, died Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. SERVICES: 3 p.m. Sunday, Wm Nicholas Funeral Home, Niles. CALLING HOURS: 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, funeral home.

MAUREEN E. KUTSCH, 73, of Niles, died Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending. (Holeton-Yuhasz)

SARA M. MAURO, 91, formerly of Niles, died Sunday, April 4, 2021. Services will take place at a later date. (Beach Funeral Home, Indian Harbor Beach, Fla.)

KATHLEEN D. McCONNELL, 73, of Goshen Township, died Friday, April 2, 2021, at her home. (Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen)

EUGENE F. SMITH, 83, of Salem, died Sunday, April 4, 2021, at his home. Arrangements are pending. (Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen)

TIMOTHY N. TAKACH, 67, of Youngstown, died Thursday, April 1, 2021, at The Cleveland Clinic. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Good Hope Lutheran Church, North Lima. (Becker)

GERALDINE WRIGHT, 92, of Youngstown, died Sunday, April 4, 2021, at her home. Arrangements are pending. (Carl W. Hall)

Area deaths

RONALD W. BELAK, 78, of Howland, died Thursday, April 1, 2021, at his home. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Mary Church, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 9 to 9:50 a.m. Thursday, church.

WANDA GARWOOD, 73. of Struthers, died Monday, March 22, 2021. (Augustine)

MARGARET A. HOLZBACH, 79, of Canfield, died Friday, April 2, 2021. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Patrick Church, Youngstown. (Rossi & Santucci)

DAVID HUDSON, 74, of Youngstown, died Sunday, March 28, 2021. (Augustine)

DORIS E. STITLE, 85, of Salem, died Sunday, April 4, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. There are no calling hours. (Stark Memorial)

GERALDINE WRIGHT, 92, of Youngstown, died Sunday, April 4, 2021. Arrangements pending. (Carl W. Hall)

Area Deaths

PAUL A. HOOD, 71, of Salem, died Saturday, April 3, 2021, following complications from cancer surgery. (Stark Memorial)

MARY A. SASSONE, 97, of Hubbard, died Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Liberty Health Care. SERVICES: 11:30 a.m. today, St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church Parish Center. CALLING HOURS: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. today, church. (Kelley-Cummins)

WANDA L. BARTH, 96, of Girard, died Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Hospice House. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Thursday, St. Rose Church, Girard. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, church. (Blackstone)

Area deaths

HUNTER ALLEN, of Niles, died at birth, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. (Holeton-Yuhasz)

Area deaths

DIANE EATON, 85, of Columbiana, died Thursday, April 1, 2021. Private services are pending. (Davis-Becker)

BRETT LILLER, 25, of Youngstown, died Wednesday, March 31, 2021. CALLING HOURS: noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel.

DOROTHY E. LoSASSO, 94, of Youngstown, died Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at her son’s home in Poland. SERVICES: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, St. Brendan Church, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown.

RONALD SILVER, 70, of Austintown, died Friday, April 2, 2021. CALLING HOURS: noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel.

PAULA L. SOPKOVICH, 56, of Canfield, died Friday, April 2, 2021, at Hospice House. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Monday, St. Christine Church, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 5 ot 7 p.m. Monday, Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown.

JANE A. WELLENDORF, 79, of Boardman, died Thursday, April 1, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital. Services are private. (Thompson-Filicky)

ANA ZADNIKAR, 82, of Cortland, died Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. Services are private. (Kinnick)

Area deaths

MATTHEW R. BACKES, 34, of Canal Winchester, died Monday, March 29, 2021. Arrangements are pending. (Stewart-Kyle)

MARTIN M. MANNING, 79, of Bazetta, died Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Services will be held at a later date. (Staton-Borowski)

ANDREW M. MILLER, 88, of Salem, died Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at Salem Regional Medical Center. (Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen)

ANNA MAE WILLIAMS, 60, of Austintown, died Sunday, March 28, 2021, SERVICES: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica, Youngstown. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Rossi and Santucci Funeral Home, Boardman.