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Obituaries

Beverly J. Sharnek 1934-2020

AUSTINTOWN — Beverly J. Sharnek, 85, passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 11, 2020, at the Cleveland Clinic, surrounded by her loving family. Beverly was born April 30, 1934, a daughter of the late W.B. Klauson and Helen Tarr Klauson, and was a lifelong resident of Austintown. Beverly ...

Garland L. Richardson 1928-2020

HUBBARD — Garland L. Richardson, 91, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at home. Garland was born April 10, 1928, in Point Pleasant, W.Va., a son of Vernon and Garnett Price Richardson. He was a truck driver for Cooper Jarrett Freight Lines and Consolidated Freight Way for many years, ...

Area deaths

DEANE HENDRICK BASSETT, 85, of Howland, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center. Services are private. (Staton-Borowski) GERI M. CRAWFORD, 76, of Struthers, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, St. Paul Catholic Church, Salem. CALLING HOURS: 10 to ...

George T. Siekkinen 1927-2020

HUNTSBURG — George Thomas Siekkinen, 92, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at Blossom Hill Care Center in Huntsburg. He was born May 30, 1927, in Elyria, a son of Margaret Jane Boswell and John Reginald Siekkinen. Tom was a 1945 graduate of South High School in Youngstown. After graduation, ...

Robert C. Getic 1932-2020

POLAND — Robert C. Getic, 87, died early Tuesday morning, Jan. 14, 2020, at Hospice House of Poland. Robert was born July 23, 1932, in Cuyahoga Falls, a son of the late Cloyd R. and Irene Rook Getic. He grew up living in a log cabin in Saxton, Pa. with his grandparents until he was 9, ...

Jerry Tekac 1942-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Jerry Tekac, 77, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at his home. Jerry was born June 6, 1942, in Youngstown, the son of John and Sue Schrieber Tekac. He was a graduate of Wilmington High School, where he played football. Jerry was born and raised in this area, but later ...

Irene Siman 1927-2020

DAYTON — Irene Siman, 92, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton. She was born Jan. 29, 1927, in Warren, a daughter of the late Clarence and Anna Miller Castle. She was a 1946 graduate of Boardman High School and worked as a receptionist for ...

Services

LOUISE E. BAYTOSH, 89, Warren. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Saturday, Blessed Sacrament Church, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, Warren. M. GRETCHEN BELL, 66, Canfield. SERVICES: 3 p.m. Sunday, Canfield Presbyterian Church. ...

Dorothy Halatek 1932-2020

WADSWORTH — Dorothy Halatek, 87, passed away Jan. 10, 2020. Dorothy was born April 11, 1932, in Canfield, the daughter of Ernest Holben and Matilda Herron Holben. She moved to Wadsworth in 2012 to be with her daughter and family. With her passing, there is a hole in her family’s hearts ...

James O. Lewis 1939-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — James O. Lewis, 80, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Jan. 2, 2020, surrounded by his family. Jim was born Jan 17, 1939, the son of Gordon and Virginia Lewis. He graduated from South High School in 1956. Jim received a bachelor of science in education and in business from ...