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Obituaries

Frances J. Anderson 1919-2022

EDINBURG, Pa. — Frances Jane Anderson, 102, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at her home following a brief illness. Frances was born Oct. 6, 1919, in Warren, the daughter of the late William and Jennie Johnson Biggin. Frances was a homemaker. She enjoyed traveling with her family, ...

Rose Cikusa 1927-2022

NILES — Rose Cikusa, 95, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at Hospice of the Valley Hospice House in Poland. She was born Feb. 27, 1927, in Niles, the daughter of Donato and Grace Villecco Gatta. Rose was a 1944 graduate of Niles McKinley High School and was employed at Robco Products ...

Eleanor K. Alfano 1941-2022

BOARDMAN — Eleanor Katherine Limongi Alfano, 80, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. Eleanor was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She exemplified love and kindness in everything that she did and she will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Eleanor was born Sept. 9, 1941, ...

Robert ‘Gary’ Runyon 1942-2022

YOUNGSTOWN — Robert “Gary” Runyon, 80, passed away Friday, July 29, 2022, at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. He was the son of the late Charles and Verde Rose Runyon, born in High Coal, W.Va. In 1962, Robert enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, holding many ranks and proudly ...

Florence M. Wittenauer 1924-2022

KENT — Florence “Jimmy” Marie Wittenauer, 98, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at her home, surrounded by family. Florence was born Feb. 21, 1924, in Youngstown, to William and Marian Glaeser Holleran. She is survived by her daughters, Sandy, Jo and Susie Wittenauer; along with ...

Area deaths

JOHN “JACK” ALTIER, 89, of Girard, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, at home. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, St. Rose Church, Girard. CALLING HOURS: 5 to7 p.m. Sunday, Blackstone Funeral Home, Girard. CHASE M. BAKER, 25, of Newton Falls, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. SERVICES: 4 p.m. Saturday, ...