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Obituaries

Bruce W. Godfrey 1957-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Bruce W. Godfrey, 63, of the city’s West Side, passed away early Monday morning, Nov. 23, 2020, at his home, following a brief illness. Bruce, who was know to many as “Danny,” was born May 11, 1957, in Youngstown, and was a son of the late Richard and Loretta Godfrey. ...

Evelyn J. Medzie 1930-2020

NORTH JACKSON — Evelyn Jane Medzie, 89, entered into eternal life Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at Antonine Village, where she made her home. Evelyn was born Dec. 30, 1930, in Clearfield, Pa., the daughter of Virginia Green Shirey and Guy Shirey. Evelyn was preceded in death by her loving ...

Cathy M. Fahndrich 1955-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Cathy M. Fahndrich, 64, passed away suddenly Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at St Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Cathy was born Nov. 25, 1955, in Youngstown, the daughter of Joseph Robert and Dorothy Catherine Matuscak Mancini. She was a 1973 graduate of Chaney High School and had ...

Margaret Mary Verdream 1922-2020

AUSTINTOWN — Margaret Mary Verdream, 98, passed away peacefully early Friday evening, Nov. 20, 2020, at Antonine Village in North Jackson. after a long and fulfilling life. Margaret was born Feb. 25, 1922, in Niles, a daughter of the late Steve and Mary Repasky Nalepa, and was a lifelong ...

John J. Mizera 1955-2020

GAHANNA — John Joseph Mizera, 65, passed away Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. John was born in Youngstown, to Joseph and Jenny Nero Mizera, who precede him in death. John grew up in Struthers. He spent time living on the island of Put-In-Bay, where he enjoyed fishing and the island life, before ...

Rosemary A. Neal 1943-2020

NILES — Rosemary A. Neal, 77, died at 5:40 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at Antonine Village nursing home in North Jackson. Rosemary was born Jan. 24, 1943, in Warren, the daughter of John and Mary Chuirazzi Salapata. Rosemary was a 1961 graduate of Niles McKinley High School. On Sept. 24, ...

Richard A. Grugel 1940-2020

LOWELLVILLE — Richard A. Grugel, 80, died Saturday morning, Nov. 21, 2020. Mr. Grugel was born June 12, 1940, in Cleveland, a son of Ulysses and Pearl Burrow Grugel. He spent 32 years as a truck driver in the Cleveland area. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 47 years, ...

Thomas R. Kupec 1939-2020

CANFIELD — Thomas R. Kupec, 81, passed away Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, after a short illness, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Tom was born Jan. 22, 1939, in Madison, to Stephen and Catherine Czeszcziziki Kupec. He came to Youngtown as a young child, but continued spending summers at his ...

Denzil W. Deuley 1935-2020

DEERFIELD — Denzil W. Deuley, 85, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully at home, Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, surrounded by his family. Denzil was born in Gassaway, W.Va., Sept. 29, 1935, to Colonel C. and Pearl Jones Deuley. He was one of six children. Denzil married ...

Diane A. Drummond 1937-2020

CANFIELD — Diane A. Drummond, 83, passed away peacefully late Sunday afternoon, Nov. 22, 2020, at Ivy Woods Manor in North Lima, with her family by her side. Diane was born Aug. 13, 1937, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late John and Catherine Blazek Rago. She was a graduate of East High ...