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Obituaries

John W. Mentzer 1963-2021

BOARDMAN — John W. Mentzer, 58, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021, after complications of a lengthy illness. John was born May 22, 1963, in Youngstown, the son of John S. and Cindy Shaffer Mentzer, and was a lifelong area resident. He graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School and ...

Charles K. Sedgwick 1957-2021

HUBBARD — Charles “Cubby” Kevin Sedgwick, 63, passed away peacefully at home, Saturday, June 5, 2021. Charles was born June 24, 1957, in Youngstown, a son of Glenn Sedgwick and Sandra Lee Williams. After graduation from Canfield High School in 1975, he moved to Detroit, Mich., ...

Bill G. Bares Sr. 1951-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Bill G. Bares Sr., 69, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Friday evening, June 4, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital. Bill was born Dec. 15, 1951, in Youngstown, the son of the late Anthony and Florence Zupp Bares. He graduated from Campbell Memorial High School in ...

Paul J. Bellanger 1945-2021

CORNERSBURG — Paul J. Bellanger, 75, passed away peacefully at his residence, Friday, June 11, 2021. He was born in Port Arthur, Texas, and was preceded in death by his parents, O. Bellanger and Julia Ramsey. Life’s journey landed him in Youngstown, where he met and married Stella Foster ...

Mike D. Townsend 1974-2021

GIRARD — Mike D. Townsend, 46, passed away Tuesday evening, June 8, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Mike was born July 11, 1974, in Sharon, Pa., a son of Thomas Townsend and Janice Terna. He was a 1992 graduate of West Middlesex High School and worked at NOV Tuboscope for 27 ...

Linda M. Romano 1944-2021

MEADVILLE, Pa. — Linda M. Romano, 76, of Meadville, Pa., passed away, Saturday, June 5, 2021, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. She was born Oct. 9, 1944, in Youngstown, a daughter of Joseph and Mary Menichini Coppola. She married Charles J. Romano Sr. in 1994; he survives. Linda was a 1962 ...

Kim D. Jones 1957-2021

POLAND — Kim D. Jones, 63, passed away peacefully at home, Thursday morning, June 10, 2021, surrounded by family. Kim was born July 9, 1957, in Youngstown, a daughter of Larry and Clarissa Hughes Means. She was a graduate of Youngstown North High School, Class of 1975, “Bull Dogs for ...

Paulette Seidita 1959-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Paulette “Pal” Seidita, 62, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 9, 2021. She was born in Youngstown on April 8, 1959, to Edward Bellik and Mary Jane Chance Bellik. She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving husband, Jerry, and their adored cats, Amber and Freddie. ...

Daniel J. Jacobson 1971-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Daniel Joseph Jacobson, 50, died unexpectedly of an apparent heart attack Thursday, June 10, 2021. Daniel was born May 20, 1971, in Youngstown, the son of Robert and Martha Knapp Jacobson. He was a graduate of Liberty High School and worked as a machinist for many years. ...

Nicholas M. Harvey 1954-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Nicholas Milton Harvey, 66, passed away Sunday evening, June 6, 2021, at Windsor House at Guardian Health Care Center. Mr. Harvey was born July 24, 1954, in Mount Vernon, N.Y., a son of Robert Nicholas and Annie Ruth Favors Harvey, and came to the area in 2001. He was a ...