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Obituaries

John M. Wetzl Jr. 1949-2019

NILES — John M. Wetzl, Jr., 70, passed away 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at his residence. He was born Sept. 12, 1949, in Youngstown, a son of John M. and Helen J. McNally Wetzl Sr. He was a 1967 graduate of Ursuline High School. He was of the Christian faith. John served his country ...

Robert R. Davis 1938-2019

YOUNGSTOWN — Robert R. Davis, 81, died Friday evening, Sept. 27, 2019, at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born Sept. 20, 1938, in Boardman, a son of Myron and Violet Thornquist Davis and had been a lifelong area resident. He was a graduate of Boardman High School and had been a firefighter ...

Fayette J. King 1932-2019

YOUNGSTOWN — Fayette J. “Junior” King, 87, departed this life Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Ohio Living Park Vista. Mr. King was born April 23, 1932, in Youngstown, a son of Fate J. King and Emma J. Cheatham. He was a graduate of East High School and a labor worker for Youngstown Sheet ...

William G. Setree 1947-2019

NORTH JACKSON — William “Tim” George Setree, 71, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. He was born in Youngstown on Dec. 23, 1947, to George William Setree and Wilma Young Setree Drake. Tim was a 1965 graduate of Jackson-Milton High School, where he ...

Ronnie J. Collins Jr. 1990-2019

YOUNGSTOWN — Ronnie J. “Redd” Collins Jr., 29, departed this life Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at University Hospital, Cleveland. Mr. Collins was born June 2, 1990, in Youngstown, a son of Ronnie J. and Karen Kimbrough Collins Sr. Ronnie was an East High School graduate on June 11, 2009 ...

Gary Schrum 1941-2019

POLAND — Gary Schrum, 78, finished his journey on earth Oct. 13, 2019. He was born March 28, 1941, in Youngstown, the son of Betty M. Schrum and Harry L. Schrum. Gary worked at Kmart in management for more than 20 years. He later owned his own “PriceLess” furniture and mattress ...

Services

DANA L. BAILEY, 48, Jerseyville, Ill. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Saturday, Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown chapel. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, funeral home. MARY ANN BUCCO, 86, Niles. SERVICES: 6:30 p.m. Thursday prayers, Kinnick Funeral Home. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 7 p.m. ...

John W. Dawson, 1928-2019

CANFIELD — John W. Dawson, 91, passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday morning, Oct. 8, 2019. John was born Oct. 2, 1928, in Lumberport, W.Va., the son of William S. and Pearl Meek Dawson. John worked as a highway patrolman for 10 years before moving to General Motors Lordstown, ...

Pearline Strong, 1929-2019

YOUNGSTOWN — Pearline Strong, 90, of Youngstown departed this life Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Mrs. Strong, lovingly known as “Auntie,” was born Jan. 18, 1929 in Little Rock, Ark., a daughter of Charles and Leola Williams Handy. A loving ...

Roosevelt Griffin Sr., 1933-2019

YOUNGSTOWN — Roosevelt Griffin Sr., 86, transcended to eternal rest Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Mr. Griffin was born Oct. 3, 1933, in Tallassee, Ala., a son of Artis Sr. and Elizabeth Stowvall Griffin. Deacon Griffin was a man who loved the Lord with all ...