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Obituaries

Cynthia D. Gilchrist 1952-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Ms. Cynthia Denise Gilchrist, 67, was carried to her heavenly home on the wings of angels on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, from St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Ms. Gilchrist was born Sept. 7, 1952, in Philadelphia, Pa., the daughter of James K. and Lydia M. Gilchrist. She was ...

Eric J. Lynn Sr. 1961-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Mr. Eric J. Lynn Sr., 58, entered eternal peace Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at his home. Mr. Lynn, affectionately known as “E,” was born July 27, 1961, in Youngstown, a son of John and Mary Roberts Lynn. He was a 1979 South High graduate. He attended Youngstown State ...

Services

DAVID G. PARKER JR., 33, Columbiana. CELEBRATION: 2 p.m. Sunday, May 31, 2020, 228 S. Bayshore Drive, Columbiana. CALLING HOURS: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana. Mask protocol and social distancing will be upheld. JUDITH STARE, 87, Howland. CALLING HOURS: ...

Ronald E. Gatte Sr. 1938-2020

BOARDMAN — Ronald Emerson Gatte Sr., 82, passed away early Saturday morning, May 16, 2020. Ron was born Jan. 28, 1938, in Youngstown, the son of Emerson and Edythe Felton Gatte. He was a maintenance mechanic and journeyman for the General Electric Lamp Plant. Ron was a graduate of East ...

Area deaths

BARBARA ANN COLE, 92, of Cortland, died Saturday, May 16, 2020, at her home. Carl W. Hall Funeral Home in Warren is providing funeral arrangements. Blackstone Funeral Home is charge of arrangements. MARY CUELLAR, 96, formerly of Leavittsburg, a resident of Humility House, Youngstown, died ...

David G. Parker Jr. 1986-2020

COLUMBIANA — David G. Parker Jr., age 33, of Columbiana, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 14, 2020. He was born on July 24, 1986, in Salem, a son of Shelly Fisher Parker Logan and David G. Parker Sr. David was a graduate of Crestview High School and double majored in both ...

Services

ANNIE P. CRAIGHEAD, 90, Youngstown. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Shiloh Baptist Church. CALLING HOURS: 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, church. Social distancing will be upheld. BEATRICE LAMPORT, 93, Newton Falls. CALLING HOURS: 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, James Funeral Home, Newton Falls. Social distancing ...

Richard W. Ballantine 1945-2020

SOLVANG, Calif. — Richard Wallis Ballantine, 75, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020, at his home in Solvang, Calif. Rick was born Jan. 30, 1945, in Youngstown, Ohio, to George and Elizabeth Ballantine. He attended the Rayen School, where he was its star quarterback. He graduated from ...

Jeanette Brewer 1934-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Jeanette Kemp Brewer, 86, of Youngstown, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020, in Columbus. Jeanette was born April 25, 1934, in Montgomery, Alabama. Jeanette was raised in New Castle, Alabama, and moved to Youngstown 49 years ago. She attended Youngstown State University ...

Laura L. Williams 1958-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Laura L. Williams of Youngstown, passed away on Saturday morning, May 10, 2020, at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, at the age of 61. Laura was born July 9, 1958, in Detroit, Mich., to the union of Ralph and Elaine Williams. She was the youngest of three ...