Jan. 11, 2002
Adrienna D. Maloney
Adrienna Doloras Maloney (nee Blackshere). Friends may call at the Bacher Funeral Home 3326 Manchester Rd., Akron on Friday January 11, 2002 from 4-7 p.m. where services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. with Dr. Janet Rhodes officiating. Interment in Greenlawn Cemetery. Donations may be made to Aultman Hospice, 4510 Dressler Rd., NW, Canton, OH 44718.
Bernhard G. Kuhne
Bernhard G. Ben Kuhne, age 92, passed away January 7, 2002 at the Arbors of Fairlawn. Born in Hendersonville, NC., he lived most of his life in the Akron area. Ben was a self-employed accountant, and the former building manager for the Metropolitan Building in Akron for many years. He was also a charter member of the Akron Symphony Orchestra where he was a cellist and had played in the symphonies in Canton, Mansfield and Ashland. Ben is survived by his brother, Harry Kuhne; many nieces and nephews; and special friends, Dennis, Mary and Heather Mobley. Funeral services will be held on Saturday January 12, 2002 at 1 p.m. at the Hennessy-Bagnoli funeral Home, 936 N. Main St. Interment at Chestnut Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Akron Symphony Orchestra.
Charles R. Winter
Charles Ross Winter, age 83, of North Canton, OH, passed away Thursday morning in the Windsor Medical Center following an extended illness. Born in Spencer, WV, on Oct. 12, 1918, he had been a resident of the North Canton area since 1946. A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army as a Medic in New Guinea. He was a retired employee of Goodyear Aerospace, retiring in 1980 after 29 years of service. He was a member of the Lathrop Masonic Lodge and a longtime member of Alcoholics Anonymous. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Winter; his son, Michael Winter; grandson, Curtis Ross Winter and his wife, Virginia M. Winter, who passed away March 26, 1994. Survivors include two nephews and a niece, all living in West Virginia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1 p.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Raymond Tucker officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Burial Park. Calling hours at the funeral home Sunday 2-4 p.m.
David E. Copen
David E. Copen, 70, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 9, 2002. A resident of North Canton for 19 years he retired from PPG Industries in 1976 after 27 years of service and was a member of the Barberton Cornerstone Church and Denny and Marge Hazen Ministries. Preceded in death by parents, Brace and Blanche Copen; brother, Ronald, Henry, Bill, Robert, Paul, Dennis; and sister, Goldie. Surviving are wife, Alma Jane; daughter, Becky (Dennis) Durbin; granddaughter, Heather Durbin; brothers, George (Joyce) Copen, Frank (Ruth) Copen and sisters, Mary Gault and Linda Williams. Funeral service Saturday, 1:00 p.m. at the Campfield-Hickman-Collier Funeral Home with Rev. Clark Gable and Rev. Denny Hazen officiating. Burial Greenlawn Cemetery. Visitation Friday 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m.
Dolores Gluck, 72, of North Canton, died peacefully, quietly and with great dignity in Aultman Hospital Saturday January 5, 2002, surrounded in both body and spirit by her beloved family. Along with her late husband, A. William Gluck, she was a founding member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Canton where she was a member of the Church Vestry, the Episcopal Church Women, the Alter Guild and the Bible Study Group. In addition, she was a lay reader, Choirester and Chalice Bearer and held several offices within the church. She was graduated from the University of Akron in 1966 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology; a Master of Science in Human Biology and Genetics in 1970; a Master of Arts in Speech Pathology and Audiology in 1973. Mrs. Gluck was a researcher in population genetics and an advocate for the early detection of pregnancy to minimize birth defects in utero. A university classroom instructor in biology, developmental anatomy and genetics, she also was a teaching assistant in speech pathology and audiology. She worked full time as a public school therapist from 1973-1996. She had been employed part time in the private sector for over 20 years pertaining to referrals from medical and collegiate sources. As a public school clinician, she mentored graduate students, developed three literature based language programs for the learning disabled and at-risk populations. She also served as a member of the earlier over-ride committees and more recent Intervention Assistance Teams for over 20 years and presented workshops locally on a variety of communication related topics. As a private clinician, she worked PRN in hospital rehabilitation and at long term care facilities. Literally, Mrs. Gluck was a consumer advocate from the womb to the tomb. Other societies include Phi Sigma Alpha in Arts Sciences; Phi Sigma in Biology; Sigma Alpha Eta in Speech and Hearing; Phi Delta Kappa and Delta Kappa Gamma as well as social sorority, Alpha Gamma Delta. An avid lover of music, nature and gardening, she was a member of the McKinley Center Garden Club and the Canton College Club. She was preceded in death by her parents, George B. Sr. and Gertrude (Leonard) Wells; husband, A. William Gluck in 1983. Survivors are son and daughter-in-law, Wm. David and Rebecca Ann Gluck of North Lawrence; daughter and son-in-law, Marcy and Gregg Oehlke of Bloomfield Hills, MI; son and daughter-in-law, Christopher W. and Wendy of Seattle, WA; grandchildren, Ian Christopher, Hayden Davis, Eleanor Joy, and Paul Nathanial Gluck; brother, George B. Skip Wells II, of Cuyahoga Falls; sister, Elizabeth Beerman of Oakton, VA; sister-in-law, Jessie Gluck Wolf and family of Pittsford, NY; many dear cousins; friends; and Maddy. Memorial services will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. in St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 515 48th St NW, with Rev. Dr. Carey Sloan III officiating. Private family interment will be in North Canton Cemetery. There will be no calling hours at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 515 48th St NW, Canton, OH 44709, or to the Woman's Tuition Grant of the Canton College Club.
Donald R. Moore
Donald R. Moore, age 65, of Indianapolis, IN, died Wednesday morning in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN. after an extended illness. Born in Canton, OH., on January 21, 1936, he graduated from Lincoln High School and Malone College. He was formerly employed by Ohio Power and was an Army Veteran. He was owner and operator of Moore Fudge and Chocolate in Indianapolis, IN. Preceded in death by his parents; and first wife, Karen (Holms) Moore former member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Canton, OH. Survived by his second wife, Jane (Gallagher) Moore; one son and daughter-in-law, Jeremy and Ashley Moore of Fisher, IN; three step-sons; two step-daughters; six step-grandchildren all of Indianapolis, IN; one brother, Bob and Ruth Moore; three sisters, Beverly and Glen Sweitzer, Faye and Bill Staugh, Sara Jane Cook; several nieces and nephews all of Canton, OH. Funeral service will be held Saturday, January 12, 2002 at Cross and Crown Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, IN., with Pastor Borg officiating. Calling hours 10-1 p.m. Saturday, services are at 1 p.m. Burial will be taken place at Attica, IN., Feeney-Hornak Funeral Home in Indianapolis, IN are in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Mildred Lambert
Dorothy Mildred Lambert, age 94, of Minerva, formerly of Canton, passed away Thursday morning at her daughter's home in Minerva following a brief illness. Born Sept. 26, 1907, in Maynard, OH, to the late George Henry and Selora Arminta (Jeffers) Lambert. Prior to coming to Canton, she was the owner-operator of Lambert's General Store in Steinersville, OH, from 1935-1957. She was employed for 11 years for the former Marcelle Nursing Home in Louisville as a Nurses Aide. She was of Methodist faith. Survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Darlene and Lee Meadows of Minerva, with whom she made her home; three grandchildren, Nathan, Andrew and Emily Meadows of the home; one brother and sister-in-law, Raymond Virgil and Grace Lambert of Barnesville; also numerous nieces, nephews, foster children/grandchildren. Preceded in death by a sister, Oglerta Lambert and two brothers, Merrill Lambert and Harold Franklin Lambert. Graveside services will be held Noon on Monday in the Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, OH. Friends may call Sunday 1-4 p.m. in the Waltner-Simchak Funeral Home. The family requests memorial tributes to the Oakgrove Calvary Chapel, Piedmont, OH.
Edward J. Dolan, Jr.
Edward J. Dolan, Jr., 56, of New Philadelphia, died Wednesday, January 9, 2002, in his home following a sudden illness. Born March 28, 1945 in New York, NY, he was a son of the late Edward and Dorothea Scheuermann Dolan. Ed graduated in 1963 from Bishop DuBois High School in New York. He married the former Donna Hostetler on June 29, 1968, and moved to Ohio in 1973. Ed was the owner of Hall of Fame Answering Service, Canton and was also employed by Lowe's, New Philadelphia. He was a member and former captain of the Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Dept. Reserve Unit for over 20 years. Ed was also a member of Sacred Heart Church at New Philadelphia. He enjoyed bowling and was a Cleveland Indians fan. Survivors include his wife, Donna; a daughter, Michelle Mickey Robinson of New Philadelphia; a son, Edward J. (Lisa) Dolan III of Youngstown; and a granddaughter, Mackenzie Robinson. A funeral service will be held Saturday, January 12, 2002 at 11 a.m. in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home, New Philadelphia, with Msgr. George J. Schlegel officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, New Philadelphia. Visitation will be Friday, January 11, 2002 anytime after 2 p.m. with the family present 7-9 p.m. in the funeral home. There will be a Christian wake service Friday at 8:30 p.m. To sign the online register and express condolences, please visit the funeral home's website.
Emily A. Freed
Emily A. Freed, age 89, former resident of Canton, died Sunday, January 6, 2002 in Florida. Born in Follansbee, WV, Mrs. Freed lived many years in Canton before moving to Clearwater, FL in 1989. She was a member of the Dueber United Methodist Church and life member of the Rebekah Lodge, Canton and member of the V.F.W. Aux., FL. She is the daughter of the late, Cloid W. and Emily (Cox) Rairigh and is pre-deceased by a brother, Glen Rairigh and also preceded in death by her husband, Glen E. Freed. She is survived by a son, James E. (Pam) Freed, Clearwater, FL; two grandchildren, Jamie and Nicholas Freed, and one great-grandson, Jaylon Thomas Arner. A graveside service 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 14, 2002 will be held at St. Jacob's Cemetery, Cairo, OH with Rev. Chester Harris officiating. Memorial contributions may be made, if you prefer, to the Dueber United Methodist Church.
Frank The Barber Manello, age 80, of Canton, passed away Wednesday evening at his home after an extended illness. He was born in San Andrea, Italy. Frank's mother passed away when he was six. In 1933, he shepherded his three siblings across the Atlantic to join his father in Brewster, OH. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Army, where he learned to cut hair. In the late 1940's, he operated the barber shop at the Belden Hotel located on the corner of 6th Market Ave., across from the Palace Theater. In those days, numerous celebrities performed at The Palace and stayed in the hotel. Frank trimmed and shaved many of them, including Bob Hope. In 1951, he opened his own shop, Frank's Barber Shop, later Manello Brothers on Martindale Rd. In the late 1970's he moved the shop to its current location on 30th St. NE, where it continues to operate. Frank was still cutting hair when he celebrated his 80th birthday. He thrived in the variety of people and their conversations. Frank was both an avid skilled golfer and the barber shop was often the scene of putting clinics and debates about the intricacies of the golf swing. He was also a very skilled card player. He and his friends played almost every Tuesday night for over 50 years. He will be missed by many, but most of all his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Mary Louise Manello; two brothers, Silvio and Edo Manello; niece, Ann Louise. He is survived by his beloved wife, Rosemary (Fletcher) Manello, to whom he was married for 54 years; two sons and daughters-in-law, Frank, Jr. and Mary Regina Manello, James Silvio and Lisa Manello; and daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Keith Klotz, all of Canton; one sister and brother-in-law, Louise and Larry Scassa of Brewster, OH; his mother-in-law, Alice Fletcher of Canton; grandchildren, Frank W. Manello, Thomas R. Manello, Kristen Klotz, Jenny Klotz, Jamie Klotz and Anthony Manello; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the Rossi Funeral Home with Msgr. Frank Carfagna officiating. Entombment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday (tonight) 5-8 p.m. and also on Saturday 9-10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Frank Manello's name.
George V. Berbeles
George V. Berbeles, age 73, of Scottsdale, AZ, formerly of Canton, passed away January 9, 2002, in Scottsdale, AZ after a brief illness. He was a resident of Canton until 16 years ago when he and his family moved to Scottsdale, AZ where he lived the remainder of his life in grand style. He was a large part of his children's life, still working at his son's business each day. Survivors include his son, Vern Berbeles; daughter-in-law, Vickie Berbeles; daughter, Corinne Berbeles-Lewis; and son-in-law, James Lewis, all of Phoenix; his sister, Margaret Ergazos of Canton. Services were held in Scottsdale, AZ.
Irving H. Greene
Irving H. Greene, age 84, of North Canton, passed away Thursday morning January 10, 2002 in Manor Care. He was born November 6, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York to Harry and Rose (Goldstein) Greene. Irving began playing the Saxophone when he was 12 years old, which lead to a career as a Julliard-educated touring Jazz musician who played with Charlie Bird Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Perez Prado and countless other Jazz greats. In 1960, Mr. Greene settled down in North Canton where he owned a studio and taught 80 lessons a week. He was still giving lessons last year in clarinet, flute and saxophone. He was a member of Canton Federation of Musicians, Local 111 AFM and the Canton Jewish Community Center. Irving was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Shirley (Tope) Greene in 1989, whom he met while playing at the Palace Theatre in Canton. Following cremation a memorial service will be held Monday, January 14th, at 11 a.m. in the chapel building at Sunset Hills Burial Park with Rabbi John Spitzer officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Diabetes Association.
James A. Livengood
James A. Livengood. Services will be Sunday, January 13, 2002 at 3 p.m. in the Otterbein United Methodist Church with Pastor Phil Raynes and Rev. Paul Gerycz officiating. Friends may call Friday (tonight) 6-8 p.m. in the Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home on South Cleveland Ave.
Lee N. Murphy
Lee N. Murphy, age 80, of North Canton, OH, died Thursday, January 10, 2002, in Mercy Medical Center following a sudden illness. Born in Canton, OH, on Sept. 24, 1921, he lived in this vicinity most of his life. He worked as a meat processor for Kiko Meat. Prior to that he worked at Liber-Homestead Meats. Member of First Friends Church, where he taught Sunday School for 30 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy in the Atlantic and Pacific. Member of the Washington Twp. Ruritans. Lee and his wife, Iris worked with Bible's Foundation World Distribution and to date sent 13,000 Bibles to 56 countries in the last six years. Preceded in death by father, John R. Murphy; mother, Joyce (Nichol) Murphy. Survived by wife, Iris J. (Daily) Murphy of North Canton, OH; son, Ted L. Murphy of Massillon, OH; daughter, Peg A. Stewart of Marion, IN; five grandchildren; one great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bob Murphy of Banning, CA, Paul Murphy of Canton, OH. Funeral services Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at 11 a.m., in First Friends Church with Pastor Rick Sams and Rev. Sherman Brantingham officiating. Viewing at the church 10-11 a.m. Burial will be at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, North Canton. Memorial contributions may be made to First Friends Church Mission Committee, 1307 W. State St., Alliance, OH 44601.
Orin D. Thornton
Orin D. Thornton, age 85, of North Canton, passed away Wednesday morning in Aultman Hospital following an extended illness. Born in Washington County, OH on August 15, 1916 he attended the Wolf Creek School in Waterford, OH. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army during the occupation of Japan. He was a retired employee of the Timken Co. retiring in 1977 after 36 years of service in Timken Security. He was a member of the FOP Lodge. Preceded in death by his parents, Granville Nathan Thornton and Luvernia Thornton and also by his wife, Lucille Ruth (Pierce) Thornton, who passed away January 15, 2000. Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Janet L. and Ray Elkins of East Canton, Judith L. and Fred Rossetti of North Canton and Joan L. and Glenn Holley of Gilbertsville, PA; one son, Jerry L. Thornton of Tucson, AZ; one sister, Helen Phillis of Carrollton, OH; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private funeral services, for the family, will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Pastor Kenneth D. Scheck II officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Burial Park. There will be no calling hours.
Rita P. Lamiell
Rita P. Lamiell. A Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in St. John's Catholic. Private interment will be at a later date. Friends may call Friday (today) from 4 - 7 p.m. at the Lamiell Funeral Home.
Robert E. Barress Sr.
Robert E. Barress Sr. Services will be conducted Sat. at 11 a.m. in the Formet-Clevenger Gordon Funeral Home. Friends may call Friday (tonight) 7-9 p.m. and Sat. 10-11 a.m. before the service.
Robert L. Stevenson
Robert Lewis Stevenson. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 12 noon in the Reed Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Calling hours at the funeral home one hour before services on Saturday 11-12 noon.
Ronald J. Mainguth
Ronald J. Mainguth, age 61, went home peacefully to be with his Lord and Savior, entering into his new life with Jesus and his heavenly family, on January 6, 2002, at Mercy Medical Center. He was in the presence of his two loving sisters, niece and several compassionate, tender and earthly nursing angels. His favorite hymns played softly in his last hours. Born in Renovo, PA, on June 2, 1940, he lived there in his youth. Later in 1952, he moved to Lock Haven, PA, where he graduated from Lock Haven High School in 1958. His love for flying was inspired and introduced by the Piper Aircraft Company and the Piper Cubs, he was a graduate of the Weaver Airline training school. He was of Baptist faith, where he was known for his solo singing in church, on the radio and at weddings. He attended Houghton College in New York and Cedarville College in Ohio. He enjoyed the people, scenery and terrain of Ohio. Ronald was retired from the Hoover Company with 30 years of service. He had exacting organizational skills, loved nature, farm life and traveling. Other interest include studying scripture with others, and especially enjoyed visiting with older people with the infirmities of age. The most special place on earth was at the farm and family built log cabin deep in the mountains of Potter County, PA. He loved and lived baseball, he played minor leagues with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He entertained his family with his fond memories and stories about his gym workouts with his friend and mentor, the now deceased famed baseball player, Roberto Clemente. He is the son of and survived by his mother, Thelma Burrows Mainguth Farwell of Lockhaven, PA and deceased father, Joseph Mainguth, who gave his life in 1944 in the Army for our country's freedom in Luxumborg, Europe, where his body is interred. He is survived by two sisters, Rita M. Royer of Mill Hall, PA and Lorrain Farwell Norton and children of Milford, CT; one special niece, Crissy; two nephews, Dear Ben and Stephen; many aunts, uncles and numerous cousins and special friends spread out across America. He was also the stepson of Robert (Bob) M. Farwell, a fine, wonderful, kind, calm and caring man of God. Both fathers preceded him in death, to greet him upon his arrival in Heaven. His sister, Rita, will accompany his body back to Pennsylvania, to his final resting place in Rest Haven Cemetery in Lock Haven, PA. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. with Pastor Kenneth Louden officiating. The Reed Funeral Home in Canton, OH, was in charge of arrangements in Canton and the Donald Walker Funeral Home was in charge of Pennsylvania arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Colonial Nursing Home in Canton, OH, 1528 Market Ave. North, Canton 44714 or to the Lock Haven Baptist Christian School so that a special child may go to school.
Wanda Maddy Snyder Olmutz, age 91, formerly of Canton, died Sunday afternoon after a short illness. Mrs. Olmutz was born in Marion County, Iowa, attended Iowa State Teachers College, and retired from American Electric Power. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Olmutz and son, John L. Snyder. She is survived by daughter, Sandra Laurenson (James) of Sagamore Hills; stepdaughter, Laurie Leach (John) of Cape Coral, FL; grandsons, Del Snyder of Kailua, HI and Gregory Paul Thatcher of Lexington; granddaughter, Amy Thatcher-Benza (Robert); stepgrandson, John Paul Leach of Canfield; and great-grandchildren, Shawn Snyder, Victoria and Micah Benza and Kayla, Nolan and Gregory Thatcher. She will be fondly remembered for her zest for living and caring. Friends and family are invited to share in a celebration of the life of Wanda Olmutz on Sat., Jan. 12, 11 a.m. at the Canton Woman's Club, 822 Market Ave. N., Canton. Contributions may be made in her memory to: PBS 45 49, PO Box 5191, Kent, OH 44240-5191.
William B. Jacobs
William B. Jacobs, age 65, of Canton, died early Wednesday morning following an extended illness. Born May 28, 1936, in Niles, to the late Earl and Mildred Jacobs. He graduated from Case Institute of Technology and was a former employee of Goodyear Aerospace, Loral and Lockheed Martin. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth of the home; and one son, Jeffrey Jacobs of Canton. Private services will be held for the family. Memorials may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation.
Willie H. Jackson
Willie H. Jackson, age 60, departed this life on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002, following a very courageous battle with cancer. Willie was born on June 23, 1941, in Demopolis, AL. He was a retired supervisor of the Timken Co., working 40 years. Preceded in death by his father, Willie Jackson Sr.; uncle, Harrison Evans; mother, Sophia Haywood. He attended South Market Grade School, graduated from McKinley High School in 1959, also attended Kent State University/
Stark Campus. He was a member of Union Baptist Church. He was in the Air Force, Crew Chief, repairing missiles, Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH, Chanute Air Force Base in Rantool. IL. He was a 33 degree Mason, Past Worshipful Master, Hiram Abiff Lodge #72, Golgotha Commandery #36, St. Luke Chapter #33, RAM, Bezaleel Consistory #15. He enjoyed classic automobiles, landscaping, boating, coin collecting, hunting and gun collecting. Willie leaves to cherish his precious memories his loving and devoted wife, Betty Jackson; sons, Michael (Corrennia) Jackson, Gregory (Erica) Jackson, Jeffery Freeman; stepdaughter, Charisse Ray of Atlanta, GA; stepfather, King Haywood Sr.; father-in-law, Rev. John Wynne Sr.; mother-in-law, Leola J. Wynne; sisters, Bertha Hill of Far-Rockaway, NY, Dorothy Ann Cooper; sister-in-law, Lorraine B. Purnell of Washington, DC; brother, King Haywood Jr.; brother-in-law, John Wynne Jr.; six grandchildren; loyal and faithful cousins, Cary and Janie Brown Jr., Harrison (Rose) Evans of Massachusetts; special friend, Gary Lewis; a host of nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Calling hours 11 a.m.-12 Noon Saturday, Jan. 13, 2002, at Union Baptist Church, 413 Cornelia NE, Canton, OH 44704 and 12 Noon-1 p.m. Hiram Abiff Lodge #72 and Rose Croix #15 service. Funeral 1 p.m. at the church with Rev. Sherman Martin officiating. Interment in North Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements by Brogdon Son Funeral Home.