Saturday, June 8, 2002
Byron G. Tzangas
Byron George Tzangas, age 39, of Columbus, OH, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 4, 2002, after a sudden illness. He was born in Canton on June 27, 1962, and has been a resident of Columbus since attending Ohio State University. He was self-employed as a Wholesale Distributor for paper products. He was a member of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Columbus, OH. He was a graduate of Glenoak High School in 1980; and attended Ohio State University for 3 years and was a member of the Rotary Club in Dublin-Worthington. He is survived by his wife, Teresa (Greenwell) Tzangas; a daughter, Victoria Claire Tzangas; and son, Weston George Tzangas both of Columbus; parents, George J. and Venus (Mouskondis) Tzangas of Canton; brother, John Daniel Tzangas of Salt Lake City, UT; sister and brother-in-law, Marianne and Terry Weiss of Findlay, OH; nephew, Theodore Weiss and niece, Julia Weiss. Friends may call on Sunday from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Newcomer-Farley Funeral Home, 3047 East Dublin-Grandville Road, Columbus, OH. Trisagion Services will be held in the funeral home Sunday evening. Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 9 a.m. in Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church with Rev. Fr. Demetrios Gardikes officiating. Graveside services will be held in Canton at Werstler Cemetery, the corner of 55th St. and Middlebranch Rd. NE, with Rev. Fr. Economos John Stavropoulos officiating. The ROSSI Funeral Home is handling local arrangements.
David W. Clegg
David W. Clegg. A memorial service will be Monday 10 a.m. in Faith United Methodist Church with Rev. Kenneth Moody-Arndt officiating. A private entombment will be in the North Lawn Mausoleum. The family will receive friends following the service in the church Monday. PLEASE, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dave Clegg Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Treasurer of North Canton Board of Education, 525 - 7th St. N.E., North Canton, OH 44720. The Spiker-Foster-SHRIVER Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Earl Junior Mills
Mr. Earl Junior Mills, age 77, of Salisbury, NC and formerly of Canton, OH died Thursday, June 6, 2002 at his residence. He was born June 13, 1924 in Bonesteel, NE to his parents, the late Eithel Bernice (Cork) and Earl Clinton Mills. He retired in 1986 from Diebold, Inc. in Canton after 29 years of service. He was a member of Sherrill's Ford Road Baptist Church and the Men's Sunday School Class. Veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II. Preceded in death by two brothers, Leslie and Sidney Mills. Survived by his wife, Hilda Mae Morrow Mills whom he married November 5, 1951; sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Jackie Mills of East Sparta, OH, David and Sandy Mills of Canton, OH, Garry and Chriss Mills of Salisbury, NC, Craig and Joyce Mills of Aurora, CO; brothers, Willis Mills of Washington and Marvin Mills of Missouri; sisters, Margaret Robertson and Leona Mathis, both of Washington, Beulah Gilbert of Missouri, Hazel Fritz of South Dakota and Ruth Dummer of Oregon; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in Summersett Memorial Chapel with Rev. Harold Hughes, minister of Sherrill's Ford Road Baptist Church officiating. Burial in Rowan Memorial Park with military graveside honors conducted by the Rowan Veterans Council. Visitation Sunday 6-9 p.m. and 10-11 a.m. Monday, at Summersett Funeral Home and at the residence at other times. Memorials may be made to Sherrill's Ford Road Baptist Church, 7125 Long Branch Rd., Salisbury, NC 28147.
Hans H. Stach
Hans H. Stach. Please note cancellation and rescheduling of service. Services will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Formet-Clevenger Gordon Funeral Home. Friends may call one hour before the service on Tuesday.
John W. McGlynchey, age 78, of Massillon, died Wednesday morning at Massillon Community Hospital. He was born on Jan. 26, 1924, in Massillon, to the late William H. and Ethel A. (Gutheri) McGlynchey. He graduated from Washington High School with the Class of 1942. He served in the Army Air Corp and was shot down over Romania and became a prisoner of war and received a Purple Heart while serving during World War II. John retired from Union Drawn and had worked at Canton Elevator and Fabricated Machine (Standard Lab) for 25 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Angela McGlynchey in 1974; a sister, Mary Earl; a brother, Robert McGlynchey, who died in World War II in Italy. Survived by sons, John McGlynchey, Jr. of Lake Worth, FL, Craig McGlynchey of Virginia Beach, VA and Rodney J. and Kathy McGlynchey of Massillon; stepsons, G.A. and Jeannie Bennett of Chattanooga, TN, Jack and Margaret Bennett of Plano, TX; sister, Kathleen Beard of Canton; brother, Richard McGlynchey of Folsom, PA; two grandchildren, James and Tracy Gast, Kristine and Dan Tuyls; ten step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Paquelet Funeral Home with Rev. G.A. Bennett and Rev. Jack Bennett officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call Sunday 6-8 p.m.
Leslie Allan Hicks
Leslie Allan Hicks, age 52, formerly of Canton, died of an extended illness on Tuesday, June 4, 2002, in Clevelands Veteran Administration Hospital. He was a resident of Cleveland. He is preceded in death by a son, Leslie Durell Smith; his parents, Mr. Lester and Ruby Hicks. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Joyce Hicks of Cleveland; two daughters, Na-Teka of Cleveland, Monique of Salem, NH; brother, Lehman (Gayle) Redding; sisters, Ms Barbara Rivers of Canton; Ms Rubie Lockett of Akron; six grandchildren: Leslie Christin Smith, Cierra and Shardee Smith, S-Nautica, Leon and Sebastian; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Cummings and Davis Funeral Home, 13201 Euclid Ave., East Cleveland, OH 44112. Graveside services will be held Monday, 9 a.m. in Sunset Hills Memorial Gardens, Canton, OH. Condolences may be sent to Mr. Lehman (Gayle) Redding, 3431 Dueber Ave. SW, Canton, OH 44706.
Raymond A. Briggs
Raymond A. Briggs, age 70, of Canton, died unexpectedly Thursday night in Aultman Hospital. Born in Thorp, WI., he had lived in Moose lake, WI and Ashtabula, OH., moving to the Canton area in 1973. He retired in 1990 from the Akron Coca Cola Bottling Co. after 36 years of service. He recently retired from the Cammel Saw Co. He was a member of the Grace United Church of Christ in Uniontown and the McKinley Eagles. Ray was a Korean War Army Veteran. Survived by his wife, Sue Briggs; a daughter, Leanne Briggs of Canton; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Debbie Briggs of Newark, OH., Timothy and Jody Briggs of Canton; six grandchildren, Craig, Cayley, Mitchell, David, Marissa and Christopher Briggs; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Vieva Hinkel of Moose Lake, WI., and Dorothy and Clyde Kiddo of Marshfield, WI.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob and Marlas Briggs of Hawaii, Larry and Dorothy Briggs of Moose Lake, WI. Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. in the Lamiell Funeral Home with Rev. Richard F. Beck officiating. Burial will be in Uniontown Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 3-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
Ruth C. (Eubanks) Capobianco
Ruth C. (Eubanks) Capobianco, age 74, of Canton died Wednesday morning in Aultman Hospital following an extended illness. Born April 8, 1928 in Byesville, OH., to the late George W. and Eliza Eubanks. Mrs. Capobianco was retired from Bank One and was a former employee of Geauga Plastics. Preceded in death by one sister, five brothers and one grandson, Gino Capobianco. Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Nick and Karen Capobianco of Canton, Don and Debra Capobianco of Bolivar and Bill Capobianco of Englewood, FL. There are five grandchildren, Joseph, Michael, Nikki, Anthony and Elizabeth Capobianco; two sisters, Rachel Johnson of Columbus, OH., Eva Wendling of Canton; and one brother and sister-in-law, James and Trudy Eubanks of Amsterdam, OH. There are several nieces and nephews also surviving. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with graveside services being conducted Monday at 1 p.m. in the Greenwood Cemetery, Byesville, OH. Calling hours in the funeral home Sunday 2-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Hope Ministries international; PO BOX 20456, Canton, OH 44701.
Shirley S. French
Shirley S. French, age 84, of Dover, formerly of Canton and Youngstown, died June 2, 2002 at Union Hospital after a brief illness. Mr. French was born Nov. 22, 1917 in Youngstown, OH, the youngest son of Shirley S. French, Sr. and Maude Jeness French. His family moved to Canton in 1926. He attended Lehman High School in Canton, received a diploma from the Florida Military Academy, and attended The University of Cincinnati for three years before being inducted into the Army. Shirley entered W.W. II in 1942, and was stationed as First Lieutenant in charge of communications for the Red Bull, 34th Division in Italy, for which he was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He married Persis L. Thomas on June 30, 1950, and was employed in the claims department of Berger Manufacturing in Canton. His work transferred him back to Youngstown, where he was employed by Republic Steel's Manufacturing Division at Truscon on Albert Street, retiring in 1970. He was also employed by Mahoning National Bank in Youngstown from 1970 to 1978. Shirley is preceded in death by his three older brothers, Charles S., John B. and James J. French, his wife of 51 years, Persis, and a granddaughter, Amy Oberreither. He is survived by two children, Persis (Susan) F. Oberreither (Jeff) of Florissant, Missouri, and son, Steven S. French (Patty) of Dover, Ohio, and two grandchildren, A1C Samuel S. French, U.S.A.F., Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Kori T. French, of Dover. There will be memorial services on June 13, 2002 at 11 a.m. at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 1525 Shorb Ave. N.W., in Canton.
William R. Randulic
William R. Randulic, age 70, of Mineral City, passed away Thursday morning in his daughter's residence in Dover. He was born in Flushing, OH, a son of the late John and Florence Robinson Randulic, and had been a Mineral City resident over 45 years. Bill retired in 1994 from the U.S. Ceramic Tile Co. in East Sparta, after over 40 years of service, where he worked in the Maintenance Dept. He also helped many years at Gordon Funeral Homes in Mineral City and East Sparta. He had served on the Mineral City Volunteer Fire Dept. and had attended Police Training at Buckeye Career Center and at the Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Dept. in order to serve as a Policeman for Mineral City. He was a member and Past Commander of Carr-Bailey American Legion Post #519, and a member of 40et8 Voiture #117 in Dover. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Preceded in death by a brother, Ernest Fat Randulic, and a sister, Dorothy Wilson. Survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Pam and Doug Fishley and their children, Ryan and Lauren, of Dover, Cathy and Randy Karl and their children, Julia and Samantha; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce and Inez Randulic, and Mike and Debby Randulic and their children, Shelby and Trevor, all of Mineral City; one sister, Mildred Showalter of McMechen, WV; one brother, John Randulic, of East Canton; and a sister-in-law, Ruth Randulic, of Zoarville. Services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. in the Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia with Rev. Jon L. Johnson officiating. Interment in German Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday 3-6 p.m. at the funeral home. Contributions in Mr. Randulic's memory may be made to Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 201 W. Third St., Dover, OH 44622.