April 6, 2001
Alverda M. LeBeau
Alverda M. (Sally) LeBeau, age 93, of Canton, died Wednesday evening in Chapel Hill Community. Born August 16, 1907 in Canton to the late Edward and Minnie Hambaugh. She was a former member of the Eleventh Street Church of God. Preceded in death by her husband, Charles H. LeBeau on February 4, 1962, one son, Edward (Jack) LeBeau, one infant sister and one granddaughter, Jerye Lynn LeBeau. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Rose Marie LeBeau of Massillon; and one sister, Bernetta (Tootie) Gerer of East Canton; four grandchildren and their spouses; and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Calling hours in the funeral home Saturday one hour prior to services from 10-11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Life Enrichment Fund at Chapel Hill Community, 12200 Strausser St. NW, Canal Fulton, OH 44614.
Amanda G. Basso
Amanda G. (Gonzalez) Basso. Friends may call on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the ROSSI FUNERAL HOME. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will be in Northlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mrs. Basso's name to a charity of your choice.
Bonnie J. Norris
Bonnie J. Norris. Memorial services will be conducted Saturday 11:00 a.m. in Reedurban Presbyterian Church, 1145 Perry Drive NW, Canton, with Rev. Gary Miller officiating. There will be no calling hours. At the request of the family her body has been cremated and will buried in North Lawn Cemetery. The Reed Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Darneshia Nae-Nae Elizabeth A'Laijahnic Quincy, infant daughter of Alicia Norwood and Darnell Quincy, joined her grandmother, Deccarla Quincy in Heaven on April 4, 2001. She leaves to cherish her loving parents, Darneshia is also survived by sister, Imari Nicole Quincy; grandparents, Feldon Elizabeth Norwood, Jay Barbara Miller; Godparents, Sabrina Demetro, Terrence Hatley; and a host of family and friends. Private services to be held Saturday, April 7, 2001 at 11 a.m. from the Rhoden memorial Home, 729 Cherry Ave NE, Canton, OH. Graveside servces at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be sent to 1327 Ohio Ave NE, Canton, OH 44705.
Glenn Griffin Cross
Glenn Griffin Cross. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 7, 2001 at 2 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church, 530 Tuscarawas St. W., Canton, OH with Rev. C. David Morgan officiating. Calling hours will be 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. prior to the funeral service at Christ Presbyterian Church. Burial in Sunset Hills Burial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to your favorite charity. The Reed Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Harry Wilson Snyder
Harry Wilson Snyder, age 84, of Alliance, OH, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2001. Born Akron, OH, October 31, 1916 to the late Frank and Nellie (Zimmerman) Snyder. Survivors include wife, Martha E. Snyder; three daughters, Carol Jean Ott of Homeworth, OH, Peggy Williams of Ft. Myers, FL, Sue Ann Anderson of Oceanside, CA; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Family will be present from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2001 at Walton-Schrader Funeral Home, Alliance.
John Andrews. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 7, 2001 at 11 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home. Calling hours Friday (tonight) 6-9 p.m. At the request of the family his body will be cremated following the services.
John Birtalan, age 79, of East Canton, died Wednesday evening in Aultman Hospital following an extended illness. Son of the late Frank and Katie (Reti) Birtalan. He was a life resident of the Canton and East Canton area. Retiring from the Timken Company in 1983 after 33 years of service. A 1939 graduate of McKinley High School and a 1950 graduate of Cleveland State. Member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ and the Lowell D. Oberly American Legion Post #667. He was a WWII Army Veteran serving with the 41st Calvary of the 11th Armored Division. He is also preceded in death by three brothers. Survived by his wife, Jennie (Ceh) Birtalan to whom he was married 53 years; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and David Brewer, Judy and Steven Perduk all of Louisville; two grandsons, Todd and Kent Brewer both of Dayton, OH; and four sisters. Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Myers-Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home in East Canton with Rev. Jenna Meisner officiating. Frie-nds may call Friday 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lowell D. Oberly American Legion Post #667.
Mary Burky Long
Mary (Eppie) Burky Long, age 81, of Greentown, went to be in the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, April 4, 2001 in St. Luke Lutheran Home following an extended illness. A Greentown resident for over 50 years and a member of Zion United Church of Christ, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie; four sisters, and three brothers. Together she and her husband were owners of Longs Produce Market in Greentown. Survived by a brother, Russell Burky of Mineral City and numerous loving nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. in Karlo Sons Funeral Home with Pastor Jean Hansen officiating. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 10-11 a.m.
Rose M. Fondriest
Rose M. (Mirto) Fondriest, age 81, of Canton, died Wednesday April 4, 2001 in Mercy Medical Center after a long illness. She was born December 28, 1919 in Morges, living in Waynesburg until 1940, when she became a resident of Canton. She was a member St. Clements Catholic Church in Navarre for 48 years. Preceded in death by her husband, Paul J. Fondriest Sr., who died April 30, 1977; and infant son, Laurence Fondriest, who died February 14, 1956; her parents, Angela and Michael Mirto; two sisters, Josephine DeSantis and Antoinette Talarico; three brothers, Nicholas, Sam, and Carmen Mirto. She will be sadly missed by her children; and other family who survive her. She was an employee of the Timken Company, leaving to be a full-time Mother to her children. She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Kathleen E. Fondriest with whom she made her home, Patricia and Tony Filigno of Canton; six sons and daughters-in-law, Frank and Kay Fondriest of Carrollton, David and Kathryn Fondriest of Lancaster, CA, John A. and Carletta Fondriest of Kalida, OH, Paul and Roberta Fondriest, Michael and Diane Fondriest, Stephen and Cris Fondriest, all of Canton; a sister-in-law, Loretta (Fondriest) Adams of Navarre; brothers-in-law, Thomas G. Talarico of Thousand Oaks, CA, Charles Dillon of Canton; 13 grandchildren, Mark Fondriest of Columbus, Emilee Fondriest, Don Meyer, John A. and Tracey Fondriest of Kalida, OH, Paul R. Fondriest, S. Joseph Fondriest, Raymond Fondriest and Bryan Baughman of Canton, Michelle and Donald Boron, Angela Fondriest and Rachael Fondriest of Canton; four great-grandchildren, Malaina Fondriest, Donnie and Brianna Boron, Jonelle Meyer; many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday April 7, 2001 at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Tom Bishop as celebrant. Interment in St. Clement Cemetery in Navarre. Friends may call Friday (Today) 6-9 in the Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home on S. Cleveland Ave.
Stanley Cieszkowski, age 81, of Carrollton, died Wednesday afternoon April 4, 2001 in Carroll Healthcare following a five month illness. He was born March 25, 1920 in Adena, OH, son of the late Frank and Josephine Liezkowski Cieszkowski. Stanley was Catholic by faith. He and his late wife, Nellie, who died August 17, 2000 owned and operated a dairy farm near Carrollton. Survived by three sisters, Wanda Markoski of North Canton, Sophia Mocher of Canton, Stella Wolf of Orlando, FL; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, Nellie, Stanley was preceded in death by a brother, Frank, Sept. 26, 1987. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Sweeney-Dodds Funeral Home of Carrollton with Fr. Thomas Marut officiating. Burial in the Westview Cemetery. Friends may call Friday (tonight) 7-9 p.m.
Thelma M. Heatherly
Thelma M. (Windowmaker) Heatherly, age 84, of Chapel Hill Towers, Akron, passed away April 5, 2001. She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd of Akron but most conveniently, when able, she attended The Chapel of Prayer Baptist Church. She was born and raised in Akron and lived there except for five years in Canton and 13 years in Garden City, SC with her husband, Roy, who passed away in 1992, and at that time she decided to spend the remaining of her time with her family in Akron. Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law, Thomas of Canton, Edwin and Susie of Akron; granddaughters, Susan and Julie Heatherly; sister-in-law, Lona Davis, all of Akron.
Respecting and complying with Thelma's wishes, there will no calling hours or services. Cremation will take place and inurnment will be with her husband, Roy at the Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, VA.
Viola Swigart. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 4 p.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Revs. Manly Pierce and Charles Ulmer officiating. Private burial services will be held for the family. Calling hours in the funeral home one hour prior to services on Friday from 3-4 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church Womens Ministry Fund.