WOOSTER -- John R. Zimmerman, 47, of Nold Avenue, died Tuesday, March 6, 2001, in Wooster.
Committal services will be today (Saturday) at 11 a.m. at Sherwood Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel.
Roberts Funeral Home, Sherwood Chapel is handling arrangements.
He was born Sept. 16, 1953 in Wooster to Dale and Vera (Wade) Zimmerman.
Surviving is a brother Jerry (Beth) Zimmerman of Wooster.
STERLING -- Robert T. Whitehead, 50, of Sterling and formerly of Wooster, died Wednesday, March 7, 2001, at Akron General Medical Center.
Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Zak-Monbarren Funeral Home in Doylestown with the Rev. Robert Rhodabarger officiating. Burial will be at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
Friends may call Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Doylestown American Legion, 49 Black Drive, Doylestown 44230.
He was born Oct. 2, 1950 in Doylestown to Gordon and Joyce (Simson) Whitehead.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Whitehead; his mother, Joyce (Whitehead) Richards; a sister, Vianna (Douglas W.) Pilkington of Rowley, Mass. and a niece and a nephew.
BALTIC -- Laura M. Snyder, 96, of Baltic, died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at the West Lafayette Care Center in West Lafayette, after a four-month illness.
Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the Baltic Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Arlen Longanecker officiating. Burial will be at the Brethren Cemetery in Baltic.
Friends may call Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at the Smith Funeral Home in Baltic.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Baltic Church of the Brethren.
She was born April 23, 1905 in Holmes County near Becks Mills to Samuel S. and Katie (Miller) Weaver and married Clayton Snyder. He died Feb. 18, 1962.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Nolan (Anna Mae) Wilson of Coshocton; a son, Samuel W. (Nancy) Snyder of Columbus; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Amanda Croft of Walnut Creek and Mrs. Henry (Lulu) Miller of Apple Creek and two brothers, Melvin Weaver of Fresno and Atlee Weaver of Apple Creek.
NORTH CAROLINA -- Leroy McFadden, 87, of North Carolina, died Tuesday, March 6, 2001, at his home.
Cremation has taken place.
He was born in Wayne County to Charles and Edith (Holmes) McFadden.
Surviving are several relatives in the Wayne County area.
ORRVILLE -- Josephine M. McElroy, 81, formerly of 1756 Kidron Road, died Wednesday, March 7, 2001, at Aurora Manor Nursing Home in Aurora, following a long period of declining health.
Services will be Saturday at 4 p.m. at Auble Funeral Home in Orrville with the Rev. Dennis Rinehart officiating. Entombment will take place at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call one hour prior to services on Saturday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 1556 Rex Drive, Orrville 44667.
She was born Aug. 19, 1919, in Kenton to Emery and Zulu (Schertzer) Nichols and married Robert H. McElroy on Jan. 14, 1941, in Kenton. He died Feb. 24, 1995.
Surviving are daughters, Bobbie Sigmond of Wadsworth and Barbara (James) Stroh of Chagrin Falls; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert Nichols of Kenton and Victor Nichols of Madison, Wis., and sisters, Kathryn Nichols of Kenton and Isabelle Putnam of Findlay.
MARSHALLVILLE -- Charles E. Smith, 58, 10581 Fulton Road, died Wednesday, March 7, 2001, at Dunlap Memorial Hospital in Orrville.
Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Roberts Funeral Home, Sherwood Chapel, Wooster, with the Rev. Robert Armitage officiating. Entombment will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Wooster.
Friends may call tonight (Friday) from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Samaritan Care, Inc., 400 S. Crown Hill Road, Orrville 44667.
He was born Feb. 15, 1943, in Sewickley, Pa., to Haymon and Vonda (Morrison) Smith and married Judith Kandel on Aug. 10, 1968. She survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Beth Ann (Ken) Maxwell of Apple Creek and David Smith of Marshallville; his mother of Wooster and sisters and a brother, Betty (John) Smith, Norma Jean (Dallas) Purdum, Linda (William) Croft and Allen Smith, all of Wooster.
ORRVILLE -- Pearl Bianchi, 72, of Orrville, died Monday, March 5, 2001.
Graveside services will be Sunday, March 11 at Martins Mennonite Church Cemetery, 14027 Church Road, Orrville, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Randy Murray officiating.
There will be no calling hours.
She was born May 6, 1928, in Cincinnati to William and Marie Carter.
Surviving are her three daughters, Angela, Toni and Betty, and a son, Stephen; 13 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren located in Florida, North Carolina and Ohio.
MASSILLON -- Margaret F. Miller, 93, of Massillon, died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at Hospitality House, following a long illness. She had been a resident since Nov. 1994.
Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Atkinson-Feucht-Shaidnagle Funeral Home, Massillon with the Rev. Carolyn Griffeth officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call one hour prior to service on Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Clinton Lodge Building Fund, P.O. Box 435, Massillon 44648 or Central Presbyterian Church, 47 2nd Street NE, Massillon 44646.
She was born Oct. 13, 1907, in Dennison to Wesley Earl and Elizabeth (Collins) McCombs and married F. Dale Miller. He died May 5, 1994.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
PERRYSVILLE -- Irvin Jones, 94, 2188 Township Road 757, died Thursday morning, March 8, 2001, at his residence.
Memorial services will be Saturday, March 17, at 11 a.m. at Stone Lutheran Church, corner of 511 and 1754, with Pastor George Billman officiating. Burial will be at the Vermillion Cemetery at Hayesville.
Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Stone Lutheran Church, 940 County Road 1754, Ashland 44805.
Fickes Funeral Home, Jeromesville, is in charge of arrangements.
He was born Dec. 2, 1906, in Pipers Gap, Carroll County, Va., to John Wesley and Victoria Malinda (Williams) Jones and married Lula Hoff. She died June 25, 2000.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Mayford and Julia Jones of Perrysville; a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Marvin Aylsworth of Wooster; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
WOOSTER -- Audrey N. Miceli, 80, 760 Fairview Circle, died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at Wooster Community Hospital.
A Memorial service will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at the McIntire, Davis and Greene Funeral Home with the Rev. William Valentine officiating.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
She was born June 3, 1920, in Hinton, W.Va., to Oliver Lewis and Mildred (Wright) Hoover.
Surviving are her husband, Frank Miceli, who she married May 12, 1954; children, John P. and Paula Miceli of Milford, Mich., Thomas F. and Laura Miceli of Wooster and Patricia A. and Russell Gardener of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
LOUDONVILLE -- Jeffrey A. Armstrong, 44, 404 N. Adams St., died Wednesday evening, March 7, 2001, at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, following a 19 year battle with primary sclerosing cholangitis.
Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at First Alliance Church, 637 N. Market St., Loudonville, with the Rev. Clint Hayslett officiating. Burial will be in Loudonville Cemetery.
Friends may call today (Friday) from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville.
Memorial contributions should be made to The Matthew Armstrong Education Fund, in care of Farmers and Savings Bank, N. Water St., Loudonville 44842, or the American Liver Foundation, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 603, New York, NY 10038-4810.
He was born Nov. 10, 1956, in Mansfield.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Ann (McLaughlin) Armstrong, who he married Aug. 8, 1981; his son, Matthew E. Armstrong of Loudonville; his mother, Judy Armstrong of Mansfield; his father, David Armstrong of Mansfield; his brother and sister-in-law, Gregg and Jessica Armstrong of Loudonville, and his sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Tom Dorsey of Mansfield.
WOOSTER -- Bessie A. Nye, 97, 1752 Morgan, died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at West View Manor Nursing Home.
A memorial service will be Monday, March 19, at the Dickinson-Streeter Funeral Service in Springfield, Mass. with the Rev. Bill Duffe officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Park in Springfield, Mass.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the West View Manor Auxiliary, 1715 Mechanicsburg Road, Wooster 44691.
She was born March 7, 1904, in Summerville, Mass. to Henry and Jane (Buttrick) Trauschke and married Stanley Nye. He died in 1965.
Surviving are two sons, Bob Nye of Wooster and John Nye of Largo, Fla.; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Local arrangements are being handled by McIntire, Davis and Greene Funeral Home, Wooster.
WOOSTER -- Ashley Nicole Zweidinger, 7, 1171 N. Honeytown Road, died Tuesday, March 6, 2001, at her home.
Services will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home with the Rev. Nathan Ward officiating. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call one hour prior to the time of service at the funeral home.
Those who wish may contribute to the funeral home to help defray expenses or to the International Rett's Syndrome Association.
She was born Dec. 19, 1993, in Akron to Karl Landis and Leah Zweidinger.
Surviving are her parents of Wooster; brothers, Micah of the home and Joel of Orrville; a sister, Noel of Orrville; maternal grandparents, Darlene and Jim Bailey of Orrville and paternal grandparents, Gerald and Phyllis Landis of Orrville.
WALNUT CREEK-- Sylvia Kuhns, 91, of Walnut Creek and formerly of the Aurora area, died Wednesday, March 7, 2001, at Walnut Hills Nursing Home, Walnut Creek, where she had resided since 1998.
Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Shorts Funeral Home in Ravenna with the Rev. Eldon King officiating. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery, Ravenna.
Friends may call Monday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Urban Mission, 301 N. 5th St., Steubenville 43952.
She was born Dec. 7, 1909, in Milford, Neb. to William and Salina (Stutzman) Danner and married Elbert Kuhns. He died in 1987.
Surviving are two daughters, Joan Wood of Steubenville and Susan (Charles) O'Bright of Benwood, W.Va.; a son, Eldon (JoAnn) Kuhns of Billings, Mont.; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
CANTON -- Bohdi Paul Moore, 9-month-old infant son of Brian and Deeann (Phillips) Moore of Canton, died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 6, 2001.
Services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Reed Funeral Home with Pastor Shawn Dahlheimer officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call three hours prior to services from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the funeral home on Saturday.
Memorial donations may be made in Bohdi's memory to the charity of the donor's choice.
Bohdi was born on May 26, 2000, in Canton.
In addition to his parents, survivors include one sister, Cassy Moore; maternal grandparents, Dennis and Paulette Phillips of Louisville; paternal grandparents, Lonnie Moore of Apple Creek and Kathy and Duane Moore of North Lawrence; great-grandparents, Starling and Betty Phillips of East Canton, Paul and Marlene Dahlheimer of Louisville, Evelyn Kimes of Mansfield and Lonnie Sr. and Wanda Moore of West Virginia; a great-great-grandfather, Herman Phillips of Canton. There are his aunts and uncles, Bernie and Sherry Vitallo of Wooster, Chris and Crystal Williams of Canton, Denny Phillips and Daniel Phillips, both of Louisville and numerous great-aunts, great-uncles and cousins also surviving.
DALTON -- Anthony Police, 87, of Dalton, died Wednesday, March 7, 2001, at the Brenn-Field Nursing Center in Orrville, following an extended illness.
A graveside service will be Monday at 10 a.m. at the Sonnenberg Mennonite Church Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Mast officiating.
There will be no calling hours.
Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made in support of Ken and Mae Zook serving with Wickliffe Bible Translators or to the Sonnenburg Mennonite Church.
He was born Sept. 5, 1913, in Kingmont, W.Va. to Louis and Sarah (Spadafore) Police and had been a Dalton resident since 1997.
He is survived by two daughters, Mary Creech of Findlay and Rose Zook of Dalton; two sons, Anthony Police Jr. of Mansfield and John Police of Fort Myers, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Pace of Alexandria, Va. and Sarah King of Wellington, Fla. and three brothers, Albert Police of Houston, Texas, Floyd Police of Duarte, Calif., and Sam Police of Pacific Palisades, Calif.
CRESTON -- Ralph D. Flint, 80, of Creston, died Wednesday, March 7, 2001, in Columbus, following a period of declining health.
Graveside services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Burbank Cemetery with the Revs. Bruce Darling and Charles Bell officiating.
There will be no calling hours.
Murray Funeral Home in Creston is handling arrangements.
He was born Aug. 12, 1920, in Medina County, near Burbank to Lexy and Hazel (Fetzer-Clinker) Flint.
Surviving are his sister, Wanda and her husband, John Haas of Burbank and nieces and nephews.
MONNETT -- Rose J. Spade, 76, 1327 State Route 294, died Wednesday, March 7, 2001, at the home of her daughter in Marion. She has battled cancer for the past several months and has been seriously ill the past several days.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, March 12, at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Father Dennis Schroeder as celebrant. Burial will be at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may call Sunday from 2-6 p.m. at the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home, 215 N. Walnut, Bucyrus. A Prayer Service will be held Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family requests memorials be made to either Holy Trinity Church, or Hospice through the funeral home.
She was born Dec. 14, 1924, in Bucyrus to Frank and Carmela (Todaro) Sanzo and married Richard W. Spade on Aug. 19, 1951. He died Dec. 21, 1985.
Surviving are two daughters, Jean Goode of Marion and Linda Edgington of Wooster; five grandchildren, Judith Bradham, Jill Buklad, Jodi Edgington, Nicholas Goode and Michael Goode; a great-grandson, Andrew Bradham; a brother, Joseph Sanzo of Boynton Beach, Fla. and a sister, Eleanor Loscuito of Chicago, Ill.
MILLERSBURG -- Ethel B. Burkey, 95, of Millersburg, died Tuesday morning, March 6, 2001, at the Joel Pomerene Memorial Hospital in Millersburg.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the St. John's Church of Millersburg with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Walther officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Millersburg.
Friends may call one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.
Family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. John's Church of Millersburg, 8670 State Route 39 West, Millersburg 44654.
Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, is handling the arrangements.
She was born Jan. 27, 1906, in Berlin Township and was the daughter of Wilmer M. and Niva (Miller) Beechy.
Surviving are, daughter, Mary Esther Hipp Russell of Millersburg; son, Bob and wife, Carole Burkey of Millersburg; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Holli and George Lee, Amy and Mike Fair, Betsy and Scott Hall, John and Pam Hipp, Brett and Patti Burkey, Beth and Randy Wengerd and Becky and Todd Denison; 14 great-grandchildren; a brother, Miller Beechy of Phoenix, Ariz. and a sister, Betty Buble of Phoenix, Ariz.