John S. Barcich
John S. Barcich. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Peace Church with Rev. Fr. John Nentwick as celebrant. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6-9 p.m. in the ROSSI Funeral Home.
Paul Martino, age 92, passed away on May 26, 2001 in Weston, FL. He was born in Tocco, DeCasauria, Italy, on October 1, 1908. He crossed the Atlantic Ocean with his parents, Emedio and Josephine Martino, at the age of four. He was raised in Canton, OH, where he met and married his wife of 57 years, Angeline Diorio, who preceded him in death. He was a lineman for the Roller Bearing Division of the Timken Co. for 40 years. Upon retirement, he and Angeline moved to Massillon, OH, in 1970, ultimately residing in Weston, FL, in 1986. Paul Martino was a devoted husband, proud father, tireless worker for his family and a genuinely kind man. He will always be in our hearts. He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Josephine and Andrew Lokie of Weston, FL, and Ann Marie and Jerry McConnell of Glencove, AL; nine grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; two brothers, Joseph and Daniel Martino of Canton; and numerous nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church with Fr. Timothy Huffman as celebrant. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Fri-ends may call Sunday from 4-6 p.m. at the Lamiell Funeral Home.
Robert F. Hutchison
Robert F. Hutchison, age 61, of Canton, OH, passed away Wednesday evening in Aultman Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Canton on January 19, 1940, he was a retired employee of Republic Engineered Steel, retiring in 1998 after 34 years of service. He was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his parents, William Cecil and Leah Hutchison. Survivors include his wife, Victoria Hutchison of the home; his son and daughter from a previous marriage, Barbie Jo Wright and Robert F. Hutchison, Jr., both of Canton; brother, William C. Hut-chison, Jr. of Mississippi; four sisters, Jeanette Davidson, Dorothy Corregan, Bonnie Bartsch and Paulette Dalpra, all of Canton; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Williams officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. Calling hours at the funeral home two hours prior to services on Sat. from 9-11 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Liberty Baptist Church.
(Reed, 330-477-6721) http://www.reedfuneralhome.com
Rose M. Armstrong
Rose M. Armstrong. Funeral services will be Monday, 10 a.m. at the Pentecostal Assembly Church of God, 1802 Clarendon Ave. SW. with Pastor Webb Parsons officiating Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Schneeberger Funeral Home, Sunday from 3-6 p.m.
William B. Friel Sr.
William B. Friel, Sr., age 76, of Louisville, passed away May 28, 2001 in Mercy Medical Center following a recent illness. Bill was born October 31, 1924 in Louisville and was the son of the late John and Lillian (Rockwell) Friel. Bill was an Army veteran of WWII. He was a former Shipping and Receiving Coordinator for Timken Research, retiring after 38 years of service. He was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Louisville Council where he was a 4th Degree member of the Msgr. Graham Assembly, and was a Past Grand Knight. Bill leaves behind his four daughters, Terra Dilley of Fredricktown, OH, Beverly Driggers of Charlotte, NC., Roseanne Baugh of Southlake, TX., and Loraine Burns of Canton; his son, William Friel Jr. of Akron; seven grandchildren, Justin Dilley, Erin Dilley, Zachary Baugh, Kyle Baugh, Rachel Burns, Cassandra Burns and Adrienne Burns; and a sister, Margaret Barnhart of Canton. He is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Friel who died March 17, 1993; three sisters, Rose Schroeter, Catherine Keller and Esther Taylor; his brother, John Friel. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday June 4, at 10:00 a.m. in St. Louis Catholic Church in Louisville with Rev. Fr. Donald Oser as celebrant. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 at the Paquelet-Falk Funeral Home in Louisville. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Louis Church Building Fund.
Aaron H. McCauley
Aaron Henry McCauley passed away Thursday, May 31, 2001 in Aultman Hospital. Aaron was the stillborn infant son of Ancil and Christine McCauley of East Canton. In addition to his parents, Aaron is survived by a sister, Megan, and a brother, Colin. A graveside service for Aaron will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Evergreen Memorial Garden with Fr. Tim Huffman officiating. The Paquelet-Falk Funeral Home of Louisville is entrusted with the arrangements.
Anna C. Hall
Anna C. Hall, age 86, formerly of Hartville, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday Night, June 1, 2001 in St. Luke Lutheran Home. She was born in Kentucky on December 11, 1914. She had worked for F. E. Schumacher Co. Anna attended North Canton Church of Christ and was a charter member of Hartville Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos in 1987; son, Carlos in 1985; and granddaughter, Tracey Lynn Hall Knowles in 1999. She is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Julia and Donald Fearon of North Canton, and Patsy and Harlan Whitaker of New York; ten Grandchildren; 16 Great-grandchildren; and two Great-great-grandchildren. Friends may call Monday 7-9 p.m. in the Arnold Funeral Home and _ hour prior to the service in the church Tuesday 9:30-10 a.m. Funeral Services will be Tuesday 10 a.m. in the Hartville Church of Christ, 715 W. Maple St., with Dean Miller and Ted Blackwood officiating. Final Resting Place is Mount Peace Cemetery.
(Arnold Hartville, 330-877-9364)
Audrey Marie Kelley
Audrey Marie Kelley. Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. in the Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home on S. Cleveland Ave. with Pastor Darlene Garber officiating. Burial in Conotton Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday (today) 2-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association.
Catherine R. McDonnell
Catherine R. McDonnell, age 66, a resident of Philadelphia, PA, passed away Saturday morning in Aultman Hospital in Canton, OH, following an extended illness. Born in Wilmington, DE on August 28, 1934, she had lived the greater portion of her life in Wilmington and Philadelphia, PA. She was a graduate of St. Elizabeth High School in Wilmington, was a former employee of the DuPont Co. in Wilmington, and a retired employee for the City of Philadelphia, retiring in 1998 after 15 years of service. She was of Catholic faith. Preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Catherine McDonnell and a son, Rick Stanley, who passed away in 1998. Survivors include two sons, Mark Stanley and James Stanley, both of Canton, OH and daughter, Patricia Stanley of Columbus, OH; two sisters, Patricia Davis of Wilmington, DE and Eileen Reese of Lakeside, AZ; a brother, Bernard McDonnell of Jupiter, FL. Private services for the family will be held Tuesday. Burial will be in the North Lawn Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. The Reed Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Donald Paul Hattie
Donald Paul Hattie, age 75, of Bradenton, FL, died May 28, 2001. A private service will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church with Rev. Al Keyser officiating. National Cremation Society, Sarasota Chapter in charge of cremation. Memorial contributions may be made to Re. E.F. Hattie SJ-Missionary in Africa, c/o 5202 17th Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34209. Born in Canton, OH, Mr. Hattie came to Bradenton in the 70's. He was a comptroller for Gibbons Grable of Canton, OH. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He is survived by two daughters, Karen Dunn and Sheri C. Bailey, both of Bradenton; two sons, Mark S. Hattie of Bradenton and David E. Hattie of Malvern, OH; a sister, Geraldine Michel of North Canton, OH; a brother, Rev. Eugene F. Hattie SJ of Uganda; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and beloved friend, Zaiga Milks.
Exar M. Reinwald
Exar M. Reinwald, age 82, of Canton, died Saturday in the Hospice Care Center, Fairlawn. The daughter of the late John and Emmie (Vice) Mitchell, she was born in Alabama, May 3, 1919. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Hope and Stanley Phillips and Vicky and Jerry Aldridge, Sr., all of Canton; two brothers, Coy and Tim Mitchell and sisters, Ruby Smith and Betty Jean Murry, all of Hattiesburg, MS; grandchildren, Lorrie Mariani, Jerry Aldridge, Jr., Ryan and Amy Phillips; great-grandchildren, Sarah and Emily Mariani, Ryan, Samantha, Richard and Elizabeth Phillips. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard L. Reinwald in 1995; a brother, John D. Mitchell and a sister, Jo Manes. Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Karlo Feucht Funeral Home, 5000 Everhard Rd. NW with the Rev. Harold Henniger officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Hills Burial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to The American Heart Association, 4916 Hills Dales Rd. NW, Canton, OH 44708 or to the American Lung Association, 1300 Christmas Seal Dr. NW, Canton, OH 44709.
George L. Thomas, Sr.
George L. Thomas, Sr., age 55, passed away on May 31, 2001. He was born on January 19, 1946 in Barberton, OH. He loved camping and being outdoors, remote model airplanes and was a tinkerer who was always working on something. George was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Wanda Thomas; son, Samuel; and brothers, Phil and Dale. He is survived by his loving wife, Donna; son, George, Jr. (Sylvia); stepson, Michael (Jody) Rastetter; daughter, Carol (Doug) Baughman; stepdaughters, Wendy (Greg) Rastetter and Stacy (Kirk) Poole; brothers, Samuel and Dave; sister, Pat Welton; and ten grandchildren. The family would like to extend special thanks to Hospice of Tuscarawas County and Massillon City for their wonderful care. Friends may call at the Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Road, on Sunday 4-8 p.m., where funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. Rev. Michael Hernandez officiating. Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Tuscarawas County, Inc., 201 W.. Third St., Dover, OH 44622, in memory of George.
Joan C. Bowers
Joan Carol Bowers, age 70, passed away June 1, 2001 in Massillon, OH. She was a member of First United Church of Christ of Canton, a past member of the Hiker's Co-Ed Club and was an alumni of Kent State University. Joan was a teacher and had retired from the Lake Local School System with many years of service. Preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, Robert, in 1994. She is survived by her daughter, Ruth Ann (Gregory) Pawlack; and son, David Bowers; granddaughter, Emily Pawlack ; and brothers, Dale and Ted Drechsler. Family will receive friends TODAY 2-5 p.m. at Hecker Funeral Home in Uniontown where funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. with Rev. William Seymour officiating. Interment Uniontown Greenlawn Cemetery.
Mabel W. Moore
Mabel W. Moore, age 90, of Chapel Hill Community, passed away Saturday morning June 2, 2001. She was born in Sumerset, OH on May 11, 1911 to John W. and Anna (Hummel) Wilson and was a former owner of Wadsworth Testing Laboratory of Canton with her late husband, Nils E. Moore. She was a charter member of Church of the Lakes United Methodist. Preceded in death by her husband, Nils E. Moore in 1977 and a brother, Willard H. Wilson. Survived by a sister-in-law, Carrie Wilson of Michigan; and close friends including Martha Brannon of Canton. Friends may call Monday 1-2 p.m. with funeral services starting at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Chapel Hill Community, 12200 Strausser St. NW, Canal Fulton with Rev. Bryan George officiating. Final Resting Place is Sunset Hills Burial Park. Memorials may be made to the Wilderness Center, P.O. Box 202, Wilmot, OH 44689, because Mabel enjoyed watching the birds at the birdfeeders outside her nursing home window. The Arnold Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Maureen C. Suchka
Maureen C. (O'Connor) Suchka, age 70, of Canal Fulton, went Home to be with the Lord Friday, June 1, 2001 at Akron General Medical Center. She was born in Manchester, had been a life resident of the Canal Fulton area and retired from Chapel Hill Community after 20 years service. She was a member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, Barberton; the Hill Hollow Garden Club, Canal Fulton and a Past Member of the American Legion #566 Auxiliary. Preceded in death by parents, John and Dorothy (Horton) O'Connor. Survived by devoted husband of 51 years, George Suchka; daughters, Dorothy (Ron) Somerville of Canal Fulton, Amy (Tim) Saylor of Canal Fulton, Georgianna (Tom) Gaskins of Canton South, Sonya (David) Ungashick of North Canton; eight grandchildren, David Cobb, Rhonda Cobb, George Simmonds, Timothy Saylor, Thomas Gaskins, Nadia Gaskins, Katarina Ungashick and Natalia Ungashick; three great-grandchildren, Bubba, Kayla and Jessica Cobb; one expected great-grandchild, Connor. Funeral service with Divine Liturgy Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, 1051 Robinson Ave., Barberton with Fr. Stephen Muth officiating. Burial in Lakewood Cemetery. Visitation at the Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home, Rt. 93, Canal Fulton, Monday 5-8 p.m. Parastas Service Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. (Swigart-Easterling, 330-854-2356)
Norma M. Panzarelle
Norma M. (Schwing) Panzarelle, age 78, of Bedford Hts., died May 13  at Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Hts. She was born in Canton, OH. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony; dearest sister of Charles and his wife, Teresa Schwing of Canton and the late Edward and his wife, Jean. Survived by many nieces and nephews. She was the retired secretary of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Bedford Hts., OH where she was selected Volunteer of the Year in 1997. Funeral services were held May 16 at Holy Trinity Church. Burial was at All Saints Cemetery, Northfield, OH. The St. John Funeral Home of Bedford handled the arrangements.
(St. John, 440-232-1155)
Russell H. Bethel
Russell H. Bethel, 83, of Olde Pump St., Walnut Creek, and formerly of Canal Fulton, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001, at Walnut Hills Nursing Home at Walnut Creek following a battle with progressive supranuclear palsy. He was born December 3, 1917, in Greenville, Ohio to the late Howard and Lydia Starret Bethel. He earned his Bachelor's Degree from Kent State University. He served 3 1/2 years with the U.S. Army during World War II. He began his 36 years in education as a teacher and then as a Superintendent of the New Lyme/Demming Local Schools in New Lyme, Ohio. He then became Superintendent of the Beach City Schools in Beach City, Ohio; then he went to work at Stark County Board of Education as a high school supervisor. In 1978 he retired as the Superintendent of Northwest Local Schools in Canal Fulton and Clinton, Ohio. After retiring, he was an interim Superintendent of Marlington and Fairless High Schools, and a member of the Canal Fulton City Council. He was a member of the Ohio Assn. of Local Supt., Buckeye Assn. of School Administrators, the Ohio School Boards Assn. and the American Assn. of School Administrators. He was a member of the Rotary Club at Canal Fulton and a member of the Millersburg United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Grace (Day) Bethel; three daughters, Mrs. Robert (Susan) Learmonth of Washington, D.C., Mrs. Ted (Julie) Purcell of Durham, North Carolina, Mrs. Michael (Sally) Murphy of Akron; two sisters, Joy Bethel of Shelby and Mae Bethel of Ashtabula; six grandchildren, Michael Learmonth, Amy Learmonth, Tim Learmonth, Ted Forringer, Dan Forringer, Ryan Murphy. Preceded by two sons, Russell and Robert; two brothers, Walter and Emery. Memorial services will be held Saturday, June 9, 2001, at 11 a.m. in the Millersburg United Methodist Church, with Dr. Karl Stonebraker officiating. Burial will be in the Lulu Falls Cemetery at Kingsville, Ohio. Arrangements are being handled by Butler-Varns Funeral home at Sugarcreek. Memorials can be made to the Millersburg United Methodist Church, 5395 Killdeer Dr., Millersburg, Ohio 44654 or the Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida, Inc., P.O. Box 9778, Naples, Florida 34101.
Russell Walker, Sr.
Russell D. Walker, Sr., age 79, of Louisville, passed away at his home Saturday, June 2, 2001. He was born in Louisville, OH, February 20, 1922 to the late Donald and Della (Oyster) Walker. He was the owner of J R Electric Inc. which he founded in 1959. He was raised in the First Brethren Church in Louisville and was a 50 year member of the Nimishillen Grange and a former member of the Nimishillen Ruritans. He was affiliated with the I.B.E.W. Local #540 and the National Electrical Contractors Association. He was an avid boater at Lake Erie and spent his winters in Clearwater, FL. Russell was a World War II Navy veteran. He was preceded in death by a sister, Beatrice Petty. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn (Hill) Walker; a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Charles Geiger of Lakewood, OH; a son and daughter-in-law, Don and Dianne Walker of Louisville; three brothers, Dr. Harold Walker of Navarre, Robert Walker of Louisville and Richard Walker of Nokomis, FL; six grandchildren, Jennifer, Elizabeth, Meredith, Charley, Christy and Doug. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in the First Brethren Church of Louisville with Rev. James Koontz officiating. Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Stier-Israel Funeral Home of Louisville and one hour before services on Wednesday at the church. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Louisville. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Habitat for Humanity.
Ryan M. Wilson
Ryan M. Wilson, born on November 13, 1979, is now in heaven with his Lord, as a result of a traffic accident which occurred on Texas Highway 71 on Saturday, May 26, 2001. Ryan and his fun-loving ways will be missed by all. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gil Wilson of Perry Twp., OH; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James W. Dillinger of Round Rock, TX; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dale E. Wilson of Port Charlotte, FL; five aunts and six uncles, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen J. Dillinger of Spicewood, TX, Mr. and Mrs. James A. Dillinger of Cedar Creek, TX, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Carpenter of Canal Fulton, OH, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cleaver of Canton, OH, Mr. and Mrs. John Fawcett of Hudson, OH and Mr. Jeff Neidenthal of Barberton, OH; 11 cousins; and a host of loving friends. Funeral services were held in Austin, TX, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills Funeral Home with interment following in Cook-Walden Capital Parks Cemetery. A Memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2001 at Whipple Heights Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Canton, OH at 7 p.m., with the Rev. Todd Sovine of Canton, OH officiating at both services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Whipple Heights Christian and Missionary Alliance Church Scholarship Fund, 4900 12th St. NW, Canton, OH 44708.
William E. Jackson
William E. Still Bill Jackson, age 84, was called Home on May 31, 2001 after an extended illness. Still Bill was born in Chicago, IL on October 22, 1916. Preceded in death by his parents. Bill leaves behind a host of friends and loved ones. He became a member of the Cobb family through his loving ways and witty personality. We'll miss you Still Bill. Private memorial service to be held Monday, June 4, 2001 from the Rhoden Memorial Home, 729 Cherry Ave. NE, Canton, OH at 11 a.m.
(Rhoden Memorial, 330-455-7944)