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Death Record 08-25-2005

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Faith Elizabeth Enlow, 5

SALEM - There will be funeral services at 8 p.m. Sunday at the Old North Church of Canfield for Faith E. Enlow, 5, who passed away Tuesday morning at Akron Children’s Hospital.

Faith was born Sept. 23, 1999 in Cleveland, the daughter of Richard and Geri (Dale) Enlow.

She was a member of the Old North Church in Canfield where was very involved in the AWANA program and Sunday school. She was a home-schooled first grader.

Her contagious smile won everyone’s hearts and even though her continuing heart problems began to worsen this year, it didn’t dampen her spirit, her joy, or her love of art. She could color, draw and paint for hours.

Faith is survived by her parents; a brother, Ricky at home; and a sister, Rebecca at home; her paternal grandparents, Robert and Martha Enlow of Canfield; maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Dale of Akron; four great-grandmothers, Mary Metzinger of Canfield, Goldie Grady of Barberton, Lyritt Enlow of Hampstead, N.C., and Doris Thatcher of Hometown, Ill.; and several loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by an infant sister, Shelby Lyn Enlow in 1996; and grandfathers, Richard Waite and Gerald Lee Henderson.

Friends and family may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Old North Church of Canfield.

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William F. Kerr, 66

VIENNA – William F. Kerr died at 11:25 p.m. Tuesday at The Cleveland Clinic with his family by his side. He was 66.

Mr. Kerr was born in Sharon, Pa. on Oct. 6, 1938, a son of John Joseph and Juanita Grace Neff Kerr.

He was a 1958 graduate of Sharon High School.

William worked for General Motors on the assembly line for 30 years. He retired in 1998.

His memberships included TRIO of Shenango Valley, Vienna Fish and Game Club, the NRA and GM Retirees’s Golf League. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, golfer and Cleveland Browns fan. He was a wonderful husband and father, and loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include, his wife, Joan Kathryn Nelson Kerr, whom he married Nov. 26, 1965; four children, William J. of Niles, Brian P. and his wife Tammy of Schellsburg, Pa., Leah Kathryn and her fiancee Patrick McDonald, of Warren and Sean M. and his wife Aimee, of Cortland; a brother, Ronald and his wife Mary Lou, of Youngstown; a sister-in-law, Sheryl of Greenville, Pa.; nine grandchildren, Lane, Lizabeth, Grace, Kaitlyn, Madison, Nathan, Hannah, Ethan and Aidan; and his best friend, Butch and his wife, Dianna Walker of Newton Falls.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Brian, John and Frederick.

Calling hours will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Madasz Funeral Chapel in Brookfield, where there will be funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday, with the Rev. Dan Cesene officiating.

Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions maybe made to TRIO of Shenango Valley.

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Victor D. Knisely

BOWLING GREEN – Victor D. Knisely passed away Monday at his residence.

He was born Dec. 4, 1923 in Rising Sun, a son of Fern Reinbolt-Knisely and Charles Knisely.

Vic graduated from Rising Sun High School in 1941 and then worked briefly in Cleveland before joining the U.S. Navy. He served as Signalman 3rd Class on the U.S.S. Washita, the U.S.S. Longstreet and the U.S.S. Chicago.

He married his loving wife, Lydia Sichau, Dec. 13, 1944. They had eight children, the late Timothy and Paul, and surviving, Collin (Linda) of Bay Village, Douglas (Ruth) of Grove City, Terrence of Littleton, Mass., Leda (Dave) Rutledge of Granville, Kurt (Cynthia) of Mentor and Melanie (Mark) Mattingly of Bowling Green.

Victor and Lydia had 17 grandchildren. Lydia passed away July 20, 1998. Victor was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert of Fostoria and Bernard of Fremont.

Victor started his career as a salesman for Iron Fireman in Cleveland. Later, he worked for the Sun Oil Co., becoming district sales manager. He founded the Top Value Oil Co. in Youngstown with Michael Flaherty and later created Mike and Vic’s Amoco Truck Service in North Lima. The company expanded to include locations in Brookville, Pa., Toledo and Lodi. Later, they sold the company to Ryder Systems.

Victor was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Bowling Green, attended the Good Hope Lutheran Church in North Lima for many years, was a member of the Elks Club, Moose Lodge and the American Legion and was a founding member of the National Truck Stop Operator’s Association.

Family and friends may visit from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Dunn Funeral Home, 408 W. Wooster St. in Bowling Green.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Bowling Green.

A memorial service will also be held Saturday, Aug. 27, at Seederly-Mong-Beck Funeral Home, 154 S. Elm St, Columbiana, with 1 p.m. visitation and a 2 p.m. service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Lydia Knisely Memorial Fund at the Good Hope Lutheran Church, 12030 Market St. No. 271, North Lima, OH 44452 or the Bridge Home Health & Hospice, 1204 West Wooster St., Bowling Green, OH 43402.

Irene Mastoris, 62

BOARDMAN – There will be services at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church for Irene Mastoris, 62, formerly of Campbell, who passed away Wednesday morning at Boardman Speciality Care.

Mrs. Mastoris was born Jan. 3, 1943 in Kalymnos, Greece, a daughter of Antonio and Nomiki Maillis Koulianos.

A homemaker, Mrs. Mastoris was a member of the church, its choir, the Philoptochos Society and the ladies Kalymnian Society. She enjoyed baking, cooking, singing and spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends.

Besides her husband, Anthony Mastoris, whom she married July 25, 1958, she is survived by her children, Michael (Lisa) Mastoris of Poland, Nellie Mastoris of Campbell, George (Evelyn) Mastoris of Holliday, Fla. and Emanuel (Kelly) Mastoris of Beaver, Pa.; seven brothers and sisters, Katina Phillips, Pete Koulianos, Eva Douropoulos, Nick Koulianos, Louie Koulianos, Kaliope Trikilis and Paul Koulianos, all of Campbell; and six grandchildren, Santina, Michael, Irene, Manuel, Xanthi and Antoni.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Wasko Funeral Home and from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Monday at the church.

Sylvia M. Mohr, 84

STRUTHERS – There will be services at 2 p.m. Friday at the Clemente Funeral Home in Struthers for Sylvia M. Mohr, 84, who passed away Tuesday afternoon at Shepherd of the Valley in Boardman.

Sylvia was born Dec. 11, 1920 in East Brady, Pa., a daughter of John and Laura Belle Hall Spencer, and came to Struthers in 1962.

She worked at Eaton’s Truck Stop in Columbiana and had attended the Calvary Assembly of God Church in Boardman.

Her first husband, Clair Malcolm Slagle, whom she married in 1936, passed away in 1963. Her second husband, Charles A. Mohr, whom she married in 1964, passed away in 1995.

Sylvia leaves a son, William D. Slagle of Boardman; two daughters, Mary Fennell of Canfield and Carolyn Branning of Meridian, Miss.; two sisters, Helen L. John of Pennsylvania and Vera Edsel of Canfield; six grandchildren, Wanda Clay, Sherill Neal, Brenda Guido, Charlene Ondrey, Edward Slagle Burns and Evon Slagle; and three great-grandchildren.

Besides her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Edward C. Slagle; a daughter, Louise Slagle; and a brother, Russell L. Spencer.

Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Chester Palcewski, 89

AUSTINTOWN – Chester Palcewski, 89, passed away unexpectedly Monday morning at his home. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Chester was born Feb. 20, 1916 in Youngstown, a son of the late Casimir and Josephine Hoffman Palcewski, and was a lifelong area resident.

He attended The Rayen School and served in the U.S. Army during WWII.

A tailor by trade, Chester owned and operated Bouquet Tuxedo Rentals on Mahoning Avenue in Youngstown for many years and also worked at Masters Tuxedo Rentals. He was a member of the Nativity of Christ Orthodox Church and PLAV Post No. 87.

He leaves his wife, Anne Stefanoski Miladore Palcewski, whom he married Nov. 1, 1966; four stepchildren, Joann (the late John Jr.) Panko of Palentine, Ill., Sandra (Frank) Burkosky of Solon, Elaine (Richard) Luchansky of Pawleys Island, S.C. and Nicholas (Donna) Miladore of Boardman; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A brother, Alex and a sister, Jane Hubler are deceased.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road in Youngstown, and from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Nativity of Christ Church.

A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Interment will take place at Lake Park Cemetery.

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Adeline Pannunzio, 81

CAMPBELL – Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Rossi Bros. Funeral Home in Boardman for Adeline Pannunzio, 81, who passed away early Wednesday morning from a short illness. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Mrs. Pannunzio was born Sept. 22, 1923 in Youngstown, the daughter of Phillip and Jennie (DeSanto) Faiola.

She was a homemaker and member of St. Lucy Church. She enjoyed playing bingo and loved animals and cooking.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of more than 50 years, James Pannunzio, whom she married Aug. 28, 1954; four brothers Michael (Laurel) Faiola of New Castle, Pa., Phillip Faiola Jr. of Youngstown, Joseph (Donna) Faiola of Hubbard and John Faiola of Campbell; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Laura Frazzini and Angeline Santarelli.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today and from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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William Woollcott Stanier, 69

YOUNGSTOWN- William Woollcott Stanier, 69, died Monday evening at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

Mr. Stanier was born Dec. 26, 1935, in Youngstown, a son of John Stewart and Elizabeth Woollcott Stanier.

He attended The Rayen School and graduated from Mercersburg Academy in 1953 and from Lehigh University in 1957.

Mr. Stanier was a salesman for the steel industry, beginning his career with Youngstown Sheet & Tube. He received a number of assignments in the Midwest before returning in the middle of his career to Youngstown. He retired in 2001 after 42 years.

He was a member of the St. Albans No. 677 F. & A.M. and a 32nd degree Mason of the Valley of Youngstown Scottish Rite and the Youngstown Country Club.

Mr. Stanier was a member of St. John Episcopal Church and a member of the Vestry.

His wife, the former Samantha Todd, whom he married May 3, 1958 died Aug. 28, 1998.

He leaves a daughter, Tracy McCarty of Youngstown; three sons, Stewart Todd Stanier of Atlanta, John Woollcott Stanier of Asheville, N.C., and Charles Oliver Stanier of Iowa City, Iowa; a sister, Mary Oliver Maloney of Cleveland; a brother, John Stewart Stanier of Lake Lure, N.C.; and nine grandchildren.

Mr. Stanier’s family will hold a memorial service in his name, at 12:15 p.m. Friday at St. John Episcopal Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made to St. John Episcopal Church, Sunday Soup Kitchen, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown, Ohio 44503.

Bill will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

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Alberta Woolen, 69

YOUNGSTOWN – Alberta Woolen, 69, of Youngstown, departed this life Sunday at St. Elizabeth Health Center.

Mrs. Woolen, affectionately known as “Sis,” was born Sept. 8, 1935 to the parents of Lester and Willie Maude McClendon Clemons Sr. in Dublin, Ga. She moved to Youngstown at the age of 10.

Mrs. Woolen attended East High School. She had previously worked at Southside Hospital in the food service and housekeeping departments. She was a housekeeper for various families in the community for over 20 years before retiring in 1992. She was a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses East Congregation for 38 years.

She leaves to cherish her memory her mother of Youngstown; her husband, Earnest E. Woolen of Youngstown, whom she married Dec. 17, 1955; her daughter, Annette Y. Woolen of Youngstown; two brothers, Lester Clemons Jr. of Temple Hill, Md., and Willie James Clemons of Youngstown; three sisters, Grace Clemons of Temple Hill, Florine Waller of Youngstown and Doris Drumgole of Yorba Linda, Calif.; four granddaughters, Deyhna, Kwinette and Meysha Harville and Monette Woolen, all of Youngstown; one grandson, Andrew Woolen of Youngstown; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Her father and a daughter, Darlene R. Woolen Harville, preceded her in death.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Howard and Alli Funeral Home, where friends may call an hour prior to the service.

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