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Carol L. Barnette, 46

YOUNGSTOWN – There will be services at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Bethel Church of God In Christ for Carol L. Barnette, 46, who departed this life Thursday, Oct. 12, at her residence.

Mrs. Barnette was born April 27, 1960, a daughter of O’Brown and Mattie Mae Taylor Willis, going to Kentucky in 1986, and coming to Youngstown five years ago.

She was a 1978 graduate of South High School and received her bachelor’s degree in education from Bowling Green University. She received her master’s degree in education in 1990 from Bellarmine College in Louisville, Ky. She taught school in Kentucky for 16 years before coming to Youngstown. She was a teacher with the Youngstown city schools.

She was a member of Bethel C.O.G.I.C., where she taught Sunday school, and was vacation Bible school director. She was also a member of the YEA Teachers Union and was an Army veteran.

She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband, Tarel, whom she married Dec. 31, 2002; a son, Ronald Phillip Smith, and two daughters, Taylor Seymone Smith and Jordan Tyree Barnette, all at home; six stepchildren, Lenisha McGee of Cleveland, Brandalyn (Corey) Kemp Sr., Sharkela Thompson, Tora Barnette and Stacia Barnette, all of Youngstown and DeJon Barnette of Virginia; four brothers, Lessley Harmon Jr., Braddock Harmon, Milton Willis and Quin “Doby” Willis, all of Youngstown; three grandchildren, Corey Kemp Jr., Chelsey Kemp and Sharnee Thompson, all of Youngstown; five aunts, Roberta Thrash of Akron, JoAnn, Wilma and Aro Taylor and Velma Taylor, all of Youngstown; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, O’Brown Willis; her mother, Mattie Mae Harmon Willis; a brother, Larry Barry Harmon; and foster parents, Sally Hall and Charlie Hall.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Arrangements are being handled by the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.



William B. Clayman, 81

YOUNGSTOWN – There were services held Tuesday at Agrenovitz Chapel-El Emeth Coitsville Cemetery for William B. Clayman, 81, who passed away Monday at Heritage Manor.

He was born Nov. 3, 1924 in Youngstown, the son of Morris and Pearl Friedman Clayman.

Bill grew up in Niles and was a graduate of Niles McKinley High School and later attended Oberlin College. He was president of the Niles Iron and Metal Co. for more than 40 years.

His passion was philanthropy and education. He founded the Clayman Family Foundation Scholarship of Niles McKinley High School graduates, which enables many students to pursue their college dreams. He endowed the William B. and Hilda Clayman Professorship of Judaic and Holocaust Studies at Youngstown State University. He was a benefactor of the Children’s Rehabilitation Center in Howland, the McKinley Memorial Library and the Tod Children's Hospital Video Conference Room.

In Israel, he and his wife supported the Magen David Adom by purchasing fully-equipped ambulances. He also supported Aish Hatorah International, Hadassah Hospital, J.N.F. and Israel Bonds. He was a longtime member of the Niles Rotary, Z.O.A., Temple El-Emeth and numerous other organizations.

Bill is survived by his wife of 53 years, Hilda Fish Clayman; three sons, Gary (Sherri) Clayman, Joel (Deborah) Clayman and Michael (Nina) Clayman, all of Youngstown; a sister, Phyllis Lazear of Florida; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, David Clayman.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to Temple El-Emeth, 3970 Loganway, Youngstown, OH 44505 or to the Children’s Rehabilitation Center, 885 Howland-Wilson Road, Warren, OH 44484.

Arrangements are being handled by the Shriver-Allison-Courtley-Weller-King Funeral Home.


Sarah Constance Colangelo, 83

YOUNGSTOWN – Services will be Friday at 9:30 a.m. at Schiavone Funeral Home and at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, both in Youngstown, for Sarah Constance Colangelo, 83, who passed away Monday.

Mrs. Colangelo was born Nov. 7, 1922 in Youngstown, the daughter of Gaetano and Carmel Petrosini Mele.

During WWII, she worked at General Fireproofing, manufacturing aircraft. Her life was spent being a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She especially enjoyed holidays and family gatherings, reminiscing with friends and listening to music.

She was a lifelong member of St. Anthony of Padua Church where she received an honoree award in 2001 by virtue of her faithful loyalty and years of service. She was a member of its Altar and Rosary Society and Senior Citizen’s Group.

She will be sadly missed by her three loving daughters, Judith Mitulinski, Linda (Tim) Merrifield and Sarah “Sally” Colangelo (Bob Menser) and her grandchildren that she adored, Joe Mitulinski, Julie (Keith) Rentz, Lindsay Merrifield and Tim Merrifield. She also leaves to cherish her memory her sisters, Josephine Palazzo and Julia Palazzo, numerous nieces and nephews, special friends and neighbors, and all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of almost 60 years, Arthur Samuel Colangelo, whom she married on Jan. 10, 1942 and siblings, Cosmina, Nicholas, Leonard, Patrick, Anthony and Philip Mele, Victoria Zomparelli and Minnie Marsco.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

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Gregory J. Colucci, 83

NILES – Gregory J. Colucci, 83, of 1527 Robbins Ave., died at 5:17 a.m. Tuesday at Forum Health Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren.

He was born May 5, 1923 in Youngstown, the son of Daniel and Martha DelRosso Colucci.

Greg was a 1942 graduate of Youngstown Rayen High School and was employed in the chair division at General Fireproofing Company for more than 40 years before retiring in 1984.

He was a member of the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Niles, where he served as an usher, the Infant Jesus of Prague Guild, was a member and past Grand Knight of the Niles Knights of Columbus Council 1681 and Monsignor Francis J. Lavery 4th Degree General Assembly, where he served as Past Faithful Navigator. He was also a member of the Youngstown Golden Eagles, was a football and basketball referee for the Ohio High School Athletic Association, and was a United States Army veteran of WWII, having received the Victory Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the American Theatre Ribbon.

He will be deeply missed by his wife, Marie Zuzolo Colucci, whom he married Sept. 17, 1955; a daughter, Martha Ferenchak and her husband Jeffrey of Boardman; and a grandson, Gregory Ferenchak.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Ferenchak, and a brother, Patrick Colucci.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Joseph Rossi Funeral Home in Niles, where the Infant Jesus of Prague Guild will conduct prayers at 4:45 p.m., the Mt. Carmel Bereavement Ministry at 7:30 p.m. and the Niles Knights of Columbus at 7:45 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Niles, with Ft. Larry Frient officiating, preceded by a 9 a.m. prayer service at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Niles City Cemetery with full military honors.

Arrangements are being handled by the Joseph Rossi Funeral Home in Niles.

Condolences can be sent at www.josephrossifuneralhome.com.



Herbert B. Daugherty, Jr., 53

YOUNGSTOWN – There will be services at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitors Center at Fellows Riverside Gardens in Youngstown for Herbert B. Daugherty Jr., 53, who passed away Friday evening.

Herbert was born Sept. 7, 1953 in Winter Haven, Fla., the son of Herbert B. Sr. and Joyce (Kauffman) Daugherty.

He worked in maintenance for B&I Management Company and graduated from New Castle School of Trades. He was an avid gardener and loved to fish and watch football and NASCAR.

Herbert was a very hard worker and a free spirit, who was proud to help others.

His memories and free-spirit ways will always be cherished by his wife, Diana (Moderalli) Daugherty, whom he married July 6, 1996; a daughter, Shannon (Michael) Glover of Youngstown; a son, Shaun (Maria) Moderalli of Canfield; the three grandchildren whom he loved, Gianna and Isabella Glover and Dominic Moderalli; a brother, Sam (Ann) Daugherty of Florida; niece and nephews, Jason, Allison, and Noel; mother-in-law, Josephine Moderalli; and a sister-in-law, JoAnn (John) Carlson.

Friends may call from 11:30 a.m. until time of services Thursday at the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitors Center at Fellows Riverside Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested contributions to the family for a memorial in Herbert’s honor to be placed at a later date.

Arrangements are entrusted to Rossi Bros. Funeral Home, Boardman Chapel.

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Norma J. DeBrakeleer, 74

MILL VILLAGE, PA. – Norma J. DeBrakeleer, 74, died Thursday, Oct. 12, in Erie, Pa.

She was born Aug. 21, 1932 in Youngstown, the daughter of the late George and Mary Gerke Mincher.

Her husband, Lloyd R. DeBrakeleer, whom she married July 30, 1055, preceded her in death Feb. 22, 2005.

Survivors include two children, Dawn Keiser and husband Lou of Lambertville, Mich., and Lee B. DeBrakeleer and wife Colleen Hudy DeBrakeleer of Mill Village; four grandchildren, Louis “Pete” and Lauren Keiser and Alicia and Brandon DeBrakeleer; two brothers, Donald Mincher and wife Donna and Bruce Mincher and wife Jean, all of New Middletown; and several nieces and nephews, including Patricia Smith of Youngstown.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Mincher.

Funeral services and burial were held Monday in Mill Village.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mill Village Presbyterian Church, Church Street, Mill Village, PA 16427.

Condolences may be sent at www.vanmatrefuneralhome.com.


Patsy DeTanna, 93

YOUNGSTOWN – There will be a viewing from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Fox Funeral Home for Patsy DeTanna, 93, who died Monday morning at Beeghly Oaks Nursing Home.

He was born Sept. 6 1913 in Youngstown, the son of Vincent and Marie DeTanna, and had lived in this area most of his life.

Mr. DeTanna attended East High School, was an Army veteran, serving during WWII, and later became an electrician. He belonged to the IBEW Local Union No. 64 and was an avid member of the Youngstown Numismatic Coin Club (YNCC).

His wife, Josephine Billett, whom he married Nov. 25, 1952, died in 1990.

He leaves a daughter, Ann Marie (son-in-law Joseph) Blumetti of Canfield; a 25-year-old granddaughter, Brooke Blumetti of Warren; a 24-year-old grandson, Justin Blumetti of Sacramento, Calif.; and a brother, Carmen DeTanna of Italy.

Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.foxfuneralhome.org.


William “Bill” Ferenczy, 86

NORTH JACKSON – There will be services at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel, for William “Bill” Ferenczy, 86, who passed away Monday morning at his home.

Bill was born March 28, 1920 in Romania, the son of Joseph and Bertha Ferenczy.

He was a 1938 graduate of Girard High School and a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during WWII.

Bill retired from Con Rail as an inspector in 1982. He enjoyed gardening, and building /construction. He was a member of the Hungarian Presbyterian Church and the Girard Old Timers Club.

He leaves his wife, the former Sophie Tobias, whom he married Sept. 16, 1948; two children, William J. (Linda Ferenczy of Slidell, La., and Diane Downing of Austintown; a brother, Joseph (Ann) Ferenczy, and a sister, Betty (Steve) Choban, both of McDonald; four grandchildren, Holly (Chris) Butler, Sarah Ferenczy, William M. Ferenczy and Courtney Downing; and a great-grandchild, Mackenzie Butler. Bill also leaves his brother and sisters-in-law, Frank (Vickie) Tobias and Betty Tobias, and Dorothy Ryznar, all of Youngstown, and several nieces and nephews.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Bertha and Irene Ferenczy; and two brothers, Steve and Ernest Ferenczy.

Family and friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon at the funeral home.

Friends and family may view obituaries and send condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.



Mary Catherine Garvin, 77

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. – Mary Catherine Garvin, 77, and formerly of Youngstown, died Saturday, Oct. 14, at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia.

She was born Aug. 23, 1929 in Youngstown, a daughter of late Charles and Catherine Mullen Keffer, and lived in Poland, State College, Pa., and Westampton, N.J., before moving to Mount Laurel 10 years ago.

Mrs. Garvin was employed by Home Savings and Loan in Youngstown for 15 years.

She is survived by her husband, Robert D. Garvin, whom she married Aug. 5, 1977; sons, Thomas Johnson, Buck Johnson, Howard Johnson Jr. and Robert Garvin; daughters, Patricia (Johnson) Ridenour and Melissa Garvin; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are welcome to attend funeral services at 1 p.m. Friday at Green Haven Cemetery Chapel in Austintown.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.

Those wishing to make donations in memory of Mrs. Garvin may do so to the American Cancer Society, Northeast Regional Office, 525 North Broad St., Canfield, OH 44406.

This obituary may be viewed online and condolences sent through www.kinnickfuneralhome.com.

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Estelle C. Kulow, 89

BOARDMAN – Estelle C. Kulow, 89, formerly of Girard, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Beeghly Oaks.

She was born April 26, 1917 in Johnstown, Pa., the daughter of the late Michael and Stella (Green) Monahan.

She worked in the payroll department at Youngstown Sheet and Tube, retiring in 1978. She was a member of St. Rose Church in Girard; the Catholic Women’s Club and volunteered for Meals on Wheels.

Her husband, Harold Kulow, whom she married Oct. 22, 1949, passed away June 9, 1983.

She is survived by two sons, Greg (Karen) Kulow of North Ridgeville and Jeffrey (Linda) Kulow of Struthers; a daughter, Elaine (Larry) Broome of Wintersprings, Fla.; a brother, John Monahan of Girard; a sister, Anna Mary Rishel of Girard; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Monahan, and a sister, Florence Green.

Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at McClurkin Funeral Home in Girard.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at St. Rose Church, with prayers at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Girard City Cemetery in Girard.


Zachary David Latell

GIRARD – There were private services Tuesday, Oct. 17, for Zachary David Latell.

Zachary is the son of John David and Amanda K. (Vickers) Latell of Girard.

He was survived by his parents; a sister, Sophia Morgan Latell, and his grandparents, John and Marilyn Latell of Girard and Dana and Jenny Vickers of Canfield.

The family requests that memorial tributes be made to the charity of the donor’s choice in his name.

Arrangements were entrusted to the McClurkin Funeral Home.


Dolores A. Lowery, 75

CANFIELD – There will be graveside services at 11 a.m. Thursday at Greenwood Cemetery in Wheeling, W.Va., for Dolores A. Lowery, 75, who died late Monday evening at Hospice House.

Dolores was born Nov. 23, 1930 in Grafton, W.Va., the daughter of the late Delbert and Grace Dalton.

Her husband, Lewis Lowery, whom she married in 1945, died Feb. 16, 2005.

She is survived by four children, Yolanda (Burial) Holmes of Wheeling, Lewis (Monica) Lowery of Mineral Ridge, Mary Ann Kapica of Canfield with whom she had made her home with for the past 30 years, and Michael (Terry) Lowery of Terre Haute, Ind. She also leaves her brother, George Dalton of Warren; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Margaret Lowery; and eight brothers and sisters.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Lane Funeral Home, Mineral Ridge Chapel.

The family requests that material contributions take the form of donations to Hospice of the Valley.

Friends and family may view this obituary and send condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.



John P. “Toby” Premozich Sr., 86

YOUNGSTOWN – There will be private services for John P. “Toby” Premozich Sr., 86, who died Sunday afternoon at St. Elizabeth Health Center.

Toby was born Feb. 9, 1920 in Youngstown, the son of Nicholas and Angeline Boktie Premozich, and was a lifelong area resident.

He attended Wilson High School, joined the Army and was a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor. He retired from Aeroquip after 25 years of service.

He leaves his wife, Charlotte Premozich, whom he married at St. Stephen of Hungary Church on Sept. 18, 1947; three sons, Daniel Premozich of North Lima, John (Lori) Premozich Jr. of New Middletown and Nicholas Premozich of North Lima; two daughters, Charlotte (Jack) Laverie of Palm Harbor, Fla. and Penny Jackson of Boardman; a sister, Kathy Hart of Austintown; and four grandchildren, Jack Laverie III, Erica Jackson, Caitlin Premozich and Kelly Premozich.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Frank Premozich; and two sisters, Barbara Nut and Mary Zarich.

Arrangements were handled by the Fox Funeral Home in Boardman.

Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.foxfuneralhome.org.


John “Mike” Roberts, 71


YOUNGSTOWN – John “Mike” Roberts, 71, died Monday at his residence surrounded by his family.

Mr. Roberts was born Oct. 20, 1934 in Colwyn Bay, North Wales, U.K., a son of Anadlys and Mary Olive Kitchen Roberts, and was raised in Colwyn Bay, North Wales, U.K.

He moved to Youngstown in 1958, where he was employed by Loblaws and Thorofare as a warehouseman and retired in 2000 after 42 years. He also worked for PPG as a delivery man. He was a graduate of Colwyn Bay County School in North Wales.

He was a member of the Sacred Heart Church in Youngstown and of the St. David Society. He served in the British Army, enjoyed music and playing the trumpet. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Mr. Roberts leaves his wife, the former Connie Santoro, whom he married Oct. 29, 1960. He is survived by three daughters, Diane Roberts of Youngstown, Christine (Chuck) Rotz of Poland and Sandy (Paul) Bindas of Canfield; four sisters, Leila Hanni of Boardman, Sylvia Yarwood of St. Ann’s, England, Olga Tree of Colwyn Bay, North Wales, and Monica Dennis of Liberty Township; three grandchildren, Chas Rotz, Christopher Rotz and Paul Michael Bindas; and a brother-in-law, Atty. Don L. Hanni.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home, Poland Chapel, where there will be services Friday at 9:15 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Youngstown

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Condolences may be sent at www.beckerobits.com.



Ruth A. Santucci, 69

DAVENPORT, FLA.– There will be funeral services at 11 a.m. Friday at the Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel, for Ruth A. Santucci, 69, who died Sunday morning after a courageous fight with Marfan Syndrome at Florida Regional Medical Center in Florida.

Ruth was born Dec. 18, 1936 in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Roy C. and Inez A. (Golden) Jennings.

She retired in 1982 from Republic Steel, where she had worked in industrial relations. She was a member of the Smith Corners United Methodist Church, the Youngstown Rabbit Club and Senior Friends in Florida. She also loved to do ceramics and loved her cats, Hannah and Pepper.

Ruth is survived by her husband, Bernard Santucci, whom she married Aug. 31, 1983; her children, Gregory (Linda) Wolfe of Johnston, Richard B. (Pam) Wolfe of Colebrook, Cheryl Murphy of Niles, Bernie (Kathy) Santucci of Colorado, Donna (Larry) Brown of Canfield, Bob Santucci of Youngstown, David Santucci of Boardman, Judy (John) Macswords of South Carolina and Bill (Donna) Santucci of Canfield; 20 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a special niece, Nancy Stephens, among several others nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard F. Wolfe; her daughter, Debra Wolfe; and her brother, Donald Felger.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

The family requests that material contributions be made to Marfan Syndrome.

Friends and family may view the obituary and send condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.


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Ann B. Sardich, 91

YOUNGSTOWN – There will be funeral services Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. at the Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church for Ann B. Sardich, 91, who entered into rest Monday at St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center.

Ann was born May 13, 1915 in Pittsburgh, the daughter of the late George and Mildred (Kussic) Siranovich.

She was a homemaker and a member of the church. She was past president of the Circle of Serbian Sisters.

Her husband, Sam Sardich, whom she married June 27, 1936, passed away Dec. 31, 1992.

Mrs. Sardich will be missed by many, including her son, Walter (Barbara) Sardich of Youngstown; her daughters, Mildred (William) Terihay of Poland and Lucille Komorosky of Youngstown; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, where a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m.

To view this obituary or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.vaschak-kirilafh.com.

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Willie M. Strickland, 70

YOUNGSTOWN – There will be services at 10 a.m. Saturday at the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home for Willie M. Strickland, 70, who departed this life Sunday.

He was born Dec. 28, 1935 in Lillington, N.C., a son of Jessie and Hallie Canady Strickland.

Mr. Strickland had been employed with General Motors Lordstown as a relief man, retiring after more than 30 years. He was a member of U.A.W. Local No. 1112.

His wife, the former, Susie Hall Flores, whom he married Oct. 7, 1972, preceded him in death Sept. 17, 2006.

He leaves to cherish his memory seven daughters, Corean Strickland of Roanoke, Va., Marilyn Strickland of Durhan, N.C., and Annette (Martin) Sims, Cheryl Pettway, Maria Scott, Sonia Flores and Lolita (Lorenzo) Brooks, all of Youngstown; three sons, Michael (Stephanie) Flores of New Albany, Ind., Joseph (Vicky) Flores of Cleveland and Gary (Sheila) Flores of Youngstown; a sister, Correan Phillips, and an aunt, Lena Monroe, both of Lillington; 29 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Jessie Mae Wilkson and Gether Aikins.

Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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Harris Doyle West, 72

LAKE MILTON – Harris Doyle West, 72, formerly of Diamond, died at 6:20 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at St. Joseph Health Center in Warren.

He was born Aug. 20, 1934 in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., the son of Elise (West) Biles and stepfather, Ephraim Biles, and had lived in Lake Milton for the past six years.

He was employed at Anchor Motor Freight as a truck driver for seven years, retiring on disability. He enjoyed watching television, especially baseball and the Weather Channel, hunting, traveling and going to casinos.

He was a member of the Painter & Dry Wall and Paper Hangers Local No. 476, Santa Monica, Calif., N.R.A. Local No. 831, and Truck Driver Teamsters Local No. 477.

He is survived by his wife, Paula J. (Yaslik) West of Lake Milton, whom he married June 1, 1968; his mother, Elsie Biles of Red Boiling Springs; a daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Jerry Varnes of Hudson; a son and daughter-in-law, Luis and Diana Silva of Columbia Station; three brothers and their wives, Paul and Jessie Biles of Red Boiling Springs, Gene and Linda Biles of Mount Juliet, Tenn., and Loye and Anna Biles of Red Boiling Springs; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Ephraim Biles, who raised him.

There will be funeral services at noon on Friday, Oct. 20, at the James Funeral Home, where friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon.

Burial will be at Vaughn Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by the James Funeral Home, 8 East Broad St. in Newton Falls.




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