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Bruce D. Lenhardt, 54

YOUNGSTOWN – Bruce D. Lenhardt, 54, passed away Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Health Center.

Bruce was born May 15, 1952 in Youngstown, a son of the late Donald C. and Phyllis Robbins Lenhardt. He was raised on a farm in Pulaski, Pa., and returned to Youngstown in 1998.

He was a machinist at PMQ, Inc. in Niles for 17 years, and was currently employed as a machinist at Ravana Industries in Lowellville. He was also a master bricklayer and carpenter, and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He leaves his wife, Mary Janis Morton Lenhardt, whom he married July 8, 2002; two step-daughters, Kim Hively of Webb City, Mo., and Bobbielynn (Erwin) Nowicki of Lisbon; seven step-grandchildren; a step-great-granddaughter; two sisters, Judith Poland of Mount Gilead, and Jayne Poland of Mount Vernon; two brothers, Glen Lenhardt of Tijeras, N.M., and Terry Lenhardt of New Bedford, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews, including Donald Bruce Lenhardt.

Family and friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road in Youngstown, where a memorial service will follow at 2 p.m.

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Carmella “Carmel” Gaetano, 89

POLAND – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Youngstown for Carmella “Carmel” Gaetano, 89, who passed away at her home Wednesday afternoon.

Carmel was born July 16, 1917 in Smokey Hollow, Youngstown, where she lived most of her life. She was the daughter of Giuseppe and Michelina (Moccia) Donofrio.

Carmel was a homemaker and worked as a cosmetic manager at Gray Drugstore, where she was recognized for her outstanding sales achievements. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Youngstown, and a former member of the St. Monica Guild.

Her husband, Arthur “Chink” Gaetano, whom she married Feb. 11, 1953, passed away Sept. 25, 2006.

An avid baker and reader, Carmel was most proud of her children, a son, Joseph Gaetano; three daughters, Joy Gaetano, Jill Gaetano (Thomas Albanese) and Jean Gaetano (Patrick Lucia). She was equally proud of her grandchildren, Jaclyn and Jeffrey Albanese. She also leaves a brother, Rudy Donofrio. A special thank you to close friend and caregiver Ann Ray.

In addition to her parents and husband, Carmel was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Caringola and brothers, Angelo, Arthur, Alfredo and Peter Donofrio.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Rossi Bros. Funeral Home, Boardman Chapel, where a tribute service will be held at 7 p.m. Everyone is asked to meet directly at the church on Saturday afternoon.

In lieu of flowers, material contributions can be made to Mahoning County Public Library or Easters Seals of Youngstown.

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Donald P. Holt, 54

GIRARD – There will be memorial services at 11 a.m Saturday at the Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home for Donald P. Holt, 54, of 25 Townsend Ave., who passed away Wednesday at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.

Donald was born June 19, 1952 in Sharon, Pa., a son of Flint O. and Edna Mae McElhaney Holt and was a lifelong area resident.

A 1970 graduate of Hubbard High School, he was a truck driver at B.J. Alan Fireworks Company.

He leaves his wife, the former Mary A. Mihaly, whom he married Feb. 27, 1982; two sons, Donald P. Davis of Youngstown and Timothy J. Holt of Girard; two daughters, Heather M. Tomlin of Niles and Heidi A. (David Ware) Holt of Girard; a sister, Karen Nock of Masury; two brothers, Richard Holt of Sharon and David Holt of Colorado; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter.

There will be calling hours from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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Joseph F. Corbi, 80

GIRARD – Joseph F. Corbi, 80, of Girard, died Wednesday at his home.

He was born on Oct. 25, 1926 in Ellwood City, Pa.

Mr. Corbi was a veteran, having served in the Army during WWII and in the Marines during the Korean War. He retired from Youngstown Steel Door in 1983.

He was a member of St Rose Church in Girard, American Legion Post 235 (Girard) and the VFW in Austintown. During the 1960s he coached Little League and Pony League teams.

He married Phyllis (Esposito) Corbi on Oct. 16, 1948. She passed away Dec. 6, 2003.

He is survived by a son, Joseph Corbi Jr. of Girard; two daughters, Rosemary (Eugene) McEathron of Forrest City, N.C., and Kathleen (Robert) Garber of Warren; four brothers, Mike, John, Frank and Charlie Nuzzo, all of Youngstown; a sister, Mary Catherine Gessler of Haywood, Calif.; four grandchildren, Jason Johns, Robert Garber III, Melissa Johns and Felicia (Michael) Cool; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Pelagrino and Mary (Orlando) Nuzzo; four brothers, Sam, Marko, Steve and Paris Nuzzo; and a sister, Lucy.

Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at McClurkin Funeral Home in Girard.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Rose Church, with prayers at 9 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at Tod Homestead Cemetery in Youngstown.

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Edward E. Kenetz, 62

BERLIN CENTER – There will be services at 11 a.m. Friday at the Anstrom-Velker Funeral Home, 75 E. Midlothian Blvd., for Edward E. Kenetz, 62, who died Monday evening at Salem Community Hospital.

Mr. Kenetz was born Jan. 31, 1944 in Pittsburgh, a son of Paul and Loretta Kunkle Kenetz.

He was a salesman for R & M Fluid Power, Inc. of Boardman where he had been employed since 1994.

Edward was a 1962 graduate of Conlee Vocational School in Pittsburgh. He was a member of the 3rd Battalion Airborne, having served his country during the Vietnam Conflict, and St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Boardman. He was an honorary member of the Pittsburgh Police Department and its sharpshooting team. He was also a member of the Canfield Fair Police Department.

Mr. Kenetz is survived by his wife, the former Jennifer Gustafson, whom he married June 6, 1993; two daughters, Felicity Gustafson of Berlin Center and Kim Kenetz of Pittsburgh; and a brother, Paul Kenetz Jr. of Pittsburgh,

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home and one hour prior to service on Friday.

Material contributions may be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 280 Mill Creek Drive, Youngstown, OH 44512.

Kenneth Lloyd Kline, 78

SALEM – Kenneth Lloyd Kline, 78, died at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at Omni Manor Nursing and Rehab Center.

Born May 17, 1928 in Akron, he was the son of Jesse Clarence and Josephine Marie (Lappin) Kline. Prior to moving to Salem, he lived in Palmyra, Austintown, and North Hampton.

Mr. Kline had been an engineer with the Ohio Bell Telephone Company for 40 years. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers, Summit Grange, American Legion No. 56 of Salem, and Goodyear Wing Field Hunting and Fishing Club. He formerly attended the North Hampton United Methodist Church and served with the U.S. Army.

His wife, the former Catherine Louise Gaffney, whom he married Aug. 16, 1945, preceded him in death on May 3, 2003

He is survived by three daughters, Judy Marie Kline of Tallmadge, Mrs. Ned (Cathy L.) Sciortino of Corona, Calif. and Mrs. Richard (Pamela Sue) Atkinson of Allentown, Pa.; four sons, Kenneth Larry Kline of Stow, Lewis Ed Kline of Salem, James Elwood Kline of Woodbridge, Va., and Gary Lee Kline of Stafford, Va; two sisters, Mrs. Harry (Mary) Hostevedt of Delaware, Ruth Bailey of Cuyahoga Falls; his brother, Elwood Kline of North Hampton; 17 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Kathy; and an infant son, Robert Kline.

There will be services at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Christ Church Episcopal in Hudson with the Rev. M. Kathryn Rackley, the associate rector of the church, officiating.

Burial will be at North Hampton Cemetery in Cuyahoga Falls where full military honors will be provided.

Calling hours will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements were provided by the Arbaugh Pearce Greenisen Funeral Home.

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Josephine “Susie” Lesnansky

YOUNGSTOWN – Josephine “Susie” Lesnansky, wife of George Lesnansky, and mother of George P. Lesnansky Sr., aka Larry Walk, a 42-year veteran radio promoter of polka music in the Penn-Ohio area, passed away Monday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, surrounded by her husband, son and daughter-in-law, Diana, whom she considered to be a daughter, and her grandson, George P. Jr. She took pride in the fact that she was responsible for “finding” Diana for her son, George, and until her dying breath, expressed her feelings, “I am glad I found Diana for you,” referring to her wanting to go to Kuzman’s in Girard (where her son met Diana) to see Del Sinchak, when she was rarely healthy enough to go out.

She was born Oct. 28, 1918 in Coldwell, the daughter of Michael and Mary Rektor.

She and her husband of 68 years, George, were her son’s biggest supporters of his radio shows, currently airing each Sunday on WKTX radio and WSOM Radio, as well as his past Penn-Ohio Polka Festivals that were held in the Idora Park Ballroom, Yankee Lake Ballroom, Conneaut Lake Ballroom and the Gateway Clipper, where she hand-distributed advertising materials, table to table, in support of and promoting her son’s future promotions.

She was a member of St. Michael’s Carpathian Russian Orthodox Church, where in earlier years she worked as a kitchen worker for their weekly bingo parties.

She will be sadly forever missed by her husband, George; her son, George P.; her beloved daughter-in-law, Diana; her grandson, George P. Jr.; granddaughter-in-law, Judi; and four great-grandchildren; as well as many polka friends, friends and neighbors.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; and two sisters.

Friends may call today from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, where there will be a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the church.

A funeral service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Michaels Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Church, with burial at Greenhaven Cemetery.

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Virginia S. “Ginny” Lyden, 53

BOARDMAN — There will be services Friday at 10:45 a.m. at the Fox Funeral Home and at 11:30 a.m. at Saint Christine Church for Virginia S. “Ginny” Lyden, 53, who died Tuesday morning at Mahoning Valley Hospital after a long courageous fight with pancreatic cancer.

Ginny was born Nov. 22, 1952, the daughter of Michael J. and Agnes Walko Gresko and was a lifelong area resident.

A 1970 graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School, she graduated from Bowling Green State University in 1973 with a teaching degree. Ginny was a special education teacher for the Warren City Schools.

She was a member of Saint Christine Church and was the Mother of the Year in 1993 for the Youngstown Mother of Twins.

Besides her husband, Daniel J. Lyden Sr., whom she married Aug. 20, 1977, she leaves her mother, Agnes Gresko of Poland; three sons, Daniel J. Lyden Jr. of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and twins, Timothy M. Lyden of The Ohio State University in Columbus and Thomas M. Lyden of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa.; two brothers, Donald T. (Margaret) Gresko of Austintown and Kenneth M. (Ann) Gresko of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

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

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Wadih Mike, 84

YOUNGSTOWN – There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Maron Church, for Wadih Mike, 84, who passed away Tuesday afternoon with his family by his side.

Wadih was born July 1, 1922 in Lebanon, the son of Youssef and Ackley Khoury.

He came to America in 1960 and resided in Pennsylvania, where he worked as a barber. He moved to Youngstown in 1968, where he worked as a press operator for General Fireproofing, retiring in the mid 1970s.

Wadih was a member of St. Maron Church, where he was involved in many church functions. He was also a member of the St. Tobias Society. He helped in bringing many families to the United States. Wadih was an avid gardener and his grandchildren were the center of his life.

His wife, Theresa Corey, whom he married Nov. 4, 1961, passed away Sept. 30, 2002.

He will always be loved and remembered by his two sons, Alan (Charmaine) Mike and Youssef (Elaine) Khoury, both of Boardman; two daughters, Susan (Mike) Kermec of Girard and Nouha (Hanna) Doud of Florida; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Romeh Khoury of Lebanon and Badih (Nassibe) Khoury of Boardman; and two sisters, Nasta (George) Khoury of Poland and Habous Maroon of Lebanon.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Sadie Khoury and Souad Amon.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Rossi Bros. Funeral Home in Boardman where a Prayer of Incense will be held at 7:45 p.m. and from 9 to 9:50 a.m. Saturday at the church.

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Nadeema A. Schwarck, 88

SALEM – There will be a funeral service at 10 a.m. Friday at Green Haven Memorial Gardens Chapel for Nadeema A. Schwarck, formerly of Glendale, Ariz., who passed away Wednesday morning at Essex of Salem.

Nadeema was born June 16, 1918 in New Kensington, Pa., a daughter of the late Charles and Selma (Abraham) Moses.

She was a manager for apartments and hotels throughout the area, and was a former member of St. Mark’s Church in Boardman.

Her husband, Robert Schwarck, whom she married April 12, 1946, passed away July 20, 1999.

Nadeema is survived by two daughters, Roberta (Herb) Kendall of Salem and Gloria Dietz of Poland; two brothers; ten grandchildren; and twelve great grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husband, Nadeema is preceded in death by two daughters: Marlene Kostyk and Elaine Valiquette.

There are no calling hours.

The family has entrusted Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel to handle the arrangements.

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Nick Maravich, 85

BOARDMAN – Nick Maravich, 85, of 58 Green Bay Drive, passed away at 10:40 p.m. Sunday at Assumption Village Health Center following a brief illness.

Mr. Maravich was born July 20, 1921 in Youngstown, a son of the late Kosta and Julia (Sylak) Maravich, and brother to Peter and Mildred Maravich.

He was a 1940 graduate of Wilson High School. He was a U.S. Navy WWII veteran, and was duly initiated into the Solemn Mysteries of the Ancient Order of the Deep on Oct. 2, 1944.

He was a former employee of 32 years at Commercial Shearing Corporation, working in the hydraulic department and serving OSHA retiring in 1982.

For many years he enjoyed bowling on the Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 Men’s league at Wedgewood Lanes and the Friday 1:00 Men’s league at Holiday Bowl. He was also active in the men’s golf leagues at Valley Golf.

Mr. Maravich was a life-long member of the Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church, where he served as a vice president and tutor of the church board for many years.

Mr. Maravich is survived by two daughters, Sandra Lee (Alan) Mitchell of Boardman and Karen Lynn Maravich-Blumling of Cranberry Twp., Pa.; three granddaughters, Kendra Nicole (Benjamin) Stevens of Laguna Niguel, Calif., Heather Leigh Mitchell of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Amy Anne Blumling of Cranberry Twp.; and a long-time companion, Beatrice Bostian of Youngstown.

Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home on Canfield Road. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, and at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church. Interment will be at Belmont Park Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted.

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Sally Ann DeHoff, 72

CANFIELD – Sally Ann DeHoff went to be home with the Lord on Tuesday at home.

Sally was born on Oct. 31, 1934 in Youngstown, the youngest daughter of Charles and Bessie (Hocker) Marshall.

Sally was retired as the cafeteria manager for the Boardman School District. She was a dedicated member of Paradise United Church of Christ in Canfield.

Sally is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, William "Bill" C. DeHoff, whom she married on Nov. 24, 1956; three children, Bill (Penny) DeHoff of Glen Burnie, Md., Betty (Alan) Guerin of Marion, Ind., and David (Karen) DeHoff of Leetonia; two sisters, Betty Johnson of Boardman and Edith Ray of Austintown; a brother, Donald (Barbara) Marshall of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; and six grandchildren, Jason Emmons, Jonathon, Matthew and Hannah Guerin, and Cody and Austin DeHoff.

Sally was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Dorothy; and eight brothers, Robert, Charles, Edwin, Raymond, Fred, Alfred, Gerry and Jack.

Sally was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and enjoyed her family and friends. A true and devoted friend to all who knew her, she was a giving person who always put others and their needs above all.

A memorial service in her honor will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Paradise United Church of Christ. Family and friends may call on from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Lane Funeral Home, Canfield Chapel, as well as from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Interment will be at the Green Haven Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Paradise United Church of Christ, 10020 New Buffalo Rd., Canfield, OH 44406.

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Vincent L. Santangelo Sr., 66

YOUNGSTOWN – Vincent L. Santangelo Sr., 66, passed away Wednesday at St. Elizabeth in Boardman.

He was born Oct. 6, 1940 in Youngstown, the son of the late Louis Santangelo and Grace (Cerimele) Santangelo.

He was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church and a U.S. Marine Corps. veteran. He was a fire captain with the Youngstown Fire Department for 25 years, retiring in 1990.

His is survived by his wife, Lucille (Bagdassarian) Santangelo, whom he married Oct. 7, 1961; a son, Louis J. (Alexis Gable) Santangelo of Canfield and Vincent L. (Michele) Santangelo, both of Canfield; three sisters, Rita Bundza and Flora (George) Cepin, both of Youngstown and Valerie (Paul) Golubic of Boardman; a brother, Louis (Lynne) Santangelo of Wausau, Wis.; and two granddaughters, Hope and Gina Santangelo of Canfield.

Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at the Fabrizio Funeral Home, 619 East Indianola Ave. in Youngstown.

There will be services at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church.

The family is requesting that any monetary donations be given to St. Jude Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Carl E. Schill, 89

BERLIN CENTER – Carl E. Schill, 89, of Berlin Station Road, passed away at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Forum Health Northside Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 21, 1917 in Indianapolis, the son of the late Albert J. and Marguerite (Russell) Schill.

Carl was a 1935 graduate of South High School in Youngstown and retired in 1973 from Youngstown Sheet and Tube after 36 years.

He was a veteran of the United States Army and served as a machine gunman during WWII.

Carl was a member of the Mahoning United Methodist Church in Youngstown and the East Naples Methodist Church in Florida. He was also a member of the WesMeth Class of the Mahoning United Methodist Church, a member of the F & AM Sulgrave Lodge No. 696, a former Eagle Scout of Troop No. 5 at Epworth Methodist Church, and was a veteran of the C.C.C. Camp of Havre, Mont.

His wife of 57 years, the former Phyllis Ranquest, whom he married Oct. 20, 1940, passed away Sept. 29, 1998.

Carl is survived by four children, Robert E. Schill of Bay St. Louis, Miss., Linda (Stanley) Vuletich with whom he made his home, Margaret “Margie” (Jack) Miller of Kent and JoAnne (Edward) Kushner of Marysville, Wash.; four grandchildren, Wendy Schill, Sarah Miller, and Laura and Stephanie Kushner.

Besides his parents and his wife, Carl was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Dale Schill; and a brother, Albert W. Schill.

Family and friends may gather from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel, where a memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Veteran’s Administration, in care of Robert Brienik, Volunteer Services 134, 2031 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, OH 44505. Make checks payable to VAMC (in memo place GPF 1011).

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Phillip G. Stanke, 68

SHEPHERD, MICH. – Phillip G. Stanke, 68, passed away Sunday, Nov. 12, at his son’s home in Lake Milton. He had recently gone to be with his son, Russell Stanke, who owns and operates the Rainbow Muffler Shop in Youngstown and the Tire Pad on Southern Boulevard in Boardman.

Phillip was born Aug. 4, 1938 in Flint, Mich. to Harold and Frances (Walsh) Stanke, and had lived in the Flint area before moving to Shepherd in 1969.

His wife, Linda Lou Becker, whom he married July 27, 1957 in Flint, preceded him in death Dec. 27, 2005.

He is survived by two sons, Russell (Jackie) Stanke of Lake Milton and Jeffery Stanke of Shepherd; five grandchildren, Tina, Jason, Micha, Mandy and Jacob; three brothers, Jim (Carol) Stanke, Dennis (Deb) Stanke and Gary (Loretta) Stanke, all of Flint; two sisters, Rosalie (Robert) Heath and Jean (Lou) Winkelhaus, both of Flint; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be today, Nov. 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Berry Funeral Home, 106 Wright Ave. in Shepherd, where there will be funeral services Friday, Nov. 17, at 11 a.m. with Nancy Fulton officiating.

Interment will be at North Branch Cemetery near Marion.

Roseann M. Sylvester, 72

POLAND – Roseann M. Sylvester, 72, died suddenly Thursday, Nov. 9, in Cleveland.

Mrs. Sylvester was born July 28, 1934 in Cleveland, a daughter of Thomas and Margaret Parle Green. She moved to the Poland area in 1996.

She graduated from the Holy Name High School in Cleveland in 1951, and received her bachelor’s degree in applied science from the Akron University. She also attended the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland.

Mrs. Sylvester had worked for the County of Portage, as a chemical dependency counselor, retiring in 1999 after 15 years.

She was a member of the Holy Family Church in Poland, where she was a member of its Resurrection choir. She also was a Eucharistic Minister and Lector.

One of Roseann’s passions in life was to help others and nurture them to a point of self-sufficiency. Relationship building was something she was devoted to. Her other gifts were those of music, dancing and laughter

Mrs. Sylvester loved dancing and music. She was involved in community theaters where she starred in “Hello Dolly” and “Mame.”

Her husband, Albert “Nick” Sylvester, whom she married Aug. 10, 1996, died in May of 2005.

She is survived by four sons, William (Gayle) King of Dallas and Timothy (Susan) King, both of Dallas, John (Sue) King of Atlanta and David King of Garrettsville; three step-daughters, Ann Sylvester of Poland, Kathy Sanders of Austintown and Linda (Brett) Modic of Poland; three sisters, Marguerite (Walter) Kawecki of Brookpark, Sheila Novak of Bainbridge and Madonna (Bob) Marx of Cleveland; a brother, James (Virginia) Green of Sagamore Hills; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Thomas, Patrick and William Green; and two sisters, Bernadette Hejduk and Kathleen Turba.

Family will receive friends Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Cunningham Becker Funeral Home, Poland Chapel, where there will be prayer services Saturday at 9:30 a.m.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Holy Family Church in Poland.

The family suggests that donations in Mrs. Sylvester’s name be made to the Sojourner House Domestic Violence Battered Persons, P.O. Box 5694 Youngstown, OH 44504

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