Marian E. Renello Accordino, 86
YOUNGSTOWN - Marian E. Renello Accordino, 86, of Omni West Assisted Living, passed away early Tuesday evening, Sept. 22, at her home following a lengthy illness.
Marian was born Dec. 8, 1922 in Niles, the daughter of the late Frank and Rosie Credella Renello, and attended parochial and public schools in Niles.
She married Anthony Tony Accordino of Niles at the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Niles on Aug. 7, 1948. They shared their lives together for 35 years until her husbands death in 1984, living in Niles and Austintown.
Marian retired from the former Ohio Corrugating in 1974 after 30 years of service.
She and her beloved Tony enjoyed traveling. Mrs. Accordino also enjoyed CB radioing and was known by her CB handle Pee Wee. She loved playing bingo and going line dancing and karaoke singing with friends. She also enjoyed reading and babysitting.
Mrs. Accordino is survived by a sister, Peggy (David) Bianco of Niles and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Lucille and Louise and a stepbrother, Pat.
At Marians request, there will be no calling hours or funeral services.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.
Interment will be at Green Haven Memorial Gardens.
Special thanks from the Saunders family is extended to the entire staff of Omni West Assisted Living and Hospice of the Valley for their dedication in loving and caring for Marian.
Memorial contributions may be made in Marians name to Omni West Assisted Living, 3259 Vestal Road, Youngstown, OH 44509. Contributions will be used for the resident activity fund.
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Darlene Bell, 38
CANTON Funeral services will be held Friday at noon at the Everlife Worship Center for Darlene Bell, 38, formerly of Youngstown, who departed this life on Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, at Campus Health Care Center.
Ms. Bell was born March 29, 1971 in Youngstown, a daughter of Earl Williams and Sadie Mae Bell.
She was a homemaker, and a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Canton.
She leaves her mother of Youngstown; her children, Lamar, Pierre and Laneer McKinney, Donniqua Jones and Marshella Hodge, all of Youngstown; her companion, Mark Hodge of Canton; four sisters, Earlene Williams and Dinah and Charlotte Bell, all of Youngstown, and Sweetie Williams of Springfield; two brothers, Charles and Tony Bell, both of Youngstown; and 12 grandchildren.
Her father; a brother, John Bell; a sister, Debbie Williams; and a niece, Lexus Williams, preceded her in death.
Viewing will be from noon to 4 p.m. today at the F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home.
Friends may call on Friday one hour prior to services at the church.
Rae Coulter, 76
COLUMBIANA Rae Coulter, 76, passed away at her home on Wednesday morning, Sept. 23, 2009.
She was born Nov. 21, 1932, in Youngstown, the daughter of Margaret Shaffer Lamb and William Lamb.
She graduated from North Lima High School, (South Range) and attended Youngstown State University, where she studied portrait painting under Clyde Singer and earned a degree in Art Education. She was an Art teacher at Crestview High School for many years before retiring to pursue her art full time. Over the last 50 years she has produced hundreds of paintings, sculptures and various forms of art which have been shown and sold throughout the United States. She has more than 500 works in public and private collections. She has received more than 30 awards for her artwork from such organizations as The John Young Arts Festival, Jewish Community Center and the Butler Institute of American Art.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Coulter, whom she married in 1952; her son, Scott R. Coulter; a daughter-in-law, Kim Coulter; a grandson, Darian S. Coulter; a sister, Margaret (Margie) Wolfgang; and a nephew, Mark Wolfgang.
She is survived by her son, Rev. Dr. Terry L. Coulter and his wife, Martha of Columbiana; her son, Jay A. Coulter of Salem; and five grandchildren, Mrs. Megan Kimble of Phoenix, Capt. Ty Coulter, of Eglin AFB, Fla., Mrs. Emily Estok of Nashville, Tenn., Mr. Brian Coulter of Nashville and Miss Elyse Coulter of Columbus. She also leaves behind a sister, Jaci Lindquist; brother-in-law, Bob Wolfgang; niece, Linda McKee; and a great-niece, Erica Johnson, all from Katy, Texas.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home in Columbiana.
Memorial tributes may be made to Hospice of the Valley.
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Florence Brocky (Crownover) Deal, 80
LOWELLVILLE Private funeral services were held this morning, Sept. 24 at the Rossi-Lellio Funeral Home in Lowellville for Florence E. Brocky (Crownover) Deal, 80, who passed away early Monday morning, Sept. 21.
Florence was born Feb. 5, 1929 in Ford City, Pa., the daughter of Smith Emerson and Leona (Riggle) Crownover.
She was a homemaker and loved to sing.
Her husband, Lester Ira Deal, whom she married July 6, 1946, passed away March 28, 1993.
Florence will always be remembered by her nine children, Lester L. (Marilyn) Deal of West Hickory, Pa., Linda Schrader of Youngstown, Kathy (Pete) Ruozzo of Lowellville, Teddy Jean (John) Forgach of Charlotte, N.C., Lon (Donna) Deal of Tionesta, Pa., Debbie Deal of Sharon, Pa., Jeanette (Mike) Annibella of Tionesta, Darla (John) Johnson of Austintown and Glenn (Carla) Deal of Clarion, Pa.,; 23 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and brothers and sisters, Lois Thiry of Kittaning, Pa., Lucy Retzer of Ford City, Pa., Patty Zimmerman of Indiana, Pa., Smith Emerson Crownover of Ford City, and Gayle McCarthy of Ford City.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her beloved granddaughter, Dawn Deal; beloved nephew, Eddie Scott; son-in-law, Tom Schrader; and sisters, Ida Bortmas, Eleanor Spell and Katy Moore.
The family would like to thank all of the nurses, nurses aides and staff at Greenbrier, who took care of our beloved mother.
Arrangements were entrusted to the care of the Rossi-Lellio Funeral Home, 151 Second St. in Lowellville.
Margaret E. Deley, 81
YOUNGSTOWN Private funeral services were held Wednesday at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, for Margaret E. Deley, 81, who passed away Monday afternoon.
She was born June 23, 1928, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Hornak) Chismar.
Margaret was a graduate of East Orange High School. She also was a homemaker. Margaret was a member of St.Christine Parish.
Margaret is survived by her loving husband, Cyril M. Deley Sr., whom she married on April 24,1948; two sons, Cyril Deley Jr. of New Castle, Pa. and Edward Deley of Youngstown; four daughters, Veronica Deley of Salem, Andrea (Larry) Saluga of Canfield, Lorraine (Dave) Bowman of North Jackson and Laura (Tom) Brown of Youngstown; one sister, Barbara Kopac of North Lima; three grandchildren, Joseph Zordich and Jeanna and Holly Bowman.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Steve, Frank, John and an infant brother, Andrew; three sisters, Mary Balint, Elizabeth Golden and Sophie Levetsky.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Southern Care Hospice, 5401 Ashley Circle, Suite E, Austintown, OH 44515 for the excellent care they provided.
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William Edward Goddard, 56
BLUE HILL, MAINE William Edward Goddard, 56, formerly of Boardman, died Friday, Sept. 18,.2009, at his residence after battling Mesothelioma.
He was the husband of artist Laura Balombini.
Born in Youngstown on Oct. 24, 1952, Bill was the son of Betty Goddard and the late William M. Goddard Jr.
Bill graduated from Boardman High School, received his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern Maine, and his MA degree in Applied Anthropology from the University of South Florida in Tampa in 1998. While in Florida, he was a research associate at the David C. Anchin Center. Bill spent two years as a project manager in Maine for the Job Corps, a U.S. Dept. of Labor educational and vocational training for youths ages 16 through 24.
From 2000 to 2006, Bill worked for the Muskie School of Public Service, a policy and research center at the University of Southern Maine as an evaluation specialist and later as its project coordinator.
Along with two of his graduate school colleagues, Bill helped to found Beta Social Research Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to effective and appropriate research on social issues. He served as its research director until his passing.
Bills life work after becoming an anthropologist allowed him to conduct research into social issues, which included technical education, cardiac health, child traumatic stress, domestic violence, and indigenous health campaigns to name a few. His work reflected his personal life, always showing an interest in projects aimed at improving the lives of others.
Bill is survived by his wife, Laura; two sons, Kelcey and Tyler Balombini-Goddard, all of Blue Hill; his mother, Betty Goddard; a brother, Jim Goddard, husband of Sandra, all of Boardman; his sister, Barbara A Simpers, wife of Tom, a niece, Elizabeth Simpers; and a nephew, Tom Simpers III, all of Kennett Square, Pa.
His memorial life celebration in Maine is being handled by the family and will be private.
Sandra Habuda Hoza, 68
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. Sandra Habuda Hoza, 68, lost her valiant 26-year battle with cancer on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009.
Her stamina and courage in the face of her illness was an inspiration to everyone who knew her. Sandy was best known for her lightning-quick wit and ability to make others laugh. She passed away as she wanted, peacefully at her home surrounded by her family and pets.
Born on April 16, 1941 in Youngstown, Ohio, Sandy is survived by her husband of 46 years and college sweetheart, John T. Hoza and her only daughter, Lani Hoza, both of Charlottesville, Va. She is also survived by her brother, Arnold P. Habuda Jr. of Poland and her sister, Nancy A. Centofante of Hubbard.
Sandy was predeceased by her parents, Arnold P. Habuda Sr. and Annabelle Kopko Habuda.
Sandy loved plants and gardening. She particularly enjoyed her azalea garden and the countless hummingbirds that visited her feeders every year. A lover of all animals, she rescued and nurtured many injured or fledgling birds and stray dogs over the years, and always made sure they were protected and well-fed.
A graduate of Liberty High School and Youngstown State University, Sandy never lost her enthusiastic appreciation for learning. She was an avid reader who possessed a remarkable recall for facts and who could speak knowledgeably about various topics from astronomy to geology, politics to entertainment.
According to Sandy's wishes, there was a private memorial for her immediate family only.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the University of Virginia Cancer Center, Hospice of the Piedmont or the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA.
John D. J.D. (Hayes) Johnson, 70
YOUNGSTOWN Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Power of Praise Church, 815 Wilson Ave. for John D. J.D. (Hayes) Johnson, 70, who departed this life on Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at his residence.
Mr. Johnson was born June 2, 1939 in Kosciusko, Miss., a son of John C. and Era Bell Wingo Johnson.
He was a detailer for Auto Plaza, and was also a CB operator.
He leaves his children, Carla L. (Willie) Lee of Cleveland, Carl (Tonya) Johnson of Houston, Vernon Johnson, Carlos Crues, Audrey (Troy) DuBose, Jermaine Thornton and Monique Green, all of Youngstown; siblings, Jimmie Johnson of Stokie, Ill., Levon (Jackie) Hayes, Richard Johnson, Carolyn Williams and Muriel D. (Christopher) Whitfield, all of Youngstown, Sarah Silva, with whom he made his home, James (Gwen) Hayes, Johnny (Peggy) Hayes, George (Queen) Hayes, Henry (Rose) Hayes, Geraldine Johnson, Dorothy Thompson, Gerald Kay Hayes, Rose Marie (Amos) Wilkin, Mary (Willie) Hunt, Bernice Hayes, Bertha (Ossie) White and Pearline (Tony) Conley, all of Coldwater, Miss.; a stepson, Damion (Sharon) Johnson of Cleveland; 26 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren.
His parents; a daughter, Mytoria Johnson; and a brother, John Eddie Hayes preceded him in death.
A viewing will be from noon to 4 p.m. on Friday at the F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home.
Friends may call one hour prior to service at the church.
Daniel R. Danger Mathie, 30
BOARDMAN Daniel R. Danger Mathie, 30, passed away Sept. 19, 2009 in a skydiving accident, but most importantly, doing what he loved.
He was born Aug. 16, 1979, the only son of Debbie Mathie of Vermillion, Ohio.
He was a 1998 graduate of Huron High School. He was a bricklayer for Lencyk Masonry in Boardman and a Tandem instructor, AFF instructor and videographer at Cleveland Parachute Center. Dans deep passion for skydiving lead him to over 4,000 jumps.
Daniel leaves his wife, Jennifer (Northcott) Mathie and sons, Hunter-6 and Trevor-3, all of Boardman; his mother, Debbie Mathie of Vermillion; and grandparents, Richard and Donna Mathie of Florida. He will also be deeply missed by his aunt, Diane and uncle, Dan Deighton of Georgia, uncle, Dan and aunt, Merrie Mathie of Louisville, and their families. And, just as important to him, was his enormous skydiving family that stretched across the United States.
Per Dans wishes, a memorial skydive with friends/family will be held at a later date.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26, where friends and family will gather from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Boardman Baptist Church, 1207 Shields Road, Youngstown, OH 44511.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that contributions be made to The Dan Mathie Donation Fund.
Contributions can be mailed to First National Bank, 670 Boardman Poland Road, Boardman, OH 44512.
We Love You Dan, Forever in our hearts !
Jennifer, Hunter and Trevor.
Marquis Tyrell Pu-Da Morris, 11 weeks
CAMPBELL Marquis Tyrell Pu-Da Morris, 11 weeks old, was born June 24, 2009 in Youngstown to Qualyn Hurst and Maurice Morris.
Infant Morris went to be with the LORD on Sept. 18, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Infant Morris leaves his mother of Campbell and father of Youngstown; grandmother, Sandra Mitchell and Christina Pankey, both of Youngstown; grandfathers, Alvin Kennedy and Lamont Walker of Youngstown; great-grandparents, Ronald and Yvonne Parker of Youngstown.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Quoyshawn Hurst.
The service will be Friday, Sept. 25, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the Jerusalem Baptist Church.
Friends may call at 10 a.m. at the church.
Burial will be at Greenhaven Cemetery in Canfield.
Services are being handled by the Sibley Murray Funeral Home in Alliance.
Anna Marie (OMalley) Whalen
PEPPER PIKE Ann Marie (OMalley) Whalen, beloved wife of the late Mark E. Sr.; dearest mother of Mark E. Jr. (wife Marie), Mary Hutchings (husband Don), Deborah Shaffer (husband John), Nora Garver (deceased) and Rean (deceased); devoted grandmother of Kelsey and Kevin Hutchings and Anne Shaffer; dear sister of Jack O'Malley (wife Kathy, deceased) and Maureen Blades (husband Larry); and loving aunt of Brendan Blades passed away.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 6100 Rockside Woods Blvd., Ste. 445, Independence, OH 44131.
Family and friends are invited to attend the Mass of Celebration at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 6850 Mayfield Road, Gates Mills, OH 44040.
Private inurnment will be at All Souls Cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by the Dicicco and Sons Funeral Home, 440-449-1818.