Maud Sylvetta Bartholow, 88
BEL AIR, MD. Maud Sylvetta Bartholow, 88, formerly of Leetonia, died on July 24, 2008.
She was born April 3, 1920.
She was preceded in death by her father, Alpheus Raymond Farmer; mother, Dorothy Bailey Farmer; husband, H. Raymond Bartholow; daughters, Carol Mae Bartholow and Hazel Irene Wellington; and sisters, Loretta Bartholow, Edith Morris, Wilda Billie Kozar, and Susan Rohrer.
She is survived by her son, Alpheus Raymond Bartholow of Winston-Salem, N.C.; daughter, Gayle Bartholow Mueller of Maryville, Tenn.; seven grandchildren, Charles Wellington of Forest Hill, Md., Debra Lambert of Mount Pleasant, S.C., Joy St. Martin of Bel Air, Laurie Hendershott of Winston-Salem, John Bartholow of Raleigh, N.C., Leslie Lohrber of Seymour, Tenn., and Carol Mikesell of Knoxville, Tenn.; eight great-grandchildren, Spencer Wellington of Forest Hill, Md., Jennifer Ballou of Charleston, S.C., Matthew Lambert of Mount Pleasant, Devon St. Martin of Baltimore, Brooke St. Martin of Bel Air, Cooper Hendershott of Winston-Salem, Tyler Hendershott of Winston-Salem, and Madielynn Mikesell of Knoxville; a great-great-grandchild, Jade St. Martin (Belcamp, Maryland); and sisters, Evelyn Wherry of Lisbon and Jewel McGee of Pittsburgh.
She retired from being a homemaker and a salad cook at Salem Community Hospital in Salem. She belonged to Mt. Nebo Grange, and the Columbiana Doll Club, and she was a leader in the Country Cousins 4-H Club. Her hobbies included gardening, quilting (her 50th Anniversary quilts were shown at the Johnny Appleseed Festival), listening to music, and attending garage/yard sales and auctions.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 225 North Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633.
Rose Marie DeNiro, 78
YOUNGSTOWN Private services were held Thursday, July 24, for Rose Marie DeNiro, 78, who died July 22.
Rose was born July 20, 1930 in Youngstown, the daughter of John and Anna DeMarbo Del Signore.
She was an office manager, retiring in 2001.
Rose is survived by her son, Gary; her brothers, Dominic, Richard and David Del Signore; two sisters, Catherine Angelo and Virginia Shon; and grandson, Michael DeNiro.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl DeNiro and son, Michael.
Arrangements were handled by the Schiavone Funeral Home.
William DeZarn, 68
KINSMAN William DeZarn, 68, passed away Thursday evening, July 24, 2008, in the emergency room of St. Joseph Health Center.
He was born Jan. 12, 1940 in Salem, Ind., the son of William and Daisy Hensley DeZarn.
Bill retired in 1998 from Operating Engineers Local No. 66 in Youngstown, where he worked 32 years as a heavy equipment operator.
He attended the Hartford United Methodist Church. He enjoyed attending Y.S.U. sports events, Badger sports events and local racetracks.
He is survived by his wife, Gail Groover DeZarn, whom he married Jan. 23, 1995; two daughters, Carla Alfred of Cortland and Trudy Scott of Fowler; two sons, Troy of Hilliard, and Bill of Seville; two stepdaughters, Tina Klingensmith of Kinsman and April Vincent of Brookfield; two stepsons, Robert Difford of Kinsman and Bill Vincent Jr. of Fowler; 10 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; four step-grandchildren; three sisters, Ann King of Mooresville, Ind., Maude Smith and Wanda Wise of Cincinnati; and one brother, Woodrow DeZarn of Seymour of Indiana.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Ben, Jim, Charles and Godfrey DeZarn; and one sister, Helen Bowling.
Friends and relatives may call at the Galloway-Onstott Funeral Home in Hartford on Sunday, July 27, from 3 to 6 p.m. and for one hour before the service at 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, July 28.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 28, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, material contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the National Kidney Foundation, in care of the funeral home.
Margaret Irene Gallagher, 79
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the McCauley Funeral Home and a Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. at St. Edward Church for Margaret Irene Gallagher, 79, who passed Friday morning at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Gallagher was born May 31, 1929 in Youngstown, a daughter of James P. and Mary Manning Tyrrell and was a lifelong member of the community.
Mrs. Gallagher was a member of the church, a graduate of Villa Maria High School, a graduate of Ursuline College, where she was an english major and was an avid reader and enjoyed crocheting.
Mrs. Gallagher is survived by four daughters, Irene Skoloda, Linda Alders and Diane (Dominic) Zinghini, all of Liberty Township, and Patricia (Fred) Tillery of Vienna; a son, James (Cindy) Gallagher of Lindenhurst, Ill.; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Her husband, Frank W. Gallagher Jr., whom she married June 23, 1956, passed June 7, 2000.
Beside her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Ann Jarvis; and a brother, James Tyrrell Jr.
Family and friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The family request that contributions maybe made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512
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Edward Eddie James Garde
SANTA CLARA, CALIF. Edward Eddie James Garde passed away July 16 2008 at home with his loving wife Hilda, by his side. The whole family, whom he cherished, had gathered together two days prior to say their good-byes, and like the good Irishman that he was, he stayed until the party was over.
He was born Aug. 19, 1922.
He was a veteran of WWII. Upon leaving the army and following in his father Harrys footsteps, Edward went into the construction business and for more than 30 years ran his own construction and pest control business.
He was an incredibly generous loving man who adored his three beautiful daughters; six wonderful grandchildren; and eight precious great-grandchildren.
He always said he was a lucky man, right back at ya dad.
A celebration of Eddies life will be held Aug. 2, 2008 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the home of his daughter Carrie, 1080 Santa Clara St., Santa Clara, CA 95050.
Carolyn Hudson, 56
YOUNGSTOWN Carolyn Hudson, 56, of 3531 Hillman St., passed away Monday, July 21, 2008, at 9:21 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Health Center after an extended illness
She was born June 30, 1952 in Greensboro, Ga., the daughter of Evelyn Robbins.
She attended the Valley Baptist Church.
She is survived by her mother, Evelyn Robbins of Youngstown; daughters, Roma Y. Hudson of Warren, Melinda J. Hudson of Warren and Olivia D. Hudson of Youngstown; a sister, Beatrice Hudson of Youngstown; a sister-in-law, Betty Hudson of Youngstown; and 11 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Lorenzo Hudson and a brother, Clyde Hudson.
There will be services Monday, July 28, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Valley Baptist Church in Niles where calling hours will be one hour prior to service, at 10 a.m.
Burial will be at Belmont Park Cemetery.
Professional services entrusted to the Sibley-Murray Funeral Home in Alliance.
Joseph J. Maroni, 68
BOARDMAN Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Davis Funeral Home for Joseph J. Maroni, 68, who passed away Thursday morning at Hospice House after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
Mr. Maroni was born July 20, 1940 in Butler, Pa., a son of Anthony and Della Litz Maroni.
He was a graduate of Youngstown State University where he received his bachelors degree in music education, and masters degrees in secondary administration and elementary education. He taught music at public schools and gave private music lessons. He also was the owner of the Neapolitan Music Company, and a professional performing musician. Joe had authored 34 books relating to music. Joe was also a member of New Life Assembly Church.
Surviving Joe is his wife, the former Judy Young, whom he married July 20, 1963; three sons, Joe (Stephenie) of Boardman, Tony of Leetonia and John of Greenford; two brothers, Anthony of Butler and Mike of Long Island, N.Y.; five grandchildren, Justin, Mathew, and Emily Maroni and Maria and Ian Squyres; and many loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Marie Maroni.
Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. and Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
The family requests that material tributes take the form of contributions to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512.
Sylvia A. McGuire, 93
BOARDMAN There will be a funeral service held on Monday, July 28, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4700 Market St. in Boardman, with Rev. Joseph Fata officiating for Sylvia A. McGuire, 93, who passed away on Thursday morning, July 24, 2008, with her family by her side.
Sylvia will always be remembered and loved by her family and friends.
She was born March 30, 1915 in Wisconsin, the daughter of Steven and Mary (Hanns) Sipus and moved to the Youngstown area as a young child.
Sylvia was employed at McCroys Five & Dime Store in Youngstown as a floor supervisor and retired in 1977, along with being a homemaker.
She was a member of the Croatian Club and the Sacred Heart Church and had attended Woodrow Wilson High School.
Sylvias greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, but she also enjoyed traveling on vacations, playing Bingo, and loved football and baseball, especially the Cleveland Indians.
Her husband, Ohlin F. McGuire, whom she married Oct. 27, 1937 died Oct. 30, 1946.
She leaves behind to cherish her wonderful memories three children, Jim (Gloria) McGuire of Youngstown, Carol (Ralph) Cascarelli, with whom she made her home, and Ronald McGuire of New Jersey; nine grandchildren, Josey (Dave) Polis, Sonny (Linda) Cascarelli, Annette Cascarelli, Surena (Jack) Moss, Jimmy Jr. (Denise) McGuire, Darren McGuire, Brett (Fancey) McGuire, John McGuire, and Ronald Jr. (Gina) McGuire; 12 great-grandchildren, Dominic, Ricky, Chelsea, Tina, Troy, Reid, Jimmy III, Hunter, Johnny, Cody, Corin, and Vincent; two brothers, Eugene Sipus and Eddie (Peggy) Sipus, both of Boardman; and four sisters, Eva Joseph of Florida, Ann Drummond of Austintown, Elizabeth Betty Sipus, and Dorothy Honey Dobrin, both of Boardman.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, John Sipus.
Friends may call on Sunday, July 27, 2008, from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Monday from 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. all at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4700 Market St. in Boardman.
Burial will take place at Lake Park Cemetery.
The family would like to especially thank the entire staff of Park Vista Retirement Community for their care and compassion during Sylvias time of illness.
Emerson D. Moore, 86
NORTH JACKSON Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel for Emerson D. Moore, 86, formerly of North Jackson, who died early Friday morning at the Concord Care Nursing Home in Cortland.
Emerson was born Aug. 21, 1921 in Reesville, the son of Roy and Alta (Stringfellow) Moore and came to this area as a child.
Emerson was of the Methodist faith. He retired in 1994 from the Frank Sherman Company in Youngstown, where he had been a crane operator for 33 years.
He graduated from Jackson Milton High School, served as a tank gunner during WWII and received a Purple Heart. He was an avid Cleveland Indian and Cleveland Browns fan.
He is survived by his daughter, Patricia (Alfred) Schultz of Kinsman; sister, Mary Katehrine Kucek of North Jackson; and brothers, Howard Moore of North Jackson and Donald Moore of Youngstown. He is also survived by grandsons, Jeff (Theresa) Winters, Gabriel Winters, Daniel Richards; and four great-grandchildren.
Emerson was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Maxine (Bowser), whom he married Nov. 12, 1945 and who died Aug. 28, 1997; and his parents.
Family and friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday prior to services.
Military honors will conclude Emersons service at the North Jackson Cemetery.
Family and friends may visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to view this obituary and send condolences.
Mary Lou Patterson, 99
YOUNGSTOWN Services will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Fox Funeral Home in Boardman and at 1 p.m. at Saint Dominic Church for Mary Lou Patterson, 99, who died Wednesday morning at Camelot Arms Care Center.
Mrs. Patterson was born July 16, 1909 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of Gustav and Rose Ann Orwell and came to Youngstown as a child.
She had worked at the Paramount Theater as a cashier.
Mary Lou was a member of the church, its 500 Club and its Senior Citizens and the AARP.
Her husband, Robert S. Patterson, whom she married Oct. 20, 1936, died June 19, 1979.
She leaves a daughter, Barbara Sykes of Denver; two grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Rose Helman; and three brothers, Joseph Orwell, John Orwell and Gustav Orwell.
Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Family and friends may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to view this obituary and send condolences.
Diana M. Reedy, 60
CHAMPION TOWNSHIP There will be funeral services Monday, July 28, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Champion Presbyterian Church with Pastor Michael Roberts Sr. officiating, for Diana M. Reedy, 60, who passed away Thursday morning, July 24, 2008, at Select Specialty Hospital due to complications from heart surgery.
Diana was born May 3, 1948, in Warren, the daughter of Kenneth and Jean Miller Sapp and was a 1966 graduate of Champion High School.
She retired in 2001, after 28 years, as the executive secretary for WCI Steel Corp. She was also the Northeast Ohio sales representative, with her husband, for Kuhns Bros. Log Homes Inc. for the last 20 years.
Diana attended the Champion Presbyterian Church. She was a very active member for the Trumbull County Red Cross Disaster Services. She, along with her husband, had been a host family for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers for the last three years, and had been an active volunteer for Operation Christmas Child. She enjoyed traveling, cooking, camping, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, James P. Jim Reedy, whom she married Dec. 28, 1974; a daughter, Davina (Cles) Holbrook of Champion; two sons, David (Rebecca) Onder of Waynesville, N.C., and James (Teri) Reedy of Vienna, W.Va.; five grandchildren, Zachary and Anthony Minotti, Tyler Holbrook, and James and Cameron Reedy; three sisters, Janet (Barry) Sumner and Darlene Martin, both of Champion, and Arlene Sapp of Lordstown; and four brothers, Kenny Sapp and Terry Sapp, both of Warren, Dennis (Karen) Sapp of Pasadena, Texas, and Todd (Sally) Sapp of Kinsman.
Her parents preceded her in death
Friends may call on Sunday, July 27, 2008, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, and also Monday morning at the Champion Presbyterian Church one half hour prior to services.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to American Red Cross Trumbull County Chapter, 661 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, OH 44482, or Operation Christmas Child, c/o Laura York, 384 Johnston Plank Road NE, Warren, OH 44481.
Veronica M. Sveda, 85
STRUTHERS Prayer services will be Monday at 9:15 a.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Poland Chapel and a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10 a.m. at the Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in Struthers with Fr. William A. Petrunak and Fr. John Trimbur, for Veronica M. Sveda, 85, formerly of Woodbine Street, who entered into eternal rest on Thursday afternoon at her daughters home.
Mrs. Sveda, affectionately known as Vern, was born Jan. 5, 1923 on the north side of Struthers, a daughter of John and Helen Kozusko Tarajcak.
She attended the Holy Trinity School and graduated from Struthers High School. She worked at the Triangle Raincoat Company in Youngstown and was a teachers aid at the Holy Trinity School in Struthers. She was an active democrat and served for many years as presiding judge in Precinct 1-A of the First Ward in Struthers. She was involved in numerous democratic campaigns, state and locally. She was a member of the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association and was a lifetime member of the Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church.
Her soul mate, Theodore Sveda Sr., whom she married May 13, 1944, passed away June 12, 2001.
She leaves her daughter, Linda (Vincent) Zmith of Austintown, with whom she made her home; a son, Theodore (Janet) Sveda Jr. of Chicago; two grandchildren, Carrie (Brendon) Halvorsen and Vincent (Whitney) Zmith; and her beloved dog, Hooch.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Betty Havalo, Helen Salata, and Mary Kosco; and four brothers, George, Mike, Stephen, and John Tarajcak.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Sveda will be laid to rest next to her husband at St. John Roman Catholic Cemetery in Lowellville.
Verns family would like to thank her care givers, Sandy, Trish and Denise, as well as Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512, where memorial contributions may be made in her memory.