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Mar 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Lillian Jean (Deem) Shull

Lillian Jean Shull, 82, of Parma, died Monday, March 20, 2017, at her home. She was born July 3, 1934 in Parkersburg, WV to Charles Page and Hazel Winona (Byers) Deem.

Mar 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Donald H. Stage

Donald H. Stage, 69, of Ravenna, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Florida Hospital - Deland in Deland, FL. He was born November 23, 1947 in Chardon to Harry L. and Ruth C. (Swensen) Stage. He was a U.S. Army veteran of Viet Nam.

Mar 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Ginger L. Rotunda

Ginger L. Rotunda 60 of Ravenna passed away Wednesday March 22, 2017 at UH Portage Medical Center in Ravenna, Ohio. She was born May 13, 1956 in Geneva, New York to the late Willis Chilson and Beth (Andrews) Backus. She had worked as a STNA for Home Health Care.

Mar 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Valerie L. Miller

Valerie L. Miller, age 37, of Lothian, MD, formerly of Ravenna, passed away on January 20, 2017. Valerie was born to Mont W. Miller Jr. and Debra Gooch on March 28, 1979 in Ravenna, OH.

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Mar 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Kenneth K. Grafton

Kenneth K. Grafton passed away March 21st, 2017 with his family by his side at University Hospital. Born July 27th, 1942 in Ravenna. He is survived by his wife Mary of 53 years; sons Tyrone (Lisa) of Kent; Perry (Lori) of Ravenna; Kenneth (Angie) of Rootstown; Phillip (Joy) of Howland.

Mar 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Givens 'Buck' Douglas Kelley

Givens "Buck" Douglas Kelley died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Akron surrounded by loved ones after a long illness. He was 67 years old.

Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Zella I. Kester

Zella I. Kester 82 of Ravenna, passed away Monday March 20, 2017 at Akron City Hospital. She was born June 23, 1934 in Harrington Township, Illinois to the late Newton and Gladys E. (McKinney) Simmons. Mrs. Kester retired from Craft Supply where she had worked in the warehouse.

Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Robert Butch Davenport

Robert "Butch" Davenport, age 71, passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at his home in Brady Lake, Ohio. Butch was a Marine Veteran and served in the Vietnam War. Upon his return, he worked for Ohio Bell for 32 years. After retirement, Butch worked part time at Kent City Schools and Kent Elks.

Mar 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Hattie G. Justice

Hattie G. Justice, 97, of Ravenna died Saturday, March 18, 2017. She was born October 13, 1919 in Calhoun County, WV to Romey R. and Ada (Rose) West.

Mar 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Robert 'Butch' Davenport

Robert "Butch" Davenport, age 71, passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at his home in Brady Lake, Ohio. Butch was a Marine Veteran and served in the Vietnam War. Upon his return, he worked for Ohio Bell for 32 years. After retirement, Butch worked part time at Kent City Schools and Kent Elks.

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Mar 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Maryjane Hood

"They shall run and not grow weary, they shall walk and not be faint"Maryjane Hood, 78, went home to be with our Lord on March 16, 2017. Maryjane grew up in Alliance, OH, for the last 20 plus years she has resided in the senior villa in Rootstown, OH.

Mar 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Barbara Ann Allen

Barbara Ann Allen, 82 of Buckeye, AZ died March 15, 2017 in Surprise, AZ. She was born April 23, 1934 to John and Margurite Knapp in Ravenna, Ohio. Barbara lived most of her life in Garrettsville, OH. After retiring from the Portage County Health Department she helped her husband run TOM C-TOYS.

Mar 21, 2017 4:00 AM

James Allen Rhoads

James Allen Rhoads, 58, of Brady Lake, died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at his home. He was born December 18, 1958 in Ravenna, to John "Bob" and Betty (Postlethwait) Rhoads. He retired from Davey Tree as a mechanic/welder after 23 years of service.

Mar 21, 2017 4:00 AM

Dr. Rufus P. (Mac) McCormick

Dr. Rufus P. (Mac) McCormick, 101, of Pinehurst passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at his home. He was born July 24th 1915 in Manchester, Ohio, a small Ohio River Town. From the time Mac was 12 years old he wanted to be a doctor.

Mar 21, 2017 4:00 AM

Michael A. Rhodes

Michael A. Rhodes 67 of Windham , passed away peacefully Saturday March 18, 2017 at the Kent Health Center with his sister by his side. He was born on October 12, 1949 to the late Rev. S.D. and Dolores (Joy) Rhodes in Parkersburg, WVA.

Mar 20, 2017 4:00 AM

Louis Joseph Palmisano

Louis Joseph Palmisano, age 65 of Ravenna, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017. He was born January 22, 1952, in Ravenna, Ohio, to parents Anthony Joseph and Jaqueline Elizabeth (Madoino) Palmisano. Louis worked for the City of Ravenna and was a clerk at the courthouse.

Mar 20, 2017 4:00 AM

Mildred Cecilia (Dishong) Westfall

Mildred Cecilia (Dishong) Westfall age 94 passed away on March 14th, 2017. She was born inVintondale, Cambria County, PA on March 24, 1922. She was the daughter of Oscar Dishong and Frances Donahue.

Mar 20, 2017 4:00 AM

Patricia Greene Smouse

AURORA, OHIO Patricia Knowles Greene Smouse, of Aurora, Ohio, formerly of East Liverpool, passed away Friday, March 17, 2017 at her residence. She was 91. Born in East Liverpool, November 2, 1925, she was the daughter of the late John William and Margaret Louise Knowles Greene.

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Mar 19, 2017 3:27 PM

Louis Joseph Palmisano

Louis Joseph Palmisano, age 65 of Ravenna, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017. He was born January 22, 1952, in Ravenna, Ohio, to parents Anthony Joseph and Jaqueline Elizabeth (Madoino) Palmisano.

Mar 19, 2017 4:00 AM

Robert Henry Faley

Robert Henry Faley, age 68, died peacefully in the care of hospice on March 9, 2017 with his family by his side. He spent his last months under the compassionate loving care of the staff at Laurel Lake in Hudson.