2007 OBITUARIES

Including Obituaries of people with connections to Conneaut, Monroe Twp., Kingsville, Pierpont and possibly some from towns connected to these.
 

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Obituaries - Star Beacon February 1, 2007

MARCIA A. WEBER

MONROE - - Marcia A. (Hanson) Weber, age 69, died unexpectedly at UH-Conneaut Medical Center on Tuesday, January 30, 2007.
Marcia was born July 28, 1937, in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late Owen Hanson, Sr. and Margaret (Snyder) Hanson. She attended Kingsville schools.
Mrs. Wilson will be remembered for her coffee, AKA "Rocket Fuel". She enjoyed watching nature from her window, listening to all types of music, and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her daughters, Donna (Mark) Moore and Kathy Moore both of Conneaut; sons, Dale (Vicky) of Dorset, Okey, Jr. (Vicki) of Monroe Township, Terry (Renay) of Conneaut, and Timothy (Melissa) of Conneaut; brothers, Ron Hanson of North Carolina, Gary (Doreen) Hanson of Ashtabula, and Owen, Jr. (Delores) of North Carolina; ten grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and companion, Ed Monroe, Sr.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Okey, Sr. in 2004; infant daughter, Bonnie; sister, Darlene Hanson; brother, Robert Hanson; and grandson, Michael Weber.
Funeral Services will be 7 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2007 at THOMPSON-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 345 Main Street, Conneaut, Ohio, with Reverend Lamb, of Church of God, officiating.

Family and friends may call at the Funeral Home on Friday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. Burial will be at Kelloggsville Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the family.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 2, 2007

ALLAN R. KESKINEN
CONNEAUT - - Allan Raymond "Ray" Keskinen, age 95, of Conneaut, Ohio, passed away Wednesday morning, January 31, 2007, at UH-Conneaut Medical Center.
Born July 15, 1911, in Ashtabula, Ohio, he was a son of Filius and Anna (Ranta) Keskinen. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1933 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Allan married Aina Hakundy on July 3, 1937, and worked at the former Astatic Corporation in Conneaut as the Chief Engineer, retiring after 34 years of service.
Ray was a founding member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Conneaut, where he was instrumental in the selection and installation of the church organ and sound system. Allan continued to maintain his interest and activity in church affairs throughout the years. At the time of his passing, he was actively engaged in working on the new constitution for the church.
Ray had varied interests, including amateur radio, sailboating, photography, backyard gardening, and golf. He made his own radio as a youth with the call letters "W8HVK", and later worked on the development of radar systems for the Army. He continued his interests by repairing police and marine radios. He was a member of the Amateur Radio Club and Lake Erie Boat Club.
Proud of his Finnish heritage since visiting Finland in his youth, Allan took his family to visit relatives and places of interest there. He maintained fluency in the Finnish language through his amateur radio contacts in Finland.
Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Aina; his daughter, Karen Keskinen of Long Island, New York; his son, David, and daughter-in-law, Rosemary, of Solon, Ohio; and grandchildren, Kristen, Erik, and Peter Keskinen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Gertrude Edmonston and Katherine Hakala; and a brother, Ben Keskinen.
A Memorial Service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, February 3, 2007, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 876 Grove Street, at Lake Road in Conneaut, Ohio. Reverend Franklin Gore, pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, assisted by former pastor Reverend E. Richard Bowen, will officiate.

Friends and family will be received on Saturday, from 12:00 (noon) until the time of service at the church.

A time of fellowship will be held at the church immediately following the service. Interment will be in Edgewood Cemetery, Ashtabula, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Abiding Memorial Revitalization Project. Envelopes will be available at the church and at Marcy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 208 Liberty Street, Conneaut, Ohio, which is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 3, 2007

LEATRICE "LEA" J. MANLEY
EAST SPRINGFIELD, PA - - Leatrice "Lea" J. Manley, age 80, of East Springfield, Pa., died Thursday, February 1, 2007, at her home.
She was born March 13, 1926, in Andover, Ohio, and was the daughter of James Peterson and Kathryn (Hall) Peterson Oleson. Mrs. Manley lived in Painesville and Cleveland, Ohio, before moving to East Springfield in 1946. During World War II, she was employed as a welder at Aluminum-Steel Company of Cleveland. She later worked for General Electric in Erie, and the former Astatic Corporation in Conneaut, Ohio, for 45 years, retiring in 1988.
She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Conneaut, the Auxiliaries of the Conneaut Moose Club, the Springfield VFW, and the Conneaut Eagles Club, of which she was past Madam President. She enjoyed walking, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, William A. "Bill" Manley, whom she married August 12, 1944; two sons, Leonard "Buzz" and his wife, Mary Manley, of West Springfield, Pa., and Michael and his wife, Rita Manley, of Girard, Pa.; a sister, Eva Ratkosky, of Cleveland, Ohio; a brother, Kevin Peterson, of Simpsonville, South Carolina; five grandchildren, Will Manley, Rosie Stillman, Kristina Gibbons, Michael (wife, Penny), and Chad Nelson; and great-grandchildren, Austin Manley, Jasmine and Scottie Stillman, Dakota and Maddison Gibbons, and Michaela and Sean Nelson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; twin sons, Anthony and John, in infancy; and a brother, Leonard Peterson.

At her wishes, Lea will be cremated with a graveside service in Andover Union Cemetery, to be held at the convenience of her family.

A memorial gathering will be held at a later date at the Marcy Family Center, Conneaut, Ohio.

Arrangements are being handled by the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty Street, Conneaut, Ohio.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 4, 2007

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Obituaries - Star Beacon February 5, 2007

ROBERT SMITH
KINGSVILLE - - Robert "Bob" Burton Smith, age 68, of Kingsville, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2007, in the Hospice Unit at Ashtabula County Medical Center.
Robert was born October 4, 1938, in Pierpont Township, the son of the late George B and Jennie M. (Price) Smith. He was a lifelong resident of Ashtabula County.
As a young boy, Robert worked side by side with his father, doing farming, and later they built and operated Smithís Meat Market in Sheffield Township. When his father retired, Robert took over the family business, Sheffield Awning, Inc. Bob also worked as a grounds caretaker for a school in South Carolina, as a factory worker at Structural Fibers, and as a caretaker at Greenlawn Memory Gardens. Bob was a skilled carpenter who did remodeling and built a mobile concession trailer for Deeniesí Delights, a dog-treat bakery that he and his wife, Mary, operated for the past four years.
Robert had many interests, including Polka dancing, cooking for friends who attend his annual Christmas breakfast, collecting covered bridge memorabilia (Robertís Grandfather Smith was involved with the construction of the Graham Road covered bridge in 1913); and making homemade apple butter from a family recipe of his motherís.
Bob participated in the community by supporting several organizations, including the Animal Protective League, Covered Bridge Festival, Ashtabula County Fair, Sheffield Fire Department, and the Jewish Charity for Foster Children.
Robert is survived by his wife, Mary (Maloney) Nagle Smith; a daughter, Robin M. (Clyde, Jr.) Foster of Pasadena, Maryland; a son, Robert G. (Kim) Smith of Ashtabula, Ohio; a sister, Dr. Elaine M. (Bob) Marlowe of Akron, Ohio; two grandchildren, Sarah and Clyde Foster III; stepchildren, Cindy (Everette Hooten) Hoplight of Madison, Ohio, Bonnie (Pete) Noce of Ft. Worth, Texas, Patricia (Frank) Drummond of Pierpont, Ohio, and Andrew (Melissa) Jarvi of Madison, Ohio; step-grandchildren, Sam (Nancy) Howard, Sonya Hoplight, and Tracy Haubrick; and 11 step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Jennie Smith; grandparents, Cyrus Henry Smith, Bertha Hibler Smith, David Price, and Sarah Rhodes Price; uncles, Paul and Orlando Smith; aunts, Beatrice McCroskey, Sadie Jones, Mary Gaffron, Alice Combs, Lillian DeHaven, and Stella Toms; and stepchildren, Michael Nagle and Pam Nagle.
A Memorial Service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 6, 2007, at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty Street, Conneaut, Ohio.

Calling Hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Monday, at the Funeral Home.

Donations in honor of Robertís memory may be made to the Ashtabula County Animal Protective League or to the Hospice Unit at the Ashtabula County Medical Center. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 6, 2007

ROBERT SMITH
KINGSVILLE - - Robert "Bob" Burton Smith, age 68, of Kingsville, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2007, in the Hospice Unit at Ashtabula County Medical Center.
Robert was born October 4, 1938, in Pierpont Township, the son of the late George B and Jennie M. (Price) Smith. He was a lifelong resident of Ashtabula County.
As a young boy, Robert worked side by side with his father, doing farming, and later they built and operated Smithís Meat Market in Sheffield Township. When his father retired, Robert took over the family business, Sheffield Awning, Inc. Bob also worked as a grounds caretaker for a school in South Carolina, as a factory worker at Structural Fibers, and as a caretaker at Greenlawn Memory Gardens. Bob was a skilled carpenter who did remodeling and built a mobile concession trailer for Deeniesí Delights, a dog-treat bakery that he and his wife, Mary, operated for the past four years.
Robert had many interests, including Polka dancing, cooking for friends who attend his annual Christmas breakfast, collecting covered bridge memorabilia (Robertís Grandfather Smith was involved with the construction of the Graham Road covered bridge in 1913); and making homemade apple butter from a family recipe of his motherís.
Bob participated in the community by supporting several organizations, including the Animal Protective League, Covered Bridge Festival, Ashtabula County Fair, Sheffield Fire Department, and the Jewish Charity for Foster Children.
Robert is survived by his wife, Mary (Maloney) Nagle Smith; a daughter, Robin M. (Clyde, Jr.) Foster of Pasadena, Maryland; a son, Robert G. (Kim) Smith of Ashtabula, Ohio; a sister, Dr. Elaine M. (Bob) Marlowe of Akron, Ohio; two grandchildren, Sarah and Clyde Foster III; stepchildren, Cindy (Everette Hooten) Hoplight of Madison, Ohio, Bonnie (Pete) Noce of Ft. Worth, Texas, Patricia (Frank) Drummond of Pierpont, Ohio, and Andrew (Melissa) Jarvi of Madison, Ohio; step-grandchildren, Sam (Nancy) Howard, Sonya Hoplight, and Tracy Haubrick; and 11 step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Jennie Smith; grandparents, Cyrus Henry Smith, Bertha Hibler Smith, David Price, and Sarah Rhodes Price; uncles, Paul and Orlando Smith; aunts, Beatrice McCroskey, Sadie Jones, Mary Gaffron, Alice Combs, Lillian DeHaven, and Stella Toms; and stepchildren, Michael Nagle and Pam Nagle.
A Memorial Service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 6, 2007, at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty Street, Conneaut, Ohio.

Calling Hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Monday, at the Funeral Home.

Donations in honor of Robertís memory may be made to the Ashtabula County Animal Protective League or to the Hospice Unit at the Ashtabula County Medical Center. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.
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JACOB A. CASTRILLA
MADISON - - Jacob A. Castrilla, age 84, a resident of Geneva, Ohio, formerly of Madison, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2007, at Geneva Village.
Born February 20, 1922, in Conneaut, Ohio, he was a son of the late Rose (Bartone) and Felix Castrilla. A Veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during World War II in the European Theatre. He married Joyce H. Smith on September 6, 1947, in Conneaut, Ohio.
With his wife, Joyce, he was the Owner/ Operator of Springwood Products in Geneva.
A member of Park United Methodist Church, he was also a member and past president of Geneva Chamber of Commerce and Madison Kiwanis Club. He was a member of the National Association of Accountants, a 15-year councilman in Conneaut, member of Conneaut American Legion, and a past member of Conneaut Jaycees.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Joyce H. (Smith) Castrilla; a daughter, Linda (Bob) Slaga of Geneva; three sons, Gregory (Jan) Castrilla of Geneva, Thomas (Carole) Castrilla Sr. of Rock Creek, and Gary A. Castrilla of Geneva; nine grandchildren, Thomas (Kristin) Jr., Adam, Laura, Jacob II, David and Beth Castrilla, Sarah (Dan) Toth, and Jennifer and Joshua Slaga; two great-grandchildren, Anthony Toth and Ariana Castrilla; and two sisters, Marion Dewey of Ashtabula and Rosalie Moisio of Conneaut.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Irene Devereaux and Jennie Bortz; and three brothers, William, Joseph and Phil Castrilla.
Funeral Service will be 10 a.m. on Friday, February 9, 2007, at THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOMES, 26 River Street, Madison, with Reverend Barry Holub, of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Final resting place will be at Fairview Cemetery in Madison.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2007, at THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 26 River Street, Madison.

Contributions may be made to Park United Methodist Church, Madison, Ohio.
www.behmfuneral.com

NICHOLAS A. OLEKSHUK SR.

KINGSVILLE - Nicholas Alex Olekshuk Sr., age 85, of Plymouth Ridge Road, died Sunday, February 4, 2007, at his home.
He was born December 17, 1921, in Kingsville, Ohio (the same home he passed away in), the son of Steve and Anna M. Olekshuk, and had been a lifelong area resident.
A 1938 graduate of Kingsville High School, he worked for several local bakeries before joining the military. A Veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during World War II. Prior to his retirement in 1979, he worked as a quality control supervisor at the Rockwell Brake Plant, where he was very active in the union.
An active member of Gageville United Methodist Church, he was instrumental in the building of the current church, did much of the landscaping work there, and built the softball diamond behind the church with his son for his community Eagle Scout project.
He enjoyed reading, traveling around the country on bus trips with his companion of 21 years, Betty Wiser, volunteering his time to help the church and others, and working outside on his property.
His survivors include his companion, Betty Wiser, of Kingsville; two children, Nicholas A. Olekshuk Jr. of Dorset and Deborah Anne Spencer of Ashtabula; four grandchildren, Nicholas III, Julie, and Michael Olekshuk, and Stephanie Spencer; and one brother, Philip Olekshuk of Ashtabula.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marian E. (Hoover), on March 25, 1979; one son, in infancy; one sister, Anna Jennings; one brother, John Olekshuk; and his parents.
A Service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, February 8, 2007, at the Gageville United Methodist Church, 4063 State Route 193, Kingsville. Reverend David Anderson, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Gageville Cemetery, Sheffield Township, where Full Military Honors will be held.

Calling Hours will be held 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 7, 2007, at the DUCRO FUNERAL SERVICES AND CREMATORY, 4524 Elm Avenue, Ashtabula.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Avenue, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004, or Gageville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 439, Kingsville, Ohio 44048.
Available at www.ducro. com.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 7, 2007

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Obituaries - Star Beacon February 8, 2007

BARBARA L. ROLLER
KINGSVILLE - - Barbara Lewis Roller, 94, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 9, 2007

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Obituaries - Star Beacon February 10, 2007

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Obituaries - Star Beacon February 11, 2007

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Obituaries - Star Beacon February 12, 2007

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Obituaries - Star Beacon February 13, 2007

ROBERT B. SHUMAKE
CONNEAUT - - Robert B. Shumake, age 77, of Conneaut, Ohio, died Sunday morning, February 11, 2007, at his home following a lengthy illness.
Born April 7, 1929, in Conneaut, he was the son of Benjamin and Gertrude (Woodworth) Shumake. A 1947 graduate of Rowe High School, Bob was a lifelong Conneaut resident.
He was employed at Shumake Brothers Lake Route Oil Company, Exomet, The Pittsburgh and Conneaut Dock Company, and Deck Vending.
He was an active member of East Conneaut United Methodist Church, where he served as head usher and belonged to the Christian Family Class.
Known to his family and friends as "Eeyore," he had a happy disposition and enjoyed joking and kidding around with people. He loved his family, feeding the birds, collecting model cars and airplanes, and flying in small aircraft.
Survivors include his wife, Lois (Gillespie) Shumake, whom he married December 22, 1972; his children, Robert J. Shumake of Bellingham, Washington, James (Denise) Shumake of Albion, Pennsylvania, Michael Shumake of North Kingsville, Ohio, Mary Lou Pape of Conneaut, Ohio, and Jerry (Susan) Anderson of Conneaut, Ohio; his sister, Gertrude Townsend of Painesville, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his step-mother, Lucia Snyder Shumake; a son, David Anderson; a daughter, Patricia Anderson; and his son-in-law, Albert Pape, who died the same day 17 years ago.
Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 14, 2007, at the East Conneaut United Methodist Church, 809 Furnace Road, Conneaut, Ohio, with the Reverend Paula Marbury officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today (Tuesday evening) at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty Street, Conneaut, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Conneaut Rescue Squad or to the Memorial Fund of East Conneaut United Methodist Church. Envelopes will be available at the church and at the Funeral Home.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 14, 2007

CORY J. CUNNINGHAM
DENMARK TOWNSHIP - - Cory J. Cunningham, age 15, of Route 193, Denmark Township, died Sunday, February 11, 2007, at his home.
He was born January 19, 1992 in Ashtabula, Ohio, the son of Carl and Janet (Treadway) Cunningham and has been a lifetime area resident.
Cory is a 9th grade student at Edgewood High School and is on both the Soccer and Track team.
He enjoys fishing, camping, the beach, riding four wheelers, and playing Play Station with his cousin, Ryan, and his friends.
Surviving him are his parents; his paternal grandparents, Roberta Svenson of Denmark Township and Gene and Betsy Cunningham of Lexington, South Carolina; maternal grandparents, Basil and Ruby Treadway of Oak Hill, West Virginia.; great-grandmother, Pauline Hadley of Kingsville; his uncle, Craig Svenson of Orlando, Florida; aunt and uncle, Stacy and Kelle Nelson of Kingsville; and several other aunts and uncles and several cousins.
Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. on Friday, February 16, 2007, at the Ashtabula Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS, INC., 526 West Prospect Road, Ashtabula, with Reverend Aletta Burkholder, of the Bulah Calvary United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens in North Kingsville.

Calling Hours will be Thursday, February 15, 2007, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Coryís memory can be made to a Memorial Scholarship In Memory of Cory Cunningham, in care of, U.S. Bank. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.
Guest book and obituary at fleming-billman.com.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 15, 2007

MARJORIE B. JOHNSON
MONROE TOWNSHIP - - Marjorie B. Johnson, age 76, of Monroe Township, Ohio, went to be with the Lord Tuesday morning, February 13, 2007, at Ashtabula County Nursing Home, Kingsville, Ohio.
Born October 19, 1930 in North Olmsted, Ohio, she was the daughter of Everett, Sr. and Helen (Brooks) Georgia.
Mrs. Johnson was employed as transportation director at the Ashtabula County Nursing Home, retiring in 1990 when she became disabled. While working there, she drove the residents on the "Big Blue Bus" to concerts, picnics, and tours. She had also worked at the Peoples Store in Conneaut and at the Retzler Hardware in Wooster, Ohio.
She was a member of State Line United Methodist Church, a 60-year member of the Monroe Grange (now Griggs Grange), and the State and National Grange.
She enjoyed running Bingo games at the Ashtabula County Nursing Home, crocheting, and visiting with family and friends.
Survivors include her husband, Richard A. Johnson, whom she married May 27, 1950; a daughter, Rita (Garry) Kibler of Warren, Ohio; a son, Scott (Sara) Johnson of Conneaut, Ohio; three sisters, Lois Otto of Anderson, South Carolina, Madeline Toland of Massillon, Ohio, and Sandy Ranney of Monroe Township, Ohio; a brother Harold Georgia of Monroe Township, Ohio; five grandchildren, Garry (Toni) Kibler, Jr., Cory (Tonya) Kibler, Kayla Johnson, Scott Johnson, and Ryan Johnson; and a great-grandson, Cody Kibler.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Charlotte Macey and Doris Toland; and two brothers, Everett Georgia Jr. and Albert Georgia.
Funeral Service will be 1 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2007, at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty Street, Conneaut, Ohio, with the Reverend David Anderson, pastor of State Line United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Kelloggsville Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Funeral Home today, Thursday, February 15, 2007, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Monroe Volunteer Fire Department or to the Conneaut Rescue Squad. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.

GENEVIEVE GARITY

CLEVELAND - - Genevieve (Scofield) Garity, age 84, died Monday, February 12, 2007.
Born in Trout Valley, West Virginia, on August 26, 1922, she was a resident of Jefferson, Ohio, through high school and graduated from Jefferson High School in 1940. In 1944, she married Martin Garity Jr. and relocated to Conneaut, where they resided until 1976. After a short stay in Ashtabula, she relocated to the westside of Cleveland in 1980 and lived there until her death.
Genevieve "Gigi" enjoyed her family. She had two children: Tim Garity and wife, Becky (Redmond), of Troy, Michigan and Becky (Garity) Bergman and husband, Dave, of Middleburg Heights, Ohio; four grandchildren: Tim Garity and wife, Michelle, of Sterling Heights, Michigan, Mike Garity and wife, Lisa, of Rochester Hills, Michigan, and Caitlin and Emily Bergman of Middleburg Heights; four great-grandchildren: Lyndsie and Leah Garity of Sterling Heights, Michigan, and Ashley and Katie Garity of Rochester Hills, Michigan. She is also survived by her brother, Don Scofield of Virginia.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin; her brother, Robert "Bud"; and her sister, Mary Jane (Scofield) Ganas.
Memorial Service and Interment has been arranged by RAISIAN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME at Greenlawn Cemetery, North Kingsville, Ohio, date is yet to be determined.

In thanks for their loving care, the family is requesting contributions be made to Hospice Services of Southwest General, 18695 Drake Road, Strongsville, Ohio 44136.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 16, 2007

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Obituaries - Star Beacon February 17, 2007

RALPH D. MYERS

ASHTABULA - - Ralph D. Myers, age 81, of West Main Road (Mobile Grove), Conneaut, died unexpectedly Wednesday, February 14, 2007, from a sudden apparent heart attack at his home.
He was born February 26, 1925 in Alliance, Ohio, son of the late Ray and Effie (Yeagley) Myers, and resided in Conneaut since 1955. Mr. Myers was employed by the former Nickel Plate and Norfolk and Southern Railroads as a Locomotive Engineer, retiring in 1986 after 40 years of service. He was A United States Navy Veteran of WW II, entering boot camp at the Great Lakes Naval Base. During his tour of service he was stationed at Whidbey Island, Washington, and also served in Adak and Tanaga, Alaska, in the Aleutians. Ralph was also stationed aboard the USS Admiral Hugh Rodman in Japan. He ranked as a Boatswains Mate 2nd Class.
Ralph was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. In his leisure time, he enjoyed gardening, fishing, and golfing.

Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Doris (Terstage) Myers of Conneaut; daughters, Sally Ann (Paul) Nelson of Conneaut, Ohio, and Rae Lee Getson of Erie, Pennsylvania; sons, Duane Allen (Gail) Myers of Bellevue, Ohio, and Roy William Myers of Geneva, Ohio; sisters, Alverta Motley of Dade City, Florida, and Geraldine Auston of Ocala, Florida; grandchildren, Lynn Bennett, Douglas Myers, Jeffrey Myers, Wendy Powell, Carrie Getson, and April Getson; five great-grandchildren; and his beloved little dog, Bootsie.

Ralph is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Violet Hoffman; brother, Richard Myers; and son-in-law, Wayne Getson.

At his request there will be no public services, a private viewing will be held at the convenience of the family.

The family wishes memorials be made in his name to Conneaut Station #3 Rescue Squad, or to the Animal Protective League.

THOMPSON-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 345 Main Street, Conneaut, is handling arrangements.

BERTHA MEYERS
CONNEAUT - - Bertha Meyers, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Marcy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut.

WENDELL C. ROOD
CONNEAUT - - Wendell C. Rood died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007.
Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Marcy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut.
Full obituary information and time of funeral services will be announced by the funeral home on Sunday.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 18, 2007

BERTHA E. MEYERS
CONNEAUT - - Bertha "Bea" E. Meyers, age 84, of Conneaut, died at home Friday, February 16, 2007.
She was born February 3, 1923, in Conneaut, and was the daughter of Steven and Susan (Christo) Shuster.
A lifelong Conneaut resident, Mrs. Meyers was employed at the former Emco-Wheaton Company, retiring in 1985. She attended the Federated Church in East Springfield, Pa. She enjoyed her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Bea was an avid fan of the Cleveland Indians, and she loved holding her garage sale.
Survivors include her son, Scott M. Meyers of Conneaut; two daughters, Charlene Brown and Cynthia Bosland, both of Tucson, Arizona; two sisters, Julie (Gary) Farver of Conneaut, and Karen (Pat) Sabados of North Kingsville; a brother, George Shuster of Conneaut; ten grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Earl; a son, Steven Earl in infancy; five sisters, Rose Gibson, Helen Culp, Charlotte Olsen, Agnes Kahler, and Jean Smith; and two brothers, John Shuster, and Steven George Shuster in infancy.

Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 21, 2007, at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty Street, Conneaut, Ohio, with the Reverend Edward Huntley, Pastor of the Federated Church, officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Conneaut, Ohio.

Friends may call the Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 20, 2007, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Avenue, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.

WENDELL C. ROOD
CONNEAUT - - Wendell C. Rood, age 76, of Conneaut, Ohio, died Friday, February 16, 2007, at home following a brief illness.
Mr. Rood was born July 17, 1930, in Denmark Township, the son of Carlton Hugo and Mary Elizabeth (Barringer) Rood. Prior to retirement, Mr. Rood owned Stereo Lab in Conneaut, and some years ago, L & W Lawn More Repair. In his earlier years, he worked as a salesman at area car dealerships, including Lillie-Holden Ford, and Bob Hill Chrysler-Plymouth, and as a delivery driver for the Conneaut Bottling Works. He is an alumnus of Pierpont School.
He enjoyed "puttering" in his workshop, cooking and grilling outside, and loved spending time with his family, especially his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Conneaut First Baptist Church.
He is survived by Judy Wright, his long-time companion; five children, Kathy Drew of Pierpont, Tom (Karen) of Painesville, Diana (Ed) Ondrus of Ashtabula, Brian of Dublin, and Scott (Lori) of Woodgate, New York; his ex-wife and friend, Patricia Rood of Conneaut; a sister, Luella Jean Serena of Conneaut; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and extended family and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his twin sister, Wilma Walker; a sister, Wanda in infancy; brothers, Arthur Barringer, Lyle, Wade, Jerry, and James Rood; and two grandchildren, Adam Thomas and Jackie Marie.

Calling Hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday (today), and from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, February 19, 2007, at MARCY FUNERAL HOME, 208 Liberty Street, Conneaut, Ohio.

Service will be 11 a.m. Monday, February 19, 2007, at the Marcy Funeral Home, with Reverend Jonathan Singer of First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Peirpont, at the convenience of the family.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 19, 2007

DOROTHY M. BOYSAW
ASHTABULA - - Dorothy M. Emerson Boysaw, age 80, of Ashtabula, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 17, 2007, at the Ashtabula County Nursing Home, Kingsville, Ohio.
She was born July 3, 1927, in Conneaut and was the daughter of Frank and Mary Holbrook. A 1945 graduate of Rowe High School, Mrs. Boysaw was employed at the Astatic Corporation. Prior to her retirement, she worked in safety and security at the Cleveland Board of Education for 35 years.
Dorothy attended the First Church of God in Ashtabula. She enjoyed music, bingo, and reading.
Survivors include three sons, Jon (Iris) Boysaw of Ashtabula, Roland Emerson of Ashtabula, and David Emerson of Florida; three daughters, Deborah Boysaw of California, Cheryl (Ronald) Simmons of Ashtabula, and Karen (fiancť Dominic) Cuomo of Ashtabula; a brother, Clifford (Dorothy) Holbrook of Conneaut; three sisters, Bessie (Harold) McCroskey of Kingsville, Frances Wheeler of Conneaut, and Anna Pierce of Smithville, Texas; two step-sons, Larry and Charles Boysaw, both of Ashtabula; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Ruth Trimble; a son, Jeffrey Emerson; two daughters, June Emerson and Wanda Sue Boysaw; and her husband, Glaire Boysaw.

Funeral Service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, February 21, 2007, at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty Street, Conneaut, Ohio, with Pastor Hal Morgan of the First Church of God, officiating.

Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 20, 2007

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Obituaries - Star Beacon February 21, 2007

RUTH E. COLBY
CONNEAUT - - Ruth E. Colby, age 92, of Conneaut, Ohio, died Sunday morning, Feb. 18, 2007, at the Harrington Care Home in Conneaut.
She was born Sept. 20, 1914, in Porter Township, Midland County, Mich., and was the daughter of Willis B. and Hulda Elizabeth (Root) Puffer.
A Conneaut resident since the age of two, Mrs. Colby worked for 10 years at the former Astatic Corporation in Conneaut, and enjoyed being a homemaker and caring for her family. Known as a prime example of the term "lady", her favorite saying was "Lord, let me live in a house by the side of the road, and be a friend to Man."
She was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ, Rose Chapter #22 OES, and was past president of the Auxiliary of the American Legion Cowle Post #151.
She enjoyed traveling and had visited all 50 states.
Mrs. Colby is survived by her husband, Albert A. Colby, Sr., whom she married Dec. 15, 1951; her daughter, Priscilla (Vince) Madonna of Tucson, Ariz.; her son, Albert A. Colby, Jr. (Evelyn) of Tulsa, Okla.; five grandchildren, Connie, William, Stephen, Albert III, and Aaron; a number of great and great-great-grandchildren; and more distant relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Mary Reynolds; and two brothers, Clyde and Rolla Puffer.
Funeral Service will be 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007, at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut, Ohio, with the Rev. Dr. Rudolph G. Babcock, pastor of First Congregational United Church of Christ, officiating, assisted by Rev. Fr. Raymond Thomas, of St. Mary and St. Frances Cabrini Churches. Burial will be in East Conneaut Cemetery.

Calling Hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Funeral Home today and Thursday from Noon until the time of Service at 1:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Conneaut Rescue Squad. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.

RAYMOND B. SIMMONS
ASHTABULA - - Raymond B. Simmons, 79, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2007.
Service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Kingsville Presbyterian Church, 3056 W. Main St., Kingsville, with the Rev. Bonnie Habbersett officiating.
Calling hours are 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Childs and Williams Funeral Home, 1440 W. Prospect Road, Ashtabula, and one hour before services on Friday at the church.
Complete arrangements will be announced in Thursdayís edition of the Star Beacon by Childs and Williams Funeral Home of Ashtabula.

HENRY OLESNANIK
CONNEAUT - - Henry Olesnanik, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at his home.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Thompson-Smith Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Conneaut.

GRAEDON H. SIMON
CONNEAUT - - Graedon H. Simon, 92, died Feb. 20, 2007.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Thompson-Smith Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Conneaut.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 22, 2007

RICHARD W. MCKINLEY
AMARILLO, TX - - Richard W. McKinley, age 39, a former Conneaut resident, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007, in Amarillo, Texas. He was the victim of a homicide.
Born December 8, 1967 in Cuyahoga, Ohio, he was the son of Donald G. and Patricia (Wyatt) McKinley. Richard lived in Amarillo for the past 14 years, where he was a self-employed roofer.
He enjoyed spending time with his friends.
Survivors include two sisters, Deborah (Mike) Hudson of Farmdale, Ohio, and Tamela (Mike) Gallagher of Hurlock, Md.; his brother, Donald M. McKinley of Hurlock, Md.; his best friend, Robert Apodaca of Amarillo, Tex.; numerous aunts and uncles; and more distant relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; and many other relatives.

A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut, Ohio, with Rev. Jerry Webb, Pastor of the Kelloggsville Church of the Nazarene, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.

GRAEDON H. SIMON
MONROE TWP. - - Graedon H. Simon, age 92, formerly of Monroe Twp., died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at Cardinal Woods Nursing Home in Madison.
She was born April 19, 1914 in Monroe Twp., to the late Walter and Anna (Means) Weaver. She had lived in Monroe Twp. and the Kingsville area most of her life before moving to Madison for the past 10 years. Graedon worked for the Kingsville Telephone Company as a telephone operator for many years. She also taught Bible School at South Ridge Baptist Church. She was a member of the Ladies Aid Society, Missionary Circle, and the Farnham Birthday Club.
Mrs. Simon is survived by her daughters, Wanda Morris of Madison, Sandra Kobernik of Hillsboro, Tenn., and Peggy Brown of St. Petersburg, Fla.; her son, Richard Simon of Mt. Jewett, Pa.; 11 loving grandchildren, including Sue Smith of Madison; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William in 1989; brothers, Wendell and Harold Weaver; and sisters, Lois Marling, and Esther Niver.

Funeral Services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, at the THOMPSON-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 345 Main St., Conneaut, Ohio, with Rev. Robert Osborn, of the Painesville Southern Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at LuLu Falls Cemetery.

Calling Hours will be held on Friday from 12 p.m. (noon) until the time of service at 1 p.m.

DAVID BRAINARD
CONNEAUT - David Brainard, 60, died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2007.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula.

CHARLES R. TAYLOR JR.
N. KINGSVILLE - - Charles R. Taylor Jr., 48, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Guerriero Funeral Home, 6280 S. Main St., N. Kingsville.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 23, 2007

LARRY D. BRADEN
SHEFFIELD - Larry D. Braden, age 57, of Pine Ridge Rd., Sheffield Twp., died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2007, at his home.

He was born October 30, 1949, in Conneaut, Ohio, the son of Russell and Arlene (Schlaich) Braden, and has been a lifetime area resident. He was a 1967 graduate of Conneaut High School.

Mr. Braden had been a Scout Master of Boy Scouts Troops 11 and 39, receiving the Order of the Arrow. He was also a member of the American Bass Association, a member of the Conneaut Farmers Market, a Hunter safety course instructor, a hunting and trapping coordinator, and was a participant in the re-introduction of the wild turkey. Larry enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, flower gardening, vegetable gardening, carpentry and woodworking. He enjoyed spending time at the cabin in Tionesta, Pa. with friends and family, NASCAR Racing, spending time with his grandchildren, and he loved the outdoors.

Survivors include his parents, of North Kingsville; his wife, Darlene (Krenisky) Braden, whom he married November 1, 1968; a son, Craig Braden of Sheffield Twp.; a daughter, Stacy (Steve) Forstein of Ashtabula; four grandchildren, Brittany Braden, Samantha Braden, Tae Summers and Josh Braden; two brothers, Dennis Braden of Pierpont, and Greg (Mary Jo) Braden of Conneaut; and two sisters, Gayle (John) Kern and Darlene Braden of Sheridan, Wyoming.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Barbie Braden; and a granddaughter, Jessica Braden.

Funeral Service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, at the Ashtabula Home of Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors, 526 W. Prospect Rd., Ashtabula, with Rev. Paula Marbury, of the East Conneaut United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Gageville Cemetery.

Calling Hours will be Monday, from 11 a.m. until the time of service at the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Guest book and obituary at fleming-billman.com

DANIEL L. BRAINARD SR.
CONNEAUT - Daniel Leslie Brainard Sr., age 60, of Monroe Township, died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2007, at UH-Conneaut Medical Center.

He was born July 22, 1946 in Lake County, Ohio, the son of Donald and Esther (Swank) Brainard. He had been an area resident most of his life. Prior to his retirement, he worked construction and was an auto mechanic.

He loved Chevy Trucks, and also enjoyed four-wheelers, motorcycles, boating, and camping.

Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Nancy (Shoenberger), whom he married December 5, 1965; four children, Daniel (Tabitha) Brainard Jr. of Monroe Twp., Cathy (Larry) McGahey of Kingsville, Donna (Steven) Moger of Diamond, and Dennis Brainard of Leavittsburg; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, James Cipra of Williamsfield, and Wayne Cipra of Kinsman; and two sisters, Nancy Gill of Moulton, Colo., and Al and Mary Lou "Lulu" Evans of Las Vegas, Nev.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A private family service will be held. There will be no public calling hours.

Contributions may be made to the family.

Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory, 4524 Elm Avenue, Ashtabula, is in charge of arrangements. Available at www.ducro.com.

CHARLES R. TAYLOR JR.
NORTH KINGSVILLE - Charles R. Taylor Jr., age 48, a resident of North Kingsville, died on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at the Ashtabula County Medical Center.

Born Aug. 3, 1958, in East Liverpool, Ohio, he was the son of Charles R. and Beverly (Crago) Taylor.

Charles worked at Worthington Cylinder, was an avid bowler at A.B.C. Lanes, and was a member of Ashtabula Order of Eagles #1463. He loved his family, enjoyed playing with his grandchildren, and collecting wrestling memorabilia.

Survivors include his wife, Pamela Taylor, of North Kingsville; daughters, Elizabeth Taylor and Dawn Taylor, both of Ashtabula; sons, Matthew Sury and Brian Sury, both of North Kingsville; his father, Charles Taylor of Weirton, W.Va.; five grandchildren; six sisters; and four brothers.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Beverly.

Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, at Guerriero Funeral Home, 6280 South Main St., North Kingsville, with Rev. Jerry Webb officiating. Burial to follow at East Lake Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Sunday, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Funeral Home.

HENRY OLESNANIK
CONNEAUT - Henry Olesnanik, age 54, of Center St., Conneaut, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at his home.

He was born June 7, 1952, in Conneaut, to the late Joseph and Mary (Carmel) Olesnanik. Residing in Conneaut all of his life, Henry was a police officer for the Conneaut Police Force for several years. He enjoyed riding bikes, antique cars, and buying and selling on eBay.

Henry is survived by two sons; a daughter; a brother, Richard Olesnanik of West Springfield, Pa.; and several aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, at the Thompson-Smith Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Conneaut, with Rev. Raymond Thomas of St. Maryís Catholic Church, officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Station #3 Rescue Squad, or to the Conneaut Fraternal Order of Police.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 24, 2007

VALENTINE W. KODELJA
CALIFORNIA - - Valentine (Val) W. Kodelja, age 90, passed away peacefully at his home in California on Feb. 3, 2007.
He was born June 18, 1916 in Conneaut, Ohio, the son of Valentine and Antonia (Stegovec) Kodelja. Val was a proud Veteran of World War II, having served more than 4 years in the searing deserts of Iran. He brought his young family to California in 1949.
He is survived by three sisters, Pauline Palagyi, Anne Tully, and Mary Strle, all of Conneaut; his sons, Paul Kodelja and Steve Kodelja, both of Ca.; his daughter, Valerie Gabriel, of Ca.; and his sister-in-law, Joanne Westerburg, and brother-in-law, Joe Wilson, both of Ashtabula. He also leaves behind four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He now looks down with love upon us all.
Val was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Mary Alice (Wilson), also from Conneaut; his son, Joseph; and his sister, Rose Olah.

HAROLD M. CASE

ASHTABULA - - Harold M. Case, age 90, of E. 26th St., Ashtabula, died Thursday, February 22, 2007, at the Country Club Retirement Center.
He was born in Pierpont on June 1, 1916, the son of Ozro and Alice Irene (Clark) Case. He was a graduate of Jefferson High School, and has been a resident of Ashtabula County most of his life, wintering in Ocala, Fla. from 1982 to 2002. The Rev. Lloyd C. Pierce married Mr. Case to Ruth Arlene Lekander on August 14, 1941, at the Pine Ridge Tabernacle in Cooks Forest, Pa. He retired from Rockwell International Brake Plant in 1978 after working there for 30 years as a truck driver and machine operator. He also sold insurance, and worked at Mickinnon Iron Works.
He loved to sing, and sang with the Town Choir. He was a member of SPEBSOSA (Barbershop groups), both in Ashtabula and The Big Sun Chorus in Ocala, Fla. He belonged to the Sheffield Grange, and served on the Youth for Christ Board. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ashtabula for over 40 years and served as chairman of the deacons, president of the Sunday school class, and sang in the choir and menís chorus. He had been a member of the First Baptist Church of Jefferson for the past 13 years.
Many people will remember him as the local Mason shoe and uniform salesman. You would also find him at most of the local horse shows with his son and daughter. He loved to meet and talk with people, there were only a few people in the county that he didnít know or couldnít remember something about.
Survivors include a daughter, Sally A. (Tom) Stowe of N. Kingsville; a son, Roger L. (Marilyn) Case of Clarkston, Mich.; two grandchildren, Jessica and Kyle Case, both of Clarkston, Mich.; and a brother, Norman (Shirley) Case of Pierpont.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ruth Arlene; a son, David in infancy; and a brother, Maynard Case.

Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, at the Jefferson Home of the FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, with the Rev. Ray Williams, interim pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Gageville Cemetery.

Calling Hours will be Sunday from 12 to 3 p.m. and on Monday, from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 85 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, Ohio 44047.
Guest book and obituary on-line at fleming-billman.com.

ELIZABETH M. ANDERSON
MONROE - - Elizabeth M. Anderson, 89, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2007.
Funeral arrangements for Monday will be announced by Marcy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Conneaut.
Time of calling hours on Sunday and complete obituary information will be published in Sundayís edition of the Star Beacon.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 25, 2007

ELIZABETH M. ANDERSON
MONROE - - Elizabeth M. Anderson, age 89, of Monroe Township, died Friday afternoon, Feb. 23, 2007, at the Ashtabula County Nursing Home, Kingsville.
She was born April 23, 1917, in Renova, Pa., the daughter of Henry T. and Hazel E. (Winans) Parris. Mrs. Anderson lived in Conneaut and Monroe township all of her life. She worked for F.W. Woolworth Co., P & J Variety Store, and retired from Conneaut Area Schools.
Mrs. Anderson was a long time active member of State Line United Methodist Church, serving in many offices, and as an adult Sunday school teacher. She was an active member of Monroe Pierpont Grange, and an active member of Marina Rebekah Lodge, serving many years as chaplain. She also was a 4-H leader for several years.
She enjoyed working with flowers and crafts, gardening, crocheting, and spending time with her family.
Survivors include three sons, Duane R. (Pat) Anderson of Monroe Township, Ronald L. (Elizabeth) Anderson of Monroe Township, and Richard E. Anderson of Kingsville; her daughter, Patty R. (Joseph) Morriello of Lewis Center, Ohio; nine grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Emory; a brother, Dewey Parris; and two sisters, Rowena Beastrom and Elva Porter.
Funeral Service will be 12 p.m., Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, at the State Line United Methodist Church, 7330 Bushnell Rd., Monroe Township, with the Rev. David Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Kelloggsville Cemetery.

Friends may call at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut, Ohio, on Sunday (today) from 6 to 8 p.m., and at the Church on Monday, from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Marina Rebekah Lodge will conduct Memorial Services at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made to State Line United Methodist Church. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home and at the Church.

Obituaries - Star Beacon February 26, 2007

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Obituaries - Star Beacon February 27, 2007

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Obituaries - Star Beacon February 28, 2007

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