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 January 1, 2007


DAVID WAID
N. KINGSVILLE - - David Waid, 72, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Thompson-Smith Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Conneaut.

Obituaries - Star Beacon January 2, 2007

 NELLIE B. SWAN
CONNEAUT - - Nellie Brown Swan, age 97, a former resident of Conneaut, Ohio, died Sunday, December 31, 2006, at Rolling Fields Nursing Home of Conneautville, Pennsylvania.
Born August 30, 1909 in Beverly, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of Frank and Nellie (McCartney) Clark.
After graduating from high school, she completed training at St. Joseph Nursing School in Massachusetts.
She lived most of her life in the Conneaut Lake Area and was a member of the Rebecca Lodge of that area.
Survivors include a son, Allan C. Swan of Evansville, Indiana; two daughters, Judith Foust of Conneaut Lake and Nancy Lois Worden of Kingsville; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Allan Swan; a son, Richard Swan; and two grandsons, Dean Robert Foust and Richard Neal Worden.
Memorial Services will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2007, at the Amboy United Methodist Church, 554 West Main Road, Conneaut, Ohio, with the Reverend Tami Toothman-Shoup officiating. Burial will be in Gageville Cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by the GUERRIERO FUNERAL HOME, 6280 South Main Street, North Kingsville, Ohio.

ANNA M. SILLANPAA
CONNEAUT - - Anna Mae Sillanpaa, age 80, of Conneaut, Ohio, died Monday morning, January 1, 2007, at The Villa at the Lake in Conneaut.
Anna was born February 11, 1926 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the daughter of James and Sadie Patton. Anna graduated from high school in the Pittsburgh area and came to Conneaut in the summertime to Camp Calvary, where she later met her husband, Raymond. They were married at Camp Calvary on August 24, 1947.
She went on to work at the former Goldette Clothing Factory, Hercules Packing, and she later retired from Brown Memorial Hospital, after several years of service in the instrument sterilization department.  
Anna Mae was a wonderful seamstress and loved to crochet many things for her family, friends and grandchildren. She also enjoyed reading, her flower garden, and loved to cook.  
Anna is survived by her husband, Raymond J. Sillanpaa; one daughter, Robin and James Bryant, of Conneaut; three grandchildren, Shelly and Scott Carpenter, Mandy and Adam Wright, and Kris and Marc Cameron, all of Conneaut; five great-grandchildren, Chase and Sidney Carpenter, Jeala Dragon and Rae Ann Wright, and Colton Cameron, all of Conneaut; a brother, Jack Patton of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and a sister, Gertrude Buchanan of Cleveland.  
Mrs. Sillanpaa was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, James Patton and Dick Patton; sisters, Mary Beers, Coletta McGrail and infant sister, Sissie Patton.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be held 12 p.m., Noon, on Thursday, January 4, 2007, at St. Frances Cabrini Church with Father Raymond Thomas officiating. Burial will take place in Glenwood Cemetery at the convenience of the family.  

Calling Hours will be held Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of service at St. Frances Cabrini Church, 744 Mill Street., Conneaut.  

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Western Reserve of Ashtabula County with envelopes available at the church or at the RAISIAN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 581 Harbor Street, Conneaut.

JAMES H. STROETER
CONNEAUT - - James H. Stroeter, age 44, of Conneaut, Ohio, died unexpectedly Saturday, December 30, 2006.
He was born May 30, 1962 in Cleveland, Ohio, and was the son of Barbara A. (DeFrieze) Stroeter and the late Richard E. Stroeter.
Mr. Stroeter was currently employed at Millennium/Lyondell Ashtabula Plant as a supervisor and production planner. He had also worked for Witt, Inc., Headley Co., Northeast Maintenance, and Wight supply.
He was a member of the Conneaut Fish and Game Club, the Conneaut Tree Commission, and volunteered for UNICEF.
A devoted husband and father, he loved life, laughter and adventure and taught his children to do the same. He had an extremely dedicated work ethic, and always gave 110%25, but also enjoyed gardening, coin and bottle collecting, 4-wheeling, dirt bike riding, skeet shooting, fishing, and going to the beach.
Survivors include his wife, Gina R. (Headley), whom he married October 24, 1981; his daughter, Courtney Rae Stroeter, and two sons, Justin Eugene Stroeter and Cody James Stroeter, all at home; his mother of Conneaut; two sisters, Sandra L. (Richard) Holcomb of Ashtabula, Ohio and Mary Jo Stroeter of LaMesa, California; a brother, Richard A. (Rebecca) Stroeter of Naples, Florida; and three nieces, four great-nieces, four nephews, and two great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard E. Stroeter; his brother-in-law, Adam Headley; uncle and aunt, Bud and Mary Jane Adams; and an uncle, Howard Cooper.
Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 4, 2007, at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty Street, Conneaut, Ohio, with the Reverend Jonathan Singer, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Pierpont, Ohio.

Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 3, 2007, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

An act of kindness performed in Jamesí honor to someone else would be greatly appreciated by the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.

DOROTHY C. KAPELLA
CONNEAUT - - Dorothy C. Kapella, 83, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006.
Calling hours will be held from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday at the Raisian Family Funeral Home, 581 Harbor St.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Frances Cabrini Church, with burial to follow at Greenlawn Memory Gardens, North Kingsville, Ohio.
Arrangements are by Raisian Family Funeral Home of Conneaut.

Obituaries - Star Beacon January 3, 2007

PATRICIA HEADLEY

CONNEAUT - - Patricia Headley, 65, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2007.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Thompson-Smith Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Conneaut.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Thompson-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries - Star Beacon January 4, 2007

CRAIG A. GEORGIA
MONROE - - Pfc. Craig A. Georgia, age 21, of Monroe Township, Ohio, and Fort Hood, Texas, died Friday, December 29, 2007, in a vehicle accident in Monroe Township, while home on leave from the U.S. Army after serving a yearís tour of duty in Iraq. He was born July 22, 1985, in Ashtabula, Ohio, and was the son of Daniel E. Georgia and Sharon A. (Moisio) White.
A 2004 Conneaut High School graduate, Craig entered the service in 2004, and was currently stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, where he was an officer in the Military Police. He enjoyed hunting, four-wheeling, and loved being with his family and friends.
Survivors include his father, Daniel E. (Debra) Georgia of Monroe Township; his mother, Sharon A. (Bruce) White of Monroe Township; three half-sisters, Samantha White and Beth and Chris Georgia, all of Monroe Township; half-brother, James White of Monroe Township; a step-sister, Stephanie Oehlenschlaeger, and step-brother, Shawn Oehlenschlaeger, both of Conneaut, Ohio; maternal grandparents, Paul and Clara Moisio of Jefferson, Ohio; step-grandparents, Shirley White of Rome, Ohio, and Carol Bennett of North Kingsville, Ohio; John and Jessie Benson of Conneaut, Ohio; and Donald Goodenow of Beaver Center, Pennsylvania. Also surviving are uncles and aunts: Paul Moisio of Orlando, Florida, Joe and Cynthia (Moisio) Nagy of Jefferson, Ohio, Dennis and Marianne (Moisio) of Jefferson, Ohio, Kenn and Susan Moisio of Aurora, Indiana, Perry and Lisa (Moisio) Heath of Ashtabula, Ohio, Bob and Angie (Georgia) Heath of Monroe Township, and Brenda Mannon of Key West, Florida; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Everett Georgia, Jr.; grandmother, Millie Brown; step-grandfather, James White; and a cousin, Joshua Bowers.
Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, January 6, 2007, at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty Street, Conneaut, Ohio, with Reverend Frederick A. Grimm, pastor of St. Paulís Lutheran Church of Jefferson, officiating. Burial will be in Kelloggsville Cemetery, Monroe Township, Ohio.
Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Friday, January 5, 2007, from 6 to 9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made the family.
Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.

ANNA M. SILANPAA
CONNEAUT - - Anna Mae Sillanpaa, 80, of Conneaut, Ohio, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, at The Villa at the Lake.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be 12 p.m., Noon, today at St. Frances Cabrini Church with Father Raymond Thomas officiating. Burial will take place in Glenwood Cemetery at the convenience of the family.  
Calling hours will be held today from 11 a.m. until the time of service at St. Frances Cabrini Church, 744 Mill St., Conneaut.  
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Western Reserve of Ashtabula County with envelopes available at the church or at Raisian Family Funeral Home, 581 Harbor St., Conneaut.

Obituaries - Star Beacon January 5, 2007
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BETTY J. SCHREIBER
MONROE TOWNSHIP - - Betty Jean Schreiber, 61, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Thompson-Smith Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Conneaut.
Calling hours are 11 a.m. until time of service on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Arrangements by Thompson-Smith Funeral Home of Conneaut.

MARIAN GREENUP
CONNEAUT - - Marian Greenup, 74, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Raisian Family Funeral Home, 581 Harbor St., Conneaut.

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JOHN J. RENKES JR.
THE VILLAGES, FL - - John J. Renkes, Jr., age 65, died Friday, January 26, 2007, at The Villages Regional Hospital, in The Villages, Florida.
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he lived in Conneaut, Ohio, prior to moving to Florida.
Mr. Renkes was the former owner and operator of Windy Hill Golf Course and Campground in Conneaut, Ohio. He was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Lee Renkes of The Villages, Florida; daughters Elizabeth Renkes of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Kristen Renkes and Karin Renkes, both of The Villages, Florida; a sister, Cecilia Roland of Beaver, Pennsylvania; and his mother, Josephine Renkes of Beaver, Pennsylvania.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 31, 2007, at HIERS-BAXLEY FUNERAL SERVICES, The Villages, Florida.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today, January 30,, 2007, at the Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

V. LORRAINE STRUCHEN
CONNEAUT - - V. Lorraine Struchen, age 78, of Conneaut, Ohio, died unexpectedly Sunday evening, January 28, 2007, at Hamot Medical Center, in Erie, Pennsylvania, of a probable coronary.
Born January 2, 1929, in Greenville, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of Curnsy "Rit" and Marie (Kloffler) Ritenour, and was a Conneaut resident for the past 20 years. Mrs. Struchen had been employed as billing executive at Copes-Vulcan in Lake City, Pennsylvania. Following her retirement, she served as senior aide at the Conneaut Community Center for the Arts, and at the Conneaut Human Resources Center.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Ladies of the Moose, Ladies of the Lake Red Hats, and the Kitchen Band at Conneaut Manor. She enjoyed her family, crossword puzzles, bowling, reading, playing cards, watching football, and socializing with people.
Survivors include her daughter, Carri (Chuck) Kent of North Kingsville, Ohio; two sons, T. Paul (Kim) Vacanti of Franklin, Pennsylvania, and Forrest "Chip" Struchen of Erie, Pennsylvania; two loving step-daughters, Vickey Barker and Twila Dewey of Conneaut, Ohio; ten grandchildren, Greg and Jayson Kent, Theresa Morrison, Brandy Kohut, Bethany Barker, Ryan Vacanti, Michael Dewey, James, Natasha, and Brandon Struchen; and ten great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, Zakery Kent; and her brother, Ted Ritenour.
Funeral Service will be 11 a.m., Thursday, February 1, 2007, at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty Street, Conneaut, Ohio, with Reverend Chuck Graham, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.

Family and friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, January 31, 2007, at the Funeral Home.

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

Obituaries - Star Beacon January 31, 2007

 

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