Walker Funeral Home
828 Sherman St. P.O. Box 349
Geneva, Ohio 44041
Office Phone: (440) 466-1108
Fax: (440) 466-9231
Margaret "Maggie" A. Mason
Margaret "Maggie" Mason, age 79, passed away on August 13, 2019 in Geneva. Born April 20, 1940 in Painesville, the daughter of George and Florence (Fisher) Konicek. "Maggie" was a rural carrier in Lake County for the Plain Dealer and retired from Sam's Club in Mentor. She enjoyed reading, knitting and crocheting, camping and loved long trips on the spur of the moment.
Survivors: Daughter: Martha (Phil) Cahill of Geneva; Grandchildren: Melissa (Michael) Holland of Ashtabula; Amanda (Chris) Blevins of Conneaut; Joshua (Samantha) Braff of Geneva; Rachel Braff of Ashtabula, and Benjamin Cahill of Geneva; Brothers: George B (Martha) Konicek of Painesville; Martin A. (Charlene) Konicek of New Castle, PA; Sisters: Theresa (Matthew Crnjak) Reichard of Perry; Kimberly Camire of Painesville; and Eleanor (Bob) Davis of Geneva; Several nieces and nephews; Good friend, David.
Preceded in death by: Husband: Wilford H. Mason; Parents; Brother: James Airwyke; Sisters; Twin Girls and Good Friend Danny Elliott.
Celebration of Life with Friends and Family will be held Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM at Perry Park Pavilion.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family c/o Walker Funeral Home; PO Box 349; Geneva, OH 44041
James J. Braat 1938-2019
James J. Braat, age 81, of Geneva, passed away August 9, 2019, at his home with loving family by his side. Born June 9, 1938 in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of William & Barbara (Vargo) Braat. Married Susan (Spore) Braat on October 28, 1974, in Jefferson, Ohio. James was a maintenance mechanic at Millennium Chemical where he retired. A member of the V.F.W. Post# 6846; and the F.O.E. #2243. James enjoyed spending time with his family, playing softball, horse racing, collecting baseball and football cards, and tinkering with bicycles.
Survivors: Wife: Susan; Children: Randal Braat; Raymond (Toni) Braat; Scott (Alex) Braat; Jennifer Swanson; Grand Children: Alyssa; Jimmie; Alexander; Kenndehl; Wesley; Ashley; Liana; Tyler; Susie; Jimmy; Angie; Crystal; Jaimey; Raymond; Emily; Donna; Rocky; Kevin; Ashley; And Several Great Grand Children; Siblings: Mary Valitsky; Laureen Braat; John Braat.
Preceded by: Sons: James Braat; Rodney Braat; Siblings: Billy Ambrose; Ed Braat.
No services being observed.
Christopher D. Markgraf 1966-2019
Christopher D. Markgraf, age 53, of Madison, passed away August 9, 2019 at Hospice of the Western Reserve, Cleveland, with loving family by his side. Born August 8, 1966, the son of Dennis C. & Grace (Hedrick) Markgraf. Chris loved watching all of the Cleveland sports teams, playing his guitar and hanging with his close friends, and his beloved dog Emma.
Survivors: Children: David Markgraf, of Madison; Katie Markgraf, of Virginia; Grandchildren: Tibby and Atticus; Mother: Grace Markgraf, of Madison; Siblings: Dennis (Cheryl) Markgraf, Jr., of Madison; Susie (Phil Drake) Markgraf, of Madison; Stacey (Mark) Babic, of Painesville; Nephews & Nieces: Ryan; Brandon; Aaron; Presley; and Piper.
Preceded by: Father: Dennis C. Markgraf, Sr.; Paternal Grandparents: Lawrence Sr. and Jean (Campbell) Markgraf; Maternal Grandparents: Arthur C. and Emily (Goforth) Hedrick.
Celebration of Life: 3-8P.M. Saturday, 8/17/2019; Family and Friends may gather at Dennis & Cheryl's house; 2362 Haines Rd. Madison.
Contributions: May be made in memory of Chris to his family; c/o Walker Funeral Home; 828 Sherman St.; P.O. Box 349, Geneva, Ohio 44041.
Gay "Pops" A. Carper 1936-2019
Gay "Pops" A. Carper, age 83, of Ashtabula, passed away August 5, 2019 at his home. Born on January 29, 1936 in Volga, West Virginia, the son of Ora C. & Letha M. (Casto) Carper. "Pops" was a Coal Miner in West Virginia, and also worked at Rockwell International in Saybrook. He enjoyed farming, and Gardening.
Survivors: Children: Charmara Butcher; Steven Carper; Step-Children: Bobby G. Canter, of Ashtabula; Vera Canter; Roger Canter; E. Rose Lantz; Michael Canter, all of West Virginia; William Canter, of PA; Grandchildren: Steven; Lydle; Step-Grandchildren: Christina Hall; & 2 Nieces.
Preceded by: Wife: Ila M. (Burrows) Carper whom he married February 4, 1977 in Ashtabula, Ohio; Brother: Ernest P. Carter; and several Brothers & Sisters; Step-Granddaughter: Bethany Davis.
Visitation: 5-7:00 P.M. August 16, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Marion M. Volpone 1923-2019
Marian M. Volpone, age 96 , of Geneva, passed away on August 1, 2019 at The Sanctuary of Geneva. Born on June 29, 1923 in Geneva, the daughter of Arthur and Anna (Bell-Yates) Gaines. Marian and her husband August "Gus" recently celebrated 75 years of marriage on February 28, 2019.
Survivors: Husband: August "Gus" Volpone of Geneva; Daughter: Diana M. Clarke of New Mexico; Grandchildren: Robert Bigley of Farmdale, Jennifer (David) Brault of Stewartstown, New Hampshire; Great-Grandchildren: Robert D. and Shane Bigley, Caitlin M. Canelo and Lucas Canelo; Great Grandchildren; Noah, Ethan and Oliver; Sister: Merilyn LeMay of Saybrook on the Lake.
Preceded by: Parents: Sister: Verna Spellman, Brothers: Harry Gaines and Merle Gaines.
Calling Hours: 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, 8/6/2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva, with Funeral Services Wednesday August 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM.
Officiating: Chaplain Charles Pahlman of Cross Roads Hospice
Interment: Evergreen Cemetery, Geneva, Ohio
Nicholas "Nick" E. Otto 1988-2019
Nicholas "Nick" E. Otto, age 31, of Willowick, passed away July 22, 2019 at Hillcrest Hospital, Mayfield. Born May 15, 1988, in Geneva, Ohio. The son of Susan R. (Rose) O'Leary & Eugene E. Otto. A Project Engineer, for Comfort Systems U.S.A., in Oakwood Village, where he worked for 11 years. Also worked at Men's Warehouse; Woody's World; and Geneva McDonald's. Nick enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, motorcycle riding, target shooting, kraft beer, camping, hiking, bon fires, and canoeing. He was a Best Man at several of his friends weddings.
Survivors: Mother: Sue (Jim) O'Leary, of Geneva; Father: Eugene (Fe) Otto, of Painesville; Siblings: Casey Otto, of Ashtabula; Chelsea (Dorian) Willis, of Mentor; Jimmy (Shawny) O'Leary, of Barberton; Kelly (Ryan) Arkkelin, of Nebraska; Serving in the U.S. Navy are: Kevin Cottingham; Joel (Autumn) Kelly; Chris Medve; Maternal Grandparents: Lynn Rose, of Ashtabula; Angel Cruz, of Puerto Rico; Paternal Grandparents: Beverly (Ronald) Turner, of Plymouth Twp.; Donald Otto, of Saybrook; Numerous Aunts; Uncles; and Cousins.
Preceded by: Maternal Grandparents: Wilmer Rose; Sharon Montero; James & Judy O'Leary; Paternal Grandmother: Shirley Otto.
Visitation: 6:00-8:00 P.M. Friday, July 26, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Contributions: Donations can be mailed directly to: Colorectal Cancer Alliance, 1025 Vermont Ave.; NW Suite 1066; Washington, D.C. 20005; https://www.ccalliance.org/donate. Please make checks payable to: Colorectal Cancer Alliance.
Arlene McCracken 1934-2019
Surrounded by her loving family, Arlene McCracken, 85, was called to join the angels’ choir on Monday, 7/22/19.
Married to the love of her life, Frank McCracken, for 65 years, she worked at Geneva Telephone Co. as a telephone operator prior to becoming a full-time mom. She was a member of The United Church of Geneva, where she served as a Deaconess and member of the choir and bell choir. She was also a member of the Geneva Community Choir. She served her community volunteering at the local voting polls and for the American Red Cross, where she earned the 2008 Ashtabula Volunteer of the Year Award.
She enjoyed crocheting, ceramics, painting, gardening, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her loving and devoted husband, Frank; children, James (Karen) McCracken of Humble TX, Vonda (Keith) Pennell of Hudson, NH and Brenda Erwin of Ashtabula; grandchildren Faith, Allen, Amy, Kilee, Jason, Jenna and Lindsey; and great-grandchildren Kira, Cody, Kayla, Carla, Frayja, Russell and Thalia.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mose and Alice Whitaker and baby sister, Nadine.
Calling hours: 6-8 p.m. 7/25/19 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St, Geneva.
Memorial Service: 11 a.m. 7/26/19 at Walker Funeral Home with Rev. Bryan Manary officiating.
Interment will be at Harpersfield Cemetery.
Patricia I. Ratliff 1938-2019
Patricia I. Ratliff, age 80, of Geneva, passed away July 21, 2019 at Geneva Village Nursing Home. Born on November 28, 1938, in Willoughby, Ohio. The daughter of Lysle K. & Elizabeth I. (Heidt) Higginbotham. Worked as a Brazer at Mining Tools, in Mentor, she also was housekeeper at Madison Health Care. Patricia enjoyed spending time with her family, shopping and doing word searches.
Survivors: Children: Cindy (Gary) Jones, of Geneva; Craig (Laura) Colson, of Columbus; Grandchildren: Rick Crespo; Justin & Alex Colson; Step-Grandchildren: Michael & Melissa Jones; Great-Grandchildren: Isabel; Kaitlyn; Sawyer & Jayden Colson; Siblings: Edwin "Butch" (Addrian) Higginbotham; Carl (Debbie) Higginbotham; Sister-In-Law: Shirley Higginbotham, all of Mentor.
Preceded by: Granddaughter: Stacey Huntington; her Parents: Brother: Kenneth; Sisters: Shirl Scott & Bea Robbins.
Calling Hours: 6-8:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Interment: Private family service Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
Howard K. Lahner 1921-2019
Howard K. Lahner, age 97, of Geneva, passed away July 19, 2019 at Gillette Nursing Home, in Warren. Born December 14, 1921 in Green, Ohio, the son of John & Fannie Elizabeth (Reynolds) Lahner. Served in the U.S. Army, and worked for Rockwell International as a Machine Operator for 31 years. Howard is a previous member of the Ashtabula V.F.W. Post, and he enjoyed fishing.
Survivors: Son: Bryan Lahner, of Lakeside, Arizona; Grandchildren: Amberly; Zachary; & Gabrielle; Siblings: Dorothy Hiner, of Lakeland, Fla; Ila Jones, of Andover; Abbie Brown, of Brunswick; Andrew Lahner, of Wayne Twp.; Dear Companion: Bonnie Ross, of Cortland.
Preceded by: Wife: Gladys R. (Holt), whom he married March 25, 1943 in Jefferson, Ohio; Son: Gordon; Siblings: Fredia Kamp; Betty Whitmore; John; Walter; Donald; Harlan; & Robert Lahner; and his Parents.
Graveside Service: 10:00 A.M. Friday, August 2, 2019 at Evergreen Cemetery, Geneva. Officiating Service: Rev. Thomas McCain.
Contributions: May be made to; VFW Post 943; 4102 Main Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004.
Raymond L. Mundie, Jr. 1946-2019
Raymond L. Mundie, Jr., age 72, of Geneva, passed away July 16, 2019 at Rae Ann Suburban in Westlake, Ohio. Born on October 9, 1946 in Cleveland. The son of Raymond L. & Margaret A. (Peitzmeyer) Mundie, Sr. Raymond attended Park Street Christian Church in Geneva. Worked as a central supply clerk at U.H. Geneva Medical Center for 11 years. He also worked at N. Madison Giant Eagle and Geneva Golden Dawn; was a cook at Chapman's Restaurant in Geneva; did maintenance at Grand River Academy and at Nursing Homes. He was a kind and caring man with a unique sense of humor, and was known as "MacGyver" for his ability to fix things.
Survived by: Sister: Patricia Deurlein; Brother: Robert (Lena) Mundie; Stepson: Roger (Becky) Camp; Stepdaughter: Hallie Shipley; 10 Grandchildren; 3 Great Grandchildren; 5 Nieces; and 7 Great Nieces and Nephews.
Preceded by: Wife: Diana L. (Underwood) Mundie, whom he married on December 21, 1985 in Geneva; and his Parents.
Memorial Service: Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 2:00-3:00 P.M. at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Interment: Evergreen Cemetery, Geneva.
Robert K. Foster, Sr. 1937-2019
Robert K. Foster, Sr., age 81, of Geneva, passed away July 8, 2019 at Geneva Shores Nursing Home. Born Thursday, October 14, 1937, in Ashtabula, Ohio. The Son of Wing M. & Eleanor E. (Hoskins) Foster. An Assistant Manager for 21 years at Loblaws Grocery store in Saybrook & Ashtabula; also worked at Saybrook & Geneva True Temper for 8 years; Reliance Electric; Molded Fiberglass; and Carl's Food-grocery store; and Sines & Sons , in Perry. Robert was a Sunday school teacher at First Assembly of God Church, in Ashtabula, also a Sunday school Superintendent at Grace Assembly Church, and an usher. Attended the Painesville Assembly of God Church with his daughter Darlene. He enjoyed spending time with his family and loved ones, fishing and roller skating.
Survivors: Children: Darlene (David) Crumrine, of Painesville; Robert (Linda) Foster, of Saybrook; Sandra (Bob) Fetters, of Florida; Daniel H. (Maryann)Foster, of Geneva; Many Grandchildren; and Many Great Grandchildren; Sister: Eileen Dodge, of Huntsville, Al.
Preceded by: Wife: Lois Ann (Pretty) Foster, whom he married December 2, 1955 in Geneva; Daughter: Sharon Nuzum; Brother: Harold C. Foster; Sisters: Betty Hunt; Margaret Berly; Sally Lou Foster; Joann Coffey; and his Parents.
Calling Hours: 6-8:00 P.M. July 15, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva. Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M. July 16, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home. Officiating: Rev. Aaron Taylor of Painesville Assembly of God.
Interment: Saybrook Township Cemetery.
Judy A. Sanchez 1953-2019
Judy A. Sanchez, age 65, of Geneva, passed away July 5, 2019 at Rae-Ann Nursing Home. Born October 6, 1953 in Grafton, West Virginia. The daughter of Wanda Lee Marteny & LeRoy Cleavenger. Judy was a homemaker, who enjoyed reading Nancy Drew books, watching soap opera's, cooking, and the Cleveland Indians.
Survivors: Husband: Pablo Sanchez; Son: Jerry (Donna Tilson) Thompson, of Geneva; Sisters: Irene Viars; & Sara Scott, both of Scottown, Ohio. Dora (Tony) Pabon, of Geneva.
Preceded by: Her Parents; Brother: Ronald Cleavenger; Sisters: Linda Murphy; Sandra Stroud.
Visitation: 6-8:oo P.M. July 12, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Contributions: To the family C/O Walker Funeral Home.
Ray E. Kangas 1965-2019
Ray E. Kangas, age 53, of Ashtabula, passed away on June 20, 2019 at his home. Born on September 24, 1965 in Ashtabula. The son of Kalevi H. & Lilja A. (Konnteinen) Pahkakangas "Kangas". A lifelong resident of Ashtabula. Ray was a Painter and a Welder for Air Sire, Ashtabula. He was a Cleveland Browns football fan, and he loved his children.
Survivors: Sons: Joseph Kangas, of Ashtabula; Kalvin Kangas, of Conneaut; Granddaughter: Makaila; Brother: Raimo Kangas.
Preceded by: Parents: Brother: Rinald.
Celebration of Life: 6:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Gateway Church, 2300 Austinburg Rd., Ashtabula, with Rev. Daniel Houck officiating.
Mary S. Stokes 1953-2019
Mary S. Stokes, age 65, of Geneva, passed away June 28, 2019, at U.H. Geneva. Born on December 8, 1953 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Dorian & Ruth (Cherri) Dickman. Mary worked at the Geneva Public Library, and a member of "Friends of Geneva Library." She enjoyed reading, video games, traveling all of the Cleveland sports teams, and she loved horses.
Survivors: Children: William "Bryan" Stokes, of Warren; Jesse Stokes, of Geneva; Granddaughter: Megan Lynch; Brother: Douglas Dickman, of Pennsylvania.
Preceded by: Husband: Claude William "Bill" Stokes whom she married April 21, 1977 in Middlefield, Ohio.
Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 7:00-9:00 P.M. at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the family.
Beverly E. Gonzalez 1944-2019
Beverly E. Gonzalez, age 75, of G-O-T-L, passed away June 23, 2019 at U.H. Geneva. Born on February 10, 1944, in Chester, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Howard & Evelyn (Powell) Caldwell.
Survivors: Daughter: Angelia; Grandchildren: Steven; Gina; Kayla; 4 Great-Grandchildren.
Preceded by: Husband: Roberto Gonzalez, Sr.; & Parents.
No Services being observed.
Jerry E. Moore, Sr. 1928-2019
Jerry E. Moore, Sr., age 90, of Geneva-on-the-Lake, passed away June 20, 2019 at U.H. Geauga Medical Center.
Born on October 7, 1928 in Cleveland, the son of Howard & Virginia Moore. A maintenance supervisor at Western Reserve University, Cleveland. He served in the U.S. Army, and was a World War II Veteran. A member of the Euclid Lodge #599 F & AM, Shaker Heights; a 32 degree Mason; member of the Scottish Rite, Cleveland; member of the York Rite, Lyndhurst; member of the El Koran; member of the American Legion Post #103, Ashtabula; member of Geneva Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #2243; and a member of Geneva V.F.W. Post #6846. Jerry enjoyed hunting, fishing and Indy car racing.
Survivors: Grandson: Michael (Mary) Moore; Great-Grandchildren: James; Maureen; Valerie; Jeni; Nicholas; Crystal; & Great-Great Grandson; Sebastian.
Preceded by: Wife: Evelyn Grace (Lee) Moore, who passed away 3/21/2005; and his parents.
Memorial Service arrangements are pending.
Contributions: To the family; c/o Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St.; P.O. Box 349 Geneva, OH 44041.
Lawrence "Larry" Chapman, Jr. 1925-2019
Lawrence "Larry" Chaman, Jr., age 93 , of Geneva, passed away on June 14, 2019 at Geneva Village. Born on October 23, 1925 in Painesville, the son of Lawrence G. & Marvel (Young) Chapman. A salesman at Amerigas, in Ashtabula. A member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Geneva. Larry enjoyed trains, camping, woodworking, playing with computers and traveling.
Survivors: Children: Sharon Ohtola, of Oklahoma; Cathy Ann Barnes, of Geneva; Christine Chapman, of Indiana; Jeffrey Chapman, of Geneva; Kevin Chapman, of Mentor; Lawrence (Kelly) Chapman, of Ashtabula; Several Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren and Great-Great Grandchildren; Brothers: Dennis Chapman,of Arizona; Donald Flynn, of Alabama; Half Brother: Eugene (Fran) Hanson, of Geneva; Significant Other: Sharon Ribblett, of Geneva.
Preceded by: Wife: Wanda; Granddaughter: Mary Jo; His Parents: Sisters: Phyllis Sartor; Marlene Wagner; Granddaughter: Dawn Marie Sanders; Grandson: Richard Chapman.
Calling Hours: 11:00-1:00 P.M. Tuesday, 6/18/2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva, with Funeral Services at 1:00 P.M.
Officiating: Pastor John Schroeder of St. John's Lutheran Church, Geneva.
Interment: Madison Memorial Cemetery, Arcola Rd.
John J. Krotkosky 1942-2019
John J. Krotkosky, age 77, passed away on 6/5/2019 at U.H. Cleveland. Born on 5/1/1942 in Johnstown, PA, the son of John & Frances (Kukenberger) Krotkosky. A maintenance worker at Steris in Mentor. John enjoyed motorcycles, cars, guns, going to flea markets and horse racing.
Survivors: Daughter: Stacey Krotkosky, of Geneva; Grandchildren: Kaetlyn Shaw of Painesville; and a Great-Grandson on the way.
Preceded by: Wife: Pauline, whom he married 5/29/1965 in Cleveland; Son: Michael; and his parents.
Contributions: Meals-On-Wheels; C/O Geneva United Methodist Church; 89 South Broadway, Geneva, Ohio; #440-466-2817
Yvonne P. Staubb 1928-2019
Yvonne P. Staub, age 90, of Geneva, passed away 6/7/2019 at Geneva Village. Born 12/05/1928 in Kiron, Iowa.
Visitation: 7-9:00 P.M. Monday, June 10, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Dorothy M. Hajny 1923-2019
Dorothy M. Hajny, 96, of Geneva, passed away June 4, 2019, at Rae-Ann nursing home.
Calling Hours: 10-11:00 A.M. 6/10/2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva, Funeral Service at 11:00 with Rev. Michael Rose of the Peoples Church officiating.
Interment: Evergreen Cemetery
Mary Lou Warner 1930-2019
Mary Lou Warner, age 88, of Ashtabula, passed away June 3, 2019 at A.C.M.C. She was born October 4, 1930 in Geneva, to Walter L. and Mary G. (Langton) Jones. Married Glenn E. Warner on February 12, 1955 in Ashtabula.
Mary Lou enjoyed family get-togethers during the Holidays, camping, car rides, going to the casinos, and the Cleveland Indians.
Survivors: Husband: Glenn; Children: Steven L. Warner, of Ashtabla; Michael J. Warner, of Ashtabula; Cathy G. (Doug) Goerke, of N.J.; Dale P. Warner, of Ashtabula; Grandchildren: Daniel (Sally) Warner; Kayla Warner; Thomas Goerke; James G. (Bianca DiMaio) Goerke; Sisters: Lois Chemerys, of Saybrook.
Preceded by: Brother: Jack Jones; Parents.
Calling Hours: 10-11:00 A.M. Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva with the Funeral Service at 11:00 A.M. Rev. Gifford Baker of the Friends of Christ Church officiating.
Interment: Edgewood Cemetery, Ashtabula.
Contributions: Animal Protective League; 5970 Green Rd.; Ashtabula, OH 44004.
Robert W. Downs 1933-2019
Robert W. Downs, age 85, of Saybrook Township, passed away 5/31/2019 at home. He enjoyed playing bingo & visiting friends.
Survivors: Son: Robert Downs; Sister: Joan Hewitt, both of Medford, N.Y.; Companion: Katherine Baxter, of Geneva.
No Services being observed at this time.
John C. Thomas 1950-2019
John C. Thomas age 68 of Geneva, passed away on May 31, 2019 at Geauga Hospital. Born on September 22, 1950 in Geneva to John "Jack" and Pauline (Darrow) Thomas.
John married Dawn M. (Patton) on September 4, 1971 in Geneva.
After 25 years, John retired from Ashtabula Molded Fiberglass Co. in 2012. He was a life-member of the Geneva V.F.W. Post 6846 and a member of GAMBA (Geneva Band Boosters). John served our country as a SGT. in the U.S. Air Force.
His hobbies included spending time with his Grandchildren and friends; riding his motorcycle; traveling ; playing the guitar and ukulele.
Survivors: Wife, Dawn; Son, Paul (Susan) Thomas of Geneva; Daughter, Andrea Otte of North Canton; 3 Grandchildren: Kaylee Thomas, Brandon Thomas, Emma Otte; and Sister, Janet Barbian of Ashtabula.
Preceded by his parents.
Calling Hours will be June 5, 2019 from 5-8 PM at WALKER FUNERAL HOME, 828 Sherman St. Geneva.
Funeral will be held June 6, 2019 at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Military Honors presented by the Geneva V.F.W. Post 6846 Color Guard.
Burial, at a later date in Evergreen Cemetery, Geneva.
Donations may be made to the Northwest Ambulance District (NAD) 1480 South Broadway, Geneva, Oh 44041.
Helen L. Jarman 1936-2019
Helen L. Jarman, age 83, of Geneva passed away May 26, 2019 at U.H. Geneva. She was born May 9, 1936 in Cleveland, to Swend A. and Helen M. (Guelker) Jenner. Helen worked for Kmart in Madison, and North Carolina; Erb Cleaners; Gary Allen Sports Wear; and a Manager at Isaly's in Geneva. She enjoyed scrapbooking, quilting, making cards, watching Hallmark movies & John Wayne movies, especially liked the movie "Pretty Woman," and was a Cleveland Cavs and Indians fan.
Survivors: Children: Leanne Aponte, of Geneva; Judy (Tom) McSkimming, of Ashtabula; Melody (Chuck) Jackson; Jerry (Paula) Jarman; Mark (Lisa) Jarman, all of N.C.; 9 Grandchildren; 9 Great Grandchildren; Sister: Lois Rose, of Geneva; Brother: Wilbert (Jill) Jenner, of Ashtabula.
Preceded in death by: Her Husband, Jerry Jarman, whom she married on November 20, 1976 in Geneva; Parents; Nieces: Barbara Rose & Renee' Jenner; Brother-in-Law: Frank Rose.
Calling Hours: 6-8:00 P.M. Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Funeral Services: 1:00 P.M. Friday, May 31, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home, with Rev. Barbara Baker officiating.
Interment: Evergreen Cemetery, Geneva.
Contributions: Arthritis Foundation Northeastern Ohio, 30775 Bainbridge Rd. Suite 210, Solon, OH 44139.
Jeffrey A. Morton 1960-2019
Jeffrey A. Morton, 58 of Geneva died peacefully at his home Tuesday, May 21, 2019. He was born on August 21, 1960 the son of Donald and Norma (Lemponen) Morton-Keller.
Jeffrey graduated from Geneva High School and was a member of the Geneva Eagles Lodge #2243. He was a roofer by trade and loved gardening, landscaping and loved growing roses.
Jeffrey also enjoyed golfing, playing pool, singing karaoke, and working on his motorcycle to get it ready for the summer rides. He also enjoyed spending time with his friends and calling his sisters multiple times a day.
Jeffrey will be deeply missed by his siblings, Vickie (John) Cieslinski, Jim (Helena) Morton and Kathy Herpy; niece and nephews, Brian (Shawn) Guthrie, Michael Guthrie, and Tianna and William Morton; great-niece and nephew, Elijah and Kendra Guthrie.
Jeffrey was preceded in death by parents.
A memorial service will be held, Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 3 PM at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva where friends may gather from 1PM until time of services at 3PM.
He will be inurned at Mechanicsville Cemetery with his parents at a later date.
Liborio Collazo Lebron 1935-2019
Liborio Collazo Lebron, age 83, passed away on 5/16/2019 at home. Born July 23, 1935 in Puerto Rico.
Survivors: Children: Idalia; Priscilla; Julio; Nelson Collazo; Liborio, Jr.; Abraham Lebron; Annette (Israel) Velazquez; Michael Gossard; Ricardo Fragoso; 14 Grandchildren; 7 Great Grandchildren; Sister: Epifania Collazo.
Preceded in death by: Parents: Aquilino Collazo; Carolina Lebron; Brother: Angelo.
Calling Hours: 6:00-8:00 P.M., 5/22/2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva, with Funeral Service at 8:00 P.M. with Fr. Daniel Finnerty of Assumption Church officiating.
Theodore L. Bush IV 1952-2019
Theodore L. Bush, IV, age 67, of Geneva, passed away May 16, 2019.
No Services being observed at this time.
Traci L. Ahlstrom-Dioeneff 1965-2019
Traci L. Ahlstrom-Dioenff, age 53, of Ashtabula, passed away May 11, 2019 at the Cleveland Clinic, with her family by her side. Born July 17, 1965 in Geneva, Ohio, the daughter of Shirley J. Miller and Dennis P. Morell. Traci was a self-employed Beautician, and a gourmet cook. She enjoyed gardening herbs and flowers and her swimming pool.
Survivors: Children: Eilish Dioeneff, of Ashtabula; Ryan Prinkey, of Ashtabula; Neil Ahlstrom, of Solon; Erin Ahlstrom, of Twinsburg; 4 Grandchildren: Parents: Sisters: Lori Chandar, of Solon; Col. Renee (Col. Robert) Mann, stationed in Korea.
Calling Hours: 6-8:00 P.M. May 16, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Donations: May be made to Walker Funeral Home; P.O. Box 349; Geneva, Ohio 44041.
Betty J. Rose 1923-2019
Betty J. Rose, age 95, passed away May 1, 2019 at The Sanctuary, Geneva. She was born September 8, 1923 in Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania, and lived 63 years in Geneva, Ohio. She graduated from Meadville High School, Meadville, PA in 1941.
She was an active member of the United Church of Geneva where she served on many boards, committees and played in the Church Hand Bell Choir. She served 22 years on the Senior Citizen Advisory Board, was a member and past president of the Geneva Friendly Garden Club, a member of Lake County Retirees, and Geneva Pace Exercise Group.
Also a Girl Scout leader, neighborhood Girl Scout cookie chairman, a den mother for Cub Scouts, and played the drums with 'The Off Our Rockers Band'.
Along with her husband Carl, together, they served as foster parents in Ashtabula County for 13 years.
Betty enjoyed spending time with her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren, camping with her family in the Allegheny Mountains in Pennsylvania. Her hobbies included quilting, flower arranging, sewing, making macrame chairs, and all types of crafts. She loved to read, taking care of a large flower garden, feeding the birds, working in the yard, and playing with her dogs. Betty enjoyed playing dominoes & cards with her friends from church, and corn hole with her exercise group.
Survivors: Children: Barry (Margaret) Rose, of Canfield, OH; Charles (Debra) Rose, of Geneva; Carol Speck, of Jefferson; Grandchildren: Michelle (Dave) Watkins, of Canfield; Carla (Euriel) Merrick, of Hudson; Kristen (Tom) Joseph, of Canfield; Heather (Greg) Geis, of Middletown; James (Kim) Carpenter, of Dayton; Charles (Kate) Rose, of Madison; Jeremy Carpenter, of Jefferson; and 18 Great Grandchildren.
Preceded by: Husband: Carl in 2001; Parents: Ernest and Effie (Beige) Flaugh; Sisters: Ruth and Vera; Brother: Charles.
Calling Hours: 1-2:00 P.M. Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva. Funeral following at 2:00 P.M. with Dr. Euriel Merrick officiating.
Memorials may be made to the flower committee of the United Church, 75 S. Broadway, Geneva, Ohio 44041.
Antonia Oquendo 1927 - 2019
Antonia Oquendo, age 91, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019 in Orlando, Fl. Born August 28, 1927 in Puerto Rico to Pedro and Amalia (Lagares) Matias.
Antonia was a housewife for most of her life, raising and loving her children. She enjoyed cooking and gardening and worked outside of the home for a few years at Geneva Rubber.
Survived by: Children: Angelo, Michael, Alicia, Wilberto and Danilo
Grandchildren: Tito, Maria, Melissa, Marisol, Bobby, Maribel, and Michael.
Siblings: Hilda, Daniel, and Gladys.
Preceded by: Parents; Husband: Aniceto; Grandchild; Aaron; Brothers; Miguel, Luis and Adrian.
Calling Hours: 7 - 9:00 P.M. Thursday, May 2, with a Prayer Service at 8:30 PM at Walker Funeral Home 828 Sherman Street, Geneva.
Funeral; Friday, May 3 at 11:00 AM at Walker Funeral Home with Father Daniel Finnerty officiating.
Interment; Evergreen Cemetery
Sheila A. Pennington 1945-2019
Sheila A. Pennington, 73, of Geneva passed away 4/16/2019 at U.H.Geauga.
Survivors: Mother: Audrey Pennoyer; Siblings: Sherrilee Reeder; Fredrick Bliss.
Preceded by: Husband: Dale; Step-Father: Edward Pennoyer; Father: Richard Knapp.
No Services being observed.
Bonnadene L. Brenyas 1932-2019
Bonnadene L. Brenyas (Chamberlin), 86, of Sherman, New York, formerly of Geneva, Ohio, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019 at Heritage Park Health Care Center in Jamestown, N.Y. She was born July 20, 1932 in Sherman, N.Y. to Walter and Sylvia Chamberlin.
Survived by: Children: Doug (Betty) Scisson of Ohio; Joe (Annie) Brenyas, of California; Tom Foster of Arizona; John (Venora) Foster of Arizona; Cindy (Ralph) Walters of Pennsylvania; Oscar Dale Sloan of North Carolina; Sylvia Davis of Ohio; William F. (Jessie) Sloan of New York; Donald “DJ” Brenyas of New York; 25 Grandchildren; Several Great-Grandchildren; Several Great-Great Grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Preceded by: Husband: Donald W. Brenyas; Daughter: Barbara Jackson, of Texas; Her Parents; Sister: Verna Firster; Brothers: Walter Chamberlin and Fred Chamberlin.
Visitation: 7:30-9:30 P.M. Friday, April 19, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva, OH.
James A. Airwyke, Sr.
James A. Airwyke, Sr., age 56, of Geneva, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019 at the Cleveland Clinic. Born on May 1, 1962 in Painesville, Ohio, the son of Sheldon J. Airwyke and Donna Mae (Warner) Airwyke-Fordyce. James enjoyed hauling junk, hunting, camping, fishing, coloring and watching the demolition derby.
Survived by: Children: James Airwyke, Jr., of Greensboro, PA; Rachael Airwycke, of Waynesburg, PA; Robert B. Airwyke, of Waynesburg, PA; Thomasina Airwyke, of Cameron, WV; Grandchild: Lili Leeann Airwyke, of Dilliner, PA.; Father: Sheldon Airwyke, of Perry, Oh; Brother: Sammydale R. (Doris) Fordyce, of Cape Coral, FL; Sisters: Susan Airwyke, of Dillinger, PA; Martha (Phillip) Cahill, of Geneva.
Preceded by: His Mother.
Benefit Dinner: Wagon Wheel Bar and Restaurant, 1388 Hubbard Rd., Madison, Ohio. Date and Time to be announced.
Thomas W. Sadlock 1944-2019
Thomas W. Sadlock, age 75, of Madison, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019 at University Hospital, Cleveland. Born on February 9, 1944 in Cleveland, Ohio the son of George & Dorothy (Loomis) Sadlock. Thomas served in the U.S. Army where he played in the Army band, and also a metal worker at Kimco Products, in Chardon. He enjoyed playing the accordian and clarinet and liked polka music.
Survived by: Cousins: Gary (Cindy) Jones, of Geneva; Debra (Dave) Canter, of Geneva; Daniel (Vicky Wegmiller) Jones, of Madison; Tonya (Jerry) Nighman, of Ashtabula. Crystal Gossett, whom he raised like a daughter.
Preceded by: His parents.
Celebration of Life Service: 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Fairport Harbor Congregational Church UCC, 308 Third St., Fairport Harbor, with Pastor Tina Green officiating.
Contributions: Fairport Harbor Congregational Church UCC, 308 Third St., Fairport Harbor, Ohio 44077.
Richard "Rick" A. Schindler 1944- 2019
Richard "Rick" A. Schindler, age 74, of Geneva-on-the-Lake, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019 at U.H. Geneva. Born October 22, 1944 in Cleveland, the son of Norman and Antoinette (Vargo) Schindler.
Rick loved God and his family. Rick was an active member of A.A. where he was known as "Rick the Alcoholic," celebrating almost 31 years of sobriety. He was always there to lend a helping hand whether it be for an A.A. member or someone in need of advice.
He was an avid golfer, enjoyed watching the Golf channel, his Cleveland teams, and was quick witted with his humor.
Rick worked as a Tool & Die Maker for G.E. for many years, and worked Home Alternatives before his retirement.
Survived by: Children: Tracy (John) Zanzig; Teri; Sarah Schindler all of Geneva; Norman (Kelly) Schindler of Brewster, Ohio. Grandchildren: Jennifer; Kristina; Jessica; Katie; Jeffrey; Kyle; Lillian and Isaac. 9 Great Grandchildren; Sister: Bobbie Hughes, of Cleveland.
Preceded by: Parents; Sisters: Barbara Tolar; Bonnie Schindler.
Calling Hours: 2-3:00 P.M. Saturday, April 27 at Geneva Church of Christ, 1007 S. Broadway, Geneva; Memorial Service at 3:00 P.M. with Rev. Keith Winn officiating.
Contributions: to the family c/o Walker Funeral Home.
Kay J. Hawes 1941-2019
Kay J. Hawes, age 77, of Geneva, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Born December 13, 1941 in Geneva, Ohio the daughter of Delpha G. & Hazel M. (Evans) Sloan. Married William "Bill" F. Hawes on July 27, 1972 in Austinburg, Ohio. A Custodian at the First Church of Christ, Austinburg. She loved spending time with her family, especially her Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, cooking, and camping.
Survived By: Children: Yvonne (Robert Holmes) Baboi, of Panama City, FL; Kay (Steven Roberts) Harding, of Geneva; William E. Hawes, of Geneva; Grandchildren: Kyle Baboi; Kody Baboi; Ashley Rijos; Matthew Miller; Katelynn Miller; Julie Hawes; Victoria Hawes; William Hawes; Great-Grandchildren: Keegan Campbell; Autumn Campbell; Harmonie Fenner; Sister: Jessie Dratwa, of Ashtabula.
Preceded By: Husband: William "Bill" F. Hawes; Grandson: Christopher Miller; Sisters: Viola Palma; Margaret Coursen; Yvonne Sloan; Brothers: Delpha G. Sloan, Jr. ; Henry C. Sloan; Glenn L. Sloan.
Calling Hours: 6-8:00 P.M. Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva, Ohio.
Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M. Monday, March 25, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home.
Officiating: Rev. John Germaine of Cherry Valley United Methodist Church.
Interment: Trumbull Cemetery, Trumbull Township, Ohio.
Contributions: To the family c/o Walker Funeral Home.
Patricia "Patty Jo" Beckwith 1944-2019
Patrica Joanne (Pasquarelli-Toth) Beckwith passed away on February 1, 2019. Patty Jo was
born December 13, 1944 in Long Beach, California and was the daughter of Anne Stott and
John Pasquarelli. She was a well respected real estate agent as well as a postal carrier for the
Geneva area post office and a member of the National Rural Letter Carriers Association.
Left to cherish her memory are her devoted children Richard (Karen) Toth, Tony Toth, Kerry-
Anne Hite (Jeff), grandchildren Ricky, Tyler, and Joey Toth, Ava and Taylor Hite, sisters Kathy
Pasquarelli-Burr and Tresa Pasquarelli-Starcher and brothers John, Nick, Gary and Randy
Pasquarelli. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Ricky and husband Bruce
Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 3-6 pm with a service
immediately following at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St.,Geneva.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Geneva Public Library.
Susan J. Hill 1945-2018
Robert E. Pittenger 1941-2018
A gathering will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva. This will be casual attire - Hawaiian shirts or hot rod tees, no suits please.
Contributions are suggested to the Cure Pancreatic Cancer Lustgarten Foundation, lustgarten.org; Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, pancreatic.org; or bring a non-perishable item for the Geneva Food Pantry, 62 W. Main St., Geneva.
Shirley C. Beck 1935-2018
Shirley C. Beck, Age 82, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018 at home.
No Services will be observed.
Keri A. Hupertz-Vickery 1985-2018
Celebration of Life: 5-8:00 P.M., Thursday June 21, 2018 at Hapersfield Covered Bridge, south side. Please bring stories to share.
Andrew F. Klepcyk 1954-2018
Andrew F. Klepcyk, age 64 Passed Sunday May 27, 2018 at U.H. Geneva Medical Center.
No Calling Hours or Service will be held at this time.
James J. Stevens 1942-2018
James J. Stevens, age 76 Passed away May 25, 2018 at Rae Ann Nursing Home, Geneva.
Calling Hours: 3-4:30 pm, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman Street, Geneva
Service: Immediately following at 4:30 at Walker Funeral Home
Clergy: Fr. Daniel Finnerty
Gustave A. Julian Jr. 1945-2018
Gustave A. Julian Jr. age 72, passed away May 24, 2018 at home. Brothers: Edward & Jim Nieces: Lisa & Jessica. Best Friend, Donna Conrad of Jefferson. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Daniel H. Kiner 1927-2018
Passed away Monday May 21, 2018 at Rae Ann Nursing Home.
Calling Hours: 4-7:30 P.M. at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Military Honors: Geneva V.F.W. Post #6846 Color Guard at 7:30 P.M.
Interment: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Geneva
Robert "Mr. C" R. Conrad Sr. 1938-2018
Calling Hours: 6-8:00 pm, Monday, May 14, 2018 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Service: 11:00 am, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Walker Funeral Home
Clergy: Rev Mark Hurban of Park St. Christian Church, Geneva. (Has not been confirmed yet)
Interment: Evergreen Cemetery
Ray K. Wortman 1961-2018
Calling Hours, May 9, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 at WALKER FUNERAL HOME, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Funeral, 11:00 am, May 10, 2018 at Faith Community Church, 5835 SR 166 Rock Creek, OH 44084 with Pastors Steven Maugh and Ceil Will officiating.
Burial, Trumbull Cemetery.
Donations to Ashcraft Industries, 5959 Green Road, Kingsville, OH 44004.
Family would like to THANK the Staff at Geneva Village and Hospice of Western Reserve for their loving care.
William "Bill A. Throop 1942-2018
Trumbull Township- Passed away Saturday April 28, 2018 at home.
Celebration of Life Services: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday May 9, 2018 at Eagleville Bible Church, 1981 Route 45,
Rock Creek, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers Donations can be made to Eagleville Bible Church. 1981 Route 45, Rock Creek, OH 44081.
Brandon H. Pyotsia 1993-2018
Celebration of Life Service: 2:00 pm, Saturday, April 28, 2018 at St. John's Baptist Church, 361 W. Jackson Street, Painesville, OH 44077
Officiating: Rev. Ron McGruder
In lieu of flowers: Donations can be made to the family C/O Walker Funeral Home, PO Box 349, Geneva, OH 44041.
Robert "Bob" E. Barbian 1935-2018
GENEVA – Passed Monday, 4/23/2018 at UH
Cleveland Hospital. Living most of his life in
Geneva. A professional photographer by trade
serving Ashtabula and Lake County over 50 years.
Celebration of Life Service: food and fellowship will be held 2:00- 4:00 pm Friday, May 4, 2018 at the Immaculate Conception Church, 2846 Hubbard Rd., Madison, OH
Private Graveside Service will be held at Evergreen, Geneva, OH
In lieu of flowers memorial to: the family C/O Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., PO Box 349, Geneva, OH 44041
Carol A. Sirrine 1947-2018
Passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at U.H. Geneva Medical Center.
Calling Hours: 3-6:00 P.M., Sunday, April 22, 2018 at Walker Funeral Home,
828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Contributions: To the family.
Bernice M. Powers 1927-2018
Passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018 at U.H. Geneva Medical Center.
Memorial Service: 6:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at St. John's Lutheran Church, 811 South Broadway,
Richard "Dick" Stiffler 1929-2018
Passed away Saturday, March 24, in North Canton, OH
Calling Hours: 1:00-2:00 pm, Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva, a Service directly at 2:00 pm, with a Military Honors, Geneva VFW Post #6846 Color Guard & Geneva Fire Department Honor Guard, and Rev. Shirley Deemer officiating.
Interment: Mechanicsville Cemetery, Austinburg
Nancy Lou Stiffler Davis 1934-2018
Passed away Saturday, March 24, in Albuquerque, NM
Memorial Service 2:00 pm, Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva
Interment: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Geneva.
Benjamine H. Tidy 1934-2018
Benjamine H. Tidy age 84, passed away April 4, 2018 at University Hospital, Cleveland.
Calling Hours: 7-8:30 pm, Sunday, April 8, at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva with time of Sharing at 8:30 with family and friends.
Interment : North Madison Cemetery will be at a later date.
Katheryn Sweeney 1923-2018
Calling Hours: 11:30-1:00 pm, Wednesday, April 11, at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva Service directly following at 1:00 pm
Interment: Perry Cemetery, Perry, OH
Donations: APL, 5970 Green Road, Ashtabula, OH 44004
Samuel Ruiz Medina 1965-2018
Samuel Ruiz Medina age 52, passed away April 2, 2018 at Metro Medical Health Center, Cleveland.
Survivors: Sisters; Maria E., Maria M., Maria M., Aida, Marta, Luz, Lydia & Juana. Brothers; Ramon, Pedro,
No Services will be observed at this time.
DANNY J. HESSLEY 1956-2018
Calling Hours: Friday, 7:00-9:00 pm, March 30, 2017 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva
Service: Saturday, 11:00 am, March 31, at Walker Funeral Home, with military honors VFW Post #6846 Color Guard Service
Officiating: Cora A. Walker
"DICK" RICHARD L. STIFFLER 1929-2018
Calling Hours: Saturday, 1:00 - 2:00 pm, April 14, 2018 SERVICE directly following at 2:00 pm
Officiating: Rev. Shirley Deemer
INTERMENT WILL BE AT A LATER DATE.
Lyle R. Stoltz 1929-2018
Calling Hours: Saturday, 10:00-11:00 AM, April 7, 2018 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman Street, Geneva
Service: Saturday, 11:00 AM, April 7 directly after Calling Hours
Officiating: Robert Leonard of Hartsgrove Community Church, Rome
Interment: Alexander Harper Cemetery, Unionville, Ohio with military honors, Geneva VFW Post #6846 Color Guard.
David Cook - 1930-2018
Celebration of Life Service : will be l0:00 am, March 24 at Harpersfield United Methodist Church, 224 Garford Road, Geneva, OH 44041 with Beverly Windle officiating,
Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Geneva.
Military Honors by the Geneva VFW Post #6846 Color Guard will be held at Evergreen Cemetery, Geneva
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Harpersfield United Methodist Church, 224 Garford
Road, Geneva, OH 44041 or Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34238.
Walker Funeral Home will be assisting in arrangements, cawalkerfuneralhomegeneva.com
Carl E. Stillwell 1932-2018
Carl E. Stillwell of Geneva passed away at his home, with family by his side on Friday, March 16, 2018 --the day he looked forward to --his 86th Birthday.
Calling Hours will be Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 6-8pm at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva
Funeral will be Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Rev. Greg Cole and Rev. Larry Emery of the Bible Baptist Church officiating.
Interment: The Geneva V.F.W. Color Guard Post # 6846 will present military honors "at has not been determined Cemetery".
Donations may be made to the family c/o of the funeral home.
Virginia "ANN" Denham 1942-2018
Virginia "Ann" (Samples, Kula, Chalmers) Denham passed away March 15, 2018 at Geauga Hospital.
Calling Hours: 6-8 pm, Monday, March 19 at Walker Funeral Home at 828 Sherman Street, Geneva
Calling Hours and Services: 10-12:00 noon Tuesday, March 20 with service at Noon, at Walker Funeral Home
Clergy: Rev. Charles Oplinger
Interment: She will be laid to rest at the Evergreen Cemetery, 350 Eastwood St., Geneva, OH.
Dianne M. Montero 1951-2018
Dianne M. Montero, age 66, of Geneva, Passed away March 11, 2018 at Geneva Village.
Survivors: Husband; David Cardona, Daughter; Mary M. Jordon, Geneva, Grandchildren;
Michael & David Jordon, Great Grandchildren; Ryliee & David Jordon.
No Services will be observed at this time.
Tony D. Joy 1978-2018
Tony D. Joy, (Geneva), Age 40, Passed away Monday, March 5, 2018.
Survived By: Children: Collin Requa-Joy, Geneva; Shelley (Hayden) Clark, North Carolina, Granddaughter:
Teagan Clark, North Carolina. Parents: Randall & Donna Joy, Geneva; Sister; Stephanie (Darwin) Jeppe, Geneva, Brandy Joy, Geneva. Nieces & Nephews: Markel, Amya, Kayleena Joy. Dylan, Marissa Jeppe, and
Girlfriend; Jennifer Miller.
Preceded By: Maternal Grandmother; Sarah Smith; Paternal Grandmother; Dee Crotell.
Calling Hours: 4-7 PM Friday March 9, 2018, with Services Immediately Following at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Henry "Hank" D. Swoboda 1933-2018
Henry "Hank" D. Swoboda, (Rock Creek), Age 84, Passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018,
Survived By: Wife; Veronica L. Dodson, and Daughter; Jeanine Carney.
Services: Graveside Services 11:00 A.M. Monday, March 5, 2018.
Interment: All Souls Cemetery, Chardon, Ohio.
Officated By: Father John Madden of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rock Creek, Ohio.
Military Honors: Geneva V.F.W. Post #6846 Colorguard.
Gerald W. Fodor 1941-2018
Gerald W. Fodor, (Madison), Age 76, Passed away Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Western Reserve Hospice House.
No Service's Observed at this time.
Roger D. Tryon 1953-2018
NO SERVICE'S WILL BE OBSERVED
John F. Kuntch 1950-2018
John F. Kuntch , (Geneva) Age 67, Passed away February 1, 2018 at home.
No Services Observed at this time.
Juanita "Nita" J. Taber 1945-2018
Memorial Service: 10:00 A.M. Friday February 9, 2018 at Geneva United Methodist Church,
89 S. Broadway.
Officiating: Rev. Bruce Hitchcock, of the Geneva United Methodist Church.
Military Honors: Geneva V.F.W. Colorguard Post 6846
"Johnny" John R. Carroll 1961-2018
Calling Hours: 12:30-2:00 pm, Monday, February 5, 2018 at Massey Funeral Home, 913 N. Arendell Ave., Zebulon, NC 27597
Interment: Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, 809 W. Gannon Ave., Zebulon, NC 27597
Frances "Franny" M. Daugherty 1939-2018
Celebration of Life Service 11:00 A.M., February 3, 2018 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva
Officiating: Pastor Hal Morgan of the Community Church of Christ, Ashtabula
Cleta F. Berry 1933-2018
GENEVA, 84 passed away January 22.
Calling Hours: 11:00-1:00 pm, Thursday, January 25, at WFH, 828 Sherman St. Service directly at 1:00.
Clergy: Rev. Kenneth Roberts
Interment: Evergreen Cemetery
Donations: Hospice Western Reserve, 1155 Lake Ave., Ashtabula, OH 44004
Barbara Jo "Judy" Scibbe 1961-2018
Calling Hours: 10:30-12:30 pm, Monday, January 22, 2018 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva, OH 44041 directly following is the Graveside Service: 12:45 pm, at Saybrook Cemetery
Donations to: Cleveland Clinic - Taussig Cancer Center, 10201 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland, OH 44195
Norma Jean Brown 1933-2018
Graveside Service will be held, 2:30 pm, Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Greenlawn Memory Gardens, N. Kingsville
Barbara "Barb" A. Curtis 1952-2018
Calling Hours: 10-12:00 Noon, Saturday, January 20 at Chapel United Methodist Church, 2019 Hubbard Road, Madison, OH 44057 directly following is a Celebration of Life Service at Noon.
Clergy: Rev. Lenore Robinson
Donations: to the family C/O Walker Funeral Home, P.O. Box 349, 828 Sherman St., Geneva, OH 44041
Pauline M. Waid 1931-2018
Calling Hours: 11:00-12:30 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva, Service directly afterwards at
12:30 Wednesday January 17, 2018
Officiating: Rev. Rich Meier of Cherry Valley Nazarene Church
Interment: Mechanicsville Cemetery
Donations: to any Veterans group of your choice.
Margaret Fernandez 1925 - 2018
Mentor - Passed away January 8, 2018 at Lake West Hospital
Private Family Service
Interment: Lakewood Park Cemetery
Joyce C. (Kinkaid) Ray 1951-2018
A celebration of life service will be held at the Perry outdoor YMCA
( 4540 River Rd, Perry, Ohio) in the Skeggs Chapel, on Feb 18, 2018 from 1pm-5pm.
"Randy" Randall L. Bradburn 1960-2018
Geneva, Age 57, passed away at home January 3, 2018.
Calling Hours: 4-6:00 pm, Sunday, January 7, at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman Street, Geneva.
Service directly afterwards at 6:00pm, with Rev. Robert Gears of Andover Christian Church.
Interment: at a later date at Maple Grove Cemetery, Andover.
Donations: to the Family C/O Walker Funeral Home, PO Box 349, 828 Sherman Street, Geneva, OH 44041
Clifford M. Tryon 1948-2017
No Service will be held per his request.
Jorge Ortiz 1933-2017
No service will be held
Donald B. Brock 1959-2017
No service being held at this time
Rowland A. Clarkson Jr. 1952-2017
No Service will be held
J. Lynn (Renz) Oplinger 1950-2017
Calling Hours: 1-3 & 6-8 PM, Wednesday, December 20, at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman Street., Geneva
Service: 1:00 pm, Thursday, December 21, at Geneva United Methodist Church, 89 S. Broadway
Clergy: Rev. Bruce Hitchcock
Eric D. Oplinger 1972-2017
Calling Hours: 1-3 & 6-8 PM, Wednesday, December 20, at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman Street., Geneva
Service: 1:00 pm, Thursday, December 21, at Geneva United Methodist Church, 89 S. Broadway
Clergy: Rev. Bruce Hitchcock
Interment: Mt. Pleasant
Donations: to the Geneva United Methodist Church in Memory of Eric D. Oplinger
Clara (Concetta) Clayman 1923-2017
Clara passed away December 12, 2017
There will be no service at this time.
Herbert "SONNY" A. Clark Jr. 1941-2017
Vernon Mullins 1935- 2017
Calling Hours: 5-7:00 PM, Tuesday, December 12, at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva Service: 11:30 AM, Wednesday, December 13, at Walkers
Clergy: Rev. Harry Pishcura of New Life Assembly of God, Geneva
Interment: Harpersfield Twp. Cemetery, Harpersfield.
Military Honors: Geneva VFW Post #6846
Donations: American Lung Association, 6100 Rockside Woods Blvd. Suite 200, Independence, OH 44131
Linda L. Klinginsmith DeJesus 1949-2017
Calling Hours: 11:00-12:30 PM, Monday, December 11, at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva
Service: 12:30 PM, MONDAY, December 11 at Walkers
Officiating: Rev. Kip Kratche of Pathway Church, Strongsville, OH
Burial : Maple Grove Cemetery, Thompson, OH AT A LATER DATE.
5Thomas C. Sunderlin 1928-2017
Calling Hours: 6-8:00 pm, Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva
Service: 9:30 AM, Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Interment: Trumbull Twp. Cemetery
Military Honors by Geneva VFW Post #6846
Sheila D. Fluty 1963-2017
Sheila D. Fluty age 54 passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017 at UH Geneva Medical Center.
Celebration of Life Service, 2:00 pm, Saturday, December 16, 2017 at First Baptist Church, 6003 OH-193,
Allison L. Sweeney
Charles "CHUCK" S. Hall 1937-2017
Charles S. Hall age 80 of Trumbull Twp., passed away at home, with his family by his side, on November 23, 2017
Calling Hours: November 29, 2017 from 1-3 and 6-8pm at WALKER FUNERAL HOME, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Funeral : November 30, 2017 at 11:00am at the funeral home with Pastor Aaron Cuyler of the Altered Church in Painesville officiating.
Burial Evergreen Cemetery, Geneva
Phillip D. Beldedn 1943-2017
Passed away November 21, 2017 peacefully at home with family by his side.
Celebration of Life Service 2-5 pm, Saturday, November 25 at Geneva VFW, 76 Depot St.
Donations : Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave, or APL 5970 Green Rd., both of Ashtabula, OH 44004
Jordan M. Harchalk 1990-2017
passed away Monday, November 20, 2017 unexpectedly at UH Geneva Medical Center
Calling Hours will be Friday, December 1, 2017 from 5-8 pm at WALKER FUNERAL HOME, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Funeral will be held on December 2, 2017 at 12 Noon at the funeral home with Rev. Jonathan Schroeder of St. Johns Lutheran Church officiating.
Donations may be made to the family c/o Walker Funeral Home.
Thomas M. Leonard Sr. 1926-2017
A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT GREENLAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS
Eric J. Kerns 1986-2017
Calling Hours: 12-2 & 6-8 pm, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman Street.
Donations: to the Family C/O Walker Funeral Home.
Austin J. Williams 1995-2017
Passed away Sunday November 5, 2017, age 22.
Calling Hours: 5-8:00 p.m., Friday, November 10, 2017 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Celebration of Life: 1-5:00pm Saturday, November 11, 20117 at Jewels Dance Hall, 1770 Mill Street, Austinburg, OH 44010
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Family and the Cystic Foundation 575 Copeland Mill Road, Suite 1A,
Westerville, OH 43081. #614-890-6565.
James J. Yuhas Jr. 1957-2017
Passed away at home, November 2, 2017, age 60.
Calling Hours: Noon-2:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Austinburg Fire Dept., 2794 St. Rt. 307, Austinburg, OH 44010.
Brenda L. Chandler 1965-2017
Passed away at Lake Health Medical Campus E.R., October 31, 2017, age 52. Memorial Service to be announced.
Renee J. Hollister 1955-2017
Passed away at home, age 62. There will be announcement of graveside service at a later date.
Patricia G. Brunsman 1935-2017
Debra S. Armstrong 1954-2017
age 62, passed away at home October 5, 2017 with family by her side.
Calling Hours: 10:00 am- Noon, Friday, October 13, at New Life Assembly of God, 1961 LaFavre Road, Geneva following with a
Service: at Noon. with burial following.
Rev. Harry Pishcura officiating
Interment: Evergreen Cemetery
Ronald A. Parish 1961-2017
Ronald A. Parish formerly from Geneva, age 55 passed away unexpectedly. Sunday, September 24, 2017 while traveling for a job in Kentucky.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Geneva Twp. Park at 4:00 pm.
Craig A. "Skip" Gleason 1958-2017
Passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 at home.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held please contact Christopher Gleason or Charlotte McKiddy for more information. Donations can be made to Walker Funeral Home. PO Box 349, Geneva, OH 44041
Thelma E. Berg
Age 92, Passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Rae Ann Nursing
Calling Hours: Friday, September 29, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home,
828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Funeral Service: Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Walker Funeral
Home, with Rev. Bryan Manary officiating.
Burial: Unionville Cemetery, Harpersfield Twp.
Tammy L. Napier
Age 45, Passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017 at home.
Calling Hours: Wednesday September 27 from 6-9 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home,
828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Funeral Service: Thursday September 28 at 12:00 Noon at Walker Funeral Home,
with Rev. Bruce Wyand officiating.
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery.
David J. Gallant
Passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Chardon Nursing Home.
No Service will be observed at Walker Funeral Home per families request, a Burial Service will be held Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Saint James Cemetery in Edinboro, PA
Gloria J. DiFabio
Age 82, Passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017 at home with family.
No services will be observed per request of the family.
Dawn M. Harbelage 55 passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017 at UH Geauga Hospital with family by her side.
Officiating: Rev. Mark Hurban of Park Street Christian Church, Geneva
Service: 12:oo Noon pm, Friday, September 8, 2017 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva with Military Honors VFW Post #6846 after the service.
Calling Hours: 6-8:00 pm, Thursday, Sept. 7 and 11:00- Noon, Sept. 8 before the service at Walker Funeral Home
Interment: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Geneva
Gwendolyn L. Tingley
Passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017.
Calling Hours: 6-8:00 pm, Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva, Ohio.
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Thomas E. Feher Sr.
passed away Monday, August 14, at home with family by his side.
Calling Hours: 5-8:00 pm, Thursday, August 17 at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St.
Service: 10:00 AM, Friday, August 18 at Assumption Church 594 W. Main St., Geneva
Officiating: Fr. Daniel Finnerty
Interment: St. Joseph's Mausoleum, Ashtabula with Military Honors by Geneva VFW Post#6486
Donations: Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave., Ashtabula 44004 or to the Family C/O Walker Funeral Home.