• Akron

    Bessie Elaine Brown

    Bessie Elaine Brown age 77, went home to be with the Lord on December 5, 2019. Bessie is survived by her companion Otis M. Davis and daughter Yvette E. Brown.  Three grandchildren, Terrance L. Holmes, Tawana M. Holmes and Gary L. Holmes Jr.; five great-grandchildren, Jamaree Holmes, Te’shi Holmes, Syncere Holmes, Janiyah McCray and Jemeer McCray. Bessie is preceded in…

  • Akron

    Gilbert Nelson Smith

    Gilbert Nelson Smith age 87, went home to be with the Lord on December 8, 2019. He is survived by his beloved wife Doris Smith; children, Pamelia King, Jeffrey Smith, Donald Smith; and step-children, Rufus, Deborah, Brenda, Angela, Joseph, Sonja, Calvin and Horace.  Seven grandchildren.   The post Gilbert Nelson Smith appeared first on Calhoun Funeral Home.

  • Akron

    Richard Coven Pratcher

    Richard Coven Pratcher age 98, went home to be with the Lord and join his wife Rosetta and only child Richard.  He was also preceded in death by 9 brothers and sister’s.  Richard is survived by a special niece and nephew of Cleveland, OH, Doris Gibbons and Cephas Swain, along with a host of other nieces, nephews and other relatives.…

  • Bellefontaine

    Comets shoot past Triad with 4th-quarter comeback

    Triad’s girls basketball team saw host Elgin rally in the fourth quarter for a 63-60 win Monday during non-league play. The loss drops the Cardinals to 0-2.  Triad came out strong in the first quarter to take a 14-8 lead. Triad stayed in front by six (32-26) at halftime. The Cardinals pushed their lead to nine points (48-39) after three…

  • Athens

    Gregor Sherow

    ATHENS — Gregor Sherow, 77, of Athens, passed away, Monday evening, Dec. 9, 2019 at his home. A memorial service will be announced in the Spring of 2020. Arrangements are with Jagers & Sons Funeral Home, Athens.

  • Bellefontaine

    NU staves off Raiders in CBC Mad River division battle

    Benjamin Logan’s girls basketball team made a late rally against host North Union on Monday, but fell short as the Wildcats grabbed a 63-50 win in Central Buckeye Conference Mad River division action. The Wildcats improve to 3-0 overall and start division play at 1-0. The Raiders drop to 0-3, 0-1. It was a closely contested first half. The Wildcats…

  • Bellefontaine

    Yellow Jackets edge Indian Lake 37-35

    Indian Lake’s girls basketball team was dealt a heartbreaker Monday as host Sidney escaped with a 37-35 non-league win. The Lakers slip to 2-2 on the season as the Yellow Jackets improve to 4-1. A light scoring first quarter saw the two teams deadlocked at 4-4.  Indian Lake clipped Sidney in the second quarter 9-8 to carry a 13-12 lead…

  • Bellefontaine

    Carter scores 33 points to power CC girls past Gilead Christian

    Calvary Christian’s girls basketball team used a 21-0 first quarter to help put away host Gilead Christian 63-19 on Monday. The win improves the Spartans to 3-1 on the season. “We have traveled a lot of miles the last three games,” said Calvary head coach Eli Carter. “To have another long trip tonight and see our kids respond with a…

  • Bellefontaine

    Tragic accident gives local teen new outlook on life

    Benjamin Logan High School student Destiny Mikes sits in her hospital room at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where she has received treatment after a Nov. 26 crash on Township Road 230 that resulted in the amputation of her left arm. (TERRI GILES FACEBOOK PHOTO) A tragic accident gives a local teen a new outlook on life. The morning of Nov. 26…

  • Bellefontaine

    Calvary boys hold off Immaculate Conception

    Calvary Christian’s boys basketball team put up a defensive battle and outlasted host Immaculate Conception 38-25 on Monday for their second win of the season. “It was a good team win,” said head coach Lee Reinhard. “It was also nice to see our defense hold a team that normally scores 60 points per game to only 25.” The Spartans led…

  • Bellefontaine

    ‘Bellefontaine Examiner’ All-area boys cross country team

    Male runner of the year, Dylan Lauck, WL-Salem A sophomore, Lauck repeats as the Examiner male runner of the year after earning all-Ohio honors for the second straight season. Lack ran a season-best 16:09 and placed 16th at the Division II state meet. He was the Ohio Heritage Conference runner of the year and named firstteamall-league. Lauck placed third at the regional meet and…

  • Bellefontaine

    Shirley J. Grose

    Shirley J. Grose, 90, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. She was previously a long-time resident of West Mansfield, but resided the past few years at the Bluebird Retirement Community in Marysville. Born June 1, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Willard W. and Jessie Myrtle (Carmean) Hamilton. The youngest of 10 children, she was preceded in death…

  • Bellefontaine

    Ruth Ann McIntire

    Ruth Ann McIntire, 57 of Urbana, passed away Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at Green Hills Community Center. Ruth was born Sept. 26, 1962 in Harlan County, Kentucky, to Barbara Lou (Collins) Myers. Ruth was adopted and raised by John Vinton Myers.  Ruth enjoyed reading, board games, video games, bird watching and her pets. She loved spending time with her family.…

  • Bellefontaine

    S.R. 117 at 273 closed, possible gas leak reported

    Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office reported shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday that State Route 117 is closed at State Route 273 as a result of an automobile crash. A vehicle reportedly drove off the roadway and into a natural gas building, and a possible gas leak has been reported in the area, deputies said. Residents in the surrounding…

  • Aurora

    Helen Lucille Perttula

    AURORA – Helen Lucille Perttula, 92,  passed away peacefully in her sleep at home with her husband on Friday morning, November 29, 2019. She was the beloved wife of Norman for 68 years, cherished mother of Rebecca (Michael Nazaretz), Timothy, Nancy (George Johnston) and Amy (Gregg Barry), dearest Grandma of Anna (Saied Radjou), Andrew, Kristen, George (Jill Johnston), Kathryn (John…

  • Cridersville

    Louise A. Woods

    Louise A. Woods, 88 died at 5:12 pm Dec. 8, 2019 at Vancrest Health Care Center, Ada, Ohio. She was born on November 2, 1931 in Skelt, Webster Co., WV to Robert J, Cogar and Weltha (Ross) Cogar. She married Gordon G. Wilfong in June 1950, who preceded her in death and married Edgar Woods in July 1984, who also…

  • Cadiz

    Glenn Tope Butterfield

    Glenn Tope Butterfield, age 86, of Scio, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Dec.8, 2019 at Sunnyslope Care Center, surrounded by his caring and devoted family. He was a loving husband and wonderful father.    Glenn was born April 14, 1933 in Perry Twp., Carroll County, the oldest of four children of […]

  • Cambridge

    Daniel ‘Dan’ Simmons Jr.

    BYESVILLE – Daniel “Dan” Simmons Jr., 69, of Byesville passed away Tuesday (December 10, 2019) at SEORMC. He was born February 10, 1950 in Trail Run and was the son of the late Daniel and Lora (Miles) Simmons Sr. Mr. Simmons retired from DSW Warehouse in Columbus after 33 years of service. He was a 1968 graduate of Meadowbrook High…

  • Chardon

    Mary Jean Monahan

    Mary Jean Monahan, Age 85, a Hudson, Ohio resident since 2014, (formerly of Chardon 1980 to 2014, prior in Cleveland Hts., OH) died on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at her residence. She was born on August 7, 1934, to David and Angela (Nee: Pakiz) Schwerko and was a graduate of Notre Dame Academy and Notre Dame College. She married Joe…

  • Chardon,  South Euclid,  Willoughby Hills

    Evelyn M. Fiorello

    First Name: Evelyn Last Name:Fiorello Date of Death:December 10th 2019 EVELYN M. FIORELLO age 72, cherished daughter of the late Angelo and Katherine (nee Geiger) Fiorello; dearest sister of James, Florence Sirca, Raymond and the late John, Richard “Babe” and Carl Fiorello; dear aunt and great-aunt of many. Evelyn was born on November 1, 1947 in Cleveland and passed away…

  • Findlay

    December 10, 2019

    Laurie Hammond, 63, Fostoria. Sharon Buckles, 84, Findlay. Darlene Umbaugh, 85, Springfield. Evelyn Bigelow, 80, Findlay. Harriet Kuhlman, 89, Windsor, Colorado. Frances Burris, 89, Millersburg. Roy Kimmel, 80, Mount Blanchard. Erma McGrain, 89, Tiffin. Richard Williams, 68, Findlay.

  • Hamilton

    Cleo Crawford

    Cleo Crawford February 18th, 1945 – December 8th, 2019 Cleo Crawford, age 74 of Hamilton, passed away at UC West Chester Hospital on Sunday, December 8, 2019. Cleo was born in Hamilton, Ohio on February 18, 1945 to Farmer Couch and Ethel (Wagers) Couch.  Cleo is survived by her loving husband, Joseph Winston Crawford Sr.; her children, Debra Crawford,  Jeff…

  • Ohio Death Notices,  Ravenna

    Wanda A. Wright

    BRIMFIELD – Wanda A. Wright (nee Skinner), 93, passed away on December 6, 2019 surrounded by the love of her entire family and the lights from her favorite Christmas decorations. She was born on July 22, 1926 in Mogadore to the late Edward and Margaret Skinner. In 1945, she and her husband Dale made their home in Brimfield, Ohio where…

  • Ohio Death Notices,  Ravenna

    C. Raymon ‘Ray’ Atwood

    GARRETTSVILLE —C. Raymon Atwood “Ray”, 88, of Garrettsville passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019. He was born on December 28, 1930 in Chagrin Falls to Charlie and Martina Atwood. He was proud to have served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was proud to be a member of Garrettsville Masonic Lodge No. 246 for…

  • Ohio Death Notices,  Ravenna

    Ben Havens

    RAVENNA – Ben Havens peacefully joined his late wife, Betty Havens, in heaven after passing away in his sleep at the Woodlands in Ravenna. A longtime resident of Rootstown, Ohio, where Ben and Betty raised seven children— William (and Linda) Havens, Becky (and Paul) Smith, Tammy (and Dave) Finfrock, Jeffrey (and Ginger) Havens, Bonnie (and William) King, Benjamin Jr. (and…

  • Ohio Death Notices,  Ravenna

    Jeffrey J. Lutkus

    STREETSBORO – Jeffrey J. Lutkus, age 53, of Streetsboro. Beloved husband of Laura (nee Secrest); loving father of Kurtis; cherished son of Daniel and Joann (nee Tyhulski) Lutkus; dear brother of Sherri Lutkus and Clint Pugh; uncle and great uncle of many. CREMATION. Friends received at the ST. JOHN FUNERAL HOME, 923 BROADWAY AVE., BEDFORD, (ONE MILE WEST OF THE…

  • Ohio Death Notices,  Ravenna

    Robert Anthony Dessoffy Jr.

    RAVENNA – Robert Anthony Dessoffy Jr., age 28 of Ravenna, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, December 8, 2019. He was born June 15, 1991, in Maple Heights, Ohio. Robert graduated from Ravenna High School in 2009, and was working at Western Reserve Wiring Products in Twinsburg. Robert is survived by his son Robert Anthony Dessoffy III, his father Robert Anthony Dessoffy…

  • Cincinnati

    Schute, Scott

    Scott Schute Cincinnati – Passed away suddenly on December 4th at the age of 51. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, December 21st at 10:30am…

  • Cincinnati

    Bender, Phil

    Phil Bender – – Lt. Phil Bender, beloved son of Jim and Fran Bender; devoted brother of Jamie (Chrissy) Bender; loving fiancee of Amy Frommeyer;…