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Kathleen Anne Lewis

CLARIDON TWP. – Kathleen Anne (nee Robosky) Lewis, of Claridon Township died Nov. 5, 2013, at the David Simpson Hospice House in Cleveland. She was 67.

Born Jan. 1, 1946, in Greensburg, Pa., to Joseph and Lillian (nee Goody) Robosky, she had been a longtime Chardon resident.

Kathleen was the manager of Country Collections Antique Mall in Middlefield.

Survivors include her husband, Lou, of Claridon; daughter, Pamela (Brian) Langlotz, of Munson Township; son, Jeffrey Kazusky, of Florida; step-sons, Lon (Joann) Cseplo, of Akron, Roger (Cheryl) Lewis, of East Claridon, and Ryan (Heather) Lewis, of Chester Township; grandchildren, Marina, Matthew, Megan, Theodore, Quinn, Rowan, Logan, August, Olivia and Casey; brothers Joe (Patricia) Robosky, Bob Robosky, Jerry Robosky and Tom (Donna) Robosky, all of North Huntingdon, Pa.; sister, Marianne (James) Houck, of North Huntingdon; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother Frank Robosky.

Funeral services were held at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 11 at the Church of St. Mary, 401 North St., Chardon.

Burial followed at Claridon Center Cemetery.

Visitation was 6-8 p.m. Nov. 10 at Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St., Chardon.

Information and condolences online at

Demetrea Smith

CHARDON – Demetrea Jenny (Spaliatsos) Smith, of Chardon, passed away Nov. 5, 2013, at Blossom Hill Care Center in Huntsburg Township. She was 88.

Born Nov. 28, 1924, to the late Thomas Spaliatsos and Theresa (Sekeres) Spaliatsos, she had been a longtime resident of Chardon.

Mrs. Smith was the beloved wife of Oscar Wayne for 63 years; cherished mother of Oscar W (Jeanie) Smith III; David (Mary Beth), Clifford (Deborah), Robert (Diane) and Diana (Smith) Miner. Grandmother of Tracy McDaniel, Kristen Collette, Kelly Gibas, Sarah Welsh, Vanessa Smith, Tiffany Smith, Rachel Miner, Michael Miner; great grandmother of Carmen, Riley, Carlee, Teagan and Steven. Sister of Eugenia George, Helen Smith, Christina Horvath and Barbara T. Paul; aunt and great-aunt of many nieces and nephews. Demetrea was preceded in death by her brother Charles Spaliatsos and sister Catherine Gates.

Demetrea served in the Womans Army Corps as an Aerial Photographer from 1944-1946. She was active in her community, helping to plan dances and 4th of July celebrations at the clubhouse in Lake Aquilla.

Demetrea loved to travel, was an avid reader and was accomplished with embroidery, insuring every family member had a hand crafted linen in which to remember her. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Nov. 12, 2013; at Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St., Chardon (Rt. 44, 500 feet south of Rt 6/Chardon Square), with a Trisagion service at 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Nov 13 at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 2187 W. 14th St., Cleveland.

Burial will follow at St. Theodosisus Orthodox Cathedral Cemetery, 8200 Biddulph Road, Brooklyn, Ohio.

Information and condolences on line at


Alexander P. Nameth

THOMPSON TWP. – A Mass of Christian Burial for Alexander P. Nameth, 88, was held Nov. 12, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, 16550 Rock Creek Road, Thompson Township.

Mr. Nameth died Nov. 6, 2013, at Hospice of the Western Reserve. He was a long time resident of Thompson.

Alex was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II. He fought as part of the 104th Infantry Division Timberwolves during the Battle of the Bulge.

He worked as a factory worker for 40 years at Diamond Alkali Company and later as a postal carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.

A parishioner of St. Patrick Church for many years, Alex was also a member of the Knights of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elizabeth (nee Horvath) and Alex S. Nemeth; and brother, Elmer J.

Burial with Military Honors was held in All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Township.

Contributions suggested in Alexs memory to St. Patrick Church.

Arrangements and Funeral conducted by DeJohn Funeral Home & Crematory of Chardon (formerly Ritondaro). Online obituary and guestbook at


Rachel S. Johnson

WARREN – Rachel S. Johnson, age 72, formerly of Warren, passed into eternal life on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Maison Aine Nursing Home in Stow.

Rachel was born on April 13, 1941, in Rosedale, W. Va., and was the daughter of Marshall Fletcher and Vena (nee Cottrill) Putnam.

Rachel married her first husband, Jackson Carter, in 1959 (deceased). She then married her second husband, Walter R. Johnson, on Aug. 26, 1978. They were married for 30 wonderful years before his passing on Oct. 23, 2008.

Rachel was a devoted housewife and mother. She enjoyed gardening, quilting and camping.

Memories of Rachel will be carried on by her loving family, including her daughter, Cheryl Carter, of Solon; son, Steven (Theresa) Carter, of Cleburne, Texas; two stepsons, Mark (Debbie) Johnson, of Salem, Ohio, and Kurt (Andi) Johnson, of Windham; sisters, Dolores (Junior) Wright, of Rosedale, W. Va.; Charlotte (Richard) Frame, of Wellington, Ohio; brothers, Van (Nancy) Putnam, of Petrolum, W. Va., Wetzel (Beatrice) Putnam, of Arnoldsburg, W. Va., Mike (Darlene) Putnam, of Shock, W. Va.; six grandchildren, James, Jessica, Jeremiah, Sarah, Ramell and Yoseph; and five great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Claire, Luke, Logan and Elayna.

Rachel was preceeded in death by her parents; first husband, Jackson; and second husband, Walter.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers that donations may be made to the Alzhemer’s Association, Greater East Ohio Area Chapter, 70 West Streetsboro St., Suite 201, Hudson, OH 44236.

Calling hours will be held on Friday Nov. 15, 2013, from 4-8 p.m. at James Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

Rachel will be laid to rest next to her husband Walter at Pine Knoll Cemetery in Warren Township.

Arrangements have been entrusted to James Funeral Home, 8 East Broad St., Newton Falls, 330-872-5440. Family and friends may view Rachel’s obituary online and send condolences to her family at

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