Monday, April 27, 2015

Obituaries

  • Betty Jo Gartin Hantak

    CHARDON – Betty Jo (nee Tackett) Gartin Hantak, of Chardon, went home to be with the Lord on April 24, 2015, at Maplewood of Heather Hill. She was 79. Born Jan. 26, 1936, in Logan, W. Va., to Reece and Ollie (nee Riffett) Tackett, she had been a longtime area resident. Betty retired from Structural […]

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  • Leone R. Volin

    Leone R. “Miss Lee” Volin, of Newbury Township, passed away April 18, 2015, at the age of 88. She was a devoted teacher and spent most of her career teaching special education for Kenston Schools. Lee was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Bob, and is survived by loving daughters, Cindy (Joe) Venable, Christie […]

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  • Carol Baltrus

    TWINSBURG – Carol (nee Bobbs) Bultrus, of Twinsburg, formerly of Chardon, passed away peacefully on Feb. 17, 2015, surrounded by her loving family and close friend Louise Peters. She was 71. Carol was born on Aug. 8, 1943, in Beckley, W. Va. She was the beloved mother of William, Timothy (Chris) and Tanya; cherished sister […]

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  • Bernice N. Comer

    CHESTER TWP. – Bernice N. Comer, of Chester Township, passed away April 22, 2015, at home. She was 84. Born Oct. 24, 1930, in Cleveland, to Benjamin and Antoinette Majewski, she had been a longtime area resident. Bernice Majewski married George Comer on Aug. 25, 1951. She enjoyed fishing, hunting and competitive trap shooting. Survivors […]

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  • George J. Mutter

    CHARDON – George J. Mutter, of Chardon, passed away April 14, 2015, at Tri-Point Medical Center in Concord Township. He was 82. Born Dec. 1, 1932, in Cleveland, to George J. and Mary (nee Leim) Mutter Sr., he had been a lifelong area resident. George served with the 982nd Engineer Battalion in Orleans, France, and […]

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  • Leonard J. Kalina

    HANOVER, PA – Leonard J. Kalina, 86, of Hanover, Pa., husband of Karen L. Kalina, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at M.S. Hershey Medical Center following a brief illness. Born on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1929, in Cleveland, he was a 1946 graduate of Burton High School in Burton. Leonard was a veteran of the […]

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  • Steve G. Soltis

    PARKMAN TWP. – Steve G. Soltis, of Parkman Township, passed away April 19, 2015, at his home, with his family by his side. He was 86. Steve was born April 22, 1928, in Nelson, Ohio, the son of the late Nick and Sophia Soltis. He was a 1947 graduate of Nelson High School, where he […]

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  • V. Dale Gates Jr.

    GARRETTSVILLE – V. Dale Gates Jr., 85, of Garrettsville, passed away April 19, 2015, at his residence, with his loving family at his side. He was born Jan. 15, 1930, in Garrettsville, to Vernon Dale and Bertha (nee Andersen) Gates Sr. Dale served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was […]

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  • Elizabeth Grace Kellogg Allen

    AVON – Elizabeth Grace Kellogg Allen died April 13, 2015. She was 92. Elizabeth was born Dec. 13, 1922, on the family farm in Claridon Township. She married John Allen, of Akron, in 1940 and settled in Huntsburg Township, where they spent most of their lives. Liz was the secretary at Huntsburg Elementary School and […]

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  • Mary Lou Rettig

    BAINBRIDGE TWP. – Mary Lou (nee Shipley) Rettig, of Bainbridge Township, died April 16, 2015, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was 90. Mary Lou was born May 5, 1924, in Columbus, to William M. and Emma Josephine (nee Syfert) Shipley. Her beloved husband, Gerhard “Gerry” W. Rettig, preceded her in death […]

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