Sunday, March 1, 2015

Obituaries

  • Eva Jean Smearman

    ROME TWP. – Eva Jean (nee Aitken) Smearman, of Rome Township, died Jan. 11, 2015, at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center in Claridon Township. She was 74. Born Nov. 4, 1940, in Somerfield, Pa., she has lived in the area since 1962. Jean enjoyed making ceramic figurines, doing puzzles and the joy of her life […]

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  • Betty Jane Friihauf

    BURTON – Betty Jane Friihauf, age 73 of Burton, passed away Jan. 11, 2015, at her residence with her family by her side. She was born on Aug. 26, 1941, in Bedford, daughter of Bert and Olga (nee Wing) Kidd. Betty was a graduate of Burton High School, in 1959. She married Donald Friihauf on […]

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  • Milton H. Luther

    CHARDON – Milton H. Luther, of Chardon, passed away Jan. 11, 2015, at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center. He was 85. Born July 2, 1929, in Washington, D.C., to Dillard and Emma (nee Moss) Luther, he had been a longtime area resident. Milton was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in China after […]

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  • Charles Blue

    WINONA, MN – Charles Blue, age 95, died at Lake Winona Manor on Dec. 21, 2014. Born Dec. 10, 1919, in Dover, New Hampshire, to Everett and Pearl Blue, on Aug. 2, 1946, he married Helen Bairt. The oldest of 10 children, Charles joined the Civilian Construction Corps at the age of 16 to provide […]

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  • Leslie G. Craig

    CHARDON – Leslie G. Craig, age 86, of Chardon, passed away Jan. 5, 2015, at his home. Born Dec. 3, 1928, in New Burlington, Ohio, to Raymond and Vesta (nee Battles) Craig, he had been a longtime area resident. After graduating from Chester High School, class of 1946, Leslie joined the U.S. Marine Corp. He […]

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  • Mary Quigley

    MONTVILLE TWP. – Mary Quigley, of Montville Township, died Dec. 31, 2014, at Blossom Hill Care Center in Huntsburg Township. She was 82. Born Oct. 14, 1932, in Bainbridge Township, to Christopher and Florence (nee Kampf) Murton, Mary was one of 16 siblings. She had been a longtime area resident. Mary is survived by her […]

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  • Henry E. Byler

    MIDDLEFIELD – Henry E. Byler, age 87, of Middlefield and formerly of Hartville, died Dec. 31, 2014, at the home of his daughter, Ellen Wilson. Henry was born on April 1, 1927, in Burton, the son of Elmer D. and Gertrude (nee Miller) Byler. He was a resident in Middlefield until he moved to Hartville, […]

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  • Kathleen M. Ammon

    CHARDON – Kathleen M. Ammon, of Chardon passed away Dec. 29, 2014, at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland. She was 63. Born Dec. 2, 1951, in Richmond Heights, to Robert and Elizabeth “Betty” (nee Petrick) Ashley, she had been a longtime area resident. Kathy worked as a teller with Middlefield Bank’s Chardon branch. […]

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  • Hollis V. Taliaferro

    CORSICANA, TX – Hollis V. Taliaferro, of Corsicana, Texas, and formerly of Burton, passed away Dec. 15, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. He was 98. Born in Melvin, Texas, on April 29, 1916, Hollis was a World War II veteran who was honorably discharged as a staff sergeant. A lifelong horseman, Hollis played polo in his […]

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  • Karen Cay Riddell

    BURTON – Karen Cay Riddell, 73, lifelong resident of Burton, passed away after 52 years of living with multiple sclerosis on Dec. 21, 2014, at Burton Health Care. She was born on June 5, 1941, in Cleveland, daughter of Kenneth C. and Dora L. (nee Smith) Riddell. She graduated from Burton High School, in 1959, […]

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