LORAIN BOROUGH — YAHNER – Ella Mae, 80, Lorain Borough, passed away late Saturday, July 21, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by her family. Born Aug. 26, 1931, in Nicktown, to the late Francis Henry and Mary Ann (Weiland) Springer. Ella was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Geistown, and was retired from GTE. In addition to her parents, Ella was preceded in death by her husband, William R. Yahner; son, Christopher Guy Yahner; and brother, Valentine Henry Springer. Survived by son, Michael B. Yahner, and girlfriend, Diana R. Lazarchik; daughter, Susan Marie Nolan, and husband, Raymond G. Nolan, with grandchildren, Christina Marie Nolan, Scott Raymond and Jacob Matthew Nolan; and son, Brian W. Yahner, with grandson, Bradley William Yahner; brothers and sisters, Mary Imelda Eschenfelder, Middleburg Heights, Ohio; Malachy Francis Springer, Nicktown; Naomi Marget Huber, Brooklyn Park, Ohio; Frederick Gervase Springer, Parma, Ohio; George James Springer, Wakeman, Ohio; and Mary Ann Bradshaw, Sacramento, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews. Ella enjoyed knitting, crocheting, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills, 2503 Bedford St., where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, the Rev. David Peles, celebrant. Interment, Nicktown Cemetery.
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H. Ross Blackburn
BLACKBURN – H. Ross, 87, Richland Township, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends July 20, 2014.
Lois Ann (Malonek) Holgash
HOLGASH – Lois Ann (Malonek), entered into eternal rest July 16, 2014.
Anna (Cicmansky) Leftow
LEFTOW – Mrs. Anna (Cicmansky), 94, Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Windber, died peacefully July 17, 2014.
LUBERT – Helen, 88, New York City, N.Y., and Northern Cambria, passed away July 19, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
Stanley J. Pinkas
PINKAS – Stanley J., 86, St. Michael, died July 20, 2014, at Forest Hills Personal Care.
Norbert J. Teklinsky
TEKLINSKY – Norbert J. “Tick,” 82, Windber, passed away July 19, 2014, following a courageous 17-year battle with cancer.
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RUSNAK – Margaret, 85, Richland, died July 20, 2014, at her residence.
Jennie B. Slaventa
SLAVENTA – Jennie B., 89, Johnstown, formerly of Richland Township, passed away July 18, 2014, at Atrium Manor.
Lawrence G. Fretzel Jr.
FRETZEL – Lawrence “Larry” G. Jr., 82, Sidman, passed away July 19, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
The Very Rev. Father Christian R. Oravec, TOR
ORAVEC – The Very Rev. Father Christian R., TOR, 77, of the Third Order Regular Franciscans of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died suddenly Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital, Johnstown.
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Charles R. Eppley
EPPLEY – Charles R., 69, Sidman, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
June Louise Turchak
TURCHAK – June Louise, 87, South Fork, died July 18, 2014, at home surrounded by loving family.
Barbara Ann (Tredennick) Bretz
BRETZ – Barbara Ann (Tredennick), 83, Cape Haze, Fla., went to meet her Lord Wednesday, June 11, 2014, with her husband, Earle, at her side.
Anna Marie Fisher
FISHER – Anna Marie, 90, died at her residence, Arbutus Park Manor, July 18, 2014, on her husband’s birthday.
Alice O. (Ochsenhirt) Phillips
PHILLIPS – Alice O. (Ochsenhirt), 88, Davidsville, formerly of Allison Park, died July 18, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Samuel C. Carpenter
CARPENTER – Samuel C., 81, formerly of Nice Avenue, Upper Yoder Township, went to be with the Lord July 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
OSSIP – Sydney, 97, Westmont, died July 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
LACO – Gus. At 91 years, God has called Gus Frank Laco home on July 18, 2014.
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