AKRON, OHIO — PERRY – Ronald E., 81, Akron, Ohio, passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. Ron was born to the late Nicholas and Mildred Perry on Sept. 14, 1931, in Portage. During his working career, Ron was employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad and D&K Distributing Co. He proudly served his country in the Korean War. Ron also was a life member of VFW Post 3383 and a 60-year member of the American Legion Post 174, Gallitzin. Ron liked to reminisce of the days he played football and basketball at Gallitzin High School. He was an avid golfer, looking forward to Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on the course at Spring Hill Golf Club with his buddies. He also enjoyed hunting with his son. His family was his pride and joy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Chester; sisters, Judith, Estelle, Blanche and Lucetta Talarigo; and granddaughter, Andrea Perry. Ron is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 59 years, Janet; brothers, Dennis (Nidia), Fajardo, Puerto Rico, and Arnold Perry, Gallitzin; daughters, Judy (Ken) Adam, Akron, and Barbara Ott, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; son, Ronald Perry Jr., Tallmadge, Ohio; grandchildren, Steve “Pudge” (Erin) Kelly, Dr. Tiffany (Tom) Zellman, Shannon Perry, Shawn and Lindsay Adam; and great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Andrew Zellman and Bryson Kelly. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at Visitation of Mary (formerly Annunciation), 87 Broad St., Akron, Ohio 44305. Burial in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery will immediately follow. Family will receive friends at Hummel Funeral Home, 500 E. Exchange St., Akron, Ohio 44304, from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Annunciation Soup Kitchen. Please visit www.hummelcares.com where condolences and memories may be shared.
- District Deaths July 24, 2014
Thomas Barton Jr.
BARTON – Thomas Jr., 87, Central City, died July 21, 2014, at home.
Dorothy B. Bermosk
BERMOSK – Dorothy B., 87, Johnstown, passed away July 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center.
Leland Doyle Carney Jr.
CARNEY – Leland Doyle Jr. “Junior” or “Lee,” 77, Pomaria, S.C., formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014.
Ernest R. Contrillo
CONTRILLO – Ernest R., 61, Pittsburgh, formerly of Central City, died July 20, 2014.
Cecelia C. Duncan
DUNCAN – Cecelia C. “Sue,” 78, Johnstown, died July 22, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
Capt. Dudley C. Hunt
HUNT – Capt. Dudley C., (retired) MPD, Washington, D.C., 77, Windber, passed away July 22, 2014, at home.
Dorothy M. (Moyer) Kepler
KEPLER – Mrs. Dorothy M. (Moyer), 90, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portage, entered into new life July 19, 2014, at Hospice of the Valley, Scottsdale.
Anna Marie Krumenacker
KRUMENACKER – Anna Marie, 85, Carrolltown, passed away July 22, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Johnstown.
- Funerals July 24, 2014
BLOCK – Deborah, 62, Johnstown, died July 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Edward James Clark
CLARK – Edward James, 89, Johnstown, formerly of Minersville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicole Lyn Eskridge
ESKRIDGE – Nicole Lynn, 24, Linden, Va., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Jeffery Lynn Flick
FLICK – Jeffery Lynn, 58, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Hollsopple, passed on July 3, 2014, in Seattle.
Elizabeth J. Knapik
KNAPIK – Elizabeth J. “Bethann,” 75, Northern Cambria, passed away July 21, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Christopher Shawn Reed
REED – Christopher Shawn, 22, Windber, died July 20, 2014.
Violet Marie (Snyder) Shaffer-Eastlake
SHAFFER-EASTLAKE – Violet Marie (Snyder), 90, Hidden Valley Road, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, died July 22, 2014.
Teresa L. Smith
SMITH – Teresa L., 50, Johnstown, died July 19, 2014, at her residence.
TURNER – Rosemary, 91, formerly of Johnstown and Woodville, Ohio, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Genoa Care Center, Genoa, Ohio.
Mary Ann (Guzic) Walter
WALTER – Mary Ann (Guzic), 77, Lilly, went to her eternal rest July 21, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence.
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