Akron Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Feb 25 | via Recordpub.com 

    Ed Hawks

    Howard Edward Hawks, 59, of Randolph, passed away after a short illness on Sunday, February 22, 2015.

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  • Monday Feb 23 | via Recordpub.com 

    Leon Reiss

    Leon Reiss, formally of Akron, OH passed away in Raleigh, NC on Jan. 24, 2015 at the age of 75. He spent his younger years in Randolph, OH.

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  • Saturday Feb 21 | via The Republic 

    Judith A. Chapman, Columbus

    Judith A. Chapman, 85, of Columbus, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away, Saturday, February 21, 2015, at Silver Oaks Health Campus. Judy was born March 23, 1929, in Akron, Ohio, the daughter of Robert E. and Regina Gross King.

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  • Wednesday Feb 18 | via Cleveland.com 

    Man's head slammed on the ground until he died in re...

    Paul Reed slammed James Harris' head on the floor in a revenge-fueled fit of rage until Harris stopped moving, according to prosecutors. Reed, 39, of Akron, and his girlfriend, Tiffany Powell, crafted a scheme to use a 19-year-old woman and the promise of a cheap car to lure the 69-year-old Harris to his death, prosecutors said Wednesday during opening statements in Reed's murder trial.

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  • Monday Feb 16 | via The Wilton Daily Voice 

    Beverly Travers, 88, Of Wilton

    She was born in Akron, Ohio, on Nov. 24, 1926, the daughter of Thelma Elcan and George Benton Herring. The family moved to Brownsville, Tenn., where Travers lived through her college years.

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  • Monday Feb 16 | via The Medina Gazette 

    Theresa Veglia

    Theresa Veglia, 99, of Medina and former longtime resident of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, passed away Friday, February 13, 2015. She was born in Hazleton, Pennsylvania on February 21, 1915, to the late Frank and Mary DeMelfi.

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  • Friday Feb 13 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Suzanne S. Oa Connor Ahern

    Suzanne S. O'Connor Ahern passed away February 10, 2015. She was born April 11, 1947 in Watertown, NY, the oldest child of Robert J. O'Connor and Avis Weatherup O'Connor.

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  • Wednesday Feb 11 | via Lake County Examiner Online 

    Eleanor L. Kline

    Eleanor L. Kline, 92 died at Lakeview Gardens, Monday Feb. 2, 2015 following alengthy illness.She was born June 23, 1922 in Akron, Ohio to Dwight and Nellie Glaze.She was married to Claude Kline on June 1, 1939 in Akron, Ohio.

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  • Wednesday Feb 11 | via Florida Today 

    Deborah Taylor

    She was born February 17, 1969, in Akron, Ohio, to the late Edwin and Kay Vermillion.

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  • Tuesday Feb 10 | via Cleveland.com 

    Akron man accused of causing man's fentanyl overdose...

    A man suspected of selling fentanyl and heroin is now accused of selling a man fentanyl that led to the man's death. Maycon Alvarez, 29, of Akron, is charged in Akron Municipal Court with involuntary manslaughter, corrupting another with drugs and three counts of drug trafficking.

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  • Sunday Feb 8 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Larry A. Bell

    He was born March 24, 1955, in Akron, Ohio, a son of the late Vernon W. and Oma Duff Bell. Larry was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and retired from the Local Boiler Makers Union 667.

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  • Sunday Feb 8 | via Recordpub.com 

    Jean Louise House

    Jean Louise House, 83 years of age, passed away Monday, February 2, 2015 at Akron City Hospital in Akron, Ohio.

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  • Saturday Feb 7 | via Weirton Daily Times 

    Anthony Zeno

    He was born in Bellaire, OH, on October 16, 1918, a son of the late Joseph and Mary Grand Zeno.

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  • Saturday Feb 7 | via The Ashland Daily Tidings 

    Janis Joann Blair

    After 83 years of life, Janis Joann Blair's soul took flight January 30, 2015. Pre-deceased by her husband Charles Blair, she leaves behind to cherish her memory her children, Scott , Todd , David, and Nancy Podgorski ; her grandchildren, Jasmine Younkin and Daniel Blair; and her great-granddaughter, Rose Younkin.

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  • Saturday Feb 7 | via Recordpub.com 

    Robert Louis Buirley

    Robert was born March 14, 1925 to parents Roy and Viola Buirley in Akron, Ohio. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII where he was a demolition expert operating in the European Theater.

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  • Friday Feb 6 | via Recordpub.com 

    Florence Ruth Kovach

    Surrounded by her family and friends, Florence Ruth Kovach passed away on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Select Care Hospital in Akron, Ohio.

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  • Friday Feb 6 | via The Item Extra 

    Robert Mechlin

    Robert N. Mechlin, 95, of Knoxville, and formerly of Bolton, Mass., passed away on Sunday, Feb. 1, at home with his wife, Joan, and daughter, Marcia. Born in 1919 in Akron, Ohio, to George Campbell Mechlin, a rubber industry executive, and Blanche Shadel Mechlin, he grew up in Hudson, Mass.

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  • Wednesday Feb 4 | via The Daily Record 

    Paige Gerber, 94, Santa Maria, Calif.

    Paige D. Gerber, 94, of Santa Maria, Calif., passed away on Jan. 29, 2015. Paige was born in Akron on May 7, 1920, to Charles and Suzanna Grotthouse, and was raised in Reedsburg.

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  • Tuesday Feb 3 | via The Charlotte Observer 

    Charlie Sifford, first black PGA golfer, dies at 92

    Golfer Charlie Sifford looks on during a White House ceremony in November in which he was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama. 2009 file – Tiger Woods speaks with Charlie Sifford, the first African American inducted into the World Golf Hall of Famem during a practice round of the World Golf Championship Bridgestone Invitational on August 5, 2009 at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio.

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  • Tuesday Feb 3 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald 

    Edward T. - Eddie' Blanchard

    Edward T. "Eddie" Blanchard, 60 of Akron, Ohio, formerly of Rockwood, NY, passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015, after a brief illness. Born on October 27, 1954, in Amsterdam, New York, he was the son of Vernal E. Blanchard Sr. and Margaret E. Snell .

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