They were always greeted with a smile from the nice lady in the maroon apron, and they never left the lunch counter without something on their tray to keep them ready to learn. That lunch lady, Isadora Mary (Somosko) Gray, 79, passed away peacefully March 19, 2017.
Elizabeth S. Mansfield, 84, of Oakwood, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Arbors At Stow in Stow, Ohio. She was born on October 24, 1932 to Frank and Emmaline (Smith) Fox in Toledo, Ohio. In 1951 she married Carl Edward Mansfield, who preceded her in death in 2001.
Christopher Williams, age 42, of Knoxville, TN went to be with the Lord, on Saturday, March 4, 2017. He was born February 19, 1975, in Warren, Ohio, to parents Karen Bordeaux-Williams and James Williams. Chris was a member of Cedar Springs, TN Presbyterian Church.
Roy Mook, 63, of Stow, passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017. He was surrounded by his loving family as he went home to be with his Savior, Jesus Christ. Roy had a sweet, gentle, and kind spirit. He had a genuine servant's heart and was always happy and willing to help others.
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STOW Howard F. Williams, 93, died March 4, 2017. Born in Akron, he had been a Stow resident since 1955. A US Army veteran of World War II, Howard was a member of the Acker-Moore VFW American Legion Post in Stow and the Kent American Legion Post 496.
Eugene Paul Ollila, "Uncle Geno" of Stow, passed away quietly Feb. 25th surrounded by his family and loved ones. He would have been seventy-four in March. Gene was born on March 13, 1943 in Ashtabula, Oh. to the late Edward and Emma Ollila, one of four children. He grew up in Jefferson, Oh.
Cheryl Lynn Kirkhart, 70, of Stow, passed away unexpectedly after battling a short illness on February 16th, 2017 in the comfort of family at Select Specialty Hospital in Akron. Cheri was welcomed by her mother Rose, her father Kent, and her brother Dave.
William John 'Bill' Caro, 70, of Stow, died Sunday, February 12, 2017, at Akron City Hospital Medical Center in Akron. He was born September 11, 1946 in Everett, PA to William Nicholas and Fay Audrey (Minnick) Caro. Bill was an avid golfer.
Rollin N. Rothacker, 90, passed away February 6, 2017. Born in Cleveland, where he attended Cleveland College and Fenn College, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He and his family moved to Stow in 1967.
Donald Ray Montoney July 18, 1927 to February 5, 2017 This is the story of Donald Ray Montoney. He was born 89 years ago in Pierce, West Virginia. He served in the US Navy in WWII, a husband of 66 years, a father of 6 children, grandfather of 26 and a great grandfather of 42.
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STOW - Karen Marie Bonfiglio, 57, died February 3, 2017. Born in Montpelier, Ohio, Karen was a resident of Stow for 26 years, a member of Riverwood Community Chapel and currently attending Christ Community Chapel in Hudson.
Joyce M. Hervey 82 passed away in Victorville, California, after a long courageous battle with Kidney disease on February 2nd, 2017. Ms. Hervey spent her formative years in Jefferson, Ohio.
Letitia Dobrin Barsan passed away peacefully on January 31 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Letitia (Tish), was born in Akron, Ohio on May 21, 1921 to Joseph and Anna Dobrin and was the oldest of 3 children.
STOW - Carroll Lee Larry, 80, who has accepted and believed through faith that Jesus is his personal Savior, has victoriously been called home January 27, 2017 to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for a glorious eternity. Carroll died of respiratory failure.
January 29, 2017 9:25 PM Sandra A. Gove, 66, a 1969 graduate of Stow High School and long time resident of Stow. Passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Sandy, was a long time GOJO Industries employee. Very sad but she became ill just shy of her retirement.
STOW Donald Frank Saltis, 84, died January 23, 2017. Born in Cleveland, he was a Stow resident since 1955 and a US Navy veteran. Donald had retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in 1995 after 35 years of service and was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
Dorothy "Dottie" Hyde, 95, died January 17, 2017 in Mesa, AZ. Born in Clarion County, PA, she had lived in Stow for many years prior to moving to Arizona over 20 years ago. Dottie had been the owner of Hyde's Beauty Salon and along with her husband Bernie, enjoyed years of square dancing.
STOW- Ruth E. Audin passed away peacefully at home on January 12, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with COPD at the age of 90. She was born on March 17, 1926 in Burlington, Iowa to James and Sarah (nee Powell) Davies.
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SILVER LAKE - Josephine C. Duer passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017 with family by her side. Born November 18, 1918 in Cleveland, Ohio. Josephine was devoted to her Catholic faith, her family, and the Cleveland Indians.
STOW- James Lee White, Jr. 35, was sent to be with the Lord on January 19, 2017 after battling a long time illness.