Obit Art


Judith Ann Skelly

Judith Ann Skelly, age 77, of Madison, Ohio passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at David Simpson Hospice House in Cleveland. She was born April 30, 1940 in Tewksbury, Massachusetts.

Private Family Services will be observed.

The Behm Family Funeral Home of Madison is assisting the family at this time.

Friends may leave condolences online at www.behmfuneral.com


Joan F. (Brooks) Perry

Joan F. (Brooks) Perry, 82, of Geneva, Ohio passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at St. Vincent Medical Center, Cleveland.

She was born October 18, 1935 in Cleveland, graduated from Mentor High School and has lived most of her life in Geneva. She served in the U.S. Army and worked most of her life as a licensed practical nurse. She enjoyed reading and listening to country western music.

Joan is survived by her daughters, Grace (James) Mason, Brenda Glendenning, Debra Lee (Dave) Katoch, Jerry (Dave) Krizan, and Vikki (Tom) Grady; sons, Daniel R. (Cheryl) Perry, Sr., Randy (Gail) Brooks and C. Michael Brooks. Also surviving are several grandchildren and several great grandchildren; sisters Pauline Craft, Mary Ann Mariman and a brother Bob Eddy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Perry in 1996; daughters, Rebecca Joan Brooks, Marcie Perry and Debra Marie Knittel; son, Benjamin Perry and granddaughter, Randi Jo Brooks.

Friends will be received Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of a noon memorial service at Behm Funeral Home, 26 River St., Madison. Final resting place will be Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Geneva.

Friends may leave condolences online at www.behmfuneral.com


Nicholas Nierzejewski Noirot

“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes, because for those who love with their heart and soul, there is no separation.” -Rumi

Nicholas Nierzejewski Noirot, 68, passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017.

He was born in Ashtabula on January 23, 1949.

Nick grew up on Depot Road in Saybrook, Ohio where he had many fond memories, including walking home from his first day of kindergarten during recess much to the dismay of his teachers and parents.

As a young boy he delivered the “Grit” newspaper, earning 5 cents a week per paper, and would often save his money to take $5.00 helicopter rides at a small airport nearby.

During his high school years, he worked at George’s Greenhouse, where large Chrysanthemums were grown, and performed various odd jobs.

Nick was not a huge fan of riding the school bus, which led to him riding his Honda motorcycle back and forth to school, even at times when there was snow on the ground.

He graduated from Harbor High school in 1967 and attended Ohio State University.

He began his career at Reliance Electric in the Engineering Department. In 1973 he went to work for the former Webb Manufacturing, now CW Ohio, and worked his way up through the ranks until 1994 when he was named president. Under Nick’s leadership and direction CW Ohio has successfully integrated plastic and composite building products to its manufacturing processes. This diversification has allowed CW Ohio to continue to be a successful employer in this community.

From a young age Nick was a very competitive bowler, and he also loved to golf. Over the years he was a member of the Conneaut, Chapel Hill, Lakeview and Kahkwa Country Clubs. He also played over 40 softball for several years.

He traveled most of the country in his RV, and enjoyed winter vacations in Florida. An avid reader it was not uncommon for Nick to read more than one book a week. He was a huge Cleveland sports fan, especially the Browns, and was very proud of the fact that he had seen every super bowl.
Nick was often the life of the party, and was a great story and joke teller.

He and Kimberly often spent Sunday mornings at the Andover Flea market searching for treasures, and afternoons exploring country roads and practicing their photography skills.

Nick’s most relaxing times were spent mowing grass on his riding lawnmower with a Torpedo beer in the cup holder.

He lived by the motto that people don’t regret the things they do, they regret the things they don’t do, and so this past January Nick and Kimberly went skydiving in Florida. Nick was so grateful that he was able to accomplish this feat before he became ill.

“Geez Louise, I never thought it would end up like this, but who does? The good news is I had a couple of days advance notice to tell my family how much I love them.” (Nick Noirot 10/15/17)

Nick is survived by his wife, Kimberly; step sons, Bryan (Elizabeth) Scalise of Ashtabula and Jonathan Scalise of North Kingsville; very special granddaughter, Amelia Rose Scalise; as well as two daughters and their children; sister, Rosemary (Bryan Johnson) Beaver; brothers, Mike (Connie) Nierzejewski and Jerry (Alisa) Niezejewski; father in law, William Schreiber; mother and father in law, Charlie and Lorinda Lewis; brothers in law, Keith (Ida) Schreiber and Scott (Lilya) Schreiber; sisters in law, Jody (Pat) Davin and Sue (Bob) Walla; and long time friend and mentor, Gary Moore of White City, Oregon.

Nick was preceded in death by his father, William Noirot; step father, Chester Nierzejewski; mother, Jo Ann Nierzejewski; and granddaughter, Stella Rose Scalise.

Calling hours will be held from 4 – 6 PM with a memorial service to follow at 6 PM on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at ZABACK-WILLIAMS-DUCRO FUNERAL HOME, 500 West Prospect Rd, Ashtabula.

Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Ashtabula County Animal Protective League, 5970 Green Rd, Ashtabula, OH 44004, or a charity of your choosing.

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Robert “Bob” Eugene Braden

Robert “Bob” Eugene Braden, 74, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, October 18, 2017 with his family surrounding him.

Bob was born in Conneaut, Ohio on June 19, 1943, the son of Clarence and Lena (Whiting) Braden.

He graduated from Rowe High School, and shortly after married his wife Barbara (Hartwell) Braden. Together Bob and Barb were able to turn their family of two into a family of eight, and spend over 55 wonderful years together.

He retired from ESAB, where he worked as a wire coiler.

Bob’s time was always spent doing the things he loved with the ones he loved. He enjoyed listening to old country music, hunting, fishing, and grilling at family barbeques

He was his happiest during the Christmas season. When his kids were young he would blare the Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer record and blind them with the light of the old camcorder.
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Bob created many memories with his family and friends, and for that he will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Braden; sons, Steve (Kim) Braden, Daryl Braden, and Scott (Siobhon) Braden; daughters, Tammy (Bart) Tuttle, Cindy (Ray) Braden, and Sarah (Sam) McAdoo; sister, Goldie (Richard) Renn; 17 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Millie; and brothers, Donald, Eugene, Russell, Clair, Ernie, and Leroy.

A service will be held Monday, October 23, 2017 at 11 AM at WILLIAMS-DUCRO FUNERAL HOME, 1071 OH-7, Pierpont, OH 44082 with President Dana Harju of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officiating.

Calling hours will be held at the funeral home from 4-6 PM Sunday, October 22, 2017 and on Monday from 10 AM until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the family.

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Lorenza “Gene” Toddy

Lorenza “Gene” Toddy, age 79, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017, at the Ashtabula County Nursing Home, Kingsville, OH.  He was born January 13, 1938 in Leechville, Arkansas, to Phillip and Havanah (Hart) Toddy. Gene was in management at Webb Manufacturing, Conneaut Can Company, and Crawford Container.

Following his retirement in 2001, he and his wife, Lora, spent 10 years snow birding in Haines City, FL.  He loved the outdoors and sports, and was an avid hunter, fisherman, snowmobiler, camper, and golfer.

He attended New Leaf United Methodist Church. A dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, he is survived by his wife Lora (Turner), whom he married on December 6, 1958 in North Springfield, PA; children Kathy Kemp of Chantilly, VA, Karen (Dan) Tuleta of North Olmsted, OH, and Randy (Jody) Toddy of Wadsworth, OH; grandchildren Erin and Alli Kemp, Danny Tuleta, Kayte (Chris) Gorksi, Matthew (Kristie) Toddy, and Megan (Taran) Brar; and great-granddaughter Odessa Toddy.  He is also survived by sister, Shirley Church, and many nieces and nephews.  Gene was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Nadean Holmes and Velinda Vesely; and brothers, Marvel, Carson, John and Jerry Toddy.

Calling hours will be from 2:00-5:00 PM Sunday October 22, 2017 and Monday from 10:00 AM until time of service at 11:00 AM at the Marcy Funeral Home, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut.   Burial will be in East Springfield Cemetery in East Springfield, PA.  Following the graveside service, a celebration of life luncheon will be held at New Leaf United Methodist Church, 110 Gateway Ave., Conneaut.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 74924, Cleveland, OH 44194-1007, Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave., Ashtabula, OH, 44004 or The New Leaf United Methodist Church.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  The family would like to thank The Villa at the Lake, Hospice of the Western Reserve, and the Ashtabula County Nursing Home for all of their love and support.  Please sign the guestbook at www.marcyfuneralhome.com.


Lisa Marie Bertolo

Lisa Marie Bertolo, 53, of Stanhope-Kelloggsville Rd., passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 after a long battle with breast cancer. Smart, beautiful and gone too soon. Lisa was truly a kindhearted soul, a friend to everyone and she had an uncanny knowledge of trivia!

Lisa was born on April 1, 1964 in Yakima, Washington to the laterents of Larry and Shirley (Kraft) Bertolo. She resided in Erie, Pennsylvania for many years before moving to Ohio and graduated from East High School, Erie, Class of 1982. She enjoyed listening to country musics, singing, bowling and bowled in the women’s league in Jefferson.

She is survived by her siblings, Larry (Melissa) Bertolo, Renee (Jack) Schonthaler, Toni Bertolo and Nina Bertolo; also many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Lisa is further survived by her boyfriend, Alan Blenman and his children, Tia and Janell; grandchildren, whom she adored, Shawndrace and Zalaya; and her dear friends, Kristana, Raffaela, Denise and Brenda.

In addition to her parents and grandparents, Lisa was preceded in death by her nephew, Lawrence Bertolo; and a granddaughter, Jaelynn.

No calling hours will be observed. A memorial will be announced at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Hope Lodge, 11432 Mayfield Rd., Cleveland, Ohio 44106.

The Thompson Smith Nesbitt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 345 Main St., Conneaut is honored to assist the family. Online guestbook and condolences available at www.thompsonsmithnesbitt.com


Carmel Izzi Mackey

Carmel Izzi Mackey passed away peacefully on Oct. 17, 2017 at the home of her daughter in Newtown, Pa. She was 94 years old.

Born June 22, 1923 in Ashtabula she was the daughter of Cosmo and Gioconda Izzi. She was the youngest of their eight children.

Carmel was the last surviving sibling of Theresa, Nicholas, Anthony, Joseph, Angeline, Ann, Dorothy, and her niece Joann, who was like a younger sister.

She married her childhood sweetheart, Paul Mackey of the Harbor, and together they lived in Cleveland, Syracuse, Long Island, and Bradenton Florida in their retirement. They also maintained a beloved cottage at Haywood Beach. Both Carmel and Paul may have moved away from Ashtabula, but in many ways it was always home.

Carmel was preceded in death by her husband, Paul who died in 2004, and her youngest son, Matthew who died in 1990. She is survived by her daughters Kirsten Fleisher of Newtown, Pa. and Paula Little of Bradenton, Fla. And her husband Tom; and son Peter Mackey of Bradenton, Fla and his wife Cathie. She leaves behind nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews including Barbara Severino, Judi Foglio Pasqualone, Kristine Maki, Lauri Maki, and Bob Mackey, who live in the Ashtabula area.

Funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday Oct. 23, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. in Our Lady of Peace Parish, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church with Father David Bridling officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 3 to 5 P.M. at Guerriero Funeral Home 1550 West 19th St. in Ashtabula. Condolences can be made at guerrierofuneralhome.com


Joyce M. Hoadley

Joyce M. Hoadley, age 86, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, July 17, 2017 while at The Waters in Gallatin, Tennessee. Previously from Kingsville, Ohio. Born in Bradford, PA on September 14, 1930 daughter of Daniel B. & Elizabeth (Phillips) Farrell. She was a homemaker and a devoted wife of 60 years and loving Mother to her 4 children, 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. She attended the Peoples Church in Geneva.

Survived by: ChildrenDoreen L. Conley, George H. Hoadley of Gallatin, TN, 10 Grandchildren, 6 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:  Husband; George W. Hoadley. Children; Sheila M. Jeffrey, Robert W. Hoadley. One Granddaughter, Mary Gornick.  Parents; Siblings; Virginia Anderson, Marion Blum, Becky Slater, Bill Farrell.

Funeral Service:  Private Family Service                                                                                                      

Interment:  Evergreen Cemetery


Leon E. Emerson

Leon E. Emerson, 91, of N. Kingsville, passed away Saturday October 14 ,2017 at the Ashtabula County Nursing Home. Leon was born December 14, 1925 in W. Springfield, PA, the son of John and Mary (Dilley) Emerson.  Leon retired from the State of Ohio Department of transportation on January 1, 1988. He was a member of State Line UMC and the Jefferson Grange.  He enjoyed Bluegrass Festivals and traveling.  Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Reba (Johnson) whom he married on September 17, 1974; children, Karen Como and Roland Emerson both of Ashtabula; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; siblings, Carol, Elma, Audrey, Joyce and Calvin.  He was preceded in death by his parents, children, Cheryl, June and Jeff; siblings, Arnold, John and Alice.  Funeral will be held Noon Saturday October 21, 2017 at the Marcy Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut, OH with Pastor Sheila Brooker officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am until time of service.  Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery.  Contributions may be made to State Line United Methodist Church, 7321 Bushnell Rd, Conneaut, Ohio 44030.  The family would like to thank Ashtabula County Nursing Home A wing and Hospice of the Western Reserve for their excellent care of Leon.  Please sign the guestbook at marcyfuneralhome.com


Edward George Crawford

Edward George Crawford, age 90, died on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. He was born on February 26, 1927 in West Farmington, Ohio a son of Wilhelmina (Zarske) and J. Newton Crawford. Mr. Crawford served as a Sergeant in the United States Army during World War II. He worked for the former Republic Steel and LTV Steel of Warren for forty-three years, retiring in 1986. On December 2, 1950 he married Bonnie Jean Latimer. He was a member of the Gustavus Federated Church and Past Post Commander of the former Bernadette Totten VFW of Gustavus and a member of the Harry Lees American Legion of Kinsman. Mr. Crawford served as a Gustavus Township Trustee for twenty years and was instrumental in the restoration of the Gustavus Town Hall and getting the Volunteer Fire Department off the ground. He loved to play softball and later enjoyed bowling and golfing. Mr. Crawford was an avid Cleveland Indians fan and wintered in Haines City, Florida for many years.
He is preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Brenda L. Methot and two brothers, Wilbert and Willard Crawford. Survivors include his wife of sixty-six years, Bonnie J. Crawford of Gustavus; two daughters, Linda L. (Roger) Phillips of Cortland, Ohio and Laurie L. (James) Sudik of Niles, Ohio; son-in-law, Steven Methot of Long Island, New York; a brother, Elton Crawford; three grandchildren, Holly (Chris) Johnson, Jacob Long and Gregory Phillips and a great granddaughter, Quinne Johnson.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 8569 Main Street, Kinsman, Ohio, with Rev. Ron Spore officiating. Burial will follow in Gustavus Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 20th from 11:00 am until the time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, 1240 East 9th St. Cleveland, OH 44199 or to the Gustavus Federated Church, 8850 Youngstown Kingsville Road, Farmdale, OH 44417. An online guestbook is available at www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com


Genevieve Waid

Genevieve Waid, age 96, died at home with her family by her side on Sunday, October 15, 2017. She was born on April 2, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio, a daughter of Katherine (Rubacha) and John Wozniak. A 1939 graduate of Deming High School, she was longtime area resident. On May 8, 1947 she married Charles Samuel Waid, Sr. and was an intricate part of running the family farm. A longtime St. Mary Catholic Church of Orwell member, she enjoyed gardening both flower and vegetables, spending time with her grandchildren and always had a cat in the house.
Mrs. Waid is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of forty-three years, Charles S. Waid, Sr.; a son, Charles S. Waid, Jr.; a sister, Joan Kowalski and two brothers, Stanley and Chester Wozniak. Survivors include two daughters, Rosalie Hanson of Kingsville, Ohio and Kathleen Britton of New Lyme, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Arden, Charles, Paulette, Gary Jr., Timothy, Jodi, Kimberly, Carissa and Charles; seventeen great grandchildren and a great great granddaughter.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 10:30 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 103 North Maple Street, Orwell, Ohio 44076 with Rev. John Madden officiating. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, October 18th from 6:00 pm to 8:00pm at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 134 Prospect Street, Andover, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Church. An online guestbook is available at www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com


Allan R. Thomas

Allan R. Thomas, age 83, St. Rt. 46 South, Colebrook Twp., died Saturday evening at the Jefferson Healthcare Center.

He was born August 22, 1934 in Jefferson, the son of Earl & Clara (Lampson) Thomas and has been an Ashtabula Co. resident all of his life.  He was married to Lynda J. Burnett on June 28, 1956 in Jefferson.  Mr. Thomas was a painter with True Temper Corp., retiring in 1984 after 20 years of service.  Allan enjoyed fishing, doing auto body work and metal detecting.

Survivors include his wife, Lynda, four children; Terry A. Thomas of Hartsgrove Twp., Debra D. (Dennis) Malensek of Cleveland, TN, Jeffery E. Thomas of Windsor Twp. & Diana L. (William) Millard of Jefferson, eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a brother, Ivan Thomas of Ashtabula.

His parents and a brother, Earl Thomas preceded him in death.

Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family.  The Fleming & Billman Funeral Homes, Jefferson, Ashtabula and Geneva are privileged to serve the Allan Thomas family.  Visit fleming-billman.com to view obituary, express condolences or light a candle.


Michael E. Mullins

Michael E. Mullins (58) of Jefferson died unexpectedly on Oct. 14, 2017.

Born Oct 27, 1958 in Ashtabula he was the son of Garnett and Zelda (Blair) Mullins.

He was a dedicated and loving father, brother, and grandfather. He will be deeply missed by his brother Kenneth (Kimberly) Mullins , sister Linda (Frank) Slanina , children Renee Mullins, Shawn Mullins , Brian (kala) Mullins, Robbie Mullins , and Andrew (Brittany) Mullins, grandchildren Cody Mullins , Jonathan Rohm , Jaycee Soals , Zoey Mullins , Emmalia Monet , Audriana Monet and William Monet, also his beloved dogs ChiChi and Ginger.

Memorial service will be on Thursday Oct. 19 at 4 PM. At the Pentecostal Church of God 22 01 Cook Road. Condolences can be made at guerrierofuneralhome.com


Janice Kay Eldred

Janice Kay Eldred, age 59, of Kingsville passed away unexpectedly at University Hospital Seidman Cancer Center on Thursday, October 12, 2017.
Janice was born in Ashtabula on July 8, 1958–the daughter of Richard and Kathleen (Field) Rinto. She was a 1976 graduate of Edgewood Senior High School. After high school, Janice began working at the Ashtabula County Joint Vocational School. June 2018 would have closed out her 40th year which would have been her last before a wonderful retirement. The ACJVS was her second home and her co-workers were her family.

Janice loved spending time with her family and friends. She was an amazing, loving, beautiful woman who would do anything for anybody. She loved traveling to Atlanta, Georgia, to visit her daughter and son-in-law. One of her favorite vacationing spots was the Blue Ridge Mountains. She could relax with her family in a beautiful cabin, which she dreamed of owning one day. While at home, she loved sitting out on her sun porch with her coffee, enjoying the peaceful farmland. On a cool summer night, sitting around a fire watching the flames, was one of her favorite pastimes. She would be out there for hours as the night grew late. Janice also loved watching HGTV where she would get inspiration to start remodeling projects, which usually led to her husband and son jumping in and helping with her vision

Janice is survived by her husband Richard Eldred Jr., whom she married August 31, 1985, daughter Cassandra (Derek) Woodburn, son Justin Eldred, loving brother Mike (Cindy) Rinto, brother in-laws Lonnie Eldred, Rod (Rachel) Eldred, Myron (Ros) Eldred, sister-in-laws Joyce (Terry) Newhart, Julie (Gary) Funk, Joanne (Steve) Stover, along with many nieces and nephews.

Janice was preceded in death by parents Richard and Kathleen, in-laws Richard and Gladys Eldred.
We thank her for all her love and will cherish the memories she gave us. Janice will be missed by many.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 11 AM at the Williams-Ducro Funeral Home, 1071 SR 7, Pierpont. Burial will follow at Kelloggsville Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday, October 16, 2017 from 5-8PM.
Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106-2204. Online obituary at www.ducro.com


Marlene J. Condon

Marlene J. Condon, age 80, of Concord passed away on Wednesday October 11, 2017. She was born on November 6, 1936 in Euclid, Ohio to Jennie (Ogrnic) and Tony Babic. Mrs. Condon had worked as a Sales Clerk at Carlisle’s in Painesville for many years.

Mrs. Condon graduated from Riverside High School. She was a member at St. Gabriel’s Church in Concord and the Concord Garden Club. She loved doing puzzles and seeing her Grandchildren.

Survivors are her Husband Thomas T. Condon, Daughter Deborah (Gary) Franz of Thompson, Son Michael (Nancy) Condon of Concord, Brother Dale Babic (Julie) of Perry and her Loving Grandchildren Taylor Franz, Hailey and Mikey Condon. Nephew Nick (Katie) Babic, Niece Morgan Babic and Great Aunt to Harper and Peyton Babic.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday October 17, 2017 at the Potti Funeral Home in Painesville 1009 Mentor Ave from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday October 18, 2017 at 11 AM at the Potti Funeral Home in Painesville.


Sereniti Jazzlynn-Sky Sutley

Sereniti Jazzlynn-Sky Sutley, 1, became an angel, Saturday, October 7, 2017.

She was born September 13, 2016 in Ashtabula, the daughter of Brandon Sutley and Kelsie Blankenship.

Sereniti was a loveable little girl who brought a smile to your face. Her personality was bright and her smile was contagious. She loved Scooby Doo, playing video games with her mom, and sleeping with her favorite monkey her grandma made for her. Although her time here was short, the lasting memories she brought to her family will forever be treasured.

She is survived by her parents, Kelsie and Brandon; God parents, Lisa Murtha and Chico Morales; maternal grandmother, Lisa Butts; maternal grandfather, Hargis (Sonya Taylor) Blankenship; paternal grandma, Melissa Sutley; great-grandparents, Jean (Rick) Carlo, Cheryl Blankenship, Lenette Dello, and Randy Butts; great-great grandmothers, June Brennan, Eileen Blankenship, and Patty Sutley; uncles, Alex Natto, Hunter Blankenship, and Rodney Baldwin; aunt, Rayona Potter; great-aunts, Laura Butts and Amy Lane; great-uncles, James Sutley, Jr., and Cain, Derek, and Brandon Butts; and several other aunts, uncles, and cousin.

Sereniti was preceded in death by her great-great grandfather, Chubs Brennan; great-grandfathers, Eugene Osborne and Harry Runnion, and Jim Sutley, Sr.; great-uncle, Jeff Sutley; and her favorite pet Kloe.

A memorial service will be held Monday, October 16, 2017 at 1PM at the Thompson-Smith-Nesbitt Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Conneaut with Rev. Jan Walsh officiating. Inurnment will follow at Greenlawn Memory Gardens. Calling hours will be held on Monday, from 11 AM until the time of service at 1PM.

The family suggests memorial donations or donation of toys in Sereniti’s name be made to the Conneaut Human Resource Center, Halo Program, 327 Mill St., Conneaut, Ohio 44030, to be donated to local children for Christmas in Sereniti’s name. Donations can be brought to the funeral home or to the Conneaut Human Resource Center.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Thompson-Smith-Nesbitt Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Conneaut. Online obituary and condolences at www.thompsonsmithnesbitt.com