Marilee C. Zappitelli
Marilee C. Zappitelli, 70, of Conneaut, passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born September 10, 1947 in Conneaut, and was the daughter of Stanley and Ellen (Grosso) Mars.
Marilee was a 1965 graduate of Conneaut High School and had worked as a waitress at Pape’s Restaurant for 20 years, managed Mobile Grove Home Park, and sold Avon for 35 years. Most recently, she retired as a cashier from Orlando Brother’s Golden Dawn.
She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church of Corpus Christi Parish, and the Moose Lodge. She enjoyed reading, and Wednesday night dinners with her lady friends. Her all-time favorite thing to do, was to attend all of her grandchildren’s sporting events.
Survivors include her two sons, Joseph (Staci) Zappitelli of North Kingsville, and Michael Zappitelli of Conneaut; her grandsons Joseph and Jacob Zappitelli; and her granddaughters Angie, Lexi, and Maddie, all of North Kingsville; and her two dogs Cassie and Annie.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, December 16, 2017 at St. Mary Church, 480 State St., with Rev. Philip Miller officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Friends may call from 9:30 AM until 12:30 PM, Saturday, at the Marcy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Marilee to the Animal Protective League. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and also at the church.
Sign the guestbook at www.marcyfuneralhome.com
Hazel J. Pollitt
Hazel J. Pollitt, age 89 died on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. A funeral service officiated by Elder Mike Southern will be held at the Paine Funeral Home, Inc., 140 E. Main St., Orwell, OH 44076 on Thursday, December 14th at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Mesopotamia. Visitation will be held prior to the service staring at 10:00am. Condolences may be made at painefuneralhome.com
James W. Hall
James W. Hall, age 86, died on Dec 11th. A memorial gathering will be held at Bloomfield Twp. Hall, 2063 Kinsman Rd., NW, North Bloomfield, OH 44450 on Friday, Dec. 15th from 4-9pm.
Dolores “Patti” Bildstein
Dolores “Patti” Bildstein, age 74, of Geneva, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017.
She was born July 17, 1943 in Tacoma, WA to Joseph and Dolores Beech. She attended Eastlake North High School and on November 2, 1961, she married Leonard “Mike” Bildstein, Jr. in Monroe, MI. Patti was a fiery red-head and a woman of spirit who loved her family, and “in an argument, Patti knew how to hold her own.”.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Leonard “Mike” Bildstein, Jr. sons, Michael Bildstein, David (Lisa) Bildstein, and Paul (Brian) Bildstein and daughter, Kathleen Bildstein; granddaughter, Brittnay Perry and great grandchildren Lilly and Eli Perry and sisters Cheryl Juliani, Claudia Stanaford and Sandy Habina. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A funeral mass will be Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Assumption Catholic Church, 594 W. Main St. Geneva, OH. Final resting place will be Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Geneva.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church.
Friends may leave condolences online at www.behmfuneral.com
Douglas Edward Woodard
Douglas Edward Woodard, 60, of Ashtabula passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the Ashtabula County Medical Center.
He was born September 16, 1957 in Girard, Ohio the son of the late Darl and Mary (Arbutina) Woodard. Doug graduated from Ashtabula High School Class of 1977 and remained a lifelong area resident. He married Deborah (Pritt) on May 26, 1995.
Doug operated Stanley Steamer along with his father in the Northeast region for 21 years. Then he worked for the former Premix Corporation in North Kingsville for 11 years before he had to retire due to disabilities. Doug enjoyed golfing and gardening but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. His grandchildren were the apple of his eye and referred to him as “Grandpa Dew.”
Doug is survived by his wife Debbie; children, Jessica Spencer, Devin Woodard, Julie (Andy) Stillwagon, Corine (John) Casalina, and Henry (Gabby) Landon; sisters, Barb Woodard, and Linda (Preston) Schaar; his Aunt Annie; grandchildren, Jasmine, Riley, Zack, Lauren, Allyson, and Ella; nieces, Taylor and Samantha Schaar; his in-laws, Roy and Janet Pritt, who helped care for him, and Marvin Pritt, Marlin Pritt, and Tim Hughart; as well as several cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
At his request no services will be held. Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula is assisting the family. www.ducro.com
George Super, Age 91, of Madison passed away on December 9, 2017 at Briar Hill Health Care in Middlefield, Ohio. George was born in Willoughby on December 3, 1926 TO Frank and Frances Super. He was a member of Chapel United Methodist Church, American Legion Post 112, and the former Madison Country Club. He was an avid golfer and in his spare time upholstered furniture.
George was a Veteran of the US Navy serving in World War II assigned to the USS Dortch, the USS Kearsarge and the USS Wasp. He worked in Sales for May Company, Retiring 30 Years ago.
He is survived by his Wife Gloria and daughters Brenda(Ken) Swisher and Cheri Rutledge and Grandchildren Steve Swisher and Stacy Tennenbaum. Great Grandchildren Carly and Courtney and James and Jennifer Tennenbaum, Sister Harriet Cardisco.
He was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.
A memorial Service will be held at 1 PM on Friday December 15th at Chapel United Methodist Church in Madison with a luncheon to follow at American Legion Post 112 on Middle Ridge Road in Madison. Contributions in his memory are suggested to Chapel United Methodist Church.
Arrangements are by the Potti Funeral Home in Madison.
Marian Edith Urankar
Marian Edith Urankar, age 96, passed away on December 2, 2017 in Willoughby, Ohio. Beloved wife of the late Albin F. Urankar, mother of Marilyn Lateulade, Dr. Nancy Urankar, Joan Allgood (Dwight) and Richard Urankar (Karen), eleven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 pm on January 6, 2018, at the Holy Chapel in Breckenridge Living Community, 36855 Ridge Road, Willoughby, Ohio. Burial will be at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial gifts to The Greater Cleveland Food Bank, 15500 S. Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, OH 44110, The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001, or a charity of your choice.
The Behm Family Funeral Home is assisting the family. Friends may leave condolences online at www.behmfuneral.com
Antonio T De Angelis, Sr.
Antonio T De Angelis, Sr., 88, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Country Club Retirement Center.
The son of Salvatore & Brigida (Sanelli) De Angelis, Antonio was born on September 27, 1929 in Cleveland.
Antonio spent his formative years in Cleveland, later moving to the Ashtabula area, ending up in Plymouth, where he spent the remainder of his adult life, living next to the railroad tracks, and was affectionately known as “The Mayor of Carson Yard.”
Antonio served in the Army in combat during the Korean War, and spoke proudly of his service. Recently, Antonio was honored by the Ashtabula Korean Church as a Hero of Korea.
Antonio married Ruth Joanne Walker on September 19, 1959.
Over the years, Antonio held many jobs. He did whatever was necessary to support his family, working in factory maintenance, truck driver, auto mechanic, and construction.
When he wasn’t working, Antonio’s passion was as a mechanical tinkerer. Over the years, he made all kinds of different contraptions to help with whatever he needed done. If there was a tool or device that he needed to get a job done, he usually made it himself. He was also a big fan of professional wrestling.
For anyone who would listen, Antonio loved to tell stories from his younger days, and from his service during the war.
Antonio is survived by sons Joseph (Vicky), Sam (Stacey), and Robert De Angelis (Debbie); grandchildren Antonio III, Adam, Laura, Amber, Adrianna, Bayleigh, Marissa, and Stepheny De Angelis; great grandson Benjamin Giddings; sisters Mary Montgomery and Barbara Sabelli.
Antonio was preceded in death by his parents, wife Joanne, daughter Marie, son Antonio, Jr., sister Louise Aponte, and brothers Frank De Angelis and Aurelio De Angelis.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at First Covenant Church, 3300 Carpenter Road, Ashtabula, Ohio. Rev. Bruce Wyand, Pastor of First Covenant Church, will be officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memory Gardens.
Calling hours will be observed from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the church.
The family wishes to thank Country Club Retirement Center and Bella Care Hospice for the excellent care that they provided to Antonio.
DUCRO FUNERAL SERVICES AND CREMATORY, 4524 ELM AVENUE, ASHTABULA is in charge of arrangements.
Timothy J. Pishner
Timothy J. Pishner, age 53, Mill Creek Rd., Jefferson, died unexpectedly Friday evening at UH-Geauga Medical Center following surgical complications.
He was born June 11, 1964 in Ronceverte, WV, the son of Rudolph & Pauline (Bennett) Pishner and has lived in the Jefferson area the past 28 years, coming from West Virginia. He was married to Melanie Lynn Nutter on August 12, 1989 in Sugar Grove, WV. Tim owned and operated Pishner Lawn Care.
Tim’s enjoyments include auto racing, motocross, boating, fishing and traveling.
His survivors include his wife, Melanie, “I’ll see you on the other side, Sug”, two children; Amanda L. (Michael) Ostello and Caleb M. Pishner, both of Jefferson, three grandsons; Kayden, Gabriel & Cameron Ostello, his mother, Pauline Pishner of Ashtabula and three siblings; Kenny Pishner of West Virginia, Angela (Turk) Walton of Georgia & Jeff (Marie) Pishner of Avon Lake.
He was preceded in death by his father, a sister, Kay Shaffer and a brother, Anthony Pishner.
Private family visitation will be observed, at Tim’s request no other services or calling hours will be held. To honor Tim, memorial contributions may be directed to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105 or to the American Motorcyclist Assoc., 13515 Yarmouth Dr., Pickerington, OH 43147. The Fleming & Billman Funeral Homes and staff, Jefferson, Ashtabula & Geneva are honored to serve the Timothy Pishner family. Visit fleming-billman.com to view obituary, express condolences or light a candle.
Janet Bowers Rose
Janet Bowers Rose, 75 of Cortland, Ohio died Thursday (Dec. 7th) at the Hospice House in Poland, Ohio. Born January 13, 1942 in Warren, Ohio, she was the daughter of Paul C. and Margaret V. (Boyd) Bowers.
She was a graduate of Lakeview High School and received her Bachelors of Arts degree from Oberlin College. She had been employed in the family business as a systems coordinator /bookkeeper for Bowers Insurance Agency in Cortland.
Janet enjoyed spending time at the family cottage in Hallwood in Saybrook Township surrounded by many friends. She also enjoyed reading in her spare time and also was a bat conservationist. She was a member of the Trumbull Art Gallery.
Surviving her is her husband, Rick M. Rose whom she married September 3, 1966; a daughter. Wendy (Travis) Forbes, DVM of Columbia, MO; a son Stephen (Laura) Rose of Canal Winchester, OH; four grandchildren, Cian Rose, Ciara Rose, Callen Forbes and Caiden Forbes; a sister, Mary Beth Manning of East Hampton, Mass and a brother, Bennett (Rainy) Bowers of Cortland, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A memorial service will be held Saturday (Dec. 16th) at 11:00 AM at the Ashtabula Home of Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors and Crematory, 526 W. Prospect Rd. Ashtabula with family friend Pastor Glen Warner officiating.
Calling hour will be Saturday from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Valley, 9803 Sharrott Rd Poland, Ohio 44514 or to the Trumbull County Animal Welfare League. Condolences, light a candle and obituary at www.fleming-billman.com
Frank G. Busam
Frank G. Busam, age 84, of Perry met his Lord and Savior on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Mr. Busam was born in Grosse Point Farms, Michigan on August 4, 1933 to Dorothea and Maurice Busam. Mr. Busam was an active member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Painesville where he served as an elder; he was also a long time member of the Fairport Harbor Yacht Club, and was an avid Sailor winning many races with his beloved wife Ellie on their sailboat “Stinger”, also loved gardening and retired in 1998 from PARCO Corp in Ontario, California where he was a Sales Engineer.
Mr. Busam was a United States Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was an engineer aboard the destroyer Silverstein. Frank and Ellie organized many reunions for veterans that served on the Silverstein.
Frank was the proud Father of Daughters Laurie (Terry) Pascoe, Nancy (Albert) Pacosky and Son Gregory (Silvina) Busam and his beloved niece Mary Jo Preslar (Norm). He also leaves seven Grandchildren Heather Pascoe (Phil Fienhold), Sean Pascoe, Alex (Stephanie) Pacosky, Rachel (Chris) Bock, Cristina (Anthony) Cognati, Monica Busam (Dan Volk), and Gregory Busam Jr. Loving great grandfather to Dakota Rae Pascoe, Payton Baylee Pascoe, Ethan Michael Pascoe, and Kaitlyn Eleanor Bock.
Mr. Busam is preceded in death by his loving wife Eleanor J. Busam July 25, 2017 and his 3 brothers (Maurice, Roger, and Ronald). He is survived by his brothers: Louis Busam, Jerry Busam and Douglas Busam.
Memorial Service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 508 Mentor Ave. Painesville on Friday December 15th at 11 am. Luncheon will follow the service. Burial will follow the Luncheon at Perry Cemetery. Donations can be made to Zion Lutheran Church in Painesville, Ohio.