Akron Obituaries

Akron Obituaries

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  • 5 hrs ago | via Trading Post 

    Phillip S. Stonebrook

    During the Depression Phillip was an apprenticed printer at the Ohio Blue Tip Match company in Wadsworth through the WPA program. He became an accomplished printer for the company's series book matches, which included the series of birds, other wildlife, famous people, etc.

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  • 5 hrs ago | via The Daily Record 

    Joseph Bebesi

    MARSHALLVILLE / Joseph G. Bebesi, 98, passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus on July 22, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Joe was born in Akron, Ohio on Feb. 19, 1918.

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  • Friday Jul 22 | via The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era 

    Linda Sue (Graves) Weeks

    Linda Sue Weeks, 64, of Drexel, Mo formerly of Gardner, Kan went to be with her beloved Joseph on July 20, 2016 at Olathe Hospice House. Linda was born March 30, 1952 in Akron, Ohio to Thomas J. and Olive Jane Graves.

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  • Tuesday Jul 19 | via The Medina Gazette 

    Ward William "Bill" Schray

    Bill Schray of Medina, passed away, surrounded by his family, Monday, July 4, 2016, after a brief, but valiant battle with lung cancer at the Cleveland Clinic. Bill Schray was born in Akron on January 16, 1945, to Robert and Edna Schray.

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  • Monday Jul 18 | via Trading Post 

    Ward William (Bill) Schray

    Bill Schray, of Medina, passed away surrounded by his family on July 4, 2016 after a brief, but valiant, battle with lung cancer at the Cleveland Clinic. Bill Schray was born in Akron on Jan. 16, 1945 to Robert and Edna Schray.

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  • Sunday Jul 17 | via Gamedayr.com 

    Golden State Hall-of-Famer Nate Thurmond Dies At 74

    Nate Thurmond, considered one of the top 50 NBA players in the history of the game, died Saturday after a short battle with leukemia. He was 74 years old.

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  • Saturday Jul 16 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel 

    Nate Thurmond dead at 74; Warriors legend battled le...

    OAKLAND >> Warriors legend Nate Thurmond, the Hall of Fame center who went toe-to-toe with the giants of NBA history, died Saturday. He was 74. Thurmond played for the Warriors from 1963-74 and stands as the franchise's all-time leading rebounder.

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  • Saturday Jul 16 | via Ohio.com 

    NBA great Nate Thurmond, an Akron native, dies at 74

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  • Friday Jul 15 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Irene Elizabeth Sees

    She was born in Akron, Ohio on June 26, 1921 and was the daughter of the late Walter Alonzo and Althea May Clark Carmichael. She had worked at the Dils Brothers Department Store and Irene's Fashions.

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  • Friday Jul 15 | via The Marion Star 

    Milliron, Kolleen K.

    Kolleen K. Milliron MARION: Kolleen K. Milliron, age 64 of Marion, passed away on July 13, 2016 at the Summa Akron City Hospital in Akron, Ohio surrounded by her family. She was born on February 5, 1952 to the late Robert Kelley and Allene Ciaston in Holly, Michigan.

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  • Thursday Jul 14 | via The Review 

    Gordon H. Weber

    Gordon H. Weber, age 89, of Atwater, was welcomed into the arms of the Lord at 7:40 p.m. Thursday, July 7, 2016, at Alliance Community Hospital. A 1944 graduate of Atwater High School, Gordon went on to earn his bachelor's degree from the University of Akron, where he was a member of the Lone Star fraternity, and his master's degree from Kent State University.

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  • Thursday Jul 14 | via The Review 

    Edward J. 'E.J.' Harrison

    Edward J. "E.J." Harrison, age 65, passed away on July 12, 2016, at his home following complications from many illnesses. Born in Akron, he was an area resident all of his life.

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  • Monday Jul 11 | via Cleveland.com 

    Heroin's human toll: Akron son regrets not speaking ...

    Ray Holmes worked as a bricklayer for more than a quarter-century. The toll it took on his body led to an 18-year prescription pain pill addiction.

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  • Thursday Jul 7 | via Weirton Daily Times 

    George Eddy III

    EDDY, George R. "Bob," III, 62, of Bloomingdale, OH, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 6, 2016, surrounded by his loving family at Trinity West.

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  • Wednesday Jul 6 | via The Marion Star 

    Johnson, Laura Lucille

    Laura Lucille Johnson MARION: Laura Lucille Johnson went home to be with the Lord four days shy of her 93rd birthday at 12:15 PM on July 4, 2016 while surrounded by her family. Laura was born July 8, 1923 in Akron, Ohio to Robert and Christina Bryant.

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  • Wednesday Jul 6 | via The Marion Star 

    Dunlevy, Wilma J.

    Wilma J. Dunlevy KATY, TX: Wilma Jean Dunlevy was born on June 21, 1925 in Akron, Ohio to Homer James and Fay Williams Boggs. Formerly of Marion, Ohio, she passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2016, in Katy, at the age of 91 years.

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  • Tuesday Jul 5 | via The Grand Junction Sentinel 

    Death notices, July 7, 2016

    He is survived by two sons, Wesley of Johnstown and Bartley of Loveland; two sisters, Virginia Freestone of Grand Junction and Jeanette Eddy of Akron, Ohio; and two grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Martin Mortuary.Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Martin Mortuary, with a graveside service to follow.

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  • Tuesday Jul 5 | via WMFD-TV Mansfield 

    Organization Gets $1.4 Million To Fight Heroin Addic...

    A new Akron nonprofit has gained the support from teamsters around the nation in its efforts to raise awareness about heroin addiction. The teamsters have pledged $1.4 million to the nonprofit Breaking Barriers-Hope is Alive.

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  • Tuesday Jul 5 | via Erie Times News 

    Reading's Hoskins says mom's memory plays major role...

    But for Hoskins, an emerging power-hitter at Double A Reading, May 8 was special because it was Mother's Day. While most young men his age send text messages or maybe even flowers to their mothers, he can only send thoughts.

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  • Tuesday Jul 5 | via The Delaware Gazette 

    Teamsters pledge $1.4 million to heroin awareness no...

    AKRON, Ohio - Teamsters from around the country have pledged at least $1.4 million to a new Akron nonprofit set up to raise awareness about heroin addiction.The Akron Beacon Journal reports the pledges came at the union's international convention in Las Vegas following a talk by Travis Bornstein, who heads Teamsters Local 24 in Akron.Bornstein ... (more)

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