Akron Obituaries

Akron Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Akron, OH

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  • 1 hr ago | via The Medina Gazette 

    Violet Baltic

    Violet Baltic, 101, of West Salem, died Wednesday, October 7, 2015 following a period of declining health, surrounded by her loving family at Akron General Comfort Care Hospice in Fairlawn. She was born May 7, 1914 in Columbus, to the late Thomas and Mildred Dragosavljevich and lived most of her life in Akron and West Salem.


  • 9 hrs ago | via Ohio.com 

    Widow of fallen firefighter grieves after 50 years

    Laura Labbe Mollison of Greenville, South Carolina, wipes away tears while holding a photograph of her father Lawrence Labbe as she stands between her sister Carol Thorne and their mother Marilyn Conley during the Akron Firefighters Memorial Day service at Akron Fire Station 4 Thursday in Akron. Lawrence Labbe and fellow firefighter John Nist died while trying to save a person trapped in an apartment building fire in 1965.


  • 20 hrs ago | via Cleveland.com 

    Woman charged with vehicular homicide in fatal Akron...

    Roberta Wolfe, 58, is charged with vehicular homicide and vehicular manslaughter, both first-degree misdemeanors. She is scheduled Wednesday for arraignment on the charges.


  • Yesterday | via Recordpub.com 

    John W. Matta

    John W. Matta, 62 of Brimfield, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Summa Rehab Hospital in Akron.


  • Yesterday | via Recordpub.com 

    Tina Lou Wilmington

    Tina Lou Wilmington , 45, went home to be with the Lord on September 29, 2015, with her loving husband and devoted family by her side.


  • Wednesday | via The Daily Gazette 

    Sandra Kay Lilly

    Surviving are her daughters, Paige Crow and Lindsey Crow, both of Rock Falls; the father of her children, Mike Crow of Rock Falls; her grandchildren, Hazel Logan Crow and Knox Logan Crow; her sister, Debra Pritchard of Akron, Ohio; her nephews, Andy Lilly, Justin Lilly, and Caleb Pritchard; her nieces, Jennifer Lilly and Chelsey Lilly; and her loyal friend, Cathy Montague. She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Logan Crow; and her brothers, Rick Lilly and Bob Lilly.


  • Wednesday | via Recordpub.com 

    Beulah "Kitty" Zuschin

    Kitty Zuschin, 86, passed away October 3, 2015. She was born December 5, 1928 in Point Lick, West Virginia to Homer and Grace Uhl.


  • Tuesday | via Hudson Hub-Times 

    robert h. Morgan

    Mr. Morgan was born March 23, 1928 to Sheridan and Pauline Ott Morgan in Akron. He attended Springfield schools and graduated in 1946.


  • Tuesday Oct 6 | via Cleveland.com 

    Akron hookah bar owner shot during police raid dies ...

    A hookah bar owner shot by a police officer during a raid at his business died Monday at the hospital. Omar Ali, 27, died at Akron City Hospital from the gunshot wound he suffered on Sept.


  • Tuesday Oct 6 | via The Review 

    James Junior Lamp

    James Junior Lamp, age 84, of Akron, Ohio, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, in his home. He was born March 21, 1931, in Sebring, Ohio, the son of James and Hazel Lamp.


  • Saturday Oct 3 | via Hudson Hub-Times 

    Andrew Greggory Whiteman

    Andrew Greggory Whiteman, 27, more recently of Stow, and longtime resident of Hudson, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, at Akron General Hospital in Akron, after a brief illness.


  • Friday Oct 2 | via MassLive.com 

    Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art receives $2 mi...

    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art has received a $2 million gift, the largest gift to its endowment in the museum history. The gift was announced Thursday at the annual Carle Honors fundraiser in New York City.


  • Thursday Oct 1 | via West Side and South Side Leader 

    APD union leader Hlynsky remembered

    Funeral services for Hlynsky, an Ellet resident, took place Sept. 28 at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7. Hlynsky, 61, died of cancer.


  • Thursday Oct 1 | via Marietta Times 

    Linda M. Croston

    Linda was very active as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. She belonged to the Marietta Congregation and also attended the Central Congregation in Akron for over 30 years. 1 comment

  • Wednesday Sep 23 | via Cleveland.com 

    Akron babysitter sentenced in death of 7-week-old girl

    An Akron babysitter will spend the next five years in prison in connection with the death of a 7-week-old baby in her care. Laura Flores-Santillan , 49, wept through her sentencing hearing on Wednesday as dozens of family members, friends, ministers and neighbors spoke about her character and role as a mother for her own family and a mother figure in her North Hill neighborhood.


  • Wednesday Sep 23 | via The Review 

    Albert 'Big Al' Howard

    Albert Howard, also known as "Big Al," age 83, went on to glory Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, after a short illness.


  • Sunday Sep 20 | via The Daily Record 

    Charles Beswetherick, 77, Orrville

    Charles M. Beswetherick "Chuck the Sign Guy," 77, passed away after a long illness on Sept. 16, 2015, at Brenn-Field Nursing Home in Orrville.


  • Saturday Sep 19 | via Tallmadge Express 

    Susan Wade

    Susan Wade, 58, died Sept. 9, 2015, with Michael Thomas by her side at their home in North Benton.


  • Friday Sep 18 | via The Review 

    Betty Jean O'Connor

    Betty Jean O'Connor, 71, of Alliance, passed away after a long battle with various health issues at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, at Salem Regional Medical Center.


  • Tuesday Sep 15 | via Recordpub.com 

    Fred Allan

    He was born December 19, 1928 in Akron, Ohio. Fred was a Captain in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.