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Virginia Stuver

The advance of age robbed her of her health, and eventually her life, but it never diminished the gracious and lively smile that Virginia Mae Stuver held for every person she met. After a decline over the past year, Virginia died Jan. 17 at age 97 at the home of her daughter, Janet in Cuyahoga…

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Louise H. Seda

  Louise H. Seda, 91, passed away peacefully Jan. 26, at Heather Knoll Nursing and Rehab Center. Louise was born in Norton and was a Barberton resident most of her life. She worked at Ritzman’s Pharmacy for 35 plus years and was a die hard Cleveland Indians Fan. Preceded in death by her husband Anthony;…

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Danton “Danny” F. Adair Sr

Danton “Danny” F. Adair Sr., 72, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Jan. 26. Danny was born in Barberton where he was a life resident and retired from the Barberton Police Department after 33 years of service. He loved his job and considered himself a “Peace Officer.” He was a member of St. Augustine…

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Terry Liberth

Terry passed peacefully  Jan. 23. Born Nov. 14,1947 to George and Ann Lieberth. Attended St. Augustine grade school. Graduated BHS 1965, Army Vet served in Vietnam war. After military service he began his career in the “new” field of computer programming. Retiring in 2010 from Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Member Knights of Columbus Council 2643…

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Patricia I. Singleton

Patricia I. Singleton, 80, passed away Jan. 23. She was a resident of Barberton. Patricia is survived by her daughters, Jeannie (Rodney) Ramsey and Patricia Myers; grandchildren, Hannah Ramsey and Logan Myers. Following her wishes there will be no services. Cremation has taken place.

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Mary Ann Fuller (Fought)

Mary Ann Fuller (Fought), Age 77, went home to be with the Lord Jan. 17. She was born Nov. 11, 1943 to Okey and Thelma (Shoop) Fought. She graduated from Mogadore High School in 1961 and graduated from The Akron General Nursing Program in 1964. Her nursing career included working at Guernsey Memorial Hospital, Akron General…

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David R. Wright Jr.

David R. Wright Jr., 72, passed away Jan. 2. He was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia Jan. 8, 1948. Preceded in death by his father David; mother and step-father Betty and Leonard Martin; son Tommy; brother Jimmy; and sister Becky Lovas; Survivors include his sons David (Amanda) Wright III, Jeremy Wright and Tony (Yvonne) Shutt;…

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La Sandra D. Ries

La Sandra Delle Ries (Sandy Oyler), 80, passed away peacefully Jan. 16, holding the hand of her beloved son. Born Oct. 20, 1940 in Barberton, she was immensely proud of her Barberton and Ohio roots. In 1941, she won the Elks of Akron Most Beautiful Baby Pageant and remained beautiful all of her days. She…

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Sarah E. Lorson Bauer

Sarah E. Lorson Bauer, 96, went home to be with the Lord Jan. 20.  A life resident of Barberton, she was a member of the Akron Baptist Temple where she was active in the Golden Agers.  Sarah truly enjoyed traveling and socializing and being with friends. Preceded in death by her husbands, Charles Lorson and…

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Walter “Bud” Woods

Walter “Bud” Woods, age 87, passed away peacefully at his home Jan. 19. There are no words to describe what a great man he was and how much he loved his family. He never met a stranger and his generous demeanor impacted countless individuals. He was truly loved by all, especially his family. He was born and raised…

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