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Catherine “Kay” A. Grimes

Catherine “Kay” A. Grimes, 66, passed away Oct. 8. Kay was born Nov. 30, 1954 in Norton, and was a graduate of Norton High School, Class of 1973.  She was a life resident of the Akron area. Preceded in death by her parents, John and Catherine Delegrange. She is survived her daughter, Paula (Tom) Holmes;…

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James “Jimmy” W. Duncan

James “Jimmy” W. Duncan, 61, passed away Oct. 10. Jimmy was a life resident of Akron. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Theresa Duncan; grandson, Nickolas and great-granddaughter, Willow. Jimmy is survived by his wife of 42 years, Brenda; children, Frances Duncan and Patches Duncan; grandchildren, Journey, Justin, Bubbie, Haley, Jasmine and William;…

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William E. Baughman

William E. Baughman, 88, passed away Oct. 7. Bill was born in Akron and had been a Barberton resident all his life. He retired from P.P.G. Industries and was a member of the former Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church until it closed. Bill was an avid gardener, hunter and fisherman but most of all…

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Naumoff, Mary Elizabeth Hull

Dec. 8, 1927-Oct. 10, 2021 Heaven’s gain is our loss. Mary Hull Naumoff, 93, after a weekend surrounded by family left this earth and went to be with our Lord and Savior on the evening of Oct. 10, kicking off a massive family reunion in heaven. Mary had a great life of 93 plus years. It was said…

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Eleanor Sophie Stetz (nee Nagy)

Eleanor Sophie Stetz (nee Nagy), 95, passed away peacefully, Oct. 10 after a brief illness. Eleanor was born in Barberton in 1926 to the late Andy and Mary Nagy and she lived in the “Magic City” her entire life, graduating, near the top of her class, from Barberton High School in 1944. She was a…

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Elva A. Ramsey

Elva Almeda Ramsey, 90 Peacefully passed away in the care of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ Oct. 9. She was bored in Malvern, Ohio June 30, 1931.  She lived most of her life in Barberton, Ohio and worked at the Barberton Dairy Queen for 28 years. She rang the bell for the Salvation Army…

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Michael C. Young

Michael C. Young lost his battle with COPD and lung cancer Oct. 9. Mike was born Oct. 8, 1953 to Bernard and Dorothy Young and grew up in Manchester. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Bernard Jr. and his niece Holly Young. Surviving him is his wife of 43 years, Mickey;…

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Nelson F. Pamer

Nelson F. Pamer Bishop of Apostolic Church, Barberton, Ohio History is filled with great men who achieved significant things. Nelson Pamer was one of those men. He served as pastor and later Bishop of Apostolic Church in Barberton. Bishop Pamer built tires at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, developed incredible buildings on the AC Campus…

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Juleen Colombo

Juleen Colombo, 78, passed away Oct. 5. She was born May 26, 1943 in Garrettsville, Ohio to the late Nick and Almeda Sarrocco and lived in Ohio her entire life. She began her teaching career in Barberton where she taught third grade for 30 years. She was actively involved in AARP and Kappa Kappa Iota Sorority.…

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Elizabeth Buckohr

Sept. 21,1925-Oct. 7, 2021 Preceded in death by husband, Donald E.; son, Richard T.; parents, Joseph and Marie Strahler; brothers, James, Wilmer, Albert, Regis and Lawrence Strahler; and sisters, Sister Margaret Teresa, Edna Lopez, Bernadine Burza and Martha Badunas. Survived by sons, Jerry (Sue) and Donald (Cindy) Buckohr; daughter, Marie (Bob) Zagar; seven grandchildren; seven…

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