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Danny Stevens

Danny Stevens, 80, passed away June 2. Danny was born in Fayetteville, West Virginia and had been a Barberton resident most of his life and was a proud Army Veteran. Preceded in death by his parents A.J. and Evelyn; sisters Mary, Ann, Carol and Sharon; and brothers Harvey and Forestal; He is survived by his…

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Terrance “Terry” Steinwand

Terrance “Terry” Steinwand, age 72, passed away May 31. Terry was a member of St. Augustine Church and was an Air Force Veteran. He loved his Western Shows, especially Gun Smoke. Terry retired from Manchester Tool. Preceded in death by his father, Ray; mother, Joyce; mother-in-law, Gladys; brothers, which he loved dearly, Brad and Jeff;…

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Wanda Grabel

Wanda Grabel, age 81, passed away May 21, 2020 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Wanda was a Barberton, native and longtime resident. After retiring from her banking career, she moved to Arizona in 1992. She was preceded in death by her son, Harold (Holly) Crine (1991). She is survived by her 3 daughters, Rosine, Patti and Brenda,…

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Sandra K. Frey

Sandra K. Frey, 70, passed away May 30. She was a life resident of the Barberton area and was a graduate of Barberton High School, Class of 1968. Preceded in death by her parents, Wilbur and Irene Frey; cousin, Joanne Gallagher and best friend, Ron Carmack. Sandy is survived by her children, Tracy Frey, Nicki…

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Dee Barnhart

Together Again  Dee Barnhart, age 82, passed away June 1. She was kind and caring to everyone she came across. Preceded in death by her husband, Donald; Dee is survived by her daughters, Tina, Cindi, and Jonna (Steve); grandchildren, Mikel, Tyler, and Destini; and great-grandson, Christian.

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Alvin “Al” Junior Edwards

Alvin “Al” Junior Edwards, age 79, passed away June 1. He was born on July 16, 1940 in Barberton, Ohio and was a lifetime resident. Memorial Services will take place at a later date. Inurnment will take place at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Seville. Arrangements by: Cox McNulty Funeral Home.

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Mary M. “Jane” (Darnell) Burger

Mary M. “Jane” (Darnell) Burger, 91, passed away Saturday, May 30. A resident of Clinton for 45 years, she retired from Babcock and Wilcox with 25 years of service.  Mary was a home Health Aide for 20 years and a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Barberton. Precede in death by her parents,…

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Helen Mary Simko (Polack)

Helen Mary Simko (Polack) passed away May 22 at her home in Barberton after living to the blessed age of 95. Helen was born on a farm in Rootstown January 3, 1925 to Andrew and Pearl (Tarby) Polack. Right out of high school, she was an actual ‘Rosie the Riveter’ riveting Corsair airplanes as part…

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Robert Boyd Miller

“Together Again” Born in Tellico Plains, Tennessee August 3, 1935, Robert moved to the Barberton area at the age of 18. He passed from this life to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ May 25, at the age of 84. He deeply loved his family and it showed by his faithful dedication providing…

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James B. Kelley

James B. Kelley passed away on the morning of May 28,  at the age of 95. He lived a long and happy life, keeping his sunny personality until the very end. Born in Barberton, Jim left home for the first time at the age of 18, when he enlisted in the U.S. Army during WWII.…

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