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Bertie Lou Lego

Bertie Lou Lego, 86 of Barberton went home to be with the lord July 20. She was born in Barberton April 24,1935 and lived her entire life in Barberton. Bertie was a member of The Salvation Army and was a home league member. She retired from Barberton Citizens Hospital after 24 years as a seamstress…

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George E. Barnes

Together Again George E. Barnes, 88, passed away July 17. A life resident of Norton, he was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War. George retired from Babcock and Wilcox with 46 years of service and was a member of Barberton First Lutheran Church. He was an avid bowler and a member of the…

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Barbara Joan (Buck) Parks

Barbara Joan (Buck) Parks, 77, died July 23. She was a lifetime resident of Barberton and a member of the Barberton Church of Christ. She was also a long-time volunteer with the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Barberton PTA and Barberton Citizens Hospital. Barbara was also a life-long fan of Barberton Magics sports and bands. Barbara…

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Daveene Lynn Egbert

Daveene Lynn Egbert, 69, of Akron, passed away peacefully July 17, in her home surrounded by her family. Daveene was born in Barberton, Dec. 31, 1951 to the late Barbara (Oyler) and Clarence David Egbert. She was a determined woman with a strong work ethic who spent a number of years at Terrace Gardens, as…

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Paul L. Bryant

Together Again Paul L. Bryant, 89, went home to be with the Lord July 24. He was born in Barberton, Ohio to Paul S. Bryant and Harriet (Stough) Bryant. A graduate of Barberton High School, he attended the University of Akron and served in the U.S. Air Force, 1951-1955 during the Korean War as a…

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Althea G. Childers

Together Again Althea G. Childers, age 85, went home to be with the Lord July 22. She was born Dec. 23, 1935 in Marsteller, Pennsylvania, and lived in the Barberton and Norton area for the last 60 years. Althea had a big heart, and her door was always open for anyone. She enjoyed reading, crocheting,…

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Barbara Saenger

  Barbara Saenger, age 91, of Hilliard, formerly of Barberton, Ohio passed away peacefully July 20. Barbara was a beautician and cosmetologist by trade. She was an avid golfer, enjoyed gardening, sewing and needle point. Barbara was a beautiful and caring woman who loved her family more than anything. Preceded in death by parents Harry…

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Michael Biro Jr.

Michael Biro Jr. went to be with his Lord and Savior July 17. He was born Aug. 18, 1935, in Barberton, to Michael Biro, Sr. and Caroline Lena (George) Biro. On Sept. 15, 1956, he married Eloise (Kreischer) Biro in St. Paul’s E & R Church in Harrison Township, Van Wert. She preceded him in…

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Anton “Tony” Prasher

Anton “Tony” Prasher went home to be with his Creator July 8. He was preceded in death by his parents Henri and Kate Prasher. He graduated from Kenmore High School where he was their football captain. Immediately joined the Navy serving two years during WWII. He graduated from Heidelberg University, where he was their football…

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Craig R. Lytle

Craig R. Lytle, 73, passed away July 17. Craig was born in Akron and had been a Barberton resident all his life. He retired from the Babcock and Wilcox Co. after 48 years and was a member of Faith Family Church. Craig loved spending time at Springwood Lake Camp Club in East Sparta. Preceded in…

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