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Marjorie A. Chik

Marjorie A. Chik, age 82, passed away Jan.18. Born Feb. 22, 1939 in Barberton to the late Stanley and Jenny (Zakraysek) Struckel, she was a life resident of the Barberton/Norton area. Marjorie worked at Adjusta Post for many years and loved to be with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in…

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Veronica L. Furman

Veronica L. Furman, 58, of Barberton, died Jan. 18, at Barberton Hospital. She was born Jan. 17, 1964, in Barberton. She married Gary Furman Feb. 14, 1983. He survives. Veronica retired from Merryweather Foam in 2021 after 31 years of service. She enjoyed playing Bingo and gambling. She will be deeply missed by her husband, Gary; children Brandon…

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Terry L. Selogy

Terry L. Selogy, 73, passed away from Covid Pneumonia complications on Jan. 13. Terry was born in Massillon and has been an area resident all his life. He retired from Alsides after 20 years of service, the Wadsworth City Schools after 20 years and owned and operated his own business for over 25 years. Terry…

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Allen Howard Arkett

Allen Howard Arkett, 94, passed away peacefully Jan. 8. Allen was born Dec. 2, 1927 in East Orange, New Jersey to the late Albert Edgar and Lucy (Sheppard) Arkett. He was born with a beloved twin sister, Elizabeth (Betty), with whom he shared many experiences and would fondly recount stories of their childhood. They lived…

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David Mark Alexander

David Mark Alexander passed away Jan. 12 surrounded by love. He was born March 22, 1962 in Barberton, where he spent most of his life. Preceded in death by his mother Mary Elizabeth Alexander. Survived by his father Oris Wayne Alexander, son Dave (Shivonna) Alexander Jr, daughter Aubrey (Ricky) Royals, grandchildren Bryson and Bria Alexander,…

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Verble Lee “String” Stringfield (Matheney)

Verble Lee “String” Stringfield, age 79 of Wadsworth, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 10. She was born in Stinson, West Virgina. July 5, 1942. Verble retired from Barberton Citizens Hospital, and was a member of the Salvation Army Church of Barberton. She was an avid Cleveland Browns and Ohio State fan. Preceded in death by her sons,…

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Tyler Nelson Brown

Tyler Nelson Brown, 24, passed away peacefully in his sleep Jan. 9. He was born Aug. 26, 1997 in Akron. Tyler was full of life, smart, out-going and loved his family, especially his daughter, Ella (3). Tyler had a kidney disease and was on dialysis at Davita Kidney Care. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Bettiegene…

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Janet K. Scarito

Together Again Janet K. Scarito, 80, passed away Jan. 8. She was a resident of Barberton for 47 years and was a dedicated mother and grandmother. Janet is preceded in death by her husband, Peter Jr. and is survived by her children, Kurt, Scott, Dean (Katrina), Denise Wade, Sherri (Nick) Kneffler and Anthony; 19 grandchildren…

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Glenda Jean Bauer

On Jan. 1 heaven gained an angel and Glenda got to go home to her lord and savior. She was a lifelong resident of Barberton. She loved music, fast cars and animals. She was always fun to be around and had a sweet disposition and always had a smile on her face. She was raised…

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Dawn Daves “Nana” (nee Lee)

Dawn Daves of Clarksville, Tennessee, passed away Jan. 2. The Lord brought her home to be with her mother Beryl (Gooch) and Jack Lee. Dawn was born and raised in Barberton. Dawn is survived by children Brad Daves, Nicholas Daves (Alvina Dial); daughter Carrie Daves (Matt Deem); grandchildren Taylor Daves, Tyler Daves, Matthew Deem Jr.,…

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