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James Lino III

James Lino III, 61, passed away Oct.18. Jim was a graduate of Norton High School, Class of 1977.  He was employed by JR Wheel and was a member of many local social clubs. Jim was an avid walker. Preceded in death by his sister, Phyllis Brogle; survived by his parents, James and Beverly Lino Jr.;…

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Larry Eugene Seymour

Larry Eugene Seymour, 64, of New Franklin, passed away unexpectedly Oct. 7. He was born Nov. 21, 1955, in Wadsworth, to the late Harvey and Pauline (Zimmers) Seymour. Larry was a husband, father, brother, friend, and grandpa. He loved to fish and was a lifelong Browns, Buckeyes, and Indians fan. He also enjoyed working in his…

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Lloyd Taylor

Lloyd Taylor, 86, passed away Oct. 6. A resident of Barberton for 60 years, he was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Lloyd retired from Rubbermaid after 25 years of service and was a member of Lakeview United Methodist Church for many years and recently a member of Johnson United Methodist Church.  Lloyd was a very…

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Andrew S. Juszli

Then and Now Andrew S. Juszli, 68, passed away Oct. 7. He was born June 13, 1952 and raised in Barberton. Andy was a graduate of Barberton High School, Class of 1971 and served in the U.S. Army.  He retired from Consolidated Freight Ways in 2001. Andy spent many fun days golfing and fishing and…

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Darlene M. Demastus

Darlene M. Demastus, 67, passed away Oct. 7. A life resident of Barberton, she retired from J.C.Penney. Darlene was a lifelong member of St. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church. Preceded in death by her parents, Dale and Helen Traxler and sister, Carolyn Gardiner. Survived by her daughters, Samantha Demastus (Jason Artrip) and Theresa Demastus (Rob…

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Ralph J. “The Barber” Garritano

Ralph J. “The Barber” Garritano 2 pics 1931-2020  TOGETHER AGAIN Our ‘Pop’ passed away peacefully Sept. 17, at Pleasant Pointe Assisted Living. He was born May 28, 1931 to Frank and Nancy (Via) Garritano in Frostburg, MD. He served during the Korean War in the U.S. Navy. He was a self employed barber over 60…

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Ellen M. Elfrink

  Ellen M. Elfrink, 56, passed away Sept. 30, she was born in Barberton, and is preceded in death by parents William Elfrink and Lois Elfrink. She is survived by sons; Matthew Elfrink ,Brandon Gregory; daughter; Hope Gregory. Brothers; Richard Elfrink, William Elfrink, Fred Elfrink, Michael Haynes; sisters; Karen Baker, Sharon Zema, and many nieces…

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Suzanne Taylor

  Suzanne Taylor, 71, died suddenly and was pronounced dead Sept. 30.  She was born Jan. 28, 1949 in Akron, and lived in Akron, Canal Fulton and North Lawrence before moving to Barberton. She was preceded in death by her parents Bob and Earliss Taylor, whom she took care of for several years.  Suzanne graduated from Green…

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Michael S. Misura III

Michael S. Misura III, 56, passed away unexpectedly Oct. 1. Michael was born and raised in Barberton. He served in the U.S. Army as a tank mechanic specializing in hydraulics. At one point he was stationed at the Berlin Wall. In Germany, he met his beloved wife, Gabriella “Gaby”.  After completing his service and returning…

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Mary E. Weigand (nee Sisler)

  On the afternoon of Sept. 25, heaven welcomed another angel. Mary Elizabeth Weigand passed away peacefully with family by her side at Concordia at Sumner, where she had resided since having a stroke in 2015. Mary was born Sept. 27, 1926 in Barberton, the daughter of Grace and Cassius Sisler. She graduated from Barberton High…

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