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John Pierson

It is with great sadness that we have to announce that John Pierson, 61, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and son passed away May 23, peacefully with his family by his side.  John was born in Cleveland, to Douglas and Susie (Childers) Pierson. He moved to Gauley Bridge, West Virginia as a teenager and was…

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Got Drugs?

Between those hours, police personnel will be assisted by members of Magic City Kiwanis to receive no-longer-needed prescription medications from the public. To participate, drive into the old First Merit parking lot at 480 W. Tuscarawas Ave., and hand your meds out the car window to the officer.

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Kathy Lyn Diefendorff

Kathy Lyn Diefendorff, Wooster, passed away unexpectedly April 14, at the age of 68. Kathy was born in Barberton, May 27, 1953 to parents Marillyn and Everett Diefendorff. Kathy was predeceased by her parents. She is survived by her brother, Keith (Marcia), nephew Dane (Helen) and great niece Ella. No services will be held. Private…

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Support Ski Club

Those items can be brought to the high school main office. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact the ski club advisor Matthew Filo at mfilo@barbertonschools.org. 

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James A . Knierien, Jr.

James A . Knierien, Jr., 75, passed away at home in Houston, Texas, Nov. 26, 2021 of renal and cardiac failure. Father, James Knierien, Sr. and mother, Lillian (Baker) Knierien and his brother, Dale A. Knierien, have preceded him in death. Memorial is planned at Ivy Chapel in Greenlawn Cemetery, Akron, Monday, March 28, at…

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Donald “Don” A. Wagner

Donald “Don” A. Wagner, 79, died quietly in the morning Feb. 4, after a long illness. He was born April 11, 1942 in Barberton and was a graduate of Barberton High School. Don was employed by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.  He leaves his wife, Patricia; daughters, Nora, Marie, Susan and Marsha and their families.…

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Joanne Norma (Korom) Benoit

Memorial services for Joanne Norma (Korom) Benoit, 85, of Minco, Oklahoma, will be set for a later date in Ohio. Joanne (Korom) Benoit was born in Barberton, March 18, 1936, she died Dec. 21, at her home in Minco. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Korom, Sr. and Elinor Mae Wilcox, brothers,…

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