Mary E. Fox
1929 - 2010
Cortland - Mary E. Fox, 81, died Friday morning, December 17, 2010 at Cortland Health Care Center.
Mary was born July 19, 1929 in Washington D.C., the daughter of Samuel and Anna (Hamersly) Johnson.
She worked for Trumbull Memorial Hospital in the housekeeping department for 20 years, retiring in 1999.
Mary loved collecting lighthouses and visiting Lake Erie.
Mary leaves behind a son, Sherwood ( Judy) Fox, Jr. of Cortland.
Her parents and a brother, Robert Johnson preceded her in death.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am with the funeral service at 10:00 am, at Crown Hill Chapel Mausoleum in Vienna.
Dorothy M. Smith
1917 - 2010
Dorothy M. Smith, nee Hardwick, of West Bend, formerly of Cortland, OH, died on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at The Kathy Hospice at the age of 93 years.
She was born on May 23, 1917 in Buffalo, NY.
As a young child, the family moved to Ohio, living in Mineral Ridge.
On January 26, 1938, she was united in marriage to William R. Smith in West Virginia. William predeceased February 25, 2005.
About 10 years ago, Dorothy and William moved to West Bend to be closer
to family. Her giving spirit will be dearly missed.
Survivors include a daughter Janine Roman of West Bend; five grandsons
Ryan, Kevin and Brandon Roman and Robert "Robbie" and Daniel Smith; a
sister-in-law Maxine Smith of Ohio; other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son Dale
and her parents William and Martha (nee Gradwell) Hardwick.
Visitation will be from 10:30 am to 11:00 am, with the funeral service at 11:00 am Wednesday, at Crown Hill Chapel Mausoleum in Vienna.
Burial will take place in Crown Hill Burial Park.
Dorothy's family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the
staff at The Kathy Hospice. Their care and kindness are greatly
appreciated at a time when it is most needed.
Edward W. Kush
1922 - 2010
Edward William Kush, 88, of Warren went to join his love, Phyllis, Tuesday
morning at 3:58 a.m. at Geauga Community Hospital following a short courageous battle with heart illness with his boys and family at his side.
Edward was a wonderful, caring, generous, loving man. He was always a joy to be around. He was funny, sweet and strong. He always told you like it was and had great advice and was a patient, avid listener.
He was born on Oak Street in Youngstown, Ohio on May 15, 1922, the son of Elizabeth and Michael Kush.
His parents Elizabeth Turocey and Michael Neal Kush, his wife Phyllis Grace (Lowry) Kush preceded him in death as did a grandson Marcus Edward Kush.
Ed is survived by his two sons, William Edward and (Cassandra Robinson) Kush, of Warren, Melenie Grace (James) Restuccio, granddaughter of Columbus; Eric Michael and (Richele Hitchcock) Kush, of Warren, Morgan Celia Kush, granddaughter of Warren. A sister Virginia and (Phillip) Musick of California and their daughter Kathy of California also survive him.
Edward went to Warren City Schools and played football for East Jr. High and WarrenG.HardingHigh School and later attended YoungstownStateUniversity. It was at Harding High that he met and later married Phyllis Grace Lowry. They were married on June 24, 1944 at Camp Gruber in Muskogee County, Oklahoma were he was attending AST Iowa State University for the Army. He entered into WWII on December 14, 1942 with the 42nd Rainbow Division and ended his service in 1946. Ed received the Infantry Combat Medal, the ETO and the Bronze Star.
After the war he returned home to Phyllis and his job at Ohio Public Service which later became Ohio Edison. Ed worked there for 42 years retiring as an Engineer in 1984. Ed and Phyllis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1994 and were married for 59 years before her passing.
Ed was an avid golfer and played in a men's golf league with Ohio Edison and a men's and couples league at Northwood with the Warren Elks Club. Ed also made many yearly trips with his buddies down south to golf to Southern Pines in North Carolina and BushGardens in Georgia. Ed enjoyed Dixieland, New Orleans Jazz and Big Band music. In later years he kept his mind sharp by doing crossword puzzles, word games and documenting any statistics.
He had a special place in his heart for his boys and my brother and I will
miss him dearly.
There will be calling hours and an Elks Service at 10:00 a.m. Monday at Crown Hill Chapel Mausoleum in Vienna, the funeral service at 11am with Military burial to follow.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations to be made to the Warren Elks 295, Veterans’ Fund.
Ernest S. White, Sr.
1918 - 2010
Ernest S. White, Sr. 92, of Warren, died Sunday, December 26, 2010 at Briarfield at Ashley Circle in Austintown.
Ernest was born June 24, 1918 in Ashtabula, Oh, the son of Robert and Jessie (Lyons) White.
Ernest was employed at Packard Electric for 17 years, retiring in 1985.
He was a member of Pleasant Valley Church and the Eagles Club.
Ernest leaves behind three sons, Earnest S. White, Jr. of Brookfield, Westley K. White of Niles and Daniel B. White of Newton Falls; two daughters, Beverly Freer of Austintown and Shirley Merwin of McDonald. He also leaves behind 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Preceding Ernest are his parents, and three sons, Phillip, Larry and Gary.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 10 am to 11 am with the funeral service at 11 am, at Crown Hill Chapel Mausoleum in Vienna.
Entombment will take place in Crown Hill Burial Park.
Frederick M. Boggs
1932 - 2010
Cortland - Frederick M. Boggs, 78, of Cortland, died at his residence Sunday, December 26, 2010.
Mr. Boggs was born May 23, 1932 in Niles, the son of Roy and Ada (Stigall) Boggs.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Navy.
He retired from Copperweld Steel Co in 1986 and was a member of the Mason’s Carroll F. Clapp Lodge in Warren and the 32nd degree Masons Valley of Youngstown.
Mr. Boggs leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Joan (Vozar) Boggs, whom he married June 23, 1956; a son, Frederick J. Boggs, and a daughter, Karla Dohse, both of Diamond, OH.
His parents; brothers, Ivan and Robert Boggs; sisters Wilma Jean Boggs and Alice McCann preceded Mr. Boggs in death.
Calling hours will be Thursday from 10 am to 11 am, with the funeral service at 11 am at Crown Hill Chapel Mausoleum, in Vienna.
Entombment will take place in Crown Hill Burial Park.