Margaret E. Askey
1921 - 2012
Warren--Margaret Elizabeth Askey,91, of Warren passed away peacefully Monday January 7, 2013 at Shepherd of the Valley in Howland.
The daughter of Byron and Lucille (O'Conner) Burtless, Margaret was born November 21, 1921 in Geneva, NY. On December 8, 1945 she married John Askey with whom she spent 60 wonderful years of marriage before his passing in 2005.
She worked as a bus driver for Howland Schools, and enjoyed her time spent with the children as she took them to and from the school. She was an avid bowler and played in leagues with her husband for many years. She was also active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Champion, and enjoyed researching genealogy for the church.
Margaret will be sadly missed by her two sons Darrell (Lynea) Askey of St. George, Utah and Doug (Elaine) Askey of Lordstown, OH.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband John.
Friends and family may call from 4:30-6:00pm Friday January 11, 2012 at the Crown Hill Burial Park Chapel. A funeral service will take place at 6:00pm Friday immediately after the visitation.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made in Margaret's name to the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County.
She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
1929 - 2013
FOWLER - Emily Ferry Starcher, 83, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at Hospice House in Poland.
She was born April 18, 1929, in Elmira, N.Y., the daughter of Albert and Evelyn Fox Ferry.
A graduate of Braceville High School, Emily was a Trumbull County resident since 1936 and a resident of Fowler since 1971.
She was a very active member of the Twin State Auto Racing Club for many years. She also enjoyed garage sales, crossword puzzles, puzzles and her family.
Emily leaves her two sons, Hayden "Buddy" (Kim) Starcher of Farmdale and Albert "Butch" (Lisa) Starcher of Fowler; four grandchildren, Brett (Jessica) Starcher and Blake Starcher, both of Fowler and Beth Starcher and Edward Starcher, both of Farmdale; two great-grandchildren, Brett ''Bubba'' Starcher and Bailey "Myrtle" Starcher, both of Fowler; one brother, Frank; and two sisters, Mary and Dorothy, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Emily was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene W. Starcher; both parents; her stepmother; and most of her brothers and sisters.
Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Crown Hill Chapel in Vienna. Services will be held immediately following the visitation at 7 p.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery.
The family asks that any material contributions be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512.
Arrangements are being handled by Selby Funeral Home.
Frank R. Crew
1939 - 2013
Frank Robert Crew, 92, of Howland passed away peacefully Friday afternoon at Gillette Nursing Home in Warren with his daughter and son-in-law at his side.
The son of John and Myrtle (Harris) Crew, Frank was born October 2, 1920 in Racine, Ohio. On June 27, 1939 he married Lucille Eyrich Crew with whom he spent 56 years of marriage before her passing in 1995. In 1944 Frank enlisted into the United States Navy where he served his country aboard a submarine hunting vessel during WWII.
Frank worked for Youngstown Steel Car Corp. from 1941 to 1957, he later went on to work for Sears Roebuck and Co. starting as a service man. He retired from the company with the title of parts manager in the service department.
He also ran a small business called Crew Sharpening Service for a number of years and could fix almost anything. Frank loved to golf, bowl, and go on fishing trips to Canada with his wife and grandchildren, above all he loved his family and the time he spent with them.
He was a member of the Howland Community Church, the Carol F Clapp Masonic Lodge, and the Order of the Scottish Rite.
He leaves behind his two children Charlotte (Will) Finney of Howland and Bradley Crew of Cortland. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Lucille, his son Denny Crew, his daughter Joyce Snyder, and his brother Leo Crew.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements were handled by Selby Funeral Home.
He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.