John (Jack) Wagner
Masury –John (Jack) Wagner, 78, died Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Northside Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
John was born on June 12, 1938 in Youngstown, OH, the son of Joseph A. Wagner and Sarah V. Drapcho Wagner.
He served in the United States Army as a Medical Corp Specialist and was a member of the V.F.W.
John was employed for 33 years as a tool room operator with Hynes Steel in Austintown and retired in 1997. He enjoyed fishing, camping, woodworking and was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He especially loved spending time with his children, grand-children and great grand-children.
He and his wife, Patricia (Patti) were married on November 20, 1965. Together they had three daughters, Debra (Mark, Sr.) DeSabato, Linda (James) Bridge, and Ami (Greg) Curtin. He also leaves behind sisters, Rose Lucarell, Rita (Tony) Noday, Patty (Dan) Napolitan, Kathy (Tom) Malone. Also left to cherish his memory are grandchildren, David (Lindsay) Logan, Mark DeSabato, Jr., Joshua Bridge, Amanda (Mike) Friend, Ashley (Phil) Clark, Bradley Bridge and Andy Curtin, and two great-grandchildren, Willow Logan and Konner Clark. Two siblings preceded him in death, Jerome Wagner and Sara Makosky.
Calling hours will be Thursday, October 13, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the Crown Hill Burial Park Mausoleum Chapel in Vienna, OH. Funeral Service will be Friday at the Chapel, October 14 at 1:00 PM with viewing one hour prior to the service.
1926 - 2016
Niles - Zelda Cessna, 90, of Niles, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016, at Shepherd of the Valley, Howland.
Zelda was born October 6, 1926 in Plumville, PA, the daughter of Clifford and Rueoma Milliron Colkitt. She graduated from Plumville High School in 1944, where she was valedictorian of her class.
She was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Niles and a member of Ohio Child Conservation League Mother’s Club.
She enjoyed spending time with her daughters and her beloved husband, Jim. Her summers were spent at their cottage in Pennsylvania, along the Alleghany river.
Zelda was a very gifted woman, who loved to spend time doing needlepoint, knitting, painting and writing poetry. Many hours were spent making handmade doll furniture, but her true talent was sewing. She designed and made clothes for herself and her daughters, as well as her friends.
Zelda is survived by daughters, Dianna (Stephen) Ferro and Karen Cessna (Tim Boger) and her beloved rescue dog, Chelsea.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, James Cessna, and daughter, Linda Cessna.
She will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her. She was a kind and gentle spirit, making friends wherever she went.
Visitation will be from 11 to 12:00 pm, with memorial service to be held at 12:00 pm, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at in Crown Hill’s Chapel Mausoleum in Vienna.
Selby-Fox Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.