Cintula-Stewart, Diane

Diane L. Cintula-Stewart, 76 of Brunswick, passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2020. She graduated from Brunswick High School, Class of 1962. Diane was an avid Bingo player who loved music, especially oldies and Gospel. She was a devout mother who was most concerned with raising her family and she loved supporting her children’s sporting activities through the years.

Diane is survived by her children, Tim Sullivan, Geoffrey Stewart, and Tammy Stewart; grandchildren, Jonathan Kraft, Shayne Byers, and Shaylah Byers; and siblings, Deanna Lowery, Darla Sleva, Joseph Cintula, Jr., Eddie Prokop, Timothy Prokop, Gail Afanador, and Cliff Cintula.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bettie and Joseph Cintula, Sr.; husband, Cecil Stewart; and sons, Michael Dickson and Joey Stewart.

The family will receive friends at Christ Church, 23080 Royalton Rd., Columbia Station on Thursday from 10 – 11 am, with the funeral service beginning at 11 am. Interment to follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens.

Hook, Mitchell A.

Mitchell Alan Hook, 65, faced and fought his cancer with courage, until Jesus came and took him home Nov. 22, 2020, while at Medina Cleveland Clinic.  He was born to the late Eugene Owen and Goldia Mae Hook on November 15, 1955.  He was a retired mechanic for RTA.  He served on the Litchfield Board of Zoning Appeals, and acted as Chairman until his resignation in August 2020, due to declining health.  He was a graduate of Midpark High School, and of Denver Automotive and Diesel College.

Mitchell met the love of his life, Debbie Napholz, in 1978, and during a recent stay at Medina Cleveland Clinic Chaplain Wendling renewed their wedding vows on their 35th anniversary.  Dear brother to Linda Murphy (Danny) and Pamela Austin (Lester) and loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.  He was a sincere, kind and loyal friend to many.   He will be forever missed and loved by his wife and all those whose hearts he touched.

Mitchell wanted all his nurses, doctors and caregivers to know how much he appreciated all of them.  T

here will be a memorial to honor Mitchell’s life at Litchfield Assembly of God, 9082 Norwalk Rd., Litchfield, on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 11:30 am, followed by inurnment at Litchfield Cemetery, just across the street.

Jeffers, Jerry L.

Jerry L. Jeffers went home to be with the Lord on November 12, 2020, at the age of 70.

Jerry was born October 1, 1950 to the late Willard and Glenna Jeffers. He was the beloved husband of 50 years to Lynette, and loving father to Mark, Michael and Matthew Jeffers. Brother to Kenneth (Denice), Arthur, Joe, Pamela Davis (Jim), and David (Kris) Jeffers.

Jerry proudly served his country in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War from 1969 to 1972. He was awarded the Purple Heart in 1971 for wounds sustained in combat.
He raised three sons (along with many of their friends) and a multitude of animals on his 32 acre farm, and was totally devoted to his four grandsons; Mason, Carson, James Michael and Willard Jeffers, who were the joy of his life. He will be deeply missed by them.

Visitation for family and friends will be held Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Grace Baptist Church, 3480 Laurel Road, Brunswick from 1-3:00 pm followed by a church service at 3:00 pm. Services will be live streamed on or the Grace Baptist Church Facebook page.

He will be privately laid to rest, with military honors, at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, Ohio.

The family would like to thank the staff at the VA Hospice at Wade Park for their exceptional care and compassion.

Roll, Marilyn

Marilyn Joan (Decatur Kopfstein) Roll

September 10, 1932 to November 6, 2020

Passed away peacefully.  She was loved by all who knew her.  Daughter of Grace and William Decatur and Vincent A. Kopfstein Sr.

Married 44 years to Harrison (Bud) John Roll, until he passed away.  Mother of Ricky (Gwyn) Roll, Patricia (David) Kraska, Susan (Leonard) Galbicek and Kristina and Karen Roll (deceased).

Grandmother to Shannon, Holly (deceased), Shea, Chelsea, Darryl, Sarah, Dylan, Meghan and Cory.

Great Grandmother to Mark, Rhyan and Nickolas.

Sister to Vince (Jean), Jeff (Ann), Gary (Jan), Scott (Linda), Blair (deceased) and Aunt to many.

Private service held at a later date.

Reines, Lawrence R.

Lawrence R. Reines, age 69, passed away at home on October 14, 2020.  Lawrence enjoyed watching sports and being with his family.  He was 26 years active with AA, and he will be greatly missed by his dog, Pearl.

Lawrence is survived by his loving wife, Sherron; son, William Pawul (Jennifer); granddaughter, Samantha; siblings David (Patty) Reines, Betty Fagan (David), Don (Donna) Reines, and Cindy Reines (Alice Wilcox); nephews, Joe (Julie) and Dylan; and niece, Haley.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph & Ruth Reines and brother, Ronald Reines.

A private family service will be held.

Schebek, Mabel

MABEL LOUISE SCHEBEK (nee Eaton), age 80, passed away October 11, 2020.

Mabel was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 53 years, Joseph.  Mabel is survived by her children, Joseph (Tammy), James (Sheila), Judith Melinyshyn, and Jeffrey; grandchildren Savannah Wade (Aaron), Joseph, Sarah Voss (David), James (Ellie), Anna Melinyshyn, Emma Melinyshyn and her great-granddaughter, Maya.  She is also survived by her loving brother, Ronald Eaton and sister-in-law, Janice Schebek.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 17 at St. Columbkille Catholic Church, 6740 Broadview Road, Parma.

Cooper, Robert E.

Robert E. Cooper, age 88, passed away October 2, 2020.  He was a sweet, kind man, who enjoyed the outdoors, and loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Robert served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict, and was retired from Alcoa.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Theresa Carolyn; children, Leslie Silver (Kenneth), Robert Cooper II (Ruth), Susan Jackson, Robert Cooper III; grandchildren, Kayla Smith (Jeremiah), Kyle Cooper, Brieanna Van Kuren (Brendan); 7 great-grandchildren; siblings, Jewell White, A.C. Cooper and Harry Cooper; and uncle to many.

Private family services will be held.

Edwards, Janice K.

Janice Kay Edwards, age 65, of Cleveland, OH fell asleep in the Lord on October 2, 2020.

Preceded in death by parents Mary White and Ross Edwards and beloved son Bruce Edwards. She is survived by her children Kenneth (Grace) Edwards, Elizabeth (Doug) Edwards, Ryan (Tonya) Edwards and five loving grandchildren, Allan, Alex, Alissa, Liam and Fiona.  Loving sister of Joyce Barker (deceased), Barbara Cimbulic (deceased) Michael Edwards (Deceased) and Terrie Samples.  Loving Aunt, niece, cousin and friend of many.

A graveside service will be held at West Park Cemetery  3932 Ridge Rd. at 1pm on October 10, 2020.

Immediately following memorial services, the family will be receiving friends at the VFW Hall 3580 W 140th St, Cleveland, OH 44111.

Bartos, Donna M.

Donna M. Bartos, 75 of Brunswick, passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2020. She had retired after 40 years of service at Fazio’s and Giant Eagle supermarkets. She leaves behind her husband of 45 years, Fred; daughter, Debbie; son, Joe (Jackie); aunt Ethel Ousley; and grandchildren, Jordan (Paula), Devin, Danica, and Dylan. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Sabra Hawke; brothers, Don and Tom Hawke; and her infant son, David. She will be greatly missed by friends and all that knew her. We all love you very much. A Celebration of her Life will be planned for a future date.


Helbley, William C.

William C. Helbley Sr. “Bill”, of New Castle went home to be with the Lord peacefully on Sunday, August 30th, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was 95 years old.Bill was born on April 16th, 1925 to the late William Ira Helbley and Caroline Ritty Helbley of New Castle Pennsylvania. He was a dear brother and is survived by his sister Elizabeth McCann of University Heights, Ohio and preceded in death by his sister Mary Helbley of Wheeling, West Virginia.

He married Dorothy Joyce of New Castle, October 16th, 1948. He was survived by children William C. Helbley Jr. of Poland Ohio, (Mary Ann) and Thomas Helbley of Brunswick Ohio (Mickie). Grandchildren; Charles Helbley (Rachel), William Helbley III, Edward Helbley, Brian Helbley, Elizabeth Himmelein (David) and Michelle Helbley.

Bill graduated from New Castle High School in 1943 and was immediately drafted into the United States Army to serve his country. Bill fought in World War II and was proud of his service. He served in the 251st Engineer Combat Battalion from July 31st, 1943 until April 1st, 1946.

Bill retired from Wean United of Youngstown in 1987. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Parish, and later St. Mary’s Parish in New Castle Pennsylvania. He enjoyed watching sports, and loved The Pittsburgh Pirates and The Pittsburgh Steelers.

Bill never found a dessert that he didn’t like and enjoyed dining in at local restaurants. He could never spend enough time chatting and visiting with neighbors, friends, and old war buddies.  He was always the first to offer a visitor a drink and something sweet to eat (assuming there was anything left)!  He always had a story and wanted to make sure everyone around him was laughing as much as possible.  He loved the Lord, his family, and most of all his beloved Dorothy.  He will be missed but never forgotten.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to a local V.F.W. or Salvation Army.

A mass in recognition of Bill will be held at Saint Ambrose Parish, 929 Pearl Rd, Brunswick, OH 44212 on Thursday, September 3rd at 11AM.