Frame, Athel V.

Athel V. Frame, 89, passed away Friday, March 27, 2020, at Brookdale Camelot, Medina, OH.  Born July 19, 1930 to the late Troy and Rosa Workman.

Athel was a tremendously strong woman who married young and earned the honor of becoming mother to eight, grandmother to seventeen, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother to many.  Tenacious by nature, she set standards and goals and did whatever it took to attain those goals. The lyrics to “My Way” could have been her anthem:  …”Yes, there were times, I’m sure you know, When I bit off more than I could chew, But through it all when there was doubt, I ate it up and spit it out, I faced it all and stood up tall, AND DID IT MY WAY”.

In the early 1960’s, while raising a large family, she earned her Welding Certification from The University of Akron and began a 30-year welding career.  Her nickname “Short Arc Lady” resulted from the respect of her peers; she did the Wendy the Welder Club proud.  She welded hospital equipment for both Invacare and Hausted, retiring in 1992.  She was a welder by day but remained a diva by night – dressed to the nines, polished nails and kicking it in 3-inch-high heels.

She belonged to the Grand Order of the Eastern Stars, serving in all capacities including Worthy Grand Matron.   Athel was an avid outdoor woman who enjoyed working in her flower beds, her yard and her garden.  She enjoyed fellowship with friends at Wellington Freewill Baptist Church.  In more recent years, she enjoyed spending time and traveling with her long-time life companion, Harry Bickerton.  She will be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her children, Lois (Ben) Bowers, Luray VA, Vic (Kay) Frame, Centreville VA, Ruth Frame, Las Vegas, Bethel Kurp, Mead WA and Sandy (Lenny) Neuman, Medina OH; three sisters, Viola Elkins, Josephine Huffman and Betty Fredersdorff.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Norris Frame, son Delmas Frame, daughter Halene Bowers Napier, infant daughter Jacqueline, grandsons David Frame and Matthew Frame; and companion Harry Bickerton.

Family graveside services to honor and celebrate a life well-lived will be held at a later date once we are free to assemble after the current COVID-19 pandemic.

The family wishes to thank Brookdale Camelot staff and Brookdale Hospice for the loving kind care they provided, and to Bollinger Funeral Services for assisting with final arrangements in this trying time.

Memorial contributions to honor Athel may be made to Feeding Medina County, 650 W. Smith Rd., C-8, Medina, OH 44256  (www.feedingmedinacounty.org).

Wisbey, Edward (Edd)

Edward (Edd) Wisbey, of Medina, got his wings March 5, 2020. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family, golf, good food and a stiff drink. His greatest joy in life was being a grandpa and sharing a great love with his wife. He always had wise words with his silly one liners.

He is survived by his wife; Sam (Jones) Wisbey, daughters; Lauren (Brian) Ryncarz and Haley Roberts, brother; Bill (Martha) Wisbey, nephew; Chris (Jessica) Wisbey and  several grandchildren who loved their papaw very much!

Services will be held at Christ the King Lutheran church, 8080 Lafayette Rd. Lodi, OH 44255. Calling hours will be Friday, March 13, 2020 from 3-5:30 pm. Memorial service will follow at 5:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Medina Inpatient Hospice Care Center, 5075 Windfall Rd, Medina.

Kott, Jack C.

JACK C. KOTT, Oct. 2, 1944-November 1, 2019.

Beloved father of Bryan, Matthew, and Jaclyn Kott. Dear grandfather of Dylan, Austin, Jason, Katelyn, and Nathan. Former husband of Lynne Kott. Brother of Mike Kott.

Preceded in death by his father, John Kott, mother, Mae Salyards, stepfather, John Salyards, and sister, Chris Smith (Dave, surviving).

A private family service will be held.

Tokheim, Marilyn

Marilyn A. Tokheim, age76, passed away  peacefully April 30, 2019. She loved her family, quilting, and working in her flower beds.  Marilyn had many adventures, such as attending Macalester College, and running a farm, raising beef cattle and chickens. Her love of God’s creatures was very passionate. Later in life she loved running & entertaining guests at Grandmas house B&B.  Marilyn was also a  member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church, Smithville, and belonged to the Women’s Circle Group at the church.

Marilyn is survived by her children Nathan Farver and Rachel Grifo (Anthony); grandson, Lance Daniel Grifo; brothers,  Roger Tokheim (Carrie) and Gene Tokheim (Lucy); and her former husband, David Farver.

A memorial service and luncheon will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 777 S. Summit St., Smithville, on Thursday, May 16 at 3:00 pm.

Berry, Charles N. Jr.

CHARLES N. BERRY, JR., passed away suddenly on his 90th birthday, December 27, 2018 at his home. He was the owner of Lakewood Floor Covering for 60 years.

Charlie was a 33rd degree Mason and a member of North Star Lodge #398 for 61 years. He is survived by his son William; grandchildren, Jacob, Thomas (Rachael), Tristy (Brandon), and Charles (Theresa); and great grandchildren, Julia, Charles, and Stella.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Rita; son Charles III (wife Kathy, surviving); sister Janette Pokrandt and brother William (wife Sue, surviving).

A private family service will be held. Donations in Charlie’s name may be sent to North Star Lodge #398, 15500 Triskett Ave., Cleveland, OH 44111.

Carter, Clyde L.

Clyde Lewis Carter, 80, previously of Ravenna and Streetsboro, passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2018 after a long courageous battle with lung cancer, with his loving wife, who he cherished more than anything, and family by his side.

Clyde was born on July 31, 1938, in Detroit, MI, to Robert and Bertha (Ballinger) Carter.  He graduated from Southeast High School in Palmyra Township, OH in 1957.  A U.S. Marine veteran and also serving in the Reserves, he retired from Ford Motor Company in Walton Hills, OH.  He married Marilynn (Gaster-Enos) on May 24, 1986.  She was the love of his life.   You rarely would see one without the other.

Clyde loved the Cleveland Indians, and rarely missed watching a game on TV. He even had a TV in his garage where he enjoyed tinkering.   He was a loving father and grandfather, who would give you the shirt off of his back, and you better take it or else he’d “jerk a knot in your tail”, as he would lovingly say.  His wife and family were everything to him, and he was proud of each and every one of them.   Through it all, he had a spirit that no one could deny.   He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

In addition to his wife Marilynn, he is survived by his daughters Laura Carter, of Plano, TX, Sheila Carter Perdue of Smyrna, DE, stepson James Enos of Medina, OH, stepdaughter Debra Enos of Ft. Riley, KS, grandchildren Alex (Allie), Hannah, Brandon, Elise, Christopher, Sarah (Ron), Robert, Mollie (Chris), and great-grandchildren Serenity and Carter.  Also surviving are Brothers Wayne (Connie) Carter, Ron Carter, Larry (Nancy) Carter, Sister Caroline Hudson, and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death are his parents, sisters Sue Ward, Jean Aubert, and stepson Larry Enos.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be no services.  In lieu of flowers, make a donation to your favorite charity in his name.  Burial will be at the Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Rittman, OH.

Taylor, Clarence A.

Clarence A Taylor, of Medina OH, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017

Clarence was born in Portland Oregon June 20, 1938 Clarence was married to Cleda Taylor on May 20 1957; they were married 58 years.
Clarence worked as a Vending Machine Mechanic for Automatic Sales for 31 Years. He enjoyed working on cars in his younger days and spent his later years as a hobby woodworker.

Clarence is survived by sons Brian (Susan) and Brad (Mary) Taylor; Grandchildren, Justin Taylor, Jessica Taylor, Garrett Taylor, Zach Goodin, and Carlie Oliveras (Joseph) , and other family and friends. Clarence was preceded in death by his wife Cleda.

Eldridge, Paul

Paul Eldridge, (1983-2017), passed away August 12, 2017.

Beloved son of Bernice (nee Fenger) and the late Kenneth; loving grandson, nephew and cousin.

There will be a Memorial Mass at Holy Family Church, 7367 York Road, Parma on Saturday, August 19 at 10:00 am, followed by a Celebration of Life at Ripepi’s Gathering Room, 5762 Pearl Road, Parma, immediately after.

Minick, Ann

Ann Minick of Valley City passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in Cleveland. She was born in Phillipsburg, PA and resided in Valley City for 52 years. Ann served during World War II with the U. S. Naval Reserves in Washington D.C. as a Petty Officer First Class. She later worked as a teacher and met her husband while both were teaching at West Chester High School.  Ann is survived by her loving husband James of 60 years; sons, Greg (Jayne) Minick of Sheffield Lake, Kenneth (Margaret Bridge) Minick of Chatham, and Michael Minick of Valley City; daughter Deborah Smith of Avon; seven grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; sister Helen (Steve) Gentile; and brother Charles (Sally) Yatsko.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers, Emil Yatsko, Robert Pavlik, and William Yatsko.  The family will receive friends at the First Baptist Church of Valley City, 6936 Center Road, Valley City on Sunday from 3-5pm with the funeral service beginning at 5pm.

Todorov, Regina

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the untimely passing of Regina Maria Todorov, born on July 10th, 1982, passed from this earth on Friday December 2nd, 2016, at the age of 34.  She is survived by her loving parents, Andrei and Karen (Leonhardt) Todorov; her siblings, Theodore and Nicholas; and her nieces Angela and Annie, along with many more loving family members.  Regina joins her departed sister Jennifer, Todorov; her grandparents Frank & Edna, Leonhardt, and Henry & Cornelia Todorov.  We invite family and friends to gather together with us in a celebration of her life on Sunday December 11th, between 1 and 4 o’clock. Words of remembrance will be spoken at 2:30, with a luncheon to follow at the Diamond Event Center located at 1480 Pearl Rd, Brunswick, OH 44212.  In lieu of flowers please pay it forward with a random act of kindness.