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Area Obituaries

Linda C. Bentley, 83

Linda C. Bentley, 83, crossed over to her heavenly home on Thursday, April 11, 2024. She was born on January 21, 1941 in Hellier Pikeville, Kentucky moving to the Portage Lakes when she was 17. She retired from the Jednota Club in Barberton after 15 years of service. Preceded in death by her parents, Alfred…

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Michael “Mike” D. Burnette, 76

Michael “Mike” D. Burnette, 76, went home to be with the Lord, on Friday, April 5, 2024. He was born on September 19, 1947 in Barberton, Ohio to the late Frank and Addie Burnette. Mike graduated from Barberton High School in 1965 and enlisted in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. After his military…

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David “Dave” Chalmers Terwilliger, 85

                  Together Again   David “Dave” Chalmers Terwilliger passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. Born in Barberton, Ohio to the late Carl and Elva Terwilliger on December 5, 1938. David was a loving father and is survived by his sons, David, Todd and Patrick and…

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Marilyn Weaver, 80

Marilyn Weaver, 80, of Norton, passed away Monday, April 8 at home with her family by her side. She was born in Barberton in June, 1943 to the late Robert and Marian Schnee. Marilyn was a graduate of Barberton High School, Class of 1961 and moved to Norton, where she lived the rest of her life. Marilyn…

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Phillip J. Hodanbosi, 76

Philip J. Hodanbosi, 76, of Westfield Center, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, February 28th, 2024, in Physicians Hospital in East Naples, after a brief illness while vacationing on Marco Island. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Carol Hodanbosi, daughters Karen M. Lawhorn-Conn (Gerald), June E. Rickey (John Peto), grandchildren, Jessica M. Simpson…

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Jenna Lynn Petro, 34

Jenna Lynn Petro, 34 of Norton, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 30, 2024 at Akron City Hospital. She was born on August 7, 1989 to Mark (deceased) and Christine (Grau) Petro. Jenna was a cement finisher with the Cement Masons, Local 404. She will be remembered as the best mom to Landen, fun…

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Jacqueline Mace Kozarevic, 81

Jacqueline Mace Kozarevic, 81, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2024. Born on June 2, 1942, in Barberton, Ohio, Jackie was a dearly loved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Her faith was central to her life. She was an encourager and prayer warrior for her…

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Kimberly Jo McGalliard, 61

Kimberly Jo McGalliard, age 61, of DeFuniak Springs, Florida, passed away unexpectedly in her home on Wednesday, October 18, 2023. Born December 9, 1961, in Barberton, Ohio to Charles and Eupha McGalliard. Kimberly was 1 of 4 children. She was a resident of Barberton most of her life until she resided in Florida with her…

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Karen Louise (Rummer) Mercer, 79

Karen Louise (Rummer) Mercer of Barberton, born May 17, 1944, to Irvin J. & Geraldine L. Rummer, passed away March 23, 2024, in her sleep. She was the wife of Russell G. Mercer and the mother of Mark R. Mercer. Survived by brothers Glenn & Bonnie Rummer and Jim & Karen Rummer, sisters-in-law Kathy Rummer,…

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David William Robinson, 90

David William Robinson, 90, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 13, 2024. David was born in Akron, Ohio on February 10, 1934 to the late Robert James and Agnes Mae (Magee) Robinson. He graduated from Kenmore High School in 1952 and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education in 1957 from the University of…

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