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Today's death record

  • Richard Earl Fell, 58, of 6820 Orangeville Road, South Pymatuning Township.
  • Dorothea L. Havinga, 89, West Salem Township, formerly of 12 Ridgeway Ave., Greenville.
  • Chester J. Young, 73, of 112 Gilmore Ave., Grove City.



Today's obituaries
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Richard Earl Fell
Dorothea L. Havinga
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Chester J. Young

Richard Earl Fell
S. Py man enjoyed

spending time at camp

Richard Earl Fell, 6820 Orangeville Road, South Pymatuning Township, died at 12:40 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, in his residence of cancer. He was 58.

Mr. Fell was born Oct. 6, 1944, in Sharon to Merle E. Fell and Jean Burns Fell.

He was employed by Johnson Industries in South Pymatuning Township for 40 years as a supervisor and truck driver.

He attended Orangeville United Methodist Church.

Mr. Fell enjoyed going to his hunting camp in Tionesta, as well as flower and vegetable gardening, fishing and birdwatching.

His wife, the former Elouise Sweigert, whom he married on Nov. 7, 1964, survives at the residence.

Also surviving are: one daughter, Vicki L. Wilt and her husband Robert R., Sharpsville; one son, Richard E. Fell and his wife Cynthia, also Sharpsville; his stepmother, Lucille Fell, Hubbard; his stepfather, Donald Pears, Los Fresno, Texas; one sister, Merlyn

Richards, Kinsman, Ohio; two brothers, Lyle Fell, Burghill, Ohio; and Dale Fell, Brookfield; one stepbrother, Paul Foster, Austintown, Ohio; one half-brother, Merle E. Fell III, Hubbard; and four grandchildren.

FELL
    
Richard Earl, 58, of 6820 Orangeville Road, South Pymatuning Township.
    Calling hours: 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday (11-26-02) in GALLOWAY-ONSTOTT FUNERAL HOME, 3451 state Route 7, Hartford.
    Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday (11-27-02) in the funeral home with the Rev. Erwin Urschitz , pastor of Orangeville United Methodist Church, officiating.
    Burial: Orangeville Cemetery.


Dorothea L. Havinga

Dorothea L. Havinga, West Salem Township, formerly of 12 Ridgeway Ave., Greenville, died Saturday evening (11-23-02) in the home of her nephew in Mount Lebanon, Pa.

She was 89.

Obituary information was incomplete.

HAVINGA
    
Dorothea L., 89, West Salem Township, formerly of 12 Ridgeway Ave., Greenville.
    Calling hours: 10 a.m. to time of service Wednesday (11-27-02) in the lounge of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Greenville.
    Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the church with the Rev. Martin M. Roth, pastor, officiating.
    Burial: Shenango Valley Cemetery, Greenville.
    Arrangements by LOUTZENHISER-JORDAN FUNERAL HOME, 366-68 S. Main St., Greenville.




Chester J. Young
GC man was past

commander of Legion post

Chester J. Young, 112 Gilmore Ave., Grove City, died at 12:55 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, in Grove Manor, Grove City, after a three-year illness. He was 73.

Mr. Young was born Nov. 19, 1919, in Grove City, to John F. Young and Kathryn Fowkes Young.

A member of Grove City High School Class of 1947, he retired as a machinist from LTV Steel in Cleveland, after 52 years of service.

A veteran of the U.S. Army -- having served during the Korean conflict -- Mr. Young was a lifetime member and past commander of American Legion Post 220, Grove City; a member of the 40 and 8 of American Legion; and a former commander of the American Legion of Mercer County.

He belonged to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Grove City; AARP Chapter 3423, a retired person's organization; and was a founding and 32-year member of the Grove City Chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Mr. Young was a former volunteer for the American Red Cross, as well as United Community Hospital in Pine Township; and a past member and director of Grove City Historical Society.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling.

In 1948, Mr. Young married the former Luella Thompson. His second

wife, the former Edna V. Gladd, whom he married on June 10, 1961, died on Sept. 18, 1992.

His wife, the former Catherine May Crissman Loeffler, whom he married on June 4, 1994, survives at home.

Also surviving are: two daughters, Linda Churchill, wife of Ronald; and Richard Young, husband of Alice, all Grove City; six grandchildren, Veronica and Jonathan Churchill; and Richard, James, Justin and Amanda Young; one great-grandchild; seven stepchildren, Fred Loeffler and his wife Sara, Columbus, Ohio; Kathie Loeffler, New Kensington, Pa.; Mark Loeffler and his wife Tracey, Verona, Pa.; William Loeffler, Germantown, N.C.; Gary Garner, Fredonia; Thomas Garner, Ohio; and LaRue Nulph, Mercer; 26 stepgrandchildren and several stepgreat-grandchildren.

Among those preceding him in death were his parents; one son, John Adam Young; an infant brother and an infant sister.

Memorial contributions may be made to Salvation Army, 660 Fisher Hill, Sharon 16146.

YOUNG
    
Chester J., 73, of 112 Gilmore Ave., Grove City.
    Calling hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday (11-26-02) in CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME Inc., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City.
    Service: Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (11-27-02) in the funeral home with the Rev. James A. Seeley, pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Grove City, officiating.
    Interment: Crestview Memorial Park Inc., Pine Township.


PREVIOUS DEATHS
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BRADIAN
    
Mrs. Theodore J. (Verla M.) Jr., 66, of 2861 Mercer-West Middlesex Road, West Middlesex.
    Obituary was published 11-24-02
    Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. today (11-25-02) in MADASZ FUNERAL HOME Inc., 6923 Warren-Sharon Road, Brookfield.
    Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday (11-26-02) in the funeral home with the Rev. Cindy Swogger, associate pastor of First Baptist Church, Sharon, officiating.


CARACCI
    
Louis (Anna T.), 66, of 2275 Saratoga Drive, Hermitage.
    Obituary was published 11-24-02
    Calling hours: Were Sunday (11-24-02) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Friends may e-mail condolences to McGonigleFuneralHome@infonline.net
    Service: Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. today (11-25-02) in Church of Notre Dame, Hermitage, with the Rev. Jason Glover, parochial vicar, as celebrant.
    Interment: St. Mary's Cemetery, Hermitage.


CLARK
    
Paul L., 86, of 379 state Route 7, Brookfield.
    Obituary was published 11-24-02
    Calling hours: Private.
    Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday (11-27-02) in Brookfield United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dennis Bewley, pastor, officiating.
    Burial: Brookfield Township Cemetery.
    Arrangements by MADASZ FUNERAL HOME Inc., 6923 Warren-Sharon Road, Brookfield.


JOHNSON
    
Henry C. Jr., 87, of 303 W. North St., Mercer.
    Obituary was published 11-24-02
    Calling hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday (11-26-02) in CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME Inc., 144 S. Pitt St., Mercer; and 10 a.m. to time of service Wednesday (11-27-02) in Trinity Presbyterian Church, Mercer.
    Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the church with the Rev. William P. Crooks, pastor, officiating.
    Interment: Findley Township Cemetery.



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