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AREA DEATHS Summit Cingle Beatrice V. (Cochran), 70, of Akron. Friday. Hopkins funeral home. FriUtfh Paul L., 60, of 2312 16th St., Cuyahoga Falls. Saturday. McGowan-Reid and Santos funeral home. Harris Anna G. (Cogar), 59, formerly Akron. Saturday. Hopkins funeral home, Moga-dore. Nelllle Clarence C, 83, of Twinsburg. Saturday. Shorts funeral home, Ravenna. OBITUARIES J. Tonsic, Goodyear foreman Joseph Tonsic Jr. of Mogadore was a "go-getter," said his fa-ther.'.Joseph Sr. When his mother died in 1965, Joseph, then a student at Kent State University, "threw up his books and began working in the production department at Goodyear," his father said. The son died unexpectedly Saturday morning after being taken from his home to Akron City Hospital. He was 39. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death. Mf- Tonsic worked his way through the ranks during his 16 years with Goodyear, beginning i with production work, moving to machine repair, then head of preventive maintenance, finally becoming a foreman in the engineering division. A lifelong resident of Moga-. dore, Mr. Tonsic attended both Mogadore elementary school and high school. During high school, he played football. He was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church, the Goodyear Foreman's Club and the Top-Ten Supervisors Club. - In addition to his father, Mr. Tonsic leaves his wife of 16 years, Laura; daughters, Jodi and Jani, both at home; brother, John, of Mogadore; sister, Teryl Gilliland of Akron. Friends may call at the Hopkins funeral home in Mogadore on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. 3 Orrville men held on gun theft charge Three Orrville men are to be arraigned Monday on charges of receiving stolen property in connection with six stolen weapons valued at $1,500. An, Orrville police spokesman said Allen Robinson, 28, of 826 Buckeye St.; Samuel Irby, 36, of 524 N. Mill St., and James Ray, 26, of 13038 Buron City Road, are being held in the Wayne County Justice Center without bond. They were arrested Friday. CC. DeMoss gets salute by Tadmor Coram "CC." DeMoss, sales , manager of Wallace Oldsmobile, was honored Saturday by Akron's Tadmor Temple. DeMoss is a former Potentate of Tadmor, a member of Joppa Lodge 666 and a charter member of Akron Scottish Rite, Cuyahoga Falls Commandery. He and his wife, Carol, live in Bath Township. Sohio offers reward Associated Press CLEVELAND The Standard Oil Co. of Ohio has posted a $10,-000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the shooting death of a Sohio employee in Cleveland. Craig H. Franko was killed Thursday as he worked at a downtown service station. AUD01PE1 Flip '& su:::Lcr:ia Randolph Wild Bird so ib. $6.95 too ib.$12.95 Buckeye Wild Bird so ib. $7.95 too ib. $14.95 All-Seed Mix so ib. $9.45 looib. $17.95 " i&bIro::,,! k "TWT.!DlS. START FEEBIXG ROW AM ENJOY BIROS ALL WINTER. Hours: 8-5 Daily, 8-12 Noon Sat. Corner of 224 A 44 in Randolph Rohn Rosalia, 84, of 3146 Hemphill Road, Copley Tow i-ship. Saturday. Billow funeral home. Rflush Prudence, 91, of 1150 West Market St., Akron. Friday. Billow funeral home. Tonsic Joseph Jr., 39, of Mogadore. Saturday. Hopkins funeral home. Wiley Hance, 83, formerly of 989 West Hopocan Avenue, Barberton. Friday. Hahn funeral home. Roger David Charles, 28, of 287 Ira Ave., Akron. Friday. Prentice. DEATHS ELSEWHERE Robert O. Lokowsky, 54, Kentucky Supreme Court justice, died Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati. Lukows-ky, who represented the 6th District on Kentucky's high court, had been ill with cancer since mid-August. A lifelong resident of Covington, he served as circuit judge in Kenton County for several terms before he was elected to the Supreme Court in 1974. Don Reid it., 74, publisher emeritus of The Huntsville (Texas) Item, died Friday in Huntsville. He covered the Texas Department of Corrections for more than 44 years and witnessed 189 executions for his newspaper. Dr. William F. Kellow, 59, dean emeritus of Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, died Thursday in Philadelphia. He served as dean and vice president of Jefferson Medical College from 1967 until his retirement last month. r Classified Death Ethel A. Allen Ethel A. Allen, 88, of 797 E. Market St., died Dec. 5 after a long illness. She was a life resident of the Akron area, and was a member of the South Akron Church of Christ. She is survived by husband, Ford F.; son, Clyde, of Akron; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services Monday, 1 p.m., at the Schermesser Funeral Home, 1446 S. Main St. Jack Knechtly officiating. Interment Lakewood Cemetery. Calling hours TODAY 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. (Schermesser, 724-9351.) Dr. Rocco Antenucci Dr. Rocco Antenucci, 49, of North Canton, died suddenly Dec. 3. Born in Cleveland, Dr. Antenucci had been a resident of the Akron area since 1960. He was an intern at Akron City Hospital, and had practiced medicine in the area since coming to Akron. Dr. Antenucci was a volunteer in the drug clinic, Ahead, and the Interval Brotherhood. Rocco was a member of the Ohio State Medical Association, a member and past president of the Summit County Medical Association, and a member and past president of the Italian-American Professional and Businessmen's Club. He isWvived by wife, Jean; sons, Mike and Vince, both at home; daughters, Mrs. Slavko (Leslie) Ostojich of Canton, Lynn at home; and sister, Mrs. Carmella Adorjan of Cleveland. Mass of Christian Burial Monday, 11 a.m., at Immaculate Conception Church, Kenmore. Friends may call at the Hummel Funeral Home, 500 E. Exchange St., Saturday, 7 to 9, and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. (Hummel, 253-6126.) John S. Barnett John S. Barnett, 81, of 496 Schiller St., died Dec. 5 at Akron City Hospital. Funeral announcements later. (Stewart & Calhoun, 535-1543.) Edgar T. Bowman CANAL FULTON Edgar T. Bowman, 87,- of the Chapel Hill Home, formerly of Akron, passed away Friday evening at Massillon Community Hospital. Born in Myersville, Pa., he was retired from Goodyear, and was a member of Grace United Church of Christ, Akron. He is survived by his wife, Nina Mae Bowman, of the Chapel Hill Home; nephews, David Bowman, Jr., and Harold Albright, both of Akron. Funeral services will be Monday, 10:30 a.m., at the Chapel Hill Home, Canal Fulton, with Rev. Max Schultz officiating. Burial East Akron Cemetery. Friends may call at the Chapel Hill Home one hour prior to services Monday. (Swigart, Canal Fulton, 854-2356.) SUPPLY '12.95, so ib. bago 50CFF With purchase of $10 or more of BIRD SEED. Offer expires Jan. 2. 1982. Penrod Rosa B., 98, of 106 Franklin Avenue, Cuyahoga Falls. Carr memorial. Brumbaugh E. Olive, of Akron. Friday. Billows funeral home. Preston. Brenda Lee, of 326 Lease St. Tuesday. Adams funeral home. Allen Ethel A., 88, of 797 E. Market St., Akron. Saturday. Schermesser funeral home. Stark Skinner James B., 55, of Green Township. Friday. Hecker funeral home. Notices E. Olive Brumbaugh E. Olive Brumbaugh, passed away Dec. 4 after a long illness. She was born in Zanesville, Ohio, and was a long-time resident of Akron. A graduate of Ohio State University, she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Lambda Theta. She was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority, and served as Delta Province president. She was one of the founders, and the second president of the Summit County Medical Society Auxilliary. She was a member and past president of Kiwanis Wives Club of Akron, Castle Garden Club, Garden Forum of Greater Akron, Pan-Hellenic Association of Columbus, Womens Committee of the Akron City Club, and the Womans Chapter of the National Aeronautical Association. She also served as a member of the Florence Critten-don Home Board and the Summit County Childrens Home Board. She is survived by her husband, John D. Brumbaugh, M. D.; her daughter, Mrs. Robert E. (Tammie) Thompson; and three grandchildren, John, Elizabeth, and Michael. Private services have been held. (Billows, Fairlawn, 867-4141.) Roger David Charles Roger David Charles, 28, of 287 Ira Ave., passed away Friday p.m. He was born in Pikeville, Kentucky and lived in Akron all his life. He was 4 " ' a graduate of Kenmore High School, and worked as a laborer at a gas station. He is survived by parents, Ed and Reable; sister, Mrs. Linda Rum- bold, of Akron; and grandfather, Garland Charles, of Goshen, Ind. Funeral services at the Pleasant View Church, Beat Road, off Rte. 18, Litchfield, Ohio, Monday at 1 p.m. Brother Stoney Blackburn, Brother Kenny Robinson, and others officiating. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the Pleasant View Church after 2 p.m. Sunday. Sunday evening service at 7 p.m. (Prentice, 753-7721.) Beatrice V. Cingle Beatrice V. (Cochran) Cingle, 70, died Dec. 4 at Akron City Hospital after a long illness. She was born in Akron, and was a life resident of the area. Mrs. Cingle was employed at the Y.W.C.A. for 13 years, retiring in 1979. She was a member of the Arlington Memorial Baptist Church, and the Ellet Keen Agers. She is survived by sisters, Mrs. Eunice Hayward, of Stow, Mrs. Mary Arlene Heminger, of Ft. Lauderdale,, Fla.; nephews, Harold Pulcini, of Akron, Robert Hayward, of Stow, Norman Hayward, of Fredericksburg, Va., Lawrence Hayward, of San Angelo, Texas, John Charles Cochran, of Hamilton, N.Y., Robert Baker Cochran, of Cuyahoga Falls; niece, Nancy Linton, of Akron; great-nieces and nephews. funeral services Monday 1 1 a.m. at the Hopkins Funeral Home, 547 Canton Rd., Akron with Rev. James P. Marshall officiating. Burial Glendale Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. TODAY. The family suggests memorials to the Arlington Memorial Baptist Church, 2330 E. Market St., Akron, 44312. (Hopkins, Akron, 733-6271.) Maggie Clark ALLIANCE Maggie Clark, 94, of 465 Willow St., died Dec. 1 at the Blossom Rest Home after a long illness. Visitation will be Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m., at the Turner Memorial Home, where services will be held Monday, 10 a.m., Dr. George Goodman officiating. Interment Glendale Cemetery. (Turner Memorial Home, 724-1201.) 1 V, Mrs. Lottie M. Clemons Mrs. Lottie M. Clemons, 77, of 866 Springdale, formerly of 432 Campbell St., died Dec. 4 at Akron v.ny nospnai oner a long s uiness. Born in Spencer, Va., she had lived in this community for 36 years. She was a member of the Peoples Baptist Church, their choir, and was a former . member of the Eastern Star Johnson Beauty Chapter No. 6. . She leaves to mourn, daughters, Mrs. Annette Ce-phus, Mrs. Evelyn Leonard; son and daughter-in-law, James and Jacqueline Clemons, all of Akron; stepdaughter, Earley Mae Leovell, of Mad-isonville, Ky.; stepson. Grant demons; sister, America Echols, both of Akron; ten grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Funeral services Wednesday, 1 1 a.m., at the Peoples Baptist Church, Rev. George Goodman officiating. Interment Glendale Cemetery. Friends may call at the Stewart and Calhoun Funeral Chapel Tuesday 7 to 9 p.m. (Stewart & Calhoun, 535-1543.) Margaret S. Dark Margaret S. Dark, 76, of 1892 Stabler Rd., died Dec. 4, at Akron City Hospital. Born in Austria, Hungary, Mrs. Dark came to this country when she was 1 xh years old. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church. She is survived by husband, Robert; daughter, Dorothy, at home; sisters, Mrs. Katherine Emich, of Akron, Mrs. Elizabeth Sebastian, of Youngstown; sister-in-law, Mrs. Martha Simmons, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; nieces and nephews. Funeral services Monday, 2 p.m., at the Zion Lutheran Church, Rev. John Eiwen officiating. Friends may call at the Hummel Funeral Home, 500 E. Exchange St., Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the United Cerebral Palsy of Akron and Summit County, 318 Water St. (Hummel, 253-6126.) Paul L. Fritsch CUYAHOGA FALLS Paul L. Fritsch, 60, of 2312 16th St., died Dec. 5 at his residence. He was born in Cincinnati, and had been a resident of Cuyahoga Falls since 1959. He was employed by the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company as an area sales manager for 34 years, and served with the Army Air Force during World War II. He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. He is survived by sons, Todd and Terry, of Cuyahoga Falls; daughters, Jan, of Akron, and Parti Hillary, of Sandusky; four grandchildren; mother, Fran Fritsch, of Cincinnati; brothers. Will and Harry; sister, Kay Deiter.'all -of Cincinnati. Friends may call at the McGowan-Reid and Santos Funeral Home, corner of Third St. and Stow Ave., Cuyahoga Falls from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday where services will be held at 10:45 Tuesday. Wake services Monday at 9 p.m. Interment Chestnut Hill Cemetery. (McGowan-Reid & Santos, 928-1313.) Anna G. (Cogar) Harris MOGADORE Anna G. (Cogar) Harris, 59, died Dec. 5 at Salem Hospital after a short illness. She was born in Webster County, W. Va., and had lived in the Akron area since 1964. Mrs. Harris was employed as a nurses aide for several years at Akron City Hospital. Preceded in death by husband, David Cogar, she is survived by son, David E. Cogar, of Newcomerstown, Ohio; daughters, Thelma Keener, of Greensburg, Shelbie Wood, of Akron,-eight grandchildren; brother, Willard Watson, of Ireland, W. Va.; sister, Rilla Norman, of Fairmont, W. Va. Funeral service and burial conducted by the Robinson Funeral Home, Sutton, W. Va. There will be no local visitation. (Hopkins, Mogadore, 733-6271.) Lee Jones Lee Jones, 85, of 90 Rhodes Av., died Dec. 3. Funeral services will be Monday, 1 p.m., with Rev. ss, William Davis officiating. r5 Friends may call one hour . before service time Monday. (Eckard-Baldwin, 760 E. Market, 535-7141.) Irving Kallick NEW YORK Irving Kallick, 69, formerly of Akron, died Friday in New York City. He was born in Chicago, and had lived in Akron from 1951 to 1963. He had been President of the C.l.T.C. Industries until recently retiring. He was a member of the 210 Association, Temple Israel of Akron, and Rosemont Country Club. He was the husband of the late Jeannette; devoted father of Maureen Kallick, of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Mrs. Myrna Berzon, of Akron; dear brother of Mrs. Gertrude Grossplatt, of St. Louis, Mo., and Otto Kallick, of Kansas City, Kan. He is also survived by his beloved grandchildren. Services will be held at the Gordon Memorial Home Monday at 1 p.m. with Rabbi Abraham Feffer and Cantor Gedaliah Gertz officiating. Interment Rose Hill Burial Park. The family will observe memorial week at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Berzon, 444 Inverness Rd. In lieu of other remembrances, the family suggests memorials may be made to the New York Diabetes Association, 55 W. 39th St., New York, New York. (Gordon.) Tony Maisano McALESTER, Okla. Tony Maisano, formerly of Barberton, died Dec. 4. Funeral announcements later. IT Sunday. December 6. 1981 James J. (Jim) Keller BATH TOWNSHIP James J. (Jim) Keller, 59, died Dec. 4 after a three month illness. An Army veteran of World Wor II, he was with the First Medical Battal-lion. He was born and lived his life in Akron. He was a member of St. Hilary Catholic Church, Professional Insurance Agents, and the Ohio Mobile Home Association. He was the owner of Jim Keller & Associates Insurance Agency. Mr. Keller is survived by his wife, Betty M.; son, Ted, of Akron; daughter, Karen Saralino, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; son. Rick, of Akron; daughter, Connie Keller, of Akron; two grandchildren; mother, Elizabeth Kellers, of Akron; brother, Ted Kellers, of Akron; sisters, Rita Wallers, of Florida, Mary Crooks-ton, of Akron, and Doris McClosky, of Naples, Fla. Mass of the Christian Burial will be Monday 10 a.m. at St. Hilary Catholic Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at the Billows Chapel, 85 N. Miller Rd., Fairlawn, Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. with wake services at 7:30 p.m. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Sand Run Rd., Akron, 44313. (Billows, Fairlawn, 867-4141.) Ruth Anne Light STOW Ruth Anne Light, 77. of 1971 Bryn Mawr, passed away Dec. 4 at Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital following a short illness. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Clifford Funeral Home, 1930 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls where funeral services will be conducted at 1 1 a.m. Monday with Rev. Charles Evans and Rev. Floyd Mault officiating. Interment Northlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Akron District Heart Association in her memory. (Clifford, 928-2147.) Clarence C. Neillie TWINSBURG Clarence C. Neil-lie, 83, passed away Saturday, Dec. 6. Husband of Mildred; mother of Ger-aldine Ahrendsen, of Cuyahoga Falls; sister of Marion Neillie, of Garfield Heights, Elmer, of Garfield Heights, Franklin, of Richfield; grandfather of four; great-grandfather of three. Friends may call Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Shorts Funeral Home, Streetsboro Chapel. Funeral service Tuesday 1 p.m. Streetsboro Church of God. Interment Crown Hill Cemetery, Twinsburg. (Shorts, 626-4966.) Rosa B. Penrod CUYAHOGA FALLS Rosa B. Penrod, 98, of 106 Franklin Ave., died Dec. 5 at Akron St. Thomas Hospital. She was born in Kentucky and had lived in Cuy ahoga Falls since 1951, coming from Florida and Akron. She was a life member of the Eastern Star Chapter of Kentucky. She leaves seven daughters; three sons; three sisters, in Kentucky; and a host of grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Carr Memorial Home, Portage Trail and 8th St. Cuyahoga Falls from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday. Interment Rose Hill Burial Park. (Carr Memorial Homes, Falls Chapel, 867-7306.) Brenda Lee Preston Brenda Lee Preston, of 326 Lease St., infant daughter of Bill Preston and Brenda Coffman, died Dec. 1. Graveside services Monday, 1 p.m., 1 at the Greenlawn Memorial Park. (Adams, 535-9186.) Leonard S. Price Leonard S. Price, 72, of 409 Cornell St., died Thursday, Dec. 3. Funeral services Monday, 1 1 a.m., at the Campfield-Hickman Funeral Home, Rev. Leland Wiley officiating. Burial Greenlawn Cemetery. Visitation TODAY 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. (Campfield-Hickman, Barberton, 745-3161.) Prudence Roush Prudence Roush, 91, of 1150 W. Market St., died Dec. 4. She was born and lived her life in Akron, was a member of High Street Christian Church, and a graduate of Hiram College. She was a retired school teacher. Miss Roush is survived by her brother, Carroll J. Roush, of Portola Valley, Calif., and sister, Mrs. Arthur Warren, of Yellow Springs, Ohio. Memorial services will be held Tuesday 2 p.m. at, Rockynol, 1150 W. Market St., with Rev. Harry E. Smith officiating. Interment Freedom West Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio, 44234. (Billows, Fairlawn, 867-4141.) James Burdette Skinner GREEN TWP. James B. Skinner, 55, died Dec. 4, 1981. He was born in Mogadore, and had worked at Babcock and Wilcox for 2 1 years, most recently as Manager of Nuclear Engineering Tool Crib. He was a member of F.&A.M. Victory Lodge, 14th Aroba Lodge of Perfection, and the Greensburg Lions Club. He is survived by wife, Marjorie; sons, Marty, of Akron, Michael, at home; mother, Lula Watts; sister, Ruth Lee, both of Canton; nephews, Dennis and Terry lee; niece, Ramona Medley, and other relatives. He will be sadly missed by friends and family around the community. Family will receive friends at the Hecker Funeral Home in Uniontown TODAY 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. with Rev. John Stilts officiating. Burial East liberty Cemetery, Akron. Memorials may be made to Ohio Lions, Eye Research Fn., co Averille Thorn, 1430 Hazeldell Dr., N. Canton, Ohio, 44720. Open Masonic services will be held Sunday 7:30 p.m. (Hecker, 699-2600.) G1 Rosalia Rohn COPLEY Rosol.o Rohn, 84, of 3146 Hemphill Rd., d.ed Dec. 5. She was born in Gyorkony, Hungary, and lived in Akron since 1952. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. She was preceeded in death by her husbond and son, and is survived by daughters, Susan Leidal, of Barberton, Rose Sensenstein, of Cuyahoga Falls; five grandchildren; four great-grond-children; brothers, Andrew Leidal, of Akron, Mathias Leidal, of Hungary; and sister, Mario Krausz, of Hungary. Services will be held Tuesday 1 p.m. at the Billows Chapel, Twenty-third St. and Falls Av., Cuyahoga Falls, with Pastor John G. Eiwen officiating. Interment Mt. Peace Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 139 S. High St., Akron, 44308. (Billows, Falls, 867-4141.) Dale W. Smith, Sr. Dale W. Smith, Sr., 69, of Akron, died Friday afternoon. Mr. Smith was born in Porkersburg, W. Va., and came to the Akron area in 1943. He served in World Wor II in the Army, and retired with 26 years service in the production division of B. F. Goodrich. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Wilhelmina; daughters, Mary Suzanne Martin, of Akron, Judith L. West, of Coventry; sons. Dale W., Jr., of Pleos-anton, Calif., James S. (Sam), of the U. S. Army, Princeton, N. J.; sisters, Margaret Starr, Phyllis Cozart, both of Parkersburg, W. Va., Grace Gardener, of Ashland; brothers. Earl and Riker K., both of Parkersburg, W. Va.; and eight grandchildren. 1 Funeral services 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, Rev. Paul Whipple officiating. Interment Rose Hill. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until service time. The family suggests memorials to the Heart Fund. (Dunn-Quigley & Ciriello, Akron, 253-8121.) John D. Sokoll John D. Sokoll, of 1099 Magdalyn Dr., died Thursday. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Funeral services 11:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Interment Greenlawn. (Dunn-Quigley & Ciriello, Akron, 253-8121.) John C. Spiegel John C. Spiegel, 85, of 1457 Grand Park Av., died Wednesday evening. Mr. Spiegel was born in Bikacs, Tolna Megye, Austria-Hungary, and came to Akron in 1916. Visitation 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where Rev. Wayne Jones will conduct services 10 a.m. Monday. Interment Mount Peace. (Dunn-Quigley & Ciriello, Akron, 253-8121.) Claude M. Thorpe , CUYAHOGA FALLS Claude M. Thorpe, 81, of 1954 18th St., passed away Dec. 4 at Akron General Medical Center following a long illness. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Clifford Funeral Home, 1930 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls, where Masonic rites will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday by Unity Lodge No. 12 F. & A.M. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with Rev. Wayne Jones officiating. Interment Northlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Cathedral of Tomorrow in his memory. (Clifford, 928-2147.) Joseph Tonsic, Jr. MOGADORE Joseph Tonsic, Jr., 39, died suddenly Dec. 5 at Akron City Hospital. He lived in the Mogadore area most of his life, and was employed as a Foreman in the Engineering Department of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. Mr. Tonsic was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church, the Goodyear Fore-mans Club, Goodyear Running Club, and Top-Ten Supervisor Club. He is survived by wife, Laura; daughters, Jodi and Jani, both at home; brother, John, of Mogadore; sister, Teryl Gilliland, of Akron; father, Joseph Tonsic, Sr., of Mogadore. Mass of the Christian Burial Wednesday 10 a.m. at St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church. Burial Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hopkins MOGADORE Funeral Home, 34 S. Cleveland Ave. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. The family suggests memorials to Our Lady of the Elms Scholarship Fund. (Hopkins, Mogadore, 733-6271.) Paul J. Whitman BARBERTON Paul J. Whitman, 68, of 55 Nancy St., passed away Dec. 4 at Barberton Citizens Hospital. Funeral services will be Monday 9 a.m. at the Hahn Funeral Home Inc. Mass of the Christian Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Fr. Paul Clines celebrant. Interment Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Doylestown. Friends may call TODAY from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Rosary services will be Sunday 7:30 p.m. (Hahn, 825-2467.) Hance Wiley BARBERTON Hance Wiley, 83, formerly of 989 W. Hopocan Av., passed away Dec. 4 in Millersburg, Ohio. Born in Barberton, he worked in o lumbering camp in upper New York state before retiring. Funeral services will be Monday 1 p.m. at the Hahn Funeral Home, Inc., with Rev. Robert Combs officiating. Interment Fairfield Cemetery in West Lafayette, Ohio. THERE Wilt BE NO CALLING HOUR. (Hahn, 825-2467.) Akron Bpar.on Journal A A. A -- -

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