Thursday, May 10, 2012
The procession route where the fallen Stow soldier will travel Saturday is already lined with the city's flags.
Saturday's procession route has been set for Second Lt. David Rylander, 23, who was killed in Afghanistan May 2 from the funeral home to The Chapel in Akron. President of Redmon Funeral Home, Keith Redmon, said A FAMILY AND MILITARY PROCESSION ONLY will leave the funeral home on State Route 91 at 10:15 a.m. Saturday and go south to State Route 59. The procession will travel west on 59 to State Route 8 south and will exit at Buchtel Avenue in Akron. All others, please meet at the The Chapel (USE HAMILTON AVENUE) to form the procession to the cemetery. The funeral procession for Second Lt. David Rylander will leave the Chapel in Akron after the 11 a.m. service and drive down Chapel Way to Market Street and proceed west on Market Street to …
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Second Lt. David Rylander of Stow will be laid to rest Saturday with full military honors provide by the United States Army at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
Family, friends, soldiers, the city and the nation are mourning for Second Lt. David Edward Rylander, 23, who died May 2, 2012. The Department of Defense announced May 8 that Second Lt. Rylander died of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York. The following information was supplied by Redmon Funeral Home: Born on Oct. 14, 1988 in Akron, David was a graduate of home school where he excelled academically. Additionally, David was an accomplished pianist, member of the Cuyahoga Falls Tigersharks swim team and an Eagle Scout. He enjoyed attending and serving at the Victory Life …
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Munson is survived by her many children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Onalee Lorraine Munson Benesh, 92, of Cuyahoga Falls, peacefully passed away on Sunday, March 11 after a brief illness. Benesh was born in Randolph, MN on April 15, 1919 and was the only child to Martin and Emma Munson, according to the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home. She was a 64 year resident of Cuyahoga Falls and long time member of Bethany United Church of Christ. Benesh worked at Bolich Middle School, as a secretary from the time it opened until her retirement at age 70 in 1989. She is survived by her daughters, Sharon, Patricia and Marjorie; grandchildren, Timothy, Julianne, Bryon, Shannon, Todd and Robyn; and six great-grandchildren. A memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 17 at the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home. …
Morgan passed away on Friday, March 9 after a long battle with cancer.
Tracy Lee Morgan, 52, of Cuyahoga Falls, passed away at her home on Friday, March 9 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Morgan was born in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and resided in the Falls for over 35 years, according to the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home. She is survived by cousins, Raymond Morris, Wayne and Earl Romans; and special friend, David A. Howell. A special thanks goes out to Margaret Daugherty, Amy Kinstlinger and the Hospice Staff for their special care. There will be no services, and the cremation has taken place. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Calvin is survived by many children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Charlene H. Calvin, 87, of Cuyhoga Falls, passed away on Monday, Feb. 13. Calvin was born in Akron and had lived in the Falls since 1939. She was a 1943 graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School and had been active in planning class reunions, according to the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home. She worked for Ameritech for 30 years and volunteered for nearly 20 years at St. Thomas Hospital. She was also a member of the Pilgrim United Church of Christ. Calvin is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Jon and Joan, Ross and Beth and Doug and Lynette; grandchildren, Jennifer, Jason, Jessica, Clif, Evan, Brandon and Lewis Calvin and Michelle Perrow; great-grandchildren, Anna Schluep, Will Perrow, Sara, Joe, Olivia and Calvin Trickett; and …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Woy is survived by her daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
E. Ruth Woy, 93, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 12. Woy was born in Clarksburg, WV, had resided in Cuyahoga Falls most of her life and graduated from Akron Central High School. She worked in the finance department for the City of Cuyahoga Falls for over 20 years and previously in the general office for Schnabel Lumber, according to Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home. Woy was a member of the First Christian Church of Cuyahoga Falls and a member of the Women's City Club and the Society of the Blind. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Douglas Carrier and Marsha and Terry Brady of Portage Lakes; grandchildren, Dawn Jones, Dana Shoff and David Glenny; great-grandchildren, Jason, Nick, Zack, Alex and Mitchell; sister, Lois …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Malm is survived by her children, grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Marcella Malm, 76, of Cuyahoga Falls, died on Sunday, Feb. 12. Malm was born in Jackson, KY and had resided in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 42 years. She was a retired office worker for Roadway Express with 23 years of service and was a former member of the Cuyahoga Falls Eagles, according to the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home. She is survived by her son, Darrell Nelson; daughter, Paula Brearley; grandchildren, Jessica Dawn, John and Joshua Paul Brearley; great-grandson, Weston James Brearley; siblings, Juanita Edward, Eugene Brewer, Loretta Van DeVenter, Mary MacManmon, Robert Brewer, Bill Brewer and Larry Brewer; and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16 in The Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
The memorial service will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at St. Eugene's Catholic Church.
Valerie Reynolds, 67, of Cuyahoga Falls, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 12. Reynolds is survived by her husband of 46 years, Larry Reynolds; daughters, Lori Reynolds and Sheila Breiding; son, Jason Reynolds; grandchildren, Cory and Cara Breiding; sisters, Dee Carlton, Mary Galliand, Irene Norton, Betty Lamusga, Peggy Errante, Teri De Angelo, Maureen Fagerlin and Anne Miller; brothers, Joe, Tom and Bob Norton; and her numerous nieces and nephews, according to the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home. Friends and family may call on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 9 a.m. in the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, located at 1930 Front St. A memorial mass will immediately follow at St. Eugene's Catholic Church, located at 1821 Munroe Falls Ave. The interment will …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Waldo is survived by many children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Mary J. Waldo Ross, 90, of Cuyahoga Falls, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 4 at Akron City Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Lyle and Pearl Kreider Waldo, according to Burton Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc. Waldo lived in Millcreek for most of her life. She was a homemaker and she and her husband were members of the Asbury United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Debara; two sons, James and Dennis; three grandchildren, Jennifer, Scott and Lisa; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Burton Westlake Funeral Home, located at 3801 W. 26th St. in Erie, PA, on Tuesday, Feb. 7 from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. with Rev. Dan Owen …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Stams passed away at his home on Friday, Feb. 3. He was 79.
Frank Stams, 79, of Cuyahoga Falls, passed away on Friday, Feb. 3 at his home. Frank had a great sense of humor, a sharp wit and an ability to make every day an adventure, according to Hummel Funeral Homes and Crematories. Frank leaves behind his wife, Georgia; daughter, Kathryn; sons Steve and Frank; and grandkids, Rhiannon, Mason and Mikol. The cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. at St. Vincent Catholic Church, 164 W. Market St., Akron 44303. The family will receive friends two hours prior to Mass at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite youth sports program. A special thanks to Roger and Debbie of Hospice for their care.