MILLERSBURG -- Deborah M. McCleery, 63, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at Sycamore Run Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Millersburg. She was born in Erie, Pa. on Dec. 24, 1953, and lived there for 37 years, moving to Wooster in 1990.
MILLERSBURG -- Harold Jay Tidball Jr., 83, of Millersburg went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, surrounded by his family who loved him so much! He died from an extended illness at Majora Lane Care Center. Junior was born on Sept. 29, 1933, in Killbuck to Harold Jacob Sr.
SUGARCREEK -- Joyce Morris, 74, of Sugarcreek died Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 at Akron City Hospital, surrounded by her family, from injuries sustained in an auto accident near Walnut Creek. She was born September 1, 1942 in Berlin to the late Carl F. and Arlene (Gerber) Mast.
MILLERSBURG -- Laura Giovanna Butler, 84, of Millersburg, formerly of Fort Pierce, Fla., went home to be with her husband on Monday morning, Feb. 6, 2017, at Aultman Hospital, Canton. Memorial services were Saturday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m.
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PACE, Fla. -- Janice M. (Swihart) Porter, 75, of Pace, Fla., passed away on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, after a 2-year battle with cancer. She was born Feb.
SMITHVILLE -- Noah Joseph Wolboldt, 5-week-old son of Justin and Lisa Wolboldt of Smithville, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Akron Children's Hospital. Noah was born Jan. 2, 2017, in Wooster.
WOOSTER -- Beverly A. Fisher, 76, of Wooster, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at LifeCare Hospice. Friends called Friday, Feb. 10, from 5-8 p.m. at West Hill Baptist Church, where services were Saturday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m. Pastors Dan Wingate and Eric Fairhurst officiated.
NASHVILLE -- Albert L. Strother, 83, of Nashville, died Sunday evening, Feb. 19, 2017, at LifeCare Hospice, Wooster, after a short illness. He was born Aug. 20, 1933, in Berlin, the son of the late Albert and Marjorie (Morris) Strother, and was a 1951 graduate of Glenmont High School.
FREDERICKSBURG -- Wyatt Cole Keim, infant twin son of Steven and Freida (Mast) Keim of Fredericksburg, was stillborn on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Akron General Hospital as a result of twin to twin transfusion syndrome.
MANSFIELD -- Duane "Red" Gilbert, 73, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at Kindred Hospital after an extended illness, surrounded by family. He was born July 27, 1943, in Ashland to Charles and Arbie (Hootman) Gilbert.
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MILLERSBURG -- Gerald W. "RoHo" McBride, 84, of Millersburg, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Holmes County Home, Holmesville. A service was Monday at 11 a.m. at Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel, Wooster, with preacher Gene Lilly officiating.
SUGARCREEK -- Sarah (Mullet) Troyer, 91, of Smokey Lane Road, Sugarcreek, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, after a brief stay at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 21, 1925, in Tuscarawas County to the late Ervin J.
LOUDONVILLE -- Helen I. Heffelfinger, 89, of rural Loudonville, died Sunday evening, Feb. 12, 2017, at Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville, after an extended illness. She was born March 10, 1927, in Knox County, the daughter of the late Otto A. and Ora A.
SUGARCREEK -- Alex Benjamin Schrock, infant son of Nathaniel A. and Amy Ruth (Miller) Schrock, 2855 state Route 93 NW, Sugarcreek, was born on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at 7:04 a.m. and went to be with Jesus at 11:30 a.m. His parents are members of the Amish Church.
WARSAW -- Francis Vaughn McGrady, 89, of Warsaw died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at his home. He was born Feb. 14, 1928, in Warsaw to the late Joseph and Jessie M (Robinson) McGrady, and married Sandra Jollley on Sept. 10, 1966. She survives. Vaughn served in the U.S. Army from 1950-52.
CLEVELAND -- Jo Irene Ramsey, 59, of Cleveland, died Monday afternoon, Feb. 6, 2017, at Regency Hospital West, Cleveland. She was born Nov. 29, 1957, in Mount Vernon, the daughter of the late William Rockford and Deama Marie Workman Rose, and grew up in Lakeville.
FREDERICKSBURG -- Brenda A. May, 56, of Fredericksburg died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at her home after an unexpected illness. She was born Aug. 12, 1960, in Wooster to the late Algie and Beatrice (Moore) Deeds, and married Joseph M. May Jr. on April 9, 1982.
WINESBURG -- Mary D. Miller, 69, of County Road 160 Dundee (Winesburg) died Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at Aultman Hospital in Canton following a brief illness. She was born June 27, 1947 in Holmes County to the late Dan D.C. and Ellen (Miller) Miller.
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MILLERSBURG -- Levi N. Raber, 69, 5435 County Road 19, Millersburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at Aultman Hospital in Canton. He was born Nov. 17, 1947, in Holmes County to the late Noah J. and Lizzie L. (Miller) Raber, and was married to Lucinda (Raber) Raber. She died Nov. 11, 2010.
WALNUT CREEK -- Fred E. Augsburger, 95, of Walnut Creek, passed into the presence of his Lord early in the morning of Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, at Walnut Hills Nursing Home in Walnut Creek, where he had completed his calling to minister to all people in the name of Jesus.