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Rosemarie Vrabel, 85

Orrville — Rosemarie Vrabel, age 85, of Orrville, passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at Smithville Western Care Center in Wooster, following a brief period of declining health. Rosemarie was born on July 26, 1938, in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late George Martincic and Martha (Boers) Martincic Golubski and attended Pierce City High School in…

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Marilyn Schantz, 96

Orrville — Marilyn Schantz, age 96, of Orrville, passed away peacefully surrounded by family, on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at The Inn at CoalRidge in Wadsworth, following a brief period of declining health. Marilyn was born on September 9, 1927, in Massillon, Ohio, to the late Lauristen and Catherine (Lippay) Miller and married John A.…

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Jackie Lee “Jack” Rose, 63

ORRVILLE — Jackie Lee “Jack” Rose, age 63, of Orrville, died Wednesday, February 21, 2024, surrounded by family at his home in Orrville, following a three year battle with cancer. Jack was born on April 12, 1960, in Orrville, to Foster and Rose Mary (Fleming) Rose and graduated from Orrville High School in 1979.  He…

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Bradley Dale Zook, 14

Bradley Dale Zook, of 14040 Burkhart Road, Orrville, Ohio, was born on August 5, 2009 in Athens, WI. He was pronounced dead at the scene of a tractor accident approximately half a mile from his home on February 20, 2024 at the age of 14 years, 6 months, 11 days. He was the son of…

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Joyce Ann Miller, 74

 Joyce Ann Miller, 74, of Orrville, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at her home, surrounded by family following an extended illness. She was born in Orrville on January 29, 1950 to the late Harvey and Esther (Steiner) Geiser and married Wayne Miller on July 9, 1971 and he survives. She was a member…

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Wayne County Health Department new mobile unit – coming to a town near you

DGKN staff report WOOSTER  The Wayne County Health Department, paid for through a grant by the Ohio Department of Health, has acquired a mobile unit, according to a news release. While the Health Department has long performed outreach, it can now do it full service. The Health Department provides education, vaccines administration and Covid testing…

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James T. “Jim” Hirst, 77

Dalton — James T. “Jim” Hirst, age 77, of Dalton, formerly of Barberton, died Saturday, February 17, 2024, surrounded by family at his home in Dalton, and following a period of declining health. Jim was born on April 4, 1946, in Barberton, to the late James and Evelyn (Kirk) Hirst, graduated from Barberton High School…

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Doris June Wallen, 88

ORRVILLE, OH — Doris June Wallen, age 88, of Orrville, passed away Friday, February 16, 2024, at Aultman Orrville Hospital in Orrville, following a period of declining health. Doris was born on May 30, 1935, in Summersville (Kesler’s Cross Lanes in Nicholas County), West Virginia, to the late Frank and Fonda Alberta (Hypes) Kincaid and…

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Leo Raymond Marty, 79

Sterling — Leo Raymond Marty, age 79, of Sterling, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2024, at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster, following a brief period of declining health. Leo was born on July 17, 1944, in Sterling, Ohio, to the late Raymond and Grace (Gasser) Marty and graduated from Norwayne High School in 1962.  He married…

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