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Obituaries

Lawrence Vivolo served in the U.S. Air Force

Lawrence C. “Larry” Vivolo, age 79, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2022, at 11:24 a.m. at The Springs of Lima, surrounded by his family.

He was born on December 10, 1942, in Warren, Ohio to the late Lawrence C. and Frances (Sherock) Vivolo. In August of 1994 Larry married Marilyn L. Shadley and she survives in Wapakoneta.

Also surviving are his four children: Larry Vivolo of Scotstboro, AL, Tony (Shannon) Vivolo of Las Vegas, NV, Candace (Rob) Malyszek of Moorpark, CA, and Shane (Natalie) Coleman of Alpharetta, GA; five grandchildren: Daniel, Alyssa, Austin, Kaden, and Bailee; and a sister, Nancy Flaviano of Niles.

Ellen L. Hipsher was born in Dunkirk

Ellen L. Hipsher, age 93, passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at 6:34 a.m. at her residence.

Ellen was born on February 6, 1929, in Dunkirk, Ohio to the late Roy and Olive (Blem) Morgan.  On April 30, 1948, Ellen married Jess W. Hipsher and he survives in Dunkirk.

Also surviving are her two sons: Neil (Beth) Hipsher and Jess (Jan) Hipsher both of Dunkirk; four grandchildren, and several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Graveside service will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 18, 2022, at Dunkirk Cemetery, Dunkirk with Pastor Gregg King officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.   

Clair Romick served in the U.S. Navy

Clair D. Romick, age 88, passed away on Monday, February 28, 2022, at his residence, surrounded by his family.

He was born on January 13, 1934, on the family farm four miles northeast of Ada, to the late Roy Milton and Hazel Julia (Boutwell) Romick. On December 16, 1955, Clair married Beverly (Orders) Romick, and she survives in Alger. They are the parents of Kimberly (Rick) Bentz of Wellsville, PA, Abby A. (Greg) George of Findlay, and Roland “Rody” (Libby Palicki) Romick of McComb; ten grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.

Gertrud Brown was a pediatric nurse

Gertrud T. Brown, age 96, passed away surrounded by family on Sunday, March 6, 2022, in Lima, Ohio. She was born on January 11, 1926, in Wengern, Germany to the late Ernst and Gertrud (Liebermann) Gosemann. Gertrud married Randolph R. Brown of Kittanning, Pennsylvania in Berlin Germany on May 8, 1954. He proceeded her in death on December 2, 2006.

Sarah Nichols played for the Miracle League of Findlay

Sarah Nichols, age 20, passed away on Friday, March 4, 2022, at 9:40 a.m. at Mercy Health-St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo.

She was born on May 17, 2001, in Toledo, Ohio to Chad (Letitia) Nichols and Angie (Dave) Haugh.      

Also surviving are a sister, Lindsay Nichols; step-siblings: Justin Haugh, Mitchell (Ashley) Haugh, Chad Haugh, Troy Haugh, Brittani (Ronnie) Oates, Brianna (Andrew) Kunst, Landry (Erin) Zehender; paternal grandfather, Paul Nichols; paternal step-grandmother, Lynn Nichols; paternal step-grandfather, Lenny Lilly; paternal great grandmother, Delores Lewis; maternal step-grandmother, Carol Haugh; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Arron Corbet worked for U.S. Autoclave

Arron Corbet, age 58, passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2022, at 3:19 a.m. at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

He was born on March 7, 1963, in Lima, Ohio to the late Herbert and Jeanette (Gleason) Corbet.   On May 15, 1987, Arron married Lori Johnson and she survives in Ada.

Also surviving are his two children: Zachary Corbet of Lima and Mackenzie Corbet of Miamisburg; a sister, Pamela (Neil) Werling of Waynesfield; and a brother, Arnold Corbet of Maysville.  

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