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50th Class Reunion

July 15th 2023

Walther’s Twin Tavern
430 Applegrove St Nw
North Canton, Oh 44720

Tommy (Curly) Graber 1952-2022

Glenn Thomas “Curly” Graber, age 69, of Hartville went home to be with the Lord on Winter Solstice, Wednesday December 21, 2022. He was born in Fort Myers, Florida on December 30, 1952 to the late Glenn Jacob and Vivian (Werstler) Graber. He graduated from Lake High School in 1971. He met Frankie Hunter at the Pantry and they married on August 10, 1974. He grew up working on the family farm and started his more than 40 year career for the Village of Hartville at the Waste Water Treatment Plant (30 years as plant manager). He was a member of the Hartville Church of the Brethren and was a beloved youth mentor and Kid’s Club volunteer, CROP walker and mission tripper. Tom and Frankie served as district youth leaders and his influence carries on today. He was a boy scout leader and led his son and grandson to Eagle Scout. He was an avid fisherman and gardener.

John Schulz 1953-2022

John M. Schulz, 69, passed away on December 8, 2022. He was born on February 27, 1953 the son of John and Eva Schulz. He was a man of faith and was a member of St. Sebastian Catholic Church. John was the President of S. & S. Auto Sales Inc. for over 45 years. He always enjoyed working on cars. He looked forward to being with his friends and conversing in friendly discussions. He never met a stranger and was a good listener and enjoyed sharing stories.

2016 Reunion Pic

Richard L. Yoder

 

Richard L. Yoder, 68, passed away on March 8, 2022. He was born on June 9, 1953 the son of the late Henry and Anna Mae Yoder. He and his wife owned and operated for 22 years, Yoder Small Engine Service. Richard was a proud member of the Eagles #2736, Turkeyfoot Sportsman Club, and Canton/McKinley Rifle and Pistol Club. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and the adventures he and Kathy would take riding side by side.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Richard is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Kathy A. Yoder; children Charlotte Wells, Beth (Ralph) Walters, Rich (Linda) Yoder II, and Sarah (Scott) Meek; grandchildren Ilya, Gavin, Brandon, Olivia, Lucas, Jaxon, Damein, Natacha and Cody; siblings Jim, Ken, Gene, and John; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Becky Jane Walters (Murphy) 1952 – 2021

Becky Jane Walters, age 69, of Akron, passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. She was born in Canton on August 16, 1952 to the late Ralph and Idabelle Moore Murphy. In addition to her parents, Becky was preceded in death by Mark A. Walters. Becky will be greatly missed by her longtime companion, Bruce A. Kittinger; son, Mark (Krystal) Walters II; Nick (Tracy) Kittinger; grandchildren, Brandon, Chase, Zebulan and Zane; Calvin Logan and family; sisters, Barbara (James Hadad) Morr, Bonnie (Richard) Dzurovcin, Patricia (Chris) Brown; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Becky grew up in Uniontown, graduated from Lake High School and retired from Akron Children’s Hospital after 20 years of service. She was very proud of her service at the hospital, and received many Extra Mile Awards during her career. Becky’s favorite hobbies were the “three G’s,” gardening, gambling, and being a Grandma. Her son Mark was her pride and joy, and she loved him unconditionally.

Jill Musilli (Moore) 1952 – 2021

Jill Musilli (Moore) passed away Wednesday August 4th 2021

Sandra Frey 1952 ~ 2020

port033Sandra Lee (Frey) Reemsnyder, age 68 of Canton, passed away at home on Christmas day with her loving son by her side. She was born in Akron, Ohio, and lived in Canton for over 20 years. She was a 1971 graduate of Lake High School and an avid gardener. Sandra was a member of Little Flower Catholic Parish. She was preceded in death by her father William L. Frey. Sandra is survived by her son Daniel, mother Rosemary (Recker) Frey, sisters Janice Dolly, Ruth Shoemaker, brother Bill (Tamie) Frey, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Bill Cardwell 1953-2019

port014Dr. William H. Cardwell Jr., age 65, passed away unexpectedly on Monday March 18, 2019. He was born March 28, 1953 in Akron, Oh. to the late William H. Sr. and Elizabeth Cardwell. He was preceded in death by his wife Judi Cardwell. William will be deeply missed by his sister Barbara (Dan) McMillan; brother Douglas Cardwell; nieces and nephews Chad (Ashley) Cardwell, Michael (Erin) Cardwell, Patrick Cardwell, Katie Cardwell, Collin McMillan, Ethan McMillan and stepson Jason Scheldt.

Vickie (Halman) Hudson 1952-2020

Vickie Lynn Hudson, age 67 of Clinton, Ohio, passed away, after a brief illness, on July 3, 2020.

She was born in Akron, Ohio on October 12, 1952, the daughter of the late Robert and Vivian Yvonne (nee Shackelford) Halman.

She is survived by two sons, Ryan (Jennifer) Derhammer and Zachary Hudson, all of whom are incredibly fortunate to have called her Mom.

She also leaves behind her beloved granddaughter, Evelyn Hudson, and numerous relatives and friends, all of whom deeply loved her and who she deeply loved in return.

Vickie dedicated her life to her family and to the public, serving her fellow citizens throughout her career as a 9-1-1 dispatcher. She was recognized by her family and all who knew her as an incredibly strong, independent, and loving woman. The world will forever be a little brighter for the lives she touched, and she will be deeply, deeply missed.

Per her wishes, her remains were cremated and her ashes will be spread at the ocean in Florida by her sons, where many memorable family vacations were cherished.