Tuesday, July 22, 2008

REITA A. FRONTZ - Obituary

Miss Reita A. Frontz
Services for Miss Reita A. Frontz, recent High School graduate who died early Thursday morning in her home, 321 Garfield Street, will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in the Dawson Funeral Home by Rev. M. Rudolph Miller, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Yellow Creek Cemetery.
Friendss may call tonight at the funeral Home.
"East Liverpool Review"
June 11, 1948
(Contributed by Deborah Wall)

JAMES D. FRONTZ - Obituary

James D. Frontz
Westerville, Ohio - Services will be held this afternoon for James D. Frontz, 82, of Westerville, formerly of East Liverpool, who died at 10:25 a.m., Thursday, August 28, 1997, at the St. Ann Hospital in Columbus following a lengthy illness.
He was born in Wellsville March 14, 1915, a son of the late William Edward and Rose Springer Frontz.
He lived most of his life in East Liverpool before moving to Westerville in 1990. He was employed 50 years at Riverview Orchids Inc. He graduated from the Ohio State School for the Deaf.
He is survived by wife wife, Bernice "Millie" Frontz, at home; a sister, Mrs. Lawrence (Mary) Howell of East Liverpool; a brother, Howard "Pete" Frontz of Woodsfield, Ohio; and two stepgrandchilden.
He was preceded in death by two sisters; three brothers; and two stepsons, Wilber Burt and William Burt.
Skip Sheville will conduct the services at 2:30 at the Dawson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Yellow Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home an hour before the services.
(Contributed by Deborah Wall)


Mrs. Arthur Frontz Suffers Heart Attack When Alone
While her 6-month-old baby, Arlene Joy lay unattended in her crib for more than eight hours. Mrs. Bonnie Marie Frontz, 20, lay dead Tuesday on her second floor apartment at 635 1/2 St. Clair Avenue.
Mrs. Frontz is beleived to have been stricken shortly after her husband, Arthur Frontz a machinist for Arvin Machine Company left for his work about 7:40 a.m. She was found by Mr. Frontz still dressed in her pajamas as he left her, when he returned home at 5:30 p.m.
Death was due to a heart attack, Coroner Arnold Devon ruled today.
Mr. Frontz told Coroner Devon, who investigated that he and his wife had eaten their breakfast together before he left. She had written out a grocery order which was found on the table. She returned to her bed, evidently when she became ill.
Dr. J.L. Ward veterinary, whose offices are on the first floor of the building, reported having heard the baby crying at intervals during the day but thought nothing of it. The baby was in a state of exhaustion from hunger when the mother's death was discovered. Coroner Devon expressed the opinion she has been dead for about eight hours.
Besides her husband and daughter, Mrs. Frontz leaves her mother, Mrs. Sadie Palmer; three sisters, Mrs. Mildred Buchanan, Mrs. Helen Palmer and Mrs. Dorothy Campbell all of East Liverpool.
Funeral services will be conducted in the Dawson Funeral Home Thursday at 2 p.m. by Rev. Clyde H. Canfield, pastor of the First United Presbyterian church. Burial will be made in Yellow Creek cemetery.
Friends may call tonight at the Dawson home.
"East Liverpool Review"
Wednesday - April 16, 1941
(Contributed by Deborah Wall)


Miss Erla Mae Frontz, 21, of 350 Ogden Stree, died Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Tuscarawas Valley Sanatarium at New Philadelphia, following a several month illness.
She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Frontz; four brothers Arthur Frontz, James Frontz and Charles Frontz of East Liverpool and two sisters, Mrs. Lawrence Howell of East Liverpool and Rita Frontz at home.
Services will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. in the Dawson funeral home by Rev. Clyde H. Canfield, pastor of the First United Presbyterian church. Burial will be in Yellow Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Dawson home.
"East Liverpool Review"
March 23, 1941
(provided by Deborah Wall)


Arthur E. Frontz, 52, of LaCroft, took his own life by hanging in the cellar of his home late Thrusday night or early today, police reported.
His body was discovered at approximately 12:53 this morning by his brother, Patrolman Howard Frontz. Patrolman Frontz said he received several telephone calls from his brother as he was preparing to report for duty on the midnight shift at headquaters. After arriving at the station, he obtained permission from Lt. Clyde W. Boso, officer in charge to drive a couple of blocks outside the city to find if his brother was all right. Lt. Boso accompanied the patrolman and remained in the cruiser while he went into his brother's home.
In a few mintues, Officer Frontz ran outside and reported his brother had hanged himself. Lt. Boso summoned an ambulance and a fire department respirator and later notified Dr. Roy C. Costello, deputy county coroner. A report also was given to the sheriff's office.
A Marine Corps veteran in World War II, Mr. Frontz was born in Wellsville Oct. 7, 1911, to the late W. Edward Frontz and Rose Springer Frontz, and resided in the vicintiy his lifetime.
He was a turn foreman in the cold strip department of the Midland Works of the Crucible Steel Company where he had been employed since 1951.
He leaves his widow, Mrs. Sue Nease Frontz; two daughters, Mrs. Sondra Stephens of Vernon, KY., and Mrs. Arlene Bickle of East Liverpool; a sister Mrs. Lawrence Howell of East Liverpool; three other brothers, William E. Forntz and James D. Frontz of East Liverpool, and Charles L. Frontz of Falls Church, Virginia and two grandchildren.
The Dawson Funeral Home is arranging services.
"East Liverpool Review"
Friday - July 31, 1964
(Contributed by Deborah Wall)

KATHY L. BROWN - Obituary

Kathy L. Brown, 30, Death Probed
Mrs. Kathy Brown of Milton Avenue, East Liverpool, was pronounced dead at St. John Medical Center in Steubenville Friday morning. The cause of her death is under investigation by the Steubenville police department.
She was born in East Liverpool Feb. 15, 1958 and was a lifetime resident of this city. A 1976 graduate of East Liverpool High School, she was a student at the East Liverpool and Salem branches of Kent State University.
Survivors include her husband Thomas A. Brown, two sisters and four brothers. Services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday at Dawson Funeral home. Burial is to be in Yellow Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 tonight.
"East Liverpool Review"
Page #5
Saturday - August 20, 1988
(Contributed by Deborah Wall)


William F. Brown, 70, a World War I Veteran, who resided with his son-in-law and daughter, Samuel and Betty Maylone of 18th Street Wellsville, died Wednesday at 11 p.m. at the Oakland Vetrans Hospital in Pittsburgh, where he had been a patient since January 4, 1966.
He had been in the painting trade for many years, retiring in 1961.
He was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia, March 13, 1895, to the late John C. Brown and Ella Frontz Brown.
He resided in Wellsville for about 45 years. He served with the Division Company C of the 18th Infantry, in France and Germany. He belonged to the Wellsvile American Legion Post 70.
In addition to Mrs. Maylone, he leaves two other daughters, Mrs. Donald (Ella) Snyder of Oxon Hill, MD., and Mrs. Doris Burns of Wellsville; three sons George M. Brown of Vandalta, Ralph E. Brown and Robert G. Brown, both of Wellsville, three sisters, Mrs. Clara Parker of Akron, Mrs. Mary Pennybaker of Parkersburg and Mrs. Ethel Strictland of Alexanderia, Virginia; four brothers, Henry Brown of Vienna, West Virginia, Edward Brown of Akron, Ohio, Lawrence Brown of Wellsville and Jack Brown of Cleveland, Ohio and 16 grandchildren.
Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Maclean Funeral Home in Wellsville by the Rev. Robert E. Andrews of the Wellsville First Christian Church. Burial will be in Yellow Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday night, Saturday afternoon and night.
"East Liverpool Review"
Page #19
Thursday - February 3, 1966
(Contributed by Deborah Wall)

MARTIN A. BROWN - Obituary

The Rev. Harry Hebenthial of the church of God in Beaver will conduct the funeral services for Martin A. Brown, 1210 Cora Street, Friday at 2 p.m. at the Martin Funeral Home.
He died Tuesday night at City Hospital after suffering a heart attack earlier at his home.
He was a member of the East Liverpool First Church of God.
Friends may call at the funeral home tonight.
"East Liverpool Review"
Page #12
June 18, 1964


Leona "Lilly" Brown, 92, of 791 9th Avenue, LaCroft, died at City Hospital at 3 this morning following a long illness.
She was born August 4, 1889. at East Palestine to Daniel Milton Dornon and Almira Clark Dornon.
Mrs. Brown resided in this area her lifetime. She was a member of the Etruria Street Church of God.
Her husband, Martin A. Brown, died June 16, 1964.
She is survived by three sons, Amberry L. Brown and Daniel D. Brown. both of East Liverpool, and Dornon Brown of Chicago, ILL; six daughters, Mrs. Albert (Marty) Everhart, Mrs. Opal Moore and Mrs. Wilda Breeze, all of East Liverpool, Ohio, Mrs. Roy (Helen) Hargraves of Rialto, Calf. Mrs. James (Mabel) Reed of Huntington Beach, Calf. and Mrs. John (Gay) Meslovich of Pamona, Calf.; 25 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Martin Funeral Home with the Rev. C. LeRoy Apotosh of the Church of God in Beaver, PA., officiating.
Burial will be at Yellow Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call Monday afternoon and evening at the funeral home.
(Contributed by Deborah Wall)