Monday, June 25, 2012
Calling hours are scheduled for Wednesday in Hudson.
Calling hours and funeral arrangements for Gino Altieri, the 10-year-old from Stow who passed away Sunday, have been scheduled: Click here for more information from Redmon Funeral Home: Accessorize in red for Gino, his favorite color! Burial St. Mary’s Cemetery. PLEASE MEET AND FORM PROCESSION AT THE CHURCH. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, please make memorials at www.curesearchwalk.org/northeastohio/jedigino or to Akron Children’s Hospital, Oncology Dept., One Perkins Square, Akron 44308. After Gino Aliteri, 10, of Stow died Sunday afternoon after a two-year battle with cancer, Fishcreek PTA President Jen Taylor decided to start a porch light vigil to mourn his passing. People from across the country — in states as far as Texas — have commented …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
More than 400 mourners were at Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz Memorial Chapel in Cleveland Heights for the funeral Thursday.
WNIR talk radio host Howie Chizek died Saturday at the age of 65. Numerous media outlets reported the Twinsburg man died of a heart attack while on a trip to Disney World with underprivileged children. "Mr. Stow," a long-time and infamous Chizek listener estimates he called the show more than 6,000 times in 30 years. He attended the funeral in Cleveland Heights Thursday. “He was more than just a talk show host. He was a great, great guy," said "Mr. Stow" in an Akron Beacon Journal story. Read more about the funeral here.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Officer Bastock was laid to rest at Silver Springs Cemetery today.
Friends, family and fellow safety service members said goodbye to Officer Jonathan Bastock of Cuyahoga Falls today at his funeral at Holy Family Catholic Church. Bastock, 47, who died from a blood clot Feb. 5 while recuperating from knee surgery a few weeks ago, was on injury leave after falling on ice on a call in January. Parts of Darrow Road and Stow Road were closed for the procession to Silver Springs Cemetery today, where Bastock was honored with a gun salute. Police officers and firefighters from across Northeast Ohio attended the funeral to honor a man who "held the line" and put together Stow's Christmas Luminaries event to honor fallen servicemen.
Saturday, February 5, 2011
Jon Bastock was a patrol officer for Stow and lived in Cuyahoga Falls.
Stow Patrol Officer and FOP Treasurer Jonathan V. Bastock, 47, of Cuyahoga Falls died Saturday morning. Bastock was pronounced dead at Summa Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, according to a spokesman for the medical examiner. The cause of death is pending. Stow Police Chief Louis Dirker said Bastock was on injury leave for knee surgery a few weeks ago. The chief said he "tore up his knee on a call" in early January. "It's just shocking," said Dirker. "We had two chaplains come to the department today to talk with our officers ... but they aren't handling the situation really well." Bastock worked the afternoon shift at the department and his wife, Donna, and three children live in Cuyahoga Falls. Officer Bastock served as a sworn…