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In Remembrance

"He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent,
nay, more present, than the living man.
" - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Updated: 4/17/2018

Dan Budrow's Step-Daughter, Jacquelyn B. Morrison, passed away on March 25, 2018.
James Shultz's father-in-law, Wayne L. Milhoan, Jr., passed away on January 20, 2018.
Ray Labuda's wife Nancy passed away January 17, 2018
Gene Rohrbough's wife Linda, passed away on September 13, 2017.
In Memory of Robert "Bob" W. Young (NHB Website creator)

Jackie Morrison, 49, of Akron, went home to be with the Lord on March 25, 2018.

She was a graduate of Green High School and the University of Akron. Jacquelyn enjoyed working out, cooking, sewing, art and spending time with her nieces and nephews.

Jackie is survived by her parents, Dwight (Darlene) Morrison and Donna (Dan) Budrow; siblings, Ben (Connie), Matt, Andy (Andrea), Nick (Tricia) and James; nieces and nephew, James, Rachel, Ashlyn, Brantley, Oliver, Christian, Pierson, Miles, Sydney and Alivia; friend, Dan Tonkin; as well as many other loving family and friends.





Wayne L. Milhoan, Jr., of Akron, passed away at age 63, on January 20, 2018, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

He was born on October 1, 1954 in Akron, the son of the late Wayne L. and Vivienne (nee Knapman) Milhoan Sr.

Wayne was currently working for the City of Akron as a mechanic. He also worked at 7-UP Bottling Company in Twinsburg for over 40 years as a mechanic. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, playing cards, playing horseshoes and bowling with his family. He was very jovial and could tell a great joke. Wayne was skilled and knowledgeable in any trade and would help anyone in need. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife, the former Marilyn Shearrow, whom he married on August 27, 1976; his children, Christopher (James Shultz) Milhoan, Douglas (Jennifer) Milhoan, Wayne A. Milhoan, Angela (Wayne) Wright; his four grandchildren, Hayley and Kelsea Milhoan and Halle and Austin Wright; his two siblings, Beverly (Ernie) Meyers and Karen (John) Moore; and his beloved nieces and nephews and their families.

Friends and family may visit at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 North Canton Road, Akron, from 2:00 - 5:00 PM, Saturday, January 27, 2018. Following visitation Wayne will be cremated.


Nancy S. Labuda (Phelps), 70, passed away January 17, 2018.

She was born on July 5, 1947 in Akron to E. Jay and Eleanor Phelps.

Nancy graduated from Mogodore High School in 1965 and from Kent State University with a degree in Mathematics. Upon graduation, she worked in the IT department at General Tire for 25 years.

She was a lover of animals, especially her cats.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Raymond J.; brothers-in-law, Rick (Janet) Bowser, Paul (Marie) Nikonow; sister-in-law, Agnes Mash; numerous aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Calling hours 4 - 8 p.m. Friday at Ciriello & Carr Funeral Home, 39 S. Miller Rd, Fairlawn.

Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Hilary Catholic Church.

Interment at Moore's Chapel Cemetery.

For those who wish, donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.


Linda Rohrbough (Jandecka), 69, passed away on September 13, 2017.

Born in Akron on December 7, 1947 to the late Clyde and Dorothy Jandecka, Linda was a 1965 graduate of Garfield High School. She graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. She worked for the University of Akron in Computer Services and retired in 2003. She was a member of Firestone Park Christian Church. Linda enjoyed cooking, reading, and spending time with her granddaughters.

Linda is survived by her loving husband of 39 years, Gene; son and daughter-in-law, Zach and Samantha Rohrbough; grand daughters, Adrianna and Isabella; siblings, David (Annabelle) Jandecka, Sally Jandecka, Sarah (Rick) Simmers, and Bill (Mary) Jandecka, as well as many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, 2 - 5 p.m., at the Anthony Funeral Home Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, 1990 S. Main St. in Akron. A funeral service will take place on Monday, 11 am, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Burial Park. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Firestone Park Christian Church Music Fund 40 E. Wilbeth Rd. Akron, OH 44301. (Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz, AKRON)


Robert W. "Bob" Young, 81, passed away July, 29, 2017. Born in Tulsa, Okla. to Ernest and Jewell (Johnston) Young, he had resided in Wadsworth since 2001. Bob was a retired United States Air Force veteran, reaching the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. He was a member of Akron First Assembly as well as the New Horizons Band. He loved Jesus, spending time with his family, golf, tennis and fishing. He also was passionate about music and enjoyed playing the saxophone, cello, guitar, piano and clarinet.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by daughter, Katherine Suzanne and brother, Roger. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 57 years, Ruth Ann; son, Mike (Sheila) of California; daughter, Lauri (Kent) Jarvis; grandchildren, Jessica, Jacob, Zachary, Benjamin, Sarah, Rachel (Matthew), Ryan (Monica), Kyle and Cullen; great-grandson, Jason; brother, Jerry (Rita); and other loving family and friends.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Eckard Baldwin Funeral Home & Chapel, 760 E. Market St. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 3 at 10:30 a.m. at Akron First Assembly, 1175 W. Market St., with Pastor Kent Jarvis officiating. Interment will follow at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Please share your thoughts and condolences at www.eckardbaldwin.com.