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.
Band performance – Greensleeves – James Swearingen, arr.
Full Strings performance – Entrance of the Queen of Sheba – George Frederick (H.B. Fisher, arr.)
Band performance – Farandole from the L’Arlesienne Suite – Georges Bizet. (Jay Bocook, arr.)
Srings A performance – The Hanukkah Song – (Lloyd Conley, arr.)
BIG REED Clarinet Choir – One Thump and Caravan – Al Smith, arr.Strings B performance – Carol For Another Christmas – Henry Mancini (Sean O’Loughlin, arr.)Jazz Quartet – California from the California Suite – Claude Bolling
Tim Longfellow piano soloist, Kandy Richardson flute soloist
Combined Ensemble performance – Polar Express – Glen Ballard, Alan Silvestry (Michael Story, arr.)BIG REED Clarinet Choir performance
L-O-V-E Al Smith, arr.
Colonel Bogey Al Smith, arr.Strings B performance – Merry Christmas Darling – Richard Carpenter, Frank Pool (Larry Moore, arr.)Full Band performance – All I Want for Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey, Walter Afanasie (Michael Brown, arr.)Band B performance – Grown Up Christmas List – D. Foster, L. Thompson-Jenner (Michael Brown, arr.)
Maryann Aguilar, Narrator
Al Smith, Harmonica Soloist
Strings B performance – All is Well – Michel W. Smith, Wayne Kirkpatrick (Keith Christopher, arr) Tim Longfellow, piano soloistCombined Ensemble – Pictures at an Exhibition – Modest Moussorgsky (Michael Sweeney, arr.)
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.
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.