The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

Obituary Archives

February 7, 2013

Frederick J. Smith

WARREN — Frederick J. "Jim" "Pete" Smith, age 68, of Warren, Ohio, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, Ohio.

He was born May 4, 1944, in Warren, Ohio, the son of Frederick G. and Marjorie K. (Postlethwait) Smith. A lifelong area resident, Mr. Smith was formerly of Kinsman and lived in Warren since 1968. He was a 1962 graduate of Joseph Badger High School in Kinsman; earned an Associate Degree from Bowling Green State University; and earned his Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from Kent State University. He was a Veteran of the Vietnam War having served in the U.S. Air Force; and retired as a Reservist in 1994 from the Youngstown Air Base.

He retired in 1994 from Packard Electric in Warren after 30 years of employment. Mr. Smith was a member of the Braceville Christian Church in Braceville, Ohio; was a lifetime member of the D.A.V.; a member of the Air Force Association; and a past member of the Harry Lees Post #506 American Legion in Kinsman.

In his most recent years, he enjoyed traveling, especially to spend time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also enjoyed fishing and camping.

Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Sammy L. (Lunsford) Smith, whom he married Nov. 23, 1968, of Warren, Ohio; sons, Robert J. Smith of Warren, Ohio and Richard J. (Carolyn) Smith of Champion, Ohio; daughter, Denise B. (David) Foss of Moyoc, N.C.; father, Frederick G. Smith of Gustavus Township, Ohio; two sisters, Sandra J. (Roland) Wildman of Gustavus Township, Ohio and Cindy M. (Kirk) Hutchens of Conneaut, Ohio; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

A Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 9th, at BAUMGARDNER FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE, 8569 Main St., Kinsman, Ohio, with Jon D. Pratt officiating. Burial will follow in Gustavus Cemetery.

Calling Hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8th, and from 10 a.m. until time of Service, Saturday, at the Funeral Home.

Obituary and condolences at and

Text Only
Obituary Archives

    Linda D. Patton, 70, of Chardon Township, Ohio, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at University Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio.

    April 24, 2014


    James Allen “Jim” Kostanoski, 70, of Byesville, Ohio, formerly of Geneva, Ohio, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Genesis Healthcare. He was a Vietnam veteran of the U.S. Navy.

    April 24, 2014

  • Grace C. Keyes Grace C. Keyes

    Grace Charlotte Keyes, age 80, of Tampa, Fla., formerly of Ashtabula, Ohio, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Andrew Grippi Andrew Grippi

    Andrew Grippi, age 92, of Ashtabula, Ohio, passed away at his home on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Gary L. Mills Sr.

    Gary L. Mills Sr., age 64, of Williamsfield, Ohio, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at his home.

    April 23, 2014

  • Karen J. Anderson

    Karen J. Anderson, age 63, of Eastwood Dr., passed away on Jan. 27, 2014.

    April 23, 2014

  • Larry J. Pansch

    Larry J. Pansch, age 69, of Wausaukee, Wis., ended his journey through Alzheimer’s on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, at his home with his family by his side.

    April 23, 2014

  • Cody B. Montgomery Cody B. Montgomery

    Cody Bryan Montgomery, age 24, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at his home.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dana E. Kincaid

    Dana Eugene Kincaid, age 89, of Anderson, S.C., passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the Rainey Hospice House.

    April 23, 2014


    Frank J. Dulemba Jr., 67, of Colebrook, died Friday, April 4, 2014, at Hospice House in Cleveland He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

    April 23, 2014


    Cody Bryan Montgomery, 24, died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at home.

    April 23, 2014

  • Lee Mullins Jr. Lee Mullins Jr.

    Lee Mullins Jr., age 57, of Madison, Ohio, formerly of Conneaut and Newbury.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Malvina I. Madar Malvina I. Madar

    Malvina Irene Madar, age 94, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, at the Ashtabula County Medical Center.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Althea Smith

    Althea “Sis” Smith, age 85, of Geneva, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at Geneva Village Retirement Center.

    April 23, 2014


    Fredrick Marshman, 71, of Ashtabula, died on March 12, 2014, at the Cleveland Clinic. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

    April 23, 2014


    Richard Paul Peck, 59, of Ashtabula, died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Austinburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

    April 23, 2014

  • Winifred M. Tisch Winifred M. Tisch

    Winifred Marie Tisch, age 73, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dorothy M. Furlan

    Dorothy "Dottie" M. Furlan, age 72, of Geneva, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 21, 2014, at University Hospital of Cleveland.

    April 23, 2014


    Laurie L. Parr (nee: Anderson), 68, of Chardon, Ohio, died Monday, April 21, 2014, in Chesterland.

    April 23, 2014


    Malvina Irene Madar, 94, died Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, at ACMC.

    April 22, 2014

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide