Portage County obituaries for May 15-16

Daniel Dyer

Daniel Osborn Dyer, age 79, of Hudson, Ohio, passed away Friday, May 10, 2024. Beloved husband of Joyce Dyer; loving father of Stephen Osborn Dyer (Melissa Beth McGowan Dyer); caring grandfather of Logan Thomas Dyer and Carson William Daniel Dyer; dear brother of Richard Morgan Dyer (Philip Sweeney), Edward Davis Dyer (Janice McCormick); and uncle to Richard C. Dyer and Nicoleta Dyer.

Dan was a teacher at Harmon Middle School in Aurora and Western Reserve Academy in Hudson. A voracious reader and a writer of books, columns, essays, and reviews, he also enjoyed baking sourdough bread, traveling, telling family stories, biking, running, watching the Rockford Files, and climbing the Chilkoot Trail. Most of all, he loved laughter and spending time with family, students, and friends.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library Street, Hudson, Ohio 44236 (www.hudsonlibrary.org)or the Hiram College Library, (www.hiram.edu/giving; select “Other” designation and write “Friends of the Library”). Arrangements by Johnson-Romito Funeral Home, Hudson, OH. See full obituary at www.johnsonromito.com.

Gary M. Fumich Jr.

Gary M. Fumich Jr., age 52, of Ravenna, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

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Bonnie J. Rude

Bonnie J. Rude (Pospichel), 78, departed from this life Thursday, May 9, 2024.

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Wayne Allen Gauer

Wayne Allen Gauer, age 68, of Akron, OH, passed onto the Lord on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 in Cuyahoga Falls.

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John J. Mancini

Beloved husband, father and papa, John J. Mancini passed away peacefully into the loving arms of his Savior on Saturday May 11th, 2024 with family by his side.

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Judy L. (Boston) Svoboda

Judy L. Svoboda 73 of Ravenna passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at UH Portage Medical Center. She was born July 18, 1950 in Akron, Ohio to the late Frank E. and Lucille R. (Smith) Boston.

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