Portage County obituaries for Nov. 17-18

Robert L. Thompson

Robert L. Thompson, age 78, of Ravenna, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Robert was born September 13, 1943.

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Suzanne Lee Fouts

Suzanne Lee Fouts, age 81, of Kent, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Suzanne was born May 12, 1940.

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Patricia A. Ard

Patricia A. Ard, age 86, of Ravenna, Ohio passed away on Monday, November 15, 2021. Patricia was born March 16, 1935.

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William John Lishing

William John Lishing, 91, of Streetsboro passed away from Parkinson’s Disease Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born July 19, 1930 in Cleveland, Ohio to Frank and Helen (Stefan) Lishing.

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Kevin Lee Keyser

Kevin Lee Keyser, 41, of Garrettsville, passed away on November 16, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on February 14, 1980, in Warren, to Kenneth and Nancy (nee Thellman) Keyser.

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Theresa Grace Ackerman

Theresa (Alongi) Ackerman, 82, passed away on November 17, 2021 at home after an 18 year battle with multiple myeloma.

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Lydia McFarland

Lydia C. McFarland, 73, passed away at her residence in Ravenna Township on November 12, 2021. 

Lydia was born in Ravenna, Ohio on April 15, 1948 to parents Carl and Julia (Miller) Stansberry.  She graduated from Ravenna High School in 1968 and went on to work many years as a bonding clerk in the Portage County Municipal court.  In her later years she had worked at the Kent Burger King. Lydia thoroughly enjoyed her involvement with the Ravenna Community Choir, Ravenna Balloon A-Fair, the Junior Thursday Literary Club and Friends of the Library. She had been an avid Cleveland sports fan, enjoying watching the Cleveland Indians and the Cleveland Browns and loved her cats. 

Lydia is survived by her husband of 29 years, John McFarland.   

Preceding Lydia in death were her parents, her infant sister Christine Stansberry and her cousin Karen Swyers. 

Friends will be received at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St, Ravenna, on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 4pm-6pm where funeral services, officiated by Chaplain William Wisniewski, will be held on Friday, November 19th at 12pm.  Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery will immediately follow. 

Memorial donations can be made in her name to the Ravenna Community Choir.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com

(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436)

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