JEFF STEVENSON, PRESIDENT OF
LEISURE LAKE MEMBERSHIP ASSOCIATION FROM OCTOBER 12, 2008 - DECEMBER
Tompkins, I have been asked
to inform Leisure Lake that Jeff Stevenson has passed away today,
December 10th. In the short few years that I have come to know Jeff,
a finer man would be hard to find. His compassion and love for the
park will be missed. His friendship to me and many others impossible
John A. McDaniels, 77, departed on April 12, 2018.
He was a longtime Akron-area resident who spent his recent years
traveling back and forth to Okeechobee, Fla. John was an avid golfer
where he could typically be found enjoying time with friends and
He is preceded in death by his wife, Donna; daughter, Cheryl;
brothers, Jimmie and Chuck; sister, Ida; and grandsons, John and
Brandon. John is survived by his companion, Sue Sakuta; sons, John
(Terri) and Bryan (Christine); grandchildren, Angela (Adam), Jimmy
(Amber), Melanie (Steve); brother, Kenny; sister, Shirley; and many
nieces and nephews.
Per his wish cremation has taken place. A memorial followed by a
celebration of life will take place for friends and family at J.
Dublin's Pour House, 1954 Buchholzer Blvd., Akron, OH 44310 on
Sunday, April 15 from Noon to 3pm. Please dress casually and bring
your fondest memories to share
Donald L. Phillips (Steve's Dad) a member from 1986 through 2017 passed away on February 19, 2018. He was 87 years old. Don spent a lot of his camping years either playing Bingo or calling Bingo. Calling Hours are Friday February 23 from 10 - 12 at Lane Shaffer Wynans. 164 N. High Street, Cortland, Ohio with the funeral following immediately thereafter, Please keep the family, including Steve Phillips, in your prayers.
Sad to say, one of our long time members, Fran Croft has passed away.
Calling hours will be Thursday 8/31, from 5pm to 7pm at Shorts Spicer Crislip funeral home in Ravenna 141 N Meridian St Ravenna, Ohio 44266.
Friday, 9/1, from 10am to 11am at Atwater United Methodist Church 6380 Waterloo Rd Atwater, Ohio 44201.
Funeral to follow and then lunch at the church.
June 6, 2017
Saddened by unexpected death of member Carl Olexo today (June 6th). Prayers for Lori and
Carlin, his sons, sisters and the entire family.
December 27, 2016 At this time of the year this is very hard for me to post but one of our long time members has passed this morning,
Frank Uncapher. If I hear anything more about the arrangements I will let you know.
Vice President,Gary Kratz
November 8, 2016
DARRYL DEAN MILLER, 56, beloved husband
of Kim (nee Krisby); devoted father of Heather and Holly
Krisby, Rebecca Miller, and Ashley (Sean) Shephard; loving
grandfather of many, dear brother of Trey; cherished uncle.
Self-employed roofer. The family will receive friends
FRIDAY 10-12 & 4-6 PM AT WALTER MARTENS & SONS 9811 DENISON
AVE. (PARKING ENTRANCE OFF W. 99 ST.) with services there
I have just been informed that a long time member,
Barb DeRuyter has pased away this morning October 4,
2016. Please keep there family in your prayers. The
family is planning a private service, condolences
can be sent to the park P.O. Box 303 Diamond, Ohio
Vice President,Gary Kratz
We are saddened to
let you know that we
lost another member
last night. Orlo (O.D.)
Cory went to his
heavenly home. Our
prayers for peace
and loving thoughts
go out to Bev and
the Cory family. We
have no other
details at this
April 22, 2016
We again come with sad news. Beverly Cory passed
away a couple of days ago in Florida. She follows
her husband Orlo D. Cory by a few weeks. I choose to
believe they are together again getting ready for a
heavenly bike ride. Prayers for peace to the family.
Another member has left us
CHARLES L. GUTHRIDGE
Charles L. Guthridge, 71, of Paris Township, Ohio passed on Sunday,
September 27. 2015 in Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren, Ohio.
Charles was born in DuBois, Pennsylvania on August 6, 1944, the son
of Reuben and Mary Ball Guthridge. He obtained his formal education
in DuBois and graduated from DuBois High School in 1963.
In 1965, Charles enlisted into the United States Army with his
overseas duty served in Thailand as a heavy equipment mechanic. He
was honorably discharged on February 21, 1968.
Along with his family, Charles relocated to this area in 1972 to
obtain employment at the General Motors Assembly Plant in Lordstown.
He retired from his duties as a tow motor operator in 1996.
His favorite pastimes were woodworking, playing on the VFW horseshoe
league and spending time with his grandchildren.
Charles was an active member of VFW Post 3332 where he served as
canteen manager for ten years.
He was also a member of the American Legion Post 236 and the Amvets
Post 112. Charles was proud to be a member of the Newton Falls
Veterans Organization Honor Guard.
Memories of Charles will be carried on by his family, his children,
Missy (Alan) Holcknecht, Heather Guthridge, Charlie Guthridge and
Evelyn (Bobby) Lilly; his grandchildren, Kristofer, Karissa,
Savanna, Miranda, Hanna, Karlee, Colton, Katie-lyn and Miah; his
siblings, Don (Janet) Guthridge, Marian Cian, his twin sister, Velma
Clinton and Ron (Sue) Guthridge.
Charles was preceded by his parents, Reuben and Mary; his brothers,
Bob, Jim, and Joe and his sister, Marie.
Friends may call on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to
5:00 p.m. at the Borowski Memorial Home in Newton Falls where a
military service will follow.
Arrangements for Charles were entrusted to the Borowski Memorial
Home in Newton Falls.
(Borowski Memorial Home 330-306-5100 RC 9-29-15)
May 16, 2015
Another member has left us to be with his heavenly
father and is reunited with his wife Mary. R.I.P.
Wilbur your ready smile and dancing feet will be
missed. Thank you for all you did for me and my
children when we first came to the park. Lisa.
Wilbur A. Marshall, 81, of Randolph Ohio went home
to be with the Lord after a long and courageous
battle with cancer on Saturday, May, 16, 2015 with
his son, James and family by his side.
He was preceded in death by wife Mary; grandsons,
Logan and Coleman James Marshall; parents, Wilbur
and Opal (nee Martin); siblings, Ann, Ronnie, Joe
Wilbur is survived by his sons, James (Margaret) and
Jeffrey (Patricia); granddaughters, Monica, Jessica,
Jami, Angela, Shannon; 11 great grandchildren;
brothers, Keith (Joan) and Kenneth (Patsy);
sister-in-law, Beverly Marshall and numerous nieces
He served in the U.S Army and was employed with the
Ford Motor Company Walton Hills for 30 years.
The family would like to thank his special lady
friend, Kathy Connell for all her help during the
past year. Rest in peace Dad we love you and will
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 19,
2015 from 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm at Newcomer Funeral
Home, 131 N. Canton Rd Akron. Funeral services will
be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday, May
20, 2015 at 11am. Interment will follow at North
Lawn Memorial Gardens.
October 30, 2014
It is with sad news that another member of our
Leisure Lake family has passed away today. Rest in
peace Larry Hastings. Doris, know that we all have
you in our hearts and prayers.
May 3, 2014
is with great sadness that we have lost another member of our great
park. Kenny Mays wife Neva passed away this evening. More
information when I talk further with Kenny. Lynn, security trustee
I just spoke with Kenny May regarding
arrangements for Neva. Calling hours are tues evening from 6-8pm at
Rossi Funeral Home on 30th street in Canton. Funeral Wed 10:00 am.
There will be a partial obit in Mondays Canton Repository and the
full one in Tuesdays paper.
Lynn - Security Trustee
December 25, 2013
Posted July 16, 2013
followers, sadly I
have been informed
that long time park
Dennis Crossman has
In speaking to
Doris, she made it
clear that Dennis
it a waste of money
to send flowers, she
indicated some sort
of memorial garden,
etc at the park
as the park meant so
much to him, or if
you wish, to donate
to a local cancer or
BOD is bouncing
ideas around for
Dennis and future /
past members and
your input would be
Posted November 25,2012. We were saddened to hear that Rose
Nemer (wife of Norm Nemer)
passed away last week
and that services were held on Friday. Our condolences go to Norm,
their children, grandchildren and
great grandchildren. Lisa
Dear Leisure Lake Friends,
We wish to thank everyone for all their prayers. Jeff loved
Leisure Lake and all the people. All of you have been so kind. You
gave more than love and kindness.
For everyone who gave money. I can’t thank you enough. It will
be used towards Jeff’s medical bills.
We are all going to miss him. I’m proud of all he accomplished
for the park--so much in such a short time.
Thank you all for being there for me and for Jeff’s and my
family. You’re all a blessing to us.
Although it will be hard for me. As there is nothing he liked
more than camping at Leisure Lake and all of you. I look forward to
seeing all of you in the spring.
Lee Stevenson and Family
We are saddened to learn that Dave Tietz
has passed away. Our thoughts, prayers and
sympathies are with his family at this
time. We will miss Dave's quick smile and sense of
He was always willing to help out with
mechanical issues. More details will be posted when
we learn of them. Lisa
Sadly Kat Ackerman has lost her
battle with cancer this morning - details when available. Kent
The arrangements for Kat Ackerman are as follows:
Viewing on Friday only 07/01 - from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8:00 pm
at Coreno Funeral Home, 13115 Lorain Road, Cleveland,
Ohio. LLMA BOD
A long time member of the park past away Saturday the
4th. Patricia Biolota from lot#194. she was a very nice a caring
women and a friend. she will be deeply missed but not forgotten.
Thank you fro this information Nicole, if there are
any arrangements being made, we would appreciate the information -
June 18th grave side service at Riverside at 1:00pm.
After service a gathering at Silver Oaks in Kent, Ohio.
Sadly I have been informed that
Lisa Cox lost her courageous battle and has passed away this morning
(August 31, 2010). Now is the time to continue to show your support for the
family in the way you seem appropriate. Details will follow once
they are available. I have been informed that the Cox family
will be having a celabration of Life for Lisa on Friday evening from
7 - 10 at the VFW located in Avon, more details when available. Kent
We are having a Chinese auction
after the Benefit dinner for Lisa Cox on Sept 4th. If anyone would
like to donate anything - please see Tammy Kratz, Dawn Booth,
Carolyn Lozier, Delores Stevenson or Cheri Almashy-King. All the
proceeds will go to the Ron Cox family. Come on - fellow campers -
let's take care of our own again!! You always come through when you
are needed - Thanks to all of you!!! God Bless!
Laurie Miller and Diane Wolf will
be having a Fundraising Benefit Dinner for Lisa Cox. Please save the
date and show your support by participating with showing up for
dinner. Just in the planning stages, I will up date the event with
menu and specific's after this weekend.
I am so proud to be a member of Leisure Lake....The
members of this park are AMAZING!! What a great benefit for the
Cox family.....over $5000 was raised Saturday. The meal (244 meals
sold) was delicious (thanks Laurie, Dianne and the crew) and the
auctions were unbelieveable! Special thanks to Randy for being the
emcee (he was fantastic, as usual) and for making the beautiful
memorial poster of Lisa. And thanks to everyone that helped with
planning the benefit. And thanks to everyone who donated. We
always seem to come together when it is needed. Thanks everyone!!!
You are the greatest!!
Leisure Lake has lost one of its own
as Sharon Phillips passed away today. Details for her services will
be posted when available. The LLMA Board of Directors is very
saddened to hear this news and the Phillips Family is on our
thoughts and prayers.
Services for Sharon Phillips are from 5:00 to 7:00
pm July 19, 2010 at Lane Funeral Home in Cortland The address is 164
North High Street Cortland, Ohio 44410 phone 637-4986
Our prayers go out to the family
(Evans) Coulter, age 45, of North Canton, passed away Tuesday,
January 5, 2010 after a courageous battle with cancer.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, January
8, 2010 at St. Paul's Catholic Church of North Canton, 241 S. Main
St., North Canton, with Msgr. James A. Clarke celebrant. The family
will receive friends in the Reed Funeral Home North Canton Chapel
(801 Pittsburg Ave. NW) TODAY (Thursday), January 7 from 2 to 4 and
6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations
be made to the Mercy Hospice, 7568 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton,