Obituaries

Arnold F. Bruckner

SALEM — Arnold F. Bruckner, 90, of West Perry Street, passed away unexpectedly at 11:55 a.m. Monday, April 23, 2018, at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Bruckner was born April 30, 1927, in Salem, a son of the late Fredrick “Fritz” and Emma (Mieter) Bruckner, and had lived ...

Justin Scott Madison

SALINEVILLE – Justin Scott Madison, 36, of Salineville passed away on Tuesday afternoon, April 24, 2018 at his home. He was born April 8, 1982 in Mesa, Ariz., a son of Scott (Jenn) Madison of Salineville, Ohio and Tanya (Tim) Kyser of Salem, Ohio. Justin lived in Mesa, Ariz., before ...

Doris Jean (Riley) Lewis

SALEM — Doris Jean (Riley) Lewis, 91, of Salem, passed away at 9:15 a.m. on April 25, 2018 at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Salem.  She was born on Feb. 28, 1927, in Chester, W. Va., the daughter of the late Warren and Elizabeth (Seederly) Riley.  Doris graduated in 1945 ...

Shirley L. Bazidlo

SALEM – Shirley L. Bazidlo, 89, died at 9:43 a.m. Monday, April 23, 2018, at the Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born April 11, 1929, in DuBois, Pa., the daughter of the late Charles and Eileen (Dilly) Siple. Shirley was last employed in the dietary department at Salem Regional ...

Anna Mae Boehm

SEBRING —Anna Mae Boehm, 98, passed away on April 21, 2018, at Crandall Medical Center. Anna was born on Aug. 25, 1919, to the late George and Mary (Cornman) Mortimer. She was a long time member of the North Benton Presbyterian Church. She will be remembered as an excellent homemaker, ...

Yon Soon “Peggy” McBride

ALLIANCE — Yon Soon “Peggy” McBride, 77, of Alliance, died Tuesday at her home. Born Jan. 2, 1941, in Seoul, South Korea, she was the daughter of Choon Sun (Yi) Chol and Sang Chol. Mrs. McBride moved to Beloit with her husband in 1965 and in 1976 they moved to Alliance. She is ...

Lillian I. Matthews

ALLIANCE — Lillian I. Matthews, 66, died Monday at Alliance Community Hospital. She was born May 14, 1951. Services are being handled by Dean’s Funeral Home in Sebring. 4/25/18

Marjorie Landfried

LISBON — Marjorie Landfried, 88, of North Jefferson Street, died at 3 p.m. Monday at the Salem Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Landfried was born Jan. 22, 1930 in Steubenville, the daughter of the late Wilfred and Elizabeth (Kerr) Howcroft. She was a homemaker. She is survived by her ...

Arnold F. Bruckner

SALEM — Arnold F. Bruckner, 90, of West Perry Street, passed away unexpectedly at 11:55 a.m. Monday, April 23, 2018, at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Bruckner was born April 30, 1927, in Salem, a son of the late Fredrick “Fritz” and Emma (Mieter) Bruckner, and had lived ...

Aurelia Burson Mercer

SALEM — Aurelia Burson Mercer, 90, of Newgarden Avenue, passed away at 7:45 a.m. Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Salem Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Mercer was born May 28, 1927 in Lisbon, a daughter of the late Vasile and Paraschiva (Silea) Burson, who were Romanian immigrants. Aurelia was ...

Robert A. Johnson Sr.

LISBON — Robert A. Johnson Sr., 88, of Church Hill Road, passed away at 3:40 pm, Sunday, April 22, 2018 at Continuing Healthcare of Lisbon. Mr. Johnson was born July 2, 1929 in Elkton, Ohio, a son of the late Clifford E. and Ethelda (Korn) Johnson, and had lived in this area all of his ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

New Cases Ally Bank vs. Sherry L. Jordan, East Liverpool, et al., $5,909 plus costs sought for alleged debt owed. American Advisor Group vs. the unknown heirs of Judy Mae Shaffer, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Maine Boulevard, East Liverpool. Linda K. McKim, Salem, and Joseph ...

Stephen M. Wilkins

SALEM — Stephen M. Wilkins, 84, died at 12:20 a.m. Sunday, April 22, 2018. He was born May 26, 1933, in Springfield, Ohio, to Harold and Mary Louise (Minter) Wilkins. His family later moved to North Canton where he attended elementary school and was a member of the North Canton High ...

Shirley Bazidlo

SALEM – Shirley Bazidlo, 89, of Salem, died at 9:43 a.m. Monday at the Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 4/24/18

Robert A. Johnson Sr.

LISBON — Robert A. Johnson Sr., 88, of Church Hill Road, passed away at 3:40 p.m., Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Continuing Healthcare of Lisbon. Mr. Johnson was born on July 2, 1929, in Elkton, Ohio, a son of the late Clifford E. and Ethelda (Korn) Johnson, and had lived in this area all of ...

G. Reed Votaw

SALEM — G. Reed Votaw, 70, of Salem, passed away early Friday morning, April 13, at his home. He was born on March 9, 1948, in Salem, Ohio, the son of the late John Brooke and Grace Mary (Muntz) Votaw. Reed graduated from Salem High School in 1966. He graduated in 1970 with a bachelor’s ...

Robert A. Johnson, Sr.

LISBON — Robert A. Johnson, Sr., 88, of Church Hill Road died Sunday at Continuing Healthcare of Lisbon. Arrangements are pending at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home. 4/23/18

Stephen M. Wilkins

SALEM — Stephen M. Wilkins, 84, died at 12:20 a.m. Sunday at the Hospice House of Poland. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 4/23/18

Paulette E. Meyers

CANTON — Paulette E. Meyers, 67 of North Canton, passed away on April 19, 2018 in Canton, Ohio. She was born Nov. 1, 1950 in Canton to her birth mother Shirley Donnalley and raised by her adoptive parents, Ray and Mary Meyers. She graduated in 1968 from Perry High School; worked until ...

Will Rasnake

SALEM — Will Rasnake, 79, died at 4:30 a.m. Saturday at the Salem West Nursing Center. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 4/22/18