Obituaries

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Lynn “Tuck” Charles Costlow

ANDOVER – Lynn “Tuck” Charles Costlow, 77, of Andover, formerly of Salem, died at 10:10 a.m. Wednesday at his home. He was born Jan. 11, 1940 in Windber, Pa., a son of the late Ralph and Dorothy (Bowers) Costlow. Lynn was a 1958 Salem High School graduate. He was last employed as a ...

Donna Hill Huff Miller

LISBON—Donna Hill Huff Miller, 85, of Lisbon, formerly a longtime resident of East Palestine, died Saturday at her home. Arrangements are pending with the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine. 7/23/17

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Gordon A. Simpson

CARNATION, Wash. — Gordon A. Simpson, 70, of Carnation, Wash., formerly of East Palestine, died peacefully in his home early in the morning on July 20 after a prolonged struggle with cancer. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Donna J. Simpson (Rife); two children, Scott G. Simpson ...

Toni Tocci

SALEM — Toni Tocci, 52 of Salem, formerly of the east side of Chicago, died Monday in the emergency room at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born on July 5, 1965, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Joseph and the late Maria (Gnisci) Tocci In addition to his father, he is survived by his ...

Rodney A. Woodworth

SALEM — Rodney A. Woodworth, 66, of Salem died Thursday at Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Brown Funeral Home, Salem. 7/22/17

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Joan A. Grunick

LEETONIA — Joan A. Grunick, 92, of Leetonia, passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Essex of Salem III in Salem. She was born on Feb. 1, 1925 in Leetonia, a daughter of the late John Mercure and Josephine Perry Mercure. Joan was a lifelong area resident and had worked as a homemaker. ...

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Florence Myrna Gifford Bowles

NEGLEY — Florence Myrna Gifford Bowles, 86, of Negley, died Thursday, at the Parkside Health Care Center.  She was born Jan. 31, 1931 in Monaca, Pa., a daughter of the late Sherman and Mary Rambo Gifford. She was a member of the United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband of ...

Richard H. Roloff Sr.

CANFIELD – Richard H. Roloff Sr., 88, died at 6:25 a.m. Thursday, July 20 at the Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born July 6, 1929 in Youngstown, the son of the late Earl Roloff and the late Nita (Weaver) Carpenter. Richard worked as a machinist at the former United Engineer ...

Lynn Charles Costlow

ANDOVER – Lynn Charles Costlow, 77, died at 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Ashtabula Medical Center. He was born Jan. 11, 1940 in Windsor, Pa., the son of the late Ralph and Dorothy (Tower) Costlow. Arrangements are pending. Arrangements were handled by the Stark Memorial Funeral ...

Michael R. Simpson

LEETONIA — Michael R. Simpson, 66, of Miller Road, died July 11 at his home. Born Nov. 28, 1950, he was the son of the late Leland Ray and Mary (Hrovatic) Simpson. Mr. Simpson had been employed by Chester Hoist and its successor, Columbus McKinnon, until his retirement. A memorial ...

Paul McCoy

SALEM — Paul McCoy, 64, of Salem, passed away at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at his home following a long illness. Paul was born June 14, 1953, in Salem, Ohio, a son of Laura (Endicott) McCoy and the late Robert McCoy. He was a member of the Harvest Baptist Church, served as ...

Wanda J. Roessler

LISBON — Wanda J. Roessler, 76, formerly of Lisbon died at Salem Regional Medical Center at 6:28 a.m. Wednesday. She was born in Lisbon Nov. 30, 1940, a daughter of the late W. Ross and Mae C. Huddleston Wiggers and has lived here all her life. Wanda is survived by a son, Robert Roessler ...

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Larry F. Lozier

SALEM — Larry F. Lozier, 64, of Salem, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 10, 1952, in Salem, the son of the late George and Norma Dene (Daugherty) Lozier. Larry was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Salem where he served as ...

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Sandra “Sandy” Hrusovski

SALEM — Sandra “Sandy” Hrusovski, 75, died peacefully Sunday evening at her home. Sandra was born Jan. 15, 1942, in Youngstown, the daughter of Harold and Luella “Sally” (Seifert) Gosnell. Sandra married James F. Hrusovski Sr. on July 20, 1960, sharing 53 years of marriage until ...

Virginia Rickerd

LISBON — Virginia Rickerd, 75, of  Lisbon died Monday at Vista Center in Boardman.  Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 7/19/17

Tony Tocci

SALEM — Tony Tocci, 52, of Salem, died at 7:30 a.m. Monday at Salem Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 7/19/17

Deborah J. Davis

COLUMBIANA — Deborah J. Davis, 61, of Columbiana, died Tuesday morning at University Hospital in Cleveland.  Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 7/19/17

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Robert Lambert Myers

KENT — On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, Dad rounded third and slid into home plate into the loving arms of his Savior. Born on May 21, 1927, on his grandparents’ farm east of Hanoverton, Ohio, he was the eldest son of Harry B. and Margaret (Longanecker) Myers. One of 11 children. Bob ...

Dale Robert Stratton

POLAND — Dale Robert Stratton, 60, of Poland, died Friday at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center from a pulmonary embolism. Born July 26, 1956, in Salem, he was the son of Robert and Bassha Lee (Keen) Stratton. Mr. Stratton attended Salem Schools until the sixth grade and graduated from ...

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Eva M. Pollock Riddle

HANOVERTON — Eva M. Pollock Riddle, 91, of Hanoverton died at 1:45 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2017, at her home. She was born Oct. 19, 1925, in Corry, Pa., the daughter of the late Frederick Henry and Lorena H. (Kinney) August. Eva was a member of the Hanoverton Presbyterian Church and enjoyed ...