Obituaries

Clarence Beverly

LISBON — Clarence Beverly, 83, died Friday at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born March 12, 1935 in Mousie, Ky., a son of the late John P. and Delphia (Moore) Beverly. He worked as a press operator at GM Lordstown until retiring in 1997. Previously, he worked at Demings in Salem ...

William H. Smith Jr.

SALEM – William H. Smith Jr., 68, died at 7:30 a.m. Friday at his home. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. His obituary may be viewed and condolences sent online at www.starkmemorial.com. 7/21/18          

Myrna McLaughlin

SALEM — Myrna McLaughlin, 81, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 11, 2018, at Salem Regional Medical Center with her family at her side. Myrna was born on July 25, 1936, in East Palestine, a daughter of William and Letha (Macklin) Dalrymple. She graduated from Leetonia High School and ...

Cheryl L. Richmond

ALLIANCE — Cheryl L. Richmond of Alliance, Ohio, passed away July 15th 2018, at the age of 73. She was born Sept. 27, 1944, in Cleveland, to Elmer and Mary (Allison) Bruce. Cheryl was an avid bowler and life member of American Legion Post #166 in Alliance. She retired from Ventra ...

Thomas E. Schwerin

NEW SPRINGFIELD — Thomas E. Schwerin, 71, a longtime area resident, died Thursday at St. Elizabeth’s Health Center in Youngstown following a lengthy illness. Born May 27, 1947, in Indianapolis, Ind., he was the son of the late Nute Sanbern and Dr. William F Schwerin Jr. and Norma J. ...

Edward P. Tressler Jr.

LISBON — Edward P. Tressler Jr., 74, of Lisbon, died at his home Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 7/21/18

Deborah J. Copley

SALEM — Deborah J. Copley,  50, formerly of the area, died at 1:52 a.m. Friday at Seasons Hospice in Stow.  Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 7/21/18

Lt. Col. Clarence E. “Chris” Cross Jr.

SALEM — Lt. Col. Clarence E. “Chris” Cross Jr., 93, passed away July 19, 2018 at his home in Salem after a 15-year battle with Alzheimer’s. He was a former resident of Titusville, Fla., and Laurel Bloomery, Tenn., and had lived in Salem for the last 14 years. He was born Oct. 2, 1924 in ...

Eileen McCarthy

EAST PALESTINE — Eileen McCarthy, 90, of East Palestine, died at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at Covington Community Campus where she had been a patient. Born Dec. 23, 1927, in East Palestine, she was the daughter of the late George and Grace (Huff) Zuch. She was a member of the Centenary United ...

Chester Albert Proffitt

WELLSVILLE — Chester Albert Proffitt, 84, died Wednesday. He was born in Meigs County, Ohio, the son of the late Pearl Jenny and John Proffitt. A U.S. Army veteran, he worked for Dravo and Ohio Edison. He was preceded in death by his wife, Stella Merrill, whom he wed in 1953. He is ...

Carla L. Carter

SALEM — Carla L. Carter, 71, died Wednesday at University Hospitals of Cleveland. She was born Sept. 13, 1946, to Carlos and Lillian (Brown) Miller. Arrangements are handled by Dean’s Funeral Home in Sebring. 7/20/18

Randy L. Clunen

SALEM — Randy L. Clunen, 53, of Salem (formerly of East Liverpool), died at 8:18 a.m. Thursday at Salem Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness.  Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 7/20/18    

Betty Jane Stokes Wurster

LEETONIA — Betty Jane Stokes Wurster, 88, of Leetonia, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born, July 27, 1929, in Leetonia, a daughter of the late Lawrence and Stella (Barnes) Stokes. Betty worked for the family business, Wurster Excavating, for many ...

James Valentine Zinni

CANFIELD — James Valentine Zinni, 70, died Wednesday at Hospice House in Poland. Born Oct. 26, 1947 in Martins Ferry, he was a son of the late Valentine and Elsie Lynn Zinni. Mr. Zinni was the owner operator of the Zinni Golf Construction Company. His wife the former, Marcia Kaye ...

Dorothy Longley Zimmerman

COLUMBIANA – Dorothy Longley Zimmerman, 93, died at 7 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Whispering Pines Village in Columbiana. She was born Feb. 7, 1925, the daughter of the late James and Hjordes (Nelson) Longley. Dorothy worked for 12 years as a paraprofessional educator in the basic ...

Janet L. Sattler

NEW WATERFORD — Janet L. Sattler, 72, of New Waterford, died early Wednesday morning at Victoria House Assisted Living in Austintown. Born June 18, 1946, in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Leo Clifford and Elizabeth Ruth (Hunker) Jenkins. Mrs. Sattler was a homemaker. She was ...

Karen Louise (Criss) Sheen

BELOIT — Karen Louise (Criss) Sheen, 66, of Beloit, died at 4:11 p.m. Sunday at University Hospital, Cleveland. She was born on Dec. 20, 1951 in Salem, the daughter of the late Charles and Dorothy (Harris) Criss. She had been a cook at Damascus Health Care Center, Hunt Club, Quinns ...

Larry G. Taylor

LISBON – Larry G. Taylor, 68, died at 9:25 p.m. Monday at the Continuing Health Care of Lisbon. He was born Nov. 8, 1949, in Lisbon, the son of Margaret E. (Taylor) Limpscomb. Mr. Taylor was employed at Quaker Manufacturing and previously worked at Paxson Machine. Survivors include two ...

Karen Sue Johnson

CANTON — Karen Sue Johnson, 67, of Canton, (formerly of Alliance and Salem) died at 7:15 a.m. Saturday at Altercate of Canton. She was born on Nov. 7, 1950 in Alliance, the daughter of the late Benjamin and Mary (Oliver) Johnson. She had worked at various places, Teledyne Rubber in ...

Kathryn Marie Lepping

SALEM — Kathryn Marie Lepping, 52, died Saturday at Salem North Healthcare Facility following a lengthy illness with Multiple Sclerosis. Born May 27, 1966, in Salem, she was the daughter of Anna (Herron) Lepping and the late Robert R. Lepping. Kathryn was a 1984 graduate of Salem High ...