Obituaries

Betty Jane Dyke

CINCINNATI — Betty Jane Dyke, 96, of Lehman Road, Cincinnati, formerly of Negley, died Jan. 18, in Cincinnati. Born Jan. 1, 1923, in New Middletown, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Diana Catherine (Wittenberger) Persing. Mrs. Dyke resided in the Negley area for most of her ...

Peter Eggmann

BELOIT — Peter Eggmann, 66, of Beloit, died on Tuesday at Alliance Community Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home in Sebring. 1/23/19

Donzel “Don” R. Gregory

COLUMBIANA – Donzel “Don” R. Gregory, 78, died Jan. 11 in Orlando, Fla. Born July 26, 1940, in Webster Springs, W.Va., he was the son of the late John and Goldie (Saunders) Gregory. Mr. Gregory, a 1958 graduate of Greene High School, furthered his education at the Allied Institute of ...

Don Seacrist

ALLIANCE — Don Seacrist, 91, died Jan. 21 at Community Care of Alliance. He was born May 25, 1927, to Charles and Mildred (Drake) Seacrist. Services are pending at Dean’s Funeral Home in Sebring. 1/23/19

Daniel B. Terrell

ALLIANCE — Daniel B. Terrell, 86, died Jan. 20 at Altercare of Alliance. He was born May 23, 1932, to Harman and Hassie (Steven) Terrell. Services are pending at Dean’s Funeral Home in Sebring. 1/23/19

Charles E. “Smiley” Hiner Sr.

MOGADORE—Charles E. “Smiley” Hiner Sr., 78, passed away surrounded by family on Jan. 19, 2019. He was a longtime resident of Columbiana County. Charles was a proud Army veteran and retired from Miller Holzwarth Company in Salem, Ohio after 37 years of service. He was preceded in ...

Danny L. Shingleton

COLUMBIANA — Danny L. Shingleton, 62, of Columbiana, died suddenly Sunday at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital. He was born on May 24, 1956 in Salem, the son of the late Leroy and Ruth Jessop Shingleton. He was a member of the East Fairfield United Methodist Church. He had ...

Georgiana “Winkie” Kilbreath

AUSTINTOWN — Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel for Georgiana "Winkie" Kilbreath, 91 of Austintown who died Friday evening at Briarfield Manor, Austintown. Georgiana was born Aug. 8, 1927 in Austintown, a daughter of the ...

Marlene Elizabeth Skomra

SALEM — Marlene Elizabeth Skomra, 82, died at 6:28 a.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Boardman. She was born March 25, 1936 in Jenner, Pa., the daughter of the late Walter Gilmore and Bertha (Dunlap) Lepley. Her husband of 60 years, Robert A. Skomra, survives her. Family ...

Ruth Ann Austin

WASHINGTONVILLE – Ruth Ann Austin, 76, died at 8:55 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 2, 1943 in Leetonia, Ohio, the daughter of the late Frank and Harriett Ludt. Ruth Ann was a homemaker, Christian by Faith, and an avid reader. Her husband, ...

Jesse L. Wamer

SALEM – Jesse L. Wamer, 73, died at 12:07 p.m. Friday at Crandall Medical Center in Sebring. He was born Feb.21, 1945 in Ravenna, the son of the late Jesse and Louise Wamer. Jesse worked on the line at General Motors in Lordstown, retiring in 2004. He was a Methodist by faith. He is ...

Heather (Englert) Dobbins

BOARDMAN — Donations to the Heather (Englert) Dobbins funeral fund or Olivia’s trust may be made to the Boardman Fraternal Order of Police. Make checks payable to: Boardman FOP and mail to: Daryn Tallman, Vice President, Boardman FOP, 8299 Market St., Boardman, Ohio 44512. Write: Dobbins ...

Lois J. (Christen) Sheehan Tasker

ALLIANCE — Lois J. (Christen) Sheehan Tasker, 94, of Alliance, passed away at 9:55 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at Bel-Air Care Center. She was born Aug. 29, 1924, in Alliance, Ohio, to Mervin H. and Florence (Cobbs) Christen. A 1942 graduate of Alliance High School, Lois was employed ...

Robert L. Barringer

SALEM — A private viewing, per his wishes, was held on Wednesday for Robert L. Barringer, 88, of Salem. Mr. Barringer died Jan. 10 at his home. He was the son of the late John and Mabel (Yeager) Barringer. Burial was held on Thursday in Green Haven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements were ...

Diane Tullis

SALEM — The celebration of Life for Diane Tullis scheduled for Jan. 19 has been changed to 7 to 11 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Salem Elks. 1/19/19

Gary Phillips

LISBON — Gary Phillips, 74, died at Salem Regional Medical Center at 1:05 a.m. Thursday. Born March 25, 1944 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late William L. and Norma J. (Hammond) Phillips. He was a social studies teacher and athletic trainer at Beaver Local High School where he was ...

Gary Phillips

LISBON — Gary Phillips, 74, died at Salem Regional Medical Center early Thursday morning. Arrangements are pending at the Weber Funeral Home. www.weberfh.com 1/18/19

Charles E. Grubbs

LISBON — Charles E. Grubbs, 90, of Lisbon, died at 3:10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 at Continuing Health Care of Lisbon. He was born Feb. 24, 1928 in Salem, the son of Edward Z. and Laula (Bradbury) Grubbs. Charles was employed at the former Crane Deming Co. for 44 years, retiring as a ...

Mary Jane (Banks) Sacco

BELTON, Texas — A private memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 for Mary Jane (Banks) Sacco who died Jan. 13, 2019 at her home in Belton, Texas at the age of 96. Graveside services will be held at a later date in Sandyville, Ohio at Greenlawn Cemetery. She was born on May ...

Charles E. Grubbs

SALEM — Charles E. Grubbs, 90, of Salem died at 3:10 a.m. Wednesday at Continuing Healthcare of Lisbon. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services. 1/17/19