Obituaries

Thomas Robert Moore

SALEM — Thomas Robert Moore, 70, of Salem, died Monday at the home of his daughter. He was born on Dec. 5, 1946 in Salem, the son of the late Kenneth Edward Moore and Margaret Mary (Ohotnicky [Eskay] ) Moore. He was an auto body technician and worked at various locations. He attended the ...

Helen Elizabeth (Mason) Christofaris

SALEM – Helen Elizabeth (Mason) Christofaris, 96, of Salem, died at 10:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at her home. She was born April 26, 1921, in Washington, Pa., the daughter of the late John S. and Emma (Miller) Mason. Helen was a secretary for 10 years at the former E.W. Bliss Co., ...

Ruth A. Ward

EAST PALESTINE — Ruth A. Ward, 109, formerly of East Grant Street, East Palestine, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 at Essex of Salem II where she had resided for several years. Mrs. Ward was born Feb. 26, 1908, in New Springfield, Ohio, a daughter of Frank B. and Frances Elser Geiger, and had ...

Albert L. Ludt

ALLIANCE — Albert L. Ludt, 79, died Sunday. He was born July 11, 1938. Services are pending at Dean’s Funeral Home in Sebring. 10/17/17

Oliver “Dave” Burkett

SANDUSKY — Oliver “Dave” Burkett, 77, a resident of the Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky and formerly of Lisbon died Sunday at his residence. He was born Jan. 12, 1940 in Pittsburgh, Pa., and had lived in the Salem area for most of his life. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam ...

Jeremy Gordon “Gordie” Marziale

SALEM — Jeremy Gordon “Gordie” Marziale, aka Jeremy Hughes, 47, of Salem, died at 5:01 a.m. Saturday, at the Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born on Aug. 27, 1970, in Cincinnati, the son of Gordon Herman Hughes and Christine Marie (Moss) Wheatley. In addition to his mother of ...

George William Brock

SALEM — George William Brock, 67, of Salem, died at 4:15 p.m. Thursday at Essex of Salem III. He was born on Jan. 7, 1950, in East Liverpool, the son of the late George H and Florence E (Dennis) Brock. He is survived by his step-sister, Bonnie Harvey and his step-brother, Blaine ...

Russell W. Coffman

SALINEVILLE —  Russell W. Coffman, 77, formerly of state Route 644, died at 8:03 a.m. Sunday at Circle of Care in Salem. Mr. Coffman was born Jan. 31, 1940 in Fairfield Township, a son of the late Russell and Helen (Ertzinger) Coffman. He worked as a machinist at the former Ohio Hoist. ...

Thomas R. Moore

SALEM — Thomas R. Moore, 70, of Salem, died at 10:16 a.m. Monday. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 10/17/17

Amy Jo Beery

LISBON — Amy Jo Beery, 39, of Lisbon, died late Monday morning in her apartment. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 10/17/17

Marjorie J. Bruderly

SALEM — Marjorie J. Bruderly, 85, died at 8 p.m. Saturday Oct. 14, 2017 at the Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born June 25, 1932 in Salem, the daughter of the late Emerson F. and Zella (McConnor) Greene. She was a 1950 Salem High School graduate. She was last employed at the ...

Michael (Mike) Ward

LITTLETON, CO. — Michael (Mike) Ward, 70, died Sept. 30 in Littleton, Colorado. Mike was born to Edwin and Muriel Ward on May 18, 1947, in Salem. He was a 1965 graduate of Lisbon David Anderson High School. He is survived by his daughter, Cassandra Butvilofsky, and his son, Michael ...

Jeremy G. “Gordy” Marziale

SALEM — Jeremy G. "Gordy" Marziale (aka Jeremy Hughes), 47, of Salem, died at 5:01 a.m. Saturday at Salem Regional Medical Center following a long illness. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 10/15/17

Sandra Lee Hochadel

SALEM – Sandra Lee Hochadel, 78, of Salem, died at 5:07 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at the Salem home of her son, Jeff. She was born June 17, 1939, in Youngstown, the daughter of late George and Lauretta (Trimbur) Cunningham. She was a 1957 graduate of Poland High School and graduated ...

Linda Joyce (Moser) Richey

HANOVERTON – Linda Joyce (Moser) Richey, 71, of Hanoverton, died at 12:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at her home following a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born May 28, 1946, in Salem, the daughter of the late George Warren and Minerva Helen (Wilson) Moser. She was a 1965 graduate ...

Dean A. Roush

SEBRING — Dean A. Roush, 85, of Sebring, died Wednesday at Aultman Hospital in Canton. Born March 6, 1932, in Haydenville, Ohio, he was the son of the late Andrew L. and Florence (Crothers) Roush. Mr. Roush was an Air Force veteran, stationed at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas where he ...

Louella Deffenbaugh

LEETONIA — Louella Deffenbaugh, 78, passed away early Thursday morning, Oct. 12, 2017, at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem. Mrs. Deffenbaugh was born June 3, 1939, in New Kensington, Pa., a daughter of the late Chalmer and Carmel (Sposato) Lodge and had lived in this are ...

Irene E. Gbur

LISBON — Irene E. Gbur, 91, formerly of state Route 45, passed away at 12:08 p.m. Wednesday at the Salem Regional Medical Center surrounded by her family. Born Sept. 26, 1926, in West Point, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Francsek) Mellon. She was a member of St. ...

Sharon L. Hostetter

NEW WATERFORD — Sharon L. Hostetter, 66, of New Waterford, died Monday morning at her home. Born Nov. 24, 1950, in Youngstown, she was the daughter of the late William and Helen (Weaver) Salyers. Mrs. Hostetter formerly worked as a waitress at various local restaurants, as well as a ...

Sandra Hochadel

SALEM – Sandra Hochadel, 78, of Salem, died at 5:07 p.m. Thursday at her son Jeff’s home. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 10/13/17