Obituaries

Dale E. Stoffer

HOMEWORTH — Dale E. Stoffer, 75, of Homeworth, died Sunday at Auburn Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born March 13, 1943, in Alliance, he was the son of the late Ottis and Alma (Ray) Stoffer. Mr. Stoffer, an Army veteran, was a 1961 graduate of West Branch High School, The Ohio ...

Betty L. Hollenbaugh

EAST PALESTINE — Betty L. Hollenbaugh, 87, died Monday, with family by her side, following a lengthy illness. Born Jan. 5, 1931, in Youngstown, she was the daughter of the late Clair and Mabel (Titus) Smith. Mrs. Hollenbaugh was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church. She worked as ...

Karen Louise (Criss) Sheen

BELOIT — Karen Louise (Criss) Sheen, 66, of Beloit, died at 4:11 p.m. Sunday at University Hospital, Cleveland. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 7/17/18

Karen Sue Johnson

SALEM — Karen Sue Johnson, 67, of Canton, formerly of Alliance, died at 7:15 a.m. Saturday at Altercare of Canton.  Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 7/17/18

Kathy L. Lanza

COLUMBIANA – Kathy L. Lanza, 70, of Columbiana, formerly of Leetonia, died Saturday, July 14, 2018 at her home. Kathy was born Nov. 26, 1947 in Warren, Ohio, the daughter of the late Charles J. and Clementine (Toots) Manna Lanza, coming to Leetonia in 1952. She attended St. Patrick’s ...

Dorothy Burt Payne

POLAND — Dorothy Burt Payne, 79, formerly of East Liverpool, died Wednesday morning at Sunrise of Poland following a lengthy illness with Alzheimer's. She was born on Oct. 17, 1938 in East Liverpool, a daughter of the late Kenneth Burt and Rose Buchheit Fultz. She was a member of the ...

Tag Lewis

LAKE TOMAHAWK — “Tag” William Terrence Lewis Sr., 62, of Tomahawk Drive, passed away at 9:36 p.m. Monday, July 2, 2018 at the Queen Elizabeth Health Services Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia following a sudden heart attack. Mr. Lewis was born March 2, 1956 in Salem, Ohio, the son of the ...

Edward L. Pittman

SALEM – Edward L. Pittman, 63 of Salem passed away at 1:53 p.m. Friday, July 13, 2018 at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 8, 1955 in Salem, the son of the late Frank and Jeanette (Bailey) Pittman. Big Ed, as he ...

Rhonda K. Reed

SALEM — Rhonda K. Reed, 47 of Salem died at her home on June 28 due to natural causes from a long illness. She was born in Salem on Feb. 15, 1971, the daughter of Ronald and Elizabeth (March) Ramsey. She was a graduate of West Branch High School and Kent State University. She worked as ...

Roy D. Driscoll Jr.

SALEM — Roy D. Driscoll Jr., 57, of Salem, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. Roy Jr. was born Oct. 2, 1960, in Salem, the son of Roy D. and the late Margaret J. (Kozjan) Driscoll Sr. He had been employed at National Refractories in ...

Helen E. Todd

SALEM — Helen E. Todd, 97, passed away Monday morning, July 9, 2018, at Auburn Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation with her family at her side. Helen was born on April 18, 1921, in Columbiana, a daughter of Walter and Bertha Simpson. A Columbiana High School graduate, she married Henry C. ...

Victoria Phillips

CANTON — Victoria Phillips, 76, died June 8 at Mercy Medical Center. She was born June 7, 1942, to John and Edith Postelwait. Arrangements are handled by Dean’s Funeral Home in Sebring. 7/13/18

Paul Wukotich

COLUMBIANA – Paul Wukotich, 72, died at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh, Pa. He was born Dec. 22, 1945, the son of the late Joe and Mildred A. (Rosberg) Wukotich. Paul worked as a machinist for several local companies. He was a 1964 graduate of Salem High ...

Randal Lee Keefer

SALEM — Randal Lee Keefer, 68, of Salem, died Saturday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown. Born Dec. 11, 1949, in Salem, he was the son of the late Harold E. and Emma Jean (Fitzpatrick) Keefer Jr. Mr. Keefer was a lifelong resident of the area and a 1967 graduate of Salem High ...

Brenda K. Mabry

LOUISVILLE — Brenda K. Mabry, 62, of Louisville, died Monday. She was born May 22, 1956, to Oscar and Flo (Barker) Mabry Sr. Arrangements are handled by Open Arms Cremations of Sebring. 7/11/18

Sister Mary Robert (Jeanne) Bricker

CARROLLTON — Sister Mary Robert (Jeanne) Bricker, 93, Sister of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd, went home to her heavenly Father on July 8, 2018. Born Jan. 14, 1925, in Salem, Ohio, she was the daughter of Thomas L. and Agnes J. (O’Connor) Bricker. A 1944 graduate of Salem ...

Audrey J. “Pat” Erhardt

ROSS — Audrey J. “Pat” Erhardt, 88, of Ross, Ohio, passed away on July 10, 2018, at Hospice of Hamilton. She was born on June 20, 1930, in Leetonia, Ohio, the daughter of Roy and Tillie (Mix) Patterson. She graduated from Leetonia High School and Deaconess School of Nursing. On ...

Brett R. Braden

SALEM — Brett R. Braden, 31, of Salem, passed away at 2:32 p.m., Monday, July 9, 2018, at his home. He was born Dec. 8, 1986, in Alliance, Ohio to Scott R. and Barbara J. (McCreadie) Braden. A graduate of West Branch High School, Brett attended Youngstown State University. He worked as ...

John Kinser

MINERVA — John Kinser, 73, of Minerva, formerly of Damascus and Salem, died Friday at Alliance Community Hospital. Born Feb. 7, 1945, in Beloit, he was the son of Rex and Mary (Stewart) Kinser. Mr. Kinser was a self-employed truck driver for over 30 years and went by the handle “Easy ...

Dr. Howard L. Moore Jr. DDS

SEBRING — Dr. Howard L. Moore Jr. DDS, 95, of Sebring formerly of Salem, died at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018, at Copeland Oaks Retirement Community with family by his side. He was born on March 21, 1923, in Girard, Ohio, the son of the late Howard L. and Ann (Wormer) Moore Sr. Howard ...