Obituaries

Joseph L. Warner

ALLIANCE—Joseph L. Warner, 39, of Alliance died Thursday in Alliance. He was born on Nov. 28, 1978 in Salem to Robert Warner and Vickie (Flickinger) Kestner. He was a graduate of Sebring High School. Joseph is survived by his parents, Robert E. (Cheryl) Warner Jr. of Alliance and Vickie ...

Joan Ruth Mercer

SALEM — Joan Ruth Mercer, 83, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Bellaire Care Center. She was born on Nov. 26, 1935 in Pittsburgh, Pa., a daughter of the late John Scott and Ruth (Hanke) Scott. Joan was a 1953 graduate of Alliance High School. She was President of Americana Art China in ...

Dorothy K. Yakubek

SALEM – Dorothy K. Yakubek, 84, died Friday, June 14, 2014 at the Summa Health System – Akron Campus. She was born Aug. 18, 1934 in Campbell, the daughter of the late birth father, John Ivan Buric, her mother, the late Anna (Frketich) DuBois, and her adoptive father, the late Cyril DuBois. ...

Gerald Kane

CORTLAND — Gerard F. Kane, affectionately known as Gerry or “Ger”, died Friday, June 14, 2019, at his home from complications due to Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD). Born July 15, 1949, in Warren, he was the son of the late Owen H. and Mary Rita Cassidy Kane, Sr. He served in the Army ...

Cynthia Ayers

Leetonia – Cynthia E. Ayers, 65, of Leetonia, died at 4:36 a.m. Sunday, June 16, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown. Born Nov. 21, 1953 in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Clayton and Carol J. Bell Ayers and lived in this area all of her life. She had been employed ...

William Roberts Rousseau, M.D.

SALEM — William Roberts Rousseau, M.D., of Salem passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at the age of 82. He practiced medicine as senior partner in Salem Anesthesia Associates at Salem Community Hospital for three decades and was a beloved member of the community. A memorial service will be held ...

Helen Gross Kenreigh

BOARDMAN—Helen Gross Kenreigh, 101, of Boardman died Monday, May 20, at Shepherd of the Valley Nursing Home in Boardman. Helen was born July 30, 1917, in Canfield to the late Alden and Hildegard (Finnegan) Gross. She married her husband, Ray M. Kenreigh, on Feb. 29, 1940, who passed away in ...

Robert C. Hissom

SALEM — Robert C. Hissom, 95, died at 12:35 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 27, 1924 in East Liverpool, the son of the late Howard and Margaret (Deshler) Hissom. Robert had worked as plant manager at Eljer Plumbingware retiring in 1986. ...

George Albert Sigle

CANFIELD—A memorial service celebrating the life of George Albert Sigle will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at the Lane Funeral Home, Canfield Chapel. George was born March 25, 1928 in Salem, a son of Ernest and Lavergne (Hull) Sigle. He was a graduate of Greenford High ...

Dorothy K. Yakubek

SALEM – Dorothy K. Yakubek, 84, died Friday at the Summa Health System – Akron Campus. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 6/16/19

Delores Kidd

SALEM — Delores Kidd, 75, of Canton and formerly of the area, died at 12:40 p.m. Saturday at McKinley Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 6/16/19

Dorothy K. Yakubek

SALEM – Dorothy K. Yakubek, 84, died Friday at the Summa Health System – Akron Campus. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 6/16/19

Robert C. Hissom

SALEM — Robert C. Hissom, 95, died at 12:35 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 27, 1924 in East Liverpool, the son of the late Howard and Margaret (Deshler) Hissom. Robert had worked as plant manager at Eljer Plumbingware retiring in ...

Helen Gross Kenreigh

BOARDMAN—Helen Gross Kenreigh, 101, of Boardman died Monday, May 20, at Shepherd of the Valley Nursing Home in Boardman. Helen was born July 30, 1917, in Canfield to the late Alden and Hildegard (Finnegan) Gross. She married her husband, Ray M. Kenreigh, on Feb. 29, 1940, who passed away in ...

William Roberts Rousseau, M.D.

SALEM — William Roberts Rousseau, M.D., of Salem passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at the age of 82. He practiced medicine as senior partner in Salem Anesthesia Associates at Salem Community Hospital for three decades and was a beloved member of the community. A memorial service will be held ...

Eugene Huffman

SALEM — Russell Eugene Huffman, 96, of Green Township, died at 3:10 p.m. Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 6/16/19

Judith A. (Albright) Boatright

Judith A. (Albright) Boatright DEERFIELD—Judith A. (Albright) Boatright, 72, of Deerfield passed away on June 12, 2019 at her home. She was born on Aug. 2, 1946 in Salem, Ohio to the late Ernest and Jane (Hoppes) Albright. Judith was a first generation college graduate from Kent State ...

Tilman Steiner

SALEM—Tilman Steiner, 86, of Salem, Ohio, passed away at his daughter’s home in Greenfield, Ohio, after a lengthy illness. He was born on April 20, 1933, in Kidron, Ohio, and passed to his eternal reward on June 11, at the age of 86 years, 1 month and 22 days. He was preceded in death ...

Robert C. Hissom

SALEM — Robert C. Hissom, 95, died at 12:35 p.m. Friday at his home. Arrangement are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services. 6/15/19

Johnnie Bush

KANSAS CITY, Kan.—Johnnie Bush of Kansas City, Kan., passed away June 7. Visitation will be 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 17 at St. Patrick’s Church, 1086 N. 94th St., Kansas City, Kan., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens ...