Obituaries

Rebecca Hartley

SALEM — Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 19, at the Salem Wesleyan Methodist Church for Rebecca Hartley, 59, who went home to be with her Lord on Monday, April 15, 2019. Rebecca was born Jan. 10, 1960 in Newport News, Va., the daughter of Elbert and Ruby (Hill) Barrow. ...

James William Gardner

LISBON — James William Gardner, 67, died at 3:29 a.m. Tuesday at the Salem Regional Medical Center emergency department. Born Sept. 13, 1951 in Canton, he was the son of the late James W. and Betty J. (Young) Gardner. He worked as a truck driver for Chester Hoist for 40 years before ...

Shirley Mae (Leibhart) Handwork

CIRCLEVILLE—Shirley Mae (Leibhart) Handwork, 85, of Circleville, formerly of Salem, died at 3:33 a.m. on April 11 at Storypoint of Grove City. She was born on April 16, 1933 in Salem, a daughter of the late Michael G and Arline (Davis) Leibhart. She was a homemaker and a member of the ...

Mary S. Lagore

SALEM – Mary S. Lagore, 71, died at 6 p.m. Sunday at Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 4/16/19

Verla (Lease) Madison

SALEM – Verla (Lease) Madison went to be with her precious Lord and Savior Sunday, April 14, 2019. She was born Jan. 25, 1945 in Salem to loving parents, the late Walter and Betty Jane (Ingledue) Hartman. She was a loving wife, mother, friend and an awesome grandmother. She devoted her life ...

Nancy E. Yorlano

SALEM—Nancy E. Yorlano, 63, passed away April 13, 2019 following a lengthy, hard-fought battle with leukemia. Nancy was born March 16, 1956 to Alice Brain and the late Floyd Brain Jr. In addition to her mother, she is survived by loving husband Anthony Yorlano; son Jason (Megan) Ball; ...

Katherine I. Lang

CANTON—Katherine I. Lang, 88, of Canton died April 11 at the Laurels in Massillon. Katherine was born on April 4, 1931 in Cameron Ridge, W.Va., a daughter of the late Harry and Nellie Blake. Katherine attended Canton Assembly of God. She worked as a waitress including Brown Derby, and ...

Jacqueline K. “Jackie” Matthews

Salem — Jacqueline K. “Jackie” Matthews, 67, of Southeast Boulevard died at 10:35 p.m. Friday at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown. Mrs. Matthews was born March 9, 1952 in Salem, a daughter of the late Clifford and Freda (Stanley) Parrish, and had lived in the area all ...

Lee Randall Barnes

Lee Randall Barnes 80, of Salem, died at 9:05 PM Friday at his home following a one year illness. He was born on March 15, 1939 in Salem, OH., son of the late Albert and Lena (Kegg) Barnes. He was a lifetime area resident. Lee was a self employed carpenter. He enjoyed being outside hunting, ...

Lee Barnes

SALEM — Lee R. Barnes, 80, of Salem, died 9:05 p.m. Friday at his home. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 4/14/19

Agnes Aurelia (Fink) Roelen

SALEM – Agnes Aurelia (Fink) Roelen, 86, died Thursday, April 11, 2019 at her home. She was born Jan. 2, 1933 in Salem, the daughter of Frank and Erma (Englert) Fink. Agnes was a 1951 graduate of Salem High School. She played the piano and bass clarinet and was a proud member of the ...

Margaret L. Reynolds

EAST PALESTINE — Margaret L. Reynolds, 92, a lifelong resident of East Palestine, died Thursday at the Hospice House in Poland. Margaret was born Sept. 28, 1926 in New Waterford, the daughter of the late Willis and Helen Bevington Gotthardt. She was a 1945 graduate of East Palestine High ...

Doris Maxine “Mackie” Bones

NEW SPRINGFIELD —Doris Maxine “Mackie” Bones, a longtime resident of New Springfield, died on Monday, April 8. She was born on Jan. 11, 1932 to William and Jennie Brininstool of Jackson, Michigan. She married the late Donald “Don” Bones in 1950 and is survived by their four ...

Olimpia Edling

SALEM – Olimpia Edling, 90, died at 7:56 a.m. Wednesday at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born March 7, 1929 in Lisbon, the daughter of the late Vasile and Pauline (Silea) Burson. Olimpia owned and operated Edlings Country Store at Guilford Lake for 40 years. She was a graduate of ...

Agnes A. Roelen

SALEM – Agnes A. Roelen, 86, died Thursday at her home. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services. 4/12/19

Shirley Mae (Leibhart) Handwork

CIRCLEVILLE—Shirley Mae (Leibhart) Handwork, 85, of Circleville, formerly of Green Township, died at 3:33 a.m. Thursday at Storypoint of Grove City. Services are planned for April 20. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, ...

Kimberly Marlene (Ewy) Kastenhuber

SALEM—Kimberly Marlene (Ewy) Kastenhuber, 61, of Salem died at her home Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 4/12/19

Earl L. Huffman

EAST PALESTINE — Earl L. Huffman, 87, a longtime resident of East Palestine, died Thursday at his home surrounded by family. He was born Sept. 20,1931 in Beaver Falls, Pa., a son of the late Clarence and Rose Boden Huffman. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in East ...

Matt R. Green

EAST PALESTINE—Matt R. Green, 25, was a lifelong resident of East Palestine. He died Saturday in Youngstown. Matt was born July 23, 1993 in Akron, son of Robert Green and Teresa Jessop Sprowls. Matt worked for several years doing various jobs for local manufacturing companies. He is ...

Helen Stouffer

LISBON — Helen L. Stouffer, 92, died at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday at Salem North. Born Aug. 7, 1926 in Canfield, she was the daughter of the late Ward L. and Kathryn (Stack) Greasel. She once owned and operated an upholstery shop in North Lima and worked as a housekeeper as well as at ...