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Obituaries

Mary Lou (McGaffick) Landwert

SALEM – Mary Lou (McGaffick) Landwert, 87, of Salem, died at 12:20 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2020, at her home. She was born on March 31, 1933, in Salem, the daughter of the late Wilford Earl and Sylvia May (Hunt) McGaffick. She was a Homemaker, and loved cooking, reading, crossword puzzles, ...

Garnet Fern (Brintzenhofe) Rhoads

Garnet Fern (Brintzenhofe) Rhoads, 90, of Salem, died at 12:07 a.m. on Friday, May 22, 2020, at Crandall Medical Center due to the Covid-19 virus. She was born on September 21, 1929, in Northfield, Ohio, the daughter of the late Homer and Christena (Gallaugher) Brintzenhofe. She was a ...

William Janowiak

William Janowiak, 89, of Salem, died peacefully in his sleep at 3:20 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2020, at his home due to Congestive Heart Failure. He was born on May 10, 1931 in Maryland, the son of the late Joseph Paul and Anne Marie (Yurek) Janowiak. He served for 2 years in Korea while in the ...

Brian Daniel Patrick

COLUMBIANA — Brian Daniel Patrick, 53, of Columbiana, died Saturday at Salem Regional Medical Center. The Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana, is handling arrangements. 5/25/20

Michael K Baumgartner

ALLIANCE— Michael K Baumgartner, 64, died Thursday, May 21 at home surrounded by his family. He was born Dec. 5, 1955. Services are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring. 5/23/20

Janice Bixler

SEBRING— Janice Bixler, 78, died Tuesday, May 19 at Aultman Alliance Hospital. She was born July 6, 1941 to the late Lester and Theora Combs Bixler. Services are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring. 5/23/20

William Janowiak

SALEM— William Janowiak, 89, of Salem died at 3:20 a.m. Friday, May 22 at his home due to a heart condition. He was born on May 10, 1931 in Maryland, the son of the late Joseph P. and Anne Marie (Yurek) Janowiak. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and ...

James A. Jordan

ALLIANCE— James A. Jordan, 82, died Wednesday, May 20. He was born Oct. 27, 1937 to Charles and Marie (Beech) Jordan. Services are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring. 5/23/20

Mary Lou (McGaffick) Landwert

SALEM— Mary Lou (McGaffick) Landwert, 87, of Salem died at 12:20 p.m. Thursday, May 21 at her home. She was born on March 31, 1933 in Salem, the daughter of the late Wilford Earl and Sylvia May (Hunt) McGaffick. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and ...

Garnet Fern (Brintzenhofe) Rhodes

SALEM— Garnet Fern (Brintzenhofe) Rhodes, 90, of Salem died at 12:07 a.m. Friday, May 22 at Copeland Oaks / Crandall Medical Center due to the Covid-19 Virus. She was born on Sept. 21, 1929 in Northfield, Ohio, the daughter of the late Homer and Christena (Gallaugher) Britzenhofe. ...

Steven Taylor

ALLIANCE— Steven Taylor, 56 died Thursday, May 22. He was born June 20, 1956. Services are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring. 5/23/20

Dolores “Dotty” Anderson

SALEM— Dolores “Dotty” Anderson, 90, of Salem, Ohio, passed away April 27, 2020, in Marietta, Ga. Dotty was born in 1929 to Lewis and Felda (Bush) Brown. She graduated from Greenford High School in 1947. Later that year, she accepted a position at E.W. Bliss where she met her future ...

Robert Frederick Taylor

HONEOYE FALLS, N.Y.— Robert Frederick Taylor, 79, retired cellist of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, passed away peacefully at his Honeoye Falls, N.Y., home on Sunday May 17, 2020 with his wife Melissa Matson at his side and surrounded by the love of his family and many friends. He ...

Betty J. Miskimins

SEBRING— Betty J. Miskimins, 83, of Sebring, Ohio, passed away at Crandall Medical Center from Covid-19 on May 21. Betty was born March 5, 1937, in Westville, Ohio, the daughter of John and Lela Mae (Schoeni) Denny. A graduate of Goshen High School, class of 1955, she married Robert L. ...

Bonnie Bingham Geary

LEETONIA— Bonnie Bingham Geary, 74, of Leetonia died Wednesday, May 20 at her home following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Arrangements are with the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home, Leetonia. 5/22/20

Marjorie Turner

COLUMBIANA — Marjorie Turner passed away on Saturday, May 16th at the age of 89 at Windsor House at St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center. Marjorie was born to Luke and Gertrude (Horrocks) Byrne on July 17, 1930 in Manchester, England. Near the age of 10, she was evacuated to survive bombing ...

Joseph (Joe) G. Wojtecki Sr.

SALEM – Joseph (Joe) G. Wojtecki Sr., age 96, decorated World War II veteran, loving and devoted father, pet lover, friend to many and long-time resident of Salem, Ohio, died on May 15, 2020, at Salem North Healthcare Center. He was born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, the youngest of six sons ...

John Felger

COLUMBIANA — John Felger, 79, died May 7 at Salem Regional Medical Center. Born June 27, 1940 in East Palestine, he was the son of Frank and Glenna McGath Felger. The Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine is in charge of arrangements. 5/21/20

Fayetta DeBord Sekerak

SEBRING — (In her own words...) Fayetta DeBord Sekerak departed this life May 19, 2020, and joyfully anticipated meeting her Savior, husband, daughter, parents, siblings and many loved ones who had gone on before. Fayetta was the second of nine children born to Willis F. and ...

Edward Louis Bennett

SALEM – Edward Louis Bennett, age 67 died Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born April 2, 1953 in Alliance, son of the late Robert A. and Doris (Lepsesty) Bennett. Edward was a 1971 graduate of Salem High School. He worked for over 20 years at Ventra Salem. His ...