Obituaries

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Donald Louis Mathey

ALLIANCE—Donald Louis Mathey, 88, of Alliance, Ohio passed away on Sept. 10, 2017. The son of the late Roy Joseph and Janet (Gray) Mathey, he was born on June 24, 1929, in Washingtonville, Ohio. Donald graduated from Leetonia High School in 1947; owned and operated State Street Barbershop ...

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Samuel H. Landers

NEW WATERFORD—Samuel H. Landers, 79, of Kirk Road died at 8:08 a.m. Tuesday at the Parkside Health Care Center, where he had been a patient. He was born Aug. 17, 1938 in Blair, Ohio, son of the late William and Helen Russell Landers. Samuel had been an active member of the East Palestine ...

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John Joseph Tomkinson

SALEM— John Joseph Tomkinson, 91, of Salem died at 9:50 p.m. Sept. 7 at Essex of Salem III. He was born on Feb. 12, 1926, in New York City, N.Y., the son of the late William and Mary Ellen (Hogan) Tomkinson. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was discharged honorably on ...

James Clifton Gamble

WINONA — A memorial service will be held for James Clifton Gamble, 77, at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Winona Friends Meeting House on Winona Road. Born in Salem to Albert and Ethel Gamble on June 15, 1939, Mr. Gamble passed away on Dec. 2, 2016, in Roseville, Calif. 9/13/17

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Gerald M. “Gerry” Chizmar

YOUNGSTOWN – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish at St. Matthias Church, celebrated by Father John Jerek, for Gerald M. “Gerry” Chizmar, 60, who passed away on Sept. 11, 2017. after a courageous four-year battle ...

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Angelo “Lee” Ross

ALLIANCE — Angelo “Lee” Ross, 75, of Alliance, died Monday at Bel-Air Care Center. He was born Dec. 7, 1941, in Alliance, the son of Angelo and May (Oren) Ross. Mr. Ross worked as a long distance truck driver. Survivors include his stepdaughter, Shannon Custar of Canton; a son, Erik ...

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Florence J. Tice

SALEM — Florence J. Tice, died on Saturday at the Crandall Medical Center in Sebring. Born April 7, 1931, in Salem, she was the daughter of Nick and Florence (Stan) Tice. Mrs. Tice was a member of the First Christian Church in Salem and a 40-year member of Al-Anon. She married Dr. Dean ...

Barbara Berger

SALEM—Barbara Berger, 78, died at 6:40 p.m. Monday at the Canterbury Villa in Alliance. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 9/12/17

“Together Again”

Edward Lee Stacy

LISBON — Edward Lee Stacy, 71, of Cream Ridge Road, died at 1:09 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngtown. Mr. Stacy was born April 6, 1946 in Parkersburg, W.Va., a son of the late Chester and Bertha (Dugan) Stacy. He worked as a dingman at the GM Lordstown Assembly Plant for ...

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John R. “J.R.” Selders

“For I am not ashamed of the Gospel…” Romans 1:16. I Must Preach! SALEM—John R. Selders was born Jan. 26, 1934 in the small town of Killbuck (near Wooster) a son of George and Mabel Frasure Selders. He is a graduate of Kentucky Christian University with further training in ...

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Mary Elizabeth Yeasted

SALEM – Mary Elizabeth Yeasted, 80, of Salem passed away peacefully at 6:15 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 at the Essex of Salem II. She was born Dec. 11, 1936 in Washingtonville, the daughter to the late Herbert J. and Vivian G. (O’Dell) Jacobson. Mary was the beloved “lunch lady” at ...

Eldon G. Weyand

NEW WATERFORD—Eldon G. Weyand, 70, of Riffle Road died at 12:45 a.m. Saturday at the Salem Region Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Weyand was born May 3, 1947 in Salem, a son of the late Dwight and Mary (Stahl) Weyand, and had lived most of his adult life in this ...

Christine A. Muniz

SEBRING— Christine A. Muniz, 76, of Sebring died at her home Sept. 3 surrounded by her family. Christine was born in Alliance on June 21, 1941, a daughter of the late Peter and Dorothy (Speaks) Zucchero. She retired from Sebring Local Schools after 28 years of service. Christine is ...

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Robert Lowell Cope

LISBON—In the afternoon of Sept. 6, 2017, surrounded by his family, Robert Cope passed away. He was born on Sept. 11, 1939, the son of Helen and Edward Cope of New Waterford, Ohio. Bob was a veteran of the United States Army and proudly served our country from February 1962 to February ...

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Eileen M. (Hall) Kerestes

SALEM - Eileen M. (Hall) Kerestes, 76, died at 11:47 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 22, 1940, in Salem, a daughter of the late Everett and Hazel (Kennedy) Hall. She was a 1958 graduate of Salem High School and a 1962 graduate of Kent ...

Christopher S. Lazette

LOUISVILLE—Christopher S. Lazette, 32, died Wednesday. He was born May 21, 1985 to Terry and Betty (Wood) Lazette. Services are pending at Dean’s Funeral home in Sebring. 9/10/17

Glenna (Craig) Seeley

KENSINGTON—Glenna (Craig) Seeley, 66, of Kensington died at 2:45 p.m. Friday at Cleveland Clinic/Akron General Hospital following complications of a stroke. Arrangements pending with the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 9/10/17

Kristy M. Drummond

STRAWSBURG—Kristy M. Drummond, 32, died Thursday. She was born Aug. 4, 1985 to Melvin and Heidi (Golden) Drummond. Services are pending at Dean’s Funeral Home in Sebring. 9/10/17

Mary Elizabeth Yeasted

SALEM – Mary Elizabeth Yeasted, 80, of Salem, died peacefully at 6:15 a.m. Friday at the Essex of Salem II. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 9/9/17

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Regina F. Webb

SALEM — Regina Frances Webb, formerly of Salem, Ohio, died Sept. 6, 2017, in Cleveland Heights surrounded by her family. She was 93. Regina was born July 1, 1924, in Georgetown, Pa., to Anna Gilbert Hilditch and Francis Fowler Hilditch. She moved with her family to Salem in the 1930s, and ...