Obituaries

Shirley D. Gifford

HANOVERTON— Shirley D. Gifford, 68, passed away at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Gifford was born Jan. 5, 1951 in Pikeville, Ky., a daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth “Betty” (Smallwood) Newsome. Shirley was a devoted Christian ...

Sherman Wesly Greathouse III

LEETONIA—Sherman Wesly Greathouse III, 39, of Leetonia died on Sunday, June 9, on arrival at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born on Jan. 17, 1980 in Tacoma, Wash., the son of the late Sherman Wesly and Lyndora (Farnsworth) Greathouse II. He is survived by his wife, the former ...

James “Jim” McAbier

ALLIANCE — A memorial service will be held for James “Jim” McAbier, 79, formerly of Georgetown Road, Salem, who passed away on Jan. 8, 2019 at Canterbury Villa in Alliance. Jim was born in Amsterdam, Ohio on Oct. 11, 1939, a son of John L. and Bertha I. (Humphries) McAbier. He was a ...

Harry Nickolas Regal

SALEM – Harry Nickolas Regal, 80, died at 5:24 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2019 at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 2, 1938 in Salem, the son of the late Homer and Olive (Smokie) Regal. Harry worked as a machine operator at Sebring Container, retiring after 39 years of service. He ...

Frederick William Bock Sr.

SALEM – Frederick William Bock Sr., 80, died at 6:25 p.m. Sunday at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born Feb. 5, 1939 in Lorain, the son of the late William F. and Ada N. (Hazzard) Bock. Frederick was the owner/operator of the family dairy farm with his wife, Mary Jane. Survivors ...

Harry Nickolas Regal

SALEM – Harry Nickolas Regal, 80, died at 5:24 p.m. Monday at Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services. 6/12/19

Linda D. Lasky Rodgers

CHEWELA, Wash.—Linda D. Lasky Rodgers, 65, of Chewela, Wash., died late Saturday evening, June 8, 2019, while receiving emergency medical care in the Spokane area. She was born June 28, 1953, in Salem, the daughter of the late Carroll and Marie (Baker) Miles. Linda graduated from West ...

Robert L. Pollock

LEETONIA — Robert L. Pollock, 70, of Leetonia, died Monday at Mercy Health, St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. He was born on May 12, 1949 in Hanoverton, a son of the late Elmer Pollock and Eva August Riddle. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Vietnam War ...

Patricia “Pat” Keener Butler

SALEM — Patricia “Pat” Keener Butler, 92, of Salem died June 1, 2019 peacefully with loved ones by her side. She was born Feb. 24, 1927 in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of Samuel “Sam” Floyd and Bernice “Becie” (Frizzell) Keener. Pat graduated from Salem High School in 1945 and ...

Robert “Gene” Peterson

HOMEWORTH—Robert “Gene” Peterson, 92, of Homeworth passed away at Copeland Oaks on Saturday surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 3, 1926 in Love Station, Tenn., to the late William and Mary Edith (Cash) Peterson. He worked as a maintenance man at American Standard and also was ...

Deborah L. Shipley

KENSINGTON—Deborah L. Shipley, 55, of Kensington died Sunday, June 9, 2019 in the Community Hospice Truman House in New Philadelphia surrounded by her family following a 10-year battle with cancer. She was born July 2, 1963 in Norfolk, Va., to Allen and Lenora (Ruby) Hilliard. She was an ...

Sherman Greathouse

LEETONIA — Sherman Greathouse, 39, of Leetonia, died at 2:42 a.m. Sunday upon arrival at Salem Regional Medical Center after taking ill at a friend’s home. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 6/11/19

Donna R. Davis

YOUNGSTOWN — A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Bethel Lutheran Church, for Donna R. Davis, who died Monday morning at Canfield Place. Donna was born Aug. 21, 1932 in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of Carl and Bertha (Anderson) Isaacson. She was a ...

Frederick William Bock Sr.

SALEM – Frederick William Bock Sr., 80, died at 6:25 p.m. Sunday at Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services. 6/11/19

Jeffrey D. Martin

LISBON— Jeffrey D. Martin, 53, of East Pine Street passed away at 6:57 a.m. Saturday with his family by his side at the Salem Regional Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 10, 1965 in Pittsburgh, Pa., a son of the late John and Joan (Vogtsberger) ...

Raymond Scott (Scotty) Herman

LAKE MILTON—Raymond Scott (Scotty) Herman, 47, of Lake Milton, Ohio passed away of natural causes Sunday, June 2, at his home. Scotty had many jobs, working on farms, and with local contractors, including Baird Bros Saw Mill. His favorite was performing maintenance at Canfield Fairgrounds ...

Laura Sue Rohaley-Mustico

WILMINGTON, NC. — Laura Sue Rohaley-Mustico of Ocean Isle Beach, NC, who was born in Salem, Ohio on June 11, 1957, went home with the Lord on June 2, 2019 in Wilmington, NC. Laura was preceded in death by her parents, Francis Anthony Rohaley and Roberta Alice Russell; her husband, Colonel ...

Betty Louise James

SALEM – Betty Louise James, 83, died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Salem North Healthcare. She was born Sept. 17, 1935, a daughter of the late William Earl and Mary Amelia (Schuering) Steffel. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, a homemaker and loved to cook. Her ...

Esther M. Snyder

CARROLLTON—Esther M. Snyder, 87, of Carrollton, formerly of Salem, died Thursday evening at Carroll Health Care Center. Esther was born May 7, 1932 in Canfield, a daughter of the late Warren and Ruth (Beardsley) Manchester. She graduated from Canfield High School in 1950 and received her ...

Peggy Ann Kruest

PETERSBURG — Peggy Ann Kruest, 89, of Petersburg died Friday, May 24 at Capri Health Care Center in North Lima after a very lengthy illness. She was born March 13, 1930 in Youngstown to the late Edwin R. and Sylvia (O’Brien) Yeaton, Peggy dedicated her life to teaching elementary school ...