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Obituaries

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 ...

John Crawford

LISBON – John Tobias Crawford, 78, died Wednesday at the Salem Regional Medical Center Emergency Department. Born July 17, 1941 in New Castle, Pa., he was a son of James Hayward and Eileen Kathleen (Smith) Crawford. Weber Funeral Home, Lisbon, handled arrangements. 5/21/20

Paul Ward Jr.

ALLIANCE — Paul E, Ward Jr., 59, died Wednesday. He was born Aug. 14, 1960 to Paul and Ethel (Perkins) Ward. Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring, will handled the services. 5/21/20

Cathy Sanor

Cathy Sanor, 70, of Beloit, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 17, 2020. Cathy was born on September 30, 1949 in Alliance, Ohio to Wayne R. and Eloise J. (Rouse) Haynes, she lived in the Beloit area all of her life. A 1967 graduate of West Branch High School, she also graduated ...

Marlynn Kay Peters

SALEM – Marlynn Kay Peters, 82, died Thursday, May 14, 2020 at her home. She was born July 19, 1937 in Harrisburg, Pa., daughter of the late Joseph George and Isaphine (Furlong) Ochkie. Marlynn had worked as a finisher at Salem Pottery then later worked at A&P Packing. She attended the ...

Doris Pauline Eynon

SEBRING – Doris Pauline Eynon, 95, of Copeland Oaks and Crandall Medical Center, died Friday. She was born in East Liverpool on Aug. 4, 1924, the daughter of John and Hilda Banks. Arrangements by Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services. 5/19/20

William ‘Bill’ David Murphy

DAMASCUS – William “Bill” David Murphy, age 58, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020 at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 3, 1961 in Salem, son of Gail Murphy and the late Donna (Gault) Murphy. Bill was a 1980 graduate of West Branch High School. He worked as a tool and die ...

Nancy Jane (Horner) Mountz

HANOVERTON — Nancy Jane (Horner) Mountz, age 81, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020 at Salem North Healthcare. She was born April 15, 1939 in Alliance to the late Maurice (Shorty) and Jeanette (Buck) Horner. Nancy was a member of New Lebanon Presbyterian Church. She taught Bible school, Sunday ...

Rose Marie Taylor

WINONA — Rose Marie Taylor, 82, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020 at Salem North Nursing Home. Born April 25, 1937 in Lisbon, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Esther (Greeves) Nicholson. She worked at the A&P warehouse for nearly 20 years and later as a custodial engineer at ...

Roger Lee Clay Sr.

SALEM — Roger Lee Clay Sr., 80, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 9, 1940 in Salem, son of the late Oscar and Dorothy (Schaal) Clay. Roger worked as a maintenance electrician in Los Angeles, Calif. He lived in Los Angeles for 20 years, then ...

Joseph William Deagan

MINERVA— Joseph William Deagan, 89, of Minerva died at Crandall Medical Center on Monday, 11 May 2020. He was born in Salem, Ohio on 5 September 1930 to the late Edwin Francis Deagan and Mary Antoinette (Gallagher) Deagan. After graduating from Salem High School (Class of 1948), Joseph ...

Richard Francis Scarbrough

SALEM— Richard Francis Scarbrough, 80, of Salem died at 12:09 p.m. on Friday, May 8, 2020 at Mercy Health / St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Youngstown. He was born on March 12, 1940 in Youngstown, Ohio, son of the late William Robert and Virginia Mary (Rafferty) Scarbrough He graduated from ...

Juanita Smith

SALEM— Juanita Smith, 94, of Salem went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 14, 2020. Juanita was born on May 28, 1925 in Alliance, Ohio, the daughter of the late Brennan and Margaret (Booty) Button. She and her husband James were Owner/Operators of the former Willow Glenn Gifts at ...

Joanne Fowler

BERLIN CENTER – Joanne Fowler, 84, died Tuesday, May 12 at Crandall Medical Center in Sebring. She was born May 30, 1935 in Canton, daughter of the late Lynn Edson and Helen Christine (Koehler) Hawkins. Arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 5/15/20

Tracie L. Heverly (Moore)

SEBRING— Tracie L. Heverly (Moore), 58, of Sebring, died at her home on Saturday May 9 from complications of Covid -19. She was born Jan. 24, 1962, in Alliance to Linda and Charles Moore. Arrangements are being handled by Dean’s Funeral Home. 5/15/20

Alfred “Freddie” DiCesare

SALEM – Alfred “Freddie” DiCesare, 91 died Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born July 15, 1928 in Ossining, New York, son of the late Agostino and Leonilda (DiBerardine) DiCesare. Freddie served in the United States Army during World War II. He retired from ...

Beatrice Ethel Lutz

SEBRING – Beatrice Ethel Lutz, 96, formerly of Salem died Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at Aultman Alliance Community Hospital in Alliance. She went home to the loving arms of her Lord and Savior. She was born May 11, 1924 in Salem, daughter of the late William Leroy and Irene Katy (Miles) ...

Marilyn Ann McPherson

NORTH CANTON— Marilyn Ann McPherson, 81, of North Canton, Ohio, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, May 7, 2020. Born Nov. 22, 1938 in Mentor, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Elmer S. McHugh and Lillian Mae (Fain) McHugh. A devoted wife and mother, Marilyn was a wonderful ...