Obituaries

William Howard Camp

HANOVERTON—Bill Camp, 89, of Hanoverton died Friday. He was born March 3, 1929 in Hanoverton to Virgil Arthur and Gladys Mary (Davis) Camp. Bill graduated from Augusta High School in 1947. He married Freda Jane Leatherberry on Oct. 23, 1948 and they celebrated 69 years of ...

Thurma Phillis

SALEM—Thurma Phillis, 92, died at 12:26 p.m. Jan. 29 at Crandall Medical Center. Thurma was born Nov. 11, 1926 in Columbiana, a daughter of the late Thurman and Alma (Guy) Haag. Thurma was a homemaker and a member of the First Christian Church. She was a 1944 graduate of Leetonia High ...

Hazel Mae Bruckner

SALEM — Hazel Mae Bruckner, 106, died Wednesday at Rose Castle Assisted Living in Zephyrhills, Fla. She was born Jan. 8, 1913 in Salem, the daughter of the late Milo and Edna (Grace) Adams. She was a homemaker. Survivors include one son, Ronald (Debora) Bruckner of Zephryhills, Fla.; ...

Nelson Lowell Williams

BERLIN CENTER — Nelson Lowell Williams, 80, of Berlin Center , passed away at his home on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Nelson was born May 8, 1938, to the late Byron H. and Nellie (Wickersham) Williams in New Alexander, Ohio. Nelson was a graduate of Minerva High School and continued his ...

William J. Bahler

SEBRING — William J. Bahler, 88, died Tuesday. He was born Oct. 9, 1930 to Walter and Luella (Cameron) Bahler. Services are entrusted to Dean's Funeral Home, Sebring. 1/31/19

Kenneth E. Gordon

EAST PALESTINE — Kenneth E. Gordon,76, of East Palestine, died at 5 p.m. Tuesday at his home. He was born on Nov. 2, 1942 in New Brighton, Pa., the son of the late Ellis and Rose (Ammon) Gordon. He more recently worked for Lee Cain Fencing and Beaver Valley Paving. Ken had attended First ...

Samuel John Davis

LISBON — Samuel John Davis, 70, of Wayne Bridge Road, died at 1:10 p.m. Sunday at his home with his family by his side. Born May 31, 1948, in Lisbon, he was the son of the late John William and Izetta Blanche (Flory) Davis. Mr. Davis was a welder at Columbiana Boiler for 25 years. He also ...

Patrick J. Dilworth

EAST PALESTINE — Patrick J. Dilworth, 81, of East Palestine, died at 2:23 p.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Boardman Campus emergency room, after becoming ill at home. Born March 23, 1937, in East Palestine, he was the son of the late Fred and Mary (Archibald) Dilworth. Mr. Dilworth was a 1955 ...

Helen E. Lewis

SALEM — Helen E. Lewis, 84, died at 6:55 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Oct. 9, 1934, in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of John and Sarah (Ascht) Zelch. Helen was a homemaker, mother of seven, enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, ...

James E. Metzler

COLUMBIANA – James E. Metzler, 74, died early Sunday morning at his home. Born Sept. 30, 1944, in Newton Falls, Pa., he was the son of Paul and Cora (Culp) Metzler. Mr. Metzler was employed at General Extrusions as a fabricator for 37 years. Survivors include his wife, the former Martha ...

Thurma Phillis

SEBRING — Thurma Phillis, 92, died at 12:26 p.m. Tuesday at Crandall Medical Center in Sebring. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services. 1/30/19

Ronald Vance

ALLIANCE — Ronald Vance, 70, died Monday at Alliance Community Hospital. He was born Sept.29, 1948 to Otis and Virginia (Warner) Vance. Services are entrusted to Dean's Funeral Home, Sebring. 1/30/19

John E. Pigg

KENT — John E. Pigg, 64, died Monday at Akron City Hospital. He was born Oct. 26, 1954 to John J. and Eleanor (Neff) Pigg. Services are entrusted to Dean's Funeral Home, Sebring. 1/30/19

Ruth Dutton

ALLIANCE — Ruth Dutton, 85, died Saturday at Brookdale of Alliance. She was born Jan. 22, 1934 to Ora and Clara (Flemming) Butterman. Services are entrusted to Dean's Funeral Home, Sebring. 1/30/19

Diana Sue (Barnhouse) Cameron

SALEM — Diana Sue (Barnhouse) Cameron, 51, of Salem died at 5:35 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 at St. Elizabeth's Health Center in Youngstown, after taking ill on Thursday in Salem. She was born on Feb. 18, 1967 in Ft. Campbell, Ky., the daughter of Danny Lee Barnhouse and Darla Sue (Bailey) ...

Sherman R. Laney Jr.

MASSILON — Sherman R. Laney Jr., 58, of Massillon, formerly of East Springfield, Ohio, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 in Albuquerque, N.M. in a truck accident, with his wife Kathy L. Chappel, who also died. Sherman was born Feb. 16, 1960, in Steubenville, a son of Sherman R. Laney Sr. of ...

Kathy L. Chappel

SALEM — Kathy L. Chappel, 56, formerly of Salem, passed away doing what she loved with her husband Sherman R. Laney Jr. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 in Albuquerque, N.M. in a trucking accident. She was born Sept.25, 1962 in Alliance, a daughter of Richard and Judith (Doolittle) Rutan. She ...

Doris L. Niederhiser

SALEM — Doris L. Niederhiser, 90, died at 6:14 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born June 5, 1928, in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of the late Harry H. and Gertrude N. (Lease) McCartney. Doris worked for the Salem City Schools for 37 years and was the ...

Diana Sue (Barnhouse) Cameron

SALEM — Diana Sue (Barnhouse) Cameron,  51, of Salem, died Friday evening at St. Elizabeth Medical Center after taking ill on Thursday in Salem.  Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 1/29/19

Donald Lee Palmer

SALEM — Donald Lee Palmer, 91, of Salem, died on Sunday at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Donald was born on July 5, 1927. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Brown Funeral Home. View Donald’s obituary online at ...