Obituaries

Richard Ray Elerick

SALEM — Richard Ray Elerick, 69, of Leetonia, died at 9:20 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 in the emergency room of Salem Regional Medical Center after taking ill at home. He was born on Nov. 18, 1948 in Dennison, Ohio, the son of the late Herbert Ray Elerick and Margaretta Lydia (Gordon) ...

Dora Mae Clapsaddle

SALEM — Dora Mae Clapsaddle, 89, of Salem, passed on to her heavenly home on Nov. 15, 2018, at Brookdale Senior Living after a lengthy illness. She was born on Jan. 28, 1929, in Hanover Township, to Van A. Mills and Thelma Morris Mills Debray who preceded her in death. Her husband, Paul ...

Paul “Skip” Buttermore

DAMASCUS — Paul “Skip” Buttermore, 91, of Damascus passed away at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Skip was born on Aug. 27, 1927, in Alliance, to the late Paul and Florence (Lee) Buttermore. He worked as a die sinker at Transue Williams and at his ...

Richard Ray Elerick

LEETONIA — Richard Ray Elerick, 69, of Leetonia died at 9:20 p.m. Thursday in the emergency room of Salem Region Medical Center after taking ill at home. Arrangements area pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons. 11/17/18

Donna Holliday

COLUMBIANA — Donna Holliday, 86, of Columbiana, died Friday at her home. Arrangements are pending with the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home. 11/17/18

Seth Michael Utt

WELLSVILLE — Seth Michael Utt, 25, of Wellsville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, due to injuries sustained in an accident. He was born Nov. 21, 1992, in East Liverpool, the son of Karl and Connie (Tolson) Utt of Wellsville. Seth graduated from Southern Local High School in 2011 ...

Dennis L. Weingart

SALEM – Dennis L. Weingart, age 70, died at 1:58 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 29, 1947 in Salem, the son of the late Oscar S. and Enid (Rice) Weingart. Dennis worked for 43 years as a hose builder for Salem Republic Rubber in Sebring, ...

Pauline J. (Scancella) McKee

LISBON —Pauline J. (Scancella) McKee, 92, formerly of North Beaver Street, died at 3:10 p.m, Tuesday at the Windsor House of Canfield following a recent illness. Born March 29, 1926, in Brooklyn, N. Y., she was the daughter of the late Anthony Scancella and Margaret (Franchini) Scancella ...

Beatrice A. (Davis) Mussey

EAST PALESTINE — Beatrice A. (Davis) Mussey, 84, of East Palestine, died at 4:31 p.m. Wednesday at Covington Community Campus where she had been a patient for the past two weeks. Born June 27, 1934, in East Palestine, she was the daughter of the late Dale and Frances (Taucher) ...

Donald G. Custer Sr.

SALEM — Donald G. Custer Sr., 70, of Perry Township, Salem, died at 4:05 a.m. Tuesday at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born on June 19, 1948 in Leetonia, the son of the late Roy and Theadora A. (Shasteen) Custer. He was co-owner operator with his son of Don's Auto Repair on ...

Charles Walter Stearns

CANFIELD — Charles Walter Stearns, 89, of Canfield (Green Twp.), died at his home early Wednesday morning. He was born on Oct. 13, 1929 in New Albens, Ohio, a son of Chester and Gladys (Smith) Stearns. He had been a resident of Beloit for 33 years, then moved in 1991 to a farm in ...

Dorothy Jane (Bishop) Hinchliffe

SALEM — Dorothy Jane (Bishop) Hinchliffe, 94, of Salem, died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at the Courtyard on Lexington. She was born on Jan. 18, 1924 in Salem, the daughter of the late Lucien G. and Clara E. (Ketterer) Bishop. Mrs. Hinchliffe was a lifelong area resident. She ...

Bonita L. “Bonnie” Gauding

COLUMBIANA – Bonita L. “Bonnie” Gauding, 62, passed on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Covington Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation in East Palestine. Mrs. Gauding was born on Aug. 23, 1956, in Salem, Ohio, a daughter of John and Betty Mae (Faulk Coffman) Homan. Bonnie was a graduate of ...

Charles Morris Dickey

SALEM – Charles Morris Dickey of Salem, formerly of Signal, passed away Nov. 13 at Brookdale Salem. He was 88. Charles, known to friends as Chuck, was born at home June 25, 1930, in Signal, Ohio, the son of Ralph and Olive (Morlan) Dickey. He graduated from Lisbon David Anderson High School ...

Charles W. Stearns

CANFIELD – Charles W. Stearns, 89, of Green Township, Canfield, died early Wednesday morning at his home. Arrangements are pending at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services in Salem. 11/15/18

Donald Glen Custer Sr.

SALEM – Donald Glen Custer Sr., 70, of Salem, died at 4:05 a.m. Tuesday at Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services in Salem. 11/15/18

Dorothy Jane (Bishop) Hinchliffe

SALEM — Dorothy Jane (Bishop) Hinchliffe, 94, of Salem, died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Courtyard at Lexington.  Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday with visitation in the parlor from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Salem First Christian Church on East Sixth Street. (A full obituary will ...

Roberta G. Dunn

EAST LIVERPOOL — Roberta G. Dunn, 92, of East Liverpool died Wednesday morning at the Calcutta Health Care Center. Born in East Liverpool, April 1, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Charles Fogle and Virtie Gae Hatcher Keener. She lived in this area all her life and was a member of the ...

Betty J. Skiba

SALEM – Betty J. Skiba, 80, died at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born Aug. 12, 1938, in Alpena, Mich., the daughter of the late Bethel Sr. and Denetta (Schultz) Smith. Betty will always be remembered as a good family mother. She enjoyed ...

Mary Elizabeth “Betty” (Snellbaugh) Palovich

Mary Elizabeth “Betty” (Snellbaugh) Palovich COLUMBIANA — Mary Elizabeth “Betty” (Snellbaugh) Palovich, 80, of Columbiana, passed away at St. Elizabeth Hospital on Nov. 10, 2018. Betty was born in New York on June 24, 1938, the daughter of the late Joseph and Eva (Topp) ...