Obituaries

William Lee Spanbauer

SALEM—William Lee Spanbauer, 56, of Salem died Friday, March 8 at UPMC in Pittsburgh. William was born March 19, 1962 to the late Robert and Marilyn Jean Spanbauer. He is survived by two children, Alex Spanbauer of Girard and Meghan Eichmann of Lakewood; ex-wife Suzanne Eichmann of ...

Emma Louise (Loesch) Kastenhuber

SALEM – Emma Louise (Loesch) Kastenhuber, 93, died at 6:35 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the Hospice House in Poland following a brief battle with cancer.  Emma was born on Aug. 30, 1925 in Salem, the daughter of the late John and Regina (Tischler) Loesch. She spent the majority of ...

Willard W. McEldowney Jr.

SALEM—Willard W. McEldowney Jr., 72, was called home on March 12, 2019 surrounded by loving family. He was born on Sept. 13, 1946 to Willard W. McEldowney Sr. and Helen (Schrader) McEldowney. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Dolores (Dolly) McEldowney; daughters, Regina L. ...

Robert L. Burbick

COLUMBIANA – Robert L. Burbick, 86, passed away peacefully Monday, March 11, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Burbick was born on Jan. 29, 1933 in Columbiana, a son of Leon and Kathleen (Oesch) Burbick. He was the oldest of 17 children. He married the former Kay Olnhausen on ...

Edward Gauding

SALEM — Edward Gauding, 50, passed away at 11:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 7, 1968 in Salem, Ohio, the son of the late Donald F. and Martha J. (Gromley) Gauding. Ed was known for his wonderful personality and a great sense ...

Betty Lou Magill

COLUMBIANA – Betty Lou Magill, 91, died Monday, March 4, 2019. Betty Lou was born on Jan. 13, 1928 in Massilon, Ohio, a daughter of Margaret Borts Smith. Mrs. Magill was well known for her ability to show American Saddle Bred horses and to teach Saddle Seat Equitation. She also ...

Billie Grace Medved

LEETONIA—Billie Grace Medved, 80, died on Friday, March 8, 2019 at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born on April 20, 1938 in Washington, Pa., the daughter of the late Mitchell and Verla Clemens Carroll. Billie was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Leetonia and had worked for ...

Willard W. McEldowney Jr.

SALEM – Willard W. McEldowney Jr., 72, died at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at his home.  Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services. 3/13/19

Nancy Lee Fediaczko

SALEM – Nancy Lee Fediaczko, 80, died at 1 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 2, 1939 in Fredericktown, Pa., the daughter of the late Michael and Edna Mae (Pockstallar) Petrovic. Nancy was a registered nurse and worked at Essex of Salem and ...

Richard Pagano

CANFIELD—Prayers will be held at 9:15 a.m. Friday at Lane Family Funeral Home, 5797 Mahoning Ave., Austintown Chapel followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church for Richard Pagano, 62, of Canfield who passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 10 at St. ...

Judith Ann (Whitehead) Hill

SALEM — Judith Ann (Whitehead) Hill, 77, of Salem, died at 7:20 a.m. Monday at the Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born on April 18, 1941 in Salem, the daughter of the late Nelson Webber and Edith (Eels) Whitehead. She formerly worked at the chicken factory in Columbiana, then at ...

Frank E. Devine

SALEM — Frank E. Devine, 66, of Coraopolis, Pa., formerly of Salem, died Thursday, March 7, while on vacation in Treasure Island, Fla. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 3/13/19

Vivian Salisbury

SALEM – Vivian Salisbury, 98, of Salem, formerly of East Liverpool, died Tuesday at the home of her daughter. Born in East Liverpool on Sept. 26, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Edward B. and Edna Cunningham Martin. A lifelong area resident, she worked at Homer Laughlin China ...

Dennis J. Cross

DAMASCUS — Dennis J. Cross, 54, of Damascus, died at 6:18 p.m. Saturday in the emergency room of Salem Regional Medical Center of an apparent heart attack. He was born on Feb. 16, 1965 in Salem, the son of the late Joseph M. (Jo Jo) and Elsie E. (Greenawalt) Cross. He was a 1983 ...

Virginia “Jinny” Yuhaniak

SALEM —  Virginia "Jinny" Yuhaniak, 95, died March 9, 2019 at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Jinny was born Oct. 21, 1923 in Salem, Ohio, a daughter of the late Charles M. and Edna M. (Shaffer) Chappell. She was a 1941 graduate of Salem High School.   She was a secretary at ...

Mary Lu Camp

SEBRING—Mary Lu Camp, 90, died March 11, 2019 at Crandall Medical Center. She was born Sept. 22, 1928 in Darlington, Pa., a daughter of the late Richard and Catherine (Strasser) Weik. Mary Lu was a homemaker and a member of Salem First Friends Church. Some of her favorite pastimes were ...

Arnold L. Patton Sr.

NORTH BENTON—Arnold L. Patton Sr., 93, died Monday. He was born Aug. 29, 1925 to James and Amy (Gandee) Patton. Services are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring. 3/12/19

Nancy Lee Fediaczko

SALEM – Nancy Lee Fediaczko, 80, died at 1 a.m. Monday at the Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services. 3/12/19

Judith Ann Hill

SALEM — Judith Ann Hill, 77, of Salem, died at 7:20 a.m. Monday at Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at  Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 3/12/19

Linda S. Shonce

SALEM —  Linda S. Shonce, 59, died Friday, March 8, 2019 at University Hospital's Ahuja Medical Center in Beachwood. Linda was born Jan. 23, 1960 in Salem, Ohio, a daughter of the late David Bush and Patricia (Burger) Bush. She was a 1978 graduate of Salem High School and went on to get ...