Obituaries

Sean Christopher Pagan

SALEM — Sean Christopher Pagan of Salem, 47, was called home early on the morning of Jan. 8, 2019. Sean bravely fought an aggressive cancer for nearly four years. He is survived by his wife, Shannon Pagan (Reardon); his adoring youngest daughter, Aleeya; as well as his two adult ...

Ernest Norton

SALEM — Ernest Norton, 83, of Jennings Avenue, died Wednesday evening at Salem Regional Medical Center. Born April 4, 1935, in Marshall, N. C., he was the son of the late Clark and Stella (Gosnell) Norton. Mr. Norton lived most of his adult life in the Salineville area. He was a veteran ...

Ernie M. Falco

SALEM – Ernie M. Falco, 65, died at 2:45 p.m. Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services. 1/11/19    

W. Jean Grimes

LISBON — W. Jean Grimes, 59, died at her home early Wednesday morning . Born May 17, 1959 in Salem, she was a daughter of the late Darrel L. and Olive Katherine (Cannon) Jackson. A homemaker, she is survived by her husband, Jack E. Grimes whom she married June 27, 1981; two children, ...

Charles M. Clark

SALEM — Charles M. Clark, 91, of Salem, died at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born on Aug. 7, 1927, son of the late Clyde and opal (Stayman) Clark. He was employed by the U.S. Dept of Agriculture as a conservationist from 1953 to 1982 in various offices, ...

Hazel (Mercer) Sneltzer

SALEM – Hazel (Mercer) Sneltzer, 99, died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, with her family at her side at the Salem East Healthcare Center. She was born Jan. 23, 1919, in Butler Township, Ohio, the daughter of the late Bert and Pearl (Stoffer) Mercer. Hazel and her husband, John, ...

Richard McClelland Gates

NEW WATERFORD — Richard McClelland Gates, 86, died Tuesday at the Calcutta Healthcare Center with family by his side. Born Dec. 19, 1932, in New Castle, Pa., he was the son of the late Victor and Mildred (McClelland) Gates. Mr. Gates enlisted in the Army and served during the Korean War. ...

Norman C. Morris

ALLIANCE — Norman C. Morris, 98, of Alliance, died Monday with his family by his side. Born Dec. 29, 1920, in Homeworth, he was the son of the late Walter and Elsie (Grimes) Morris. Mr. Morris attended Alliance High School and served in the Army during World War II. He retired as a ...

Nancy Smith

SALEM — Nancy Smith, 72, of Salem died Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born Oct. 15, 1946, in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of the late Harold and Catherine (Phyllis) Koons. Nancy was a member of the Phillips Christian Church in Salem. She was a 1964 graduate of United ...

Charles M. Clark

SALEM— Charles M. Clark, 91, of Salem, died at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday at salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 1/10/19

Richard James Smith

PLANO, Texas — Richard James Smith, born May 6, 1934, passed away Dec. 24, 2018, in Plano, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, George W. Smith and Nellie Kampfer Smith, as well as his son, David L. Smith. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Kathleen Sigle Smith; a daughter, ...

Helen Chitiea Payne

FAIRFAX, Va. — Helen Chitiea Payne passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in Fairfax, Va., with her daughter by her side, on Dec. 25, 2018. Born April 29, 1929, in Salem, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Andron and Elisaveta Chitiea. Helen was a 1947 graduate of Salem High ...

Anna Lepping

SALEM – Anna Lepping, 86, died at 10:38 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born March 9, 1932, in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of the late Edward and Kathryn (Bates) Herron. Anna was a homemaker and a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. She was a 1950 ...

Arthur M. “Bud” Yoursh

SALEM — Arthur M. "Bud" Yoursh, 74, of Salem, died at 7:25 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at Aultman Hospital, after taking ill in Salem. He was born on March 20, 1944 in Sharon, Pa., the son of the late John and Pauline (Guegand) Yoursh. He worked with his brother in the drywall and painting ...

Raymond Wilid Holloway

LINCOLN, Neb. — Raymond Wilid Holloway passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. He was born March 13, 1934, in Columbiana County, Ohio, to Wilid F. and Helen (Regal) Holloway. Raymond married Evelyn M. Geary on April 4, 1959, in Salem, Ohio. PFC Holloway served in the U.S. Army from ...

Mary R. Williams

LISBON — Mary R. Williams, 96, formerly of Guilford died Wednesday, Jan. 2, at the Crandall Medical Center in Sebring, where she resided. Mrs. Williams was born March 1, 1922 in Lisbon, the only daughter of the late Lynn R. and Tamar (Lyder) Riddle. She was a payroll clerk for the county ...

Sharman Diane Callahan

SALEM – Sharman Diane Callahan, 67, died at 3:20 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 at the Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born April 19, 1951 in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of the late Kenneth and Jean (Saltsman) Martin. Sharman had worked as a dental assistant for Dr. James Lehwald Jr. ...

Arthur James Dicken Jr.

PEA RIDGE, Ark. — Arthur James Dicken Jr., 62, of Pea Ridge, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2018, at his home. He was born May 24, 1956, in Phoenix, Ariz., to the late Arthur James Dicken Sr. and June Loree Davis Dicken. Mr. Dicken moved to the area five years ago to make his home and worked at Ace ...

Mildred E. (Stanley) Kendrew

ROCHESTER, Pa. — Mildred E. (Stanley) Kendrew, 75, a lifelong resident of Rochester, died on Monday at her home surrounded by family, following a lengthy illness. Born Nov. 8, 1943, in New Brighton, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Pearl and Grace (Cline) Stanley. Mrs. Kendrew ...

Arthur William TeVogh

LEETONIA — Arthur William TeVogh, 69, of Leetonia, died at his home Sunday evening. He was born on Dec. 26, 1949 in Minneapolis, Minn., the son of the late Joseph and Alta (Trager) TeVogh. He was a retired truck driver from B&T Express and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is ...