Obituaries

Buddy Junior Hoopes

BELOIT — Buddy Junior Hoopes, 80, of Beloit, died Tuesday at Canterbury Villa in Alliance. Arrangements are pending at the Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home in Sebring. 9/27/17

Charlotte Hillyer

LISBON — Charlotte Hillyer, 95, died at 5:25 a.m. Tuesday at Salem Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 2, 1922 in Lisbon, a daughter of the late William H. and Agnes (Starr) McMullen. She was a 1940 graduate of David Anderson High School and prior to her marriage worked at McCulloch’s ...

Judy L. Maroni

SALEM – Judy L. Maroni, 72, of Salem, died at 12:26 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Elizabeth Health Center in Boardman. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 9/27/17    

Krissi (Reed) Swiger

SALEM — A celebration of the life of Krissi (Reed) Swiger will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892, 496 Arch St. “Tongue n’ Groove” will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. 9/26/17

Evelyn Marie Ardeno

SALEM — Evelyn Marie Ardeno, 75, of Salem, died at 7:45 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at the Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 26, 1942, in Salem, the daughter of the late Frank and Mable (Allison) Willard. Evelyn was a member of the Lake Mount Church of Christ in New ...

James Nelson Irey

SALEM — James Nelson Irey, 80, of Salem, died at 3:36 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 at the Salem Regional Medical Center.  He was born Feb. 10, 1937 in Salem, the son of James I. and Dorothy (Hilliard) Irey. James was a craftsman and loved woodworking, building many homes in the Salem ...

Harold R. Garloch

SALEM – Harold R. Garloch, 80, of Salem, died at 3 a.m. Monday at the Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 9/26/17

Madeleine Bretz Wilhelm

NEW WATERFORD — Madeleine Bretz Wilhelm, 97, of New Waterford, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, Sept. 23, at Windsor House Parkside where she had been a resident for five weeks. Madeleine was the daughter of the late Edward and Esther Bretz, and the widow of Norman E. ...

James Irey

SALEM — James Irey, 80, of Salem died at 3:36 p.m. Sunday at the Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 9/25/17

Robert J. Anderson, II

SALEM — Robert John “RJ” Anderson, II, 65, died at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Blossom Nursing and Rehab Center. Mr. Anderson was born Aug. 22, 1952 in Salem, a son of the late Robert J. Anderson Sr. and the late Thelma (Butler) Anderson Catherelli. Mr. Anderson is survived by his ...

Janet D. Trummer

SEBRING — Janet D. Trummer, 77, died Friday. She was born July 21, 1940 to Donald and Geneva (Neafie) Irving. Services are entrusted to Dean's Funeral Home, Sebring. 9/24/17

Robert E. Adams

NEW WATERFORD — Robert E. Adams, 84, of New Waterford, died at 3:05 a.m. Friday at his home following a brief illness. Born Aug. 5, 1933, in Coshocton, he was the son of the late Joseph and Hattie (Chaney) Adams. Mr. Adams worked as a coal miner and a truck driver. Most recently, after ...

Scott A. Buxton

SEBRING — Scott A. Buxton, 44, of Sebring, died Friday at Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home in Sebring. 9/23/17

Roberta L. “Bird” Unger

NEW WATERFORD — Roberta L. “Bird” Unger, 90, of New Waterford, died Wednesday at Covington Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in East Palestine. Born July 8, 1927, in Beaver Falls, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Emma (Campbell) Kelty. After graduating from ...

Herman Gray III

SALEM – Herman Gray III, of Salem, 35, died at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. He was born Sept. 13, 1982 in Duluth, Ga., the son of Herman R. and Debra Gray Jr., and the late Amy Brown. Herman was the owner of The Body Shop in Salem. He was a graduate of Salem High School. He is ...

Danny “Buck” Edward Simpson

SALEM – Danny “Buck” Edward Simpson, 62, of Salem, died at 6:04 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 at the Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 31, 1955, the son of Gladys (Thorn) Simpson and the late Walter Simpson Sr. He was employed at Hunt Valve as a machinist for 37 ...

Reed A. “Tom” Boon

SALEM — Reed A. “Tom” Boon, 89, of Salem, died Sept. 17, 2017 at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem. He was born Oct. 5, 1927 in Mantua, Ohio to Carl G. and Vera (nee: Reed) Boon. A member of Bethesda Presbyterian Church, he was an avid reader, hunter and enjoyed ...

Joan K. (Smith) Felger

EAST PALESTINE — Joan K. (Smith) Felger, 70, of East Palestine died at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday at Covington Skilled Nursing and Rehab. Born Nov. 5, 1946, in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Willard and Goldie (Binon) Smith. Survivors include her children, Kelly (Brent) Schultz of ...

Joan K (Smith) Felger

EAST PALESTINE — Joan K (Smith) Felger, 70, of East Palestine, passed away at 2:40 a.m. Tuesday at Covington Skilled Nursing and Rehab in East Palestine.  Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 9/20/19

Suzanne W. Holloway

LEETONIA — Suzanne W. Holloway, 70, of Leetonia, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 19, 2017, at her home with her family at her side. Suzanne was born March 4, 1947, in Salem, a daughter of the late John G. “Jack” and Elsie M. Ibbotson Woods and had lived in this area all of her life. She ...