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Obituaries

Kevin Ray Channell

CANFIELD — Kevin Ray Channell, 50, of Canfield, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at his residence after a courageous 13-year battle with cancer. Kevin was born Feb. 15, 1969, in Youngstown, a son of Kenneth and Naomi Louise (Bender) Channell of Columbiana. He was a 1987 graduate of ...

Sherman Munroe Layne

SALEM— Sherman M. Layne, 91, passed away Sept. 12, 2019, at Courtyard in Salem with family by his side. He was born Sept. 13, 1927, in Virginia to James and Lottie Layne. Mr. Layne retired from Royal China and had a farm in Deerfield for 50 years. He was member of Jehovah’s ...

Jack D. Specht

ALLIANCE—Jack D. Specht, 86, passed away on Sept. 17. He was born Oct. 13, 1932 to Irvin and Jennie (Mcbride) Specht. Services are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring, Ohio. 9/19/19

Kevin Ray Channell

CANFIELD — Kevin Ray Channell, 50, of Canfield, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at his residence after a courageous 13-year battle with cancer. Kevin was born Feb. 15, 1969, in Youngstown, a son of Kenneth and Naomi Louise (Bender) Channell of Columbiana. He was a 1987 graduate of ...

Duane “Mike” Reed

ROGERS — Duane “Mike” Reed, 83, a lifelong area resident, passed away unexpectedly Friday at his residence. He was born June 9, 1936 in East Palestine, a son of the late Chester and Vivian Kirtley Reed. He was a longtime resident of East Palestine, prior to moving to his home in ...

Richard Lee Begalla

SALEM—Richard Lee Begalla, 62, of Salem died at 9:23 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23 at Salem West Healthcare Center. He was born on April 5, 1957 in Youngstown, the son of the late John and Rita Begalla. He was a self-employed roofing and siding contractor for many years. He is survived by his ...

George Allen Burkey

LISBON—George Allen Burkey, 50, of Lisbon died at his home on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 1:40 p.m. He was born on Jan. 7, 1969 in Salem, son of the late Carl and Marjorie Rose (Baughman) Burkey. He was a 1987 graduate of West Branch High School, attended Kent State University and the Culinary ...

Corinne Fran (Bowman) Davis

SALEM — Corinne Fran (Bowman) Davis, 73, died at 1:05 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at her home in Salem. She was born on Aug. 9, 1946 in Salem, a daughter of the late Hershel and Ruth (Speece) Bowman. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her two sons, Thomas ...

Doris Eloise Johnson

CANFIELD — Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Canfield Chapel for Doris Eloise Johnson, 97 of Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center who died Saturday morning at Salem Regional Medical Center. Doris was born Sept. 15, 1921 in Hopedale, Ohio, a ...

Barbara Jean (Lane) Bozich

Barbara Jean (Lane) Bozich completed her earthly journey on August 30. She was born in Salem, September 27, 1929, to Bea Ruth (Glass) Lane and William J. Lane, and she lived here until 2017 when she moved to Copeland Oaks in Sebring. Barbara was a 1947 graduate of Salem High School. She ...

Francis ‘Al’ Sheridan

SALEM — Francis 'Al' Sheridan, 73, of Salem died at 3:31 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth/Mercy Medical Boardman Campus. He was born on Jan. 12, 1946 in Portland, Ore., the son of the late William C. and Jean (Tindall) Sheridan. He was a retired contractor and a member of the Salem First ...

Betty Jane Olenik

COLUMBIANA—A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at St. Jude’s Church, Columbiana for Betty Jane Olenik, 96, who died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at Parkside Healthcare Center in Columbiana. She was born in Pennsylvania on Oct. 8, 1922 to Robert Norman Black ...

Patricia Ann Behner

SALEM – Patricia Ann Behner, 83 died at 10:20 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 31, 1936 in Garfield, the daughter of the late Willard H. and Etta (Courtney) Close. Patricia had worked as a personnel secretary at Salem Community Hospital for ...

Floyd L. Ward

COLUMBIANA – Floyd L. Ward, 89, of Columbiana passed away on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 5, 1930 in Lisbon, a son of the late Clifford and Thelma Lowe Ward. Mr. Ward was a U.S. Army veteran, stationed in Germany during the allied ...

Jenifer Farmer

SALEM—Jenifer Farmer, 56, Boardman died at 3:45 p.m. Saturday at Beeghly Oaks Center, Boardman. Arrangements are pending Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 9/15/19

Emma Keefer

SALEM—Emma Keefer, 93, of Salem died at 5:38 p.m. Saturday at Community Hospice in New Philadelphia. Arrangements are pending Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 9/15/19

Francis Sheridan

SALEM—Francis Sheridan, 73, of Salem died at 3:31 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth’s Hosptal in Boardman. Arrangements are pending Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 9/15/19

Raymond L. Felger

EAST PALESTINE—Raymond L. Felger, 74, of East Palestine passed away early morning of Thursday, Sept. 11 at his residence following a lengthy illness. Raymond was born Oct. 3, 1944 in Salem, a son of the late Virgil and Ruth June (Ward) Felger, and had been a life-long resident of East ...

Mabel “May” (Price) Rudebock

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Mabel “May” (Price) Rudebock passed away on Sept. 9, 2019. She was born on Feb. 18, 1927, in Salem, Ohio to Deane L. Price and Mabel A. (Galbreath) Price. She was married 64 years to the love of her life, John L. Rudebock. She was preceded in death by her father ...

Inez Ilene Ardeno

WELLINGTON — Inez Ilene Ardeno, 75, of Wellington, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 at Mercy New Life Hospice. Born on April 12, 1944 in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Franklin T. and Mabel E. Willard. Inez was a lifelong resident of Salem until moving to Wellington a year ago.  Inez ...