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Obituaries

Randy Allen Blythe

LISBON— Randy Allen Blythe, 60, of Lisbon passed away at Salem Regional Medical Center Wednesday March 3, 2021 of heart and kidney failure. He was born in Salem, Ohio Nov. 23,1961, a son of Orville and Mary Ann Blythe. He was a construction worker, worked as an assistant manager for ...

James D. McClaren

This is in loving memory of James D. McClaren, 87, who passed away peacefully at Crandall Medical Center, Wednesday afternoon February 17, 2021. He was born November 11, 1933 in Salem, Ohio to the late James N. and Dorothy (Cobbs) McClaren. James served in the United States Army, 4th Infantry ...

Charles “Chuck” Kale

Charles “Chuck” Kale, 66, of Salem passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021 at Salem regional Medical Center. Chuck was born in Salem on September 9, 1954 the son of the late Henry and Gloria (Krepps) Kale. Chuck was a jack of all trades and was interested in many things but he will be ...

Agnes “Aggie” England

DUBLIN — Agnes “Aggie” England, 75, died Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on April 1, 1945 in Salem, Ohio. She was known to say, “My birthday is 4/1/45 and that’s no fooling!” Preceded in death were her parents Bernard James Madden and ...

Bernard Andrew Ritteger

ROGERS — Bernard Andrew Ritteger, 84, of Rogers, died Tuesday at his home following complications to COVID. He was born on July 21, 1936, in Mahoning County, son of Cyril and Lillian (Taylor) Ritteger. Arrangements by the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, ...

Florence A. Matheny

ROGERS — Florence A. Matheny, 78, of Carmel Achor Road died Tuesday in the emergency room at Salem Regional Medical Center following an apparent heart attack. She was born Oct. 11, 1942 in East Liverpool, a daughter of James “Red” and Inez (Mays) Moffett. The Eells-Leggett-Stauffer ...

Marilyn V. (Ketchum) Crawford

LISBON — Marilyn V. (Ketchum) Crawford, 79, died Wednesday at her home. She was born Feb. 8, 1942 in Elkton, a daughter of Miles G. and Catherine V. (Mardis) Ketchum. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home. 3/4/21

Randy Allen Blythe

LISBON — Randy Allen Blythe, 60, of Lisbon passed away at Salem Regional Medical Center Wednesday. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Salem. 3/4/21

Maksis Ancis Grins

COLUMBIANA – Maksis Ancis Grins, 100, passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at his home in Columbiana. Maksis was born on Dec. 2, 1920, in Daudzumos, Latvia, son of Karlis and Milda Grins. They lived in the area of Iles Pagasta and he went to school in Jaunpile, and Abguldes Agricultural ...

Donald E. Jackson

ALLIANCE— Donald E. Jackson, 80, died Feb. 27 at Aultman Alliance Hospital. He was born Jan. 11, 1941 to Edward and Margaret (Martin) Jackson. Services are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring. 3/3/21

Sarah ‘Sally’ J. Martin

EAST PALESTINE— Sarah “Sally” J. Martin, 65, died at her home Tuesday. Sally was born July 31, 1955 in Rochester, Pa., daughter of Harry and Betty Stone McLaughlin. Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine is handling the arrangements. 3/3/21

Brian Andrew Lodge

Brian Andrew Lodge, 33, of Salem, died at 5:22 AM Saturday, February 27, 2021, in the emergency room of Salem Regional Medical Center after taking ill at home. He was born on August 6, 1987 in Salem, the son of Dennis Lodge of Salineville and Kathy (Laws) Lodge of Salem. Brian was a very ...

Richard W. “Dick” Cole

Richard W. “Dick” Cole, 77, of Salem, OH passed away Saturday, February 27, 2021, after a three-year battle with IPF lung disease, with his loving family by his side. He was born February 7, 1944 in Mt. Pleasant, PA to the late John and Clara (Bryan) Cole. Dick retired from General ...

Walburga Katharina Spack

SALEM —Walburga Katharina Spack, 95, of Salem died Saturday February 27, 2021 at her home. She was born November 20, 1925 in Ochtendung, Germany, daughter of the late Johann and Barbara (Weiler) Simon. She was the owner of the former Lamplight Cafeteria in Salem. Walburga was a member of ...

John Harold Hearn

John Harold Hearn, 91, of Salem, died at 10:42 PM Saturday, February 27, 2021, at his home. He was born on August 25, 1929 in New Cumberland, W.Va., son of the late Harry and Edna (Rawson) Hearn Sr. John is a member of the Salem Wesleyan Methodist Church and served in US Army from 1951 to ...

Walburga Katharina Spack

SALEM — Walburga Katharina Spack, 95, of Salem, died Saturday at her home. She was born Nov. 20, 1925 in Ochtendung, Germany. Arrangements pending Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services. 3/1/21

Richard W. Cole

SALEM —Richard W. Cole, 77, of Salem, died Saturday at the Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born Feb. 7, 1944. Arrangements pending with Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services. 3/1/21

Donna Marion

HUDSON — Donna Biggins Barnhouse Marion, 93, died Saturday at her home. She was born Oct. 29, 1927 in East Palestine, the daughter of Earl and Sarah Guy Biggins. Arrangements are by the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine. 3/1/21

Brian Andrew Lodge

SALEM — Brian Andrew Lodge, 33, of Salem, died Saturday, in the emergency room of Salem Regional Medical Center after taking ill at home. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 3/1/21

John Andrew Hearn

SALEM —John Andrew Hearn, 91, of Salem, died Saturday at his home. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 3/1/21