Obituaries

Donald Behner

SALEM—Donald Behner, 94, went home with the Lord on Feb. 16, 2019 at Brookdale of Salem. He was born Aug. 13, 1924. Donald was retired from the United States Department of Agriculture. He is survived by the love of his life, Edna (Thompson) Behner, whom he married Dec. 1, 1952; daughters, ...

Betty J. Hughes

ALLIANCE—Betty J. Hughes, 91, of Alliance, formerly of Sebring, died Thursday at Bel Air Care Center. Betty was born in Sebring on Nov. 19, 1927, a daughter of the late Homer O. and Ruth M. (Christy) Miller. She worked at Perkins Family Restaurant in Sebring for several years and was a ...

Magda C. Bujdoso

NEWARK, Ohio-Magda C. Bujdoso, 82, of Newark, Ohio, formerly of Lisbon, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon at Sharon Brooke, Assisted Living Residence in Newark. To view a full obituary, visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com. 2/21/19

Ronald Lee Bowman

SALEM — Ronald Lee Bowman, 71, died at 10:12 p.m. Tuesday at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 5, 1947 in Girard, Ohio, the son of the late Clarence and Violet (Girard) Bowman. He had previously worked as a laborer at American Standard. He was a 1966 graduate of Crestview ...

Jeffery Ita

SALEM — Jeffery Ita, 61, of Salem, died at 8:02 a.m. Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 2/22/19

Harold Rieth

HANOVERTON — Harold Rieth, 67, of Hanoverton, died Wednesday at his home. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 2/22/19

Nancy Virginia Kemp

LEETONIA—Nancy Virginia Kemp, 69, died on Tuesday at her home. Arrangements are pending with the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home, Leetonia. 2/21/19

Ronald Lee Bowman

SALEM – Ronald Lee Bowman, 71, died at 10:12 p.m. Tuesday at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 5, 1947 in Girard, Ohio, the son of the late Clarence and Violet (Girard) Bowman. He had previously worked as a laborer at American Standard. He was a 1966 graduate of Crestview ...

Thomas C. Allsopp Jr.

CANFIELD – Thomas C. Allsopp Jr., 72, died Friday evening at his home. Mr. Allsopp was born on Oct. 9, 1946 in Pasadena, Calif., a son of the late Thomas Carl Sr. and Genevieve Louise (McGuire) Allsopp. Thomas was a 1965 graduate of North Lima High School. He later attended Youngstown ...

Jennings “Porky” Morris

SALEM – Jennings “Porky” Morris, 83, died at 6vp.m. Saturday at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born in Arden, W. Va., the son of the late Herman R. and Fetna (Yeager) Morris.  Jennings previously worked as a forker for 40 years at the former Eljer Manufacturing Inc. and p ...

Martha B. Fager

LYONS, Colo. — Martha B. Fager, 90, died of natural causes Feb. 12. She was born Oct. 27, 1928, the daughter of the late Harold and Ruth Brian and grew up in Salem. She lived in Wisconsin and Colorado for most of her adult life. She graduated from Western Reserve College and was a social ...

Frank B. Easton

SEVAKEEN LAKE — Frank B. Easton, 103, of Sevakeen Lake, Salem, passed away on Valentine’s Day, Thursday Feb. 14, 2019 in Toledo, Ohio where he had been living with his daughter.  Frank was born June 3, 1915 in Portland, Oregon to parents John Irving and Theresa Euphrosine (Johnson) ...

Sharen G. (Singleton) O’Brock

NORTH BENTON — Sharen G. (Singleton) O'Brock, 75, died at 3:20 p.m. Saturday, surrounded by family and friends at her home. She was born on July 18, 1943 in Hiram, the daughter of Guy O. Singleton and Myra Craft Johnson. Since 1968, as co-owner of O'Brock Windmill Distributors, she and ...

Jerry H. Lanning

ALLIANCE — Jerry H. Lanning, 77, of Alliance, died Sunday at The Legends in Massillon. Born July 9, 1941, in Sebring, he was the son of the late Jerry Lanning and Ruth (Creamer) Lanning Buzzard. Mr. Lanning retired from American Steel Foundries in Alliance after several years of ...

Margaret A. “Peg” Barker

HANOVERTON – Margaret A. “Peg” Barker, 82, died at 5:10 p.m. Sunday at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born April 14, 1936 in Beaver, Pa., the daughter of the late Charles Gray and the late Mary Helen (Bailey) Gray Huber.  She was a graduate of East Palestine High School. She ...

Laura L. Petrich

EAST PALESTINE — Laura L. Petrich, 72, of East Palestine, died Sunday at the Christian House Assisted Living, where she had been a patient. She was born Dec. 8, 1946 in Pittsburgh, Pa., a daughter of the late Walter and Frances (Sharp) Landgraff. She was a 1965 graduate of Northwestern ...

Tracy Lynn Swinehart

COLUMBIANA — Tracy Lynn Swinehart, 46, a lifelong resident of Columbiana, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Feb. 13. She was born Oct. 12, 1972 in Salem, a daughter of the late Tom and Carol Gorby Crawford. She was a 1992 graduate of Columbiana High School and went on to earn an Associate ...

Jerry Lanning

SEBRING — Jerry Lanning, 77, of Alliance died Sunday at the Legends Care Center in Massillon. Arrangements are pending at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home in Sebring. www.grfuneralhome.com. 2/18/19

Jennings Morris

SALEM — Jennings Morris, 83, died at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services. 2/18/19

Sharen G. (Singleton) O’Brock

SALEM — Sharen G. (Singleton) O'Brock, 75, of North Benton, died at 3:20 p.m. Saturday. Services and visitation will be held on March 2. (A full obituary will be published) Arrangement are with Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 2/18/19