Obituaries

Muriel S. Dorn

CANFIELD — Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday at Lane Family Funeral Homes, 65 N. Broad St., Canfield Chapel, for Muriel Sprague Dorn, 89, of Salem, who died Saturday morning at Circle of Care in Salem. Muriel was born Nov. 25, 1927, in South Portland, Maine, a daughter of the ...

Martha Jean Mercer

COLUMBIANA – Martha Jean Mercer, 89, died Monday morning at Parkside Health Care Center in Columbiana. She was born Nov. 3, 1927, in Leetonia, a daughter of the late Paul and LaRue (Longanecker) Witmer. A lifelong area resident, she attended Goshen College in Indiana and graduated from ...

Adam Douglas McMichael

HANOVERTON — Adam Douglas McMichael, 32, of Hanover Twp., Hanoverton, died of an apparent heart attack Sunday at the Gideon Campground in Machanicstown, Ohio. He was born on Feb. 17, 1985 in Alliance. He was last employed at Hickey Fabrication. He is survived by his parents, Debra ...

Arlene (Wallace) Bjorkman

Whether you called her Arlene, Boots, Sis, or Mom, Arlene Bjorkman knew what it meant to love and be loved. Even after an illness takes over and you think you don’t have control, she defied the odds, lived past the predictions, kept fighting, and took control — of this obituary, how she ...

Mary Jane Price

Lady Lake, Fla. — Mary Jane Price, 82, of Lady Lake, Fla. and formerly of Negley, died late Wednesday evening at Leesburg Regional Hospital, Leesburg, Fla. where she had been a patient. Mary was born Dec. 26, 1934 in Plain City, a daughter of the late George Adam and Minnie (Fiess) ...

Ruby Helen (Scholdburg) Bowen

SALEM — Ruby Helen (Scholdburg) Bowen, 85, of Stockton, Calif. and Lisbon died at 11:45 p.m. Thursday at the Vista Center in Lisbon, Ohio. She was born on Jan. 3, 1932 in Wichita County, Texas, the daughter of the late Julius Caesar and Ethel (Geurin) Scholdburg. She retired from the ...

William Phillip Martin Jr.

SALEM — William Phillip Martin Jr., 38 of Beloit, died in a single car accident Friday on state Route 14 near Deerfield. He was born on June 5, 1979 in Alliance, the son of the late William Phillip and Regina Wendetta (Light) Martin Sr. He was currently an unloader at the UPS depot in Akron ...

Hazel Virginia (Swartz) Weaver

SALEM — Hazel Virginia (Swartz) Weaver 94, of Beloit, died at 2:08 a.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on July 21, 1922 in Guysville, Athens County, Ohio, a daughter of the late Israel and Lillie (Hawk) Swartz. Hazel over the years was ...

Doris Marilyn “Dorie” Yoho

NORTH LIMA — Doris Marilyn “Dorie” Yoho died Tuesday at Assumption Village in North Lima from heart failure. Born Sept. 22, 1934, in North Lima, she was the daughter of the late Harry B. and Helen G. (Miller) Arkwright. Mrs. Yoho was a 1953 graduate of North Lima High ...

Francis D “Frank” Nulf

SALEM — Francis D. “Frank” Nulf, 78, of Columbiana, passed away early Thursday morning, July 6, at Salem Regional Medical Center. Frank was born on Aug. 10, 1938, in East Palestine, a son of Carl Francis and Mary Carolyn (Ward) Nulf, and was a lifelong area resident. A 1956 graduate ...

Mary Lou (Starke) Timmins

SALEM — Mary Lou (Starke) Timmins, 86, passed away at 3 a.m. Thursday, July 6, 2017, at Auburn Skilled Nursing Home. She was born July 12, 1930, in Tarentum, Pa., a daughter of Ernest Frederick Starke and Verne (Eaton) Starke. She moved to Ohio in 2000 to be closer to her family. Mary Lou ...

James J. Reinsel

ALLIANCE — James J. Reinsel, 59, of Alliance, passed away at 7:19 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2017, at Hospice House of Boardman. He was born June 16, 1958, in Alliance, Ohio, to James D. and Lois (Lawrence) Reinsel. Jim was a graduate of Marlington High School and employed with United Local ...

James “Skeet” Ingham

SEBRING —  James “Skeet” Ingham, 67, of Sebring, died Thursday at Crandall Medical Center. He was born Aug.21, 1949 in Alliance, the son of William J. and Gladys (Schoeppler) Ingham. A 1967 graduate of West Branch High School, he attended Stark Technical College and was formerly ...

James B. Peters

CANTON —  James B. Peters, 58, died Wednesday. He was born April 16, 1959. Services are pending at Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring. 7/8/17

Aaron J. Stickler

ALLIANCE — Aaron J. Stickler, 29, died Wednesday. He was born Feb. 23, 1988. Services are pending at Dean’s Funeral Home in Sebring. 7/8/17

Patricia M. Kelly

ALLIANCE — Patricia M. Kelly, 82, died Thursday. She was born April 2, 1935, to Donald and Loretta (McCarron) Koons. Services are pending at Dean’s Funeral Home in Sebring. 7/8/17

Ruby Helen (Scholdburg) Bowen

LISBON — Ruby Helen (Scholdburg) Bowen, 85, of Stockton, Calif., and Lisbon died at 11:50 p.m. Thursday at Vista Center in Lisbon after complications due to a fall in May.  Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 7/8/17

William Martin

BELOIT — William Martin,  38, of Beloit, died Friday morning in a one car motor vehicle accident on state Rourt 14 in Deerfield, Ohio.  Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 7/8/17

Robert I. “Bobby” Crook

NEW WATERFORD — Robert I. “Bobby” Crook, 82, of New Waterford, died Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center. Born Dec. 23, 1934, in East Fairfield, he was the son of the late Wilmer and Martha (Inboden) Crook. Mr. Crook was the parts service manager and worked in many other ...

Mary Lou Timmins

SALEM —Mary Lou Timmins, 86, of Salem, died Thursday at Auburn Skilled Nursing. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 7/7/17