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Obituaries

Suzanne L. Bowser

CALCUTTA — Suzanne L. Bowser, 79, died at 4:15 a.m. Monday, at the Calcutta Health Care Center. Ms. Bowser was born April 14, 1940 in Sharon, Pa., a daughter of the late Woodrow and Alice (Jones) Lininger. She was a homemaker and former member of the Lisbon Church of the Nazarene. She ...

Edward “Sherm” Sherman

Edward “Sherm” Sherman passed away on Nov. 28, 2019 due to congestive heart failure and diabetes. Ed was born on Oct. 17, 1953, to Leo and Betty (Moulin) Sherman in Alliance, OH. He graduated from Marlington High School in 1971 and on Oct. 6, 1973, he married Mary Kritz. Ed began his ...

Doris Jean Hahlen Mountz

Doris Jean Hahlen Mountz, 83, formerly of 118 Sherwood Drive, widow of Jerry L. Mountz, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 surrounded by her family. Born in West Township, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Helen Hyronimus Hahlen. She was a member of Callie Self Memorial Baptist ...

Iona G. Libert

LISBON—Iona Gloria Libert, 81, passed away peacefully at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 at the Continuing Healthcare of Lisbon. Mrs. Libert was born Sept. 5, 1938 in Tallmadge, Ohio, a daughter of the late Dwight Eldon and Mary Elizabeth (Stahl) Weyand and was one of 13 children. She had ...

Timothy J. Thomas

ALLIANCE—Timothy J. Thomas, 55, passed away on Nov. 25. He was born April 24, 1964 to the late Michael and Carolyn (Greenwood) Thomas Sr. Services are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring, Ohio. 11/30/19

Randy L. Wayt Sr.

SEBRING—Randy L. Wayt Sr., 67, passed away at Aultman Hospital on Nov. 28. He was born Feb. 26, 1952 to Raymond and Anna (Cramer) Wayt. Services are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring, Ohio. 11/30/19

Iona G. Libert

LISBON—Iona Gloria Libert, 81, passed away peacefully at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 at the Continuing Healthcare of Lisbon. Arrangements are pending at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home. 11/29/19

Amanda M. Lamb-Price

LEETONIA—Amanda M. Lamb-Price, 34, of Leetonia passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 at Salem Regional Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on Sept. 11, 1985 in Lincoln, Neb., a daughter of Fred and Celeste Friesen Lamb. Amanda was an active member of the ...

Jackie M. Burch Burcaw

BOARDMAN – Jackie M. Burch Burcaw, 86, died at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 at the Hospice House in Poland. She was born June 27, 1933 in Roan Mountain, Tenn., daughter of the late Dave and Nora (Ledford) Garland. Jackie was a 1951 graduate of David Anderson High School. She was a ...

Robert L. “Bob” Wires

EAST LIVERPOOL – Robert L. “Bob” Wires, 72, of Lisbon, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26 at East Liverpool City Hospital. Born in Parkersburg, W.Va., Dec. 28, 1946, he was a son of Betty Yarnell Jackson of Parkersburg and the late Homer Wires. For many years he worked at Ohio ...

Randall Scott (Randy) Riley

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Randall Scott (Randy) Riley, formerly of Salem, son of Patricia and the late Donald Riley, a 1979 graduate of Salem High School, passed suddenly on Tuesday, Nov. 26 due to heart complications at the Parkview North Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind. A Celebration of Life Memorial ...

Lisa Ann Heddleson

AUSTINTOWN—Lisa Ann Heddleson, 40, passed away suddenly Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019 in Cincinnati while on vacation with her family. Lisa was born July 7, 1979 in Youngstown, a daughter of Raymond and Karen Cramer Griggy Jr. and had lived in this area all of her life. Lisa had worked for ...

George A. Siembida

COLUMBIANA—George A. Siembida, 64, of Columbiana passed away on Nov. 24, 2019 at home surrounded by his family after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. George was born Dec. 7, 1954 in Youngstown, a son of the late Michael and Sophie Lyda Siembida. He was the eighth born of 11 ...

Debbie Murphy

AMARILLO, Texas - Debbie Murphy was born on February 17, 1956 in East Rochester, Ohio, and left us on November 2, 2019 in Amarillo, Texas. She battled cancer for a few years, one which she survived only to be taken by another. Debbie was preceded in death by her parents, George (Jack) and ...

Viona “Bonnie” Congo

NEW WATERFORD-Viona "Bonnie" Congo, 85, of New Waterford passed away Nov. 24 at the Parkside Healthcare Center in Columbiana. Bonnie was born June 20, 1934 in East Liverpool, daughter of the late Harry and Bertha Jones Wise. She was a member of the First Church of Christ in East Palestine. ...

Randy Scott Paparella

KENSINGTON-Randy Scott Paparella, 48, of Kensington passed away unexpectedly Monday morning, Nov. 18, 2019. He was born on April 17, 1971, in Beaver County, Pa., son of the late Patsey Phillip Paparella and Donna Kay (Day) Gaus. Randy was a 1990 graduate of Blackhawk High School and served ...

Ruth Ann Martin Shafer

SALEM - Ruth Ann Martin Shafer, 87, passed away Oct. 1. Ruth was born in Canton, Ohio Dec. 31, 1931 at Timken Mercy Hospital. She was the daughter of Frank Martin and Isabelle Louise Murray Martin. A Victorious Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 at the First ...

Sarah A. (Sally) Baronzzi

LISBON — Sarah A. (Sally) Baronzzi, 83, passed away at 2:09 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019 at Parkside Nursing Home. Born August 13, 1936 in Lisbon, she was the daughter of the late Earl D. and Isabelle (Rogers) Richardson. A 1954 graduate of David Anderson High School, she graduated from the ...

Sarah Jean (Brooks) Sanchez

SALEM — Sarah Jean (Brooks) Sanchez, 84, of Salem, died at 9:44 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 at Windsor House of Canfield. May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face; and the rains fall soft upon your fields and ...

Anna J. Ketchum

SALEM — Anna J. Ketchum, 84, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown. Anna was born on Feb. 10, 1935 in Salem, a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Sommers) Reed. Anna was homemaker and a member St. Paul Catholic Church. Her husband Robert L. Ketchum Sr., ...