Obituaries

Terry Whitman

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Terry Whitman, 68, of Traverse City, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at the Munson Hospice House in the loving care of his family. Terry was born to Martin Franklin Sr. and Maxine Frieda (Fidoe) Whitman, in Salem, Ohio, on Nov. 4, 1950. Terry grew up in ...

Michael Robert Miller

SALEM — Michael Robert Miller, 52, of Salem, died at his home Sunday morning due to a sudden illness. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 1/15/19

Charles “Bud” Janofa

SALEM—Charles “Bud” Janofa, 80, of Salem died at 5 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at the Caprice Health Center in North Lima. He was born June 30, 1938 in Washingtonville, the son of the late Russell and Lucille (Varner) Janofa. Bud was an assembler for the former E. W. Bliss Co. and ...

Thomas L. Weaver

SALINEVILLE—Thomas L. Weaver, 68, of McGavern Road died at 11 p.m. Saturday at Continuing Health Care of Lisbon following a lengthy illness. Mr. Weaver was born Feb. 28, 1950 in East Liverpool, a son of the late Clarence “Bud’ and Jean (Rose) Weaver, and had lived his entire life in the ...

Michael Robert Miller

SALEM—Michael Robert Miller, 52, of Salem died at his home Sunday morning due to a sudden illness. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 1/14/19

Heather Englert Dobbins

BOARDMAN—Heather Englert Dobbins, 40, formerly of Salem, passed away after a sudden illness at 6:45 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 at the Cleveland Clinic. Heather was born June 20, 1978 in Salem, a daughter of Richard and Gaylene (Kekel) Englert. She was a 1996 graduate of Salem High ...

Erla Jean Gouldsberry

LISBON—Erla Jean Gouldsberry, 89, died Friday afternoon at Salem Regional Medical Center. Born March 24, 1929 in Slippery Rock, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Donald K. and Elsie (Fox) Candless. She was retired from her position in the maintenance department at the Columbiana ...

Gene R. Linhart

NEW SPRINGFIELD—Gene R. Linhart, 87, a lifelong resident of the area, died Friday at the Christian House Assisted Living in East Palestine. She was born Dec. 23, 1931 in Akron, daughter of the late Harry and Edith Daley Townsend. Gene was a 1950 graduate of Columbiana High School. In ...

Paul J. Brennan

SALEM—Paul J. Brennan, 84, of Salem died Friday at University Hospital in Cleveland. Arrangements are pending at Brown Funeral Home in Salem. www.brownfhonline.com, 330-337-6363 1/13/19

Charles “Bud” Janofa

SALEM—Charles “Bud” Janofa, 80, of Salem died at 5 a.m. Saturday at the Caprice Health Center in North Lima. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services. 1/13/19

Robert C. Nelson Jr.

SALEM — Robert C. Nelson Jr., 61, died Friday in East Palestine following a lengthy illness. Mr. Nelson was born May 4, 1957 in Everett, Wash., son of Robert and the late Marlis Nelson. He resided in West Virginia before moving to Salem in 2005. He previously worked as a driller for ...

Ernie M. Falco

SALEM – Ernie M. Falco, 65, died at 2:45 p.m. Thursday at Vibra Hospital in Boardman.  He was born April 29, 1953 in McKeesport, Pa., the son of the late Ernie J. and Cecelia (Rapczak) Falco. He worked as a pipefitter for 18 years at General Motors. Survivors include his loving ...

Jean Haraway

SALEM — Jean Haraway, 89, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at her granddaughter’s home in Texas. She was born Feb. 3, 1928, in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of the late Raymond and Charlotte C. (McKee) Miner. Jean was a homemaker. She enjoyed cleaning the house, cooking and spending time with her ...

James McAbier

ALLIANCE — James McAbier, 79, formerly of Georgetown Road, Salem, died Tuesday at Canterbury Villa in Alliance. Born Oct. 11, 1939, in Amsterdam, Ohio, he was the son of the late John L. and Bertha (Humphries) McAbier. Mr. McAbier was a 1957 graduate of Sebring McKinley High School and an ...

Sean Christopher Pagan

SALEM — Sean Christopher Pagan of Salem, 47, was called home early on the morning of Jan. 8, 2019. Sean bravely fought an aggressive cancer for nearly four years. He is survived by his wife, Shannon Pagan (Reardon); his adoring youngest daughter, Aleeya; as well as his two adult ...

Ernest Norton

SALEM — Ernest Norton, 83, of Jennings Avenue, died Wednesday evening at Salem Regional Medical Center. Born April 4, 1935, in Marshall, N. C., he was the son of the late Clark and Stella (Gosnell) Norton. Mr. Norton lived most of his adult life in the Salineville area. He was a veteran ...

Ernie M. Falco

SALEM – Ernie M. Falco, 65, died at 2:45 p.m. Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services. 1/11/19    

W. Jean Grimes

LISBON — W. Jean Grimes, 59, died at her home early Wednesday morning . Born May 17, 1959 in Salem, she was a daughter of the late Darrel L. and Olive Katherine (Cannon) Jackson. A homemaker, she is survived by her husband, Jack E. Grimes whom she married June 27, 1981; two children, ...

Charles M. Clark

SALEM — Charles M. Clark, 91, of Salem, died at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born on Aug. 7, 1927, son of the late Clyde and opal (Stayman) Clark. He was employed by the U.S. Dept of Agriculture as a conservationist from 1953 to 1982 in various offices, ...

Hazel (Mercer) Sneltzer

SALEM – Hazel (Mercer) Sneltzer, 99, died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, with her family at her side at the Salem East Healthcare Center. She was born Jan. 23, 1919, in Butler Township, Ohio, the daughter of the late Bert and Pearl (Stoffer) Mercer. Hazel and her husband, John, ...