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Obituaries

Tyler D. Dunn

WINONA— Tyler Douglas Dunn, 26, passed away unexpectedly late Saturday night at his home. He was born Feb. 25, 1994 in Youngstown, the son of Douglas P. Dunn and Rachel (Martin) Dunn. A 2012 graduate of United Local High School, Tyler worked as a transfer technician with United Rentals. ...

Francis “Frank” Blinsky

COLUMBIANA— Francis “Frank” Blinsky, 72, of Columbiana died on Sunday, March 15 at Windsor House at Parkside Health Care Center, Columbiana. He was born on Oct. 18, 1947 in Washington, Pa., a son of the late Joseph and Lula Resecker Blinsky. Francis had worked as an auto worker for ...

Mark K. Brown

ALLIANCE—Mark K. Brown, 64, passed away Thursday March 12. He was born Dec. 20, 1955 to Arthur and Jean (Hancock) Brown. Arrangements are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home, Sebring, Ohio. 3/17/20

Harry Nathaniel Gorby Sr.

SALEM — Harry Nathaniel Gorby Sr., 89, died at 11:55 a.m. Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Jan. 11, 1931 in East Palestine, son of the late Charles S. Gorby and Naomi P. (Crawford) French. Harry was a self-employed scrap dealer for 65 years ...

Maria M. Willis

BELOIT— Maria M. Willis, 82, of Beloit passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born in Katsch, Yugoslavia on July 26, 1937, the daughter of the late Franz Mutsch and Eva (Meszaros) Mutsch. She worked as a seamstress at Cherry Hill Furniture and ...

John L. Hinchliffe

LISBON — John L. Hinchliffe, 79, died at his home Monday, March 16, 2020. Born Aug. 20, 1940 in Lisbon, he was a son of the late John Eyler Hinchliffe and Ruth (Whinnery) Hinchliffe. He worked as a forker at Eljer Manufacturing in Salem for 35 years. An Army veteran, John was a 1958 ...

Henry Arthur Spack, Sr.

SALEM — Henry Arthur Spack, Sr., 84, died Thursday, March 12, 2020. He was born May 23, 1935 in Salem, the son of the late John and Sophia (Arbogast) Spack.  Henry was the owner of Henry Spack Service, Inc. for over 60 years.  He was also the founder of Salem Sewer and Drain, which his ...

Shirley Madison Hutson

SALINEVILLE — Shirley Madison Hutson, 93, of West Main Street died Saturday at the Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem. Shirley was born March 9, 1927, in the family home at Pig's Ear outside Salineville, a daughter of Paul Samuel "Kibe" Madison and Cora Mary Rush Madison. ...

Rolland J. Warren

LISBON — Rolland J. Warren, 82, a lifelong resident of Columbiana County, died March 8 at the Blossom Nursing and Rehab Center in Salem. Family and friends are welcome to the First Church of Christ in East Palestine for a memorial service celebrating his life at 11 a.m. ...

Joyce M. Selby

EAST PALESTINE — Joyce M. Selby, 84, a lifelong resident of East Palestine, died March 13, 2020 at Covington Skilled Nursing and Rehab. She was born April 11, 1935 in Unity, a daughter of the late Henry and Cora George Keck. Joyce was a 1953 graduate of New Waterford High School. She was ...

Charles Ellis Hawkins

NORTH LIMA — Charles E. Hawkins, 98, died Wednesday at the Assumption Village in North Lima. Mr. Hawkins was born June 28, 1921 in New Waterford, Ohio; a son of the late Ori and Edna (Richardson) Hawkins. Charles served our country as a member of the U.S. Army during WWII in the ...

John Popa Sr.

SALEM — John Popa Sr., 92, of Salem died at 3:08 a.m. Friday, March 13, 2020, at Circle of Care in Salem. He was born on Dec. 19, 1927 in Salem, Ohio, son of the late Helen Popa. John was born in Salem, and moved to Romania at age 2. He returned to the area just prior to joining the U.S. ...

Ruth Sylvia Kellogg

EAST ROCHESTER— Ruth Ridgeway Carman “ Kellogg,” 84, of East Rochester, Ohio passed away at her residence Thursday March 12, 2020. She was born Feb. 29, 1936 in East Township, Carroll County, to John Mancil and Dorothy Irene Ridgeway. She has lived most her life in the Hanoverton and ...

Bruce E. Karver

EAST PALESTINE— Bruce E. Karver, 64, formerly of Brighton Township, Pa., passed away March 13 at his home with his wife by his side. Bruce was born Dec. 18, 1955 in Rochester, Pa., son of the late Edward and Mary Jane Merriman Karver. He was a 1975 graduate of Beaver High School. He was ...

Nancy Ann (Henry) Kelley

NEW SPRINGFIELD— Nancy Ann (Henry) Kelley, 82, of New Springfield died at 10:42 a.m. Thursday, March 12 at the St. Mary’s Alzheimers Center in Columbiana. She was born on July 4, 1937 in East Palestine, daughter of the late Russell and Byrl Henry. She previously worked at A&P and ...

Michael Mikula Jr.

SALEM— Michael Mikula Jr., 74, of Salem died 1:45 a.m. Thursday, March 12 in the emergency room of Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 3/14/20

Nancy Ann (Oriole) Beck Shaffer

GARFIELD HEIGHTS— Nancy Ann (Oriole) Beck Shaffer, 77, of Garfield Heights, passed away on Thursday, March 12 at Holy Name Hospice in Parma, Ohio. Mrs. Shaffer was born on August 8, 1942 to Reynaldo and Louise Oriole. She was a graduate of Salem High School (1960) and Hannah E. Mullins ...

Nancy Ann (Henry) Kelley

NEW SPRINGFIELD— Nancy Ann (Henry) Kelley, 82, of New Springfield died at 10:42 a.m. Thursday, March 12 at St. Marys Alzheimers Center in Columbiana. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 3/13/20

Eleanor Jean Bates

LISBON— Eleanor Jean Bates, 90, of Freeman Road, passed away at 11:36 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at Auburn Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Bates was born March 27, 1929 in Center Township, a daughter of the late Clifford and Hazel Alma (Stapleton) Shaw. A graduate of Lisbon ...

Victor L. Hedl Jr.

CANFIELD— Victor L. Hedl Jr., 79, formerly of Leetonia, passed away on Tuesday, March 10 at Shepherd of the Valley Poland. Mr. Hedl was born on May 16, 1940 in Salem, son of the late Victor and Alma Reed Hedl. Victor had worked at E.W. Bliss, Salem and was a member of St. Paul’s ...