Obituaries

Marie Evelyn Ray

ALLIANCE — Marie Evelyn (Altenhof) Ray, 104, of Alliance, died at 4:20 p.m. Monday at Brookdale Senior Living of Alliance. Born on Feb. 4, 1915 in Butler Township to William and Maggie (Meyer) Altenhof, she lived in Alliance for most of her life. Marie was member of St. Joseph Catholic ...

Patricia (Lavelle) Johnson

SUGARLAND, Texas — Patricia (Lavelle) Johnson died July 31. She had been in failing health for several years and passed while hospitalized in Sugarland. Patty graduated from Salem High School in 1958, and was a secretary at E. W. Bliss in Salem, she married Gary Johnson of Columbiana in ...

Geraldine Anne ‘Gerry’ Sullivan

Salem — Geraldine Anne “Gerry” Sullivan, passed away Saturday August 3, 2019 at the Crandall Medical Center. Gerry was born October 19, 1933 in Salem, a daughter of Claus and Hazel (Somerville) Van Hovel. A lifelong resident of the Salem area, Gerry held a Bachelor’s degree in ...

Kay Frances Ikirt

LISBON — Kay Frances Ikirt, 84, died at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019 at Salem West. Born July 15, 1935 in Lisbon, she was a daughter of the late Joseph N. and Ellen L. (Gunn) Hill. She had worked as a secretary at the Stamets Company in Columbiana and as a private secretary for the ...

Irene M. Dean

BELOIT — Irene M. Dean, 75, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2019 at Akron General surrounded by her loving family. She was born Nov. 3, 1943. She was the owner of Dean's Funeral Home for 27 years. She was a member of East Goshen Friends Church. She graduated from Sebring High School. She ...

Barbara Star Gordon

SALEM — Barbara Star Gordon, 58, died at 1 a.m. on July 27, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 28, 1961, the daughter of the late Glenna Jackson Spencer and the late Herbert L. Gordon and step father, the late Jerry Spencer. Barbara was unemployed ...

Carl E. Goodballet

SALEM – Carl E. Goodballet, 85, passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 at Salem West Healthcare Center. He was born July 26, 1934 in East Liverpool, the son of Louis and Edith (Cochron) Goodballet. Carl had worked in a meat packing plant in Minnesota, was a bartender at the VFW in Minnesota ...

Paul K. Suggett

SALEM – Paul K. Suggett, 86, died at 12:28 p.m. Saturday at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born October 15, 1932, the son of the late Norman P. and Idella (Ingledue) Suggett.  He had worked at Salem Welding and Deming Co. He was a life-member of Salem Hunting Club.  Hw was a ...

Courtney Roseann Barnhouse

LISBON — Courtney Roseann Barnhouse  36, of Rose Drive, Lisbon, died Friday at her home. She was born on Feb. 17, 1983 in Salem,  the daughter of Elmer Dale Barnhouse Jr. and Annabelle (Sargent) Barnhouse. She was a homemaker and attended Beaver Local High School. She is survived by ...

Margaret Arlene (Campbell) Davis

SALEM — Margaret Arlene (Campbell) Davis, 81, of Calcutta, died at 8:53 p.m. Sunday after a 7-week illness at Blossom Nursing and rehabilitation Center in Salem. She was born on Oct. 10, 1937 in Sharon, Pa., the daughter of the late Mac and Margaret (Crookshaft) Campbell. She had worked ...

Erling Edward Gamble

RALEIGH, N.C.— Erling Edward Gamble, 94, passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early morning hours of July 21, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary “Polly” Alden Gamble, and his parents, Arthur and Aida McConnell Gamble. He is survived by his daughters and ...

Earl L. Stone

CANFIELD – Earl L. Stone, 85, passed away on Aug. 2, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born October 29, 1933 in Corinth, Kentucky, the son of the late Audrey L. and Marie (Carter) Stone.  Earl was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving during the Vietnam War ...

Julie ‘Jules’ Morris

Lisbon — Julie “Jules” Ann Morris, 49, died suddenly at Salem Regional Medical Center at 5:51 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Born Sept. 28, 1969, she was the daughter of Peg I. (Gardner) Dotson and the late Sonny A. Dotson. She worked as a teacher’s aide at the Robert Bycroft School for ...

Geraldine A. Sullivan

SALEM — Geraldine A. Sullivan, 85, died at 2:10 p.m. Saturday Aug. 3, 2019 at the Crandall Medical Center. A mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Catholic Church. Calling hours will be 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. Other arrangements are ...

Courtney Barnhouse

LISBON — Courtney Barnhouse 36, of Lisbon, died at her home on Friday, August 2, Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 8/3/19

Benny Lydic Jr.

SALEM — Benny Lydic Jr., 52 of White County, Ark., formerly of the area, died Wednesday at Unity Hospital emergency room following an accident in front of the hospital. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem 8/3/19

Marcia L. Bortner

COLUMBIANA — Marcia L. Bortner, 65, of Columbiana, died at 1 a.m. Friday at Hospice House of Poland. She was born on Sept. 20, 1953 in Salem, a daughter of the late Howard and Ruth (Pike) Keslar. She had a BA in accounting from Youngstown State University and had worked for over thirty ...

W. Glen Unkefer

COLUMBIANA — W. Glen Unkefer, 86, of Columbiana, died on Thursday at his home. He was born Aug. 30, 1932 in Paris, Ohio, a son of the late Atlee and Hazel Greenwald Unkefer. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was as a dairy farmer and owned and ...

Vaughn M. Brunson

LISBON—Vaughn M. Brunson, 60, residing in Lisbon but formerly a longtime resident of East Palestine, passed away unexpectedly July 29. He was born Oct. 24, 1958, in Youngstown, son of the late Paul and Jean Lipp Brunson. He was a 1977 graduate of East Palestine High School and a member of ...

Denise L. Chapman

CANTON— Denise L. Chapman, 50, passed away on July 29. She was born Feb. 17, 1969 to Janet Leonard. Services are entrusted to Open Arms Cremations, Sebring, Ohio. 8/1/19