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Obituaries

Marilyn Ann McPherson

NORTH CANTON— Marilyn Ann McPherson, 81, of North Canton, Ohio, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, May 7, 2020. Born Nov. 22, 1938 in Mentor, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Elmer S. McHugh and Lillian Mae (Fain) McHugh. A devoted wife and mother, Marilyn was a wonderful ...

Rev. George E. Schreckengost

SEBRING— Rev. George E. Schreckengost, 92, of Sebring passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020, at Crandall Medical Center in Sebring. George was born in East Palestine, Ohio, on April 11, 1928, the son of the late George A. and Genevieve (Faulkner) Schreckengost. He received his Bachelor of ...

Joanne Marie Taylor

LEETONIA— Joanne Marie Taylor, 85, of Leetonia (a resident of Candall Medical Center, Sebring) passed into the loving arms of her Savior and LORD Jesus Christ at 8:55 p.m. Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Salem Regional Medical Center succumbing to COVID-19. The inspirational story of Joanne’s ...

William L. Andre

EAST ROCHESTER— William L. “Bill” Andre, 82, of Speidel Road, died Friday at his home. He was born Aug. 27, 1937 in Salem, a son of the late Ernest L. and Leona (Baker) Andre. Arrangements were handled by Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home. 5/12/20

Sharlene Kay Bender

SEBRING – Sharlene Kay Bender, 78, was rescued by her Savior Friday, May 8, 2020. She was born Oct. 24, 1941 in Chicago, IL, a daughter of the late Gerald L. and Dorothy (Watkins) Kay. Sharlene was a 1959 graduate of Alliance High School and was a member of the First Christian Church in ...

Thomas Edward Becknell

Thomas Edward Becknell CARROLLTON — Thomas Edward Becknell, 63 died Friday at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 3, 1956 in Anchorage, Alaska, son of the late Paul Arnold and Wilda (Yoss) Becknell. No services will be held. 5/11/20

Glenn David Buckley

LISBON — Glenn David Buckley, 52, died Friday at the Salem Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was born July 26, 1967 in Salem, a son of the late John Glenn Buckley and Ruth Ann (Edwards) Buckley. Arrangements are being hanlded by the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral ...

Gerald G. Beltempo

COLUMBIANA — Gerald G. Beltempo, 89, died at 3:18 a.m. Sunday, May 10, 2020 at Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana. 5/11/20

Richard Francis Scarbrough

SALEM – Richard Francis Scarbrough, 80, of Salem, died at 12:09 p.m. Friday at Mercy Health/St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 5/11/20

Dennis James Ripple

SALEM – Dennis James Ripple, 64, of Salem died at 10:15 p.m. Saturday at Salem North Healthcare due to Covid-19. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 5/11/20

Dorothy Taucher Hales

TOLEDO, Ohio — Dorothy Taucher Hales, 87, of Toledo, Ohio formerly of East Liverpool, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Kingston Care Center of Sylvania. Dorothy was born in Power Point, Ohio on Feb. 23, 1933, a daughter of the late Jacob and Mary (Tursic) Taucher. She was a graduate of ...

Rev. George Schreckengost

SEBRING — Rev. George Schreckengost, 92 of Sebring died Friday at Crandall Medical Center in Sebring. Arrangements are pending at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home in Sebring. 5/11/20

Ralph Dean Flugan Jr.

LISBON – Ralph Dean Flugan Jr., 76, died Friday at his home. He was born Dec. 7, 1943 in Lisbon, a son of the late Ralph and Ruth (Reese) Flugan. The Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home handled arrangements. 5/11/20

Paul R. Sevenich

LEETONIA — Paul R. Sevenich, 81, of Leetonia, died at 1:15 p.m. Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Crandall Medical Center, Sebring. Mr. Sevenich was born on October 6, 1938 in Salem, OH, a son of the late Karl and Josephine Wilson Sevenich and had lived in this area all of his life. He was a ...

Betty Peterson

LISBON — Betty Jane Peterson, 84, passed away Friday morning, May 8, 2020 at Crandall Medical Center. Born June 19, 1935 in Lisbon, she was a daughter of the late Guy Emmett and Edith Ellen (Todd) Peterson. She worked as a registered nurse at East Liverpool City Hospital for 39 years, ...

Alan W. McCamon

COLUMBIANA— Alan W. McCamon, 70, of Columbiana died on Saturday, April 25 at his home. He was born on Feb. 1, 1950 in Youngstown, son of the late Wayne and Leila Reesh McCamon. Alan had worked as a Laborer at National Refractories, Columbiana, and was a member of Jerusalem Lutheran ...

John Felger

COLUMBIANA— John Felger, 79, passed away May 7 at the Salem Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. John was born June 27, 1940 in East Palestine, son of Frank and Glenna McGath Felger. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was stationed in Germany. John was a member of the Lake ...

Nick Cosma, Jr.

DAMASCUS— Nick Cosma, Jr., of Damascus, Ohio passed from this world to his heavenly home on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. He was 87 and died of natural causes. Nick was born May 12, 1932 to Romanian immigrants Nick Cosma Sr. and Mary (Ziga) Cosma in their home on the Benton Road in Salem, ...

Gregory “Greg” Allen Brewer

NORTH CANTON – Gregory “Greg” Allen Brewer, 35, died Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at Mercy Medical Center in Canton. He was born Aug. 20, 1984 in Salem, son of George Brewer and Mary (Groff) Dann. Greg worked for FedEx and previously worked at Move It Now in Canton. He was an active member of ...

Patricia “Patsy” Ann DiAntonio

SALEM – Patricia “Patsy” Ann DiAntonio, 80, died Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born April 20, 1940 in Salem, the daughter of the late Clem and Clara Mae (Bowman) Ehrhart. Patsy worked as an office clerk at Ohio Bell. She was a member of the First United ...