Obituaries

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Alice Harris

HARRIS, Alice Esther (Buchanan), 85, of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Monday, March 27, 2017, at Wheeling Medical Park. Born on July 20, 1931, in Bethany, WV, a daughter of the late Leonard and Mabel (Manning) Buchanan. She is also preceded in death by her loving husband, Louis Oliver ...

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Dennis Long

LONG, Dennis George, 70, of Canonsburg, PA, formerly of Weirton, WV, died Monday, March 27, 2017, at his home. Dennis is preceded in death by his parents, Gordon and Ruth (Kecker) Long; as well as his brother, Gordon Long Jr. After graduating from Weir High in 1965, he joined the U.S. Army ...

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Jonathan Forte’

FORTE’, Jonathan, 49, of Al-Mangaf, Al’Asimah, Kuwait, tragically passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Al Doha Hospital in Kuwait, due to a car accident. Jonathan, also known as Jonny, Jon Jon and Jay, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, Jan. 31, 1968, the third eldest child of the late ...

Paul Snyder

SNYDER, Paul James, 51, of Toronto, OH, passed away March 17, 2017, at the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH. He was born July 23, 1965, in Steubenville, OH, and was a graduate of Toronto High School. Paul was preceded in death by his father, Joseph W. Snyder and a brother, ...

Martin Kaplan

KAPLIN, Martin Bernard, of Steubenville, OH, died Tuesday, March 28, at Kobacker House in Columbus, OH. He relocated to Columbus to live with his son, Jeff and daughter-in-law, Darcy after the death of his beloved wife Betty in 2015. Marty was born in Monessen, PA in 1925, the youngest son ...

Richard Board

BOARD, Richard Grant “Rick,” 66, of Irondale, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017, at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville. He was born May 4, 1950, in East Liverpool, the son of Dick and Joyce (Abrams) Board of Irondale. Rick graduated from Stanton Local High School in 1968. He ...

Ronald Watkins

WATKINS, Ronald M., 78, of St. Clairsville, OH died Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Wheeling Hospital. He was born Oct. 9, 1938, in Paden City, WV, a son of the late Kenneth Watkins and Geneva “Peg” Patterson Watkins- Freeland. Ron was a retired coal miner with Consolidated Coal Co., having ...

Michael McConnell

McCONNELL, Michael Edward, 56, of Colliers, WV, died Monday. There will be no visitation. A memorial service on Sunday, 11a.m. at The Salvation Army, Weirton.

George Sotraidis

SOTRAIDIS, George, 96, of Weirton, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home.

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Phyllis Wright

WRIGHT, Phyllis Louise, of Fairview Heights, IL, passed away Feb. 16, 2017. She was born Aug. 23, 1931, to Walter and Adolphine “Dolly”, nee Pierson, Rattigan of Burgettstown, PA. She was a 1950 graduate of Catholic Central High School. At the age of 20, Phyllis married her high school ...