Obituaries

Kenneth Adkins

Kenneth F. Adkins, 58, of Toronto, OH, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in the Acuity Hospital in Weirton, WV. Ken was born Dec. 20, 1959 in E. Liverpool, OH, son of the late Wiser and Mary Lou (Boley) Adkins. He was a member of Empire United Methodist Church and he liked to fish. Ken ...

John David Cooper, Jr.

John Cooper Jr., 64 passed away on July 7, 2018, at Hanover Healthcare Center in Canton, OH. He was a member of Shaffer Chapel AMC Church in McIntyre, Ohio. Mr. Cooper was preceded in death by his parents, John Cooper Sr. and Verta Peterson Cooper; two daughters, Patricia Davis and Rebecca ...

Betty Ford

Betty Louise (Pifer) Ford, 81, of Weirton, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2017 at Weirton Medical Center. Born December 4, 1936 in Steubenville, the daughter of the late Charles Pifer and Audrey (Burdette) Pifer. She was preceded in death by her husband William “Bill” Ford. Betty graduated ...

Roy Haught

Roy Haught, 87, of Cadiz, died Monday. A graveside service will be held in Ripley, WV at the convenience of the family.

Lauretta Mantos

Lauretta Mantos, 85 of Bloomingdale, died Saturday at her home. Arrangements are pending at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel.

Erlene Mozingo

Erlene Faye (Gooch) Mozingo, 83, of Toronto, OH, passed away Wednesday July 11, 2018 in the Brightwood Center in Follansbee, WV. Erlene was born June 20, 1935 in Toronto, daughter of the late, John and Alice (Ruble) Gooch. She was a loving, devoted mother, wife and grandmother and she was a ...

Benjamin Turnbaugh

Benjamin H. Turnbaugh, 88, of Steubenville, Ohio passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Trinity West. He was born on November 1, 1929 in Weirton, WV a son of the late Benjamin C. & Dolly N. McNurlin Turnbaugh. Benjamin was a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, American Legion ...

Rose Valle

Rose C. Valle, 99, of Wintersville died Thursday, July 12, 2018 at her home. She was born July 28, 1918 in Bangor, PA. She is the daughter of the late Steve and Angeline Natalazio Ruggiero. She is also preceded in death by her husband Mario Valle; daughter Rita Tverbut; five sisters Kay, ...

Mary Volney

Mary Volney, 91, of Smithfield, OH, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the Lancia Villa Royale Nursing Home in Steubenville, OH. Mary was born May 23, 1927 in Smithfield, daughter of the late Angelo and Teresa (Baldoni) Bettineschi. She was a homemaker and had worked at the former ...

Carolyn Yeager

Carolyn Yeager, 72, of Steubenville died July 10, 2018. She leaves behind a son, Brian Yeager; a sister, Thelma (David, Sr.) Firman; and a host of other relatives. Services will be held 1 p.m. on Monday, July 16, 2018, at Fort Steuben Burial Estates. Arranged by Gregory-Martin Funeral Home.

Deloris Flynn

Deloris Moore Ice Flynn, 85, of Wellsburg, died July 13, 2018. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at Reasner Funeral Home, Wellsburg; service 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Shane Habig

Shane A. Habig, 30, of St. Petersburg, FL, formerly of Steubenville, OH, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday July 7, 2018. Shane was born Nov. 5, 1987 in Steubenville son of Richard A. Habig and Megan M. Miller. Shane was currently employed by Simon Roofing as a Prevision Inspector. He was ...

Robert Tortis

Robert Charles “Bobby” Tortis, 57, of Weirton died Thursday, July 12, 2018, at the Weirton Medical Center. Born on November 29, 1960, in Weirton, WV, Robert was the son of Pauline Orologas Tortis of Weirton, and the late Robert D. Tortis. In addition to his father, Robert’s twin ...

Rose Valle

Rose C. Valle, 99, of Wintersville died Thursday, July 12, 2018, at her home. Calling hours will be Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. Final arrangements pending. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. ...

Douglas Banda

Douglas Banda, 86, died Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Louisville, KY. He was retired from Weirton Steel in Weirton, WV and an Air Force Veteran. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Mitchell and Nick Banda, Betty LaPlante and Helen Ralsten. He is survived by his wife, Lorena; children, ...

Charles Busby

Charles Busby, 66, of Cadiz, died Tuesday. Friends may call Monday, 6-8p.m. at Clark- Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, services on Tuesday at 1 p.m.

John McClain

John T. McClain, 56, of Oakmont, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Dear Son of Beatrice Meyers and the late David Meyers. Beloved husband for 35 years of Theresa (Gaudio) McClain. Loving father of Kyria Elizabeth McClain (Briggs Harward) and Jordan Allen McClain. Brother ...

Ruth Morgan

Ruth Morgan Ruth V. Morgan, 84, of Amsterdam, passed away Tuesday afternoon July 10, 2018 at the Gables Care Center in Hopedale. A daughter of the late Charles and Margaret Corcoran Starr, she was born January 31, 1934 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ruth worked for over twenty years as a ...

Lucile Way

Lucile Taylor (Meriwether) Way, 99, of Pittsburgh, PA, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA. Lucile was born on April 23, 1919 in New Providence, TN, a suburb now absorbed by Clarksville, TN. She was the daughter of the late Nicholas Hunter Meriwether and Lucile ...

Craig Peters

Craig Allen Peters (Petie), born July 4, 1967, went to be with the Lord and reunite with his mother and father on his 51st birthday. He leaves behind beautiful memories shared with his daughters, Elaina Peters and Ashlyn Peters of Saint Augustine, Fla. He was preceded in death by his ...