Obituaries

Charles Reed

Charles Kenneth Reed, 55, of Wheeling, WV, died May 1, 2018. Schuetz Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Edward Kowalski

Edward Kowalski, 90, of Adena, OH, died May 2, 2018. Private burial. Schuetz Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Ruth Ladomersky

Ruth Finley Ladomersky, 88, of Weirton, WV, passed away Thursday May 3, 2018. Born July 10, 1929, in Weirton, WV, she was the daughter of the late James and Margaret Tingler Finley. She was also preceded death by her husband, John “Hank” Ladomersky in 2005; son, Vincent Smolewski, step ...

Avis Brown

Avis M. Brown, 90, of Tyler, Texas, passed away May 3, 2018, in Medical Center Hospital in Tyler, Texas. Arrangements pending at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville.

Shirley Dayoub

Shirley Ray Dayoub, 82, of Weirton, WV, passed away Thursday May 3, 2018, at Brookdale Lakeview Crossing, Groveport, OH. She was born July 13, 1935, in Tyler County, WV. The daughter of the late Jefferson and Biddie Yeater Dotson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, George A. ...

Carole Martaus

Carole A. Martaus, 74, of Weirton, WV, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018, at Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. Born December 27, 1943, in Steubenville, OH, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna Rubish Martaus. Carole retired in 2011 as Manager of Tri-State Discout Liquor, she was ...

Minnie Merick

Minnie L. Merick, 92 of Steubenville, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018, at Trinity West. She was born December 10, 1925, in Steubenville a daughter of the late Mike and Emma Visnic Merick (Merich). She was head cashier at the former A&P Grocery Store and a member of Holy ...

Patricia Silbaugh

Patricia K. Silbaugh, 85 formerly of Weirton, WV, and New Cumberland, WV, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at the home of her daughter in Soddy Daisy, TN. She was born June 20, 1932, in Weirton, WV. The daughter of the late Frederick P. and Edith Sheckler Brown. She was also preceded ...

Rose Stone

Rose Marguerite (Shoto) Stone, 87, of Wellsburg, WV, died Wednesday. Visitation Monday, 10 a.m. until mass at 11 a.m., St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Wellsburg. Mullenbach F.H.

Carl Yocum

Carl A. Yocum, 92, passed away peacefully May 3, 2018, surrounded by family in Cincinnati, OH. He is survived by three children, Mike (Irene), Tom (Helen) and Carleen; and six grandchildren, Adrian, Leo, Penelope, Josh, Luke and Alisa. He was preceded in death by parents, Walter A. and ...

Daniel Herron

Daniel R “Mouse” Herron, 56, a lifelong resident of Hancock County died suddenly at home May 2, 2018. Mouse was born January 31, 1962 to the late James W. Herron and Ella L. (Watson) Herron of New Cumberland. He graduated from Oak Glen in 1979. He was employed by Worthington ...

Eleanor Turick

Eleanor E. (Straka) Turick, 76, of Toronto, OH, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018. Her funeral liturgy with mass will be Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church in Toronto with Fr. Thomas Vennitti celebrating. Viewing in the rear of the church from 9:30 a.m. until mass at 11 a.m. ...

Jackie Morris

Jackie Mae Blake Morris passed away May 2, 2018, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, peacefully surrounded by her loved ones by her side. She was born Oct. 15, 1956, in Wheeling, WV, to the late James E. and Lucy A. Hooper Blake. She was the founder and owner of Jackies ...

Roy Scarfo

Roy Scarfo, 89, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at his home with his family by his side. Born Jan. 17, 1929, in Weirton, he was a son the late Nick and Margherita Principato Scarfo. He was also preceded in death by his wife, the love of his life, Florence Gubitti Scarfo ...

Angel Young

Angel Faulks Young of Steubenville, OH, passed away peacefully April 30, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Curtis Young. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and four sisters. She is survived by her stepfather, Jerri (Willa Mae) Fleshman; seven sisters; ...

Kimberly Wilson

Kimberly Joanne Wilson, 42, of Smithfield, OH, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in the Valley Hospice Care Center in Steubenville, OH. Kim was born March 20, 1976, in Martins Ferry, OH, daughter of Lowell T. and Richalene J. (Barnes) Wilson. She was a graduate of Buckeye Local High School, ...

Mildred Karaffa

Mildred Ann Karaffa, of Columbus, OH, formerly of Toronto, OH, passed away Jan. 16, 2018. A blessing service will be held Saturday, May 5, 2018, at noon at the J. E. Foster Funeral Home in Toronto. Inurnment will follow in Toronto Union Cemetery. www.jefosterfh.com

Patricia Hixenbaugh

Patricia Hixenbaugh, 58, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at Weirton Medical Center. She was born June 14, 1959, in Weirton, WV, the daughter of the late John J. and Mary Lou Diegmiller Rodgers. Patty Jo was preceded in death by a brother, John Daniel Rodgers. She ...

Rick Sekersky

Rick Sekersky of Denver, CO, died unexpectedly Jan. 7, 2018, at the age of 49 from a pulmonary embolism. Rick was passionate about life; a proud father of his son, Carson; and kind hearted and generous. His final act of generosity was to be a giver of life through organ donation. Rick is ...

Robert Gentile

Robert Anthony Gentile, born April 24, 1939, died in Las Vegas, April 7, 2018. Robert was born and raised in Steubenville, OH. He attended Steubenville Big Red High School and was a steel mill worker for many years. He married Joan Constantine May 9, 1964, and they had three children, ...