Obituaries

Harry Minch

Harry R. Minch Jr, 63, of Mingo Junction passed away peacefully surrounded by family June 11, 2018, at Trinity West. He was the son of Virginia (Sinclair) Minch and the late Harry R. Minch Sr. Preceded in death by daughter, Danielle Minch. He is survived by his wife, Marka ...

Domenick Tonacchio

Domenick Joseph Tonacchio, 89, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born May 7, 1929, in Brooklyn, NY, a son of the late Domenick and Angelina Intrarrie Tonacchio. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ada Trombetta Tonacchio who ...

Barbara Kenefick

Barbara Kenefick, 89, of Steubenville, Ohio, passed away June 15, 2018, at Valley Hospice Care Center North. Friends may call at Holy Rosary Catholic Church (Triumph of the Cross) on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of mass at 11 a.m. with Fr. Thomas Nau officiating. Final arrangements ...

Shirley Raber

Shirley Louise Raber, 69, of Hopedale, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Trinity Medical Center, West in Steubenville, following a short illness. She was born March 22, 1949, in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of the late Eugene L. and Mary Virginia Cline Raber. A graduate of Hopedale High ...

Earl Westlake

Earl C. Westlake Sr. 84, of Mingo Junction died Friday at home. He is the husband of Antoinette Westlake Calling hours are Monday 3-7 p.m. at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, 4435 Sunset Blvd. Steubenville. Final arrangements are pending.

Vicky Sidell

Vicky J. McKelevey Sidell, 68, died June 1, 2018, in Titusville, FL, at her home. Originally from New Alexandria, OH, and Brilliant, OH, she resided in Pittsburgh, PA. She fought MS since 2005. She retired from Mylan Pharmaceutical in Pittsburgh. Vicky was preceded in death by her mother, ...

Kathryn Doboski

Kathryn S. Doboski, 99, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Grace Cottage of Serra Village in Weirton. Kathryn was born Sept. 9, 1918, in New Cumberland, WV, a daughter of the late John and Marie Maslo Krena. She was also preceded in death by her husband, George ...

Violet Haines

Violet M. “Ladybug” Haines, 76, of Georges Run, OH, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at home. She was born Dec. 30, 1941, in Wallace, WV, a daughter of the late Harry and Nola (Hurst) Watkins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl ...

Betty Alkire

Betty L. Alkire, 87, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at The Carriage Inn, Steubenville, OH. She was born June 16, 1930, in Ritchie County, WV, the daughter of the late Frank G. and Mary Jane Varner Midcap. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, ...

Norma Ossio

Norma C. Ossio, 87, of Steubenville passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Austintown Healthcare Center. Norma was born Aug. 16, 1930, in Steubenville, the daughter of the late John and Marie Colapietro. She was married for 57 years to her late husband, George Ossio, who passed away in ...

Kathryn Doboski

Kathryn S. Doboski, 99, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Kathryn was the wife of the late George Doboski and mother of Kathleen Mrvos and the late George D. Doboski. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main ...

Loretta Sistilli

Loretta Sistilli, 72, of Wheeling, WV, died Tuesday. Visitation, 5 p.m. Friday until 7 p.m. service, Mullenbach Funeral Home, Follansbee.

Juanita Byers

Juanita M. (Christian) Byers, 98, of Smithfield, OH, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018, in the Gables Care Center in Hopedale, OH. Juanita was born May 15, 1920, in Jewett, OH, daughter of the late Grant and Maudie (West) Christian. She was a member of Shaffer Chapel AME Church in ...

Joseph McGrogan

Joseph William “Bud” McGrogan, 85, of Weirton passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, in Weirton Medical Center. He was born Dec. 2, 1932, in Pittsburgh, PA, a son of the late James Frances and Catherine Smith McGrogan. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Ann (Julian) ...

Earl Fullum

Earl Fullum, 71, of Weirton, WV, passed away Friday June 8, 2018 at home. He was born May 22, 1947 in Weirton, WV. The son of the late George and Mildred Baker Fullum. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Joan Dawson Rawson; brother, Arthur Fullum. Earl was a ...

Lee Chanoski

Lee Roy Chanoski, 73, of Weirton passed away at Valley Hospice in Steubenville Friday, June 8, 2018. He was born April 15, 1945, in Steubenville, the son of the late Edward (Footie) and Elverda (Rock) Chanoski. He was also preceded him in death by his brother, James (Sebo) Chanoski; ...

Catherine Mason

Catherine R. Mason, 82, of Wintersville died June 11, 2018, at Trinity West. She was born March 4, 1936, in Steubenville, the daughter of the late William and Mary Baird Lippert. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Walter Mason, Jr.; two brothers, John and David Lippert; and ...

Jean Lowe

Jean “Jeanie” (Carter) Lowe, 78, of Steubenville, OH, passed away at 1:10 a.m. on Friday, June 8, 2018, at her daughter’s house under their care with the assistance of Valley Hospice. Jeanie was born on April 30, 1940, in Steubenville, OH. She was the daughter of the late James Edmond ...

William Smith

William “Bill” Smith, 76, of Detroit, MI passed away May 26, 2018. Bill was born November 17, 1941, in Steubenville, son of the late Lawrence and Margaret Carney Smith. He is a 1960 Wintersville High School graduate where he played football and excelled in tract. He attended Ohio ...

Deloris Caldwell

Deloris Jean Caldwell, 82, of Weirton, WV, passed away Monday June 11, 2018, at Weirton Medical Center. She was born April 17, 1936, in Philippi, WV. The daughter of the late Charles Harold and Saberna Marvoreen DeLauder Jones. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles ...