Obituaries

Dr. George Creegan

Dr. George R. Creegan, 81, passed away Friday evening at The Pines Therapy Center in Canton, Ohio. He is the husband of the late JoAnn Quattrone Creegan. Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home in Wintersville on Tuesday 3-7 p.m. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family ...

Natalie Straus

Natalie Rose Ferrari Straus died peacefully in her sleep on December 23, 2017 at Concordia at Sumner in Copley, OH. She was born in Piney Fork, OH to Victor G. Ferrari and Mary Agnes (Huml) Ferrari on December 22,1932. Natalie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, ...

Edward O’Rourke

Edward Francis O’Rourke from Weirton, West Virginia died peacefully at home on Friday, January 12, 2018. He was born November 8, 1935 at home, a son of the late Maurice Edward O’Rourke and Helen (Reed) O’Rourke. He was also preceded in death by his two sisters, Eileen O’Rourke ...

Joseph Mort Jr.

Joseph E. Mort Jr., 64, of Follansbee died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at his home. He was born November 9, 1953 in Steubenville. He is the son of the late Joseph “Bud” Sr. and Wilma Jones Mort. Joseph was retired from Weirton Steel, where he worked in the Strip Steel Dept. He was a ...

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Viola Torok

Viola G. “Vi” Torok, 87, of Dillonvale, OH, passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 in Weirton Medical Center in Weirton, WV. Vi was born Nov. 4, 1930 in Tiltonsville, OH, daughter of the late George and Margaret (Dickinson) Kiss. She started her career with the U.S. Postal Service as a ...

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Victor Torbica

Victor “Voyo” Torbica, 90, of Weirton, WV passed away Friday, January 12, 2018 at Country Club Manor, Steubenville. Born April 23, 1927 in Yugoslavia, he was a son of the late Milos and Sofija (Radenovic) Torbica. He was also preceded in death by brothers Sveto, Ljubo and Milan ...

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Elizabeth Meikle

Elizabeth Maxine (Cunningham) Meikle, “Betts”, 80, died peacefully in her sleep on January 9, 2018, after a lengthy illness, while residing with her daughter, Mary Beth Fitzgerald and family in Owings, MD. Betts was born April 7, 1937, to the late Alexander and Jessie Cunningham and was ...

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Lorraine E. Palma

Lorraine E. Palma, 92, passed away on January 11, 2018, in Weirton, West Virginia. Lorraine was born on February 22, 1925, to Elide and Marco Brighenti. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Domenic J. Palma; brother Chester Brighenti and her sisters Lillian Marziale, Yole Miceli, ...

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Pete A. Ferrise

Pete A. Ferrise, 89, of Steubenville, died Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Weirton Geriatric Center. He was born November 1, 1928 in Clarksburg, WV. The long goodbye is now complete. Our beloved husband, father and grandfather has finished the journey leading to Jesus, his Lord and Savior. ...

Claude Rice

Claude C. Rice was born on May 31, 1948, in Biloxi, Mississippi, to Lawrence Rice and Annie Brown. He was reared by his mother Annie and his uncle, Julius J.W. Brown helped raise him. After he graduated high school he joined the United States Air Force. His service to his country and fellow ...