Obituaries

Maria Barca

Maria Barca, 82, of Commercial Point, OH formerly of Steubenville, died Friday, February 01, 2019 in Columbus. She was born February 23, 1936 in Ciro Marina, Crotone Italy. She is the daughter of the late Nicodemo and Lucia Dima Pinacchio. Maria was a homemaker and supporter of her ...

Matthew Rose

Matthew F. Rose, 46, of Hammondsville, passed away suddenly Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at his home of an apparent heart attack. He was born June 23, 1972, in Canton, the devoted son of Kenneth A. and Patricia L. (Young) Rose of Hammondsville. Matt graduated from Edison North High School in ...

James Crago

James Ed Crago, 81, of New Cumberland, WV passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 at his residence. He was born May 7, 1937 in New Cumberland, WV, a son of the late Nimrod Henry and Pearl E. (Reed) Crago. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Constance Joan Crago, a daughter, Cindy Zilner, ...

Virginia Williamson

Virginia T. Williamson, 92, of Weirton, passed away, Friday, Feb.1, 2019, at the Valley Hospice Care Center in Steubenville. Born, April 28, 1926, in Weirton, WV, she was a daughter of the late Marcel and Scolstyka Jonczak Chmielewski. She was preceded in death by her sons, Robert and ...

John Brown

John Eaton “Aidan” Brown, 84, of Weirton, passed away peacefully surrounded by his entire loving family, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 in UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. He was born June 19, 1934 in County Armagh, Ireland. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents ...

Clara Gazia

Clara Gazia Clara Gazia, 86, of Wintersville, OH, formerly of Phoenix, AZ, passed away Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019 at U.P.M.C. Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. She was born March 18, 1932, in Plum Run, OH, a daughter of the late George and Susie (Mayros) Hrancho. In addition to her parents, ...

Austin Carney

Austin “Erney” Carney, 69, of Yorkville, OH, died, Jan. 30, 2019, at East Ohio Regional Hospital. Private services are with Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville,OH.

Melvin Dowdle

Melvin “Tut” Dowdle, 88, of Cadiz, died Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Scott United Methodist Church.

James White Jr.

James White Jr., 79, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at his home. Born May 7, 1939 in Weirton, he was the son of the late James and Flora Sebben White Sr. He was also preceded in death by his two sisters, Betty Jane (Don) Gianni and Deanna (Marino) Silvestri. Jimmy ...

Clara Visnic

Clara A. Visnic, 84, of Steubenville died Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 in Pittsburgh. She was born July 9, 1934 in Follansbee, WV. She is the daughter of the late Robert and Josephine Debner Isinghood. Also preceding her in death are her husband Stephen Visnic and brother David Isinghood. ...

Ann Jane Dobson

Ann Jane Dobson, 93, of Toronto, OH, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. She was born Jan. 5, 1926 in Benwood, W.V. Jane was a member of the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Toronto, OH, the Catholic Women’s Club of the church, the Toronto Sunrise Senior Citizens and she was a 1944 ...

Linda Platt

Nadia “Linda” Jean Platt, 73, of Weirton, passed away on Tuesday Jan. 29, 2019 at the Weirton Medical Center. The daughter of the late John and Anna Zalocke Kurpil, Linda was born on March 23, 1945 in Steubenville, OH. Linda graduated from Weir High School in 1963. She married John ...

John Crawford

John C. “Big John” Crawford, 76, of Steubenville died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 at Trinity West. He was born Aug. 19, 1942 in Steubenville, the son of the late Aaron M. and Elizabeth M. Sweeney Crawford. He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law John Stoll. John retired from ...

Patricia Noviski

Patricia Ann Noviski, 78, formerly of Jewett, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 in Belden Village Healthcare, Canton. She was born July 30, 1940 in Wellsburg, WV. She is preceded in death by her mother, Myrle Francis Noviski, father Joseph Noviski Sr., brothers Stanley Noviski, & ...

Joseph Rujak

Joseph S. Rujak, 82, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 in the Weirton Medical Center. He was born March 19, 1936 in Steubenville, OH, the son of the late Steve and Anna M. Asklar Rujak. He was also preceded in death by his wife Delores Jean Scassa Rujak on April 6, 2015, ...

Raymond Sousa

Raymond Henry Sousa, 62, of Toronto, OH passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH. Henry was born Feb. 16, 1956, in Akron, OH. He loved to hunt game, fish, garden and hunt for natural herbs; served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and had ...

Adrionna Evans

Beloved Adrionna Alise Evans, 34, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 24, 2019. Adrionna was born on Sept. 23, 1984, in Cherry Point, NC, to George W. Brown and Ruby E. Haynes. Funeral services will be held at Vinson House of Mortuary, 711 N. 5th St., Steubenville, OH 43952. Visitation will ...

Jerry Kerwood

Jerry Kerwood, 57, of Cadiz, formerly of Jewett, died Jan. 29, 2019. Private services will be held at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, OH.

Sean Nolan

On Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, Sean Nolan, M.D., died. He was the beloved father of Sean Nolan, longtime companion of Patricia Grabowski; and former husband of Maeve Nolan; brother of Fr. Dermot Nolan of Grenada, M’irin Nolan, Sinead O’Faolain (Donnacha) and Patricia Cooney (Tom); also ...

Hettie Rochinich

Hettie A. Rochinich, 69, of Weirton, WV, passed away Tuesday Jan. 29, 2019 at Valley Hospice, Steubenville, OH. She was born June 22, 1949 in Bloomingdale, OH. Hettie was the daughter of the late Charles F. and Anna Oiler Sprouse. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Nancy ...