Obituaries

Judith Parkinson

Judith “Judee” Ella Parkinson, 78, of Adena, passed into the hands of the Lord on January 11, 2018 surrounded by loving family after a courageous, fearless battle with cancer. She was born a Christmas baby on December 25, 1939, and was one of six children born to William and Dorothy ...

Philip Brown

Philip P. Brown, passed January 3, 2018. Beloved husband of Roberta Brown for 67 years: dear father and father-in-law of David (Luna) Brown, Darla (Dr. George) Grossberg, and Gayle Patrice Ostro: grandfather to 13 grand children and five great- grandchildren. Survived by sister, Faye ...

Mary Jones

Mary M. Jones, 93, of Steubenville died Monday, January 15, 2018 at Villa Royale. She is the mother of Mary Lou Jones and Connie (Jamie) Moore. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 4-7 pm at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. Final arrangements pending. Memorial donations may ...

Mildred King

Mildred Zitko King, 88, of Cadiz, died Monday. Friends may call Friday, 2-4 and 6-8 at Clark- Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the East Warren St. Church of Christ in Cadiz.

George Creegan

Dr. George Ronald Creegan, age 81, died at The Pines Rehabilitation Center in Canton, Ohio, on January 12, 2018, after a long illness. He was surrounded by family. George was born June 7, 1936, in Cumberland, Maryland. He attended St. John’s College High School in Washington, DC, before ...

Anthony Julian

Anthony Gabriel Julian, 80, of Weirton, WV, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018, surrounded by his loving family at home. He was born January 23, 1937, in Weirton, WV, the son of the late Luigi and Laura (Boniti) Julian. Anthony was a graduate of Weir High School, Class of 1955. ...

Matthew Serdar

Matthew Serdar, 83, of Richmond, Ohio, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Sienna Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wintersville, Ohio, after a long struggle with cancer. He was born October 30, 1934, in Weirton, WV, and was raised on the family farm in Bergholz, OH. Matt ...

Franklin Hoit

Franklin “Frank” Gilbert Hoit, 79, of Wellsburg passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018. He was the son of the late William and Hazel Williams Hoit. He was a Christian by faith, a Navy veteran and a member of the GKL Sportsman’s Club in Mingo Junction. In addition to his parents, he ...

Donald Blair

Donald Joseph Blair, age 85, of Steubenville passed away Saturday, January 13 Arrangements are pending at the Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto. A Memorial Mass for Donald at the St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Steubenville will be announced at a later date.

Edward Gorby Sr.

Edward William Gorby Sr., 76, of Bridgeport, Ohio, passed Thursday January 11, 2018. Visitation 11 a.m. Tuesday until service at 3 p.m., Wilson Funeral Home, Brookside.

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 ...

Helena Toth

Helena “Helen” Slenska Toth, 93, of Dillonvale, Ohio, passed January 11, 2018 at Adena Health and Rehab Center. She was born in Barton, OH on April 18, 1924, a daughter of the late Frank and Johanna (Swider) Slensky. She was a member of St. Adalbert Catholic Church and a member of ...

Marian Lammers

Marian Lammers, 81, of Weirton, WV, died Saturday January 13, 2018, at the UPMC Montefiore Hospital. Born on May 10, 1936, in Weirton, Marian was a daughter of the late George and Anne Krayzel Klash. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Howard D. Lammers, on May ...

Monsignor William Cornelius

Msgr. William R. Cornelius, 87, of Steubenville died Friday, January 12, 2018 at his home. He was born March 30, 1930, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of the late William R. and Margaret Garman Cornelius. He was one of three children, his brother Benjamin and his sister Mary Margaret, both ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...