Obituaries

Mildred Ragon

Mildred Faith Ragon, 96, of Weirton, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018, at the Carriage Inn, Steubenville. Born November 10, 1921, in Hazelton, PA, she was a daughter of the late John S. and Veronica (Vano) Gaydos. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert G. Ragon; ...

Vesta Staley

Vesta Karen Staley, 73, of Gettysburg, PA, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018, at the Hanover Hospital. Born March 31, 1944, in Johnson City, TN, she was the daughter of the late Doc and Velma (Whitehead) Simms. Vesta served as a high school secretary for the Hancock, West ...

Gregory Meeker

Gregory L. Meeker, 59, of New Cumberland, WV, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018, at home after a brief, insidious illness. He was born February 2, 1959, in Weirton, WV, the youngest son of the late George E. and Virginia Kile Meeker. He was also preceded in death by his sister, ...

Martha Gurrera

Martha Stipanovich Gurrera, 53, of Weirton, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018, after a brief illness. She was born January 10, 1965, in Weirton, WV, the daughter of the late Milan and Hilda (Speiker) Stipanovich. Martha was a 1982 graduate of Weir High School. She was a ...

Marvin Manley

Marvin Manley, 47, of New Cumberland, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018, from an apparent heart attack. Born September 20, 1970, in New York, he was the son of Doris Manley of New Cumberland and the late Marvin Bailey. Marvin was a 1988 graduate of Oak Glen High. He was a retired ...

Sarah Martin

Sarah Margaret Martin, 83, of Follansbee, WV, died Monday, February 12, 2018, at Weirton Medical Center, Weirton, WV. Sarah was born on September 29, 1934, in Follansbee, WV. She was the daughter of the late Orie L. and Katherine V. (Mozingo) Davis. Sarah was a member of the Hooverson ...

Eleanor Boychan

Eleanor J. Boychan, 86, of Steubenville died Saturday, surrounded by her loving family at Valley Hospice. She was born February 13, 1931, in Steubenville. She is the daughter of the late Thomas and Irene Bungard McCartney. Also preceding her in death were her husband, Thomas Boychan Sr.; ...

John Anderson

John W. “Big Andy” Anderson, 77, of Steubenville, Ohio, died Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at Trinity West. He was born February 3, 1941, in Steubenville, a son of the late John E. and Margaret May Anderson. He retired from Weirton Steel Co. Big Andy was a 1959 graduate of ...

Rev. Perry Stewart

Reverend Perry Lee Stewart, 92, was embraced by the loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on February 2, 2018. He was born on September 2, 1925, in Newport, OH, a son of the late Perry and Julia Ann (Stewart) Stewart. He grew up on Grape Island till the March flood of 1936 ...

Nancy Tarr

Nancy Agnes (Silveri) Tarr, 89, of Weirton, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. She was born August 20, 1928, in Italy, a daughter of the late Anthony and Maria Silveri. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Pete Bucci; ...

Thomas Wade

Thomas M. “Tom” Wade, 79, of Mingo Junction, OH (Tarr Hill), passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018, in the emergency room at Trinity Medical Center West. He was born January 13, 1939, in Steubenville, OH, a son of the late Thomas W. and Erma A. (Wells) Wade. Tom was a simple man. ...

Martha Gurrera

Martha Stipanovich Gurrera, 53, of Weirton, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018, after a brief illness. She was born January 10, 1965, in Weirton, WV, the daughter of the late Milan and Hilda (Speiker) Stipanovich. Martha was a 1982 graduate of Weir High School. She was a beautician ...

Eleanor Boychan

Eleanor J. Boychan, 86, of Steubenville, died Saturday, February 10, 2018. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 3-7 p.m. at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. Final arrangements pending. Memorial donations may be made to Catholic Central High School or Triumph of the Cross Church. ...

Wayne Chynoweth

Wayne SinClair Chynoweth, 81, of Paris, PA, fell asleep in the Lord peacefully Feb. 7, 2018, at his home surrounded by loved ones. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Edith (Musser) Chynoweth; and his sister, Beverly Newman. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann ...

Rachel Creekbaum

Rachel V. (Wingo) Herrick Creekbaum, 89, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at the home of her dear friend and adopted daughter, Donna, in Wintersville, OH, with whom she resided. She was born Oct. 7, 1928, in Mingo Junction, OH, a daughter of the late Clarence B. ...

Charlene Bado

Charlene Bado, 57, of Rayland, Ohio, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Weirton Medical Center. She was born December 1, 1960 in Follansbee, W.Va., a daughter of the late John J. and Mary Bado, Sr. She was a graduate of Buckeye Local and Jeff Tech, earning a degree in business ...

David Cline

David William Cline, 76, of Annapolis, OH, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at his home after a brief illness surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 28, 1941, in Bloomingdale, OH, the son of the late Charles Samuel and Harriett Agnes (Dunlap) Cline. In addition to his parents, he ...

Dolores Visyak

Dolores J. Visyak, 88, of Steubenville, Ohio, died Friday, February 9, 2018 at home. She was born July 29, 1929 in Highlandtown, OH the daughter of the late John “Dutch” and Agnes Boyd Leatherberry. She was a member of Starkdale Presbyterian Church and Quilters Inc. Dolores was an ...

Donna Rodgers

Donna J. Rodgers, 65, of Toronto, Ohio, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa. She was born November 8, 1952 in Steubenville, Ohio, a daughter of the late Charles S. and Dorothy M. Still Wyckoff. Donna graduated from Jefferson Union in ...

Jack Fatula

Jack D. Fatula, 83, of Bridgeport, Ohio, passed away on February 7, 2018 at Park Health in St. Clairsville. Schuetz Funeral Home of Mingo Junction is assisting the family.