Obituaries

Ronald Carter

Ronald D. Carter, 80, of Harrisville, OH, passed Tuesday July 17, 2018. Visitation Thurs. 2-8 p.m., Borkoski Funeral Home, Cadiz and Friday, 10 a.m. until 11 service, Harrisville United Methodist Church.

Barry Coulter

Barry Scott “Scotty” Coulter, 52 of Moundsville, WV, died Monday at Sistersville Center. Viewing Friday at 3 p.m. til 4 p.m. service Chambers Funeral Home, Wellsburg, WV. (304) 737-3551

Alouvise Harris

Alouvise Hardenia Harris, 32, born March 17, 1986, departed this life on Monday, July 2, 2018. Visitation on Saturday, July 21, 2018, from 10-11 a.m. at Vinson House of Mortuary, with a memorial service immediately following.

John Kosar

John Daniel Kosar Sr. of Bloomingdale, Ohio, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Mary Jane Brooks Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, at the age of 82. John was born August 11, 1935, in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of the late John D. and Anna Fritch Kosar. He was preceded in ...

Kimberly Williamson

Kimberly Ann Williamson, 21, of Carrollton, OH, formerly of Toronto, OH, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, July 14, 2018. Kimmy was born May 18, 1997, in Pittsburgh, PA, daughter of Michael A. Williamson and the late Susan Lynn (Conlon) Williamson. She had resided at Country View ...

Edward Straka

Edward J. “Jim” Straka, 71, of Culver City, CA, passed away July 7, 2018 from pancreatic cancer. Ed grew up in Steubenville and was a 1967 graduate of Steubenville Big Red. He was a sergeant in the 1st Armor Division-8th Infantry of the U.S. Army 1969-1971. He was preceded in ...

Bernice Kerr

Bernice A. Kerr, 82 of Weirton, WV, passed away Friday July 13, 2018. She was born March 15, 1936 in Weirton, WV. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine Kosiorek Duke. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Kenneth R. Kerr, Sr. (8-3-2017); son, Kenneth R. ...

Eleanor Lyke

Eleanor J. (Brown) Lyke, 96, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away at 9:02 a.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018 at Brightwood Center, Follansbee, WV. Eleanor was born on July 14, 1921 in Wellsburg, WV. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Vera (Nelson) Brown. Eleanor was a member of the Wellsburg ...

R. Keith Henderson

R. Keith Henderson, 77, of Cadiz, died May 18, 2018. Graveside services will be held Friday, July 20 at 1 p.m. at Unity Cemetery, near New Athens.

Frank Mateusiak

Frank B. Mateusiak, 94, of Weirton passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018 at his daughter’s home in Clinton, PA. Born January 15, 1924 in Weirton he was a son of the late Walter and Marciana Mateusiak. He was also preceded in death by three brothers Stanley, Johnny and Joe Mateusiak and five ...

James Bove

James Bove, 70, of Cadiz, died Saturday. Private services will be held at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio.

Robert Ross

Robert A. “Bert” Ross, 61, of Toano, VA, passed away unexpectedly on Friday July 13, 2018 at home. He was born February 1, 1957, in Weirton, WV. He was the son of the late Lois Posey Ross, and Harold and Rhadine Reed Ross. He was a current 30-year employee of The College of William ...

Charles Mercer

Charles Eugene Mercer, 67, of New Cumberland, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018. Born in Wheeling, WV on March 21, 1951, a son of the late Earl Mercer and Mary (Highley) Burskey Mr. Mercer served in the U.S. Army. He was retired from Mountaineer Race Track. Chuck was an avid Cleveland ...

Harry Kochman

Harry Michael “Mike” Kochman, 69, passed peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on July 14, 2018. He was born June 7, 1949, in Steubenville, Ohio, the third child of Edward and Dorothy (Jackie) Kochman. Mike was a graduate of Weir High class of 1967. Upon graduation he ...

Dorothy Payne

Dorothy B. Payne, 79, formerly of East Liverpool, passed away Wednesday. Visitation at the Dawson Funeral Home, Thursday 3 -6:30 p.m.

Lauretta Mantos

Lauretta C. Mantos, 85, of Bloomingdale died Saturday, July 14, 2018, at home. She was born July 18, 1932, in Steubenville. She is the daughter of the a late Francis and Daisy Darsic Vogt. Lauretta is also preceded in death by her two brothers, Edward and an infant Sonny. Lauretta ...

Loris Wedlake

Loris A. Wedlake, 67, of Steubenville, passed away July 14, 2018. Arrangements by Wheeler Funeral Home.

Carolyn Yeager

Carolyn Yeager, 72, passed away July 10, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wayne and Laura Gorrell; her son, Robert L. Yeager; and one brother, A. Lester Gorrell. Surviving is her son, Brian Yeager; her sister, Thelma (David, Sr.) Firman; five grandchildren; and three ...

Kenneth Adkins

Kenneth F. Adkins, 58, of Toronto, OH, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in the Acuity Hospital in Weirton, WV. Ken was born Dec. 20, 1959 in E. Liverpool, OH, son of the late Wiser and Mary Lou (Boley) Adkins. He was a member of Empire United Methodist Church and he liked to fish. Ken ...

John David Cooper, Jr.

John Cooper Jr., 64 passed away on July 7, 2018, at Hanover Healthcare Center in Canton, OH. He was a member of Shaffer Chapel AMC Church in McIntyre, Ohio. Mr. Cooper was preceded in death by his parents, John Cooper Sr. and Verta Peterson Cooper; two daughters, Patricia Davis and Rebecca ...