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Obituaries

Clayton Wright

Clayton Harold Wright passed away peacefully at the age of 92 on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, in North Canton, Ohio Clayton was born on October 8, 1926, in the village of Stratton, Ohio, to Harold David Wright and Anna Tietz Wright. He graduated from Toronto High School in 1944 and enlisted in ...

Joan Buchanan

Joan E. Buchanan, 86 of Weirton, WV, passed away Friday, November 23, 2018, at the Weirton Medical Center. She was born July 3, 1932, in Thomas, WV. The daughter of the late Paul and Lula Williams Miller. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Paul Gerald Miller. Joan was a ...

Thomas Hedmond

Thomas F. Hedmond, 75, of Wintersville, OH, passed away peacefully at 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA. Tom was born on February 8, 1943, in Steubenville, OH. He was the son of the late Rockie Hedmond and Sue (Dalesio) Mayhew. Tom taught as a ...

Mary Jane Puskarich

Mary Jane Puskarich passed from Cassleberry, Florida. She was previously of Follansbee, WV. Preceded her was husband John and daughter Shelley Brown. Leaving behind John (Cathy) Puskarich, of Weirton, Rich (Debbie) Puskarich, of Follansbee, Ron Puskarich (Linda Childers), of Cassleberry, ...

Delores Brown

Delores Marlene Brown, 82, of Steubenville, OH, passed away November 22, 2018 at home surrounded by her family. She was born August 15, 1936 in Kittanning, PA, a daughter of the late Charles and Violet (Cornman) Black. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, ...

Pauline Vrotsos

Pauline Vrotsos, 91, of Yorkville, OH, died, Thursday, November 22, 2018, at Wheeling Hospital. Arrangements pending with Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville, OH.

George Slanchik

George Michael Slanchik, 39, of Follansbee, WV, went to be with The Lord on Monday, November 19, 2018 in Follansbee, WV. Born on November 5, 1979 in Wheeling, WV, the son of George and Joanne (DeCesare) Slanchik of Follansbee, WV. George is preceded in death by his Maternal ...

William DiMarzio

William “Bill” J. DiMarzio, 80, of Wintersville, died Wednesday, November 21 at his home. He was born August 3, 1938 in Steubenville. He is the son of the late William and Mary Coppa DiMarzio. He is also preceded in death by sisters, Grace Blum and Carolyn Perito. Bill was a ...

Dennis Smearman

Dennis Allen Smearman, 67, of Weirton, WV, fell asleep in the Lord on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. His loving family was at his bedside. A son of the late George Smearman and Laura Cunningham Smearman Gatts, Dennis and his twin Danny were born on October 3, 1951, in ...

Kathryn Grantonic

Kathryn A. “Katie” Grantonic, 95, of Mingo Junction, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at the Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville, Ohio. She was born November 11, 1923, in Mingo Junction, Ohio, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Pacina) Rufus. In addition ...

George Slanchik

FOLLANSBEE — George Michael Slanchik, 39 of Follansbee, WV, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 19, 2018 in Follansbee, WV. Born on November 5, 1979 in Wheeling, WV, the son of George and Joanne (DeCesare) Slanchik of Follansbee, WV. George is preceded in death by his Maternal ...

Albert McElroy

Albert D. “Mac” McElroy, 89, of Wintersville, Ohio, died Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at Valley Hospice. He was born November 1, 1929, in Steubenville, Ohio, a son of the late Harry and Marguerite Merryman McElroy. After 32 years of service, he retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel ...

William Dimarzio

William Dimarzio, 80, of Wintersville, died Wednesday at home. Calling hours are Sunday 2-6 p.m. at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. Final arrangements are pending.

Norma Still

Norma Still, 84, of New Cumberland, went home to be with the Lord, on Monday, November 19, 2018. Born March 21, 1934, in New Cumberland, WV, a daughter of the late Harry and Goldie (Tillis) Allison Sr. Norma was a member of the New Cumberland Nazarene Church, where she had served as a Board ...

Gary DuFour

Gary J. DuFour died of cancer at age 67 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh, surrounded by his family. A saintly gentleman whose sterling character and insightful wit were always at the service of family and friends, and to champion a just cause. Gary would allow no one ...

Harold Poland

Harold Francis Poland, 90 of Wellsburg, WV, died Wednesday. A private family service will be held at the Mullenbach Funeral Home 669 Main St., Follansbee.

Kathryn Grantonic

Kathryn A. “Katie” Grantonic, 95, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away Wednesday November 21, 2018 at the Valley Hospice Care Center North. Arrangements are pending at Wheeler Funeral Home, 101 Longview Ave., Mingo Junction.

Mable Dobbs

Mable V. (Marshall) Dobbs, 91, of Wellsburg, WV, died Tuesday. Viewing Mon. 3 p.m until 7 p.m. service Chambers Funeral Home, Wellsburg, WV.

Mary Conley

Mary Margaret (Brandt) Conley, 93, of Jacksonville, FL, formerly of Follansbee, WV, passed away at 6:50 p.m. Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Woodland Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Jacksonville, FL. Mary Margaret was born July 29, 1925 in Steubenville, OH. She was the daughter of ...

Michael Layman

Michael L. Layman, 70, of Mingo Jct. died Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Allegheny General Hospital. He was born June 20, 1948 in Steubenville. He is the son of the late Stanley and Marjorie Lewis Layman. Also preceding him in death is one brother, Stanley Layman. Michael was the ...