Died Dec. 1, 2003
SALEM – Eugene Anthony Steitz, 80, died at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, at Salem Community Hospital following a brief illness.
He was born in Gavers, Ohio, June 18, 1923, a son of the late Henry E. and Rachel Coppinger Steitz. He owned and operated “The Ranch” tavern in Unity and served with the U. S. Army Airforce during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, June Apple Steitz; sisters, Carline Kelly and Marcella Welsh of Salem; and brothers, Jack Steitz of Columbiana and Carl Steitz of Lisbon.
Father Thomas McCarthy will be celebrant at a funeral mass at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Paul’s Catholic Church. Burial in Lisbon Cemetery.
Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with a prayer service at 8 p.m.