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Ralph E. Leuk - Obituary

Ralph E. Leuk
Monday, May 21, 1951
East Liverpool Review

NEW WATERFORD, May 21 (Special) – Ralph Edward Leuk, 38, of New Waterford died this morning at Salem City Hospital where he was a patient for two months.
An upholsterer at the New Waterford Furniture Co., he was born Dec. 11, 1912, at New Waterford, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Leuk.
He was a member of East Palestine Masonic Lodge 417, and the Zion Lutheran Church of New Waterford for which he had served as secretary for the past nine years.
He was married Sept. 14, 1940, to Helen Koch, who survives at the home. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Ross Conkle of New Waterford, and Mrs. William Ford of East Palestine, and a brother, Hugo Leuk of East Palestine.
Services will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. a the church by Rev. a. A. Anderson. Burial will be in New Waterford Cemetery.
Friends may call at the late home Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9:30 p.m.

John H. Booth - Obituary

John H. Booth
Monday, May21, 1951
East Liverpool Review

EAST PALESTINE – May 21 (Special) – John H. Booth, 73, retired funeral director and painter, died Sunday afternoon a the Charles Wilson home north of here, where he had been residing.
Born Dec. 30, 1877, at Anchor, a son of Mr. and Mrs. David Booth, he was wed Feb. 14, 1911, to Minnie McMillin, who died in 1940.
There are no immediate survivors.
Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Warrick Funeral Home at Columbiana by Rev. Oris Rupe of the East Palestine United Presbyterian Church. Burial will be at Anchor.
Friends may call tonight at the funeral home.

Mrs. Bertha Wolfe - Obituary

Mrs. Bertha Wolfe
Monday, May 21, 1951
East Liverpool Review

Mrs. Bertha Elizabeth Diddle Wolfe, 68, died suddenly Saturday at 8:40 p.m. in her home, 741 ½ Daisy Lane
Mrs. Wolfe was born in Meigs County and lived in East Liverpool since she was a child. She was employed as a ware brusher for the hall China Co. She was a member of Local Union 94, N.B.O.P and was teacher of the Women’s Bible Class and a member of the Avondale St. Free Methodist Church.
She leaves three sons, Roy W. Wolfe, Clinton T. Wolfe, and William E. Wolfe of East Liverpool; four daughters, Mrs. Frances Uhlworm of Midland, and Mrs. Laura Merchant, Mrs. Virginia O’Hanlon and Mrs. Gertrude Sullivan of East Liverpool; two brothers, Everett Diddle of East Liverpool, and Rev. Fred Diddle of Mt. Pleasant, Pa.; a sister, Mrs. Nora Drumm of Newell; two half-brothers, Ralph Diddle and Herbert Diddle of East Liverpool; two half-sisters, Mrs. Pearl Zinkan and Mrs. Helen Holland of East Liverpool, and 24 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Rites will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Martin Funeral Home by Rev. Paul Jones. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.
Friends may call tonight at the funeral home.

Matthew M. Gbur - Obituary

Matthew M. Gbur
Mon. May 21, 1951
East Liverpool Review

Funeral services for Matthew M. Gbur, 17, of West Point, who died Saturday at Salem City Hospital from injuries received Friday when pinned under an overturned farm tractor, are scheduled tentatively for Wednesday at 9 a.m. in St. Agatha’s Catholic Church at West Point.
Rev. Fr. Paul Mareeau will officiate. Burial will be in Lisbon Cemetery.
Friends may call any time a the late home.

Rev. Marcus Trough - Obituary

Rev. Marcus Trough
Thurs. Sept 29, 1988

Rev. Marcus Trough, 82, Retired Pastor

Services were held Monday for the Rev. Marcus Trough of 660 Congress Ave., Star City, W. Va., who died Saturday, Sept. 24, 1988 at the Monongalia General Hospital after an extended illness.
He was born at Talkington Fort, W. Va., a son of the late Joseph W. Trough and Mary Allen Trough.
A frequent visitor in Chester and Newell churches, Rev. Trough was ordained in 1943 and retired from the West Virginia Methodist Conference in 1972. He had served churches in Tyler, Marion, Harrison, Randolph, Mason, Mingo, Kanawha and Wayne counties.
A graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College, he was founder and president of the Center Point Cemetery Association. He was a 50-year membeeeer of Friendship Masonic Lodge 56 of West Run; Ruth Chapter 7, Order of Eastern Star; and an honorary member of the Matewan Rotary Club.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Inatha Ashcraft Trough, at home; a daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Crystal Lee) Estiack of Morgantown; a son, Marcus Trough Jr. of Rockingham, N. C.; a sister, Vell Wasson of Wheatland, Pa.; two brothers, Jacob M. Trough of Sharon, Pa., and Joseph L. Trough of Desert Hot Springs, Calif; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Burial was in Center Point Cemetery. The family suggests memorial tribtes take the form of Contributions to the Center Point Cemetery Association, box 11, Center Point, W. Va. 26339

Beatrice Bailey - Obituary

Beatrice Bailey
Thurs. Sept. 29, 1988

EAST PALESTINE—Services are planned Friday evening for Mrs. Beatrice H. (Betty) Bailey of 66 S. Washington St., who died 11:50 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 1988, at the
Salem Community Hospital where she had been a patient a week.
She was born Aug. 25, 1905, in Webster, Pa., a daughter of the late George Booth and Elizabeth Dunn Booth.
Mrs. Bailey had resided here for some time before moving 27 years ago to Ontario, Calif., and she returned two years ago. She attended the united Methodist Church.
Her husband, Wilbur H. Bailey, whom she married in 1921, died in October 1979.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Beatrice H. Mourner of Murrieta, Calif., Mrs. Inez Hudson of Upland, Calif., Mrs. Ruth A. Dodge of East Palestine and Mrs. Patty Duff of Venice, Fla.; a brother David Hughes of West Newton, Pa., two sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Chadwick of San Antonio, Texas, and Mrs. Sara Mountain of Finleyville, Pa.; nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
The Rev. James K. Powell of the Centenary United Methodist Church is to conduct the services at 9 at the Oliver-Linsey Funeral Home. Burial is to be in California
Friends may call a the funeral home from 7 until the services.
The family suggests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the Meals on Wheels program in care of Mrs. Martha Mollenkopf in East Palestine.

Marie Osborne - Obituary

Marie Osborne
Wed. Feb. 20, 1980
The Evening Review

Mrs. Marie Osborne, 82, of Sandusky, former East Liverpool resident, died Feb. 11 following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Osborne, a patient a the Classic Care Center of Columbus Ave, Sandusky, was born Nov. 16, 1898 in Warren.
She was preceded in death, jUne 24, 1976, by her husband Harry W. Osborne, whom she married June 14, 1916.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Paul (Margaret) Downen of Akron, Mrs. A. R. (Evelyn) Jacobs of Sacramento, Calif., Mrs. James (Dorothy) Harris of Blakely st., east Liverpool, and Carolyn Osborne of Lima, Ohio, and two sons, Robert Osborne of Akron and Harry W. Osborne of Rockford, Wisc. There are 15 grandchildrena and 19 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were conducted at Sandusky.

Harry Vaughn - Obituary

Harry Vaughn
Wednesday Feb. 20, 1980
The Evening Review

Harry Vaughn
LISBON—The time of services for Harry Owen Vaughn, 78, of 506 Washington St., Lisbon, has been changed from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Eells-Leggett Funeral Home here.
Burial will be in East Carmel Cemetery, Rogers.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.
Mr. Vaughn died Monday morning at the Windsor Manor Nursing Home following a long illness.

Paul Carter - Obituary

Paul Carter
Evening Review
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 1979

Services will be held Thursday for Paul E. Carter, 79, of 1424 Commerce St., Wellsville, who died at 6:45 p.m., Monday at City Hospital where he had been a patient since Oct. 25 following a lengthy illness.
Mr. Carter was born Dec. 22, 1899, in Amherst County, Va., a son of the late James and Polly Davis Carter.
He retired in 1964 from the Globe Brick Co. where he had been employed as a kiln tender.
He was a member of the Jerusalem Baptist Church of Wellsville.
Mr. Carter was preceded in death by his wife, Mandy T. Carter, June 17, 1973, and his son, John A. Carter, June 25, 1979.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Mary C. Smith of Bryn Mawr, Pa., and miss Irene Carter of Va.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. from the New Jerusalem Baptist Chruch with the Rev. Jesse Green officiating.
Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call a the MacLean Funeral Home Wednesday after 4 p.m. and at the church Thursday after 10 a.m.

Katie Patrick - Obituary

Mrs. Katie Patrick
Mon. Sept. 11, 1950

Mrs. Katie Patrick, born in Slavery more than 100 years ago, died Saturday at 10:15 a.m. in the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Arlene Smith, 310 Beaver Ave., Midland, following a two-week illness.
Mrs. Patrick was born in 1849 in Cadiz, Ky., a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Preston Wilson. Blind for the past 18 years, she lived in Cadiz until 1931, when she went to Midland to live with her granddaughter. She was a member of the Baptist Church at Paducah, Ky.
She leaves two other grandchildren.
The body was brought to the Kelly Funeral Home where friends may call tonight. Rites will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in St. Paul’s A. M. E. Church, Midland, by Rev. E. J. Sheffield. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Industry township.

Archie E. Huff - Obituary

Archie E. Huff
Monday, Sept. 11 1950


Pughtown Postmaster Was Ill For 2 Months

Archie E. Huff, Pughtown postmaster, died Saturday at 11 a.m., in his home, following a two-months illness.
A son of Sherman Huff and Mary Pugh Huff, he was born April 7, 1897, in Chester. He resided in Pughtown for 27 years and conducted a general store for many years. The business is now owned by his son, Ralph Huff.
Mr. Huff was a member of the session and the board of deacons of the Pughtown Presbyterian Church. He was active in Grange circles in Hancock County.
He leaves his widow, Mrs. Helen Ferguson Huff; and another son, Neil Huff of Weirton Heights; two daughters, Mrs. Leonard Watson of New Cumberland, and Mrs. J. M. Baron of Weirton; two brothers, Ray Huff and Ulysses Huff, both of Chester and two grandchildren.
Rites will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the church by Rev. William Flurkey. Birila will be in Union Cemetery there.
Friends may call at the Stewart and Turley Funeral Home, New Cumberland, until 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Mrs. Nellie Mae Hamilton - Obituary

Mrs. Nellie Hamilton
Mon. Sept. 11, 1950
Evening Review

Mrs. Nellie Mae Hamilton, 69, widow of Jess Hamilton, died Saturday morning at Ohio Valley Hospital, Steubenville.
She was born in Wellsville Dec. 24, 1880, a daughter of David and Anna Gilmore. She resided in Empire for the past 13 years, when she was a member of the Methodist Church.
Surviving are four daughters, Miss Delores Hamilton and Mrs. Alex Keeman Jr. of Empire, Mrs. B. A. Moffatt of Brilliant, and Mrs. S. A. Holt of Canton; two sons, Edward Hamilton of Wellsville, and David Hamilton of Minerva; a sister, Mrs. Chal McIntosh, and a brother, Carl Gilmore, both of East Liverpool, and 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 3:30 pm. Tuesday from the Empire church by Rev. George Johnson. Burial will be at Springhill Cemetery, Wellsville.
Friends may call at the Kennan home in Empire.

Mrs. Mary White - Obituary

Mrs. Mary White
Mon. Sept. 11, 1950
Evening Review

Mrs. Mary Ann White, 91, widow of James W. White, died today at 1:10 a.m. in her home, 863 Walnut St., following a brief illness.
Mrs. White resided in East Liverpool for 15 years. She was a member of the First Methodist church.
She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Cora M. Cripps of Columbus; two sisters, Mrs. Lulu Work and Mrs. Elizabeth Suter of East Liverpool, and three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The body was taken to the Dawson Funeral Home. Arrangements are incomplete.

John Henry Thomas - Obituary

J. H. Thomas (John Henry)
Friday July 27,1962


John Henry Thomas, 1617 Chester Ave., Wellsville , a retired employeof the Pennsylvania Railroad Co., died suddenly of a heart attack Thursday at 9 a.m. while at the home of his brother, Walter Thomas, of Lower Salem, near Marietta. He was 70.
He and his daughter, Mrs. Katherine Mouse left Wellsville Wednesday for a visit with his brother.
Mr. Thomas was born Feb. 4, 1892, to the late John M. Thomas and Katharine Zimmerman Thomas on the farm where his brother resides. He lived in Cambridge, before coming to Wellsville, where he resided for 23 years. He was an engine hostler for the railroad before retiring in July of 1957. He was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of East Liverpool and the Brotherhood of Railway Firemen and Engineers. His wife, Mrs. Laura Wirth Thomas, died in 1960 and a son, Alfred E. Thomas in 1955.
He is also survived by a son, Richard H. Thomas of Los Angeles; two brothers, Walter Thomas and Oscar Thomas, both of Lower Salem, and two grandsons.
Services will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the MacLean Funeral Home in Wellsville by the Rev. Charles W. Kampmeyer. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery, Wellsville.
Friends may call a the funeral home Saturday afternoon and evening.