Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Jean Butler - Obituary

EAST PALESTINE - Mrs. Jean Estella Butler of East Palestine died Sunday evening at Parkside Health Care in Columbiana after a short illness.

Mrs. Butler, daughter of the late Henry Marion and Mildred Elizabeth (Wright) Thompson, was born September 24, 1930 in East Liverpool.

She grew up in Dixonville, attended East Liverpool Public Schools and was a member of the ELHS Alumni Association.

She married David Merle Butler April 5, 1947 in East Liverpool. In 1983 they moved to North Lewisburg and to Anadarko, Ok in 1986, returning to Ohio to live in East Palestine in 2002.
She was a retired certified genealogist and author who co-founded the Tri-County Genealogical & Historical Society, based in Newell, WVA. The organization recently honored her with a lifetime membership. Her abilities as a genealogical researcher brought requests for her assistance from people around the globe.

When she was not doing research, Mrs. Butler spent her time doing cross-stitch, crocheting and other handicrafts. She also earned several awards from the Women's International Bowling Congress.

She is survived by her husband of the home; two daughters, Cynthia Jean Fletcher of East Palestine and Loretta Gayle Church and her husband, Ronald Lee Church of Pittsburgh, PA., and one son, David Leslie Butler and his wife, Barbara Rae (Kyle), of Virginia Beach, VA
She is also survived by six grandchildren, Michael Erin Fletcher and his wife, Heather Anne (Hoon), of East Palestine, Christine Louise (Fletcher) Westfall and her husband, Charles Frederick Westfall Jr. of Morgantown, WVA; Matthew Aron Butler and his wife, Alice Caroline (Faraone) of Wilmington, DE; Joel Dale Church II and his wife, Amanda Jennings (Bonner), of Oklahoma City, OK.; Christopher Alan Butler of Virginia Beach, and Elizabeth Anne Church of Pittsburgh.

Also surviving are five great-grandchildren, Michael Erin Fletcher II, Kystin Sierra Westfall, Cassidy Rene Fletcher and Katelyn Michele Westfall, Samantha Lee Faraone, along with several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Butler was also preceeded in death by one brother, Lee Marion Thompson, and three sisters, Elizabeth (Betty) Laneve, Joyce (Jo) Butler and Linda Rose Davis.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 pm and from 6 to 7:30 pm Thursday, with funeral services immediately thereafter, at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home in East Palestine. Cremation will follow.

Carroll Pickens - Obituary

Carroll Pickens
The Evening Review
Thurs., April 10, 1986

Carroll Glenn Pickens, 63, of South Park Circle, Frederick Heights, East Liverpool, died at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburg, where he had been transferred from City Hospital March 28.
He was born in Apple Grove, Ohio Feb. 2, 1923, a son of the late Homer L. Pickens and Jean Pinkerton Pickens.
Mr. Pickens had been an electrician 36 years in the hot strip department of the former Crucible Steel Co. before retiring in 1982. He served with the U. S. Army in the Phillipines during World War II. He was a member of the United Steel Workers of America Local 1212, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 66 and American Legion Post 275 at Lisbon.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Davis Dailey Pickens, at home, tow sons, Charles Art Pickens and Adam Mark Pickens of Lisbon, a stepson, Donald R. Davis of Orient, Ohio, four daughters, Mrs. James (Carol) Evans, Mrs. Greg (Saundra) Hall, Mrs. Rick (Marlene) Kinsey and Mrs. Willis (Eva) Reed of Lisbon, three brothers, William Pickens of Wellsville, Leland Pickens of Salineville and Homer L. Pickens Jr of Phoenix, Ariz.; 16 grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.
Services are planned at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Martin Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron Gerlach of the Elkton United Methodist Church officiating.
Burial is to be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Sylvia I. Black - Obituary

Sylvia Black
The Evening Review
Thurs., April 10, 1986

Mrs. Sylvia I. Black, 72, of Railroad St., East Liverpool, died at 1:28 this morning at City Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born Feb. 3, 1914, in Sistersville, W.Va., a daughter of the late C. E. Beaver and Frances Beaver.
She moved from Virginia to East Liverpool six months ago.
She is survived by her husband, Everett R. Black, at home, two daughters, Mrs. Charles (Frances) Pickens of Rogers and Mrs. Roy (jean) Berrier of Lewistown, Pa., a son, Victor H. Shreves of Weirton; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Dawson Funeral Home Friday afternoon and evening where other arrangements are incomplete.

Giovannia Laneve - Obituary

Giovannia Lanave
The Evening Review
Thurs., Apr. 10, 1986

TORONTO – Mrs. Giovannia “Jennie” Grandma Lanave, 83, of Pierce Ave., died at the St. John Medical Center in Steubenville at 9:10 this morning following a brief illness.
She was born in Wellsville Nov. 22, 1902, a daughter of the late Michael DeFalco and Giovannia Carmina DeFalco.
She was a member of the St. Francis Roman Catholic Church and its Catholic Women’s Club.
Her husband, Nicola Lanave, died Feb. 12, 1968.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Edward (Tina) Finamore of Youngstown and Mrs. Norman (Lucy) Graham of Toronto, a son, Silvio Lanave of Toronto, six grandchilidren and four great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial is to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Roger Foys as celebrant. Burial is to be in Toronto Union Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Clarke Funeral Home Friday afternoon and Evening when a wake service is planned at 8:30.

Agnes R. Beck - Obituary

Mrs. Agnes Beck
East Liverpool Review
Wed., Jun. 29, 1966

Mrs. Agnes R. Beck, 79, of 202 W. 3rd ST., widow of Chester N. Beck, died this morning at 8:10 at City Hospital after an illness of eight weeks.
She was born in Toronto June 22, 1887, a daughter of James Grimes and Elizabeth Murphy Grimes. She resided in East Liverpool most of her lifetime and had worked in area potteries. She was a member of the St. Aloysius Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society. Her husband died Jan. 19, 1948.
She is survived by a son, William Fultz, at home; a sister, Mrs. Pauline Bucher of East Liverpool, an several nephews and nieces.
Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Dawson Funeral Home Thursday.

Mary Frances Curry - Obituary

Mrs. Mary Curry
East Liverpool Review
Wed., Jun. 29, 1966

Mrs. Mary Frances Curry, 90, of New Cumberland R. D. 1, widow of Harry L. Curry, died Tuesday at 9:25 p.m. at the Extended Care Center here after a long illness. She made her home with a son, Clifford Curry.
Mrs. Curry was born in Nyeck, N. Y., April 7, 1876, a daughter of the late William McMoride and Elizabeth McMoride. She resided in the New Cumberland area since 1908. She was a member of the Fairview United Presbyterian Church of Pughtown. Her husband died in 1924.
In addition to her son, she leaves another son, Harold Curry of Troy, Mich., four grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Firday at 2 p.m. at the Turley Funeral Home in New Cumberland by the Rev. Richard Myer. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Pughtown.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 7:30 p.m. today.

George O. Hunter - Obituary

George O. Hunter
East Liverpool Review
Wed., Jun. 29, 1966

George O. Hunter, 70, of Industry, R. D. 1, a former employe of the Mackintosh – Hemphill Co., now a division of the W. W. Bliss Co., died Tuesday at 1:15 at his home.
He was born Oct. 29, 1895, in Industry, where he had resided his lifetime.
He leaves two sisters; Mrs. Dewey (Pearl) Hoyt and Mrs. Charles (Margaret) Leport, both of Industry, and several nephews and nieces.
Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Cannon Funeral Home in Midland by the Rev. William Beal, Jr. of the Industry Evangelical United Brethren Church. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Industry.
Friends may call at the funeral home any time.

Maude B. Burson - Obituary

Mrs. Maude Burson
East Liverpool Review
Wed., Jun.29, 1966

Mrs. Maude B. Burson, 80, of 1566 Globe St., widow of Roy C. Burson, died Tuesday at 11:50 a.m. at Osteopathic Hospital where she had bee a patient two weeks.
Mrs. Burson was born in Brownsville, Pa., July 14, 1885, and moved here in 1907. She was a member of the Grace United Presbyterian Church in East End, its Berea Sunday School class, Crystal Chapter 18, Order of Eastern Star, White City Rebekah Lodge 782 and Pamir Zuanna Auxiliary 43, Daughters of Rebekah. Her husband died May 6, 1949.
She leaves five sons, Ralph O Burson, Paul A. Burson, William C. Burson, Roy G. Burson and Robert K. Burson, and a daughter, Mrs. Charlotte Cole, all of East Liverpool. 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. M. Rudolph Miller of the Trinity United Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.
Friends may call Thursday afternoon and night at the funeral home where Crystal Chapter and the White Shrine will conduct services tonight at 7:30.
The Ohio City Rebekah Lodge will conduct services at the funeral home Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Viola Villagomez - Obituary

Mrs. Jesus Villagomez
East Liverpool Review
Monday, 2/27/1967

Mrs. Viola Villagomez, 52, of 401 Beaver Ave., Midland died suddenly of an apparent heart attack Sunday night at home.
She is survived by her husband, Jesus Villagomez, at home.
The Schwerha Funeral Home in Midland is arranging services.

Robert Link Laughlin - Obituary

Robert Link Laughlin
East Liverpool Review
Monday, 2/27.1967

Robert Link Laughlin Taken By Death At 101

Robert Link Laughlin, 101, Georgetown’s oldest resident, died Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at the Beaver County Hospital in Brighton Township, where he had been a patient about a month.
A native of Georgetown, Mr. Laughlin was born Jan. 29, 1866. At one time he served as a cook for many riverboats on the Ohio river and also was a care taker for the Georgetown Cemetery. He made his home with his grand children in the Georgetown and Hookstown area.
He is survived by five grandchildren, Mrs. Elizabeth Moore of Hookstown, Mrs. Elsie Coggeshall of Carmel Valley, Calif., Mrs. Martha Lawton of King City, Calif., Mrs. Dorothy Hughes of Georgetown, R. D. 1 and Howard Campbell of Georgetown, 20 great-grandchildren and 25 great-great grandchildren.
Services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Welch Funeral Home in Hookstown by Rev. Alexander Haines. Burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home this afternoon and tonight.

Richard Zacharias - Obituary

Richard Zacharias
The Evening Review
Friday, 3/2/1990

Richard Zacharias, 58, Lifelong Farmer

WELLSVILLE – Richard H. Zacharias, 58, of Zacharias Road died at 12:04 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 1990, in the emergency room at City Hospital where he was taken after becoming ill at home.
He was born in Wellsville May 4, 1931, as on of the late Fred H. Zacharias and Goldie Furbee Zacharias.
A lifelong farmer, Mr. Zacharias retired as a brick wheeler at the Swank Refactories in 1984. He attended the Yellow Creek Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the Yellow Creek Grange.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy Board Zacharias, at home; two sons, Richard L. Zacharias of Wellsville, and Mark D. Zacharias of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; two daughters, Mrs. Keith (Sandra) Edmundson of Lisbon, and Mrs. Boddie (Patty) Reed of Wellsville; three brothers, Fred Zacharias of San Diego, Calif., Donald Zacharias and Clarence Zacharias of Wellsville; two sisters, Mrs. William (Mary Lou) Dodd of East Palestine and Mrs. Donald (Linda) Galloway of East Liverpool; and eight grandchildren.
The Rev. Michael Anderson of the church is to conduct services at 1 p.m. Monday at the Martin-MacLean Funeral Home. Burial is to be in Yellow Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call t the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday.

Marion Blood - Obituary

Marion Blood
The Evening Review
Friday, 3/2/1990

Marion Blood, 89, Licensed Architect

SALEM – Services are planned Saturday for Miss Marion F. Blood, 89, of 327 West Seventh St., who died at 1 p.m. Thursday at home after becoming ill.
She was born in Michigan March 31, 1900, a daughter of the late Francis Blood and Anna Rose Blood.
A licensed architect, Miss Blood had been employed many years at the U. S. Steel Co. She was protestant by faith. One of the leaders in formulating the Salem Historical Museum, she was a past president of the Salem Historical Society and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Se is survived by several cousins.
The Rev. Bruce Irwin of the First United Methodist Church is to conduct the services at 2 p.m. at the Ickes Funeral Home. Burial is to be in Highlandtown Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home an hour before the services.

Clem E. Ammon - Obituary

Clem E. Ammon
Evening Review
Thursday, 2/6/1075

Clem E. Ammon, 96, a former Wellsville area resident and a patient at the Ruker Nursing Home of Alliance, died Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Alliance City Hospital.
Mr. Ammon formerly resided on the Old Irondale Rd., Wellsville. He was a retired farmer.
He was born in St. Clair Township Dec., 1878, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Ammon.
Survivors include four sons, Elmer Ammon of Jackson, Mich., Sam Ammon of Salineville, Arthur Ammon of Alliance and Roy Ammon of Wellsville.
Services will be held at the MacLean Funeral Home Saturday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the Oak Ridge Church Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday night.

Etta Lodge DeBee

Mrs. Etta Lodge DeBee
The East Liverpool Review
Monday, 8/23/1943

Mrs. Etta Lodge DeBee, 56, wife of Charles M. DeBee of 223 Walnut st., died today at 1 a.m. at City hospital following a long illness.
She was born in Marion, and resided in this vicinity 35 years. Mrs. DeBee was a member of the First Methodist church.
In addition to her husband her survivors include a sister, Mrs. Delia Clark of Akron, and four grandchildren.
Rites will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. from the Martin funeral home by Rev. W. E. Speaker, pastor of the Pennsylvania Avenue Methodist church. Interment will be in Riverview cemetery.
Friends may call Tuesday night at the funeral home.

Harry Vaughn

Harry Vaughn
The Evening Review
Wednesday, 2/20/1980

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 hoe today from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.
Mr. Vaughn died Monday morning at the Windsor Manor Nursing home following along illness.

Marie Osborne - Obituary

Marie Osborne
The Evening Review
Wednesday, 2/20/1980

Mrs. Marie Osborne, 82, of Sandusky, former East Liverpool resident, died Feb. 11 following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Osborne a patient at the Classic Care Center of Columbus Ave., Sandusky, was born Nov. 16, 1898 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 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were conducted at Sandusky.

Alberta W. Johnson - Obituary

Mrs. James Johnson
East Liverpool Review
Monday, 2/27/1967

EAST PALESTINE – Services for Mrs. Alberta W. Johnson, 55, of E. Highland Ave will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Oliver Funeral Home here.
Mrs. Johnson died of a stroke Saturday at 10 a.m. at home.
She was born Jan. 23, 1912, in Kingwood, W. Va., and came to East Palestine in 1929. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church
In addition to her husband James H. Johnson, whom she married in 1929, she leaves two sons, James W. Johnson of New Castle and George Johnson of Philadelphia; two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Mae Green of New Galilee and Mrs. Juanita Johnson of Youngstown; a brother, Oscar Davis; three sisters, Mrs. Catherine Thomas of Pittsburgh, Miss Laura Davis and Mrs. Anna Roswell of Sewickley, and 25 grandchildren.
Friends may call a the funeral home tonight from 7 to 9.

Marie E. Byers - Obituary

Mrs. Marie Byers
East Liverpool Review
Monday, 2/27/1967

Mrs. Marie E. Byers, 65, of 209 ½ 19th St. Wellsville, was found dead Sunday about 8:25 p.m. by a son, Allen Byers of Wellsville. Death was due to an apparent heart attack.
Mrs. Byers was born Apr 7, 1901, in Pittsburgh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glabb. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Wellsville.
She also leaves five daughters, Mrs. Juen Rice of Baltimore, Mrs. Anna Sue Gough and Mrs. Sally Stewart, both of Hammondsville, Mrs. Geraldine Binegar of Wellsville and Mrs. Shirley Gough of Lisbon; two other sons, Edward Byer4s and Jay Byers, both of Wellsville; three sisters, Mrs. Hilda Stewart, Mrs. Virginia Hugue and Mrs. Nettie Rowe, all of New Brighton; another sister, Alice, two brothers, Ralph Glabb and Norman Glabb, both of New Brighton; 33 grandchildren an d13 great-grandchildren
A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at the church, Wednesday at 10 a.m. by Fr. James K. Cavanaugh. Burial will be in St. Elizabeth cemetery, Wellsville.
Friends may call at the Haugh Funeral Home in Wellsville Tuesday.

Calvin Welch - Obituary

Calvin Welch
East Liverpool Review
Monday, 2/27/1967

Calvin L. Welch, 80, of Whipple, Ohio, a former resident of Chester and Newell, died Saturday afternoon at home after a lingering illness.
A native of Ravenswoods, W. Va., Mr. Welch was born Sept. 23,1886, a son of Dennis Welch and Sara Jane Welch. He was a retired roller for the Weirton Steel Co. He belonged to the Methodist Church in Whipple, Modern Workmen’s Association and the Knights of Pythias. He was preceded in death by his widow, Mrs. Beatrice Starkey Welch, who died in 1936, two brothers and a sister.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Cecil (Alice) Statler of Whipple; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Clark of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, and Mrs. Elsie Barrett of East Liverpool, one grandchild and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Chester Arner Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Locust Hill, Chester.
Friends may call at the chapel tonight and Tuesday up to the time of service.