Thursday, July 30, 2009

Theodore Derosky Obituary

Theodore Derosky
Died July 1,2003

Theodore “Ted” “Boots” Derosky, 83, of High Street, New Manchester pass├ęd away Tuesday , July 1, 2003 at his residence.
He was born July 3, 1919 in Weirton, a son of the late John and Anna Ballas Derosky. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Zelma Derosky in 2003 and a sister, Madge Dersoky.
He is retired from Weirton Steel, where he worked in the refrigeration department. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a Catholic by faith.
He is survived by two sons, James Gary Derosky of Wellsville and Frank Derosky of Lehigh, FL; a stepdaughter, Carla Ball of New Cumberland; a step son, Eric Klaussner of New Cumberland; two sisters, Anna Coughlin of Phoneix, AZ and Norma Olgivie of Cleveland, OH and five grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 5, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the Turley Funeral Home. Interment followed in the New Cumberland Cemetery.

Mitchell Brian Summers Obituary

Mitchell Brian Summers
Died May 31, 2003

Mitchell Brian Summers, 37, of Weirton passed away Saturday, May 31, 2003 in Weirton.
He was born August 5, 1965 in Weirton, a son of James and Yonley Summers of Weirton.
He was a truck driver, employed by Murray Trucking. He was a member of the teamsters Union and a past member of the Naples Volunteer Fire Department where he served as a lieutenant.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Christine Tice Summers, at home; a son, Shawn of Florida; two daughters, Nichole Lyn and Jessie Anne, both at home; a sister, Diane Morton of Charlottsville, VA; three brothers, Michael Summers and Randy Summers of Weirton and David Summers of Richmond, OH.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, June 4, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the Newell Chapel of the Nixon Funeral Home.

Hattie W. Jones Obituary

Hattie W. Jones
Died June 5, 2003

Hattie W. Jones, 95, of RR #1 New Cumberland passed away Thursday, June 5, 2003 at the Weirton Medical Center.
She was born June 7, 1907 in Bens Run, WV, a daughter of the late John William and Mary Viola Miller Watson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold W. Jones; a son, Frederick D. Jones, Sr.; four brothers, William, Earl, Bernard and Ira and a sister, Linnie Way.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Point Pleasant United Methodist Church and the Point Pleasant Ladies Aide.
She is survived by a daughter, Marian Caine of New Cumberland; a son, Gary Jones of New Cumberland; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Monday, June 9, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. at the Point Pleasant United Methodist Church wit the Rev. Billy Ray Carpenter and Rev. Charles E. Andrews officiating. Interment followed in the Union Cemetery in New Manchester. Turley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Sandra Derosky Obituary

Sandra Derosky
Died June 4, 2003

Sandra Zelma Derosky, 64, of High St., New Manchester, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2003 at the Weirton Medical Center following a lingering illness.
She was born May 29, 1939 in Martins Ferry, OH, a daughter of the late Floyd D. and Pauline I. Godwin Brant, Sr. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Floyd D. Brant Jr.
She was retired from the TCI Cable Company where she worked as a secretary . She was Protestant by faith.
She is survived by her husband, Ted H. Derosky, at home; a daughter, Carla Ball of New Cumberland; a son, Eric Klaussner of New Cumberland; two stepsons, James Gary Derosky of Wellsville and Frank Anthony Derosky of Florida; a brother, Dale M. Brant of New Manchester; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, June 8, 2003, at 2:00 p.m. at the Turley Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Lewis officiating. Interment followed in the New Cumberland Cemetery.

Leona Cox Obituary

Leona Cox
Died June 4, 2003

Leona Irene Cox, 72, of Orchard Street, Weirton passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2003 at the Weirton Medical Center.
She was born September 28, 1930 in Weirton, a daughter of the late Lawrence B. and Goldie V. Rogers Dempster. She was also preceded in death by brother, Buddy Dempster and a sister, Goldie V. Ford.
She was retired from the Steel Works Credit Union in Weirton were she worked as a janitor. She attended the New Cumberland Christian Church.
She is survived by her companion of 32 years, Tom Anderson of Weirton, two daughters, Karen Kaczmarek of New Cumberland and Diane Provanich and husband, Bill of East Liverpool; four sons, Larry Cox and wife, Judy of Fairmont, Kent Cox and wife, Donna and Leonard Cox, all of Chester and Cary Cox and wife, Missy of Avella, PA; two sisters, Arlene Huddleston of Chesapeake, OH and Margie Stevic of Colliers; a brother, John Rogers of Tennessee; 21 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, June 8, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. at the Turley Funeral Home with Rev. Jason Romine officiating. Interment followed in the New Cumberland Cemetery.

James M. Handley Obituary

James M. Handley
Died Feb. 4, 2003

James M. Handley, 78, of Collins Memorial Dr., Chester passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2003 at the Presbyterian University Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born September 21, 1924 in East Liverpool, a son of the late Guy M. and Helen Loretta Brophey Handley. He was also preceded in death by a son, Jerry Handley and a sister, Susan Orr.
A lifetime area resident, he retired after 23 years of service at the former Crucible Steel in Midland. In his retirement he continued to work at the Flowerland Florist in Chester and most recently he worked as a guard at the Ergon Co. in Newell. A member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Chester, he was active in the choir and as a former parish council member. He had been an intricate part of the community of Chester where he served on the city council from 1988 to 2001. He was also a social member of the Chester American Legion Post 121 and VFW Post 6450.
Surviving are his wife, whom he married in 1944, Martha Lane Handley at home; a son, David M. Handley of Mesa, AZ; a daughter –in-law, Patti Handley Emmerling of Chester, six grandchildren, Brian Handley and his wife, Stephanie of Chester, Matthew Handley of East Liverpool, Desiree Handley, Damian Handley and his wife, Kari and Drew and Dallen Handley, all of Mesa; three great grandchildren, Garrett and Lee Handley of Chester and Gage Hancock of Mesa.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Rev. Father Rodger Hughes on Friday, February 7, 2003 at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment followed at the St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Wellsville. Arner Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Calvin A. Morgan

Calvin A. Morgan
Died February 9, 2003

Calvin A. Morgan 81, of East Liverpool, formerly of New Cumberland passed away Sunday, February 9, 2003.
He was born April 2, 1921 in West Liberty, a son of he late Albert and Effie V. Sloppy Morgan. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Freda Williams Morgan; four brothers, Edward Morgan Sr., John, Sidney and Wallie Morgan and a sister, Lorna M. Morgan.
Surviving are two step daughters, Judy Morgan of East Liverpool and Lois Jean Kidrick of Tuscarawas, OH and a stepson, Thomas N. Rexroad of Massillon, OH.
Services will be held today Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003 at 7 p.m. at the Newell Chapel of the Nixon Funeral Home. Interment will be private.

Guy Walter Easterling Obituary

Guy Easterling
Died Oct. 7, 2003

Guy Walter “Dub” Easterling, Sr., 55, of New York Blvd., Weirton was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 7, 2003. He passed away at Weirton Medical Center following a sudden illness.
He was born January 10, 1948 in New Cumberland, a son of the late Ralph S. Easterling and Delphia L. Barton Ruley. He was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Herschel Ruley.
Dub was a retired Army veteran, fighting in Vietnam where he was seriously wounded. He was hospitalized several years due to his extensive injuries. He enlisted in the military in 1966. He was a Christian by faith and a follower of the Black Sheep Harley Davidson for Christ, a family oriented Christ motorcycle ministry, Steel Valley branch. He was also a member of the Weirton VFW Post 2716, Weirton American Legion and the DAV.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Ellen Lengyel Easterling, at home; a son, Guy W. Easterling, Fr. Of Raleigh, NC; a daughter, Mrs. Alex (Felicia) Boord of Minerva, Oh; a stepson, Michael Britton of Steubenville; a stepdaughter, Elizabeth Kaulfuss of Wake Forest, NC; three sisters, Patty I Reed of Georgia, Sandra Kay of Aliquippa and Kandy Rice of New Cumberland; three brothers, James Easterling of New Cumberland, Danny Ruley of Californina and Keith Ruley of Wellsville; a stepmother, Erlene Easterling of Texas; his former wife, Doris Murray Easterling of Minerva and nine grandchildren, Laruen and David Boord, Dakota and Benita Easterling, Zach and Sydney McRoy and Emilee, Cody and Michael Britton; he was very close to his nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at the Turley Funeral Home on Saturday, October 11, 2003 at 11 a.m. with Don Lytle officiating. Military graveside services followed at the New Cumberland Cemetery.

Mary Elizabeth Haynes Obituary

Mary Elizabeth Haynes
Died Friday, February 7, 2003

Mary Elizabeth Haynes, 94, of the Weirton Geriatric Center, formerly of New Cumberland, passed away Friday, February 7, 2003 at the Center following a brief illness.
She was born January 6, 1909 in Steubenville, a daughter of the late Harry and Amanda Hibbits Wells. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Thomas Haynes in 1983; a daughter, Kathleen Spencer; five brothers, four sisters; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was a homemaker and a Protestant by faith.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Carl (Betty) Summers of Weirton; eight grandchildren, Kathleen Kuschel of Boardman, Mary Becker, John Burdette, Sandy Shepard, William English and James Fox, all of Weirton and Denver Burdette and Diana Ca-landros, both of Steubenville; eight great-grandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held on Monday, February 10, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the Turley Funeral Home. Interment followed in the New Cumberland Cemetery.

Oran Cramer Obituary

Oran Cramer
Died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003

LISBON – Oran Le Cramer, 61, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at Salem Community Hospital.
He was born in New Manchester, April 14, 1942, a son of the late Carlton and Dora K. Phillips Cramer.
He was a coal miner and a member of the United Brethren of Christ Church.
He is survived by his wife, Deborah Veglia Cramer; sons, Brian Cramer and Chad Cramer of Leetonia and Tony Wolfe of Chester; daughters, Diana Veglia, Leigh Ann Lyons of Salem and Lori Gray of Alabama; brothers, Lester Cramer of Wellsville and Michael Cramer of North Carolina; sisters, Rosemary Muchison of North Carolina and Hazel Freshour of Parkersburg, W.Va.; and 11 grandchildren.
Pastor Joe Cilone of the church will conduct services at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Arner Funeral Chapel. Private burial will Flatts Cemetery.
Visitation form 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Charles Douglas Crago Obituary

Charles Crago
Thursday, July 3, 2003

Charles Douglas “Chuck” Crago, 31, of Hardins Run Road, New Cumberland passed away Thursday, July 3, 2003, at his residence.
He was born August 24, 1971 in Steubenville, a son of Charles “Sonny” Crago of New Cumberland and Iva Lee Williams Cargo of Amsterdam, Oh.
He worked doing maintenance on wells and was a Protestant by faith.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his step-mother, Brenda Crago of New Cumberland; a son, Cory James Moore of Weirton; two sisters, Deana Rae Ritchie and Lee Ann Mooney, both of New Cumberland and a brother, Reid Crago of Amsterdam.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 9, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the Turley Funeral Home with Rev. R. K. Staub officiating. Entombment will follow in the New Cumberland Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to your favorite charity.

Zachary Allen Arner Obituary

Zachary Allen Arner
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003

Zachary Allen Arner was 20years old. On Thursday, October 9, 2003 an angel of mercy descended upon Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh and took Zach’s soul from its earthly dwelling place. He now sits at the right hand of the Father. He had battled a courageous fight with leukemia since March 12, 2003.
Zachary entered this world on September 7, 1983 in Pittsburgh. It was very overwhelming to hear Zach tell his Dad Alvin L. (Pete) Arner III and his mom Laurie Allen Brown how much he loved them. His best friend and closest ally was by far his big sister Kylene Arner. He loved to be at home with his step mom Renee Maxwell Arner and brother Ethan and sister Sophie, who were born in July. He is cherished and adored by his grandparents Roy and Rose Yanni Allen of East Liverpool and Ilene Newton of Leesburg, FL and The late Alvin L. Arner Jr.
His love of life was contagious and his passions were skateboarding, snowboarding and wakeboarding which he became very good at. He had traveled to the west and northeast seeking out snowboarding hot spots. He loved to camp with his friends and enjoyed many rounds of the Frisbee golf course. While at Westerville North High School in Columbus he was active as a coxan for Westerville Crew. His interests also included photography and rock climbing. Zach was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Chester and had served as an altar boy. He served as his uncle Termite”s first mate for many hours boating on the river and at Summersville Lake, WV.
Also surviving are his uncles Jeff Allen and his wife Tracy, Scott Allen and his wife Denise, Doug Arner and his wife Jeannemarie Cox, Greg Arner and his wife Kellie and George Arner and his wife Wendy. In addition several cousins also survive, Collin, Jake, Grace and Olivia Arner and Emily Rose Allen and Matt, Hannah, Rebecca, Tara, Travis and Brandon.
Rev. Father Rodger Hughes was the celebrant for a moss of Christian Burial held on Monday, October 13, 2003 at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Arner Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society of America WV Chapter, 2 Gateway Center 13 N. Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

Mrs. Helen Shiveley Obituary

Mrs. Helen Shiveley
Died Feb. 12, 2004

EAST LIVERPOOL – Mrs. Helen Shiveley, 91, formerly of Ravine Street, died at 3:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at the Nentwick Convalescent Center following a lengthy illness.
Born in Newell May 6, 1912, a daughter of the late Joseph W. and Emma Koenig Anderson, she was a member of the former Calvary Unite Methodist Church.
A lifelong resident of the area, she retired from the Homer Laughlin China Co. in 1974.
A member of the East Liverpool Area Seniors, she also was an honorary member of the Glass, Plastics & Potters Allied Workers.
Her husband, Lawrence M. Shiveley, whom she married Dec. 5, 1934, died Sept. 8, 1985. Two sisters, Dorothy Prosser and Edna Jones, also preceded her in death.
A daughter, Mrs. Charles “Chink” (Judy) Sell of East Liverpool, survives her along with two granddaughters, Mrs. Jon (Lisa) Hays of East Liverpool and Patricia Sell of New Castle, Colo.
A great-granddaughter, Emily Ann Hays of East Liverpool, also survives.
Friends may call Friday at the Dawson Funeral Home, where the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Evangelist Will Montgomery will conduct services at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 453, East Liverpool, OH 43920
View this obituary and send condolences online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com

Elsie Williams Obituary

Elsie Williams
Died Feb. 8, 2004

WELLSVILLE – Our loving mother, Gram and G.G. went to be with the Lord at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, following a lengthy illness.
Elsie’s orneriness and sense of humor will be greatly missed by all who loved her.
Elsie was born in Salsberry, Ohio, July 29, 1915. She was the youngest daughter of the late Oliver J. and Minnie (Rose) Dennis.
She was employed by the Wellsville Schools, working in the cafeteria and was a member of several card clubs. She also was a member of the First Christian Church of Wellsville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Morgan Williams; a daughter, Helen “Ann” Taylor; son-in-law,, L.G. Koontz; two brothers, Harold Dennis and Wilbur Dennis; and sis sisters, Erma Swearingen, Ada Potts, Helen Leather berry, Buelah Goddard and Mildred Dennis.
She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Rick (Kathy) Palmer of East Liverpool; a son-in-law, Arthur Taylor of New Philadelphia, Ohio; seen grandchildren, Mrs. David (Denise) Richards of Fort Wayne, Ind., Michael Taylor and wife Lorraine of Indianapolis, Ind., Mrs. Robert (Amy) Bray of Pataskala, Ohio, Mrs. Rob (Michele) Higgenbothem of Sherrodsville, Ohio, Mrs. Greg (Monica) Conkle of Wellsville, Mrs. Mark (Courtney) Richardson of Pickerington, Ohio, and Miss Amy Palmer of Allentown, Pa.; and seven great-grandchildren, Jeffrey Bray, Kirsten Smith, Morgan, Jens, Brennen and Reese Richards and Joshua Taylor.
Pastor Mary Lou Hall of the House of Prayer will conduct the services at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Roberts Funeral Home. Burial in Highlandtown Cemetery.
Family will receive friends and family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Eva M. Bryer Obituary

Eva M. Bryer
Died Oct. 6, 2003

EAST LIVERPOOL – Eva M. Bryer, 93, formerly of Lisbon Street, died at 9:38 a.m. Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, from the infirmities of age at the East Liverpool Convalescent Home, where she was a resident.
Born in Salineville, Aug. 20, 1910, daughter of the late Frank and Mary Saxton Bryer, she was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church and its 30+30 Club and Altar and Rosary Society.
A lifelong resident of the area, she was one of the original incorporators of the former Acme Craftware, Inc. of Wellsville. The company was located at the site of the present bottle Kiln in Wellsville at Third and Lisbon Street.
A brother Richard J. Bryer and his wife Geraldine of East Liverpool survive.
There are several nieces and nephews.
A brother, John Bryer, and four sisters, Maude Hassall, Mary Leonard, Alice Stark and Dorothy Simpson preceded her in death.
Friends may call Wednesday at the Dawson Funeral Home, where the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m..
Father Bernard N. Gaeta will conduct services at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.
Immediately following the services family and friends will gather at the Dawson Family Center.
View this obituary and send condolences online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com.

Ronald Britter Obituary

Ronald Britter
Died April 19, 2004

EAST LIVERPOOL – The Rev. Dr. Ronald G. Britter, 62, of Erie Street, died suddenly at his home on Monday, April 19, 2004.
He was born in Toledo, Ohio, on Sept. 4, 1941, a son of Dorothy Davis Britter of Toledo and the late Joseph Britter.
Services will be Monday, April 26, at 1:30 p.m. at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes.
The Wellsville Chapel of the Martin MacLean Atlmeyer Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.

George A. Griffin Obituary

George A. Griffin
Died Nov. 19, 2003

EAST LIVERPOOL – George A. Griffin, 78, of Woodbine Avenue, died at 2:48 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at East Liverpool City Hospital following a lengthy illness.
Born in Lawrenceville Feb. 23, 1925, son of the late Frank E. and Lillian Knott Griffin, he was a lifelong resident.
Retiring in 1990 from New Castle Refractories after 44 years of service, he was a member of the International Brotherhood of Potters and Allied Workers.
His wife, Marie L. Aikens Griffin, whom he married April 15, 1949, survives at home.
Two daughters, Mrs. Paul (Janet) Dorow of Charlotte, N.C. , and Mrs. Michael (Teresa) Beadnell of East Liverpool, survive along with two sons, Edward L Griffin and his wife, Esther, of Tucson, Ariz., and Richard A. Griffin and his wife, Sandra, of East Liverpool.
A daughter-in-law, Nancy Griffin of New Waterford, also survives along with 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
A son, Daniel Griffin, died July 18, 2000. A grandson, Jonathan Griffin; a sister, Kay Delsignor; and three brothers, Rev. Vernon Griffin, Gilbert Griffin and Gordon Griffin, also preceded him in death.
Rev. Basil Adkins of the Church of God House of Prayer will conduct services at 6 tonight at the Dawson Funeral Home Chapel, where friends may call two hours before the service.
Immediately following the service, family and friends will gather at the Dawson Family Center for fellowship.
View this obituary and send condolences online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com.

Frances Mildred Allmon Obituary

Frances Mildred Allmon
Died Dec. 16, 2003

EAST LIVERPOOL – Frances Mildred Dailey McFarland Allmon, 85, Claibourne Street died at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003, at East Liverpool City Hospital following a lengthy illness.
Born in Pomeroy, Ohio, June 30, 1918, daughter of the late John And Della Timmons Cornell, she was Methodist by faith.
Nearly a lifelong resident of the area, she was employed at East Liverpool City Hospital, where she worked in housekeeping and as a cook until she retired in the mid-1970’s.
She was a past member of the American Legion and Moose Lodge 121.
Her first husband, Alfred Daily, preceded her in death as did her second husband, James Donald McFarland, and her third husband, George Allmon. A daughter, Phyllis Byers, and A son, Albert Daily, also preceded her in death along with two brothers, Kenneth Cornell and William “Buddy” Cornell; a sister, Margaret Icenhower; two grandsons, and a great-grandson.
Two daughters, Mrs. Stephen (Barbara) Love-Adkins of Columbus, Ohio, and Mrs. Daniel (Vickie) Monte of Wellsville, survive along with a son, Robert Dailey and his wife Angelita of Conroe, Texas.
A brother, John Cornell and his wife Helen of Lisbon, and two sisters, Letha Lee of East Liverpool and Dorothy Harwick of Salem, also survive.
There are 18 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren and 11 great- grandchildren.
Friends may call Thursday at the Dawson Funeral Home, where the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
The Rev. Dave Maly of he First United Methodist Church will conduct services at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Calcutta United Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Immediately following burial, family and friends will gather at the Dawson Family Center for fellowship.
View this obituary and send condolences online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com..