Obituaries

Francis Ross

East Palestine, OH — Francis Ross, 96, formerly of East Palestine, passed away 6:55 a.m., Monday, December 10, 2018 at Windsor House of Canfield where he had resided. Francis was born February 15, 1922 in East Palestine, a son of the late Dominic and Theresa Ferraiuolo Ross and has been a ...

Ralph Harrold, Jr.

ROGERS — Ralph Edward Harrold, Jr., 88, died Sunday at the Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born June 12, 1930 in New Waterford, the son of the late Ralph E. and Ruth Hollenshead Harrold. A lifetime area resident, he retired as a heavy equipment operator for Ferris Coal Company after ...

Benjamin Roth

WHEELING, W.Va. — Benjamin Herman Roth, 31, formerly of Leetonia, died unexpectedly Wednesday at his home. Born May 13, 1987 in Salem, he was the son of Daniel Roth. He was a surveillance officer for Wheeling Island Casino and a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Leetonia. In ...

Thomas Marple II

SALEM — Thomas W. Marple III, 22, died Saturday at his home following an accident. Born July 14, 1996 in Salem, he was the son of Thomas W. and Amy E. (Hickman) Marple, Jr. In addition to his parents of Salem, survivors include a sister, Natalie Marple of Salem; and grandmothers Irene ...

Donna Grubbs

LEETONIA — Donna Grubbs, 89, died Dec. 10, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 12/11/18

Mafalda ‘Muffy’ Andrews

BOARDMAN — Mafalda “Muffy” Andrews, 91, died Saturday at the Shepherd of the Valley Nursing Facility in Boardman. She was born Jan. 3, 1927 in Steubenville, the daughter of the late Anthony and Linda (D’Andrea) Costantini. She was Catholic by faith. She was preceded in death by her ...

Thomas Marple III

SALEM — Thomas W. Marple III, 22, died Saturday evening at his home following an accident. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 12/10/18

Marlene Baker

SALEM — Marlene C. Baker, 81, died at 7:51 p.m. Friday at the Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born on Jan. 6, 1937 in Salem, the daughter of the late Wilbur H. and Mabel (Roof) Probert. She worked as a waitress for many years, with three years at the former Red Steer Restaurant ...

Mary Constantino

SALEM — Mary Constantino, age 63, died at 9:20 a.m. Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Circle of Care. She was born January 20, 1955 in Italy, the daughter of the late Francesco “Frank” and Josephine (Schepisi) Cernuto. Mary previously worked as a cook at Ponderosa Park, BB Rooners and ...

Mary Lou Hale

SALEM — Mary Lou Hale, 86, of Salem, died Sunday at Salem North Healthcare here. Born Sept. 17, 1932 in Canton, she was the daughter of the late Paul S. Fiscus Sr. and Bessie R. Rohn Fiscus. A lifetime area resident, she had worked as a cook at Freedies Lounge in Washingtonville. She ...