Obituaries

Donald Behner

SALEM — Donald Behner, age 94 went home with the Lord on February 16, 2019 at Brookdale of Salem. He was born August 13, 1924. Donald was retired from the United States Department of Agriculture. He is survived by the love of his life, Edna (Thompson) Behner whom he married December 1, ...

Hazel Todd

EAST PALESTINE — Hazel L. Todd, 92, of East Palestine, died Thursday at the Hospice House in Poland. Arrangements are pending with Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine. 2/23/19

Frank Thompson, Jr.

WELLSVILLE — Frank David Thompson Jr., 81, of Wellsville, died Wednesday following a recent illness. Born May 3, 1937 in Wellsville, he was the son of the late Mary Edda (Layne) and Frank Thompson, Sr. He worked at the former Crucible Steel Mill, retiring in 1982. He was preceded in ...

Michael ‘Mickey’ Koenig, Sr.

EAST LIVERPOOL — Michael A. “Mickey” Koenig, Sr. 79, of East Liverpool passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 at East Liverpool City Hospital. He was born in Youngstown, Ohio on Dec. 30, 1939 a son of the late William and Grace Strouss Koenig, Sr. He worked as an assembler at GE Lamp Plant ...

Harold Rieth

HANOVERTON — Harold Rieth 67, of Hanoverton, died Wednesday at his home. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen and Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 2/22/19

Jeffery Ita

SALEM — Jeffery Ita 61, of Salem, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen and Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 2/22/19

Donald Reese

CHESTER, W.Va. — Donald L. Reese, 75, a lifetime resident of Chester, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, in the emergency department at East Liverpool City Hospital following a brief illness. Born, April 16, 1943, in Chester, he was the son of the late Earl and Sara Wycoff Reese. He retired ...

Magda Bujdoso

NEWARK, Ohio — Magda C. Bujdoso, 82, formerly of Lisbon, Ohio passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, February 19, 2019 at Sharon Brooke, Assisted Living Residence in Newark, Ohio. Magda Bujdoso, born Magda Clara Mikloshi in NyÌregyh’za, Hungary on April 28, 1936, a daughter of Jozsef ...

Mary Earl

EAST LIVERPOOL — Mary B. Compa Earl, of East Liverpool, passed on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at the Salem Regional Medical Center following a lengthy battle with deteriorating mental health and a sudden decline of physical health. She was 70. Born in Beaver, Pennsylvania, September 14, ...

Ferrall ‘Fats’ Martin

EAST LIVERPOOL — Ferrall V. “Fats” Martin, 95, of Bradshaw Avenue, died at 10:33 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, ,at the East Liverpool City Hospital following a lengthy battle with anaplastic oligodendroglioma, an inoperable brain tumor. Born Nov. 29, 1923 at New Manchester, W.Va., or ...