Obituaries

Richard Chamberlain

EAST LIVERPOOL — Richard Alan “Dick” Chamberlain, 85, died Saturday at Altercare of Alliance following a lengthy illness. Born in Dixonville on Sept. 9, 1932, he was the son of the late Leroy and Alice Chamberlain, and was a longtime East Liverpool resident For many years, he owned ...

Ann Kauffman

EAST LIVERPOOL — Ann Marie Kauffman, 92, died saturday at East Liverpool City Hospital after a lengthy illness. The daughter of the late Guy and Maria (Sapienzo) Gulutz, she was born in California, Pa. on Feb. 16, 1925 and lived most of her life in this area. She was a member of Holy ...

Ruth Wright

SALEM — Ruth Wright, 70, of Salem, died at 4:45 p.m. Sunday at the Hospice House in Poland. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 12/11/17

Ida Decker

Ida T. Tafini Decker, 91, of Erie, died on Monday, December 4, 2017, at LECOM at Presque Isle. She was born on April 19, 1926, in Power Point, OH, daughter of the late Roger and Emma Lupetti Tafini. She graduated from Lisbon High School, Lisbon, Ohio in 1945 and worked as a waitress for ...

Elizabeth Papuzek

HAMLIN, W.Va. — Elizabeth “Liz” Adkins Papuzek, 95, of Hamlin, W.vA., formerly of East Liverpool, died Friday at her home. She was born Oct. 5, 1922 in Lincoln County, W.Va., the daughter of the late Squire and Catherine Plumley Adkins. She was a member of the 1st Assembly of God ...

James Bell

EAST PALESTINE — James Bell, 90, died Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman. He was born May 16, 1927 in East Palestine, the son of the late James and Violet Swanson-Bell. He was a club pro at Copeland Hills Golf Course in Columbiana. Survivors include wife Dixie; sons, ...

Helen Risbeck

WELLSVILLE — Helen M. Risbeck, 86, formerly of Wellsville, died Thursday at Carol County Health Care following a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 13, 1931 in Wellsville, the daughter of the late James and Anna Alice (Wilkinson) Martin. She worked as a floor person for the former Mullens ...

Joanne MacLean

Joanne F. MacLean, 87, of Wellsville, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Calcutta Health Care following a lengthy illness. She was born in Calcutta, Ohio on October 11, 1930 a daughter of the late Stanford and Ruth (Dotson) Fitzsimmons. Joanne was a 1948 graduate of East Liverpool ...

Elsie Yokley

SALEM — Elsie M. Yokley, 85, passed away Wednesday evening, December 6, 2017 at Salem Regional Medical Center. Elsie was born on February 9, 1932, in Salem, a daughter of Martin and Ruth V. (Williams) Lutsch. She moved with her family to Columbiana in 1935. She attended Capital University ...

Kenneth Phillips

SEBRING — Kenneth B. Phillips, 94, of Sebring, formerly of Damascus, died Wednesday at Copeland Oaks. He was born Feb. 12, 1923, the son of the late Bert and Alice (Ball) Phillips. He served in the U.S. Army. He worked at Moffett’s Men’s Wear. He was a member of the Damascus ...