Obituaries

Russell Eugene Huffman

SALEM — Russell Eugene Huffman, 96, of Salem, died at 3:10 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at his grandson’s home. Born Jan. 19, 1923 in Canfield, he was the son of the late Russell Wilbur and Ethel May (Stewart) Huffman, and lived in the Greenford area for 85 years. A U.S. Army veteran, serving ...

Jackie Starkey, Sr.

ORLANDO, Fla. — Jackie Paul “Jack” Starkey, Sr., 84, of Orlando, died Monday, June 10, 2019, at Cornerstone Hospice Care Center here. Born March 4, 1935, in Wellsville, he was the son of the late Charles E. and Vena V. (Ward) Starkey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death ...

Roger Barnhouse

Roger was born on August 7, 1937 in New Brighton, Pa. to Merle and Louise Barnhouse. He and his wife, Elizabeth, were married in 1963 in Providence, Mass. and together they had three children. They moved to Whatcom County from Pennsylvania in 1970. A proud Navy Vietnam veteran, Roger supported ...

Ruth Ann Stone

On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, Ruth Ann (Ludwig) Stone, age 78, passed away in Salem North. She was born in Westfield, Ohio on September 15, 1940 to Dewy and Flossie (Kay) Ludwig. Ruth Ann is survived by her sons, Joseph Stone of Hawaii, Phillip (Marina) Stone of Virginia; grandchildren, Jacob, ...

Sally Ann Seachrist

NEW WATERFORD — Sally Ann Seachrist, 80, a lifelong resident of New Waterford, passed away Monday June 17, 2019 at St. Elizabeth’s Health Center in Youngstown. Sally was born July 12, 1938 in Salem, Ohio, daughter of the late Robert and Doris Hahn Guy. She was a 1957 graduate of New ...

Lynn Dyll Peppel

LEETONIA — Lynn Dyll Peppel, 78 of Leetonia, died on Saturday morning, June 15, 2019 at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born on March 1, 1941 in Salem, Ohio, a daughter of the late Alfred Altomare and Margaret (Mansfield) Altomare and had lived in this area most of her life. She worked as a ...

Dorothy Yakubek

SALEM — Dorothy K. Yakubek, 84, died Friday, June 14, 2014 at the Summa Health System – Akron Campus. Born Aug. 18, 1934 in Campbell, she was the daughter of the late John Ivan Buric and Anna (Frketich) DuBois and her adoptive father, the late Cyril DuBois. She worked for the former ...

Jack Grimes

Jack E. Grimes, 71, passed away at home June 9, 2019 after a long-fought battle with cancer, surround by family. Born March 8, 1948 in Lawrenceville, W.Va., he was the son of Katherine (McGaffick) Grimes and the late John Grimes. Jack, a man of many trades, spend most of his life caring for ...

Cynthia Ayers

Leetonia – Cynthia E. Ayers, 65, of Leetonia, died at 4:36 a.m. Sunday, June 16, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown. Born Nov. 21, 1953 in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Clayton and Carol J. Bell Ayers and lived in this area all of her life. She had been employed ...

Gerald Kane

CORTLAND — Gerard F. Kane, affectionately known as Gerry or “Ger”, died Friday, June 14, 2019, at his home from complications due to Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD). Born July 15, 1949, in Warren, he was the son of the late Owen H. and Mary Rita Cassidy Kane, Sr. He served in the Army ...