Obituaries

Dorothy Bowers

EAST LIVERPOOL — Dorothy Louise Bowers, 67, of Birch Road, died at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday at her home following a brief illness. Born July 8, 1950 in St. Mary’s, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Edward and Dorothy Colvin Malone, and spent most of her lifetime in this area. A ...

Donald Abrams

SALEM — Donald L. Abrams, 85, of Salem, died at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at the Crandall Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services. 6/22/18

Louise Thompson

WELLSVILLE — Louise Thompson, 92, of Boardman, formerly of Wellsville, died Wednesday. Born May 24, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Edward and Willie Randall (Smith) of Youngstown, and lived in Wellsville most of her lift. A homemaker, she was a member of the First Baptist ...

Donald Abrams

SALEM — Donald L. Abrams, 85, of Salem, died at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at the Crandall Medical Center at Copeland Oaks. Born April 2, 1933 in Salem, he was the son of the late Harry and Helen (Herron) Abrams. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, he worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a mail ...

Ronald Householder

East Palestine, OH — Ronald D. Householder, 62, of N. Pleasant Dr., passed away Thursday morning, June 21, 2018 at Hospice House, Poland surrounded by his family. Ron was born February 8, 1956 in New Brighton, PA, a son of the late Lawrence and Hazel May Householder. Ron worked for the ...

Esther Ayers

SAN DIEGO — Esther May (Royer) Ayers, passed away June 19, 2018 in San Diego, CA. Born May 18, 1938 on the family’s farm in Columbiana, Ohio, Esther May Royer was one of eight siblings raised as an Old Order Mennonite for the first 16 years of her life. She attended Columbiana Public ...

Charles Swain

EAST PALESTINE — Charles R. Swain, 88, died Sunday at St. Elizabeth’s Health Center in Boardman. He was born Nov. 11, 1930 in Baden, but was a lifelong resident of this area. He worked in various local steel mills prior to retirement. He is survived by his wife, Susan Swain. All ...

William ‘Bones’ Roberts

Salineville — William “Bones” Roberts, 77, of Maple Hill died Wednesday morning, June 20, 2018, at Trinity West in Steubenville, OH. He was born December 17, 1940 in Summitville, OH, a son of the late Theodore and Margaret Wernli Roberts. Bones lived all his life in the Salineville ...

Dennis Roberts

LISBON — Dennis Ryan Roberts, 37, of Lisbon, died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 19, 2018. He was born February 3, 1981, in Salem, a son of Dennis “Doc” and Tammy Roberts of Lisbon. Ryan, as he was better known, loved all things mechanical, big, loud and outdoors. He could fix anything ...

Margaret Reed

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Margaret P. Reed, 82, of New Middletown, died Tuesday afternoon, June 19, 2018 at Masternick memorial in New Middletown. She was born August 10, 1935 in East Liverpool, OH, daughter of Earl Delo and Thelma Elizabeth (Dailey) Barrett and had been a lifelong area ...