Obituaries

Gary Oaks

Gary Robert Oaks, age 61 of Carrollton, Ohio, passed away Friday, March 30, 2018 peacefully in his sleep. He was born February 24, 1957 in Latrobe, Pa. to William Robert and Shirley Jane Oaks. Gary was a store manager for J.C. Murphy, Ames and at Rite Aid for the past 19 years. He was an ...

Ellen Garrett

SALEM — Ellen Mary Garrett, 95, died 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Courtyard at Lexington. Born Dec. 28, 1922 in Silverhill, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Slaby) Catlos. She was employed as a junior supervisor operator for 26 years at the former Ohio Bell Telephone ...

Samuel Miller

EAST LIVERPOOL — Samuel A. Miller, 55, of East Liverpool, died Sunday. Born in East Liverpool on Nov. 6, 1962, he was the son of the late Cletith Miller and Edna (Bailey) Maxwell Miller. He worked for the Walkers Lumber Co., and the founding member of Talk East Liverpool Website. Two ...

Helen ‘June’ Birtalan

SALEM — Helen “June” Birtalan, 92, died at 11:00 a.m. Sunday at the Community Care Center in Alliance. Born Feb. 10, 1926 in Sebring, she was the daughter of the late Charles Dean and Beulah Irene (Davis) Wright. She worked as a registered nurse at Salem Community Hospital for 40 ...

John Adams

SALEM — John Adams, 74, died at 9:15 p.m., Friday at Akron General Hospital. Born Dec. 13, 1943 in Barbour County, W.Va., he was the son of the late John Vincent and Mary Elizabeth (Lake) Adams. He had worked at Thomas Steel in Warren as a machinist for 17 years, retiring May 31, 2013. A ...

Anthony Gingher

EAST PALESTINE — Anthony Gingher, 50, of East Palestine, died unexpectedly at 10:27 a.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Boardman. He was born Oct. 9, 1967 to Arthur Gingher and the late Patricia (McCready) Gingher. In addition to his father, survivors include his stepmother, ...

Helen Birtalan

SALEM — Helen J. Birtalan, 92, died at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Alliance Community Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 4/2/18

Randy Kimble

BOARDMAN — Randy Kimble, 62, passed away Tuesday afternoon, March 20, 2018 at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Boardman following an extended illness. Randy was born on May 30, 1955, in Youngstown, a son of Vernon A. Kimble and Ethel F. Siegel. A 1973 Springfield Local High School graduate, he ...

Mary Ice

EAST LIVERPOOL — Mary E. Ice, 71, of East Liverpool died Friday at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh. She was born Dec., 26, 1946 in Jacksonburg, W.V.a., the daughter of the late Leslie and Kathleen V. “Katie” Wilson Ice. She was a member of the St. Clair Avenue Church of Christ. ...

John Adams

SALEM — John Adams, 74, died 9:15 p.m. Friday at Akron General Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 4/1/18