Obituaries

Michael Loy Sr.

EAST LIVERPOOL — Michael W. “Mike” Loy Sr., 70, of St. Clair Avenue died 7 a.m. Saturday at his home following a brief illness. He was born May 31, 1948 in Chester, W.Va., the son of the late Clifford and Elizabeth Loy. He once worked at the Kaiser Refractories, Columbiana, and ...

Gabriel Salamanca

SALEM – Gabriel Salamanca, 73, died Aug. 26 at Salem Regional Medical Center. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Christian Church. Calling hours will be 12:30-2 p.m. at the church. Arrangements were handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 9/5/18

Larry Armagost

MOUNTAIN HOUSE, Calif. — Larry Shultz Armagost, 33, of Mountain House, Calif., formerly of Columbiana, died Monday at his home. Arrangements are pending with the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana. 9/5/18

Geraldine ‘Jerri’ Drexler

Columbiana — Geraldine (Jerri) Rose Drexler, 90, formerly of Leetonia, died on Friday, August 17, 2018, at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born at her home in Leetonia on February 28, 1928, the daughter of the late Anthony and Magadlene Morbito Mercure Jerri was a member of St. ...

Joyce Carman

Carrollton — Joyce Ann Carman of Carrollton passed away peacefully on Labor Day, September 3, 2018 at the age of 77. Joyce was born September 1, 1941 in West Virginia to the late Gilbert and Opal Grall McCulley. Raised in Gavers, Ohio, Joyce graduated from David Anderson High School in ...

John ‘Bub’ Brown

Salineville — John L. “Bub” Brown, 27, of Salineville,, passed away Wednesday August 29, 2018 at UPMC after suffering from cardiac arrest on August 12, 2018. Bub was born November 18, 1990 in Salem, Ohio, the son of the late Amy Lynn Brown and Randy Witherow. John was a 2009 graduate ...

Michael Loy, Sr.

EAST LIVERPOOL — Michael W. “Mike” Loy, Sr., 70, of St. Clair Avenue, died at 7 a.m. Saturday at his home following a brief illness. Arrangements are pending at the Dawson Funeral Home. 9/4/18

John ‘Bub’ Brown

Salineville — John L. “Bub” Brown, 27, of Salineville passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at UPMC after suffering from cardiac arrest on August 12, 2018. Bub was born November 18, 1990 in Salem, Ohio, the son of the late Amy Lynn Brown and stepfather Randy Witherow. John was a ...

Edward Hazelwood

EAST PALESTINE — Edward J. Hazelwood, 86, of East Palestine, died at 9:20 a.m. Friday at the home of his granddaughter. Born Feb. 14, 1932 in Darlington Township, Pa., he was the son of the late Joseph Edward and Novela (Widner) Hazelwood Sr., and had formerly resided in Salem, Butler ...

Lulu ‘Pug’ Rigdon

EAST LIVERPOOL — Lula “Pug” Rigdon, 92, of Ray Street, died Sunday at her home following a brief illness. Arrangements are pending at the Dawson Funeral Home. 9/3/18