Obituaries

Charles Potyonek

EAST PALESTINE — Charles Potyonek, 94, of East Palestine, died Saturday at the Caprice Health Care Center in North Lima. Arrangements pending with the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine. 2/17/19

Larry ‘Bubba’ Harris, Jr.

LISBON — Calling hours will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester, W.Va., for Larry W. “Bubba” Harris, Jr., 44, of Lisbon, who died Thursday. 2/17/19

Helen Arnold

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Helen Mae Arnold, 95, of New Middletown, formerly of Salem, died Friday at the Masternick Memorial Nursing Home. Born in Butler Township on April 5, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Bert and Pearl (Stouffer) Mercer. Helen worked as a waitress for over 50 years, 25 ...

Rena Taylor

SALEM — Rena G. Taylor, age 85, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Akron City Hospital. She was born February 17, 1933 in Minerva, Ohio, the daughter of the late Earl and Grace (Gardner) Wright. Rena had previously worked at Cronin China in Minerva. She was a member of the ...

Barbara ‘Bobbie’ Moore

EAST LIVERPOOL — Barbara L. “Bobbie” Moore, 86, of East Liverpool passed away Thursday, February 14, 2019 at her home following a brief illness. Bobbie was born in East Liverpool on January 9, 1933 a daughter of the late Gale and Viva DeBee Travis. She was raised in Wellsville and was a ...

Anthony Borroni

HALLENDALE BEACH, Fla. — Anthony (Tony) Joseph Borroni, 64, formerly of East Palestine, was called home Jan. 31 after losing his long valiant battle with esophageal cancer. When he was intitally diagnosed, Tony was not expected to share another Christmas with his family, instead he fought so ...

Lillian Weems

SALEM — Lillian Grace (Withrow) Weems 96, of Salem, died at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday at Blossom Nursing and Rehab Center. Born March 5, 1922 in Sallisaw, Okla., she was the daughter of the late Elmer Pierce and Alice Lillian (Martindale) Withrow. A homemaker, she was a member of the Salem ...

Darleen Boso

EAST LIVERPOOL — Darleen Robina Boso, 76, formerly of East Liverpool died Tuesday at her home in North Little Rock, Ark. Born in East Liverpool, she was a daughter of the late Frederick Boso and Margaret (Deets) Boso Colledge. She worked as an LPN in geriatric services for many years ...

Larry ‘Bubba’ Harris, Jr.

LISBON — Larry W. “Bubba” Harris, Jr., 44, of Lisbon, died Thursday at his home. A son of Connie Marshall Harris of Lisbon and the late Larry Harris Sr., he was born in Mississippi on Aug. 24, 1974. He worked at several area farms and race tracks as an equine chiropractor and horse ...

Kenneth Smith

SALEM — Kenneth L. Smith, 82, died at 8:05 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center. Arrangements are pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services. 2/16/19