Obituaries

Donna Rhodes

YORK, S.C. — Donna Rhodes, 78, of York, died at 6:11 a.m. Monday at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home in Salem. 11/21/17

Judith Byard

SALEM — Judith Ann Byard, 73, of Salem, died at 12:35 a.m. Monday at Essex of Salem II. Arrangements are pending at the Weber Funeral Home, Lisbon. 11/21/17

Virginia Semon

East Palestine — Virginia L. Semon, 82, a lifelong resident of East Palestine, passed away Saturday November 18, 2017 at the Salem Regional Medical Center, following a lengthy illness. Virginia was born December 8, 1934 in New Waterford, daughter of the late Lloyd C. and Margaret Lipp ...

Shirley Kreps

LISBON — Shirley A. Kreps. 82, of St. Jacob-Logtown Road, died at 11 a.m. Saturday at her daughter’s home following a lengthy illness. Born April 17, 1935 in Kensington, she was the daughter of the late Alvin and Vivian (Lashley) Amelung, and had lived in this area all of her life. A ...

Nancy Conci

WELLSVILLE — Nancy L. Conci, 74, of Wellsville, died Saturday at her home. Born in Irondale on Jan. 23, 1943, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Doris (Binegar) Williams and was a lifetime area resident. A homemaker, she was a member of the Yellow Creek Presbyterian Church. ...

Francis Timmins

DARLINGTON, Pa. — Francis Arlene Timmins, 81, of Darlington, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending with Van Dyke-Swaney-Rettig Funeral Home, East Palestine. 11/20/17

Jeanette Lord

CALCUTTA — Jeanette C. Martin Lord, 91, of Calcutta died Friday afternoon at Allay Senior Care Center in Lisbon. She was born Aug. 8, 1926 in Evansville, Ind., the daughter of the late Frank and Sabina Seibert Martin. She was a teacher at the former St. Aloysius School. She was a ...

Cheryl Custer

SALEM — Cheryl Lynn (Wymer) Custer, 63, of Salem died 4:20 a.m. Friday at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born on July 13, 1954 in Youngstown, the daughter of Judith Ann Wymer-Wilson. She was Catholic by faith. She was formerly employed as an assistant manger of the Salem ...

Ronald Welther Sr.

CAMPBELL — Ronald S. Welther, Sr. passed away Sunday morning at the Hospice House in Poland. Ronald was born in Salem on December 11, 1970, a son of Glenn and Ruth Agee Welther. He graduated from East Palestine High School and became a skilled wood worker. He was born and raised in East ...

Samuel Coles Jr.

WELLSVILLE — Samuel Coles Jr., 93, of Wellsville died Fridayat his home following a lengthy illness. He was born Dec. 11, 1924 in South Pittsburgh, Tenn., the son of the late Samuel Coles Sr. and Helen (Hill) Coles. He served with the Tuskegee Airman in the U.S. Army during World War ...