Obituaries

Shirley Handwork

Shirley Mae (Leibhart) Handwork, 85, of Circleville, (formerly of Salem) died at 3:33 a.m. on Thursday, April 11, at Storypoint of Grove City. She was born on April 16, 1933 in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of the late Michael G. and Arline (Davis) Leibhart. She was a homemaker and a member of ...

Mary Lagore

SALEM – Mary S. Lagore, 71, died at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements pending at Stark Memorial Funeral Home. 4/16/19

Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ Matthews

Salem — Jacqueline K. “Jackie” Matthews, 67, of Southeast Blvd., passed away at 10:35pm, Friday, April 12, 2019 at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown. Mrs. Matthews was born March 9, 1952 in Salem, a daughter of the late Clifford and Freda (Stanley) Parrish, and had lived ...

Nancy Yorlano

SALEM — Nancy E. Yorlano, 63, died April 13, 2019 following a battle with leukemia. Born March 16, 1956, she was the daughter of Alice Brain and the late Floyd Brain, Jr. She spent many years in retail management, including a long stint at the Murphy Mart/Ames stores in Salem and ...

Lee Barnes

SALEM — Lee Randall Barnes 80, of Salem, died at 9:05 p.m. Friday at his home following a one-year illness. Born March 15, 1939 in Salem, he was the son of the late Albert and Lena (Kegg) Barnes. A lifetime area resident. he was a self-employed carpenter. Survivors include his wife, the ...

Francis Smouse

AURORA — Francis James Smouse, 95, of South Chillicothe Road, died at 7:45 a.m. Friday, April 12, 2019 at the Ahuja Medical Center following a stroke. Born Dec, 24, 1923, in Smiths Ferry, Pa., he was the son of the late Harry and Reba Smith Smouse. He was a World War II veteran of the ...

Lee Barnes

SALEM — Lee R. Barnes, 80, of Salem, died 9:05 p.m. Friday at his home. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 4/14/19

Margaret Reynolds

East Palestine — Margaret L. Reynolds, 92, a lifelong resident of East Palestine, passed away April 11, 2019 at the Hospice House in Poland. Margaret was born September 28, 1926 in New Waterford, Ohio, the daughter of the late Willis and Helen Bevington Gotthardt. She was a 1945 graduate ...

Doris Maxine ‘Mackie’ Bones

NEW SPRINGFIELD — Doris Maxine “Mackie” Bones, a longtime resident of New Springfield, Ohio passed away on Monday, April 8, 2019. Born Jan. 11, 1932 in Jackson, Mich., she was the daughter of the late William and Jennie Brininstool. A homemaker, she retired from the K-Mart Corp. in ...

Margaret Wiles

TORONTO — Margaret L. Wiles, 96 formerly of Toronto, died Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Eagle Point in Orwell. Born in Salineville on Sept. 23, 1922, she was the daughter of the late George N. Thomas and Irena Garren. Survivors include a daughter, Carol Shultz of Rome, Ohio; a brother, ...