Obituaries

Charles ‘Chuck’ McNeal, Jr.

Columbiana — Charles “Chuck” McNeal, Jr., 72, of Columbiana, died, Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at his home. He was born, December 29, 1945, in Youngstown, a son of the late Charles W. and Ellen Jean Morrow McNeal, Sr. Chuck served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war. He was a combat ...

Karen Lamoncha

COLUMBIANA — Private services were held for Karen Lamoncha, 64, passed away Thursday August 9, 2018 at her home in Columbiana. Karen was born on August 25, 1953 in Salem, OH, a daughter of Russell and Margaret Lamoncha. She went to grade school in Columbiana, and graduated from Youngstown ...

Wanda Patterson

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Wanda Mae Henry Patterson, 95, formerly of East Liverpool, died Thursday in Vancouver, Wash. She was born Aug. 31, 1922, in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., the daughter of the late Emmette Reed Cox and Mae Cox. She owned her own baby sitting service in Fairhope, Ala., and she was ...

Mary Cunningham

STRATTON — Mary K. Mihalik Cunningham, 88, of Stratton died Thursday at the Steubenville Country Club Manor. She was born May 24, 1930 in Stratton, the daughter of the late William and Katherine Mihalik She was a homemaker and had worked at the Acme Craftware Pottery of Wellsville. She ...

Leota Clarkson

LEETONIA — Leota “Lee” Clarkson, 65, of Miller Road died July 9 at St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown. She was born Jan. 27, 1953 in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Richard and Florabelle Cornfield Mohr. She was a homemaker and member of East Liverpool Church of God. She ...

Leona Moore-Huffman

CARRBORO, N.C. — Leona M. Moore-Huffman, 93, of Carrboro, formerly of Salem, died 8:32 a.m. Saturday at the Chatham Ridge Assisted Living in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home, Salem. 8/12/18

Diana Plecker

WARREN — Diana Plecker, 65, passed away Monday August 6, 2018 at Northside Hospital in Youngstown, OH. Diana was born on September 25, 1952, a daughter of the late Waldo and Cornelia “Connie” Plecker. She was a 1970 graduate of Lakeview High School and continued her education with ...

Hank Siefke

ALLIANCE — Hank Siefke, age 85, of Alliance, died August 4, 2018 following a brief illness. Hank was born May 9, 1933, in Lisbon, Ohio, to Henry H. and Johanna B. (Muhle) Siefke. A 1951 graduate of Lisbon Anderson High School, Hank married his high school sweetheart, Joyce Irene Flugan, on ...

Marvin Cunningham

WELLSVILLE — Marvin Evan Cunningham, 82, of Campground Road died at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Calcutta Health Care Center following a lengthy illness. He was born Aug. 2, 1936 in Chester, the son of the late Theodore Roosevelt and Margaret “Hettie” Cunningham. He had been employed as ...

Donald Dowd

ALLIANCE — Donald “Red” J. Dowd, 71, of Alliance passed away on August 8, 2018 at his home. Donald was born in Salem on April 23, 1947 to the late Joe and Alberta Jane (Hinten) Dowd. Donald worked for Bliss in Salem as a welder and maintenance. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan, ...