Obituaries

Iona St. John

East Palestine, OH — Iona J. St. John, 89, of East Palestine, passed away 5:25 p.m. Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at her residence. Iona was born May 19, 1929 in Negley, OH a daughter of the late Samuel “Mack” and M. Esther (Dickey) Gorby and had been a life-long resident of the area. She ...

Sherry Weaver

Negley, Ohio — Sherry L. Weaver, 67, of Negley, passed away 10:58 a.m. Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Covington Community Campus of East Palestine where she had been a patient for the past three months. Sherry was born November 3, 1951 in Salem, a daughter of the late Elmer and Glenna ...

D. James Czech II

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — D. James “Jim” Czech II, 61, of Anchorage, a former area resident, died Sunday at his home after a sudden illness. Born in East Liverpool on Nov. 8, 1957, he was the son of D. James and Nancy Butcher Czech. He worked for GCI Communications in Alaska as a project ...

Julia Coalmer

SALEM — Julia Mary (McCarthy) Coalmer, 96, of Salem, died at 4:40 p.m. Thursday at the Courtyard on Lexington Avenue in Salem. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 2/8/19

Lisbon man bound over on burglary charge

LISBON — With police and the victims of two alleged recent crimes in the county Municipal Court courtroom of Judge Mark Frost on Thursday, Todd Allen Kirtley, 31, Rose Drive, Lisbon, agreed to waive his right to a preliminary hearing. Kirtley is in custody at the county jail and his bond ...

Owen Witmer

COLUMBIANA — Owen M. Witmer, 86, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, February 5, with his loving family around him. Mr. Witmer was born on February 1, 1933, in Columbiana, OH, a son of Enos L. and Hannah (Wenger) Witmer. Owen graduated from Greenford High school, where he was a part ...

Rouann Garling

Rouann Garling, 84 years, of Bryan, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance. Rouann was born December 17, 1934, in Lisbon, Ohio, the daughter of the late Clyde G. and Gertrude (Blair) Lewis. She was a graduate of David ...

Kelly Keeton-McGinn

Kelly Sue Keeton-McGinn, 53, of Copiague, NY, left us unexpectedly on February 1, 2019. She was born May 27, 1965 in Youngstown to Gerald J. Keeton and the late Thelma (Kelly) Keeton. She is survived by her devoted husband of 24 years Gerald McGinn and son Bailey McGinn at home: her father ...

Shirley Valadez

SALEM — Shirley Mae Valadez, 83, of Salem, died at 8:40 a.m. Monday at the Salem Regional Medical Center. Born Oct. 21, 1935, in Salem, she was the daughter of the late John Milton and Elsie (Metts) Wolford. She last worked at the former Lake Front Restaurant in Columbiana. She had ...

Docia Grimm

CARROLLTON — Docia R. Grimm, 47, of Carrollton, died Tuesday at Aultman Hospital. Born Sept. 1 1971 in Findlay, she was the daughter of Clifton Baxter of Findlay and the late Carole Dunbar. She was a science and social studies teacher for the Alliance City School District for 24 years ...