Obituaries

Ronald Mills

Lisbon — Ronald G. Mills, 80, of State Route 517, passed away at 3:21pm, Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Salem East Healthcare Center. Mr. Mills was born January 14, 1939 in Lisbon, a son of the late Emil Drove Mills and the late Wilma Marjorie (Morris) Mills and had lived in the Lisbon area all ...

James Ronald ‘Ron’ Gause

PORT CHARLOTTE, FLA. — James Ronald “Ron” Gause, 85, of Port Charlotte, Fla. died March 2 at the Port Charlotte Rehabilitation Center. Ron was born Dec. 3, 1933 in Canton to the late Charles and Gladys (Gruber) Gause. His employment included: 1954-1956, Hanover Township Police ...

Tim Bechtel

COLUMBIANA — Tim Bechtel, 55, of Columbiana, died Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Salem Regional Medical Center. Born Aug. 15, 1963 in Warren, he was the son of Catherine Vincovich Bechtel and the late Amos Bechtel Jr. He had worked as a sheet metal journeyman. In addition to his mother of ...

Edward Gauding

SALEM — Edward Gauding, 50, died at 11:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at the Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born March 7, 1968 in Salem, he was the son of the late Donald F. and Martha J. (Gromley) Gauding. Survivors include three sisters, Carolyn E. Hart, Diana L. Elkins ...

Earla Newlen

EAST LIVERPOOL — Earla D. Newlen, 78, of East Liverpool, died Thursday, March 7, 2019 at her home following a battle with cancer. Born in Irondale on May 20, 1940, she was the daughter of the late James and Thelma I. (Brammer) Hensley. A homemaker, she was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. ...

Beverly Fittante

NEW WATERFORD — Beverly A. Fittante, 77, a lifelong resident of New Waterford, died March 8, 2019 at the Parkside Health Care Center in Columbiana. Arrangements are pending with the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine. 3/9/19

Alvin Cake

SALEM — Alvin Stanley Cake 97, of Salem, died at his home Monday evening March 4, 2019. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons. 3/9/19

Edward Kossin

SALEM — Edward David Kossin 67, of Salem, died at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday at his home. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons. 3/9/19

Wilma Bingham

LEETONIA — Wilma Bingham, 103, formerly of Crestview Rd. in Leetonia, passed away Tuesday evening, March 5, 2019 at St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center. Mrs. Bingham was born July 28, 1915 in Beaver Falls, Pa., a daughter of the late Lawrence and Stella Barnes Stokes. She had been a packer ...

Frederick Welshhans

COLUMBIANA — Frederick E. Welshhans, 77, of Columbiana, died, Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Covington Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was born, April 21, 1941 in Steubenville, a son of the late Helen Heinz and Leroy Welshhans. He worked as a supervisor with Weirton Steel Co., ...