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Obituaries

Adeline Milburn

Adeline Grace (Merriman) Milburn 99 of Kensington passed away at her home on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Grace was born May 30, 1920, Hanoverton, Ohio, to Earl and Verna (Phillips) Merriman and was the wife of the late Burrell Milburn also of Kensington, Ohio. She was a member of the ...

George Bergman

SALEM — George E. Bergman, 91, passed away on Friday, April 3, 2020, of natural causes. Born June 26, 1928 in Blairsville, Pa., the son of the late George G. and Elda (Leonard) Bergman. A 1946 graduate of Salem High School, he worked at Mullins and Deming Crane Pump Co., and later retired ...

Tella Yoder

EAST PALESTINE — Tella J. Yoder, 79, a longtime resident of East Palestine, passed away April 1, 2020 at St. Elizabeth’s Health Center following a brief illness. Born May 13, 1940 in East Liverpool, she was the daughter of the late Denver and Mary Penny Southall. A homemaker, she ...

James ‘Jim’ Elliott

WELLSVILLE — James D. “Jim” Elliott, 87, of Wellsville, passed away Friday, April 3, 2020, at Calcutta Health Care Center. Born March 25, 1933, in Knoxville, Ohio, he was the son of the late Donald “Bill” and Bernice (Felton) Elliott. He also was preceded in death by a son, James ...

Marjorie Ash

EAST LIVERPOOL — Marjorie L. Ash, 76, of East Liverpool, passed away suddenly Wednesday morning, April 1, 2020 at Heritage Valley Beaver. Born in East Liverpool, she was the daughter of the late Chester M. and Lillian Lynne Price Brown. A 1961 graduate of East Liverpool High School, ...

Wayne Sheely

BOARDMAN — Wayne Sheely, 85, of New Springfield, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020. Born on Nov. 29, 1934, in New Springfield, he was the son of Paul and Nona (Callahan) Sheely. A Springfield High School graduate, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and had worked at General ...

Eric McCleery

SALEM — Eric Richard McCleery, 67, of Salem, died at 10:28 a.m. Thursday, March 2, 2020 in the emergency room of Salem Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons. 4/4/20

Jesse ‘Pepper’ Chidester, Sr.

Lisbon — Jesse “Pepper” Chidester, Sr., 76, passed away peacefully at 10:59pm, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at the Salem Regional Medical Center following a recent illness. Mr. Chidester was born April 22, 1943 in Elkton, a son of the late Jesse and Helen (Nannah) Chidester, and was a life ...

Lois Kale

EAST PALESTINE — Lois E. Kale, age 93, of East Palestine, died on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at Windsor House at Parkside Health Care Center, Columbiana. She was born on November 1, 1926 in Enon Valley, PA, daughter of the late Joseph and Florence Link Knepp. Lois had worked in Payroll at K ...

Mary Rogers

EAST PALESTINE — Mary L. Rogers, 80, a lifelong resident of Columbiana County, passed away unexpectedly April 1, 2020 at her home. Born June 15, 1939 in East Liverpool, she was the daughter of the late Denver and Mary Penny Southall. She was employed as an in-home caregiver for Threshold ...