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Obituaries

Elizabeth Pickering

EAST LIVERPOOL — Elizabeth A. “Libby” Pickering, 89, of East Liverpool, passed away Thursday morning, April 16, 2020 at the East Liverpool City Hospital. Born in East Liverpool, Feb. 25, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Helen L. Peck McMillan and lived in East Liverpool ...

Dwight Jacobs

NORTH LIMA — Dwight Robert Jacobs, 99, died on Monday, April 6, 2020, in hospice care after a brief illness. Born March 7, 1921 in Somerset, Pa., he was the son of Paul and Trella (Risch) Jacobs. He was a 1939 graduate of Johnstown High School in 1939. During World War II, he served in ...

Barbara Knopp

GREENFORD — Barbara J. Knopp, 91, died Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Briarfield Manor in Austintown. Born Nov. 27, 1928 in Goshen Township, she was the daughter of the late John Franklin and Rilda E. (Leyman) Fowler. A lifetime area resident and 1946 graduate of Goshen High School, she ...

Janis Yereb

COLUMBIANA — Janis A. Yereb, 79, died Feb. 18, 2020 at Mercy Health-St. Elizabeth Hospital, Boardman. Her memorial service has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, June 13, 2020, at the Stark Memorial. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Burchfield Homestead ...

Irene Ross

East Palestine, OH — Irene C. Ross, 94, a lifelong resident of East Palestine, passed away April 13, 2020 at the Hospice House in Poland following a brief battle with Covid-19. She was born April 3, 1926 in East Palestine, daughter of the late James, Jr. and Celia Gillis Rafferty. Irene ...

Jerry Toot

Lisbon — Jerry Lee Toot, 73, died tragically at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh with his family at his side following an accident at his home. Born February 7, 1947 in Salem, he was the son of the late Ralph W. and Merry C. (Patterson) Toot. Together with Gene McGaffic, he operated J ...

Robert Linn

WASHINGTONVILLE — Robert M. Linn, 70, of Washingtonville, died on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at his home following a long illness. He was born on May 25, 1949 in Salem, Ohio, son of the late Mearle and Mary Edith Stirling Linn and had lived in the area all of his life. Mr. Linn had been ...

David McKee

LISBON — David Wayne McKee, 62, of Lisbon, passed away, Sunday, April 12, 2020, at his home following a brief illness. Born, April 5, 1958, in Salem, he was a son of Theresa Hoppa McKee of Salineville and the late Richard McKee. He was a graduate of Southern Local High School. He is ...

Kenneth Everhart

BARBERTON — Kenneth H. Everhart, 77, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 in Barberton. He was born April 14, 1942, son of the late Gilbert and Anna Ruth (Vincent) Everhart. Private arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Salem. 4/14/20

Josephine Beatty

WELLSVILLE — Josephine Eleanor Beatty, 91, of Wellsville, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020, at her home. She was born May 1, 1928, in Wellsville, the daughter of the late Armine and Florence (McLean) Miller. In addition to her parents, Jo was preceded in death on June 4, 2007, by her ...