Obituaries

CAROL GAY

Carol Edith Gay, 78, of Piedmont died at 11:45 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2018 in Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV. She was born June 29, 1940 in Midland, Michigan to the late Leo Champine and Anna Razney. Carol was a 1958 graduate of Midland High School in Michigan and continued her ...

VIRGINIA LAFABER

Virginia Perkins LaFaber, 97, of Beallsville died Tuesday in Astoria Place of Barnesville. Visitation is Friday 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Harper Funeral Home, Beallsville where services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. Burial in Beallsville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to ...

ANDY YANIK SR.

Andrew “Andy” J. Yanik Sr., 88, of St. Clairsville, Ohio died Monday, December 3, 2018 at his home. He was born October 10, 1930 in St. Clairsville, Ohio a son of the late Frank and Madelyn Yanik. Andy was a retired machinist from Valley Machine, a farmer, a former teacher from the ...

DONALD GILL

Donald W. “Don” Gill, 91, of Bellaire, Ohio died Friday, November 30, 2018 at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Bellaire, Ohio. He was born October 9, 1927 in Canton, Ohio, a son of the late Joseph and Emma Dvorak Gill. Don was a retired coal miner with the former North American ...

BILLIE SUE ELLINGSON

Billie Sue (Shreve) Ellingson was born August 28, 1953, to William and Helen Shreve of Bellaire, Ohio. She passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at her home in the lovely sunroom she and Gary built two years ago. She graduated from Bellaire High School in ...

THEODORA WIENEKE

Theodora Wieneke, 94, of Adena, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018, in Liza’s Place. She was born on March 12, 1924 in Wilkinsburg, PA, a daughter of the late Howard and Leona (Clark) Cusick. She was Protestant by faith. She is survived by her son, Ronald (Shari Schumsky) ...

KENNETH ROBISON

Kenneth E. Robison, 74 of Woodsfield, Ohio, passed away Wednesday November 28, 2018. Calling Hours 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Bauer- Turner Funeral Home Woodsfield, OH. Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Sylvester Catholic Church Woodsfield, OH. www.bauerturner.com.

NORA MAE “BETTY” BONNELL

Nora Mae “Betty” Conaway Bonnell, 96, of St. Clairsville, Ohio entered into the peace and joy of our Lord Jesus Christ on December 2, 2018 at Park Health Center. She was born on September 2, 1922, in Bellaire, Ohio, the daughter of the late Delbert and Sarah Snyder and considered her dear ...

PATRICIA SEITA

Patricia Seita, 77, of St. Clairsville, OH died December 3, 2018 at Wheeling Hospital. She was born February 20, 1941, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Waslis) Seita. Patricia was a retired vice president of the Trust and Investment Services Group at SunTrust Bank and was a Catholic ...

JOAN AUBREY

Joan Marie Aubrey, 71, of Wintersville, formerly of Bridgeport, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018 in Sienna Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, on May 15, 1947, a daughter of the late Charles and Marie (Galagro) Kirschgessner. Joan was a member of St. ...

KAREN JOHNSON

Karen S. Johnson, 68, of Flushing, died Monday, December 3, 2018, in Wheeling Hospital, surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Barnesville, February 3, 1950, a daughter of the late Harold and Marjorie Anderson Johnson. Karen was a Christian by faith and loved music, movies and books, as ...

RHONDA STEWART

Rhonda B. Stewart, 76, of Belmont, OH, formerly of Bridgeport, OH, died Saturday, December 1, 2018 at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry, OH. She was born August 27, 1942 in Hundred, WV, a daughter of the late Allie and Cora Vanhorn McMasters. Rhonda was a retired employee of the ...

PAUL SHOPLAK

PAUL SHOPLAK We love you, Daddy. Paul Shoplak, 60, of Martins Ferry, Ohio, passed away Sunday, November 25, 2018, at home with family. He was born July 4, 1958, a son to the late John Shoplak and Betty Smith. Paul was a U.S. Army veteran, and attended the Russian Orthodox Church. ...

BETTY DITTMAN

Betty L. (Gosney) Dittman, 89. Visitation Monday, 5-8 p.m. at Heslop Funeral Home, Martins Ferry, OH.

STANLEY GODAWAY

Stanley A. Godaway, 76, of Magnolia, Texas, formerly of St. Clairsville, Ohio, died November 24, 2018 in Alexandria, Louisiana. He was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio on June 20, 1942, the son of the late Andy Godaway and Agnes Ballog Godaway. Stanley was a retired boiler operator for an ...

ROBERT TAYLOR

Robert J. (Jerry) Taylor, 70, Flushing, Ohio, died November 27, 2018, at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling. He was born in Martins Ferry, on July 13, 1948, a son of the late Robert and Joan M.Steele Taylor. He was former manager at BP, a Methodist by faith, and a member of the Flushing ...

BETTY DITTMAN

Betty L. (Gosney) Dittman, 89. Visitation Monday, 5 to 8 p.m. at Heslop Funeral Home, Martins Ferry, OH.

WILLIAM WEIGAND

William P. Weigand, 97, of St. Clairsville, OH died peacefully on Friday, November 30,2018 at Forest Hill Nursing Home surrounded by his family. He was born February 28, 1921 in Pittsburgh, PA the only son of the late Peter and Caroline Krane Weigand. In addition to his parents, he was ...

FRANCIS “BUTCH” MELLIN

Francis D. “Butch” Mellin, 81, of Beallsville, departed this life on November 26, 2019 in OVMC, Wheeling. He was born October 12, 1937 in Ravenna, Ohio, a son of the late Willard Mellin and Leora Roth Sedivy. Butch was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War and a retired construction ...

JOSEPH HOPKINS

Joseph David Hopkins, 55 of Georgetown Adena Road, Cadiz, Ohio, passed away and was received into heaven Thursday November 29, 2018 at home. He was born April 30, 1963, the son of the late Donald and Georgia McQue Hopkins. He was a truck driver and an artist. Joseph is survived by his ...