Obituaries

LEOBA ARCHER

Leoba C. Archer, 86, of Woodsfield, OH, died Feb. 6, 2019. Visitation Sun. 2-6 p.m. at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, OH. Mass Mon. 11 a.m. at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Woodsfield, OH.

HAZEL MANN-KOCHER

Hazel M. Mann-Kocher, 89, of Yadkinville, NC, formerly of Belmont died Thursday. Visitation Monday 11 a.m. until service 1 p.m. at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville.

BARRY SIGMON

Barry Sigmon, 62, passed away Jan. 31, 2019. Memorial visitation Saturday, from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bridgeport.

STEPHEN MIKULA

Stephen F. Mikula passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Born Nov. 25, 1931, in Barton, Ohio, he was the beloved father of Lissa Molchan (Michael); loving Zedo of Kyra, Nicholas and Stephen; son of the late Frank S. Mikula and Sophia (nee Yasenchak). Brother of Catherine Klarr (Frank); dear uncle ...

Noble Byron Mason,

Noble Byron Mason, III, 75, of Cadiz died Tuesday. Visitation will be Monday from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio.

MARTIN SCHUMACHER SR.

Martin J. Schumacher, Sr., 97, of Barnesville passed away at his home on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born on Feb. 24, 1921, in Woodsfield, OH, to the late William and Mary (Alig) Schumacher. Martin was a member of the Assumption Catholic Church in Barnesville. ...

PHILIP DIAB

Philip Jay Diab, 55, of Sunbury, Ohio passed away unexpectedly, Jan. 28 2019 at home. He was born on Nov. 11, 1963 in Wheeling, WV to the late Philip and Geraldine Diab. Philip graduated from St. Clairsville High School in 1983, and entered the U.S Marine Corp in July of that year, ...

YVONNE GIBEAUT

Yvonne Gibeaut from Bannock, Ohio, passed away Feb. 6, 2019. Yvonne, born April 14, 1952, was a daughter of the late Kathleen Dunn Gonot and Leo Gonot. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother and her sister-in-law, David and Jean Gonot. Survivors include her ...

SAMUEL TEDESCHI III

Samuel R. Tedeschi, III, 57 of Yorkville, formerly of Bellaire, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in the Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling. He was born June 30, 1961 in Bellaire, a son of Margaret DeLoretta Tedeschi and the late Samuel R. Tedeschi, Jr. Samuel was a former ...

JANICE WAYNE

Janice L. Wayne, 53, loving mother and sister, passed away Feb. 2, 2019 surrounded by family after a courageous battle with Alzheimers. She was born June 17, 1965, in Martins Ferry, Ohio, to the late Martin and Barbara Skedel. She graduated from Buckeye South High School and the University ...

PATRICIA CSILLAG

Patricia (DiNardo) Csillag passed away in August at her home in Amherst, OH. Patty, born in 1931, was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Csillag, her parents John and Angeline (DeSimone) DiNardo of Shadyside as well as by her many aunts and uncles. She is survived by an ...

JUDITH MINWER

Judith I. “Judy” Minwer, 74, of Shadyside, OH died January 31, 2019, at U.P.M.C. Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. Judy was born August 8, 1944, in Bellaire, Ohio, a daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Steger Crippen. She was employed as a home health nurse and a Christian by ...

NANCY CUNNINGHAM

Nancy L. Cunningham (Purtiman) passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at the age of 82 with her children by her side. She was born in Holloway, OH on May 6, 1936, and her upbringing in that small, tight-knit community forged many lifelong friendships and created the values that ...

BONNIE M. HEATH

Bonnie M. Heath, 65, of Bethesda, Ohio, passed away, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at Mon Health Medical Center. Born Sept. 25, 1953, she was the daughter of the late Amos and Mildred Powell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Christopher Starr and ...

ORPHIE MEYER

Orphie Mae Bryte Meyer, formerly of Clarington, OH, now of Hannibal, OH, died peacefully at home on Feb. 1, 2019. Orphie was born in Captina, WV, on Jan. 6, 1929, daughter of the late Earl E. and Genevieve M. Bryte. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John ...

LOIS FOSNOT

Lois J. Fosnot, 79, of St. Clairsville, Ohio (formerly of Shadyside, Ohio) died Saturday, February 2, 2019 at OVMC in Wheeling, WV. She was born July 29, 1939, a daughter of the late Edward and Jeanne (Ernes) Winski Sr. in Wheeling, WV. Lois was a member of Questers history club and loved ...

FRED McCONNELL

Fred W. McConnell Jr., 70 of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Friday. Calling hours 4 – 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Bauer- Turner Funeral Home Woodsfield, Ohio. www.bauerturner.com.

JAMES KENNEDY JR.

James M. Kennedy, Jr., 66, of Wheeling, WV, died Jan. 28, 2019 at Liza’s Place. He was born April 21, 1952, in Wheeling, WV, a son of the late James and Juanita (Miller) Kennedy. James was a retired respiratory therapist at Weirton Medical Center, and currently worked as a caregiver for ...

BARRY SIGMON

Barry E. Sigmon, 62, of St. Clairsville, OH, passed away Jan. 31, 2019 at home, surrounded by his family. He was born July 21, 1956, a son of Reverend Calvin Sigmon and the late Kathryn (Plyler) Sigmon. Barry was a plant operator at the St. Clairsville Water Treatment Plant, was a U.S. ...

MARYKAYE BURKHART

MaryKaye Burkhart died Thursday January 30, 2019. No formal services. Bauknecht Altmeyer Funeral Home, Shadyside Chapel.