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Obituaries

SUE DESTIFANES

Sue Ann Merryman Destifanes, 80 of Shadyside, died Saturday, January 12, 2019. She was born October 29, 1938 in Bellaire a daughter of the late Mary Alice Saunders Merryman and Joseph “Fish” Delbert Merryman. She was a Catholic by faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in ...

JOSEPH HELMS

Joseph K. Helms, 87 of Shadyside, Ohio passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at his home under hospice with his family surrounding him. Joe was the son of the late Lloyd and Florence Helms. He was retired from the Ohio Bell Telephone Company, a member of the Lincoln Avenue ...

MARY JANE HOWILER

Mary Jane Dunfee Howiler, 91, of Barnesville, Ohio, passed away, January 10, 2019 at Astoria Place of Barnesville. She was born July 20, 1927 in Boston, Ohio and was the daughter of the late Charles T. Dunfee and Pearl Bishop Dunfee. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in ...

WILBERT BRUMFIELD

Wilbert I. “Web” Brumfield, 86, of St. Clairsville, Ohio died January 13, 2019 at his home. He was born September 11, 1932 in Gallia County, Ohio, son of the late Earl P. Brumfield and Myrtle E. Roush Brumfield. Web was a retired heavy equipment operator with the Operating Engineers ...

DELPHIA KSIAZEK

Delphia M. (Brady) Ksiazek, 86 of Smithfield, OH, passed away Jan. 10, 2019. A memorial service is planned for Sat., Feb. 2, 2019 at the Piney Fork Presbyterian Church. A full obituary will follow the week of the service. Arrangements are in the care of the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in ...

JENNIFER KELLER

Jennifer Keller, RN, LSW, 48, of Martins Ferry, Ohio died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at her home. She was born June 16, 1970, a daughter of Barry and Joyce (Randolph) Larson in Wheeling, WV. Jennifer was a registered nurse and a Methodist by faith. She loved nursing and taking care of people, ...

DENNIS RITCHIE

Dennis “Blue” Ritchie, 70, of Martins Ferry, OH, passed away on January 3, 2019 at his home. Schuetz Funeral Home is assisting the family.

JOHN TRIGG

John R. Trigg, 75, of Bellaire, Ohio, died Friday, January 11, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. He was born April 18, 1943, a son of the late Arthur and Mildred Brandon Trigg. John was the founder and owner of Trigg Construction and Home Improvement ...

DORIS JONES

Doris L. Efaw Jones, 84, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, died Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Forest Hill Care Center. She was born October 10, 1934 in St. Clairsville, Ohio, daughter of the late Paul E. Efaw and Ferol Bailey Efaw. Doris was a homemaker and member of Thoburn United Methodist Church ...

BLANCHE A. STANDO

Blanche Alice Harenza Stando, 93, of Fairpoint, Ohio, died January 10, 2019 in Liza’s Place, Wheeling, West Virginia. She was born in Dilles Bottom, Ohio on April 21, 1925, daughter of the late Anthony and Anna Stach Harenza. Blanche grew up in Blaine, Ohio. She was a homemaker and member ...

MARY JANE DUNFEE HOWILER

Mary Jane Dunfee Howiler, 91, of Barnesville, Ohio, passed away, January 10, 2019 at Astoria Place of Barnesville. She was born July 20, 1927 in Boston, Ohio and was the daughter of the late Charles T. Dunfee and Pearl Bishop Dunfee. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by ...

KENNETH CRAWFORD

Kenneth Crawford, 84, of Clarington, OH, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at Wetzel County Hospital New Martinsville, WV. He was born July 4, 1934 in Middlebourne, WV, a son of the late Clemit H. and Lelia O. Bennett Crawford. He was a retired employee of the former Ormet Corp Hannibal, OH, a ...

DOUGLAS McMURRAY

Douglas Robert McMurray, 68, of Galveston, Texas, died in a tragic accident on January 5, 2019. He was born November 5, 1950 in Shadyside, Ohio. Doug was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Faye McMurray and both his paternal and maternal grandparents. He graduated from ...

LOUIS FRASNELLI JR.

Louis Valentine “Fraz” Frasnelli Jr., 79, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Acuity Specialty Hospital of Wheeling. He was born January 10, 1939, a son of the late Louis and Elda Mae (Turro) Frasnelli Sr. Fraz was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, where he ...

EDWARD KACHUR

Edward Keith Kachur, 62, of Dillonvale, OH, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 at East Ohio Regional Hospital in Martis Ferry, OH. Edward was born on Oct. 31, 1956, in Wheeling, WV to the late Edward and Elizabeth (Hicks) Kachur. Edward was a 1975 graduate of Buckeye South; he worked at the ...

ROCHELLE WINESDOEFFER

Rochelle Winesdoeffer, 63, of Tiltonsville, OH, lost her battle to cancer on Jan. 6, 2019, at her home in Tiltonsville, OH, with her family by her side. Rochelle was born on Oct. 9, 1955, in Martins Ferry, OH, to the Late Harry Bayardi and Rose Ann (Studenc) Bayardi, of Tiltonsville, ...

ELIZABETH BARTOSEK

Elizabeth “Betty” L. (Dolak) Bartosek, 92, of Bridgeport, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 in the Continuous Care Center of Wheeling Hospital. She was born in Barton on March 23, 1926, a daughter of the late Andrew and Hester (Dlesk) Dolak. She was an active member of St. ...

CARRIE HOLSTEIN

Carrie E. Holstein, 92, of Belmont, Ohio, was welcomed home Jan. 11, 2019. Born in Flushing, Ohio Feb. 23, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Thoburn Williams and Josephine Walter Williams. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death in 1981 by her husband, Elden Holstein; son, ...

MARY HOWILER

Mary Jane Howiler, 90, of Barnesville, Ohio, passed away January 10, 2019. Arrangements are pending with Patron Funeral Homes & Crematory Kelly Kemp Braido, Barnesville, Ohio.

PAUL ENGLISH

Paul Dean “Clem” English, 72, of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Friday. Calling hours 5-8 p.m. Monday, funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Ohio. www.bauerturner.com.