Obituaries

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Nicholas Butler

TORONTO — Nicholas Patrick “Nico” Butler, 49, of Toronto, Ohio, passed away Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at his home. Born April 19, 1968, in Steubenville, Ohio, he was the son of the late Robert Wayne “Beep” Butler and Helga (Masmann) Butler. A 1986 graduate of Toronto High School, he ...

Service Schedule

Sandra Sayers — 1 p.m. Tuesday at Arner Funeral Chapel, Chester. Visitation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Burial in Mill Creek Hill Cemetery, Hookstown, Pa. Patricia Allison — 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dawson Funeral Home. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. Burial in Columbiana County Memorial ...

Billy Flaata

SALEM — Billy Joe Flaata 35, of Salem, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 in Salem. He was born on April 6, 1982 in Bottineau, ND., the son of Shelley Diane (Kleespie) Flaata Carlson and the late Leroy H. Flaata. He had been last employed as a welder at MAC Trailor in Salem. He previously been ...

Edna Riffle

TORONTO — Edna E. Riffle, 82 of Toronto passed away Friday, Dec. 29th. Visitation will be from 2-4 & 6-8 Tuesday, Jan. 2nd and 10 - 11 Wednesday at Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto. The service will be at 11 A.M. Wednesday , Jan. 3rd at the funeral home

Nicholas Butler

TORONTO — Nicholas “Nico” Patrick Butler passed away Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 at his home. Visitation will be 3-8 Wednesday, Jan. 3rd. at the Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto. The service will be at 11 A.M. Thursday, Jan. 4th.

Johnny Lagore

SALEM — Johnny (John) Wayne Lagore 63, of Salem, died at 1:23 AM Saturday, Dec. 30th at Salem Regional Medical Center following a six month illness. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem.

Harry Skelton

Harry A. Skelton, 81

EAST LIVERPOOL — Harry A. Skelton, born in East Liverpool on Dec. 20, 1936, passed away at the Calcutta Health Care Center at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. He was 81. A son of the late Harry and Myrtle Sheppard Skelton, he spent his entire life in this area and attended East Liverpool ...

Patricia Allison

Patricia J. Snyder Allison, 84

EAST LIVERPOOL — Patricia J. “Pat” Snyder Allison, 84, longtime office manager at Cooper Insurance, passed away suddenly in the Emergency Room at East Liverpool City Hospital early Friday morning, Dec. 29, 2017. She was born at home in Wellsville on Sept. 21, 1933, the only daughter of ...

Alvin Kelley

SALEM — Alvin D Kelley Jr 81, of New Springfield, passed away at 10:55 pm Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Briarfield at Ashley Circle. He was born on August 24, 1936, in Youngstown, the son of the late Alvin D and Mary (Schultz) Kelley Sr. He retired from the Isley Rivers Construction ...

Robert H. Milligan

Robert H. Milligan, 70

SPARTANBURG, S.C.—Robert Harold Milligan, 70, of Spartanburg, S.C., died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, at Spartanburg Medical Center. Born Aug. 25, 1947, in Wellsville, he was the son of the late Harold Edwin and Aileen Vashti Roberts Milligan. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in ...