Obituaries

John S. Copitka, 83

EAST LIVERPOOL — John lost his battle to a lengthy illness on April 27, 2018 at UPMC Mercy. John was born on Sept. 21, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pa. He graduated from Jefferson-Union High School in 1953 and went on to serve in the Navy Reserves for eight years. He locally owned Auto Body Supply ...

James F. Byers, 93

CHESTER — James F. Byers, 93, formerly of West Alexander, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2018, at the Stone Pear Pavilion in Chester, W.Va. Born, March 22, 1925, in Warwood, W.Va., he was a son of the late Frank Lawson Byers and Ida White. James was also preceded in death by his wife ...

Glen Hunt

NORTH LIMA — Glen D. Hunt, 79 of Lisbon passed away at the Caprice Health Care Center in North Lima on Sunday, April 29, 2018, following a brief illness. Born in Charleston, W.Va., on Feb. 25, 1939, he was a son of the late Elmer and Dona Mae Cadle Hunt. He was retired from the Iron ...

Angela Zimmer

EAST LIVERPOOL — Angela N. Zimmer, 39, of East Liverpool, passed away Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. Born April 21, 1978, in Biloxi, Miss., she was a daughter of April Shaw Skidmore of East Liverpool and the late John Corak Jr. She is survived by ...

Service Schedule

Jennifer O'Roark — 11 a.m. today at Pathway Church, Beaver Falls. Visitation one our prior to service. Private burial in Reformed Presbyterian Church Cemetery, New Galilee. Doris Lewis — noon today at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. Visitation ...

Sara McGraw

EAST PALESTINE — Sara F. McGraw, 94, of East Palestine, passed away 8:34 a.m. Friday, April 27, 2018 at Covington Community Campus where she had been a patient. She was born Sept/ 3, 1923 in Uniontown, Pa., a daughter of the late Milton and Rena (Vance) DeBolt. She had at one time been ...

Service Schedule

Jennifer O'Roark — 11 a.m. Monday at Pathway Church, Beaver Falls. Visitation 1-6 p.m. today at Hill & Kunselman Funeral Home, Beaver Falls, and one our prior to service Monday at church. Private burial in Reformed Presbyterian Church Cemetery, New Galilee. Doris Lewis — noon Monday at ...

Theresa ‘Terry’ Lynn Gibson, 71

EAST LIVERPOOL — Theresa “Terry” Lynn Gibson, 71 of East Liverpool, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, April 26, 2018 following a brief illness. She was born in Wellsville on Oct. 14, 1946 a daughter of the late Floyd Cathell and Sylvia (Sanfilipo) ...

JoAnne ‘Jo’ Sayre Simmons

It is with great sadness that the family of JoAnne “Jo” Sayre Simmons announces her peaceful passing, on Friday, April 27, 2018, after a brief but hard fought battle with cancer. She was born in East Liverpool on Sept. 12, 1945. Jo is predeceased by her loving husband of 48 years, ...

Mark Paradinovich

EAST LIVERPOOL — Mark David Paradinovich, 52, passed away, unexpectedly, on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Survivors included his daughters: BreAnn Fennell and Brenna Paradinovich, both of Ashland, Ohio, and Brittany Holton of Lordstown; and siblings Pam Sullivan of Chester, Sandra Palo of ...