Obituaries

Helen Laughlin

EAST LIVERPOOL —Helen E. Laughlin, 67, of East Liverpool, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 209 at her residence following a lengthy illness. Born in Sewickley, Pa. on Nov. 25, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Julian and Katherine (Hirschberg) Iwaskewycz. A graduate of Quaker Valley High ...

Shirley Rue

HESPERIA, Calif. — Shirley E. Rue, 81, of Victor Avenue passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Knolls West Hospital in Victorville, Calif. following a lengthy illness. Born Dec. 13, 1937 in East Liverpool, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Elizabeth Briggs Anthony. She was a ...

Sandy DeBacco, 80

HOOKSTOWN — Sandy DeBacco, 80, of Hookstown (Greene Twp.) died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon July 6, 2019 in the comfort of his home. Born Oct. 18, 1938 in West Aliquippa, he was a son of the late Frank & Virginia (Mancini) DeBacco. He was a retired steel worker of 46 years having ...

Sandra L. Perkins, 78

EAST LIVERPOOL— Sandra L. Perkins, 78, of 7th Avenue passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019 at East Liverpool City Hospital at 1:56 a.m. after a lengthy illness. She was born in East Liverpool, Ohio on Oct. 10, 1940 a daughter of the late John and Evelyn McKinley Siddall. She was a graduate of ...

Genevieve F. “Gen” Obarski

CHESTER — Our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Genevieve Frances Davidson Obarski, age 99, died peacefully at her son Steve and daughter-in-law Sue Minor Obarski’s home in Chester, W.Va. on July 5, 2019, where she was lovingly cared for over the past six years. She was ...

Henri Jean Tivis, 72

EAST LIVERPOOL — Henri Jean Tivis, of East Liverpool, passed away Thursday morning, July 4, 2019 at the Stone Pear Pavilion in Chester. She was 72. Born in Pittsburgh, Nov. 16, 1946, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Fannie Lee Hill Carter. She was a member of the East Liverpool High ...

Sandy DeBacco, 80

HOOKSTOWN — Sandy DeBacco, 80, of Hookstown (Greene Twp.) died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon July 6, 2019 in the comfort of his home. Born Oct. 18, 1938 in West Aliquippa, he was a son of the late Frank & Virginia (Mancini) DeBacco. He was a retired steel worker of 46 years having ...

Timothy M. ‘Tim’ Wamsley, Jr., 36

BOARDMAN — Timothy M. “Tim” Wamsley, Jr., 36, of Boardman passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman after a yearlong courageous battle with cancer. Tim was born in East Liverpool, Ohio on Oct. 18, 1982. He moved to New Jersey in the early 90’s where he ...

Genevieve Obarski

CHESTER — Genevieve Frances Davidson Obarski, 99, died at her son Steve Obarski’s home in Chester, W.Va. on July 5th, 2019. Friends may visit Wednesday at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from 4-8 p.m. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart ...

Service Schedule

Mariam Archibald — 11 a.m. today Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church. Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Rev. Anthony Esposito — 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ciminero’s Banquet Centre, Niles. Burial at All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta. Visitation 3-7 p.m. today at Peter Rossi & Son ...