Obituaries

Mary Yocum

TORONTO — Mary L. Yocum, 98, of Toronto, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, at Sienna Woods Nursing Home, Wintersville. Born June 30, 1920, in Salineville, she was the daughter of the late John Harrison Felton and Lucy Hayes Thomas Felton. A member of North River Avenue Christian ...

Pearl I. Rossy, 89

TAMPA, Fla. — Pearl I. Rossy, of Tampa, Fla., formerly of Chester, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Melech Hospice House in Temple Terrace, Fla., in the presence of her loving family. She was 89. Born in Weirton, March 23, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Oliver Clark ...

Deane L. Allison, 92

ALLIANCE — Deane L. Allison, 92, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at Alliance Community Hospital in Alliance, Ohio. Deane was born on Jan. 22, 1926, in Chester, W.Va., to the late Donald and Ethel (Yonally) Allison. Deane moved from East Liverpool to Alliance in 1959, and worked for Tire ...

Norma J. Carpenter, 88

CHESTER, W.Va. — Norma J. Carpenter, 88, life-long resident of Chester, passed away, at the Pepperberry Suites, on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Born in Chester on July 8, 1930, Norma was a daughter of the late Charles G. and Pearl Ricky Carpenter. Norma spent her life as an educator of young ...

Vern Wiant

HAMMONDSVILLE — Vern M. Wiant, 66, of Hammondsville, Ohio, passed away, suddenly, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Trinity Medical Center West ER, Steubenville. Born April 5, 1952, in Steubenville, he was a son of the late Eugene and Dixie (Lawrence) Wiant. He was retired from Weirton Steel ...

Jared Coil

LISBON — Jared Michael Coil, 31, of Lisbon, passed away at 4:49 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Youngstown. He was the son of Robert James and Kathy Ann (Palmer) Coil of Lisbon. He was born Aug. 28, 1987, in East Liverpool, Survivors include his ...

Service Schedule

Melissa Mossor — 11 a.m. Saturday at Dawson Funeral Home. Burial in Locust Hill Cemetery, Chester. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today. Robert Esken — 11 a.m. Saturday graveside service in Columbiana County Memorial Park. Virgil Wickham — 11 a.m. Saturday, memorial at Newell First Church ...

Delores (Jean) Dickey, 86

CHESTER, W.Va. — Delores (Jean) Dickey, 86, of Chester, passed away at the Calcutta Health Care Center on Oct. 9, 2018, following a brief illness. She was born in McGrann, Pa., on April 25, 1932, the second of four daughters to Leona Blake Robinson and Raymond C. Robinson. Jean worked for ...

Melissa ‘Janie’ Hyatt Mossor, 82

STEUBENVILLE — Melissa “Janie” Hyatt Mossor, 82, of Chester, W.Va. passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 at Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville. Janie was born in Cicerone, W.Va. on Jan. 4, 1936 a daughter of the late John F. and Della Moore Ashby. Janie was a member of the ...

Charles Herbert Potts, 69

SALINEVILLE — Charles Herbert Potts, 69, of Salineville, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at East Liverpool City Hospital. He was born Feb. 24, 1949, in Wellsville, the son of the late Clifford and Olive (Crawford) Potts. In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by one ...