Obituaries

James Ed Crago, 81

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — James Ed Crago, 81, of New Cumberland, W.Va., passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 at his residence. Born May 7, 1937 in New Cumberland, he was a son of the late Nimrod Henry and Pearl E. (Reed) Crago. He was preceded in death by his wife Constance Joan Crago, a ...

Dorothy Russell

EAST LIVERPOOL — Dorothy J. Russell, 83, of East Liverpool, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, following a lengthy illness. Born in East Liverpool on Jan. 30, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Beatrice (Tice) Russell. She had worked ...

Ted Davis

EAST LIVERPOOL — Ted Davis, 55, of East Liverpool, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at his home. Born, May 29, 1963, in East Liverpool, he was a son of the late, Ted and Linda Starkey Davis. His wife, Cindy Davis, preceded him in death. He worked as an auto mechanic ...

Carol Sue Young, 65

WELLSVILLE — Carol Sue Young, 65, of Wellsville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at The Orchards of East Liverpool. She was born June 9, 1953, in East Liverpool, the daughter of the late Eugene and Doris Lee (Johnston) Mathes. Carol graduated from Wellsville High School in 1971. She ...

Ann Dobson

TORONTO — Ann Jane Dobson, 93, of Toronto, Ohio passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. She was born Jan. 5, 1926 in Benwood, W.Va. She was a member of the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Toronto, Ohio and she was a 1944 graduate of Toronto High School. She was last employed by the Edison ...

Raymond Sousa

TORONTO — Raymond Henry Sousa, 62, of Toronto, Ohio passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 at the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, Ohio. He was born Feb. 16, 1956 in Akron, Ohio. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and had worked as a welder, excavator and tractor trailer ...

Kenneth Gordon

EAST PALESTINE — Kenneth E. Gordon 76, of East Palestine, died at 5 p.m. Tuesday at his home. He was born on Nov. 2, 1942 in New Brighton, Pa., the son of the late Ellis and Rose (Ammon) Gordon. He last worked for Lee Cain Fencing and Beaver Valley Paving. He had attended First Church of ...

Service Schedule

Linda Pyle — 11 a.m. today at Dawson Funeral Home. Marjorie Ralph — 11 a.m. today at Turley Funeral Home. Burial in New Cumberland Cemetery. Georie Westlake — 4 p.m. today at Arner Funeral Chapel. Visitation 2 p.m. until time of service. Jordan Dowling — 4-7 p.m. today at ...

Betty L. Forsythe, 96

CHESTER — Betty L. Forsythe, 96, a lifelong resident of Chester, passed away with her family at her side on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, at Pepperberry Suites in Chester following a brief illness. Betty was born in Scio, Ohio, on Aug. 22, 1922. She was the daughter of the late John M. Weir and ...

Margaret J. ‘Peg’ Wellington, 86

WINTERSVILLE — Margaret J. “Peg” Wellington, 86, of Wintersville, formerly of Wellsville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at Dixon Health Care Center in Wintersville. She was born May 29, 1932, in East Liverpool, the daughter of the late Leo and Rosella (Campbell) Hughes. In addition ...