Obituaries

Domenica Rose ‘Minnie’ Gbur, 90

WELLSVILLE — Domenica Rose “Minnie” Gbur, 90, of Wellsville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at Family Hospice Manor in Pittsburgh. She was born Nov. 3, 1926, in Wellsville, the daughter of the late Charles and Catherine (Bua) Prezzia. In addition to her parents, Minnie was ...

Robert Adams

NEW WATERFORD — Robert E. Adams, 84, of New Waterford, passed away 3:05 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 at his home following a short illness. He was born Aug. 5, 1933 in Coshocton, a son of the late Joseph and Hattie Chaney Adams. Most recently, after retirement, he had been employed as a ...

Service Schedule

Mary Vallera — 10 a.m. today Mass of christian burial at St. Aloysius Church. Burial in St. Elizabeth Cemetery. Ashley Hawthorne — 1 p.m. today at West Brattleboro Baptist Church, Brattleboro, Vt. Visitation 11 a.m. to time of service. Burial in East Liverpool. Timothy Garis — 1 p.m. ...

Robert ‘Bob’ Shenton, 75

NEWELL — Robert “Bob” Shenton, 75, of Newell, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. He was born in Chester, W.Va. on Sept. 22, 1941, a son of the late Wilbur and Helen (Staley) Shenton. Bob graduated from Wells High School in 1959. He was a career military man, proudly serving in ...

Donald Ralph McElfresh, 78

NEW MANCHESTER — Donald Ralph McElfresh, 78, from New Manchester, W.Va., died Sept. 19, 2017, after a brief illness, at Lynchburg General Hospital in Lynchburg Va. He was born in Coshocton, Ohio, on Feb. 25, 1939. Throughout his life he lived in Beloit, Ohio; Weirton; and New Manchester, ...

Michael Zelasko, 69

CANTON — Michael Zelasko, 69, passed away, peacefully, at Aultman Hospital, Canton, early Saturday morning, Sept. 16, 2017. He was born Jan. 2, 1948, in Wellsville, the son of the late Nick and Dorothy Zelasko. He attended Saint Mark’s Seminary High School for three years, then ...

Leslie Smith

ANDALUSIA, Ala. — Leslie A. Smith, 79, of Andalusia, Ala., formerly of East Liverpool, passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. Born April 2, 1938, in East Liverpool, he was the son of the late Augbert and Lillie Smith. His daughter, Pam, and granddaughter, Kristen, preceded him in ...

Service Schedule

John Williams, Sr. — 1 p.m. today at Calcutta Chapel of Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes. Visitation one hour prior to service. Burial in Lisbon Cemetery. Mary Vallera — 10 a.m. Saturday Mass of christian burial at St. Aloysius Church. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at Dawson ...

Donald W. Cook, 76

EAST LIVERPOOL — Devoted husband and cherished father, grandfather, brother and friend Donald W. “Don” Cook passed away at East Liverpool City Hospital at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Don, who resided in East Liverpool, was 76. A son of the late Robert and Alma Buchholz Cook, he ...

Timothy Layne Garis, 46

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Timothy Layne Garis, 46, of Riverside, Calif., passed away Sept. 12, 2017. Born July 2, 1971, in Oil City, Pa., he was the son of William Eugene Garis Jr. and Donna Catherine Page Garis. Tim graduated from East Liverpool High School in 1989. He moved to southern ...