Obituaries

Service Schedule

Ralph Donofrio — 11 a.m. Monday mass at Saint Francis Roman Catholic Church, Toronto. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto, with Vigil service at 4, and 10:15-11 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial in Toronto Union Cemetery with military honors. Dorothy "Dot" Young — 11 ...

Dorothy ‘Dot’ Bloor Young, 87

EAST LIVERPOOL — Dorothy “Dot” Bloor Young, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018 while surrounded by her family at the East Liverpool City Hospital. She was 87. A daughter of the late Warren and Ruth Wilkins Bloor, Dot was born Aug. 31, 1930 in East Liverpool. She was a 1948 graduate ...

Betty Jane Hardman, 87

CHESTER – Betty Jane Hardman, 87, of Chester, formerly of Wellsville, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018, at Stonepear Pavilion in Chester. She was born Feb. 15, 1931, in Hookstown, Pa., the daughter of the late George P. and Hazel (Leister) Beck. In addition to her parents, Betty was ...

Rose M. Bell, 77

NEWELL — Rose M. Bell, 77, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on March 1, 2018. Born in Aliquippa, Pa. on March 30. 1940, she was the daughter of the late Caroline (Flanders) and Ephraim William Hall. Rose was baptized at the East Pittsburg Evangelical United Brethren Church when ...

Charles R. Thomas III, 63

EAST LIVERPOOL – Charles R. “Charlie” Thomas III, 63, born Sept. 29, 1954 in East Liverpool to the late Charles R. Thomas, Jr. and Madelin Bechtle Thomas, passed away the evening of Feb. 28, 2018, at the Cleveland Clinic following a lengthy illness. Charlie, who grew up on Vine Street ...

Loretta Murphy

EAST PALESTINE — Loretta Murphy, 88, of East Palestine, passed away 10:50 a.m., Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Covington Community Campus of East Palestine where she had resided. She was born Jan. 24, 1930 in East Palestine, a daughter of the late John and Mary (Hartland) Mansell. She had ...

Shayne McCowin

EAST LIVERPOOL — Shayne R. McCowin, of East Palestine, passed away Friday morning March 2, 2018. He was 41. Born in Salem, April 13, 1976, he was a son of Pamela and Brett Michalak of East Palestine and Paul R. McCowin, Jr. of Rogers. He is survived by two sisters, Karen L. McCowin of ...

Service Schedule

Jacqueline Cummings — 11 a.m. today at Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto. Burial in Toronto Union Cemetery. James L. Williams — 11 a.m. today at Dawson Funeral Home. Visitation one hour prior to service. Burial in Riverview Cemetery with military honors. Ralph Donofrio — 11 a.m. Monday ...

James L. Willams, 91

EAST LIVERPOOL — James L. “Jim” Williams passed away at the age of 91 on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Jim had resided in Oviedo, Florida, since 1992 but had come back to this area when becoming ill recently, and died at Calcutta Health Care Center. He was born in Niles, Ohio on Nov.13, ...

Ralph Donofrio

TORONTO — Ralph Eugene Donofrio, 92, of Toronto, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at his home. Born Jan. 29, 1926, in Toronto, he was the son of the late Bernard and Margaret (Todino) Donofrio. A member of the Saint Francis Roman Catholic Church of Toronto, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, ...