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Obituaries

Lois Glonek

POLAND — Lois Jean Glonek, 92, formerly of Churchill Rd. passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at Hospice of the Valley’s Hospice House. Born Sept. 28, 1927 in Pittsburgh, Pa., she was the daughter of the late James and Mary (Hepp) Flinn. A Catholic by faith, she was a retired bus aide for ...

Arthur Leach

WELLSVILLE — Arthur C. Leach, 80, of Wellsville, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. Born in DuBois, Pa. on Sept. 1, 1939, he was the son of the late Madelyn (Yohe) Leach. He formerly owned and operated a restaurant in Kentucky. Surviving is his stepson, Gary Craig of ...

Robin Shimmel

TORONTO — Robin Shimmel, 62, of Toronto, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020 at her home. Robin was born May 29, 1957 in Steubenville, Ohio, daughter of the late Harold and Ann (Wirth) Hayes. She retired, with 20 years of service, as an administrative assistant with Bolger Health Care ...

Larry Robert Dowling

SALINEVILLE — Larry Robert Dowling, 78, of Salineville, Ohio passed away following a lengthy illness on Jan. 13, 2020 at his residence. He was born on Sept. 12, 1941 in Wellsville, a son to the late Robert S. Dowling and Evelyn Long Dowling. Living all his life in the area, Larry graduated ...

James Roger Courtwright

EAST LIVERPOOL — James Roger Courtwright, 72, passed away peacefully Jan. 10, 2020 due to diabetes and heart failure. Born Sept. 22, 1947 in Greene County, Pa., he was a son to James and Helen Irene Courtwright. He married his true love, Janet Lee Spence in 1975. He raised seven children ...

Mildred Jackson

ROGERS — Mildred F. Jackson, 101, of Rogers, passed away at 12:07 a.m. Jan. 12, 2020 at her residence. She was born June 30, 1918 in Mercer County, Pa., daughter of the late Frederick and Henrietta Richael Cooper. She was a member of the Columbiana United Methodist Church. She worked ...

Pearl J. Lonkert

EAST LIVERPOOL — Pearl J. Lonkert, 96, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at the Valley Oaks Health Care Center in East Liverpool after a lengthy illness. The daughter of the late William J. and Rebecca (Nesbit) Williams, Mrs. Lonkert was born in Ernest, Pa. on March 21, 1923 and lived ...

Herbert Leroy Hood, Jr.

WELLSVILLE — Herbert Leroy Hood, Jr., 93, of Wellsville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at Calcutta Health Care Center. He was born Aug. 18, 1926, in Port Homer, Ohio, the son of the late Myrtle (Arnold) and Herbert Hood, Sr. In addition to his parents, Herbert was preceded in death by ...

Gary Lee Bebout

WELLSVILLE — Gary Lee Bebout, 79, of Wellsville, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. Born in Chester, W.Va. on Sept. 23, 1940. He was the son of the late Charles and Rosetta (Ash) Bebout. Mr. Bebout was a former Felt Roll Operator for Celotex Roofing. He held membership with the Newell ...

Howard Vincent Reith, Jr.

EAST LIVERPOOL — Howard Vincent Reith, Jr., of East Liverpool, formerly of Wellsville and Cleveland, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 at his home following a brief illness. He was 75. Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., March 27, 1944, he was a son of the late Howard and Ruth Kunold Reith, Sr. A ...