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Obituaries

Martha Bentz

CALCUTTA — Martha S. Blatchford Bentz, 87, of East Liverpool passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the Calcutta Health Care Center following a lengthy illness. Friends may visit at the Dawson Funeral Home, where the family will be present Monday, April 29, 2019, afternoon and evening ...

Robert D. Arrowsmith, 90

CAMPBELL, Ohio — Robert D. Arrowsmith, 90, of Campbell, formerly of East Liverpool, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019 in Maple Crest Nursing Home. Born Nov. 2, 1928 in East Liverpool, he was the son of the late Samuel and Laura Pitts Arrowsmith, and was a lifelong resident of East ...

Rita Caroline Wehner, 98

LAKEWOOD, Ohio — Rita Caroline Wehner, age 98, of Lakewood, Ohio, passed away on April 20, 2019. Born in Chester, W.Va. on Aug. 29, 1920, to the late Edith and Lester Wehner, Rita was the eldest of five daughters. She attended Sacred Heart Catholic School and was a member of the class of ...

Edward Lewis Phillips, 92

WINTERSVILLE — Edward Lewis Phillips, 92, died on April 23, 2019 after a short stay at the Siena Woods Rehab Center in Wintersville, Ohio. Ed was known affectionately to many as ‘Ed’, ‘Eddie’ or ‘Eddie Lou’ — but known to his sons as ‘Dad’. Ed was born in New Cumberland, ...

Mary Ann Parr, 84

EAST LIVERPOOL – Mary Ann Parr, of Lisbon Street, passed away Wednesday morning, April 24, 2019, at her home while surrounded by her loving family. She was 84. Born in East Liverpool, April 3, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Annabell Watson Ammon Haynam. A resident of this area all ...

Erma Mae Dearth, 80

EAST LIVERPOOL — Erma Mae Dearth, 80, of East Liverpool, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Born in Canton, Ohio on Nov. 27, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Leota (Osborne) Lockhart. Erma attended the House of Prayer Church. She enjoyed being the oldest child, dancing, ...

Lura J. Logston, 83

WEIRTON, W.Va. — Lura J. Logston, 83, loving wife, mother, and grandmother passed away at the Weirton Medical Center in Weirton on Monday, April 22, 2019, following a lengthy illness. Born on May 23, 1935, in Woodsfield, Ohio, Lura was one of several children to the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank ...

Service Schedule

Patricia Ghenne — 11 a.m. today, Liturgy with Mass at St. Francis Roman Catholic Church. Visitation 10 a.m. until time of service. Richard Markle — 7 p.m. today at Nixon Funeral Home. Private burial in Mill Creek Hill Cemetery, Georgetown, Pa. Visitation 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. today prior to ...

Lura J. Logston

WEIRTON, W.Va. — Lura J. Logston, 83, loving wife, mother, and grandmother passed away at the Weirton Medical Center in Weirton on Monday, April 22, 2019, following a lengthy illness. Born on May 23, 1935, Lura was one of several children to the late Frank Lockhart in Woodsfield, Ohio. A ...

Richard Markle

CHESTER—Richard R. Markle, 64, of Chester, WV, passed peacefully at home, with his wife of 47 years Kat (Chaffin) by his side, on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Rich will be forever remembered by his children Richard (Tiffany) Markle II of Chester, WV and C.R. Markle of North Carolina; his ...