Obituaries

Robert Esken

UPLAND, Calif. – Robert William Esken, of Upland, Calif., formerly of East Liverpool, passed away Sept. 7, 2018 in Pomona, Calif.. He was 94. Born in East Liverpool, Aug. 26, 1924, he worked as an advertising agent in the newspaper business for many years. He enlisted in the Army right ...

Donald Everhart

SALINEVILLE — Donald A. Everhart, 62, of St. Rt. 164 Salineville, Ohio, died early Tuesday morning at the Salem Regional Medical Center. Mr. Everhart was born March 10, 1956 in Salem, a son of the late Allen and Jean Nunamaker Everhart. He was a laborer and foundry worker. He is ...

Service Schedule

Jeffrey Franczek — 2 p.m. Oct. 21 at Salem First United Methodist Church.

Ernest ‘Ernie’ Freeman Sr., 75

CHESTER — Ernest “Ernie” Freeman Sr., 75, of Chester, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Born in New Cumberland, W.Va. on April 6, 1943, he was the son of the late Elda and Glenva (Randolph) Freeman. He proudly served in the U.S. Army. Ernie was a retired truck driver from Path ...

Catherine A. Canel, 73

CHESTER — Catherine A. Canel, 73, of Chester passed away at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, following a lengthy illness. Born in Pittsburgh on May 15, 1945, she was a daughter of the late Alquin Mitchell and Loretta Brady Eller. A lover of all animals, ...

Service Schedule

Marchia Posey — 11 a.m. today in Columbiana County Memorial Park. Benny Peters — 11 a.m. today at Arner Funeral Home. Catherine Canel — 2 p.m. today at Arner Funeral Home. Visitation two hours prior to service. Norma Hoppel — 2 p.m. today at Columbiana County Memorial Church ...

Norma Hoppel

FLORENCE, SC — Norma J. Hoppel, 88, of Florence, South Carolina, passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 at the McLeod Hospice House in Florence, South Carolina following a lingering illness. Born in East Liverpool, Nov. 11, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Mary Katheryn and Allen Downard. ...

Benny Thomas Peters, 78

SALEM —Benny Thomas Peters of Alton St. in East Liverpool passed away at the Salem North Health Center on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, following a lengthy illness. 78 years old, Benny was a son of the late Joseph and Nancy Johnston Peters. He was born in Ohioville on Nov.15, 1939. A retired ...

Alice E. Flesch, 90

EAST LIVERPOOL — Alice E. Flesch, of Martin Street in East Liverpool, passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 at her home. She was 90. A daughter of the late Frank and Jennie Peterson Rough, she was born at home in Wellsville on March 18, 1928. She attended East Liverpool schools. For over 25 ...

Marchia Posey

EAST LIVERPOOL – Marchia A. Posey, 62, of East Liverpool, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Boardman. Born Sept. 23, 1956, in East Liverpool, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Janet Harris Barnes. A 1974 graduate of East Liverpool High School, she was ...