On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, Dad rounded third and slid into home plate into the loving arms of his Savior. Born on May 21, 1927, on his grandparents' farm east of Hanoverton, Ohio, he was the eldest son of Harry B. and Margaret (Longanecker) Myers. One of eleven children.
Linda K. Monk, 77, of Minerva, died Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Minerva Eldercare. She was born May 7, 1940, in Hutchison, Kan. to Harold and Darlene (Mitchell) Schroll. She worked at Coastal Pet in Alliance and was a member of the Minerva First Christian Church.
Shirley Ann Bonar, 82, of Minerva, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017, peacefully, at the Compassionate Care Center in Canton. Shirley was born in Canton, on July 15, 1934, a daughter of the late Andrew Carl and Marcella Anna (Martin) Chappie. She was a member of St.
Kenneth Allen Kapalko, 68, Waynesburg, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017, in Aultman Hospital. Kenneth was born in Alliance, on Aug. 21, 1948, a son of the late Charles and Marguerite (Chisler) Kapalko. He served in the U.S.
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Russell William Myers, 68, of Kensington, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017 in his home. Russell was born in Canton, on July 25, 1948, a son of the late Walter Ray and Mae Marie (Uhrich) Myers. He loved riding his motorcycle. Throughout his lifetime, Russell rode over 300,000 miles.
Ivan "Gene" Lanham, 75, of Carrollton, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 3, 2017, in his home, surrounded by his family. He was born June 10, 1942, in Buckhannon, W.Va. to Ivan and Audie (Beckner) Lanham. He retired from T&W Stamping Co. in 2005 after 39 years of service.
Jean Kathleen Lamb, 93, of Strawberry, Ariz. passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Jean was born on July 8, 1923, in Minerva, Ohio to Ruth (Hawkins) and Walter Wright.
Evelyn Marie Foltz, 99, of Malvern, passed away peacefully Friday, July 7th, 2017, at her beloved Pride Valley Campground surrounded by her loving family. Evelyn was born in Beloit, Ohio on Jan. 16, 1918, a daughter of the late William and Clara (Banbury) Arnold.
Ruby Dolores Buxton, 87, of Minerva and formerly Columbus, died Wed. July 5, 2017, in the Arbors of Minerva. She was born May 15, 1930, in Columbus to Orval and Minnie (Steele) Havens. She was a housewife and was a secretary for the Lazarus Department Store for 10 years.
Dee Ann Steinbach, 64, of Minerva, died Friday, June 30, 2017, in the Alliance Community Hospital. She was born Sept. 6, 1952, in Canton to Bud and Betty (Kibler) Swallen. She retired this year from the Minerva Local Schools where she was a teacher's aide for 20 years.
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David Gary Miller, Sr., 74, of Minerva went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, July 1, 2017, after an extended illness. He was born June 4, 1943, in Canton. He retired from the RC Miller Refuse Company where he worked for his brother for many years.
Barbara Ann Powell, 79, of Bellefontaine passed away Saturday morning, July 1, 2017, at Campbell Place. Barb was always the life of the party. Having thrown her last celebration and checking off the last of her "to do" list, there was nothing left to do but go home.
Mary Lou (Castellucci) DiRuzza, 79, of North Canton, passed away Friday, June 30, 2017. Born in Malvern to the late Luigi and Amelia (DiPede) Castellucci, Mary Lou was preceded in death by her husband, Louis DiRuzza, brother, Dominic Castellucci and sister, Louise Castellucci.
Delora B. Offenberger, 78, of Minerva, died Monday, June 26, 2017, in Alliance Community Hospital. She was born May 27, 1939, to James and Delora (White) Willison. She was one of the first female truck drivers for the J. B. Hunt Company where she drove for 20 years.
Victor J. Green, 64, of Canton, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017. He was born Dec. 20, 1952, in East Liverpool, to the late Roy and Jeannette (Lower) Green. Victor was retired from Miller & Co, in Canton.
Diana J. Walborn, 74, of Alliance passed away at 10:20 p.m., Saturday, June 17, 2017, at McCrea Manor. She was born Oct. 13, 1942, in Alliance to Henry and Ruth (Chandler) Walborn and has also resided in the Homeworth and Minerva areas.
Florence "Flossie" Rue, 87, of Minerva, died Monday, June 5, 2017, at St. Luke's Lutheran Community in Minerva. She was born July 8, 1929, in Cleveland to Arthur and Florence Emily (Polen) Nagey. She retired as an assembler/finisher from TRW Metals in 1986 after 21 years.
Paul H Carr, Sr., 79, of Malvern passed away in his home, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 surround by his family. Paul was born in Hamalton, W.Va. on Nov. 3, 1937, a son of the late Pete and Maci (White) Carr. He attended Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church and served in the U.S.
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Chester R. Lucas, Jr., 70, of Minerva, died Thursday, June 1, 2017, at the Alliance Community Hospital. He was born July 22, 1946, in Canton to Chester and Laverne (Blackstone) Lucas, Sr.. He was a U.S. Marine and retired from the military after 28 years.
Ann M. Haas, 73, passed away June 1, 2017. She was born to the late Raymond and Alice (Lenhart) Baughman on Feb. 10, 1944. Ann attended St. Paul's Catholic School and graduated from Fairless High School.