Obituaries

JOSEPHINE PALISWAT

Josephine Anne “Sis” (Gmeindl) Paliswat, 95, of Shadyside, Ohio, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019, at her home. Sis was born August 7, 1923, in Bellaire, Ohio, a daughter of the late Charles (1900-1972) and Josephine (Sable) Gmeindl (1902-1981). She was a granddaughter of the late ...

MARILU THOMAS

Marilu M. Thomas, 87, of Hurricane, WV passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019. Marilu was born August 8, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York, daughter of the late Louisa Loehr McGerity and James Andrew McGerity. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Greensboro College and retired from ...

RUDY TONKOVICH

Rudy “Jim” Tonkovich, 90, of Shadyside, Ohio, died Monday, January 7, 2019, at the Continuing Healthcare of Shadyside, OH. Jim was born February 12, 1928, in Jacobsburg, Ohio a son of the late Michael and Tereza Lipscoak (Lepo) Tonkovich. He was retired from the Laborers Local 1149 ...

ELAINE SAMPSON

Elaine Sampson, 72, of Cameron, WV, died Monday, January 7, 2019, at Belmont Community Hospital, Bellaire. There will be no visitation. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Moundsville.

CONCHETTA GOYKOVICH

Conchetta “Toni” Goykovich passed on Monday, January 7, 2019. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, Greco- Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton. Services 11 a.m. Saturday.

BETTY YUCINA

Betty Jean Yurcina, age 84, of Wheeling, died Monday. Private services and interment. Arrangements entrusted to Grisell Funeral Home, Moundsville.

SALLY STARKEY

Sally Louise Starkey, 61, of Valley Grove, WV, died Monday, January 7, 2019. Arrangements are being provided by the CARE Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 3828 Jacob St., Wheeling.

ROYAL PYLES

Royal Thomas Pyles, 53, of Wallace, W.Va., died Tuesday January 8, 2019 in UPMC. There will be no visitation a memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 39 Maple Ave., Cameron, W.Va.

DAVID CLIFT

David “Bear” J. Clift, 63, of Barnesville passed away Tuesday, January 8. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Campbell- Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville. Service 11 a.m. Friday.

ROBERT NETTLES

Robert A. Nettles, Sr., 71, of Benwood, passed away January 8, 2019. Visitation and services will be held at a date and time to be determined. Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling.

SRA BRADY MURRIN

SRA Brady Timothy Murrin, 21, died January 1, 2019. Visitation Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, Moundsville, where services are Saturday at 1 p.m.

FREDDIE WHITE

Freddie C. White, 82, of Glen Easton, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at home. He was born November 18, 1936 in Moundsville, son of the late Fred and Hazel White. Freddie loved to farm, ride tractors, bale hay; and loved the dozer and to saw logs. He was a milkman, self-employed at ...

LUCILLE SMITH

Lucille Ann (Papa) Smith, 88, of Florence, South Carolina, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday night, January 6, 2019 at McLeod Hospice House in Florence, South Carolina. She was the daughter of the late Pasquale Papa and Josephine (Capp) Papa. Lucille was a pioneer in the State ...

BARBARA YOHO

Barbara Jo Yoho, 79, of New Martinsville, WV, died Sunday, January 6, 2019 in Wetzel County Hospital. She was born February 6, 1939 in New Martinsville, a daughter of the late Orion and Helen Beegle Nice. She was a retired US Postal Carrier and a member of the First Christian Church. In ...

JOHN MAXWELL

John E. “Jack” Maxwell, 72, resident of Wheeling, WV died Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling. He was born on August 6, 1946 in Martins Ferry, OH, son of the late Kenneth E. and Betty Jane Flaherty Maxwell. Jack was a retired pipefitter with Local ...

DOROTHY ROBINSON

Dorothy “Dottie” Blake Robinson, 73, of Byesville, Ohio, formerly of Woodsfield passed away Sunday. Calling hours 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home Woodsfield, Ohio. www.bauerturner.com.

JOHN RASZ

John Joseph Rasz, 70, of Wheeling, WV died on Monday, January 7, 2019 in the Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV. Arrangements are incomplete at the Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling, WV (304-232-2739).

R. ELDA BOROVICH

R. Elda Debo Borovich, 93, of St. Clairsville, died January 7, 2019 in Liza’s Place, Wheeling. Visitation and service will be held on Thursday at Toothman Funeral Home in St. Clairsville where final arrangements are pending.

SHEILA BROWN

Sheila Kathlyn Adams (Wood) Brown, of California, originally of Follansbee, Wellsburg, and Wheeling, passed on Christmas Day, 2018, with her sister Kim and brother Eric, close at hand. Cremation was her wish.No services will be held.

SYLVIA HANNAHS

Sylvia Louise Hannahs, 81, of Barnesville, died Monday. Graveside service at the convenience of family. Arrangements by Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home.