Obituaries

THELMA ORR

Thelma Orr, 84, of Sistersville, WV, passed away May 19, 2019, at Sistersville Center. She was born July 12, 1934, in Clarington, OH, a daughter of the late G. Beatty and Wilda Thomas Beatty. Thelma was a homemaker and she attended Sistersville church of the Nazarene. She ...

MARTHA KALIFUT

Martha R. Kalifut of Steubenville, OH, died Tuesday, at home. Arrangements are pending at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home. Offer condolences at www.shorac.com.

LIA HUMMINGBIRD-CISZEWSKI

Lia Sue Hummingbird-Ciszewski, 36, of White Oak, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, May 20, 2019. She was born August 31, 1982, in Raleigh, NC, and is the daughter of Linda Ree Nicholson of Dravosburg and J.D and Kara Hummingbird of Martinsburg, WV. Lia was proprietor of Massage ...

PETER RUSCHAK

Peter L. Ruschak, 62, of Powhatan Point, died Saturday, May 18. Service to be held on Friday, 2-8 p.m., at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Powhatan Point.

DORIS JOHNSON

Doris Lee Johnson passed away May 9, 2019. A Memorial Service will be held at National Road Church of Christ, Wheeling, on May 24, at 11 a.m.

BRENDA THOMAS

Brenda (Toohey) Thomas, 51, Somerton, Died Monday. Visitation Friday, 9 a.m., until service at noon, at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville.

DOLORES MATHYS

Dolores Mathys, 72, of Shadyside, OH, passed away at Shadyside Care Center Sunday, May 19, 2019. She was born July 24, 1939, in Washington, PA, the daughter of the late Frank and Eleanor Gray Grall. Dolores was Church of Christ by Faith; and a homemaker. In addition to her parents, ...

ELEANOR LEMASTERS

Eleanor Ruth Brookover Lemasters, 73, of New Martinsville, died Monday, May 20, 2019, at her daughter’s home after a brief battle with cancer. She was cared for with respect until the end by the nurses and caregivers of Sistersville Journey Hospice. Eleanor was born July 23, 1945, in ...

PHILLIP EDGE

Phillip Marshall Edge, 86, of Moundsville, WV, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Peterson Hospital and Rehab Center, Wheeling, WV. He was born in Moundsville on August 27, 1932, a son of the late Marshall and Ellen (Ashby) Edge. Phillip was retired from the Fostoria Glass Company, ...

THOMAS WARD

Thomas E. Ward, age 87, of New Matamoras, OH, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019 at his home. He was born September 6, 1931 in Archers Fork, OH, the son of the late Orian and Adda Hutchison Ward. He worked at Ormet and was retired from AEP Mitchell Power Plant with 17 years of service. He ...

SHARON ORLOFSKE

Sharon Sue Burroughs Orlofske, 69, of Triadelphia, WV died on Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Continuous Care Center, Wheeling, WV. Friends will be received on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from noon until the time of service at 2 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Homes, 166 Kruger St. Wheeling, WV ...

JAMES FILLON SR.

James Fillon Sr., 80, of Fairpoint, died May 17. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Toothman Funeral Home, St. Clairsville. Mass 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Mary’s Church, St. Clairsville.

CHARLOTTE FEDAK

Charlotte “Toots” Trembicki Fedak, 87, of Beech Bottom, WV, passed away May 18, 2019 at Valley Haven Geriatric Center, Beech Bottom, WV. She was born December 20, 1931 in Windsor Heights, WV to the late Charles and Bertine Trembicki. She was retired from West Liberty State College in ...

DOLLYE GUZEK

Together Again Dollye Lee Dakan Guzek, 87, went home to be with the Lord, May 20, 2019 with her daughter by her side. Dollye was the daughter of George and Eliza Kull Dakan of Rosby’s Rock, W.Va. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Guzek Sr. in 2012. In that same year, she ...

ROBERT CORNELL

Robert J. “Bob” Cornell, 81, of Washington, formerly of Buena Vista, died Sunday, May 19, 2019. He was born March 8, 1938 in McKeesport, and was the son of the late Harold Cornell and the late Isabel Marie (Kelly) and Fred Krien. Bob was a retired project manager for South Hills ...

MARY HOSTASA

Mary Hrelicka Hostasa, 96, through the grace of God has chosen her to join him as one of his angels on May 19, 2019. She was born March 23, 1923, the daughter of Mary Margaret Hornak and James Hrelicka of Bellaire, Ohio. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 68 years, John W. Hostasa; ...

GEORGE “SPIKE” RIEL Jr.

George W. “Spike” Riel Jr., 62, formerly of New Martinsville, died Friday. Visitation 3 p.m., Wednesday, until time of service at 7 p.m. at the Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home, New Martinsville.

MARY JANE BILLCHECK

Mary Jane Billcheck, 85, of Weirton, passed away Monday. Vistation Thursday 3-7 p.m., Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton. Services 10 a.m. Friday, St. Mary’s Byzantine Church.

ANTHONY MAZZONE

Anthony James “Tony” Mazzone, 84, of Weirton passed away Saturday morning, May 18, at his home following a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. Tony was born October 4, 1934, in Follansbee, WV to the late Josephine (Tamburello) and Sam Mazzone, who immigrated to the United ...

BARBARA BORING

Barbara J. Kuester Boring, 81, of Richmond, Ohio, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 at her residence. She was born May 25, 1937, a daughter of the late Carl and Juanita Roe Kuester. She was a 1955 graduate of Jefferson Union High School and attended the College of Steubenville. Barb was a ...