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Obituaries

EDA LEONI

Graveside services for Mrs. Eda Leoni, will be held at 10 a.m., on Monday, October 21, 2019 at Upland Heights Cemetery in Yorkville, Ohio. Mrs. Leoni went home to be with the Lord on September 1, 2019 at Cedar Crest Assisted Living Facility in Lafayette, Louisiana. Eda was a woman of faith ...

WALTER SCHUBERT

Walter C. Schubert, age 78, of Wheeling, WV passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Liza’s Place, Wheeling. He was born August 17, 1941 in Wheeling, the son of the late August and Alberta Baier Schubert. Walter was a retired electrician for Consol Coal, a member of Christ Lutheran ...

ANGELINA SFORZA

Angelina Elizabeth (Isopo) Sforza, 98, of MeMechen, WV, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019, in Cumberland Pointe Care Center, St. Clairsville, OH. Angie was born May 23, 1921, in Steubenville, OH, a daughter of the late Angelo Isopo and Philomena (Campana) Isopo Ferrie. She was a ...

NANCY WALNOHA

Nancy Walnoha of Weirton, WV passed away at her home on September 14, 2019. Arrangements by Reasner Funeral Home, 1515 Charles St., Wellsburg, WV

JOELLEN DENNIS

JoEllen Dennis, 72, passed away on October 6, 2019, in her own bed, in her own home, with her husband and kids holding her lovingly as she silently and peacefully slipped away. Jo was born November 12, 1946 in the tiny town of Weston, West Virginia to Jack and Betty Luzader. Her little sister ...

ROBERT DRUSCHEL JR.

Robert “Rob” Irvin Druschel Jr., 54, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019, at Wheeling Hospital. Born February 28, 1965, in Wheeling, son of the late Robert I. and Margaret Lee (Hoff) Druschel Sr. Rob was a Catholic by faith, and attended Wheeling Central and Bethany ...

THOMAS BLANKENSHIP

Thomas L. Blankenship, Jr., 58, of Wheeling, died October 15, 2019. Arrangements are pending at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling.

KATHY HOYT

Kathy Hoyt, of Wheeling, died Monday, October 14, 2019. Arrangements at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling.

Enforcing New ‘Tobacco 21’ Law

Laws are effective only when they are enforced. That needs to be remembered regarding a new state statute in Ohio. For years, it was legal for Buckeye State retailers to sell tobacco products to customers 18 years of age and older. The new “Tobacco 21” law raises the limit to 21 — and ...

MATILDA PADULA

Matilda D. Padula, 94, of Benwood, WV, passed away Monday, October 14, 2019, at her home. Matilda was born April 22, 1925, in Benwood, a daughter of the late Carmine and Asunta (Bonfonti) Raimondi Padula. She was a graduate of Union High School; a retired accountant for Wheeling Closure; a ...

THERESA WIDMER

Theresa G. (Ginocchio) Widmer, 93, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 at Liza’s Place, Wheeling. She was born July 16, 1926 in Chicago, IL, daughter of the late Anthony and Catherine (Podesta) Ginocchio. Theresa was a homemaker, member of St. Michael Catholic Church where ...

PATRICIA WROBEL

Patricia L. Wrobel, 69, of Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday. Visitation at Wilson Funeral Home, Dillonvale, Friday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Services 10 a.m. Saturday.

JOSEPH GABIS

Joseph “Joe” Anthony Gabis of Wheeling, 74, died surrounded by family and friends after an unexpected illness. He was a beloved father, husband, brother, uncle, friend and physician. The second of nine children and born in Steubenville and raised in Toronto, OH. A man of strong faith, ...

BEVERLY DONINI

Beverly (Barnhart) Donini, 84, of Wellsburg, WV, passed on Wednesday. Visitation 1-3 p.m. Friday, Chambers Funeral Home, Wellsburg. Private interment.

LINDA STEPHENS

Linda L. Stephens, age 71, of Wheeling, passed away Tuesday. Visitation Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, Wheeling, where funeral services will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. Interment in Park View Memorial Gardens, Wheeling, WV. Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.

LYLE MOSS

Lyle Wayne Moss Jr. died peacefully on October 14, 2019. Born in San Bernardino, California, November 24, 1958, Wayne lived in West Alexander, PA for the last 33 years. He is survived by his mother, Lois Blake; two daughters, Hilary (Regan) and Marian; two granddaughters, Violet and Ivy ...

DAVID WILSON

David Curtis Wilson, 85, of Wellsburg, WV died on October 8. Visitation 11 a.m. Saturday til service at 11:30 a.m., Hooverson Heights Church of Christ.

ANELLO LIBERATI

Anello “Ike” Liberati, 87 of Bellaire, Ohio died Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Wheeling, West Virginia. He was born June 12, 1932 in Bellaire, Ohio, son of the late Ginetto and Mary Pasquale Liberati. Ike was a retired 43 year employee of the former ...

PAUL FORNI

Paul D. Forni, of German Ridge Road, Clarington, Ohio passed away peacefully on October 12, on his 82nd birthday. Paul was born to the late Carl and Elizabeth Forni. Paul was retired from Ohio Valley Paving. He was also a retired farmer. Paul enjoyed traveling and enjoying a good meal. He ...

DAVID CAREY

David Carey Jr., age 37, of Wheeling died Friday. No visitation. Arrangements entrusted to Griesell Funeral Home, Bethlehem.