Obituaries

Robert Bell

Robert William Bell, 75, of Toronto, OH, passed away July 18, 2018, at Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH. He was born February 20, 1943, in Point Pleasant, WV, a son of the late Leslie and Ida Mae (Pearson) Bell. Robert served his country in the United States Navy. He was a ...

Ronald Carter

Ronald D. Carter, 80, of Harrisville, OH, passed Tuesday July 17, 2018. Visitation Thurs. 2-8 p.m., Borkoski Funeral Home, Cadiz and Friday, 10 a.m. until 11 service, Harrisville United Methodist Church.

Barry Coulter

Barry Scott “Scotty” Coulter, 52 of Moundsville, WV, died Monday at Sistersville Center. Viewing Friday at 3 p.m. til 4 p.m. service Chambers Funeral Home, Wellsburg, WV. (304) 737-3551

Alouvise Harris

Alouvise Hardenia Harris, 32, born March 17, 1986, departed this life on Monday, July 2, 2018. Visitation on Saturday, July 21, 2018, from 10-11 a.m. at Vinson House of Mortuary, with a memorial service immediately following.

John Kosar

John Daniel Kosar Sr. of Bloomingdale, Ohio, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Mary Jane Brooks Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, at the age of 82. John was born August 11, 1935, in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of the late John D. and Anna Fritch Kosar. He was preceded in ...

Kimberly Williamson

Kimberly Ann Williamson, 21, of Carrollton, OH, formerly of Toronto, OH, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, July 14, 2018. Kimmy was born May 18, 1997, in Pittsburgh, PA, daughter of Michael A. Williamson and the late Susan Lynn (Conlon) Williamson. She had resided at Country View ...

Edward Straka

Edward J. “Jim” Straka, 71, of Culver City, CA, passed away July 7, 2018 from pancreatic cancer. Ed grew up in Steubenville and was a 1967 graduate of Steubenville Big Red. He was a sergeant in the 1st Armor Division-8th Infantry of the U.S. Army 1969-1971. He was preceded in ...

Bernice Kerr1

Bernice A. Kerr, 82 of Weirton, WV, passed away Friday July 13, 2018. She was born March 15, 1936 in Weirton, WV. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine Kosiorek Duke. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Kenneth R. Kerr, Sr. (8-3-2017); son, Kenneth R. ...

Charles Mercer

Charles Eugene Mercer, 67, of New Cumberland, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018. Born in Wheeling, WV on March 21, 1951, a son of the late Earl Mercer and Mary (Highley) Burskey Mr. Mercer served in the U.S. Army. He was retired from Mountaineer Race Track. Chuck was an avid Cleveland ...

Eleanor Lyke

Eleanor J. (Brown) Lyke, 96, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away at 9:02 a.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018 at Brightwood Center, Follansbee, WV. Eleanor was born on July 14, 1921 in Wellsburg, WV. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Vera (Nelson) Brown. Eleanor was a member of the Wellsburg ...