Obituaries

Gary Kostka

Gary A. Kostka, 64, of Weirton, WV, passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018, with his wife by his side at Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville, OH. Born September 3, 1953, in Steubenville, OH, Gary was the son of the late Walter and Margaret Kovach Kostka. He was also ...

Johnny Wise

Johnny Wise “Amos”, 52, of Bowerston, died Tuesday following an auto accident. Arrangements are pending at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz.

Joseph Fernandez

Joseph Anthony Fernandez, 71, of Oakdale, PA formerly of New Cumberland, WV, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018 at his residence. He was born January 6, 1947 in Washington, PA a son of the late Joseph Fernandez and Mary (Dvorsak) McCombs. He retired from Weirton Steel Corporation as an ...

Linda Abron

Linda Ann Abron, 67, passed April 2, 2018. She was the loving mother of Clifford (Lynn) Abron; sister of Evon and Allen; grandmother, and friend of many. Funeral is Saturday, April 7, 2018, at 11 a.m., Second Baptist Church, 717 Adams St., Steubenville. The family will receive friends ...

Sheila Ziarko

Sheila H. Ziarko, 79, of Steubenville passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at her home, surrounded by her children. She was born September 18, 1938 in Steubenville. She is the daughter of the late Frederick and Amelia (Pagani) Harris. Preceding Sheila in death are her husband Alex J. ...

Simon Feaster

Simon Feaster, 54, of Steubenville, died April 3, 2018. Arrangements pending with Gregory-Martin Funeral Home.

Richard Richards

Richard E. “Rick” Richards, 62, of Urbana passed away at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at VA Illiana Health Care, Danville. Rick was born November 12, 1955, in Weirton, WV, the son of Ronald E. and Elizabeth Swearingen Richards Sr. He married Deanna Sue Widick-Richards on ...

John Coppa

John Paul Coppa, age 82, of Toronto, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018, at Catherine’s Care Center, Steubenville, where he had been a resident for three years. He was born September 3, 1935, in Steubenville, OH, the son of the late Asperino and Lida (Andrews) Coppa. John was a member of ...

Patty Wells

Patty Nitz Wells, age 77, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. Patty is known for her kind-hearted and compassionate spirit and was a faithful follower of Christ. She enjoyed people and serving others her entire life. Her mantra was “Retired and Loving Life.” Her laughter and ...

Robert Ighnat

Robert Michael Ighnat, 61, of Carrollton, OH, passed on March 31, 2018. Viewing hours from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, Schuetz Funeral Home.