Obituaries

Rita Gyarmaty

Rita M. Gyarmaty, 85, of Steubenville died Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Valley Hospice. She was born December 28, 1932 in Steubenville. She is the daughter of the late Alexander and Helen Mieczkowski Moziejko. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Carl Gyarmaty; two brothers, ...

Scott Dawson

Scott L. Dawson, 96, of New Alexandria, OH, passed away Wednesday September 5, 2018 at the home of his son, Jim. Friends will be received at the Wheeler Funeral Home, 712 Third St., Brilliant, on Friday from 6-8 p.m., final arrangements are pending.

Terry Cook

Terry Jess “Cookie” Cook, 73, of Steubenville died peacefully at Valley Hospice on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. He was born in Steubenville on April 21, 1945, the son of the late Jess Ambrose and Clara Wright Cook. Also preceded in death by six brothers, James “Jimmy,” Jerry, John ...

Roberta Colliers

Roberta Elizabeth Colliers, 89, departed this life on September 3, 2018, at Weirton Geriatric Center. Roberta was born on November 29, 1928, in Brownton, WV, the daughter of Benjamin and Anna (Fuller) Turner. She was happily married to Henry Colliers. Roberta was proceeded in death by her ...

Mary Jane Patterson

Mary Jane (nee Maffett) Patterson, 82, of Mentor passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018, at her residence. Born January 22, 1936, in Greensboro, PA, she has lived in Toronto, Ohio, before moving to Lake County 59 years ago. Mary Jane was a member and former President of the Mentor ...

Carly Cunningham

Carly Dawn Cunningham, 18, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018. She was born November 6, 1999 in Steubenville, OH. Carly had attended Steubenville High School; loved to draw and paint, and had been employed by McDonald’s of Steubenville, OH. She was preceded in death by her maternal ...

John Cooper, Jr.

John David Cooper Jr., 64, of McIntyre, Ohio passed away on July 7, 2018. Memorial services are at Shaffer Chapel A.M.E Church, 1216 Township Road 191, Bloomingdale, Ohio, on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Visitation starting at 12:30 p.m. and services at 1 p.m. The Reverend Melody Essex will ...

Amanda Blackwell

Amanda L. (Firm) Blackwell, 75, of Toronto, OH, passed away on Thursday, August 30,2018. Born on August 5, 1943 in Toronto, OH to the late Edith (Byrnes) Firm and Samuel H. Firm; her brothers Russell and Michael Firm. Surviving siblings Ruth Freer, Edith Ferraro, Mae Gaherty and Herbert ...

James Degenhardt

James C. “JC” “Jim” Degenhardt, 79, of Smithfield, Ohio, passed away Monday September 3, 2018 at Wheeling Park Hospital in Wheeling, WV. He was born March 27, 1939 in Steubenville, OH, the son of the late James and Elnora E. (Miller) Degenhardt. In addition to his parents, he was ...

Margaret Jackson-Briggs

Margaret Helen Jackson-Briggs, 83, of Weirton, WV died Saturday September 1, 2018, at her home. Born January 10, 1935, in Wetzel County, WV, Margaret was a daughter of the late George and Gladys Thomas Jackson. She was also preceded in death by her grandson, Nathan Yoder; her two brothers, ...