Obituaries

Juanita Swearingen

Juanita Swearingen, 79, of Steubenville died Oct. 15, 2017. Arrangements are pending with Gregory-Martin Funeral Home (740) 282-1234.

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Harold J. Riley

Captain Harold J. Riley, 85, of Belpre, OH, departed this life on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at his home. He was born in Eatons, WV, on May 30, 1932, a son of the late Jesse G. and Edith Marlow Riley. Captain Riley retired from the U.S. Marine Corps in January 1980, following 21 years ...

Michael Swick

Michael J. Swick, 36, of Austintown died Friday, October 13, 2017, at his home. Calling hours will be Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. Final arrangements pending. Offer condolences at http://www.mostifuneralhome.com.

Hurricane blasting through Ireland

LONDON — Irish authorities ordered all schools in the country to close today and warned cyclists and motorists to stay off roads as Hurricane Ophelia bore down on Ireland and the U.K. with potentially deadly winds. Ophelia weakened to a Category 1 hurricane Sunday as it moved ...

James DeFebbo

James DeFebbo

James Joseph “Feb” DeFebbo, 81 of Colliers, WV, died peacefully on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, with his family by his side at home. Born on September 28, 1936 in Weirton, WV, a son of the late Anthony “Tony” and Rosemary (Spear) DeFebbo. He also is preceded in death by his wife ...

Michele Lemasters

Michele Lemasters

Michele M. Lemasters, 58, of Weirton, WV, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017, at Weirton Medical Center. Born February 20, 1959, in Steubenville, OH, she was a daughter of George Lacik of Follansbee, WV, and the late Beverly Giebell Lacik. She was also preceded in death by her infant ...

Margaret Giovannone

Margaret Giovannone

Margaret “Meg” Giovannone, 74, passed away in Santa Clarita on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. She was born on November 2, 1942, in Steubenville, Ohio to Michael and Mary Flanigan. After graduating from Catholic Central High School in 1960, Meg received her nursing degree from Mt. St. ...

George Bucy

George James Bucy, 85, of Wellsburg, died Oct. 13, 2017. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Mullenbach Funeral Home, Follansbee. Mass 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. John Church, Wellsburg.

John Loy

John Thomas Loy Sr., 68, of Amsterdam, OH, passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at the Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH. He was born Sept. 4, 1949, in Steubenville, OH, the son of the late Victor and Wanita Marie (Sines) Loy. John was a member of the Pleasant Hill ...

Leigh Pownall

Leigh Ann Pownall, 53, of Wintersville, OH, passed away suddenly on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at Trinity West ER. She was born Nov. 9, 1963, in Steubenville, OH. Leigh Ann attended Brentwood U.M. Church and was the secretary for Pownall Contracting Co. Preceding Leigh Ann in death are ...