Obituaries

Robert Buchanan

Robert H. “Sonny” Buchanan, 85, of Reynoldsburg, OH, formerly of Weirton, WV, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018, at home after a long battle with leukemia. He was born March 7, 1933, in Hollidays Cove, WV. He was the son of the late John Sumner Buchanan and Alice Fay Davis Buchanan. ...

Jack O’Leary

John Thomas O’Leary (known by all as Jack), 72, of Wheeling, WV, died Monday (Easter Monday), April 2, 2018, with his loving wife by his side. Jack was born October 24, 1945, and was the son of John Paul and Rita Andrews O’Leary. He was the beloved husband of Nancy Ellen Rice O’Leary ...

Frank DiPietro Sr.

Frank E. DiPietro Sr., 87, of Wintersville, died Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Lancia Villa Royale. He was born July 4, 1930 in Steubenville. He is the son of the late Angelo and Mary Graziani DiPietro. Frank is also preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Masters DiPietro; one son, Frank, Jr.; ...

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 ...