Obituaries

Martha Swickard

Martha Sue Dunn Robbins Swickard of Steubenville, Ohio passed away suddenly on August 21, 2019. She was born in Steubenville, a daughter of the late Joseph & Minerva “Betty” Wirick Dunn. Preceding Martha in death were her first husband and father of her children, D. Earl Robbins ...

James Purtiman

James W. “Jim” Purtiman Sr., 76 of Bridgeport, died Friday August 23, 2019. Wilson Funeral Home 920 National Road Brookside assisting the family.

Larissa Salkovick

Larissa Dawn (Ostrosky) Salkovick, 27, of Follansbee, WV, died unexpectedly on Thursday, August 22, 2019, at her home. She was born on November 22, 1991, in Steubenville, OH, a daughter of the late Ronald Ostrosky and Cindy (Finsley) Ostrosky of Follansbee, WV. Larissa graduated from Brooke ...

Despina “Tess” Dalesio

Despina “Tess” (Leontaris) Dalesio, 92 of Follansbee, WV died peacefully on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Brightwood Center surrounded by her children. Born on April 17, 1927 in Weirton, WV a daughter of the late Christ and Anna (Pastra) Leontaris. In addition to her parents she is preceded ...

Darlene Colburn

Memorial service at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Shorac Family Center, 166 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to United Way of Jefferson County. Offer condolences at www.shorac.com.

Mary Herkert

Mary Jane Roush Heckert, 88, of Wintersville, Ohio died Friday, August 23, 2019 at Garden Village, Kansas City, Missouri. Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville on Tuesday 4-7 p.m. Final arrangements are pending. Offer condolences at www.shorac.com.

Richard Barath

Richard S. Barath, 69, of Smithfield, formerly of Barton, OH, died Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Wheeling Medical Park following a brief illness. He was born September 26, 1949 in Martins Ferry, OH, a son of the late Steven Barath and Irene Vargas Barath. Rich formerly worked at Shadyside ...

Gladys Campbell

Gladys Campbell, 100, was the second child of Georgia and Joseph Foster on May 22, 1919 in Macon, Georgia. She was married to Orlander “Buster” Campbell which produced 3 girls, Donna, Aleta (Deta), and Sherry. She worked as a store window decorator at Humerous Stores on south Main ...

Mary Schwertfeger

Mary Louise (Barrows) Schwertfeger, 91, of Follansbee, WV has joined her many family and friends who welcomed her in our Lord’s Kingdom on Thursday, August 22, 2019. Mary was the daughter of the late Margaret (Peg) Goettel and George Barrows. She was born January 29, 1928, in Washington ...

Linda Miller

Linda Irene Miller, 71, of Follansbee passed away Wednesday August 21, 2019 at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born December 29, 1947 in Howell, Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Emil and Florence Tucker Fladam. She was also preceded in death by her husband Gerald ...