US obituaries

Christian P. “Butters” Robinson

Christian P. “Butters” Robinson, 21, of Akron, formerly of Woodsfield, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at his home.

He was born in Elyria, on Feb. 19, 1996, a son of Joshua Robinson, who survives of Columbus, and Jennifer Pritt, who survives of Akron.

He was a graduate of Monroe Central High School, Woodsfield, and attended Washington State Community College, Marietta. read more


Cheryl Reagan Leeds

CHERYL  REAGAN  LEEDS, age 58, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 28, 2017, at her residence. She was the wife of Norman D. Leeds, Jr. “Doug” with whom she shared 30 loving years of marriage. She will be greatly missed by her beloved children Stephen Douglas Leeds of Wilmington, DE and Alexandra Reagan Leeds of Newark, DE.

Born in West Chester, PA, she read more


Janet L. (Griffey) Root

Janet L. (Griffey) Root, 84, of Bellefontaine, passed away at 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Logan Acres Care Center, Bellefontaine. She was born in Franklin County, Ohio on June 23, 1933 to the late Otto E. and Kathryn (Mohler) Griffey. On January 28, 1955, she married Stuart Gene Root and he survives.

She is also survived by a son, Mark (Rosanna) Root of Lancaster; a daughter, read more


Betty J. Siburt

Betty J. Siburt, 91, of Adena, Ohio died Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at Forest HillNursing Home, St. Clairsville, Ohio. She was born July 16, 1926 in Short creek Township, Ohio., a daughter of the late Albert and Katherine  Howes Lewis.

She was a retired produce manager at the Colerain IGA and a member of read more


John J. Lynch

JOHN J. LYNCH, age 67, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester, PA.

Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of the late Edward J. Lynch and the late Anne Hedrick Lynch. John graduated from Kennett High School and attended Hiram Scott College in Scottsbluff, NE.

Despite battling a debilitating illness for all of his adult years John never read more


Tommy Michael Yancey

Tommy Micheal Yancey, 47, of Monroe, passed peacefully Monday, Sept. 18, 2017.

Micheal is preceded in death by Millard Yancey and Gladys Elizabeth Yancey of Monroe.

He is survived by his wife and life-long companion, Allison Yancey; son, Coty Yancey, and daughter, Madison Yancey, all from Monroe; brothers and sisters, Richy Yancey, Vickie Hooks, Nancey Whelchel and David Yancey.

Service for memorial read more


Julie Ann Rowe Ellsworth Fredericks, 86

Julie Ann Rowe Ellsworth Fredericks, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Sept. 27, 2017.  

Born May 3, 1931, to Dorotha Louise Peiffer Rowe and Kenneth Guy Rowe, of Titusville, Julie Ann graduated from Titusville High School (Class of 1949), and matriculated at Edinboro University and New York University.  

She married the late Emerson Clarence Ellsworth read more

Connie Gordon

Connie Gordon, 55, of Monroe, died on Sept. 23, 2017.

She was born in Barrow County on March 8, 1962, to Charles Donald “Pete” Denney and the late Linda Ann Denney.

She was preceded in death by her son, the late Joe Gordon, Jr.

She is survived by her husband, Joe Gordon, of Monroe; father, Pete Denney, of Monroe; daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Brian Scarborough, of Monroe; son and daughter-in-law, read more


Irma Lucille Johnston

Irma Lucille Johnston was born Irma Pratt on July 7, 1928 in Fullerton, Orange County, California. She died September 23, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Ridgecrest. Irma was the third child and first daughter of Reese Pratt and his wife, Lena Fleming. Reese and Lena moved to California from Oklahoma about four years before Irma’s birth. Irma grew up in Fullerton and attended local grade read more


Brown, Robert


Robert “Jim” Brown, 73, a fourth-generation resident of Canton, died peacefully at home on September 24, 2017, after bravely battling cancer.

Jim worked as a manager for Verizon for many years until retiring in 2003. Devoted husband of Lisa M. Brown (Duggan) of Canton. Loving father of Robert J. Brown of Fort Thomas, KY, and Timothy C. Brown of Canton.

Visiting hours in read more


Obituary for Mary Abbott …….

Mary Abbott, age 89, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

She was born in Vandusen, Oklahoma on June 17, 1928, to Robert Hue and Mary Ellen“Riffle” Williams. Mary attended St. Andrews Baptist Church in Panama City, FL.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Otis Abbott; her sons, David Davis and Rodney Abbott; her daughter, Tanayia “Davis” read more


Jeanne Frances Bowes

Bowes, of Marshfield, September 27, 2017, Jeanne Frances (Murphy).  Loving mother of John F. Bowes III and his wife Dawn Opstad of Marshfield, Karyn Jennifer San Soucie and her husband Scott of Marshfield and the late Stephen Patrick Bowes.  Sister of Brenda Madden of Braintree, Judith Weston of Newport, RI and the late Ann Maloney, Madeline Bartlett and Mary Girton.  Grandmother read more


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