Obituaries

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Katharine Jean Meckel

Katharine Jean Meckel, 85, of Marietta, passed on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born April 10, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, to Norine Jean Bishop and William Pelinka and married Richard Meckel in July 1952. During the last years of her life, she lived with ...

Joyce Andberg, 101

Joyce Andberg, 101 Joyce Andberg, 101, died Friday, March 24, 2017. Services will be private at the families request. Arrangements under the care of Roberts Funeral Home-East Lawn Chapel.

Dirk Bosgraf

Dirk Andrew Bosgraf, 42, of Williamstown, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017. Visitation 3-6 Tuesday, First Baptist Church, Williamstown. Funeral services 3 p.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church, Williamstown. The Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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Robert G. Ashton

Robert G. Ashton, 88, of Waterford passed away March 17, 2017, with his loving wife at his side. He was born November 2, 1928, in McConnelsville, OH, to the late Louise Ashton. Bob joined the U.S. Air Force in 1947 for 20 years. He opened a TV repair shop in California for several years and ...

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Charles ‘Chuck’ Randolph

Charles (Chuck) L. Randolph (79), of Marietta, OH, went home to be with the Lord on March 22, 2017. Chuck was born in Parkersburg, WV, January 7, 1938, and was a member of Barlow United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by parents Kenneth and Bertha Randolph, sister Sandra Deeter, ...

Deborah Williamson

Deborah Louise “Debbie” Williamson, 61, of Belpre, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017. At her request, she will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Joseph Vane Nowell

Joseph Vane Nowell, 81, of Marietta, went home to his Father in Heaven on March 23, 2017. He was born in Lancaster, Ohio to Jay Thomas Nowell and Mayme Rose Walters Nowell. Joe is a 1956 graduate of Marietta College. He was a principal and teacher from 1956 until his retirement in 2001. He ...

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Shelly Martin Carpenter

Shelly Martin Carpenter, 57, Mountain City, Tenn., passed away on March 19, 2017, in the hospital after a long illness. She was born on Sept. 11, 1959, to the late Jack Martin and Judith Peters Callander. She was preceded in death by her father, sister Stephanie Jo Martin, grandparents Ruth ...

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Robert L. Modie

Robert L. Modie, 88, Beverly, passed away March 19, 2017, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born August 25, 1928, in Barnesville, Ohio, to Edward J. and Marguerite (Lorentz) Modie. He was a graduate of Linsley Military Academy and Marietta College. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a ...

Patricia A. White

Patricia A. White, 66, wife of the late John A. White, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 19th in Berryville, VA. Born March 14, 1951 in Marietta, OH to Robert and the late Arlene Stephens Armstrong. Pat was a graduate of Louisa High School, class of 1969, and enjoyed living in and exploring ...

Max H. Ullman

Max Harry Ullman, 90 passed away March 20, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living in Marietta, OH. He was born August 24, 1926 in the tiny town of Stafford, OH to Neil and Madge Ullman. After graduation from High School in 1944, Max served in World War II in Germany. Upon his return to the States, ...

James DeLong

James G. DeLong, 82, Woodsfield, Ohio, died March 21, 2017. Visitation 2-8 p.m. Thursday, service Friday 11 a.m., Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield.

Charlene Thompson

Charlene Anna-Pearl Thompson, 81, of Caldwell, Ohio, passed away Monday, March 20, 2017. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Thursday, McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, Caldwell. Funeral Liturgy with Mass 10 a.m. Friday, St. Stephen Catholic Church, Caldwell.

Darrald Whittekind

Memorial services will be held for Darrald “Tom” “Rex” Whittekind on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the American Legion Post #64, at Eighth and Wooster streets. McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Ricky Dean Stark

Ricky Dean Stark, 61, of Marietta passed away Saturday morning March 18, 2017. He was born November 3, 1955, in Marietta a son of John and Ruth Mae Morgenstern Stark. He is survived by his brother Roger (Teresa) Stark of Marietta and his sister Brenda (Sam) Kemp of Englewood, OH, several ...

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James Joseph Arnold

James Joseph Arnold, 92, of Marietta, Ohio, died Sunday evening, March 19, 2017 at his home. He was born on May 31, 1924 in Churchtown, to John Henry and Virginia Mary Schilling Arnold. Jim was a WWII Navy veteran, serving our country from 1943 to 1946. He retired from BF Goodrich after 30 ...

Barbara Davis

Barbara Davis, 79, of Whipple, died Sunday, March 19, 2017 at The Arbors at Marietta. Barbara was born February 26, 1938 in Washington County to Timothy and Virginia Davis. She graduated from Fearing Township School Barbara was a Caregiver and belonged to the Stanleyville Ladies Guild, ...

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Vergie Taylor

Vergie Laurel Kroll Taylor, 59, of New Matamoras, died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born March 4, 1958, in Marietta, the daughter of Robert E. and Mary Hazel Patrella King. She graduated from Frontier High School in 1976 and had been a manager of the Par ...

Ada Fetty

Ada Kay Cooper Fetty, 80, of Williamstown, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, at First Baptist Church of Williamstown with burial following in Riverview Cemetery. Visitation is ...

Leona J. Stark

Leona Jean Stark, 75, of Marietta, Ohio, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born on April 20, 1941, in Ellsworth, Pa., to Stephan and Josephine Novicki. Leona married Roy H. Stark on Sept. 22, 1962, and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She is ...