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Obituaries

Sara Jane Dennis

Sara Jane Dennis, 88, of Marietta, died Sunday morning, June 23, 2019. Born October 6, 1930 in Marietta, she was the daughter of the late Maurice K. and Helen Samantha Dorman Racer. Sara graduated from Marietta High School in 1948 and received her Bachelors Degree from Marietta College in ...

Michael “Mick” “Mike” Basim

Michael “Mick” “Mike” Basim, 63, of Kernersville passed away Sunday June 23, 2019. Mike was born in Limestone, Maine July 7, 1955 to James Eugene Basim and Frances Eileen Basim who preceded him in death. Mike worked for Wendy’s International for over 18 years where he worked his way ...

David R. Casto, M.D.

David R. Casto, M.D., died of ALS on June 24, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Marietta, Ohio in November of 1956 to Paul and Barbara (Fulmer) Casto. He is survived by his wife Kathleen, daughter Maureen (widow of Joshua) Beaver, son Brian (Meghan) Casto, and grandson Isaac Beaver. He is ...

Betty J. Dunn

Vetty J. Dunn, 70, New Matamoras, OH, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019, at The Pavilion at Piketon for Nursing and Rehab. Born on February 10, 1949, in Marietta, OH, she was the daughter of the late Willard and Allie Cooley Slonaker. She was a homemaker and loved to spend time with her ...

Louis R. Gerome

Louis R. Gerome, 91, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Monday, June 24, 2019, at his home. Friends may call Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home in Caldwell. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be observed Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Caldwell. A veteran’s graveside ...

Marshia L. LaFollette

Marshia L. LaFollette, 62, of Williamstown, WV, passed away at 12:15 p.m., Monday, June 24, 2019, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born August 30, 1956, in Marietta a daughter of the Harold Burdette and the late Sandra Wilson Burdette. Marshia was employed for 37 years at Fenton Glass ...

Virginia Leone Lisk

Virginia Leone Lisk, 86, of Marietta, OH, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born on January 11, 1933 in Stafford, OH to the late John and Pauline Blair Robinson. Virginia was a member of Gilman United Methodist Church, where she had served as organist ...

Emerson R. Shimp

Emerson R. Shimp, 75, of Marietta, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019, at his home. Emerson was born on September 4, 1943, in Baltimore, Ohio, a son of Floyd and Laoma Hilty Shimp. Emerson graduated from The Ohio State University with a Masters of Agricultural Education. He taught school for ...

Carlos Phillip Wood

Carlos Phillip Wood, 75, of Gallipolis, died Monday June 24, 2019 at his residence. Born May 30, 1944, in Gallipolis. He was the son of the late Aubra and Grace Roush Wood. In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his wife Charlene Clark Wood, and by a brother, Lawrence Lee Wood. ...

Deana Janese McCain Barnes

Deana Janese McCain Barnes of Vale, North Carolina (formerly a Marietta resident) died at her home on June 6, 2019 following a battle with cancer. Her loving family was by her side. She was born January 4, 1956, in Alliance, Ohio to Dean and Hester (Erb) McCain. She graduated from Marietta ...

Mark Joseph Cipollina

Mark Joseph Cipollina, 68, of Little Hocking, passed away June 23, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre, is assisting the family with cremation arrangements.

Marlene Sue Dye

Marlene Sue Dye, 72, of Newport, died Saturday, June 22, 2019 at home surrounded by her family and friends. She was born September 6, 1946 in Marietta to Raleigh Osten and Mary Elizabeth {Bush} Hartshorn. Marlene graduated from Newport High School. She married Steve Dye on June 18, ...

Carol Pauline Gorham

Carol Pauline Gorham, 83, of Barlow, died Sunday, June 23, 2019, at her home. Born September 20, 1935 in Williamstown, WV, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Iona Dye Pugh. She was a member of the Barlow Presbyterian Church and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Barlow Volunteer Fire Department. ...

Carolyn Sue Hornsby

Carolyn Sue Hornsby, 70, of Marietta passed away at her home on June 23, 2019. She was born October 8, 1948, in Marietta a daughter of Dana and Blanche L. Parsons Carpenter. Carolyn was a graduate of Marietta High School and was employed for 18 years as a cook for the Washington County ...

Larry E. Linton

Larry E. Linton, 66, of Summerfield, Ohio, passed away suddenly Friday, June 21, 2019 at his home. The family will receive friends for visitation Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 4 - 8 p.m. at the Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West St., Caldwell, OH 43724. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, June ...

Marilyn Jane Hughes Swaney

Marilyn Jane Hughes Swaney, 85, Marietta, died at 8:54 p.m. June 7, 2019, at her home. She was born July 28, 1933, in Lowell to James Hayward Hughes and Mabel Baker Hughes. She was a 1951 graduate of Lowell High School. She was a past matron of Lowell Chapter No. 272, Order of the Eastern ...

Elaine Thomas

Elaine Thomas, 77, of Marietta, OH passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Elaine was born March 1, 1942 in Lowell, OH, the daughter of the late James Robert and Nellie Maude Lowe Jackson. Elaine was a 1959 graduate of Salem Liberty High ...

Peggy L. Wegmiller

Peggy L. Wegmiller, 82, former resident of Marietta, and currently of Delaware, Ohio, passed away at 6:10 a.m. on Sunday, June 23rd, 2019, at Ohio Living – Sarah Moore Assisted Living. Born on August 31st, 1936 in Macksburg, Ohio, she was the youngest daughter of Homer I. Dutton and Hazel ...

Mildred W. Zielke

Mildred W. Zielke, 97, of Essington, Pa., passed away on June 21, 2019 at home with family by her side. A viewing will be held on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 10 A.M. at Griffith Funeral Chapel, 520 Chester Pike, in Norwood, Pa. 19074 Services will follow at 11 A.M. and burial will be in Edgewood ...

Byron H. Hall

Byron H. Hall, 89, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away at Kobacker House in Columbus at 6:33 pm, Friday, June 21, 2019. He was born on March 10, 1930, in Wingett Run, Ohio, to Henry E. and Nellie West Hall. Byron was a retired employee of Big Bear Grocery Stores after 37 years. He was a veteran of ...