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Obituaries

Francesco Scotto Rinaldi

Francesco Scotto Rinaldi, 75, of Parkersburg, sailed away Sunday, August 4, 2019. He was born in Monte di Procida, Naples, Italy the son of the late Cipriano Scotto Rinaldi and Teresa Lubrano Lavadera. Franco was a Nautical Captain in Italy before his arrival to Brooklyn, NY. He learned the ...

Bryan Lee Thrasher

Bryan Lee Thrasher, 57, of Belpre, passed away August 4, 2019, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on January 25, 1962 in Parkersburg the son of the late Roseen Faye Wires Thrasher Trout and Leroy Thrasher. He had worked with the water department for several years but really enjoyed ...

Harding Paul Layfield

Harding Paul Layfield, 77, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg, WV. Paul was born September 23, 1941 on Oil Ridge near Cairo, WV, a son of the late Emerson Leroy and Blanche (Rexroad) Layfield. For many years, Paul was ...

Robert E. Lowe

Robert E. Lowe, 60, of Elizabeth, WV, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019. He was the son of Gayle and the late Robert Lowe Sr. of Elizabeth, WV. He was elected to the Wirt County Commission in 2004 and was the longest continuous serving Wirt County commissioner. In addition to his duties as ...

Ina Patterson

Ina L. (Morehouse) Patterson, 96, of Parkersburg, passed away August 3, 2019 at Worthington Nursing Home in Parkesburg. She was born June 25, 1923 in Jackson County, WV a daughter of the late Robert Morehouse and Anna R. (Swain) Morehouse. Ina attended 14th Ave. Gospel Mission Church and was ...

Richard W. Wayne

Richard W. Wayne, 60, of Sistersville, W.Va., died Aug. 3, 2019. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at Myers Funeral Home, Sistersville. Visitation is 11 a.m. until time of service Wednesday.

Ernest W. Wittekind

Ernest W. Wittekind, 73, of Belpre, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial following in Tunnel Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 ...

Willadean R. Casto

Willadean R. Casto, 88, of Vienna, WV died Saturday August 3, 2019 at Belpre Landing. She was born in Roane County a daughter of the late Howard S. and Gladys B. (Craig) Camp. She is survived by her son Craig S. Casto (Terrye) of Vienna; daughter Kathy C. Thomas (Lou) of Vienna; six ...

Betty June Casto Deem

Betty June Casto Deem, of Mineral Wells, passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Roane County, on May 23, 1939, daughter of James A. Casto and Hattie Carrie Barnhouse Casto Wendt Kline. Betty was a 1957 graduate of Parkersburg High School. She married Charles E. ...

Jeraldine Hawk

TUPPERS PLAINS - Jeraldine Nina Hawk, 88, of Tuppers Plains, OH, passed away Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 at Arcadia Nursing Center in Coolville, OH. She was born Feb. 15, 1931 in Chester, OH, daughter of the late Marion and Letha Betzing Wood. Jeraldine was a member of St. Paul United Methodist ...

Harry Coleman Mays

Harry Coleman Mays, 65, of Parkersburg passed away August 1, 2019 at Camden Clark Medical Center. He was born January 1, 1954 in Parkersburg, and is the son of the late Thomas Coleman Mays and Kathleen Morris Mays. Harry enjoyed working on cars and lawnmowers, his family, he loved animals and ...

Wilma ‘Jean’ Nazelrod

Wilma “Jean” Nazelrod, 83, St. Marys, WV, passed away Friday, August 2, 2019 peacefully at home. Born on May30, 1936, in Maxwell, WV, she was a daughter of the late Delbert “Pete” Arnett and Edna Everett Arnett. She was a 1954 graduate of Pennsboro High School and member of Dewey Avenue ...

Ginger Reed

REEDSVILLE - Ginger Reed, 68, of Reedsville, OH, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 20, 1951, daughter of the late Lafe and Edith Cogar. Ginger is survived by her husband, Willard Reed; 5 daughters, Yvonne ...

Ethel R. Worden

Ethel R. Worden (nee Rodenberg), age 93, passed away on July 29, 2019. Loving mother of Donza (Catherine) Worden II, Stephen (Carla) Worden, and Dana (Steve) Soper, grandmother of Erin Worden, Donza Worden III, Adrienne (Alex) Ioannou, Arianne (Jason) Daume, Larissa (Leon) Hastings, Ian ...

Thomas Andrew Barengo

Thomas Andrew Barengo, 37, of Marietta passed away Thursday, August 1, 2019. Funeral services will be 10:00 am Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at the Marietta Chapel of Cawely & Peoples Funeral Home, with The Rev. Joe Webb officiating. Burial will follow in Putnam Cemetery. Visitation will be on ...

Garrett M. Boyles

Garrett M. Boyles, 88, of Spencer, WV passed away July 31, 2019 at his home. He was born on January 28, 1931 in Spencer to the late Harold and Vera Runnion Boyles. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Mary Lou Conley Boyles, with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. ...

Jeanette Worstell Cunningham

Jeanette Worstell Cunningham, 69, of Vienna, WV, (formerly of Greenwood, WV), departed this life on Thursday, August 1, 2019, at her residence. Jeanette was born April 17, 1950 in Parkersburg, WV, a daughter of the late Robert and Ruth (Hill) Worstell. She was a proud graduate of the 1st class ...

Shelia K. Dye

Shelia K. Dye, 73, of Belpre, Ohio passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, August 1, 2019 after a very short illness. She was born on July 19th, 1946 in Hamden, Ohio to the late Pearl E. and Marjorie Hamilton Ward. She graduated from Vinton Count High School in 1964 and moved to ...

William “Bill” Held

William “Bill” Held, of Marietta, Ohio, passed away in his home on Sunday, July 28, after a valiant and inspirational battle with cancer. He was 62-years-old. Throughout his life, he was known to make a positive impact on everyone he met. Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Bill was ...

Bryan Allen Morgan

Bryan Allen Morgan, 44, of Elizabeth, WV, passed away on July 29, 2019. He was born in Parkersburg, WV, on June 2, 1975, a son of Mitchell and Patti Morgan of Parkersburg. Bryan was a 1994 graduate of Wirt County High School. He loved the outdoors and was an accomplished hunter and fisherman. ...