Obituaries

Gisela Colegrove

Gisela Colegrove, 93, of Minford, formerly of Lucasville, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019 at Elbrooke Pavilion in Minford. She was born July 8, 1925 in Euerdorf, Germany, a daughter of the late Franz and Marie Schmitt. Gisela was a homemaker and her priorities were to provide her family a good home and raise her…

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Clayton Crabtree

Clayton Crabtree, 49, of Lucasville, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019 of natural causes at his residence. He was born December 8, 1969 in Elyria, Ohio a son of Mary Louise Meadows Crabtree of Lucasville and the late Michael Dean Crabtree. Clayton devoted his life to taking care of his family and was a 1988…

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Brian Michael Patrick

Brian Michael “Bigg Mike” Patrick, 36, of Spring Lake, NC, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019 at his home. He was born August 13, 1983 in Portsmouth, a son of Marci Walburn Johnson. Mike worked as a truck driver hauling produce up and down the East Coast. He had a smile that could light up…

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Michael Eugene Martin, Sr.

Michael Eugene Martin, Sr., was born May 10, 1953 in Portsmouth and passed away on April 11, 2019, after a long battle with colon cancer. Mike was a member of the Arizona Carpenters Union and was an integral part of the projects he worked on, such as the Phoenician and Princess Resorts in Scottsdale, custom…

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Stephen R. Oiler

Stephen R. Oiler, 53 of South Shore formerly of West Portsmouth died Monday, April 15, 2019 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.  He was born December 27, 1965 in Portsmouth to the late Leonard Oiler and Nancy Morrow Oiler who survives.  Along with his father, he was preceded in death by a sister,…

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Charles M. Cueto

Charles M. Cueto, Age 96, of Dublin, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Bluebird Assisted Living in Marysville, OH.  He was born March 2, 1923 in Spelter, WV to Ramon and Adele (Cuervo) Cueto.  He was a 1942 graduate of Victory High School in Clarksburg, WV and served in the U.S. Navy from 1942…

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James Aaron Elliott

James Aaron Elliott Age 45, of South Point, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland.  He was born January 24, 1974 in Portsmouth to James H. Elliott and Beverly Slark.  James was a 1992 Glenwood High School graduate and served 10 years as a New Boston Police Officer. …

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Imogene T. Darling

Imogene T. Darling, Age 98, of Portsmouth, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Hillview Retirement Center in Portsmouth.  She was born March 9, 1921 in Ironton to Claude and Myrtle (England) Trent.  Imogene was married to Ralph Darling on June 24, 1944.  She was a piano teacher for many years and loved…

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Mary Frances (Swords) Elliott

Mary Frances (Swords) Elliott, Age 87, of Portsmouth, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Rosemount Pavilion in Portsmouth.  She was born May 10, 1931 in Rubyville to Adam and Susan (Howe) Swords.  Mary worked at Williams Shoe factor and as a Cook for Heritage Square for over 13 years.  She…

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Walter C. Haller, Jr.

Walter C. Haller, Jr. 85, of Wheelersburg passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019. Walter was born June 21, 1933 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Walter C. and Kathelene Paulin Haller. Walter was Owner/Operator of Haller Trucking; he was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church and a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean…

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