Obituaries

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Catherine Armentrout Shipp

Elizabeth “Betty” Catherine Armentrout Shipp, 75, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life Monday, March 12, 2018, at the home of her daughter and under the care of People’s Hospice. Betty was born on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1942, a daughter of the late Melvin Glen Armentrout and ...

Angela Josephine Tarantelli Miller

Angela Josephine Tarantelli Miller, 89, a resident of Elkins, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, March 13, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of WV Caring. She was born, Monday, March 19, 1928, at Harding, a daughter of the late Joseph and Frances ...

Gerald E. ‘Jerry’ Galiyano

Gerald E. “Jerry” Galiyano, 60, of Elkins, and formerly Flemington, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at the West Virginia University Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born in Trenton, New Jersey, on Sept. 17, 1957, a son of the late Carl and Helen Galiyano. Jerry is ...

Norman ‘Leo’ (Mac) McWilliams

Norman “Leo” McWilliams, 84, of Buckhannon, passed on March 8, 2018, after a lengthy battle with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Leo was born in Grafton, on Sept. 28, 1933, the youngest of eight (8) children born to the late Dorsey Robert and Bessie Lucinda (Smith) McWilliams, all of whom ...

Benjamin Alan Bell

Benjamin Alan Bell, 32, of Parkersburg, departed this life peacefully at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018, in Elkins, following an extended illness. In the hours leading up to his death, he was encircled in love by family and friends, listening to the music of YoYo Ma. He was born Feb. 16, ...

Michael ‘Mike’ Lee Bright

Michael “Mike” Lee Bright, 52, a resident of Fairmont, passed from this life Sunday, March 11, 2018, at home. He had been in his usual health, and death was unexpected. The family’s request for cremation was honored. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted ...

Elizabeth C. Armentrout Shipp

Elizabeth Catherine Armentrout Shipp, 75, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life Monday, March 12, 2018, at the home of her daughter in Shinnston and under the care of People’s Hospice. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Hostetler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the ...

Leslie Leonard Shreve

Leslie Leonard Shreve, 76, of Buckhannon, died Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born April 17, 1941, in Buckhannon, a son of the late Walter Newton Shreve and Helen Justine Ulderich Shreve Osburn. On March 23, 1962, he married Peggy J. Brock, who ...

Jeffery Allen Broschart

Jeffery Allen Broschart, 57, of Elkins, departed this life at 7:12 p.m. March 8, 2018, in Morgantown, following a brief illness. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. today at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Elkins. A Wake Service will be recited at 8 p.m. today by Deacon Raymond Godwin. ...

Jeffery Allen Broschart

Jeffery Allen Broschart, 57, of Elkins, departed this life at 7:12 p.m. March 8 in Morgantown, following a brief illness. He was born Tuesday, Aug. 30, 1960, in Elkins, a son of the late William Donel and Rose Marie Travise Broschart. Jeff graduated from Coalton High School with the ...

Kennith Howard Mullens

Kennith Howard Mullens, 89, of Williams River Road, went home to be with the Lord on March 8, 2018, at Summersville Regional Hospital. Born April 14, 1928, at Camden on Gauley, he was a son of the late Howard and Louisa Gallogly Mullens. He was preceded in death by three siblings, Erma ...

Otha H. ‘Jiggs’ Hite

Otha H. “Jiggs” Hite, 86, of Buckhannon, the Liggett Addition community, died on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Nursing Care Facility. He was born in Gilmer County on March 7, 1932, a son of the late Walker and Sylvia Turner Hite. In addition to his parents, he was ...

Randal Shaw Smith

Randal Shaw Smith of Fairmont, 65, passed at home on March 9, 2018, after an extended illness. He was born Aug. 24, 1952, in Philippi, to the late Rubert C. and Louise S. Smith. His mother passed on March 9 just 18 years ago. He married his high school sweetheart, Gloria Sue Thompson, ...

Sarah Jane Bennett

Sarah Jane Bennett passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. A resident of the Flanagan Hill community, she had been in declining health. She was born on Aug. 18, 1936, at Red Creek in Tucker County, a daughter of the late Freddie Ellen Bonner Bennett and ...

Emery Francis Wyatt

Emery Francis Wyatt, 79, of Dunmore, passed away March 8, 2018, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center. Born Feb. 7, 1939, in Dunmore, he was a son of the late Emery Kermit and Nellie Frances Perry Wyatt. He was preceded in death by a sister, Judy Estilow, and a brother, Tom Wyatt. Emery was ...

Michelle L. Wood Carpenter

Michelle L (Wood) Carpenter has passed over to eternal life on March 6, 2018 at Fish Creek, at home, which is the former home of her grandparents, Jack and Helen Adams. Michelle’s death has been attributed to complications of a falling accident and the injuries she suffered. Isiah ...

Jeffery Allen Broschart

Jeffery Allen Broschart, 57, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018, in the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Jeffery Allen Broschart. Condolences may be ...

Allen D. ‘Fuzzy’ Phillips Sr.

Mr. Allen Dale “Fuzzy” Phillips Sr., 69, a resident of Belington, departed this life Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in the Ruby Memorial Hospice Unit at Morgantown. Death was following a period of declining health. He was born Sept. 14, 1948, in the Audra community near Belington, a son of the ...

Laverne K. Louk

Mrs. Laverne Kay Louk, 52, a resident of Smith Street, Belington, departed this life Thursday, March 1, 2018. Death was sudden and unexpected. She was born Oct. 11, 1965, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Daniel Ray Louk and Garnetta Rutherford Louk, who survives in Belington. In addition ...

Richard Colin Kelly

Dr. Richard Colin Kelly, DDS, 75, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away March 4, 2018. Born July 11, 1942, in Elkins, Dr. Kelly graduated from Elkins High School in 1960. He received his Bachelor of Science in secondary education from West Virginia University and obtained his DDS from West ...