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Obituaries

Terrance Frances Shimbo

Terrance Frances Shimbo or “Terry” for the many who knew him both far and near has died. He passed at his home peacefully on March 28, 2020 with family and friends by his side. He was 75 years old. He was born in Elkins, on July 27, 1944. It was a year marked by World War II. Gas was ...

Wanda Lee Elza

Wanda Lee Elza, 71, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2020, in the Clarksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born April 8, 1948, at Harman, a daughter of the late Joseph Carson Elza and Juanita Summerfield Elza Carr, who survives in Elkins. Also surviving are four sisters, ...

Orville Leo Pritt Jr.

Orville Leo Pritt Jr., 74, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at his home, surrounded by family. Orville placed his faith in Jesus Christ and talked about his certainty of where he would spend eternity. His favorite Bible verse was John 3:16. Orville loved his family loudly. ...

Byron Eugene ‘Barney’ ‘Pap’ Kangas

Byron Eugene “Barney” “Pap” Kangas, 80, a resident of Elkins, passed away Friday, March 27, 2020, in the Good Samaritan Society at Belington. He was born Jan. 16, 1940, in East Claridon, Ohio, a son of the late Edward and Theresa Kangas. On Sept. 6, 1968, at Painesville, Ohio, he ...

Paul Thomas Langerman

Paul Thomas Langerman, 68, a resident of Hendricks, passed from this life Monday, March 30, 2020, at Cortland Acres Nursing Home in Thomas. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Hostetler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements for Paul Thomas Langerman. Send online ...

James ‘Jim’ Ralph Good II

James “Jim” Ralph Good II, 70, of Canaan Valley, passed away March 27, 2020, at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born Oct. 9, 1949, in Elkins, a son of the late James Ralph Good and Ruth Forsythe Good. Jim is survived by his wife, Beth Rice Good, whom he married on ...

Rose Marie Allen Salesky

Mrs. Rose Marie Allen Salesky, 91, a resident of Belington, departed this life Sunday, March 29, 2020, at her home in Belington. Death was following an extended illness. She was born Oct. 11, 1928, at Belington, a daughter of the late Charles Patrick and Grace Myrtle Davis Allen. On Aug. ...

Michele ‘Shelly’ Elaine Gibson

Michele “Shelly” Elaine Gibson, 51, passed from this life Tuesday, March 24, 2020, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Shelly was born Saturday, Oct. 12, 1968, in Elkins, a daughter of Denny Leroy Gibson and Peggy Joanne Taylor Gibson, who survive. Also left ...

Caroline Marie Snyder

Caroline Marie Snyder, 31, of Thomas, died March 27, 2020 at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital. She was in good health and death was unexpected. She was born Sept. 15, 1988 in Elkins. She is survived by her loving parents, William “Bill” J. Snyder and Cynthia “Cindy” L. Lambert Snyder, ...

Joann L. Bava Jarosiewicz

Joann L. Bava Jarosiewicz, 84, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Friday, March 27, 2020, at Cortland Acres Nursing Home in Thomas. She had been in declining health. Joann was born Tuesday, Oct.15, 1935, in Thomas, West Virginia. She was a daughter of the late Joseph H. Bava, Sr., ...

Terrance Frances Shimbo

Terrance Frances Shimbo, 75, of Elkins, departed this life Saturday, March 28, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Terrance ...

Macel Louise Boyles Harris

Mrs. Macel Louise Boyles Harris, 83, a resident of Belington, and more recently a resident of The Springfield Masonic Community in Springfield, Ohio, departed this life Friday morning, March 27, 2020, in the care facility following a period of declining health. She was born Sept. 23, 1936, at ...

William Lee Knotts Sr.

Mr. William Lee Knotts Sr., 39, a resident of Rockingham, Virginia, departed this life Thursday March 26, 2020, in the Sentara RMH Medical Center at Harrisonburg, Virginia. He was born Dec. 9, 1980, at Uniontown, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Harvey Ray and Patty Louise George Watson. He ...

David L. ‘Dave’ Perry

David L. “Dave” Perry, 57, a resident of Montrose, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, services for Dave will be private. A recording of Dave’s funeral service will be available for public viewing, Sunday, March ...

David L. ‘Dave’ Perry

David L. “Dave” Perry, 57, a resident of Montrose, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born Jan. 5, 1963 at Dansville, New York, a son of the late Edward and Mary Stone Perry. On March 2, 1985, he was married to Teresa Bohon, who ...

Deborah Lynn Ross Harris

Mrs. Deborah Lynn Ross Harris, 64, a resident of Philippi, departed this life Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at her home near Philippi. She was born Feb. 11, 1956, at Elkins, the daughter of the late Amos Clinton and Virginia Lee Wright Ross. On Aug. 12, 1977, at Junior, she was united in ...

Stanley J. “Champ” Sedmock Jr.

My first breath was taken on April 30, 1962; Last breath was taken on March 22, 2020. I was preceded in death by Stan “Coach” Sedmock, Darlene “Skippy” Sedmock both of Thomas. I am survived by one sister Pamela Kay Caruthers and her husband Matthew Caruthers of Chantilly, ...

Norma Jean Collins Gibson

Pastor Norma Jean Collins Gibson, 78, a resident of Mill Creek, went home to be in the presence of the Lord on Monday, March 23, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving husband and family. Norma was born Saturday, June 21, 1941, in Cherry Falls, a daughter of the late Raymond Collins and ...

Hazel Delores McCauley Marks

Hazel Delores McCauley Marks, 75, a resident of Morgantown, passed from this life Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Hazel Delores McCauley Marks. Send ...

James ‘Jim’ Grant Warner

James “Jim” Grant Warner, 85, of Buckhannon, died Friday, March 20, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 28, 1934, in Buckhannon, a son of the late Ray and Irene Smith Warner. On Sept. 20, 1953, he married Elouise Reese, who survives. Also surviving are: ...