Obituaries

Jennie Girimont

Jennie Girimont, 97, of Hurricane, WV passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at home. She was born May 15, 1922, in Dartmoor, WV, the eldest daughter of the late Anthony and Maggie Coltelli. ... more

Ruth Eleanor (Core) McDaniel

Ruth Eleanor (Core) McDaniel, age 59, of Harmony Grove Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019, at the River Oaks Nursing Home in Nutter Fort, WV. She was born February 17, 1960, in Grafton, WV, a daughter of the late Charles E. “Whitey” Core and Carol A. (Booth) Core.... more

Verlin Elizabeth Mitchell

Verlin Elizabeth Mitchell, 96, a resident of Fitwater’s Assisted Living Center, Fairmont, gained her wings Wednesday, July 10, 2019. She was born on September 4, 1922, near Arden, W.Va., the only daughter of the late James Delbert Moats and Ora M. Poe Moats. ... more

Donna Sue Poling

Donna Sue Poling, 66, of Grafton, went home to be with the Lord on July 10, 2019, at her residence. She was born February 2, 1953, in Grafton, daughter of the late Clyde R. and Olive M. Barcus Poling. She worked at Tygart Lake Lodge, loved to Scrap Booking, and enjoying her many friends.... more

Arthur “Art” Shelton

Arthur “Art” Shelton, 81, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Art was born in Fairmont, West Virginia, but called nearby Grafton his home town. He had a distinguished career in the United States Air Force for 34 years, achieving the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. An all-round athlete, he also played football and baseball for the Air Force.... more

Russell Lowell Boice

Russell Lowell Boice, 83, of Grafton, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Grafton on January 25, 1936, son of the late Russell Ray and Pansy Gay Murphy Boice. Lowell is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Norma Vandergrift Boice. They were married February 21, 1958.... more

Larry Brian O’Connor

Larry Brian O’Connor, 55, of Hernando, FL, went to be with his Lord on Friday, June 28, 2019, at Ocala Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida. Brian was born in Clarksburg, WV on September 17, 1963, a son of Larry B. O’Connor and the late Cynthia O’Connor Blankenship.... more

Timothy A. Mikulik, Sr.

Timothy A. Mikulik, Sr., passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. He worked with his hands both as a carpenter and mechanic and enjoyed riding motorcycles. He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Ann Totten and beloved dog, Little Girl. ... more

Rose Marie Sylvester

Rose Marie Sylvester, 99, of Grafton, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Taylor Health Care Center, Grafton. She was born June 4, 1920 in Galloway, WV, daughter of the late Louis and Susan Cavvaretta Derosa. Rose enjoyed life to the fullest and was a member of the St. Augustine Catholic Church. Her hobbies were crocheting, cooking, watching WVU sports, and the Pittsburg Pirates baseball games. She was past president of the Taylor County Senior Citizen and enjoyed talking with her many friends.... more