Monthly Archives: March 2024

Celeste (Sally) Rohde-Ruth

Celeste (Sally) Rohde-Ruth, 95 passed Thursday afternoon, March 28, 2024 at Good Samaritan Beaver. Born December 27, 1928 in the Bloomfield section of Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Emil Adolph & Marcella Pauline (Winter) Rohde. She was a member of the South Side Senior’s group since 1989, making her a member for 37 years. She enjoyed tremendously being a volunteer in the Hanover Township VFD of which she was a member of their auxiliary for 15 years. Also thoroughly enjoyed working at the Hozak Christmas barn for 15 years.

Sally and her husband (Gerry) were married for 69 years at the time of his passing on September 14, 2016. Sally enjoyed being from Pittsburgh and also being from the “Rocks”. Continue reading

Terry Stout – Georgetown (Greene Twp)

Terry Stout, 64 of Georgetown (Greene Twp) passed unexpectedly on Monday Afternoon March 25, 2024 in the comfort of his home. Born September 23, 1959 in East Liverpool, Ohio. He was a son of the late Nathan Emmanuel and Geraldine Virginia (Blake) Stout. Terry had worked as a Cylinder filler and enjoyed hunting and fishing and spending time with his family. He also enjoyed drawing and was a member of the Hookstown Free Methodist church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Billy Joe Stout.

Surviving is his wife Cheryl A. (Bleigh) Stout, his children Stacie (Mike) Sprankle, Terry Stout, Jr. and a son by heart Calvin Michael. Brother of David (Carmen) Stout. Also surviving are his father-in-law Fred Bleigh and a brother-in-law Mark Bleigh. Continue reading

Jeffrey D. Trimble – East Liverpool, Ohio

Jeffrey D. Trimble, 67 of East Liverpool, Ohio, passed unexpectedly Sunday afternoon at the East Liverpool City Hospital. Born August 26, 1956 in East Liverpool, he was a son of the late Howard and Hazel (Dean) Trimble. A steel worker, Jeff had worked at J&L Steel in Midland, also a school bus driver for South Side School District. He was a Son of the Hookstown American Legion Post #952. He also loved to golf and hunt.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother Robert Trimble.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Essie (Robes) Trimble, his daughters Christina Trimble and Ashley Trimble. Brother of Dave (Karen) Trimble, Steve (Rhonda) Trimble and Debbie (James) Watson, also numerous nieces and nephews survive. Continue reading

Roy Thomas Kramer – Hookstown

Roy Thomas Kramer, 93, of Hookstown, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, March 23, 2024.

He was born January 7, 1931 in the South Hills to the late George and Martha (Heaps) Kramer. Working on the family farm for his first 25 years, Roy cultivated a work ethic that he later modeled for his family. Serving others was Roy’s God-given gift, which included the Boy Scouts, Hanover Presbyterian Church, Hanover Volunteer Fire Department (52 years), and countless family and friends who needed something fixed, built or maintained. He worked for 29 years at J&L Steel, Aliquippa Works. Continue reading

Gertrude L. (Wilson) Mott – Hookstown

With sad and heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our dear mother Gertrude L. (Wilson) Mott, 93 of Hookstown who passed peacefully in the comfort of her home surrounded by her children and family on Thursday afternoon, March 21, 2024.

One of 4 daughters and a son born to the late Leopha and Alice Mae (Hineman) Wilson in Aliquippa on February 18, 1931. Gert and her sisters were a scrappy bunch, and Gert was an even feistier adult. Never at a loss for words, you knew exactly where you stood with her and she’d let you know it, no matter who you were or where you were at. This trait came in handy during the years she and her husband owned and operated South Side Garage. A trait that lives on in her children, especially her daughters. Continue reading

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