Robert Michael Polen, 61 of Hopedale, Ohio died Monday morning Nov. 01, 2011 at his home. Robert was born in Steubenville, Ohio on July 2, 1950 the son of the late Robert and Carol Haffy Polen.

Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home at 324 High Street in Hopedale, Ohio on Friday, Nov.  4, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with services there on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011 at 11 a.m.

The Hopedale American Legion will provide military honors. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Jewett, Ohio. Phone 740-937-2461 or

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.