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Our Obituaries

Shirley Ann Gott

October 29, 2013

Shirley Ann (nee King) Gott, 82, of Wellington, passed away on October 29, 2013. She was born on February 5, 1931 in Huntington, Ohio to the late Matthew and Marian (nee Holland) King. Shirley was a 1949 graduate of Wellington High School. Shirley was a homemaker and raised her family on a farm. She will be remembered for her delicious pancakes and Sunday dinners. She had a passion for...
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Lynn Marie Peterson-Lust

October 28, 2013

Lynn Marie Peterson-Lust, 66, of Wellington passed away Monday October 28, 2013. She was born in Cleveland on December 4, 1946 to the late George A. and Marian (nee VanDame) Peterson. Lynn moved to the Wellington Area in 1989. Lynn was a flight attendant for Continental airlines for 10 years, during which time she was the secretary of the IAM Flight Attendant Union. She also worked as a legal...
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Albert Hamilton, Jr.

February 1, 1948 - October 28, 2013

EASTMAN FUNERAL HOME 419-929-3781 Albert Hamilton, Jr. age 65, of Nova, died Monday, October 28, 2013 after a 2 year illness. He was born February 1, 1948 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, son of the late Albert and Spicey (Moore) Hamilton. He moved to the New London area when he was 13. Albert was a graduate of Mapleton High School. He had lived around Ohio most of his life. Albert...
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Larry Dwane Maye

December 10, 1952 - October 24, 2013

Larry Dwane Maye, of Norwalk, died unexpectedly October 24, 2013 at St Luke's Hospital in Toledo. He was born on December 10, 1952, in Willard. He worked on oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico and was a painter of houses and water towers. His past time was playing music for charities and friends. Larry worshipped with Jimmy Swaggart on TV. Larry is survived by his mother, Elsie "Pearl"...
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Richard "Dick" Leibolt

June 13, 1938 - October 24, 2013

Richard "Dick" Leibolt, 75, of New London, passed away Thursday October 24, 2013 at his home. He was born on June 13, 1938, in Ashland, to the late Martin and Mildred (Vaughn) Leibolt. Dick served in the United States Navy in 1957 and moved to New London in 1961. He worked nearly 40 years at Firelands Electric Coop as a line construction foreman. He was a member of the New London Eagles...
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Patricia L. Ruggles

November 26, 1940 - October 15, 2013

Patricia L. Ruggles, 72, of New London, died Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center, Norwalk. She was born November 26, 1940, to the late Raymond and Lucille (Livermore) Worcester in Norwalk. Pat grew up in Willard, graduated from Willard High School and lived in the New London and Fitchville area most of her life. Pat cherished her grandchildren, and never missed an...
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Jacob J. "Jake" Schmitz, Jr.

August 8, 1944 - October 11, 2013

Jacob "Jake" J. Schmitz, Jr., 69, of New London, passed away peacefully Friday, October 11, 2013 at The Laurels of New London. He was born August 8, 1944, in Avon, to Jacob and Emma (Bach) Schmitz. He worked at Ridge Tool in Elyria as a maintenance welder before retiring after 43 years. He lived in New London for 10 years. Jake loved working in his garage on cars, trucks and tractors,...
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Jean McConnell

August 29, 1922 - October 5, 2013

Gramma Jean – famous for her pies, apple dumplings, and cookies – passed away Saturday, October 5, 2013, surrounded by her family. Jean Reisinger was born August 29, 1922, in Elyria, Ohio, to Raymond and Nellie (Worcester) Reisinger. Her family moved to Oberlin when she was a young girl and she grew up on a farm in New Russia Township helping with farm chores, picking apples and pears and...
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Daniel J. Roberts

October 4, 2013

Daniel J. Roberts, 67, of Grafton passed away Friday October 4, 2013 after a long illness at home and surrounded by his family. He was born on May 3, 1946 in Quantico VA to the late Howard and Shirley Ruth (nee Brundage) Roberts. Daniel was a resident of Riverside CA most of his life, moving to Grafton in 2007. Daniel attended St. Louis University and Los Angeles Trade Tech where he studied...
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Fanny Perkins

August 20, 1938 - October 4, 2013

Fanny Perkins, 75, of New London, died October 4, 2013. Born on August 20, 1938, in Grethel, Kentucky, daughter to the late Lee and Rosie Owens. Survived by sons, Leon (Victoria) Perkins, Ricky (Audrey) Perkisn, Tom (Cathy) Perkins and Walt (Denise) Perkins; grandchildren, Chelsie (Cato) , Amanda Paige, Sabrina May, Amber, Julianna, Dylan, Brittany and Matthew and siblings, Juanita Hall,...
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Irene F. Robinson

September 2, 1918 - October 3, 2013

Irene F. Robinson, 95, of Norwalk, died Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Norwalk Memorial Home. She was born September 2, 1918, on the corner of Clark and Laurel in Willard during a flu epidemic, daughter to the late William and Martha (Mueller) Moore. Irene lived in New Haven, New London, Olena and resided in Norwalk since the mid 1990's. She lived 11 years at the Carriage House in Norwalk. ...
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Harold M. Stevens

December 2, 1925 - October 1, 2013

Harold M. Stevens, age 87, of Collins, passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from prostate cancer at his home. He was born on December 2, 1925, in Hancock County, Ohio, the son of the late Murdo and Hazel (Heitschler) Stevens. Harold lived in Okemos, Michigan, Fitchville and the Hartland area the rest of his life. He graduated from New London High School in 1944. Harold was a life...
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Gaylord Coleman White

October 2, 1936 - September 28, 2013

Gaylord Coleman White, 76, of Columbia, South Carolina, died Saturday, September 28, 2013. He was born on October 2, 1936, in New London, son of the late Wilmer and Glorene (Coleman) White. Gaylord graduated from New London High School in 1954 and Ohio Weslyn University. He served in the Air National Guard. Gaylord worked at Ford Motor Company, Wells Lamount, Rapid Engineering, Tranter...
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Anthony Wayne "Tony" Williams

September 11, 1965 - September 26, 2013

EASTMAN FUNERAL HOME 419-929-3781 Anthony Wayne "Tony" Williams, 48, of New London, died September 26, 2013, at New Life Hospice in Lorain, Ohio. He was born September 11, 1965 in Willard, Ohio, son of the late Richard and Phyllis Jamison. He was a lifelong New London resident. Tony graduated from New London High School. He enjoyed working on computers and amateur radios. Tony...
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Richard H. "Dick" Smith

April 5, 1941 - September 18, 2013

Eastman Funeral Home 419-929-3781 Richard H. "Dick" Smith, 72, of Clarksfield, died Wednesday, September 18, 2013. He was born on April 5, 1941, in Nevada, Ohio, to the late Charles "Chuck" and Annabel Smith. Dick has resided in the New London area for over 50 years. He was a 1959 graduate of New London High School. Dick was a farmer and owned his own excavating business. He loved...
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Tim D. Ritchie

June 10, 1953 - September 18, 2013

Tim D. Ritchie, age 60, of Shiloh, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. He was born June 10, 1953, in Willard, son of Beneth and Elizabeth (Kilgore) Ritchie of Shiloh. Tim was a 1971 graduate of Plymouth High School before being employed by Plymouth Locomotive for 15 years and later Carton Service Inc. for 25 years. He was an avid farmer most of his life...
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Elizabeth Ann Phillips

September 20, 1923 - September 16, 2013

Elizabeth Ann Phillips (nee Hester) 89, of New London, Ohio peacefully passed from this life on September 16th following an extended illness. She was born September 20, 1923 in McCutchenville, Ohio to Webb Hester and Mary Hester (nee Sullivan). She lived most of her childhood in Norwalk, Ohio. She lost her mother as a young child, but was surrounded by loving family and friends. She grew up...
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Wallace "Wally" A. Fry

July 2, 1945 - September 9, 2013

Wallace "Wally" A. Fry, 68, of Nova, died September 9, 2013. He was born July 2, 1945, in Youngstown, to the late Cliford "Jack" and Ruth (Andrews) Fry. Wally lived most of his life in Nova. He served in the US Army from 1965-1967 and worked for Custom Hoist and Fautless. Wally was a member of the Eagles in Ashland and New London and the American Legion in New London. He was a volunteer...
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Donna Bute

September 4, 2013

Norton-Eastman Funeral Home 440-647-3132 Donna Bute, 46, of Sullivan, died Wednesday, September 4, 2013. She was born on June 8, 1967 in Lodi, Ohio to Milford and Lorita (nee Sprinkle) Morrow and spent most of her early life in Huntington Ohio. She was a 1986 graduate of Black River High School. Donna attended the United Church of Huntington. She loved birds and horses and enjoyed...
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Marie Mycek

February 20, 1934 - September 2, 2013

Marie A. Mycek, 79, of Wellington, died Monday, September 2, 2013 at home after a lengthy illness. She was born on February 20, 1934 in New Windsor, New York to the late John and Bertha (nee Pecka) Gimbert and was a 1951 graduate of Newburgh Free Academy. Marie grew up and spent her youth in New York, moving to Wellington in 1960. Marie worked with her husband at P.O.V. Products. She was a...
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Mary C. Tedrow

April 26, 1917 - August 29, 2013

Mary C. Tedrow, 96, of Nova, died Thursday, August 29, 2013 at Hospice of North Central Ohio in Ashland. She was born on April 26, 1917, in Chatham Township, daughter of the late George and Dica (Eshelman) Fuller. She married Albert "Bunk" Tedrow on July 12, 1935 and assisted him on the farm and took great pride in helping to raise her three grandchildren. Mary was a longtime member of...
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Joan Diann Springer

August 27, 2013

Joan Diann Springer, 74, of Wellington, died Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at the New Life Hospice Center in Lorain. She was born on August 2, 1939 in Brunswick to the late Ray Perry and Ruth (nee Dent) Heath. Joan grew up in Elyria and later moved to the Wellington area. Joan was a member of the Housewives of America and she enjoyed gardening and canning. She collected milk glass, and liked to...
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Clell "Slim" Fuller

October 18, 1935 - August 26, 2013

Clell "Slim" Fuller, 77, of Greenwich, died Monday, August 26, 2013. He was born October 18, 1935, in Williamson, West Virginia to the late Jonah and Wadie Fuller. Clell moved to Detroit at the age of 18 and also lived in Redford and Rochester, Michigan. He has resided in Greenwich for the past 25 years. His hobby and trade was fixing cars. Clell loved training Beagles for rabbit and...
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Deborah A. Mara

September 10, 1932 - August 24, 2013

Eastman Funeral Home 419-929-3781 Deborah A Mara, 80, of New London died peacefully at home on Saturday August 24, 2013. She was born on September 10, 1932 in New York to the late James and Deborah (Simon) Mara. Deb enjoyed spending time with her family as well as needlepoint and knitting. She attended Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in New London. Survivors include a brother...
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Roy S. Cooley

March 15, 1922 - August 23, 2013

Roy S. Cooley, 91, Reston, VA, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2013. He was born March 15, 1922 in Lorain, OH and lived in Elyria, Westlake, Wellington, Berea, Kent, and Milan, OH and Reston, VA. He graduated from Wellington High School, class of 1940. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in August 1940 and was honorably discharged as a Chief Pharmacist Mate and WWII veteran in August 1946. He...
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Collin James Hovatter

May 21, 2013 - August 21, 2013

Eastman Funeral Home 419-929-3781 Collin James Hovatter, 3 months old, of New London, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at Akron Children's Hospital. He was born May 21, 2013 in Akron. He was always a happy and smiling, the perfect baby. Even though he was with us for such a short time he touched the hearts of many. Collin is survived by his parents, Joseph W. and Alexandria...
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Fred L. Anderson

January 31, 1922 - August 21, 2013

Eastman Funeral Home 419-929-3781 Fred L. Anderson, 91, of New London, died August 21, 2013 while visiting his daughter, Janet Lowe in Mechanicsville. He was born January 31, 1922, in Rochester to the late Cleston and Cecil (Atkinson) Anderson. Fred was a life long resident of the New London area. He worked at Sterling Foundry for 30 years where he retired in 1984 and he farmed his...
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Richard C. "Dick" Flint

March 19, 1927 - August 19, 2013

Richard C. "Dick" Flint, 86, of Greenwich, died Monday afternoon August 19, 2013 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center, Norwalk. He was born March 19, 1927, in Butler County to the late KW and Mamie Flint. He graduated from White Oak High School in Mowrystown. Dick was a WWII veteran and graduated from Ohio State University with a bachelor's and master's degree. Dick started the vocational...
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Harry Wallace Mahoney

April 28, 1922 - August 18, 2013

Harry Wallace Mahoney, 91, New London, passed away August 18, 2013 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk, surrounded by his family. Harry was born on April 28, 1922, in Fairchance, PA to Wade and Bessie (Humbert) Mahoney. He graduated from Uniontown, PA High School in 1940. He married Virginia Dare Ganoe, of Uniontown, September 15, 1946, she survives. Harry retired from Rural Lorain...
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Roberta J. Hotchkiss

September 14, 1931 - August 17, 2013

EASTMAN FUNERAL HOME 419-929-3781 Roberta J. Hotchkiss, 81, of New London, died Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Shady Lawn Healthcare, Dalton, Ohio. She was born September 14, 1931 in New London, daughter of the late Charles and Gladys (Mourton) Black. Roberta was a graduate of New London High School. She had lived in Wooster for over 35 years. Roberta had worked at Freedlanders...
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Anna Victoria Cole

June 1, 1920 - August 14, 2013

Anna Victoria Cole, age 93, of Nova, died Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at Hospice of North Central Ohio, Ashland. She was born June 1, 1920, in Fremont, Ohio, daughter of the late Louis and Victoria (Zienta) Kott. She then lived in Wyandotte, Michigan until moving to Nova in 1942. Anna was a member of the Sullivan Congregational Church since 1945, the Sullivan OES #499 for over 50 years,...
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Jane (Crabbs) Gainey

March 5, 1937 - August 12, 2013

Jane (Crabbs) Gainey, age 76, of Darlington, SC and formerly of New London, died Monday, August 12, 2013 in Darlington, SC. She was born March 5, 1937, in New London, Ohio, daughter of the late Charles and Evelyn (Meek) Crabbs. Jane lived most of her life in New London until moving to Sylvania, Ohio in 1974. After retiring Jane moved to Darlington, SC in 2000. She enjoyed Saints Alive at her...
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Perry "Red" Stocking

January 15, 1922 - August 10, 2013

Eastman Funeral Home 419-929-3781 Perry "Red" Stocking, 91, of New London died peacefully at home on Saturday August 10, 2013. He was born on January 15, 1922 in Brighton Township to the late Harry Sr. and Melissa Iona (nee Rockwood) Stocking. He attended Brighton schools. Red was a farmer all of his life, and he loved working with the land. He farmed in the Brighton, Clarksfield, and New...
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Frances E. Suvar

March 28, 1927 - August 8, 2013

Frances E. Suvar, 86, of New London, died August 8, 2013. Graveside service 2 p.m. August 12th at Holy Cross Cemetery, New London with Father Doug Taylor officiating. If desired, memorial contributions may be given to Brethren Care Activity Fund, 2000 Center Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805
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Reta M. Clark

November 6, 1926 - August 8, 2013

Reta M. Clark, 86, of New London, died Thursday, August 8, 2013 at The Laurels of New London. She was born on November 6, 1926, at home in Milan, Missouri; daughter to the late Charles and Sarah (Page) Cotter. Reta graduated from Green City School in Missouri. She was a bookkeeper for Clark Bros. Garage for 30 years. Her most important role though, was that of a loving wife, mother,...
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Charles E. "Ed" Sines

June 29, 1941 - August 5, 2013

Charles E. "Ed" Sines, 72, of Wellington died Monday, August 5, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on June 29, 1941 in Oakland MD to the late Perry and Gussie (nee Uphole) Sines. Charles worked for Republic Steel, the Wellington Police Dept., Ford Motor Co., and retired from Ridge Tool. He enjoyed his retirement, spending time with his family driving cars for Lee Shubert,...
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Clarissa "Chris" Seaman

August 24, 1918 - August 5, 2013

Clarissa "Chris" Seaman, 94, of Willard, died Monday, August 5, 2013. She was born August 24, 1918, to the late Alexander and Bertha (Trader) Strickling in McFarland, WV. She had 6 brothers, 1 half brother and 6 half sisters. When Chris was 4 years old her mother passed away and she was sent to a children's home in Ashland, Ohio. Chris lived at the home until she was 17 years old, at that...
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Mary Jane Jackson

May 17, 1924 - August 1, 2013

Mary Jane Jackson (nee Twining), a Lafayette Township resident for more than 60 years, passed away Thursday Aug. 1st following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Jackson was born in Spencer, Ohio, in 1924, to Lewis and Lavilla Twining, both deceased. She was a graduate of Wellington High School, and worked for Wright's Jewelry Store in Wellington, until she married Wayne Jackson in 1946. He passed away...
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Gary L. Mayo

February 14, 1940 - July 29, 2013

Gary L. Mayo, 73 of St. Augustine, FL, died Monday, July 29th in Jonesboro, AR. He was born February 14, 1940 to Lester and Eulalia (nee Settlemoir) Mayo in Pollard, AR. Gary was an independent businessman who owned several businesses in Michigan and Florida. His primary business was A&G Hardware in Rochester Hills, MI, which he owned from 1972-2011. Gary and his wife, Sally, have lived...
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Arlise Mae Surber

December 7, 1948 - July 24, 2013

Arlise Mae Surber, 64, of New London, died Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Select Specialty Hospital in Akron. She was born on December 7, 1948, in Cleveland, to Walter and Dorothy Curran. A private family memorial service will be held at a late date.
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Elouise Hunter

December 31, 1929 - July 20, 2013

Eastman Funeral Home 419-929-3781 Elouise Hunter, 83, of New London, died Saturday, July 20, 2013 at her home. Born on December 31, 1929, in Floyd County, Kentucky and moved to New London in 1948. She worked at Van Dresser Company in Norwalk for 23 years. Elouise was a longtime member of the New London Church of Christ. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and family gatherings. Elousie is...
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Julius T. Wargo

March 12, 1921 - July 18, 2013

Julius T. Wargo, 92, of Fitchville, died Thursday, July 18, 2013 at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky. He was born on March 12, 1921, in Lorain, son of the late Julius and Susanna (Kalapos) Wargo. Julius lived in Grafton until moving to Fitchville in 1949. He served in the Merchant Marines during WWII. Julius was a sales rep for Electrox Vacuum and also worked construction and farmed all...
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Kenneth Turner Sr.

January 6, 1948 - July 14, 2013

Kenneth Turner Sr., 65, of Wellington died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on January 6, 1948 in Chaffee Missouri to the late Herschel "Pete" and Geraldine (nee Chapman) Turner and moved to the Wellington area in the mid 50's. Kenneth graduated from Wellington High School and went on to proudly serve in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. ...
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Gary D. Gregory, Sr.

July 1, 1976 - July 10, 2013

Eastman Funeral Home 419-929-3781 Gary D. Gregory Sr., 37, of Sullivan, died July 10, 2013 at his home. Born on July 1, 1976, in Lorain, where he grew up and moved to Sullivan in 1999. He worked at Pentair, Polansky Meat Market as a journey meat cutter and in his childhood days he worked at Bradley Nursing Home as a dietary aide. Gary was a member of Everspring Baptist Church. He...
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Burton E. Coy

May 16, 1928 - July 7, 2013

Burton E. Coy, 85, of New London, died Sunday, July 7, 2013 at Gaymont Nursing Center in Norwalk. He was born on May 16, 1928, in Greenwich, to the late Marion B. and Bertie (Brainard) Coy. Burton lived most of his life in Olena. He worked at the former Ohio Body, New London, Walcher Grain, Greenwich and the Nickles Bakery, New London. Burton was a member of the Hartland Center Community...
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Harriet A. Barwinski

November 3, 1920 - July 3, 2013

Harriet A. Barwinski, 92, of Wellington, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Born on November 3, 1920 in Elyria to the late Harry and Katherine (nee Hoadley) Underhill, Harriet was a graduate of Penfield High School and a life long resident of the Wellington area. As a young woman, Harriet worked for the Ramser's Restaurant and Hotel, where she met her husband, Adam. She was a member of the King's...
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Gregory "Tiny" Hess

April 23, 1950 - July 1, 2013

Gregory "Tiny" Hess, 63, of New London, died July 1, 2013 at Cleveland Clinic after a short illness. He was born on April 23, 1950, in New London. Gregory graduated from New London High School and worked for Cleveland City Forge, Ohio Body and Sterling Foundry in Wellington. He was a longtime member and President of the New London Eagles. Gregory enjoyed attending the sporting events and...
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Richard Daniel Zullo

April 7, 1944 - June 30, 2013

Richard Daniel Zullo, 69 died Sunday Morning June 30, 2013 at his home in Grafton Ohio. His wife and sons were with him as he made his final brave journey from this earth and from his extended loving family and devoted friends. Born in Cleveland on April 7, 1944 to the late Daniel Anthony and Josephine (nee Rizzollo), Rich grew up in Garfield Heights and graduated with the 1962 class of Garfield...
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Donald H. Braucher

February 26, 1929 - June 25, 2013

Donald H. Braucher, 84, of Greenwich, died Tuesday morning, June 25, 2013 at Willard Health Care. He was born February 26, 1929, in Akron, son of the late Clyde and Margaret (Carbon) Braucher. He was a lifelong resident of Delphi and Greenwich. Don was a 1948 graduate of Greenwich High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951-1954. Don worked for Centaur-LeRoy Co. in...
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Coletta Mae Felver

August 11, 1926 - June 21, 2013

Coletta Felver, 86, of New London, died June 21, 2013 in Sandusky. Born August 11, 1926, in Milan, to the late Raymond and Helen Remlinger. She lived most of her life in the Greenwich and New London areas. She was a homemaker. Coletta enjoyed embroidery, reading and playing cards. Survived by her children, Linda (Gus Catallo) Schipper of Romulus, Michigan; Mary (Lawrence) Patton; Joyce...
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Joan Bailey

March 20, 1933 - June 20, 2013

Joan Bailey, 80, of New London, died at her home Thursday, June 20, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was born on March 20, 1933, in Ashland and moved to New London in 1956. She graduated from Ashland High School in 1951. Joan worked for ODOT in Ashland, E. Bigelow Tile Company, the Robe Company and retired from New London Local Schools as a teacher's aide. Joan was a member of the New...
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Magalene Hall

November 4, 1928 - June 19, 2013

Magalene Hall, 84, of New London, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at MetroHealth in Cleveland. Born November 4, 1928, in Floyd County, Kentucky, to the late Azzie and Nora (Stumbo) Hall. She grew up in Kentucky and spent most of her life in New London. Magalene was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in New London where she taught Sunday school for many years. Magalene...
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Leon William Wacker

June 3, 2013

Leon William Wacker, 88, died Monday, June 3, 2013 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Born in Elyria on November 16, 1924, Leon lived in Brighton and Wellington all his life until convalescing at his son John's home the last two years. He graduated from Wellington High School in 1942 and served as a military police in the Army during WWII. Leon was employed as Plant Manager for Parson's Dairy...
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William Levi Channel

June 1, 2013

William L. Channel, 72, of Sullivan, Passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013. William was born on June 3, 1940 in Lodi to the late Clyde and Ireta (nee Swope) Channel. He was a life-long resident of Sullivan. William loved working the land and spent his entire life farming. He farmed until his illness, working at the Sigel's farm in Homerville. William is survived by his brothers Robert of...
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William Arthur "Bill" McQuate

May 28, 2013

William Arthur "Bill" McQuate, 70, of Wellington, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013 surrounded by his family. He was born on February 2, 1943 in Oberlin, Ohio, to the late Robert and Mary (nee Campbell) McQuate. Bill was a 1961 graduate of Wellington High School who went on to spend four years in the US Navy. Bill worked for Ohio Edison for 36 years. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed spending...
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Flora M. Evans

September 11, 1929 - May 18, 2013

Flora M. Evans, 83, of Ashland, died Saturday, May 18 at the Good Shepherd Home, Ashland, OH. She was born on September 11, 1929, in Miami, Florida, daughter to the late Shedrich and Annie (Silas) Robinson. Flora lived in New London and Ashburn, Georgia until she moved to Ashland in 1997. She was a member and sang in the choir in the New London Methodist Church and was currently a member...
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Dolores M. Myers

March 30, 1930 - May 14, 2013

Dolores M. (nee Smith) Myers, 83, of New London, died peacefully May 14, 2013. She was born on March 30, 1930, in McKeesport, PA, to the late Edmund and Gladys (nee Williams) Smith. She graduated from Lorain High School and worked at Lorain National Bank for over 20 years as a new accounts clerk. Dolores was a member of the New London United Methodist Church and the Eastern Star for over...
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Edna Mae Burns

July 28, 1919 - May 11, 2013

EASTMAN FUNERAL HOME 419-929-3781 Edna Mae Burns, age 93, of New London, died May 11, 2013 at the Rehabilitation & Nursing Center at Firelands, New London. She was born July 28, 1919 in Woodsfield, Ohio, daughter of the late Henry and Laura (Parks) Bright. Edna attended Woodsfield schools. She had lived in New London for over 75 years. Edna had worked at C.E. Ward Co., New London...
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Margaret Christina Robson Sweeting

December 28, 1914 - May 9, 2013

EASTMAN FUNERAL HOME 419-929-3781 Margaret Christina Robson Sweeting, age 98, of Greenwich, died Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Willows of Willard. She was born on December 28, 1914, in Butler Twp., Ashland County, Ohio, daughter of the late Charles "Fred" A. and Elizabeth (Coutts) Watson. She lived in the Greenwich area and Ripley Twp. for over 70 years. Margaret was a 1933 graduate...
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Christal Kay Moore

September 2, 1950 - May 6, 2013

Christal Kay Moore, age 62, also known by many as Chris Moore of Beallsville, Ohio and formerly of Fitchville, Ohio passed away Monday, May 6th, 2013 from complications of end stage liver disease. She spent her final days at home with her loving husband of 40 years, Ray Moore and went peacefully surrounded by her family. She was born September 2, 1950 in New London, Ohio, daughter of the late...
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Eva L. Ratliff

September 7, 1946 - May 6, 2013

Eva L. Ratliff, 66, of New London, Monday, May 6, 2013 went to be with the Lord after a lengthy illness. Born September 7, 1946, in Honaker, Kentucky, daughter of the late Ralph and Goldie Williams. Eva lived in the Greenwich and New London areas. She went to cosmetology school. Eva was an avid bowler for years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and camping. Survived by her...
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Ruth Ann Timbs

May 24, 1942 - May 5, 2013

Ruth Ann Timbs, 70, of Tiffin, died May 5, 2013 at Autumnwood Care Center in Tiffin. A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Wakeman Cemetery, Wakeman.
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Beverly Jane Randleman White

January 8, 1944 - April 28, 2013

Beverly Jane Randleman White, 69, of New London, Ohio, died April 28, 2013 of natural causes. She was born January 8, 1944 to Luther and Emma Helen Randleman. She married Donald White in 1960 and together they had 3 children. Beverly attended LCCC and completed a special training course at Michigan State University which enhanced her teaching skills as a head start teacher for 10 years. ...
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Helen Glascoe

April 27, 2013

Helen Glascoe, 84, of Wellington, died Saturday, April 27, 2013 at her home. Born in Mobile, Alabama on February 11, 1929, Helen was a daughter of the late Clarence and Mabel (nee Danial) Scott. She worked as a beautician for many years. Survivors include her children, Marsha Rahrig, of Wellington, Richard Glascoe, of Grafton, Donna Fate, of Rochester and Ricky Glascoe, of Wellington,...
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George Fredrick Rippon

January 14, 1939 - April 22, 2013

George Fredrick Rippon, 74, of Clarksfield, died Monday, April 22, 2013 at his home. Born on January 14, 1939, in Bowling Green, son of the late George Amos and Dolores (Ridenour) Rippon. George graduated from Western Reserve High School in 1958 and moved to Clarksfield in 1959. He served in the Army National Guard in the early 1960's. George worked at the former Ohio Body Manufacturing...
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Ralph D. Johnson

March 1, 1950 - April 18, 2013

Eastman Funeral Home 419-929-3781 Ralph D. Johnson, 63, of Mansfield, passed away unexpectedly April 18, 2013 at home. He was born March 1, 1950, son of the late Jack D. Johnson and Amanda Childs. He had lived in Mansfield his entire life. He was a graduate of Malabar High School. Ralph had been a substitute teacher for Richland New Hope School. In his earlier life he was a member...
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Susan M. Black

November 10, 1940 - April 18, 2013

Susan M. Black, 72, of Nova, died Thursday at her home. She was born Nov. 10, 1940 in Willard, daughter of the late, George & Lena (Echelbarger) Shirey. Susan lived in Willard until moving to Nova in 1981. She graduated from Willard High School. She had worked as a press operator at MTD in Willard and retired as a State Tested Nursing Assistant after 15 years. She attended Maple Grove Church...
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Herman N. Bowman

March 16, 1924 - April 15, 2013

Herman N. Bowman, 89, of New London, died April 15, 2013 at his home. He is survived by his children, Tim (Cathy) Bowman of New London and Doug (Janet) Bowman of Wakeman; 5 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren and sister, Alene Smith of Medina. He was preceded in death by his parents, Warren and Crescentia (Loescher) Bowman; wife Irene (Shivak) Bowman; brothers Don, Art and Norm Bowman. ...
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Rhea M. Cowie

July 9, 1918 - April 11, 2013

Rhea M. Cowie, age 94, life long resident of Rochester Township, died Thursday morning, April 11, 2013 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk. She was born on July 9, 1918 in Rochester, to the late Jesse and Edith (Storrow) Knapp. She was a 1936 graduate of Brighton High School. Rhea took great pride in working the family farm. Her most important role though, was that of a mother,...
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Wanda Lee Whitaker

April 24, 1950 - April 2, 2013

Wanda Lee Whitaker, 62, of New London, died Tuesday morning, April 2, 2013 at the Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Firelands in New London. She was born on April 24, 1950 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, daughter of the late Woodrow and Rebecca (Hale) Howard. Wanda will be missed by her loving children, Claude Whitaker of North Fairfield, Tracey (Kyle) Marett of New London and Dan (fiancée,...
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Orvil Lee Westfall

June 25, 1939 - April 1, 2013

Orvil Lee Westfall, 73, of New London, died April 1, 2013 at his home. He was born on June 25, 1939, in Webster Springs, WV, son of the late Lorenza and Ella (Case) Westfall. He retired in 1982 from the maintenance department of Oberlin College. Orvil was a life member of the Fitchville Conservation League and the NRA. He was also a member of the FOP. Orvil loved to spend his spare time...
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Ellen C. "Lolly" (Ours) Bowling

April 27, 1961 - March 31, 2013

Eastman Funeral Home 419-929-3781 Ellen C. "Lolly" Bowling, 51, died unexpectedly March 31, 2013. Born April 27, 1961, in Amherst and resided in New London for 20 years. Graduate of Western Reserve High School, EHOVE cosmetology program and Sandusky School of Nursing. Ellen enjoyed watching old black and white movies. She loved being a mother and took great joy in spending time with...
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Eugene C. Clark

May 9, 1931 - March 28, 2013

EASTMAN FUNERAL HOME 419-929-3781 Eugene C. Clark, age 81, of New London, died Thursday, March 28, 2013 at the Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Firelands, New London. He was born May 9, 1931 in New London, son of the late Homer C. and Katherine M (McKean) Clark. Eugene was a 1951 graduate of New London High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict stationed...
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Larry L. Fritz, I

September 14, 1940 - March 24, 2013

EASTMAN FUNERAL HOME 419-929-3781 Larry L. Fritz, I, age 72, of New London, died Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Fisher Titus Medical Center, Norwalk. He was born September 14, 1940 in Norwalk, son of the late Peter A. and Anna M. (Grimmer) Fritz. Larry was raised in Norwalk and moved to New London in 1969. He had worked for A & P Grocery Store for 22 years. Eleven years in Norwalk and...
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Vickie Lynn Shaffer

September 14, 1961 - March 23, 2013

Eastman Funeral Home 419-929-3781 Vickie Lynn Gregory Shaffer, 51, of New London, passed away at her home on March 23, 2013. Born in Norwalk on September 14, 1961 and lived most of her life in New London and Clarksfield. Vickie attended New London Schools. She worked at Kent Sporting Goods in the 1990's, in early 2000's Vickie worked at McDonald's in New London and the past several...
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Marjorie M. Kirkpatrick

August 7, 1921 - March 23, 2013

Eastman Funeral Home 419-929-3781 Marjorie M. Kirkpatrick, 91, passed away peacefully March 23, 2013 at the Rehabilitation & Nursing Center at Firelands in New London. She was born August 7, 1921 in Fitchville Township to Marian (Sly) and Roger Luxon. She graduated from New London High School in 1939 and attended Oberlin School of Business before marrying Robert E. (Chappy) Kirkpatrick...
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Thelma E. Swander

May 25, 1924 - March 20, 2013

Thelma E. Swander, 88, died March 20, 2013 at Mansfield Memorial Home. Born May 25, 1924, in Plymouth, Thelma lived in Delphi until she moved to Mansfield. Graduate of North Fairfield High School in 1942, Thelma worked at Pioneer Rubber Company for 10 years. She was a member of AMVETS Post 26 in Mansfield, Gideons Huron County Camp and Delphi United Methodist Church. Survived by daughters...
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Billy Carson Persinger

April 4, 1945 - March 16, 2013

EASTMAN FUNERAL HOME 419-929-3781 Billy Carson Persinger, age 67, of Nova, died Saturday, March 16, 2013 at his home. He was born April 4, 1945 in Crab Orchard, West Virginia, son of the late Alfred A. and Erma (Smith) Persinger. He had lived in North Ridgeville for several years before moving to Nova in 1969. He had served in the U.S. Army from 1962 – 1968 in Germany. Billy had...
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Bruce A. Hammann

August 21, 1935 - March 14, 2013

Bruce A. Hammann, 77, of New London, passed away peacefully on Thursday March 14, 2013 surrounded by his wife and children. Bruce was born August 21, 1935 in Evanston, Illinois to Albert and Geraldine (Lutes) Hammann. He graduated from Howe Military School in Indiana. On July 16, 1960, Bruce and Mary Jean Blair were united in marriage in Oak Park, Illinois and the couple recently celebrated...
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Mary K. Pay

June 17, 1949 - March 14, 2013

Mary K. Pay, 63, of Savannah, died Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Hospice of North Central Ohio in Ashland. She was born on June 17, 1949, in Willard and was raised in Ruggles. Mary lived in Texas and Alabama before moving back to Ashland county 20 years ago. She graduated from Mapleton High School in 1967. Mary and her husband Carl owned and operated C&M Country Café in Savannah. Mary...
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Robert L. Gravely

July 2, 1933 - March 12, 2013

Robert L. Gravely, 79, died March 12, 2013 at Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky. Born on July 2, 1933, in Oak Hill, West Virginia. He lived in North Fairfield for many years. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict and was a truck driver most of his life. Robert was a member of the American Legion, Gibson Lodge 301 F&AM in Wakeman and the NRA. He enjoyed fishing, flea...
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Danna M. Phillips

November 12, 1916 - March 10, 2013

Dana M. Phillips, 96, of Willard died Sunday, March 10, 2013 at The Willows of Willard. He was born November 12, 1916 in White Fox, Huron County, Ohio, son of the late Harry D. and Ethel (Harwood) Phillips. He worked at CCC camps in the 1930's. He also worked at Sterling Foundry in Wellington and later worked at Kasper Foundry in Elyria where he retired after many years. Dana was a...
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James Montgomery

June 11, 1938 - March 8, 2013

James Montgomery, 74, of North Fairfield, died Friday, March 8, 2013 at his home. Born on June 11, 1938, in Ripley Township, son of the late Mose and Ada (Green) Montgomery. He graduated from Greenwich High School and attended University of Toledo. James served in the United States Navy Reserve. He worked at Akron Standard Mold, taught welding at EHOVE, supervisor at Tech Form in Shelby and...
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Betty R Honaker

March 13, 1940 - March 3, 2013

Betty R. Honaker, 72, of North Fairfield, died Sunday, March 3, 2013 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk. She was born on March 13, 1940, in Ivyington, Ky, to the late Raymond and Ressie (Collins) Honaker. Betty grew up in Shiloh and lived in Columbus for 30 years. She attended Shiloh School and worked at Jacobson's department store and Montaldo's. She loved collecting antique jewelry...
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Donald Eugene Hudson Sr

March 21, 1930 - February 28, 2013

Donald Eugene Hudson Sr, 82, of Fairfield, California, died February 28, 2013 in Fairfield, California. He was born on March 21, 1930, in Attica, Ohio, to the late Darrell Ray and Virginia (Smith) Hudson. He was a 1948 graduate of Shiloh High School and served in the U.S. Army for two years during the Korean Conflict. Donald worked several years at Westinghouse Air Brake and Akron...
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Andrea Margaret Donathan

July 26, 1943 - February 27, 2013

Andrea Margaret Donathan, 69, of Greenwich, died Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at her home. She was born on July 26, 1943, in Harrisburg, PA, daughter of the late Andrew and Margaret Strahosky. Andrea traveled in the military for 21 years. She was a retail department manager for several places. Andrea was a lifetime member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary. Andrea enjoyed life, loved animals...
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Margaret Anna Bonney

December 10, 1920 - February 26, 2013

Margaret Anna Bonney, 92, of Perry, FL passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Lafayette Health Care in Mayo. Margaret was born December 10, 1920, in New London, to Gordon and Flossie (Clemmons) Robertson. Mrs. Bonney was preceded in death by her husband, Ross W. Bonney in 1979, her son, Gary R. Bonney in 2012, and a granddaughter, Andrea Bonney Stine, in January of 2013. Mrs. Bonney was a...
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Donald Edward Stoll

June 4, 1928 - February 21, 2013

Donald Edward Stoll, 84, of Nova, died Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Hospice of North Central Ohio after a lengthy illness. He was born on June 4, 1928, in Lakewood, to the late George Deidtrich and Ethel (Schibley) Stoll. Donald lived in the New London area for most of his life. He attended New London High School and farmed until he retired in 1998. In his early years he worked for Burk's...
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Mae Garn

February 18, 2013

Mae L. Garn, 87, of LaGrange went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, February 18, 2013. She was born on March 14, 1925 in Smithfield, West Virginia to the late Martin Armstrong and Anna Pearl (nee Scott) Ensminger. Mae grew up in West Virginia and graduated from Smithfield High School, she moved to Lorain County in the late 40's. Mae worked as a cook most of her life....
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Stella P. (Williams) Britt

July 15, 1923 - February 15, 2013

Eastman Funeral Home 419-929-3781 Stella P. (Williams) Britt, 89, of New London, died Friday evening, February 15, 2013 at New Life Hospice in Lorain after a short illness. She was born on July 15, 1923, in Willis Branch, West Virginia, to the late Willie S. and Elsie Mae (Phillips) Williams. In 1955 Stella moved to the New London area. She worked at the former C.E. Ward and Fraternal...
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Russell Karl Emch

February 15, 1936 - February 10, 2013

Russell Karl Emch, 76, of New London, died February 10, 2013. He was born February 15, 1936, in Sandusky, to the late Otis K. Emch Jr. and Mildred Emch. Russell is survived by his children, Judi Emch of Greenwich, Anjalina Emch of North Fairfield and Russell Keith Emch of Greenwich; former wife, Kathleen Cook; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren and sister, Judith Ann Duta of Medina. He...
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Mary E. Wallen

September 11, 1928 - February 10, 2013

Mary E. Wallen, 84, of Nova, died Sunday, February 10, 2013 at her home. She was born on September 11, 1928 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, daughter of the late Audie and Clara Adkins. At the age of 18 she moved to Rochester and lived there most of her life. Mary was a homemaker and loved her church and family. She is survived by her children, Roxie (Danny) Hamilton of Nova, Sue (Jack)...
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Georgia Anton

February 7, 2013

Georgia Anton was born January 23, 1923 to William and Margaret Birckline in Elyria, Ohio. Georgia graduated from Elyria High School in 1940 and from St. Vincent Charity Hospital in Cleveland with her RN in 1943. She married William Anton in 1947 and resided in Cleveland until moving to Wellington in 1972. She worked as Director of Nursing for the Elms Nursing Home until her retirement in 1987...
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Eula "Dee" Gallatin

February 3, 2013

Eula Lee "Dee" Gallatin, 92, died Sunday, February 3, 2013 at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin. Born on February 9, 1920 in Hampton County, SC, Dee lived most of her life in Beaufort, SC. She moved to Wellington in 1978. Dee was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Wellington in her younger years and was also a member of the Eastern Star. An extremely talented seamstress, Dee could...
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Rodney Dean Williams

August 28, 1943 - February 2, 2013

Eastman Funeral Home 419-929-3781 Rodney Dean Williams, age 69, of North Fairfield, died Saturday, February 2, 2013 from injuries sustained in an auto accident. He was born August 28, 1943 in New London, son of the late Woodrow and Alice (Doyler) Williams. Rod had lived in North Fairfield since 1972. He was a 1961 graduate of New London High School. He had drove truck for...
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Betty Louisa Williams

November 20, 1946 - February 2, 2013

Eastman Funeral Home 419-929-3781 Betty Louisa Williams, age 66, of North Fairfield, died Saturday, February 2, 2013 from injuries sustained in an auto accident. She was born November 20, 1946 in Bellevue, Ohio, daughter of the late John and Edna (Seville) Nebergall. She had lived in North Fairfield since 1972. Betty was a 1965 graduate of Crestview High School. She had worked at...
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Phyllis E. Jamison

May 22, 1941 - February 2, 2013

Phyllis E. Jamison, 72, life long resident of New London, died Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Kindred Hospital Hospital Central Ohio in Mansfield. She was born on May 22, 1941, in Sandusky. She was a homemaker. Phyllis enjoyed crocheting, watching pro wrestling and loved her dog. Survived by her sons, Anthony (Angela) Williams of New London and Mark Williams of North Carolina; grandson,...
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Thomas A. Mavis

January 29, 2013

Thomas A. Mavis, 59, of New London, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at his home after a sudden illness. He was born on September 19, 1953, in Mansfield. Thomas graduated from Fredericktown High School in 1971 and Bowling Green University in 1975. He taught at Mapleton High School for many years. Survived by his mother, Mary E. Mavis of Fredericktown; brother, Richard J. "Rick" Mavis of...
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Essic Belmer, Jr.

October 20, 1925 - January 24, 2013

Essic Belmer, Jr., 87, of Texas and formerly of New London, died January 24, 2013 at West Houston Medical Center. In New London on October 20, 1925, Essic, a hero, was born to the late Essic and Goldie (nee Heston) Belmer, Sr. In 1944, Essic enlisted in the United States Army and proudly served as a stenographer until 1946 when he was honorably discharged and received a Bronze Star. He worked...
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Rodney Joseph Hale

December 24, 1956 - January 24, 2013

Rodney Joseph Hale, 56, of Plymouth, died Thursday, January 24, 2013 at his home. He was born December 24, 1956, in Willard, son of Mary (Whitcher) and the late Joe Hale. He was raised in Greenwich and a permanent resident of Plymouth. Rod attended South Central High School. He worked for Holthouse Farms for 28 years and then continued to work for Buurma Farms until October 2012. Rod...
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