Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1996

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December 2 - 7, 1996

CLAYTON W. ACORD 
Clayton W. Acord, 78, Union Furnace, died Sunday, Dec. 1 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital after an extended illness. 
Born March 26, 1918 in Pine Knob, W.Va., son of the late Ernest and Pearl (Bonds) Acord, he was married to Janet D. Acord, who survives. 
A World War II Army Veteran, he retired in 1980 from Grand Trunk Railroad. 
Also surviving are a son, John (Teresa) Acord of Logan; a daughter Mary Bartram of Amanda; a brother Eugene (Norma) Acord of Cleveland; three sisters, Mrs. John (Pauline) Wallick of Baltimore, Md., Madaline Swartz of West Virginia and Irene Eskew of Cleveland; an aunt, Stollie Acord of Bolt, W.Va., two grandsons, Richie Acord of Logan and Bryant Reinhart of Amanda; and several cousins. 
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. James Lambert officiating. 
Burial will be in New Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday at the funeral home. 
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Veterans Organizations of Hocking County. 

JENNIE BLAKE 
Jennie Johnson Blake, 88, Glouster, died Sunday, Dec. 1 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home in The Plains. 
Born Oct. 17, 1908, Athens County, daughter of the late Frank V. and Justina (Oja) Johnson, she was the widow of Lester L. Blake. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 
Interment will be in Taylor Ridge Cemetery, Glouster. 
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

NANCY C. KEISTER 
Nancy C. Keister, 54, Logan, died unexpectedly Friday, Nov. 29 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born March 5, 1942, Logan, she was the daughter of Betty Hammon Guess of Logan and the late Lewis Guess. 
Also surviving are two sons, Rocky Michel of Logan and Charles Michel of Rockbridge; two daughters, Cindy Sampson and Matt (Tonda) Sargent, both of Logan; two brothers, Ronald (Martha) Guess and Kenneth (Carol) Guess, both of Logan; two sisters, Mrs. Donald (Patty) Roley of Sugar Grove and Mrs. Robert (Judy) Conrad of Logan; two granddaughters, Mandy Vincent and Jacklyn Brown, both of Logan. 
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Keister; and a nephew, Jeff Roley. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Greg Magruder officiating. 
Burial will be in Laurel Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home. 

JOSEPH W. SPAHR 
Joseph W. Spahr, 76, Springfield, died Sunday, Dec. 1 at his residence. 
Born Dec. 6, 1919, Springfield, son of the late Joseph W. and Jessie (Lyons) Spahr, he was the widower of Betty H. Spahr, who died in 1992. 
A World War II Army veteran, he served in South Africa and Italy as a Medical Corpsman. He was retired from Sweden Freezer in Columbus. 
Surviving are three sons, Eric, Don and Kevin Spahr, all of Columbus; three daughters Mrs. John (Rebecca) Hockingberry and Bonnie Taylor, both of Logan, and Martha Simonsen of Statesville, N.C.; a sister Mrs. Robert (Elinor) Littell of Palm Harbor, Fla.; and seven grandchildren. 
No calling hours will be observed. 
No formal services will be held. 
The family suggests contributions be made the the charity of your choice. 

CHARLES E. FRASURE 
Charles E. "Boxie" Frasure, 64, Logan, died Sunday, Dec. 1 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born August 18, 1932, Hocking County, son of the late Irvin Sr. and Christina Ellinger Frasure, he was married for 25 years to Audrey S. Barnes Frasure, who survives. 
He was a former Sunoco Gas Station operator on Hunter Street and a member of the Logan Moose. 
Also surviving are a brother, Irvin Frasure Jr. of Logan; and four sisters, Waveline Gibbs and Mrs. Don (Pat) Kline, both of Logan; Freida Sayre of Buchtel; and Betty Hurley of Columbus. 
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Walter Frasure. 
There will be no services or calling hours observed, as Frasure has been cremated per his request. 
The family suggests contributions be made to the Hocking County Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 944, Logan, Ohio, 43138. 

CHARLES R. KLINGER 
Charles R. Klinger, 79, Lancaster, died Monday, Dec. 2 at Fairfield Medical Center. 
Son of the late John and Cora Klinger, he was married to Helen C. Klinger, who survives. 
A World War II Army Veteran, he was retired with 31 years service at Fairfield Boys Industrial School. He was a life member of the Sponagle Trinity Lutheran Church in Sugar Grove and a member of Olivedale Senior Citizens Center. 
Also surviving are a sister-in-law, Retha Klinger of Baltimore, Md.; several nieces and nephews; and several close friends. 
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Lloyd Klinger; and a sister, Mary Wilson. 
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Frank E. Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Lancaster, with the Rev. Dan Koch officiating. 
Burial will be in Stukey Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday at the funeral home. 
Military graveside services will be conducted by Lancaster Ohio Veterans Burial Detail. 
The family suggests contributions be made to the Sponagle Trinity Lutheran Church, c/o the funeral home. 

FOREST W. HARPER 
Forest W. Harper, 79, Laurelville, died Tuesday, Dec. 3 at his residence. 
Born Oct. 14, 1917, Hocking County, son of the late John and Nellie Tigner Harper, he was married to Helen L. Vorhees Harper, who survives. 
A World War II Army Veteran, he retired from General Clay Products in 1982 after 29 years and was employed at Hocking Valley Industries until October. He was a member of Salt Valley Community Church. 
Also surviving are three sons, Walter E. (Deborah) Harper of Logan; Douglas O. (Juanita) Harper of Kingston; and Forest R. (Carol Hart) Harper of Laurelville; three daughters, Mrs. Dallas (Kathy) Hart of Laurelville; Mrs. Damon (Shirley) Stevens of South Bloomingville; and Mrs. Ricky (Ruby) Burns of Logan; two brothers, Marion (Betty) Harper of Laurelville; and Jessie (Vivian) Harper of Hallsville; a sister, Mrs. Don (Tessie) Corne of Laurelville; 17 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. 
He was also preceded in death by 10 brothers and four sisters. 
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Salt Valley Community Church, Laurelville, with Jorge Anido officiating. 
Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Friday at the church. 
Military graveside services will be conducted by Hocking County Combined Veterans Organizations. 

SAMANTHA L. MITCHELL 
Samantha L. Mitchell, 83, Murray City, died Monday, Dec. 2, at Pine Hills Continuing Care Center, Nelsonville. 
Born Feb. 14, 1913, Murray City, daughter of the late James and Ella Hayes Johnson, she was the widow of Camellius Mitchell. 
Funeral Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home. 

ALICE MARIE ARNOLD 
Alice Marie Arnold, 73, Doanville, died Wednesday, Dec. 4 at her residence. 
Born May 14, 1923, Sugar Creek, daughter of the late Wendell and Grace Weaver Thompson, she was the widow of Lavern L. Arnold. 
Friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m. today at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Souers Funeral Home. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 

SARAH JANE FRANCIS 
Sarah Jane Francis, 56, Lancaster, died Tuesday, Dec. 3 at her residence. 
Born August 10, 1940, Logan, daughter of Ruth B. Dupler Tolliver, of Logan, and the late Joshua James Tolliver, she was married to Robert Francis, who survives. 
A homemaker and Logan High School Graduate, she was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness, Lancaster. 
Also surviving our four sons, Richard (Hillary) Goldsberry, of Lancaster; Mark Goldsberry, of Logan; Greg Goldsberry, of Vavaville, Calif.; and Donald Farthing, of Lancaster; a daughter, Melissa Goldsberry, of Lancaster; two brothers, James W. Tolliver, of Logan; and John William (Betty) Tolliver, of Frazeyburg; and three sisters, Mrs. Larry (Ruth) Garner, of Oreville; Linda Mae Miller, of Logan; Nancy Lou Echols, of Columbus. 
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Frank David Tolliver. 
Private funeral services will be held at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, with Elder Meade Davis officiating. 
Friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 at the funeral home. 

GERALD D. HOGUE 
Gerald D. "Mouse" Hogue, 52, Glouster, died Wednesday, Dec. 4 at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital in Athens. 
Born July 22, 1944, Glouster, son of the late William and Dora Binderbasin Hogue, he was married to Marie Dunlevy, who survives. 
Friends may call today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 at the Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Connie Powers-Faires officiating. 
Burial will be at Maplewood Cemetery. 

HAZEL M. LEHMAN WAY 
Hazel M. Lehman Way, 97, Brookville, died Wednesday, Dec. 4 at Brookhaven Nursing Home, Brookville. 
Born May 16, 1899, Middleport, daughter of the late William D. and Jenny Stultz Lehman, she was the widow of William Way. 
Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan. 

HELEN E. KIRKBRIDE 
Helen E. Kirkbride, 75, 16 Broad St., Glouster, died Thursday, Dec. 5 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville. 
Born Dec. 28, 1920, Akron, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Vianna Kirkbride. 
Private graveside services will be held at the family's convenience. 
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 

WALTER A. SIKORA 
Walter A. Sikora, 81, Indianapolis, Ind., died Friday, Dec. 6 at Community Hospital East, Indianapolis, Ind. 
Born May 23, 1915, son of the late Frank and Bernice Salva Sikora Sr., he was married to Elizabeth J. Sikora, who survives. 
A World War II Army veteran, he served in England. He was a retired crane operator for Ford Motor Co. He attended Murray City High School and St. Charles High School in Columbus. He was a member of Murray City American Legion Post 420. 
Also surviving are four brothers, Bernard Sikora of Trimble, Edmond Sikora of Murray City, Joe Sikora of Decatur, Ill. and Ted Sikora of Katy, Texas; and a sister, Mrs. Carl (Irene) Kovich of Foxfire Valley, N.C. 
He was also preceded in death by four brothers, John, Stanley, Frank Jr. and Emil Sikora; and a sister, Agnes Sikora. 
Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church. Murray City, with Father Richard J. Pendolphi officiating. 
Burial will be in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery, Buchtel, Ind. 
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit. 
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City. 
Rosary will be recited 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 

December 9 - 14, 1996

CATHRYN G. ANGLE 
Cathryn G. Angle, 87, Glouster, died Saturday, Dec. 7 at OSU Medical Center, Columbus. 
Born Aug. 5, 1909, daughter of the late Bert and Martha Williams Sorrell, she was the widow of Robert D. Angle. 
Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.

CARL L. FRANZ JR. 
Carl L. Franz Jr., 70, Logan, formerly of Columbus, died Saturday, Dec. 7 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Son of the late Carl and Alma Franz, he was retired from Columbus Typographic Co. and a member of St. John Catholic Church. 
Surviving are a brother, Glen Franz; one aunt; several cousins; and a lifelong friend, Judy Clark. 
Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Mother of Sorrow Chapel, 6440 S. High St, with Father Richard Pendolphi will officiating. 
Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the Maeder-Quint-Tiberi Funeral Home, 1068 S. High St., Columbus. 
Rosary will be recited 3:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

GERALD D. HOGUE 
Funeral services were held 10 a.m. Saturday at the Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster, for Gerald D. Hogue, 52, Glouster, who died Wednesday. 
The Rev. Connie Powers-Faires officiated. 
Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster. 

MARIE SHOVER 
Marie Shover, 85, Glouster, died Saturday, Dec. 7 at Hickory Creek Nursing Center. 
Born Oct. 13, 1911, Athens County, she was the daughter of the late Arch and Agnes Drain. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Funeral Home. 
Burial will be in New Marshfield Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 

RUTH T. SOLIDAY 
Ruth T. Soliday, 89, Logan, died Friday, Dec. 6 at Logan Health Care. 
Born April 21, 1907, Rockbridge, daughter of the late Henry Boyd and Ruth Huls Troxel, she was the widow of Earl J. Soliday. 
No calling hours will be observed, as she has been cremated per her request. 
Ashes will be interred at a later date. 
Arrangements are by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home. 

FREEDA TATMAN BROWN 
Freeda Tatman Brown, 51, South Bloomingville, died Sunday, Dec. 8 at Mount Carmel Hospital in Columbus. 
Born Feb. 16, 1945, Columbus, daughter of the late Gail Ronald and Ruth Mills Tatman, she was married for 33 years to Carl J. Brown, who survives. 
A 1963 graduate of Allensville High School, she was a member of Otterbein Chapel Church. 
Also surviving are three daughters, Cheryl Brown of Kingston; Mrs. Timothy (Cindy) O'Neal of McArthur; and Mrs. Mike (Suzanne) Elkins of Londonderry; two sisters, Edith Martin of Circleville; and Irene Haynes of Tiffton, Ga.; and one granddaughter, Dawn O'Neal. 
She was also preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Joe Brown, and a grandson, Shawn O'Neal. 
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Otterbein Chapel Church, with the Revs. Everett Ratcliff and Jim Fee officiating. 
Burial will be in Otterbein Chapel Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Garrett Funeral Home in McArthur and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church. 

ETHEL FAY HART 
Ethel Fay Hart, 95, Trimble, died Monday, Dec. 9 at Russell Nursing Home in Albany. 
Born Sept. 8, 1909, Morgan County, daughter of the late William and Minnie Archer Carpenter, she was the widow of Dale Hart. 
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Friday in Pisgah Cemetery, Morgan County, with James D. Osborne officiating. 
No calling hours will be observed. 
Arrangements are by the Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 

WALTER A. MOORE 
Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home for Walter A. Moore, 72, Logan, who died Saturday, Dec. 7 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
The Revs. Debbie Boggs and Larry Burchett officiated. 
Music was by Velma and Jaimi Burchett. 
Burial was in New Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge. 
Casketbearers were William and Bill Palonis, George Castle, Eddie Vanover, Bob Sloan and Eric White. 
Son of the late John E. and Blanche Mariage Moore, he was married to Alta Skaggs Moore, who survives. 

DIANNE C. NELSON 
Dianne C. Nelson, 59, Nelsonville, died Sunday, Dec. 8 at her residence. 
Born April 13, 1937, Cleveland, daughter of Ann Brigadoi Goebl of Port Orange, Fla., and the late Michael Goebl, she was married to David C. Nelson, who survives. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville, and on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 
Cremation will follow the services. 
The family suggests contributions be made to the Athens County Humane Society, 8500 Hoon Drive, Athens, Ohio, 45701. 

EILEEN WOODS 
Eileen Woods, 74, The Plains, formerly of Middleport, died Monday, Dec. 9 at Rock Spring Rehabilitation Center in Pomeroy. 
Born Dec. 11, 1921, Meigs County, son of the late Raymond and Letha Russell, she was the widow of Thomas Woods. 
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. 
No calling hours will be observed. 
Arrangements are by the Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 

GENE LESLIE SIGLER 
Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday at the Tidd Funeral Home, Hilliard, for Gene Leslie Sigler, 68, Hilliard, who died Dec. 6 at Mount Carmel Hospital. 
Son of the late Roy and Dorothy Rarrick Sigler, he was the widower of Norma Plant Sigler. 
An Air Force Veteran and a member of the American Legion, he was retired from Battelle. 
Surviving are two sons, Patrick and Michael Sigler; a granddaughter, Allison Sigler; five brothers, Howard, Dwight, Douglas, Lee and Dana Sigler; two sisters, Patricia Verity and Mona Spencer; and an aunt, Olive Helber. 
He was also preceded in death by his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rarrick, with whom he made his home as a child; and a brother, Lon Sigler. 
Burial was in Oakfield Cemetery. Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Monday. 

BETTY JEANNE THOMSON 
Betty Jeanne Thomson, 69, Logan, formerly of Grandview Heights, died Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital after a brief illness. 
Born June 2, 1927, Burgoon was the daughter of the late Hiram and Ruth Garn Michaels. 
She was a graduate of The Ohio State University. She was a former Press Relations Director of the F & R Lazarus Co. and Publicity Associate for Beulah Park of Columbus, and for Vans Shoes of Van Nuys, Calif. She was a copy editor for the Short North Gazette in Columbus. 
She is survived by former husband and best friend Tom Thomson; a daughter, Mrs. Gary (Janet) Campbell of Logan; two sons, James (Wendy) Thomson of Rockbridge; and Jeffrey (Kimberley) Thomson of Detroit, Mich.; a special brother-in-law, David Thomson of Columbus; four grandchildren, Carrie Bailey of Columbus; Christina Bailey of Logan; and Jennifer and Tracey Thomson, both of Sydney, Australia; and two great-grandchildren, Ciara and Caitlyn Bailey. 
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jack Michaels. 
Memorial services will be held 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 at the Trinity United Methodist Church, corner of West 5th at Cambridge Boulevard, Grandview Heights, with Dr. Gene Frazer and the Rev. Renee Burleigh, hospice chaplain, officiating. 
The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Hospice of Fairfield County, 1111 E. Main St., Lancaster, Ohio, 43130-4099, or to the American Cancer Society, Hocking County Unit, P.O. Box 944, Logan, Ohio, 43138. 
The family has special thanks for Hospice of Fairfield County, Symphony Home Health Care, Comprehensive Home Health Care, the Hocking County EMS unit and Dr. Neel Raya for all their sharing and compassion. 
There will be no visitation at the funeral home. 
Arrangements are by Roberts Funeral Home. 

BETTY BROWN 
Betty Brown, 70, Nelsonville, formerly of Carbondale, died Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Doctors North Hospital in Columbus. 
Born April 25, 1926, Vinton County, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Bill and Mary Kennard Brown. 
Retired after 26 years as clerk in charge of Carbondale Community Post Office, she was a member of Oak Grove Wesleyan Church in Nelsonville. She attended Carbondale Elementary School and graduated from Waterloo High School in 1944. She attended the Athens Senior Center, is a past Sunday school teacher, Sunday school secretary and church trustee. She was also secretary for the Wesleyan Women International and a member of the Carbondale Senior Citizens where she served as treasurer for many years. 
Survivors include two sisters, Charlotte Walter of Logan and Mrs. Bill (Donna) Gilkerson of Granville; a sister-in-law, Barbara Brown of New Marshfield; 10 nieces, Linda Gilkerson of Indianapolis; Willa Anderson of Granville; Marla Hurst of Pickerington; Cathy Morgan of Cambridge; Christy Bosch of Logan; Bonnie Cooper of The Plains; Tammy Gardner of Albany; Karen Miccinilli of Columbus; Cheryl Lightfritz of Athens; and Debby Greer of Sarasota, Fla.; four nephews, Dr. Steve Walter of Lewisburg, W. Va.; David Brown of Virginia; Tim Brown of The Plains; and Steve Brown of Dublin; and many great nieces and nephews. 
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Lightfritz; a brother, Sam Brown; and a brother-in-law, Clayton Walter. 
Funeral Services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday in the Oak Grove Wesleyan Church, Nelsonville, with the Rev. David Cogar officiating. 
Burial will be in New Marshfield Cemetery. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Friday at the Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville, or at the church one hour prior to services. 
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to The Oak Grove Wesleyan Church, 13771 Kimberly Road, Nelsonville, Ohio, 45764. 

CLIFFORD W. HOPKINS 
Clifford W. Hopkins, 76, Logan, died Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born Jan. 29, 1920, Canal Winchester, son of the late Herman and Zola Lee Hopkins, he was married to Doris Edwards Hopkins, who survives. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 
Burial will be in New Fairview Memorial Gardens, Rockbridge. 
Military graveside services will be held by the Combined Color Guard Unit. 

CARL A. SPATAR 
Carl A. Spatar, 53, Logan, died Wednesday, Dec. 11 at his residence after a four-year battle with cancer. 
Born Aug. 17, 1943, Canton, son of the late Frank and Lena Spatar, he was married to Ruth Ann Spatar, who survives, and would have celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary Dec. 17. 
Retired from the State Department of Health as a social worker in 1995, he previously worked with the Ohio Youth Commission. He was a graduate of Canton-McKinley High School and The Ohio State University. 
Also surviving are a son, Sean E. Spatar of the United States Marine Corps, Iwokuni, Japan; two sisters, Rose M. Oliver of Mansfield and Mrs. Vincent J. (Marjorie) Ianigro of Louisville, Ky.; mother-in-law Madeline M. Kapple, who made her home with him; brother-in-law Ronald D. Kapple and family; two nephews William H. Oliver and family of Westerville and John F. Ianigro of North Canton; four nieces, Cheryl (Ianigro) Reese and family of Canton, Lynette Spataro and family, Frances Vogel and family, and Jeanette White and family of Pittsburg, Penn.; and numerous grand-nephews and nieces. He is also survived by special family friend Clarence Robinson of Columbus. 
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Domenick Spatar; two sisters Marianne Spataro and Adelaide Spatar, and a niece Sandra L. (Oliver) Magistrelli. 
Special thanks to Dr. Arthur Sagone of the Arthur C. James Cancer Institute and Dr. James Hayward of Logan. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Sunday at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home. 
There will be a Christian Wake Service at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. 
The funeral mass will be Monday at 10 a.m. at St. John Catholic Church with Father Richard Pendolphi officiating. 
Burial will be in New Fairview Memorial Gardens. 
The family suggests donations be given in the deceased's name for cancer research at the Arthur James Cancer Institute, 941 Chatham Lane, Suite 315, Columbus, Ohio, 43221. 

RETHA M. POLING 
Retha Marie Poling, 74, 1157 Walnut-Dowler Road, died unexpectedly Friday, Dec. 13 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born March 2, 1922, Logan, daughter of the late Henry and Cora Belle Hamilton Deible, she was married to Earl G. Poling, who survives. 
She was retired from Logan Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company after 20 years of services. She was a member of St. John Catholic Church, Goodyear Retirees Club and Logan Women of the Moose. 
Also surviving are a son, Clarence (Tereasa) Poling of Logan; four daughters, Mrs. Bill (Patty) McIntosh, Mrs. Ron (Letha) Spicer, Mrs. Ron (Martha) Guess and Tom (Joey) Warren, all of Logan; a sister, Blanche Scherbauer of Englewood; 18 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. 
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Harley, Harry and Arthur Deible; and two sisters, Waveline Scherbauer and Audra Howdyshell. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. Father Richard J. Pendolphi officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Sunday at the funeral home. 

WILBERTA M. SMART 
Wilberta Maxine Smart, 68, Nelsonville, died Friday, Dec. 13 at her residence. 
Born Aug. 25, 1928, Nelsonville, daughter of the late Raymond and Venice Marie Howard Humphrey, she was married to Otto B. Humphrey, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Connett Cemetery, York Township. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 Monday at the funeral home.


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