Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1999

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September 13 - 18, 1999

ELEANOR PRICE
Eleanor M. Price, 88, Glouster, died Saturday, Sept. 11 at Pine Hills Nursing Home, Nelsonville.
Born Sept. 28, 1910, Glouster, daughter of the late Sumner and Vina Triplett Lewis, she was the widow of Frank M. Price.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster.
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

GEORGE WEAVER
George A. Weaver, 88, Logan, formerly of Napoleon, died Friday, Sept. 10 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 6, 1911, Peru, Ind., son of the late Chester and Mae Jackson Weaver, he was the widower of Agnes Weaver.
A World War II Army veteran, he was a retired electrical engineer and a member of Hocking Hills Church of Christ.
Surviving are two sons, George R. Weaver of Parkersburg and William K. Weaver of Tulsa, Okla.; two daughters, Peggy Kaczmarski of Las Vegas, Nev., and Nancy Ward of Logan; two stepdaughters, Sue Phillips of Nashville, Tenn. and Mona Brooks of Sun City, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with Paul Stebelton and the Rev. Roger Hatfield officiating.
Burial will be in Rushsylvania Cemetery, Logan County.
Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hocking Hills Church of Christ, P.O. Box 523, Logan, Ohio 43138.

BERTHA MOHLER
Bertha H. Mohler, 86, Lancaster, formerly of Gore, died Monday, Sept. 13 at Sunbridge Homestead Nursing Home, Lancaster.
Born March 16, 1913, Hocking County, daughter of the late Robert and Matilda Devore Tucker, she was the widow of Orland V. Mohler.
She was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church, Gore, and Olivedale Senior Citizens Center, Lancaster. She was a former 4-H adviser for the 4-H Club in Gore.
Surviving are a son, James (Christine) Mohler of Port Charlotte, Fla.; two daughters, Mrs. Eugene "Cupcake" (Donna) Henderson of Lancaster and Mrs. Daniel (Judy) Wolfe of Logan; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Virginia Campbell of Logan; and special friends Walter and Betty Arrowsmith.
She also was preceded in death by an infant son and a special friend, George Arrowsmith.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Revs. Carolyn Hoskinson and Harold Sturm officiating.
Entombment will be in New Fairview Mausoleum, Rockbridge.
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

RICHARD EBERTS
Richard E. Eberts, 72, New Straitsville, died Tuesday, Sept. 14 at the home of his son, Rich Eberts of The Plains.
Born Feb. 2, 1927, New Straitsville, son of the late Grayton and Thelma Harris Eberts, he was the widower of Lillian M. Shuttleworth Eberts.
A long-time educator in Perry County, he retired after 39 years as a teacher in New Straitsville and as a principal at Shawnee and New Lexington elementary schools.
He was a graduate of Ohio University and was a Korean War Army veteran. He spent 24 years as a lake patrolman at Buckeye Lake State Park. He was a 50-year member of New Straitsville Lodge 484 F&AM, where he served as lodge secretary for 48 years. He also was a member of Logan VFW, Jan's Fans of Athens and the Perry County Retired Teachers Association.
Surviving are a son, Rich (Betty) Eberts of The Plains; a daughter, Mrs. Tim (Karen) McClellan of Columbus; two aunts, Elsie Dixon of Columbus and Mrs. Gene (Mildred) Jewett of New Straitsville; two uncles, James Harris of New Lexington and Pearl Jewett of Shawnee; two grandchildren, Kristin and Steven Eberts of The Plains; and special friend Yvonne Struble of Logan.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at J.E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Shawnee, with the Rev. Ernie Perkins officiating.
Burial will be in New Straitsville Cemetery with military rites.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and after 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where Masonic services will be held at 6:30 p.m.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Appalachia, 280 E. State St., Athens, Ohio 45701.

RALPH FARMER
Ralph E. Farmer, 76, died Monday, Sept. 13 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
He retired from General Motors, Columbus Plant.
Surviving are a son, Kenneth (Thelma) Farmer of Logan; a daughter, Lola Edwards of Columbus; four grandchildren; and a special nephew, Bill Lucas.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Schoedinger Linden Chapel, 2741 Cleveland Avenue at Weber Road.
Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Columbus.
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

RETHA BOYD
Funeral services were held Sept. 6 in Jacksonville, Fla., for Retha Lohr Boyd, 77, Jacksonville, who died Friday, Sept. 3.
She was the widow of Robert E. Boyd.
She served as a WAC during World War II in Italy and Morocco. In Naples, Italy, she was a secretary in the Air Supply Division of the Mediterranean Allied Air Forces. In 1946, she served as secretary to the commanding officer of the 7708 War Crimes Group in Munich, Germany. She had recently donated one of 19 known scrapbooks from the War Crimes Tribunal to the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.
Surviving are three daughters, Pamela Boyd of Fayetteville, Mrs. Dr. Robert E. (Roberta) Billingsley Jr. of Fayetteville and Mrs. Steven (Mary) Trulock of Fayetteville; four grandchildren, Scott Boyd (Tammy) Crosthwait, Evan Boyd Billingsley, Ryan Boyd Billingsley and Andrews Boyd Trulock; a great-granddaughter, Lauren Nicole Crosthwait; and two brothers, Ray Lohr of St. Simons Island, Ga., and George Lohr of Panama City Beach, Fla.

HAROLD BROWN
Harold D. Brown, 66, Townsend Place, died Wednesday, Sept. 15.
Born Aug. 8, 1933, Athens, he was the son of the late Walter A. and Alice Mingus Brown.
A retired accountant, he was a 1951 graduate of Ames-Bern High School, Amesville, and a graduate of Mountain State College and Benjamin Franklin University. He was a member of Athens Benevolent Paternal Order of the Elks, Athens Lions Club and Athens Kiwanis Club. He was a life member of American Motorcycle Association and Athens Motorcycle Club and was a member of Enduro Riders Association. He was an avid dirt bike enthusiast. He also was former co-owner of Ferd Hack Auto Supply.
Surviving are a daughter, Karen Gentry of Marietta; a son, Kevin Brown of Athens; three grandsons, Kacey Brown of Athens, Alex Gentry of Marietta and Christian Gentry of Marietta; a granddaughter, Holly Gentry of Marietta; two brothers, Robert (Doris) Brown of Athens and Paul (Patricia) Brown of Logan; and a brother-in-law, Bill James of Athens.
He also was preceded in death by a sister, Anna Mae James.
Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Jagers and Sons Funeral Home with the Rev. Willard Love officiating.
At the request of the deceased, his remains were donated to the Willed Body Program at Ohio University.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Athens Area Hospice, P.O. Box 873, Athens, Ohio 45701 of Appalachian Community Visiting Nurse Association, 280 E. State St., P.O. Box 768, Athens, Ohio 45701.

ALICE KELLER
Alice Ruth Keller, 95, Bremen, died Wednesday, Sept. 15 at her residence.
Born Feb. 18, 1904, Perry County, son of the late John D. and Julie Marlow Howdyshell, she was the widow of Charles Edward Keller, who died in 1980.
A homemaker, she was a member of Bremen United Methodist Church and American Legion Post 20 Auxiliary.
Also surviving are three sons, Lawrence C. Keller of Bremen, Harry W. (Mae) Keller of Lake Whales, Fla., and John C. (Genevieve) Keller of Three Rivers, Mich.; a sister, Mabel Robinson of Lancaster; a brother, Roy Howdyshell of Logan; several nieces and nephews; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Snyder-Sheridan Funeral Home, Bremen, with the Rev. Roger Meredith officiating.
Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery, Bremen.
Friends may call 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Bremen United Methodist Church.

JEAN LIGHTFOOT
L. Jean Lightfoot, 71, Logan, died Tuesday, Sept. 14 at her residence.
Born Oct. 4, 1927, Logan, daughter of the late Herbert and Mona Glass Foreman, she was married for 54 years to Donald D. Lightfoot, who survives.
She was the second honor student of Logan High School Class of 1945. A life-long member of Trinity United Methodist Church, she was also a member of women's circles and was a Sunday school teacher. She was involved with Cub Scouts, West School PTA (president), Logan Band Boosters (15 years), Women's Bowling Association of Logan, Hospital TWIG II, and was past music director for Haydenville United Methodist Church (15 years). She was a retired teacher of piano, organ and guitar and was a homemaker.
Also surviving are five sons, Donald E. (Robin) Lightfoot of Columbus, Anthony M. (Adele) Lightfoot of Placentia, Calif., Gregory D. (Diane) Lightfoot of Logan, Phillip N. (Patricia) Lightfoot of Logan and Bradley W. (Lorraine) Lightfoot of Akron; a daughter, Lisa L. Lightfoot Burnside of Logan; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rob Dauber officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Trinity United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 105 W. Hunter St., Logan, Ohio 43138.

PAMELA MENDER
Pamela Mender, 70, Nelsonville, died Thursday, Sept. 16 at her residence.
Born March 21, 1929, daughter of the late Leo and Frieda Fitzer White, she was the widow of Roland Mender.
She was retired from Tri-County Community Action, where she was coordinator of Head Start. She was a 1947 graduate of Ames-Bern High School. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Nelsonville and was very active in various community activities.
Surviving are eight sons, Steven (Jennifer) Mender of Amesville, Scott (Christy) Mender of Haydenville, Shane (Barbara) Mender of Frazeysburg, Shelly (Geri) Mender of Cincinnati, Sam Mender of Nelsonville, Sayre (Laura) Mender of Milledgeville, Ga., Sven Mender of Nelsonville and Stace (Cindy) Mender of Nelsonville; 15 grandchildren; a brother, Bob (Alva) White of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and two sisters, Frieda Ball and Judy Culver, both of Silver Springs, Md.
She also was preceded in death by a brother, Patrick White.
Private memorial services will be held at a later date.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to Hospice of Appalachia, P.O. Box 873, Athens, Ohio 45701.
Arrangements are by Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville.

LENA BERGSTROM
Lena B. Bergstrom, 79, Athens, died Friday, Sept. 17 at Russell's Nursing Home, Albany.
Born Dec. 12, 1919, Mechanicsburg, daughter of the late Noah and Sylvia Davis Francis, she was the widow of Edwin Bergstrom, who died in 1968.
She was a 20-year resident of Columbus, Ga. She had resided in the Athens, Logan, Lancaster and New Jersey areas since 1995. She enjoyed bowling.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Terry (Barbara) Six of Athens; two sons, Harold Bresley of North Brunswick, N.J. and William Bresley of Jackson, N.J.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by a grandson, Erik E. Six; and a sister, Carrie B. Ogg.
Graveside funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Knollwood Cemetery.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Jager & Sons Funeral Home, Athens.

BETTY BRICKLES
Betty L. Brickles, 73, Norwalk, formerly of Glouster, died Friday, Sept. 17 at her home.
Born July 20, 1926, Glouster, daughter of the late Arch and Alice Leffler Mingus, she was the widow of Donald Brickles, who died June 16, 1994.
She had worked as an LPN at Athens State Hospital and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star.
Surviving are her son with whom she made her home, Jerry T. Johnston; a daughter, Mrs. Sam (Connie L.) Lowery; a granddaughter, Kim Gessner of Strasburg; a grandson, Daniel Johnston of Mount Clemens, Mich.; two great-granddaughters, Caitlin and Ashleigh Gessner; a brother, Gerald (Grace) Mingus; a sister-in-law, Bernice Kennard; and several nieces and nephews.
She also was preceded in death by her first husband of 20 years, George T. Johnston, who died May 12, 1965; two brothers, Harold and George Mingus; two half brothers, Edwin and Herbert Kennard; and a half sister, Edna Kohler.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.
Burial will be in Taylor Ridge Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

September 27-October 2, 1999

HELEN CARPENTER
Helen A. Carpenter, 87, Lancaster, died Saturday, Sept. 25 at Sunrise Nursing Home, Lancaster.
Born July 3, 1912, Vinton County, she was the daughter of the late Wilmer and Victoria Hardesty.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Ralph (Betty) Miller of Lancaster; four sons, Wilmer (Dorothy) Findley of Lancaster, Kenneth (Joann) Specht of The Plains, Robert (Carol) Specht of Lancaster and Michael (Shirley) Holland of Florida; a daughter-in-law, Sue Specht of Nelsonville; 21 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Nellie Hagan of Logan.
She also was preceded in death by a son, Ray W. Specht; a sister; and two brothers.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Garrett Funeral Home, McArthur, with the Rev. James Mathias officiating.
Burial will be in New Plymouth Cemetery.
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

MARGARET LEHMAN
Margaret Lehman, 87, Carbon Hill, died Saturday, Sept. 25 at Pine Hills Continuing Care Center, Nelsonville.
Born April 14, 1912, Carbon Hill, daughter of the late Henry and Lovely Belle Evans Kammerling, she was married to Isaac Ivan "Skeeter" Lehman, who survives.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Carbon Hill Christian Church.
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville.

JAMES PIERRE
James H. Pierre, 81, St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Athens, died Thursday, Sept. 23 at Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg.
Born July 14, 1918, Athens, son of the late William and Ada Bess Pierre, he was the widower of Lucille C. Mitchell Pierre.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society, 35 Elliot St., P.O. Box 866, Athens, Ohio 45701.

ARTHUR SPENCER
Arthur Milton Spencer, 59, Murray City, died Saturday, Sept. 25 at his residence.
Born Nov. 22, 1939, Murray City, son of the late Dwight C. and Florence A. Koon Spencer Sr., he was married to Rita Reynolds Spencer, who survives.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday at the funeral home, where American Legion Memorial Services will be held 7 p.m. and Eagles Memorial Services will be held 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

DONALD STEWARD
Donald E. Steward, 83, Logan, died Saturday, Sept. 25 at Logan Health Care Center.
Born Oct. 17, 1915, Logan, son of the late Earl and Eliza Reynolds Steward, he was married to Mildred M. Owings Steward, who survives.
A World War II Army veteran, he retired from Carborundum and formerly worked at Sun Glow Furniture in Logan.
Also surviving are two brothers, Robert and Charles Steward, both of Logan; a sister, Mary Weaver of Dayton; and many nieces and nephews.
He also was preceded in death by a sister, Paulene Rush, and four brothers, Kenneth, Chester, Jackie and Earl Steward.
Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Oak Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Vernon Barrell officiating.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Hocking County Combined Veterans Organization.
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.

MARY WALKER
Mary Elizabeth Walker, 82, Nelsonville, died Saturday, Sept. 25 at her residence.
Born Feb. 12, 1917, Wayne County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late John Stewart and Mazella Messer Browning.
Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. today at Webb Family Cemetery, Starr Township, Hocking County.
No calling hours will be observed.

JERRY KILKENNY
Jerry M. Kilkenny, 59, New Plymouth, died Sunday, Sept. 26 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Aug. 3, 1940, Hocking County, son of the late William Martin and Viola Stephenson Kilkenny, he was married to Betty L. Hayborn Kilkenny, who survives.
He was a heavy equipment operator for Maxville Stone Quarry and a member of the Starr Township Fire Department for 16 years. He was a graduate of Starr-Washington High School.
Also surviving are a son, Robert Kilkenny of New Plymouth; a daughter, Mrs. Gene (Karen) Armes of New Plymouth; a grandson, Jeff Armes of New Plymouth; and a brother, Ray (Helen) Kilkenny of Lancaster.
He also was preceded in death by a brother, Robert S. Kilkenny.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. James R. Mathias officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Wednesday at the funeral home.

RITA SMART
Rita A. Smart, 58, Nelsonville, died Tuesday, Sept. 28 at her residence.
Born June 24, 1941, Woodsfield, daughter of the late William W. and Ruth E. Garner Mackie Sr., she was married to Keith E. Smart, who survives.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Connett Cemetery, near Nelsonville.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 Friday at the funeral home.

EUGENE STACEY
Eugene E. Stacey, 77, Laurelville, died Thursday, Sept. 30 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born April 14, 1922, son of the late George Edgar and Leona Ruth McWhirter Stacey, he was married to Marion E. Anderson Stacey, who survives.
Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Larry Hoffman officiating.
The family will receive friends following the service and at home.
The family suggests contributions be made to your local American Heart Association.
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.

October 4 - 9, 1999

MARCEILE HERRMANN
Marceile Herrmann, 86, Logan, died Saturday, Oct. 2 at Arcadia Acres Nursing Home.
Born July 17, 1913, Jamestown, daughter of the late Clarence H. and Pearl Badgley Carpenter, she was the widow of Earl M. Herrmann, who died in 1981.
She was the former owner and operator of Herrmann's Grocery in Logan. She was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Logan Senior Center, McArthur Senior Center and Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary.
Surviving is a niece, Mrs. James (Jackie) Parsons.
She also was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Carpenter.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Jamestown Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Elhard officiating.
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.

JOY KLINGLER
Joy M. Klingler, 97, Lancaster, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Oct. 2 at Main Street Terrace Care Center.
Born Sept. 6, 1902, Defiance, daughter of the late Charles and Melvia Morris Andrews, she was the widow of the Rev. Roy Klingler.
She and her husband had been pastors for 29 years in Logan. She has been a member of First Church of the Nazarene since their retirement from the ministry.
Surviving are a nephew, Roy (Charlotte) Andrews of Adrian, Mich.; several relatives on the Klingler side; and special friend and caregiver Mrs. Arnold (Patricia) Hughes.
She also was preceded in death by an infant son and one brother.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Halteman-Fett and Dyer Funeral Home with Pastor Ed True officiating.
Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

CARL LATER
Carl Later, 87, Lancaster, died Sunday, Oct. 3 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Born Aug. 28, 1912, Rockbridge, son of the late Charles and Myrtle Later, he was married to Catherine L. Later, who survives.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fifth Avenue Church of Christ in Lancaster.
Burial will be in Knollwood Cemetery, Logan.
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Tuesday at Sheridan Funeral Home, Lancaster, and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Fifth Avenue Church of Christ.

SHAREN MOUNT
Sharen Joy Howdyshell Mount, 46, Bremen, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Oct. 2 at Sunbridge Homestead, Lancaster.
Born Nov. 10, 1952, Lancaster, daughter of Loren W. and Evelyn M. Bourne Howdyshell of Logan, she was a married to Gary Alan Mount, who survives.
She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Also surviving are a brother, Emery (Jane) Howdyshell of Logan; twin sister Mrs. Charles (Karen Jill) Westenbarger of Bremen; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a special grandnephew.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Revs. Charles Spier, James Allison and Everett Beal officiating.
Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, and one hour prior to services Tuesday at the church.

ALPHONSO VISINTAINER
Alphonso Dominick Visintainer, 88, Logan, died Sunday, Oct. 3 in the Skilled Nursing Unit at Hocking Valley Community Hospital following an extended illness.
Born Feb. 11, 1911, Mount Carmel, Penn., son of the late Emanuel and Emma Pinamoni Visintainer, he was the widower of Nellie M. Lesenovich Visintainer, who died in 1987.
A retired superintendent from Anchor Hocking Glass Plant #2 in Lancaster, he was a member of St. John Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council 2299 of Logan and Loyal Order of the Moose Legionnaire 665 of Mount Carmel, Penn.
Surviving are three sons, Alphonse D. Visintainer and friend Helga of Logan, Michael T. (Cathy) Visintainer of Logan and James J. (Amy) Visintainer of Hudson; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He also was preceded in death by three brothers, Alfred, Robert and Emanuel Visintainer, and a sister, Emma Buyarski.
Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Richard J. Pendolphi officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Tuesday at Roberts Funeral Home, where Christian wake services will be held 8 p.m. Tuesday.

KENLEY GOSS
Kenley W. Goss, 85, Logan, died Monday, Oct. 4 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Dec. 18, 1913, Hocking County, son of the late Martin and Mary Yantes Goss, he was married to Eunice Elizabeth Stone Goss, who survives.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Union Cemetery, Starr Route Road.
Friends may call 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home.

MICHAEL STELLO
Michael Anthony Stello, 14, South Bloomingville, died unexpectedly Monday, Oct. 4 at his residence.
Born Sept. 26, 1985, Great Falls, Mont., he was the son of Mark Anthony and Cynthia Lynn Lawyer Stello.
He was an eighth grade student at Logan-Hocking Middle School and had formerly been active in football, track and choir.
Also surviving are a sister, Katie C. Stello of the home; paternal grandmother Lois Stello of Pittsburgh, Penn.; maternal grandparents Robert and Mary Lou Lawyer of Pittsburgh, Penn.; three uncles, Randall (Sally) Stello, David Lawyer and Wayne (Nicole) Lawyer, all of Pittsburgh, Penn.; an aunt, Denise Stello of Pittsburgh, Penn; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Louis Stello.
Memorial services will be held 8 p.m. today at Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary K. Wheeler officiating.
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

MARGARET CARTER
Margaret K. Carter, 74, Myrtle Beach, S.C., died Tuesday, Oct. 5 in South Carolina.
Born May 19, 1924, Rockbridge, daughter of the late David and Nellie Shafer Later, she was the widow of Lt. Col. John D. Carter.
She was of the Methodist faith and was an avid bowler.
Surviving are her companion, Joseph E. Moran; four nieces, Sandra Vermillion, Janice Stoughton, Becky Carpenter and Susan Later, all of Ohio; three nephews, Ronald, Donald and Steve Dupler, all of Ohio; and two sisters-in-law, Mary Later of Ohio and Mary Ellen Wells of Myrtle Beach.
The family will receive friends 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Friday at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Private graveside services will be held in Lake City, S.C.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Mercy Hospice, P.O. Box 1409, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29578, or to Surfside Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 14011, Surfside Beach, S.C. 29587.

STELLA BARKER
Stella Elizabeth Barker, 105, Saint Marys, died Wednesday, Oct. 6 at Valley Nursing Home, Saint Marys.
A former resident of Logan, she had resided in Saint Marys with her daughter and son-in-law for many years.
Born Sept. 5, 1894, Hocking County, daughter of the late Charles E. and Mary Elizabeth Scholl Wright, she married James H. Barker June 14, 1921, in Lancaster. He died in 1979.
A graduate of Bliss Business College in Columbus, she worked for many years as a secretary at Barker Insurance Company in Logan. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, where she had served as financial secretary. She was active in volunteering her time to the bloodmobile and the board of elections in Logan. She enjoyed playing bridge and belonged to the Delphian and Cosmopolitan Book Reading Clubs in Logan. She was a 75-year member of Venus Chapter #76 Order of the Eastern Star, Logan.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Harold (Nettie) Keller of Saint Marys; a grandson, Kim Keller of Columbus; a granddaughter, Kathy Murphy of Delaware; and three great-grandsons.
She also was preceded in death by an infant sister.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Frank Frazier officiating.
Venus Chapter 76, Order of Eastern Star memorial services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Cardaras Funeral Home.
Saint Marys arrangements are by Miller Funeral Home, Saint Marys.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

MYRTLE BENNETT
Myrtle E. Bennett, 82, Nelsonville, died Tuesday, Oct. 5 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Born Nov. 24, 1916, daughter of the late Fred and Hazel Hutchins Ellinger, she was the widow of Harold Max Bennett, who died Dec. 16, 1993.
Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. today at Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are by Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.

CAROLINE JUNE POLLEY
Caroline "June" Polley, 72, Nelsonville, died Tuesday, Oct. 5.
Born Nov. 8, 1926, Amesville, daughter of the late James and Lillian Mann, she was the widow of Thomas Merle Polley, who died July 2, 1995.
She was a Christian mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, a member of the Risen Redeemer Full Gospel Church of Nelsonville and a retiree of Goodyear in Logan after 26 years.
Surviving are two daughters, Sandra McCloud and Linda Stewart; three sons, Carl Polley, Jerry Polley and Timothy Polley; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She also was preceded in death by a son, Terry Polley; a daughter, Lois Ann Polley; a brother; and four sisters.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with the Rev. John Johnson officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Thursday at the funeral home.

JOYCE CLARK
Joyce Ann Hickman Clark, 46, Logan, died Wednesday, Oct. 6 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Feb. 11, 1953, Nelsonville, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Kathryn O'Nail Hickman.
She was employed by Rolston Food Co. in Lancaster.
Surviving are a sister, Rita Hickman of Nelsonville; three brothers, Mike Bullock of Coshocton, Bob (Carol) Bullock of Dayton and Jeff (Patricia) Bullock of Palmetto, Fla.; and special friends, Angie Deck of Nelsonville and Cheryl Dodson of Corning.
She also was preceded in death by a son, Carl T. Clark Jr.; a sister, Susie Wetzel; and a brother, Jodrey Hickman.
Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Cardaras-Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with Joyce's uncle, Clarence O'Nail, and nephew, Scott Bullock, officiating.
Burial will be in Carbon Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

PHILIP SMITH
Philip H. Smith, 83, Lancaster, died Thursday, Oct. 7 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Son of the late John Thomas and Hazel Cassell Smith, he was married for six years to Louise Lehman Smith, who survives.
A World War II Army veteran in the South Pacific, he was a retired employee of Diamond Power, where he was involved in sales and office services.
He was a member of Disabled American Veterans, Olivedale Senior Center, where he delivered meals, Elks Lodge 570 and First English Lutheran Church of Lancaster.
He was an avid bowler, golfed regularly at the Estate Club and Pleasant Valley Golf Club and enjoyed dancing and the men's club at Olivedale. He was kind-hearted and a gentleman.
Also surviving are a stepson, Mitchell Mason of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Charles (Lori) Farrar of Logan; two step-granddaughters, Morgan and Taylor Farrar of Logan; and nephews, Steve (Linda) Smith of Lancaster, Jerry (Becky) Stebelton of Lancaster, Steve (Toni) Joos of Tyler, Texas, and Dr. Milo (Susan) Hilty of Westerville.
He also was preceded in death by his first wife, Mable Littrell Smith; a brother, Robert C. Smith; and a sister, Betty B. Smith.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home, Lancaster, with Pastor Lawrence "Bud" Myers officiating.
Burial will be in Forest Rose Cemetery, Lancaster.
Graveside services will be conducted by Lancaster Veterans Burial Detail.
Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 Sunday at the funeral home.
Elks Lodge 570 memorial services will be conducted 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to First English Lutheran Church, 220 N. Columbus St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 in his memory.

BETTY AYERS
Betty Jane Arnold Ayers, 67, Shinnston, W.Va., formerly of Nelsonville, died Thursday, Oct. 7 at Morgantown, W.Va.
Born Feb. 3, 1932, Nelsonville, daughter of the late George Frank and Edna Leona Windle Arnold, she was married to Ralph Ayers, who survives.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Special services of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary will be held 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.


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