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05/21/2020

Obituary for Brent M. Hartley

Retired Funeral Director/Owner and Son of Joann "Joie" Hartley, Retired Funeral Director/Owner, both of the former Hartley Funeral Home

05/21/2020

Obituary for Rita A. Elking

Mother-in-law of Steve Hartwig, Northwest Regional Director and Owner of Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home

05/14/2020

Obituary for Susan J. (Mayo) Pucak

Wife of Don E. Pucak, CFSP, OFDA Past President and Owner of Schlup Pucak Funeral Home

05/13/2020

Obituary for Marjorie Lucille English

Mother of D. Allen English, Funeral Director and Owner of Uhrich-Hostettler English Funeral Home, Inc.

05/05/2020

Obituary for Mary Lou Cotton

Funeral Director, President and Mother of Edward Curtis Cotton, Jr., both of Maple Cotton Funeral Home & Ambulance Service, Inc.

05/04/2020

Obituary for Lillian Caroline Catlett

Mother-in-law of Roger Bartley, Owner and Funeral Director at Bartley Funeral Home

04/21/2020

Obituary for Mark E. Pitts

Grandson of Ann Billow Grebelsky, Funeral Director at The Billow Funeral Homes & Crematory

04/21/2020

Obituary for Charles W. and Retta H. Billow

Parents of Charles M. Billow and Ann Billow Grebelsky, Grandparents of Nathanael and Anastasia Billow, all of The Billow Funeral Homes & Crematory

04/15/2020

Obituary for Leon J. Groff

Funeral Director and Owner, Husband of Ann Strickfaden Groff, Father of Kara Groff Mesenburg, all of Groff Funeral Homes and Crematory

04/13/2020

Obituary for Bill E. Chandler

Father of Bryan E. Chandler, Owner of Chandler Funeral Home

04/13/2020

Obituary for Marion "Junior" Hatfield

Grandfather of Funeral Director, M. Paige Wagner, and Father of Associate, Becky Holdcroft, both of Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home

04/09/2020

Obituary for Dorothy Evelyn Day

Retired Funeral Director and Owner, Mother of Michael K. Day, Sr. and Cassandra Day-Moore, Mother-in-law of Alison Day, and Grandmother of Michael K. Day, Jr., all of The House of Day Funeral Service

04/08/2020

Obituary for William Jakubs, Sr.

Retired Funeral Director, Father of William Jakubs, Jr., Grandfather of William Jakubs, III, all of Jakubs-Waite Funeral Home

04/03/2020

Obituary for Roger Dean Strup

Father-in-law of Susan Dorfmeyer Strup, Funeral Director and Owner of Forth-Dorfmeyer Mortuary

04/02/2020

Obituary for James Robert “Bob” Morris

Retired Funeral Director, Father and Father-in-law of Dale R. and Lora J. Morris , Funeral Directors & Owners, all of Morris Sons Funeral Home

03/18/2020

Obituary for Roger “Rock” McColaugh

Funeral Director and Husband of Virginia, Owners of McColaugh Funeral Home

03/13/2020

Obituary for Stephen G. Tirpak

Funeral Director and Father of Stephen W. Tirpak, both of Chambers Funeral Homes, Inc.

03/12/2020

Obituary for Florence L. Riczo

Mother of John Riczo Jr., Owner of Riczo Funeral Home

03/11/2020

Obituary for Richard A. Whetstone

Retired Funeral Director & Owner, Father and Father-in-law of Mark and Stacie Whetstone, all of Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home

03/10/2020

Obituary for David Tobias

OFDA Past President, Brother of Dan Tobias, OFDA Past President, Uncle of Stacy Tobias-Frantz & Kevin Tobias, all of Tobias Funeral Homes

03/09/2020

Obituary for Frank M. Schmidt

Funeral Director at Mihovk-Rosenacker Funeral home, brother of Tim Schmidt, OFDA Member

03/03/2020

Obituary for Anna Marie Ripepi

Widow of Joseph Ripepi, Aunt of Steve, Anthony & Daniel Ripepi, Bob Mazzarella and Louis Ripepi

02/24/2020

Obituary for John Marx Busch

Funeral Director and Former Owner, Father of J. Mark Busch and James H. Busch, all of Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

02/21/2020

Obituary for Harriett Marie (Weiner) Densmore

Mother of Dorothy I. Goebel, Funeral Director and Owner of Goebel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

02/21/2020

Obituary for James W. "Jim" Baxa

Father of Jaymie E. Loucka, Funeral Director at Johnson-Romito Funeral Home

02/21/2020

Obituary for Michael Wayne Randolph

Funeral Director at Murray-Fettro Funeral Home

02/19/2020

Obituary for Ralph E. Waite

Retired Funeral Director & Owner, Father of Harold and Darrell Waite, Grandfather of Andrew and Christopher Waite, all of Waite & Son Funeral Homes

02/18/2020

Obituary for Margaret Ferfolia

Wife of Donald B. Ferfolia, Sr. and Mother of Donald B. Ferfolia, Jr., both of Ferfolia Funeral Home

02/14/2020

Obituary for Donato "Danny" F. Deliberato

President/Funeral Director, Husband of Marilyn Deliberato and Father of Matthew Deliberato, all of Golubski Deliberato Funeral Home

02/13/2020

Obituary for Lester Winter

Retired Sales Representative, Dodge Chemical Company

02/13/2020

Obituary for William C. “Bill” Coyle

Former Owner of Coyle Funeral Home, Brother of Retired Funeral Director Joe Coyle and Uncle of Owner Megan Coyle Stamos, both of Coyle Funeral Home

02/11/2020

Obituary for Lowell Edward Carpenter

Father of Diana Carpenter, OFDA Education and Events Coordinator

02/06/2020

Obituary for Ashley Ott

Sister of Devan Kennedy, Funeral Director at Wappner Funeral Directors

01/20/2020

Obituary for Sarah L. Cotton

Wife of Tim Cotton, Funeral Director at Paquelet Funeral Home

01/20/2020

Obituary for Mark G. Eikenberry

Retired Funeral Industry Representative

01/10/2020

Obituary for Dean W. Rogers

Retired Funeral Director and Father of Kevin M. Rogers, both of Rogers' Funeral Homes

01/08/2020

Obituary for Stephen J. Becker

Retired Funeral Industry Sales Representative

01/08/2020

Obituary for Mary Ann Kopp Wolfe

Mother of Nelson and Brad Kopp, Funeral Directors at Schoedinger Funeral Home and Cremation Service & Mother-in-law to Mick Merz, Funeral Director at Witzler-Shank Funeral Home

01/03/2020

Obituary for David F. Mason

Funeral Director and Father of Scott Mason, Co-owners of Adams Mason Funeral Home

01/02/2020

Obituary for Irene Catavolos

Mother of George Catavolos, Co-owner of Cannon LoPrestI & Catavolos Funeral Home

12/30/2019

Obituary for Terri L. Pierce

Associate at R.M. Williams Funeral Service and Aunt of R. Michael Williams, Funeral Director and Owner

12/27/2019

Obituary for Raymond V. Brunner

Retired Funeral Director and Former Owner of Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center

12/26/2019

Obituary for Eileen Marie Northrop Anderson

Daughter of Greg A. Northrop, OFDA Member and Retired Funeral Director of Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home

12/19/2019

Obituary for Janet E. Ballinger

Former Owner of Ballinger Funeral Home and Mother of Greg Ballinger, Funeral Director and Co-owner of Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Homes

12/10/2019

Obituary for Richard C. Armstrong

Funeral Director and Owner of Armstrong Funeral Home

12/07/2019

Obituary for Shirley P. Graumlich

Funeral Director and Owner, Mother of Andrea L. Graumlich, both of Graumlich Funeral Service

12/04/2019

Obituary for Betty Jean Foster

Mother of Jeffrey Foster, Mother-in-law of Becky Foster and Grandmother of Jay Foster, all of J.E. Foster Funeral Homes

11/30/2019

Obituary for Lois M. St. John

Wife of Charles “Chuck” and Mother of Chris and Sue St. John, all of St. John Funeral Home

11/29/2019

Obituary for Sally L. Birkimer

Mother-in-law of David Chute and Grandmother of OFDA Past President Bradley Chute, CFSP, both of Vensil & Chute Funeral Homes

11/27/2019

Obituary for Patrick Wayne Stires

Father of Craig P. Stires, OFDA Member

11/20/2019

Obituary for John M. Mazzarella

Longtime manager for American Limousine Service and a founding member of the National Limousine Association

10/30/2019

Obituary for William R. Bican

Former Owner, Husband of Betty Bican and Father of Amy Bican, all of Bican Bros. Funeral Home

10/25/2019

Obituary for Wilbert F. “Bill” Recker

Father of James Recker, Funeral Director and Manager at Walker Funeral Home and Father-in-law of Lisa Recker, OFDA Member

10/21/2019

Obituary for Eric W. Pierson

Husband of Becky Bayliff, Son-in-law of John Bayliff, Brother-in-law of Valery Bayliff Fultz, all of Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

10/14/2019

Obituary for Francis L. Plumly

Retired Funeral Director and Former Owner of Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home

10/10/2019

Obituary for James J. Komorowski

Funeral Director, Brother to David Komorowski and Uncle to Michael Komorowski, all of Komorowski Funeral Home

10/08/2019

Obituary for Kenneth Harold Schrom

Retired Funeral Director

09/29/2019

Obituary for Jack W. Hottinger

Retired Funeral Director and Former Owner of Denzer-Farison-Hottinger Funeral Home

09/11/2019

Obituary for Rose Strunk

Mother-in-law of Dale E. Good, Owner of Dale E. Good Funeral Home & Cremation Services

09/03/2019

Obituary for Betty Vale

Grandmother of Jennifer Hoskins-Long, Owner of Vale-Hoskins Funeral Home, Mother and Mother-in-law of Retired Funeral Directors, Joanne & Jim Hoskins

09/03/2019

Obituary for Richard Daniel “Dan” Snyder

Retired Funeral Director, Brother of Dennis L. Snyder and Uncle of Weston T. Snyder, all of Snyder Funeral Homes

08/28/2019

Obituary for Wilma Jane Krieg

Mother of Diane Krieg Smith, CEO of Robert P. Smith Mortuary Service

08/22/2019

Obituary for Helen Foth Dorfmeyer

Mother of Susan Dorfmeyer Strup, Funeral Director and President of Foth-Dorfmeyer Mortuary, Inc.

08/21/2019

Obituary for James R. “Dick” Gardner

Father of James D. Gardner, Funeral Director and Owner of Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home

08/08/2019

Obituary for Molly Peyton Hertvik

Niece of Kathleen M. Berry, OFDA Member

08/06/2019

Obituary for Fred B. Sparks

Retired Funeral Director and Father of Eric J. Sparks, Funeral Director at Snyder Funeral Homes

08/05/2019

Obituary for Franklin “Frank” Main Jr.

Father of Joseph Main, OFDA Member

07/26/2019

Obituary for Cathy S. Turner

Retired Executive Accountant at Federated Funeral Directors of America

07/26/2019

Obituary for Catherine Anne "Cat" St. John

Daughter of Chris St. John and Granddaughter of Chuck and Lois St. John, all of St. John Funeral Homes

07/09/2019

Obituary for Eileen C. Chambers

Mother of Brian F. and Daniel B. Chambers, Funeral Directors at Chambers Funeral Home

07/01/2019

Obituary for James L. Anderson

Retired Funeral Director

06/17/2019

Obituary for Gerard Kane

Father of Jarrod T. Kane, Funeral Director and Vice President of Woods-Rettig Funeral Home

06/13/2019

Obituary for Gary J. Cheek

Father of Spencer Cheek, Funeral Director and Co-owner of Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home

06/04/2019

Obituary for Rosemary Hill

Grandmother of Jack Stickle, II, Owner of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral Service

05/20/2019

Obituary for Maarten Swart, Jr.

Father-in-law of Kent Ellis, Funeral Director at Cotner Funeral Home

05/09/2019

Obituary for Elizabeth C. Ferrara

Owner of Ferrara Funeral Home and Mother of Jeffrey Ferrara, Funeral Director at Faulhaber Funeral Home

05/06/2019

Obituary for James T. Ruddy

Brother of Bridget Ruddy Lenarth, Funeral Director at McGorray-Hanna Funeral Homes

05/06/2019

Obituary for Catherine L. Francis

Wife of Clark Francis, of Paragon Casket, Inc.

05/06/2019

Obituary for George R. “Dick” DeVore, Jr.

Former owner of the now DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home and Father of Garee DeVore, Licensed Funeral Director

05/05/2019

Obituary for Helen M. Grisier

Wife of Fred Grisier, Mother of Todd & Scott Grisier, all of Grisier Funeral Homes

05/01/2019

Obituary of Domenic M. DiCicco

Brother of Nicholas and Anthony DiCicco, Funeral Director and Manager at DiCicco & Sons Funeral Home

04/22/2019

Obituary for Elizabeth Jean Ling

Mother of Lisa Recker, Funeral Director and OFDA Member and Mother-in-Law of James Recker, Funeral Director and Manager of Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home and Crematory

04/22/2019

Obituary for Rae Ann Mealey

Associate at Craciun-Berry Funeral Home

04/22/2019

Obituary for Mary Rossi

Co-owner of the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel and Aunt of Chelsey N. Santucci, Funeral Director and Owner of Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home

04/06/2019

Obituary for Jackson Hogenkamp

Son of Scott Hogenkamp, Grandson of Jay Hogenkamp & Nephew of Brian Hogenkamp, all of N. J. Hogenkamp Sons, Inc.

04/05/2019

Obituary for Madeline Patricia "Patsy" Mader

Mother-in-law of Jamie Hanna, Funeral Director at McGorray-Hanna Funeral Homes

04/03/2019

Obituary for June E. Adler

Mother-in-law of Paul G. Kearns, Funeral Director at Chambers Funeral Homes, Inc.

03/29/2019

Obituary for Michael N. Alten

Funeral Director at McGorray-Hanna Funeral Homes

03/27/2019

Obituary for Shirley L. Gowins

Mother to Arthur William "Bill" Gowins, Former Owner of the now known Koch Funeral Home

03/26/2019

Obituary for Eugene "Gene" M. Snider

Father of Rick Snider, Funeral Director and Owner of Baker-Hazel & Snider Funeral Home and Crematory

03/25/2019

Obituary for Jack S. Richardson

Former Owner of Baumgardner Vault Co. and Former Salesman with Clark Grave Vault Co.

03/25/2019

Obituary for Edwin Rufus Putman

Retired Funeral Director of Anderson Funeral Home

03/19/2019

Obituary for Gregory D. Hayden

Funeral Director at McGorray-Hanna Funeral Homes

03/12/2019

Obituary for Ronald Lee Kercheval

Retired Funeral Director and Former Owner of Jackman-Kercheval Funeral Home

03/11/2019

Obituary for Michael Shane Lewis

Brother-in-law of Todd Ely, Sales Representative at Messenger, LLC

02/21/2019

Obituary for Thomas James (T.J.) Lester

Owner of Lester & Company Funeral Supplies

02/07/2019

Obituary for J. Roger Primm

Retired Funeral Director and Former Owner of the now Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory

01/22/2019

Obituary for Ronald Rex Hostettler

Retired Funeral Director and Former Owner of the now Uhrich-Hostettler-English Funeral Home

01/18/2019

Obituary for Noah Elliot Taylor

Grandson of Darrell Waite and Great Grandson of Ralph Waite, Retired Funeral Directors at Waite Funeral Home

01/14/2019

Obituary of Donald S. Russell

Retired Funeral Director and Former Owner of Vorhis Funeral Home

01/11/2019

Obituary for Russell H. Spring

Retired Funeral Director at DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home and Vorhis Funeral Home

01/10/2019

Obituary for James R. Zettler

Licensed Funeral Director and Chairman, Father of Thomas Zettler, President of Zettler Funeral Home Inc.

01/09/2019

Obituary for Helen M. Fisher

Grandmother of Katy Wilson-Clark, Funeral Director at Cox- McNulty Funeral Homes

01/09/2019

Obituary for Ray William Babcock

Father of Mitch (Laurie) Babcock, Owners of Babcock Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, Inc.

01/08/2019

Obituary for Emma Grace Middleton

Mother-in-law of Gary M. Burr, CFSP, OFDA President-Elect

01/03/2019

Obituary for Harry C. Cowper

Retired Funeral Director at Monreal Funeral Home

01/02/2019

Obituary for Benney Lee Haller

Co-founder and Funeral Director at Haller Funeral Home & Crematory

01/02/2019

Obituary for Eileen A. Kearns

Mother of Paul G. Kearns, Funeral Director at Paul Chambers Funeral Home

01/02/2019

Obituary for Evelyn A. Spaulding

Mother of Ron (Judy) Spaulding and Grandmother of Mark Spaulding, Owners and Funeral Directors at William Schramm Spaulding Funeral Home

01/02/2019

Obituary for Ruthie Neal Casdorph

Retired OFDA Resource Coordinator

12/06/2018

Obituary for August K. Graumlich II

Funeral Director, Husband of Shirley Graumlich and Father of Andrea L. Graumlich, all of Graumlich Funeral Home

11/29/2018

Obituary for Marilyn E. Gump Holt

President of Gump-Holt Funeral Home and Grandmother of Jessica Miller, Funeral Director at Stine - Kilburn Funeral Home

11/08/2018

Obituary for Louis F. "Champ" Zele

Retired Funeral Director, Father of Louis E. Zele and Former Owner of Zele Funeral Homes

11/01/2018

Obituary for Carole Jean Boyd

Owner of Boyd-Born Funeral Home

11/01/2018

Obituary for Joyce Nancy Loucka

Mother and mother-in-law to Richard and Jaymie Loucka, Funeral Directors at Johnson-Romito Funeral Home

10/09/2018

Obituary for Jim E. Ridener

Father of James D. Ridener, Funeral Director at Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory

10/08/2018

Obituary for Gregory Francis Bosela

Grandson of Dave Tobias, OFDA Past President

10/02/2018

Obituary for Gilbert P. Hanna

Funeral Director and Father of John E. Hanna and James G. Hanna, all of McGorray-Hanna Funeral Homes

09/25/2018

Obituary for Mary Tharp Bope

Mother of John C. Bope, Funeral Director and Owner of Bope-Thomas Funeral Home

09/24/2018

Obituary of Mary K. Preston

Mother of Dick J. Eley and Grandmother of Matthew J. Eley, Funeral Directors at Eley Funeral Home & Crematory

09/20/2018

Obituary for Wilbur R. Heslop, Jr.

Retired Funeral Director and Father of Gregory Heslop, President of Heslop Funeral Home

09/18/2018

Obituary for Delbert M. Braund, Sr.

Funeral Director and Former Owner of Tribute Funeral Homes (Formerly Storch-Braund Funeral Home)

09/13/2018

Obituary for Christopher A. Berwald

Husband of Angie Berwald, President of National Mortuary Shipping & Cremation

08/30/2018

Obituaries for Michael & Guyla Ferguson

Mother and Father-in-Law of Mitchell Koch, Managing Funeral Director at Koch Funeral Home

08/22/2018

Obituary for Joseph J. Buggy, Jr.

Father-in-law of Colin Evans, OFDA Assistant Executive Director

08/14/2018

Obituary for Helen R. Waite

Wife of Ralph Waite, retired President of Waite & Son Funeral Home

08/05/2018

Obituary for Gordon R. Diller

Funeral Director at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services

08/05/2018

Obituary for Blanche L. Quahliero

Mother of Anthony Quahliero, CFSP, OFDA Past President

07/26/2018

Obituary for Benjamin H. Ewing

Retired Funeral Director and Former Owner of Ewing Funeral Home

07/16/2018

Obituary for Duane T. Hartwig

Father of Steve Hartwig, OFDA Northwest Regional Director

07/16/2018

Obituary for A. Ray Kyle

Funeral Director and Owner of Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home

07/09/2018

Obituary for Mercene Louise Hanneman

Retired Funeral Director and Mother to Kathy, Kris and Kraig Hanneman, all of Hanneman Funeral Homes & Crematory

07/02/2018

Obituary for Robert Michael Kaszowski, Sr.

Associate at Sinchak & Kaszowski Funeral Home

06/28/2018

Obituary for Earl E. Anderson

Father of Eric Anderson, Inspector for the State of Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors

06/27/2018

Obituary for Jason Nicholas Kinn

Funeral Director and Former Co-owner of Herman-Kinn Funeral Homes

06/18/2018

Obituary for Charles McDonald “Chuck” Ware Sr.

Funeral Director and Owner of Ware Funeral Home

06/13/2018

Obituary for Rachel Ann Sarver Minnich

Funeral Director, Mother and Grandmother to Jim Sarver and Brian Sarver, all of Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home

06/12/2018

Obituary for Thomas I. Wisniewski

Funeral Director and Owner of Thomas I. Wisniewski Funeral Home, Inc.

06/11/2018

Obituary for Kay Donna Van Horn

Wife of Lee Van Horn, Former Associate of Federated Funeral Directors of America

06/07/2018

Obituary for G. William Richards

Retired Funeral Director at the the former Silas F. Richards Funeral Home

06/04/2018

Obituary for Mary Beth Carr McFarland

Wife of David F. McFarland and Mother of James D. McFarland, Funeral Directors of Emeritus with McFarland-Barbee Family Funeral Home

06/02/2018

Obituary for Gary A. Walker

Retired Funeral Director, Father of OFDA Past President Keith Walker, CFSP, both of Walker Funeral Homes