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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 Allied 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

Employee 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

12/19/2018

Obituary of Joseph A. Misencik

Joseph A. Misencik, Funeral Director and Owner of Misencik Funeral Home

12/14/2018

Obituary of Sheila A. McNally

Mother-in-Law of Stephen Tirpak, Funeral Director at Chambers Funeral Home

12/14/2018

Obituary of Dr. Phillip Edwards

Father of Aaron & Erik Edwards, owners of Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home

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

12/05/2018

Obituary of Dale Bond

Brother of Funeral Director, Marlene S. Bond

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

11/28/2018

Obituary of Miriam L. Chisley Ferman

Mother of Louis E. Chisley, Funeral Director at Walker Funeral

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

07/05/2018

Obituary for Joel Robert Eger

Son of Brian Eger, Funeral Director at Billow 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

06/17/2018

Obituary for Ruth Ann Neer Griebling

Mother and Mother-in-law of Kimberly and Walt Lindsey, Owners of Lindsey 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

05/23/2018

Obituary for John Shook

Funeral Director at Busch Funeral Home

05/10/2018

Obituary for Joseph W. Sauer

Father of Sean Sauer, Funeral Director and Co-owner of Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory

05/09/2018

Obituary for Chelsey Charles Santucci

Father of Chelsey N. Santucci, Owner of Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home and Nephew of Peter and Mary Rossi, Owners of Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel

05/03/2018

Obituary for Matthew Lawrence "Matt" Kirsh

Brother of Ted Kirsh, Funeral Director at Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

05/01/2018

Obituary for Robert O.

Father of Dennis McCarter, Sales Representative for Matthews Aurora Co.

05/01/2018

Obituary for Robert M. Gamwell

Father of Lyn Fleming and Father-in-law of Thomas Fleming, Past President of OFDA

04/30/2018

Obituary for James Nelson Blower

Past President of OFDA

04/26/2018

Obituary for Josephine LoPresti

Mother of Donald M. LoPresti, Funeral Director and Owner of LoPresti Funeral Home

04/26/2018

Obituary for Harriet R. Huck

Mother of Michael M. Huck and Richard J. Huck, Jr., Funeral Directors and Owners of Miller-Huck Funeral Home

04/16/2018

Obituary for Marilyn Sue Tobias

Sister-in-law to OFDA Past Presidents David Tobias and Dan Tobias, CFSP

04/16/2018

Obituary for Robert P. Heitger, Sr.

Funeral Director, father and father-in-law of Jeffrey W. Heitger Sr. and Cathi Heitger, all of Heitger Funeral Home

04/10/2018

Obituary for James Leonard Hoskins

Father of Jim Hoskins and Grandfather of Jennifer-Hoskins Long, Funeral Directors at Hoskins Funeral Homes

04/04/2018

Obituary for Terrence R. VanSuch

Funeral Director at Arnold Funeral Home

03/20/2018

Obituary for Stephen A. Kertesz

Retired Funeral Director of Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Funeral Home

03/15/2018

Obituary for Loraine C. Hicks

Mother of David G. Hicks, Sales Representative for the Pierce Chemical Co. and Secretary of the Ohio Embalmers Association

03/12/2018

Obituary for Rosa Lee Emerson Newkirk

Retired Funeral Director at Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, formerly known as Emerson-Newkirk

03/12/2018

Obituary for Mary Lavelle Hanna

Wife of Gil Hanna and Mother of John Hanna and Jamie Hanna, Funeral Directors at McGorray-Hanna Funeral Homes

03/02/2018

Obituary for Robert L. Gillman

Retired Funeral Director, Former Owner of Auble-Gillman Funeral Home and Father of Kelly Gillman Thomas, Auble-Gillman Funeral Home

02/27/2018

Obituary for David R. Courtley

Funeral Director and President of Shriver-Allison-Courtley-Weller-King Funeral Home

02/23/2018

Obituary for Brian Berry

Brother to Daniel Jr., Partner at Berry-McGreevey Funeral Home; Thomas, Funeral Director at McGorray-Hanna Funeral Homes and Sean, Trade Embalmer

02/19/2018

Obituary for Jacqueline "Jackie" Ann Underwood

Mother and mother-in-law to Scott and Holly Underwood, Funeral Directors and Owners of Underwood Funeral Home

02/17/2018

Obituary for Armand J. Nero Jr.

Brother of Joseph Nero, Owner of Vito-Nero Funeral Home

02/09/2018

Obituary for Michael D. Canzone

Retired employee of Superior and founder of the Advertising Sales Company

02/07/2018

Obituary for John Hicks

Father-in-Law of Lori Hicks, OFDA President-Elect and Funeral Director at Mueller Funeral Home

02/03/2018

Obituary for Rachael N. Anderson

Apprentice at Shaw-Davis Funeral Homes

02/01/2018

Obituary for Donald R. Wolfe, Sr.

Retired Funeral Director and Former Owner of Wolfe Nelson Funeral Home

01/22/2018

Obituary for James A. Dimel

Father and father-in-law of Michael and Mandee Williams, Owners of R.M. Williams Funeral Service

01/19/2018

Obituary for Joseph R. "Joe" Ryan

Father of Mike Ryan, Retired Clark Grave Vault Sales Representative

01/18/2018

Obituary for Patricia

Wife of John A. Verdone, Retired Funeral Director and OFDA Member

12/27/2017

Obituary for James Flynn Mylott

Past President of OFDA

12/27/2017

Obituary for Joseph A. Jones

Son-in-law of John M. Busch and brother-in-law to Mark and Jim Busch, all of Busch Funeral Homes

12/19/2017

Obituary for Dr. Jason E. Meiring

Brother of Laura Dempsey, OFDA Member Services Coordinator

12/14/2017

Obituary for Homer O. "Dutch" Daye

Retired employee of Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home

12/13/2017

Obituary for James Lee Schermesser

Retired Funeral Director and Brother of John Schermesser, Owner of Schermesser Funeral Home

12/08/2017

Notice of Death of James F. Mylott

Past President of OFDA

07/08/2017

Obituary for Lou Schroder

Brother and Brother-in-Law to Anne and Scott Gilligan, OFDA Legal Counsel

07/06/2017

Obituary for Bernice Roesnner

Mother of Mike Roessner, Funeral Director and Owner of Lawson-Roessner Funeral Home

07/05/2017

Obituary for Charles M. Scott, Sr.

Funeral Director and Owner of Bersticker-Scott Funeral Home, Father of Charles Scott Jr. and Robert Scott, Funeral Directors of Bersticker-Scott Funeral Home

06/30/2017

Obituary for William L. "Bill" Shorts Sr.

Retired Funeral Director and Founder of Shorts Funeral Home

06/29/2017

Obituary for Barbara L. Dierkes Rush

Retired Funeral Director and Co-owner of Rush Funeral Homes, Inc.

06/15/2017

Obituary for Kent Massie

Kent is the husband of Mary Carr Massie, Manager of McColaugh Funeral Home, Inc. Xenia.

06/06/2017

Obituary for Helen Hoskinson

Grandmother of Rick Hoskinson, District #13 President

05/26/2017

Obituary for Sara Jo Heslop

Wife of Wilbur Heslop, Vice-President, and Mother of Greg Heslop, President, of Heslop Funeral Home

05/24/2017

Obituary for John "Jack" Watkins

Father of John Watkins II, co-owner of Reeb Funeral Home