In Memoriam

03/26/2021

Obituary for Eugene Lawrence Schaich

Grandfather of Jordyn L. Schaich, Funeral Director at Penwell Turner Funeral Home

03/11/2021

Obituary for James “Jim” Harold Mong

Retired Funeral Director and Former Owner of Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Homes

03/03/2021

Obituary for Daniel "Danny" MacLean

Retired Funeral Director and Grandfather of Kelly MacLean, both of Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Home

03/02/2021

Obituary for Lois Ann Siferd

Former Owner of Siferd Funeral Home (now Eley Funeral Home & Crematory)

03/01/2021

Obituary for Ronald James Miller

Funeral Director at Augustine Funeral Home

02/25/2021

Obituary for Helen G. Carter

Mother of Robert C. Carter, OFDA Past President and Funeral Director at John Quint Treboni Funeral Home and Robert C. Carter Funeral Services

02/19/2021

Obituary for Gregory Emil Hanner

Son-in-Law of Dorothy I. Goebel, Funeral Director and Owner of Goebel Funeral Home

02/08/2021

Obituary for Donald Eugene “Don” Fisher

Retired Funeral Director of J.H. Finefrock and Sons Funeral Home (now Snyder Funeral Home, Marion Avenue Chapel)

02/08/2021

Obituary for Madeleine Louise “Helen” Lamarca

Mother of James A. Lamarca, Funeral Director at DiCicco & Sons Funeral Homes

01/25/2021

Obituary for George R. “Bud” Brown II

Former owner of Brown-Dawson-Flick Funeral Home

01/24/2021

Obituary for Bobby N. Carter

Father of Robert C. Carter, OFDA Past President and Funeral Director at John Quint Treboni Funeral Home and Robert C. Carter Funeral Services

01/23/2021

Obituary for Edward Jervois Connors

Father of Barb Garrison, OFDA OSHA/EPA Consultant

01/22/2021

Obituary for Dick and Shirley Meek

Grandparents of Corey & Jesse Fischer, Funeral Directors at Fischer Funeral Home

01/19/2021

Obituary for Lowell Edward King

Father of Tim W. King, Funeral Director at Tufts Schildmeyer Funeral Homes and OFDA Southwest Regional Director

01/18/2021

Obituary for James J. Wilson

Funeral Director and Embalmer at Schaffer Funeral Home

01/12/2021

Obituary for Ardella C. Smith

Mother-in-Law of Frank B. Rosenacker, OFDA Member, and Grandmother of Kurt Rosenacker, Funeral Director at Mihovk-Rosenacker Funeral Homes

12/31/2020

Obituary for Sharon Marie Hill-Stickle

Mother of Jack W. Stickle, II and Kate B. Maher, Funeral Directors at Henderson-Van Atta Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service

12/30/2020

Obituary for William C. Hartwell

Father of Sean W. Hartwell, Funeral Director at Wappner Funeral Directors

12/30/2020

Obituary for Charla R. Jones

Mother of Christina R. Jones, Funeral Director at Wappner Funeral Directors

12/26/2020

Obituary for Patti Jean Kleve

Daughter of Patricia C. Kleve, OFDA Member and Retired Funeral Director

12/22/2020

Obituary for Dr. James F. Curran

Father-in-Law of Robert Mazzarella, Owner of American Coach Sales and American Limousine Service

12/21/2020

Obituary for James H. Inebnit

Father of Jerry Inebnit, Funeral Director at Wappner Funeral Directors

12/14/2020

Obituary for Thomas Reichelt

Father of Christine Pepper, NFDA Executive Director

12/02/2020

Obituary for James A. Brell, Jr.

Funeral Director and President of Brell & Son Funeral Home

12/02/2020

Obituary for Lincoln Edward Dearth

Father-in-Law of Terry L. Palmer, OFDA Past President, and Grandfather of Jonathan E. Palmer, both of Fawcett Oliver Glass and Palmer Funeral Home

11/24/2020

Obituary for Russell Carl Loudon

Retired Funeral Director and Former Owner of Stark Memorial Funeral Home

11/23/2020

Obituary for Patricia Diane Train

Mother and Mother-in-Law of Christine and Christopher Brown, Owners of Brown Funeral Home

11/11/2020

Obituary for Betty Conaway

Mother of Don Conaway, Funeral Director at McKinley Funeral Home

11/09/2020

Obituary for June E. Oliver

Wife of David M. Oliver, former Owner of Fawcett Oliver Glass and Palmer Funeral Home

10/22/2020

Obituary for Donald Vincent Kumin

Retired Funeral Director and Father and Father-in-Law of Michael A. and Lynne Kumin, all of Berkowitz-Kumin Memorial Chapel

10/21/2020

Obituary for Pernel Jones Sr.

Funeral Director and Father of Pernel Jones Jr. and Michael Jones, all of Pernel Jones & Sons Funeral Home

10/13/2020

Obituary for Lewis R. Taylor

Retired Funeral Director, Wife of Eleanor L. Taylor and Father of Thomas R. Taylor, all of Taylor-Theller Funeral & Cremation Service, LLC

10/01/2020

Obituary for Eleanore Lucille Ganley

Mother and Mother-in-law of Allan Ganley and OFDA Past President Tami Baird, Owners of Baird Funeral Home

09/29/2020

Obituary for Marilyn K. St. Hilaire

Vice President at Green Family Funeral Home

09/25/2020

Obituary for Daniel C. Ripepi

Funeral Director and Brother of Anthony A. Ripepi Jr. and Stephen A. Ripepi, all of A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Home, Inc.

09/23/2020

Obituary for James M. “Jim” Brucker

Father of Jamie L. Brucker, Funeral Director at Snyder Funeral Homes

09/22/2020

Obituary for Mary E. Jackson

Mother of Charles E. "Chuck" Jackson, Funeral Director at Snyder Funeral Homes

09/19/2020

Obituary for Martha Egan “Marti” Mollenkopf

Mother of Bob Mollenkopf, Homesteaders Life Company Representative

09/16/2020

Obituary for Mary Lou Dearth

Mother-in-Law of Terry L. Palmer and Grandmother of Jonathan E. Palmer, Funeral Directors at Fawcett Oliver Glass and Palmer Funeral Home

09/10/2020

Obituary for Patrick J. Schmidt

Son of Timothy R. Schmidt, OFDA Member

09/09/2020

Obituary for Joseph (Joby) Blake Lanning

Father of Joseph D. Lanning, Funeral Director and Owner of DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home

09/03/2020

Obituary for Michael Loucka

Brother and Brother-in-Law of Richard and Jaymie Loucka, Funeral Directors at Johnson-Romito Funeral Home

08/07/2020

Obituary for Marylyn B. Latek

Mother of Joseph Latek, Funeral Director and Owner of Latek & Rybicki Funeral Home

08/02/2020

Obituary for Cynthia Messina

Funeral Director and OFDA Member

07/29/2020

Obituary for Scott G. Sciuva

Brother of Joe Sciuva, Funeral Director at Busch Funeral Homes

07/24/2020

Obituary for Nedra Downs

Former President of Neher Burial Vault

07/21/2020

Obituary for Anita A. Flowers

Former Owner of Snyder Funeral Home, Flowers Chapel

07/20/2020

Obituary for Richard A. Latek

Father of Joseph Latek, Funeral Director and Owner of Latek & Rybicki Funeral Home

07/01/2020

Obituary for Catherine Cecilia Szymczak

Mother and Mother-in-law of Lora and Dale Morris, Owners of Morris Sons Funeral Home

07/01/2020

Obituary for Rev. Adam Fraley

Father-in-Law of Ada Fraley, Owner of Bridges-Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home

06/29/2020

Obituary for Margaret A. Gotschall

Mother and Mother-in-Law of David and Martha Gotschall, Owners of Gotschall-Hutchinson Funeral Home

06/24/2020

Obituary for David James Devore

Son of Michele Matteson Devore and Brother of Victoria Devore, both of Matteson Funeral Home

06/24/2020

Obituary for Gene Lazuta

Former Co-Owner of Kolodiy-Lazuta Funeral Home

06/23/2020

Obituary for John N. Schnurrenberger

Former Owner of the Schnurrenberger Funeral Home in West Mansfield

06/18/2020

Obituary for Janice M. Graf

Mother of Julie Graf Skinner, Funeral Director at Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

06/17/2020

Obituary for Roger F. Baker

Retired Funeral Director and Former Owner of the now known as Baker, Osinski, Kensinger Funeral Home

06/10/2020

Obituary for Frank C. Yurchiak

Retired Funeral Director and Former Co-owner of Hahn Funeral Home

06/08/2020

Obituary for Arlo D. Crawford

Father-in-Law of Michael Gedert, Funeral Director at Brown-Dawson-Flick Funeral Home

06/01/2020

Obituary for David Allen Beck

Former President of The Clark Grave Vault Company

05/29/2020

Obituary for Ralph Leroy Egbert

Father of Jeffrey Egbert, Funeral Director at Cahall Funeral Homes

05/21/2020

Obituary for Brent M. Hartley

Retired Funeral Director/Owner and Son of Joann Hartley

05/21/2020

Obituary for Rita A. Elking

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

05/15/2020

Obituary for Ralph J. Kownacki

Funeral Director at Egan-Ryan Co.

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.

03/11/2020

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

12/07/2019

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

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.

08/08/2019

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

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

01/14/2019

Obituary of Donald S. Russell

Retired Funeral Director and Former Owner of Vorhis Funeral Home