Glenn E. Strayer, 46, Worthington, passed away unexpectedly Thursday (June 10, 1999) at his residence.
He was born on Jan. 19, 1953, in Delaware to Earl and Dorothy (Jongedyk) Strayer.
He lived in the Delaware and Worthington area and was a landscape maintenance worker.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Dorothy and William Jones, Galena; three brothers, David, Columbus, Edlin and Keith, both Delaware; two sisters, Donna Strayer, Columbus, and Leona Shoop, Thompsontown, Pa.; and two nieces and a nephew.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Visitation and funeral services were at Bennett Brown Funeral Home, Delaware. A private interment will be at a later date.
Donna Mae Strider, 72, Galena, died Sunday (May 30, 1999) at St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville.
She was born April 29, 1927, in Urbana, to John Price and Mary (Roush) Price.
Mrs. Strider, a homemaker, lived most of her life in Delaware County, including 50 years in Galena. She was a member of Eagles Auxiliary.
Surviving are three sons and two daughters-in-law, Kenny Strider, Galena, Jerry Sr. and Judy Strider, Sunbury, and Tom and Jennifer Harbaugh, Galena; two grandchildren, Jerry Jr. and Jonathan Strider; and two sisters, Wanda Howard and Lulu Fletcher, both of Delaware.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Burton Strider and George Harbaugh; two brothers, Johnny and Conrad Price; and a sister, Wyvonna Fleming.
No visiting hours were held. A graveside service was held Wednesday at Galena Cemetery with the Rev. Wayne Booth officiating.
Arrangements were handled by Bennett Brown Rodman Funeral Home, Delaware.
D. Charlene Sullivan
D. Charlene Sullivan, 56, Sunbury, died Tuesday evening (March 27, 2001) at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Born on April 6, 1944, in Sunbury to Raymond and Tina Webb Doane of Sunbury, she was a lifelong area resident and a member of the Big Walnut High School Class of 1962.
She worked as a legal assistant for attorney Ken Molnar, Galena, and was a member of Genoa Baptist Church. Charlene enjoyed collecting angels and Santa Clauses, shopping and special trips with her seven card club friends.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband of 30 years, Gary M. Sullivan; and daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and John Evans of Sunbury; a son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Laura Sullivan of Westerville; three grandchildren, Johnathon, Jessica and Hannah; and three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Joyce and Phil Link of Indianapolis, Phyllis and Darrel Adkins of Galena, and Sharon Edwards of Westerville.
Visitation was Friday (March 30, 2001) at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where funeral services were held with the Rev. Frank Carl officiating. Interment was in Sunbury Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Delaware County, 561 West Central Avenue, Delaware 43015.
Paul F. Sullivan, 51, of Galena died Friday afternoon (Dec. 18, 1998) at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
He was born in Alexandria, Va., on Sept. 4, 1947, to the late James J. and Helen (Thomas) Sullivan and had lived in the Galena area since coming from Columbus in 1983. An Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a faithful patron of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. He graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in engineering and held a professional engineer license. He was employed by the H.A. Williams Co., Columbus, and served as a member of the Harlem Township Zoning Board of Appeals.
Surviving are his wife, Ellen M. (Merrill) Sullivan, whom he married on Aug. 2, 1980, in Columbus; two sons, Patrick and James, and a daughter, Laura, all of the home; a brother, Philip of Acton, Mass.; a sister, Sharon Sullivan of Garfield Heights; and his mother-in-law, Margaret Merrill of Columbus.
A memorial Mass was held at St. John Neumann with Father James A. Walter officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 100 Cottswold Dr., Delaware 43015.
William B. Tack
William "Bill" B. Tack, 20, Centerburg, and formerly of Oak Harbor, died Thursday (July 15, 1999) at Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware.
He was born on March 31, 1979, in Oregon, Ohio, to Daniel L. and Cheryl L. (Bloom) Tack, Centerburg.
Bill was a 1997 graduate of Big Walnut High School, where he wrestled for two years. He also attended Oak Harbor High School, where he played football, wrestled and was a member of the FFA. He was a student at T.E.C. College in Columbus and due to graduate in December 1999 with an associate's degree in accounting. During the summer, he worked as a carpenter's helper and was a camp counselor for the Boy Scouts at Camp Lazarus in Delaware. He was a member of the LaPointe United Methodist Church, Port Clinton.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by four brothers, Daniel L. Tack Jr., Oak Harbor, Joseph N. Tack, Toledo, Timothy T. Tack, Findlay, and Steven N. Tack, Centerburg; his maternal grandmother, Dorothy Bloom, Oak Harbor; and his paternal grandmother, Mirvel Tack, Port Clinton.
He was preceded in death by grandfathers, Clarence B. Bloom and Lloyd E. Tack.
Visitation was at Robinson-Henn-Brossia Funeral Home, Oak Harbor. Funeral services were Monday at LaPointe UMC. Interment was in Union Cemetery, Oak Harbor.
Memorial contributions may be made to LaPointe UMC or to Bill's memorial stone fund.
Jeannie Tallman, 57, Mt. Sterling, died Monday (July 30, 2001) at her residence. She was born October 25, 1943, in Circleville to Earl and Doris Neff.
She was a member of Five Point Methodist Church.
Tallman is survived by her mother, Doris Neff of Mt. Sterling; a son and daughter-in-law, Steve Tallman, head cross country and boys track coach at Big Walnut High School, and his wife Traci of Sunbury; a daughter, Paige Tallman of Temple, Texas; a brother, Gary (Melody) Neff of Mt. Sterling; three sisters, Bonnie Neff of Williamsport, Dixie (Carl) Shipley of Mt. Sterling and Becky Neff of Circleville; and by several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
She was preceded in death by her father, Earl Neff.A graveside service was held at Pleasant Cemetery, Mt. Sterling with the Reverend Dortha Ross officiating. There was no visitation.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Porter Funeral Home, Mt. Sterling.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be given to the American Diabetes Association.
Edith M. Tantarelli
Edith M. Tantarelli, 62, Marengo, died unexpectedly Monday (Feb. 22, 1999) at Morrow County Hospital.
She was born Dec. 15, 1936, in Massillon, to the late Thomas and Ethel (Cramer) Brower. A homemaker, she moved to Marengo 19 years ago from Sunbury. She was a member of Fargo Wesleyan Church. Her hobby was caring for her grandchildren and family.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Vincent; one son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Sharon Tantarelli, Cardington; one daughter and son-in-law, Christine and Jeff Mailey, Mount Gilead; three grandchildren, William and JoAnna Michelle Tantarelli and Moriah Mailey; two brothers, Tom Brower, Concord, Calif., and Bill Brower, Romayer, Texas; and one sister, Katherine Crall, Scio.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Matthew Brower.
Calling hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Marengo. Funeral services were at Fargo Wesleyan Church, Marengo, with the Rev. Timothy R. Melling officiating. Interment was at Fargo Cemetery.
Gwendolyn Tarrant, 78, passed away Thursday (May 17, 2001) at the Arthur James Cancer Hospital, Columbus.
Tarrant was born on December 31, 1922 in Knoxville, Iowa to the late Edgar and Ruth (Anderson) Thornton. She worked as an administrative assistant.
She was a member of the Sunbury United Methodist Church and its Progress Club and church and bell choirs. She enjoyed fishing, music and playing the cello.
Gwendolyn is survived by a son, Robert (Anne) Tarrant of Sunbury; two grandchildren, Robert F. Thornton III and Christine Deane Thornton; a brother, Raymond Thornton of Laguna Beach, California; and a sister, Betty Silfen of Palm Desert, California.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. Tarrant who died in 1958; a brother, Bob Thornton; and a sister, Sara Storken.
Memorial services were held at Sunbury United Methodist Church with the Pastor Brian Smith officiating. Arrangements were in the care of DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Interment took place at Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst, Illinois.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sunbury United Methodist Church.
Doris V. (Lightle) Taylor, 69, Sunbury, died Wednesday (May 19, 1999) at St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville.
Born on July 29, 1929, in Binghamton, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late William A. and Mildred (Wigner) Lightle.
She was a 1947 graduate of Newark High School. Along with her husband, she was the owner/operator of Autumn Lakes Campground. She was an avid card and bingo player.
Surviving are her husband, Dale E. Taylor, Sunbury; a son and daughter-in-law, Lonnie and Patty Taylor, Hebron; a daughter and friend, Dianna Pruett and Jerome DeFord; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four brothers; one sister; and many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours were at Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Home, Newark. Funeral services were held with the Rev. Roger Pierce officiating. Burial followed in South Bloomfield Cemetery, Sparta.
The Rev. H. Eugene Taylor, 64, Dresden, and formerly of Sunbury, died Tuesday (Sept. 21, 1999) at Riverside Methodist Hospital from complications following surgery.
Dr. Taylor was born in Parkersburg, W.Va., on Dec. 25, 1934. After graduating from the University of Akron in 1971, he received his master's and doctorate degrees from Methesco Theological Seminary. He served as pastor of the Chatam charge near Newark, Utica United Methodist Church, Roscoe United Methodist Church in Coshocton, Perry United Methodist Church near Lake Erie and Sunbury United Methodist Church, where he served from 1992 until his retirement in 1997.
After retiring, Dr. Taylor acted as minister of training and visitation at Roscoe UMC.
An avid collector of Britain's metal soldiers and an enthusiastic woodworker, he once served in the Masonic order as chaplain for the Grand Lodge of the state of Ohio. He was also a member of the Shrine.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Thelma (Grimm) Taylor and a daughter, Sandra Carol Ware.
Surviving are his wife, Shirley (Williams) Taylor; a son, Martin Eugene Taylor; a sister, Betty Bell, Columbus; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and his mother-in-law, Mary Willams.
Funeral services were held at Roscoe UMC with the Revs. Robert Wright and Ralph Hollingsworth officiating. Interment was in Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Roscoe UMC scholarship fund or the charity of choice.