Rosa G. Ulrey
Rosa G. Ulery, 88, Marengo, died Monday (October 7, 2002) morning at Bennington Glen Nursing Center.
She was born in Delaware County on December 1, 1913 to the late Charles and Florence (DeWitt) Day. She was a homemaker and 50-year member of Columbia Chapter #33 OES.
Rosa is survived by her husband of 71 years, Leo G. Ulery, whom she married on September 22, 1931 in Sunbury; two sons, Leo M. (Joan) Ulery of Ironton and Gordon C. (Sarah) Ulery of Sunbury; nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter, Leah Rose Blair, named after her.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and seven sisters.
Visitation was at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services were held with Pastor Wayne Booth officiating.
Interment will follow in the Trenton Cemetery.
Bettie A. (Ashby) Vair, 58, Galena, formerly of Wilmington, Del., died Tuesday (Dec. 21, 1999) at St. Ann's Hospital.
She was a graduate of Mount Pleasant High School and the University of Delaware. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Robert; and sons Alex of Galena and Mark of Columbus.
A private graveside services were held at Lombardy Cemetery in Wilmington. Arrangements were handled by Moreland Funeral Home, Westerville and Chandler Funeral Home, Wilmington, Del.
Paul Wells Vance
Paul Wells Vance, 84, Columbus, died Friday (April 13, 2001) at his residence. Vance retired from the Ohio State University Hospital Accounting Department and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Vance, a loving husband and father, is survived by his wife of 57 years, Margaret; sons and daughters-in-law, Paul (Rene) Vance Jr. of Houston, Texas and Frank (Lorraine) Vance of Galena; six grandchildren, Zachary Vance, Derek Vance, Maria (Bert) Morrison, Jacob Vance, Maggie Vance and Gabriel Vance; two great-grandchildren, Annie Morrison and Bert Morrison Jr.; and by two brothers, Harvey Vance of Circleville and Richard (June) Vance of Columbus.
A Memorial Prayer Service was held Monday at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Sunbury with Father James Walter presiding. A family reception followed the service in the parish social hall.
Arrangements were by Schoedinger North Chapel.
Kelly R. Vanderslice
Kelly R. Vanderslice, 37, of Florida, is survived by her sons Robert Huggett Jr. of Pennsylvania and Christopher Clay (Aynes) Thomas of Centerburg; her daughter Juli Louise Thomas of Centerburg; and her fiance, Pete Lafroscia of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Forever in our hearts with thanks to Mark and Michele Thomas of Centerburg to whom she gave the greatest gifts of all.
Visitation and services, officiated by Pastor Wayne Booth, were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury.
Charles C. "Junior" VanDyke, 77, Marengo, died Monday evening (Nov. 20) in the emergency room of Morrow County Hospital.
Born on Sept. 28, 1923, in Grundy, Va., to the late C.C. and Vincey (Matney) VanDyke, he worked for 28 years as a coal miner for the HER Coal Mine Company, Grundy. He moved to Marengo 28 years ago from Virginia and attended the New Testament Missionary Baptist Church, Mt. Gilead.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Gertrude Endicot; a daughter, Dorothy VanDyke, formerly of Delaware; six brothers, John, Joe, King, George, Reminds and Harlan VanDyke; and five sisters, Lilly McCoy, Eva Skeens, Lou Mullins, Rachel VanDyke, and Full VanDyke.
Surviving are his second wife, Ethel L. (Wintermute) VanDyke, whom he married on Feb. 5, 1972, in Cardington; a son, Earl VanDyke of Big Rock, Va.; two stepdaughters, Eva (Fred) Criswell of Marengo and Dorothy Babbs of Cardington; two grandchildren, Dawn Williams of Delaware and Kimberly VanDyke of Big Rock; five great-grandchildren, Latisha, Michael, Dawnya, Derrick Williams and Tristan Smith; eight step-grandchildren; 10 step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Arthur VanDyke of Marengo; a sister, Sarah Hibbits of Grundy; and nieces and nephews.
Visitation and funeral services were held at New Testament Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. William C. Kirk officiating. Interment followed in Butter Cemetery, Marengo. Arrangements were in the care of DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Marengo.
Donald P. VanKirk
Donald P. VanKirk, 65, formerly of Columbus, died Saturday (May 26, 2001) at Ashley Manor.
He was born on June 2, 1935, in Webster, Pennsylvania to the late Francis E. and Clara Booth VanKirk. A retired payroll clerk from Columbia Gas, he was an area resident since 1996.
Surviving are his sisters, Sarah Catherine Phillips Henderson and the Reverend Fannie Greene of Bellvernon, Pennsylvania; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held at Trenton Cemetery with the Reverend Fannie Greene officiating. Arrangements were in the care of DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Condit Presbyterian Church.
Juliette Van Loon
Juliette Rose Van Loon, aged six weeks, died at Children's Hospital on Thursday (May 2, 2002).
She was born in Delaware on March 19, 2002, and was the daughter of Mary L. Van Loon of Sunbury.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her grandparents, Luanne and Donald Stulpin of Sunbury; great-grandparents Robert and Mary Lou wood of Galena and Louise Van Loon of Delaware; two aunts, Jessica Bolton of Galena and Sara Van Loon of Sunbury; and her great-aunts and great-uncles.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Ronn Van Loon.
Graveside services were held in Cheshire Cemetery with the Reverend Gary Cooper officiating. Arrangements were in the care of DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Children's Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 16810, Columbus, Ohio 43271-5117.
Tom VanSchoyck, 79, Sunbury, died Friday (Nov. 20, 1998) at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born in Columbus on Dec. 27, 1919, to the late Mayme and Ira (Jones) VanSchoyck. He moved to Sunbury eight years ago. A United States Army veteran of World War II, he received a silver star for gallantry in action. He worked as a stereotyper with the Columbus Citizen Journal and then with the Dispatch Printing Co., from which he retired. He was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church of Sunbury.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ethel Allen; three daughters and one son-in-law, Debra Jo and Fred Gerber of Mt. Vernon, Sharon Garner of Worthington, and Nancy Deinzer of Columbus; sons and daughters-in-law Michael and Ginny VanSchoyck of Columbus and Jim and Manon VanSchoyck of Johnstown; grandchildren Christine Garner, Vickey and Brad Finely, Tom VanSchoyck, Angellyne, Katelyn, and Colton Gerber, Tara Hutson, and Fallon VanSchoyck; great-grandchildren Brittney, Brandy, and A.J. Finley, Heather and Brittany Periman, and friends of the family Matt Manley and R.J. Marshall.
Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, and a Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. John Neumann Church with the Rev. David E. Gwinner officiating.
The family would like to express its thanks to hospice and direct memorial contributions to the Hospice at Grady, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, 43015.
Estella I. Van Sickle
Estella I. Van Sickle, 100, died Sunday morning (April 29, 2001) at Bennington Glen in Marengo.
She was born on June 8, 1900 in East Liberty, Delaware County to the late Winfield and Ruby (Van Sickle) Wilcox.
A lifelong Delaware and Morrow county resident, Van Sickle was a homemaker and taught school in Sparta, worked in the Machine Shop at Curtis-Wright during World War II and was a short order cook for Lloyd's Truck Stop.
Estella was an 85-year member of the Marengo United Methodist Church, member of Marengo Senior Citizens, Seniors on Center and played in the Venturer's Band. Over the the years, she belonged to the Rebecca Lodge of OES, Marengo Garden Club and the Pythian Sisters.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Hubert L. Van Sickle in 1980; a son, Harold L. Van Sickle in 1989; a daughter, Geneva Fisher; a grandson, Jeff; three brothers, Gerald, Carroll and Darwin Wilcox; three sisters, Irene Thompson, Ruby Dell Flesher and Vera Rader; and an infant sister.
Estella is survived by a daughter, Genevieve Rogers of Marengo; nine grandchildren; 15 grand-children; four great-great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Marcella Van Sickle; three brothers, Wayne and Gale Wilcox of Grand Junction, Colorado and Vaughn Wilcox of Marengo.
Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Marengo. Funeral services were held Wednesday at Marengo United Methodist Church with the Reverend Michael Olinger officiating. Burial was in Marengo Cemetery.
Memorial contributions maybe made to the Marengo United Methodist Church Building Fund.
Virgil V. VanSickle
Virgil V. Van Sickle, 87, formerly of North Galena Road, Sunbury, a retired teacher and farmer, died Wednesday (August 4, 1999) at Wintersong Village Nursing Facility.
He was born Nov. 29, 1911, in Berkshire, to Ray and Elva May (Frost) Van Sickle. He was a lifelong Delaware County resident.
Mr. Van Sickle attended Ohio Wesleyan University and graduated from Otterbein College. He was retired from his work as a farmer and mathematics teacher. He taught in the Elm Valley School District and retired from Buckeye Valley Schools after the district consolidation. He was past president of Elm Valley School Board and past chairman of Delaware County Regional Planning Commission. He was a member of Rural Chapel United Methodist Church, for which he served as trustee, and was a 50-year member of Williams Lodge No. 556, Knights of Pythias, Kilbourne.
Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Shirley, Delaware; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Margaret Van Sickle, Cardington.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Susie Van Sickle; and a son, Duane.
Calling hours were at Bennett Brown Rodman Funeral Home, Delaware. Knights of Pythias services followed. Funeral services were held at Rural Chapel UMC with the Rev. Jeff Acker of White Lily Chapel officiating. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church, 5860 Cheshire Road, Galena 43021.