Artie J. Caldwell
Artie J. Caldwell, 73, Bowerston, died, Dec. 3, 2001 in Aultman Hospital in Canton.
She was born Aug. 2, 1928 in Bowerston, a daughter of the late Charles and Mildred Freeman Riley.
She was retired from Sunnyslope Nursing Home at Bowerston where she worked as a state-tested nurse's aid. She had also work for the Scio Pottery and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church at Sherrodsville and was a youth leader and Sunday School teacher for many years at the former Plum Run United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John T. "Ted" Caldwell; parents; a son, John T. Caldwell Jr. and a brother Glenn "Tub" Riley.
Surviving are two daughters, Donna Jean Codner of Rock Springs, Wyo., and Mrs. Glenn (Jennifer) Roth of Bowerston; step-mother, Leta Riley of Dennison; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three half-brothers, Ernie (Lori) Riley, Gerald (Carolyn) Riley and John (Alice) Riley, all of Uhrichsville, and a half-sister, Mrs. Don (Susie) Mitchell of Uhrichsville.
Service will be Friday, Dec. 7, 2001 in the Calvary United Methodist Church at Sherrodsville with the Rev. Charles McNatt officiating. Interment will be in the Tunnel Hill Cemetery at Bowerston. Calling hours will be Thursday from 6-9 p.m. in the Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home at Sherrodsville.
Family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Sherrodsville Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 31, Sherrodsville, Ohio 44675.
Louise Wheeler Fitch
Louise Wheeler Fitch, 90, Lorain, formerly of Cadiz and Parlett, died Nov. 29, 2001 in Lorain.
She was born Nov. 25, 1911 in Jamestown, Tennessee, a daughter of the late John T. Wheeler and Margaret Smith Wheeler.
She was a former member of Hopedale United Methodist Church, and attended the Presbyterian Church of Cadiz.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy O. Fitch; parents; three brothers, Paul, Thomas and Joseph Wheeler; two sisters, Alice Peters and Frances Jenkins and a son-in-law, George Riley.
Surviving are a son John B. and wife Nicole Fitch of Bangor, Maine; five daughters, Patricia Riley of Lancaster, Ruth A. Fitch, Marion M. Fitch and Phyllis Lambert, all of Columbus, and Mrs. Walter (Martha) Zook of Lorain; 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Service was held Dec. 2, 2001 at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, with the Rev. William Hudson officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Hopedale.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, 3700 Kolbe Rd., Lorain, Ohio 44053.
Lillian Stillwagon McVicker
Lillian Stillwagon McVicker, 77, Adena, died Dec. 1, 2001 at McGraw Nursing Home, Adena.
She was born Nov. 12, 1924 in Adena, a daughter of the late Russell Stillwagon and Jessie Watkins Stillwagon.
She was Protestant by faith.
She was preceded in death by parents; three brothers, David, Leonard and Richard Stillwagon, and two great-grandchildren, Cody Musslewhite and Maggie Ann Sikon.
Surviving are her husband, Raymond K. McVicker Sr. of Harrisville; two sons, Raymond Jr. and wife Dianna of Uhrichsville; Patrick Leroy and wife Vicky of Monore, N.C.; a daughter, Patricia Bowers and husband Rodney of Harrisville; a sister, Innis Saksa of Adena; 10 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
Service was Dec. 4, 2001 at Borkoski Funeral Home, Adena, with the Rev. Rodney Bowers officiating. Burial in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove.
Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice 98B East Cove Ave., Wheeling, W.Va. 26003.
Ruth A. Boor
Ruth A. Boor, 89, Bowerston, died Dec. 1, 2001 in Carriage Inn Nursing Home of Cadiz.
She was born July 2, 1912 in Bowerston, a daughter of the late Thomas S. Fierbaugh and Ida J. Bower.
She was a 1930 graduate of Bowerston High School. She was a member of Conotton United Methodist Church, where she had been the organist. In addition to being a devoted wife, mother and homemaker, she had been the librarian at Bowerston Public Library for many years and had taught piano lessons.
Service was held Dec. 4, 2001 at Conotton United Methodist Church in Conotton, Ohio, with the Revs. Steven McGuigan and Allen L. Hill officiating. Burial in Conotton Cemetery, Conotton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Conotton United Methodist Church or to Valley Hospice Inc., 380 Summit Ave., Steubenville, Ohio 43952-2699.
Mary Lois Rocchi
Mary Lois Rocchi, 69, Hopedale, died Oct. 1, 2001 at Trinity West, Steubenville, after a long illness.
She was born July 28, 1932 in Short Creek Township, Harrison County, a daughter of the late Lester and Berdina Howell Berry.
She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church in Hopedale, the Catholic Women's Club and a former member of the Hopedale VFD auxiliary. She was a former employee of Scio Pottery.
She was preceded in death by husband, Geno Rocchi; a brother, Lester Berry Jr. and a sister, Marie Berry.
Surviving are a daughter Mrs. Brenda Canella and husband Mark of Hopedale; a brother, Eugene Berry and wife Karolyn of Flushing; a sister, Betty Twarog of St. Clairsville; two grandchildren, Miranda Rocchi and Dominique Canella of Hopedale.
Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home at 324 High Street, Hopedale, Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Wake service at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Mass with funeral liturgy will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Sacred Heart Church in Hopedale with the Rev. Father Thomas Vennitti officiating. Burial will follow at the Holly Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Pleasant Grove.
Kenneth W. Brown
Kenneth W. Brown, 75, Adena, died Sept. 20, 2001 at the Carriage Inn of Steubenville.
He was born Oct. 23, 1925 in Adena, a son of the late Harry H. and Edna Evans Brown Sr.
He was an Air Force veteran serving as a staff sergeant in World War II. He retired from Consolidated Coal Company, Cadiz. He was a member of the Piney Fork Presbyterian Church serving as an elder and a trustee, the American Legion in Post 525 of Adena, honorary member of the Pine Valley Sportsmen's Club of Adena and United Mine Workers of America.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Harry H. Brown Jr., who died in the line of duty serving the Air Force during World War II; George E. Brown.
Surviving are his wife Margaret "Peg" Murdock Brown; two sons, Richard W. Brown and wife Janice of Penfield, N.Y., David A. Brown and wife Laura of Brunswick, Md.; a daughter Linda Mosser and husband Von of Falling Waters, W.Va.; a sister, Alice Courtright of New Alexandria, Ohio; five grandchildren.
Friends will be received at the Borkoski Funeral Home, Adena, Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Hopedale with full military graveside service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross or charity of donor's choice.
Marjorie Morris, 78, Cadiz, died Sept. 28, 2001 at Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh.
She was born Dec. 25, 1922 in Liberty, Mississippi, a daughter of the late Steve Rollinson and Sarah Rollinson.
She was a retired home health assistant and a member of the Harrison Hills United Pentecostal Church, Jewett.
She was preceded in death by husband, Ray Morris; parents; five brothers; two sisters.
Surviving are a sister, Louise Stover of Texas; a sister-in-law, Mary Lou Rollinson of Texas and a nephew David Smith of Texas.
Service was held Oct. 1, 2001 at Borkoski Funeral Home, E. Market St., Cadiz with the Rev. J. Hugh Rose officiating. Burial in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove.