David Blaine Gladman
Lieutenant Colonel David Blaine Gladman, an Air Force Reserve officer and C-130 aircraft pilot with the 911th Airlift Wing Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, was found dead June 5, 2001 in Stark County.
He had been formerly assigned with the 910th Airlift Wing, Youngstown Air Force Reserve Station, Ohio.
He was born Nov. 1, 1957 in Dover and was the son of Thelma Faye Ryan Gladman of Tippecanoe and the late Walter Blaine Gladman.
He was an Eagle Scout and graduated from Lakeland High School in Freeport in 1976. He attended the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., graduating in 1981. He was a member of Brownsville Christian Church and Stillwater Valley VFW Post 6815.
A career military man, he served more than 20 years in the U.S. Air Force on active duty and as a member of the Air Force Reserve Command, including overseas duty during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
His decorations include Air Force Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Defense Forces Expeditionary Medal, Combat Readiness Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal and numerous other awards for service and special achievement.
Surviving in addition to his mother are four brothers and three sisters, Sharon L. Gladman and husband John Redmond of Estes Park, Colo., Rebecca Faye Gladman of North Canton, Nancy A. Carpenter and husband Douglas J. Carpenter of Dover, John P. "Jack" Gladman of Anchorage, Alaska, Daniel B. Gladman of Dennison, Matthew J. Gladman of Tippecanoe, Mark R. Gladman of Dover; two nephews and three nieces, Ryan A., Marcia S. and Laura A. Koch, Douglas J. and Katherine R. Carpenter all of Dover; in addition to numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
His father Walter preceded him in death on July 5, 2001.
A memorial service was held June 10, 2001 in Brownsville Christian Church, Moravian Trail Road, near Deersville with Pastor David Koch officiating.
In keeping with David's wishes, his body has been cremated.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brownsville Christian Church c/o Floyd R. Gladman 32610 Moravain Trail, Tippecanoe, Ohio 44699.
Kock Funeral Home, Freeport was in charge of arrangements.
Mary Payne Bolitho
Mary Payne Bolitho, 86, Jewett, died June 12, 2001 at Harrison Community Hospital, Cadiz.
She was born Sept. 28, 1914 in Pleasant Grove, a daughter of the late John and Daisy Baker Payne.
She was a retired Scio Pottery worker with over 20 years of service. She was also a member of the Jewett Firemen's auxiliary and the Jewett United Presbyterian Church. She had been an avid bowler and she with her four daughters as teammates took the ladies championship in 1965 at the Valie Lanes in Jewett.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Bolitho; parents; a daughter, Mildred Skipper; nine brothers; five sisters; a grandson; a great-grandson.
Surviving are five daughters, Dorothy and husband John Forro, Jean and husband Donald Blackburn both of Jewett, Nancy and husband George Barnes of New Philadelphia, Brenda and husband Robert Fowler of Scio and Karen and husband Samuel Newell of Cadiz; a son, Edwin Bolitho of the Philippine Islands; 23 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren.
Service was held June 15, 2001 at Blackburn Funeral Home, Jewett with the Rev. William Hudson officiating. Burial will follow at the Fairview Cemetery, near Jewett.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Jewett United Presbyterian Church or the Jewett auxiliary.
Victoria L. Major
Victoria L. Major, 46, Flushing died June 4, 2001 at Wheeling Medical Park, Wheeling.
She was born Dec. 16, 1954, a daughter of the late Carl and Irene Heavner Byers.
She was an employee of Security America of Cadiz and a Protestant by faith.
Surviving are her husband, Robert; a brother, Carl Byers of Cadiz; and two sisters, Freda Pack of Burlington, Kan. and Sharon Jones of Scio.
Service was held June 8, 2001 at Warren Funeral Home, Flushing with Pastor Gary Smith officiating. Burial in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove.
Richard H. Ruckstuhl
Richard H. Ruckstuhl, DeBary, Florida, formerly of Cadiz, died June 11, 2001 at his home.
He was born in Columbus, Ohio, a son of the late Oliver C. Ruckstuhl and Grace Haverfield Ruckstuhl.
He was a retired sales manager for Porcelin Steel Buildings (division of White Castle), Columbus. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a former member of Harrison Lodge 219 F & AM, Aladdin Shrine Temple in Columbus and the DeBary Golf and Country Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister Mary Ann Perry.
Surviving are his wife, Jessica Ruckstuhl; three sons, Richard H. Ruckstuhl Jr. of Riva, Md., Michael Lee Ruckstuhl of Orlando, Fl., Mark Lee Ruckstuhl of Reston, Va.; four grandchildren; a cousin.
Service will be Saturday, June 16, 2001 at 11 a.m. at Cadiz Union Cemetery with the Rev. Charles Mehl officiating. Burial in Cadiz Union Cemetery.
Arrangements by Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Inc., Cadiz.
Memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 1311 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, NY, 10605 or the charity of the donor's choice.
James R. Cline
James R. Cline, 76, Cadiz, (formerly of Hopedale), died June 10, 2001 at Harrison Community Hospital, Cadiz.
He was born July 6, 1924 in Bloomingdale, a son of the late James A. Cline and Clara (Harris) Cline.
He was a former employee of Standard Oil Company and was also the owner/operator of Sohio Dealership in Steubenville for 34 years. He was a member of Church of Christ in Hopedale and Masonic Lodge of Unionport Post #333.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, William Cline; five sisters, Mildred Cline, Olive Sholl, Emma Clark, Eva Anderson and Ruth Smith.
Surviving are his former wife Doris L. Husser of Shadyside; two sons, Robert W. and wife Rita and Douglas A. and wife Jill both of Hopedale; a daughter, Mrs. Mike (Amy) Bober of Hopedale; a brother, Ted Cline of Michigan; four sisters, Josephine Zook of Michigan, Lucy Pratt of Jewett, Hazel Miller of California and Mary Raber of Hopedale; five grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Friday, June 15, 2001 at 3 p.m. at the Hopedale Church of Christ with ministers Dean Blythe and Eugene Hydrick officiating.
Borkoski Funeral Home, Cadiz in charge of arrangements.
Mary E. (Strettle) Carter
Mary E. (Strettle) Carter, 78, Adena, died June 11, 2001 in East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.
She was born March 18, 1923 in England, a daughter of the late William Strettle and Eliza Anthony Strettle.
She was a retired employee of the former Miner's Supply in Adena. She was a member of St. Casimir's Catholic Church, bible study group, Catholic Women's Club, Rosary Society and Adena American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 525.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn J. Carter; parents; a son, Ronald L. Carter; an infant daughter, Mary Lou; a brother, John Strettle and a sister, Annie Lloyd.
Surviving are two sons, Dean and wife Mary Martha of Adena, Larry and wife Trisha of Cadiz; daughter-in-law, Sandy Carter of Jewett; three sisters, Sophia Matthews, Barbara Humphreys and Margaret Tench all of St. Helen, England; eight grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Borkoski Funeral Home, 111 S. Bridge St., Adena Vigil services at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Casimir's Catholic Church, Adena, with Msgr. John Kolesar celebrant.
Burial in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove.
Charles E. Sterling
Charles E. Sterling, 66, Cadiz, died June 10 in Carriage Inn of Cadiz.
He was born Nov. 26, 1934 in Cadiz, a son of the late Duke Sterling and Vada Christy Sterling Davis.
He was a retired clerk of Norfolk and Western Railroad, Adena. He was Methodist by faith.
He was a former member of Cadiz Aerie #2162, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and of the Hopedale American Legion.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Adelaide Nagy; a brother, Alfred Sterling and step-father Vern Davis.
Surviving are his live in companion Ruth Straub of Cadiz; a daughter, Mrs. George (Roxanne) Starkey of Winterwville; two grandchildren; a step-sister, Ethel Martin of Cadiz; a step-brother, Bruce Davis of Dalson Springs, Ky.; several nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours. Graveside service will be held Thursday, June 14, 2001 at 1 p.m. in Greenwood Cemetery, Hopedale with the Rev. Robert Hooker officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 274, Cadiz, Ohio 43907.