Edgar F. Lewis
Jan. 2, 1936-Nov. 19, 2003
Funeral arrangements are incomplete for Edgar F. Lewis, 67, of Newark, who died Nov. 19, 2003, at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Home, 1850 W. Main St., Newark, is in charge of arrangements.
Mary A. Stockmaster
July 5, 1921-Nov. 20, 2003
A Funeral Mass for Mary A. Stockmaster, 82, of E. Howard Street in Willard and longtime resident of New Washington, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Bernard's Catholic Church, with Father Robert Dendinger officiating. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery in New Washington.
Mary passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 20, 2003, in Hillside Acres Nursing Home. She was born July 5, 1921, in Frank, Ohio to the late Frank and Catherine (Schreiner) Frisch.
She had been a New Washington area resident the majority of her life. She was a member of the St. Bernard's Catholic Church, the Altar Rosary Society, LCBA, was a 4-H advisor, served on the Crawford County Board of Elections for many years, a member of the New Washington Golden Gems and a former member of TOPS.
A homemaker, Mary enjoyed crocheting and knitting, baking, cooking, gardening and playing cards.
She is survived by one son, James S. Stockmaster of Newark; two daughters and a son-in-law, Catherine Tiell of Upper Sandusky, and Regina and Ira Zornes of Bucyrus; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Helen Meyers of Milan; one brother, Frank Frisch of Tiffin; and nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sylvester Stockmaster, whom she married on Nov. 9, 1940; one son, Edward F. Stockmaster; a great-grandson, Jonas Short; six sisters, Ann Guloski, Eleanor Alt, Rosalie Stockmaster, Loretta Claus, Hilda Moyer and Marcella Heyman; and two brothers, Leo and Lawrence Frisch.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington, where a Vigil service will be held at 8 p.m.
Memorial expressions can be made to the St. Bernard's School Endowment Fund or to the church.
Wilburn 'Bill' Estep
July 19, 1922-Nov. 19, 2003
A funeral service for Wilburn "Bill" Estep, 81, of Newark will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Dan Fox and Will Estep officiating. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery, where a military graveside service will be conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.
Mr. Estep passed away Nov. 19, 2003, at his residence. He was born on July 19, 1922, in Mingo County, W.Va., to the late John and Mollie (Shepard) Estep.
Bill was a U.S. Army veteran, a professional Bluegrass musician, and a member of the Ole Country Church in Warsaw.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Anna Estep of Newark; one son, Wilbur (Virginia) Estep of Warsaw; one brother, Herbert Estep of Mingo County, W.Va.; along with nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Bill is preceded in death by his parents; three sons, Wendal, Larry and Billy; three sisters; two brothers; and one granddaughter.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark.
Doris Irene Benson
Aug. 14, 1917-Nov. 19, 2003
A private graveside service will be held at Rocky Fork Cemetery for Doris Irene Benson, 86, of Newark.
Mrs. Benson, a homemaker, died Nov. 19, 2003, at Licking Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 14, 1917, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, to the late Earl O. & Anna Louisa (Burch) Campbell.
Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Corky Ouellette of Eden, Ontario, Canada; sons and daughters-in-law, Ken and Janet Shier of Newark, and Robert and Bernice Haines of Missauga, Ontario, Canada; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Jean Haroldson of Elmer, Ontario, Canada; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Leroy Benson; and by three brothers.
There will be no calling hours observed.
Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
John Edward Ryan
April 5, 1913-Nov. 19, 2003
There will be no services for John Edward Ryan, 90, of Newark.
Mr Ryan died on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at Newark Healthcare Centre. He was born April 5, 1913, in Newark.
Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dozinger N. Cody
July 19, 1996-Nov. 21, 2003
A funeral service for Dozinger N. Cody, 7, of Warsaw, will be held at noon on Tuesday at Perry Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. David Fowls officiating. Burial will follow in Lock Cemetery.
Cody was born on July 19, 1996, to Darin M. and Shelby J. (Nethers) Cody, of Warsaw, and died on Nov. 21, 2003, at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital.
Aside of his parents, Cody is survived by sisters, Zeaven, Zephaniah and Zairah; paternal grandparents, Rick and Lorraine Cody of Newark, and Cathy Cody of Johnstown; maternal grandparents, Randy Nethers of St. Louisville, and Malissa Brewer of Nashport; paternal great-grandparents, Naomi Cody of Johnstown, June Beaver of Johnstown; and maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Fern Nethers of Newark, Melvin and Janet Brewer of Nashport.
Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Monday at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica.
Ella Sells Coad Chopson
April 1, 1911-Nov. 20, 2003
A funeral service for Ella Sells Coad Chopson, 92, of St. Louisville, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday for family and close dear friends requested by Ella at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with the Rev. R. Scott Prigan officiating. Burial will follow at Wilson Cemetery.
Ella, a homemaker, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Center. She was born April 1, 1911, in Newark, a daughter of the late John and Clara (Kardos) Sells.
She was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in St. Louisville, and she was a member of the Senior Citizen Club in St. Louisville.
She is survived by her brother, John A. Sells of Utica; nieces and nephews, Donald Sells of Mentor, Eleanora Voelkel of Chagrin Falls, Paul Sabo Jr. of Canton, Steve Sabo of St. Louisville, Clara Amos of Marne, Jody Stair of Utica, and Randy Sells of Marblehead.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Coad and her second husband, Ralph Chopson; brother and sisters, Goldie Casteel, Julia Sabo and Steven Sells.
Family and close dear friends may call from 1-2 p.m. Monday one hour prior to the service at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, Ohio 43055. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the St. Paul Lutheran Church, 37 S. Main St., St. Louisville, Ohio 43071.
Charles A. Cooperrider
May 27, 1914-Nov. 22, 2003
A funeral service for Charles A. Cooperrider, 89, of Newark, formerly of Glenford, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Bope-Thomas Funeral Home, with Pastor Kristin Santiago officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Glenford.
Charles died at 8:02 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at Mount Carmel East Hospital. He was born May 27, 1914, in Glenford, the son of the late Frank L. and Mary Edna Kendall Cooperrider.
Charles was a graduate of Glenford High School, and a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Heath, and formerly of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Glenford, where he had been a Sunday school teacher. He retired from Central Silica after more than 40 years of service and was a past member of the board of trustees for the Thornville Bank.
Surviving are one son, Charles E. "Gene" and Jeri Cooperrider of Heath; four grandchildren, Greg (Estella) Cooperrider of Newark, Shelley Cooperrider of Heath, Joan Cooperrider of Granville, and Amy Cooperrider of Westerville; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; daughter-in-law, Rita Cooperrider of Newark; and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Cooperrider of Glenford.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Hazel R. Harper Cooperrider (March 18, 1988); one son, Tim L. Cooperrider (Oct. 12, 2001); two sisters, Evelyn Cooperider and Dorothy Boring; and a brother, Don Cooperrider.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home in Somerset.
Norman E. Shepler
Sept. 6, 1958-Nov. 23, 2003
Services arrangements are incomplete for Norman E. Shepler, 45, of Newark, who died Nov. 23, 2003, at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Home, 1850 W. Main St., is in charge of arrangements.