Mary Louise Louden
July 5, 1950-Aug. 12, 2003
A memorial service for Mary Louise Louden, 53, of Fairbanks, Alaska, will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Heath Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Service, with the Rev. Wesley Baker officiating.
Mrs. Louden, a 1968 graduate of Newark High School, died Aug. 12, 2003, at The Morrison House Hospice at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was born July 5, 1950, in Fairbanks, Alaska, to George D. Louden and the late Margaret (Greenlees) Louden.
Mrs. Louden attended The Ohio State University and was employed as a medical transcriptionist. She served as co-chair for the breast cancer support group and also on the board of directors for the Presbyterian Hospitality House in Fairbanks, Alaska. She also was a Longaberger consultant.
In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband of eight years, Michael Sweeney; daughter, Courtney Johnson of the home; brother, John (Cathy) Louden of Pittsboro, Ind.; and many nieces and nephews.
There will be no calling hours observed.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Breast Cancer Detection Center, 1905 Cowles St., Fairbanks, Alaska 99701, and/or The Presbyterian Hospitality House, 626 Second St., Fairbanks, Alaska 99701.
William T. McGee
May 11, 1929-May 11, 1929
A funeral service for William T. McGee, 74, of Heath, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Newark Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Service, with Pastor Paul Kidwell officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date.
Mr. McGee, a retired painter, died Aug. 12, 2003, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born May 11, 1929, in Follansbee, W.Va., to the late Harold McGee and Rebecca (Barker) McGee Johnston.
Mr. McGee was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served from 1947-1950. He was a member of the Ancient Order of the Druids, the Moose Lodge and the Heath Eagles.
He is survived by his former wife, Minnie McGee; children and their spouses, Judy (John) Pickrel, William McGee (Sarah Slack), James McGee, Debra (John) Johnson, Robert McGee, Donald (Darla) McGee and Jeannette (Mike) Bush, all of Newark; grandchildren, Jonathan and David Hoffman, Shane McGee, Durinda McGee, James P. McGee, Andrea Riffle, Bradley McGee, Alex McGee, Jeremy, Brooke and Breanna Bush; great-grandchildren, Alex and Madison Hoffman; sister, Ruth Meiers of Dallas, Texas; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 59 N. Fifth St., Newark.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 1984 Coffman Road, Suite A, Newark, Ohio 43055.
May 7, 1922-Aug. 10, 2003
Funeral arrangements are incomplete for Hank Richardson, 81, of Newark, who died Aug. 10, 2003, at the Arlington Nursing Home.
Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Dunn Armstrong
July 15, 1924-Aug. 15, 2003
A funeral service for Mary Dunn Armstrong, 79, of Newark, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Chapel with Rev. Tom Myers officiating. Interment in Wilson Cemetery.
Mrs. Armstrong died Aug. 15, 2003, at Licking Memorial Hospital. She was born July 27, 1924, in Newark, to the late William Wilson and Sarah (Roberts) Wilson.
She was a retired date processor with Rockwell Credit Union and also had worked at Fiberglas Credit Union and Sears. She enjoyed crafts, gardening and sewing.
She in survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Fred Dunn of Meadville, Penn., Jack Dunn of Utica, Robert and Teresa Dunn of Frazeysburg and Dave and Debora Dunn of St. Louisville; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Armstrong was preceded in death by husbands Gerald W. Dunn in December 1961 and Ralph Armstrong in December 1975; daughter, Barbara Dunn Ridgeway; grandson, Andy Wilson; sisters, Gracie Ferguson, Frances Wilson, Clara Mae Iler and Catherine Livingston; and brother, David Richard Wilson.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio.
Alice Martha Cooperrider
Nov. 26, 1923-Aug. 16, 2003
A funeral service for Alice Martha Cooperrider, 79, of Glenford, formerly of Newark, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bope-Thomas Funeral Home, Somerset, with Pastor William Rauch officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery.
Mrs. Cooperrider died at 12:37 a.m. Aug. 16, 2003, at her home. She was born Nov. 26, 1923, in Ashley, to the late Charles G. and Alma Giffen Kalb.
She had retired from Western Electric in Columbus, was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Newark and a 1943 graduate of Glenford High School.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Carl L. Cooperrider, whom she married Feb. 18, 1948; three daughters, Linda (Carl) Keaser Jr. of Newark, Mary (Roger) Ervin of Glenford and Norma (Rev. James) Friesner Jr. of Tustin, Mich.; five grandchildren, Dr. Jennifer (Chad) Hamilton, Jaclyn Keaser, Jason (Kindra) Ray, Emily Friesner and Carl Friesner.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Arlene M. Wallace.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Newark St. Paul Lutheran Church, 67 N. Fifth St., Newark, Ohio 43055.
Frances E. Simon
Dec. 30, 1926 - Aug. 15, 2003
A funeral service for Frances E. Simon, 76, of Somerset, formerly of Newark, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Simon died Aug. 15, 2003, at Somerset Health Care. She was born Dec. 30, 1926, in New Lexington, to the late Delbert M. Seese Sr. and Frances E. (Yarger) Seese.
Mrs. Simon was a retired assembler group leader for Holophane and a former member of the American Legion and Eagles Auxiliary.
She is survived by one son, Harry V. Jr. (Tambra) Simon of Newark; six daughters, Roberta E. (Jack) Lucas of Newark, Sandra K. (Alvin) Bassett of Grace, Idaho, Paula D. Donegan of Newark, Charlotte E. (Terry) Hart of Newark, Cheryl A. (Larry) Smith of Newark, and Sarita (Mike) Garven of St. Louisville; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three sisters, Virginia "Kate" (Earl J.) Russell of Good Hope, Anna L. Sprague of Newark, and Juanita (Clarence) Steen of Somerset; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry V. Simon Sr., who died in 1985; one son, Charles F. Fulk Jr.; brother, Delbert M. Seese Jr.; and sister, Sarah M. Holtz.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 179 Granville St., Newark.
Ginnie E. Spivey
May 28, 1921-Aug. 16, 2003
A funeral service for Ginnie E. Spivey, 82, of Newark, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Dr. W. Noble Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Spivey, a homemaker, died Aug. 16, 2003, at the Newark Healthcare Centre. She was born May 28, 1921, in Greensboro, Ala., to the late Josh and Sally (Lacy) Hinton.
She is survived by her husband, John L. Spivey; sisters, Lucille Hinton of Michigan, and Willie Lee Hemphill of Alabama; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Eugene Glover; three sisters; and three brothers.
Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service at the funeral home, 179 Granville St., Newark.
Beth A. Pisto
July 8, 1963-Aug. 12, 2003
A memorial service for Beth A. Pisto, 40, of Alexandria, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the home of Mark and Beth Pisto, 7040 Sadie Thomas Road, Alexandria.
Mrs. Pisto died Aug. 12, 2003, at St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville, as a result of a horse accident. She was born July 8, 1963, in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Mrs. Pisto graduated from St. Louis High School, St. Louis, Mich., and from DeVry Institute of Technology, Columbus. She was an independent consultant for White Castle Systems and other companies.
Mrs. Pisto will be lovingly remembered by all who knew her for her bounce and passion. She brought a cache of positive energy, down home class and intelligence to all that she did. She was an active member of the Rocky Fork Headley Hunt Club.
Mrs. Pisto was a leader at work and a true fun seeker at play. She and her husband, Mark, built a beautiful home and country lifestyle together from the ground up filling it to the brim with their love and passion for friends and living life to the fullest. She leaves behind the legacy of her tireless, fun-loving spirit and her beautiful, radiant smile she so generously shared with Mark and their close friends and family. She will always be loved and missed.
She is survived by her husband, Mark Pisto; mother, Elaine Rodermer of Mount Vernon; father, Donald Evon of Michigan; two brothers, Brad Evon and Dale Evon; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Janet Pisto and Rocco Pisto, both of Buffalo, N.Y.; and many loved brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
Crouse-Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home, 225 N. Main St., Johnstown, will be handling the local arrangements.
Donations can be made to "The Last Chance Corral," 5350 Pomeroy, Athens, Ohio 45701. This is a non-profit organization that cares for mistreated horses.