Charles E. Baker
Nov. 1, 1952-Aug. 18, 2003
A graveside service for Charles E. Baker, 50, of Newark, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Hanover Cemetery.
Mr. Baker, who worked as a maintenance supervisor, died Aug. 18, 2003, at his residence. He was born Nov. 1, 1952, in Columbus, to the late Earl Edward and Minnie Mae (Chaffin) Baker.
Mr. Baker enjoyed working on cars. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by his stepmother, Patricia Boothby of Columbus; two daughters, Katrina (Brian) Black of Newark, and Amanda Baker of Mount Vernon; two sons, Lee Baker and Kevin Baker, both of Newark; sister, Brenda of Columbus; and five grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one grandson, Brandon Lee Baker, in 1998.
Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, is in charge of arrangements.
Wilma Ivy Doak
Aug. 31, 1910-Aug. 18, 2003
A funeral service for Wilma Ivy Doak, 92, of Pataskala, formerly of Weirton, W.Va., and Port Richey, Fla., will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home, with Pastor Tom Arehart officiating. Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton, W.Va.
Mrs. Doak, a homemaker, died Aug. 18, 2003, at the home of her son, Fred and daughter-in-law, Wilma, of Pastaskala with whom she resides with for the past seven years. She was born Aug. 31, 1910, in Doddridge County, W.Va., to the late Winter and Lora (Chipps) Cork.
Mrs. Doak was a member of Bear Creek Christian Church in Port Richey, Fla., Weirton Chapter 147 O.E.S., and Holy City Shrine No. 1 of the Order of White Shrine of Jerusalem, Wheeling, W.Va.
She is survived by her daughter, Catherine Marie (Howard) Blankenship of Aiken, S.C.; three sons, Jimmie (Donna) Doak of Weirton, W.Va., Frederick (Wilma) Doak of Pataskala, and Stanley (Sandy) Doak of Weirton, W.Va. and Bayonet Point, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Dorothy Hurley of Live Oak, Fla.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas L. Doak, whom she married on Jan. 21, 1930, and died on Sept. 7, 1990; and four brothers, Ralph, Alden, Brooks and Clyde Cork.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 3721 Main St., Weirton, W.Va.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, P.O. Box 31110, Tampa, Fla. 33633-1321.
Harry L. Derringer
May 26, 1934-Aug. 18, 2003
A graveside service for Harry L. Derringer, 69, of Heath, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Wilson Cemetery, with the Rev. Kristin Santiago officiating. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery.
Mr. Derringer, who retired from Kaiser Aluminum, died Aug. 18, 2003, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born May 26, 1934, in Newark, to the late Harry J. and Clara E. (Roe) Derringer.
Mr. Derringer was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by his children and their spouses, Harry L. Jr. and Mindy Derringer of Toboso, Joseph R. and Sandy Derringer of Toboso, Christopher B. and Lisa Derringer of Heath, Annette Marie and Timothy L. Cooper of Nashport, and Lee A. and Tonya Derringer of Heath; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Larry Kretzmann of Pataskala; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Ellen Bell; and one brother, Robert G. Derringer.
Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Newark Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Service, 59 N. Fifth St., Newark.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Margaret E. 'Peggy' Finch
Oct. 30, 1920-Aug. 14, 2003
A graveside service for Margaret E. "Peggy" Finch, 82, formerly of Hudson, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Wilson Cemetery, Newark, with Father John C. Jorden officiating.
Mrs. Finch died Aug. 14, 2003, in Crestwood Care Center. She was born Oct. 30, 1920, in Hudson, to the late Philip and Lucy (Newstead) Finch.
Mrs. Finch had been a Cleveland resident until her retirement. After living in Newark for 20 years, she moved to Shelby in 1999. She was a former employee of the Lucas Aerospace Corp. in Cleveland, and a member of the Episcopal Church.
She is survived by her five nieces, Brenda Michaelis of Shelby, Barbara Klewe of Akron, Jane Hughey of South Carolina, and Linda Rosecrans and Sandra Harper, both of Florida; several great-nieces and nephews; and other relatives.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother; and three sisters.
Barkdull Funeral Home, Shelby, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial expressions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Connie Sue Rammon
Sept. 24, 1950-Aug. 19, 2003
A funeral service for Connie Sue Rammon, 52, of Johnstown, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hosanna Lutheran Church, 7714 Hazelton-Etna Road, S.W., Pataskala, with Pastor Wayne Zavotka officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Rammon, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend, died Aug. 19, 2003, at Riverside Hospital after a battle with cancer. She was born Sept. 24, 1950, in Delaware, Ohio.
Mrs. Rammon was salutatorian of her graduating class in 1968 at River Valley High School. She was a loyal, dedicated secretary and office manager at Hite and Heath Law Firm in Utica for 16 years and remained a devoted member of Hosanna Lutheran Church in Pataskala.
She is survived by her husband of 28 years, Robert; son, David; daughter, Alessandra, all of Johnstown; two grandsons, Jordan Skylar and Andrew Colton; parents, Lowell and Joan Thomas of Waldo; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Carol and Eddie Gregory of Waldo, and Peggy and Ralph Benziger of Delaware; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Richard and Trudy Rammon of Columbus; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Crouse-Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home, 225 N. Main St., Johnstown.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hosanna Lutheran Church.
Charles M. 'Dean' Stauffer
Nov. 30, 1915-Aug. 18, 2003
A funeral service for Charles M. "Dean" Stauffer, 87, of Newark, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Newark Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Service, with the Rev. Robert L. Knox officiating. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens, where military honors will be observed.
Mr. Stauffer, who retired in 1972 from Kaiser Aluminum, died Aug. 18, 2003, at Arlington Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 30, 1915, in Newark, to the late Christopher Raymond and Freda (Gaunder) Stauffer.
Mr. Stauffer was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, where he had served with the Army Signal Corps. He was a past commander of the American Legion and past commander of 40 and 8. For many years, he was a butcher for Star Markets in the Newark area. He was also a coach for the Kaiser Aluminum sponsored Little League team.
He is survived by his daughters, Carol L. and Anthony Sielsky of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Janet F. and James Marquis of Newark; grandchildren, Dean (Elizabeth) Bausman of Lake George, Colo., Christie Coker and Barbara (Michael) Henderson of Colorado Springs, Colo., Laura (Chris) Ball of Columbus, Karen (Dave) Scott of Newark, and Ted (Sara) Marquis of Marysville; 16 great-grandchildren; brothers & sisters-in-law, Warren (Alice) Stauffer of Newark, Robert (Kitty) Stauffer of Ellington, Fla., and Richard (Marilyn) Stauffer of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his wife, M. Ruth (Arrington) Stauffer, on Jan. 16, 2002.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 59 N. Fifth St., and also one hour prior on the day of the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion.
Glenn M. Knighton
July 16, 1959-Aug. 19, 2003
A funeral service for Glenn M. Knighton, 44, of Heath will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Newark Chapel of Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Home, with Pastor Tom Myers officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Knighton died Aug. 19, 2003, at his residence. He was born July 16, 1959, in Newark to Mary Lou (Snelling) Knighton and the late Robert W. Knighton Sr.
Mr. Knighton was a 1977 graduate of West Muskingum High School and was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was employed as a forklift operator for Excell Logistics.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his two sons, Michael Knighton of Shade, Ohio, and Josh Brown of Marion; sister, Karen Brailer of Columbus; four brothers, Rick Knighton of Hebron, Gary (Becky) Knighton of Dayton, Steve Knighton of Newark, and Greg Knighton of Heath; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Knighton Jr.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 1850 W. Main St., Newark.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 1984-A Coffman Road, Newark, Ohio 43055. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Nhan T. Truong
Feb. 17, 1915-Aug. 17, 2003
A funeral service for Nhan T. Truong, 88, of Heath, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Dang Chanh Thich officiating. Burial will take place in Zanesville Memorial Park at a later date.
Mrs. Truong, a homemaker, died Aug. 17, 2003, at the Newark Health Care Center. She was born Feb. 17, 1915, in Saigon, Vietnam, to the late Lo and Luom T. (Lam) Tran.
She is survived by her daughters, Tran (Kim) Thoal Truong of Zanesville, and Susan Tran (Stanley) Tue Kong of Heath; son, Petrus (Minh) Truong of Heath; sister, Cam Tran of France; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother; one sister; and her husband, Tai Truong.
Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark.