Anthony Christian Jr.
RITTMAN -- Anthony A "Tony" Christian Jr., 72, of 119 E. Sunset Drive died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at the Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital.
Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Gillman Funeral Home, Rittman, with Pastor Bud Olszewski officiating. Burial will be at Rittman Cemetery.
Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster 44691.
He was born Aug. 3, 1929, in New York City, N.Y., to Anthony A. and Laura (Cordeau) Christian Sr. and married Mary Boyden on Jan. 13, 1951. She survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are sons, Anthony (Linda) Christian III, and Ray (Linda) Christian, all of Rittman; daughters, Mary Killough Yandle and spouse James of Pageland, S.C., and Toni Ann (David) Buchwalter of Rittman; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Frank Christian of Monterey, Tenn., and Oscar Christian of Oklahoma City, Okla., and sisters, Eva Ladrach of Wooster, Sophia Christian of Phoenix, Ariz., Terry Summo of Havelock, N.C., and Alexizina Christian of Southbridge, Mass.
RITTMAN -- Charles F. Bise, 84, of Rittman and formerly of Medina County, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital.
Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Armstrong-Waite Funeral Home in Seville with the Rev. Wayne LaFollette officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Wadsworth.
Friends may call one hour prior to service on Tuesday at the funeral home.
He was born May 8, 1917, in Reedy, W.Va.
Surviving are a son Roy (Joanie) Bise of Seville; a daughter, Betty Jones of Rittman; four grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; a sister, Dorothy Lowe of Wadsworth and a brother, Clarence Bise of Reedy, W.Va.
His wife, Orla Leoma died previously.
WOOSTER -- Stanley E. Hutchinson, 64, 2613 Eby Road, died Saturday, February 9, 2002, at his residence.
Private family services will be held at the Roberts Funeral Home, Sherwood Chapel with the Reverend O.J. Thompson officiating. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wayne County, 2525-A Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691.
He was born October 1, 1937, in Ashland to Glenn and Grace (Bowen) Hutchinson. He married Charlotte Hensel on December 31, 1955. She survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are children, Jerry (Veronica), and Valerie Edmond, all of Wooster, Diane Casey of West Salem; four grandchildren and a sister, Joyce (Jay) Calame of Creston.
ORRVILLE -- Paul L. Ressler, 91, of Orrville and formerly of Dalton, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at Brenn-Field Nursing Center in Orrville following a long period of declining health.
Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Pleasant View Mennonite Church in North Lawrence with the Rev. John Miller officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Auble Funeral Home in Orrville or one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee, P.O. Box 19, Kidron 44636, or Hospice of Wayne County, 2525-A Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691.
He was born Oct. 23, 1910, in Nappanee, Ind., to Joseph L. and Mary (Wenger) Ressler and married Florence Kandel on June 30, 1935, in Dalton. She survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are children, Bill (Edna) Ressler of Kidron, Janet (Charles) Yoder of Phoenix, Ariz., Paul (Ruth) Ressler of Fairview, Mich., Linda (Leslie McSpadden) Ressler of Fort Erie, Ontario, Gerald (Mary Alice) Ressler of Lititz, Pa.; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and brothers and sisters, Inez Brubaker, Edna Brubaker and Earl (Ruby) Ressler, all of Orrville, Dorcas Ross of Wooster, Evelyn (Evan) Taylor of Dalton, Ellis (Sadie) Ressler of North Lawrence and Marjorie (Joseph) Kotva of Bedford.
MARSHALLVILLE -- Beulah M. Snodgrass, 83, of Marshallville died Saturday evening, Feb. 9, 2002, at Aultman Hospital in Canton following a short illness.
Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Auble Funeral Home in Orrville with the Rev. Homer Watson officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael's Cemetery near Marshallville.
Friends may call tonight (Monday) from 7-9 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to The Gideons International and sent to The Gideon Memorial Chairman, P.O. Box 16, Orrville 44667.
She was born Nov. 19, 1918, in Flint Springs, Ky., to Bert and Essie (Daugherty) Cook and married Theron Snodgrass on Aug. 11, 1934, in Flint Springs, Ky. He died on May 21, 1992.
Surviving are five sons, Gary (Alice) Snodgrass and Jerry (Janet) Snodgrass, both of Wooster, Charles (Susan Sivey) Snodgrass of Shreve, Mike Snodgrass of Marshallville and Pat Snodgrass of Pleasantville, N.J.; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and three sisters, Shirley Rogers of Louisville, Ky., Louise (Lonnie) Daugherty of Los Alamitos, Calif., and Lucille (Ervin) Daugherty of Morgantown, Ky.
LAKEWOOD -- Cheri Lynn (Hunter) Daniels, 35, of Lakewood, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, in Mentor.
Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home, 9560 Acme Road, Wadsworth, with Pastor Paul Donihue officiating. Inurnment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call tonight (Tuesday) from 6-8 at the funeral home.
Cheri was born Aug. 19, 1966, in Berea to Robert and Jo Ann (Purcell) Hunter and married Joseph Daniels on Aug. 28, 1999. He survives.
Other survivors include children, Jason W. West and Meghan R. Greenlee, both of Lakewood; her parents of Brunswick; a brother, Robert (Teresa) Hunter of Wooster; a nephew, Cody Hunter of Wooster; maternal grandmother, Florence Purcell of LaGrange; and many close and loved aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
ASHLAND -- Elwood H. Shoemaker, 81, of Ashland, and a resident of Woodlawn Nursing Home in Mansfield, died Saturday evening, Feb. 9, 2002, at MedCentral Hospital in Mansfield.
Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Van Hove Funeral Home in Ashland with Pastor Bob Pflueger officiating. Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, Shreve.
Friends may call one hour prior to the services.
He was born Sept. 3, 1920, in Fostoria to Calvin and Anna Shoemaker and married Alice Markel Miller. She died April 9, 1983.
Surviving is a dear friend and companion Opal Gale of Mansfield.
In addition to his wife, a sister, Coradell Shoemaker Stahl, and a brother, Royal Shoemaker, died previously.
BURBANK -- Connie M. Wasson, 80, of Burbank, passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at Medina General Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi, with the Rev. Robert Holmes officiating. Burial will be at Burbank Cemetery.
Friends may call Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105.
She was born Oct. 30, 1921, in Wooster to Samuel and Amelia Iannarelli and married Howard "Homer" Wasson. He died in 1980.
Surviving are children, Mary (Richard) Wuthrich of Homerville and Samuel Wasson of Burbank and his friend Kathy Molyneaux; grandchildren, Mark Wasson, Halle (Mick) Miller, Brett (Becky) Wasson, Erin (Kevin) Gibbons and expecting grandchild, Michael (Debbie) Wuthrich, Craig (Diane) Wuthrich and Connie (John) Rosbough; great-grandchildren, Jackie Miller, Brandi, Scott and Alex Wasson, Christopher and Benjamin Wasson, Tabitha Wuthrich, Krista Rosbough and Eric "John John" Rosbough; a brother, Albert Iannarelli of Arizona; and stepsisters, Dora Massaro of Wooster and Thersa Rotondo of California.
FREDERICKSBURG -- Mattie M. Miller, 93, 6230 Moreland Road, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 12, 2002, at her home after a period of declining health.
Services will be Friday at 9 a.m. at the residence, with Bishop Atlee Mast officiating. Burial will be at the Simon Yoder Cemetery, Salt Creek Township, Wayne County.
Friends may call anytime at the residence. Murray Funeral Home in Fredericksburg, is handling arrangements.
She was born Jan. 15, 1909, near Charm to Joe J. and Mattie (Weaver) Troyer and married Mose S. (Grosjean) Miller on Jan. 1, 1931. He died Dec. 22, 1972.
Surviving are children, Vernon, Joe and Ervin Miller, all of Apple Creek, Ray Miller and Mrs. Emanuel (Dala) Troyer, both of Berlin; Mrs. Chris (Mary) Peachy of Pennsylvania, Mrs. Roy (Annie) Troyer of the home, Sam Miller of Spencer, Albert Miller of Holmesville, Mrs. Henry (Lydia Ann) Raber and Jonas Miller, both of Dundee, Mrs. Steve (Susie Ann) Sturgess of Wooster, Mrs. Freeman (Effie) Mast of Florida, and Mrs. Marion (Katie Mae) Miller of Walhonding; 84 grandchildren; 149 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; 21 step-grandchildren; 68 step-great-grandchildren; 90 step-great-great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law, Mrs. Levi J. (Mattie) Troyer of Millersburg and Mrs. Emanuel (Lydiann) Miller of Shiloh.
LYNDHURST -- Harold Rebman, 86, of Lyndhurst, dear father of Janet (Edward) Rossi and Carole (Mick) Gilchrist. Loving grandfather of Morgan Claire Rebman. Brother of the late Walter Rebman. Uncle of Eugene Rebman, Faye Vacha, Richard Rebman and Faith Elaine Emerson.
A family memorial service with Masonic services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Nicol-Wells-Kloss Funeral Home, 5252 Mayfield Road, Lyndhurst (between Richmond and Brainard).
Following the services, the family will greet friends in the community room of the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Western Reserve.
RITTMAN -- Marilyn J. Litman, 65, 118 Hillcrest Drive, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at her home.
Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Seville, with the Rev. Gerald L. Keller officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Friends may call Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the church. Gillman Funeral Home in Rittman, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jerusalem Evangelical Church Organ Fund, 9282 Acme Road, Seville 44273.
She was born June 17, 1936, in Rittman to Frank and Florence (Ripley) Yoder and married Dean Litman on Jan. 26, 1958. He survives.
Other survivors include children, Michael (Mary) Litman of Seville and Monica (Richard) Kosto of Mount Plymouth, Fla.; five grandchildren; a brother, Dean (Donna) Yoder of North Canton; and a sister, Lyla Games of Corralitos, Calif.
DOYLESTOWN -- Hazel C. McLain, 77, of Doylestown, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002.
Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Zak-Monbarren Funeral Home in Doylestown, with President Jerry Jensen officiating. Burial will be at Chestnut Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour prior to the services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Wadsworth Branch.
She was born Nov. 1, 1924, in Barberton, to Homer and Hazel (Horner) Shannon and married Marion C. McLain. He died previously.
Surviving are children, Jandy (Calvin) Carrie of Texas, Lois McLain of Doylestown, Karen Vinez of Barberton, Sharon Morris of California and Jerry McLain of Doylestown; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and brothers, Fred Shannon of Barberton and Dean Shannon of California.
WOOSTER -- Ken L. Hochstetler, 46, of Wooster, formerly of Apple Creek, died Tuesday evening, Feb. 12, 2002, at Wooster Community Hospital, after a life-long illness with diabetes.
Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Kidron Mennonite Church, with the Rev. Herman Myers officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call Friday from 5-7 p.m. in the fellowship building of Kidron Mennonite Church, or one hour prior to the services at the church.
Arrangements are being handled by Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kidron Mennonite Church, P.O. Box 232, Kidron 44636.
He was born Feb. 10, 1956, in Orrville, to Harvey E. and Nettie E. (Gingerich) Hochstetler.
Surviving are a sister, Elsie (David) Zuercher of Orrville; brothers, Roy (Patti) Hochstetler of Dalton and Ron (Rebecca) Hochstetler of Wadsworth; nieces and nephews, Todd Zuercher, Tara (Zuercher) Wolf, Adam Hochstetler, Jessica (Hochstetler) Milford, Evan Hochstetler and Drew Anne Hochstetler.
MILLERSBURG -- Miranda Nicole Cornett, infant daughter of Shelly Shinn and Troy Cornett, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, at Pomerene Hospital in Millersburg.
Private services will be Friday at Community Bible Church, Millersburg, where graveside services will be held. The Rev. Dan DeHass will officiate.
Other survivors include half-sisters, Morgan Shinn of the home, Ashley and Shelby Cornett, both of Virginia; maternal grandparents, Perla and Francis Johnson of Millersburg and Glen Taulbee of Wooster; paternal grandparents, Barbara and Herbert Pritchett and Bill and Louise Cornett, all of Virginia; great-grandfather, Milton Raines of Virginia; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
WEST SALEM -- Jerry R. Tanner, 58, of West Salem, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, at Dunlap Memorial Hospital in Orrville.
Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in West Salem, with Pastor Jerry Arman officiating. Burial will be at West Salem Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted.
Friends may call tonight (Thursday) from 6-9 at Matteson Funeral Home in West Salem, or one hour prior to the services at the church.
He was born Feb. 14, 1943, in Lodi, to Earnest and June (Evans) Tanner and married Portia Fowler on Jan. 8, 1966. She survives.
Other survivors include children, Christine Farner of Ashland and Mark (Kim) Tanner of West Salem; five grandchildren; brothers, Merlin, Bill and Tim Tanner, all of West Salem, Walter Tanner of New London, Michael Tanner of Burbank and Randy Tanner of Creston; and sisters, Nancy Tanner of Wooster and Kathy Repp of West Salem.