Robert L. Fry
MOUNT VERNON — Robert L. Fry, 72, of Mount Vernon died Friday, March 19, 2004, at his residence following an extended illness. The Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon are in charge of arrangements. The obituary is online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
CARDINGTON — Clara “Grandma” Hatten, 58, of Cardington, formerly of Marengo, died Wednesday evening, March 17, 2004, at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
She was born July 11, 1945, to Hubert and Grace (Hinderlong) Blackledge.
She is survived by two sons, David “Phil” and Daniel Hatten, both of Cardington; two daughters, Clara (Bill) Calendine of Columbus and Barbara (Steve) Pate of Milford Center; six grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister, Mildred Kinnison of Ashley.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Howard Blackledge.
Friends may call Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 229, Marengo, where funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. The Rev. James Brantingham will officiate. Burial will follow in the Alum Creek Friends Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Morrow County, P.O. Box 235, Mount Gilead 43338; or the Ohio Health Foundation, attention Cardiac Department, 3724 Olentangy River Road, Suite G, Columbus 43214.
Hugh M. Lamb
MOUNT VERNON — Hugh M. Lamb, 89, of Mount Vernon died March 19, 2004, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon. The Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon are in charge of arrangements. The obituary is online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Robert H. Mayer
MOUNT VERNON — Dr. Robert H. Mayer, 84, of New Gambier Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, March 18, 2004, at Knox Community Hospital. The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bruce L. McGregor
MOUNT VERNON — Bruce L. McGregor, 4 Waters Edge, Mount Vernon, passed away unexpectedly March 13, 2004.
The son of James Robert and Alma (Larson) McGregor, Mr. McGregor was born April 20, 1916, near Oxbow, Saskatchewan, Canada.
He was pre-deceased by his parents, his wife of 60 years, Evelyn H. McGregor; and a sister, Audrey Winkler.
Mr. McGregor is survived by his wife, Doriene; his daughters, Cheryl Church and Maxine McDonald; sons-in-law, Michael Church and Bruce McDonald; grandchildren, Jenna Nichols and husband, Jamey, Evan Rice and wife, Tammy, and Adam Makruski; a great-grandson, Tristan Nichols; a niece Laurie Burroughs; a stepgranddaughter, Michele Church; and stepchildren, Gregory, Grant, Moira, Craig, Rob and Neil Pittam, and their families.
Mr. McGregor was a retired advertising sales representative. He spent his early years in Sidney, N.Y., where he was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons, later moving to Glenview, Ill., and Westlake, Ohio, where he served as treasurer of the Cleveland Advertising Association. In retirement he resided for several years at Apple Valley near Mount Vernon, Ohio, where he served as treasurer of the Apple Valley Property Owners Association. His final years were spent in Fredericktown, Ohio, Mount Vernon, Ohio, and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Mr. McGregor was an avid boating enthusiast and enjoyed cruising the Great Lakes and Apple Valley Lake on his own boats and in his later years enjoyed several commercial cruises with his loving wife, Doriene. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and he will be greatly missed.
The funeral was March 17, officiated by the Rev. Dr. David Baker. Entombment followed in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon was in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 1105 Mount Vernon Ave., Marion OH 43302. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Gary L. Myers
NEWARK — Gary L. Myers, 59, of Newark died Thursday, March 18, 2004, at his residence.
He was born Sept. 19, 1944, in Newark. Mr. Myers was the proud owner of Myers Pool Co. for 31 years.
He is survived by his wife, Maggie (Richards) Myers of Newark; sons, Clark (Donna) Adcock Myers and Matthew (Karen) Myers of Newark; father, Paul Myers of Newark; mother, Altha Myers of Newark; sister, Delcie (Clem) Anderson of Newark; brother, Bill Myers of Newark; several nieces and nephews.
There will be no funeral services. The Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home of Newark assisted the family with arrangements.
Contributions are requested to Hospice of Central Ohio, 1984 Coffman Road, Suite A, Newark 43055-9810. To sign an online guest book, visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com and click on guestbook/obituary.
MOUNT VERNON — Leonard Robinson, 79, of Mount Vernon died Thursday, March 18, 2004, at the Heartland of Centerburg Care Center in Centerburg. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is in charge of arrangements. The obituary is online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.