LOCKLAND — Daniel L. Bateman, 40, of Lockland died Friday, May 21, 2004.
Beloved husband and best friend of Susan J. (Stall) Bateman, loving father of Clifford James “C.J.” Bateman, dear son of Linda Spellman, dear brother of Jeffrey Bateman and Terri Craig, dear son-in-law of Marjorie Stall, brother-in-law, of Barb Stall, Diane Skillman, Jack and Robert Stall. Also survived by 17 nieces and nephews and 12 great-nieces and great-nephews.
Friends may call Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Hodapp Funeral Home, 8815 Cincinnati-Columbus Road, Ohio 42, West Chester. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Peter and Paul Church in Reading. Procession will leave from Hodapp Funeral Home Carthage on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. to go to the church.
Memorials may be directed to the C.J. Bateman Educational Fund in care of the family.
Larry R. Bryan
FREDERICKTOWN — Larry R. Bryan, 68, of Fredericktown died Thursday, May 20, 2004, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
Larry was born July 13, 1935, at Newcastle to Raymond and Lucy (Sells) Bryan and had spent his lifetime in Knox County. He was a 1953 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and was retired from Cooper Energy Services in Mount Vernon after 47 years employment.
Larry was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Mount Vernon and had been past president of the church council. He was a member of Mount Zion Lodge 9 F&AM in Mount Vernon, Valley of Columbus Scottish Rite, Ann Hill Chapter Order of Eastern Star in Fredericktown and the Mount Vernon Moose Lodge. Larry had served on the Fredericktown Zoning Board and the Park and Recreation Board. He was one of the Park and Recreation Board members who was responsible for the construction of Sockman Lake. Larry also served on the loan committee for the Cooper Energy Services Credit Union.
Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Margaret (Leonard) Bryan; sons, Mark (Kathy) Bryan of Gahanna and Gregg (Chris) Bryan of Mooresville, N.C.; his daughter, Lori (Dan) Dendinger of Fredericktown; five grandsons, Anthony Angelas, Zachary Bryan, Collin Bryan, and twins, Justin and Jacob Dendinger.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Ruby E. Watkins.
Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown, where the Ann Hill Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, will hold memorial service at 8 p.m. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Mount Vernon. The Rev. Mark Wildermuth will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Lutheran Church, 170 Mansfield Ave., Mount Vernon 43050. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
MARGATE, Fla. — Antonino D’Aiuto, 83, of Margate, Fla., died May 30, 2004.
He was born in Palermo, Italy. Mr. D’Aiuto came to Mount Vernon, N.Y., in 1963 and later moved to Florida in 1979.
He is survived by his six children and their spouses; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
A funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday at 10 a.m. at the St. Andrew Catholic Church in Coral Springs followed by entombment in the Queen of Heaven Mausoleum. Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Kraeer Funeral Home, 1655 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL.
George E. Gaines
SUNBURY — George E. Gaines, 52, of Sunbury died Thursday, May 20, 2004, at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
He was born April 30, 1952, in Columbus to George and Lillian (Wolverton) Gaines. A graduate of Westerville High School Class of 1970, he was a U.S. Army veteran and a retired superintendent with ODOT. He was a proud member of the Sunbury VFW Post 8736 Honor Guard, the Sunbury Eagles and Wyandott Archers.
He is survived by his wife, Melinda; two sons, Jim and George; brothers, Jim (Debbie) and Gary, both of Sunbury, and Sean of Utah; a sister, Michele (Jerry) Sorrell of Westerville; nieces, Elizabeth, Tiffany, Lindsey and Ashley; and a nephew, Jeremy. To his fishing buddies he leaves behind many big fish.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a beloved pet Cheyanne.
Friends may call Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at 61, Sunbury, where memorial and honor guard service will follow at 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the VFW Post 8736 Honor Guard or charity of the donor’s choice.
Lemoine D. Lowe
ZANESVILLE — Lemoine D. Lowe, 69, of Zanesville died Friday, May 21, 2004, at his home.
He was born Nov. 20, 1934, in Wayne County, he was the son of Glenn D. and Mabel (James) Lowe. He was a self-employed painter and wallpaper hanger for over 20 years, retiring in 1996. He served with the U.S. Air Force.
Surviving are his mother of Wooster; his wife, Florence (Gee) Lowe, whom he married in 1984; a son, Gary Lowe of Wooster; a daughter, Rita Lowe of Sterling; a stepdaughter, Annalisa Reiheld of Howard; a stepson, Christopher Mowery of Ogden, Utah; three grandchildren, Hannah Mabry, and Tristan and Taylor Reiheld; and three brothers, James R. Lowe of Edison, Eugene Lowe of West Salem and Nevin Lowe of Wooster.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Doris Ickes; an infant brother, Gerald Lowe; and his first wife, Elli Lowe, in 1980.
Friends will be received Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, where funeral will follow at 5 p.m. The Rev. J. Patrick Bailey will officiate.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 3612 Maple Ave., Zanesville 43701; or Genesis Hospice Morrison House, 1713 Forest Ave., Zanesville 43701; in his memory.
SUNBURY — Joan Norman, 76, of Sunbury, formerly of Copley Township near Akron, died at home Friday, May 21, 2004.
She was born Feb. 13, 1928, in Akron to Kenneth and Pearl (Driesbach) DuBois. A homemaker, she moved to Sunbury in 1996 from Akron and was member of Westerville Christian Church. She enjoyed gardening, traveling and cooking.
She is survived by her husband of almost 60 years, Ray “Norm”; daughter, Shirley (Arnold) Maki of Centerburg; son, John (Denise) Norman of Kempton, Pa.; two granddaughters, Sarah and Michelle; and a great-granddaughter, Raegan.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a half brother, John Goldwood.
Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at 61, Sunbury, where funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. Pastor Greg Bondurant will officiate. Entombment will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.