MOUNT VERNON — Robert Boggs, 64, of Beckholt Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, at Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark.
He was born Oct. 31, 1940, in South Vienna to John and Dorothy (Griffith) Boggs. Mr. Boggs served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the National Riffle Association and Palmyra Church of Christ.
He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Linda (Beckholt) Boggs; a son, Brian (Kathy) Boggs of Mount Vernon; two grandchildren, Andrew and Brianna Boggs; three brothers, Edgar (Sharon) Boggs, Charles (Eloise) Boggs and Roger (Loretta) Boggs, all of Newark; two sisters, Carol Joy and Olive Boggs both of Gambier; and a half sister, Dorothy Swartz of Newark.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a half brother, Richard Rose.
The family will observe a private graveside service at a later date. These services are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road, Newark 43055. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Edward L. Boyling
HEATH — Edward L. Boyling, 84, of Heath, died Dec. 10, 2004, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center operated by Hospice of Central Ohio.
He was born Aug. 19, 1920, in Clarksburg, W.Va., to Jesse Albert and Bertha Frances (Runner) Boyling. Mr. Boyling served in the Armed Forces during World War II. He retired from City Loan & Savings and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newark and the Newark Kiwanis.
He is survived by his daughter, Joyce (James) Armstrong of Hebron; and three grandsons, Robert Edward Armstrong, Steven Lynn Armstrong and Jon Barrak Green.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Boyling was preceded in death by his wife, Jean E. (Kirk) Boyling; daughter, Jacqueline A. Green; and brother, Chester Lynn Boyling.
Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Newark Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Service, 59 N. Fifth St., Newark, where funeral will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. Pastors Joe Leonard and Mark Pierce will officiate. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Newark, 1000 Granville Road, Newark 43055.
NEWARK — Shannon Lynne Schnell, 28, of Newark passed away Dec. 5, 2004, at Grant Medical Center, Columbus. She was born June 2, 1976, in Newark.
Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, is assisting the family with arrangements. A complete obituary will appear in the Monday edition of the Mount Vernon News.
Mary K. Sterner
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Mary K. (Balo) Sterner, 89, of Overland Park, Kan., passed away Dec. 9, 2004, at Garden Terrace Nursing Home.
She was born May 24, 1915, in Fredericktown, and lived her early years in Mount Vernon. In 1942, she married Paul Sterner and they lived in Columbus until Paul’s death in 2001. She then moved to Overland Park, Kan.
Survivors include her sister, Rowena McKown of Laurel, Md., and Elizabeth Sullivan of Overland Park, Kan.; her brother, Harold Balo of Port Orange, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Jean Ellis of Columbus; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Rosalie Squires and Charlene Junge; and a brother, Richard Balo.
Memorial service will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Valley View Methodist Church. D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Overland Park Chapel at 8201 Metcalf, Overland Park, Kan., is in charge of arrangements.