James C. Funk
MOUNT VERNON — James C. Funk, 84, of Mount Vernon passed away Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005, at Knox Community Hospital. Funeral service will be under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon.
Marguerite R. Lewis
MOUNT VERNON — Marguerite R. Lewis, 74, of Mount Vernon died Jan. 23, 2005, at Knox Community Hospital with her children by her side.
She was born on July 17, 1930, in Knox County to John (Bates) Phelps and Charolotte Hall. She was a longtime resident of Knox County.
She is survived by a son, Samuel M. (Kathy) Lewis of Fredericktown; three daughters, Patricia I. (Robert) Hoadley of Fredericktown, Karen F. (Michael) Gerome and Eloise R. (James) Duncan, both of Mount Vernon; 22 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; a sister, Martha J. (Antill) Jergens; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Delmer M. Lewis; a son, Delbert E. Lewis; two brothers; three sisters; and three great-grandchildren.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Arthur Lowe officiating. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
This obituary may be viewed online, as well as a guest registry page, at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Madeline M. Love
MOUNT VERNON — Madeline M. Love, 93, of Mount Vernon passed away Thursday, Jan. 20, 2005, in Gambier.
She was born Sept. 8, 1911, in Mount Pleasant, Pa., a daughter of Jerry and Carrie (Whipkey) Reese. She attended the Mount Vernon Salvation Army and was active in the Home League.
She is survived by a son, Kenneth E. (Alice) Love of Wooster; a daughter, Margaret “Peggy” Darulla of Mount Vernon; seven grandchildren, Donald Love, Kathie Miller, Linda Roddy, Sue Baker, Cathy Poliak, Michele Armstrong and Beth Neibarger; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and a brother, Charles Reese of Hocksin, Del.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur H. Love; a son, Donald Love; an infant grandson, Jon Darulla; her son-in-law, Daniel Darulla; three brothers and four sisters.
The funeral and interment were held in Greensburg, Pa. Barnhart Funeral Home of Greensburg, Pa., was in charge of arrangements. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home assisted the family with local arrangements. This obituary may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
John C. McCoy
COSHOCTON — John C. McCoy, 63, of 230 S. Lawn Ave., Coshocton, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2005, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 29, 1941, in Coshocton to Mary (Wilson) and James McCoy. He married Loretta (Dayton) McCoy on April 8, 1961.
He is survived by his wife; three daughters, Kathleen (Wayne) Lauvray of Coshocton, Kimberly (Frank) Trull of Warsaw and Elizabeth Schie of Newcomerstown; one son, Jesse (Deloris) McCoy of Coshocton; two sisters, Linda Moody of Coshocton and Joyce (Bob) Kilb of Bradenton, Fla.; and three brothers, Bill (Sharon) McCoy, Henry (Kate) McCoy and Jerry (Darlene) McCoy, all of Coshocton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Todd Allen McCoy; and one brother, Laverne Weber.
Funeral will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw with Pastor Lloyd Tenney officiating. Cremation will take place after the funeral. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Coshocton County, P.O. Box 1284, Coshocton OH 43812.
Harold E. Rhodes
LOUDONVILLE — Harold Eugene Rhodes, 75, of Ohio 3, Loudonville, formerly of Danville, died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2005, at Colonial Manor Health Care Center.
He was born Sept. 11, 1929, in Coshocton County to Frank and Martha (Robinson) Rhodes. On Nov. 24, 1970, he was married to Nellie Beck, who preceded him in death. He was employed at Flxible for over 30 years, where he was a former union president. He was a member of the United Steelworkers of America. Harold also enjoyed square dancing and was an accomplished musician, playing the guitar, accordion, banjo and harmonica.
He is survived by a brother, Harley C. Rhodes of Mount Vernon; two sisters, Carole Vess of Loudonville and Sheila Puglisi of Ashland; two stepdaughters, Charlotte Gerstel and Nora Carver; a stepdaughter-in-law, Judy Haldeman; and several nieces, nephews and stepgrandchildren.
In addition to his parents and his wife, Nellie, he was preceded in death by a stepson, Terry Haldeman; and his beloved dog, Dede.
Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Pastor Lloyd Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Workman Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Ashland County, 1605 County Road 1095, Ashland OH 44805; or the Greer Wesleyan Church, 20189 Nashville Road, Glenmont OH 44628.
Helen L. Seiler
YORK, Pa. — Helen Louise Seiler, 84, formerly of Mansfield, passed away Monday, Jan. 24, 2005, at Pleasant Acres Nursing Home in York, Pa.
Helen was born Jan. 8, 1921, in Salem, W.Va., to George and Gertrude (Severns) Gallagher. The family returned to her mother’s hometown, Mount Vernon, and later moved to Mansfield where Helen attended school. Helen worked at Westinghouse and Dominion Electric for some time and enjoyed volunteer work in later years as a Gray Lady at Mansfield General Hospital and at the Renaissance Theater. She was also quite active with the YWCA and served as a board member. In 1983, she moved back to Mount Vernon where she resided until 1998, when she moved to Pennsylvania to be near her daughter.
Helen is survived by two sons, Stephen (Sandra) Creps of Corrina, Maine, and Malvern Creps of Lewisville, Texas; two daughters, Barbara Creps (Richard) McQuate of New Freedom, Pa., and Janene (Seiler) Cunningham; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Seiler Jr.; her youngest son, Henry Seiler III; two brothers, Malvern Gallagher and Jack Gallagher; and one sister, Lydia Gallagher Kuhn.
Funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Herlihy-Tinsman-Moleno Funeral Home, 173 Park Ave. West, Mansfield. The Rev. Tobias will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Mansfield Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Leo G. Ulery
MARENGO — Leo G. Ulery, 92, of Marengo died Sunday afternoon, Jan. 23, 2005, at Morrow County Hospital in Mount Gilead.
He was born in Chesterville on April 26, 1912, to Clark S. and Laura (Beardsley) Ulery. He had lived in the Marengo area for the past 20 years, and formerly lived in Sunbury and Pataskala. He was a retired terminal manager for Matlack Inc. with 23 years of service. He was a member of Sparrow Lodge 400 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Columbus, and Aladdin Shrine. He loved Ohio State sports.
He will be sadly missed by surviving sons, Leo M. (Joan) Ulery of Ironton and Gordon (Sarah) Ulery of Sunbury; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; brother, Charles (Jo) Ulery of Delaware; and sister, Edith (Earl) Williams of Fort Collins, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Rosa G. Ulery, on Oct. 7, 2002; brother, Walter “Johnny” Ulery; and sister, Evie Wallace.
Friends may call Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury, where service will be Thursday at noon, with the Rev. Carol Weiss officiating. Interment will follow in Trenton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Delaware County, 4920 Ohio 37 E., Delaware, OH 43015. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.