Harold ‘Joe’ Doup
HUDSON, Fla. — Harold “Joe” Doup, 86, formerly of Chilton Avenue, Mansfield, died Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, at Windsor Woods Nursing Home, Hudson, Fla., after a short illness.
He was born Nov. 3, 1918, at Mount Vernon, son of Conrad and Eliza Doup. He attended Amity School and served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater. In 1980 he retired from Peabody Barnes, and in 1990, moved to Florida. He was a member of American Legion Post 2005, Mansfield; VFW of Lexington; and a life member of Moose Lodge 341, Mansfield.
He is survived by his wife, Hilda (Applegate) Doup of Springhill, Fla.; a step-daughter, Roberta Stewart of Springhill, Fla.; three step-sons, Leslie Applegate of Arizona, John Applegate of Colorado and Lee Applegate of Ohio; six stepgrandchildren; one stepgreat-granddaughter; a brother, Homer of Mount Vernon; and a sister- and brother-in-law, Juanita and Bob Pipes of Bellville. He was a loving uncle Joe to several nieces and nephews, and a good pal to his buddy, “Peanuts.”
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen (Grubb) Doup.
Burial was Monday, Jan. 31, in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell Fla.
Ryan P. Todd
HOWARD — Ryan Patrick Todd of 1052 Apple Valley Drive, Howard, formerly of Newport Beach, Calif., went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 20, 2005.
He was born Oct. 22, 1976, in Youngstown to Danny and Jeanne (Fisher) Todd. Ryan graduated from East Knox High School in 1996, where he excelled in many sports and had attained all-state honors in basketball.
After graduation, Ryan started a local window cleaning company, which is still in business today. Five years ago, Ryan moved to southern California to work in the medical equipment industry with his uncle. Recently, Ryan, his father and brother, developed a revolutionary universal attachment on walkers for handicap use. He enjoyed playing basketball, fishing, golfing, and spending time with his family and friends.
Ryan’s greatest joy in life happened on Dec. 30, 2004, in the witnessing of the birth of his son, Daniel E. Todd.
He is survived by his wife, Teryn (Rather) Todd, his son, Daniel E. Todd, stepson, Riley L Rather, all of California; his mother, Jeanne (Fisher) Todd, and brother, Justin (Janelle Trott) Todd, both of Howard; grandmothers, Norma Fisher of Howard and Helen Todd of Canton; aunts and uncles, Amy (Jim Ed) Cobbs, Carrie (Joey Hinkle) Fisher, Gale (Denny) Trevillian, Wayne (Toni) Todd, Terry (Mik Young) Todd, Steve (Marcia) Todd and Greg Todd.
He was preceded in death by his father, Danny L. Todd; grandfathers, Richard J. Fisher Sr. and Everett Todd; and an uncle, Rick Fisher Jr.
Ryan will be greatly missed by those who loved and knew him for his generosity, sensitivity and zest for life.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, where friends may call two hours prior. Pastor Steve Todd will officiate and entombment will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ryan Todd Memorial Fund in care of First-Knox National Bank, 1 S. Main St., Mount Vernon OH 43050. This fund has been created for Ryan’s infant son, Daniel. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
HOWARD — Rebecca “Becky” (Parker) Uscilowski, age 55, of Apple Valley, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
Rebecca was born June 5, 1949, in Mount Vernon.
Surviving are her husband, Vitold “Vito” Uscilowski, whom she married Nov. 2, 1974; her parents, Edwin and Lucille “Lucy” (Biggs) Parker of Howard; her daughters, Eden Uscilowski of San Francisco, Calif., and Loren Uscilowski of Los Angeles, Calif.; her son, Thomas Uscilowski of San Francisco, Calif.; and her brother, Lonnie (Fran) Parker of South Carolina.
Friends may call today from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, where funeral service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Jamie Gump officiating. Burial will follow in the Union Grove Cemetery near Gambier.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 253 E. Church St., Marion OH 43302-3807. This obituary and online condolences to the family are at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.