Martha M. Hoar
MOUNT VERNON — Martha Marie Hoar, 85, of Yauger Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at the Country Court Nursing Center.
She was born Nov. 8, 1919, in Bellville, the daughter Leonard and Edna (Winbigler) Henry. Martha was retired from Mount Vernon Developmental Center where she was a Licensed Practical Nurse for 29 years.
She is survived by two sons, Terry (Leora) Hoar of Whitehall and John (Jean) Hoar Jr. of Medina; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a brother, Lawrence Henry of Mount Vernon.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, John Hoar Sr., in 1983.
A funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with the Rev. Jamie Gump officiating. Friends may call Monday from noon until the time of service. Interment will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
William R. Kashner
HEBRON — A funeral service for William Rodney Kashner “Billy K,” 57, of Hebron will be Monday at 10 a.m. at the Second Presbyterian Church, 42 E. Church St., Newark, with Dr. Mitch Van Metre officiating. Burial will follow in the Lutheran Cemetery.
Mr. Kashner passed away Feb. 3, 2005, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born May 17, 1947, in Newark to William C. and Martha Ann (Callander) Kashner. He enjoyed the Siesta Key Beach, walks, boating, wave running, boys basketball, politics and his grandson, Garrett. Bill enjoyed friends from all walks of life and stood as a foundation of the Kashner family. Bill attended the Second Presbyterian Church. He was active in the Newark High School basketball program for over 20 years as a scorekeeper and Rebounders Club treasurer. He was a current coach for the junior high program at Licking Valley. Bill coached Little League for many years at Mound City and North Newark.
As the county treasurer, he took pride in the safe keeping of the taxpayer’s money. He was a state champion softball player and a frustrated golfer. According to him, he always made the right call as an umpire for the Newark Softball Association, where he was also the treasurer. He also officiated football on the high school and college level. He was active in the Licking County Football Officials Association. Family and friends will miss Bill. May he rest in peace.
He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his loving wife, Diana (Sager) Kashner, a son, William (Herk), and daughter-in-law, Deanna Kashner of Newark; stepchildren, Jamie L. Lewis of New York, N.Y., and Andrew S. Lewis of Newark; two brothers, Thomas (Monica) Kashner of Marne and Jack Kashner of Newark; two sisters, Kay (Steven) Hickman of Newark and Mary (Bobby) German of Hanover; his pride and joy grandson, Garrett Kashner; and several nieces and nephews.
His first wife, Lois A. Kashner, who died March 31, 1988, precedes him in death.
Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of William Kashner to one’s favorite charity. To sign an online guest book, visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com and click guestbook/obituary.
J. Raylene Reed
FREDERICKTOWN — J. Raylene Reed, 72, of Columbus Road, Fredericktown, died Wednesday evening, Feb. 3, 2005, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
She was born March 27, 1932, in Fredericktown, daughter of Ray and Laura (Ackerman) Overly and had been a lifetime resident of the Fredericktown community. She had been a member of the Fredericktown Senior Citizens.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Noel Reed of Fredericktown; daughter, GeorgeAnn Foltz of Florence, Ky.; two sons, Jeff (Thelma Burns) Reed of Fredericktown and Mike (Candy) Carey of Riceville, Iowa; and a sister, Becky Gamber of Fredericktown.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Wanna Morrison; and an infant brother, Gerald.
Mrs. Reed’s family will observe private services at a later date. The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown assisted with arrangements. This obituary and a guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.