Becky N. Hanes
WARSAW — Becky Noreen Hanes, 34, of 41432 Township Road 78, Coshocton, died Friday, March 11, 2005, at the home of her mother and stepfather.
She was born May 25, 1970, in Coshocton.
Funeral will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw with Pastor Chuck Beatty officiating. Burial will be at a later date. There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alpha-1 Foundation, 2937 SW 27th Ave., Suite 302, Miami, FL 33133.
Dennis Van Fossen
MOUNT VERNON — Dennis Jay Van Fossen, 49, of Harcourt Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2005, at his residence.
He was born April 12, 1955, in Mount Vernon to Dale Leon and Marietta (Adams) Van Fossen. Dennis was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from 1973-76, receiving the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and the Humanitarian Service Medal. He was a former employee of the Ohio Department of Transportation, a volunteer for Adult Daycare Center and a life member of the VFW Post 4027.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Roger L. Van Fossen of Worthington; two sisters, Beth (David) Sheffer of Mount Vernon and Kay (Tom) Moreland of Centerburg; a nephew, Curt (Brandie) Sheffer; three nieces, Melissa (William) Ho, Katelyn and Kara Moreland; and a grand-niece, Whitney Ho.
A service celebrating the life of Dennis Van Fossen will be Monday, March 14, at 2 p.m. at Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. David A. Baker officiating, and military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 1 p.m. until time of the service. Interment in Southlawn Cemetery in Utica will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 182039, Department 013, Columbus, OH 43218. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
SHELBY — Marguerite E. Wilson, 84, of 50 Roberts Drive, Shelby, died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at SCCI Hospital in Mansfield after a short illness.
She was born July 25, 1920, in Mount Vernon, the daughter of Jess and Pauline (Cochran) Newton. Mrs. Wilson attended Mount Vernon High School and was a homemaker. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Shelby, Circle 2, Ladies Bible Class, and Challengers Sunday School Class. She was a member of Gambles Mill Questers and was quite an expert on antiques and fine art glass.
Mrs. Wilson is survived by her two daughters, Joan (Gerald “Gus”) Garverick of Shelby and Carol (Richie) Cline of Mount Vernon; four grandchildren, Rusty (Lee) Yarman of Ashland, Amy (Bill) Rice of Coshocton, Joy (Al) Ross of Shelby, Scott (Heidi) Garverick of Powell; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Norma Jacquet of Mount Vernon.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Wilson, in 1981; two sisters, Sally Metcalfe and June Wilson; three brothers, Donald Newton, Robert Newton and an infant brother, Jimmy Newton.
Friends may call on Monday, March 14, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 18 S. Gamble St., Shelby, where funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. by the Rev. Carl G. Beighley. Graveside service will be in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens on Monday at 1 p.m.
Memorial expressions may be made to the Shelby Home and Public Health. E-mail: email@example.com. The Turner Funeral Home, 168 W. Main St., Shelby, OH 44875 is in charge.