COLUMBUS — Dorothy P. Blair, 89, of Columbus died March 15, 2005, at the Whispering Hills Care Center in Mount Vernon.
She was born Oct. 23, 1915, in Mount Vernon to Thomas P. and Martha (Coss) Blair. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene. She retired in 1976, after over 30 years of service with the Owens-Corning Manufacturing Co. as a glass blower. She was a former member of the Glass Blowers Union.
She is survived by a sister, Ruby Grubaugh of Mount Vernon; a nephew, Philip (Margaret) Grubaugh of Columbus; a niece, Jean (Oscar) Jacquet of Mount Vernon; and several other nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, Glen, Dale and Charles Blair and a sister, Eva Hall.
Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the North-Dilley Funeral Home, where the funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Dale Sanford will officiate. Burial will be in Owl Creek Brethren Cemetery at Ankenytown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene, 142 King Ave., Columbus, OH 43201. This obituary along with an online registry page may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Linda Sue Butler
MOUNT VERNON — Linda Sue Butler, 57, of Lamartine Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Monday, March 14, 2005, at The Ohio State University Medical Center.
She was born Aug. 30,1947, in Mount Vernon to Roy and Laura (Wing) Butler, now deceased.
She is survived by many loving caregivers and friends.
A graveside service will be held t a later date in Mound View Cemetery. These services are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.
Peter J. Renfrew
COSHOCTON — Peter James Renfrew, 50, of 170 Park Ave., Coshocton, died March 15, 2005, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 14, 1954, in Cleveland, the son of Tracy and Joyce (Kempf) Renfrew. He was a clinical counselor graduating from The College of Wooster with a B.A. and from the Wright State University with a M.S. He was a 1972 graduate of River View High School. He was a counselor with the Common Pleas Court in Dayton for eight years, the Children’s Home in Xenia for two years, and Canton Timken Mercy Hospital for six years.
He is survived by his parents of Coshocton; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
There will be no calling hours. Private service will be conducted at a later date in South Lawn Cemetery at Coshocton. The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is handling the arrangements.
Helen M. Workman
MOUNT VERNON — Helen M. (Stitzlein) Workman, 93, of Mount Vernon died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at Meadowbrook Care Center in Cincinnati.
Helen was born April 7, 1911, in Knox County to George and Alice (Young) Stitzlein. She worked briefly as a secretary before her marriage and subsequently was a homemaker and avid gardener.
She is survived by her two sons, David Workman of Dallas, Texas, and Douglas (Gail) Workman of St. Louis, Mo.; daughter, Ann (Michael) Behbehani of Cincinnati; and grandsons, Mark, Gregory and Andrew Behbehani.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Donald Workman. He died November 2002. Also preceding her in death are a brother, Clyde Stitzlein; and two sisters, Mabel Thomas and Edna Stitzlein.
A memorial service will Wednesday, March 23, at 2 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 170 Mansfield Ave., Mount Vernon. The Rev. Mark Wildermuth will officiate. Burial will be held at a later date in the Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church or Hospice of Cincinnati, 4310 Cooper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242. The Cremation Society of Greater Cincinnati is serving the family.