Jackie S. Carruth
LANCASTER — Jacqueline S. “Jackie” Carruth of Lancaster passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005, at the OSU Medical Center.
Jackie was born in Vincennes, Ind., on April 11, 1928, to Jewel and Angus Locke. She graduated from St. Mary's in Lancaster while working at Anchor Hocking. She found “the love of my life” Tom and was married in 1955, transferred to sales territories in Peoria, Ill., and Milwaukee, then returned to Lancaster in 1964. Jackie had touched many lives. Of her many accomplishments, including service as a volunteer to the hospital and a member of Twig II, she was most proud of being a devout Catholic, a devoted wife, and a caring and nurturing mother and playful loving Nana.
She is survived by her husband; son, Thomas (Linda) of Frankfort, Ill.; daughter, Joan (Michael) Fithian of Mount Vernon; sisters, Jean Hughes and Mary (Pat) Bowes of Lancaster; and five grandchildren, Jacqueline, Thomas, Kristine, Bradley and Lauren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Jo Ann Henry.
Funeral Mass will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary Church, with the Rev. Donald E. Franks as celebrant. Friends may visit today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Sheridan Funeral Home, 222 S. Columbus St., Lancaster.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be given to St. Mary Church
Mabel I. Duston
SUNBURY — Mabel I. Duston, 90, formerly of Sunbury and Columbus, died Friday afternoon, Sept. 2, 2005, at the home of her daughter in Westerville.
She was born in Morrow County on Dec. 27, 1914, to Jacob F. and Daisy C. (Hull) Mauck. She was retired from Big Walnut Schools as a head cook. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, embroidery and was a longtime member of the Mount Liberty Advent Christian Church.
She is survived by daughter, Betty Clark of Westerville; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl G. Duston, on Oct. 22, 1991; sons; Wayne in March 2003, Bobby in August 2003 and Kenneth in March 2005; three brothers and four sisters.
Friends may call today from 2 to 6 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 61 at Ohio 3, Sunbury, where services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday with Pastor Danny Lambert officiating. Interment will follow in the Mount Liberty Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Mount Carmel Hospice, 793 W. State St., Columbus, OH 43222; Alzheimer's Association, 3380 Tremont Road, Columbus, OH 43221; or Gideon's International, P.O. Box 832, Delaware, OH 43015.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
John C. Ewalt
SARASOTA, Fla. — John Campbell Ewalt, 96, of Glendale Circle East, Sarasota, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005, at the Life Care Center of Sarasota.
He was born Jan. 8, 1909, in Pittsburgh, Pa. He was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Engineering. Much of his life was spent in Mount Vernon until moving in Sarasota, Fla., in 1974. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Mount Vernon and The Church of the Palms in Sarasota. He was a past member of the Kiwanis Club and past board president of the Mount Vernon YMCA; a member of the Mount Vernon Country Club and the Forest Lakes Club in Sarasota. He retired from Pittsburgh Plate Glass Industries in 1974.
Survivors include his son, Dr. John Ewalt of Howard; a daughter, Lois Pauls of Sheboygan, Wis.; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Ethel Beatrice, in 2001; his brother, Dr. H. Ward Ewalt of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and a sister, Sara Markus, also of Pittsburgh.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at The Church of the Palms, Sarasota, Fla., with burial in Mound View Cemetery, Mount Vernon.
Carol J. Farmer
CHESTERVILLE — Carol Jane Farmer, 87, of Chesterville, and formerly of Alliance, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005, at the Morrow Manor Nursing Home in Chesterville.
She was born Aug. 20, 1918, in Painesville to Percy and Susie (Stafford) Donaldson. Mrs. Farmer was a member of the Alliance Art Center and D.A.R of Alliance.
She is survived by a daughter, Trudy (Robert) Maszczynski of Fredericktown; a son, Bill Farmer of Youngstown; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a sister, Theo Donaldson of Chesterville.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband, William Farmer (1976); and her daughter, Holly Larkins.
The family will observe a private graveside service in Riverside Cemetery in Painesville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Central Ohio Alzheimer's Association, 3380 Tremont Ave., Columbus, OH 43221.
This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
WARSAW — Mrs. Effie Jackson, 86, of 36760 County Road 82, Warsaw, went home to Jesus on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005, at 4:30 a.m.
The funeral will be Thursday, Sept. 8, at 11:30 a.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw. Pastor Bill Dunfee and the Rev. Dan Nelson will officiate. Burial will be in Darling Run Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice, Health Services of Coshocton County, P.O. Box 1284, Coshocton, OH 43812. Condolences to the family may be made www.fischerfuneralhome.