Margaret M. Ellis
MOUNT VERNON — Margaret M. Ellis, 93, of Elizabeth Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at her residence.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas L. (Janice) Hoffman of Yonkers, N.Y., and Howard W. (Jane) Hoffman of Centerburg; a daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia (William) Lingafelter of Boynton Beach, Fla.; four grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Jack (Laura) Wilson; and a sister, Jeanette Wilson.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Howard C. Hoffman; her second husband, C. Floyd Ellis; three brothers, Gordon Wilson, Reginald Wilson and James Wilson; and a sister, Bette Wilson.
A memorial service celebrating the life of Margaret Hoffman Ellis will be Saturday, Sept. 10, 2005, at noon at the Centerburg United Methodist Church in Centerburg, with the Rev. Gary Pollock officiating; and special music by Barbara Thatcher, Betty Dove and Gertrude Ramey. These arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Ione D. Hill
JOHNSTOWN — Ione D. Hill, 83, of Johnstown died Monday, Sept. 5, 2005, at her residence. There will be a private family service.
Mrs. Hill was born June 10, 1922, in Billings, Mont., She was a retired registered nurse and member of the Ohio Eastern Star, Mount Vernon.
She is survived by her husband, Richard K. Hill; son, Paul (Bonnie) Hill; grandson, Albert W. Hill; granddaughter, Kelly (Scott) Freas; great-grandchildren, Molly and Paul Freas; goddaughter, Regina Dills; and very special friends, Howard and Sandy Dills.
She was preceded in death by her son, Albert R. Hill.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in memory of Ione to the Monroe Township Fire Department, P.O. Box 567, Johnstown, OH 43031; or the American Cancer Society, 5555 Frantz Road, Dublin, OH 43017. Crouse-Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home, 225 N. Main St., Johnstown, Ohio, is handling the local arrangements.
Anetia A. Hurlow
MOUNT VERNON — Anetia Ada Hurlow, 92, formerly of North Braddock Street, Mount Vernon, and a resident of Country Court Nursing Center in Mount Vernon for the past four years, passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2005, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
She was born Oct. 1, 1912, in Knox County to Charles and Iva Dell (Sherman) Hall. Mrs. Hurlow was retired from the laundry department at Mercy Hospital in Mount Vernon where she had been employed for 25 years. Anetia loved and collected thousands of owls, glass, stuffed, wood, etc. over the years. She loved preparing her yard for spring and always had a pet as a close companion. She used to spend many winter months with her daughter, Jean, in Michigan caring for all the outside animals and birds. Anetia’s only other two trips from Ohio were a vacation to Hawaii, which she reviewed for years over and over and a trip to Parkersburg, W.Va.
She is survived by a son, Larry (Lee Ann) Hurlow of Mount Vernon; a daughter, Virginia Jean (Dave) Dilks of Curran, Mich.; stepson, Kenneth (Alice) Hurlow of Mount Vernon; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charles Raymond “Doc” Hurlow; two brothers, Lester Hall and Lawrence Hall; a granddaughter, Marilyn (Gary) Albert; and two stepsons, Clarence Lee “Jack” Hurlow and Charles Robert Hurlow.
Funeral service was this morning at 10 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. Burial followed in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions in Anetia’s name may be made to the charity of one’s choice. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.