Albert H. Leyda
MOUNT VERNON — Albert H. Leyda, 83, of Mount Vernon died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit of The Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. To view the obituary and to leave online condolences to the family go to www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Joshua M. Rolfe
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Basic Airman Joshua Mikel Rolfe, 19, of Danville suddenly passed away Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005. Josh had begun Air Force basic training in San Antonio, Texas.
He was born May 22, 1986, in Orange Park, Fla.
He is survived by his mother, Lisa (stepfather Ernest) Grandominico; stepsister, Tiffany Grandominico; his father, Tim Rolfe; paternal grandmother, Donna Williams; half sister, Samantha Rolfe; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
There will be a public viewing today, Nov. 4, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville, followed immediately by a memorial service at the St. Luke Parish Hall in Danville.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, P.O. Box 182039, Department 013, Columbus, OH 43218-2039.
There is no greater gift than to sacrifice one’s life for his or her country. May God bless our troops.
BELLVILLE — Frances G. Sturtevant, 82, of Bellville, formerly of Mount Vernon, passed away Nov. 2, 2005, at The Inn at HillenVale in Mount Vernon.
She was born Sept. 24, 1923, in Radford, Va., to Stanley H. and Mary Clay (Roby) Galway. She was a 60-year member of the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. She and her husband moved to Mount Vernon from Radford, Va., in 1943. She was a master quilter and an avid golfer. She was a member of the Lucy Knox Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Samuel Lewis Chapter of the Daughters of 1812. She was active in the community serving on many charitable organizations the YMCA Board, Knox County Kidney Foundation Board, Golden Age Board and the Ohio State CCL Board. She received the Exchange Golden Deeds Award in 1975.
She is survived by a daughter, Gwen (Robert) Wallot of Bellville; a son, Harold Sturtevant of Texas; a sister, Nancy (Michael) Miller of Southington, Conn.; and a brother, William (Faye) Galway of Radford, Va.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Edward C. Sturtevant, who died in 2000; two brothers, Robert Galway and Harry Thomas Galway; two sisters, Martha Gilley and Virginia Harris Deam.
A memorial service will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, with the Rev. Stephen G. Williamson officiating. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is n charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary, along with an online guest registry, may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.