Donna J. Hillyer
OLATHE, Kan. — Donna Jill Hillyer, 61, of Olathe, Kan., a longtime resident of Montebello, Alexandria, Va., passed away quietly Dec. 14, 2006, after battling cancer.
A Rosary service will be Wednesday, Dec. 27, at 1:30 p.m., followed by a Mass of Christian burial beginning at 2 p.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Leawood, Kan. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kansas City Catholic Hospice at www.catholiccharities-kcsj.org.
She was preceded in death by her father, Michael Gatta.
She leaves behind her mother, Dorothy Gatta; stepmother, Roberta Gatta; sister, Lorice Sciremammano; sons, Dan and Chris Hillyer; daughters-in-law, Kim and C ari Hillyer; and her grandchildren (3 Angels), Hannah, Matthew and William Hillyer.
HOWARD — Eugenia M. “Jean” Hunyadi, 86, of Lakeview Heights Drive, Howard, passed away Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home.
She was born Sept. 15, 1920, in Ottowa, W.Va., to Peter F. and Mary W. (Sheppard) Murray. Jean was employed at TRW and loved to spend time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Jean is survived by her daughter, Eugenia “Jean” (Andrew) Oblak of Howard; a son, Ladislaus S. (Rosalyn) Hunyadi of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruby Korode of Richmond Heights.
There will be no calling hours. The family will observe a private family graveside service in Evergreen Cemetery near Painesville at a later date. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.
This obituary and online condolences can be accessed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Mark D. Miller
FLORIDA — Mark David Miller, 46, of Florida went home to be with his Lord after a brave battle with leukemia on Dec. 21, 2006.
He was born July 21, 1960, in Oberlin, Ohio, to David E. and Sarajean R. (Peet) Miller.
He is survived by his children, Brittan, Shane and Alexis Miller, all of Danville; his mother, Sarajean Carlyle of Danville; a sister, Debbie (Larry) Daniels of Danville; a brother, Brad (Laurie) Miller of Danville; uncle and aunt, Clifton and Rhea Rolfe of Lakeland, Fla.; and cousins, Sarena, Peet, Joshua, Larry, Adam, Zach and Bailey.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Susan (Edwards) Miller; his father, David Miller; his stepfather, William Carlyle; and his grandparents.
A family graveside service will be conducted in Workman Cemetery at Danville. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is assisting the family with arrangements. To view the obituary go online at www.fischerfuneralhome.com.