MOUNT VERNON -- Leonard D. "Joe Collins"Bowman, 52, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sept. 12, 2011, at his residence.
MANSFIELD -- Carl Joseph Drago, 80, of Mansfield, passed away Sunday evening, Sept. 11, 2011, in Crestwood Care center following a short illness.
HOWARD -- Icyle M. Feltman, of Howard, passed away Sept. 15, 2011, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home where she had been a patient for over one and a half years.
DANVILLE -- Anna L. Hershberger, 73, of 16555 Pritchard Road, Danville, died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
MOUNT VERNON -- Richard L. Italiano, 67, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sept. 14, 2011, at Country Court Nursing Center.
MOUNT VERNON -- Cecil W. Keene, 85, of Harcourt Road, Mount Vernon, peacefully went home to be with his Heavenly Father at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, surrounded by his family and pastor Tim Overly.
MOUNT VERNON -- Francis R. LeFurjah, 94, of the Country Club Retirement Campus of Mount Vernon, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at Knox Community Hospital after a brief illness.
ANNISTON, Ala. -- Pamela Sue O'Byrne passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital.
UTICA -- A funeral service for Horace Shipman, of Utica, will be held Monday, Sept. 19, at 11 a.m. at Northside Church of Christ, 4427 Marion Road NE, Newark, with Bruce Hissong officiating.
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