KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Robert S. Brenneman, 87, died May 7, 2004, in Knoxville, Tenn.
He was born March 6, 1917, in North Liberty, Pa., and spent most of his life in Grove City, Pa., and Mount Vernon before retiring to Sarasota, Fla., in 1976. He worked for Cooper Energy Services in both Grove City and Mount Vernon for over 48 years. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of Church of the Palms Presbyterian Church in Sarasota, Fla.
He was married for 52 years to the former Jean Pearce, who preceded him in death. His daughter, Joyce B. Conyers, also preceded him in death in 1994.
Survivors include a son, William R. of Knoxville, Tenn.; a sister, Pauline Sullivan of Grove City, Pa.; three grandchildren, Jennifer Conyers of San Francisco, Calif., William Bradley Brenneman of Lovettsville, Va., and Heather Lindquist of Newark, Del.; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 26, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Ficca Funeral Home in Grove City, Pa. Services will follow at 11:30 a.m. and burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park at Grove City, Pa.
Guy Cothern Jr.
MARENGO — Guy E. Cothern Jr., 77, of Marengo died Wednesday evening, May 12, 2004, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 14, 1926, in Slate, W.Va., to Guy E. and Opal (Sims) Cothern Sr. He was a self-employed building contractor for over 40 years.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Ruth Clark Cothern; a son, Timothy David Cothern of Mount Gilead; six grandchildren, Dani (Clarence) Rice, Robert (Loretta) Cothern, Lynn (Jerry) Coleman, Matthew, Gabriel and Richard Woods; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Bill (Jean) Cothern of Columbus; and special friend of the family, Bonnie Kneece of Cardington.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by sons, Robert E. Cothern and Guy Cothern III; brothers, Howard and Randall; and sisters, Maxine Dennis and Kate Parker.
Friends may call Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 73 W. Walnut, Marengo where services will follow at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in the Bloomfield Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 1105 Mount Vernon Ave., Marion 43302. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Frances M. Ford
SUNBURY — Frances M. Ford, 89, of Sunbury died Wednesday afternoon, May 12, 2004, at Country View Nursing Home of Sunbury.
She was born Sept. 27, 1914, in Harrison County to Ernest and Katherine (McConnell) Sears. Frances spent her years as a homemaker, enjoyed sewing and was a wonderful cook.
She is survived by sons, Richard (Peggy) Ford of Sunbury and Robert (Sally) Ford of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett W. Ford, on Feb. 2, 1986; and a brother, James Sears.
Friends may call Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury, where funeral will follow at noon. The Rev. Carol Weiss will officiate. Interment will follow in Sunbury Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions can be made Hospice at Grady, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware 43015. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Evelyn G. Singer
WARSAW — Evelyn Goldie Singer, 89, of Township Road 30, Warsaw, died May 10, 2004, at the Coshocton County Memorial Hospital.
She was born Sept. 20, 1914, in Newark to Calvin and Mary (Baumgardner) Gardner. She was a farmwife and operated a family farm near Warsaw with her husband for many years. She was a 1932 graduate of Danville High School. A Methodist by faith, she enjoyed embroidery, crocheting and crossword puzzles.
She is survived by her daughter, Carol Jean Robertson of Kimbolton; a sister, Gertrude Colopy of Danville; several nieces, nephews, and many good friends and neighbors.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Byron B. Singer, whom she married Sept. 2, 1938. He died March 1, 1972. She was also preceded in death by her son-in-law, Thomas L. Robertson; and a brother, Raymond Gardner.
Funeral was this morning at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw with the Rev. Peter Elencovf officiating. Burial was in South Lawn Cemetery at Coshocton.