Daniel J. Darulla
MOUNT VERNON — The Rev. Daniel James Darulla, 57, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Wellsburg, W.Va., and Wintersville, died May 20, 2004, at his home.
He was born Aug. 17, 1946, in Charleston, W.Va., to the Rev. Paul and Mary Elva Jean (Wilson) Darulla. Nazarene by faith, he was the former minister of the Nazarene church for 35 years at several locations. He was former chaplain of the Valley Hospice of Wheeling, W.Va., serving the tri-state for several years. He was past president of the Ohio Ministerium in Wintersville.
Surviving are his wife, Margaret “Peg” (Love) Darulla, whom he married on Aug. 26, 1967; three daughters, Cathy (John) Poliak of Aurora, Ill., Michele (Scot) Armstrong of Mayville, Wis., and Beth (Paul) Neighbarger of Mount Vernon; a brother, David (Pam) Darulla of Center Hill, Fla.; an aunt, Prudence (Louis) Petrucci of California, Pa.; two grandchildren, Utah Armstrong of Mayville, Wis., and Joy Neighbarger of Mount Vernon; three nieces; five nephews; and many cousins.
Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Toronto Ohio Church of the Nazarene. The Rev. Dennis Kelley will officiate. Interment will be Thursday at 1 p.m. in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Reasner Funeral Home, 1515 Charles St., Wellsburg, W.Va., and on Wednesday one hour prior to the service at the church.
Wendell Hoover Jr.
COLUMBUS — Wendell W. Hoover Jr., 75, passed away May 21, 2004, at Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus.
He was born Jan. 26, 1929, in Webster Springs, W.Va., to Wendell W. and Nelle (Chambers) Hoover Sr. He graduated from Webster Springs High School and West Virginia University at Morgantown, with a degree in agriculture. He played in the Mountaineer Marching Band. He retired from American Electric Power. He served as president of the Meigs Local School Board of Education and was a former member of the Pomeroy-Middleport Lions Club. He was a longtime member of the Pomeroy United Methodist Church, where he had been a member of the choir, and played the baritone horn in the Meigs Community Band.
He leaves the world the gift of his wife of 48 years, Martha (Brown) Hoover; son, Andrew (Vanessa) Hoover of Gahanna; daughter, Laura (Lonnie) Totten of Fredericktown; grandchildren, Morgan Anne and Andrew John Hoover; stepgrandchildren, Michael, Tyler, Gregory and Alex Milburn; sisters, Rosemary (Rev. Thurman) Beavers and Julie Hoover, both of Schaghticoke, N.Y., and Jane (Tom) Parkinson of Sanford, N.C.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son.
Service was this morning at the Fischer Funeral Home in Pomeroy, with the Revs. Andrew Hoover and Rod Brower officiating.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Pomeroy United Methodist church for mission projects, 112 Second St., Pomeroy 45769. Friends may send online condolences at ww.fischerfuneralhomes.com.
BEXLEY — Isabel Long, 88, of Bexley died Saturday, May 22, 2004, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is in charge of arrangements. The obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Glenita J. Vance
MARENGO — Glenita J. Vance, 72, of Marengo died Sunday, May 23, 2004, at Marion General Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.