Charles Bundy Jr.
MOUNT VERNON — Charles William “Bill” Bundy Jr., 61, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Bethesda, died Sunday, May 30, 2004, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Zanesville. He was born April 15, 1943, in Morristown, a son of Charles W. and Dorothy (Cilles) Bundy Sr. Bill was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in Vietnam, a member of the Bethesda United Methodist Church, and retired, he worked at the former Y&O Mine in Hopedale. He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America.
Surviving are his wife, Kathleen (Carter) Bundy; a daughter, Kelly (Rodney) Hart of Heath; two sons, Jason (Katie) Bundy of Cincinnati and David Bundy of Newark; two grandchildren, Corinne and Michael Hart; two sisters, Dorothy (Dotty) Rice of Grove City and Carol (John) Greenhalgh of Boston, Mass.; a brother, Jeff (Janice) Bundy of Bethesda; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a nephew, Shawn Rice.
A memorial service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Bethesda United Methodist Church with burial at the convenience of the family in Union Cemetery at Morristown.
memorial contributions may be made to the Newark Residence Home Inc., c/o Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 322 North Main St., Bethesda 43719. Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home in Bethesda is in charge of arrangements.
NEWARK — Frances Guisinger, 82, of Newark died May 30, 2004, at Mount Carmel Hospital East.
She was born Aug. 20, 1921, at Normal, Ill., to Arthur and Fannie E. (Farris) O’Banion. She was a member of Utica United Methodist Church, a 1940 graduate of Utica High School, a former president of Utica Auxiliary Fire Department, and formerly employed by Tom’s Market.
She is survived by sons, Donald (Dixie) Guisinger of Jacksonville, Fla., and Charles R. (Debbie) Guisinger Jr. of Newark; three daughters, Betty (Jim) Pierpont of Utica, Bonnie Wilson of Madison, Ala., and Carol (John) Gibson of Indian Lake; 14 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles R. Guisinger Sr., in 1984; and sisters, Edna Nelson, Virginia Carpenter and Ruby Green.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica, where funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Ric Harvel will officiate. Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Utica United Methodist Church, 626 North St., Utica 43080.
Rollin E. Jolliff
MOUNT VERNON — Rollin E. Jolliff, 88, of Mount Vernon died Monday, May 31, 2004, at the Knox Community Hospital. The Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon are in charge of arrangements. The obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
C. Michael Keller
MOUNT VERNON — C. Michael Keller, 63, of Mount Vernon, a former Marion resident, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, May 30, 2004, at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.
Michael was born March 15, 1941, in Knox County to Charles W. and Reba L. (Belcher) Keller and had spent most of his lifetime in Knox and Marion counties. He was retired from the Union Tool Co. in Hebron where he had been employed as a tool and die maker. Michael was a member of the Brandon Baptist Church in Brandon and the Mount Vernon Moose Lodge.
Surviving are his wife, Janice (Frye) Keller, whom he married Sept. 3, 1960; his son, Timothy (Teresa) Keller of Mount Vernon; his daughter, Shari Snow of Fredericktown; his grandchildren, Chris Keller, Justin Keller, Cameron Keller, Jordan Snow, J.J. Eshelman and Michael; his two sisters, Elaine DePolo of Gambier and Joan Griley of Coshocton; his mother-in-law, Elzada Frye of Newark; his sisters-in-law, Phyllis McCandless of Newark, Marcia (Steve) Speck of Pataskala and Becky (Jim) Neri of Newark; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his son, C. Scott Keller.
Friends may call Thursday from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Graveside service will be Friday at 2 p.m. in Mount Liberty Cemetery with the Rev. Marvin Haught officiating.
This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Orville D. Nichols
HOWARD — Orville Dennis Nichols, 77, of Millwood Road, Howard, died May 29, 2004 at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
He was born May 9, 1927, in Clio, W.Va., to James Franklin and Flossie A. (Crihfield) Nichols. He was a farmer and a World War II U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by two sisters, Opal Beighle of Canton and Mary Shafer of Danville a brother, Arlie Nichols of Massillon; three stepchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Genele Nichols; his second wife, Janet Nichols; a sister, Sarah Cook; two brothers, Ovie and Floyd Nichols; and four stepchildren.
Funeral was today at noon at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. The Rev. Doug Sweet officiated. Burial was in Workman Cemetery at Danville.
Lorraine C. Olson
FREDERICKTOWN — On May 30, 2004, Lorraine Catherine Olson completed her journey on earth and entered her home with Jesus. Lorraine graced the lives of her friends and loved ones for 79 years.
She is held in loving memory by her husband, Chester Olson; a son, James (Cindi) Silliman of Fredericktown; four daughters, Donna (Steve) Swearingen of Fredericktown, Mary (Jon Giffin) Silliman of Fredericktown, Cindy (Donnie) McCleese of Mount Vernon, Cathy Miller of Mount Vernon; 20 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Rodney (Bea) Budrow of Webster, Mass., Earl (Willie) Budrow of Warner Robbins, Ga.; a sister, Sandra (Kenny) Pepka of East Thompson, Conn.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a son, David Silliman; and a granddaughter, Misty Silliman.
“Well done thou good and faithful servant ... enter thou into the joy of thy Lord.”
Friends may call Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown, where a funeral service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. Pastor Tim Overly will officiate. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Charles M. Short
THORNVILLE — Charles “Chuck” Milton Short went to be with the Lord on May 27, 2004, after a courageous battle with leukemia.
Chuck was born Nov. 13, 1942, in Baltimore, Md. He retired form Western Electric in Columbus and enjoyed trap shooting and was an avid gun enthusiast.
He is survived by his loving wife, Ruth (Thompson) Short; a daughter, Brenda (Todd) McLean; a son, Charles Michael Short; grandchildren, Sarah and Hunter McLean; parents, Elza and Emily Short; three sisters, Betty (Bob) Cummins, Karren (Sam) Griffith and Norene (J.R.) Spencer; many nieces, nephews and many others who loved this very special man.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Peggy Jo Short.
His jokes and loving sense of humor will be greatly missed.
Funeral was today at the Boring-Sheridan Funeral Home, 56 S. Main St., Thornville.
Carl “Eddie” Smith
HOMER — Carl “Eddie” Smith, 47, of Homer died May 30, 2004, at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital in Columbus.
He was born Feb. 28, 1957, in Williamson, W.Va., to Lester D. and Hazel (Dibble) Smith. A 1975 graduate of Gahanna Lincoln High School, he was employed by Adrian/Wallach Co. He was an avid hunter and trap shooter.
He is survived by his parents; two sons, Carl Edward Smith Jr. of Columbus and Matthew Remington Smith of Johnstown; a daughter, Jamie (Joey) Hill of Utica; two grandchildren; his fiancee and best friend, Tammy Cochran of Utica; a brother, Garith L. Smith of Columbus; and two sisters, Doneica (Gary) Sarver and Deborah Lynn Curry, both of Gahanna.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Utica Church of Christ, 115 N. Central Ave., where funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. Pastor Curtis Booth will officiate. Burial will be in Homer Cemetery. The Law-Baker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.