John E. Hayden
ABERDEEN, Md. — John Edwin Hayden, 57, died Monday morning, Aug. 30, 2004, at his home in Aberdeen, Md. His death followed a 10-year struggle with cancer.
John was born Oct. 27, 1946, in Columbus to Rodney V. and Ruby Marie (Haxton) Hayden. He grew up on the family farm in Brown Township, Knox County. He graduated from Mount Vernon High School and spent two years in the Army at Fort Knox, Ky., and Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.
John lived the remainder of his life in the Aberdeen area. There he was employed at the Firestone Plastics plant, and following that, for many years he was employed by the Defense Department stationed at Aberdeen Proving Ground. His final assignment was as Chief of Installation Safety Division, in charge of safety measures for the Army post. John has a wide range of hobbies and interests, one was traveling. He liked to visit lighthouses along the east coast.
He is survived by his parents, Rodney and Ruby of Howard; his brother, James (Jan) Hayden, nieces, Jennie and Jammie Hayden of Powell, and aunts, Edith (Harry) Oldham, Thelma Zeigler and Bea Croston, all of the Wooster area, and Florence (Gene) Glossner of Delaware; an uncle, Owen (Virginia) Haxton of Novato, Calif.; and many cousins.
There will be a private graveside service held in Oak Hill Cemetery at Millersburg. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050; or the American Cancer Society, Marion Area Office, 1105 Mount Vernon Ave., Marion 43302.
William ‘Bob’ Mowery
CALVERTON, N.Y. — William Robert “Bob” Mowery, 75 of Calverton, N.Y., passed away Aug. 27, 2004, in Southampton, N.Y.
Bob was born in Jelloway on Nov. 2, 1928. He attended school in Jelloway and Loudonville before graduating from high school in Upper Sandusky. He worked most of his life in New York City before retiring to eastern Long Island.
He is survived by his sister, Mary Alice (Mowery) Boose of Akron; nephews, David W. Boose of Stow and Douglas R. Boose of Houghton, Mich.; and cousin, Sue Snively of Jelloway.
He was predeceased by his parents, William W. and Grace C. (Snively) Mowery; and his sister, Wilma Mae Mowery.
A graveside service was conducted in Oakwood Cemetery at East Quogue, N.Y.