BRIGHTON, Mich. — Ruth Bone, 85, of Brighton, Mich., and formerly of Gambier, passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2005, in Ann Arbor, Mich.
She was born April 20, 1920, in Coshocton to Clarence and Flossa (Beal) Beatty. She was a member of the Grove Church of Christ where she was active with the choir. Ruth was also very active with Sweet Adelines, was in several bowling leagues in Mount Vernon and was a member of the Red Hat Society.
She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, R. Malcolm Bone; a daughter, Barbara (Doug) Truitt of Gregory, Mich.; a son, Gary (Bonnie) Bone of Toledo; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Teresa Marie; and a great-grandson, Tyler Allen.
Friends may call Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, where a funeral service will be Friday at 10 a.m. Evangelist Jerold Tear will officiate. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery in Gambier.
This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Dale A. Broceus
UTICA — Dale A. Broceus, 67, of Utica died Sunday, April 24, 2005, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
He was born Aug. 13, 1937, in Thornville to the late George and Birdie (Helser) Broceus. He was a mechanic at Dry Creek Concrete and a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in St. Louisville.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Judy (Boyer) Broceus; a daughter, Debra (Charles) Brand of Utica; sons, Michael (Angela) Broceus and Daniel (Kathy) Broceus, both of Martinsburg, and Randy (Linda) Broceus of Fredericktown; 11 grandchildren; a sister, Bonnie Lonsinger of St. Louisville; special friends, Jim and Carol Paynter; and his special companion, Brutus.
Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home, Newark, where funeral will be Thursday at 10 a.m. Pastor Scott Prigan will officiate. Interment will follow in Martinsburg Methodist Cemetery.
Family suggests contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Bladensburg Fire and EMS Squad. Visit www.CrissSchoedinger.com to e-mail condolences.
Virginia P. Curl Memorial notice
NEWARK — A memorial service for Virginia P. Curl, 92, of Newark, formerly of Homer, will be held Saturday, April 30, at 2 p.m. at Mount Vernon Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 14 Taylor Road. Virginia died April 4, 2005, at Paramount Senior Living, Newark. The Law-Baker Funeral Home of Utica handled the arrangements.
Zachary A. Rinehart
LEWIS CENTER — Zachary Allen Rinehart, age 5 months, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at Children’s Hospital, Columbus.
He is survived by parents, Philip and Tracy Rinehart of Lewis Center; sister, Madison Rinehart; maternal grandparents, Malcolm and Marilyn Shrimplin of Fredericktown; paternal grandparents, George and Maxine Rinehart of Rootstown; maternal great-grandmothers, Marjorie Algire of Mount Vernon and Chris Shrimplin of Mount Vernon; paternal great-grandmother, Margaret Rinehart of Rootstown; uncles, Malcolm Shrimplin Jr. of Scottsdale, Ariz., and John Rinehart of San Antonio, Texas; and aunt, Ruth (Denny) Pickens of Rootstown.
He was preceded in death by great-grandfathers, Dean Algire and Homer Shrimplin; and great-uncle, Roger Algire.
Memorial service will be today at 7 p.m. at the Orange Road Evangelical Church in Lewis Center. Pastor Chris Jackson will officiate. Arrangements are by Schoedinger Worthington Chapel.
Daniel Sapp Sr. Memorial notice
MANSFIELD — Daniel D. Sapp Sr., 71, of Mansfield died April 13, 2005, at Knox Community Hospital, Mount Vernon. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Luke Catholic Church, Danville. The Rev. Richard Snoke will officiate. A gathering of family and friends will be held in the parish community room following the service. All are welcome to attend. Burial will be in St. Luke Cemetery, Danville.
Gerald F. Stinehelfer II
SPARTA — Gerald F. “Sonny” Stinehelfer II, 57, of Sparta died at home, Monday, April 25, 2005, following an eight-year illness.
He was born May 29, 1947, in Galion. A graduate of Highland High School Class of 1966, he attended Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Kent State University, and was also a graduate of Chef Caruso Cooking School and Culinary Arts School of Hyde Park, N.Y. Throughout his career he was a chef on the Delta Queen Steamboat and had worked at many fine restaurants, including The Worthington Inn and Kenyon Inn at Gambier. He was a culinary instructor at Normandy High School, Parma and Western Hills High School in Cincinnati. A member of the Advent Christian Church in Sparta, he enjoyed playing both the organ and piano, interior decorating and needlepoint.
He is survived by his mother, Grace “Gram” (Burson), and sister, Eileen, both of Sparta; nieces, Kelly Simms, and her children, Cody, Tori and Blake, Jennifer (Brian) of Centerburg and Allison of Mount Vernon; aunts, Eunice Stinehelfer, and her sons, Jim, John, Danny and David, Edith Belcher of Sparta and Dorothy of Mount Vernon; Belcher cousins; Casto cousins; and lifelong friends, Lois and Gary Sawyer, David Sears and Nancy Rogers.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bus; and brother, Bill Springer.
His family would like to acknowledge the care provided by Dr. Jeffery Spencer, Margaret Everett, Theresa McGlothlin, Pastor Rob Musick, Advent Christian Church and Hospice of Morrow County.
Friends may call today from 4 to 8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 229, Marengo, where service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. Pastor Rob Musick will officiate. Interment will be in Bloomfield Cemetery, near Sparta.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Morrow County, P.O. Box 86, Mount Gilead, OH 43338. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.