Eli E. Hostetler
GAMBIER — Eli E. Hostetler, 82, of 4295 Veatch Road, Gambier, went to be with the Lord early Monday morning, Sept. 12, 2005.
He was born June 17, 1923, in Middlefield to the late Eli and Lydia (Detweiler) Hostetler. He was a member of the New Order Christian Fellowship Church. He was a retired farmer and worked at his sons’ truss shop.
On Nov. 29, 1945, he married Amanda Miller, who survives. Also surviving are 12 children, 39 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and many friends.
Children: Sylvia (Pete) Wagler of Cochrantan, Pa., David (Naomi) Hostetler of Bourbon, Ind., Andy (Nancy) Hostetler of Nappanee, Ind., Eli (Katie) Hostetler of Strawberry, Ark., Dan (Carol) Hostetler of Utica, Mark (Cathy) Hostetler of Breman, Ind., Bertha (Richard) Miller of Gambier, Ruth Hostetler of Gambier, Karen Garber of Strawberry, Ark., Laura Hostetler of Cumberland, Md., Nathan (Miriam) Hostetler of Gambier and Jonathan Hostetler of Mount Perry. Also surviving are three brothers, Elmer, Jake and Noah; and three sisters, Nancy, Lizzie and Sarah.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Dan; a sister, Mary; and a son-in-law, Vern Garber.
Calling hours will be today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the funeral service Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Melita Church, Camp Ohio Road, with Bishop Owen Miller officiating. The North-Dilley Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
This obituary, along with an online guest registry, may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Carol A. Savinsky
AMHERST — Carol A. (Radman) Savinsky, 67, of Amherst died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005, at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain from pancreatic cancer.
She was born Nov. 20, 1937, in Lorain and had resided in Amherst since 1968 moving from Lorain. Carol was a 1956 graduate of Lorain High School. She was a licensed beautician and had worked as a collection correspondent for GMAC for seven years. In 1980, she worked for the Census Bureau and then worked at Lorain Products (Marconi) as a sales correspondent for 13 years, retiring in 1999.
Carol was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Amherst. She enjoyed traveling, crossword puzzles, reading and her grandchildren. She was an avid Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Browns fan.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Richard Savinsky; daughter, Linda Gross of Lorain; son, Brian Savinsky of Mount Vernon; and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Steve and Helen (Naymik) Radman.
The family will receive friends today from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave., Lorain. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 10:45 a.m. in the funeral chapel, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 200 St. Joseph Drive, Amherst. The Rev. Joseph Warner, associate pastor, will be celebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Health Partners/New Life Hospice Foundation, 3700 Kolbe Road, Lorain, OH 44053; or St. Joseph Catholic Church, 200 St. Joseph Drive, Amherst, OH 44001. Online condolences may be made at www.gluvna.net.