Walburga R. Nixon
WHITEHOUSE — Walburga R. Nixon, formerly of Grand Rapids, Ohio, went home to be with her Lord on Aug. 29, 2006.
She was born Feb. 21, 1931, to Clarence and Hildegarde Peters in Napoleon, Ohio. She was married to Lawrence E. Nixon on Dec. 6, 1951. He preceded her in death Feb. 11, 1984. She attended church all her life. She was a member of Antioch Church, Delta Assembly of God, Penny Church, Providence Fellowship, Grand Rapids; Mountain of Praise Church, Swanton; and last attended Westside Community Church, Toledo. She was a Prayer Warrior, Sunday school and Bible study teacher. She loved God with all her heart. She also loved to embroider things for her loved ones. She was a Red Hat Society member.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Carl Peters and Wulfram Peters; and one sister, Carol Sharp.
She is survived by three daughters, Susan (Michael) Small, Sharon (Eugene) Newton and Sandy (Mark) Crosby; her grandchildren, Melissa (Josh) Adams, Robin (Steve) Plummer, Andrew, Stacie and Brendon Crosby; two brothers, Joseph E. Peters and Bernard J. Peters; seven sisters, Clarissa (Burdette) Krohn, W. Barbara Toth, Mary Lou (John) Sapp, Martha J. Cisco, Connie L. (Charles) Wagoner, Judy K. Arrington and Joyce (Bill) Belton; and a brother-in-law, Walter Sharp.
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Family and friends may visit Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Peinert Funeral Home, 6603 Providence St., Whitehouse; (www.peinertfuneral.com). The funeral service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the Neapolis Church of Christ, 8221 Main St., Neapolis, with pastors Ron King, Bill Self and Howard Fuller officiating.
Eric L. Piatt
MOUNT VERNON — Eric Lynn Piatt, 36, of Mount Vernon died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at the Cleveland Clinic after a 20-year battle with diabetes.
Eric was born Aug. 18, 1970, in Mount Vernon and graduated in 1988 from Mount Vernon High School and the Knox County Career Center. Eric had been employed for 11 years at Lucent Technologies in Columbus. He loved working with computers, building and repairing various hardware components.
Surviving are his parents, Terry and Barbara Jean (Foreman) Piatt of Mount Vernon; his daughter, Jessica Piatt of Mount Vernon; his maternal grandfather, Emerson Foreman Sr. of Mount Vernon; his fiancée, Molly Armstrong of Mount Vernon; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and his special canine companion, “Bear.”
Friends may call Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Gay Street United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon with the Rev. Dr. David Baker and Pastor Roger Doty officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hill Cemetery in Johnstown.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Ohio Diabetes Association, 1100 Dennison Ave., Columbus, OH 43201. To view this obituary or send a condolence online to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Rose Marie Pribonic
MOUNT VERNON — Rose Marie Pribonic, 90, of Mount Vernon passed away Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon.
Rose was born Nov. 28, 1915, in Mount Vernon to Crescenzio “Sam” Perotti and Maria Teresa (Rossi) Perotti and had spent her lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. She retired in 1999 after 14 years of employment with the Mount Vernon News. Rose was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon and the Lady of the Elks in Mount Vernon.
She is survived by her loving family, a son, John (Debbie) Pribonic of Mount Vernon; two daughters, Teresa (James) Sewall and Mary (Gordon) Hayes, both of Mount Vernon; six grandchildren, Curt, Jacob, Josh, Beverly, Ty, Andrea and Tara; 11 great-grandchildren, Cameron, Kaden, Alex, Brodie, Janice, April, Antonio, Halseighanne, Aaralyn, Anthony and Adrianna; a sister, Melina Amicon of Mount Vernon; a niece, Sharon Zak; and nephew, Mario Giulioli.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John Pribonic; a sister, Ada Giulioli; and her brother, Geno Perotti.
Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon where a rosary service will be held Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon with the Rev. Mark J. Hammond as the celebrant. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Mount Vernon.
Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School, 206 E. Chestnut St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. To leave a condolence to the family online visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.