William F. Cramer
NEWARK — A funeral service for William F. “Bill” Cramer, 85, of Newark, will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Eden Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.
Mr. Cramer retired from Kaiser Aluminum. He passed away Dec. 12, 2006, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital. He was born Sept. 23, 1921, in Granville, to Thomas and Freda Cramer. Mr. Cramer was a World War II Army veteran. He enjoyed fishing, and was a member of the Kaiser Aluminum Retiree Group.
He is survived by his loving wife, Mildred (Evans) Cramer; daughter, Deborah (Jeffrey) Lange of Mount Vernon; siblings, Myrtle Thompson of Johnstown, George (Charlotte) Cramer of Newark, Margaret (Larry) Kellenbarger of Newark, Charles Cramer of Newark and Carl (Ruth) Cramer of Newark.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Lawrence Cramer, Iva Greene, Arthur Cramer and Donald Cramer.
Friends may call Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark. To sign an online guest book, visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com and click guest book/obituary.
Margaret L. Matthews
UTICA — A private service for Margaret L. Matthews, 76, of Utica will be held at South Lawn Cemetery.
Margaret died Dec. 10, 2006, at Utica Care Center. She was born July 30, 1930, to Forest B. and Lodena L. (Freeman) Love.
The Law-Baker Funeral Home assisted with the arrangements.
Donald L. Moody
NEW CONCORD — Donald Lee Moody, 69, of New Concord died at 7:01 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, 2006, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
He was born Nov. 29, 1937, in Zanesville, a son of John and Velma (Wilson) Moody. He was a retired cattleman and former owner of Moody Feeds near Cambridge. He was a member of the New Concord United Methodist Church, Aldersgate Choir and Men’s Group, and served on various committees. He was a 1955 graduate of Chandlersville High School and a 1959 graduate of The Ohio State University. He was a member of County, State and National Cattlemen’s Association; past president of the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association; member of Buckeye Beef Improvement Federation, Ohio Beef Council and Ohio Hereford Association.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Jo (Greene) Moody, whom he married July 3, 1960; daughter, Diane (Mike) Spurlock of Ames, Iowa; son, Greg (Laurie Clark) Moody of Columbus; grandchildren, Micah Clark Moody and Luke Clark Moody.
Friends may call today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mock-Miller Funeral Home, 63 W. Main St., New Concord. Memorial service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the New Concord United Methodist Church, 20 E. High St., New Concord, with the Rev. Steve Sullivan officiating. Burial will be in Brandon Cemetery near Mount Vernon.
Memorial contributions may be made to the New Concord United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.
Dorothea E. Snack
MOUNT VERNON — Dorothea E. Snack, 96, of Mount Vernon died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006, at her residence.
She was born June 23, 1910, near Tappan in Harrison County to Wesley Earl Chaney and Florence A. (Fisher) Chaney and graduated form Bowerston High School. During World War II, Dorothea worked in the Canteen at the Dennison Railroad Station in Dennison. In 1953 she and her husband, Charles, moved to Mount Vernon where they owned and operated Glas-Phalt Corp. and then Rubbertite Corp. Dorothea had served as executive secretary for the League of Friendship.
Surviving are her nieces and nephews, Joyce Chaney of New Philadelphia, Sandra (Leo) Zorzi of Dover, Jack (Pam) Chaney of Bowerston, Madge Chaney, Kenneth Chaney Jr. and Jane Peterson, all of California, and Jerry Allen Goldlust and Keith Russell Gollust, both of New York City; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by husbands, George Dawson and Charles W. Snack; her brother, Kenneth Chaney; and her sister, Wanda Chaney.
Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon where friends may call one hour before the funeral. Burial will follow in Mound View Cemetery.
To send an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Ruby A. Stover
D ELAWARE — Ruby A. Stover, 86, of Delaware died Dec. 12, 2006, at home.
She was born in Mason County, W.Va., to Shirley and Arlene (Plants) Moodespaugh. When able she attended the Eastside Mission Church.
She is survived by her husband, Ira Stover, whom she married Dec. 30, 1939; sons, Richard (Linda) Stover of Louisville, Ky., Noah “Dink” (Alice) Stover of Delaware, Don (Pam) Stover of Marengo; daughters, Nina (Jim) Perdue, Mary (Darrel) Myers, Betty Stover, Linda Bass, all of Delaware, and Donna (Homer) Clark of Ostrander; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; brother, Moody (Carol) Moodespaugh of Sunbury; sisters, Helen Stover of Sunbury and Susie Hubbard of Delaware.
She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Gene Bass; and infant grandson, Brian Stover.
Friends may call Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury, where service will be Saturday at 11 a.m., with Pastor J.R. Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Berkshire Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Grady, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, OH 43015. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.