John Thomas Brooks
MANSFIELD -- John Thomas Brooks, 76, of Mansfield died Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, at MedCentral Health Systems in Mansfield.
Nancy L. McFarland
FRAZEYSBURG -- Nancy Lou McFarland, 69, of McDonald Road, Frazeysburg, passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, at Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark.
H. Keith Raines Sr.
JOHNSTOWN -- A funeral service for H. Keith Raines Sr., 87, of Johnstown will be Friday, Oct. 3, at 10 a.m. at Law-Baker Funeral Home, with Pastor Walter Bruah officiating.
Charles W. Rucker
LEWIS CENTER -- Charles W. Rucker, 76, of Lewis Center, formerly Sunbury, died Sept. 29, 2008, at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.
Mark F. Schubel
OLEAN, N.Y. -- Mark F. Schubel passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2008.
Richard L. Spetka
MOUNT VERNON -- Richard Lawrence "Dick"Spetka, 85, passed away Sept. 27, 2008.
OCALA, Fla. -- Richard Wilson, 85, of Ocala, Fla., passed away Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008.
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