DANVILLE — Christine Kash Mickley, 74, died Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at Summervile at HillenVale in Mount Vernon.
She was born Dec. 25, 1935, in Swords Creek, Va., to John P. Banner and Fleeta J. (Helton) Banner. On June 14, 1958, she was married to Glenn A. Mickley. She was a member of the St. Luke Catholic Church in Danville, and was the coordinator for events at their community center for many years. She worked at Kresges and Cooper-Bessemer, and also operated her own business “Catering by Chris” for many years.
She is survived by her children, Randy (Raymond Johnson) of Worchester, Mass., Tammy (Dan) Joseph of Gambier, Connie (Ed) Auker of Plain City, L. Patrick (Jody) Mickley of Danville, Glenna (Joe) Armstrong of Sunbury and Doug (Marcia) Mickley of Danville; grandchildren, Nathan, Whitney and Melanie Joseph, Ryan, Glen and Sarah Auker, Janelle and Kyle Mickley, Bailey, Collin and Drew Armstrong, and Craig and Wade Mickley; a sister, Doris Ann (Harold) Ebersole of Fredericktown; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Glen, who died March 25, 2009; and a brother, William Banner.
A funeral Mass will be held Monday, Jan. 25, at 11 a.m. at the St. Luke Catholic Church in Danville. The Rev. F. Richard Snoke will be the celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Luke Cemetery. Calling hours will be at the church on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.
Since Chris and her husband, Glen, helped to deliver hot meals to people in the Danville area, the family suggests memorial donations to The Sanctuary – Meals on Wheels Program, P.O. Box 505, Danville, OH 43014. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is handling arrangements; www.fischerfuneralhome.com.