CENTER VILLAGE -- Elogene Shepherd Blain, 88, of Center Village died May 3, 2010.
MARENGO -- Roberta S. "Bobby"Dickerson, 88, of Marengo died April 24, 2010, at Riverside Hospital.
MOUNT VERNON -- Barbara "Carole"Hall, 69, of Mount Vernon died Monday morning, May 3, 2010, at St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville.
LAKEVILLE -- George H. Haudenschild, 80, of rural Lakeville died Monday evening, May 3, 2010, surrounded by his family in the home where he was born, grew up, raised his own family, and lived no where else his entire lifetime, following a five-month illness.
CENTERBURG -- Helen L. Hunt, 94, of Centerburg died May 3, 2010, at her residence.
MARTINSBURG -- Norma Betty Lambert, 80, of Martinsburg died May 3, 2010, at her residence surrounded by her family.
NEW PHILADELPHIA -- Services for Othelia Mary "Tillie"Roberts, 95, of New Philadelphia and formerly of Mount Vernon, who passed away March 28, 2010, will be led by Monsignor George J. Schlegel during a Memorial Mass on Friday, May 7, at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church at New Philadelphia.
UTICA -- Calling hours for Luren David Thompson, 77, of Utica, will be Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Law-Baker Funeral Home. Committal will take place in Bell Cemetery.
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