Mount Vernon News
  • Luretta Mae Boeshart

  • June 29, 2010

MOUNT VERNON — Luretta Mae Boeshart, 80, of Mount Vernon died Sunday, June 27, 2010, at Emeritus at HillenVale in Mount Vernon.

Luretta was born April 4, 1930, in Buckhannon, W.Va., to Thomas Earl Long and Delma (Wyatt) Long and had spent most of her lifetime in the Knox County area. She was a graduate of Danville High School and had been employed 15 years at the G.R. Smith Hardware Co., in Mount Vernon.

She was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church and was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Mount Vernon.

Surviving are her husband, Anthony “Tony” Boeshart, whom she married Oct. 8, 1949; her daughter, Sharon (Kenneth) Anders of Dublin; her sons, Kenneth (Paula) Boeshart of Danville, Robert (Kelly) Boeshart of Utica, James (Becky) Boeshart of Reynoldsburg and Steven (Joyce) Boeshart of Utica; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; her sisters, Vernita Mellor of Ashland, Linda Putt of Plant City, Fla., and Cinda Crider of Obetz; and her brothers, James (Helen) Long, Jerry Long and Thomas (Sherry) Long, all of Ashland.

Besides her parents, Luretta was preceded in death by her son, Donald Joseph Boeshart, in 2000; and her sister, Betty Emmons.

There will be no calling hours. The family will observe a private graveside service at St. Luke Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050; or the Alzheimer’s Association of Northwest Ohio, 780 Park Ave. West, Mansfield, OH 44906. To send an online condolence to the family, visit

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Luretta Mae Boeshart.



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