Mount Vernon News
  • Frank E. Thornsley

  • December 24, 2010

MARENGO — Frank E. Thornsley, 82, of Marengo, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at Morrow County Hospital, Mount Gilead.

He was born June 22, 1928, in Columbus to the late James and Nina (Giles) Thornsley. He was a U.S. Navy Korean conflict veteran.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Roberta (Swingle) Thornsley; sons, Richard (Rhonda) of Marengo, James R. of Columbus, Mike E. (Judy) of Stuttgart, Germany; daughter, Beverly (Jeff) Cunningham of Petersburg, Mich.; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by brothers, James and Donald.

Friends may call Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Graveside services will follow in the Blendon Central Cemetery, Westerville.

Memorial contributions can be made to Morrow County Veterans Association, 619 W. Marion St., Mount Gilead, OH 43338. Condolences at

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