Mount Vernon News
  • Sue A. House

  • March 3, 2011

FREDERICKTOWN — Sue A. House, 90, of Upper Fredericktown-Amity Road, Fredericktown, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2011, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born June 4, 1920, in Gambier to the late H. Cleave and Fay (Pipes) Lahmon. Sue was a member of the Pleasant Grange, a 50-year member of the Gambier Pythian Sisters and a lifetime member of Hopewell United Methodist Church and UMW. She worked several years with Licking County Twig.

She is survived by her son, Jack (Diane) House of Fredericktown; two grandchildren, Tonya (Jeff) Ralyea of Blacklick and Brett (Sigrid) House of Lewisburg, W.Va.; five great-grandsons, Michael Schaller, Aaron Schaller, Jordan Schaller, Jarod Ralyea and Justin Ralyea; a sister, Rose Wolfe of Gambier; sister-in-law, Beverly Lahmon of Mount Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death 15 years ago to the day by her husband, John W. House; a brother, Stanley Lahmon; and a sister, Blanche Breece.

Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, where a funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Keith Bohley will be officiating. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

Memorial contributions in Sue’s name may be made to Hospice of Knox County or the Area Aging for Alzheimer’s. To view this obituary or leave a condolence, visit

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Sue A. House.

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