Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
October 26, 2011 11:36 am EDT


MANSFIELD — Christine F. (Pugh) Schenk, 83, died Oct. 24, 2011, in Winchester Terrace Nursing Home.

Christine was born Aug. 29, 1928, in Mansfield, the daughter of Barber and Ruby (Byrd) Pugh. Christine resided in Mansfield until 1966, when she moved to Strongsville. In the late 1970s, she moved to Tucson, Ariz., and in 1993 returned to Mansfield. She was a champion golfer and member of the Richland County Women’s Golf Association.

Surviving are her children, Ludi Schenk and Debi (Schenk) Vitcusky Conrad and Kyle Schenk; 14 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Elaine (Pugh) Hertzler and Rita (Pugh) Skulsk; brother, Larry Pugh; numerous nieces and nephews. Deceased are parents; granddaughter, Lisa Ann Vitcusky; brother, Carroll Pugh.

Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Private graveside service will be Oct. 29 in Mansfield Memorial Park. For full obituary, memorial contributions and online condolences visit

Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.