Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
March 6, 2013 9:57 am EST


NEWARK — Marjorie Edna (Dennis) Nyhart Richert, 92, of Carolina Drive, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, in Autumn Healthcare of Newark.

She was born Feb. 10, 1921, in Danville to the late Walter E. and Ruth L. (Eley) Dennis. She was a 1939 graduate of Danville High School. She married Russell L. Nyhart on June 18, 1939, who preceded her in death in 1980. She married her second husband, Gail Richert, Oct. 26, 1996, who preceded her in death Sept. 25, 2002.

She is survived by four children, Ellen Jane (Larry) Strouse of Westerville, Henry D. (Phyllis) Nyhart of Mount Vernon, Mary Jean (Mike) Hammond of Newark, and Russetta Lee (John) Mitchell of Aurora, Colo.; 12 grandchildren, Jeffrey B. (Angela) Strouse of Tampa, Fla., Jennifer C. (Kevin) Tomes of Westerville, Bridgett A. (Mike) Shearer of Fairlawn, Bernadette M. (Scott) Redman of Mansfield, Patrick R. (Andrea) Nyhart of Mount Vernon, Christina M. (Aaron) Cook of Delaware, Rebecca J. (J.R.) Goeppinger of Mount Vernon, Kimberly A. Hammond of Newark, Laura J. (Luke) Sanford of Newark, Amanda E. (Brandon) Mixon of Denver, Colo., Maj. Olivia S. (Liam) Elliott of Elgin AFB, Fla., and Venessa R. (Fil) Nenna of Houston, Texas; 18 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mabel Mizer of Mount Vernon, and Dolly Stumbaugh of Apple Creek; two brothers, Robert (Norina) Dennis of Rochelle, Ill., and William (Triesa) Dennis of Howard; four stepchildren, Clair (JoAnne) Richert, Mary (John) Loyd, Lowell (Shirli) Richert and Wilma Richert, all of Danville; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Dennis; and a stepson, Carroll Richert.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 18975 Chapel Road, Danville, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Larry Houck will officiate. Visitation is one hour prior to service time.

The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is handling arrangements. Visit

Memorial donations may be made to Wesley Chapel UMC, or to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road NE, Newark, OH 43055.

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