Our Obituaries

William Carl Smith

November 13, 1942 - March 21, 2014

William Carl Smith, age 71, of Centerville, passed away on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Hospice of Dayton. Bill retired from Smith Barney as Senior Vice President and attended Fairhaven Church for more than 40 years. He was preceded in death by his father, James G. Smith. Bill is survived by his wife, Monica; mother, Frankie; daughter, Whitney Smith, of Kettering; stepdaughter, Alicia Moran, of...
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George R. "Sonny" Schreck

November 19, 1937 - March 18, 2014

George (Sonny) Schreck, age 76, of Kettering, passed away on March 18, 2014 at Walnut Creek Nursing Home. He retired from Standard Register after 47 years of service. George was an Air Force veteran and life member of VFW Post 9927 and a member of American Legion Post 675. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, George and Vera. George is survived by his loving wife of 49 years,...
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Eugene C. Braunschweiger

November 8, 1931 - March 9, 2014

Eugene (Gene) C. Braunschweiger, age 82, of Dayton, passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Brighton Gardens in Washington Township. He retired from NCR after 44 years of service. Gene was a member of St. Jacob Lutheran Church, Alpha Masonic Lodge 729, Kentucky Colonels, and Tennessee Squires. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Carl and Sophia; sisters, Virginia Mae, and Evelyn...
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Grace E. Nugent

August 13, 1922 - March 4, 2014

Grace E. Nugent, 91, of Centerville passed away on March 4, 2014. The oldest of nine children, she was born to Harry and Marie Luehrmann on August 13, 1922. Grace graduated from Good Samaritan School of Nursing in Cincinnati, OH and went on to serve in the United States Army as Lt. Grace E. Luehrmann during World War II. She, also, received a BSN from the University of Dayton. Preceded in...
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Isabel Eugenia Lugo-Garcia

December 25, 1945 - February 21, 2014

Isabel Eugenia Lugo-Garcia, 68, died on Friday, February 21, 2014 in Luquillo, Puerto Rico. Isabel was born in Mexico City, Mexico December 25, 1945. After growing up in Mexico, she became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1999, and lived in Taos, New Mexico, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, Athens, Ohio, Alexandria, Virginia and Bellbrook, Ohio. Isabel had a full, rich life. She lived and loved...
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Richard L. Furry

January 14, 1926 - February 4, 2014

Richard L. Furry, age 88, of Centerville, Ohio, died on February 4, 2014, at Hospice of Dayton. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cathy, of 54 years. Richard is survived by his daughter, Carmel Klein of Indianapolis, Indiana; his daughter, Claire Miley of Nashville, Tennessee; his daughter and son-in-law, Celia and Joseph Meholic of Bel Air, Maryland; and his daughter, Camela Furry of...
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Edward Anthony Szeman

June 23, 1942 - January 22, 2014

Edward Anthony Szeman, age 71, of Bellbrook, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. He retired from Mound Laboratories after 22 years of service. Edward is survived by his loving wife, of 48 years, Patricia; 6 children; 13 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren. Family will greet friends 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2014 at Reis Legacy Center Meyer-Boehmer Chapel, 6661 Clyo Rd....
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Carol D. Flint

June 28, 1964 - January 20, 2014

Carol Dawn Seals Flint, age 49, of Beavercreek, passed away on Monday, January 20, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her sister, Shelia Eck. Carol is survived by parents, Bill & Norma Seals, of Beavercreek; daughter, Haile Flint; son, Thomas Flint and son, Jordan Seals and wife, Jennifer; granddaughter, Skielynn; nephew, Billy Eck; brother in law, Charles Eck; numerous...
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Robert M. Jessup

April 1, 1930 - January 16, 2014

Robert M. Jessup, age 83, of Centerville, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2014. Robert was born in Lewisburg, Kentucky to Walter and Ethel (Hooper) Jessup. After honorably serving his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, he moved to Dayton, Ohio. Robert sought work at McCall's Printing Company, which later became Dayton Press. After retirement, he enjoyed working as a...
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Merrill J. Brown

July 10, 1927 - December 17, 2013

Merrill J. Brown, age 86 of Kettering, OH, passed away on Dec. 17, 2013 at Hospice of Dayton, following surgery and a brief hospitalization. Merrill was born July 10, 1927 on Cannons Creek in Pedro, OH, the only child of Merrill B. and Jessie (Loper) Brown. He retired in 1992 after decades as an independent owner/operator of grocery stores in the Dayton/Springfield area, most recently Merrill's...
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Donald A. Watne

February 6, 1930 - November 29, 2013

Donald A. Watne, age 83, of Kettering, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2013 at Hospice of Dayton. Don graduated from the University of Colorado. He retired from WPAFB as an engineer and was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. Don enjoyed playing golf at Community Golf Course. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Daisy; his loving wife, Peg; and niece, Cathy Brettell....
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Gary L. Elmore

March 23, 1960 - November 9, 2013

Gary Elmore, age 53, of Springboro went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, November 9, 2013. Gary touched many lives with his amazing God given talent as an artist and musician. He was preceded in death by his mother, Dora and his sister, Tina. Gary is survived by his father, Charles; son, Noah; sister, Cindy (Kevin) Kuhnash; nieces and nephew, Kali, Kodi, and Kara;...
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David John Sherrill

December 20, 1962 - October 19, 2013

David Sherrill, age 50, of Beavercreek, OH passed away on Sat. Oct. 19, 2013. Son of late parents William Sherrill and Jacqueline Stickler, Dave was a beloved and cherished husband to his wife of 13 years, Jacqueline; devoted father of Daniel Sherrill (Jacqueline) and Michael Sherrill of Columbus, OH; proud grandfather of his grandchildren, Austen and Morgan Sherrill; loving brother to Donald...
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Babette Ann Smith

June 11, 1927 - October 4, 2013

Babette Ann (Barber) Smith, born on June 11, 1927 and passed away on Friday, October 4, 2013. She was preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Vivian Barber; and her husband, Richard Smith. Babette is survived by children, William (Michele) Keyser, Becky (Tom) Ryan, Vicki Alters, Pamela (Michael) Begley, Richard (Annette) Smith, Sally (Tom) Maticka, Bobbie (Ed Shaw) Strickland, Pat (Janice)...
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Howard J. Burger

April 18, 1922 - August 14, 2013

Howard J. Burger, age 91, died Wednesday, August 14, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 18, 1922 to Harry and Louise (Straw) Burger. Howard was a member of Immaculate Conception Church. He retired after serving 41 years in the construction industry. Howard received his high school diploma from Stivers High School and received a Certificate from The Ohio Institute of...
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Beatrice Charlotte Gilles

February 12, 1922 - August 11, 2013

Beatrice Charlotte Gilles, died peacefully on August 11, 2013 at Bethany Village in Centerville. Bettie or Bea, as she was known by family and friends, was born on February 12, 1922 to Mary and Aloysius Trimbach in Dayton, Ohio. Educated at Holy Family School and Julienne High School, she worked after graduation for a year or so until she met and married Robert G. Hungling in 1941. They had...
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Bertha Lyons

June 30, 1924 - August 8, 2013

Bertha Lyons, age 89, of Centerville, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2013. Bert was the operator of Bert's Beauty Shop for 25 years. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, W. Ellis. Bert is survived by her son, Tim (Chrissy) Lyons, of Orlando, Florida; daughter, Kim (Mike) Adkisson, of Centerville; sister, Christine Atkins, of Waynesville; grandchildren, Jason, Amy Flohre,...
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Mary Ann Reeder

March 19, 1936 - August 4, 2013

Mary Ann Reeder, Age 77, of Texarkana, TX/Huber Heights, OH died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. Mary Ann was a retired cashier from Meijer, as well as a dedicated volunteer for the Dayton VA for over 20 years. She was, also, a member of the AMVETS Post 24 Dayton Women's Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond O.; son, William H.; daughter, Jacque Cavender; and brother, James Harlett....
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Louis Bretti

September 4, 1916 - July 30, 2013

Louis Bretti, 96, of St. Leonard Center, Centerville, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Kettering Hospital. He honorably served his country in the US Army during WWII. Louis retired from General Motors. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Lucretia Bretti; sister, Jeanette M. Brunner; brothers, Joseph Bretti, Frank Bretti, Anthony Bretti, Ralph Bretti and Victor Bretti...
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Robert Martz

May 14, 1924 - July 23, 2013

Robert Martz, Age 89, of Kettering, was taken home by our Lord on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, surrounded by close family. Robert was born in Dayton on May 14, 1924 and lived in the Dayton area most of his life. He was baptized at St. Brigid Catholic Church in Xenia and attended school in Dayton and at the Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Orphanage in Xenia. He was married at St. Mary's Catholic Church. ...
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Douglas E. Koogler

October 12, 1959 - July 17, 2013

Douglas E. Koogler, age 53, of Dayton, passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Doug was a member of Tri State Gun Collectors. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph J. Koogler and brother, Joseph P. Koogler. Doug is survived by his mother, Joan C. Koogler, of Huber Heights; daughter, Maria (David Martin) Koogler, of Dayton; son, Eric (Lacy) Koogler, of Dayton; Carmen Salas, the mother...
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Dennis G. Hogan

April 9, 1948 - July 16, 2013

Dennis G. Hogan, age 65, of Kettering, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at home. Dennis was employed at Montgomery County Developmental Disability Services. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Tom and Connie Hogan and brother, Thomas. Dennis is survived by his son, Matthew; sisters, Judith Davis and Peggy Althaus; brothers, Michael and Christopher; grandchildren, Josephine...
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Virginia May Garcia

April 28, 1919 - June 25, 2013

Virginia May Garcia, 94, died on Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Virginia was born in Dayton, Ohio April 28, 1919, the only child of Beatrice Jeremiah (Johns) and Austin Talmadge Jeremiah. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1937 and Otterbein College in 1941. Virginia taught school in Dayton, in New Jersey, and at Walter Shade and Harry Russell Elementary Schools in West Carrollton. All her...
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Betty Louise Gifford

December 14, 1925 - May 19, 2013

Betty Louise (nee Martin) Gifford born December 14, 1925, Muncie, Indiana; died May 19, 2013, after an extended illness. Preceded in death just five weeks ago by the love of her life, Edward (just before Betty died she said she was going to meet Ed at the train station). Also preceded in death by father, Ralph Martin, mother Sylvia Martin (nee Hastings); and brothers, Robert and Jack. Survived...
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Ruth Ann Haley

February 6, 1929 - May 10, 2013

Ruth Ann Haley, age 84, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 10, 2013 at home. Ruth is survived by her sister in law, Vivian Haley; 25 nieces and nephews; and numerous great and great great nieces and nephews. She graduated from St. Joseph's in 1947. Ruth worked at McCall's until the company closed. Then, at St. Elizabeth's until it closed. She volunteered at Twin Towers and Corner...
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Mary J. Belardino

November 10, 1927 - May 7, 2013

Mary J. Belardino, of Dayton, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Friendship Village. She retired from Frigidaire. Mary was a member of Daughters of The Immaculate Conception and loved baseball, gardening and traveling. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene in 2003. Mary is survived by son, Michael, of Dayton; sisters in law, Jane Danis, of Centerville and Jeanette (Dave) Green,...
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Stephen T. Maloney

September 27, 1927 - May 7, 2013

Stephen T. Maloney, age 85, of Centerville, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Liberty Retirement Community. Stephen loved the Washington Township Fire Department, Cincinnati Reds, U. D. Flyers, and Ohio State. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stephen and Dorothy Maloney; and his brother, Jim. Stephen is survived by many cousins, including Mrs. Houlihan of NY, John Pfahler,...
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Irene M. Zotkiewicz

May 19, 1922 - May 7, 2013

Irene M. Zotkiewicz, age 90, of Dayton, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at St. Leonard Center. Irene retired from Rike's Dept. Store and was a member of the Polish American Democratic Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley P. Zotkiewicz and son in law, Linn Bostick. Irene is survived by her daughters, Malinda C. Bostick, of Erie, PA, Mary Z. and Doug Bach, of Centerville,...
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Evelyn R. Michel

October 31, 1921 - April 27, 2013

Evelyn Ruth (Braunschweiger) Michel, age 91, of Centerville, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at home. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Richard Michel; mother, Sophia Horn Braunschweiger; and father, Carl Frederick Braunschweiger. Evelyn is survived by her son, David Richard Michel; sister, Dolores Detmer; brothers, Dale Braunschweiger and Eugene (Mabel) Braunschweiger; and...
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Janet Skeans

April 3, 1950 - April 25, 2013

Janet Skeans, age 63, of Centerville, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at home after struggling with kidney failure for many years and a long fight with small cell bladder cancer. Jan was a member of MorningStar Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her mother, Erma (Stapleton) Barker. Jan is survived by her very loving and devoted husband, Howard; children, Melissa Brown, of...
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Paul Pekelnisky

May 25, 1920 - April 18, 2013

Paul Pekelnisky, age 92, of Dayton, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2013. Paul was born on May 25, 1920 in Sullivan, Indiana and graduated in 1938 from Pleasantville High School. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, after 41 years of marriage; his mother and father, Mary and James; and his sisters, Elizabeth and Esther. Paul was a member of Holy Angels Parish for over 60 years and a...
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Edward L. Gifford

August 29, 1926 - April 12, 2013

Edward Lee Gifford, born August 29, 1926, Beavertown, Ohio (Kettering); died April 12, 2013. Preceded in death by father, Ernest, mother Agnes, sisters Margaret, Maribel, and Edna; brothers Clarence, Donald, and Lawrence. Survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Betty, and a son, James and wife, Connie; daughter, Catherine, and husband, Tim; grandchildren Daniel, Brandi (Brock), Tami (Joe),...
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Timothy P. Sweeney

October 31, 1940 - April 7, 2013

Timothy Sweeney, of New Carlisle, Ohio, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013. He was 72 years old. Tim was born on October 31, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from Catholic Central High School in 1958 and from the University of Detroit in 1963. He moved to Dayton to work at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base following graduation. In 1970, he married Janet Boehmer, whom he met as a part of...
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Wilton S. Palmer

March 20, 2013

Wilton S. Palmer, age 84, of New Lebanon, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Hospice of Dayton. Wilton retired from Harrison Radiator after 36 years of service and was a member of Greenview Calvary Tabernacle Church. He was preceded in death by six brothers and one sister. Wilton is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Mildred; sons, Keith and wife Barbara, Jerry and wife Carolyn,...
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Ronald C Edsall

June 17, 1942 - March 16, 2013

Ronald C. Edsall, age 70, of Centerville, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2013. He retired from General Motors after 35 years of service. Ron was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 500, Eagles #321 of Beavercreek, and Sons of the American Legion. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Frances Edsall. Ron is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Phyllis (Przybylowicz)...
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Perry Kirbabas

October 10, 1930 - February 28, 2013

Perry Kirbabas, age 82, of Centerville, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at Hospice of Dayton from leukemia. Perry was a graduate of Fairview High School, Class of '49 and the University of Dayton, Class of '57. He honorably served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. He retired from the U.S. Government Office of Personnel Management. Perry was a member of the Order of...
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Marcelle V. Switzer

August 2, 1922 - February 23, 2013

Marcelle V. Switzer, age 90, of Englewood, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald W. Switzer, Jr. and son, Dale E. Switzer. Marcelle is survived by sons, Donald W. Switzer, III, of Gaithersburg, MD, Eric R. Switzer, of Englewood, and Bruce E. Switzer, of Dallas, TX; grandchildren, Brett A. Switzer, of Atlanta, GA and Jillian R. Switzer, of...
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Ora Lucille Becraft

February 13, 1922 - February 23, 2013

Ora Lucille Becraft, 91, left this mortal life, family, friends and by her trust in God's promises made possible through His Son, Jesus Christ; Ora moved to her heavenly home Saturday morning, February 23, 2013. Proverbs 3:5,6-Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths. Ephesians 2:8,9-For...
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Audrey M. Carder

May 12, 1926 - February 19, 2013

Audrey M. Carder, age 86, of Centerville, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at Oak Creek Terrace. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Charles (Red) Carder. Audrey is survived by her daughter, Lynn and her husband Rick Morrison of Centerville, son Lane and his wife Patricia Carder of Charlotte, NC, and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Audrey loved to...
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Scott A. Mullins

January 16, 1961 - February 19, 2013

Scott A. Mullins, of Dayton, passed away on February 19, 2013, after ninety-three days at Miami Valley Hospital. He put up a strong fight to live after sustaining a gunshot wound by a convicted felon, who used an illegal firearm. Scott served in the US Navy that included him crossing the equator; he was found worthy to be numbered as one of the Trusty Shellbacks and was initiated into the...
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Louise M. (Hoffman) Seiler

February 28, 1912 - February 17, 2013

Louise M. (Hoffman) Seiler, age 100, of Centerville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Hospice of Dayton. Louise was born on February 28, 1912 to Leonard and Philomena (Schwab) Hoffman in Cold Spring, KY. She lived in Springfield, OH for 50 years and was a faithful member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and active member of the Legion of Mary. She was preceded in death by...
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Clifford A. Urbanas

May 8, 1920 - February 11, 2013

Clifford A. Urbanas, Sr., age 92, of Dayton, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2013 at Miami Valley Hospital. Cliff proudly served his country during WW II in the Army throughout Europe and was later attached to the British 8th Army in South Africa. He retired from Delco Products as an instructor after more than 30 years of service . He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Catherine, of...
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Rosemary J. Marsh

November 11, 1920 - February 5, 2013

Rosemary J. Marsh, age 92, of Kettering, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Hospice of Dayton. Rose graduated from Fairmont High School in 1940. She was employed at Delco Manufacturing during WWII supplying materials. Rose was a charter social member of NCR Country Club. She enjoyed spending time at Old River Park. Rose was a loyal UD Basketball fan and season ticket holder for...
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Romilda "Jeannie" Schelcher

September 11, 1952 - January 31, 2013

Romilda J. "Jeannie" Schelcher, age 60, of Miamisburg, passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Kettering Medical Center. Jeannie retired as Supervisor of Data Processing at Miami Valley Hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Althea Meadors; sisters, Rebecca Bell and Patricia Kearney. Jeannie is survived by her loving husband of 39 years, Frank; daughter, Amanda;...
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Gary L. Caulley

August 1, 1931 - January 18, 2013

Gary L. Caulley, age 81, of Washington Township, Centerville, Ohio passed away on Friday, January 18, 2013 at The Sanctuary at Wilmington Place in Dayton. Mr. Caulley was the former Principal of Harmon School in Oakwood from 1967-1972. In 1972, Gary returned to the classroom to teach sixth grade reading...
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Roy I. Williams

January 12, 1942 - December 22, 2012

Roy I. Williams, age 70, of Dayton, passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2012. Roy retired as a brick mason. He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlene; sons, Rodney and Steven; granddaughter, Kimberly; and brothers, Kenneth, Everett, and David. Roy is survived by daughters and sons in law, Charmaine and Ernest Brinegar, Sally and Bradley Borba, Wanda Fillmore, and Jolene and Eric Faris;...
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Jeremy M. Richardson

October 14, 1987 - December 17, 2012

Jeremy M. Richardson, age 25, of Dayton, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2012. Jeremy is survived b y his mother, Nikki Evans; father, Sam Reagan; aunt and uncle, Sue and Mel Brunner, and uncle, Charles Evans. Jeremy will be greatly missed. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Greenview Calvary Tabernacle, 8010 N. Main St., Dayton.
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Shirley A Barnett

December 27, 1957 - December 16, 2012

Shirley A. Barnett, age 54, of Dayton, passed away on December 16, 2012. A Gathering of Friends will be held 2:00-3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at Reis Legacy Center Meyer-Boehmer Chapel, Centerville.
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Theodore Charles Rynda

October 8, 1923 - December 4, 2012

Theodore C. Rynda, age 89, of Dayton, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. Ted served his country in the Army Air Corp during WWII. He retired from WPAFB after 30 years of service as an electrical engineer. Ted was a member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers and the Institute of Navigation and Air Force Association. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and...
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Joyce A. Hatcher

October 11, 1943 - November 25, 2012

Joyce A. Hatcher, age 69, of Dayton, passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2012. Joyce retired from Symclar, after 24 years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman J. Hatcher. Joyce is survived by sons, David (Juanita) Pinkerton, of MI and Craig Pinkerton, of Dayton; grandchildren, Nicole (Ronald) Smith, Amber (Mike) Scobie, Catherine (Ken) Staup, Elizabeth Pinkerton; and 6...
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Joan Brock Ingram

July 1, 1937 - November 25, 2012

Joan Brock Ingram, age 75, of Miamisburg, passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Hospice of Dayton. Joan was retired from Aramark. She was preceded in death by her parents, Reuben and Irene Brock; brothers, Leonard Eugene Brock and Harold Brock; sisters, Helen Printz and Barbara Blankenship. Joan is survived by her son, Dale Ingram (Donna); companion, David Cobb; grandchildren, Justin ...
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Elizabeth "Lily" Gehrke

March 16, 1932 - November 21, 2012

Elizabeth Patricia O'Callaghan "Lily" Gehrke, age 80, departed this life November 21, 2012 following a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Lily is survived by daughters, Kerry (Dan) and Traci (Chris) and son, Timothy; her sister, Maureen Kramaraiuk. Her grandchildren, Emily, Ryan , and Colin added great joy to their grandmother's life. Ryan was the light of her life, always able to bring the...
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Carolyn E. Wheeker

March 31, 1962 - November 9, 2012

Carolyn E. Wheeker, age 50, of Kettering, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2012 at home. Carolyn was a Nurse Manager at Kettering Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her father, Dallas Elliott and brother, Marcus Elliott. Carolyn is survived by her husband, Brian, of Kettering; mother, Lois Elliott, of Waynesville; sons, Brian, Jr., of West Chester and Josh, of Kettering; sister,...
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Eula C. Clark

December 10, 1927 - November 8, 2012

Eula C. Clark, 84, entered into eternal peace on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Hospice of Dayton. Eula was born on December 10, 1927, the daughter of the late Eva and George Spurlock. She graduated from Stivers High School in 1946 and worked as a loyal employee of Tech Way Industries until her retirement. She loved volunteering her time at the Sugarcreek School library. A loving mother and...
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Barbara J. Lantz

April 7, 1936 - October 1, 2012

Barbara Jo Lantz, age 76, of Celina, and formerly of Dayton, passed away on Monday, October 1, 2012 at Oak Creek Terrace. Barbara retired from Kroger's after 27 years of service. She was preceded in death by her son, Keith. Barbara is survived by her husband of 60 years, Jerome A.; daughters, Robyn (Nick) Powers, of Kettering and Kelly Nixon, of Lima; sons, Rick (Linda), of Sacramento, CA and...
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Raymond P. Fischer, Sr.

September 12, 1935 - September 27, 2012

Raymond P. Fischer, Sr., age 77, of Centerville, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2012. He was a Veteran having served in the United States Marine Corp. Ray retired after 29 years of service at DAP, Inc. He was preceded in death by his parents, Helen & Raymond; and sister, Phyllis. Ray is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary (Conty) Fischer; daughters, Donna Fischer and Michele...
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Joseph A Perri

June 13, 1934 - September 13, 2012

PERRI Sr., Joseph A., age 78, of Kettering, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2012. Joe retired from the United States Air Force and was a past member of Greene County Country Club. Joe is survived by his wife, Louise; sons, Joseph A. Perri, and Samuel (Carolyn) Perri; daughter, Katherine Wilson; stepdaughter, Kelly McKay; stepson, Brian McKay; brother, Louis (Barbara) DeMarco; grandchildren...
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Catherine Kay Kuhnash

May 2, 1939 - September 11, 2012

Catherine O. (Kay) Kuhnash, age 73, of Centerville, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at Walnut Creek Nursing Center. Kay will be remembered for her constant smile, putting others before self, her passionate love of holidays for how they brought her precious family together to create so many special memories. Happiness and family defined how Kay lived life. She was preceded in...
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John H. Bach, Jr.

November 27, 1922 - September 10, 2012

John Herman Bach, Jr., died peacefully on Monday, September 10, 2012 at Community South Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his wife, Valeta (Nartker) Bach, his parents, John A. and Mary (Kauffman); sister, Florence and brother, Walter. John is survived by his daughters, Patricia Beard (LeRoy), Mary Ann Plaspohl (Edward), and Martha Von Bank (Nicholas). He also...
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Ricky P. Gaddis

September 20, 1949 - August 21, 2012

GADDIS, Ricky P., age 62, of Dayton, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at home. After retiring from the Dayton Airport Police with 27 years of service, he worked in security at Southview Hospital. Ricky was a member of VFW Post 6560, American Legion Post 746, AMVETS Post 99, FOP Lodge 104, and the Browns Backers. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Susie and Foster Gaddis...
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Ruth Ann Robeson

March 15, 1929 - August 20, 2012

ROBESON, Ruth Ann, age 83, of Westland, Michigan passed away on Monday, August 20, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; son, Richard, Jr., and granddaughter, Lindsay M. Robeson. Ruth is survived by her children, Paula (Bob) Kolodziej, Amy (Ron) Peterson, Charlie (Patti), Mary Jane Anderson (Dave Morris) and David (Linda); sister, Barbara Scherrer; daughter in law, Janet; 13...
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Louise McCowan

April 7, 1931 - August 10, 2012

Louise McCowan, age 81, of Springboro, passed away on Friday, August 10, 2012. Louise was born in Flat Lick, Kentucky, but lived most of her life in Milford, Ohio where she was an active member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. She retired from Schottco Corporation. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; 6 brothers and 4 sisters. Louise is survived by her daughter, Donna and husband,...
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Edward L. Drollinger III

January 7, 1954 - July 29, 2012

Edward L. Drollinger III, age 58. of Beavercreek, peacefully slipped away on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at Hospice of Dayton after a 7 month journey with pancreatic cancer. He was preceded in death by his mother, Alice Drollinger. Ed is survived by his father, Edward L. Drollinger II, of Medina; fiancé, Louise; brothers, Dale (Diana), Gary (Heidi), Darrin (Beth), numerous nieces and nephews; 2...
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Ladecca R. McCoy

July 28, 2012

Ladecca R. (Eldridge) McCoy, Finally at peace with only the sound of our loving Lord whispering "Welcome Home." Loving wife, mother, sister, and friend to many. Sadly missed, but forever in our memories; her beautiful smile, plenty of hugs, the endless joy of helping others and a "hello" to all she met along the way. Special mention to her best friend, confidant, and the endless support provided...
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