Charles “Chuck” Herbert
McMunn, age 81, formerly
of Conneaut, died Sunday,
December 2, 2018 at his home
in London, Ohio after an 11
year battle with Multiple
Chuck was born August 10, 1937 in Adrian, Michigan, the son of Leland and Frances (Ondrovich) McMunn. He was a 1955 graduate of Morenci High, attended Michigan State University and later served in the United States Army, until he was honorably discharged in 1961. Chuck worked at RMI in Ashtabula, OH for 40 years as a purchasing agent.
He was a former member of the East Conneaut Methodist Church, member of the First United Methodist Church in London, OH, and the American Legion. He enjoyed reading, woodworking, time spent with friends and family, and especially helping at his Church. Chuck was a former East Conneaut Methodist Church trustee and assisted with building the church on Furnace Rd. in Conneaut.
Chuck was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, James (Anita) McMunn and Donald McMunn.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Norieta McMunn, whom he married June 13, 1959, one son Todd McMunn of Columbus, one daughter Colleen (Jeffrey) Miesse of Galloway, OH, two grandchildren Gabrielle McMunn and Clay Miesse.
Memorial Service will be held Sunday, December 16, 2018 at First United Methodist Church, 52 North Main Street, London, OH 43140, at 2:00 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to the Ohio State University Foundation – Multiple Myeloma fund (add code 313431 to your contribution), or the First United Methodist Church.
Mary Jane Cronenwett, 102 of London died November 25, 2018.
Mrs. Cronenwett was born November 20, 1916 in Winchester, Indiana, a daughter of John and Margaret (Cummings) Williams. She was a longtime member of Saint Patrick Church and was a member of the Madison County Senior Citizens and the Lake Choctaw Senior Citizens. She had been in partnership with the Calico Mini Mall in London and had been employed with United Transportation in Columbus for 45 years.
She is survived by her daughter, Teresa Shaw of London, with whom she resided; grandchildren: Gail Miller, Steven Shaw, and Lisa Briskett; 5 grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband: John Marvin Cronenwett; son: John Michael Cronenwett.
A funeral mass was held at Saint Patrick Church, 61 S. Union, London, with Father Michael J. Hinterschied officiating. Interment will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Cronenwett’s funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Rader-Lynch & Dodds Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 124 E. High Street, London.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.rldfh.com
William “Shag” Stidham was born March 9, 1932 at home on a farm in South Solon, Ohio. Shag died on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in his residence.
He is the son of James H. Stidham and the former Sallie E. Keibler. He had five sisters (Nora, Thelma, Lorene, Madge, and Betty), three brothers (Roy, James Jr., and Herbert), and a half-brother Hubert.
He attended South Charleston School, Springfield High School and London High School. He left high school early to enlist in the Navy in 1951 and served aboard the USS Mansfield DD728 as a Boatswain’s Mate during the Korean War. He was discharged from the Navy in 1955 and returned to London to finish high school and went to work at the Westinghouse Corporation building refrigerators, washers and dryers. He later worked for Roy Davidson at the Ice Service Company and as a bartender at Farmer Dan’s. In 1962 he went to work for the Madison County Sherriff’s Department under Sherriff Herb Markley, working there for ten years and achieving the title of Chief Deputy. In 1972 he was elected as the Madison County Treasurer, filling the position vacated by Harold Bidwell. He served as Madison County Treasurer for over forty years before retiring.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years Betty Jean Stidham, two sons Jerry and Jason and his sister Betty Ruth Williams.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Monday, Dec. 10th in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main St, London with Pastor Steve Rath officiating. Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-4 and 6-8 on Sunday.
If they wish friends may make memorials in Shag’s name to the American Diabetes Assoc. @ www.diabetes.org
Online condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com
Linda Gildow, 73, of Sedalia, died Sunday, December 9, 2018 in Doctors Hospital.
She was born October 7, 1945 in Medina, Ohio; the daughter of George and Marguerite Young.
Linda was retired from Production Credit Services and was in charge of the Madison County Special Olympics Bowling Team.
She was preceded in death by her parents George and Marguerite; sister Sue, sister Pat; in-laws Valoris and Mildred Gildow.
She is survived by her husband Donald M. Gildow; son Charles, son and daughter in law Randy and Meagan Gildow; grandson Miles; brother Larry and Angie Young; sister Peg and Ken Taylor and many nieces and nephews and very special friend Janet Norris.
A memorial service will be held at 4 PM Saturday, December 15, 2018 in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main St, London with Reverend Gordon Ell officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-4 PM Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Range Township Volunteer Fire Department or Madison County Special Olympics. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Online condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.com.
Gary E. Johnson, 69 of London died November 28, 2018. Visitation Sunday 2-5 PM at RADER-LYNCH & DODDS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, with service following at 5:00 pm.
Carmela “Millie” Barnes, 83, formerly of Phoenix, AZ; died Sunday, December 2, 2018 in Hilliard.
Born May 12, 1935 in Jersey City, NJ; she was a daughter of James and Marie (Verga) Tagliareni.
Carmela had belonged to St, Gregory’s Catholic Church in Phoenix; where she had been active with their senior citizen’s and Desert Pilgrim’s senior programs, as well as being active with the Washington Adult Center and the Ladies Auxiliary of the DAV in Phoenix.
Survivors include her sons Leonard (Mona) Barnes, Kevin (BaLinda) Barnes, David Barnes and Daniel Barnes; grandchildren Allison (Lindsey) Reeves, Samantha Barnes, Samuel (Stephanie) Barnes, Thomas Jarrett Barnes, Casey Barnes and Megan Barnes, Michael (Char) Reggie, Mathew (Caitlin) Reggie, Tracy (Calieb) Conway; great-grandchildren Conner Barnes, Andrew Reggie and Eliza Conway.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Leonard Barnes and brother Charles Tagliareni.
A funeral mass will be celebrated at 1 PM Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with Father Michael Hinterschied officiating. Entombment will follow in Sunset Cemetery, Alton. Friends may call at the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main St, London from 4-7 PM Tuesday, with a vigil service being held at 7 PM in the funeral home..
The family suggests memorials be made to St. Gregory’s Adopt a Student, 3424 North 18th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85015.
Online condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com
William D. “Bill” Sifrit, age 81, passed away at his residence surrounded by his loving wife and children.
Bill was born on March 29, 1937 to W. Dairl and Dorcas (Bogard) Sifrit in London, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his sisters June Carle and Carol Hammond and his brothers Bob Sifrit and Jack Sifrit.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years Charlotte (Renick) Sifrit, children Nadene (Daryl) Schlosser, Doug (Sue) Sifrit, Dwain (Karolee) Sifrit and Shelly (Mike) Kimbler; grandchildren Adam (Kelly) Sifrit, Wesley (Tara) Schlosser, Ashlie (Nick) Dailey, Jason (Casey) Kimbler, Corey Schlosser, Matthew Sifrit, Dustin Fairchild and Kalie Sifrit; great grandchildren Peyton, Paige and Parker Sifrit, Connor Dailey, Aubrey, Brooklyn and Caitlyn Schlosser and Gracie Kimbler; numerous nieces, nephews and special friend Dave Thomas.
Bill enjoyed time with his family at Hocking Hills and watching OSU sports.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Thursday, Dec. 6 in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main St, London with Steve Hatfield officiating. Interment will follow in Paint Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 PM Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers the family asks memorials in Bill’s name be made to either the Madison Health Oncology Department, 210 N. Main St, London or Loving Care Hospice, PO Box 445, London.
Online condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com
Marcia Jean Kirt, 79, of London, passed away peacefully on December 1, 2018, after a 22 year courageous battle of cancer. She was born January 12, 1939 in Marion, Ohio.
Marcia retired after 34 years as Administrative Bookkeeper for Madison Plains Local School District. She enjoyed her lake house, taking long drives seeing the countryside, and most of all, spending time with her family.
Preceded in death by husband Jack Kirt; mother Genneva Mason Scott, father Richard A. Scott; son Billy Kirt; brothers Philip Scott, Richard E. Scott, and Mike Scott.
Survived by her loving family which includes sons, Tim Kirt and Scott (Sara) Kirt; granddaughter Nicole Kirt (Eric Stephenson); great-grandson Ean Stephenson; sisters Pam (Max) Storts and Judy Reeves; sister-in-law Phyllis Scott; numerous nieces and nephews.
A Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, Mt. Sterling. Rev. Jim Blankenship officiating with the interment following in Pleasant Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 11:00 - 1:00.
Online condolences to family www.tiddfuneralservice.com
Robert Frank Morbitzer, aka Bob, Bobby, Frank, Frankie; 75 of Columbus, died December 2, 2018 unexpectedly. He was born August 30, 1943 in Columbus.
Preceded in death by mother Naomi Ruth Mobitzer, father Robert Frank Morbitzer, nephew Scott Morbitzer, and sister-in-law Sharon Morbitzer.
Survived by former wife, Sandra Evans Rue; daughter Dorri (Scott) Fenstermaker and son Rob (Morbitzer) Meeker; grandchildren Whitney (Steve) Nemeth, Joshua (Heather) Fenstermaker, Austin Fenstermaker and Audrey Fenstermaker, Mallory Meeker; great-grandchildren Isabelle, Gunner, Melia, Jaxon, and a great-granddaughter on the way; brother Terry Morbitzer and nephew Joe Morbitzer.
A Graveside service will be held Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in Pleasant Cemetery, 14240 Era Road, Mt. Sterling, OH. 43143. In keeping with his wishes, Bob requested cremation. The family is being served by the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, Mt. Sterling.
Online condolences to www.tiddfuneralservice,com
Sharon Kay Bailey, age 69, of Mt. Sterling, went Home on November 26, 2018 to be with her Mom, Dad, 3 boys, 2 sisters, and grandson.
Survived by loving husband of 48 years, William G Bailey, 3 sons, 15 grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and numerous friends.
Sharon was a hairdresser for more than 35 years and an avid quilter. She was a volunteer instructor and quilter at the Mt. Sterling Community Center. She was loved by her church family, community and all who knew her.
Family will receive friends on Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 2 - 5 p.m. at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 331 West Main St., Mt. Sterling, OH., 43143. A Funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday with Pastor JD Bowman officiating. The interment will follow in Grove City Cemetery.
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Doris Evelyn Salyers, 84, of London died Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Madison Health, London.
Doris was born April 30, 1934 in Syracuse, New York, the daughter of George Herbert and Anna (Huffman) Eaton. She graduated from Enon High School and then attended Wilmington College for two years. She was a long time member and loved attending the Madison County Senior Citizens. She had been a member of the United Methodist Church, South Charleston, the United Church of South Vienna, and the Eastern Star, Lodge #192. She belongs to the Faith Assembly Worship Center, West Jefferson.
She is survived by her sons: Douglas (Lori Kitchen Wilson) Salyers, Jeffrey (Sharon) Salyers, all of London; Ron Salyers of Springfield; grandchildren: Molly Katherine Barron and Douglas Allen Salyers. Bradley Salyers and Jason Salyers. Amber Rogers and Rachel Salyers; seven great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews; sister-in-law: Jewel Salyers Johnson of Lexington, Kentucky; brothers-in-law: George Shambaugh, John Kinsinger, and Jack Horner.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Jim Salyers, whom she married December 25, 1957; sisters: Ruth Shambaugh, Rheba Kinsinger, Elfleda Horner.
The family invites friends to call at the Faith Assembly Worship Center, 2600 US 40, London, Sunday, December 16, 2018, from 4-7 PM., where a funeral service will be celebrated 10:00 AM., Monday, December 17, 2018, with the Reverend Jerry Poff officiating. Interment will follow in the Somerford Township Cemetery.
The family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION, Central Ohio Chapter, 1379 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio 43215. Envelopes will available at the church.
Online condolences may be to: www.rldfh.com
Thomas "Pete" McGuire, 78 of London died December 4, 2018. Born in London on February 25, 1940 to Thomas J. and Edith (Keifer) McGuire. Pete was retired from Banta Printing, and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #950 and the Moose Lodge.
Survived by wife Susan Andrews McGuire; daughter Robin (William) McGuire Rose of Bexley; son Thomas (Amy) McGuire of Chillicothe; 9 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; step sons Scott (Cindy) Andrews of London, Phil and Steve Andrews of Worthington; sister Judi Killebrew of Florida and brother David McGuire of London. Numerous sisters and brothers in law and nieces and nephews. Preceded by parents 4 brothers, 6 sisters, son Robert McGuire and 1st wife Estaleene (Estes).
Friends called at the RADER-LYNCH & DODDS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE December 8, 2018. Following Pete's wishes, cremation took place. Memorial contributions to the Madison Co. Humane Society 2020 Plain City-Georgesville Rd. N.E. West Jefferson OH 43162. Condolences to www.rldfh.com
Bonnie J. (Ingles) Yates-Dunn, 80, passed away, December 8, 2018 at Mt. Carmel Hospital with her loving family by her side, to be with her Lord Jesus.
She was a daughter of Willis and Esther (Miller) Ingles of London.
Bonnie had worked with the First Community Bank in Sedalia and retired from the Madison County Clerk of Courts.
She had four sisters and a brother, Wilma Anderson, Ruth Richendollar, Betty Howard, Lee Mers and Carl Ingles.
Bonnie was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Yates (1991) and granddaughter Leah Anthony (2014).
Survivors include her husband Richard “RD” Dunn; son Mike and Sheree’ Yates; daughter Cathy (Yates) and Jim Gambill; step sons Mike and Carla Dunn and Rodney Dunn; grandchildren Andrea and Jeremy Smith, Nathan and Elise Gambill, April and Jeff Conley, Dustin Dunn, Sean (Brandi) Dunn and Nicholas Dunn; several great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Friday, December14, 2018 in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main St, London with Reverend Gordon Ell officiating. Interment will follow in Kirkwood Cemetery, London. Friends may call at the funeral home from 12 noon until time of services.
Online condolences for the family may be made at www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com
John William Melvin, age 83, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 12:08 am in Mt. Carmel West Hospital.
He was born December 25, 1934 in New Market, Highland County. His parents were Henry W. and Blodwen Evans Melvin. John went to school at Madison Mills and graduated in 1952 from Washington Court House High School. After serving in the Army he came back to Fayette County and farmed for 67 years. John served several years as a Madison Township Trustee. He was an active member of the Madison Mills United Methodist Church, Board Member of the Fayette County Ag Hall of Fame, and former Director of the Fayette County Shepherds Club.
John was preceded in death by his parents; sister and brother-in- law Sarah and Bill Anschutz; father-in-law and mother-in-law Orville and Lillian Clark; grandsons Austin T. Melvin and Christopher Fultz.
Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years, Lavonne; daughter Lisa M. Haymon; sons Fred and Debra Melvin, John and Pamela Melvin, Don and Tabitha Melvin; grandchildren John Hayman and fiancee' Alyssa Hardin, Lane E. Hayman, Benson Melvin, Clark Melvin and fiancee' Kelsey Weisenburger, Henry Melvin, Brock Melvin, Nathan and Megan Melvin, Katelyn and Sean Waples, Morgan Melvin, Weston Melvin, Corbin Melvin; great-grandchildren Ray Melvin, Zane Melvin, Liliana Melvin, and Baby Waples to be born in January; sister Wilma Iles; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Jim and Sharon Clark; nieces Sharon Iles, Debbie Kelly, Melissa Dawson, Tina Higgins; nephews Kerry Iles, Randy Anschutz and Alan Anschutz.
A Funeral service will be held 11:00 am on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, Mt. Sterling. Pastor Brian Dunham officiating with the interment following in Madison Mills Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 3 - 7 pm.
In lieu of flowers, family suggest memorial contributions can be made to the Madison Mills United Methodist Church Trustees.
Online condolences to www.tiddfuneralservice
Owen Ray Miller, age 86, of
West Jefferson, Ohio, passed
away Friday, December 7, 2018.
Owen "O", was born to Everett &
Laura Miller August 2, 1932 in Miller, OH. After graduating high school in 1950, he joined the United States Army. He married his wife Virginia "Gin" in February, 1969. They lived in West Jefferson, OH and raised five children.
Owen was preceded in death by his father Everett, mother Laura, brother Norman and sister Evelyn. He is survived by his loving wife Virginia "Gin" Miller, his five children: Owen Miller, Regina Miller, Ramona (David) Mullet, Dan (Cathy) Miller and David (Lisa) Miller, his six grandchildren: Owen "O-E", Alexandria, Christina (Justin) Madden, Hannah, Dylan and Brooke, several nieces and nephews and many friends.
Owen was a "jack of all trades." He was a mailman, Coca-Cola delivery driver, radio disc jockey, Westinghouse assembly worker, carpenter, maintenance man, insurance salesman, built fire trucks for the Sutphen Corporation and finally retired as an auto worker for Honda of America in 2003. Owen was also a musician who used the stage name: Roy Price. He performed on television, radio, every bar and honky-tonk from Virginia to Ohio, including performing at the 1970 Ox Roast in West Jeff.. Roy Price and the Moonlighters were a country music staple in the Central Ohio area for many years.
Family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8p.m. WEDNESDAY at the RADER-MCDONALD-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 1355 West Main Street, West Jefferson, OH 43162 (614)-879-9222 where his Funeral Services will be held 11:00a.m. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018 with Pastors Anthony Broadley, Mike Underhill and Edward Rodgers, officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Cemetery, Galloway, OH. If they choose, friends may make memorial contributions to: Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675-8517 or on-line:
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