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Obituaries

Pauline Pitts Joseph

Pauline Pitts Joseph

March 7, 1938 — December 1, 2009
Service: December 4, 2009

Pauline Pitts Joseph, age 71 of Cridersville, died at 1:55 a.m., Tuesday, December 1, 2009 in her residence. She was born March 7, 1938 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She is the daughter of Tommie and Lucy Prater Pitts. Both parents are deceased. On December 8, 1955 she married Paul Joseph, who survives in Cridersville. Other survivors include 5 sons – Jeff (Cindy) Joseph of Lima; Greg (Deb) Joseph of Lima; Anthony (Kathy) Joseph of Lima;...

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Della Ann Carder

Della Ann Carder

September 28, 1946 — November 30, 2009
Service: No Services

Della Ann Carder, 63, of Cridersville died 4:30 p.m., Monday Nov. 30, 2009 at her residence. She was born Sept. 28, 1946 in Lima to Harry Richard and Ann Porter Musselman. Her father preceded her in death. Her devoted step-father John L. ‘Jack’ Condon also preceded her in death. Her mother Ann Condon survives in Cridersville. She married Harold F. “Nick” Carder Nov. 10, 1962 and he survives in Cridersville. Mrs. Carder had been a...

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Ralph B Young

July 29, 1942 — November 27, 2009
Service: No Services

Ralph B. Young, 67, of 10417 State Route 364, St. Marys, Ohio died 1:00 a.m., Friday, November 27, 2009, at his residence. He was born July 29, 1942, in Mercer County the son of Harry Benjamin and Ida Ruth (Deitsch) Young, who preceded him in death. On June 30, 1961, in Celina, he married the love of his life for 48 years, Sharyn Kaye Hawkey, who survives. Mr. Young retired September 30, 2002, from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources...

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Joseph C.  'Joe' Sparks

Joseph C. 'Joe' Sparks

— November 25, 2009
Service: November 30, 2009

Joseph C. 'Joe' Sparks, age 29 of Wapakoneta, died 11:48 p.m., Wednesday, November 25, 2009 in Lima Memorial Health Systems following an auto accident on Townline Road south of State Route 67 in Auglaize County. He was born in Kettering, Ohio to Gary P. and Wanda J. Carpenter Sparks who survive in New Breman, Ohio. Mr. Sparks was a welder at General Dynamics. He was a member of the U.A.W. Local #2075 and enjoyed working on his custom car. ...

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Richard Tigley

April 15, 1923 — November 22, 2009
Service: No Services

Richard J. Tingley, age 86 of Lima, died at 6:10 a.m., Sunday, November 22, 2009 in Otterbein-Cridersville Skilled Nursing. He was born April 15, 1923 in Mercer County, Ohio. He is the son of Joseph and Kathryn Prichard Tingley. Both parents are deceased. On May 27, 1959 he married Llewellyn V. Miller, who died March 18, 2004. Survivors include a step son – Gary Lynn (Marie) Binkley of Santee, California; 2 step grandchildren; and a...

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Jeanette Jones

October 4, 1930 — November 19, 2009
Service: November 24, 2009

Jeanette Jones, age 79 of Wapakoneta, died 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 19, 2009 in Cridersville Health Care. She was born October 4, 1930 in Middlesboro, Bell County, Kentucky. On March 4, 1950 she married James E. “Bud” Jones, who died March 6, 1997. Survivors include 1 son – James Edward “Jim” Jones of Cridersville; 2 daughters – Beverly Ann (Anthony S.) Rampe of Wapakoneta; Linda Kay McClintock of Wapakoneta; 5...

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Thomas Michael Wendel

April 29, 1988 — November 12, 2009
Service: No Services

Thomas Michael Wendel, age 21 of Westerlo, New York, died the morning of November 12, 2009 in Allen County, Ohio. He was born April 29, 1988 in New London, Connecticut. He is the son of Michael R. and Nadine E. Bergh Wendel. Both parents survive in Westerlo, New York. Other survivors include a sister – Renee’ M. Wendel of Orlando, Florida and a maternal Grandmother – Marge Hill of Orlando, Florida. Mr. Wendel was a student at...

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Miriam E. 'Jo' Metzger

April 13, 1921 — November 9, 2009
Service: No Services

Miriam E. ‘Jo’ Metzger, age 88 of Cridersville and formerly of Lima, died Monday, November 9, 2009 in Otterbein-Cridersville Skilled Nursing. She was born April 13, 1921 in Lima, Ohio. She is the daughter of William H. and Vergie V. VanPelt Haggard. Both parents are deceased. On August 27, 1942 she married Robert W. Metzger, who survives. Mrs. Metzger was owner of Metzger Accounting in Lima. She was a 1939 graduate of Lima South...

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Rosanna R. Gilroy

Rosanna R. Gilroy

February 9, 1935 — October 31, 2009
Service: November 2, 2009

Rosanna R. Gilroy age 74, of Lima died 1:35 a.m., Sat. Oct. 31, 2009 at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 9, 1935 in Lima, Ohio to Richard B. and Prudy Mae Cottrell Harrod. Both parents are deceased. She married Kenneth H. Gilroy July 7, 1954 and he preceded her in death Aug. 29, 2001. Survivors include a son: Tony (Julie Scott) Gilroy of Lima, 2 daughters: Candy (Roy) Jarvis of Waynesfield and Brenda (Vernon) Baker of Lima;...

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Carolyn Newman

Carolyn Newman

August 5, 1940 — October 31, 2009
Service: November 3, 2009

Carolyn V. Newman, age 69 of Lima, died October 31, 2009 in her residence. She was born August 5, 1940 in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the daughter of James Raymond, Sr. and Ida Louise Roden Blackstock. Both parents are deceased. On July 23, 1956 she married John D. Newman, Sr. who survives. They were married 53 years. She attended Stockbridge High School in Stockbridge, Georgia. She was a homemaker. She and her husband enjoyed traveling in...

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