ESTHER K. MARHOFER
Esther K. Marhofer, 80, of Zanesville died at 6:40 p.m. Monday, January 12, 2004 at Genesis Bethesda Hospital. She was born September 26, 1923 in Coshocton Co., Ohio a daughter of the late George and Bertha Buser Crile. She was a Teachers Aide for the Zanesville City Schools and a homemaker. She was a very active member of the Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church and the Euclid Avenue United Methodist Women and was also a member of the Mended Hearts Club.
Surviving are her loving husband of 61 years, Robert V. Marhofer, whom she married August 31, 1943, two daughters, Carolyn ( William ) Plichta of Larkspur, Colorado and Kathryn ( Kirk ) Chaney of Frazeysburg, four grandchildren, Diane Plichta, Susan ( William ) Kubilus, Kristine ( Paul ) Donchess and Robert ( Kelly ) Chaney; four great grandchildren, Connor & Emily Kubilus and Raegan and Kate Donchess, one sister, Ruth ( Richard ) Davis of Coshocton and one brother, Hubert ( Thelma ) Crile of Dresden.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Eugene Crile and one sister, Lois Bolen.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Thursday, January 15, 2004 at Bolin Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville where services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday with Rev. Clarence Dinnen officiating. Burial will follow at Coshocton Co. Memory Gardens in Coshocton.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association.
RICHARD E. LINCICOME
Richard E. Lincicome, 77, passed away at 9:00 p.m. Friday, January 9, 2004 at O.D.C. Nursing Home. He was born April 2, 1926 at Zanesville a son of the late Nathan and Hazel Gutridge Lincicome.. He retired in 1984 as a mould maker for Owens Brockway Glass Company. He was a World War II Navy veteran and a lifetime member of the D.A.V.
Surviving are his wife, Deloris I. McMillan Lincicome, whom he married April 10, 1959, of the home, one daughter, Susan Johnson of Zanesville, one step-daughter, Dottie Sterzinar of Lancaster, one son, R. David Lincicome of Cuyahoga Falls, three grandchildren, Angel ( John ) Brewer of Zanesville, Julie ( Jason ) Carpenter of Granville and Deana Sterzinar of Chicago, Ill., two great grandchildren, J.R. & Nici Brewer of Zanesville and his loving pet, Nipper.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Eva Schultz.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Monday, January 12, 2004 at The Bolin Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, where services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 13, 2004 with Pastor L. Dale McCallister officiaiting. Burial will follow at Zanesville Memorial Park.
DENNIS CRAIG CHAMBERS
Dennis Craig Chambers, 52, formerly of Zanesville, died Thursday, December 25, in Ft. Myers, Florida. Born in Columbus to C. Kenneth and Harriet Chambers, he worked as a house painter, musician, and piano tuner.
He graduated from West Muskingum High School, attended Ohio University, and graduated from the Perkins School of Piano Tuning. He was married twice, first to Felicia Carroll, and later to Lisa McSate. There were no children.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ken. He is survived by his mother, Harriet, of Zanesville; his brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Paula, of Los Angeles; his nephew, Tim, of Manassas, Virginia; and his aunt and uncle, Ella and Dick Gibbons, of Gahanna.
No calling hours will be observed. A memorial service will be held Thursday, January 8, at 2 PM, at the Immanuel United Church of Christ, 105 South Seventh Street, Zanesville with Rev. John Earhart officiating.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to a favorite charity.
Obituary information submitted by the Bolin Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville
ROBERT L. HOPKINS
Robert L. Hopkins, 74, of Zanesville, died at 12:25 p.m. Wednesday, December 31, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. He was born March 30, 1929 at Hocking Co. Ohio a son of the late Charles H. & Gladys V. Sater Hopkins. He was a construction worker who built bridges and has also owned and operated Hopkins Lawn Service. Mr. Hopkins was an U.S. Army Veteran who served in the Korean Conflict. He was an active member of the North Terrace Church of Christ and he enjoyed sitting on his front porch enjoying the fresh air and the outdoors.
Surviving are his wife, Florence F. Hull Hopkins, whom he married April 24, 1999, of the home, three sons, Robert ( Sherry ) Hopkins of Myrtle Beach, SC., Timothy ( Cindy ) Hopkins of Zanesville and David Hopkins of Chillicothe, five daughters, Barbara ( John ) Hayes, Brenda Debolt, Ida ( Raymond ) Carrolll, Kay Hopkins and Susie ( Randy ) Novaria all of Zanesville, many grandchildren and great grandchildren, four sisters, Mary Swackhammer of Lancaster, Martha ( Bill ) Poling of Orrville, Ohio, Sharon Carter of Homossa, Fla., and Linda K. ( David ) Nelson of Lancaster, Ohio, three brothers, Kenneth Hopkins of Logan, Ohio, William Hopkins of Mobile, Alabama, and George ( Linda ) Hopkins of Logan, Ohio, many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Martha Mowery Hopkins, five brothers, Charles, Clarence, Donald, Harold, and infant baby George, seven sisters, Blanche Pritchard, Rosie Edwards, Shirley Hopkins-Yarber, Anna Louise Hopkins, Virginia Hopkins, Margie Tubbs and Geraldine Bartlett.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Friday, January 2, 2004 at The Bolin Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville, where services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 3, 2004 with Mr. William Meaige officiating. Burial will follow at Zanesville memorial Park Cemetery. VFW George Selsam Post 1058 will hold military rites at the grave.
ELIZABETH LEFFLER SEARCH
Elizabeth Leffler Search (Betsy) died December 31, 2003 at The Inn at North Hills, Zanesville, where she had been a resident for 4 1/2 years.
Elizabeth was born August 12, 1911 in Zanesville, the daughter of the late William Orr Leffler and Elizabeth Hoffer Leffler. She graduated from Good Samaritan School of Nursing, Zanesville, in 1932 and worked as a nurse for many years at Good Samaritan Hospital. For the last ten years of her nursing career, from which she retired at age 70, she was a nurse at the Rambo Health Center in Zanesville.
Elizabeth is survived by her daughter, Mary Elizabeth Search of Dublin, Ohio and a stepson, Ronald Search (Carole) of Elmhurst, Illinois and three granddaughters, Amanda, Colleen, and Rebecca. She is also survived by three nieces, Betty Leffler of Cleveland, Jeanie Predmoor of Zanesville and Pat Lehman of Calabash, North Carolina. She was preceded in death by her late husband, Lewis Search, two brothers, Homer Leffler and William Leffler, and two sisters, Julia Fink and Ruth Pfaff.
Her daughter wishes to thank the management and staff at The Inn at North Hills for the exceptionally kind and comforting care they have provided Betsy over the last four years.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brighton Presbyterian Church or The Inn at North Hills. There will be no calling hours. There will be a private memorial service at graveside in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Arrangements are being entrusted to the care and direction of the Bolin Funeral Home.
Judith D. Bailey
Judith D. Bailey, 60, of Zanesville, died at 3:25 a.m. Friday, December 26, 2003 at Genesis Bethesda Hospital. She was born February 22, 1943 at Weirt County, WV, a daughter of the late Dale and Garnet Wyer Ray. She had been a packer for Owens Corning Fiberglass Co and was an avid pottery collector for many years.
Surviving are two sons, Thomas Bailey and Dale H. ( Heather ) Bailey both of Zanesville, daughter, Denise Bailey of Zanesville, five grandchildren and two great grandchildren, two sisters, Lois( John ) Scott of Philo and Cindy ( Jim ) Carpenter of Hopewell, Ohio, several aunts, uncles and cousins.
No calling hours will be observed, a caring cremation has taken place and Inurnment will take place at Zanesville Memorial Park at a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to the care and direction of The Bolin Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville.
Dorothy C. Dudas
Dorothy Cecelia Dudas, age 71, of Frazeysburg Ohio, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Sunday, December 21, 2003 at Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio. She was born November 3, 1932 in Zanesville the daughter of the late Orville Michael and Laura E. Paul Henderson. Mrs. Dudas was a retired registered nurse and a former RN in the clinic at the Longaberger Basket Co.,an active member at the St Thomas Catholic Church where she served as a volunteer. She was a member of the Good Samaritan Alumni Association and the Geneology Society at the John McIntire Library.
Surviving are her husband, George Dudas Jr. of the home, three sons G. Michael (Mary) Dudas of Frazeysburg, Patrick L. (Linda) Dudas of Zanesville, and Matthew Devin (Keeley) Dudas of Mc Connelsville, five sisters, Mary C. Johnson of Zanesville, Sister Michaeleen (Martha Ann) Henderson of Columbus, Ohio, Dolores Mahon of Philo, Donna (Gerald) Jardine of Zanesville and Celesta (Homer) Maxwell of Zanesville, one brother, J. Paul Henderson of Zanesville, two grandchildren, Rachel and John Dudas, four step grandchildren, Annie and Denise Hoffman, and Patrick & Jack Conlan, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Plants, and by two brothers, Robert and Joseph Henderson.
Friends may call 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 26, 2003 at the Bolin Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the St. Thomas Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 27, 2003 with Father Thomas De Fide as celebrant. Burial will follow at the Zanesville Memorial Park.
A rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio, 44720.
FOREST L. (KOVY) KOVALESKI
Forest L. (Kovy) Kovaleski, age 78, of Nashport, Ohio, died at 8:18 a.m. Thursday, December 18, 2003, at the Genesis Good Samaritan Medical Center. He was born March 9, 1925, in Zanesville, the son of the late Harry and Flossie Kovaleski. Mr. Kovaleski was retired from Racine Hydraulics, a member of the Muskingum Presbyterian Church where he serves as current Elder, a World War II veteran of the US Navy, (Gunners Mate), an avid walker and a member of the McDonald Men's morning meeting club.
Surviving are his wife, Volet M. Baldwin Kovaleski, whom he married August 16, 1947, of the home, two sons, Richard A Kovaleski of Nashport and friend Diana Shinn and Terry L. and Wife Chris Kovaleski of Blue Rock, four grandchildren, Shawna, Amanda, Terry Jr. and Mallary Kovaleski.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three sister, Verna Kelso, Betty Lent and Anne Larson and three brothers, Mearl, Earl and Herbert Kovaleski.
Friends may call 2:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. Friday, December 19, 2003, at the Bolin Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville and one hour prior to services at the church.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 20, 2003, at the Muskingum Presbyterian Church on Gorsuch Rd., Nashport, with the Rev. Dr. James A. Schumacher assisted by Harold Garber officiating. Burial will follow at Muskingum Presbyterian Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Genesis Hospice and Palliative Care, or to the Muskingum Presbyterian Church.