Monthly Archives: March 2017

Wilma M. “Toni” Knighton of Newark, Ohio, July 10, 1930 – March 30, 2017

                                   Wilma M. “Toni” Knighton

 

Wilma M. “Toni” Knighton, 86, of Newark, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017, at Licking Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 10, 1930, in Athens, Ohio, a daughter of the late DeWain and Virginia (Porter) Landis. She had worked as a waitress in various restaurants in Newark and had retired from Owens-Corning. Over the years, she enjoyed painting, putting together jigsaw puzzles and watching old movies on television.
Surviving are her daughter, Deborah (Mick) Dunlap of Newark; her grandson Kyle (Megan) Dunlap of Newark; two nephews, Eric (Nancy) Landis and Shawn Landis and her beloved pet cats, “Cinder” and “Bandit”. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Charles Landis.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to all of the Cedarcrest Avenue neighbors for their thoughtfulness over  the years and all of the ICU staff and physicians at Licking Memorial Hospital.

 Private family services will be held at later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Licking County Humane Society, 825 Thornwood Dr. SW, Heath, OH 43056.

To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com. 

 

 

  

 

 

Wilma M. Knighton of Newark, Ohio, July 10, 1930 – March 30, 2017

Wilma M. Knighton, 86, of Newark, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017, at Licking Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 10, 1930, in Athens, Ohio, a daughter of the late DeWain and Virginia (Porter) Landis. She had worked as a waitress in various restaurants in Newark and had retired from Owens-Corning. Over the years, she enjoyed painting, putting together jigsaw puzzles and watching old movies on television.

Surviving are her daughter, Deborah (Mick) Dunlap of Newark; her grandson Kyle (Megan) Dunlap of Newark; two nephews, Eric (Nancy) Landis and Shawn Landis and her beloved pet cats, “Cinder” and “Bandit”. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Charles Landis.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to all of the Cedarcrest Avenue neighbors for their thoughtfulness over  the years and all of the ICU staff and physicians at Licking Memorial Hospital.

 Private family services will be held at later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Licking County Humane Society, 825 Thornwood Dr SW, Heath, OH 43056

To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com. 

 

 

  

 

 

Mary M. Waddell of Newark, Ohio, April 12, 1931 – March 30, 2017

Mary M. Waddell, 85, of Newark, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the Arlington Care Center in Newark. She was born April 12, 1931, in Newark, one of eleven children born to Charles and Mary (Bash) Williams. For 23 years she had served as a hostess for Bob Evans Restaurants, on 30th Street in Heath and at Cherry Valley Road. She also enjoyed playing Bingo at Newark Catholic.

Surviving are her husband of 62 years, Paul D. Waddell, Sr., whom she married March 5, 1955; her children Paul (Darcie) Waddell, Jr., Steven Waddell, Lori Lowery, Gerald (Debi) Waddell; her beloved grandchildren, Candice (Nick), Christopher, Chelsea (Tim), Hunter, Ashely, Kathryn, Evan, Makenna; five great-grandchildren; her brother Bob Williams; several nieces and nephews and her beloved dog, “Sally”.

Private family memorial services will be held at a later date.

To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com. 

 

 

 

David Warren Vance of Newark, OH, October 1, 1934 – March 28, 2017

A funeral service for David Vance will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 1pm at Brucker Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark, OH, 43055. Burial will follow at Smith Chapel Cemetery. Family will greet guests for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

David, age 82, of Newark, passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his family. David was born on October 1, 1934 to the late Fred and Alphia (Mullinex) Vance in Whitmer, WV. 

David loved to work. Over the years, he worked at Bowerston Shale Co, Allied Van Lines, and Hanby Farms. David retired from Matlock Inc and from Universal Veneers.

In his free time, David enjoyed stock car racing, from racing the cars in his youth to cheering on the next generation. He also enjoyed gardening and yard work.

David is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Virginia (Henderson) Vance. He also leaves behind his sons, Gary (Mary) Vance and Brad Vance; 8 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; brother, Richard (Nan) Vance; Sisters-in-law, Mary Vance and Patty Skeese; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, David is preceded in death by his son, Stevie Vance; grandson, Stephen Vance; sister, Shirley Vance; and brother, William Vance.

The family would like to thank Hospice of Central Ohio for all their care and compassion.

 

To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.

William C. Howiler of Newark, OH, November 4, 1930 – March 27, 2017

William C. Howiler, age 86, of Newark, passed away on March 27, 2017 at Selma-Markowitz care center. He was born on November 4, 1930 to the late Chester and Hazel (Murphy) Howiler in Caldwell, OH.

 

In his free time, William enjoyed fishing, building model airplanes, and sitting on the porch with his wife.

 

William is survived by his children, Jeffrey Howiler, Richard (Tina) Howiler, Scott Howiler, David (Joy) Howiler, Gary (Misty) Howiler, and Beverly Alexander; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

 

In addition to his parents, William is preceded in death by his wife, Norma Jean Howiler; daughter, Judith Ann Howiler; granddaughter, Jessica Howiler; and siblings, James Howiler, Walter Howiler, and Betty Howiler.

 

Services will be private.

 

To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.

Marlene Eikelberry of Newark, Ohio, January 7, 1948 – March 25, 2017

Marlene Eikelberrry, 69, of Newark, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017, at her home following a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 7, 1948, in Mansfield, a daughter of the late Harry I. and Vera L. (Cooper) Muck. For many years, she was a cashier at the Kroger’s store in Pataskala.

Surviving are her husband of 27 years, Richard L. Eikelberry, whom she married March 4, 1990; her children, Carol (Richard) McCartney of Danville, Brady (Rachel) Boyce of Mt. Vernon, “Daughter” Michelle (Jeremy) Talbott of Mt. Vernon; her grandchildren, Kyle (Jacki), David and Jeremy David; her brothers and sisters, Kenny (Doris) Muck of Florida, Steve (Wanda) Muck of Millwood, Patricia Collins of Newark, Glenda (Glen) Strouse of Millwood and several nieces and nephews.

No services will be held at Marlene’s request. Memorial contributions made be to Hospice of Central Ohio.

The Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home is honored to serve the Eikelberry family, to sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com. 

 

 

 

 

John Gary Wheeler of Newark, Ohio, May 8, 1945 – March 25, 2017

 

John Gary Wheeler

 

A funeral service for John Gary Wheeler, 71, of Newark, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Evangelist Don Allen officiating.  Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.

Gary passed away March 25, 2017, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Care Center.  He was born May 8, 1945, in Newark, to the late Fred T. and Frances C. (Northey) Wheeler.

Gary was an Air Force Veteran and a 1963 graduate of Newark High School.   He retired for Owens Corning and was a member of Newark Church of Christ.

He is survived by his brother, Tom (Emma) Wheeler of Arizona, and cousins, Ronnie (Connie) McFarland and Nancy McFarland both of Newark.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio or Newark Church of Christ.

 

To sign an online guest book, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com

Karen L. Cairns of Heath, Ohio, March 23, 1944 – March 24, 2017

A Celebration of Life Service for Karen L. Cairns will be held at 11am, on Tuesday March 28, 2017, at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, in Newark. Pastor Shawn Morris will officiate. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may call 2-4pm, and 6-8pm, on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at the funeral home, 985N. 21st Street.

Mrs. Cairns, age 73, of Heath, passed away Friday March 24, 2017, at Licking Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born March 23, 1944, in Newark, a daughter of the late Raymond and Helen (Knotts) Urban. A 1962 graduate of Newark High School, she graduated from the Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing in Zanesville. As a Registered Nurse she had worked at Newark Family Physicians for many years and retired from the State Farm Insurance Company. She had helped organize the ONES association, a group dedicated to educating office nurses. She was a member of the Neil Avenue United Methodist Church. 

She is survived by her husband Dr. Craig Cairns, whom she married April 25, 1987; her children, Julie (Brian) Earick, Greg Thatcher, Andy (Isabelle) Thatcher; her beloved grandchildren, Blake, Molly, Kaitlyn, Gabe, Chloe and Conner; step-children, Jacob Cairns, Dan Cairns and Bryan (Mary) Cairns; three brothers, Don (Barb) Urban, Larry (Joyce) Urban, Dave (Cheryl) Urban and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Neil Avenue United Methodist Church.

To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com. 

 

 

 

 

 

Lenora Hanby of Newark, OH, April 24, 1923 – March 19, 2017

Funeral services for Lenora W. Hanby will be held at 11am, Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home in Newark. Pastor Shawn Morris will officiate.  Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery.  The family will receive friends and acquaintances from 5-7pm, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st Street and also one hour prior to the funeral service on Thursday.

Mrs. Hanby, age 93, passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at SharonBrooke Assisted Living.  She was born April 24, 1923 in Santoy, Ohio, a daughter of the late Roy and Bessie (Reisinger) Stevens.  Lenora was a homemaker and a longtime member of Neal Avenue United Methodist Church. She also volunteered at nursing homes in the area for 15 years.

Lenora is survived by her son, David E. (Patricia) Hanby of Johnstown, OH as well as three grandchildren, Catherine (Chad) Grooms, Mark (Brittany) Hanby, and Karen Hanby; 7 great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Eugene Hanby in 1997.

The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at SharonBrooke for all their care and compassion.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 333 N. Summit St. Toledo, OH 43604.

 

To sign an online guest book, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.

Dean W. Markle, Sr. of Newark, Ohio, October 19, 1922 – March 21, 2017

Dean W. Markle, Sr.

 

A graveside service for Dean W. Markle, Sr., 94, of Newark, will be held on Monday, March 27th at 1:00 p.m., at Wilson Cemetery, with Msgr. Paul P. Enke officiating.  Military honors will be conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.

Dean passed away Tuesday, March 21st at Middleton in Granville, Ohio.  He was born October 19th, 1922, to the late William Trenton Markle and Flossie Markle. 

Dean was a proud WWII veteran and was a member of the American Legion for 71 consecutive years.

Born in Akron Ohio, Dean moved his family to the Newark area in 1965 and had a successful accounting career in the trucking industry at B&L Motor Freight from which he retired in 1981.

He cherished his time being a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was a huge Cleveland Cavaliers fan and never missed watching their games.

He is survived by his children, Marilyn (Jim) Devine of Westerville, Dean W. (Kim Hall) Markle, Jr. of Newark, and Myrna (Greg) Wessinger of Westerville, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Dobson Markle of Stow Ohio; grandchildren, Mitchell (Kim) Markle, Cody (Megan) Markle, Bradley Markle, Daniel (Lindsey) Wessinger, and Philip Wessinger, and two beautiful great grandchildren, Maxwell Dean Markle and Brynlee Grace Markle.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Grace, of 62 years; son, William Totts Markle, and two brothers, Robert Trenton Markle and William Ellsworth Markle.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in honor of Dean to Licking County Veterans Alliance or Honor Flight.

 

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