Daily Archives: April 17, 2017

Suzanne Volz of Buckeye Lake, OH, March 14, 1954 – April 14, 2017

Suzanne Volz, age 71, of Buckeye Lake, passed away on April 14, 2017. Suzanne was born to the late Norman and Lucille (Dean) Edwards on March 14, 1946 in Columbus, OH.


Suzanne was an underwriter for Continental Insurance. She love cats and in her free time, enjoy watching NASCAR.


Suzanne is survived by her son, Jeffrey (Maria) Volz, of Buckeye Lake; grandson, Jeremy Volz; great grandchildren, Xavier “Fredrick” Volz and Adalynn Jean Volz; and brother, Charles (Sandra) Goldrick, of Port Orange, FL.


Family will hold private services at a later date.


Online condolences can be made at www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.

Bob and Georgia Porter of Newark, OH, December 30, 1934 – April 9, 2017

Funeral services for Robert “Bob” and Georgia Porter will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 65 North Third Street in Newark, on Saturday, April 22 at 11:00AM. An Honor Guard Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Calling Hours will be held at Brucker – Kishler Funeral Home on Friday, April 21 from 2-4 and 6-8PM.

Mr. Porter, age 82, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Hospice of Central Ohio. He was born December 30, 1934 in Denver, Colorado, to Howard and Marion Porter. He is survived by one brother, Raymond Dunn (Zulena), of Pasadena, California and one sister, Cathryn Foster, who lives in Idaho. He was preceded in death by one sister, Betty LaCasse. He also has numerous cousins, nieces and nephews in Colorado and California.

Mr. Porter served in the United States Army, United States Navy, The National Guard and the United States Air Force. He graduated from Cleveland High School in Seattle, Washington and earned his degree from COTC-OSU Newark.  He was an Electronics Technician, retired from the Newark Air Force Base. He taught Adult Education at Licking County Joint Vocational School following his retirement. He enjoyed travelling, woodworking, and playing cards. He was also an avid roller skater, and belonged to several skating clubs.

Mrs. Porter, age 77, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017, at The Ohio State University Medical Center. She was born on January 26, 1940 to Anthony and Mary (Diblasio) Zaras. She has one surviving brother, Nicholas Zaras, of Newark.  

Mrs. Porter earned her certification from The Ohio State University and was a retired Dental Hygienist. She enjoyed travelling, quilting, and sewing. She was a member of Weathervane Playhouse, 2oth Century Flyers, and Licking County Players.  She sang in the choir at First Presbyterian Church.

Mr. Porter is survived by his three daughters, Karen Kitchen, Sue (Martin) Pettigrew, and Margy Porter-Hansen. Mrs. Porter is survived by her daughter, Barcy Curtis. They had eight grandchildren, Claire, John, and Hale Hansen; Chase, Alex, and Keegan Curtis, 2nd Lt. Zachary (Chiara) Rutledge, and Zoie Kitchen. They also had two wonderful great-grandchildren, Lucas and Isabella Rutledge.

They also leave behind many wonderful friends, including the people at First Presbyterian Church in Littleton, Colorado, and at The Works and The Midland Theatre in Newark.

The family would like to thank the Reverend Steven Brand of First Presbyterian Church, City of Newark EMS, Dr. Jason Winterhalter and his staff, the staff of Rhodes and Doan Hall at The Ohio State University Medical Center, and Hospice of Central Ohio for their loving and compassionate care for Bob and Georgia, and the family.  Special thanks to David and Jackie Davis, and Ray and Zule Dunn, for their love and guidance through this difficult time.


The family would like to request memorial contributions be sent to First Presbyterian Church, 65 N. 3rd Street, Newark, Ohio. 

Jean Lohrman Woehrle Carr of Newark, Ohio, August 21, 1934 – April 15, 2017

A funeral service for Jean (Lohrman Woehrle) Carr will be held at 11am, on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home in Newark. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 2-4pm and 6-8pm, on Wednesday, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st.

Mrs. Carr, age 82, of Newark, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born August 21, 1934, in Newark, a daughter of the late George and Helen (Luke) Lohrman, Sr. She had worked as a physician’s office receptionist and as a teacher at the E.S. Weiant Center and LEADS Head Start. During her high school years she was a majorette for the Newark High School Marching Band and for many years was a member of the Damenchor. She was an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan.

Surviving are her children, Katrina (Doug) Furbee, Tom (Barbara) Woehrle, Diane Harris; step-daughter Kandie (Bill) Daugherty; her grandchildren, Courtney (Bobby) Plummer, Cory Furbee, Jennifer (Adam) Werner, Angela (Ryan) Collins, Jeremy (Courtney) Woehrle, Julie Woehrle, Wesley (Stephanie) Harris, Bobby Lee Romine; step-grandchildren Holly and Kerry Daugherty; great-grandchildren Ellie, Abbie, Eli, Seth, Sydney, Sophia, Bentley, Finnley, Gibson, Matilda, Carver and Gracyn; brothers, George Lohrman, Jr., Bob (Pat) Lohrman, Ronnie Lohrman, Helen Dodson, Terry (Becky) Lohrman and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Paul Woehrle in 1973, husband Charles Carr in 2011; son Timothy Woehrle in 2016; sisters-in-law Linda Lohrman and Jo Ann Lohrman and brother-in-law Lloyd Dodson.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to caregivers Lori, Tammi and Brittney for all of their care and compassion.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio.

Online condolences can be made at www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.



David Lee Knotts of Newark, Ohio, December 3, 1929 – April 14, 2017

A funeral service for David Lee Knotts will be held at 1pm, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, in Newark. Family and friends may call from 2-4pm and 6-8pm, on Tuesday, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st Street.  Burial will follow at Newark Memorial Gardens, where the Licking County Veterans Alliance will present Military Funeral Honors.

Mr. Knotts, age 87, of Newark, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Center, in Newark. He was born December 3, 1929, in Dakota, West Virginia, a son of the late Orval and Freda Marie (Glover) Knotts. He was a veteran of both WWII and the Korean War, serving in both the Unites State Marine Corps and the United States Navy. He had retired from Kaiser Aluminum where he had worked as a pipe fitter. Mr. Knotts had been a member of the Kaiser Retirees, American Legion and the Eagles and Moose Lodges. He enjoyed mall walking in the afternoon with his companion Freda.

Surviving are his soulmate and life companion, Freda Eleanor McCullough; his children John Knotts, Jani Knotts, Joyce Knotts, Barbara Johnson, and 11 grandchildren, Joshua Carver, Jessica Tolley, Amanda Green, Hayley Knotts, Hannah Knotts, Heather Knotts, David Elliott, Howie Smith, Annie Knotts, Brooke Knotts, Jacob Johnson; 16 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one sister, Imogene Rose. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio.

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