Daily Archives: November 15, 2017

Brenda Sue Cost of Whitehall, OH, July 8, 1958 – November 10, 2017

Brenda Sue Cost, 59, of Whitehall, formerly of Newark, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017, at her home. She was born July 8, 1958, in Newark to John and Adeline (Martin) Cost.

Brenda was a 1976 graduate of Licking Valley High School and Licking County Joint Vocational School.

She earned an Associate’s degree in Office Management at The Central Ohio Technical College. Brenda was also a graduate of Park College with a BA in Business.

Brenda spent most of her working career at the Defense Supply Center in Whitehall where she worked as Acquisition Specialist. She enjoyed spending time with her many friends and dearly loved her five cats.  She loved to travel and thoroughly enjoyed bluegrass music as well as ballroom dancing. Brenda never knew a stranger and was a loving, generous woman with much to give this world. She had a strong faith and will be missed by all who knew her.

Brenda is survived by her mother, Adeline Cost; fiancé, William Hill; aunt, Rose Cost; and many cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, John Cost.

Visitation will be Saturday from 11-1 pm at Brucker- Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark. The funeral service will follow visitation at 1:00 pm with Pastor Gus Andrews officiating. Burial will follow the service in Wilson Cemetery.

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

Brenda Sue Cost of Whitehall, OH, DOB Unk. – November 10, 2017

Brenda Sue Cost, 59, of Whitehall, formerly of Newark, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017, at her home. She was born July 8, 1958, in Newark to John and Adeline (Martin) Cost.

Brenda was a 1976 graduate of Licking Valley High School and Licking County Joint Vocational School.

She earned an Associate’s degree in Office Management at The Central Ohio Technical College. Brenda was also a graduate of Park College with a BA in Business.

Brenda spent most of her working career at the Defense Supply Center in Whitehall where she worked as Acquisition Specialist. She enjoyed spending time with her many friends and dearly loved her five cats.  She loved to travel and thoroughly enjoyed bluegrass music as well as ballroom dancing. Brenda never knew a stranger and was a loving, generous woman with much to give this world. She had a strong faith and will be missed by all who knew her.

Brenda is survived by her mother, Adeline Cost; fiancé, William Hill; aunt, Rose Cost; and many cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, John Cost.

Visitation will be Saturday from 11-1 pm at Brucker- Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark. The funeral service will follow visitation at 1:00 pm with Pastor Gus Andrews officiating. Burial will follow the service in Wilson Cemetery.

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

Mary Lou (Nichols) Bakos of Newark, Ohio, December 20, 1930 – November 12, 2017

A graveside service for Mary Lou (Nichols) Bakos, 86, of Newark, will be held at a later date at St. Joseph Cemetery.  She passed away November 12, 2017, at The OSU East Hospital.  She was born December 20, 1930, in Newark, to the late Harry Albert and Edith Emma (Shondell) Nichols.

Mary Lou was a 1948 graduate of Newark High School.  She was owner/manager of Mary Lou Styling Salon.  She was a great cook and was devoted to lovingly care for her ill husband for at least four years prior to his death. 

She is survived by her daughters, Michele Ann Bakos of Newark and Theresa Lynn (Dennis) Reed of Ashland; sister, Judy Ann Beal of Newark; grandchildren, Andrea Lane, Erin Bakos, Steven (Amanda) Morrow, and Michael Bakos all of Newark; ten great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Christopher Alan Bakos.

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