Daily Archives: February 5, 2018

Christine M. ‘Chris” Kochendorfer of Newark, Ohio, October 7, 1959 – February 4, 2018


                                                 Christine M. “Chris” Kochendorfer

     A private service for Christine M. “Chris” Kochendorfer, 58, of Newark, will be held at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Pastor Cory Campbell officiating.  A private burial will be held at Wilson Cemetery.
     Chris passed away February 4, 2018, at her residence.  She was born October 7, 1959, Newark, to Pamela (Nott) Hook and the late Richard A. Hook, Sr.
     Chris was a 1978 graduate of Utica High School.  She retired from Newark City Schools in the food service.  She loved her beagles, Lady, Shiloh, and Lily, and enjoyed nature, especially her backyard birds.  She was an excellent cook and loved making, inventing, and sharing all her favorite recipes.  And loved holiday crafting.   
     In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 32 years, Carl F. Kochendorfer; daughter, Cassandra (Evan Lower) Kochendorfer of Newark; brothers, Richard Hook of MI and Russ Hook of SC; sister, Cathy (Fred) Sheets of Newark, and nephew, Frederick (Allie) Sheets of Newark. 
     In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058-0430.
     To sign an online guest book, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com. 

Martha Louise Wilson of Newark, Ohio, January 15, 1923 – February 2, 2018

A Memorial Service celebrating the life of Martha Louise Wilson will be held at 4pm, on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at the Neal Avenue United Methodist Church, 12 Neal Avenue, Newark. Pastor David Hogg and Pastor Eva Marie Wolfe will officiate. Mrs. Wilson, 95, of Newark and formerly of Florida, passed away Friday, February 2, 2018, at her home in Newark. She was born January 15, 1923, in East Point, Georgia a daughter of the late Max M. and Louise (Arnold) Bridwell.
A woman of faith, she was a devoted member of the Neal Avenue United Methodist Church in Newark and the Church of the Nazarene in St. Cloud, Florida. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and gardening and was a member of the Quilting Guild. She had been vice president of the Oldsmar Garden Club and had been a Food Pantry volunteer.
Surviving are her daughter and son in Law, Nancy Louise Wilson Gall (Tom) of Newark; her devoted companion “Bushy Tail”; grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and dear friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Eugene Wilson, Sr. and her son, Francis Eugene Wilson, Jr.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Licking County Humane Society, Hospice of Central Ohio or the Licking County Veterans Alliance.
To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com