Daily Archives: February 9, 2018

Gracie Danielle Dudgeon of Newark, September 1, 2007 – February 7, 2018

Gracie Danielle Dudgeon, 10, gained her wings, Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at her home. She was born September 1, 2007 in Newark, a daughter of Michael and Jennifer (Hartman) Dudgeon.

Gracie was a 5th grader at Stevenson Elementary School where she was a cheerleader for Heath Sertoma football team. She had a love for animals especially horses. Gracie had a heart that loved always and often. She loved her friends and family deeply.

She is survived by her parents, Michael and Jennifer Dudgeon; sister, Maddie “Moo” Dudgeon; maternal grandparents, Pat Hartman (Robin Dockus), Dana and Jaque Hartman; Paternal grandparents, Lucinda Fish, David and Linda Dudgeon; five uncles, Jeremy (Andi) Hartman, Jason (Mariah) Hartman, Cory (Ashton) Leckrone, Shane Farabee, and Dan (Jess) Hoover; two aunts, Nicole (Josh) Wilson and Jessica (Adam) Seymour; honorary aunt, Amber Wolfe; many cousins including Darby Hartman; and her best friend, Katie.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gracie D. Dudgeon Memorial Fund at any Park National Bank to support a scholarship for a future Heath cheerleader.

Visitation will be Sunday from 2-6 PM at the Brucker- Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St, Newark, where the funeral service will be Monday at 1:00 PM with Pastor Jennifer Ballinger officiating.

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

Peggy E. (Cujas) Steele of Newark, May 29, 1930 – January 20, 2018

Peggy E. (Cujas) Steele, 87, of Newark, died peacefully at her home, January 20, 2018 in Florida. She was born May 29, 1930 in Eldersville, PA to the late Ernest and Elizabeth (Grigsby) Gillespie.

Peggy was the owner of 3B School of Beauty in downtown Newark. She was also the owner operator of R & P Management in Naples, FL. She enjoyed sewing, and playing Bridge and Dominos with her friends. She was a sweet lady and loved spending time with her family. She will be dearly missed by her friends and family.

She is survived by daughter, Diane Neighbarger of Newark; son, Dave (Wendy) Cujas of Naples, FL; two granddaughters, Ashley Markley and Christine Neighbarger both of Newark;  four step grandsons, Greg, Matt, Mark, and Zach Goddard; five great grandchildren, Reece Markley, Emma Markley, Vanessa Neighbarger, Casen Clarke, and Briella Grace Clarke.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rex Steele.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, OH 43058.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-3 pm at the Brucker- Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark, where a memorial service will follow visitation at 3:00 PM with Pastor David Myers officiating.

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