Daily Archives: May 11, 2018

Bonnie Jean (McDonald) Gano of Newark, Ohio, April 27, 1927 – May 10, 2018

                                 Bonnie Jean (McDonald) Gano


A funeral service for Bonnie Jean (McDonald) Gano, 91, of Newark, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Pastor Todd Tracy officiating.  Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.

Bonnie passed away surrounded by her family on May 10, 2018, at AlterCare Newark South.  She was born April 27, 1927, in Newark, to the late Otto and Beatrice (Bowman) McDonald.

Bonnie was a homemaker who devoted her life taking care of her husband and three boys.  She loved to bake and took pride in her house work.  She looked after the elderly neighbors preparing meals for them.  She lived for family get-togethers and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Bonnie was a member of Wright Memorial United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her three sons, Terry (Marcia) Gano of Newark, Timothy Gano of Newark, and Jeffrey (Diane) Gano of Columbus; seven grandchildren, Dawn (David) Pollay of Florida, Nathan Gano of Bexley, Heather (Rob) Whitmore of Powell, Justin (Nikkii) Gano of Newark, Jeremy Gano of New York, Brandon Gano of Columbus, and Courtney (Dave) Bailey of Westerville; eleven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara Sue (Fritz) Wessinger of Heath and Brenda (Fred) Ellas of North Carolina; two brothers, Rodger (Vonda) McDonald of Newark and Richard (Paula) McDonald of Granville, numerous nieces and nephews, and by the daughter she never had, Martha Rowland.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Karl Francis Gano; son-in-law, Randy Rose; sisters, June Conrad, Alice Hughes, Mary Ann Ballengee; brothers, Robert, Ronald, and Ottie McDonald, and an infant son.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, or charity of your choice.

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

Lillian Gladys Myers of Heath, Ohio, January 5, 1927 – May 10, 2018

A funeral service for Lillian Gladys Myers will be held at 11am, on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at The Church of God, God’s Acres, 675 N. Cedar Street, Newark. Brother Roger Decker will officiate. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 6pm-8pm, on Monday, at The Church of God, God’s Acres and also one hour prior to the funeral service.
Lillian, 91, of Heath, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born January 5, 1927, in Lucasville, a daughter of the late Ray and Nova (Boggs) Stambaugh. She was a 1945 graduate of Pickerington High School and was a member of The Church of God at God’s Acres.
Surviving are her children, Greg (Jimsy) Myers, of Thornville, James B. (Robin) Myers, Jr., of Alexandria, Beverly (Kenneth) Barrett of Newark; her grandchildren, J. B. Myers, Shawn Barrett, Andrea Shaffer, Katie Myers, Jessica Baker; her great-grandchildren, Mallory and James Myers, Ethan, Jonah and Levi Barrett and Ryleigh Myers; her twin sister Vivian Schaeffer of Etna and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James B. (Jim) Myers, her sister Maxine Coleman and brothers, Ray Stambaugh, Jr., Edgel Stambaugh and Howard Stambaugh and one great-grandchild, Jack Barrett.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio.
To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.


Larry A. Denny of Newark, OH, June 21, 1937 – April 26, 2018

A graveside service will be held for Larry A. Denny, age 80, of Newark, at 10am on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Cedar Hill Cemetery. The service will be officiated by Pastor David Brown and the Licking County Veteran’s Alliance will provide military honors.