Daily Archives: July 11, 2018

Thomas Lee Phillips of Newark, OH, January 20, 1943 – June 30, 2018

Thomas Lee Phillips, age 75, of Newark, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018. He was born on January 20, 1943 in Williamson, WV to the late Zach and Mildred “Midge” (Hensley) Phillips.

Tom worked as a machinist for Rockwell, Boeing, and retired from Rimrock. He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army.

 Tom is survived by his son, David (Kathy) Phillips; loving fiancé of 16 years, Glena J. Lee; 2 step sons; grandchildren, Zach and Sarah; great grandson, Gabriel; siblings, Les Phillips, Patty (Ron) Fannin, and Connie (Mike) Weber. He also leaves behind several nieces, nephews, and “generic grandchildren”.

In addition to his parents, Tom is preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Ann May Phillips, and daughter, Carol Sue Phillips.

A funeral service will be held on at 11am Friday, July 6, 2018 at Brucker Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark, OH 43055. Services will be officiated by Pastor Kyle Fannin and burial will follow at Jacksontown Cemetery, where the Licking County Veterans Alliance will provide military honors. Family will greet friends on Thursday, July 5, 2018 from 6-8pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, American Diabetes Association 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202.

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

Charles Lorin Masters Jr. of Newark, OH, March 25, 1937 – July 10, 2018

                                                          Charles Lorin Masters Jr.


A funeral service for Charles Lorin Masters Jr., 81, of Newark, will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, July 13, 2018, at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark. Family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home, where military honors will be conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.

Charles, a retired accountant from Frigidaire, passed away July 10, 2018, at his residence.  He was born March 25, 1937, in North Braddock, PA, to the late Charles Lorin Masters Sr. and Thelma (Martin) Masters.

Charles was a graduate of Scott High School.  He was a United States Marine Corps Veteran from October 31, 1956 – October 30, 1958.  He was a member of Wright Memorial United Methodist Church, where he served as Treasurer, Lay Leader, Pastor Parrish Leader, and Sunday School Teacher. His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Rosemary (Ibella) Masters; daughters, Michele (Michael) Daugherty, Debra Masters, and Christina (Shane) Phelps all of Newark; grandchildren, Darius, Aneesa, Tajah, Tre, Nasrin, Talia, Jibreel, Christian, James, and Ty; brothers, Martin (Carol) Masters and Barry (Sandy) Masters both of PA; brother-in-law, Jon (Karen) Ibella of PA, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Eleanor “Sis” Pifferetti and Marjorie Costello.

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