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Robert Carleton Perry of Lancaster, OH, August 17, 1946 – May 6, 2019

Robert Carleton Perry, age 72, of Lancaster, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019 at the OSU Medical Center. He was born on August 17, 1946 to the late Lawrence and Letty (Strawser) Perry in Columbus, OH.

A funeral service will be held at 7pm on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Brucker Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark, OH 43055. Family will greet friends from 1-3pm and 5-7pm at the funeral home prior to the service. Services will be officiated by Pastor Kevin Seymour.

Robert retired from AT&T and from JP Morgan Chase. He was a co-founder of Thornville Youth Recreation Association (TYRA) and an active member of the Hope Community Church of the Nazarene. In his free time, he enjoyed playing softball and golf, and spending time with his family.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of nearly 53 years, Joyce (Bussey) Perry; children, Paulette Raní (Wayne) Hoffman and James Carleton (Shannon Kaye) Perry; foster daughter, Georgia Seymour-Reber; grandchildren, Zachary Robert Hoffman, Quinn Taylor Hoffman, Tiffany Marie Reber, and Sarah Jane Reber; siblings, Paul Douglas Perry of CA, Bruce Allen Perry, and Phyllis Sue Britton of Mt. Vernon.

Robert is preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Robert’s memory can be sent to the American Cancer Association, American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or to Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, OH 43058.

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

Howard F. Haga of St. Louisville, Ohio, August 18, 1930 – April 2, 2019

Howard F. Haga


A funeral service for Howard F. Haga, 88, of St. Louisville, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Chaplain Jeff Smith officiating.  Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens, where military honors will be conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.  Family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m.  Friday, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark, where a Masonic service will be held at 5 p.m.

Howard passed away May 2, 2019, at Licking Memorial Hospital.  He was born August 18, 1930, in Newark, to the late Raymond N. and Susie M. (Smith) Haga.

Howard was an Air Force veteran. He retired from the Newark Air Force Base.  He was a member of the American Legion, life-time member of Newark Lodge #97 F&AM Masonic Lodge, Shriners, and the Columbus Scottish Rite.

He is survived by his step-children, Christina (Mike) Justice of Newark, Chris Wright of Heath, and Julee (Brent) Myers of Georgia; grandchildren, Michael (Crystal) Justice of Newark, Jarrod (Kristina) Justice of Newark, Josh Wright of Heath, Brandi Wright of Heath, Jimmie Wright of Heath, Zack Williams Gahanna, and Karlee (Troy) Lemke of New Albany; great-grandchildren, Katelyn Justice of Newark, Kaniyah Williams of Newark, and Keiondra McClintock of Newark, and cousins, Robert DeVoll of St. Louisville, Teresa (Terry) McConnell of Hebron, and Bernadette (Jeff) Hunt of Circleville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by the love of his life, Edna Wright.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

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