Daily Archives: October 8, 2019

Jeffrey A. Bishop of Newark, Ohio , August 18, 1958 – September 29, 2019

Jeffrey A. Bishop


A funeral service for Jeffrey A. Bishop, 61, of Newark, will be held at 12 p.m. Thursday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Pastor Wally McLaughlin officiating.  Burial will follow in Maple Grove cemetery in Alexandria. Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, prior to the service, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.

Jeff passed away September 29, 2019, at the Newark Care and Rehabilitation.  He was born August 18, 1958, in Newark, to the Ruth (Pletcher) Sontag and the late Willis Bishop.

He is survived by his mother, Ruth (Gary) Sontag of Newark; siblings, Julie Bishop (Ben) of Utica, James (Patricia) Bishop of Nashport, and Karen (Bill) Betscher of Martinsburg, and many nieces, nephew, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Willis Bishop.  

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

George “Tom” Coakley of St. Louisville, January 13, 1941 – October 7, 2019

George “Tom” Coakley, 78, longtime resident of St. Louisville, died Monday, October 7, 2019 at Arlington Care Center. He was born January 13, 1941 in Fredonia to the late Lewis and Juanita (Loper) Coakley.

Tom was the former owner of Tom’s Tech Supply. He was a longtime bowler at Park Lanes and enjoyed watching NASCAR and playing golf.

He is survived by five children, Tom Coakley of Buckeye Lake, Tamela (Earl) Simpson of Thornville, Tim (Janet) Coakley of Newark, Tonya (Dwane) Kammer of Columbus; and Tina Bell of Newark; 14 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; one brother, Ted Coakley of Harrison, OH; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca Coakley; brother, Bill Coakley; and two grandsons, Gregory Matthew and Brian Ray.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5-8 PM at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark, where the funeral service will be Friday at 10:00 AM with Pastor Cory Campbell officiating. Burial will follow the service in Barnes Cemetery.

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