Obituaries Archive

Brook Lorthioir, 69

Brook Lou Lorthioir (nee Nielsen), 69, of Loveland, died Feb. 14. Lorthioir was born on December 30, 1945, in Jamaica, New York, to Anna Marie and Gerald Nielsen. She graduated from Richmond Hill High School in New York City, New York, in 1963, where she was a member of the school swimming team. She especially [ Read More ]

Lydia Lowe, 77

Lydia Maxine Lowe, 77, of Union Township, died Feb. 12. Lowe is survived by her siblings Effie Douglas, Evelyn Burton, Ray Russell, Reynold (Vivian) Russell and numerous nieces and nephews family and friends. She was preceded in death by her siblings Alleen Baker, Thelma Jean Aden, Fred Russell, Burton Russell, Clifford Russell, Sheri Russell and [ Read More ]

Viola Peace, 88

Viola Peace (nee Lunsford), 88, of Bethel, died Feb. 7. She is survived by daughter Darlene Lunsford and six grandchildren. Peace was preceded in death by sons Gordon Lunsford and Kenneth Peace, Jr. and parents William Taylor and Rose Ellen (nee Hornsby) Lunsford. Visitation noon Feb. 11 until services begin at 1 p.m. at E.C. [ Read More ]

Polly Shafer, 71

Polly Joyce Shafer (nee Barre), 71, of Newtonsville, died Feb. 13. She is survived by husband Milton, children Kelly, Mike, Michelle and Danielle (Bryan) Norris, 12 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, siblings Julie Crank Ortiz and Tad Books and many nieces and nephews. Shafer was preceded in death by siblings Jay Books, Clifford Jones, Walter Nipper and [ Read More ]

Mary Sheehan, 83

Mary Sheehan, 83, of Anderson Township, died Feb. 9. Sheehan is survived by her children Mary Patricia (David) Patterson, Timothy (Lori) Sheehan, Nancy (Ray) O’Connor and Michael Sheehan, grandchildren Julie (Nick), Leslie (Kevin), Sean (Kari), Danielle (Andrew), Nichole (Matt), Jonathan, Patrick, Robbie and Nakita, great-grandchildren Kaitlyn, Natalie, Ryan and Kinley, siblings Nancy Rojohn, Bill (Rebecca) [ Read More ]

Joyce Sigmon, 80

Joyce Ann Sigmon (nee Agee), 80, of Union Township, died Feb. 9. She is survived by children Tim (Darlene), Jennifer (Anthony) Carpenter and Rebecca (Eric) Lovelace, grandchildren Christine Sigmon, Alexandra Carpenter, Juliette Sigmon, Andrew Sigmon, Jack Carpenter and Davin Ogden, siblings John Agee, Betty Douglas, James (Rossadene) Agee, Bonnie Adkins and Brenda Agee, sisters-in-law Sherry [ Read More ]

Frances Walters, 78

Frances M. Walters, 78, of Bethel, died Feb. 13. Walters was a member of the Bethel American Legion Auxiliary and the Amelia Chapter 338 Order of the Eastern Star. She was a former EMT. She is survived by children John (Karen), Joy (Steven) Stapleton and Jerry (Sherri), grandchildren Emily (Jason) VanDyke, Christopher, Lauren, Daniel and [ Read More ]

Kirk Weiss, 62

Kirk A. Weiss, 62, of Goshen, died Feb. 11. He is survived by wife Frances Marie Kirby Weiss, children John (Katie), Jeremy (Christina) and Amber (Andrew) Whitley, grandchildren Tina, David, Anna, Elaina, Reagan, Kyle and Makinley and siblings Kent, Kathy, Kerry and Kim. Weiss was preceded in death by sibling Kris. Visitation 2:30 p.m. until [ Read More ]

Jay Applegate, 37

Jay A. Applegate, 37, of Sardinia, died Feb. 2. Applegate was a soccer coach. He is survived by daughter Maggie, father Steve (Sandy), mother Vickie (William Lang) Deininger, siblings Brian (Rosemary), Matthew (Brandi) and Carrie Lang, step-siblings Angie Ernst, Jeff Lang and Tracy Lang and grandparents Morris and Faye Holliday and Fred Applegate. Applegate was [ Read More ]

June Cain, 83

June Cain, 83, of the Eastgate area, died Feb. 3. She was born in Charleston, WV, and lived in Akron most of her life. Cain was an active bingo player until 2011. Cain is survived by children William (Debbie) III, Kathleen (William) MacDonald, grandchildren Michelle (Gill) Michael, Shawn Cain, James Cain, William MacDonald, Dustin MacDonald, [ Read More ]

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