Obituaries Archive

Harold Edward Sylvest, 92

Harold Edward Sylvest, 92, of Milford, died Jan. 24. He is survived by his wife Minnie Sylvest, children Thomas (Sabina) Sylvest and grandchildren Nicholas and Sarah. Friends welcome from 3-5 p.m. Jan. 30 to share memories at Craver-Riggs Funeral Home and Crematory in Milford. Memorials to Helping Hospitalized Veterans.

Claire Ravitch, 94

Claire Ravitch (nee Shavel), 94, of Bethel, died Jan. 20. She is survived by siblings Howard Shavel and Ann Schwartzbard and many nieces and nephews. Ravitch was preceded in death by husband Sampson and sister Irma Colford. Services to be arranged at a later date.

Judith Newberry, 79

Judith Ann Newberry, 79, of Moscow, died Jan. 23. She is survived by children Gary (Amy), Debbie, Roger (Debbie), David, Billy (Stacey), Judy (Jim) Benagh, Doug, Susan (Sonny) Wagers, Laura, Keith (Barb), Brenda (Troy) Ison, Amy (Bill) Rapp, Brett, Ryan, Diana (Frank), Stephen (Lee-Ann), Ginny (Robert) Riggs, 33 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and siblings Denis Murphy, [ Read More ]

Louise Hensley, 62

Louise Hensley, 62, of Felicity, died Jan. 22. She is survived by children Dusty (Misty) Ackerman, Lindsey (J.R.) Brandenburg and Amanda (Patrick) Hensley, grandchildren Taylor, Tate, Tessa, Tanner, Skylar, Kayden, Kinlee and Korbin and aunt Dorothy Dorn. Hensley was preceded in death by parents Howard and Marion Merckie. Visitation 11 a.m. Jan. 24 until services [ Read More ]

Edward Gauche, 80

Edward Francis Gauche, 80, formerly of Wilmington, died Jan. 17. He was a banker at National Bank & Trust. Gauche is survived by wife Bobbie Faye (nee Johnston), daughters Yvonne (Cary) Dell and Edwina (Chris) Harvey, four grandchildren and sisters Mary Alice Boler and Dorothy Stephens. Services 10 a.m. Jan. 21 at St. Angela Merici [ Read More ]

Robert Dooley, 81

Robert Dooley, 81, of Bethel, died Jan. 15. He is survived by children Debra (Keith) Shebesta, Delvin (Debbie), Michael and Curtis, brother Elbert and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, including Edward Shannon, Tricia, Tasha and Tony Dooley. Dooley was preceded in death by wife Linda (nee Daughtery) and children Diann Preston, Delores Garcia, Robert, Steven and [ Read More ]

Jackie Brumley, 76

Jackie Lee Brumley, 76, of the Bethel area, died Jan. 25. She is survived by children David (Sharon) and Robert (Jaqueline), grandchildren Ivy Jean Brumley and Jessica, Samantha and Seth Fangman, siblings Billy (Ann) Bowling, Granville (Connie) Bowling, Stanley (Sally) Bowling and Gretta (Jerry) Emond and numerous nieces and nephews. Brumley was preceded in death [ Read More ]

Louis Blank, 54

Louis Blank, 54, of Union Township, died Jan. 19. He was a gifted harmonica player who sat in with many local bands. Blank is survived by his siblings Robert, Charles and Edward Blank and Olivia “Kay” Bao and many nieces and nephews and other family members. Services to be held at the convenience of the [ Read More ]

Betty Lipscomb, 81

Betty Lipscomb, 81, of Bethel, died Jan. 8. Lipscomb is survived by her husband of 62 years Harold Lipscomb, children Diana (Jerry) Broughton, Linda (Jake) Moore, Kathy Newman, Lisa Frasher, Michael Lipscomb, Robert (Laura) Lipscomb and Matthew Lipscomb, 23 grandchildren and great-grandchildren and siblings Jackie Bassett and Albert Puckett. Memorial services 11 a.m. Jan. 17 [ Read More ]

Ovelene Zackerman, 87

Ovelene Detzel Zackerman, 87, of Milford, died Jan. 17. She was a homemaker. Zackerman is survived by sister Alga (Danilo) Domingo, children Gene (Valerie), Sue Fain, Ramona (Steve) Kirby and Jeff (Becky), grandchildren Kristen (Ken) Bergren, Heather (Nate) Misner, Ryan Fain, Allison Kirby, Dylan Kirby, Katie Zackerman and Caroline Zackerman and great-grandchildren Zachary, Alexis, Peyton [ Read More ]

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