Ruth Thelma Stroub, 77, of Monroe Township, died Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at Morris Nursing Home. She was a homemaker. Funeral services were held May 11, at Laurel United Methodist Church. Interment at Laurel Cemetery.
Staff Sergeant Mark A. “Tony” Wojciechowski, 25, died Thursday, April 30, 2009, in Iraq. Wojciechowski was a 2002 graduate of Glen Este High School and Live Oaks Career Center. He served as a staff sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps from 2001 until his death. Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
Shirley Jean Smith, 64, of Jackson Township, died Wednesday, April 29, 2009, in Williamsburg. Mrs. Smith worked as a tax preparer for Werner Tax Service. Funeral services were held May 2, at Newtonsville United Methodist Church.
Thomas Hentry Frederick, 70, of Williamsburg, died Wednesday, April 29, 2009, in Batavia. He was born May 10, 1938, in Cincinnati, the son of Howard and Ethel Watson. Funeral services were held May 1, at Megie Funeral Home, in Mt. Orab.
Jackie Lee Mackey, 69, of Milford, died Sunday, April 26, 2009, in Cincinnati. Mr. Mackey worked as a supervisor for Surgical Appliance, Inc. Funeral services were held April 29, at Evans Funeral Home, in Milford.
Gary F. Meyer, 62, of Owensville, in Stonelick Township, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nev. Mr. Meyer was an executive vice president for a manufacturing business. Funeral services were held April 27, at Evans Funeral Home.
Joseph E. Fries Jr., 67, died Monday, May 4, 2009. He was born May 16, 1941. Funeral services were held May 6, at E. C. Nurre Funeral Home, in Amelia.
Sanny Joanne Forest, 85, of Union Township and formerly of Elizabeth, N. J., died Thursday, April 30, 2009, in Union Township. Mrs. Forest had worked as a legal secretary. No services were planned.
Phillip W. Parker, 50, of Milford, Goshen and Wayne Township, died Monday, April 27, 2009, in Batavia. Mr. Parker was self-employed as a brick layer. Funeral services were held May 1, at Evans Funeral Home in Goshen.
Carl E. Ely, 78, of Williamsburg, died Thursday, April 30, 2009. He was preceded in death by one son, Mark Steven Ely and one brother, Robert Ely.