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Cora Shiplett Williams


Services set Sunday for Services for Mrs. Williams
Funeral services for Mrs. Cora Williams 87,  of Toledo who died early Thursday morning will be held at 2 pm. Sunday at the C. L. Chute Funeral Home in New Lexington with the Rev. Ralph Tucker of Crooksville officiating. Burial will be in New Lexington Cemetery.
Mrs. Williams who died at the home of her daughter Mrs. Ernest D. Watson of the Maysville Pike, had been in failing health but death had been unexpected. Mrs. Williams the widow of John C. Williams, who died in 1945, was a member of the Methodist Church. Zanesville Chapter No. 52 of the Order of Eastern Star and The White Shrine at Somerset. She is survived by two daughters Mrs. R.P. McIlvoy of Toledo and Mrs. Watson, two sons Emmett and Robert N Williams of Toledo. 11 Grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. The body was removed to the C. L. Chute Funeral Home to New Lexington where friends may call after 7 today.
born May 12 1872 died Aug 13 1959.

Ray Shiplett
 


Ray Shiplett,  62, well known former resident of this county died Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 o clock at his home 101 East Broadway, New Lexington. He had been ill since last October but had been serious ever since  suffering a cerebral hemmorage 10 days ago. Born in Hopewell he was the son of Alfred  and Martha Shiplett. Prior to his illness he was a highway construction foreman. He had resided in New Lexington for the past 20 years. Mr. Shiplett was a member of the Lodge No. 250 F. & A.M. Chapter 149, Council No. 75 Knights Templar and the Order of Eastern Star all of New Lexington, he also belonged to the Methodist Church there.
The deceased is survived by his widow Effie Shiplett, and a nephew James Ansel, both of the home, three brothers Joseph of Somerset, Cyrus of Clayton township, Perry County, and William Shiplett of Akron; a sister John C Williams of New Lexington, and a number of nieces and nephews. The body was removed to the Bateman Funeral Home in this city and will be returned to the home this evening.
 1940 newspaper unknown.

Cyrus Shiplett

  Funeral services for Cyrus M. Shiplett, 82, of Clayton township, Perry County, will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Joseph's Church, Somerset, followed by burial in the church cemetery by the Berkhimer funeral home. The body is at the residence.
 Mr. Shiplett died at his home Friday evening, following an extended illness of two years. He is survived by his wife Cora; two sons, Homer, of Akron, and Leonard, of the home; three daughters, Mrs. John Dunkle of Zanesville, Mrs. David Slanaker, of Dearborn, Mich., and Mrs. Lewis Stalter, of Cleveland;  43 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; two brothers, Joseph of Somerset, and William, of New Lexington; and one sister, Mrs. Cora Williams, of Zanesville.

THE ZANESVILLE NEWS   Jan 23, 1950

  Mrs. Cora Shiplett

 Mrs. Shiplett 86, died at 1 a. m. Wednesday at the home of her daughter Mrs. Elsie Dunkle of Madison St. Zanesville.  She had lived in Perry County all of her life and had been ill at least a month and had been at her daughters home for 3 weeks. She was a member of St. Josephs Church. Mrs. Shiplett was born Nov.20, 1871 to Anthony and Matilda Ramsey Hammond . Her husband Cyrus died  Jan. 20 1950. Survivors are three daughters Mrs. Marie  Dunkle, Mrs. Mable Slanaker of Detroit Michigan and Mrs. Esther Stalter of Cleveland; two sons Homer of Akron and Leonard of New Lexington. 30 grandchildren 58 great grandchildren, 2 sisters Mrs. Anna E King of Somerset and Mrs. Rose Ward of Orient. Funeral services will be held at St. Josephs church at 10 a. m. Sat. with Fr. Hanley officiating. Burial will be made in the church cemetery. The body will be brought to the home of Leonard Shiplett of the Shawnee road where friends may call after 6 Thursday.

Leo Francis Shiplett,
 

68, of Akron, passed away Sept. 11, 2002, after a long illness.
He worked for the Akron Board of Education for 31 years, was a member of St. Matthew's Catholic Church, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Preceded in death by his sister, Mary Avelino; brothers, Robert, Thomas, Harold, and Donald. Leo is survived by his wife of 40 years, Judith; daughter, Susan (Michael) Dipasquale of Buffalo, N.Y.; sons, Steven (Darline) Shiplett of Akron and Jeffrey (Rebecca) Shiplett of Akron; grandchildren, Nicholas, Mikey, Joseph and Stephanie; sisters, Rita Marcum of Akron, Betty Large of Akron, Dorothy (Keith) Smith of Florida, Eileen (Dan) Holbrook of Akron; brothers, James (Jean) of Maine, Martin of Alliance and Paul (Jenny) of Akron; aunt and uncle, Betty and Joseph Smith; sisters-in-law, Helen Shiplett and Mickey Shiplett; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was loved by all.

Calling hours will be TODAY, 4 to 8 p.m., at the Dunn-Quigley Ciriello & Carr Funeral Home (811 Grant St.). Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at St. Matthew's Catholic Church. PROCESSION TO FORM AT CHURCH. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. The family suggests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
(Dunn-Quigley Ciriello & Carr, Akron, 330-253-8121.)

William Shiplett

 Well Known Farmer Dies At Home Near Gratiot

    William Shiplett a prominent and highly respected farmer, passed away at his home near Gratiot at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning. Death was caused by paralysis. His age was 65 years. Deceased is survived by a widow, three sons and three daughters as follows:  Frank Shiplett of Glass Rock, Sherman Shiplett, who resides near the home, and Walter Shiplett of the home. Mrs. Perry Crawmer of Black Hand, Mrs. Parker Brandom of near the home, and Mrs. Mabel Weaver of the home. Funeral services will be conducted at Asbury Chapel at 10 o'clock this morning, followed by interment in the cemetery at that place

 

THE TIMES RECORDER   Friday Aug. 9, 1907

"Perry Lee CRAWMER

, 82, retired farmer, died Wednesday at 5:50 p.m. in his home, Toboso, Route 1, after a brief illness.
He was stricken at the supper table with a heart attack and died 20 minutes later.
 Mr. CRAWMER had been in failing health due to a heart ailment.
A native of Hanover township, he was born Aug. 29, 1859, the son of Peter and Sarah CRAWMER.
Mr. CRAWMER had been a lifelong resident of the vicinity
and besides his widow, Mrs. Anna L. CRAWMER, he leaves three sons,
Walter and Bernard of Toboso, Jeff of Nashport and two daughters, Mrs. Minnie ROGERS of Newark and
Mrs Mabel PRIEST of Hanover; also 23 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; one brother,
Oscar CRAWMER, of Toboso and one sister, Mrs. Nora THOMPSON, of Hanover.
A son, Earl CRAWMER, is deceased.
Services will be conducted Friday at 2 pm. in the Toboso M.E. church by
 Rev. W.H KOOPERT and burial will be made in Hanover cemetery.
Funeral directors, D.B. BAUGHMAN and Sons."

Walter Oliver Crawmer

 Mr. CRAWMER, superintendent of Hanover cemetery, was born Aug 4, 1887, in Hanover township,
the son of Perry and Anna (Shiplett) CRAWMER. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Edna (Frizzell) CRAWMER
; six sons: Frank, Jesse and Harry, all of Newark; Weldon, Brady and Roy, all of Newark RFD 7
; two daughters, Mrs. Anna OFFENBERGER of the Hanover area, and Mrs. Frances CRAMER of Newark;
 also 21 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jesse CRAWMER of New Nashport
and Bernard CRAWMER of Newark RFD 7; two sisters, Mrs Minnie ROGERS, Newark RFD 6
 and Mrs. Mabel PRIEST of Somerset. A brother is deceased.
The body was returned to the family home from the Baughman Funeral Home in Frazeysburg

Jesse W. Crawmer
 

June 4, 1919-Oct. 18, 2003
A funeral service for Jesse W. Crawmer, 84, of Newark, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Newark Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Service, with Ron Iden officiating. Burial will follow in Hanover Cemetery, where military honors will be observed. Mr. Crawmer, a 1937 graduate of Toboso High School, died Oct. 18, 2003, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born June 4, 1919, in Toboso, to the late Walter O. and Edna A. (Frizell) Crawmer. Mr. Crawmer was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in France, Germany and Switzerland. He retired from the B & O Railroad after 42 years of service where he had worked as a trackman and crane operator.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 387.

Minnie Crawmer Nethers Rogers
 

Mrs. Minnie Rogers,  83, of Newark Route 7 died at 7:05 p. m. Sunday at her home. She had been ill a year.
Born May 30 1889, near Toboso, she was the daughter of Perry and Anna Shiplett Crawmer.
Her first husband Perry Crawmer died in 1914, and her second husband, James Rogers died in 1934.
Mrs. Rogers was a member of Old Stone Church of Christ. Survivors include a son Walter L. Nethers of Newark Route 7; two grandchildren and eight great grandchildren, two brothers, Jesse Crawmer of Nashport and Bernard Crawmer of Newark Route 4;a sister Mrs. Irwin (Mabel) Priest of Somerset. Two brothers are deceased. Services will be held 1 :30 p.m. Wednesday at Old Stone Church conducted by Rev. Gary Kendall. Burial will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p. m. today and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p. m. Tuesday at the
 Frazeyburg Chapel of Baughman and Sons Funeral Home and at the church one hour prior to Services Wed.

Brady NETHERS
 

From The Newark American - "REFORM - A large concourse of relatives and friends of Brady NETHERS gathered at SMITH Chapel, Saturday morning to pay respect and witness the last sad rights of laying the body gently to rest. Mr. NETHERS, after being injured on his threshing machine bore his sufferings for four weeks with great patience. He leaves to mourn their loss a young wife, one little son, Walter; father, mother, two brothers and one sister, his other sister having preceded him about five months ago. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Mr. LAUGHLIN of Frazeysburg. Interment was made in SMITH Chapel cemetery.

WALTER L. NETHERS
 

From The Newark Advocate - Services for WALTER L. NETHERS, 70, 2946 Hickman Rd. NE. will be 1 p.m. Monday in the chapel of CRISS Brothers Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerald ADAMS officiating. Burial will be in SMITH Chapel Cemetery.
Mr. NETHERS died Friday afternoon in Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 20, 1912, in Licking County, to the late Brady M. NETHERS and Minnie (Crawmer) NETHERS.
He was a lifetime resident of Licking County, retired in 1978 after 38 years with ROPER Corp. ; was a member of Christian Fellowship of Nashport and Newark Eagles Lodge 387.
He is survived by his wife, Viola (Hittle) NETHERS; one daughter, Mrs. Ramonda ARMSTRONG of Zanesville.

Viola M Nethers
 

Feb 24 1918 - April 1 1997
Private graveside services for Viola M Nethers, 79, of Hanover will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery
with the Rev Michael Hittle officiating. Mrs. Nethers a homemaker died April 1, 1997 at her residence.
She was born Feb. 24, 1918 in Muskingum County to the late Virgil and Mary Hughes Hittle.
Mrs. Nethers attended Christian Fellowship Church in Nashport. She was preceded in death by her first husband Russell Shiplett, who died Feb. 24, 1949, her second husband Walter L Nethers who died March 19, 1982, one son, two brothers and one grandson. No calling hours will be observed.
Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N 21st. Street is in charge of arrangements.

Ramonda Ann Armstrong
 

ZANESVILLE -- Ramonda Ann Armstrong, 67, of Frazeysburg died at 2:58 p.m., Tuesday, June 4, 2002 at her son's residence in Zanesville following a 2 1/2-month battle with cancer.
Born April 4, 1935, in Newark, she was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents Walter Nethers and Louise B. Binkley Fulkerson;
stepmother, Viola Nethers; and an infant great-grandchild.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bryan Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Greg Sheets officiating.
Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery in Amsterdam, Ohio.
Originally published Thursday, June 6, 2002

JESSE LEE CRAWMER
 

From The Newark Advocate - "JESSE LEE CRAWMER, 85, of ABBOTT Home for Men and
formerly of Nashport, died at 9:28 a.m. Friday at Bethesda Hospital.
He had been in failing health for about a year.
Born in Toboso Feb. 8, 1892, Mr. CRAWMER was a retired farmer and retired
after 43 years from Pure Oil Co. His wife, Effie (Sines) CRAWMER, died Jan. 17, 1957.
Mr. CRAWMER was a member of Nashport United Methodist Church,
Jackson Lodge No. 85 F&AM at Brownsville and Nashport Grange.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at BAUGHMAN and Sons Funeral Home at Frazeysburg
. Masonic services will be held at 8 p.m Sunday at the funeral home Burial will be in Hanover Cemetery."

Jack Lee Crawmer

Jack Lee Crawmer, 81, of Zanesville, passed away peacefully with his family at his side at 10:20 a.m.,
July 8, 2005, at Riverside hospital in Columbus. Born March 29, 1924, in Nashport,
 Jack was a retired dump-trucker of 40 years and had spent 18 years with David Davies Meat Packing.
Jack enjoyed driving around the country and spending the winters in Florida.
Jack was Methodist by faith and he was a man that truly enjoyed life. He is survived by his wife of 58 years,
Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Effie Sines Crawmer and two brothers,
 Donald "Toby" Crawmer and Kenneth Crawmer.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 11, 2005, at
DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home, 56 S. Fifth Street.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 12, 2005, with Pastor Maxine Baker officiating. Burial will take place in Duncan Falls cemetery. Jack will be missed by his family and many friends, including friends from his home in Florida.
Originally published July 11, 2005

 HOMER CRAWMER
 

SEIZED WITH HEART ATTACK, HOMER CRAWMER DIES IN DOCTOR'S OFFICE -
Homer Earl CRAWMER, 44, of Toboso, field worker for the Pure Oil company for the past 20 years,
 died Friday night in the office of Dr. W.L. EVANS in Hanover after a short illness.
Death was the result of a heart attack.
Mr. CRAWMER, who was apparently in his usual health and worked during the day,
 in the evening made a call at a barbershop in the locality.
While there he was taken ill with symptoms believed to be indigestion and went to the office of their family physician for medicine to give relief, and died shortly after arriving.
He was born in Hopewell township, near Toboso,  Nov. 24, 1893, the son of Perry and Anna CRAWMER.
He was married Oct 26, 1915, to Laura VAN HORN, and they were the parents of a daughter,
Mrs. Ezra GRIFFITH. Surviving are his widow and daughter of the home in Toboso; his parents, south of Toboso; three brothers, Walter and Bernard of Toboso, and Jesse of Nashport; two sisters:
Mrs. Minnie ROGERS of Newark and Mrs. Mabel PRIEST of Toboso.
Mr. CRAWMER was a member of the Old Stone Church of Christ.
The body was moved to the Clunis & Householder funeral home and will be taken to the home today.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the
Methodist church in Toboso and burial will be made in Hanover cemetery,

Mary Adeline Shiplett Brandom
 

Mrs. Addie Brandom, 75, of Mt. Sterling died about 7:40 o'clock last night (7 May 1946) at her home following a stroke. She had been ill the past two years and became seriously sick a month ago.
Surviving are three sons, William and Perry, both of Mt. Sterling, and Clarence Brandom of Zanesville; two daughters, Mrs. Carrie Porter of Mt. Sterling and Mrs. Ora Cook of Glenford; two sisters, Mrs. Perry Crawmer of Newark and Mrs. Mabel Reber of Lancaster; two brothers, Walter Shiplett of Nashport
and Frank Shiplett of this city, and 17 grandchildren.
The body was removed to William Thompson & Son funeral home at
White Cottage where arrangements are incomplete.The Times Recorder,
published: Zanesville, Ohio May 8, 1946 Note: Buried Mt. Sterling cemetery

William J. Brandom
 

 75, of Mt. Sterling died at 9 a.m. Monday (June 20) shortly after arriving at Bethesda Hospital.
Born June 29, 1890, in Hopewell Township, he was the son of Parker and Mary Adaline Shiplett Brandom. He lived in the Mt. Sterling vicinity all of his life. For the past 36 years he was a self-employed butcher, attending the Mt. Sterling village market. He earlier was employed by Hazel Atlas Glass Co. in Zanesville.
He was a former member of Mt. Sterling Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife Grace Bates; a son, Raymond C. of Hopewell, a brother, Clarence of 1213 Grant street; a sister, Mrs. Ona Cook of Newark; and two grandchildren.
A brother, Perry, and a sister, Mrs. Carl (Carrie) Porter, are deceased.
Friends may call at William Thompson and Son Funeral Home in White Cottage
7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Sterling Methodist church with
rev. R. S. Lawrence officiating

 Jeffrey Alan Brandom
 

The Times Recorder, June 21, 1966
Former Hopewell resident Jeffrey Alan Brandom, 38, of West Palm Beach, Fla., an apparent drowning victim, was remembered in a private graveside memorial service Thursday, July 24, 1986
Mr. Brandom and a co-worker had been on a fishing trip in the Atlantic ocean and disappeared off the coast of Florida on or about Dec. 24, 1983.
After an intense search by National Guard, helicopters, planes and boats, no trace was found of either man,
the boat or its contents.
A hearing in West Palm Beach Circuit Court affirmed the declaration of Brandom's death on April 8, 1986.
Services for Brandom, who formerly lived at 710 Flint Ridge Road, Hopewell, were held at Poplar Forks Cemetery near Gratiot with Rev. R. Lee Hall of Gratiot United Methodist Church officiating.
Brandom graduated from Hopewell High School in 1965 and moved to West Palm Beach in 1974.
He was a foreman for Tropical Shipping there.
He was born Sept. 1, 1947, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond C. Brandom of Hopewell.
The Times Recorder Zanesville

Edward M. Shiplett,
 

86, of Akron, formerly of White Cottage, died at 9:35 p.m. Monday (Aug 11) in Akron Hospital where he had been a patient one day. He was ill several months
Born July 1, 1883, near Mt. Sterling, he was a son of Nelson and Amy Hughes Shiplett.
He had lived in White Cottage until 25 years ago when he moved to Akron.
He was formerly employed at Columbia Cement Corporation and later worked for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Akron.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy E. Kuhn of Akron; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, His wife Mary, died 30 years ago.  
Friends may call at William Thompson and Son Funeral Home in White Cottage  2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday. 
Services will be held at 1p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Rev. Stanton Smith officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Sterling Cemetery.
  
 THE TIMES RECORDER   pub. Zanesville, Ohio   Wed. Aug 13, 1969
Pallbearers were: James Kuhn, Richard Shiplett, William Cornell, Kenny Seevers,  Ted Ferguson and Jerry Ferguson.                     

Welcome Shiplett

Despondency Over Ill Health Leads to Suicide of  Welcome M. Shiplett

On May 2, 1931, Welcome Shiplett died at the old farm, which had for 99 years been the
home of the Hughes and Shiplett families. His widow soon sold the farm and the house was destroyed by fire.
Nothing remains today, except for one small barn.
A few straggly scattered apple trees stand guard over this spot that knew love and laughter for so many years.

SHIPLETT RITES WILL BE TUESDAY  AT MT. STERLING

Funeral services for Welcome M. Shiplett, 56, who ended his life by hanging himself in a wagon shed at his home two miles south of Mt. Sterling, Saturday afternoon will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at Mt. Sterling M. E. Church. Burial will be made in the church cemetery.
Ill health following an attack of influenza, suffered during the winter is believed to have made Shiplett despondent, although he appeared in fairly jovial spirits Saturday morning.
He had driven his team of horses into the shed for shelter from the heavy shower of the afternoon.
The body was found with the neck broken lying on the floor of the shed near the horse's feet, a strap looped through a buckle and the noose around his neck. Relatives said it appeared as that Shiplett had been sitting on the horse and looping the loose end of the strap over the beam, had slid from the horse, holding to the strap in such a manner that his neck was broken.
Beverly Shiplett, 10 year old daughter of the deceased, found the body as she was calling him to the evening meal. She gave alarm and neighbors rushed to the aid of the grief stricken widow and children.The deceased was a member of the Mt. Sterling M. E. church and the I. O. O.F. lodge of Mt. Sterling.
Surviving are the widow and five children: Leroy, Beverly, Marjorie, Nellie and Kathryn at home; one brother, Edward Shiplett of White Cottage; Mrs. Nellie Van Allen of White Cottage; Mrs. Luetta Martin, Columbus; Mrs. Mary Hursey, Newark; Mrs. J. A. Fay, Seattle Wash.; Mrs. Axie Hall, Belvidere, Ill.; Mrs. Edward Morton, Hopewell, and a large number of other relatives and friends.
The body was taken to the Van Allen home at White Cottage to remain until time for the last rites. Steele of Mt. Sterling is in charge.
Monday May 4, 1931 Probably Times Recorder

Lillie Irvin

 

Services for Mrs. Lillie Irvin, 75, who died Sunday at 11 a.m. at her home in Gratiot, will be held
Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Gratiot Methodist church with Rev. C. E. Bulen in charge.
Burial will be in Wesley Union cemetery near White Cottage.
 Although Mrs. Irvin had been in failing health for some time, she had been seriously ill for only two days. She had spent practically her entire life in Gratiot where she was a member of the Methodist church and the Missionary society. The former Miss Lillie Chapman, she married Dr. Frank Wortman in 1903, who died in 1905. In 1908 she was wedded to Adam R. Irvin of Gratiot who preceded her in death nine years.
 Surviving are a  step-daughter, Mrs. Roy F. (May) Ardrey of Gratiot; three step-sons, William A.  Irvin of Gratiot, Harry B. Irvin of Zanesville, and Ross Irvin of Pleasant Valley; a sister, Mrs. Minnie Campbell of Philo; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The body was to have been removed from Thompson and Son funeral home in White Cottage to the residence early today.


The Zanesville News, published:  Zanesville, Ohio
Tuesday Evening, 31 Aug. 1943

Charles E Shiplett
 

Charles Edward Shiplett, 60, well-known resident of White Cottage died at 6:30 o'clock Tuesday evening at the family home. He suffered the amputation of his right hand from injuries sustained in an accident at the Kearns-Gorsuch Glass Bottle company plant here several months ago and in November, had an operation in a Columbus hospital. His decline has been rapid in the past few weeks.     He was a member of the White Cottage M. E. church and is survived by the wife and a daughter, Mrs. Anna Caughey, at home;  one son, Arthur Shiplett, of White Cottage; three sisters, Mrs. Lena Eversole, of Mt. Perry; Mrs. Carl Woodward, of White Cottage, and Mrs. Frank Yearly of Zanesville. The body was removed to the Thompson undertaking parlors at White Cottage. 
THE TIMES RECORDER     Pub. Zanesville, OH   Jan 16, 1929
   

Arthur B. Shiplett,
 

 87, formerly of 1512 Venus Place, died at 8 p.m. Friday, March 25, 1988, at Sunny View Nursing Home following a long illness. Mr. Shiplett retired from Brockway Glass Co.
He was a member of Market Street Baptist Church and Masonic Shrine Commandery -
Blue Lodge - Chapter and Council.
Mr. Shiplett was a former plant superintendent for Hazel Atlas No. 1 and a Safety Director for the city of Zanesville serving under Mayor William Watson.
He was a past president of Zanesville Bowling Association and a coordinator for the Senior Citizens club.
 Mr. Shiplett was born July 1, 1900 at White Cottage, a son of Charles E and Netta Rambo Shiplett.
His wife Lucille Strickland Shiplett, died July 26, 1987.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, James A. and Lois A. Shiplett of Zanesville; four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. One sister, Mrs. Anna Caughey is deceased.
 Friends may call 2:30 to 4:30 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday March 28 at Hillis Funeral Home.
(Buried: Fultonham cemetery)
The Times Recorder,   Monday, March 7, 1938
 

Lucille L. Shiplett,

 

 83, of Cedar Hill Apartments, formerly of 1512 Venus Place, died at Bethesda Hospital following a brief illness. Mrs. Shiplett was a member of the Market Street Baptist Church, and a former president of the W.I.B.C. She was a member of the Junior Bethesda League, the Eastern Star, and White Shrine.
She was born May 3, 1904 in Falling Rock W. Va., and was raised by Virginia Rice Bullington and step-father Oscar Bullington. Her father, Frank Strickland died when she was very young.
Mrs. Shiplett is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, James A. and Lois Shiplett of Zanesville; four grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Hillis Funeral Home. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 29, at the funeral home with the Rev. Scott Johnston officiating.
Burial will be in Fultonham Cemetery.

The Times Recorder

 James A. Shiplett Sr.,

74, of Zanesville, died at 5:37 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2002, at Genesis Bethesda Hospital emergency room after an apparent heart attack.
Born Nov. 5, 1927, in Zanesville, he was a graduate of Lash High School and attended Rio Grande College and Meredith Business College. He was a veteran of U.S. Navy and retired from Anchor Hocking after 35 years. He was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, where he served as usher and eucharistic minister and was president of the Senior Services Advisory Council.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Lucille Bullington Shiplett.

Originally published Monday, June 17, 2002

James left behind 4 children

Mrs., Margaret E. Shiplett,
 

88 of 2702 Edison Avenue died at 6:50 a.m. Saturday
(June 3) at Good Samaritan Hospital where she had been a patient nine days.

Born on Nov. 24, 1878, near Meadow Farm, she was a daughter of Job and Emily Johnson Simmons. She had resided in the Zanesville area all her life, was a charter member of Coburn Methodist Church, and was a member of the church adult Bible class and Eastern Star Chapter No. 52.

Surviving are a son, Elmer E. of 508 Schaum Avenue; five sisters, Mrs. Prudence Roberts of Mount Perry Route 1, Mrs. Georgia Fleming of 803 McIntire Avenue, Mrs. Marie Roberts of 1251 Maple Avenue, Mrs. Nellie Norris of 310 Hale Road and Mrs. Verna Burkart of West Pike; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Her husband, Oral J., died in 1928, and a son Maurice died in 1953.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Asbury Chapel Cemetery.
Eastern Star services will be held at the funeral home at 8 p.m. today.
THE TIMES RECORDER Sunday, June 4, 1967 Zanesville, OH PAGE 6-B

Orel E. Shiplett,

Ode's grandson's obit child of Maurice and Fern Shiplett
Z.H.S. FOOTBALL PLAYER DIES;
NO QUARANTINE FOR TEAMMATES

Private services will be held for Z.H.S. varsity football player Orel E. Shiplett, 15, at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the Hearing- Bryan-DeLong funeral home with Rev. H. P. Garner officiating. Shiplett died suddenly yesterday morning from an illness described as menenegoccial meningitis and will be buried at the Asbury chapel cemetery.

Dr. Daniel Caudy, city health commissioner, said yesterday that no plans have been made to quarantine the members of the high school football team because the boy became ill after the team practiced. Earlier it was believed that this step might be necessary to stop an epidemic throughout Zanesville.

Shiplett son of Mrs. Fern Shiplett of 354 E. Indiana Street, complained of an illness Wednesday evening when he returned home from football practice, his mother said. He was a carrier for the Times Recorder and became violently ill after delivering his papers Thursday morning. He died at 10:15 a. m. yesterday at his home. Young Shiplett apparently was feeling well during workouts Wednesday morning and afternoon according to his coach George Vlerebone.

He was a member of the Church of the Brethren at White Cottage. Surviving, in addition to his mother are a sister, Patty Lee Shiplett, the grandparents, Mrs. Margaret Shiplett of Fairmont avenue and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Gus of 724 Amelia street and a number of nieces and nephews.

THE TIMES RECORDER Saturday, September 4, 1948
Submitted by: Lace Lynch

Earl L. Westcott,


 86, of Zanesville, died at 10:08 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. Born Aug. 22, 1916, in Muskingum County,
he was retired from Brockway Glass after 35 years, attended Lash High School
and worked in the coal mines during his youth.

Surviving are his wife, Bonnie Hupp Westcott; a son, Dennis Westcott of Zanesville; a daughter, Faye (Mark) Hennessy of Zanesville; a brother, Ralph (Marcella) Westcott; a sister, Mazie Taylor of Zanesville; eight grandchildren, Frankie, Becky, Kermit, Tammy, Tina, Timmy, Timera, Michelle; and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Glenna Shiplett Westcott; a son, Wayne L. Westcott; and a granddaughter, Deanna Westcott.

Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home, 56 S. Fifth St. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Dawn Remster officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park.

Originally published Saturday, November 9, 2002

JANET (ALLISON) SHIPLETT,
 

96, passed away Thursday, June 24, 2004 at 11:08 AM at Largo Medical Center in Largo, FL
after a brief illness. She was born February 18, 1908, in Zanesville, OH to John and Lizzie (Lyons) Allison.
 She had lived in Largo, Florida since 1967.
 She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Shiplett, a daughter, a grandson and a great-grandson.
She will be buried at Asbury Cemetery.

AUDREY JEAN SHIPLETT,

 75, died Aug. 3 at her residence in Perris. Born in Columbus, Ohio, Mrs. Shiplett lived in Perris 16 years. She worked for Century 21 Real Estate and Wells Fargo Bank.

Clyde Thomas Shiplett, 50

 

EAST FULTONHAM - Clyde Thomas Shiplett, 50, of 7015 Axline Ave., East Fultonhham, died at 8:52 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus.

Born Aug. 8, 1956, in Zanesville, he was a lifelong resident of this area and was an employee of Mattingly Foods. He was an avid Cleveland Browns fan, loved racing and four-wheelers. He was an American Sign Language Instructor as well as chairman of the Southeastern Community Center for the Deaf. He was a member of the White Cottage Church of the Brethren.

Duane Allison Shiplett

b. Oct 13, 1941 Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio
d. April 10, 2006 Largo, Pinellas County, Florida

Paul F. Shiplett, 77

 
MANSFIELD - Paul F. Shiplett, 77, of Mansfield, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at MedCentral Mansfield Hospital.

He was born Nov. 11, 1928, in New Lexington, the son of Delbert and Ruth Williams Shiplett. Mr. Shiplett served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He retired from Peabody in Galion and was a member of the First United Methodist Church, where he was an usher for many years. He was also a member of the New Lexington Masonic Temple and enjoyed golf.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha "Mitzi" Shiplett, who died in 2002; his parents; two brothers; and a sister.
Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at the funeral home, conducted by the Rev. Charles Tobias. Military graveside services conducted by the Richland County Joint Veterans Detail will follow in Mansfield Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church.
Online guest registry at
www.wappner.com. Originally published October 31, 2006

ANNA LEE GRIGGS
 

The Knox Pages. Mt. Vernon, OH, Dec. 24, 2007
MARENGO — Anna Lee Griggs, 82, of Marengo died Dec. 20, 2007, at Riverside Hospital in Columbus. She was born March 29, 1925, in New Lexington, retired from OSU Hospital after 30 years of service, and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 710. Surviving are daughters, Shelby Ann Springer Jr., Vickie Jo Harvey, Rita Kay Compston Sr., Linda Jenelle Bornheim, Paulette Jean Andrews, Jennifer Warren Scott; 16 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Lou Myers. She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren E. Griggs; daughter, Constance Lee Leonard; parents, Delbert and Nell; brothers, George and Terry Shiplett. Friends may call Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury, with an Auxiliary Memorial Service at 8 p.m. Service will be Monday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Jerry Neal officiating. Interment will follow in the Grandview Cemetery at Bremen. Memorial contributions can be made to The Salvation Army or any veterans organization of the donor’s choice.

KATHLEEN G. SHIPLETT
 

The Repository or The Independent, Massillon, OH, Mon, Jul. 14, 2008
Kathleen "Kate" G. Shiplett, age 83, of Massillon, died Sunday, July 13, 2008, at Aultman Hospital. She was born on April 25, 1925, in Massillon, and was the daughter of the late, Forest and Ferne (Hollinger) Camp. She was a lifelong area resident. Kathleen graduated from Washington High School in 1943; and had worked at Ferraro's Bakery in Massillon. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Shiplett; her son, Dale Shiplett; her daughter, Darla Seenes; and her grandson Michael Shiplett. She is survived by her sister, Nelda Diana; her niece, Dianne Diana; her grandchildren: Tony (Lisa Wood) Shiplett, Steven (Diane) Shiplett, Carolyn Seenes, Ron (Darlene) Seenes, Edward (Mary Alice) Seenes and Michael Seenes, all of her great grandchildren; her son-in-law, Carl Seenes; and her daughter-in- law, Lisa Shiplett. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church, 530 West Tuscarawas St., Canton, Ohio, with Rev. David deVries and Rev. Wendy Bausman officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the Arnold-Lynch Funeral Home on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. and on Wednesday at the church from 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to either the organ fund at Christ Presbyterian Church or Camp Wakonda through the church. Please sign the online guestbook at: www.arnoldlynch.com

DAVID F. SHIPLETT


The Akron Beacon Journal, OH, Nov. 24, 1987
Donald F. Shiplett (Tyke), 58, of Akron, went home to be with the Lord Nov. 22, 1987. An Akron resident most of his life, he had been employed as head custodian for the Akron Board of Education with 32 years service, and for the past 17 years had been at Crouse School. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the Brotherhood of Firemen and Oilers, and served with the Army in Korea. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert; and is survived by his wife, Helen; son, Donald J.; daughters and sons-in-law, Marie and John Simpson, Dorothy and Carl Bechtel, Michelle and Bob Bender; daughter, Cheryl Shiplett, all of Akron; seven grandchildren; sisters, Rita Marcum, Mary Avellino, Betty Large, Dorothy Smith, Carol Holbrook; brothers, Harold, Jim John (Tom), Leo, Marty and Paul. Calling hours will be 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the Dunn-Quigley-Ciriello & Carr Funeral Home, 811 Grant St., Akron. Mass of Christian burial 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, at St. John's Catholic Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. (Dunn- Quigley-Ciriello & Carr, Akron Grant Street, 253-8121.)

FRANK SHIPLETT


The Akron Beacon Journal, OH, Sep. 12, 1986
WADSWORTH -- Frank 'Shippy' Shiplett, 66, of Wadsworth, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 10. Mr. Shiplett was born near Somerset, OH, but had resided in the Akron area for 45 years. Self-employed until his retirement in 1976, Mr. Shiplett has previously worked for A.C.E. Freight 15 years. He was a member of Teamsters Local 24, American Legion 566, and the Akron Teamsters 20-Year Retiree Club. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Rose; son, Charles of Stow; daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Robert Gande of Akron, Charlene and John Mozena of Medina; and grandchildren, Gabrielle and Nicole Gande, Angela and John Mozena; sisters, Margaret McAtee of Canton, Barbara Swanson of Louisville; and brother, Francis of Massillon. Calling hours 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. TODAY, at the Dunn-Quigley-Ciriello & Carr Fairlawn Chapel (39 S. Miller Rd.). Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, 10 a.m., at St. Hilary's Catholic Church. Interment Northlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Cancer Society. (Dunn-Quigley-Ciriello & Carr, Fairlawn Chapel,

F. CHARLES SHIPLETT


The Akron Beacon Journal from 11/12/2002 - 11/13/2002
F. Charles Shiplett, 59, died after a long struggle, on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, while surrounded by those who loved him. An Akron native, Charles had attended St. Peter's Grade School and Buchtel High. He was retired from B.F. Goodrich as a chemical operator, and had served in Germany with the U.S. Army. Preceded in death by his father, Franklin "Shippy" Shiplett, he is survived by mother, Rose Shiplett of Sharon Township; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sharon and Robert Gandee of Akron, and Charlene and John Mozena of Sharon Township; nieces, nephew, Gabrielle, Angela, Nicole, and John. He also leaves his life partner, Donna Jones of Cuyahoga Falls and her family. Friends and family will gather at the Dunn-Quigley Ciriello & Carr Fairlawn Chapel (39 S. Miller Rd.) TODAY from 5 to 7 p.m., where a memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Ignatius Hall (c/o St. Thomas Hospital, 444 N. Main St., 44310) or to the Interval Brother hood Home. (Dunn-Quigley Ciriello & Carr, Fairlawn, 330-867-7306.)

HAROLD JUSTIN SHIPLETT


The Akron Beacon Journal, OH, Jun. 30, 1996
Harold Justin Shiplett, 72 years, of Akron, died June 28, 1996. Mr. Shiplett was born in Somerset, OH and had been an Akron resident the past 50 years. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II in the South Pacific. Mr. Shiplett retired from Goodyear, where he was employed as a tirebuilder for 37 years. He was a member of St. Martha's Catholic Church and a former usher. Preceded in death by son, Joel, father and mother, Homer and Mary, brothers and sisters, Bob, Tyke, Tom and Mary; he is survived by beloved wife of 50 years, Mildred (Mickey); loving children, Joanne and Pete Brelish, Debbie and Jim Kaiser, Mark and Stacy, Gary, Beverly Frye, and Gina and Jeff Warren; grandchildren, Christopher Dixon, Tanya Brelish, Sean Shiplett-Ball, Melissa Frye, Stephanie, Matthew and Anna Warren, Justin Shiplett, Raia Dull, and Christina Kaiser; brothers and sisters, Jim, Leo, Pete, Mart, Rita, Dorothy, Betty, Eileen; nieces, nephews and friends. Calling hours TODAY, 2 to 6 p.m., at the Dunn-Quigley, Ciriello & Carr Funeral Home, Akron Grant St. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m., Monday at St. Martha's Catholic Church. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to St. Martha's Endowment Fund. (Dunn-Quigley, Ciriello & Carr, Akron Grant St., 253-8121.)

IRA ROLF SHIPLETT


The Akron Beacon Journal, OH, Jun. 29, 1986
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Ira Rolfe Shiplett, 79, formerly of Canal Fulton, died Friday, in San Diego, Calif. He was a retired auto mechanic at the marine base in San Diego, Calif., and for Bosch Camp, Barberton. He was a former member of St. Philip and James Catholic Church, Canal Fulton. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary (Hansen) Shiplett; daughters Kathleen Andrews, Rita Shea, both of San Diego, Calif., Margaret Bray of Garrettsville, Jane Colopy of Massillon; son, Raymond of Gilroy, Calif. sister, Clyde Dusenberry of Centerburg, OH; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great- grandchildren. Mass of the Christian Burial will be Wednesday, 10 a.m., at St. Philip and James Church, Canal Fulton, Fr. Daniel Kulesa officiating. Burial church cemetery. Friends may call at the Swigart Funeral Home, Canal Fulton, Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m.

JAMES A. SHIPLETT


Monday, June 17, 2002
James A. Shiplett Sr., 74, of Zanesville, died at 5:37 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2002, at Genesis Bethesda Hospital emergency room after an apparent heart attack. Born Nov. 5, 1927, in Zanesville, he was a graduate of Lash High School and attended Rio Grande College and Meredith Business College. He was a veteran of U.S. Navy and retired from Anchor Hocking after 35 years. He was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, where he served as usher and eucharistic minister and was president of the Senior Services Advisory Council. He was preceded in death by

MARY E. SHIPLETT
 

The Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, OH, Mar. 13, 2003
Mary E. Shiplett, 24, Lancaster, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2003, at Fairfield Medical Center after an extended illness. Mary was a 1997 graduate of Lancaster High School. She has an associate's degree in business management technology from Hocking College, Perry County campus. Mary was a lifelong avid reader and was interested in anything to do with computers. She is survived by her mother, Sherry Shiplett, Lancaster many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and special friends, Steve Templin and family. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Ella Shiplett. A celebration of Mary's life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2003, at Mills Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Arthur "Chip" Koch officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home to help defray funeral expenses.

MATTHEW SAINT PAUL SHIPLETT


The Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, OH, Jul. 23, 2008
Matthew Saint Paul Shiplett went home to heaven on July 20, 2008. He graduated from Springfield High School in 2006 and was busy building his life. He was an awesome Son, brother, grandson and a cool friend to many. Matthew turned 20 years old on July 10th, and spent a tight weekend celebrating with his bro's, enjoying swimming, cooking out, fishing and rock music. Matt was the life of the group and will be deeply missed by all, but never forgotten. He is survived by his parents, Paul V. II, Suzanne Sohar (Shiplett); brothers, Adam and Max; and his sister, Skye; grandpoppy, Paul Shiplett, Sr.; grandmother, Janet Frampton; and uncle, Mike Shiplett. Matt was an incredible basketball player and a fan of #23 Lebron James, he was a talented artist and he rocked on Guitar Hero. His favorite time was kickin it with his brother Max and his buds Randall, Scheck, Simoane, "E", and many more. "Carry on my wayward Son, There'll be peace when you are done, Lay your weary head to rest, and don't you cry no more." May God forever hold you in his heart. Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Friday at the Dunn Quigley Funeral Home, 811 Grant St., with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Calling hours 4 to 7 P.M. Thursday at the Funeral Home.

RAYMOND ROLFE SHIPLETT
 

July 3, 1936 - January 31, 2007
RAYMOND R. SHIPLETT, 70, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2007, at St. Louise Hospital, Gilroy. He was the husband of the late Mary E. Shiplett (Jan. 6, 1995) and husband of Rose Farotto Shiplett of Gilroy, father of Mark Shiplett of Gilroy, Brenda Shiplett of Belmont, CA, Linda Vargas of Gilroy and Diana Eaton of Bacliff, TX, grandfather of Jerrod Eaton of Bacliff, Christopher, Nicholas and Jonathan Vargas of Gilroy, brother of Kay Andrews of San Diego, CA, Jane Colopy, Rita Shea and Peg Bray, all of Ohio. Also survived by his loving extended Farotto family. He was a native of Ohio. Mr. Shiplett has been a resident of Gilroy since 1977. He worked as a computer engineer for IBM for over 40 years. He was a very active member of St. Mary's Church and enjoyed woodworking. Vigil Sunday, February 4, 2007 ? 4:00 PM at Habing Family Funeral Home, Gilroy. Funeral Services will begin on Monday, February 5, 2007 at the funeral home at Noon. Then to St. Mary's Church for Mass at 1:00 P. M. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Gilroy. Family would appreciate donations to St. Mary's Church or School in his memory.
Services provided by: Habing Family Funeral Home.

RONALD A. SHIPLETT

The Advocate, Newark, OH, Oct. 2, 2004
Nov. 18, 1942 - Oct. 1, 2004
Funeral services for Ronald A. Shiplett, 61, of Newark, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Frazeysburg Chapel of Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Home, with the Rev. Tom Myers officiating. Burial will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery. Mr. Shiplett died Friday morning, Oct. 1, 2004 at his home. Born Nov. 18, 1942 in Zanesville, OH, he was the son of the late Russell and Viola (Hittle) Shiplett and was a 1960 graduate of Licking Valley High School. Mr. Shiplett was an electrical lineman and equipment operator and he enjoyed tractor pulling. He was member of the I. B. E. W. Union Chapter #71 of Columbus, OH. Surviving is one daughter, Connie (Ron) Ryan of Newark and two grandchildren, Syler Ryan and Melissa Ryan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Kevin Shiplett in 1987. Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004 at the Frazeysburg Chapel of Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Central OH Hospice, 1984 Hoffman Road, Suite A, Newark, OH 43055.

RUTH AMY SHIPLETT SOWERS


The Times Recorder, Zanesville, OH, Feb. 17, 2004
NEW LEXINGTON -- Ruth Amy Shiplett Sowers, 62, of 811 N. Pierce Ave., Lancaster, died at 4:40 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, 2004, at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster. She was born May 25, 1941, in Hopewell Township, to the late William and Ella Shiplett. She attended Moxahala and Corning High schools and graduated in 1959 from New Lexington High School. She was a member of the New Lexington Fraternal Order of Eagles. She is survived by a son, Larry Sowers of the home; grandchildren, Judy Jewell Kidder and Randy Jewell; four great-grandchildren; friend of the family, Judy Jewell Folk; sisters, Annalee Griggs of Marengo, Mary Lou Myers of Millersport, and Bertha Vandergriff and Sherry Shiplett both of Lancaster; brothers, Leland (Mary Jo) Fast of Alliance, Ronald (Angela) Shiplett of Gahanna, Robert (Bonnie) Shiplett of New Lexington, Roger (Linda) Shiplett of Wooster and Donald (Tricia) Shiplett of Ala.; and aunts Laura Fast of Crooksville and Wilma Shiplett of New Lexington. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Lenny "Bo" Sowers and John "Herk" Sowers; brothers, Richard, George Elmer and Terry Shiplett; and one sister, Virginia Marcella Vandergriff. No calling hours will be held. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at New Lexington Cemetery, with the Rev. Nathan B. Vandergriff, her nephew, officiating. Roberts Funeral Home, 304 Mill Street, New Lexington, is in charge of arrangements
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MARY CATHERINE AVELLINO

The Akron Beacon Journal, OH, May 22, 1996
Mary Catherine Avellino Mary Catherine Avellino (Benear, Shiplett), 61, died May 19. Born in Somerset, Mrs. Avellino had been an Akron resident for most of her life. She attended St. Mary's Catholic Church, was a member of the Croatian American Club, and was an avid camper. Preceded in death by her parents, Homer and Mary Shiplett, brothers, Bob, Don, and Tom Shiplett, and grandson, John Nicholas Avellino, she is survived by husband, Mayford Benear; brothers, Harold, Leo ... [rest of obot missing]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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