2010-12-18 / Obituaries

Harold “Dutch” Stilwell

Harold “Dutch” Stilwell, age 85, of Pataskala, passed away at Altercare of Valley View Nursing Home on December 11, 2010.

He was a member of Mt. Zion United Church of Christ, and attended St. Michaels United Church of Christ; he was also a member of the Lancaster Old Car Club, the Baltimore VFW, and the Pickerington Senior Citizens.

He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Louise Marie Stilwell of Pataskala; sons, Richard Stilwell of Baltimore, and Rob (Connie) Stilwell of Baltimore; daughter, Teresa (John) Williamson of Utica; grandchildren, John Williamson, Jenni (Robert) Priest, Marshall Stilwell, and Krystal Stilwell; great-grandchildren, Ashten Priest, Hannah Priest, Emmah Priest, John Williamson Jr., Shawna Williamson, and Ethen Stilwell; two brothers, George Stilwell and David Stilwell; sisters, Eileen McManis, Marie Spiegel, and Mary Dupler; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Olive Stilwell; three brothers, Thomas, Fred Jr. and Charles Stilwell; daughter, Christine Stilwell; and daughter-in-law, Sandra Strickland Stilwell.

Funeral service was held December 15, 2010, at St. Michaels United Church of Christ, officiated by Pastor Dale-Anne Gray and assisted by Rev. Jill Dunlap. A committal service will follow the service at Carroll Cemetery. The family would like to thank FairHoPe Hospice, all the staff at Altercare of Valley View Nursing Home, and a special thanks to Mindy, Andrea, and Kellie.

Memorials can be made in Harold’s name to the American Cancer Society .

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