2011-10-15 / Obituaries

Margaret M. Foura

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Margaret M. Foura, 88, of Newark, formerly of Milllersport, will be held Friday, October 14, 2011, at 11 a.m. at The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Jeff Belt as celebrant. Burial will follow at Millersport Cemetery.

Margaret died early Monday, October 10, 2011, in Newark, following a brief illness. She was born June 12, 1923, in Carroll, the daughter of the late Walter and Ruth A. (Loy) Newman. She was a member of the Millersport U.M. Church, Hebron 55+ Club and the Buckeye Lake Senior Citizens. She retired from The Ohio Department of Agriculture in Reynoldsburg after 14 years of service.

She is survived by her loving family: her daughters, Patricia (Larry) Blackledge and Judy (Ralph) Dernberger; granddaughter, Hannah R Thompson; step-sons, James (Chris) Foura and Chuck (Norma) Foura; five step-grandchildren; and eight step great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, William Warner Thompson in 1968, and Robert W. Foura in 1998; and her daughter, Joanne Thompson in 2003.

Her family will receive friends on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, from 4-7 p.m. at funeral home, 285 E Main St., Kirkersville, where an on-line guest register and video tribute to Margaret are available for sharing memories at: www.hoskinsonfuneral.com. The family has requested that memorials be directed to the American Heart Association .

Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Foura family.

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