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Kathy E. Wadley

A memorial service celebrating the life of Kathy E. Wadley, age 61, of Buckeye Lake, will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, 285 E. Main Street, with Pastor Tim Womack officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the memorial service on Saturday, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Private burial services will be held for the family at Glen Rest.

Kathy was born on July 31, 1956, in Dayton, to the late Raymond Gardner and Margaret (Wolfinger) Gardner of Lancaster. Kathy battled cancer and passed away with loved ones on October 31, 2017, at Zusman House in Columbus.

Prior to retirement, Kathy was the manager of Gardner’s Food Centers for many years. She enjoyed traveling, shopping, was an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan and loved spending time with her family, friends and her min pins, Brutus and Buckeye.

In addition to her mother, survivors include her loving son and daughter-in-law, Christopher and Jill Wadley; brother, Michael (Joann) Gardner; sister, Lisa (Louie) Zamora; nieces, Nicole (Zac) Kueffer and Lyndsey (Patrick) Ropp; and great niece, Athena Burton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Kathy to Zusman Hospice, 1151 College Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43209 or Police Wives of Ohio, PO Box 243, Pickerington, Ohio 43147 or by visiting

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for Kathy and the Wadley family.

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