A funeral service celebrating the life of Lisa Kaye Chafins, age 53, of Thornville, was held February 13, 2018, at the Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Gary Reiss officiating. Burial followed in Zion Ridge Cemetery.
Lisa was born November 12, 1964, in Lancaster. She passed away unexpectedly February 9, 2018, at Fairfield Medical Center. Lisa was a 1983 graduate of Sheridan High School and received an Associate’s Degree from Stratford College. She was currently employed with Fairfield Medical Center where she was an Associate Secretary on 6 South for 16 years. She had also been formerly employed by Doctor’s North Hospital for 16 years.
Lisa was a member of Zion United Church of Christ. She enjoyed bingo, playing the slots and hunting. She loved her grandchildren dearly and enjoyed spending time with them.
She is survived by her husband of 33 1/2 years, William Mitchell “Bill” Chafins, whom she married September 15, 1984; son, Kevin (Holly) Chafins of Thornville; grandchildren, Emma Marie Chafins and Hunter Mitchell Chafins; mother, Sharon Eileen (Winegardner) McCafferty Chesser; father, Melvin Lee “Pete” McCafferty (Judy Wallace); sisters, Lori (Larry) Mulkey of London, Amie (Mike) Bichard of Cambridge, Maria Adkins of Pataskala and Mandy Mcalpine of Hebron; brother, Brian (Ashley) McCafferty of Newark; many nieces and nephews; fatherin law, Richard Junior Chafins of Pataskala; brothers-in-law, Richard D. Chafins of Pataskala and Donald J. (Donna) Chafins of Bellville; aunt, Joan “Jo-Jo” Gothard of Thornville; several cousins; and her second son, Nate Drumm of Thornville.
She was preceded in death by her step-father, Millard M. Chesser; and mother-in-law, Ruth Ann Chafins.
Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service is honored to care for Lisa and her family.