Martha Jean Anspach, 82, of Newark, formerly of Jacksontown, died April 20, 2012, at her daughter in-law’s home in Powell, following a brief illness. Martha was born January 21, 1930, in Thornville, the daughter of the late Ivan and Cora (Shelly) Cooperrider. She was a 1947 graduate of Thornville High School and a member of the Grace Lutheran Church.
Martha enjoyed her family, all sporting events (especially OSU), and was an honored volunteer at Licking Memorial Hospital, where she had served from February 8, 1983, and received the President’s Volunteer Service award in 2008.
“G-G” is survived by her loving family: daughter-in-law, Sally Anspach (Mrs. Nicholas) of Powell; her grandchildren, Julia (Jay) Stoner and Jamison (Kristin) Anspach, all of Dublin; her brother, Glenn E. (Lois) Cooperrider of Thornville; her greatgrandchildren, Rylee, Sammy, Reagan, Delayney, Zak and Haydyn; her sisters-in-law, Julia (Mrs. Carl) and Beulah (Mrs. Maurice) Cooperrider; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-son, Nick in 2009; her husband, Lewis in 1985; her sister, Thelma Greathouse; and brothers, Carl, Maurice, Lewis and Robert Cooperrider.
An on-line video tribute and guest register is available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com.
Memorials may be directed to the Licking Memorial Hospital Volunteer Services Department.
Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral & Cremation Service, is honored to care for the Anspach family.