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Kelly D. Bendure

Kelly D. Bendure, 52, of Mt. Perry, passed away July 23, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada on September 3, 1965, the daughter of the late Violet “Jeannie” Black Cooper.

Kelly was a fun-loving soul that loved to garden, travel around the area supporting her stepson’s band, Mary’s Crooked Box and very much enjoyed her trips to Put In Bay for Christmas in July and visiting family in Canada.

She is survived by her husband of 17 years, Scott Bendure; children, Luke (Jessica) Vansickle, Jesse (Ali) Bendure, Jerry (Sarah) Bendure and Cole Bendure; grandchildren that she adored, Blake, Kadie, Zeppelin, Harper and Lennon; and brothers, Marc Cooper and Mike Cooper.

Per Kelly’s request, no services will be held at this time and a wake celebrating her life will be held in the future. A special thank you to Genesis Oncology doctors, nurses and staff for their amazing care and for treating us like family.

Betty L. Brison

A funeral service celebrating the life of Betty L. Brison, 76, of Thornville, was held July 30, 2018, at the Thornville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastors Carnith and Krystal Boring officiating. Burial followed at Millersport Cemetery.

Betty was born in Dry Branch, West Virginia, on May 30, 1942, to the late Benjamin and Mae (Caudell) Roberts. She passed away at the Pickering House in Lancaster on July 26, 2018.

Betty was a dedicated homemaker to her family. She was a member of Thornville and Perry County Seniors. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include her loving husband of 55 years, Harold E. Brison, whom she married June 8, 1963; sisters, Gloria Fay (Clifford Sr.) Moran, Linda Ann Milliser and Sandria K. (Larry) Winegardner; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Roberts; and infant sister, Erma Roberts.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Betty to FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells Road, Lancaster, Ohio 43130.

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for Betty and the Brison family.

Jack Collins

A funeral service celebrating the life of Jack Collins, of Thornville, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial will follow in Lutheran Reformed Cemetery where military honors will be provided by the Amvets Post #51.

Jack passed away early August 1, 2018, in Newark, following an extended illness. He was born in Vinton County, Ohio, on April 24, 1938, the son of the late Robert and Dora Belle (Ogan) Collins. Jack was a graduate of Nelsonville York High School, Class of 1956, served honorably in the United States Air Force, and retired after a 40 year career as an analyst with Lucent Technologies in Columbus. He was a life member of Amvets Post #51 in Thornport and the Perry County Coonhunters.

He is survived by his loving family: children, Rick J. Heaberlin, Minnie (Paul) Hester, Bruce Collins and Jacqueline (Jeff) Fields; his grandchildren, Linda (Andy) Kruse, Christopher (Cassi) Paxton, Beau (Danielle) Heaberlin, Sarah Heaberlin, Jason (Elizabeth) Fields, Kailyn and Maddy Collins and Nicholas and Amanda Hester; 12 great-grandchildren; his special friend, Sharon Neiderhoff; three brothers-in-law, Robert Litz, Ronald (Betty) Litz   and Elmer Brafford; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Steven Edward Heaberlin; his wife, Mae Collins; his four brothers, Mont, Murl, Paul and Robert; two sisters-in-law, Judith Litz and Anna Brafford; and brother-in-law, Harold and Louise Litz.

The family will receive friends on Friday, August 3, from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home, 56 South Main Street in Thornville.

The family prefers that memorial contributions be directed to the Amvets Post #51 Honor Guard, c/o Dana Wilson, 9293 Thorn Twp. Road 79, Thornville, OH 43076.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of the Select Specialty Hospital in Newark for their loving care of Jack.

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service in Thornville is honored to care for Jack and the Collins family.

Robert (Bob) Daniel Hoffmann

Robert (Bob) Daniel Hoffmann, 84, passed away July 25, 2018, in Lancaster. He was born on December 2, 1933, to the late Edward and Margaret (Eisz) Hoffmann. Bob graduated from Pleasantville High School, Class of 1951. He worked as a carpet layer for Totten’s Carpets before eventually retiring as an independent contractor.

Bob proudly served as an Army medic in Korea. He was a quartet singer, flagger for Soap Box Derby, softball coach, volunteer fire fighter for Pleasantville and Thurston, and ran squad for Amanda. Bob volunteered for 40 years as a part of the chain gang for Amanda football, always looking forward to the Friday night lights. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, family and making others laugh while his wife braced herself for his ornery sense of humor.

Bob is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Anna (Martin) Hoffmann; siblings, Dave, Dick, John, Butch and Minnie (Lutz); children, Kim (Tom) Kirchgessner, Kelly (Greg) Kemp, Danielle (Ben) Stermole and Michelle (Brandon) Paxton; live in daughter and great grandchild, Kaci Morin; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild. He was preceded in death by both parents; brother, George Hoffmann; and sister, Mary Peters.Funeral services were conducted July 30, 2018, at the Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home.. Interment followed in Floral Hills Cemetery with full military honors. In honor of his many years of volunteer service, memorial contributions may be made to Amanda Clearcreek Athletic Boosters. The family would like to thank the Fairfield Medical Center Fifth Floor staff, Lanfair Pleasantville Hall staff and all of the amazing medical professionals over the many years.

Annabelle Marie Lamme

A funeral service celebrating the life of Annabelle Marie Lamme, age 89, of Glenford, was held August 1, 2018, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Glenford, with Pastor Paul Hansen officiating. Burial took place in Highland Cemetery.

Annabelle was born October 7, 1928, in Somerset, to the late Fred E. and Opal Pearl (Poling) Leckrone. She passed away July 26, 2018, at her home.

A 1946 graduate of Glenford High School, Annabelle continued on to receive a degree in Accounting from Bliss College in Columbus. She and her husband operated Clark and Lamme TV Radio Shack for over 40 years and at their retirement operated the oldest business in Thornville.

Annabelle grew up in the Olivet Church of the Brethren and was a former member of the Hopewell United Methodist Church where she was involved in the United Methodist Women’s group. She attended Bible Study at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Glenford and was a member of the Glenford Fire Department “Sparks”. Annabelle was very patriotic and loved the flag. She enjoyed singing, collecting recipes and kept an immaculate home. An excellent cook and baker, she was especially known for her excellent meatloaf and banana nut bread.

She is survived by two children, David E. Lamme of Somerset (Linda Ballog of Pickerington) and Majel L. Lentz of Glenford (David Walser of Somerset); grandchildren, Daniel Thomas Lentz of Bloomington, IN, Janelle Marie Lentz of Massillon and Emmie J. Lamme of Blue Rock; great-grandchildren, Jaidyn Browning and Leo Shook; and a niece, Debra Souders of Somerset.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John David Lamme on February 4, 2014; son, Bruce E. Lamme on August 13, 1959; sister, Wilda Gertrude (Ralph) Ramsey; and brother, Webster E. (Imogene) Leckrone.

Memorial contributions may be made to breast cancer research at Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Ste. 250, Dallas, TX 75244.

Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service in Thornville is honored to care for Annabelle and her family.

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