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Stella M. Barrett

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Stella M. Barrett, 92, of Hebron, was held July 30, 2012, at the Hebron home of The HOSKINSON-Schoedinger Funeral & Cremation Service, with Pastor Jerry Wiles as celebrant. Burial followed at Hebron Cemetery.

Stella died July 26, 2012 in Newark, following an extended illness. She was born May 31, 1920, in Dayton, the daughter of the late Frances and Josephine (Barr) Smith. She was a graduate of Stivers High School, Class of 1938 and worked as a clerk for the credit bureau.

Stella was an active member of the community, enjoying her associations with friends in the Buckeye Lake, Millersport and Hebron senior citizens, Licking County Aging Program, Buckeye Lake Eagles, Millersport American Legion Auxiliary, and Millersport United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her loving family: Leroy (Sue) Schlereth of Newark, Robert (Darlene) Schlereth of Hernando, Fl., Dan (Norma) Barrett of Jacksonville, Fl., John (Jan) Barrett of Columbus, Sue Knight of Hebron, Don (Maurita) Barrett of Zionsville, In.; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Frye; a brother; two sisters; and husbands, Robert Schlereth in 1953 and Russell Barrett in 1983.

An on-line guest register is available at

Memorials may be directed to the Millersport United Methodist Church.

Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, Hebron, is honored to care for the Barrett family.

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