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Brenda Deloris Bonkowski

By Charlie Prince | May 17, 2019

Funeral services, celebrating the life of Brenda Deloris Bonkowski, 62, of Buckeye Lake, will be held at 11:00 a.m.  on Saturday, May 18, 2019, in the chapel of The Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Winfield Strout as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Lutheran Reformed Cemetery, Thornville. Brenda passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. […]

Edward K. Dorst, Sr.

By Charlie Prince | May 17, 2019

Edward K. Dorst, Sr., 77 of Baltimore, died Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Fairfield Medical Center.   He was born on January 7, 1942, to the late Pearl and Beryle Dorst. He worked as an over-the-road truck driver for more than 40 years.  Edward loved his old cars, going to cruise-ins and all types of automotive sports. Edward is survived by […]

John F. Hofmann

By Charlie Prince | May 17, 2019

A gathering of family and friends for John F. Hofmann, 64, of Hebron, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019, at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark. John, a retired postal carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, passed away May 11, 2019, at the OSU Ross Heart Hospital. He was born […]

Janet Holmes

By Charlie Prince | May 17, 2019

Janet Holmes, 82, formerly of Harbor Hills, passed away May 5, 2019, at Flint Ridge Nursing Home. She was born in Newark to the late Mildred and George Kerns. Janet graduated from Newark High School, Class of ’54. Janet and her late husband, Jack formed a very successful Buckeye Lake area real estate team. She is survived by her sister, […]

Robert Gene Lisk

By Charlie Prince | May 17, 2019

A funeral service celebrating the life of Robert Gene Lisk, 84, of Lancaster, was held May 14, 2019,. at the Thornville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Daniel Fullen officiating.  Burial followed in Olivet Cemetery. Robert was born in Thornville, on November 4, 1934, to the late George and Hazel (Daniels) Lisk.  He passed away at the […]

Sherri L. Maynard

By Charlie Prince | May 17, 2019

A funeral service celebrating the life of Sherri L. Maynard, 64, of Cambridge, was held May 17, 2019, at the Kirkersville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service.  Burial followed in Kirkersville Cemetery. Sherri was born on June 1, 1954, to the late Walter “Hank” and Doris Eileen (Horn) Paver.  She passed away on May 11, 2019, at the James […]

Homer H. Pierce

By Charlie Prince | May 17, 2019

A funeral service celebrating the life of Homer H. Pierce, age 91, of Jacksontown, was held May 14, 2019, at The Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Tina Black officiating. Burial followed in Jacksontown Cemetery where the Licking County Veterans Alliance wconducted military honors at graveside. The Licking Township Fire Company provided pallbearers and […]

Analysis: Lakewood voters reject new school again

By Charlie Prince | May 09, 2019

By Charles Prince HEBRON – Lakewood bond issue supporters were shocked at the extent of Tuesday’s loss by an unofficial 1,570 to 988 tally. A larger percentage of voters voted “no” this time (61.38 percent) than in last November’s rejection (58.7 percent). No one thought it would be an easy win, but there was “cautious optimism.” After all, who could […]

Hildegard “Hilde” Allen

By Charlie Prince | May 09, 2019

Hildegard “Hilde” Allen, 90, of Granville, formerly of Thornville and Somerset, passed away on May 4, 2019, at The Middleton of Granville. Hildegard was born on October 16, 1928, in Oberhursel, Germany, to Heinrisch Junkers and Margarethe Bittner-Junkers. Hilde came to this country in 1946 and over the years was a local restaurant owner, previously owning a restaurant in Thornville […]

Barbara Gene (Helser) Anstine

By Charlie Prince | May 09, 2019

Barbara Gene (Helser) Anstine, age 90, went home to be with the Lord on May 1, 2019. She was born on March 27, 1929, in Milford, Indiana. She relocated and became a Buckeye at the age of six years old, spending her childhood growing up on a farm in Thornville. Barbara graduated from Manchester College in Indiana with a degree […]