Obituaries

Raymond L. “Ray” Sowers

A funeral service celebrating the life of Raymond L. “Ray” Sowers, 82, of Thornville, will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Thornville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial will follow in Lutheran Reformed Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the funeral home, 56 S. Main Street, Thornville on Wednesday, February 20th […]

David L. Burkey

David L. Burkey, age 69, of Thornville, went Home to be with our Lord on Sunday, February 10, 2019. David loved the outdoors and spending time watching fishermen and boaters at Buckeye Lake. He loved drawing and painting, and his dog, Buck. David was a 1968 graduate of Marion Franklin High School. He is preceded in death by his parents, […]

Larry R. Gordon

Larry R. Gordon, 63, of Millersport passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019, at the Genesis Homestead Center. He was born on December 8, 1955, in Lancaster to the Frederick J. and Ruth M. (Good) Gordon. Larry’s passion was driving his semi-truck which he did for Warner Express for many years. Larry is survived by his daughter, Blair Gordon and […]

John Thomas Swank

A Funeral Mass celebrating the life of John Thomas Swank, 73, of Heath, will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Newark, with Fr. David Sizemore as celebrant. Inurnment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Tom died unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. He was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, […]

Ozella G. Welch

A memorial service, celebrating the life of Ozella G. Welch, 93, formerly of Upper Arlington, will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, in the chapel of The Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Matt VanWinkle as celebrant. Inurnment will follow at a later date in the Oakdale Cemetery, Marysville. Ozella passed peacefully […]

Lois Horn

Lois Horn, 87 of Pleasantville passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at her residence surrounded by her loved ones. Lois was born on September 14, 1931, in Fairfield County, Ohio, to the late Philip and Florence “Ella” Boyer. She was a 1949 Graduate of Pleasantville High School and worked for both the ASCS office in downtown Lancaster and Dr. […]

Roberta M. Hoshor

Roberta M. Hoshor, age 72 of Baltimore, passed away late in the evening of January 29, 2019, in her bed. She served as a federal employee for the U.S. Postal Service for over 30 years before retiring. Passionate about celebrating God, family and hard work, she touched the lives of all around her. She is survived by her two sons, […]

Ronald D. Ortman

Ronald D. Ortman, 74 of Pickerington, formerly of Thornville, passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at his residence.  He was born on April 24, 1944, to the late Marvin and Thelma Ortman of Thurston. He was a 1962 graduate of Liberty Union Thurston High School and a member of Thurston United Methodist Church for 65 years, where he sang […]

Cathy Sue Weaver

A funeral service celebrating the life of Cathy Sue Weaver, age 65, of Blacklick, was held February 1, 2019, at the Hebron Chapel of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor David Cady officiating. Burial followed in Jacksontown Cemetery. Cathy was born January 10, 1954, in Leavittsburg, Ohio. She passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at her home. Cathy […]

Shirley C. Burnworth

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Shirley C. Burnworth AKA: “Bright Eyes”, 80, of Buckeye Lake, was held January 24, 2019, followed by burial in the Fairmount Cemetery near Jacksontown. Shirley passed away early Monday morning, January 21, 2019, at the home of her daughter. She was born in Georges, PA, the daughter of the late Lewis and Alice […]


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