Obituaries

Bruce George Blain

Bruce George Blain, 65, of Thornville, went home to be with our Lord on November 11, 2019. Bruce, a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather, was born August 12, 1954, in Newark, to Robert and Barbara Blain. He served honorably in the U.S. Army, and had retired from Pan Glo after 31 years. He was the plant manager at the […]

Beatrice Ann “Bea Ann” (Shumaker) Blosser

Beatrice Ann “Bea Ann” (Shumaker) Blosser, 94, of Lancaster, formerly of Pleasantville, went to her eternal home on Monday, November 11, 2019, at the Pickering House. Beatrice was born Wednesday, January 7, 1925, at the Lancaster Hospital. She was the second of three daughters of the late Walter S. Shumaker (d. 1983) and Mary (Friesner)Shumaker (d. 1993) of Bremen. Beatrice […]

Barbara A. Clark

A funeral service celebrating the life of Barbara A. Clark, 86, of Millersport, was held November 13, 2019, at Millersport United Methodist Church, with Pastor Steve Bush and Pastor Mary Banner officiating. Burial followed in Millersport Cemetery. Barbara was born in Lancaster, on August 20, 1933, to the late Jessie D. and Marie (Spangler) Huffman.  She passed away on November […]

Dr. Terrill (Terry) Jewett Long

Dr. Terrill (Terry) Jewett Long passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at Mt Carmel East Hospital, with his family by his side at the age of 87. He was born March 19, 1932, in Newark, to Frederick T Long and Nettie Frances Siegel . His mother died shortly after his birth and he was raised until two years old […]

Lt. Col. Wayne L. Raab

Lt. Col. Wayne L. Raab, age 78, passed away at his home in Fountain Inn, SC, on November 6, 2019. He was born and raised in Millersport, but his time in the military allowed him to live in a variety of places. He was a graduate of Capital University and a Vietnam veteran. He served in the United States Air […]

Raesean “Sean” J. Shanks

Raesean “Sean” J. Shanks, age 31 of Baltimore, died November 10, 2019, at Fairfield Medical Center.  Reasean came into his forever family at just four weeks of age. Born with several medical needs, Raesean was born to be a fighter.  In his short life, he endured multiple surgeries and setbacks.  He never let his lifestyle darken his outlook on life.  […]

Richard “Casey” Casto

A funeral service celebrating the life of Richard “Casey” Casto, age 74, of Thornville, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at the Etna United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Pataskala Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7p.m. on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the church, 500 Pike Street SW, Etna. Casey was born in […]

Barbara Crandell

Barbara Crandell, Cherokee elder, has walked on. Barbara was born May 15, 1929, in Davy, West Virginia, and passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019. Barbara was a resident of Thornville, for the past 58 years. On the farm, she and her husband, Frank Elden Crandell, raised their children and enjoyed successful careers in breeding, raising, training, and racing harness […]

William Melvin “Bill” Ford

A funeral service celebrating the life of William Melvin “Bill” Ford, age 71, of Pataskala, was held November 6, 2019, at the Kirkersville Chapel of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Bob Mathias officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Kirkersville Cemetery. Bill was born March 10, 1948, in Columbus, to the late Roy Lee and […]

Arthur Lowell Hite

Arthur Lowell Hite, 94, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at Carriage Court of Lancaster. He was born February 2, 1925, a son of the late Jona and Inez (Holt) Hite. He attended school in Millersport and graduated in 1943. He enlisted in the US Navy and served his country for 18 months until WWII ended. Upon his discharge from […]


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