Obituaries

Oscar Askoff

Oscar Askoff, age 89 of Kirkersville, went to be with the Lord Monday, August 5, 2019, at Mount Carmel East Hospital. Oscar was born August 14, 1929, in Detroit, Michigan, to the late Eli and Tema Askoff. Oscar’s family immigrated to the United States from Yugoslavia by way of Ellis Island. He was a proud veteran of the United States […]

Vladas “Walter” Mockus

A Memorial Mass celebrating the life of Vladas “Walter” Mockus, 83, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 10, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, with Fr. Sizemore as celebrant. Inurnment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Walter passed away May 11, 2019. He was born January 15, 1936, in Lithuania to the late Vincent and […]

Janet Schaffner

Janet Schaffner, 81, of Reynoldsburg, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019, at Wesley Ridge Retirement Community. She was born on June 23, 1938, to the late Joseph and Bernice Stewart. Janet spent over 50 years of her life in Baltimore. Janet is survived by her husband, Hugh Schaffner; sons, Steve (Dawn) and Jeff (Anne) Schaffner; five grandchildren; one great […]

Roger “Rod” Wiley

Roger “Rod” Wiley, age 82 of Baltimore, passed away August 1, 2019.  He was born to the late Guy B. and Marjorie Rogers Wiley on September 4, 1936. Rod was a mechanical engineer who graduated from Ohio University and retired as the president of Timely Products Inc. in Baltimore.  He spent his days enjoying nature at his tree farm and wielding his […]

Raymond Leo Wills

Raymond Leo Wills, age 97 of Hebron, passed away on June 20, 2019, after a brief illness. Mr. Wills was born on July 10, 1921, to Virgil L. and Emma Jane (Harris) Wills. He spent his youth in Kirkersville and attended Kirkersville Schools. Ray married Betty Jane Weekly in 1941 and was predeceased by Betty in 1951. Ray enlisted in […]

Dianna (Evansky, Johnston, Bing) Wintermute

Dianna (Evansky, Johnston, Bing) Wintermute, age 64, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019. She is predeceased by her husband; parents; and one brother. Dianna is survived her two sisters; one brother; godparents, Marilyn and Bud Turpin; three nieces; one nephew; friend, Elaine Reid; and many extended family and friends. A celebration of life honoring Dianna will be held at 2 […]

William E. Wright

Funeral services, celebrating the life of William E. Wright, 74, of Hebron, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 8, 2019, in the chapel of The Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service with Clifford Mason as celebrant. Burial with full military honors will follow in the Glen Rest Memorial Estates, Reynoldsburg. Bill died early Monday, August […]

Edward Robert Ervin, Jr.

A memorial visitation, celebrating the life of Edward Robert Ervin, Jr., 50, of Thornville, will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2019,  in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Services. Ed died suddenly on July 29, 2019, while visiting with family in Rhode Island. He was born in Columbus, on […]

Catherine (Bocook) Allen

A Mass of Christian Burial for Catherine (Bocook) Allen, age 104 of Newark formerly Buckeye Lake, will be celebrated at 11a.m. on Friday, August 2, 2019, at Our Mother of Sorrows Chapel, 6440 S. High Street, on the grounds of St. Joseph Cemetery with Father William A. Hritsko, Celebrant. Friends will be received from 10:30 a.m. until the time of […]

Lawrence Michael Bishop

A funeral mass for Lawrence Michael Bishop, 78, of Thornville, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 1, 2019, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Buckeye Lake, with Rev. Father William Hritsko as celebrant. Larry passed away on Sunday July, 28, 2019,, in Columbus, following a brief illness. He was born in New Lexington, on June 28, […]


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