JUNE CAROL SWALDO BAAB- 64, of Dover, died Monday February 10, 2014, at her residence. She was born October 7, 1949 in Dennison to the late John W. and Dorothy J. (Snyder) Swaldo, who resided in GOSHEN for many years. She graduated from Midvale High School, in 1967 and was former owner of 2nd. St. Interiors, in Dover. June was a member of First Christian Church, at New Philadephia and their prayer ministry.
She is survived by husband James J. Baab, whom she married Oct. 7 1973 and her siblings Dale (Vicki) Swaldo, of Stonecreek, Glen Swaldo, of Goshen, and Kay (Tom) Mott, of Lore City. Six nephews, two nieces, 14 great nieces and nephews and her dear friend Darlyn Amodio, of Dover. Services were held on Thursday, February 13, at the First Christian Church and Pastor Jim Borton officiated.
Audrey G. Brokaw, 89, of New Philadelphia and a lifelong resident of Goshen, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family in Schoenbrunn Healthcare Center following a period of declining health.
Born November 27, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Lorin and Hazel (Smith) Elliott. After completing her formal education at Roxford, she married her lifelong companion and friend, the late Thomas H. Brokaw on June 1, 1942. Together, they enjoyed a lifetime of love until his passing in 1989.
Audrey was a beautiful and loving lady who adored spending time with her family. She also enjoyed sharing in day to day activities with friends and her church family. Her faith was nurtured at the Goshen Community Church of the Nazarene. She also enjoyed a 12-year employment at the former Valley Manor Nursing Home assisting in the kitchen.
Audrey will be deeply missed by her family including her son, Bruce (Robin) Brokaw of Goshen, Linda Meyers of Texas; her siblings, James Elliott of Fowler, Ohio and Thelma Etzkorn of Chicago; her grandchildren, Heidi (Bill) Brokaw Coffman of Magnolia, Eric Brokaw of Goshen and Kent (Melissa) Meyers of Texas; her great-grandchildren, K.J. and Madison Meyers, Billy Coffman, Kevin Taylor, and Rachel Tylke; her step-great-grandchild, Addrian Hawkinson; her step-great-great-grandson, Avery Alan Coffman; dear friends, Martha and Fred Torgler; her special caregiver and friend, Vikki Whitman; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her great-grandson, Justin Thomas Moss.
Visitation will be held in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. A service celebrating Audrey’s life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday beginning at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in East Avenue Cemetery at New Philadelphia.
Audrey’s family is incredibly grateful for the loving and caring staff of Schoenbrunn Healthcare’s Garden Way.
Memorial contributions in Audrey’s memory may be directed to Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663 or to Goshen Community Church of the Nazarene, 2501 David Rd SE, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.
Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Audrey by visiting the funeral home website at www.GeibCares.com.
HAROLD C. HANLON, 76, of Goshen died Friday, April 15, 1994, in his residence after a brief illness.
He was born August 23, 1917, in Washington County, Ohio and was the son of the late Norman and Bertha Haught Hanlon. He retired in 1980 from Republic Steel in Massillon after 35 years.
He is survived by his wife, the former Kathryn N. Martin, whom he married August 23, 1938; two sons, Harold David Hanlon of New Philadelphia, Ohio; Donald Emerson (LaVonne) Hanlon of Laurel, Maryland; a daughter (Carolyn) Kaye (John) Walton of New Philadelphia (Goshen), Ohio; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Two sisters, Lula Mae Skinner and Florence Ruble; two brothers, Jonathan and Floyd Hanlon, and a grandchild, Michael Clinton Hanlon, are deceased.
(HAROLD) DAVID HANLON, 70, of Sherrodsville, Ohio, died Thursday, July 9, 2009, in his home with his family by his side.
A son of the late Harold C. and Kathryn N. (Martin) Hanlon, David, as he was known by family and friends, was born at New Matamoras, Ohio, on June 14, 1939.
David was a 1957 graduate of Midvale High School. Out of high school, he entered into the United States Navy where he served a period of time aboard the USS Walker and also served multiple tours of duty in Vietnam. Following more than twelve years of service with the Navy, he completed the final eight years of his career with the National Guard.
David was a long-time employee of Superior Meats at Massillon, Ohio, and the Pepsi-Cola Company at New Philadelphia. He was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed spending time working on his flower gardens that surrounded his home. He also loved bird watching and sitting outside in his gazebo during the summer months.
He was a wonderful husband and father to his blended family that includes his wife, Jane Murphy-Hanlon and children, Michelle (Brad) Moore of Tuscarawas, Jason Malterer of New Philadelphia, Kellie Murphy of New York, NY, and Scott (Pam) Murphy of Columbus, Ohio.
A sister, Kaye (John) Walton of Goshen and a brother, Donald (LaVonne) Hanlon of Laurel, Maryland; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, James and Helen Rosenberry of Dover, Ohio; five grandchildren: Christopher Grimes, Kayleigh Moore, Nicholas Moore, Timothy Murphy and Kacey Murphy and numerous nieces and nephews complete the family.
The United States Navy will conduct a burial at sea service at a later date.