Obituaries Section :: Page 41

  • Helen Nehez

    Helen L. Nehez died peacefully on Sept. 21 at Friends Care Community surrounded by her loving family. She was 87. Helen was born Dec. 23, 1922, in Clairton, Pa., three months after her parents, the late Steve and Zsofia Sumegi, immigrated to the United States from Hungary on the Laconia II through Ellis Island. She […]

  • Eddie Eckenrode

    Edward Relt Eckenrode III, beloved husband of Samantha (Williams) Eckenrode, died at home in Yellow Springs on May 25. Born in Harrisburg, Pa., Eddie first came to the Dayton area in 1963 to attend the Dayton Art Institute, or DAI, which was then part of the University of Dayton. At DAI, his teachers included New […]

  • John Magee

    There will be a celebration of the life of John Magee on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2:30 p.m. at the Friends Care Extended Care dining room. The public is invited to attend and share memories about John. Those who are unable to attend but would like to share a memory may contact Ellen Magee at guyfields {at} charter(.)net.

  • Hannah Goldberg

    Hannah Goldberg

    Hannah Goldberg died on Sept. 24, at Friends Care Community with her beloved daughter, Lisa, and close friends by her side. She was 77. Hannah was born on Jan. 28, 1933, the daughter of Charles and Minnie Friedman. Her parents, both immigrants, met while taking classes in English at night school.

  • Sonja Reed memorial

    A graveside service for Sonja Reed will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Catholic Cemetery in Yellow Springs. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45420.

  • John Magee

    John Magee

    John L. Magee died of a brief illness Wednesday, Sept. 8, at Friends Care Center. He was 90. He was given comfort in his final days by Heartland Hospice as well as his dedicated caregivers at Friends Care.

  • Jean Huston memorial

    A memorial service for Jean Huston will be held Saturday, Nov. 13, 2 p.m., at the Glen Helen Building. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Yellow Springs Community Foundation or the Glen Helen Association.

  • Ginnie Philips

    Gwynelle “Ginnie” Philips died Aug. 30 at her daughter’s home in Savannah, Ga., after a brief illness. Ginnie was born and raised in Savannah. She was the widow of Charles Edward “Pete” Philips. Ginnie was a longtime employee of the Yellow Springs school system, where she served as an assistant librarian.

  • Sonja Reed

    Sonja Reed died Wednesday, Sept. 8, at her home in Yellow Springs. She was 83. Born Sonja Köhler on June 19, 1927, in Thalheim, Germany, she spent her youth traveling around Europe as part of a family circus act. During this time, she also began performing with elephants, a fondness she would hold the rest of her life.

  • Thomas Owen

    Thomas Owen

    Thomas Harvey Owen, the son of former Antioch College professor of physics Gwilym Emyr Owen and his wife, Edith, died September 9 at his home in Metairie, La. He was 85 years old. Tom attended the “old” Antioch School on Mills Lawn and graduated from Bryan High School in 1943.

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