Obituaries

 

Lynn Wocester
Lynn Ann Wocester, age 68, of Toledo, passed away on Saturday, January 10.
Born in Toledo on January 3, 1947, to James and Doris (Mills) Corbley, she loved animals and would rescue any that she could. She enjoyed painting, especially on driftwood, but her greatest enjoyment was her family. She was also a Past Matron of the Port Clinton Chapter 267 of the Order of Eastern Stars.
She is survived by her daughter, Kristin (Scott) Harris; granddaughter, Maddison Harris; mother, Doris Corbley; sister, Karen (Frank) Stuniolo; and three nephews and their families. She was preceded in death by her father.
Friends and family were received for visitation and services on January 17 at the Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee. Memorial contributions may be made to the Toledo Humane Society, 1920 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee, OH 43537.

ShafferDarrell Shaffer
Darrell W. Shaffer, age 80, of Whitehouse, died on Sunday, January 11.
Born in Toledo on March 27, 1934, to Darrell and Dora (Tansel) Shaffer, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and was a member of the VFW Post 11115 in Maumee. Mr. Shaffer worked as an electrician with Local 8 and was the owner of the Evergreen Inn from 1985 until its closing.
Survivors include his son, Michael Shaffer, of Toledo; four granddaughters; one great-granddaughter; and sister, Mardell (Bob Lipinski) Keller, of Monclova. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Marlene Gustafsen.
Visitation and a memorial service took place on January 15 at Peinert-Dunn Funeral Home in Whitehouse.

GillJoseph Gill, Jr.
Joseph G. “Chip” Gill, Jr., age 50, of Maumee, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 12.
The youngest of eight children, he was born in Toledo on May 29, 1964, to Joseph and Betty (Abrel) Gill, Sr. He was employed as a foreman for Snowden Construction and Provo Construction. An avid sports fan, Mr. Gill loved the Detroit Lions and Tigers and the Ohio State Buckeyes. He also enjoyed golf and attending his children’s sporting events. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend to many and will be deeply missed.
Surviving are his wife, Molly; daughter, Shannon Gill; sons, Joseph and Ian Gill; father, Joseph Gill, Sr.; siblings, Colin (Sandy) Gill, Pam (Mike) Zbierajewski, Kevin (Marge) Gill, Patti (Dave) Cousino, Vicki (Rod) Doty, Chris (Mary) Gill and Laurie (John) Adams; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Gill; sister-in-law, Kathi Gill; and nephew, Patrick Gill.
Family and friends were received on January 16 at the Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee. A funeral Mass was celebrated on January 17 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Maumee. Memorial contributions may be made to Chip’s children to form a scholarship fund.
Anna Mae Huddleston, age 76, of Maumee, Ohio passed away on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was born in Toledo, Ohio on July 27, 1938 to Gottfried and Rachel (Keeler) Zingg.

HuddlestonAnna Huddleston
Anna Mae Huddleston, age 76, of Maumee, passed away on Sunday, January 18.
Born in Toledo on July 27, 1938, to Gottfried and Rachel (Keeler) Zingg, she was a hairdresser for many years and a member of the Maumee Democratic Club. She loved gardening, camping, canoeing and spending time with her family and also enjoyed her dogs, Sophie and Lollie.
Mrs. Huddleston is survived by her sons, Bruce (Linda) and Brian (Mary Ann); nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce; and sister, Katherine Kachenmeister.
Friends and family will be received from 2:00 p.m. until the service at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 24 at Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee 2015. Memorial contributions may be directed to the MetroParks of the Toledo Area, 5100 W. Central Ave., Toledo, OH 43615.

Alma Sams
Alma M. Sams, age 88, of Whitehouse, died on Monday, January 19.
Born in Toledo on March 10, 1926, to Enos and Lillie (Wiley) Bellville, she worked at Kmart for many years. Mrs. Sams was a member of Community of Christ Lutheran Church in Whitehouse and the Whitehouse American Legion Auxiliary. She married Carl Sams on July 8, 1972, and he preceded her in death on June 9, 2006.
Survivors include her daughters, Kathleen Miller, of Columbus, Nancy (Ray) Goins, of LaSalle, Mich., and Susan (Ed) Kaplan, of Whitehouse; grandchildren, Melissa Gates, Matthew Moore, Christy (Dennis) Robinson, Connie (Joel) Durham, Jill (Tom) Galmarini, and Derek (Lori) Kaplan; and 10 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, three sisters, great-grandson Joshua Gates and several nieces and nephews.
Friends and family may call on Friday, January 23 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at noon at Peinert-Dunn Funeral Home in Whitehouse. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg or the Whitehouse Fire Department.


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