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Branaghan, Richard L. (Dick)  
Branaghan Richard (Dick) L. Branaghan, Sr. 92, passed away at Mother Angeline McCrory Manor, Columbus, Ohio on 5/21/15. Dick was born in Providence, RI and was a long time resident of Lakewood, Ohio, Freeport, NY and, most recently, Westerville, Ohio. He served in the US Army Signal Corp during WW II and was a Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient. Dick worked for United Airlines for a number of years in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1970 he moved to NY to become Executive Director of The National Hemophilia Foundation, and later Executive Director of The National Huntington's Chorea Foundation. Dick served on the Lakewood Hospital Board and on Parish Council for both St. Clement's Parish, Lakewood and St. Paul's Parish, Westerville. He was an active member of Kiwanis, Catholic War Veterans and Veterans Of The Battle of The Bulge. He will be especially remembered for his quick wit, sense of humor and service to community. Dick was born on 2/10/23 to Agnes and Walter Branaghan and grew up performing in Vaudeville with his family at theaters all along the east coast. He continued acting in community theaters throughout his life. He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother, two sisters and a granddaughter. He leaves his beloved wife of 69 years Catherine (Kay) Branaghan, nee McMahon and six children, James Branaghan, Paula (David) Suveges, Patricia Wise, Virginia Janc, Rick (Deb) Branaghan and Russ (Tonya) Branaghan. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. His presence in all of our lives will be dearly missed. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday 5/27/15 at HILL FUNERAL HOME, 220 South State Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081. Mass of Christian Burial is at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday 5/28/15 at St. Paul Church Catholic Church, 313 North State Street, Westerville, Ohio. The Rev. Fr. David Gwinner Celebrant. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers. the family requests donations to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Remembrances can be shared at www.HILLFUNERAL.com .
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 26, 2015
Buck, E. Eleanor  
Buck E. Eleanor Buck, age 85, of Grandview Heights, Ohio, passed away on May 24, 2015. She was born on April 27, 1930, to Gordon and Gladys (DeWees) Stewart in Columbus, Ohio. Eleanor was a devoted wife, mother, sister, grand-mother and great-grandmother. She is preceded in death by her parents; loving husband of 63-years, C. Ray; sons Michael and Stephen; grandson Aron; and brother-in-law Robert White. She is survived by her son, Joel (Wendy) Buck; grandchildren, Farrah and Ryan Buck of Las Vegas, Raymond of Dillonvale, David of Chicago, James of Akron, Alex and Cassidy Buck of Columbus; great-grandchildren, Aron and Taeson of Las Vegas; daughters-in-law, Vicki and LaRee; and sister-in-law, Jeanie Buck. Also survived by her loving sister, Connie White of Upper Arlington, who was her companion, chauffer, and best friend; many nieces and nephews. Eleanor was a member of Boulevard Presbyterian Church in Grandview Heights and a past Treasurer of her Circle, a 36-year member and Past President of the Grandview Heights Civic Welfare Club, a member of the Guild Athletic Club's Ladies Auxiliary, the OSU Mothers Club - Group G, the St. Francis Senior Citizens Group, the AEP Veterans Association, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Flytown Club and the Grandview Heights Seniors Association. When Steve and Joe became of school age, Eleanor worked for several organizations. She sewed puppets for the local TV Show "Lucy's Toy Shop," worked at Columbus and Southern Ohio Electric Company, the Franklin County Heart Association as the "Heart Sunday" Coordinator and at Highlights for Children. Eleanor's neighborhood family was extremely important, especially after Ray's passing in 2010. Although the owners of many of the houses around her changed, the neighbors were always there for her and made her desire to stay in her two-story home a possibility. Mom's proudest non-family accomplishment was when neighbor Kate's daughter Meredith named her own daughter Eleanor. Eleanor faced and survived many obstacles during her lifetime. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her, but especially her family. Her family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the JOHN QUINT TREBONI FUNERAL HOME, 1177 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus, where her funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 28, 2015. Burial to follow, Sunset Cemetery. GALA Service Wednesday at 7 p.m. Condolences may be sent via www.johnquint.com .
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 26, 2015
Cade, Roxanne (Powell)  
Cade Roxanne (Powell) Cade, age 60, went home to the Lord Friday, May 22, 2015 at Kobacker House. She was born October 16, 1954 in Toledo, OH, the youngest of 3 children by her late parents, Estelle and Virgil Powell, Sr. Roxanne's mother, Estelle, would divorce Virgil Sr and marry John Veal who raised Roxanne and her siblings, Beverly and Virgil Jr. Roxanne loved God, her family, Prison Ministry, mentoring, helping others, and her church family. While attending The Ohio State University she met her husband Donald Cade, Sr. in 1974. They became friends, fell in love, and were married December 31, 1977. During their marriage they conceived four children, Donald II, Derek, Amber, and Brandi. Roxanne adjusted her professional career, according to the needs of her family. While her children were young in school Roxanne worked at the Advertising Checking Bureau as a real estate agent, due to the flexibility of the schedule, and retired as an Engineer at AT&T, after more than 15 years of service. Roxanne was very active at New Salem Baptist Church, where she was a Deaconess, and her husband, Donald, a Deacon. Roxanne and her husband Donald were Prison Ministry Leaders and directed the Angel Tree Program, a Christmas program that provided Christmas gifts for children of the incarcerated. Roxanne led by example throughout her life, consistently being the first to lend a helping hand and give guidance. She was strong and believed in her convictions, putting God first in all her decisions. We will see her again in heaven. Roxanne was predeceased by her father Virgil Powell, Sr., stepfather John Veal, mother Estelle Veal, and child Amber Cade.Roxanne leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Donald, Sr; sons, Donald Cade, II (LaToya), Derek Cade; and daughter, Brandi Cade; siblings, Beverly Taylor and Virgil Powell; grandchildren, Korrine Cade and Garrison Miller, III; as well as a host of family and friends. Celebration of Life service 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 2956 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, OH 43224, Pastor Keith Troy, officiating. The family will receive friends at the church Wednesday, 10 a.m. until the start of services. Interment in Glen Rest memorial Estates. Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 26, 2015
Casaday, Charles Richard "Dick"  
Casaday Charles Richard "Dick" Casaday, age 84, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015 at Riverside Hospital after a brief illness. Graduate of Holy Family High School. Veteran of the United States Air Force. Preceded in death by wife JoAnn Madigan Casaday; parents Carolyn Long and George Casaday; brothers Ralph and John Casaday; members of the Eads, Casaday and Madigan families. Survived by daughter, Laura; half-brother, James Hughes; nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; great-great nieces and nephews of the Casaday, Madigan, Ryan and Smith families. Friends may call Wednesday from 3-8 p.m. at EGAN-RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 403 East Broad Street. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 386 Buttles Avenue. Burial to be held at a later date at St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Family Soup Kitchen. Visit www.egan-ryan.com to offer condolences.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 26, 2015
Casasanta Jr., Victor Chris - Grove City  
Casasanta Victor Chris Casasanta, Jr., passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2015. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on December 23, 1942 to the late Victor Chris Casasanta, Sr. and Nina Louise Casasanta. Vic was 1960 graduate of Bishop Watterson High School where he was Senior Class President. He served as a Sgt. in the United States Marine Corps during Vietnam where he was a Helicopter Crew Chief. He earned the Air Medal w/2 silver stars and 3 gold stars, RVN Campaign Medal, Combat Crew Insignia w/3 stars, Vietnamese Service Medal w/2 stars, Good Conduct Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal. Vic earned his real estate brokerage license from the Hondros College, and with his wife Sandy by his side they founded Victor Casasanta Realty in Grove City, Ohio which is still family owned and operated. He was a pioneer of the foreclosure industry in Central Ohio. He was a member of the Columbus Board of Realtors, the Ohio Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors. He was also a member of the American Legion, VFW, the Grove City Elks, and the Grove City Moose Lodge. Vic was a parishioner at St. Cecilia Catholic Church. He was an avid golfer; he enjoyed bowling, fishing, going to the casino, and spending time at his second home in Punta Gorda, Florida. Vic loved putting on his fedora and driving his 350Z convertible. Most of all he cherished the time spent with his grandchildren and the rest of his family. Vic was kind hearted and dedicated. He was a beloved, husband, father, and grandfather. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two infant brothers Joseph and Michael. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 47 years, Sandy Casasanta; wonderful children, Amy (John) Morrisey and Victor Patrick (Kellie) Casasanta; precious grandchildren, Evan (Amy) and Drew (Corey) Morrisey, Victoria, Caitlin, and Isabelle Casasanta, and Alex Mantooth. Vic is also survived by his sister, Jody Smith; brothers in-law, Gary (Betty) Gabriel and Sam Gabriel; sister in-law, Linda (Ed) Wilburn; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends. Friends may call on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. with prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at the SCHOEDINGER GROVE CITY CHAPEL, 3920 Broadway, Grove City, Ohio. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Our Mother of Sorrows Chapel at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, 6440 S. High Street, Lockbourne, Ohio 43137. Contributions in Vic's memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas, 66675. Please visit www.Schoedinger.com to share a memory of Vic.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from May 26 to May 27, 2015
Conley, Deborah M.  
Conley Deborah M Conley, 88, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2015 at Mount Carmel East Hospital. Deborah was born November 22, 1926 in Akron, OH to the late Alexander Lyons and Delilah Lyons. She was a 1945 graduate of Cleveland Glenville High School. She is survived by two sons, Mark Conley and Stacey (Carmen) Conley; three nephews, Gregory Tubbs, Steven Craig, and Michael Jones; a sister-in-law, Thelma Urtecho M.D.; and four grandchildren, Taylor, Shaun, Savannah, and Sarah. She is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Thomas Conley and a niece Cassandra Robinson. Family will receive guests from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesday May 27th at EDWARDS FUNERAL SERVICE, 1166 Parsons Ave., Columbus, OH 43206 www.EdwardsFuneralService.com
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from May 25 to May 27, 2015
Darwin, Mona M. - Columbus  
Darwin Mona M. Darwin, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, May 23, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 14, 1936 in North Tonawanda, NY to the late Hermann and Gertrude (Dudek) Steinig, who immigrated to this great country from Germany in the 1920's. Mona graduated from North Tonawanda H.S. in 1954 and married the love of her life, Richard Darwin, on July 9th, 1955. The first part of her married life was dedicated to homemaking and supporting her husband Richard as he worked his way through three university degrees. In 2008, Richard preceded Mona in death and she now joins him for eternity. Mona is survived by brother, Paul Steinig of North Tonawanda, NY; son, Eric Darwin (Barbara Tewart-Darwin); grandchildren, Corey Tewart-Darwin, Allison Tewart-Darwin and Melissa Tewart-Darwin; great grand daughter, Jordin; daughters, Karen Darwin (Nancy Brennemann), Laura Darwin (Dana Milligan); grand children, Jessica Milligan and Molly Milligan; great grandchildren, Xavier and Atticus. Once Mona's children were grown, she was employed as an office manager and bookkeeper for The Media Group in Columbus, and retired in 1997. She had always been an avid gardener, a skill she learned from her father. In her retirement she was a founding member and active participant of the Central Ohio Hosta Society and grew about 150 hostas in her yard along with many dwarf conifers. She was also a Franklin County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer, participating in planting programs at the OSU Chadwick Arboretum and at the Waterman Farm. Mona was an extraordinary photographer who enjoyed nothing more than capturing her family's smiles, gorgeous landscapes and her own beautiful flowers. Her husband, Richard, was an accomplished furniture maker and Mona was an integral part of that team as she lovingly sanded and finished the pieces that would become family heirlooms. A Mass Of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at St. Peter Catholic Church, 6899 Smokey Row Road, Worthington, Ohio 43235. A private family burial will take place at the Resurrection Cemetery in Lewis Center, Ohio, and an open house celebration of her life will follow the burial beginning about 1 p.m. at her home. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the OSU Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens, 2001 Fyffe Court, Columbus, Ohio 43210. Friends may offer their condolences at www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from May 25 to May 26, 2015
Dick, Hugh Alan - Centerburg  
Dick Hugh Alan Dick, 58, of Centerburg passed away Saturday morning May 23, 2015 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born on May 16, 1957 in Columbus to Edward and Judy (Giles) Dick. Hugh graduated from Centerburg High School in 1976. Hugh's life was dedicated to the service of others. He was actively involved in the Hilliar Township VFD for many years, at one time serving as Fire Chief. He was a former mayor of the Centerburg community. Retired as a paramedic and captain with the Delaware County EMS and flight medic on Life Flight (Columbus and Wellston) where he was one of the first medics. He later served for many years and in many capacities as a deputy with the Delaware County Sheriff's Department. He was a state of Ohio EMS instructor for over 30 years and was instrumental in starting "Lessons Learned" - a training session for first responders for mass shootings which was a direct result of the Columbine incident. He also was a current OPOTA instructor. He enjoyed dining and traveling having been overseas several times including South America and Europe. His greatest love was hosting numerous international exchange students and forming bonds with them and the community. Due to this love, he also served as a regional director for NACEL Open Door and was dedicated to promoting international understanding and language education. In addition to his parents of Centerburg, he is also survived by four brothers, Steve (Sandy) Dick of Mt. Vernon, Matt (Staci) Dick of Delaware, Timmy Dick (partner Michael Dickinson) of Hilliard and Eric (Monica) Clarke of Upper Arlington; sister Gina Oswalt (fiance Glenn Romanoski) of Mount Vernon; numerous nieces and nephews and an overwhelming host of friends including Sister Julie O'Stroske. He was preceded in death by a niece Ava Hanna, maternal grandparents Elizabeth and Elmer Giles and paternal grandparents Leila and Edwin Dick. The family will receive friends on Thursday May 28 from 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. at the DEVORE-SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, 637 N. State Route 61, Sunbury, OH. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday May 29 at 11 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 9633 E. State Route 37, Sunbury, OH with Fr. David Sizemore officiating. Burial will follow in Eastview Cemetery in Centerburg. A reception will immediately follow the burial at COJFD (Centerburg Fire House). In lieu of flowers, contributions in Hugh's memory may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon OH 43050 or online at www.hospiceofknox.org or to the Hugh Dick EMS Scholarship Fund. The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve Hugh and his family. Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories may be shared by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 26, 2015
Gaa, Leo R. "Joe" - Grove City  
Gaa Leo R. "Joe" Gaa, age 83, of Orient, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on September 4, 1931. Joe was the owner of L.R. Gaa Door Company and a proud member of the NRA. He enjoyed the outdoors, animals and very much loved his grandchildren. He was a wonderful family man. He was preceded in death by his father Richard Gaa, mother Helen Davis and brother Charles Miller. Joe is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Wilma Gaa; children, Richard (Janet) Gaa, Randall Gaa, Rodney (Angela) Gaa, and Karen (Duane Roberts) Carr; grandchildren, Justin (Monika) Gaa, Tiffany Castano, Shane (Shana) Gaa, Tarah Gaa, Karrie (John) Shumate, Raven (Jonathan) Hammond, and Rachel (Kevin) Edwards; brother, James (Beverly) Dearth and brother-in-law, Robert (Betty) Kenworthy. He is also survived by nine great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews; and other loving family. Joe never met a stranger and will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to know him. Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 29, 2015 at the SCHOEDINGER GROVE CITY CHAPEL, 3920 Broadway, Grove City, OH, 43123. Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the SCHODEINGER CGROVE CITY CHAPEL, where family will welcome friends beginning at 9 AM. Please visit www.schoedinger.com to share a favorite memory or photo of Joe.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 24, 2015
Glaser, Patricia Ann  
Glaser Patricia Ann Glaser, passed away peacefully at age 77, after a brief illness on March 28, 2015. Patty was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and a terrific friend. She is survived by her husband, Richard D., of 55 years; daughter, Ann (husband Martin); grandchildren, Clare and Marc; and sister, Mary Catherine. Patty attended Our Lady of Victory Catholic School and was a devoted parishioner of St. Christopher Catholic Church for over 50 years. Patty's list of friends and colleagues grew through her employment at Battelle and Dick De Roberts Insurance and her involvement with St. Christopher and Holy Family Food Kitchen. She and Richard moved to Scottsdale, AZ in 2013 to be closer to family. Friends may call Friday, June 5, 2015 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at EGAN-RYAN FUNERAL HOME NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 4661 Kenny Road. A Funeral Mass will be Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 9 a.m. at St. Christopher Church, 1420 Grandview Avenue. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Visit www.egan-ryan.com to offer condolences.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from May 31 to June 1, 2015
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