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Loretta (Fay) BRANDHOFF

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BRANDHOFF, Loretta "Fay" Age 83 of Fairfield, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, following a long illness. She was born in Hamilton, Ohio on December 12, 1930, the daughter of John R. and Mildred A. (Campbell) Schrudder and was a graduate of Hamilton High School. On February 23, 1952, she married Raymond A. Brandhoff in Columbia, South Carolina. Fay spent most of her life in Hamilton while employed by Champion International in the Benefits Department and was active in Ross Avenue Church of God. After retirement, Fay and her husband moved to Ocala, Florida, where they spent several years prior to Ray's passing on December 23, 1998. She loved knitting and crocheting, as evidenced by the many booties that were gifted to family and friends over the years. She is survived by children: John Brandhoff of Hamilton, Ohio; Lori (Philip) Sailor of Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Grand - children: Jamie Brandhoff, Hamilton, Ohio; Kori Brandhoff, Hamilton, Ohio; Philip A. Sailor, Williamsport, Pennsylvania and Lauren Sailor, San Francisco, California and three great -grandchildren; as well as a sister-in-law, Rita Schrudder of Louisville, Kentucky; a brother-in-law, Carl Lepera of Hamilton, Ohio; a sister, Karen (David) Howard of Honolulu, Hawaii and Jack (Sharon) Schrudder of Hamilton, Ohio. Besides her husband, Raymond, she was also preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Kenneth Schrudder; and a sister, Barbara Lepera. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date at the discretion of the family with the assistance of Zettler Funeral Home, 2646 Pleasant Ave. Memorial gifts can be directed to the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League, PO Box 18146, Fairfield Ohio, 45018-0146 in her name. Online register book is available at www.zettlerfuneralhome.com

Published in Journal-News on Apr. 19, 2014
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