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Joseph A. Rudischum

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Joseph A. Rudischum

Newark: A funeral service for Joseph A. Rudischum, 81, of Newark will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home with Gordon Franklin of the Southgate Church of Christ in Heath officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Rudischum passed away on December 23, 2013 at Flint Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on March 25, 1932 to the late Joseph and Beatrice Rudischum in Bayshore, Long Island, NY.

He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Gerry (Barnett); two sons, Joseph and David both of Columbus.

He graduated from Shelby High School, in Shelby, OH and earned his B.A. degree from Bowling Green State University in 1955 and attended Ohio State University Graduate School.

Mr. Rudischum retired from Kaiser Aluminum, Newark after 34 years of service at various locations. He was an Eagle Scout and served on the Licking County Board of Directors for the Boy Scouts of America. He was also past president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce in Ravenswood, WV.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Friday, December 27, 2013 at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, OH.

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Published in the Advocate on Dec. 24, 2013
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