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Horace J. Page

Horace J. Page Obituary
Horace J. Page
86, of Dover died Friday, Jan. 21, 2010 in the Hennis Care Centre at Dover. Born Oct. 8, 1925 in Dover he was a son of the late Arthur and Mary Leona Striker Page. He was also preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers. Horace left high school to serve his country during World War II with the Sixth Medical Division, United States Navy, attached to the Marine Corps. Following the war, he later earned his high school diploma. He worked several years at the former Dover Appliance Co., and then was employed by the Dover School System for 30 years. Horace was an avid football fan of the Dover Tornadoes and served as their cameraman for 42 years, first taking and developing 16 millimeter film, and later using videos. He was a longtime member of Dover Bible Church where he served many terms as a deacon and greeter.
On June 27, 1969 Horace married Nancy Knight McDonnell Page and together they raised four children, Sally (Dan) Conkle, Bruce (companion, Laurie)McDonnell, Steve (Amy) Page, all of Dover and Bill (Sheri) McDonnell of Mineral City. He is also survived by his brothers, Wayne (Barbara) Page and Bill (Juanita) Page of Dover, Jerry (Lounetta) Page of Tuscarawas and one sister, Ruth (John) Samsa of Beach City; nine grandchildren, Michael (Erica) McDonnell of Truckee, Calif., Mark (Nicole) McDonnell of Mineral City, Marci McDonnell, Jacob McDonnell, Alex (Autumn) Conkle and Nate Conkle, Katie Page, Josh Page and Will Page, all of Dover; and three (soon to be four) great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Dover Bible Church with Pastor Ed Scaglione officiating. Interment will be in the Dover Burial Park where the Dover VFW will conduct military graveside services. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover. Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Horace may do so by visiting the on line obituaries and flowers link on the funeral homes website. The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to Pastor Ed Scaglione and Hennis Care Centre for years of outstanding care, love and compassion, and to Community Hospice for their care and support. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dover Bible Church at 4173 Minard Rd,, Dover, OH 44622 or to the Dover High School Football Program at 219 West 6th St., Dover.
Published in The Times Reporter on Jan. 23, 2012
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