Virginia Louise Ware Obituary, 2009

WOOSTER — Virginia Louise Ware, 76, of 1644 Sylvan Road, Wooster, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, at her residence following a period of declining health.She was born on Sept. 26, 1933, in Gilmer County, W.Va., to Carl Henderson “Dick” Shuman and Ruby (Beall) Shuman Maynor and married Willard Kamp Ware on May 7, 1960, in West Union, W.Va. Willard died on March 14, 1982.Virginia was a wife, mother and homemaker all her life. She enjoyed Westerns, computer games, collecting birds and spending time with her family.Surviving are sons Ralph Shuman of West Salem, Kenny Murphy of Clarksburg, W.Va., and Jesse (Elaine) Ware of West Salem; daughters Edith (Pat) Wilson of West Salem and Rose (Dan) Moss, Alice (Mike) Armen Brenneman and Connie Eagle, all of Wooster; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.She will always be loved, missed and remembered by family and friends.In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by grandparents John and Ora Shuman of Glenville, W.Va.Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, at Auble Funeral Home in Orrville, with the Rev. Tom Michaels officiating. Burial will take place at Wooster Cemetery in Wooster.Friends may call on Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at the funeral home’s Web site at may be made to Auble Funeral Home to defray funeral costs, 512 E. Oak St., Orrville 44667.

Source:  Daily Record, The (Wooster, OH) – Friday, November 13, 2009  

Mary Louise Farrell Ware Obituary, 2011

Mary Louise Farrell Ware, 91, of Richmond, passed away Monday July 25, 2011 at St. Mary’s Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Francis Joseph and Mary Phillips Farrell, and was preceded in death by her husband, Col. Richard Samuel Ware Jr., U.S. Army (Ret) and a son, Richard S. Ware III. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Rebecca O’Dell of Chesterfield; six grandchildren, Kali Ware, Aaron Ware, Lauren Ware, Brian Andrew, Michael O’Dell and Kristin O’Dell; two great-granddaughters, Kimberlee Walker and Elizabeth O’Dell; a sister, Marjorie Farrell of Ohio. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2011 in Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday July 29 2011 in Westminster Canterbury Richmond, 1600 Westbrook Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23227. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Westminster Canterbury.

Source:  E Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard Colonial Heights, VA United States
23834, on-line

Virginia Louise Ware Cundiff Obituary, 2009

ROCKY MOUNT – The funeral for Virginia Louise Ware Cundiff, 78, who died Sunday, Nov. 22, was conducted Tuesday, Nov. 24 from Flora Funeral Chapel. Burial was in Oak Grove Church of the Brethren Cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie Register and Annie Brown Ware; husband, Calvin Benjamin Lee Cundiff; and brother, James Tilton Ware.

Survivors include her son, Calvin Cundiff (Kathy); daughters, Myrtle Cundiff, Gina Scott (Gerald Hodges) and Norma Foster (Gary); grandchildren, Stacy Cundiff, Matthew Cundiff, Brandon Cundiff, Niki Cundiff, Toby Scott, Beth Garcia, Faye Berumen, Stephanie Bailey, Charles Foster and Lee Ann Foster; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Flora Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. 

Oak Grove Church of the Brethren Cemetery
Rocky Mount
Franklin County
Virginia, USA


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Pepper D. Ware Obituary
WARE, Pepper D. age 38 of Hamilton died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at Fort Hamilton Hospital. She was born in Richmond, Indiana on November 24, 1972, the daughter of Richard J. and Joan (Alyea) Gray. On June 31, 1990, in Kentucky she married Jeffrey Ware Sr. Survivors include her husband, Jeffrey; four children, Jeffrey Jr., Jacob, Jessica, and Joshua Ware; her father, Richard Gray; her mother, Joan Michaels, two brothers, James and Doug Gray; two aunts, Betty Burger and Nellie Straub; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Zachary Gray. Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. Zettler Funeral Home is serving the family. Online register book available at


Source:   JournalNews, The (Hamilton, OH) – Saturday, July 30, 2011  

Alfretta Ware Obituary, 2011

WARE, Alfretta age 82, of Hamilton passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2011, at Hospice of Hamilton. She was born in Brownsburg, Indiana on December 10, 1928, the daughter of Stanley and China (Durham) Crawford. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Marion Ware; children, Marian Pyles, Sandie (Larry) Pike and Gary (Kathie) Ware; 6 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; and brother, Rudolph Crawford. She was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral service will be private at the convenience of the family. Condolences may be sent to


Source:  JournalNews, The (Hamilton, OH) – Tuesday, October 11, 2011  

Jean Ware Brooks Obituary, 2013

Jean Ware Brooks
JEAN BROOKS (nee Ware), 92, of Solon, OH., passed away on Friday, August 16, 2013. Beloved wife of Edgar (deceased 1980) and a graduate of Berea High School and Baldwin-Wallace College, Jean was a devoted housewife and mother, business woman, volunteer and avid chorister. Jean worked at the Rocky River Library for many years before moving to California where she and Edgar purchased a Rug Crafters franchise, operating stores in Stockton, California, then in Dayton and Cleveland after their return to Ohio. She was later employed by Otis Elevator following a second move to California. Over the years Jean held leadership roles in various volunteer organizations, such as the Solon Friends of the Library, the League of Women Voters and Baldwin-Wallace College. She sang with the Chagrin Valley Choral Union and a number of church choirs including those at the Burlingame Methodist Church in California and the Solon Methodist Church in Ohio. Jean is survived by her four loving children: Virginia L. Brooks, California; Thomas R. Brooks (wife Jane), New Jersey; Robert C. Brooks (wife Linda), Indiana; and Claudia B. Monnett (husband Jim), Ohio, as well as six grandchildren (one deceased), ten great-grandchildren, and six nieces and nephews and their families. She was recently predeceased by her brother, Robert Ware and his wife, Regina. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday, August 31 at 2:00 P.M. at the Brecksville Methodist Church, 65 Public Square, Brecksville, OH with a reception following the service in the Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the “Jean Ware Brooks Scholarship” Fund at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio. Arrangements by JOHNSON-ROMITO FUNERAL HOME, NORTHFIELD CENTER, OH 330-468-1443
Source: Plain Dealer, The (Cleveland, OH) – Sunday, August 25, 2013

Virginia C. Sipple Ware Obituary, 2014

TIPP CITY — Virginia C. Sipple Ware, 104, formerly of Tipp City, passed away Friday, May 23, 2014, at Springmeade Health Care Center. She was born June 13, 1909, in Dayton, to the late Richard and Sarah (Furthmiller) Common. She married Ralph Sipple; he preceded her in death. She then married George Ware; he also preceded her in death. Mrs. Ware is survived by two nieces, Marcia (Richard) Zechar of Troy and Karen (Don) Cummins of West Milton. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Glenna Bussdicker and Catherine Shanley; and two brothers, Richard and Robert Common. Virginia retired as a supervisor from AT&T and enjoyed traveling and playing bridge. Private graveside services will be conducted at Riverside Cemetery, West Milton. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, P.O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373. Arrangements are being handled through Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, West Milton. Online memories may be left for the family at

Source:  Troy Daily News (OH) – Friday, May 23, 2014

Rosella M. Ware Obituary, 2015

JACKSON CENTER – Rosella M. “Sally” Ware, 93, of Lakeview passed away Saturday afternoon, March 28, 2015 at her son’s home in Maplewood. She was born in Shelby County on January 10, 1922 to the late George and Bertha (Behr) Platfoot. Sally was preceded in death by her first husband, Fred Barhorst on June 1, 1957 and her second husband Chet Ware on December 24, 1982. She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter Susan Barhorst, sons Russell Barhorst and Dale Barhorst, brothers Orville Platfoot, Herbert Platfoot, Robert Platfoot, Raymond Platfoot, and sisters Agnes Kloeppert, Mary Platfoot, Jeannie Billing, Ester Scheer, and Isabell Platfoot. Sally went to school as a child in McCartyville and was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in McCartyville. She worked many years at Goodyear Rubber in St. Mary’s before retiring due to disability. Sally was a member of the VFW and AmVets and enjoyed fishing. Sally is survived by her sons, Jack (Beth) Barhorst of Maplewood and David (Bonnie) Barhorst of Lakeview; step-son Jerry Ware of Jackson Center; step-daughter Janice (Jack) Richardson of Jackson Center; six grandchildren: Eric Barhorst, Leslie Teets, Cedric Barhorst, Missy Baker, Gretchen Kencade, Shannon Barhorst; 9 step-grandchildren: Jody Keith, Lori Huffer, Darcey Steinke, Stacey Larson, Kelly Bensman, Jace Richardson, Ryan Roser, James Roser and Angie Roser; 11 great-grandchildren; 18 step-great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; brothers Norbert Platfoot and Norman Platfoot and sisters Irene Heater and Lucille Scheer; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME, Jackson Center on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 4-7pm. Visitation will also be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from 10am – 11:30am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, McCartyville followed by a graveside service at 11:30 in Sacred Heart Cemetery, McCartyville with Fr. John Tonkin officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Senior Independence Hospice, 6520 Poe Avenue, Dayton, OH 45414. Online condolences may be expressed at
Source: Weekly Currents (Bellefontaine, OH) – Friday, April 3, 2015  

Selma Grogg Ware Obituary, 2015

GENEVA — Selma Ware (Betty), age 82, of Geneva, Ohio, passed away at home Monday, July 27, 2015.

She was born May 19, 1933, the daughter of Flora (neé: Sheets) and Forrest Grogg. She married Robert N. Ware in Louisburg, W.Va., on July 31, 1954.

Betty was a 1951 graduate of Greenbank, W.Va., High School and a graduate of C&O Hospital Nursing School. She was a member of Peoples Church. Betty enjoyed traveling, quilting and gardening.

She is survived by a son, Gregory (Corinne) Ware of Austinburg; daughter, Dennise (Randy) Cook of Austinburg; brothers, Ray Grogg of Sarasota, Fla., and Donald Grogg of Arbovale, W.Va.; and sister, Ruth Ann Mullenax of Arbovale, W.Va.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; sons, Scott and Jeffrey N.; brothers, Guy, Emil, Merle, Forrest, Marvin David and Jimmy Grogg; and sisters, Martha Foster, Dorotha Shader and Carrie Grogg.

Friends will be received 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 30th, at THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 175 S. Broadway, Geneva, Ohio. A Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, July 31st. Pastor Alexander Zell, of Peoples Church, will be officiating. Final resting place will be Greenlawn Memory Gardens in North Kingsville.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Peoples Church Scholarship Fund, 300 S. Ridge East, Geneva, Ohio 44041.

Online obituary at and

Source:  Star Beacon (Ashtabula, OH) – Tuesday, July 28, 2015  

Donna Mae Ware Obituary, 2017

Donna Mae Ware Obituary
Donna Mae Ware, 90, passed away on January 8, 2017 in Elkins, West Virginia.

Donna was born on March 16, 1926 in Montrose, West Virginia to the late Raymond and Eva Taylor. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Ware; brother, Donald Taylor; and sisters, Evelyn Murphy and Mary Williams. She will be deeply missed by her sister, Thelma Phillips of Virginia; many nieces and nephews, including special nephew, Randall (Sheila) Ware.

Visitation will be Friday, January 13, 2017 from 10 – 11 a.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 N. Canton Rd., Akron, followed by a procession to Hillside Memorial Park for a graveside service. To leave a special message for the family online, visit

Source:  Akron Beacon Journal (OH) – Thursday, January 12, 2017