• Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Veronica J. Williams

    Veronica J. Williams, 88, of New Palestine passed away on January 22, 2020. Veronica was born on November 17, 1931 in Crab Orchard, Kentucky to the late Harvey Johnston and Augusta Pazin. She retired from Western Electric after 33 years of service in 1983. She had owned her own beauty shop, played the piano in several churches and had a green thumb with flowers. She loved Jesus and all people. She leaves behind lots of love and almost unbearable memory. Veronica is survived by her devoted husband, Edward Williams; sons, Edward Williams III and Paul Michael Williams; granddaughters, Sarah, Melissa, and Allison; and sister, Claudette. She was preceded in death…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Mark O. Hostetler

    Mark O. Hostetler 82, of Indianapolis, passed away January 23, 2020.  He was born on September 8, 1937 to Amos and Thersa (Hooley) Hostetler in Emma, IN. Mark received his Master’s Degree in Education from Ball State University and was an elementary school teacher at Spring Mill Elementary School in Washington Township for 35 years.  After he retired from teaching, Mark began a second career as a Financial Advisor and continued that work until this past year. Mark is survived by his wife of 35 years, Randy; daughters Gail (Don) Rush, Diane Graves, Teresa (William) Emmons and son Doug Hostetler; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and brothers Mervin (Margaret) Hostetler…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Sandra Lee Delph

    Sandra Lee Delph, 80, passed away at home on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was a true warrior, fighting cancer for more than 25 years. Sandye was born on January 22, 1940 in Indianapolis to Betty Jane (Brabender) and Harry Townsend Ford. She spent much of her early life with her doting grandparents, Carl and Mary Ellen Brabender, was active in the National Association of Dance and Affiliated Artists, Inc. and participated in local gymnastics events. Sandye graduated from Shortridge High School and began working for the National Retail Hardware Association where she met Tom Delph, the future father of her daughters. Sandy moved to…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Constance (Connie) M. Herring

    Constance (Connie) M. Herring, age 90, passed away peacefully on January 21, 2020, surrounded by her family.  She was born on August 13, 1929 to Alfred and Laverne Hummel of Indianapolis.  In her long and full life, she nourished those around her with her special gifts of warmth, generosity, humor, and love.  She was a wonderful daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Connie was a Ben Davis High School graduate.  She was happily married for 54 years to the love of her life, Maurice (Hap) R. Herring, and they raised four children.  Her family was her greatest joy and proudest accomplishment.  She was also very proud of her career at…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Samuel Francis Johnson Jr.

    Samuel Francis Johnson Jr., age 93, of Indianapolis, IN, went to join his Lord and Savior on January 19, 2020. He was born on June 14, 1926 to the Late Samuel Francis Johnson Sr. and the Late Bessie (Lewis) Johnson in Crossville, TN. Samuel moved to Indianapolis in 1949 where he later met and married his wife, Margaret (Henson) Johnson, in 1950. He fearlessly served in the United States Army for WWII. He was stationed in Hawaii as a Lieutenant when the war came to an end. After returning to Indianapolis, Samuel began work at General Motors Truck and Bus where he was a dedicated employee for 40 years. Outside…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Charles Richard Baker

    Charles Robert Baker 96 of Zionsville, IN passed away January 17, 2020. Bob was born in October 11, 1923 in Indianapolis to Charles and Mary Gertrude (Lindeman) Baker. Bob graduated from St Philip Neri Catholic Grade School and Cathedral High School. Bob served our country in the US Army. He was a design engineer for General Motors Corporation. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday January 28, 2020 at St Joseph Catholic Church Lebanon IN at 11 am with calling one hour prior to the service. Bob is survived by his wife; Claire Anne (Diercks) Baker who he married August 19, 1967. Burial will be in Union Lutheran Cemetery Zionsville,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Richard C. “Dick” Snyder

    Richard C. (Dick) Snyder, age 84 of Carmel, passed away suddenly on January 16, 2020. He was born in Indianapolis November 21, 1935, to the late Mostyn and Margaret Hackmann Snyder. He was preceded in death by his brother John M. Snyder of Mountain Home, Arkansas. He graduated from Shortridge High School in 1953. He attended Indiana University and graduated from Butler University in 1961. He served a tour of duty in the United States Air Force during this time period as well. He met his wife, Mary Kay Handy, while attending Butler. He attended Law School of Indiana University Indianapolis. He fondly remembered the many summers spent at Lake…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Paul John Simon O’Connor

    Paul was born in Harare, Zimbabwe on July 8, 1963 to Sheila and Donal O’Connor. Paul grew up in Liverpool, England and left for the United States after graduating from the University of Surrey with a High Honors Diploma in Hospitality Management. He was married to Jennifer O’Connor (Weitz) from 1994 to 2017. Paul dedicated his career in the hospitality industry to making every guest feel special and bringing out the best in all those around him. He worked in hotels in the Channel Islands; San Francisco, CA; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Guam; Saipan; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Lansing, MI; Athens, OH; Hebron, KY; Carmel, IN and Louisville, KY. He won numerous…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Janice P. Gray

    Janice P. Gray, passed away January 8, 2020 in Franklin, IN. She was born on January 5, 1936 to the late Edward and Mary Englehart. Janice graduated with an Associates degree and went on to pursue a career as an LPN in the Indianapolis area. She was also a dedicated member of her church, Wallace Street Evangelical Church. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 10AM at Flanner Buchanan – Memorial Park, 9350 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN. The post Janice P. Gray appeared first on Flanner Buchanan.

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Karen Lorraine Leonard (Hartsock)

    Karen Lorraine Leonard (Hartsock), 72, of Indianapolis passed away on January 17, 2020. Karen was born to the late, Robert A. and Betty J. Hartsock in Indianapolis, IN on July 11, 1947. Karen attended and graduated from Decatur High School. She later became a Claims Representative for Nationwide Insurance. Karen was even a member of The Central Indiana Claims Association. She will be missed by her loving family and all the lives she has touched. Karen is survived by her children, Naomi Turner, Ruth Ann Crooke, and Charles Robert Crooke (Huyen Tran); her siblings, Sue Hatfield (Terry),  Joseph Hartsock (Terri), Anita J. Roseberry, Bettie Lou Hartsock, Samuel R. Hartsock (Caroline),…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Barbara C. Ritchie

    Barbara Ritchie (Rosell), 90, of Indianapolis, passed away January 18, 2020. She was born December 10th, 1929, to her parents The Late Clarence and The Late Evelyn (Walty) Rosell. Barbara is survived by her three children: Thomas (Marcia) Timmerman, Randall Timmerman, and James (Dolores) Timmerman; three grandchildren: Andrea (Alex) Hipsher, Paul Timmerman, and David (Sarah) Timmerman; four great-grand children and one sister: Phyllis Dunham. Besides her parents, Barbara is preceded in death by her husband H. Walton Ritchie. A visitation will be held Saturday January 25, 2020, from 11am-12pm, with a funeral service to follow at 12pm, at Flanner Buchanan- Washington Park East. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Robert “Bob” Harold Bergen

    Robert “Bob” Harold Bergen, 82, of Martinsville, Indiana passed away January 18, 2020. He was born March 28, 1937 in Milroy, Indiana to Robert and Letha Bergen; he was one of eleven children. Robert, affectionately known as Bob or Tom by his loved ones, was a lifetime Indiana resident who spent most of his life living on the westside of Indianapolis. He moved to Martinsville in 2012, where he was able to enjoy a slower paced lifestyle with his family.  He met the love of his life, Rhea, at a local social function. The pair hit it off immediately and were married just a six months later on October 4,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Shirley Ann Woodcock

    On Friday January 17, 2020, Shirley Ann (Profitt) Woodcock of Plainfield, Indiana passed away at the age of 82.  Shirley was born August 28, 1937 in West Virginia to Hillard and Oval (Hall) Profitt.  On December 25, 1954 Shirley married Exel Ray Woodcock Sr. and together raised four children. Survived by her husband Exel and daughter Raedean (DeeDee) married to Michael Chumley, daughter Tracy married to Randy Jackson, daughter Tammy married to David Hestand, and son Exel (Woody) Woodcock, JR. married to Angela. Grandchildren Carley, Nathan (Maggie), Amanda Jo, Clinton (Amy), David, Christian, Henry, Jack, Daniel, and Matthew.  Great Grandchildren Hayden, Jameson, and Lincoln. Preceded by death grandson Caleb Hestand,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Jesse Allen Steffy

    Jesse Allen Steffy 81, of Indianapolis, passed away on January 15, 2020.  Jesse was born on October 6, 1938 to the late Fred and Mable Steffy.  He was an Army Veteran.  He retired after sixty years as an electrician for I.B.E.W. 481.  He was a member of Lynhurst Masonic Lodge #723 and the Scottish Rite.  He loved and enjoyed spending time with his family.  He is survived by his wife, Sondra Brewer Steffy; children, Jesse (Jacquelyn) M. Steffy, Gina (James) Lape, Mary (Lawrence) Phillips and Shelly Steffy; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.  Visitation will be Tuesday, January 21, 2020 from 11 to 1 pm at Flanner Buchanan-Decatur Township.  Funeral service…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Frances K. “Fran” Barrows

    Frances K. “Fran” Barrows passed away on January 14, 2020. She was born February 27, 1921, in Imperial, Pennsylvania, the daughter of John Kostrevic and Anna Franko Kostrevic. In the early 1930s, she moved with her mother and younger brother Ed to the village of Fredericksburg, Ohio (near Wooster). She graduated from Fredericksburg High School in 1939, where her class numbered about 15, and went on to Muskingum College (now University), in New Concord, Ohio. She graduated from Muskingum in 1943 with majors in English and speech/drama and a minor in home economics. She taught for one year at Louisville (Ohio) High School prior to her marriage in 1944 to…