Saturday, September 30, 2017

Laverne Laura Rooney

Laverne Laura Rooney (nee Kremer) 86, of Cold Spring, KY, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 at Carmel Manor Nursing Home, Fort Thomas, KY. She was a tax examiner for the Internal Revenue Service. Laverne was a member of Saint Joseph Church, Cold Spring, Saint Mary’s Ladies Society and Saint Mary’s Senior. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Josephine (Eisen) Kremer; her husband, John Rooney; sister, Rosemary Dierig. She is survived by her children, Mary Jo (Tim) O’Hara and Daniel (Joan) Rooney; siblings, Robert Kremer and JoAnn Sheanshang; 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Visitation Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Saint Joseph Church, Cold Spring from 10:00 AM until time of Mass at 11:00 AM. Interment will be in Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family.

Margaret "Peggy" McCarter-Ohmer

Margaret (Peggy) McCarter-Ohmer (nee Gosney), age 77, passed away at St. Elizabeth Hospital Edgewood on Friday September 29, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Katherine & Charles Gosney.  She leaves behind her children, Tami (Bob) Beatty, Todd (Sheri) Bitter and Scott (Tonya) McCarter.  5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Visitation Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 12:30 PM until time of service at 2:30 PM. Interment will be in the Grand View Cemetery, Mentor, KY.

Benjamin F "Benny" Harris

Benjamin F. “Benny” Harris, 57 of Highland Heights, KY, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017 at his home. He was a member of IBEW Local 212 of Cincinnati, OH. He served in the Army. Benny is survived by his wife, Nancy Ann Harris (nee Kuddes); three sons, Ryan (Darcie) Harris, Jared Harris and Zachary Harris; mother, Phyllis (Late Benjamin) Harris (nee Faulkner); four siblings, Dave (Tina) Harris, Danny (Late Tena) Harris, Sherry (Howard) Cooper and Sandy (Tom) Whiles; two grandsons, Rydar and Maddox. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 5:00 PM until time of Funeral Service at 7:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45206.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Nancy Gannon

Nancy Isabelle Gannon "Erwin", 84, of Fort Thomas, KY, went to be with the LORD on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Nancy was born January 2, 1933 in Macomb, IL to George Washington and Mary Gertrude "Parks" Erwin. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Robert Emmet Gannon, a daughter, Gail Gannon, her parents, and a brother, Jim Erwin. Nancy formerly lived in Peoria, IL and was an active member at El Vista Baptist Church in children ministries, sang in a trio and church choir. She was a homemaker, with a love for animals, birds, flowers, and had a gift for home decorating. In her younger years she worked as a Telephone Operator and in Market Research. Nancy is survived by three children, Gary (Cathey) Gannon, Greg (Tammy) Gannon and Gracia (Greg) Zink; she was a loving grandmother of eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. A visitation will be held at the Wilton Mortuary, 2101 N. Knoxville Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603 on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 10:00 AM CST until time of funeral service at 11:00 AM CST. Interment will be at Swan Lake Memory Gardens, 4601 W. War Memorial Dr., Peoria, IL. If so desired memorials can be made to the Campbell County Animal Shelter, 1989 Poplar Ridge Rd, Melbourne, KY 41059.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tina Lynn Tarhouni

Tina (Barker) Tarhouni, 41, of Cynthiana, Ky. passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017 from complications of Diabetes and COPD. Tina was proceeded in death by her maternal grandparents John C. and Edna Eckert of Melbourne, Ky and her both parents, Donald Barker and Donna (Eckert) Barker. Tina was the youngest child of Donald Barker and the only child of Donna Barker. Tina was also proceeded in death by two uncles, Steve Eckert and Charles Daniel and her aunt, Sharon Daniel. Tina leaves behind her uncle, John (Earlene) Eckert and her aunt, Robin (Mark)McCann. Cousins, Cheryl (Ernest) Zornes, Holly McCann and Edward McCann and numerous 2nd cousins. Arrangements are being taken care of by Alexandria Funeral Home and services will be at the convenience of the family.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Richard Paynter

Richard D. Paynter, age 74, of Cold Spring, KY passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospice, Edgewood, KY.  Richard was a retired Union Carpenter and an avid sports fan.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Tim Paynter. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Rosalee Paynter (nee Gall) of Cold Spring, KY; three sisters, Judy Moore (Wayne) of Latonia, KY, Cathy “Toddy” Plybon (late Ivan) of Redding, CA, and Jill Carreon (Victor) of Ft. Thomas, KY; brother, Alan “Buddy” Paynter (Joy) of Alexandria, KY. Services are at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Ruth Marie Dawn

Ruth Marie Dawn, born June 4, 1922, 95 years old of California, KY, died at St. Elizabeth Hospice on
Friday, September 15, 2017. Proceeded in death by her parents, Howard & Fannie Daniels, husband, William Eugene Dawn, brother, Wilbur Daniels, sister, Wilma Lee Lloyd. Survivors include, sons, Harold, James (Kathy) , Larry (Patricia), and Steve (Tillie), 12 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and 7 great great grandchildren. She was a lifelong member of Flagg Springs Baptist Church, California, KY. She retired from Campbell County High School as a cafeteria worker. Ruth was loved by many. Services Sunday, September 17, 2017 @ Flagg Springs Fellowship Hall, California, KY, visitation 1pm-4pm, church service following visitation.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Lois Johnting

Lois Johnting (nee Biddle), 88, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at her home. Lois was a retired cafeteria worker for Campbell County High School. She was preceded in death by her parents, Chesley and Anna Mary (nee Tillett) Biddle, sister, Wilma Thurman and a niece, Rhonda Archibald. Lois is survived by two daughters, Pam (Joe) Foltz and Karen Lang; three grandchildren, Brandon (Jennifer) Lang, Caitlin (Andrew) Scharstein and Megan Foltz; one great grandchild, Josie Scharstein; brother, Russell (June) Biddle; two sisters, Linda (Bill) Courtney and Carol (Steve) Record; brother-in-law, Bill Thurman and many nieces and nephews. Memorial visitation Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 2:00 PM until time of Memorial Service at 3:30 PM. Memorials are suggested to Paddling For Cancer (P4CA), PO Box 76213, Highland Heights, KY 41076.  

Friday, September 8, 2017

Leonard Brummett

Leonard Brummett, 66, of Taylor Mill, formerly of Alexandria, died Thursday September 7, 2017 at St Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood. He is survived by his wife of 41 years Barbara; son, Daniel (Emily) and daughter, Alicia; sister, Trish Tharp (Darrell); two beloved grandchildren, Alexander and Reagan. Leonard was a faithful member of High Point Baptist Church in Alexandria for 50 years. Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm on Monday, September 11th at High Point Baptist Church, 6 Washington St, Alexandria, KY 41001. Funeral Service will be at the church on Tuesday, September 12th at 11am. Burial will follow at the Alexandria Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to High Point Baptist Church. Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Lawrence Eldon Diesel

Lawrence Eldon Diesel, 68, of Dayton, KY, passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at his home. Larry was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and a retired performance tech at East Bend Power Plant. He was preceded in death by his father, Eldon Paul Diesel and an infant brother, Edward Paul Diesel. Larry is survived by his wife, Ana Diesel; two children, Eldon and Angelene Zara Diesel; his mother, Virginia Miller (nee Tarvin); sister, Kay Diesel.  Visitation Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY from 10:00 AM until time of service 12:00 PM. Interment in the Mount Gilead Cemetery, Carthage, KY. 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Larry "Dave" Fillhardt

Larry “David” Fillhardt, age 62, of Melbourne, KY, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 at the VA Hospital Cincinnati, OH. Dave proudly served in the United States Army, Special Forces and worked 30 years as a conductor for CSX Railroad. Dave will always be remembered for his adventurous spirit, his love of hunting, fishing and his closeness with family and friends.  He will be deeply missed.  Dave is survived by his wife, Jeanie Fillhardt (nee Fielders); three children, Davey (Amber) Fillhardt, Danny (Christie) Fillhardt and Amy Lambdin; his mother, Dolores Fillhardt; four siblings, Kathy (Daryl) Moore, Cherie (Ron) Black, Laurie (Tim) Flaherty and Kirt Fillhardt; four grandchildren, Daren, Sydney, Luke and Hunter. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 1:00 PM until time of the Memorial Service at 4:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8617. 

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Charles Seldon Rowe

Charles Selden Rowe, age 88, of Cold Spring, Kentucky, passed away peacefully at his home on September 1, 2017, surrounded by his loving wife of 65 years, Joan, and his family.  He was a member of St. Mary’s Parish in Alexandria, Kentucky. In his 50-year career, he worked for several jewelers in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, designing and hand-making custom jewelry for many clients and friends.  He was a veteran who served during 1950-52 as a reconnaissance tank driver during the Korean War, and often talked about his friends and his time in the military.  A sports lover, Charles began coaching basketball and baseball in 1967 with the Knights of Columbus Squires youth group and continued to coach well into his 70s with his softball team, “Charlie’s Gems.”  He remained friends with many of his former players throughout his lifetime. He was a graduate of Newport Catholic High School, was a Kentucky Colonel, and mostly an avid UK fan. 
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Mae and Selden Rowe.  Charles is survived by his beloved wife, Joan (Scheibly) Rowe; his children Tom (Julie) Rowe; Terry (Jim) Roessler; Judy See (fiancĂ© Mike Caldwell); Jim (Sally) Rowe; Bob (Angie) Rowe; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.    
Visitation is Wednesday, September 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington Street, Alexandria, Kentucky. Mass of Christian Burial is Thursday, September 7, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Parish, 8246 East Main Street, Alexandria, Kentucky. Burial to follow at St. Stephen Cemetery, 1523 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas, Kentucky. 

Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary Parish, 8246 East Main Street, Alexandria, KY 41001, or The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675.