Larry Snyder

Larry Snyder, 52, of Fort Wayne, passed away on March 4, 2015 in Ft. Wayne. He was born in Fort Wayne on Jan. 4, 1963 to Denzel and Mary Ann (Archer) Snyder. He attended St. John Baptist school in New Haven through the 8th grade. He then moved … Read More

Doris J. Gordon

Doris J. Gordon, 84, of Syracuse, passed away on March 2, 2015 at Millers Merry Manor in Syracuse. She was born on Aug. 2, 1930 in Nappanee to Arthur Wagner and Florence (Journey) Snyder. On Dec. 31, 1946 she married Eugene Gordon who preceded her in 1999. She … Read More


Paralee Traster

Paralee Traster, 91, formerly of Syracuse, passed away on Feb. 15, 2015 at VNA Hospice Center in Valparaiso. Mrs. Traster had been a resident of Rittenhouse Senior Living in Valparaiso for the last three years after living most of her life in Syracuse. She was born in North … Read More

Goldie Pilcher

Goldie B. Pilcher

Goldie B. Pilcher, 102, a Syracuse resident since 1947, passed away on Jan. 16, 2015, at Tender Care Center in Goshen. She was born on June 20, 1912 to John and Rose Parkhurst in Brewster, Neb. Goldie married Douglas G. Pilcher in Denver, Colo. on July 20, 1941. … Read More

Charles ‘Chuck’ Randall Eby

Charles ‘Chuck’ Randall Eby, 55, formerly of Syracuse, passed away on Jan. 5, 2015, at his home in Kimmell after a long battle with his health. He was born on March 1, 1959, to Clarence and Frances Eby in Syracuse, and was a lifetime resident. He never married and … Read More

Ronald ‘Ron’ L. Freel Sr.

Ronald ‘Ron’ L. Freel Sr., 75, of Cromwell, passed away Dec. 11, 2014, in North Webster. He was born Oct. 5, 1939, in Huntington County, to Charles and Rosemary (Huston) Freel. On Aug. 27, 1961, he married Judith Gray who survives. He worked many years locally as a … Read More

Charles Purdum

Charles H. Purdum

Charles H. Purdum, Jr, 94, of Syracuse, passed away Dec. 7, 2014, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Syracuse. He was born March 16, 1920, in Richmond, Va., to Charles Henry and Virginia Martin Purdum. On Oct. 3, 1942, he married Margaret Vanderveer, who died in 2000. He was … Read More

Dortha E. Culver

Rev. Dortha E. Culver, 95, formerly of North Webster, passed away on Dec. 2, 2014, in Mesa, Ariz. She was born on Dec. 2, 1919, in Battle Creek, Mich., to Maryland and Hazel (Boyer) Greer. On Jan. 8, 1938, she married Kenneth Culver. He preceded her in death. On … Read More

Katherine H. White

Katherine H. White, 95, formerly of North Webster, passed away on Nov. 27, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. She was born on Feb. 2, 1919, in North Webster, to Stanley and Mabel (Baugher) Warner.  On Nov. 23, 1938, she married Carl E. White. He preceded her in death. Carl … Read More