Friday, March 7, 2003

Kentucky obituaries



The Kentucky Enquirer publishes obituaries of residents in Boone, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton and Pendleton counties as a free service. Obituaries are published based on available space each day and may be held until space is available. Information is accepted from funeral homes 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. Call (859) 578-5555 Monday through Friday; (513) 768-8600 Saturdays and Sundays.

Boone County

Laura E. Constant

FLORENCE - Laura Ellen Jackson Constant, of Florence, died Tuesday at St. Luke Hospital in Florence. The waitress and member of Latonia Full Gospel Church was 78.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, John W. Jackson, in 1974, and second husband, Edward A. Constant, in 2002.

Surviving are a son, John W. Jackson Jr. of Hebron; three daughters, Annette Newcomb, and Barbara Shell, both of Morningview, and Betty Long of Independence; a brother, Charles Hornsby of Taylor Mill; a sister, Martha McCormick of Irvine, Calif.; a stepson, Eddie Constant Jr. of Columbus, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one step grandchild; and three step-great- grandchildren.

Visitation was Thursday at Stith Funeral Home, Florence. Service will be 11 a.m. today at Latonia Full Gospel Church. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill.

Memorials: Latonia Full Gospel Church, 4419 Decoursey Ave., Covington, KY 41015.

Dorothy F. Mahan

UNION - Dorothy F. Burns Mahan, of Union, died Sunday in an automobile accident in Union. The administrative assistant for Wal-Mart was 62.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bert, in 2002.

Surviving are three sons, Thomas of Schererville, Ind., Timothy of Cincinnati, and Toby of Union; four daughters, Deborah Black of Mountain Home, Idaho, Tondalaya Sauls of Schererville, Ind., Tammy F. Mahan of Union and Tina N. McCullough of Okeechobee, Fla.; her mother, Norene Burns of Hartford, Mich.; three sisters, Shirley Criffield of Dowagiac, Mich., and Hazel Sampsell and Betty Spicher, both of Decatur, Mich.; 19 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Thursday. Service will be noon today at Chambers & Grubbs Funeral Home, Florence. Burial will be in Belleview Bottoms Cemetery in Belleview, Ky.

Memorials: Mahan Family, care of Chambers & Grubbs, P.O. Box 55, Walton, KY 41094.

Campbell County

Stanley W. Clem

ALEXANDRIA - Stanley William Clem, 69, of Camden, S.C., formerly of Alexandria, died Monday at Palmetto Health Center in Columbia, S.C. He was a retired employee for the Cincinnati Parks Department with 32 years of service.

Surviving are his wife, Beverly; four sons, Stanley Jr. of Parsons, Kansas, Brian of Starke, Fla., Gregory of Panama City, Fla., and Eugene of Fairfield; three daughters, Regina Hager and Michelle Schultz, both of Camden, S.C., and Patricia Hutchinson of Starke, Fla.; five brothers, Shirley and Bill, both of Winchester, Ky., David and Raymond, both of Cincinnati, and Perry of Hawesville, Ky.; three sisters, Nancy Clem of Winchester, Ky., and Ruby Sheets and Francis Goodwin, both of Rising Sun; 17 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Thursday. Service will be 10 a.m. today at Cooper Funeral Home, Grants Lick. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery, Alexandria.

Anthony W. Moeller

FORT THOMAS - Anthony Wayne Moeller, of Fort Thomas, died Tuesday at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. The electrician with Cincinnati Stagehand Union Local 5 was 41.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret Ann Moeller of Southgate; a son, Tyler A. Moeller of Southgate; parents, Wayne and Audrey Moeller of Alexandria; a sister, Tina Ann Sizemore of Anderson Township; and a brother, Tim of Butler, Ky.

Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m. and Prayers 10:30 a.m. today at Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home, Fort Thomas. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. today at St. Joseph Church, Cold Spring. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery, Fort Thomas.

Kenton County

Lawrence E. Goodwin

COVINGTON - Lawrence E. "Buddy" Goodwin, 63, of Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Covington, died Feb. 28 in Clearwater after he was shot and killed by a former business associate.

He was a former standout basketball player for Silver Grove High School and played basketball for the University of Kentucky on scholarship his freshman year during the 1957-58 season. He later transferred to Oglethorpe University in Atlanta and led the school's basketball team to two NAIA national final tournament appearances. He also pitched for the school's baseball team.

Mr. Goodwin was the owner of Yacht Club Estates and Pinewood Golf Courses, both in Clearwater, during the 1970s and 1980s; and was the owner of Central Kentucky Supply in Lexington in the early 1990s. He was a lawyer and developer who also published a book on his life and social and political views, Citizen Green.

He was a member of First Christian Church in Clearwater.

Surviving are two sons, Lawrence Jr. of Carlisle, Ky., and Mark of Fort Campbell, Ky.; a daughter, Amy Goodwin of Chicago; two brothers, Thomas of St. Petersburg, Fla., and William of Clearwater, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-6:30 p.m. and service 6:30 p.m. today at Drake Funeral Home, 112 N. Walnut St., Cynthiana, Ky. Burial will be in Battle Grove Cemetery in Cynthiana.

Winifred Roborecki

COVINGTON - Winifred Roborecki, of Hiram, Ohio, formerly of Covington, died Tuesday at her home. The homemaker and former nursing aide for Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital was 82.

Surviving are a son, Keith of Hiram; two daughters, Carole Shelton of Independence and Karen Hoistimeir of Cincinnati; two sisters, Clara Bloemer of Florence and Ora Lee Hess of Kentucky; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Thursday at Green's Funeral Home in Mantua, Ohio. Service with burial to follow will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Chapel in Erlanger.

Andrew Loschiavo

EDGEWOOD - Andrew "Andy" Loschiavo, of Edgewood, died Tuesday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati. The retired self-employed general contractor and Marine Corps veteran was 79.

Surviving are his wife, Marion Tripoli Loschiavo; two sons, Drew of Fort Mitchell, and Mark of West Chester, Pa.; two daughters, Linda Loschiavo McCormick of Lakeland, Fla., and Barbara Voet of Louisville; a brother, Larry of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; two sisters, Rosemary Nolan of Edgewood and Barbara Heekin of Juno Beach, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and one grandchild.

Visitation will be 3-7:30 p.m. today at Swindler & Currin Funeral Home in Latonia. Mass of Christian burial will be 8 p.m. today at St. Pius X Church in Edgewood. Entombment will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Cemetery Mausoleum, Fort Mitchell.

Memorials: Little Sisters of the Poor, 476 Riddle Road, Cincinnati, OH 45220.

Alice S. Zimmerman

ERLANGER - Alice S. Zimmerman, of Erlanger, died Monday at St. Luke Hospital in Florence. The homemaker and member of Calvary Baptist Church in Latonia was 82.

Surviving are her husband, Joe; and four grandchildren.

No visitation. Service with burial to follow will be 11 a.m. today at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Chapel in Erlanger. Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Latonia is handling arrangements.

Memorials: Calvary Baptist Church, West Southern Avenue and Tibbatts Street, Latonia, KY 41015.

Lester C. Simpson

TAYLOR MILL - Lester Clark Simpson, 88, of Taylor Mill, died Tuesday at Woodcrest Manor in Elsmere. He was a retired millwright for the Chevrolet Division at General Motors in Norwood with 27 years of service.

He was a member of Lakeside Christian Church in Lakeside Park, Golden Rule Masonic Lodge 345 F&AM in Latonia and the Scottish Rite Temple in Covington.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby M. Field Simpson, in 2000.

Surviving are a daughter, Joyce S. Layton of Edgewood; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Thursday. Service will be noon today at Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Latonia. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill.

Memorials: St. Elizabeth Hospice Program, 401 E. 20th St., Covington, KY 41014-9988; or American Lung Association National Office, 61 Broadway, 6th floor, New York, NY 10006.

Frank L. Amodeo

VILLA HILLS - Frank L. Amodeo, 70, of Villa Hills, died Monday March 3 at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Covington. He was an employee for Square D for 37 years, and was a volunteer singer and dancer in performances at Redwood Rehabilitation Center in Fort Mitchell.

Surviving are his wife, Linda; a son, Frank Jr. of Williamsville, N.Y.; four daughters, Maria Moburg of Elgin, Ill., Nicole Butterfield of Salt Lake City, Teri Overwein of Independence and Deborah Woolum of Los Angeles; and five grandchildren.

No visitation. Service will be 6:30 p.m. today at Crescent Springs Presbyterian Church. A reception will immediately follow the service. Linnemann Funeral Homes are handling arrangements. Mr. Amodeo's remains will be cremated.

Memorials: St. Elizabeth Hospice Program, 401 E. 20th St., Covington, KY 41014-9988; or American Lung Association, P.O. Box 9067, Louisville, KY 45209-0067.




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