Friday, March 28, 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

Christine L. Constable

FLORENCE - Christine L. Constable, 10, a student at A.M. Yealey Elementary, died Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

Surviving are her parents, Julie A. Selm Constable and Vinny L. Constable of Florence; two sisters, Susan Frisch and Andrea Frisch, both of Florence; a brother, Vincent A. Constable of Florence; maternal grandfather, Michael James Selm of Florence; and paternal grandfather, Larry Constable of Deer Park, Ohio.

Her paternal grandmother, Gayle Constable, died in 1995.

Visitation will be 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Erlanger. Service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Florence United Methodist Church. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Fort Mitchell.

Campbell County

Clarence Maines Jr.

ALEXANDRIA - Clarence Maines Jr., 76, a retired tool grinder for R.A. Jones & Co., died Tuesday at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas.

He was a World War II Navy veteran and member of Calvary Baptist Church in Latonia.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine in 1996.

Surviving are three sons, Christopher of Taylor Mill, Gary of Alexandria and Stephen of California, Ky.; a daughter, Holly Williams of Falmouth; two sisters, Mary Andrews of Dallas and Florence Sevier of Burnside, Ky.; two brothers, Charles of Bellevue and Irvin of Dayton, Ky.; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon and service noon today at A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home, Bellevue. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate.

Pearline Schweinzger

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS - Pearline Gabbard Schweinzger, 79, formerly of Dayton, Ky., died Tuesday at Northern Kentucky Care & Rehabilitation Center in Highland Heights.

She was owner and operator of the former Rivera Club, and a member of the ladies auxiliary at Lawler-Hanlon VFW Post 5662 in Newport.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Gabbard, and second husband, William Schweinzger; by two sons, William Gabbard Jr. and Larry Gabbard; and by two daughters, Deena Kilburn and Sally Ann Gabbard.

Surviving are two sons, Robin Gabbard of Newport and Tom "Gabby" Gabbard of Park Hills; two brothers, Bill Rawe of Fort Wright and Dan Rawe of Bellevue; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

No visitation. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate. Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home, Newport, is handling arrangements.

Grant County

Carolyn L. Bricker

DRY RIDGE - Carolyn Lee Bricker, 61, a member of the Williamstown Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, died Saturday at home.

Surviving are her husband, Ronald; two sons, Blaine of Williamstown and Brian of Dry Ridge; a daughter, Rhonda Wagers of Tarpon Springs, Fla.; a sister, Barbara Cox of Goshen, Ohio; and two grandchildren.

Memorial service will be 4 p.m. Saturday at the Williamstown Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, 205 Humes Ridge Road, Williamstown, KY 41097. Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home in Dry Ridge is handling arrangements.

Kenton County

Granville Hadden IV

COVINGTON - Granville Hadden IV, 21, a deliveryman for Garzelli's Grinder & Pizza Co., died March 13 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

Surviving are his parents, Cheryl Hadden and Granville Hadden III of Covington; grandfather, Granville Hadden II of Fort Wright; and two brothers, Joseph and Anthony, both of Covington.

Memorial service will be 4 p.m. Saturday at Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Crescent Springs. He will be cremated. Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home in Ludlow is handling arrangements.

Memorials: Kingdom Hall, 1915 Amsterdam Road, Crescent Springs, KY 41017.

Marian S. Whittle

COVINGTON - Marian S. Whittle, a retired switchboard operator, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Covington.

Surviving are a son, Donald of Crestview Hills; a daughter, Patricia Bieger of Fort Mitchell; a brother, Mike Seligman of Covington; two sisters, Edna Clinkenbeard of Ludlow and Matilda Colvin of Fort Mitchell; 11 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. and Mass of Christian burial 10 a.m. Saturday at Blessed Sacrament Church in Fort Mitchell. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Fort Mitchell. Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home in Ludlow is handling arrangements.

Memorials: St. Elizabeth Hospice Program, 401 E. 20th St., Covington, KY 41014-9988.

Robert W. Hilgefort

ERLANGER - Robert W. "Rolls" Hilgefort, 84, a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 34 years, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

He was a World War II Navy veteran and member of St. Henry Parish Holy Name Society in Elsmere.

Mr. Hilgefort was a volunteer who delivered Meals On Wheels, and was a member of the American Legion in Covington.

Surviving are his wife, Lorraine M. Thiem Hilgefort; a daughter, Patti Hilgefort of Cincinnati; two sons, Joe of Hebron and Jim of Fort Thomas; two sisters, Marcella Holbrook of Erlanger and Marion Marqua of Covington; a brother, Harry of Cincinnati; and five grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today at Linnemann Funeral Home, Erlanger. Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Henry Church, Elsmere.

Entombment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Erlanger.

Memorials: Covenant House, P.O. Box 731, Times Square Station, New York, NY 10108-0731.

Pendleton County

William R. Smith

BUTLER - William R. Smith, 89, a retired sheet metal worker with 33 years of service and a World War II Navy veteran, died at Rosedale Manor in Covington.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Alta Smith.

Surviving are a son, Gerald of Butler; a daughter, Joyce Neal of Fort Thomas; and three grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. and service 8 p.m. today at Peoples Funeral Home, Butler.

Burial will be in Butler Cemetery.

Allen Trapp

BUTLER - Allen Trapp, 75, a retired employee for Licking Valley Oil Co. in Butler and World War II Army veteran, died Tuesday at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Carrie Trapp, in 1977.

Surviving are his wife, Ann Trapp; a son, Daryl of Alexandria; two stepsons, Gregg Thornton of Cincinnati and Donnie Wayne Thornton of Butler; two daughters, Cheryl Trapp Perrin of Butler and Linda Baker of Alexandria; a brother, Marvin of Healdton, Okla.; three sisters, Gloria Moore of Van Horn, Texas, Wilma Parker of Lawton, Okla., and Pat Osbourne of Erlanger; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

No public services are planned. Mr. Trapp will be cremated. Peoples Funeral Home in Butler is handling arrangements.

Memorials: American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, P.O. Box 182039, Dept. 013, Columbus, OH 43218-2039.

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