Wednesday, May 21, 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.

Campbell County

Raymond L. Burns

FORT THOMAS - Raymond L. Burns, 78, formerly of Newport, a retired clerk for the federal government, died Sunday at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Cincinnati.

He was a member of Latonia Christian Church and of the Barbershop Quartet of Newport.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther, in 1993.

Surviving are a daughter, Kathy Hall of Florence; and a sister, Norma Strassinger of Fort Thomas.

Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. and service 2 p.m. Thursday at Allison & Rose Funeral Home, Covington. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate.

Memorials: Huntington's Disease Society of America, Ohio Valley Chapter, 3537 Epley Road, Cincinnati, OH 45247.

Sr. Rose Teresa O'Brien

MELBOURNE - Sister Rose Teresa O'Brien, 90, a member of the Congregation of Divine Providence for 65 years and a registered nurse, died May 13 at Holy Family Home in Melbourne.

Memorial Mass of Christian burial will be 7 p.m. today at St. Anne Convent in Melbourne. Her body was donated to the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home in Fort Thomas is handling arrangements.

Kenton County

Rebecca I. Engleman

COVINGTON - Rebecca Ilene Engleman, 79, a homemaker, died Monday at her home.

Surviving are two sons, Charles "Tom" Perkins of Erlanger, and Doug Bragg of Southgate; four daughters, Evelyn Jones, and Joan Downey, both of Covington, Patricia Williams of Batavia and Donna Baker of Dalton, Ga.; a brother, Victor Dawson of Indianapolis; a sister, Ruthie Brown of Indianapolis; 20 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon and service noon Thursday at Allison & Rose Funeral Home, Taylor Mill. Burial will be in Independence Cemetery.

Bob McCarthy

COVINGTON - Bob "Mac" McCarthy, 55, a line technician for 30 years for Cincinnati Bell Telephone Co., and a Navy veteran, died Friday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

He was a member of St. Barbara Church in Erlanger and Covington Moose Lodge 1469.

Surviving are a son, Michael of Covington; a sister, Patty Meyer of Florence; a brother, John of Covington; and four grandchildren.

Visitation was Tuesday. Mass of Christian burial will be 12:30 p.m. today at Holy Cross Church, 3612 Church St., Latonia. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Fort Mitchell. Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Latonia is handling arrangements.

Memorials: American Diabetes Association, 8899 Brookside Ave., Suite 102, West Chester, OH 45069.

Ruth G. Blank

CRESTVIEW HILLS - Ruth G. "Pat" Nehring Blank, 84, a homemaker, died Saturday at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Covington.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Lawrence Jr. and Robert.

Surviving are her husband, Lawrence Sr.; two sons, Richard of Perry Park, Ky., and Donald of Park Hills; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

No visitation. Memorial Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. today at St. Pius X Church, 348 Dudley Road, Edgewood. Burial will be in Mother of God Cemetery, Fort Wright. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home in Covington is handling arrangements.

Memorials: Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 10901 Reed Hartman Highway, Suite 200 Cincinnati, OH 45242.

Joseph E. Ellig

FORT WRIGHT - Joseph E. Ellig, 85, a salesman and World War II Army veteran, died Monday at St. Charles Care Center in Covington.

Surviving are his wife, Amelia Broghamer Ellig.

Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Charles Care Center Chapel, 500 Farrell Drive, Covington. Entombment will be in Mother of God Cemetery Mausoleum, Fort Wright.

Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Pendleton County

Rubye A. Wyatt

FALMOUTH - Rubye Alice Wyatt, 87, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Falmouth, a sales clerk for the former Moreland Drug Store in Falmouth for 25 years, died Sunday at Imperial Health Care Center in Naples, Fla.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Betty Ann Crowley in 1991 and Carol Jean Ockerman in 1996, and two sons, Billy Wyatt in 1991 and Tony Wyatt in 1955.

Surviving are a son, Bobby Lee Wyatt of Naples, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today and service 11 a.m. Thursday at Woodhead Funeral Home in Falmouth. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth.

Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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