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Obituaries: 10-11-18

Carolyn Moore
Carolyn F. Moore, age 83 of Maumee, passed away on Wednesday, October 3.

Born in Altoona, Pa., on June 11, 1935 to William and Winifred (Wilson) McClure, she graduated from Libbey High School and attended Miami University and The University of Toledo. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business and was employed at Owens-Illinois for 20 years, retiring in 1986. Mrs. Moore was a member of Christian Fellowship, Citizens Police Academy in Maumee and CERT Emergency Response Team. She enjoyed Christian /faith literature, golf, bowling, politics and cross-country skiing. Earlier in her life, she was an athlete and enjoyed being a lifeguard.

Preceded in death by her parents, Mrs. Moore is survived by her loving husband and best friend of 38 years, Herbert Moore; brothers, William (Nancy) and John McClure; and several nieces and nephews. 

Family and friends will be received from 5:30 until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 14 at the Christian Fellowship of Toledo in Holland, where a memorial service will begin at 7:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Meredith Potts
Meredith “Sue” Potts, age 81, of Maumee, passed away on Wednesday, October 3.

She was born in Toledo on October 18, 1936 to Robert and Claryene (Fleming) Schnell. After retiring from teaching in Maumee City Schools, she dedicated much of her time and energy to the Toledo Symphony Guild, Toledo Road Runners and the Toledo Metroparks, where she found her greatest love, the Swan Creek Day Breakers, serving coffee, goodies and friendship for 24 years.

Mrs. Potts was preceded in death by her husband, George, in 1979; and brother, Terry Schnell. Surviving are her sisters, Judy (Tom) Ford and Dianne Baumhower; four nieces; and two nephews. Private services will take place at a later date. 

Gayle Sadler
Gayle L. Sadler, age 81, of Waterville, died on Wednesday, October 3 at The Toledo Hospital.  

Born on May 4, 1937 in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Charles and Ada (Cates) Hesseman, she worked for many years as a dispatcher for the Fulton County Sherriff’s Office. She also worked at Sheridan Globe in Wauseon. 

 Survivors include her children, Keith Sadler, Scott (June) Sadler, Gregg (Jackie) Sadler and Kerri (Mike) Penrod; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren; and her loving canine companion, Solitaire. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Billy D. Sadler.

A gathering will take place from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 11 at the Peinert-Dunn Funeral Home, located at 7220 Dutch Rd. in Waterville. Memorial donations may be given to Humane Ohio.

Jane Snyder
Jane Ellen Snyder, age 76, of Perrysburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 3 at Heartland of Perrysburg, where she had received exceptional loving care for the past five years. 

Born in Toledo on April 22, 1942 to Bob “Coach” and Elinor (Kuney) Snyder, she graduated from Perrysburg High School in 1960 and attended Defiance College and Bowling Green State University. She was employed by Lucas County Job and Family Services, retiring in 2001. Jane volunteered at David’s House in the Buddy Program and later at Planned Parenthood. Some of her very favorite things were the Ohio State football team, high school and college marching bands, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Santa Claus and dancing “until her socks melted.” Her lifelong passion was getting to know people of all backgrounds and ages and creating friendships with nearly everyone she met. Upon greeting Jane, her family and friends always received a bright smile, braced themselves for a bone-crushing hug and welcomed her enthusiastic “I love you!”

Surviving are her brother, Tony (LaVerne) Snyder; sister, Mary (Douglas) Bahnsen; brother-in-law, Steven Verkin; nieces and nephews, who were her “children,” Kathleen (Vern) Kiehl, Christine Verkin, Julie (Steve) Morgan, Scott (Angie) Bahnsen, Laura (George) Abbott, Brad (Kristi) Snyder, Molly (Joe) Roth and Christopher Bahnsen; and great-nieces and nephews, also her “children,” Bobby (Kal) Morgan, Jordan Abbott, Stephanie Morgan, Drew Abbott, Hannah Sanchez, Joey Morgan, Leah Sanchez, and Emma Bahnsen. A special honor given to Jane was to be “Nana” to Jack Skinner, who knew and loved her as his grandmother. Jane’s family also includes many second, third and fourth cousins, stemming from the Hanefeld and Moschetti families. She was preceded in death by her parents; aunt, Clara Kuney; stepmother, Marge (Hanefeld) Snyder; and sister, Judith Verkin.

Friends will be received form 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 21 at the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home in Perrysburg, where a celebration memorial service will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. Burial will be private. Jane’s wishes were for memorial contributions to be made to Hospice of Heartland, 28555 Starbright Blvd., Ste. E, Perrysburg, OH 43551. 

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