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Frances Anna Whitehill

November 17, 2012
Salem News

SALEM - Frances Anna Whitehill, 94, of Salem, Ohio, died at 3:50 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at the Sterling House of Salem.

She was born Nov. 3, 1918, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of the late William and Delia (Winslow) Scofield.

Her family moved to Salem in 1935 and she was a member of the Holy Trinity English Lutheran Church. She was very active in the Patience Circle, Social Ministry Committee, and the Benevolent Committee.

Frances was a homemaker and enjoyed her card club for over 60 years. She also enjoyed quilting, crocheting and reading.

Her husband of 51 years, Glenn E. Whitehill, whom she married Dec. 25, 1935, preceded her in death on March 9, 1987. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Bonsteel; four half-sisters; and four half-brothers.

Survivors include a son, Donald E. (Karen) Whitehill of Salem; a daughter, Mary C. (Neil) Pumphery of Salem; four grandchildren, Julie Baxley of Columbiana, Susan Dickson of Austintown, Brian Whitehill of Salem and Wendy Temple of Mercer, Pa.; five great-grandchildren, Cheyenne, Jade, Paige, David and Daniel; and a nephew, David (Janet) Bonsteel.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at the Holy Trinity English Lutheran Church with Pastor Connie Sassanella officiating.

Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home and at the church from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday prior to the services. Burial will be at the Hope Cemetery in Salem.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Food Pantry, 1089 E. State St., Salem, Ohio 44460 and the Senior Independence Hospice, 6715 Tippecanoe Road, Bldg. E, Canfield, Ohio 44406.

This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family online at www.starkmemorial.com.

11/17/12

(Paid obituary)

 
 

 

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