Good & Welfare

Updated 03/20/18


Clarence Galleher
Cliff Sharp
Bill Russell
Nolan Coey
Don Wilson
John Carter
Larry Hilbert
Rich Neimann
Dan Parker
Dave Anderson
Bill Noble
Chuck Werner
Gerald Walker
David Anderson RMH – Lung Cancer
Cherie Weiler
Don Tinnermann  MC E.
Monte Robinson


Tony Ingram
Wexner Jewish Center
Morgan Hall RM 86
Charles Lofton
Winchester Nursing Center
36 Lehman Dr
Canal Winchester
Geri Pennell
Green Hills Community
6557 US 68 South
West Liberty, OH 43357
Norris Ijams  
Canal Winchester Rehab. Center
6800 Gender Rd
Canal Winchester, OH 43110
RM 408    380-200-6328
Leo Shedlock
1425 Yorkland Rd Rm N16
Columbus, OH 43232


PT’d 5 Unit 2018

Stephen G. Smith Retired Capt. Madison Twp 01/25/2018
Meredith J. Booker II Retired FF Madison Twp 01/25/2018
Charles Dana Yaple Retired FF CFD 02/03/2018
Timothy K. Woods  Retired FF CFD 02/11/2018
Robert E. Stormont Retired Chief Prairie Twp  02/20/2018
Robert H. Alexander Retired FF  CFD 03/11/2018
Michael E. Cummings Retired FF CFD 03/12/2018
Dennis A. Long Retired FF CFD 03/17/2018




 Seeger, Barbara L. – Wife of Edward



Gerstner,  Marguerite Ann – wife of Frank Gerstner
Nirote, Rose Eloise – wife of Ronald (Wilfred) Nirote
Getreu, Mary L. – wife of James Getreu
Shields, Eloise – wife of Bill (Marty) Shields
Cronin, Barbara – wife of Paul Cronin
Pfeifer, Kathleen A. – wife of Larry Pfeifer
Lieb, Rose Ann – wife of Joe Lieb
Farson, Josephine B. – wife of John Farson



Alexander, Robert Henry
1951 – 2018
On Sunday March 11, 2018, surrounded by loved ones, Robert “Bobby” Alexander transitioned to his role as ancestor, at 66 years of age. Bobby’s time here on earth will forever be remembered by his wife, Theodora Alexander; children, Brian Alexander, Christina (Daniel) Goins and Crystal Burnett; granddaughters, De’jahli Alexander, Weslie Ann and McKenzie Ann Goins; big sister, Margaret (Wilbur) Huckstep; along with a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. A retiree from the City of Columbus Fire Prevention Bureau and South High School alum, Bobby’s hearty laugh and jokes will be missed by numerous members of the city of Columbus. A home going service will be held this Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Oakley Full Gospel Baptist Church, 3415 El Paso Dr, Columbus. Private family viewing to begin 12pm with the family receiving public at 1pm; service to begin at 2pm. Please send flowers to the church. Fill the Boot one last time. Arrangements entrusted to Schoedinger East Chapel.

Cummings, Michael E. Cummings, age 68, of Centerburg, Ohio, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2018, surrounded by his loving family and friends. A retired Columbus Firefighter from Station 7, an avid outdoorsman and gardener, and a graduate of Brookhaven High School, Class of 1967, he is preceded in death by his parents James and Norma Cummings. He is survived by his loving daughter, Amie (Duffy) Horan; sisters, Pamela (Dean) Bandel, Marsha (Terry) Gordon, Cheryl (John) Brunn, Susan (Tom) Sale, and Patricia (Michael) Childers; many nieces, nephews and longtime friends. Friends may call on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 1-3 p.m. at RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, 515 High St., Worthington, where a memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. Private inurnment. In lieu of flowers, contributions if desired may be made to the Columbus Firefighters Foundation, 379 W. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215 or the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital. To leave a condolence for the family, please visit


Dennis A. Long, age 79, of Mount Vernon, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on February 19, 1939 in Lima, Ohio to the late Arthur (Clara) Long and the late Chloe (Cooper) Long.

Dennis was member of the Brandon Baptist Church, serving as a deacon and Sunday school teacher for many years.  He served in the United States Navy and was a Columbus City Firefighter for 31 years, retiring in 1996. He served the community as owner and operator of Dennis Long Heating and Air Conditioning which is continued on by his son Grant. He served many years as a hunter safety instructor for the state of Ohio as well as an avid hunter.  

He is survived by his wife of 59 plus years, Alice (Jolly) Long; his four children, Grant (Connie) Long of Utica, Gregory (Diana) Long of Mount Vernon, Rebecca (Joe) Daubenmier of Indiana and G. Thomas (Susan) Long of Mount Vernon; brothers, Douglas (Louzella) Long of Utica and Michael Long of Nevada, cousin Sara Corbett of Arizona who he considered a sister; eleven grandchildren Melissa, Jacob, Eric, Justin, Canyon, Kasey, Cullen, Jennifer, Hannah, Caira and Allyson; nine great-grandchildren with two on the way; sister-in-law, Sally (Linton) Long-Moran of Frazeysburg.

Dennis was preceded in death by his brother, David Long.

Friends may call on March 21 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM and 6:00-8:00 pm with a Masonic Service to follow at Lasater Funeral Home, 11337 Upper Gilchrist Rd. in Mount Vernon.  Funeral Services will be held on March 22nd at 11:00 AM at Brandon Baptist Church with viewing at 10:00 am with Pastor Marvin Haught officiating.  Burial will follow in Brandon Cemetery with military graveside honors being conducted by the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of North Central Ohio Chaplain program.

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