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Monday, March 6, 2006

Rev. Mark Armstrong

The Rev. Mark Armstrong, C.PP.S., 49, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. March 3, 2006, in Detroit.
   He was born Jan. 13, 1957, in Detroit, to Alex-ander, who is deceased, and Rosemarie Cornacchia, who survives in Novi, Mich.
   Also surviving is a brother, Scott (Cathryn), in Novi.
   He had a master's degree in business administration, and had been an executive with the American Automobile Association of Michigan before being called to religious life. He entered the Missionaries of the Precious Blood in 1996. After he was ordained on January 4, 2003, he served as a deacon and associate pastor of St. Augustine Church in Minster, and St. Joseph Church, Egypt. Recently he lived at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church and performed the sacramental ministry at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, both in Cleveland.
   Funeral Mass is 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, the Rev. Clarence Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Community cemetery.
   Calling is 1-5 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the center, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
   A Mass of Remembrance is slated for 10 a.m. Sunday at the Minster church.
   Arrangements are being handled by Hogenkamp and Sons Funeral Home, St. Henry.

Harry Barhorst

Former Newport resident Harry C. Barhorst, 79, died at 8:45 a.m. March 5, 2006, at Fair Haven County Home, Sidney, where he had lived for 10 years.
   He was born Nov. 10, 1926, in Newport, to Henry and Hilda Middendorf Bar-horst.
   Survivors are four brothers, Jim (Lucille), Sidney, Dennis (Alice), Beavercreek, Lester (Jean), Newport, and Henry (Pat), Fort Loramie; four sisters, Thelma Luebke, Dayton, Betty Grilliot, Newport, Janet (Bernard) Koverman, Fort Loramie, and Mary Ann Davis, Sidney; and a brother-in-law, Francis Shappie, Newport.
   Deceased are two brothers, Donald and an infant brother, Lester; a sister, Eileen Shappie; two brothers-in-law, Ernie Grilliot and Ed Luebke; and a sister-in-law, Barbara Barhorst.
   He retired from Copeland Corporation, Sidney, and farming. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Korea. He was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Newport.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
   Calling is 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
   Contributions can be made to the Fair Haven Activity Fund or the church.

Shaun Fink

Shaun Daniel Fink, 20, of Palm Coast, Fla., died Feb. 27, 2006, in Palm Coast from injuries sustained in a motor-vehicle accident.
   He was born Oct. 1, 1985, in Columbus, to Daniel Richard and Carla Brinkman Fink Sommer. His father and stepmother, Lisa, survive in Glen Carbon, Ill. His mother survives in Daytona Beach, Fla.
   Also surviving are grandmothers, Ruth Fink, St. Marys, and Jan Brinkman, Naples, Fla.; a half sister, Cori Sommer, Palm Coast; and two stepsisters, Lauren and Lindsay Rhein, Glen Carbon, Ill.
   Deceased are grandfathers, Donald Fink and Frank Brinkman.
   He was employed by Richardson Painting Co. Inc., and a student at Daytona Beach Community College, both in Palm Coast. He was a 2004 graduate of Edwardsville High School, Edwardsville, Ill.
   Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Marys, the Rev. Anthony E. Cutcher officiating.
   Calling is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.

Wilma Gray

Wilma Janette Gray, 73, 751 Deford St., lot 120, Celina, died at 11:50 p.m. March 3, 2006, at her residence.
   She was born March 16, 1932, in St. Marys, to Emil and Hazel King Schnelle. On Dec. 3, 1949, she married Jack A. Gray, who died Feb. 16, 1999.
   Survivors are five sons, Jack A. Jr. (Diana), Marc A., Tim D. (Betsy), John M., and Scott L. (Kelli); and a daughter, Lisa E. Kidder Gray, all of Celina; two brothers, Emil, Convoy, and Robert, of S.C.; three sisters, Fredonia Leugers, Lakeview, June (Norvel) Weitz, Celina, and Carol (Alfred) Germann, Convoy; and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
   Deceased are a son, Jeff E.; a daughter, Ginger L.; two brothers, Fredallas and Paul; and a sister, Pauline Rempe.
   She retired from the Thompson Cafe and the old Sweet Shop, both in Celina. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliary Post 5713, Celina.
   Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Kenneth Baker officiating. Burial is at Swamp College Cemetery.
   Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Roscoe Hamilton

Roscoe Hamilton, 84, of rural Mendon, died the evening of March 3, in Lake Wales, Fla.
   Arrangements are pending at W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina.

Rachel Osborne

Rachel Elaine Osborne, 41, 3012 Gleneagle Drive, Findlay, died at 7:54 p.m. March 2, 2006, in the emergency room at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center, Findlay. The cause of death is pending an autopsy.
   She was born Oct. 17, 1964, in Bluffton, to Donald and Louise Reichenbach Moyer. Her father is deceased. Her mother, Louise (Erwin) Schwieterman, survives in Maria Stein. On Oct. 19, 1985, she married Michael D. Osborne who survives.
   Other survivors are two sons, Alex and Spencer, at home; two brothers, Mark (Becky) Moyer, Pittsburg, Penn., and Gary (Patti) Schaublin, Fort Recovery; three sisters, Michelle Moyer, Akron, Anjanette (Brad) Chrustaka, Gainsville, Texas, and Mary Ann (Greg) Ring, Bluffton.
   She was a mortgage loan underwriter for CitiFinancial Bank, Findlay. She was a volunteer for the American Cancer Society, the United Way of Hancock County and for activities at Liberty Benton School, and a member of the Elks Lodge of Findlay.
   Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home, Findlay. Burial is at Maple Grove Cemetery, Findlay.
   Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
   Contributions can be made to the Alex and Spencer Osborne Educational Fund.


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