Obituaries

Stanley L. Evans, age 66, resident of Shelby died Friday March 15, 2019 in Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. Born January 5, 1953 in Shelby to Robert J. and Ida Bell (Farver) Evans he had been a resident of Columbus for many years moving back to Shelby in 1984. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam War. He was employed with Carton Service for many years retiring in 2012. Stanley was a lifetime member of the V.F. W. Post #291.
He enjoyed working on his cars, woodworking and watching Army shows on television.
Survivors include his children Tracey (Matt) Sichini of Columbus, Pam Smith of Chillocothe, Tina Evans of Shelby, Stanley (Angela) Evans, Jr. of Bucyrus, Kelly Evans of Shelby, Robert Evans of Shelby and Cary (Thomas) Dillon of Shelby; twenty grandchildren; several great grandchildren; two sisters Bonnie (Dale) Cosgray of Vinton County, OH and Terry Hoskins of Shelby; two brothers Bobby Evans of Shelby and Eugene Evans of Mansfield; and other relatives.
Per the families request, funeral services will not held. Burial will be held at a later date at Oakland Cemetery. Barkdull Funeral Home and Crematory will be assisting the family with the arrangements.
Online Condolences can be made at www.barkdullfuneralhome.com


Jerry M. Bishop, age 91, of Shelby died Saturday March 16, 2019 at his home.
Born August 26, 1927 in Mansfield, Ohio to Herman D and Margaret (Weeter) Bishop, he had been a Shelby resident since 1955. He was a 1946 graduate of Mansfield Senior High School. Jerry then attended Ashland University followed by Ohio University where he received his B.S. in Chemistry. He then attained his Masters Degree in chemistry from Miami University and a Masters Degree in Geology from The Ohio State University. After college, Jerry taught for three years at Lexington High School then took employment with Plymouth High School teaching chemistry, physics and geology for thirty years. He retired from teaching in 1989.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Shelby. Jerry's passion was designing and firing fireworks since the early 1970's and was one of the oldest licensed practicing pyrotechnicians. He also enjoyed shooting pistols and rifles.
Jerry was blessed by his wife of 63 years Joanne (Bonnett) Bishop who followed him in death on March 17, 2019; he is survived by three daughters, Janet Bishop of Shelby, Jacqueline Mutti of Shelby and Jill (Gary) McCarter of Gatlinburg, TN; five grandchildren, Shannon Peters, Brandon Peters, Garrett McCarter, Alyx McCarter, Jennifer Peterson; six great grandchildren, Kascittee, Dezzi, Wyatt, Willow, Chloe, and Blaze; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was also preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Richard Samuel Bishop and John Daniel Bishop.
Memorial funeral services will be held Thursday 11:00 A.M at the First United Methodist Church at 18 S Gamble St, Shelby, OH 44875. Pastor Garland Harvey, Jr. will officiate. Per Jerry's wishes his body was donated to Ohio University College of Medicine. Barkdull Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.barkdullfu neralhome.com


Joanne B Bishop, age 87, resident of Shelby died unexpectedly Sunday, March 17, 2019 at her home.
Joanne was born April 6, 1931 in Shelby to Otis and Mary (Payne) Bonnett. A 1949 graduate of Shelby High School, she was employed with Wilkins Air Force Depot and Shelby Spring Hinge, she was a loving wife, mother and homemaker.
A member of the First United Methodist Church, and was a former member of Business and Professional Women, Joanne enjoyed watching the Browns, the Indians, and the Ohio State Buckeyes. She also loved bowling and playing shuffleboard.
Joanne is survived by daughters Janet Bishop of Shelby, Jacqueline Mutti of Shelby, and Jill (Gary) McCarter of Gatlinburg TN. She is also survived by grandchildren Shannon Peters, Brandon Peters, Garrett McCarter, Alyx McCarter, and Jennifer Peterson; six great grandchildren, Kascittee, Dezzi, Wyatt, Willow, Chloe, and Blaze; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Preceding Joanne in death was her husband of 63 years, Jerry Milton Bishop, March 16, 2019; four brothers, Robert Rox, Dean Rox, Harry Rox, and twin brother Joe Bonnett; sister Maxine Brocklesby, and one infant sister, Dorothy Bonnett.
A memorial service will be held Thursday 11 A.M at the First United Methodist Church in Shelby. Pastor Garland Harvey, Jr. will officiate.
Per her wishes Joanne was cremated. Barkdull Funeral Home & Crematory assisted the family with arrangements.
Online Condolences may be made at www.barkdullfuneralhome.com


John J. Hadamuscin, age 101, former Shelby resident, died Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital.
John was born June 9, 1917 in Ontario, Ohio the son of the late John and Eva (Kurry) Hadamuscin. At the age of 12 he went to work at the B&O Railroad to help support his mom and four sisters as his father had died in a house fire in Crestline, Ohio when he was 9 years old.
In 1950, John bought a 600-acre farm in Willard, Ohio where he raised many different animals. He had a green thumb and could grow anything. Until the age of 94, John maintained a huge garden-canning or freezing everything, he had grown. John was also a great fisherman. If he could have fished every day, he would have been very happy. John was a hard worker having owned Hadamuscin Sanitation that served 5 towns for 15 years and at the same time worked at Shelby Standard Tube Company. He was a member of First Lutheran Church in Shelby.
He is survived by a son: Joseph (Dot) Hadamuscin of Florida; Step children: Pauline (Derlin) Kegley of Shelby, Ruby (Bob) Sutter of Mansfield; Daughter-in-law: Joyce Hadamuscin of Willard; Step daughter-in-law: Faye Adkins of Mansfield; Several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
John was preceded in death by his 1st wife: Clara Wynn Henry Hadamuscin; 2nd wife: Vell Carter Adkins Hadamuscin; 2 sons: Larry Hadamuscin and John Hadamuscin; Daughter: Betty Lou Bentley; 4 sisters: Francis Hadamuscin, Florence McCheron, Etta Brown, Minnie Welch; infant granddaughter: Linda Kay Adkins; Grandson: Gregory Alan Patrick; Step daughter: Mildred Stamper; Step son: Johnny Adkins; Step son-in-law: Hamilton “Brownie” Patrick; and John’s companion: Glenna Cheeseman.
Family and friends are welcome on Friday, March 22, 2019 from 5-7 pm at Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 10:30 am. Pastor Rus Yoak will officiate. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to First Lutheran Church
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Jeffrey Lee Swank, 76, son of the late Eloise and Kenneth Swank of Shelby, passed in peace on March 11, 2019 in Port Charlotte, Florida.
Born in Shelby, he graduated from Shelby High School in 1960. Jeff received a full Navy scholarship to attend The Ohio State University, receiving a B.S. in Mining Engineering. During his service in the Navy, he rose to the level of Commander. At the height of his career, he commanded nuclear submarines before becoming the Public Relations Director at the Philadelphia Naval Base. Following his retirement in 1986, he worked for a Navy contractor, maintaining ship elevators. In addition, he served on the Board of Chester Salvation Army for over 10 years and volunteered to oversee their food distribution and roller skating programs. During that time, he served as Secretary of the Democratic Party Committee in Nether Providence, PA. After his wife’s retirement, the couple purchased homes in Ocean City, NJ and Port Charlotte, FL and enjoyed the life of snowbirds for many years.
Jeff is survived by his wife Diane; sister Gail Dahn of Shelby; son Andrew Swank of Glenolden, PA; stepdaughter Melinda Petteruti of Tampa, FL; stepsons, Lee Conquest of Wayne, PA and Evan Conquest of Summit, NJ; and five grandchildren.






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