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Anna Ruth ‘Billie’ Abicht


Marietta Times


MARIETTA— Anna Ruth “Billie” Abicht, 78, of Washington Street died at 1:15 p.m. Friday (March 31, 1995) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.


She was born Aug. 8, 1916, in Marietta to Thomas Long and Leota May Echols Clark. She was a graduate of Marietta High School and had been employed in the Washington County Auditor’s office as a deputy auditor. She had also been employed by the Soil Conservation Service. She was a Methodist and her hobby was making quilts.


She is survived by two sons, Larry Chutes and his wife, Millie, of Marietta and David Chutes of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two daughters, Barbara Fleming and Sally Monnett and her husband, Kenneth, all of Columbus; a number of grandchildren; two great grandchildren: one sister, Virginia “Sis” Seely of Wheeling, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Robert Clark and Richard Clark; and three sisters, Helen “Mamie” Wittekind, Beatrice “Bea” Clark and Margaret Longworth.



Services are 1 p.m. Monday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Rome. Burial is in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 p.m. Saturday until time for the services Monday at the funeral home.


Pearl E. Abicht


BELMONT, W.Va. — Pearl E.’ Abicht, of Belmont died Sunday (Jan. 5, 2003) at her residence.


She was born May 31, 1923, in Pleasants County, W.Va., to Fred and Mae Wheaton DeLong. She was a 1942 graduate of St Marys High School. She was a member of St. Pauls United Methodist Church at Eureka, W.Va., in Pleasants County; Order of Eastern Star; Chapter 31, at St. Marys, W.Va.; Waverly Lions Club; and the Elks Ladies Auxiliary. She was a life time member of the P.T.A.


She is survived by two daughters, Gloria Cox and her husband, John, , of St. Marys and Lou Darling and her husband, Keith, of St. Louis, Mo.; one son, J.B. Abicht and his wife, Chris, of Belmont, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Zac Cox of St. Marys, Niki Darling and Kevin Darling, both of St. Louis, Mo., and Ashley Darling of Cincinnati; one brother, Ralph DeLong of Vienna, W.Va.; and two sisters-in-law, Bonnie Abicht of Newport and Ruth Beck of Dayton.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben F. Abicht; and her parents.


Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family in East Lawn Memorial Park in Reno. There are no calling hours.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Shrine Hospital For Crippled Children, in care of Masonic Temple, 900 Market St., Parkersburg, W.Va. 26101.



Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.


Bernice Dixon Abicht


The Marietta Times, January 18, 1991


Services for Bernice Dixon Abicht, 86, a former resident of Marietta, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at McClure Funeral Home, with the Rev. Don Archer officiating. Burial will be in Muskingum Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon today until the hour of services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fund for the Needy, in care of Community United Methodist Church, 680 Abbe Road, Elyria, Ohio, 44025 or to the Food Pantry, in care of Norwood United Methodist Church, 23 Colegate Drive, Marietta.


Mrs. Abicht died at 4:30 p.m. Friday (Jan. 18, 1991) in Heartland of Marietta, 2501 Ohio 60.


She was born Jan. 21, 1905 at Deucher, Washington County to Oliver F. and Clara Tice Dixon. She attended Ludlow Township and Marietta schools and was a member of Muskingum Valley Baptist Church. Also, she had been a member of the Daughters of America Golden Gleam Council for more than 50 years.


Mrs. Abicht was past president of the Quota Club in Elyria. While living in Marietta, she had been employed at Remington Rand, presently Kardex Systems Inc., and the Lafayette Hotel. After moving to Elyria, she managed the Koplin Drug Store.


She moved from Marietta to Elyria, where she resided for more than 40 years. She had been a resident of Heartland for the past 10 years.


Mrs. Abicht is survived by one son, Dennis, of Marietta; two daughters, Mrs. Lester (Jean) Schau, of Elyria, where she had made her home for five years and Mrs. Clara Montagnese, of Elyria; three sisters, Vera Campbell, of Lowell; Alva Bradley, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Rae Sanner, of Amherst.



She was married to Carl E. Abicht, who preceded her in death. Five sisters and three brothers also have preceded her in death.


Dean E. Abicht


Marietta Times


NEWPORT - Dean E. Abicht, 75, of Newport died Friday (Feb. 22, 2002) at his residence.


He was born Nov. 19, 1926, in Wade, Ohio, to Earl T. and Gertrude Eddy Abicht. He was a 1944 graduate of Newport High School. He was a farmer and owner of Abicht Orchards. He had operated the Abicht Market in Newport for 35 years. He had been employed at Olin Matheson Aluminum Co. He was retired from the U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard, November 1980, as a lamplighter. He was one of the last lamplighters in the valley. He had been appointed Dec. 7, 1960. He received a certificate of appreciation on June 1, 1975, as well as a service emblem. He was a Methodist by faith.


He was a member of Harmar Blue Lodge 390, Free and Accepted Masons, for 50 years, and was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, Valley of Cambridge. He was a member of York Rite Chapter Council Commandery; Aladdin Temple of the Shrine of Columbus; Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Ohio; White Shrine of Jerusalem 12; Marietta Chapter 59, Order of Eastern Star; Marietta Shrine Club; Washington County Scottish Rite Club; and Elks Lodge 1701 B,P.O.E. of St. Marys, W.Va.


He is survived by his wife, Bonnie J. Mason Abicht, whom he married Nov. 25, 1955; one daughter, Rema L. Robbins and her husband, Wayne Robbins, of Newport; and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Ben F. Abicht and Earl T. Abicht; and one sister, Martha Schneider.



Services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys with Pastor Steve Smith officiating. Burial is in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. A Masonic memorial service will be at 7:30 p.m. today with an Eastern Star memorial service to follow at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.


Ben F. Abicht


Marietta Times


Ben F. Abicht — BELMONT, W.Va. — Ben F. Abicht, 74, of Belmont died Wednesday (Nov. 15, 1995) at his residence.


He was born Nov. 29. 1920, in Newport to Earl T. and Gertrude B. Eddy Abicht. He was a member of the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Eureka, W.Va.. He was a U.S. Navy Seabee veteran of World War II, a member of the St. Marys Lodge No. 41 AF&AM, Scottish Rite Bodies in Parkersburg and Wheeling, Nemesis Temple of the Shrine, Marietta Shrine Club, Admiral in the Cherry River Navy, American Legion Post 86 of Paden City, W.Va., a charter member of the Grant-Jefferson Lions Club, and a member of the St. Marys Elks Lodge No. 1701 BPOE.


He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Pearle DeLong Abicht: two daughters and sons-in-law, Gloria Cox and her husband, John, of St. Marys, W.Va.. and Lou Darling and her husband, Keith, of Lancaster; one son and daughter-in-law, J.B. Abicht and his wife, Julie, of Belmont, W.Va. four grandchildren, Zac Cox of St. Marys, W.Va., Niki Darling, Ashley Darling and Kevin Darling, all of Lancaster; one brother, Dean Abicht of Newport; and one sister, Ruth Beck of Dayton.


He was preceded in death by his parents.


Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family with the Rev. Paul Van Horn officiating. Burial is in Eastlawn Memorial Park in Reno. There will be no visitation.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Shiners Hospital for Crippled Children, c/o Masonic Temple, 900 Market St.. Parkersburg, W.Va., 26101.   



Ruttencutter Funeral Home in St. Marys, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements.

Bonnie J. Abicht



 

Bonnie J. Abicht

Marietta Times October 7, 2009

NEWPORT - Bonnie J. Mason Coury Abicht, 84, of Newport, Ohio, died Tuesday (Oct. 6, 2009) at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital in Parkersburg.

She was born Sept. 25, 1925, in Clarksburg, W.Va., the daughter of the late Nathan Goff Mason and Nellie Rollins Mason. She attended high school in Clarksburg, W.Va. She was the last of her immediate family. She was a partner in Abicht's Market in Newport with her husband for 35 years. After their retirement in 1996, they traveled to 24 countries and Antarctica. They both loved to travel. She loved her home and family and enjoyed cooking and gardening. She was a member of Marietta Chapter 59, Order of the Eastern Star, and the White Shrine of Jerusalem No. 12.

She is survived by a daughter, Rema Lee Robbins, and son-in-law, Wayne E. Robbins of Newport, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Issac Coury; and her second husband, Dean E. Abicht; and two sisters and three brothers, Eula Roach and Margaret Della Mea, and Nathan Goff Mason Jr., Ralph Mason and Ray Mason.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday (Oct. 9, 2009) at Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, W.Va., with Pastor Byron Bufkin officiating. Interment will be in Newport Cemetery, Newport. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. An Eastern Star memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday. An online guest register is available at www.ingramfh.com.

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Delores Abele


Delores Abele, 58, of 3700 Briggs Court, Columbus, died at 11:30 a.m.Wednesday in her home. She was born Oct. 3, 1923 at Shays Ridge near Newport to Harry J. and Margaret A. Schneider Binegar. She had lived in Columbus for the past four years where she was a member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church.


She is survived by one son, Joseph Abele of Columbus; two grandchildren        three brothers. George Binegar of Marietta, Robert Binegar of Lewisville and Charles Binegar of Delaware Water Gap, Pa.; four 3isters, Regina Watson of Lowell, Wilma Fallon of Marietta, Myrna Long of Devola, and Mary Podbreger of Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph L. Abele, and two brothers.



Requiem Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marietta with Monsignor Robert H. Punke officiating with burial at the New St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home where Christian Wake services will be held at 8:30 p.m. Friday.