Obituaries May 20, 2010

Published on: May 20, 2010

DEPUE, Ruth V.


Ruth V. Depue died April 30 in Tampa, Florida. Born Ruth Vivian Hathaway in Madison, NJ she resided in Harding Township, NJ for 24 years before moving to Apollo Beach, FL in 1986. Mrs. Depue was a homemaker and was predeceased by her husband, Bob Depue. She is survived by her daughters Patti Oakes of Apollo Beach, FL and Debbie Smith of Gibsonton, FL, as well as her son Rob Depue of Maplewood, NJ. She is also survived by her sister, Janet Dedrick of Harding Township, NJ, and six grandchildren, Carrie-Anne Bailey, Robert Smith, along with Leah, Madeline, Timothy, and Christian Depue. She was predeceased by her brother, Donald Hathaway of Ocala, FL. A memorial service will be held Monday, May 24 at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL.



John F. Croushore, age 90 of Sun City Center, Florida, passed away at peace on May 10, 2010. Predeceased by his wife of 38 years, Sarah T. (Richards), he was survived by his wife of 28 years, Beverly M. (McCoy), son, John (Marjorie) and family, daughter, Sandra Croushore-Rooke (John Rooke) and family, as well as four stepchildren and families; a cousin, Elizabeth Fischer and family, the families of his brothers, Paul D. and James H. Croushore.
A metallurgist by profession, John began his career in the Pittsburgh steel industry upon his 1941 graduation from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.  In 1947 John moved to Lockport, New York to work for Simonds Saw and Steel Company. Thirty one years later, in 1978, he retired as the Cold Roll Superintendent.
Throughout his adult life John was engaged in various civil, fraternal and religious organizations. He was a Mason, was a member of the Elks and Odd Fellows Lodges, as well as serving on the Salvation Army Board, all of Lockport. He was also a member of the First English Lutheran Church and Emmanuel United Methodist Church, both of Lockport, and most recently a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church of Sun City Center, Florida.
A memorial service celebrating John’s life will be held on May 24th at 10:00 a.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church with Pastor Stiller officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church, 701 Valley Forge Blvd., Sun City Center, Florida, 33573. Interment of his cremains will be held at the family’s convenience in West Newton Cemetery, West Newton, Pennsylvania.

YEOMAN, Rosa Rio


Rosa Rio Yeoman made her transition May 13, 2010.  She is the wife of William A. Yeoman, who resides in Sun City Center, Florida.  Her life was devoted to music which she shared freely with all who would listen as she played organ and piano in concert, known as ROSA RIO.  Our love and best wishes in her now life!

HAAS, Edward W.


Edward W. Haas 88 of Dover, DE, passed away peacefully Friday, May 7, 2010, surrounded by his beloved family at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford.  He was born February 3, 1922 at home in Dover, the son of the late William and Anna Haas who emigrated from East Germany.  He is survived by his daughters Carol Susan Young of Dover, DE, and Barbara Ann Haas of Frederica, DE;  a grandson, Gregory Young and his wife Kelly and grandchildren Sean and Megan Young all of York, PA; his sisters Evelyn Armor Thomson of West Grove, PA, and Catherine Haynes of Ellsworth, ME; and many beloved nieces and nephews.  Friends may visit Saturday, May 22, 2010 from 11 a.m. with a memorial service at noon at Pippin Funeral Home, 119 W Camden-Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming, DE.  Internment will follow at Lakeside Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Delaware Hospice, 911 South DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901. Letters of condolences can be sent via

REYNOLDS, Marion Chadwick


Marion Reynolds, age 88 formerly of Sun City Center passed away Saturday March 13, 2010 in Melbourne, FL. Marion retired as a hotel convention sales manager.  She was a member of the American Legion, Post 246.
Marion was preceded in death by her husband Lt. Col. Joseph F. Reynolds, USAF.  Mrs. Reynolds is survived by her sister, Jean Bradford, of Homossasa, FL.
Private services and burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Legion Post 246, P O Box 5803
Sun City Center, FL.