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Velma J. Homerick (Weatherbie)

Velma J. Homerick (Weatherbie)

Born In: Canada

Passed in: Armed Forces Americas, United States
Passed on: January 10th, 2010

88, of Mansfield, Ohio, died Sunday, January 10, 2010, surrounded by family at her residence under the care of MedCentral Hospice.
Born August 8, 1921, in Prince Edward Island, she was the daughter of Charles and Margaret (MacNeil) Weatherbie. Along with her family, she moved to the states at the age of four. She became a member of the First Presbyterian Church in 1945 and was also a member of the Priscilla Circle. Velma served in many activities in her church along with volunteering at MedCentral Hospital. She retired from Tappan where she worked in the offices.
Devoted to her family, Velma loved to bake fresh cookies for her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her daughters, Rev. Joan (William) Bolinger of Reynoldsburg and Kathy (Don) Gaumer of Mansfield; sons, David (Wilma) Homerick of Mt. Gilead, Dennis (Vicki) Homerick of Mansfield, and Dean (Pam) Homerick of Lexington; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Rowan E. (Eleanor) Weatherbie of Mansfield; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family in Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Homerick; sisters, Dorothy Mae (William) Lantz and Mary Ina (Rev. Frederick) Haag; great-grandson, Robert Hardin; and nephew, Rev. Robert B. Lantz.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 13, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 399 S. Trimble Rd., Mansfield, conducted by Rev. Dennis Allison. Friends may call one hour prior to the service from 10-11 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to MedCentral Hospice or First Presbyterian Church.
The Diamond St. Home of Wappner Funeral Directors is privileged to serve the family of Velma. Online guest registry at www.wappner.com.





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