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Obituaries – 4/16/12

Bob Rodriguez

Norberto “Bob” Gabriel Rodriguez, 73, of Ironton, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2012, at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky. The Puerto Rico native was born in Utuado on Feb. 8, 1939, the son of Dolores Gabriel Rodriguez and the late Esther Rodriguez Reyes. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Diana Sue Goodrich Rodriguez.

Bob retired from Ashland Petroleum and was the owner of Super Wash Coin Laundry in Ironton and South Point. He was of the Baptist faith, a member of the Elks Lodge 177, VFW Post 8850 and the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 701. He was an avid fisherman and loved camping and trips to Lake Erie.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Gabriel Rodriguez; three brothers, Luis, Moises and Tony; and his mother and father-in-law, Thelma and Wilford Goodrich.

In addition to his wife and father, he is survived by a son, Norberto Jr. (Renee Earnest) of Jackson, Tenn.; a great-grandson, Gage Collins of Middletown, Tenn.; a brother, Carlos (Rosa) of Utuado, two sisters, Petra and Fioldaliza of Newark, N.J.; brother-in-law, Mike (Maria Gollohugh) Goodrich of Ironton; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Harvey officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Section 10. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Sharon Baptist Church, 2010 S. Fifth St., Ironton, OH 45638 or Community Hospice Care Center, 2330 Pollard Road, Ashland, KY 41101. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.tracybrammerfh.com.


Pamela Merjil

Pamela Merjil, 58, of Proctorville, died Saturday, April 14, 2012, at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home.


Cynthia Stover

Cynthia Jane Stover, 41, of Huntington, W.Va., died Sunday, April 15, 2012, at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home.


Deana White

Deana White, 48, of Ironton, died Monday, April 16, 2012, at her residence. She was the wife of Mike Barber, who survives. Arrangements are pending at Phillips Funeral Home.


Brian Sherman

Brian Sherman, 38, of Coal Grove, died Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home.


Mary Taylor

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, 91, of Proctorville, died Saturday, April 14, 2012, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Hall Funeral with minister John Holland. Burial will be in Centenary Cemetery, Chesapeake. Visitation is an hour prior to service at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.Timeformemory.com/hall.