Nov. 4, 1941 — March 3, 2018
Wanda Lillian (Fields) Neudorfer-Pack, 76, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at St. Ann’s Hospital, Westerville. Wanda was born Nov. 4, 1941, in Durbin, Kentucky, to William C. and Iva (Black) Fields.
A graduate of South Point High School, Wanda completed her undergraduate work at Marshall University, earned a Master’s Degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and pursued her Doctorate at Penn State. She also studied Cytotechnology at The Ohio State University and worked at Riverside Methodist Hospital and King’s Daughters Hospital in Ashland, Kentucky, where she met and married her first husband, Dr. Karl N. Neudorfer.
Wanda taught at Paul Blazer High School in Ashland, Kentucky, Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte, North Carolina, Northridge High School in Johnstown, and finally, Wanda taught the sciences at, and retired from Gahanna-Lincoln High School in Gahanna. She was a member of the Ohio Retired Teachers Association (ORTA) and numerous teaching societies.
In addition to teaching, Wanda was passionate about music. She was an accomplished organist, having studied under Jan Linker, Chad Baker and Don Bogard, and at one point, was the organist at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Huntington, West Virginia, where she had initially joined the Lutheran church.
Wanda was a member of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) and held a service playing certificate, as well as the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians (ALCM). She sang in the Upper Arlington Lutheran Church Choir, the Trinity Seminary Choir with May Schwarz, and is now singing in glory with the angels.
Other notable experiences in her life include having served as camp counselor at Camp Tuller in New York and Camp Wind in the Pines, Massachusetts. She was an avid hiker and member of the Central Ohio Hiking Group, a faithful member of a Sharing and Living Together (SALT) group, and an extremely proud mother of the 1994-1995 drum major at The Ohio State University.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 15 years, Dr. David A. Pack; beloved son, Karl E. Neudorfer (fiancé Melinda Young), of Houston, Texas; and grandchildren, Nickolaus and Sloan Neudorfer. Other family members include her siblings, Ginger Davis (deceased), Glo DeRaimo, of Winchester, Kentucky, William C. Fields III, of Paris, Kentucky, June Lester, of Willow Wood, and Dinah (Gary) Geschke, of Westerville; numerous nieces and nephews; and extended family and friends, including dear friends, Connie Weakley, Ann Layer and Charlene Greene.
She was preceded in death by her very special boxer, Butch.
Family will welcome friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Schoedinger Northeast Chapel, Gahanna. A celebration of life service is 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Luke Lutheran Church, Gahanna, with pastor Steve Brown presiding. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Fields Fannin Cemetery, Boyd County, Kentucky, with pastor Kevin Mackey officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lutheran Summer Music Program c/o St. Luke Lutheran Church, 4456 Morse Road, Gahanna, OH 43230. Visit www.schoedinger.com to share memories or extend condolences.
Marjory W. Stowe (nee Williams), 70, of Cincinnati, passed away Friday, March 2, 2018, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband, John H. Stowe.
Marjory was the daughter of the late John A. and Rita Williams (nee Manger), and graduated from Ironton High School in 1965. She was a retired photography teacher from McNicholas High School, graduated from The Ohio State University and was an avid Buckeye fan.
She is survived by her children, Matthew (Tracey), Scott (Michelle) and Erin Stowe; sister, Sandy Caudill; grandchildren, Mila and Maxine; and nephews, Todd (Indira) and Tracy Caudill.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at TP White and Sons Funeral Home, Cincinnati (Mt. Washington). Funeral services will be private. Memorials may be sent to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
Claude Marcum Jr.
Claude Marcum Jr., 61, of South Point, died Thursday, March 1, 2018, at King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, Kentucky. He is survived by his wife, Dreama Dean Marcum.
Family visitation will be 1 p.m. Friday at Community Missionary Baptist Church, Coal Grove. Funeral service will follow at 2 p.m., with pastor Phillip Ruark officiating. Burial will follow at Community Cemetery, Coal Grove. Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.slackandwallace.com.