Loretta Henderson

April 2, 1937 - July 20, 2017
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Loretta Eileen Henderson, 80, of Canton, died Thursday, July 20, 2017 in Aultman Hospice Compassionate Care Center following a period of declining health.

A daughter of the late Joseph and Reatha (Tomlin) Murphy, Loretta was born April 2, 1937 in Gilmer County, West Virginia.

Loretta graduated from Dover High Sch…

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Loretta Eileen Henderson, 80, of Canton, died Thursday, July 20, 2017 in Aultman Hospice Compassionate Care Center following a period of declining health.

A daughter of the late Joseph and Reatha (Tomlin) Murphy, Loretta was born April 2, 1937 in Gilmer County, West Virginia.

Loretta graduated from Dover High School in 1956. She was employed as a Chiropractic Assistant with her brother-in-law, Dr. Richard Brown and formerly worked at Schwartz-Kline’s Department Store.

She is survived by her husband, Robert L. Henderson whom she married on April 5, 1986; her children, Pamela (Kim) Hicks of Dover and Michael (Jackie) Kollar of Sugarcreek; her step-children, Julie Fano of Green, Robert (Rachael) Henderson, Jr. of Ravenna and Cathy (Jamin) Saari of Dover. Her siblings, Phyllis Van Horn of Fresno, Twila (Richard) Brown of Strasburg, Gerald (Sheryl) Murphy of Dover, Joe (Elaine) Murphy of Sherrodsville, Doyle (Darlene) Murphy of Mineral City, Stephen (Karen) Murphy of Twinsburg, and Darrell (Linda) Murphy of Hawaii. Her grandchildren, Jairon Hicks, Lindsay Kenney, Lisa Knotts and Ashley Keim; step-grandchildren, Scott Fano, Shane Fano, Kalie Fano, Christina Fano, Cody Rogers, Nicole Henderson and Sam Henderson. She was also fortunate to be survived by seven great-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren.

Loretta was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings, Don Murphy, Dennis Murphy, Victor Murphy, Luverna Polen, Mona Coventry and Maxine Rufener.

The family will receive friends on Friday, July 28, 2017 from 10  to 11 AM in the Linn-Hert Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. A memorial service celebrating Loretta’s life will follow at 11 AM in the funeral home with Pastor Dwight Mason officiating. Following the service a luncheon will be held in the Geib Family Center at New Philadelphia. Inurnment will then take place in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at Rittman at a later date.

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, July 28, 2017

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 11:00 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Friday, July 28, 2017

Time: 11:00 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Cemetery Information

Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

Address:

10175 Rawiga Road, , , 44270

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Inurnment will then take place in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at Rittman at a later date.


Reception Information

Date: Friday, July 28, 2017

Geib Family Center

Address:

116 2nd Street NE, New Philadelphia, OH, 44663

Following the service a luncheon will be held in the Geib Family Center at New Philadelphia.


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Born: April 2, 1937
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Sandra Steele Fritz posted on 7/26/17

Loretta worked with my mother, Frances, at Schwartz-Klines for years and my mom just passed a few weeks ago. They were good friends and it comforts me that they will be together again. My condolences to the family.

 

Marlene Roadpouch posted on 7/26/17

She was a wonderful sister-in-law. She will be missed. Sending my love and sympathy to all the family.

 

Susan Murphy Behm posted on 7/25/17

Etty was a wonderful sister-in-law . Always happy and ready to sing us a song or give us a new poem. So glad to have had her in my life. Sadly she will be very missed. My sympathy and Love to Bob and all her family members. She is now at peace in her heavenly home with our Loving Lord.

 

Reva mishlerm posted on 7/24/17

Loretta Henderson was a sweet woman and a wonderful aunt. There was alot of laughter when we were together. She will be missed. My heart goes out to all the family. Love, Reva Mishler

 

Jamie, Sherri, Zach & Courtney Douglas posted on 7/23/17

She was so sweet and kind, and always smiling; we enjoyed chatting with her whenever we saw her. She will be missed by so many but thankfully, we all have beautiful memories of her that we will cherish forever! We are sending many prayers for all of you during this difficult time.

 

Brian Polen posted on 7/23/17

She was such a wonderful person and always greeted us with a warm smile.My family has so many great memories of spending time with her, and for that we are truly grateful. She will never be forgotten.

 

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