Gloria Ruth (2/7/2018)
Monday, February 12, 2018
3:00 until 6:00 PM
Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: First Presbyterian Church, Perrysville
Gloria Ruth Christopher Duncan of Perrysville, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Colonial Manor Health Care Center in Loudonville. She was born October 15, 1925 in Fredericksburg and was the daughter of the late Thomas E. and Zella May (Carr) Christopher. She moved to Perrysville in 1937 and graduated from Perrysville High School in 1943. She married James R. Duncan on December 22, 1946 and they lived in Columbus while her husband was enrolled at The Ohio State University. She worked for The Ohio State University Research Foundation as a secretary until their return to Perrysville in 1950 where her husband and father-in-law owned and operated Duncan Drilling Company,
During her senior year in high school she worked at Minerís Market in Perrysville and after returning to Perrysville she worked as a substitute for the Post Office. She retired from Clear Fork Valley School in December 1991 after working 1Ĺ years at Butler Elementary as secretary to the Principal and 21Ĺ years at Clear Fork High School as secretary to the Superintendent.
She was a member and Elder of the First United Presbyterian Church in Perrysville where she taught Sunday School, was Sunday School superintendent, and church treasurer. She was also a member of Perrysville Womenís Club, Newville Sewing Circle, volunteered as a Grey Lady at the Butler Elementary School, and belonged to the Butler Motherís Club and Clear Fork Band Boosters where she served as co-president. She was also a member of Educational Office Professionals of Ohio and Butler Clear Fork Valley Historical Society and VFW Auxiliary. She was an avid OSU Football fan and member of the Buckeye Boosters Club.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law: Douglas B. and Jenny Duncan of Perrysville who operate Duncan Drilling Company; granddaughter, Kimberly (Robert) Sifread; grandson, Samuel (Stevana) Duncan; three great-grandchildren: Matisynn Imhoff, Samantha Duncan and Jordan Sifread; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law: Dr. Ross (Marilyn) Duncan, Dorothy Christopher, and Clare Clemens; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Duncan on January 15, 1999; a son, James Christopher Duncan; two brothers and sister-in-law: James Christopher and Thomas (Betty) Christopher; and a brother-in-law, Dr. Robert Duncan.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 13, 201 at First Presbyterian Church, 111 S. Bridge St., Perrysville with Pastor Kathleen Walkerow officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Perrysville. Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018 in the LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE, 123 N. Market St., Loudonville. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, PO Box 478, Perrysville, OH 44864.
Listed by last name, alphabetically:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Adams, Arthur L. (2/13/2018)
Cowen, Lois (2/28/2018)
Duncan, Gloria Ruth (2/7/2018)
Ellsworth, Tena Ann (1/26/2018)
Kick, James E. (2/13/2018)
Keller, Mary L. (2/11/2018)
Poole, Twin Infant (3/4/2018)
Petricig, Bruno M. (3/4/2018)
Reeder, Mary M. (2/21/2018)
Smith, Dr. Jean McClain Koppert (2/11/2018)
Stitzlein, Clovis E. (2/21/2018)
Steinman, Esther Lucille (2/9/2018)
Winters, Marianne (2/9/2018)