Dale David Snodgrass, 96, of Hopedale, Ohio died Monday evening Oct. 27, 2014 in Harrison Community Hospital, Cadiz. Dale was born in Wintersville, Ohio on July 14, 1918 the son of the late Thomas and Esther McGeary Snodgrass. Dale was also preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters, and his wife, Pearl Kuhn Snodgrass whom he married on Dec. 26, 1943. He was a graduate of the Bloomingdale High School class of 1936. He worked at Douglas Aircraft in California and retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel. He was a member of the Hopedale United Methodist Church and the United Steel Workers of America. He enjoyed traveling and working on cars. Dale is survived by two daughters- Sherry (Clyde) Compher of New Rumley, Ohio and Bonnie Tressler Hayton of Middleburg, Fla. seven grandchildren – Lois Baker, Charla Absolomn, Shari Tressler, Emily Roe, Whitney Hayton. David and Michael Compher. There are 13 great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter. Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home, 324 High Street in Hopedale, Ohio on Thursday Oct. 30, from 5 until 8 pm. Services are there on Friday Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. Rev. Ruby Foutz will officiate. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery. A special thanks to Dr. Prasad, nurses at Harrison Comm. Hospital, and the nurses and staff at Gables Care Center.
Senator Lou Gentile visits Promiseland preschool
Senator Lou Gentile paid a visit to the Promiseland Pre-school at Scott Methodist Church on Monday. He talked about the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, stronger health and safety standards and increased investment in program quality as well as just saying hello to the kids who offered him some pudding and a smile.