Selected Families and Individuals


George E. Bosold

On 17 Jul 1942, The Charleston [WV] Daily Mail reported on pg 12:
Enlistments reported Friday by the West Virginia navy recruiting
service branches included... George E. Bosold, Wheeling ...

George E. Bosold

On 17 Jul 1942, The Charleston [WV] Daily Mail reported on pg 12:
Enlistments reported Friday by the West Virginia navy recruiting
service branches included... George E. Bosold, Wheeling ...

Francis E. Bosold

The obituary of Francis Bosold appeared in the Dover-New Philadelphia [OH] Times Reporter on 25 May 2005:

Francis E. Pete Bosold, 78, of 5589 E. State Rd., Newcomerstown, died suddenly on Sunday afternoon, May 22, in the emergency room at Union Hospital, Dover.
Pete was born in Wheeling, W.Va., on Feb. 18, 1927, a son of the late Frederick G. and Marie Ann Gillingham Bosold. Following his graduation from Wheeling Central High School, he enlisted in the Navy and served in the Pacific theater during World War II. Following his Navy duty, he enrolled in West Liberty State College and graduated with a degree in business. For over 30 years, he has been the owner and president of the Bosold Insurance Agency at Newcomerstown. Pete belonged to St. Francis deSales Catholic Church at Newcomerstown where he served as lector and was also active with the John Kennedy Council, Knights of Columbus. He was a life member of the Newcomerstown Elks Lodge No. 1555 and also belonged to the Thomas Montgomery Post No. 431, Newcomerstown American Legion, the Newcomerstown Rotary Club, the Big Red Hunt Club where he served as secretary, the Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce, the Business and Professional Men, and the Messiah Temple. Pete enjoyed many outdoor activities, including golfing, fishing, hunting, landscaping, boating and camping.
Pete was preceded in death by his wife, Delores V. Smith Bosold of Newcomerstown, who died on Nov. 7, 1993, and whom he married Jan. 4, 1947. Also deceased are a son, William Lee Bosold of Newcomerstown, and a brother, John Bosold of Bellaire.
He is survived by a son and his wife, Garry F. and Cynthia K. (Smith) Bosold of Newcomerstown; a daughter, Sharon M. Fondriest of Newcomerstown; and seven grandchildren, Eric R. Bosold of Toledo, Joshua M. Bosold of Newcomerstown, Dawn M. Bosold of Newark, Shannon M. Fondriest of Newcomerstown and Jessica P. Fondriest, Heather N. Fondriest, and Alea R. F. Fondriest, all of Dover. Pete also leaves two step-grandchildren, Heather D. Devore of Cambridge and Christopher E. Maust of New Concord; a step-great-grandson, Devon M. Devore of Cambridge; a sister, Kathleen Peoples of Prairie du Sac, Wis.; brothers, George E. and wife Margaret R. Bosold of Bethlehem, W.Va., and Jimmy T. Bosold of Bellaire; a sister-in-law, Kitty Bosold of Bellaire; and his former son-in-law, Ronald W. Fondriest of Dover.
The funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Friday, May 27, at 10 a.m. in St. Francis deSales Church at Newcomerstown. Fr. William Faustner will celebrate the Mass. Burial will follow in West Lawn Cemetery at Newcomerstown, at a later date, where the Newcomerstown Veterans? Honor Guard will perform military graveside services. Friends may call in the Ourant Funeral Home on Thursday from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. Christian Wake services will be observed in the funeral home on Thursday evening at 8:45 p.m. Elks Lodge services will be held in the funeral home on Thursday at 6:45 p.m.

Delores Virginia Smith

Delores was a resident of Newcomerstown, Tuscarawas, OH at the time of her death. She worked in the insurance industry. Her husband's obituary identifies her maiden name as Smith, but her death certificate gives her father's surname as Long.

Ross McCartney

Sources conflict on surname:
McCartey -- obituary of Sophia Hupp Schockling
McCartney -- Roger Schockling

Thelma C. Shockling

Living in Dearborn MI in 1979.

Donna Jean Shockling

Living in Dearborn Heights, Michigan in 1979.

William J. Shockling


William J. Shockling, age 77, of Louisville, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away Saturday, September 4, 2004, in Aultman Hospital following an extended illness. Bill was born December 28,, 1926 in Louisville to the late Albert and Sophia (Hupp) Shockling. He was a former maintenance mechanic for Ohio Transformer and self-employed farm implement mechanic. Bill was an Army veteran of WWII and a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in Canton.
Survivors include his wife, Dena (Marulli) Shockling; two sons, Thomas Joseph Shockling of Canton and Joseph Thomas Shockling of Kissimmee, FL: a daughter, Barbara Marie Shockling of Louisville; two sisters; one brothers; two grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Ann Shockling-Brown who passed away in 2002; two sisters and two brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 12 p.m. in St. Paul's Catholic Church in Canton with Rev. Fr. Joseph Gleixner officiating. Interment will follow in St. Louis Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday morning 9-11 a.m. at the Paquelet-Falk Funeral Home in Louisville. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Catholic Church.

Elaine A. Shockling

Living in Louisville, Stark Co., OH in 1957

Bernard M. Rosia

Bernard M. Rosia, age 32, of Louisville, passed away Sunday evening, July 18, 1995 in Timken Mercy Medical Center following a recent illness.
He was born July 14, 1962 in Canton. Bernie was a graduate of Cincinnati University and later attended Akron University where he earned a Master's degree in Business Administration, and Case Western Reserve where he earned a Master's degree in Metallurgy. He was employed by the Timken Co. for fifteen years where he worked as a metallurgist. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Louisville Council # 2530, treasurer of the Rabbit Breeders Assoc. and president of the Water and Sewer Board for Nimishillin Township. He was a member of St. Louis Church.
Survivors include his loving parents, Virgil and Elaine (Shockling) Rosia of Louisville, a sister and brother-in-law, Mrs. Robert (Charlene) Sicker of N. Canton, a brother; Dennis Rosia of Florida; two nieces, Stephanie and Brittanie Sicker of N. Canton, and a nephew, Daniel Sicker of N. Canton. Bernie was preceded in death by a brother, Mark Allan Rosia.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated today at 10:00 a.m. in St. Louis Catholic Church in Louisville with Rev. Father Raymond Thomas officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends called Wednesday afternoon with the family present from 6-9 p.m. at the Paquelet-Falk Funeral Home in Louisville. K. of C. services were conducted at 8:45 p.m.

Mark Allen Rosia

MARK ALLEN ROSIA - The 10-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Rosia of 221 Devinney ave NE passed away on Sunday [31 Jul 1966] in the home. He had been ill since birth. Tuesday services, including the Mass of the Angels, were held in St. Louis Catholic Church.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rosia, and a maternal grandmother, Mrs. Sophia Shockling, all of Louisville. Also, one sister, Charlene, and two brothers, Dennis and Bernard, of the home.
Interment was in St. Louis Catholic Cemetery and arrangements were by Paquelet Funeral Home.