The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

January 2, 2013

Laurel L. Fetters

Star Beacon

NEW LYME TOWNSHIP — Laurel L. Fetters, age 85, of New Lyme township, Ohio, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Jefferson Health Care Center.

She was born May 28, 1927, in Plymouth township, Ohio, a daughter of Richard C. and Minnie E. (Gould) Bissett.

A lifetime area resident, Mrs. Fetters was a homemaker. She was a member of Cherry Valley United Methodist Church; and the Cherry Valley Mother's Club. She enjoyed spending time with her family, sewing and flower gardening. 

Mrs. Fetters married Lee Fetters on June 29, 1947; and he preceded her in death on Sept. 27, 2010. She is also preceded in death by her parents; a great-granddaughter, Larie Ashley Marshall; three brothers, Richard Bissett, William Bissett and Edward Pickard; and one sister, Elizabeth Yale.

Survivors include four daughters, Barbara L. (Loren) Hopkins of Kinsman, Ohio, Debra L. (James) McHale of Westford, Pa., Pamela R. (Marty) Milinski of Jefferson, Ohio and Eileen E. (Doug) Raymond of Geneva, Ohio; two sons, David Lee (Bonnie) Fetters of Pooler, Ga. and Timothy E. (Laura) Fetters of Kinsman, Ohio; 15 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 4th, at BAUMGARDNER FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE, 134 Prospect St., Andover, Ohio, with Pastor Ed J. Pickard officiating. Burial will follow in Brownville Cemetery in New Lyme, Ohio.

Calling Hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 3rd, at the Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cherry Valley United Methodist Church, 3353 SR 6, Andover, Ohio 44003, or the Alzheimer's Association, 3695 Boardman-Canfield Rd., Canfield, Ohio 44406 or go to

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