Wilma Dale (Bucey) Vanfossen

August 9, 1936 ~ May 21, 2018 (age 81)



Wilma Dale Vanfossen, age 81 of New Philadelphia, O.; passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018, at her residence in New Philadelphia, following a lengthy illness.


Born on August 9, 1936, in Dennison, O., Wilma is the daughter of the late Charles and Davina (Hibbs) Bucey. 


In addition to her parents, Wilma is preceded in death by her husband Donald R. Vanfossen, who passed away March 19, 2017; two sisters and one brother.


Wilma is survived by her children Ray A. Vanfossen and Lydia K. (Mike) Blair, all of New Philadelphia; two grandchildren Makala and Tiffany Blair and one great grandchild Audrey Slemmer.


Wilma was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in New Philadelphia.  She loved to shop and travel.


A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at the Uhrich-Hostettler English Funeral Home, Inc. at Uhrichsville, with the Pastor Bill Jones and Pastor Dan Millard officiating.


Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m., (two hours prior to services) on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the funeral home.










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