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Rosemary T. Newton Monday, March 4, 1929 – Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Rosemary T. Newton, age 88, of Robinson, IL, formerly of Princeton, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the Ridgeview Care Center located in Oblong, IL. Rosemary was born on Monday, March 4, 1929 to Arthur and Fern (Meriwether) Toney, both of whom preceded her in death.

On January 5, 1950 in Marengo, IN, Rosemary married Francis Edsel “Ed” Newton, who preceded her on September 18, 1971.

She formerly taught third grade at Lowell elementary school in Princeton and was a homemaker for several years after teaching. She continued to substitute teach in the Princeton Schools. She also worked for 17 years as a retail clerk at Hooks Drugs.

She will be sorely missed by her sons, Kent (Alicia) Newton of Milwaukee, WI, and Marc (Mari) Newton of West Chester, OH and her daughter, Elaine (David) Hasty of Oblong, IL. Other survivors include brother, Dale Toney of Corydon, IN, 10 Grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and special friend, Claire Stone of Princeton, IN.

Rosemary is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Francis; her brothers, Charles, Sylvan and Leon Toney; and her sisters, Eva June Main, Betty Gould and Crystal Toney.

The family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home, Princeton’s family owned, full service funeral home, with Rosemary’s arrangements.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018 at Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St. in Princeton, IN 47670 with Pastor Chris Neikirk officiating. Internment will take place in Maple Hill Cemetery, also located in Princeton.

Visitation will take place on Monday, February 12, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m.

The family suggests memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home’s Facebook page. For more information, call 812-385-4334.
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Vickie Francine Brown Wednesday, January 14, 1976 – Saturday, January27, 2018

Vickie F. Brown, age 42, of Evansville, formerly of Princeton, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at her home in Evansville, IN. Vickie was born on Wednesday January 14, 1976 to Roy and Norma (Nobles) Lindy in Princeton, IN.
She worked as a CNA with Horizon Healthcare.
Vickie is survived by her parents, son, Samuel Berry, of Carson City NV and daughters, Amelia Lindy of Evansville, IN and Brenteny West of Oakland City, IN; sister, Monica (John) Hurst, of Claxton, GA and 6 grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her brother, Jamey and 1 grandchild.
The family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home, Princeton’s family owned, full service funeral home, with charge of the arrangements.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 2, 2018 at Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St. in Princeton, IN 47670. Internment will take place in Mt Olive Cemetery, located in Mt Olympus.
Visitation will take place on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 12:00 noon until time of service at 2:00 p.m.

Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton. net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information, call 812-385-4334.
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Stephanie Kay Hardiman Friday, January 23, 1959 – Monday, January, 22, 2018

Stephanie Kay Hardiman, age 58, of Princeton, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, IN. Stephanie was born on Friday, January 23, 1959 to Burniss “Red” and Wanda Lyles Priestly in Princeton, IN.

Stephanie grew up in Princeton and was a member of Hillside United Methodist Church. She is a 1977 graduate of Princeton Community High School and was a proud member of the 1976 Indiana State Champion Princeton Tiger Marching Band. She also performed with them in the 1977 Inaugural Parade for newly elected President Jimmy Carter. Stephanie’s smile was ever present and she was known for her pleasant disposition. In 1980, she married John “J.C.” Hardiman, who preceded her in 1993. She attended the University of Evansville, then transferred to the University of Southern Indiana, graduating in 1992 with a degree in nursing. Stephanie’s nursing career spanned many jobs, from in-home health care to her love for working labor and delivery, especially working the NICU. Her most recent nursing position was with Maxim Home Healthcare Services.

Stephanie’s interests ranged from quilting and sewing to cooking and fine tuning each recipe until it was perfect. She was known for her Captain Morgan Rum Cake. She enjoyed being a wife, mother and grandmother.

Stephanie is survived by her son, John Cameron Hardiman, of Princeton and daughters, Amanda (Nathan) Madison and Melissa Hardiman, both of Princeton; sister, Patricia Priestly, of Indianapolis and grandchildren, Addison, Elise, Ethan and Kenleigh, all of Princeton.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, John, and brother, Eric.

The family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home, Princeton’s family owned, full service funeral home, with charge of the arrangements.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St. in Princeton, IN 47670, with Rev. Edwards officiating. Internment will take place in Sand Hill Cemetery, located west of Princeton.

Visitation will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and also on Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m.

Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton. net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information, call 812-385-4334.Stephanie Hardiman pic

Connie Jean Held – 69 Wednesday, July 7, 1948 – Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Connie Jean Held, 69, of Princeton, IN, Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at the Parkview Care Center, located in Evansville, IN.
Connie was born Wednesday, July 7, 1948, in Lynnville, IN., to Charles and Mary (Massie) Foster, both whom have preceded.
Connie was a family support specialist with Doulas Ministries and a former volunteer with Gibson County Animal Services. She has been a local resident since 1993 and she enjoyed visiting the area yard sales as her hobby.
On May 10, 1986 she was married to John Arthur Held who survives of Princeton. She is also survived by sons Jeff (Linda Kay) Marshall of Colorado Springs, CO and Brian Ray Marshall of Jacksonville, FL, stepsons Scott Held of Waco, TX and John Allen Held of Jasper, IN., daughter Lea Dawn Marshall of Evansville, IN., and step daughters Jodie, Angela and Melissa. She is also survived by 22 grand children and 7 great-grandchildren.
The family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home of Princeton, Princeton’s family owned full service funeral home, with charge of the arrangements and honoring her wishes, no public services will be held.
Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information call 812-385-4334

Ada Louise (Griffin) Slavik – 87 Thursday, March 6, 1930 – Monday, December 25, 2017

Ada Louise (Griffin) Slavik, 87, of Princeton, IN, Passed away peacefully on Monday, December 25, 2017 surrounded in the loving care of her three children.
Ada was born in Princeton, IN on Thursday, March 6, 1930 to the late Donald “Carl” and Lena Beckwith Griffin.
She was a graduate of the Princeton High School Class of 1948, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy (WAVES). After retiring from Illinois Bell- Ameritech management, she returned to Princeton. She enjoyed needlepoint and cross-stitch sewing and was an avid book reader.
She is survived by son, Dr. Jim Slavik of Southport, NC and daughters Lisa McCormack and Julia Slavik, both of Princeton, grandson David Slavik and great-granddaughter Haley, both of Las Vegas, NV. Other survivors include her sister Ruth Nielsen of Wilmington, IL and brother Robert Griffin of Illiopolis, IL.
Ada was preceded in death by her sisters, Elsie Burton and Rose Heuby.
The family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home of Princeton, Princeton’s family owned full service funeral home, with charge of the arrangements and honoring her wishes, no public services will be held. A private family gathering will be held at a later date when she will be laid to rest beside her mother in Columbia White Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, it would honor her for memorials contributions are to be made to the Princeton, Public Library or any veteran’s organizations.
Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information call 812-385-4334

Paul Henry Lucas Tuesday, September 15, 1931 – Thursday, December 7, 2017

Paul Henry Lucas 86, of Princeton passed away on Thursday December 7, 2017 at his home. He was born on Tuesday, September 15, 1931 in Owensville, IN to Noble and Lydia (Blesch) Lucas, both of whom preceded.
Paul attended school in Owensville graduating in 1949. Upon graduation he entered the US Army and was a member of the 82nd airborne division.
On October 4, 1988, Paul married Betty L Lankford in Owensville, IN, who survives.
Paul worked at Emge Meats in Fort Branch retiring after many years of service. For over 50 years he was the local Electrolux sales rep and repairman. He was a member of the local Jr Achievement chapter and enjoyed spending time with his family

Paul is survived by his wife Betty of Princeton, IN 3 sons; Mark Henry Lucas of Augusta, GA, David Nathan (Darlene) Lucas of Harviman, TN and Philip Wayne Lucas of Portland, OR, stepsons Douglas H. (Kay) Lankford of Punta Gorda, FL and Bradley R. Lankford of Plymouth, IN. Other survivors include daughter Jennifer (John) Meadows of Fort Branch, IN; stepdaughter Karen S. Schear of Wabash, IN, brother Robert (Beverly) Lucas of Owensville, IN and sister Bonnie Cook of TX, 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, stepson Carbon Earl Lankford and sisters Mary Lou and Emma.

The family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home 520 S Main St, Princeton with arrangements.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St, Princeton, IN 47670 with David Lucas officiating. Internment will take place in Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton with the local Retired Veterans Organization performing military honors.
Visitation will be on Monday, December 4:00 till 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Family suggest memorials be made to the charity of the donors choice Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral Home Facebook page.
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Charles W. Dyson Sunday, July 8, 1945 – Thursday, December 7, 2017

Charles W. Dyson 72, Of Princeton passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at his home. He was born on Sunday, July 8, 1945 in Princeton, IN. to Ival and Lucille (Adams) Dyson, both of whom preceded.
Charles was a retired self employed painter for many years.
Charles is survived by son: Dewayne Dyson of Princeton, IN and sister Joanne Schmitt of Fort Branch, IN. Other survivors include 3 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
The family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home 520 S Main St, Princeton with arrangements. There are currently no visitation or services planned.
For information call 812-385-4334. Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral Home Facebook page.
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George R Quarles Sunday, July 18, 1943 – Wednesday, November 29, 2017

George R. Quarles age 74, of Princeton passed away on Wednesday November 29, 2017 at the Waters of Princeton. He was born on Sunday, July 18, 1943 in Hopkinsville, KY.
George was a retired self employed construction worker for many years.
George is survived by 3 sons: George Quarles of Henderson, KY, James Quarles of Evansville, IN and Keith (Kelli) Quarles of Newburgh, IN. Other survivors include 20 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his daughter Kathy Quarles.
The family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home 520 S Main St, Princeton with arrangements. There are currently no visitation or services planned.
For information call 812-385-4334. Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral Home Facebook page.

Michael Steven Birch Tuesday, January 6, 1987 – Tuesday November 14, 2017

Michael Steven Birch, 30, of Princeton passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.
He was born on Tuesday, January 6, 1987, in Evansville, IN to Mark and Carol (Wagner) Birch.
Michael is a graduate of Central High School in Evansville and also a graduate of Ivy Tech Community College with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice.

He was a former Team Leader at Vuteq Manufacturing of Princeton.
Michael enjoyed fishing, hunting for morel mushrooms and playing with his sons.
On December 11, 2010, in Nashville, IN, he married Ashley Warner.
Michael is survived by his wife, Ashley (Warner) Birch of Princeton, sons, Ryker Michael and Austin Steven Birch, both of Princeton, step-daughter, Kalin Bedwell of Princeton, IN, and mother, Carol Sue Birch, also of Princeton, IN. He is also survived by brother, Tony (Jennifer) Day, of Evansville, IN, and sister, Suzanne Day, also of Evansville. Other survivors include nephews, Hunter and Brady Day, Elijah, Luke, Harrison and Logan Warner, and nieces, Adalynn and Hadley Warner.
He is preceded in death by his father, Mark Birch.
The family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home of Princeton, IN with arrangements.
The family suggests memorials be made to the children and mailed to Doyle Funeral Home at 520 S. Main St., Princeton, IN 47670
Funeral services will be at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Bethel Memorial Church located at 1520 S. Main St., Princeton, IN with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating. Cremation will take place following the services.
Visitation will be on Monday, November 20, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. until time of service at 6:00 p.m. at the church.
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Charles Bradley Sherman Monday, March 29, 1965 – Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Charles Bradley Sherman age 52, of Princeton, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in Princeton, IN. Charles was born on Monday, March 29, 1965 in Princeton, IN to Charles V. and Alma (Williams) Sherman.
Charles is a lifelong area resident and was employed in the production department at Midstates Rubber Company in Princeton.
Charles is survived by his former wife Crystal Sherman Bobbitt of Oakland City, sons Cainen (Fiancé Jessica Strickland) Sherman and Camren Sherman both of Oakland City, brothers Russ ( Rhonda) Sherman of Hazleton, Art Sherman of Princeton and sister Kim (Rusty) Hedden of Princeton, grand child Nolan.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers Clint and Joe Sherman.
The family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home of Princeton with arrangements.

There will be a Celebration of Life service at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Eagles of Princeton located at 301 N. Hart St.,
Princeton, IN,
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For information call 812-385-4334.
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