Edith M. (Hogan) Starrett, age 93 of Sidney, passed away peacefully at 8:10 p.m. on October 12, 2019 at Fair Haven Nursing Home. She was born to the late Fred Hogan and Bonnie (Foster) Hogan on June 3, 1926 in Sidney, Ohio. She married the love of her life, John Starrett, on April 1, 1945 for 63 years, and he preceded her in death on December 21, 2008.
Left behind to cherish her memory include daughters Pamela (Riley) Clark of Sidney, Debra Ward of Sidney; 6 grandchildren: Amy (Rob) Cook, Audra (Jeffrey) Hauff, John (Mary) Ward, Heather (Ryan) Borland, Lucas Ward, Anne (Matthew) Abbott; 15 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law Carol Pearson. She is preceded in death by brothers, Leonard Ringlespaugh, Russell Ringlespaugh, Robert Ringlespaugh; sisters Emma Elizabeth Baxley, Dorothy Penrod, Wilda Funk, Bessie Mae Spillers; son-in-law Joe Ward.
Edith was a cook for the Sidney City Schools for over 20 years. She was a life member of First Christian Church as a Deaconess. Her hobbies included walking around town for over 30 years to talk with friends, camping and fishing at Lake Erie, attending festivals and carnivals, sewing, and cooking. She loved spending time with her family and friends who will greatly miss her.
Friends and family may call Friday, October 18, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney. Services will commence at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Earnie Jones and Reverend Phil Chilcote officiating. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Christian Church in Edith’s memory. Arrangements for the Starrett family are in the care of Adams Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed online at theadamsfuneralhome.com.
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