Waynedale Obituaries

The latest obituaries of Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana residents can be found here as well as wake, visitation and burial information. Feel free to share your condolences as a comment.

Matthew D. McGuigan, 89, died Saturday, October 26, 2002 at Riverbend Health Care Center. A native of Muncie, Indiana, he was a toolmaker at General Electric and at International Harvester. He was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by a grandchild.

He is survived by wife Betty McGuigan, Fort Wayne; daughters Patsy L. Smith, Las Vegas, Nevada; Jeannine Wildey, Fort Wayne; Antonette Toni Poppy, Ashville, North Carolina; Kyle Ann Dever, Fort Wayne; sons David P...

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John A. Cramer, 59, died Tuesday, October 8, 2002 at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio. A native of Lexington, Kentucky, he was a heavy equipment operator for Local 103 in Fort Wayne for 28 years. He retired in 1995. He was a member of First Christian Church, Avon Park, Florida, American Legion Post 241, Masonic Lodge, and Scottish Rite Shriners. He liked deep-sea fishing. He was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Caywood, Jr.

He is survived by his wife Joan E. Cramer, Avon...

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Rosie A. Vaught, 72, died Wednesday, October 9, 2002 at Hospice Home of NE Indiana, Fort Wayne. A native of Pike County, Arkansas, she was a homemaker and a doll collector. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon K. Vaught.

She is survived by sons Jerry L. Vaught, Watson, Oklahoma; Sidney L. Vaught, Harlan, Indiana; Jason B. Vaught, Fort Wayne; daughters Nevon G. Walker, Momence, Illinois; Debra A. Keidel, Fort Wayne; Bertha L. Vaught, Fort Wayne; brothers Wayne Arivett, Goshen...

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Nona M. Hedges, 103, died Saturday, October 12, 2002 at Lutheran Hospital. A native of Huntington County she retired from General Electric in 1966. She was a member of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband Glen Forest Hedges, who passed away January 1, 2000. She is survived by a brother, Raymond "Bud" Michael, Ohio.

Services were held Tuesday, October 15, 2002 at Elm Grove Cemetery, Bluffton, Indiana. Memorials to Shriners' Crippled Children's Hospital. Information...

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Burton Gail "Burt" Hetrick, 77, died Friday, October 11, 2002 at Lutheran Hospital. A native of Noble County, Indiana, he was retired from being an owner-operator dump truck driver at Brudi Gravel and then May Stone and Sand. After retiring, he worked for Brooks Construction and then Fox Contractors. He was a member of American Legion Post #241, VFW 10006, Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie #248, and a member of Farm Bureau. He was a WWII Marine Veteran and a recipient of the Purple Heart...

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Mary E. Scarberry, 75, died Monday, October 14, 2002 at her residence. A native of Branchville, South Carolina, she was a homemaker. Her husband was Alvin Scarberry. She was the daughter of Marion Dennis Ruple and Mary Annie (Thomas). She was a member of Waynedale Baptist Church.

She is survived by sons Michael Cassaday, Fort Wayne; Daniel Cassaday, Clearwater, Florida; brother Marion D. Ruple, Branchville, South Carolina; sisters Verna Wunsch, Midiothian, Virginia; Inez Huff, Bowman...

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