Westerville Obituaries

Westerville Obituaries

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  • 1 hr ago | via The Delaware Gazette 

    Chlorine shock for water with amoeba that killed rafter

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The water at a North Carolina whitewater recreation center will be treated with 10 times the amount of chlorine typically needed to kill a brain-eating amoeba to get rid of the microorganism that caused the death of a rafter from Ohio last month, scientists said.The U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte has permission to ... (more)

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  • 5 hrs ago | via Marietta Times 

    Chlorine shock for water with amoeba that killed rafter

    The water at a North Carolina whitewater recreation center will be treated with 10 times the amount of chlorine typically needed to kill a brain-eating amoeba to get rid of the microorganism that caused the death of a rafter from Ohio last month, scientists said. The U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte has permission to begin treating the water whenever it is ready, Mecklenburg County Health Department Director Marcus Plescia said at a news conference Wednesday.

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  • Wednesday Jul 20 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Clarenda K. Fragale

    She was born December 5, 1954, in Simpson, W.Va., a daughter of the late Adolphus T. and Leona C. Harper Leach. She was a 1973 graduate of Flemington High School and a1977 graduate of the West Virginia University Medical Technology Program.

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  • Friday Jul 15 | via Lincoln Times-News 

    The U.S. National Whitewater Center

    The recent death of a teenager from a brain infection that was in all likelihood contracted at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte was tragic. Gov. Pat McCrory is right to press for more oversight of the center.

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  • Thursday Jul 14 | via The Daily Standard 

    Mary Kay Maze

    She was born November 1, 1925, in New Bremen, Ohio, the daughter of William and Clara Huenke. She married Robert "Butch" Maze on August 18, 1946, and he preceded her in death on May 27, 1998.

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  • Friday Jul 8 | via The Review 

    Linden - Lindy' Lee Blosser, 73

    Linden "Lindy" Lee Blosser, 73, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at St. Ann's in Westerville, Ohio following a brief illness. She was born in Mansfield, Ohio on Dec. 3, 1942, the daughter of the late Robert and Ellen MacLean.

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  • Friday Jul 8 | via Newark Advocate 

    King, William F.

    William F. King NEWARK: A funeral service for William F. King, 92, of Newark, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Pastor Wally McLaughlin officiating. A private burial will be held at Newark Memorial Gardens.

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  • Monday Jul 4 | via Dayton Daily News 

    LEDFORD, K. Harold

    News Death Notice LEDFORD, K. Harold "Harry" K. Harold "Harry" Ledford, Retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant, age 80, of Westerville, OH died June 29, 2016 at Riverside Hospital with his family and friends at his side. He was born in Lakewood, OH on July 20, 1935.

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  • Saturday Jul 2 | via The Marion Star 

    Compton, Amy J. Pendleton

    Amy J. Pendleton Compton WESTERVILLE: Amy J. Pendleton Compton 45 of Westerville, formerly of Prospect, died Thursday morning at her home following a battle with many health issues, she was an inspiration to many for her ability to fight and the way she lived her life. She was born March 19, 1971 in Marion to Eugene and JoAnn Pendleton, they survive in Prospect, also surviving is her son: Alex Compton, Columbus, three sisters: Susan Schweinfurth, Shirley Hyatt and Shari Baxter all of Prospect, many nieces and nephews and her special canine friend and companion, Marlo.

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  • Friday Jul 1 | via Daily Mail 

    Whitewater rafting center where 18-year-old died fro...

    The North Carolina whitewater rafting center where an 18-year-old woman contracted a rare brain-eating amoeba and died one week later had inadequate filtration and disinfection systems. All 11 water samples taken at the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte detected the presence of the deadly Naegleria fowleri amoeba, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed.

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  • Monday Jun 27 | via Insurance Journal West 

    U.S. Whitewater Center in North Carolina Suspended A...

    The U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, N.C., announced Friday that it has temporarily suspended its operations after water samples turned up the amoeba believed to have caused the death of an Ohio teenager. A statement released by the center Friday says the decision was made after talks with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health officials.

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  • Monday Jun 27 | via WTVR Richmond 

    N.C. water park closed for weeks after deadly amoeba...

    A water park in North Carolina, where a deadly amoeba was found in the water after the death of an Ohio woman, will not be fully reopening for several weeks, Mecklenburg County Health Director Dr. Marcus Plescia said Monday. "It will take at least several weeks to implement the steps that are agreed upon," he said.

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  • Monday Jun 27 | via KMIZ 

    Officials working with water park after amoeba kills...

    A water park in North Carolina, where a deadly amoeba was found in the water after the death of an Ohio woman, will not be fully reopening for several weeks, Mecklenburg County Health Director Dr. Marcus Plescia said Monday. "It will take at least several weeks to implement the steps that are agreed upon," he said.

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  • Monday Jun 27 | via WNEM-TV Saginaw 

    Officials working with water park after amoeba kills...

    A water park in North Carolina, where a deadly amoeba was found in the water after the death of an Ohio woman, will not be fully reopening for several weeks, Mecklenburg County Health Director Dr. Marcus Plescia said Monday. "It will take at least several weeks to implement the steps that are agreed upon," he said.

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  • Jun 25, 2016 | via New York Daily News 

    Whitewater rafting facility closed after finding dea...

    A Charlotte, N.C., whitewater rafting facility where an Ohio teen visited before dying from a brain-eating amoeba will be shuttered, health officials said. Lauren Seitz, an 18-year-old Ohio woman, died last week of a rare but fatal brain infection caused by the amoeba after she was at the National Whitewater Center for a church rafting trip.

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  • Jun 25, 2016 | via WAFF-TV Huntsville 

    Whitewater Center suspends all whitewater activities...

    The U.S. National Whitewater Center has suspended all whitewater activities "effectively immediately" after water samples came back positive for an amoeba that is believed to have caused an 18-year-old girl to die. A teenage girl from Ohio died Sunday after contracting a very rare brain-eating amoeba that is believed to have been contracted while visiting the Whitewater Center in Charlotte earlier this month.

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  • Jun 24, 2016 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Whitewater center suspends activities after amoeba d...

    The U.S. National Whitewater Center announced Friday that it has temporarily suspended its operations after water samples turned up the amoeba believed to have caused the death of an Ohio teenager. A statement released by the center Friday says the decision was made after talks with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health officials.

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  • Jun 24, 2016 | via WYFF-TV Greenville 

    Whitewater Center to shut down, tests positive for a...

    The U.S. National Whitewater Center will be shutting down after water samples came back positive for an amoeba that is believed to have caused an 18-year-old girl to die. A teenage girl from Ohio died after contracting a very rare brain-eating amoeba that is believed to have been contracted while visiting the Whitewater Center in Charlotte earlier this month.

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  • Jun 23, 2016 | via WCTI 

    Whitewater rafter dies from rare amoebic infection a...

    A Ohio woman who went whitewater rafting in North Carolina has died of an infection after being exposed to a rare beain-eating amoeba that is naturally present in warm fresh water. North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services said the U.S. Centers for Disease Control suspects Naegleria fowleri, a one-celled organism that can cause primary amebic meningoencephalitis.

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  • Jun 20, 2016 | via WFLX-TV West Palm Beach 

    Ohio teen dies from suspected amoeba after visiting ...

    At Amanda Alvear's funeral, there were hundreds of people, with standing room only, as family friends and some people who never even met her paid respects to her and her family. At Amanda Alvear's funeral, there were hundreds of people, with standing room only, as family friends and some people who never even met her paid respects to her and her family.

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