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Shirley Vittorini

Nov 29, 1937 - Nov 21, 2023

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Brookville, IN

Shirley Louise Vittorini, 86, widow of Domenic Vittorini, passed away on November 21, 2023. Born in Gary, IN, she had been a resident of Hampton for 47 years and she was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Shirley was born in 1937 to Pete and Anita Sawochka. Pete was a steelworker and Anita a mother to three. Growing up, Shirley was a tomboy, keeping up with her numerous male cousins and her two brothers, John and Butch. Her passion was tennis, winning the city championship as a t...Read More

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Josh Poppa Brown

Nov 11, 1980 - Feb 17, 2024

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Brookville, IN

Josh (Poppa) Brown, age 43, of Brookville, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 17, 2024 after a long battle with Huntington’s Disease. He was born November 11, 1980 in Cincinnati, Ohio, a son to Donald and Melinda Kluemper Brown. Josh enjoyed fishing, chess, and wrestling. He was a huge fan of both Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with friends.Survivors include, one sister April (Larry) Gabbard, one brother Jessie (Tara) Brown, close friends Lori Scott and TJ Emery, significant other Sharon Schuler, nieces Brooklyn and Shaylin, nephews Peyton, Nolan, Evan and great-nephew Ashton. Also surviving are uncles, Phil (Cindy) Brown, Kenny (Linda) Brown, and John (Vicki) Waltz, aunts Jan (Harley) Orr, and Marcia (Jackie, deceased) Berry, and Amy (Tim) Mullin and several close cousins and friends he considered family. He was preceded in death by his parents.To honor and respect Josh’s wishes, cremation was chosen. A Memorial service for Josh will be scheduled at a later date. Memorial donations in Josh’s name can be directed to: Summerfield Health Care Center, 34 South Main Street, Cloverdale, IN 46120.To sign the online guestbook or to leave personal condolences, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Josh Brown. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Josh Poppa Brown, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.There are no gallery images.#recaptcha-container label {display: none}Upload a PhotoLabel: *Image: *Gallery:Obituary Photos Required Confirmation: Upload Gallery Image

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Joshua Alan Schwegman

Jun 14, 1982 - Feb 19, 2024

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Brookville, IN

Joshua Alan Schwegman, of Brookville, was born on June 14, 1982 in Oxford, Ohio, a son to Vernon “Ernie” and Phyllis Amrhein Schwegman. He was a 2001 graduate of Franklin County High School and attended Ball State University and Cincinnati State. He worked in CAD drawing and was an avid sports fan – particularly of the Bengals and IU basketball. Josh was known as the captain of the St. Peter’s Yacht Club, and he loved being with that group. He enjoyed woodworking, frying chicken, classic cars, swap meets, and listening to the love of his life, Shannon, sing. His other favorite music included Sammy Kershaw, Jimmy Buffett, Blackhawk and Shannon Amber. On Monday, February 19, 2024 at the age of 41, he passed away unexpectedly at his residence. Those surviving who will cherish Josh’s memory include his parents, Ernie and Phyllis Schwegman; sister and brother-in-law, Joni and Ben Goins; fiancé Shannon Jaehnen; niece and nephews, Hudson, Madelyn and Nolan Goins, and several cousins, aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Walter and Alberta Amrhein, and Orville and Marjorie Schwegman; uncles, Timothy Barry, Thomas Suding and Wayne Halcomb; one cousin, Jenni Biltz, and one of his best friends, Derik “Bub” Orschell.Friends may visit with the family on Friday, February 23, 2024 from 5 until 8 p.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 929 Main Street, Brookville. Fr. Vincent Lampert will officiate a Mass of Christian burial on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Guardian Angels Oratory in Cedar Grove with burial following in the church cemetery. Honorary pall bearers include Brian Munchel, Kyle Flaspohler, Brett Rauch, Ashley Meyer, Brett VonderMeulen, Kyle Holmes, Nick Tebbe, Ryder Orschell, Ben Goins, Hudson Goins and Nolan Goins, "he was blessed to have many friends."Memorial donations can be directed to the Bub Orschell Scholarship Fund by bringing to the funeral home or sending to Marty Orschell at 11162 Clover Drive, Brookville, IN 47012 or to the Holy Guardian Angels Cemetery Fund. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Josh Schwegman. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Josh Schwegman, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.There are no gallery images.#recaptcha-container label {display: none}Upload a PhotoLabel: *Image: *Gallery:Obituary Photos Required Confirmation: Upload Gallery Image

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Gladys Louise Rief

Feb 02, 1932 - Feb 10, 2024

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Brookville, IN

Gladys Louise Rief, age 92, of Brookville, Indiana died early Saturday, February 10, 2024 at the Brookville Healthcare Center in Brookville.Born February 2, 1932 in Franklin County, Indiana she was one of eight children born to the late Fred & Viola (Meyers) Rief. She remained a lifelong resident of Franklin County.Gladys worked for many years at the former Hearthstone Restaurant in Metamora, and had also cleaned homes.She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Brookville. In her leisure time she enjoyed reading.Survivors include her former neighbors and dear friends, Kevin & Beth Waltz of Brookville.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Dora Rief & Edna Holman; five brothers, Clifford Rief, Charles Rief, George Rief, Percil Rief, and Walter Rief.Pastor Kevin Waltz of Emmanuel Baptist Church, will officiate the Graveside Service on Thursday, February 15, 2024, 4:00 P.M., at Big Cedar Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be directed to Big Cedar Cemetery Association. The staff of Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home are honored to conduct services for Gladys Rief, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com.

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James Leslie Lainhart, Sr.

May 24, 1946 - Feb 03, 2024

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Brookville, IN

James “Baker” Leslie Lainhart, Sr., 83, of Brookville, Indiana, was welcomed into the loving arms of Jesus on Saturday, February 3, 2024. He was born in Belleview, Kentucky to his late parents, Eb and Allie Rose Lainhart. He is also preceded in death by his brothers, Clark, Wayne, Moody, Jessie, Jay, Dude, and J.R.; his daughter, Kay Lawson; and his granddaughter, Angie Michelle. Baker is survived by his children, Kenneth Knight, Jimmy Lainhart (Cathy), Cindy Phillips (James), Vicki Kirk (Eddie); sister, Della May Rowland; his grandchildren, Justin (Shannon), Nicole (Brad), Yalonda, Amber (Josh), Danelle, Johnathon, LeeAnna (Oscar), and James Thomas; his great-grandchildren, Phillip (Jackie), Taylor, Kelila, Makayla, Chloe, Daisy, Maya, James Alexander, and Scarlett; and his partner, Elaine Webb. Baker served his country in the United States Army. He loved serving the Lord and his church, Chappelow Ridge Pentecostal Church. Baker was an excellent musician and singer; he could play anything with strings. He was a retired Iron Worker and was a member of Iron Workers Local 44. He enjoyed fishing, going to yard sales, and loved the “free” table in his community. He was a strong man of God and will be greatly missed. Visitation will take place on Thursday, February 8, 2023, at Stith Funeral Home, 7500 U.S. Hwy 42, Florence, Kentucky 41042, beginning at 11:00 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Burial will immediately follow at Belleview Cemetery, Belleview, Kentucky. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.stithfuneralhomes.com.

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Maryann Rose Deffner

Jul 12, 1933 - Feb 02, 2024

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Brookville, IN

Maryann Rose Deffner, age 90, of Brookville, Indiana, died Friday, February 2, 2024 surrounded by family, following a yearlong battle with cancer. She was born July 12, 1933 to Walter and Cecelia Niedenthal Ortman at home in Brookville. Maryann married Dale Deffner on April 19, 1952 and they enjoyed 71 years together before her passing. She was a member of Saint Michael Catholic Church and was part of their choir for over 50 years. Maryann enjoyed the outdoors, planting flowers, watching the birds and butterflies, gardening and taking hikes. She liked a good card game, working jigsaw puzzles and being with family, especially entertaining her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and attending their sporting events. Coincidentally, she has two grandsons that share her birthday of July 12th.Maryann is survived by her husband, Dale; children, Debbie (Ed) Krause, Steve Deffner, Cathy (Ron) Feller, Dee Dee (Steve) Erhart, Mike (Marty) Deffner, Karen Kuntz, and son-in-law, Daryl Strohmier. Also surviving are 19 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, a brother, Ed Ortman, and three sisters, Rita Apsley, Eileen (Jim) Hyde, and Janie (Renee) Stivers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Ellie Strohmier, four brothers, Robert, Thomas, James and Joe Ortman as well as a son-in-law, Jerry Kuntz. Visitation is Friday, February 9, 2024 from 4 until time of Rosary at 7 p.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 929 Main Street, Brookville, Indiana. Father Vincent Lampert will officiate a Mass of Christian burial on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, with burial following in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to St. Michael Catholic Church or to the American Cancer Society. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Maryann Rose Deffner. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Maryann Rose Deffner, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.There are no gallery images.#recaptcha-container label {display: none}Upload a PhotoLabel: *Image: *Gallery:Obituary Photos Required Confirmation: Upload Gallery Image

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Tina Lynn Nunier

Apr 21, 1961 - Jan 28, 2024

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Brookville, IN

Tina Lynn Nunier, age 62, of Brookville, Indiana died late Sunday night, January 28, 2024 at her residence in Brookville following a lengthy illness.Born April 21, 1961 in Connersville, Indiana she was one of three daughters born to the late Earnest Ray & Dorothy (Reese) Phillips. On June 30, 1990 she was united in marriage to Dennis Nunier, and he survives.Tina worked for many years refinishing furniture and antiques. In her leisure time she enjoyed fishing and being outdoors.Besides Dennis, her loving husband of 34 years; survivors include two children, Mickey (Helen) Wilson and Jeremy Wilson all of Brookville, Indiana a step-son, Dennis John (Bev) Nunier of Sunman, Indiana; a sister, Melinda Burkhart of Brookville, Indiana; twelve grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Earnest & Dorothy Phillips, as well as a sister, Sharon Caldwell.Family & friends may visit from 9 till 11:00 A.M. on Friday, February 2, 2024 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville.Rev. Mike Holman will officiate the Funeral service at 11:00 A.M. Friday, February 2, 2024 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Brookville.Memorial Contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The staff of Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home are honored to serve the family of Tina Nunier, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com.

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Sylvia Huber Precht

Aug 16, 1933 - Jan 23, 2024

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Brookville, IN

Sylvia Huber Precht, age 90, of Blooming Grove, Indiana died Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at the Brookville Healthcare Center in Brookville following a lengthy illness. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be published as they become complete.

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Randy Lee Hofer

Jan 07, 1955 - Jan 03, 2024

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Brookville, IN

Randy Lee Hofer, age 68, of Brookville, Indiana died Wednesday, January 3, 2024 at his residence in Brookville following a brief illness.Funeral arrangements are pending and will be published as soon as they become complete.

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Joshua Aaron Chica

Mar 19, 2000 - Dec 30, 2023

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Brookville, IN

Joshua Aaron Chica, age 23, of Brookville, Indiana died Saturday, December 30, 2023 at his residence in Brookville.Born March 19, 2000 in Houston, Texas he is the son of Jeff & Sonja (Fernandez) Davidson. He graduated from Shelbyville High School with the class of 2018; and Aviation Maintenance School in 2020. He was currently employed as a aircraft mechanic.In his leisure time he enjoyed going on rides and listening to music, hunting and fishing; and spending time with his family and friends. Survivors include his parents, Sonja & Jeff Davidson of Brookville, Indiana; four brothers, Frankie Fernandez of Indianapolis, Indiana, Angel Villarreal of Whiteland, Indiana, Nick Villarreal of Shelbyville, Indiana and Chris Fernandez of Franklin, Indiana; his aunt & uncle, Sharon & Richard Rhyant of Trafalgar, Indiana.He was preceded in death by his grandparents, two aunts and an uncle.There will be a Celebration of Life at the Schilling Center, 900 Mill Street, Brookville, on Saturday, January 13, 2024, from 2 until 6:00 P.M.Memorial contributions may be directed to the Lupus Foundation of America.The staff of Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home are honored to serve the family of Joshua Chica, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences, please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com.

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Virginia Rodriguez-Sola

Sep 23, 1950 - Dec 16, 2023

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Brookville, IN

Virginia Rodriguez-Sola entered into God's eternal kingdom on December 16, 2023. She was born to Marcial Rodriguez and Maximina Diaz on September 23, 1950 in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Virginia devoted her life to raising her children and caring for her home until her children were grown. Afterwards she went on to become a CNA where she loved caring for the elderly and serving as a home health care specialist. When she started her cleaning business she knew that if she worked hard and took care of people she could achieve her goal of owning her own home, and she did exactly that. Virginia loved serving God's people in many ways. She loved singing in the choir at St. Joseph Catholic Church and volunteering with both the food pantry and community outreach. She was known to go to the underserved areas on the Peninsula and pass out food, clothing, and supplies to the homeless and those in need. Virginia was a talented baker and her children remember the wonderful cookies, pies, and cakes that she would make for them and friends. She was very crafty and loved to host in her home. Family and friends were always amazed by how she repurposed items into wonderful decorations and artwork for her home. Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, Marcial and Maximina; sister, Cecilia Rodriguez and brother, Enrique Rodriguez. Survivors include her children, Candido J. Sola and Veronica Sola-Ziegler; grandchildren, Karina A. Sola-Wright, Selena R. Sola-Wright, Brianna N. Sola-Grimes, and Javier A. Sola; sisters, Emma Rodriguez, Gladys Rodriguez, Norma Rodriguez, Ruth Rodriguez, Rosa Rodriguez, and Alicia Diaz; brother, Francisco Rodriguez; and a large extended family that she loved dearly. A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph Catholic Church on a date to be announced. Inurnment in the columbarium at St. Bede's Catholic Church will follow. Arrangements are by R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home

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