Friday, March 29, 2013

John Edmond Singleman (March 28, 2013)

John Edmond Singleman age 86, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 7:14 P.M. on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Heartland of Greenville. John was born February 27, 1927 in Hughestown, Pennsylvania to the late John David & Clara K. (Oberer) Singleman.

John is survived by his wife, Martha L. (Runner) Singleman whom he married June 15, 1948; son, Douglas Singleman of Greenville, Ohio; daughters & sons-in-law, Linda & Dan O’Brien of Grand Blanc, Michigan, Nikki & Barry Stevens of Wapakoneta, Ohio and Leslie & Don Rismiller of Russia, Ohio; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Bertke of Rossburg, Ohio; half sister, Jan & Mike Purdy of Rochester Hills, Michigan; and faithful dog, Daisy.

John worked for 33 years for the U.S. Postal Service as a rural mail carrier; he was the former Post Master at New Weston and former Officer in Charge at the Rossburg Post Office. John served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenville and Greenville Chapter of the Knights of Columbus. John was the former Mayor of New Weston, 1st long term care Ombudsman in Darke County and was the former President and Vice President of the Ansonia Board of Education.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church 233 West Third Street Greenville with Rev. Fr. John R. White celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Greenville with Military Graveside Services conducted by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Condolences for the family may be expressed through