Ann P. Sarchet

| August 21, 2013

Ann P. Sarchet, 90, of West Lafayette, passed away on Tuesday morning, Aug. 20, in the Autumn Extended Health Care Facility, Walnut St., Coshocton.

Ann was born in Blanchester, Ohio on Aug. 23, 1922, a daughter of the late Richard Eugene and Gertrude Collins Starkey. Ann was employed as an assembler at General Electric, Newcomerstown (Ohio Coil Division), for many years before her retirement in 1987. She participated in the bowling leagues at Cy Young Lanes, Newcomerstown, for many years and enjoyed quilting as a favorite hobby.

In addition to her parents, Ann was preceded in death by her first husband, N. Jay Musselman, Bakersville, who died on March 26, 1977, and whom she married on Nov. 11, 1948. Also deceased are a step great-granddaughter, three brothers, Orville Starkey, Richard Starkey, and John Starkey, and three sisters, Nellie Rhinehimer, Alama Jo McKirahan and Sherry June Starkey.

Ann is survived by her husband, James A. “Jim” Sarchet, West Lafayette, whom she married on Dec. 31, 1981. Ann also leaves a son and his wife, William H. “Bill” and Vickie Musselman, Bakersville, and three step daughters, Jackie Deddens, Amesville, Becky Harrison of West Lafayette, and Shirley and husband Jim Sells of West Lafayette. Also surviving are a grandson, Jason E. Musselman, Bakersville, a granddaughter, Danielle L. (Mrs. Gene) Howell, Bakersville, a great-granddaughter, Kaden Howell, Bakersville, 12 step grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, a brother and his wife, Walter and Norma Starkey, West Chester, and two sisters, Mary Frederick and Jeanette Barber, both of Lebanon. Ann also leaves her special Chihuahua, Charlie Brown.

To honor Ann’s requests, her remains are to be cremated. Memorial services for Ann will be held this Saturday, Aug. 24 at 3 p.m. in the Ourant Funeral Home. Friends will be received on Saturday one hour before the services (2 to 3 p.m.).

Burial of her ashes will occur later at the Coshocton County Memory Gardens at the family’s convenience.

The family is requesting that memorials be made in Ann’s name to the Salvation Army. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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