Marjorie G. Milligan

| May 5, 2014

Marjorie Gladys “Marge” Milligan, 94, of Coshocton passed away at 11:10 P.M., Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the Autumn Extended Care Facility in Coshocton.

Born May 25, 1919 in Newcomerstown, she was the daughter of the late Brice Edgar and Verna Margaret (Scherer) Dreher.

A 1937 graduate of Keene High School, she had been an employee at various companies such as Simonds, Moore Enameling, Jones Metal, NCR in Cambridge lastly working 16 years with Edmonts retiring in 1983.

Marjorie was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Newcomerstown. She enjoyed being with her family and will be remembered as an immaculate homemaker and her love for flowers and crocheting.

Marge’s heart was broken when her only son Steven Rick Craigo died in July of 2012. Also preceding her in death are her husbands J. Willis Craigo in 1966, Carl Milligan in 1970, an infant daughter and a brother Eugene D. Dreher.

She truly will be missed from the family circle by a granddaughter Jaime Lynn Craigo of West Lafayette; two brothers Brice J. (Bernice) Dreher of Fresno, Billy H. (Donna) Dreher of Pataskala; three sisters Almena Hodges of New Albany, Irene (Vernon) Shriver of Nicholasville, KY, Maxine (Albert) Patterson of Delaware, OH; daughter-in-law Dianne Craigo of West Lafayette; step-daughter Lynn Ann; many nieces, nephews; and a special friend Paul Harstine of West Lafayette.

Calling hours will be held from 11:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M., Monday, May 5, 2014, at the Free Funeral Home, Coshocton followed by a Celebration of Life at 1:30 P.M. with Rev. Kenneth G. Hacker and Pastor Charles Warren officiating. Burial will follow at South Lawn Cemetery.

Memoriums may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 121 S. College St., Newcomerstown, OH 43812.

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