Obituaries for Hoening Funeral Home Obituary for Watson E. McCrayWatson E. McCray, age 62, of Alvada, died Monday, March 2 at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center. Services are pending. MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at for Kwong Pui YuKwong Pui Yu, 74, of Fostoria, passed away Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born July 29, 1940 in Taishen, China. His father, Pak Wo Yu is deceased and his mother, Yuet Tai Yung survives in New Zealand. He married Lai Chun “Jean” Wong in 1970 in Hong Kong, and she survives in Fostoria. Also surviving are two sons, Ming Fai (Stephanie) Yu, Findlay and Andrew Jungfai (Kim) Yu, Chicago, Ill.; four grandchildren, Sophia, Nadia, Ella and Asher Yu; and a sister, May Ying Yu, New Zealand. He was also preceded in death by his grandfather, Lim Young. Kwong was seven years old when his father passed away, and he began at an early age to provide for his family. He moved to the United States in June of 1972 at the age of 32. In 1978 he became the co owner of Golden Crown Chinese Restaurant in Port Clinton. In 1982 became co owner of the Golden Crown Chinese Restaurant in Tiffin, and then from 1986-2007 the owner of Hong Kong Restaurant, Fostoria. He will be remembered as a hard worker who sacrificed for his family. He was a humble man, who was dearly loved and will be missed by his family. Private family funeral services will take place Thursday at HOENING FUNERAL HOME, Fostoria with Reverend Kevin Rusk presiding. Burial will follow at The Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to “Friends of Meadowbrook Park” PO Box 309, Bascom, Ohio 44809. Online expressions of sympathy and shared memories may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com for Tracy C. BrowningTracy C. Browning, age 58, of Fostoria, died Friday, February 27 at his residence. He was born March 12, 1956 in Fostoria to the late James C. and JoAnn (Evers) Browning. He is survived by his children, Tosha and Talore Browning of Urbana, OH, Fernando Browning of Oklamhaoma City, OK, and Terrell (Sherraine) Browning of Savanna, GA; four grandchildren; sisters, Gail (Ernest) Tucker of Fostoria and Roxann Browning of Fostoria; aunt, Addie North; and niece, Tadra Maragne; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Watson Browning; niece, Brandi Jackson; grandparents, J.W. (Martha) Browning and Pink (Jesse) Evers; uncles, James Browning, Paul (Barbara) Evers, Alfie (Nancy) Adams; aunts, Fern Martin and Lorine (Paul) Gaffney, Sr. Tracy is a 1974 graduate of Fostoria High School. He worked at Dow Chemical in Findlay for a few years, then later worked at InterMetro for a number of years, retiring in 2011. Though his name was Tracy C. Browning, he went by many names: Son, Brother, Dad, Friend. But the ones that made him laugh or smile were the Mayor or Barry White. He loved old-school music like Parliament and the Funkadelic’s and other R&B music of the time. You may have seen him driving his red SS Chevelle with black rally stripes or maybe with his buddies watching the trains at different spots come through town. Tracy never knew a stranger from the time he was born. He always had a smile for you, or words of encouragement and would do anything for anyone. He will be truly missed by all of his relatives and friends. Memorial services will be 1:00PM Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria. Service will be officiated by Minister Michael Burton. Memorial donations may be sent to the Tracy C. Browning Memorial Fund c/o the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at for MARIE F BARBARAMarie F. Barbara, 94, of the Point/Shoreland Community, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 26, 2015 while surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 3, 1921 in Toledo, OH to Anna (Kuebler) and Frank Whalen. She was employed by the former Detroit and Toledo Shore Line Railroad as a chief clerk. Marie's memberships included; Messiah Lutheran Church, Lotus Chapter OES, Past Matron of Harbor Light Chapter OES, Past President of District 6 OES, Dendarah Chorus, Dendarah Court #10, LOSNA, and Messiah's Quilters. At every church function it was well known to everyone that Marie's famous 'Gramma Cake' was to be one of the most delicious desserts to be had. Matriarch of a most wonderful family, her survivors include her sons, Joseph (Helenne) and Jonathan (Diane) Barbara; sister, Norma Brown; grandchildren, Jeffery (Jenny) Grabmeier, Joseph (Marge) Grabmeier, Lorene (Phillip) Eley, Linda (Frank) Agin, Lisa (Bobby) Kunkle, Joseph Barbara III, Jacqulenne (Floyd) Bass, Adrienne (Tony) Longoria, and Gabrielle Barbara. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 50 years, Joseph, Sr.; daughter, Marilyn Grabmeier; brother, Frank Whalen; and sister, Ruth Whalen. Visitation will be held on Monday, March 2, 2015 from 2-8 pm at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611 where an Order of Eastern Star Service will begin at 7 pm that same evening. Funeral Services will begin on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 10 am in the funeral home with Pastor Cindy Getzinger officiating. Interment will be in Historic Woodlawn Cemetery. Those wishing to make a contribution are asked to donate to Messiah Lutheran Church, 4703 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611 for the Mortgage Reduction Fund. www.jasinfuneralhome.com for Sarah Abigail O'Connor-Green Sarah Abigail O’Connor-Green, 27, of Sandy, Utah and formerly, Fostoria, passed away Tuesday February 10, 2015 near Bountiful, Utah in an automobile accident. She was born August 7, 1987 in Fort Worth, Texas. Her parents Richard and Tatiana Olga (Wainscott) O’Connor survive in Dillingham, Alaska. Also surviving are four children, Drew Keelin, Keri Green and twins, Michelle and Marilena Green; sisters, Jessica Ayers, Caiti O’Connor and Shari O’Connor; and grandparents, Robert and Marilena (Conzato) Wainscott, Fostoria. Sarah was baptized at St. Wendelin Catholic Church. She dearly loved her children and her family. She enjoyed spending many summers in Fostoria with her grandparents. Memorial Mass is 11 am Monday, March 2, 2015 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, with a luncheon following in the Parish Hall. Private burial is at St. Wendelin Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Church or School c/o Hoening Funeral Home 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, Ohio 44830 Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting for JERRY J. KROUSE JR.Jerry J. Krouse Jr., 73, of Toledo, passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Toledo. He was born January 29, 1942 in Toledo to the late Jerry J. Krouse Sr. and Pearl (Bland) Krouse, later Knittle. He was married to Gloria LaVasseur, she preceded him in death, and he then married his loving wife of 26 years, Gwen Gilman. Jerry was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served during the Vietnam Era as Military Police. Our nation gives respect for his service and is forever grateful. He was an avid boater, especially sailing, and a former member of The Jolly Roger Sailing Club. He was Past Commodore of Toledo Ice Boat Club and a Lifetime Member of the Toledo Ice Boat Club. He enjoyed fishing as well, and later in life following the stock market. Jerry had been a scheduler for Gen Corp, Toledo and had been a crane operator for Processing Technology also in Toledo. Left to cherish Jerry's memory are his wife Gwen; his three sons, Ted, Jerry "Jer-Jer" III, and Jason (Susan) Krouse; stepchildren, Jerry (Cindy) Sniadecki and Holly (Tom) Schlosser; two sisters, Patricia (William) Kuehling and Kathleen (Ralph) Horton; a brother, Kenneth Krouse; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and many nieces & nephews. He was also preceded in death by a stepson, Todd Sniadecki. A memorial visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo 43611. Jerry will be laid to rest privately in Restlawn Cemetery, Perrysburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be considered to The Humane Society or to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Online expressions of sympathy, fond memories or photos may be shared by visiting for RITA ANN BOGDANSKIRita Ann Bogdanski, 85, of Toledo, passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at the Toledo Hospital. She was born July 6, 1929 in Toledo to the late William and Frances E. ( Lichtenwagner) Reineke, and is survived by a daughter, Maryann; sons, David, Donald, all of Toledo, Robert, of Ft. Collins, Colorado, and Joseph (Kim), of Huber Heights, OH.; grandchildren, Lynden, Nathan, Michele (Michael), and Angela (Michael); great grandchildren, Marlee, Macy & Amelia; Brothers, William F. Reineke Sr. and Donald ( Diane) Reineke; several nieces and nephews; and friend & former daughter-in-law, Rose Marie "Ree" (Gary) Jackson. Rita was a 1947 Central Catholic High School graduate. Along with raising her five children she sold Stanley Home Products for 40+ years and retired from Jobst Institute in 1995. She devoted her life to meeting the special needs of her youngest son David, giving a voice to a child otherwise unheard. As well as David, her greatest joy in life was giving to others & surrounding herself with family gatherings and laughter. She was greatly loved and will be dearly missed. Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, 43611. Funeral services will begin at 6 p.m. the same day in the funeral home, Fr. Doug Garand, presiding. She will be laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery privately. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a contribution in Rita's memory are asked to consider Camp Courageous, Inc., a camp for youth, kids and adults with disabilities, 12701 Waterville-Swanton Road Whitehouse, OH 43571. Online expressions of sympathy, fond memories or photos may be made by visiting for HELEN BAUGHEYHelen (Banasiak) Baughey, 96, of Toledo, OH, died peacefully on Monday, February 23, 2015 at the Merit House. She was born on July 5, 1918 in Toledo, OH to the late Wanda (Sikorski) and Andrew Sokolowski. She was the owner of the Salt & Pepper Diner for 45 years retiring in 1993. She was a member at St. Adalbert Catholic Church. Outdoors was her favorite place to be; gardening or simple yard work brought her great joy. Surviving her are her granddaughters, Gayle (Matt) Heer and Dawn (Joel) Liske; grandsons, Frank (Melissa) Rodkey and Casey Rodkey; great-grandchildren, Ashley Heer, Andrew (Kim) Tolson, Chelsea and Shelby Szych, Jocelyn, Deven and Drew Rodkey; 4 great-great-grandchildren; along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Stanley; son, Frank; and 6 siblings. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 27, 2015 from 12-1 p.m. at St. Adalbert Catholic Church, 3233 Lagrange St., Toledo, OH with a Funeral Mass beginning at 1 p.m. that same day with Father Jacob Gordon officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Donations may be made in Helen's memory to the church. David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611 is assisting the family during this time. for Thomas VogelThomas D. Vogel, age 55, of Fostoria, died Monday, February 23 at Fostoria Community Hospital, Fostoria. He was born February 13, 1960 in Fostoria to Dean Thomas and Maxine Mae (Dreisbach) Vogel. He married Robin (Jeffries) Vogel on October 12, 1996 at Hope Lutheran Church. She survives him along with his parents and daughter Laci Mae Vogel, and sister, Elaine Mae Newman, all of Fostoria. He was a 1978 graduate of Arcadia High School and then graduated with a BS from Ohio Northern University in Computer Science in 1982. He was a Senior IT Specialist employed at Marathon in Findlay for over 30 years. Thomas was an outgoing, outspoken, detail-oriented person who was a great planner and provider for his family. He enjoyed boating and especially spending time with his family. Visitation will be Friday, February 27, 2015 from 4-8 pm at MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria. Funeral services will be at 11 am, Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the funeral home. Burial at Bechtel Cemetery, Van Buren. Memorial donations may be made to the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left at for MICHAEL E BOJARSKIMichael E. Bojarski, 36, of the Point/Shoreland Community, unexpectedly and tragically left this world on Saturday, February 21, 2015. He was born on January 15, 1979 in Toledo, OH to Cathy L. (Cupp) De Angelo and Michael P. Bojarski. Surviving Michael are his parents, Cathy De Angelo and Michael (Suzie) Bojarski; daughters, Olivia, Lillian, and Sophie; beloved mother of his children, Julie Honsberger; brother, Robert Krasniewski and sister, Missy Frederick. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Ottawa River Yacht Club, 5844 Edgewater Dr, Toledo, OH 43611 with Father Anthony Borgia officiating. Interment is private. Those wishing to make a contribution in Michael's memory are asked to send their donations to Cathy De Angelo for Michael's final expenses. David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611 is assisting the family during this time.