Retirees Association


Donald C. Thomas
Feb 6, 2022
Don was an active volunteer with Hospice of Dayton and St. Leonard’s Retirement Community. He served as a founding leader of the Manistee Lake Association and worked with the Au Sable Institute on the use of biologics to preserve the lake environment. He will be missed for his witty sense of humor in any situation and his ability to bring out the best in people close to him. He died Feb. 1, 2022.
Gail Moddeman
Jan 31, 2022
Gail mentored many young nurses over the years and thoroughly enjoyed and contributed much to the nursing profession. She was a role model for many. Her ready smile and friendly attitude will be missed by all. She dies on Jan. 27, 2022.
William Woodall
Jan 16, 2022
William "Bill" N. Woodall, 75, died Jan. 10, 2022.
Mark Bogard
Jan 8, 2022
Mark Allen Bogard, 67, of Dayton, passed away peacefully Jan. 5, 2022, after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Anna Shumski
Dec 11, 2021
Anna was active in her church, Mary Help of Christians, helping with church bazaars, serving school lunches, and providing food for families and friends after church funeral services. She was an avid reader and enjoyed some great travel experiences including a trip to Hawaii and an Alaskan cruise. She died Dec. 5, 2021.
Jacqueline McHale
Dec 6, 2021
Jacqueline’s art was displayed in several exhibitions in and around the Dayton area. She also received an award from the city for a light sculpture that she created. She died in Carthage, N.Y., on Dec. 2, 2021.
Crete Vandeval
Nov 25, 2021
Because of her big personality, Crete Vandeval hosted many dignitaries including members of the Dayton Accords ending the Bosnia-Herzegovina wars held at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and performers at the Nutter Center including Cher, Kiss, Bob Dylan and many others. She passed away on Nov. 22, 2021, with her family by her side.
Eve Wolf
Nov 24, 2021
Eve Wolf lived her life with a profound sense of contentment. She liked to start each day with a run. She took comfort in her faith and was an active member of the Dayton Jewish community. She died Nov. 20, 2021.
Edward Comer
Oct 25, 2021
Ed was a generous man giving of his time, talent and treasure to many organizations and institutions, including Covenant House Cincinnati, Boys Hope Cincinnati and Covenant House New Orleans. He died on Oct. 18, 2021.
Art Neff
Oct 19, 2021
Art Neff had a distinguished career in the Air Force and was proud to have served his country. He had a tireless work ethic and was dedicated to his career. His lifetime motto was to make a positive difference and leave each assignment a better place to live and work for those he served. He died Oct. 10, 2021.