HEATH: A funeral service for Virginia Ann (Matz) Appel, 76, of Heath, Ohio will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens.
Virginia passed away unexpectedly, Monday, August 27, 2012, at Licking Memorial Hospital.
She was born November 8, 1935, in Utica, Ohio to the late John and Frances (Matern) Matz.
She graduated from Newark High School in 1953 and married Carl F. Appel that same year. They lived in Texas while Carl served in the U.S. Air Force. Later Virginia joined the Payroll Department of the Newark Board of Education, retiring in 1999 with 22 years of service.
Virginia is survived by two sons, David (Baiba) Appel of Las Vegas, NV and Steven (Crystal) Appel of Colorado Springs, CO; two cherished grandsons, Miles and Matisse Appel both of Las Vegas; brother, Rudy, of San Diego, CA; sister, Betty (Frank) Logan of Newark, Ohio along with many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Carl F. Appel, Jr., who died in December 2010; two brothers, Otto and Robert Matz and sister, Frieda Valenti.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of your choice .
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