A gathering of family and friends celebrating the life of Samantha F. Steele, age 80, of Newark, will be held from 9-11 a.m. on Monday, April 10, at The Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service. Burial will follow in Williams Cemetery in Zanesville, Ohio at Noon.
Samantha passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Selma Markowitz Care Center (operated by Hospice of Central Ohio). She was born August 28, 1936, in Reinersville, Ohio to the late Joshua R. and Della (Martin) Steele.
Samantha was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be sadly missed. Samantha enjoyed working in her flower garden growing many varieties of flowers, especially her favorite, Violets.
She is survived by her son, Stephen F. Hutchinson; and a daughter, Brenda Lee Hutchinson
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Keith J. Hutchinson (2017); and a brother, Carl P. Steele.
Final respects may also be paid to Samantha's son, Keith J. Hutchinson who passed away on March 12, 2017. Keith will also be buried on Monday, April 10, 2017.
The Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral Cremation Service, 59 North Fifth Street, Newark, is assisting the Steele family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Foundation for Hospice, Post Office Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058.