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Edward C. Schockling

January 1, 1927 March 25, 2008
Edward C. Schockling
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Edward C. Schockling, age 81, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Tuesday, March 25, 2008, at his home. He was born January 1, 1927, on his family's farm near Fulda, Ohio, son of the late William and Lucy Schockling. He was a 1945 graduate of Caldwell High School, and while in high school, he enlisted in the Army. He was a World War II Army veteran. He retired from Central Ohio Coal Company in 1991, where he worked as a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of the United Mine Workers, a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church, Caldwell, and he had been a member of the Knights of Columbus for over 50 years. He enjoyed farming, and spending time with his family, friends, and his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Andrea Layne Massaro; two sisters, Eileen and Evelyn Schockling; and one brother, Ralph Schockling. Surviving are his wife, Carolyn A. Archer Schockling, whom he married January 19, 1954; his children, Joe (Marilyn) Schockling, John Schockling, Ann (Tom) Michel, and Barbara (Angelo) Massaro, all of Caldwell; two sisters, Lola Geldmacher of Lewisville and Betty Trinquero of Rockville, Maryland; one brother, Harold (Margaret) Schockling of Caldwell; six grandchildren, Matthew (Kathy) Schockling, Laura, Aaron, and Shawn Michel, and Mark and Morgan Massaro; and one great-granddaughter, Mikayla Lee Schockling. Friends may call Friday, March 28, 2008, from 2-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where a Christian Scripture service will follow visitation at 8PM. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be held Saturday, March 29th at 10AM at St. Stephen Catholic Church, Caldwell, with Rev. Father Thomas Hamm, Jr. as celebrant. A military graveside service will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Caldwell, conducted by the Noble County Veteran Services Organizations.
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