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Christine Royster

September 13, 1940 - May 8, 2014

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:00 PM Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home

Visitation

Monday, May 12 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home

Christine Ellen (Matthews) Royster, 73, of Woodstock, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014 in Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.


She was born September 13, 1940 in Urbana, OH the daughter of Lewis and Wanita (Spear) Matthews.


Christine was a 1958 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School and retired as a Pension Plan Specialist from Professional Investment Management. She served the village of Woodstock as the Clerk, a council member and was also the Mayor. Christine was a former member of the Northeast Champaign County Fire District Board and a past member of the 4 Season’s Garden Club. She enjoyed genealogy, gardening and painting china dolls.


She is survived by her children, Barbara (Daniel) Mullin of Woodstock, Michael (Vickie) Royster of Woodstock , Shawn Royster of Woodstock, and Brian (Tim Terry) Royster of Columbus; grandchildren, Allison, Caitlyn and Danielle Mullin, Michelle (Dan) Hoffman, Lisa (Ed Minor) Royster, McKenzie and Madison Royster; 5 great grandchildren; step-children, Marilyn Eades, Mark Eades, Tammy (Roger) Gibson, Rick (Kim) Royster all of Mechanicsburg and Ron Royster of Columbus; step-grandchildren, Kurt Eades, Brandy Eades, Jonathon Royster, Annie (Kenny) Huffman, Abby Gibson and Michael Gibson; 6 step-great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Clista Jarrells of Vanceburg, KY and Bessie Royster of Latham, OH; a host of cousins and friends; as well as her dog, Woody.


Christine was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Richard Royster.


A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, May 12, 2014 in the FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home with Pastors Russell Street and Grant Cordell officiating. Burial will follow in Woodstock Cemetery.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Northeast Champaign County Fire District, PO Box 142, North Lewisburg, OH 43060 or to the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation (The Ohio Chapter), 2907 Lincoln Way E, Unit B, Massillon, OH 44646. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com


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Villa Angela Care Center - May 12, 2014

Please accept our deepest sympathy

Kurt Wheeler Tom Roeble - May 10, 2014

Our deepest sympathy to and your family !

Kurt Wheeler Tom Roeble - May 10, 2014

Our deepest sympathy to and your family !

Doug and Ann Hostetler - May 10, 2014

We are so sorry for your loss and wish we could be there for you all. We have missed you all so much these many many years. Now we will miss your Mom even more. We can only hope that the two “Chrissy Poos” will meet in heaven and catch up.
Much Love and Hugs Forever,
Doug and Ann

Doug and Ann Hostetler - May 9, 2014

We are so sorry for your loss. We missed you all so much these many many years. Now we will miss your Mom even more.. We can only hope that the two “Chrissy Poos” will meet in heaven.
Much Love & Hugs Forever,
Doug and Ann

Doug and Ann Hostetler - May 9, 2014

We are both so sorry for your loss. These past many many years we have missed you all so much and now we will miss your mom even more. We can hope that the two Chrissy Poos meet in heaven and will keep each other company. We love you all and will continue to cherish the good times.
Much Love and Hugs Forever,
Doug and Ann

Keith - May 9, 2014

Our deepest sympathy to your family
Linda and Keith streitenberger

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