- Local Guide
Cecelia Margaret Subler, 96, of Frenchtown, passed away at 10 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013, at Otterbein St. Marys.
Cecelia was born on May 26, 1916, in Darke County, to the late Leonard “L.O.” and Margaret (Henry) Barga.
Cecelia is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald Subler and Marie Gouin of New Hampshire, George and Kathy Subler of Versailles, and William and Mary Subler of Moore, S.C.; daughters and sons-in-law Joan and Jerry Knapke of Hamler, and Jayne and Mike Schlater of St. Marys; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law James and Carolyn Barga of Versailles, and Robert and JoAnn Barga of Tipton, Ind.; sisters and brother-in-law, Rosella Braun of Coldwater, and Martha and Tom Murphy of Piqua; sisters-in-law, Alma Kissinger of Versailles, and Ruth Monnin of Beavercreek; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Cecelia was also preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Franklin Subler on Oct. 6, 1987, whom she married on June 29, 1940; brothers, Gerald “Cy”, Francis “Bill” and Luke Barga; and sister, Mildred Thobe.
Cecelia was a homemaker. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Frenchtown and St. Ann Sodality.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Frenchtown, the Rev. Fr. David Vincent, officiant.
Burial will follow in Holy Family Cemetery in Frenchtown.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grand Lake Hospice in St. Marys, or Versailles Emergency Medical Services.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through ZecharBailey.com.