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Denise S. Wiltshire

May 23, 2021


      Denise S. Wiltshire, 91, of Chillicothe, died 4:29 p.m. Sunday, May 23, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness. 

     She was born December 6, 1929, in Randolph, Vermont, to the late Clarence A. and Grace Straw. On December 30, 1949, she married Dr. James O. Wiltshire who died August 27, 2006.

     Surviving are sons, Daniel D. (Debra) Wiltshire, of Chillicothe and Michael K. (Ann) Wiltshire, of Port Townsend, Washington; grandchildren, Daniel Ryan Wiltshire, Danielle Marie Wiltshire and Jake Bartlett; a great-granddaughter, Halle Woodside; and a close loving friend, Karen Richardson.

     Denise was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church. She was a secretary, insurance adjuster and a homemaker.  Denise was an avid reader and loved doing her crossword puzzles.

     The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of her special caregivers for the wonderful care given to Denise and compassion shown to our family during this time.

     A private graveside service will be held Wednesday, May 26, 2021 in Londonderry Cemetery with Rev. Emily Corzine officiating.  There will be no call hours.  Arrangements are under the direction of the WARE FUNERAL HOME.

     In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Friends of the Library 140 S. Paint Street Chillicothe, OH 45601 or to the Ross County Humane Society 2308 Suite A Lick Run Road Chillicothe, Ohio 45601.

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