Marjorie A. King (September 5, 1927 – January 31, 2010)


Marjorie A. King , 82 of Zanesville , OH died 7:55 AM Sunday, January 31, 2010 at James Cancer Center Of Ohio State Univ. Columbus OH.

She was born Monday, September 05, 1927 in Dresden OH the daughter of the late Dr. Frederic J. Rohrbaugh and Lotta M.(Clum) Rohrbaugh.

She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and worked for Zanesville Municipal Court as Clerk of Court until her retirement. She volunteered at Genesis Health Care System, and was a member of Seniors in Action at Genesis Fitness Center. She was an avid Ohio State fan.

Marjorie is survived by a son Stephen (Cathy) King of Pickerington and four daughters; Susan (Ed) Ballenger, Patricia (Jay) Ardrey, Nancy ( George ) Rutledge all of Zanesville and Ginny Hetelle of Kenosha, Wisconsin. A daughter -in-law Patricia Klamke of Zanesville, A brother, Jack (Jean) Rohrbaugh of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., sister-in-law Sister Virginia King O.P. of St. Mary’s of the Springs, Columbus, brother-in-law Gene P. King of Columbus. 20 grandchildren, five great grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband William F. King who died Oct. 27, 1996 and a son Thomas W. King who died on Sept. 21, 1996.

Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8pm on Wednesday Feb 3rd, 2010 at the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave.
with the Rosary being recited at 3:30pm by Sister Virginia King O.P.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 AM on Thursday Feb 4th at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church 144 North Fifth Street Zanesville OH with Fr. Jordan Turano, O.P. as celebrant. Burial will conclude in the Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery, Zanesville OH .

Memorial Contributions can be made to the Muskingum County Animal Shelter or the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are being handled by the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave. Zanesville Ohio. To sign the online register book or to send a personal condolence note please visit

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