Sylvia Joan Wagstaff, 78, of Zanesville, died at 6:35 A.M. on Tuesday, June 04, 2013, at Autumn Healthcare of Zanesville. She was born March 28, 1935, in Zanesville, a daughter of the late Ralph Emerson and Edith Mary Bell Young. She worked at Sunrise Bowling Alley, and was a member of Pleasant Grove Methodist Church. On June 20, 1966, Sylvia was the first woman bowler to have a 300 game in Southeastern Ohio.
Surviving are her husband William “Bill” Russell Wagstaff of the home; a daughter Mitzi (Jeff) Mock of Zanesville; two sons, William R. (Dawn) Wagstaff of Saline, MI, and Richard (Gwyn) Wagstaff of Zanesville; granddaughters Jodi (William) Wolfe and Lori (Matt) Kreis of Zanesville; three great grandchildren, Kyle and Hayli Khune, and Liam Wolfe; a sister Phyllis Dunkle of Lexington; and two brothers, Steve Young of Port Orange, FL, and Larry Young of Zanesville.
A dignified cremation has taken place. A Private family graveside service will take place at Greenwood Cemetery, Zanesville at a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital, James Development Office, P.O. Box 183112, Columbus, Ohio 43218-3112
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