A. Corinne Ogier
April 19, 1914 ‒ August 21, 2002
BUTLER: A. Corinne Ogier, 88, formerly of Main Street, Butler, died Wednesday evening August 21, 2002 in Colonial Manor, Loudonville, following a long illness.
She was born April 19, 1914 in Morrow County to Roy and Mabel (Shipman) Hershner, was graduated from Mount Gilead High School in 1932, and was a Butler resident since 1946.
Corinne was a homemaker and very talented and dedicated musician and piano teacher since she was 16 years of age. She had worked at various positions, as a school cook, a clerk with Strong’s Grocery and Jean’s Potpourri. She served as custodian with the Butler EUB Church, worked with George’s Furniture Store, made and sold ceramics for eight years and operated her own antique store The Small Store from her Main Street home for seven years.
Her first love was always music. She taught piano, organ, accordion, and most string instruments. She served as organist at many area weddings and accompanied many soloists.
She was a member of the Bellville-Butler Music Club since 1948 and enjoyed singing in the ladies quartets and playing piano and organ at church.
She was a member of Bryn Zion Baptist Church in Mount Gilead most of her life and in recent years joined the Bellville United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Gwyenna Lee and Chuck Lifer of Columbus, her son-in-law Dale Black of Butler; six grandchildren and their spouses Brad and Anne Black of Westerville, Bethaney and Andy Foltz of California, Belinda and Tom Young of Loudonville, Jennifer and Jay Endsley of New York, Laurie and Mike Peters of Dublin, and Amy and Chris Ventola of Dublin; and twelve great grandchildren Benjamin, Corey and Austin Black, Alicia and Andrea Foltz, Haley and Heather Young, Brianne and Colin Endsley, Steffanie Peters, and Josey and Maria Corinne Ventola.
She was preceded in death by her husband W. Everett Ogier on November 1, 1993; a daughter Sue Ann Black on October 9, 1987; a brother Wayne Hershner; and a sister Maxine Spayde.
A musical celebration in her memory will be held Sunday September 15, 2002 at 3 pm in Bellville United Methodist Church. The Bellville Snyder Funeral Home is serving the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to either the Bellville United Methodist Church or the Bellville-Butler Music Club.