Honor Mary “Rose” Pankuch

August 13, 1949 ‒ March 03, 2015

Centerburg, Ohio

Honor Mary “Rose” Pankuch, age 65, of Centerburg, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 13, 1949 in Fayetteville, North Carolina the daughter of Brooks and Honor Mary Rose (Davis) Peele Sr. Rose retired from AVI Food Systems at American Showa in Sunbury.

Rose was a member of the Colonial City Moose Lodge in Mount Vernon and avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes football team. She enjoyed traveling on long trips or just the simple drive to Scioto Downs or Hollywood, as long as she was with family and friends, Rose was content with either. Rose’s greatest enjoyment was spending time with her grandchildren and attending their sporting events. She was even known as the “traveling kitchen” during summer sporting tournaments, providing food for her grandchildren and their teammates.

She is survived by her children, Ronald Pankuch of Centerburg, Nadine (Bill) Carmickle of Sunbury, and Michael (Shanell) Pankuch of Utica, eight grandchildren, William and Tori Carmickle, Mikaela and Mackenzie Pankuch, Koltin, Brooklyn and Chase Pankuch and Nic Beeman, three brothers, Boyce Brooks (Barbara) Peele of Martinsburg, West Virginia, Felix (Peggy) Peele of Federalsburg, Maryland and Leonard Charles (Robin) Peele of Federalsburg, Maryland, four sisters, Debbie Denise Clarke of Fort Myers, Florida, Ruth Ellen Frye of Baltimore, Maryland, Lucille (Jerry) Maynor of Englewood, Tennessee and Florence Ester (Mark) Loop of Dallas, Texas.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Ronald Pankuch and three sisters, Sandra Ann Dixon, Spring Thorpe and Auburn Lilly Hopkins.

Friends may call on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a funeral service will be held on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. Pastor Roger Crego will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

Memorial contributions in Rose’s name may be made to Hospice of Knox County.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Honor Mary “Rose” Pankuch.

  • Tori, I am so sorry to hear of Grams passing! Please tell your Mom and the rest of your family that I am thinking of them in this difficult time.

  • Mike & Shanell & Family:
    We were so saddened to hear of your mother’s passing. You are truly in our thoughts & prayers. Hold onto our Precious Lord & Savior to pull you through! He knows what you are feeling & is there to carry you through.
    Love you all so much!! Terry & Pam

  • Mike and Shanell,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We loved seeing her smiling face at the softball games. She will be missed!

  • Dear Mike, Shanell, and girls. So sorry to hear the news of the passing of your mom. Just know that Keith and I will be keeping you in our thoughts and prayers as you prepare to say “See you again someday” and in the days to follow. God bless all of you always. Love, Keith and Jona

  • I am so sorry to hear about rosie’s passing. She was one awesome lady. A very dear friend, I will miss her.

    Laurie Smith and sister Wendy Wagner…

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful woman an will truly be missed and always loved!

  • Ruth,

    My heart goes out to you and your family. If there is anything that I can do please let me know.

  • Nadine, Bill and Ronnie I’m so sorry to hear about your mother. Our hearts and prayers go out to you guys. Rosie was truly a sweet lady That I had the privilege to know. She will be really missed.

  • Bill, Nadine and kids I am truly sorry for your loss. Please let me know if you need anything. Rest in peace Rose, you will be missed.

  • Ruth,
    Please accept my condolences, and know that I am here for you during this difficult time.

  • She will be missed. A wonderful person and sister. Barbara and I pray that you children are strong and united during the coming days and years. Love you guys.

  • Nadine, Bill, Will and Tori,
    Our hearts go out to each of you and the entire family. We pray that you find comfort in knowing that Rosie is now at peace.
    We are here for you if you need anything. We love each of you dearly.
    Much love and deepest sympathy,
    David and Donna

  • Sending my love and prayers to the family. Aunt Rosie was a ray of sunshine and we are all blessed to have had her in our lives! We loved her dearly! Love all of you, Ann, Gidget, Haley, Hannah & Greg

  • Had the privilege of knowing your mom from the time you were young and all through your growing up years. Hope you know how special she was to so many people as well as her family. She will be truly missed but thought of often and always with a kind thought. Will always remember her smile and quick wit. Our heartfelt sympathy to you all. God bless and keep you. Gran and Pam Tuttle

  • To the family of Rose Pankuch,
    We of Hickory Lake Estate of Frostproof, Fl., express our sympathy in the passing of Rose who became a family member of our park at
    1640 S. Scenic Hwy, Frostproof, FL. 33843
    Rose was here for such a short time but was loved of those in our park. My wife and I grew to appreciate and love her as she became part our community here but also of Centerburg.
    We will be remembering the family in the days to come in prayer.
    With love, Fred & Sally Albrecht, minister and friend.

  • My heart is with all of the Pankuch family. Rose was an awesome woman, and I am going to miss our talks. Much love to each and every person who’s heart she touched.

  • Nadine, Bill and Family,
    So Sorry for your loss of Rose. She was such a sweet, funny lady.
    Sending thoughts and prayers to you all.

  • To the entire family… Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in your time of loss. For years I blamed God for taking my father from me, but through the years I have realized that my Father was just too good of a man for God to pass up… I believe the same with Rose. Take Care.

    The Oliver’s & Mercier’s

  • dear ron and family,our sympathy to all of you.love always,uncle bob and aunt rose

  • So sorry for your loss. I got very close to Rose when she worked at Shows. We talked everyday, I was lost when she retired. Thanks to FB we were able to stay in touch with each other again. I will miss you Rose! Loved you very much.

  • Family, Though I am not with you in person, I join you in spirit, during the celebration and remembrance of Rose’s life.

  • Ronnie, Nadine, Mike and my other family,
    Mom and I really wish that we could be with you in person. If we were there we would remember with you how great Aunt Rose’ laugh was and how much she enjoyed her family and friends. She always made me feel welcomed and loved.
    Please know that you are in my prayers so that your faith can keep you uplifted and with hope during these trying times.

  • Ron and family, very sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. She was always a very sweet lady and I enjoyed talking with her when she was at Showa. My condolences to you and your family and friends.

  • Ron, Nadine,Mike. So sorry to hear about your mom. She was a super person. She is now in the best place she can be. We will all see her again. May God bless you all in this time. If there is anything I can do please let me know… Wanted to come to calling hours, just started a new job this week and had to work. Miss and love you all.

  • So very sorry to hear of Rose’s passing. She was a special lady and had the best laugh and best sense of humor. I really loved working with her and getting to be friends with her. I will carry her memory in my heart. Thoughts and prayers to all of her family. We are very sorry she left you way too soon.

  • Nadine & Bill & Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & Prayers are with all of you . Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you. Jeremy, Barbara & Anthony

  • From Ginger Peele:
    Sorry to hear about Rose. Please let us know if we can help in any way.

    From Mandy McMillan:
    So sorry for your loss.

    From Lisa Warwick:
    My condolences to you & all the family members. She’s at peace & dancing with Ron right now. We have many happy memories of her.

    From Linda Yarbrough:
    So sorry ..so hard ..so young really …sincerely warm loving thoughts.

    From Lynette Croutharmel
    So sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers.

    From Bob & Barbara Peele:
    We are sorry for your loss. We will keep you and family in our thoughts and prayers.

    From Mike Peele
    I am so sorry for your loss. My Dad thought a lot of Rose and was happy to have had a chance to visit with her in Florida recently. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

  • Your mom was a wonderful lady and she will truly be missed. Our hearts go out to each of you. I’m so sorry we could not come to Ohio, but know we are praying for during this difficult time.