Laurie Starcher

January 30, 1959 ‒ June 30, 2021

Caledonia, Ohio

Laurie Starcher, age 62 of Caledonia, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Marion General Hospital.

Laurie was born January 30, 1959 in Marion, the daughter of Stanley Edward and Betty Jane (Saunders) Long. She was a graduate of River Valley High School. On March 15, 1977 she was united in marriage to Dave Starcher.

Laurie worked for GTE-Verizon until her retirement. She also was a dedicated homemaker and kept the home front running smoothly for the family. Laurie had a deep love for people. She was an extremely loyal and faithful friend, always concerned about everyone else but herself. Flea market shopping was a favorite pastime and when she needed to get away and unwind, Lake Erie was her favorite spot.

She is survived by her devoted husband, Dave Starcher; “daughter” Jamie (Josh) Wagner; grandchildren: Joshua and Alice Wagner; sisters: Melody (Steven) Speakman and Kimberly (Ricky) Comeaux; special sister-in-law Kathy Wilcox; uncle George “Cork” (Jane) Long; aunt to: Amy (fiancé Danny Murray) Ray, Steve (Jill) Speakman, Scott (Stacy) Speakman, Crystal Crissinger, Shawn (Krystal) Crissinger, Michael Welch, Jr, Tisha Welch and Ashley (fiancé William Quick) Welch along with special niece Nikki White; best friend Anita Gilliam and numerous great nieces and great nephews.

Visitation will be Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Snyder Funeral Homes, Gunder/Hall Chapel, 347 West Center St., Marion from 9:30AM to 11:30AM; funeral service will follow at 11:30AM with Pastor Russell Howard officiating. Guests are encouraged to wear your favorite OSU attire or anything purple.

The Snyder Funeral Homes are honored to serve the Starcher family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

  • I love you Aunt Laurie.! I know you’re loving this time with your parents and the sweet Lord. Keep an eye on us. Gonna miss you.

  • My deepest sympathies to Dave and all the rest of the family. The sky will be a little brighter now with a new star shining down watching over all of you. May you have comfort knowing she is being well taken care of in the hands of our Lord where there is no pain and suffering. May your memories sustain you. I know there are many. It makes me smile just thinking about her.

  • So sorry for your loss.Laura was a very nice lady as were her sisters. The Lewis Family

  • My Hugs And Love Go Out To Lauras Friends And Family A Wonderful Loving Lady Knew Her Most Of My Life.Prayers And May You Be At Rest .I Know Your Looking Down On Everyone Right Now Smiling.Got Reached Out His Arm And Smiled As You Made Your Journey Into Heaven Tell Everyone Hello. Such A Sweet Woman Gone And Finally No More Pain. Love Rea

  • Kathryn So sorry for your loss. Sending healing and strengthening prayers for you and the family.

  • My heart is aching for you David. Words can not express how deeply sorry I am. Laurie was definitely one of a kind! She would do anything for anyone and she told you what she thought. I will miss her and our occasional private conversations. May God bless you all and may the love we all share for Laurie help to ease our pain.

  • So sorry Dave, I remember how much Laurie loved my brother Vern Bollinger, and he loved her. Watched her grow up and them lost track until the church. Praying for you and your kids and grandkids.

  • My deepest condolences! So sorry for your lost! Dave, I’m so sorry to hear about Laurie! She will be missed!