The ‘Little Engine that Could’ finally couldn’t — Patsy “Patt” Crewe reached the end of her journey on April 30, 2018. The trip started on June 4, 1928 in Three Rivers, Michigan with her parents, Victor and Dorothy (Dean) Troyer. It took some chugging in the beginning but during her education at Michigan State University she met and married Robert “Bob” Crewe adding his engine to hers so they could share the trip. Three more cars were added in the 50’s: Janice, Marsha and Jeff. They slowed the train down, a bit, but enriched all the sights and sound of her married life. More cars were added with Janice’s partner, Mark Johnson; Jeff’s wife, Lori; her grandchildren, Jenine Monks, daughter of Janice; Alex and Rachael Crewe, son and daughter of Jeff and Lori; and great grandchildren, Greta Mae and Elliot William Romstedt, son and daughter of Jenine Monks and husband, Alex Romstedt. Her daughter, Marsha, brought an extra sense of humor adding much pleasure to the trip. It was a trip that included many stops. Bob’s 30-year association with the Coca-Cola company moved the family to various locations, having made many friends along the way producing joyful memories for the entire ‘Crewe’. Over the years Patt and Bob went on many trips with the Elderhostel program, traveling all over the US and Europe. The train has come to the end of its landlocked journey, for Patt, but the next one will be glorious as she travels to the stars, toward one star which was named in her behalf after one of her favorite sayings, “Trust Me”. Mother, we have trusted you, loved you and admired you. You have brought the family great joy, wisdom and so much laughter! In lieu of flowers, family suggests making donations in memory of Patsy Crewe to either Willow Brook Christian Village-Centrum, 100 Willow Brook Way, Delaware, Ohio 43015 or Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund, Inc. A gathering of friends and family will take place on May 19 from 3-5 PM at RUTHERFORD FUNERAL HOME AT POWELL, 450 West Olentangy St., Powell, OH. To send an online condolence, please visit www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com.
We are sad to report Weybridge resident David Leppert away on Thursday April 19 at home. David lived at 9232 Stratton Lane.
David E. Leppert, age 83, of Dublin, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018. David was a Hilliards High School Graduate Class of 1952 and a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps Reserves. He was a Supervisor with Westinghouse for 21 years and retired from John W. Galbrath and Company with many years of dedicated service as Southern Regional Manager in Nashville, TN. Preceded in death by parents Joseph and Mae (Nunamaker) Leppert, 12 brothers and sisters. Survived by sons, Stephen (Deborah) Leppert and Stanley (Mary) Leppert; brothers, Charles and Donald Leppert; grandchildren, Jake and Katie Leppert; numerous loving relatives and friends. Following David’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no formal services. Arrangements completed by the TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME WITH CREMATORY, Hilliard, OH. www.tiddfuneralservice.com
You’ll be seeing AEP Ohio in your area in the coming months as we begin installing new smart meters in your neighborhood. It’s a simple process of upgrading the old meter for the new, with a brief power disruption of only a few minutes. Your neighborhood will be notified by mail and phone approximately three weeks in advance of the meter exchange.
Your new smart meter helps keep the power flowing, improves response times and speeds outage repairs. After installation, AEP Ohio will no longer need access to your property to read your meter — simplifying the billing process by eliminating estimated bills. Your smart meter will also give you the power to manage and control your energy usage, helping you save money without sacrificing your comfort.
You can go to the AEP website for more information on the Smart Meters program. There is also a video on that site showing just how easy the new smart meter is to install.
Did you know there are both laws and rules on the books about how you handle your pet in Dublin, in Muirfield, and therefore in Weybridge, too?
City of Dublin code specifically states dogs must be kept “under control” when off leash in public areas, or must otherwise be on a leash. They don’t mention cats being on a leash because… you know… they’re cats.
Similarly, you may have seen repeated email reminders from Muirfield Village that pet owners — especially folks walking their pets — are required to pick up after their pets when they do their business, if you know what we mean.
These rules and laws are in place to keep Weybridge (and Muirfield, and Dublin) clean and presentable, as well as safe for the pets, kids, and everyone else enjoying our common areas, walking trails, yards, and so forth.
So please: leash your cat — or dog — or keep them under control, but also be sure to clean up after them. Your neighbors will thank you!