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Frances I. (Barton) Vidonic

June 2, 1931 ~ January 31, 2019 (age 87)
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Frances I. Vidonic, 87, of Bethesda, Ohio, passed away, Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Barnesville Hospital.  She was born in Jacobsburg, Ohio, June 2, 1931, daughter of the late Frank Barton and Thelma Cook Barton.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Harold Shepherd; brother, Everett Barton; and sisters, Evelyn Smith and Hester Hall.

Frances’ memory will forever be cherished by those who survive; husband, Charles Vidonic of Bethesda, Ohio; daughter, Janet Shepherd of Columbus, Ohio; sons, David (Tamara) Shepherd of Belmont, Ohio, James (Becky) Shepherd of Bethesda, Ohio; step-daughters, Charleen (Bob) Hatten of Moundsville, West Virginia, Mary (Brett) Klassen of Beaver Creek, Ohio, Suzanne Gist and Maggie Vidonic both of Wheeling, West Virginia; step-son, Teddy Vidonic of Martinsburg, West Virginia; grandchildren, Jaime, David, Nikki, Clayton, Matt, Carmen, Micah, and Alexus; three great-grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; and 12 step-great-grandchildren.

Frances was lovingly devoted to her children and grandchildren.  She was a long time member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Family and friends are invited for visitation, Sunday, February 3rd from 1:00 PM until the time of service, beginning at 2:00 PM, Patron Funeral Homes & Crematory Kelly Kemp Braido, 322 N. Main Street, Bethesda, Ohio.  Dr. Pastor Brian Bee will officiate.  Interment will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ebenezer Baptist Church, 309 Oak Street, Bethesda, Ohio  43719; Bethesda Public Library, 112 N. Main Street, Bethesda, Ohio  43719; or Belmont County Animal Shelter, 45244 National Road, W, St. Clairsville, Ohio  43950.

Those wishing to share their prayers, memories, or condolences, please visit: patronfuneralhomesandcremtorykellykempbraido.com.


Donations may be made to:

Ebenezer Baptist Church
309 Oak Street, Bethesda OH 43719

Bethesda Public Library
113 N. Main Street, Bethesda OH 43719

Belmont County Animal Shelter
45244 National Road, W, St. Clarisville OH 43950

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