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Vonda J. Vance, 81

WOOSTER — Vonda J. Vance, age 81, of Wooster, formerly of Orrville, died Thursday, December 15, 2022, at Glendora Health Care Center in Wooster, following a short period of declining health.

Vonda was born on November 14, 1941, in Orma, West Virginia, to the late Herbert and Lydia Mae (Sampson) Butler.

She graduated with a degree in accounting from the Wooster Business College and worked as a Nurses Aide at the former Wayne General Hospital in Orrville.  She finished her career as a Resident’s Aide at Apple Creek Developmental Center for 6 years, retiring in 1983.

Vonda enjoyed crocheting, audio books on the BARD website, and spending time with her family.

Surviving are her son, Duane L. Vance of Wooster; brother, Dallas White of Berlin Center; and six nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Steve Vance; brother, Delmas Butler; and former husband, Harold E. Vance.

Friends may call on Monday, December 19, 2022, at the chapel at Crown Hill Cemetery, 1729 West High Street, Orrville, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.

A service will follow the calling at 1:00 PM on Monday, with Pastor Don E. Bolich officiating.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123,

Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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