Robert William Ascani
GLASGOW – Robert William Ascani, 54, of Glasgow, died suddenly Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at T. J. Samson Community Hospital. A native of Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Angelo and Elizabeth Campi Ascani. He was a machine operator at Akebono of Glasgow.
Survivors include his fiancée, Kathy Froedge; for 27 years they had been the love of each other’s lives; two sons, Jeremy Ascani and his girlfriend Kristie Hunter, and Tony Jones and his wife Mandy; one daughter, Leslie Soliderich; eight grandchildren, Delana Jones, Slade Jones, Austin Jones, Cody Jones, Jasmine Dowdy, Faith Dowdy, Leah Townley and Terri Ann Wilder; one brother, Joseph Ascani; a special cousin, James Wolfe.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Ricky Ascani, and one sister, Brenda.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Happy Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to help defray funeral expenses.
James C. Ballow
MUNFORDVILLE – James C. Ballow, 74, of Munfordville, passed away peacefully Oct. 16, 2013, at his residence in Munfordville.
He was originally from Louisville and was the son of the late Andrew and Pauline Ballow. James was a Navy veteran, a lifetime member of Bass Masters, a lifetime member of VFW Post 5421, a member of Valley Station Masonic Lodge and a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. He loved fishing, working in the yard, hunting and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Janice Ballow; a proud father of Bonnie Fontana, of Munfordville, James E. Ballow, of Nevada, Scott Ballow and wife Cindy, of Wisconsin, and Penny Armstrong and husband William, of Shepherdsville; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Danny Ballow and wife Karen, of Texas, Charles Ballow, Joseph Ballow and wife Lisa, of Florida; sister, Virginia Bickel and husband Frank, of Louisville.
Cremation was chosen and a memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Camp Ground United Methodist Church in Bonnieville. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of contributions to American Cancer Society. Sego Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements.