Denise Ann Overmyer (1958 — 2019)

Denise Ann Overmyer

(1958 — 2019)

Denise Ann Overmyer, 61, died Nov. 5, 2019, in Hicksville, Ohio.

Denise was born Aug. 3, 1958, to the late Richard and Eleanor (Stawinski) Martonik in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania.

Denise graduated from Highland High School, Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania. Denise received her RN degree from St. Francis General Hospital after completing her undergraduate program at Penn State University. She earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing and her Masters of Sciences in health sciences from LaRoche College, Pittsburgh. She became a certified registered nurse anesthetist and worked the past 24 years at Community Wellness Center, Community Memorial Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Dupont Hospital and the Anesthesiologist Associates of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Denise married Paul Overmyer on June 26, 1998. Together they loved to travel. Denise loved to read and take care of her cats, whom she considered to be her babies. Even though she belonged to many professional organizations, the Noah Karacson Scholarship remained dear to her heart.

Denise is survived by her husband; two brothers, Richard (Marsha) Martonik and Kevin Martonik; and nieces and nephews, Jessa (Kevin) McKee, Jordan Martonik, Nicole Martonik, Eddie (Jodi) Tunis, Katrina Tunis, Cari (Chris) Savage, Sara (Tony) Diatta. She also has eight great-nieces and -nephews. She was also preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Faith Martonik.

Visitation will be at Smith & Brown Funeral Home on Monday from 1-7 p.m. and one hour prior to the funeral. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the Noah Karacson Scholarship Fund.

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