Mark Edward Stokes

Mark Edward Stokes, 45, of Pataskala, died Monday (June 3, 2013) at his residence.

He was born in Marietta on Dec. 12, 1967, to George M. and Brenda O’Shea Stokes. He was a 1986 graduate of Marietta High School and was in management in the restaurant business.

Mark is survived by his parents of Marietta; a daughter, Valerie Watson of Zanesville; two grandchildren, Payton and Piper; and siblings, Ray Stokes (Anne Marie) of Scotland, Bob Stokes (Cindy) of Lexington, Ky., Cathy Pullen of Charlotte, N.C., Miriam Moore (Randy) of Charlotte, N.C., Mike Stokes (friend, Jonna) of Marietta, and Sharon Huff (Brad) of Charlotte, N.C.; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

The family requests donations to St. Vincent DePaul Society or the Restoration Fund, both c/o St. Mary Catholic Church, 506 Fourth St., Marietta, Ohio, 45750. The Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home is assisting the family and offers online condolences at