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Harriet Kay Vogel

May 16, 1944 ~ August 14, 2021 (age 77)


Harriet "Kay" Vogel, age 77, of Pataskala, Ohio, passed away following a hard fought battle with cancer on August 14, 2021 at Licking Memorial Hospital. Kay was born May 16, 1944 to the late Arthur and Myrtle (Young) Chase in Portsmouth, OH. Kay enjoyed devoting her time to those with special needs and dedicated 13 years of service to the Heinzerling Memorial Foundation. She later retired from the Licking County Department of Education after more than 33 years. After retiring, Kay looked forward to volunteering at Tuscany Gardens in Pataskala. All who knew her were touched by her warm and caring personality. Kay was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family, hosting holiday gatherings, and helped others without hesitation. She will be remembered as being selfless and caring. Kay survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Durward D. Vogel; daughter, Marci K. Vogel (Kevin Lanning); grandchildren, Justin Ashworth (Heather Simon), Ashley McGrother (Adam Peach), Brandon McGrother, Deven McGrother, Hunter Lanning (Frank Pauley); great-grandchildren, Zaira McGrother, Benjamin Ashworth, Hazel McGrother, Simon Ashworth, Evelynn Pauley; many nieces; nephews; dear friends, Lisa (Eric) Tripp and Lynda and Tara Schaffer. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Gary McGrother; sisters, Rita Workman, Doris Riley, Helen Fannin; brothers, Fred Chase, Gary Chase. A Visitation will be held on FRIDAY, August 20, 2021, from 5 - 8 PM, at the Pfeifer Funeral Home, where her funeral will follow on Saturday, 11 AM, with her nephew, Bart McKelvey, officiating. Burial in the Saint Joseph Church of the Ascension Cemetery, Johnstown, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kay's memory to the Heinzerling Memorial Foundation. Online condolences available at

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August 20, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pfeifer Funeral Home
7915 East Main Street
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

Funeral Service
August 21, 2021

11:00 AM
Pfeifer Funeral Home
7915 East Main Street
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

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