C. Melissa (Croghan) Hohimer, 50, of Beaver Dam, passed away Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at the U of L Hospital. She was born on Saturday, October 15th, 1966 in Leitchfield, the daughter of Richard and Clara Mae (Mudd) Croghan. Melissa was a member of Pleasant Union Church. She was a certified EMT and a first responder at Daicel Safety Systems of America where she worked. Melissa was the first mascot at Southern Elementary School in Ohio County and was also their former site-based counselor. She loved to bowl, play softball, go fishing and watch U of L basketball. Melissa is survived by her husband of almost 27 years, Ricky W. Hohimer; her son, Isaac Riley Hohimer and daughter, Lindzey Marie Hohimer all of Beaver Dam; her parents, Richard and Clara Mae Croghan of Caneyville; one brother, Kevin Croghan (Amy) of Bowling Green; one nephew, Ty Croghan and one niece, Madi Croghan both of Bowling Green; her father and mother-in-law, James and Cindy Hohimer of Beaver Dam; four brothers-in-law and several nephews and nieces. She is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Elza and Mary Mudd and also her paternal grandparents, Herman and Ethel Croghan.Funeral services will be Sunday, March 12th at 2:00 pm at the Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home in Caneyville. Bro William Dodson will be officiating. Burial will be in the Wilson Cemetery.Friends may call at the Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home in Caneyville Friday after 4:00 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am until 9:00 pm and Sunday from 9 am until time of service.In Lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Team Mudd with Relay For Life.

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  1. Prayers go out to all of Melissa’so family. Melissa was the most unselfish person I know. She loved her family and friends with all her heart.
    Isaac and Lindzey were her world and talked about how proud she was to be their mother.

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  2. Kevin, I am so sorry for your great loss. I do know what it is like to lose a sibling. Big hugs to you and your family. Brenda

  3. I am so so sorry to hear about Melissa. She always had a full smile. You couldn’t look at her and not smile back, so sweet. God bless you all.

  4. She was always your friend no mater what! She never judged you, but showed kindness and love. She was a great bowler. I will miss her knowing I have lost a friend I could always call my friend. My the memories of her heal the family and friends broken hea

  5. We are so sorry about Melissa. She always had a smile on her face. We will keep you all in our prayers.

  6. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

  7. So sorry about your loss of Melissa. Prayers for strength and peace of mind and heart knowing that she is in a much better place now.

  8. We are so sorry for your loss and we pray that God fills you with a sense of peace that surpasses all understanding. Please know that your family is in our prayers and Melissa will always be remembered.

  9. Our family has known Melissa and her family for years. She always had a smile and a laugh…..was a very dear person. She will be sadly missed……God bless you all.

  10. Sorry we couldn’t make it for visitation. We are struggling with the flu, but getting somewhat better. Sorry of your loss. she will be missed by all. Thinking of you @ this time.

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