Viola Mullett, 88, of Sugarcreek, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at Greenridge Assisted Living in Millersburg surrounded by her family.

She was born in North Canton on August 20, 1934, to the late Henry and Lucinda (Coblentz) Hostetler and married Roy E. Mullett on October 11, 1953.  He died on August 1, 2011.

She had worked at both, the Amish Door Restaurant and Dutch Valley Restaurant, in their bakery.  She loved to serve others by baking for them and making homemade candy.

She was a member of Light in the Valley Chapel.

She is survived by her 6 children, Carol (Layden) Miller of Millersburg, Marilyn (Marvin) Hochstetler of Loudonville, Darlene (Jeff) Hines of New Philadelphia, Ed Mullett of Dover, Sheila (Sam) Hershberger of Stone Creek, and Rhoda (Merlin) Gingerich of Mt. Hope; 12 grandchildren, Melisa Miller, Justin (Valerie) Miller, Jeremy (Kenzie) Miller, Tishena Hochstetler, Tiana Hochstetler, Samantha (Donny) Beachy, Paulina (Zachary) Bailey, Grant (Abby) Hershberger, Garrett Hershberger, Terrell Gingerich, Allison Gingerich, and Emily Gingerich; 6 great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Mel (Bev) Hostetler, Mary Wittmer, and Henry Hostetler, Jr.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her siblings, Ervin Hostetler, Beulah Hochstedler, and Lovina Schrock.

Services will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 10:00 AM at Light in the Valley Chapel with Pastor Jimmy Mast officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.  Friends may call on Tuesday from 5-8 PM and Wednesday from 9-10 AM all at the Church.  Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek.

The family wishes to extend their heartfelt appreciation to everyone who offered care and support during Mom’s final journey. Special thanks to LifeCare Hospice and the incredible staff at Greenridge.  Mom learned to love and appreciate the residents and staff at Greenridge in the five months she lived there.  The staff at Greenridge and LifeCare Hospice all went above and beyond the call of duty, and we will always be grateful to you.

Smith-Varns Funeral Home

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