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In Memory of
Darlene Mae Bradley
October 21, 1939 - February 10, 2019

Friday February 15, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Friday February 15, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Ms. Darlene Mae Bradley, 79, of Westerville, Ohio, was called home to be with our Lord on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at her residence. She was born October 21, 1939 in Gettysburg, PA to Raymond and Miriam (Harbaugh) Plank. Darlene was preceded in death by her parents and her granddaughter Malia Faith Thomas. Survived by daughter Ginger (Bradley) Thomas and son-in-law Adam Thomas; grandchildren Brooke Elizabeth, Dalton Christopher, Kaylee Summer, Hannah Kimberly, Isabella Grace, Seth Michael Steven, Sophia Hope and Kaleb Samuel; great-granddaughter Harper May Hix; love of her life and companion of 30 years Thomas Hyatt; and her beloved dog Cheech. Darlene served active duty in the USAF followed by a career of 30 years at the Defense Supply Center in Columbus. Mom, you have given me so much and asked for so little in return. Thank you for always being there for us, for teaching us, listening to us, helping and forgiving us, loving us, and always paving the way for us. We will work hard to reach the standard you set. We will forever remember all the joy and laughter we had together. We loved your open-mindedness and your ability to create art, making our surroundings more beautiful. We will miss your loving voice, kind heart, and your encouragement through all the difficult times of life. We will love you forever. You were magnificent. Friends may call Friday, February 15th from 5-7 p.m. at MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 7:00 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Nationwide Children's Hospital or St. Judes Children's Research Hospital. Condolences may be left at


Hugo and Ida Chocano

Feb 13, 2019

Most sincere condolences from the Chocano family.Our love and prayers are with you at this difficult time.


Linda Rano-Jonard

Feb 14, 2019

Tom and Ginger, So sorry to hear of Darlene's passing. She was a kind and loving woman and her family meant the world to her. I was glad to have known her and the world is a better place because of her. Thinking of you all.


Caroline Blanke Pena

Feb 15, 2019

Dear Ginger and Family, Darlene was a dear friend to my mother Susan Blanke for many many years... I am so sorry for your loss and am sending love for healing your heart of your sadness. She was a very nice woman. In lieu of flowers I will be making a donation to Children's Hospital as you requested. It is my pleasure to do so. Caroline Blanke Pena and family