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Community Care Hospice

1669 Rombach Ave.
Wilmington, OH 45177
Phone: 937.382.5400
Fax: 937.383.3898

Ohio's Community Mercy Hospice

1830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503
Phone: 937.390.9665

Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes

Chapel Hill
12200 Strausser St. NW
Canal Fulton, OH 44614
Phone: 330.264.4899

Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes

200 Timberline Dr. #1212
Marietta, OH 45750
Phone: 740.629.9990

Ohio's Hospice LifeCare

1900 Akron Rd.
Wooster, OH 44691
Phone: 330.264.4899

Ohio's Hospice Loving Care

779 London Ave.
Marysville, OH 43040
Phone: 937.644.1928

Ohio's Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties

5940 Long Meadow Dr.
Middletown, OH 45005
Phone: 513.422.0300

Ohio's Hospice of Dayton

324 Wilmington Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420
Phone: 937.256.4490

Ohio's Hospice of Central Ohio


2269 Cherry Valley Rd.
Newark, OH 43055
Phone: 740.788.1400

Inpatient Care Center

1320 West Main St.
Newark, OH 43055
Phone: 740.344.0379

Ohio's Hospice of Central Ohio at
The Ohio State University
Wexner Medical Center

410 W 10th Ave - 7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614.685.0001

Ohio's Hospice of Fayette County

222 N. Oakland Ave.
Washington Court House, OH 43160
Phone: 740.335.0149

Ohio's Hospice of Miami County

3230 N. Co. Rd. 25A
Troy, OH 45373
Phone: 937.335.5191

Ohio's Hospice of Morrow County

228 South St.
Mount Gilead, OH 43338
Phone: 419.946.9822

Ohio's Hospice


7575 Paragon Rd.
Dayton, OH 45459
Phone: 937.256.4490


11013 Montgomery Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45249

Nursing Honor Guard Recognizes Marilyn Stephens

Nursing Honor Guard Recognizes Patient for Career Commitment to Nursing

The Nursing Honor Guard at Ohio’s Hospice recently recognized Marilyn Stephens, a patient of Hospice of Central Ohio, who served as a registered nurse for 33 years with Bethesda Hospital after graduating from Bethesda School of Nursing in 1957.

Marilyn’s family shared stories of her dedication to nursing and caring for patients. During the blizzard of 1978, Marilyn stayed at the hospital and worked the entire weekend to ensure that her patients received the care they deserved. On another occasion, Marilyn returned to the hospital after her shift to assist in getting patients to safety after a bomb scare was reported.

“The timing of the ceremony was beautiful. She was alert and oriented that day and loved to reminisce on her experiences caring for patients and teaching other nurses,” said Cindy Clark, Marilyn’s daughter. “We still hear from nurses how much they learned from her and how they wouldn’t be where they are without her.”

Marilyn was not only a dedicated, compassionate nurse for her patients, but showed empathy to families and hospital staff as well.

The Nursing Honor Guard at Ohio’s Hospice recognizes patients who have dedicated their lives to the nursing profession. The Nursing Honor Guard provides Ohio’s Hospice the opportunity to show appreciation to fellow nurses who dedicated their lives to caring for the sick during vulnerable times in their lives.

“We are privileged to pay tribute to our former nurses who, through their selfless giving and compassion, have helped to make nursing what it is today,” said Kimberly Chupka, team leader of crisis care at Hospice of Central Ohio. “The Nursing Honor Guard is proud to acknowledge these former nurses and express our gratitude for their years of service.”

During the Nursing Honor Guard ceremony, active and retired nurses from Ohio’s Hospice dress in the traditional blue nursing cape, white uniforms and caps, and highlight the nurse’s career and defining moments. The ceremony includes the recitation of the Florence Nightingale pledge and a final call to duty in which the honoree’s name is called out three times to release them from service.

Honorees are presented with a Florence Nightingale lamp, pin, lantern with candle and a white flower. The lantern is a symbol of comfort, courage and lights the ways to modern, professional nursing. The flower symbolizes devotion to the profession.

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