Last three Roper Employees at the Newark, Ohio Plant, Art Church, Willard Vaughn, Estel Frizzell, January 4, 1980.
This was March 1st, 1967 and at that time, the company was the Newark division of The Roper Company. The company made ranges for Roper, Sears and Whirlpool.
The Newark Stove Division closed its doors and the manufacturing was transferred to a plant in North Carolina. The Newark Plant continued to make
Sears lawn mowers.
Don Voris, left, and Frank Guanciale, present the very last range to roll off the assemebly line at the Newark Stove Company.