Lona C Gerth

  • BORN: September 27, 1938
  • DIED: January 11, 2018
  • LOCATION: Elyria, Ohio

Lona C. Gerth (nee Nalley), 79, of Elyria, died Thursday, January 11, 2018 at her home after a sudden illness.

She was born September 27, 1938 in Amherst and had been an Elyria resident for the past 15 years moving from Lorain.

Lona retired from Amherst Schools where she had worked as an aide and was currently working for Grobe Fruit Farm, Elyria.

She enjoyed volunteering at the APL, reading, jigsaw puzzles, cooking, playing Words With Friends, and especially enjoyed spending time with family.

She is survived by her daughter, Julie Gerth of Vermilion; granddaughters, Meagan (James ) Nickeson of Lorain and Rachel (Johnny) Macario of Vermilion; great-grandchildren, Brooke, Christian and Zakary and her sister, Diane Gremba.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Leone (nee Becker) Nalley.

The family will receive friends to celebrate Lona's life on January 17, 2018 from 4-6 pm at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street Vermilion Ohio.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035.

Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.

family will receive friends to celebrate Lona's life
  • January 17, 2018
    4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Riddle Funeral Home
  • 5345 South Street
  • Vermilion, OH 44089
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“ Dear Diane,We are so sorry to learn of Lona's passing. May God comfort and bless you and your family in the death of your dear sister.Love, Muzz and...Read More »

Posted by: Ron-Arlene Towne - Amherst, OH

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