LORAIN – Stella Rakich (nee Toth), age 94, of Lorain passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Avon Oaks Nursing Home in Avon, Ohio.
She was born on December 31, 1919 in Lorain, Ohio to Aaron and Stella (nee Trelay) Toth and was a graduate of Lorain High School.
Stella was homemaker and enjoyed baking and cooking, which she was excellent at. She loved her family and will be deeply missed by all of them. She was a member of the Hungarian Reformed Church of Lorain.
She is survived by her son, David (Barbara) Rakich, of Avon; daughter, Audrey (Frank) Horvath, of Avon; daughter-in-law, Denise Rakich, of Amherst; grandchildren, Kimberly (Dan) Lutz, Traci (Tom) Orlando, Eric (Carol) Rakich, Erin (Jim) Michalski, Tony Horvath, Jessica Rakich, and Jared Rakich; great-grandchildren, Kristen Butchko, Steven Komar, Vince, Lauren, and David Orlando, Maddie and Jake Rakich, Matt, Luke and Jake Michalski, Corey, Reese and Caden Horvath; brothers, Don Toth and Richard Toth.
Stella was preceded in death by her husband, Milan Rakich, in 1998; son, Randy Rakich, in 2013; her parents, Aaron and Stella Toth; and her sister, Olga Toth.
The Rakich family would like to express their deep appreciation to the staff of Avon Oaks Nursing Home for the excellent care and compassion that was given to Stella while she resided there.
The family will receive friends on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Road, Amherst where funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Peter Toth, Pastor of Hungarian Reformed Church of Lorain, will officiate. Interment will follow in RidgeHill Memorial Park, Amherst Twp.
Contributions may be made in memory of Stella to the Hungarian Reformed Church, of Lorain, 1691 E. 31st. Street. Lorain, OH 44055
Online condolences may be left for the Rakich family at www.dovinreberjones.com