Mary E. "Betty" Golish (Beck), 93, of Mentor on the Lake, formerly of Euclid passed away Thursday April 3, 2014, at Parma Community Hospital in Parma.
She was born October 20, 1920 in Akron, OH.
Mrs. Golish was a registered nurse at St. Vincent Charity Hospital for many years. A graduate of St. Thomas Hospital nursing school she was a WWII U.S. Army 1st Lieutenant, who served in a MASH unit in France where she met her future husband. A loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She will be deeply missed by all who loved her.
Survivors are her children, Joanne (Felix) Golish - Arakaki and Dr. Joseph (Patricia) Golish Jr.; grandchildren, John Arakaki and Beth (Ryan) Ezzie, Matthew (Lisa), Daniel (Sarah), Brian (Kelly) and Molly Golish; great grandchildren, Brendan, Connor, Julia, Samantha and Paige and her siblings Mary Goepfert and Larry Beck.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Joseph Golish Sr.; her parents Leo and Elizabeth Beck and her siblings Leo, James, Richard and Ann.
Funeral mass will be held 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church 7575 Bellflower Rd., Mentor. The family will receive friends from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor. Interment will be at Northlawn Memorial Gardens, Cuyahoga Falls, OH.
Contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Beck - Golish to the Bath Manor 2330 Smith Rd., Akron, OH 44333.
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