Marian V. Christman, 83, of Concord Twp., passed away Friday, April 25, 2014 at Heartland of Mentor.
She was born June 28, 1930 in Cincinnati.
Mrs. Christman was a waitress at The Sheraton in Mentor, The Mentor Inn and Denny's . She was an active member in AA for 38 years and sponsored many new members and after retirement she worked as a full time Nanny. She will always be remembered for her generosity and strong spirit.
Survivors are her children, Lynn Patmore, Wendy Waldruff and Tracy (Chris Thompson) Waldruff; step children, Linda Christman and Donald (Nancy) Christman; grandchildren, David Waldruff, Sandra (Randy Bock) Gasper, Deana (Luke) Scarano, Mindy (Jeremy) McGrew, Lance (Emmy Lampert) Waldruff and Sarah (Chad) Brooks; step grandchildren, Eric, Brian and Kevin Christman; great grandchildren, Douglas, Grace, Michael, Isabella, Ava, Jeremy Jr., Janel, Jillian and Devon; and her step great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Christman Jr.; children, Paul, Douglas and Gregg Waldruff; and her parents, Milton and Helen Cawrse.
A celebration of Marian's life will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Reception Center located on the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center Campus, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060. A time of prayer and remembrance will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday to conclude the celebration.
Contributions may be made in memory of Marian to the Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland 44110-2602. Donate online at hospicewr.org. Online obituary at www.brunners.com
Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8466 Mentor Avenue Mentor, OH 44060
Published in www.News-Herald.com on May 1, 2014