Ann C. Halfen, (nee Acquarone) died June 10, 2013 at Bath Manor.
Ann was born July 17, 1928 in Baltimore, Md., and lived most of her life in Akron where her parents moved when she was a young child. She attended Fairlawn Grade School, Buchtel High School and graduated in 1951 from The University of Akron. In later years, Ann attended The University of Minnesota
where she began work on a Master's degree in Library Science. Ann completed that degree at Kent State University and obtained her teacher's certificate. She worked at The University of Minnesota's library, Dover High School in Dover, Ohio and then had a 25 year career with the Akron Public Schools as a school librarian at West Junior High School and Garfield High School.
Ann is survived by her children, Janice (John) Ashley of Green, Barbara Halfen of Akron, Robert (partner, Jane Wyatt) Halfen of Green; and her sister-in-law, Joyce Root of Jenkintown, Pa. She was predeceased by one son who died in infancy, Richard C. Halfen; and her former husband, Robert C. Halfen.
Per Ann's wishes, cremation has taken place. No services will be held. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to all the caregivers at both Bath Manor and the Hospice of Summa for their wonderful care of their mother during these past months. Their compassion, concern and support was deeply appreciated. If friends desire, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Summa, 444 N. Main St., (P.O. Box 2090), Akron OH 44398-6153. Please visit www.hummelcares.com
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