Gladys I. (Rettew) Ake|
Gladys I. (Rettew) Ake, 81, of Akron, passed away Friday evening, April 26, 2002, at Essex Health care of Tallmadge.
She retired from the Brecksville VA Hospital after 25 years of service. She was a lifelong member of New Horizon Christian Church, as well as a member of N.A.R.F.E. and AARP.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, John W. Rettew, and her second husband, Gerald G. Ake. She is survived by a daughter, Judy (Gene) Brown of Uniontown; son, Paul (Barbara) Rettew of Akron; grandchildren, Michael Brown of Cincinnati, Gerald Brown of Kansas, and Patricia Howe of Hartville; and five great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Friday, May 3, at 1 p.m., at the New Horizon Christian Church, with Rev. Jeff Messner officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 12 noon until 1 p.m., prior to the service at the church. Final resting place will be Glennview Cemetery in East Palestine, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Horizon Christian Church Memorial Fund, 290 Dar row Rd., Akron 44305.
(Don Williams, 330-455-0387.)
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Published in Akron Beacon Journal on May 1, 2002