BARBERTON -- Lillian A. Eberhart, 89, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 15, 2012.|
A resident of Barberton for most of her life, she proudly served her country in World War II, as a "Rosie the Riveter". Lillian retired from Babcock and Wilcox as a cost account and cashier after 27 years of service. She was a founding member of Covenant Baptist Church for 43 years, where she was active in the choir and served on the Diaconate Board and Board of Trustees and was currently a member of Barberton First Baptist Church. She enjoyed volunteering for the Barberton Library, Barberton Citizens Hospital and Good Neighbors Soup Kitchen. Lillian was an avid sports fan, who especially liked the Cleveland Browns, the Barberton Magics and any team that Michael coached and Tyler played for.
Preceded in death by her husband, Robert C. Eberhart Sr.; cherished son, Robert C. Eberhart Jr.; brother, John Henezi; Lillian is survived by her grandsons, Michael (Megann) Eberhart and Martin Eberhart; she was dearest Nanny to her great-grandchildren, Tyler, Elise and Claire Eberhart and Rylee Eberhart; daughter-in-law, Sandra Eberhart; along with other relatives and friends.
"I Loved the Lord, my family and my friends. The Lord has been very good to me and I am thankful for the good life, I have had. The Best is yet to Come!" John 14.
The family would like to thank the "Home Helpers of Barberton" and Hospice of Summa for all the care and love they provided.
Funeral service will be held Monday, 10 a.m. at the Campfield-Hickman-Collier Funeral Home, 566 W. Park Ave., Barberton 44203 with Pastor Denny McDonald and Rev. Gregory Hogan officiating. Burial at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Calling hours Sunday, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Barberton Community Foundation, 460 W. Paige Ave., Barberton, Ohio 44203, Attn: "Eberhart Memorial Athletic Scholarship Fund", to benefit Barberton student athletes.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Nov. 17 to Nov. 18, 2012