|Birth: ||Sep. 26, 1920|
|Death: ||Jan. 5, 2011|
NEWTON FALLS - Effie May Blystone, 90, returned to her loving husband, Kenneth R. Blystone Sr., on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.
She was born Sept. 26, 1920, in German Township, Pa., the daughter of George Washington and Marie Snyder Utterback.
Effie was employed for 23 years as a department manager at Higbee's Department Store in Cleveland before retiring in 1979.
She enjoyed crafting, crocheting, sewing and baking.
Her husband, Kenneth R. Blystone Sr., whom she married Sept. 26, 1938, died Oct. 29, 1985.
She will be deeply missed by her son, Kenneth R. Blystone Jr. and his wife, Janice, of Silver Springs, Fla.; two brothers, George E. Utterback of Cleveland and Joseph Utterback and his wife, Flo, of Pittsburgh; three sisters, Rose Gralka and her husband, Stan, of Warren, Elsie Zollar and her husband, Dan, of Mentor and Linda Merriman and her husband, Donald, of Olmsted; a daughter-in-law, Carol Blystone of Niles; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, William H. Blystone; a daughter, Nancy Champion; a brother, Donald R. "Buzzy" Utterback Sr.; and two sisters, Frances Prokop and Jane Jone.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles with the Rev. Larry Wade officiating. Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Meadowbrook Cemetery.
Kenneth R. Blystone (____ - 1985)*
William H. Blystone (1942 - 2010)*
Meadow Brook Memorial Park
Created by: Nancy Jane Faulk White ...
Record added: Jan 21, 2011
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