Mary Anne Kapper, age 95, passed away on January 21, 2018.
Born in Guffey/Mt. Jewett, Pa., she lived in the Suffield/Brimfield areas most of her life. Mary Anne was employed at Akron City Hospital for over 20 years, and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Kent. She enjoyed gardening, watching birds, knitting and crocheting.
Preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Alfred E.; two brothers and two sisters, she is survived by sister, Gertrude Gobbel; son, James A. (Judy); daughters, Marilyn J. (Joseph) Pope, Margaret E. Kavali and Diane L. (Ray) Sterner; grandchildren, Tammy, Nadia, Amy, Hannah, Bethanie, Rachel, Joey, Kevin, Jennifer and Michael; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Family and friends will be received Thursday, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home, 547 Canton Road (Route 91), Akron (Ellet), Ohio 44312. Funeral service will be held Friday, 10:30 a.m., with visitation one hour prior, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, 600 S. Water Street, Kent, Ohio 44240 with Pastor Douglas Fidler officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Park. The family suggests memorials to the Trinity Lutheran Church Building Fund at the address above; or the Alzheimer’s Association, 70 W. Streetsboro Street, Suite 201, Hudson, OH 44236.
(Hopkins Lawver, AKRON, 330-733-6271)