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Rita Elizabeth Gill


Rita Elizabeth Gill, 76, of Valley City, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018.

Rita will be remembered most for the love of her family and friends. She also enjoyed traveling, watching TV and playing games.

She will be deeply missed by her husband, John Gill of 40 years; her loving children, Robert (Kim) Jeffers of Butler, Ohio, Ronald (Jody) Jeffers of Mansfield, John Gill of Brunswick and Jeffrey Gill of Strongsville; treasured grandchildren, Ryan, Johnny, Amanda, Angela, Paula, Michael, Mary, Olivia, Nathan, Chloe, Jordan, Aaron, Nathan; great-grandchildren, Adavia, Alex, Ella, Ava, Kaleb, Maddy, Harper, Jameson and sister, Cecilia (Steve) Henstridge.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Cecilia (nee Forgas) Zelenka; brothers, Andrew and Phillip Zelenka and grandson, Anthony Gill.

Family and friends may join the family to honor Rita's life on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from 4 to 8 P.M. at Waite and Son Funeral Home, 3300 Center Road, Brunswick. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 10 A.M. at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 1800 Station Rd., Valley City. Interment will follow at St. Martin of Tours Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Western Reserve (Medina County), 5075 Windfall Road, Medina, OH 44256.

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