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Marybelle (Hayton) Gergen
Funeral services for Marybelle (Hayton) Gergen, 86, of Newbury Township, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St. (Route 44, 500 feet south of Route 6/Chardon Square), Chardon.
Mrs. Gergen died June 5, 2003, at Blossom Hill Health Care in Huntsburg Township.
Born Nov. 5, 1916, in White Creek, W. Va., her family moved to Ohio when she was three months old, and she had lived in Newbury since 1948.
She grew up in Lodi and was a 1935 graduate of Lodi High School. She was active in many community organizations all her life. She enjoyed working outdoors, picking and preserving berries and apples as they came into season and sharing them with family, friends, and neighbors. She was a member of the Bainbridge Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Mrs. Gergen was a homemaker. Previously, she worked in the file department at Chardon Rubber Company for seven years. She also organized and ran the office of her husband’s design company for 20 years.
Survivors are daughter, Mary Lee Brezina of Newbury Township; grandsons, Jamie Brezina of Mantua and David (Joan) Brezina of Rochester Hills, Mich.; great-grandchildren, Grace, Gretchen, and Lauren Brezina; sister, Oma Wright of LaSalle, Ill.; and brother, Gene Norris of Ravenna.
Her husband of 62 years, Russel L. Gergen, died Aug. 13, 2002. Her parents, Pearl and Gain (Moore) Hayton; stepfather, William Norris; and brothers, Stanley Hayton and Ray Norris, are also deceased.
Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Glen Chadwick of the Bainbridge Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses will officiate at services. Burial will be in Munn Cemetery in Newbury Township.
The family suggests contributions to your favorite charity.
Information and on-line condolences at http://www.burrservice.com.
Near the top is Willard Workman and his wife Kylie (Norris) and their sons Prentice and Allie. Further down is George Norris, his son William, William’s wife Gaine, Gaine’s 2 kids from her first marriage: Stanley and Mary B, and Gaine and Bill’s son, Ray (mislabeled as Hayton), and Frank Cooper and his wife Tillie (Norris) Cooper.