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Gladys L. RosaGladys L. Rosa (nee Daniels), age 85, of Lorain, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2012, at her home, following a lengthy illness.
She was born on August 11, 1926, in Middleport, Ohio, moving to Lorain almost 60 years ago. She was employed at Lawson's for many years and was very involved with the PTA at Lincoln Elementary School.
Gladys was an avid reader, enjoying reading everything and anything. She also loved to cook for anyone, and for any event. She loved everybody, and had a special place in her heart, especially for children. In return, everyone who knew her, loved her, and was known as "Granny" by everyone.
Gladys is survived by her husband of 60 years, Venancio R., her son, Michael, of Lorain, daughters; Linda Adkins, of Lorain, and Valentina "Tina" Guevara, of Houston, TX, 7 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and her brothers; Robert, Rusty, and Alan, all of Columbus. She is also survived by her numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members, and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Emmitt and Flossie Daniels, a great grandson, Marcus Melendez, and her brothers and sisters.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 17, from 4-8 pm, in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, where her funeral service will be held on Wed., at 10:00 am. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.
Linda, we extend our condolences in the loss of your mother. We remember activities she worked on at Principe de Paz and are very grateful for all she did. May God comfort you during this difficult time.
Joe and Liz Delgado - April 18, 2012 at 09:56 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Granny we will miss you but at least now we know that you are no longer suffering.
Marisol Vasquez - April 17, 2012 at 02:52 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
We are so sorry for your loss.
Barb & Tom Layton - April 17, 2012 at 12:47 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
To the family of Gladys Rosa, I send our condolences. Miss Rosa, was much more then a neighbor, more then a friend, she was family, and I (we) feel the same pain as you. Gladys Rosa has always had a special place in my heart and always will. May God always be with each and everyone one of you, today and always. Linda Corbin and Family.
Linda (Corbin) Mckenzie - April 16, 2012 at 12:06 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
It is our wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to all of Gladys family. Gladys was a wonderful supporter of kids in South Lorain always eager to lend a helping hand. She supported the many activities at Lincoln School and grew to be a wonderful friend. Thank you Gladys for all you did for the KIDS. You were a true gift from God. Harry Guerrieri
Harry and Lydia Guerrieri - April 16, 2012 at 10:58 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Tina, you and your family are in my prayers.
Maria D. Alvarado - April 16, 2012 at 10:01 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Dear Tina, My prayers go out to you and your family on the loss of your dear mother. My God continue to bless and keep you. Sincerly, Novis Collins
Ms. Novis Collins - April 16, 2012 at 09:49 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
Patricia Douglas - April 16, 2012 at 09:42 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
sulma - April 15, 2012 at 05:11 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM