Genevieve Waid, age 96, died at home with her family by her side on Sunday, October 15, 2017. She was born on April 2, 1921, in Cleveland, a daughter of Katherine (Rubacha) and John Wozniak. A 1939 graduate of Deming High School, she was a longtime area resident.
On May 8, 1947 she married Charles Samuel Waid, Sr. and was an intricate part of running the family farm. A longtime St. Mary Catholic Church of Orwell member, she enjoyed gardening both flowers and vegetables, spending time with her grandchildren, and always had a cat in the house.
Mrs. Waid is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of forty-three years, Charles S. Waid, Sr.; a son, Charles S. Waid, Jr.; a sister, Joan Kowalski and two brothers, Stanley and Chester Wozniak.
Survivors include two daughters, Rosalie Hanson of Kingsville, OH and Kathleen Britton of New Lyme, OH; nine grandchildren, Arden, Charles, Paulette, Gary Jr., Timothy, Jodi, Kimberly, Carissa and Charles; seventeen great grandchildren and a great-great granddaughter.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 10:30 am at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 103 North Maple Street, Orwell, Ohio 44076 with Rev. John Madden officiating. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, October 18th from 6:00 pm to 8:00pm at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 134 Prospect Street, Andover, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church. An online guestbook is available at www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com
Published on October 16, 2017