Ella "Louise" Dewees, age 91, of Ashtabula, died March 19, 2017, at the Saybrook Landing.
Born April 9, 1925, in Wirt County, W.Va., she was the daughter of Okey and Edna (Pepper) Richard. Mrs. Dewees also lived in Painesville and Perry.
Survivors include her daughter, Sheila (Charles) McCormick of Ashtabula; grandchildren, Natalie McCormick of Ashtabula, Chris (Scott) Eastlake of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Charles McCormick Jr. of Columbus, Ohio; great-grandchildren Alexis and Aaron Eastlake; step-sons Richard Dewees of Ashtabula, and Stan (Dagmar) Dewees of Geneva; step-daughter, Theresa Mahalick of Ashtabula; four step grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Lester Richard of Ind.; sister, Lyla Kopshina of Fla.; and lots of other loving extended family!
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Kenneth "Jack" Mathess; second husband, Al Dewees; and great-grandson, Mathew Laymen.
Funeral service will be on Thursday, March 23rd, at Noon, in GUERRIERO FUNERAL HOME. 1550 W.19th St., Ashtabula, with Bella Care Hospice Chaplin Joshua Woodard officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, in Painesville. Visitation will be on Thursday morning, at the funeral home, from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Bella Care Hospice 1933 St. Rt. 45, Austinburg, Ohio 44010. Condolences can be made at guerrierofuneralhome.com
Published on March 21, 2017