LEWIS CENTER, Ohio
Trina (Morris) Gutkoski, 42, of Lewis Center, Ohio, passed Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, in St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville, Ohio, of complications from influenza.
A graduate of Gahanna Lincoln High School, she attended The Ohio State University. Trina worked with Cigna and Nationwide Insurance companies as a medical claims examiner for more than 20 years.
She was preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Delores Gutkoski.
Trina was married 13 years to Steve Gutkoski, who survives. She is also survived by her sons, Evan, 12, Matt, 10, and Josh, 7; mother, Sharon (Denver) Hill of Whitehall, Ohio; stepbrothers, Dale (Jennifer) May, Danny (Brandy) May and their families; father-in-law, Philip (Jacqueline) Gutkoski of Port Clinton; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary Ann (Gordon) Hahn of Huron, Phil (Amy) Gutkoski of Perrysburg, Ohio, and Sue (Rick) Ohm of Oak Harbor, and their families; and many friends.
Trina volunteered for the many school and sports activities of her children. She was a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 10700 Liberty Road, Powell, Ohio, where Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today, with the Rev. Jeffrey J. Rimelspach officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. today at Catawba Island Cemetery, Port Clinton. Visitation was Sunday. Rutherford Funeral Home, Powell, is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to consider memorial contributions to The Steven Gutkoski Memorial Fund for the Gutkoski boys, in care of First Merit Bank, 1156 E. Powell Road, Lewis Center, OH 43035 or any First Merit Bank branch, in Trina's memory.
Condolences may be sent to rutherfordfuneralhomes.com