Alice A. Zitner, 87, of Stow Ohio, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Stow Glen Retirement Center in Stow.
She was born Sept. 24, 1926, in Cleveland, Ohio, to George William and Selma M. (Pennington) Aufmuth.
Alice married Martin Zitner in November 1950, and celebrated 50 years of marriage before his passing in December of 2000. They resided in Orange Village where Alice was employed by the Village of Orange as well as Allen Sales. In retirement Martin and Alice lived briefly in Willoughby Hills, Ohio, Kent, Ohio, and Lehigh Acres, Florida. After Martin's death, Alice relocated to Tallmadge in 2002. She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, the Ladies Guild at the Church and the Busy Sunshine Club.
She is survived by her son, David (Sandy) Zitner of Milan; daughter, Lynn (Mike) Lemon of Kent; and grandchildren, Nathan and Megan Zitner.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Selma Aufmuth; and husband, Martin Zitner.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Stow Glen Retirement Center for the care they provided Alice. Also, the support provided by Harbor Light Hospice was greatly appreciated.
Visitation will be 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Our Lady Of Victory Church, 73 North Ave., Tallmadge, Ohio. Memorial services will follow at 11:30 a.m., at the church, with Father Mike Matusz officiating. Burial will be held at Standing Rock Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pawsibilities Humane Society of Greater Akron, 7996 Darrow Road, Twinsburg, OH 44087, or the charity of your choice.
Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory are handling the arrangements.