Catherine E. Claycomb, 96, of Medina, passed into the loving arms of Jesus on Thursday, January 2, 2014 to join her beloved husband, Galen M. Claycomb, who preceded her in death. Born September 14, 1917 to Albert and Minerva Arnold, she grew up in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. She had been an Ohio resident for over 63 years, and a member of the Medina United Methodist Church for over 50 years. She was a homemaker and a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
She was the beloved mother of Ruth Steirer (George deceased) of Lodi, Wilma Dunbar (David) of Hollister, Missouri, Linda Lambert of Medina; and Galen A. Claycomb (Cathy) of Litchfield; loving grandmother of Brenda Rambo of Columbiana, Mary Ann McMahon of Huntington Twp., Tim McCrea of Kimberling City, Missouri, Amanda Lambert of New Port News, Virginia, Cynthia Smelko of Litchfield, Sarah Shanno of Litchfield, Jenny Serina of Litchfield; great-grandmother of 20; great-great-grandmother of 10; dear sister of Melvin Arnold of Somerset, Pennsylvania. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Galen M. Claycomb; grandson, Mark Claycomb; two brothers; and four sisters.
Service will be held Saturday, January 4, 2014, 10:30 A.M., at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Dr. Dave Tennant will officiate. Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9 to 10:30 A.M., Saturday, at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Rd., Medina, OH 44256.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com