July 23, 2016

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Frances Gower

Frances Gower, 87, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Rittman. Frances was born June 21, 1927, in London, England to the late Samuel and Anne Daniels.

She worked in surgical housekeeping at Wadsworth- Rittman Hospital for many years before retiring. Frances liked to cook and will always be remembered for her love of baking. She was a longtime devoted member of Calvary Baptist Church and later, Ambassador Baptist Church. Frances enjoyed traveling and adored spending time with her grandchildren.

She was the loving mother of Diana (Stanley) Johns, William (Paula) Gower and Deborah (Michael) Chaperlo; devoted grandmother of Tonia (Scott), Cori (Brian), Heather (Dan), Heath (Allison), Alex (Laura), Jackie (Ben), Michael, Lindsey and Sarah; dear great-grandmother of Katlynn, Madison, Makenna, Blake, Maddy, Lilly and Levi.

Frances was preceded in death by her husband, William Gower in 1995; and her sister, Stella.

Services will be held Monday, July 7, 2014, 2 P.M., at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Pastor Michael Decker will officiate. Burial will follow at Rittman Cemetery. Family will receive friends Monday from 12 until 2 P.M., at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44195.

Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com