Bom-Wrapper

Ethel Gaines

Ethel Gaines

Saturday, October 13th, 1928 Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Ethel Gaines, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Ethel Gaines with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Obituary

Obituary for Ethel May Gaines (Deming)

Funeral service for Ethel May “Mazie” Gaines, 91, of Mentor, will be 4 PM Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, 4154 Clark Ave., Willoughby.

Family will receive friends 1-4 PM Sunday, prior to the service at the funeral home.

Ethel passed from this life on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 after a brief illness.
Born October 13, 1928 in Willoughby, she lived in Mentor most of her life.

Ethel did accounting for Hyprolap Finishing in Wickliffe OH, Gaines Industries of Mentor, AZ Gear in Tucson, AZ and was CEO of Samplers of America SAMCOA.

She was blessed with a loving family, including sons Larry (Barbara) Snyder and Steve (Nancy) Snyder; stepchildren, Chris (Dave) McNaughton, Cindy (Kurt) Meinch, and Kip (Diana) Gaines; grandchildren, Tim (Bonnie) Van Boxel, Dana Wojno, and Tyler Snyder; 15 step-grandchildren; great-granddaughters, Gabby, Kaitlin, and Megan; and 25 step-great-grandchildren. Other family include her cousins, Ray & Phyllis Deming; nieces Laura (Bruce) Singer, Cheryl (Fred) Stewart, Patty Deming, and Laura Deming. She was also cherished by friends Susan Loughry, Joe and Diane Galfidi, Tammi Reilly, and Ruth Bede.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Melvin Snyder and second husband, Frederick William “Bill” Gaines Jr. Her parents, Charles A. and Luella (Martin) Deming, siblings Glen and Helen and step-son, Jeff Gaines are also deceased.

Burial 12 PM Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Mentor Cemetery, 6881 Hopkins Rd., Mentor (section 25).

To send flowers to the family of Ethel May Gaines (Deming), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Read Less

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Davis - Babcock Funeral Home, Inc.
    4154 Clark Avenue
    Willoughby, OH
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Service

    Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 | 4:00pm
    Davis - Babcock Funeral Home, Inc.
    4154 Clark Avenue
    Willoughby, OH
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
    4:00pm
    Officiant
    Rev. Michael J. Currier
  • Interment

    Mentor Cemetery
    6881 Hopkins Road
    Mentor, Ohio
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Ethel. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Gestures of Sympathy

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo to your condolence?
Provide comfort for the family of Ethel May Gaines (Deming) by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Ethel May Gaines (Deming) by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist

Make Memories Last

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Ethel here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Loading...

Benefits to Ordering Flowers Through Heartfelt Sympathies

Send Beautiful Flower Arrangements

Ordering through us helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship. Through this service, a card with a picture of your selection will be included so you are able to leave a longer message of support to the family with your thoughtful gesture. Also included is a photo of your arrangement and message which will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website.

The Heartfelt Sympathies Difference:
  • Your flower arrangement will be hand-delivered by a local florist.
  • Choose to send to the service, funeral home, or family's home.
  • Your selected arrangement will be archived in this memorial tribute website in perpetuity.

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Honoring A Life: A Thoughtful Gesture with Global Benefits

Memorial Trees by Honoring A Life

When you choose to have a memorial tree planted for your loved one, you are doing more than simply putting a plant in the ground. You are making a long-term commitment to the environment, and implanting the memories of your loved one in our planet for countless years to come. A memorial tree is a unique tribute that provides global benefits like no other gift could.

What You Receive:
  • A memorial tree planted in the area of greatest need, according to the planting schedule of the American Forests Organization and the Canadian Institute of Forestry.
  • A memorial card to be sent to your home or a person of your choosing which demonstrates the gift you have given.
  • Your name and message listed in this online memorial, and on the honoringalife.org website. (See sample memorial)
Share by: