Ethel Gaines

Ethel Gaines

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

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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).

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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
    Rev. Michael J. Currier
  • Interment

    Mentor Cemetery
    6881 Hopkins Road
    Mentor, Ohio
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