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Medena R Hollis

d. May 6, 2017

Medena R. Hollis, age 78, of Andover, OH, died Saturday, May 6, 2017, at her home. She was born January 23, 1939, in Hartford, OH, a daughter of Frank and Elizabeth (Lahner) Whitmore. A resident of Andover since 1969, Mrs.Hollis was formerly of Williamsfield and Orwell and was employed at Jefferson Manufacturing for many years. She was a long time member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Andover, where she formerly was a member of the Altar & Rosary Society. Mrs. Hollis was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Andover. She loved to spend time with her family having picnics, shopping, going to movies, and playing cards, SkipBo, and Mexican Train with them. She was an avid reader; and enjoyed cross stitching, embroidery, and crocheting. She also loved to keep her yard well groomed. Mrs. Hollis married Richard L. Hollis, Sr., on June 23, 1956, and he preceded her in death on April 3, 2009. She is also preceded by her parents. She is survived by her two sons, Richard L. Hollis, Jr., and his fiance, Grace, of Fremont, Nebraska, and Mark A. (Carol) Hollis, Sr. of Andover, OH; her daughter, Cheryl A.(Lawrence) Shultz of Andover,OH; 12 Grandchildren; 25 Great Grandchildren; 5 Great-Great Grandchildren; sister, Janice (Robert) Allen of Waterford, PA, brother, Budd (Joyce) Whitmore of Salem,OH, sister, Sherry (Tom) Ohl of Middlefield,OH, brother, James Whitmore of Warren,OH; and many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 481 S. Main St., Andover,OH, with Rev. Melvin Rusnak officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Andover. Calling hours will be Thursday, May 11th from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 134 Prospect St., Andover,OH. An online guestbook is available at Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown,OH 44512. "It is what it is and we deal with what life gives us accordingly and get through it together."

Service Information


Maple Grove Cemetery

Andover OH


Thursday, May 11 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Andover
134 Prospect Street P.O. Box 1450
Andover OH 44003


Friday, May 12 2017
11:00 AM

Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church
481 South Main Street
Andover OH 44003

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