WOOSTER – Lois Bolger Egan, 83, formerly of Rocky River, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at West View Healthy Living.
She was born May 12, 1930 in Cleveland, the daughter of Edward and Mary Ruemele Bolger. She married Lawrence on October 4, 1958. He preceded her in death on November 3, 1993.
She attended Our Lady of Angels Catholic Elementary School and St. Joseph Academy, graduating in 1948. After graduation, she worked for the Navy Finance Center until her marriage in 1958. She was a devoted wife and mother, putting family before everything else. She returned to work in 1976, working as an administrative assistant for the Social Security Administration until her retirement.
Surviving are her children, Lawrence Egan of Fairview Park, Robert (Heidi) Egan of Rocky River, Molly (Joseph) Toth of Fairview Park, Elizabeth (Paul) Hamm of Wooster and grandchildren, Emily, Mark, Sean, Eric, John, Shannon, Megan and Carly.
In addition to her husband, Lois was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Robert Bolger and a sister Marilyn Bolger.
Services will be held Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Christopher Catholic Church, 20141 Detroit Rd., Rocky River, OH.
Her family would like to thank Dr. Liza Talampas, the staff and volunteers of St. Mary Catholic Church who embraced Lois during her years in Wooster, as well as the wonderful staff of Hospice for their assistance and care in her final days. In addition, words cannot express how grateful the family is for the care West View Healthy Living provided Lois these last five years. Whether in assisted living or nursing care the staff and volunteers at West View were incredibly caring, compassionate and loved her like she was family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Poor Clares, 3501 Rocky River Dr., Cleveland, OH 44111-2998 or West View Healthy Living, 1715 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Poor Clares, 3501 Rocky River Dr., Cleveland, OH 44111-2998 or West View Healthy Living, 1715 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at St. Christopher Catholic Church, 20141 Detroit Rd., Rocky River, OH
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