Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


WOOSTER – LYNDA SMYTH HORNAK (fka LONGBRAKE) passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016.  
She was born in New Britain, Connecticut, to the late William Hunter Smyth and R. Doris (Condon).   Lynda was a graduate of Jackson High School (Massillon), The Ohio State University, and University of Akron.   Lynda was a teacher and taught for 34 years, 27 of those years were at the Wayne County Schools Career Center.   Teaching was a part of her being.   She always found the teachable moments.
She is survived by her loving husband of 19 years, John R. œSam  Hornak, who did not leave her side these last months; son, W. Bradford Longbrake (Suzanne) of Canal Fulton; daughter, Jessica Graser (Dalton); stepdaughters, Abigail Hornak Rapp of Wooster, and Elizabeth Hornak DeLeonSoto (Andrew) of Erie, PA; grandchildren, William Hunter Longbake, Anna Bridget Longbrake, Samantha Graser, Tristan Graser, Grayson Rapp, Hayden Rapp, and Nora DeLeonSoto; brother-in-law, Robert DeMooy; niece, Becky Lively (Tom Price); nephew, Rob DeMooy (Kim) and great nieces, Rachel DeMooy, Emily DeMooy, and Sarah Lively.
In addition to her parents, Lynda was preceded in death by her sister, Cynthia DeMooy.  
A celebration of Lynda ™s life will be held on Monday, May 9, 2016, at 11:00 am, at St. James Episcopal Church, 201 N. Market St., Wooster with the Rev. Evelyn Manzella officiating.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of the donor ™s choice.
Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Contributions
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 201 N. Market St., Wooster

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