Ellen Blazewick, 85, beloved wife, mother and grandmother went home to be with the Lord Aug. 29, 2010, in Barberton.
Born Sept. 26, 1924, in Alabama, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Bensko.
She has been an area resident since 1942. She was a member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church as well as St. Nicholas Ladies Auxiliary and the PLAV #32.
She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Ed; a son and daughter-in-law, Edmund II and Miriam Blazewick; sisters, Anita Frisby and Annie DeMarco; and beloved grandchildren, Stephen (Manu), Brian, and Kevin Blazewick.
She was preceded in death by a son, Stephen in 1993; brothers, John and Steve Bansko and sisters, Mary Schueller, Rosalie King and Katherine Denzinger.
Funeral services were held Sept. 2 at Anthony-Kertesz Chapel in Akron with Fr. Nicholas Wyslutsky officiating. Interment was in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman. Donations may be made in Ellen's memory to St. Nicholas Orthodox Church.