Friday, October 22nd, 2010
Julia Eggleston, 86, formerly of Toledo, died at 8:20 p.m. Oct. 20, 2010, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born Sept. 1, 1924, in the former Durant City, Pa., now James City, Pa., to John and Margaret Collins Rau. She married Lawrence Brown, who is deceased. She then married Arthur Eggleston, who also is deceased.
Surviving is a daughter, Barbara (Richard) Brackman, Maria Stein; a stepdaughter, Carol Valencia, California; four grandchildren, a stepgrandchild, three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She attended Oakdale and Waite high schools in Toledo. She retired from the General Motors Hydromatic Plant in Toledo where she managed the suggestion and awards program in the personnel department. She was active in Toledo Business and Women's Club, where she served as president. She also was a member of the Shriner Chanteretts, a Junior Achievement Adviser, a volunteer at WGTE Public Television and the Toledo Diabetes Association. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Maria Stein and the St. Ann's Sodality of the church. She also was a member of the Maria Stein American Legion Auxiliary.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Brenberger officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Sunday and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Memorials may be made to Grand Lake Hospice or the Diabetes Association.
Condolences may be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.