Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
Donalee Sue Johnides, 86, passed away peacefully at 6:26 a.m. Aug. 6, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
She was married to Paul Johnides, a life-long resident of Wooster, who lives in Celina.
Also surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Jeff (Jenny) Johnides of Celina; daughter-in-law, Carol Johnides of Carmel, Ind.; her grandchildren, the joy of her life, Paul and Kristen Johnides of Noblesville, Ind., Jami (Zach) Priddy of Wake Forest, N.C., Holli (J) Ellis of Lima and Ali Johnides of Celina; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Patti Coulter of Dallas, Texas, and Thelma Edminston of Wooster.
She was preceded in death by her son, John Johnides; brothers, Sonny, Bill and Pike; and her sisters, Eva, Jenny and Pauline.
She was from Wooster, where she lived most of her life. She recently moved to Celina to be close to her family. She was the head of advertising at Rubbermaid for 25 years. She loved housekeeping, gardening, cooking for her family and spending time with her grandchildren.
A private family funeral service will be held at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina, the Rev. Matt Reynolds officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cross Roads Hospice of Akron.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.
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