AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Gladys Schumacher, 92, passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017 at Humility House in Austintown.
Gladys was born in Winchester, Kentucky on July 24, 1925 to Henry and Martha (Hollearn) Martin.
During WWII, Gladys worked for the United States Department of the Navy as a secretary.
On February 15, 1947 she was united in marriage to William E. Schumacher, Sr. who preceded her in death in 2005.
Gladys was a woman of faith and embraced her Southern Baptist roots. She was a fabulous baker and sold her cookies and cakes locally for many years. Always a devoted mother, she continued to be her son Wesley’s caregiver after his health required constant care.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Brookfield, where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
Gladys is survived by her children; Doris Schumacher, Edward (Michelle) Schumacher, Jr., Martin Schumacher, Kevin (Darlene) Schumacher, David (Cheryl) Schumacher, Wesley Schumacher, Craig (Lisa) Schumacher and Paul (Lisa) Schumacher; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband she was preceded in death by seven sisters and two brothers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.