Howland – Ethel Theodore, 92, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 with her family by her side at St. Joseph Mercy Health Center.
She was born April 20, 1925, in Yorkville, Ohio, the daughter of the late Anastasios and Catherine Genos.
She was a 1944 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. She retired from the East Ohio Gas Company as a cashier after 14 years, she had previously worked at the House of Fashion in JC Penny’s in Downtown Warren and the Howland Local Schools System. Ethel was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Warren, where she was very active at the Church Sunday School as a superintendent. Ethel also volunteered many years at both Trumbull Memorial Hospital and Hillside Hospital and was a Girl Scout Leader. She enjoyed walking, shopping and her grandchildren which were her life.
She is survived by her husband Mike H. Theodore who she married May 3, 1953, two children Thelma “Teddi” (Gary) Humberger of Newton Falls, Michael (Laureen) Theodore of Howland, four grandchildren Rebecca and Mackenzie Humberger, Tiffany (Michael) McFarland and Nicole (Chad) Evans, six great grandchildren Sophia, Eleni, Demetrios, Aria, Michael Jr. and Blake, a brother James (Martha) Genos of Champion and a sister-in-law Pam Genos of Champion.
She is preceded in death by her parents, a grandson Michael T. “Mikey” Theodore Jr, and a brother Peter Genos.
Family and friends may call Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. with a 3:00 p.m. Trisagon and Monday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.
A service will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Funeral Home with Fr. Constantine Valantasis officiating.
Burial will be in Pineview Cemetery in Warren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Ethel’s name to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church 429 High St. Warren, Ohio 44481.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary sign the guestbook and send condolences to the Theodore family.
St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church
429 High St., Warren OH 44481