Gertrude House

Obituary of Gertrude House

Gertrude Edna House, age 94 formerly of Kirtland and Cleveland Hts. died on July 16, 2017 at Briar Cliff in Middlefield. She was born on February 16, 1923 in Swanton, Ohio to the late John and Addie Hawkins.


Gertrude will be remembered for her smile, easy-going manner, artistic talent, and devotion to her Lord, exemplified through faithful behind-the-scenes service at Cedar Hill Baptist Church and a 70 year commitment to its choir.


Survivors are her children; Bernice (Harold) Broadhurst, Phyllis King, June Myers, Dean M. (Barbara) House, Nancy (Douglas) McLean, Joyce House; 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren.


In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Robert B. House; sisters, Norma Whitmore and Rachel Quay.


Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 6-8PM at Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Ohio 44077. A service will be held at the Chapel at Crown Hill Cemetery, 8592 Darrow Rd., Twinsburg, Ohio 44087 on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 10:00AM.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44110-9915.