Elma Gunn

Obituary of Elma M Gunn

Elma M. Gunn, retired elementary school secretary, passed away peacefully on March 23, 2022 after a brief illness. Mrs. Gunn was born on November 9, 1937 in Painesville where she resided all her life. She was a 1959 graduate of Lake Erie College with a biochemistry degree. She was employed by the Painesville Twp. Board of Education as secretary of Buckeye Elementary School for 25 years. Mrs. Gunn was also a member of Urania Chapter #284 OES and Past Worthy Advisory of Rainbow for Girls where she also served as Aid to Dad Clark in 1955. She was a life long member of St. James Episcopal Church in Painesville. Mrs. Gunn was an avid sports enthusiast and enjoyed playing golf and tennis. Among her other hobbies were needlepoint and stitchery, as well as her love for the outdoors. Mrs. Gunn is survived by her husband, Walter, who she married in 1959 and 2 sons, Mark (Susan) Gunn and Dr. John (Susan) Gunn; and 4 grandchildren: Abigail, Jessica, Maxwell and Samantha Gunn. She is preceded in death by her parents, Stanley and Regina Fought. A private funeral service will be held at St. James Episcopal Church following cremation. In lieu of flowers, friends may make donations to St. James Church, 131 N. State Street, Painesville, OH 44077, or https://stjamesoh.org.