Gertrude K Hornacek

Barberton, OH, United States

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Gertrude K Hornacek (Kochis)

Birthplace: Barberton, OH, United States
Death: May 01, 2011 (91)
Barberton, OH, United States
Place of Burial: Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Joseph Stanley Kochis and Ella Kochis
Wife of Joseph J Hornacek
Mother of Donald J Hornacek; Private and Private
Sister of Joseph Paul Kochis and Frank L Kochis

Occupation: Retired Hospital Secretary
Managed by: Frank E Kochis
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Gertrude K Hornacek's Timeline

March 7, 1920
Barberton, OH, United States
September 1926
- June 1934
Age 6
Barberton, Ohio, United States
September 1934
- June 1938
Age 14
Barberton, Ohio, United States
May 1, 2011
Age 91
Barberton, OH, United States

BARBERTON -- Gertrude K. Hornacek, 91, passed away May 1, 2011 at Summa Barberton Hospital.

Gertrude was a lifelong resident of Barberton where she graduated from Barberton High School and retired from the Accounts Receivable Dept. at Barberton Citizens Hospital after 18 ½ years. She was a hospital volunteer from her retirement until her health deteriorated. She was a long time member of SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church where she was a member of the Rosary and St. Anne's Society, until it closed. She was currently a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Gertrude was an avid card player, cook and loved to polka. She loved her grandchildren and enjoyed traveling and was also a cancer survivor. After losing her husband in 1981, his shipmates from the USS Mertz from World War II, became a great part not only of her life but of her family.

Preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; parents, Joseph and Ella Kochis; and brothers, Joseph and Frank Kochis; Survivors include her son, Donald (Zeny); daughter, Rosemary (Gary) Shannon; son, Mark (Margaret); grandchildren, Joseph, Anthony, Geoff (Jennifer), Nathaniel, Christian, Shannon and Benjamin, and anxiously awaiting the birth of her first great-grandchild.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, May 6, 2011, 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 4019 Manchester Rd., Akron. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Calling Hours Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the SILVA-HOSTETLER FUNERAL HOME, 1199 Wooster Rd. West, Barberton. Rosary at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Francis de Sales Church.