The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

Obituaries

March 6, 2012

Wilma Jean Warsing

MADISON — Wilma Jean (née: Barker) Warsing, age 81, departed this world to be with her Lord, parents and siblings on Monday, March 5, 2012.

Jean was married to the love of her life, James Warsing, on Jan. 11, 1967. They just celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary. Her three greatest loves in life were her family, traveling and shopping. Jean was born Oct. 22, 1930, and raised in West Virginia before moving to Ohio to raise her own family.

Being a homemaker gave her the opportunity to raise her eight children.

She was a loving mother and fantastic cook. She was known as the mom who could turn hamburger into steak and her incredible potato salad that her children fought over at the holidays. You could always find mom playing cards, doing her puzzles or reading her books and magazines.

She is survived by her husband, Jim; her children, Michael Casto of Florida, Barb Cole of Madison, Bonita (Harry) Cole of Geneva, Tina Creedon of Chardon, Russell Casto of Ashtabula, Mark (Niki) Casto of Ashtabula, Lori (Leon) Jenkins of Florida and Tim (Kelly) Casto of Madison; her four step-children, Jim Jr., Fay, Hope and Chuck; and her sisters, Betty and Violet, both of West Virginia. Jean was blessed to have enjoyed time with her 38 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; and one adopted grandchild.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Evelyn Barker; her siblings, Bud, Ina Leah and Lucille; her step-son, Richard Warsing; and her son-in-law, Glenn Cole.

Calling Hours will be held 4 to 7 p.m. with Service at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 7th, at the POTTI FUNERAL HOME, 2726 Hubbard Road, Madison, Ohio.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, a gift be made to the Hospice of the Western Reserve in Mentor for their loving care in her final hours.


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