SHEFFIELD TOWNSHIP — Rose Ann Herl, age 71, of Dewey Road, Sheffield Township, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, June 22, 2014.
Rose Ann was born in Conneaut, Ohio, on Dec. 31, 1942, the daughter of Elwin A. and Charlotte (Dewey) Olin. She graduated from Kingsville High School, Class of 1960, and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio Northern University in 1965. Rose Ann married the love of her life, Russell Norm Herl, on Sept. 24, 1966, in Gageville.
For 40 years, Mrs. Herl served as a pharmacist at various hospitals, local pharmacies and drug stores in the Ashtabula area.
Rose Ann was a lifelong member of Gageville United Methodist Church, where she served as pianist for the church choir, Sunday school teacher and volunteer for vacation bible school.
She is survived by her loving husband, Russell Norm Herl of 47 years; daughter, Justine (Graham) Shearstone of Stetson, Maine; son, Richard (Darci) Herl of Holt, Mich.; brother, David (Elizabeth) Olin of Toledo, Ohio; and sister, Ida Mae Olin of Ashtabula, Ohio.
Rose Ann was preceded in death by her parents.
Her compassionate care, grace and heartfelt understanding touched many in the community.
Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m., Friday, June 27th, at the Gageville United Methodist Church, Route 193, with the Rev. David Blood officiating. Burial will follow at Gageville Cemetery.
Friends may call at the THOMPSON-SMITH-NESBITT FUNERAL HOME, 345 Main St., Conneaut, Ohio, on Thursday, June 26th, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Should friends desire, memorials in memory of Rose Ann may be given to the Gageville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 439, Kingsville, Ohio 44048. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home and Church.
Online guestbook and condolences available at www.thompsonsmithnesbitt.com and starbeacon.com.