The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

May 17, 2013

Madeline M. Speer

Star Beacon

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — Madeline M. Speer, age 82, of Punta Gorda, Fla., formerly of Roaming Shores, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Tidewell Hospice House in Florida. She was born April 7, 1931, in Euclid, Ohio.

Madeline was a very active member in the Catholic Church and part of the Altar & Rosary Society. Along with being an avid gardener, she also enjoyed reading, boating and interior decorating.

She is survived by her husband, John Speer; children, James (Susan) Aitken, Suzanne (Shawn) Shannon, Thomas (Donna) Aitken, Mary Beth (Michael) Adams, Madeline Lee and Catherine (Ian) Westcott; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; 1st husband, David Aitken; sister, Mary Beuhner; brothers, Ted and Joe Owen; and a son-in-law, Bobby Lee.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday, June 15th, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 3049 St. Rt. 45, Rock Creek, Ohio 44084. Fr. G. David Weikart will be officiating. Final Resting Place will be in Trumbull Township Cemetery in Rock Creek.

Arrangements are being handled by THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 175 S. Broadway, Geneva, Ohio.

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