The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

August 27, 2013

Rachel M. Anthony


Star Beacon

ASHTABULA — Rachel M. Anthony, age 97, of Saybrook Township, Ohio, died Tuesday, August 27, 2013, in the Hospice Unit of the Ashtabula County Medical Center.

She was born Jan. 12, 1916, in Madison, Ohio, the daughter of Dan B. and Mary Ellen (Gifford) McMackin.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ashtabula. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, tatting, reading and genealogy.

Surviving are her son, John (Sandy) Anthony of Gilbert, Ariz.; a daughter, Allison (William) Cole of Ashtabula; and six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great- grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lee Anthony; and a brother, Jay McMackin.

Graveside Services will be held at Fairview Cemetery in Madison at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004.

The Ashtabula Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND CREMATION SERVICE, INC., 526 W. Prospect Road, Ashtabula, is in charge of arrangements. Guest book and obituary at fleming-billman.com and starbeacon.com.


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