The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

September 4, 2013

Della M. Laing

Star Beacon

MADISON — Della M. Laing, age 80, of Madison, Ohio, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at home surrounded by her family.

She was born April 5, 1933, in Painesville, Ohio, to Madge (Wolff) and Faye Poxon. She married Jack Laing on June 11, 1953.

Della was a 1952 graduate of Painesville Harvey High School and a member of the First Baptist Church in Jefferson, Ohio.

She enjoyed quilting and visiting with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Rebecca (Glenn) Montz of Madison, Douglas Laing of St. Petersburg, Fla., Susan (Terry) Dunay of Concord, Ohio, Keith (Tina) Laing of Madison and Jack Laing of Madison; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and sister, Dorothy (Bernie) Gelfand of Toronto, Canada.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Laing; parents; and a brother, Sam Poxon.

A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7th, at Perry First Baptist Church, 3918 Main St., Perry, Ohio 44081. Pastor Michael Cole will be officiating. Final resting place will be at Perry Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44110-2602.

The family is being taken care of by THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 26 River St., Madison, Ohio 44057. Obituary and condolences at and

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