Obituary

Jeannette
Ann
Blind
Akron/Norton

Jeannette Ann Blind 91, passed away peacefully on December 9, 2021 in Akron, Ohio. She was born in Akron, moved to the Barberton and Norton area where she lived for 65 years. Jeannette was first and foremost a mother, grandmother and great grandmother, a career that she took seriously and at which she excelled. She was married to George R. Blind DVM, founder and proprietor of the Barberton Veterinary Clinic. According to him, only because he knew that he didn’t need to worry about issues at home, he could concentrate on running and growing his business to support their family. Jeannette was a homemaker and world class cook and loved to feed her family, especially at holidays. She was a member of Lakeview United Methodist Church in Barberton. She belonged to the Crescent Club and volunteered at Barberton Citizens Hospital. She can be remembered as one of the “pool ladies”, a very regular sun worshiper at Rawiga Country Club.
Preceded in death by husband George Robert Blind DVM, parents Mary E. and John J. Barry, sisters Mary, Kate and Marge, and brothers Tom, Pat, and Bill. Survivors include brother Jim,; children John (Marilyn), George (Nancy), Geoffrey,; and grandchildren, Katie (Ethan), Emily (Kyle), Stephanie (Chris), Jaclyn, (John), Olivia (Jonathan),; great grandchildren, Elsie, Charlotte, Chase, and Madeleine,; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hour will be from 10 to 11 a.m. and Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday December 15, 2021 at Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 North Lyman Street, Wadsworth, OH 44281, Rev. Tina Nees officiating. Lunch will be provided immediately following the service at Great Oaks Tavern, 210 Great Oaks Trail, Suite A, Wadsworth, OH 44281. Interment at Greenlawn Park for immediate family only. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or Lakeview United Methodist Church, 211 3rd Street, N.W., Barberton, OH 44203. Note, masks are required in the funeral home. Funeral may be viewed via livestream at:

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