Barbara Kurtz

Volunteered at St. Mary Catholic Church

Barbara Kurtz, 89, died April 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Sept. 16, 1924, the daughter of the late Walter and Katherine Werner Thomson.

She was a resident of Hudson for more than 40 years and was an active member of St. Mary's Parish. She worked and volunteered at St. Mary Catholic Church for many years and enjoyed making beautiful rosaries for friends and family.

Mrs. Kurtz blessed her family with a wonderful life and leaves a lasting legacy of love and friendship to all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Harris Kurtz.

She is survived by her children, Barbara (Robert) Schuele, Patricia (John) Fritz of Hudson, James (Patti) Kurtz, Jr. of Hudson, Cyrus Kurtz III of Hudson, Cynthia (John) Freed, Carolyn (Ken) Tench of Hudson; grandchildren, Tricia Kennedy, John and Kristen Schuele, Heather, Seth, Joshua, and Caitlin Fritz, James III, Andrew, Madelyn, and Cyrus Kurtz IV, Cara Fothergill, Brad and Katherine Freed, Alex, K.J., Nick and Callie Tench and 20 great-grandchildren. She loved summers at Lakeside Chautauqua.

Friends were received at Johnson-Romito Funeral Home in Hudson and a Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated May 1, 2014, at St. Mary Catholic Church with burial at All Saints Cemetery.

Memorial donations are suggested to The Lakeside Association 236 Walnut Ave. Lakeside, Ohio 43440

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