Etheleen Mae ‘Kitty’ Cunningham age 90, of Lima passed away 12:55 a.m., Tuesday, April 25 at Springview Manor. She was born August 3, 1926 in Waynesfield to the late Russel and Enid Beatrice Gilroy Gross. She married Harry R. Cunningham and he preceded her in death.
Kitty retired from St. Rita’s Medical Center where she had been a house keeper on Mercy Hall.
Survivors include children: Jean A. Baxter of Lima, Harry R. Cunningham, III of Lima and Carole E. Striff of Columbus Grove, 10 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 23 great great grandchildren; sisters: Elva Somerville, LaDonna Crider and Lynda (Bill) Ramp.
She was preceded in death by a daughter Meriam R. Finley, 3 brothers: Charles H. Gross, Russel Gross, Jr. and Joseph Bridenbach and a sister LaVonna Guy.
The family will receive friends 10 to 1 on Friday, April 28, 2017 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will follow at 1 with Pastor Tim Striff officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Branch Cemetery near Waynesfield.
Memorial contributions may be given to Breast Cancer Awareness.