Anne M. Goch

Anne M. Goch, 87, passed away July 17, 2019.

Anne was born Nov. 24, 1931, in Norton to John and Mary Myers. She graduated from Norton High School and was a member of the National Honor Society. After graduation, she worked at Seiberling Tire and Rubber (Bridgestone-Firestone) as an executive secretary for 29 years until the plant closed. After Seiberling closed, Anne graduated from the Akron School of Practical Nursing and went to work as a nurse for Form U3 Weight Loss Systems for 11 years until her retirement. In her younger years, she enjoyed water skiing, gardening, especially tending her flower garden beds, polka dancing and having family and friends over for dinner parties. Anne was a faithful member of Prince of Peace Church.

Anne is survived by several nieces and a nephew, Kathy (John) Beck, who she helped raise; Kathy’s children, Carolynn (Bryan) Jackson; Carolyn’s children, Luke and Patrick (Liz); dear niece, Gloria (Bob) Esterak; Gloria’s children, Laura Esterak and Michael (Cathy); Gloria’s grandchildren, Adam (Catie), Crystal (Paul), Mikey (Ashley) and Cassandra (James); niece, Sherri Lamanna; nephew, Russell Tompkins; children of niece, Betty, Dr. Roger (Mindy) Zema, David (Marie); Betty’s grandchildren, Mike (Jacqueline), Del (Valerie) and Tiffany (Jerry) Smith; Betty’s great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Caleb;and her precious Pekinese, Tinker Toi.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of almost 50 years, John; sister Katie McCaman; and dear niece, Betty Santos.

The family would like to thank Summa Akron City ER staff and the third floor palliative care unit for the wonderful care of Anne and her family in this difficult time. Unbeknownst to the family, Anne suffered from a brain lesion for several decades.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Silva-Hostetler Funeral Home handed arrangements.

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