Gertrude C. Whidden, age 90, of Berlin Heights, died on May 16 2013 at the Carriage House in Norwalk.
She was born on February 21, 1923, in Lilly, PA and has lived in the area since the 1950's. She owned and operated Whidden's Beauty Shop in Berlin Heights for ten years. She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in Norwalk, the Berlin Echoes, and the Berlin Heights American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by her two sons Patrick (Cindy) Whidden, of TN, and Daniel (Holly) Whidden, of Norwalk, a sister Dolores Starchville, of PA, four grandchildren, Matt, Clay, Jacqueline, and Emma Whidden and a nephew Michael (Marianne) Starchville, of PA.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert A. Whidden, and her parents Russell and Marcella (Myers) Hodgson.
There will be no visitation.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday May 21 at 10:30 am at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 91 East Main Street, Norwalk. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Berlin Heights.
Arrangements are entrusted to Morman-Hinman-Tanner Funeral Home, Berlin Heights where online condolences may be left at www.mormanfuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or Stein Hospice.