Elizabeth Jerico

JERICO, Elizabeth, 87, of Shadyside, Ohio, died Thursday, August 6, 2009 in the Shadyside Care Center.

She was born February 1, 1922, in Glen Easton, W.Va., a daughter of the late William and Bessie Henry Gorby.

Elizabeth was a homemaker, a member of the Church of Christ, Shadyside, the Over 50 Club, enjoyed playing cards with friends and loved cooking Sunday dinner for her family.

Elizabeth’s family would like to to express many thanks for the kindness and care shown during her time at the Shadyside Care Center.

In addition to her parents, Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband Frank Jerico on July 2, 1986; two sons, Frank Jerico in 1992, and John Jerico in 1959; a step-son, Kenneth Emery; two brothers, Harold and John L. Gorby; and two sisters, Laura Miller and Letha Elliott.

Surviving are three children, Larry Jack (Barbara) Emery of Beratzhausen, Germany, Christy (William) Edgar of Jacobsburg; a step-daughter, Pauline Conley; one sister, Iona Heath; three brothers, Lawrence, Lorhn and John R. Gorby; all of Moundsville; two grandsons, William (Judy Reed) Edgar and Stephen (Candace) Edgar; four step-grandsons and one step-granddaughter.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, August 11, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Ave., Shadyside, where services will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m.

Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Bellaire.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shadyside Fire Department and Emergency Squad Association, 4210 Central Ave., Shadyside, OH 43947.

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Elizabeth Jerico

JERICO, Elizabeth, 87, of Shadyside, Ohio, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, in the Shadyside Care Center. Arrangments are pending at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home, 3900 Central Ave., Shadyside.