Barbara M. Elton

Great-grandmother of 11

Barbara M. Elton, 84, Nov. 23, 2012, at Akron General Medical Center.

Best known to her friends and family as Mitzi, she was born Nov. 8, 1928 inMonessen, the late Carl and Barbara M. Draskovich.

She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and the 21 Circles Club. She enjoyed traveling, camping, family gatherings and bingo.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years Joseph C. Elton Jr.; her son Lance; and brothers, William and Lawrence.

She is survived by her children, Joseph (Patricia) of Richmond, Va., William (Debby) of Greensboro, N.C., Kathleen (Herbert) Traegner of Cuyahoga Falls, Jeffery (Sandy) of Tallmadge, Lisa (Michael Cacioppo) of Kenmore, Shawn (Lisa) of Stow and Jennifer(Rick Black)George of Stow; 15 grandchildren; 11great-grandchildren; sisters, Darling (Stan) Ruzich, Lucille Strum and Sandra McDonald; and niece, caregiver and friend, Diane Headrick.

AMass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Holy Family Catholic Church in Stow with Fr. Paul Rosing officiant. Burial was in All Saints Cemetery.

Memorial donationscan be made to the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, or St. Joseph Indian School.

Dunn-Quigley Funeral HomeinStow handled arrangements. Visit to share memories and condolences.