Violet June Gilchrist, ne Rheam, 85, of Sagamore Hills, died Jan. 20, 2013. Services were Feb. 2.

Mrs. Gilchrist was the beloved wife of James A. Gilchrist and dear sister of Margaret Anna Rheam.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to The Humane Society of Greater Akron, 7996 Darrow Road, Twinsburg, OH 44087.

Johnson-Romito Funeral Home handled arrangements.