UNIONTOWN - Lori Ford, 45, died unexpectedly June 17, 2019.

Born in Akron, she was a lifetime area resident and had attended Redemption Chapel.

She is survived by her children, Abigail Ford, Logan Ford, and Isabella Panetta; father, Budd (Judith) Leisenring; mother, Susan Woods; sister, Amy; brother, Jeff, and many loving nieces and nephews.

Lori worked as a cosmetologist for 25 years, where she pursued her passion of making people feel beautiful inside and out. She found happiness in the simple things, including: cooking, flowers, and birdwatching outside her kitchen window. Lori was known for her infectious smile, radiant energy, and willingness to lend an open ear.

A celebration of Lori’s life was held at Roses Run Country Club.

(REDMON, STOW, 330-688-6631, SS, 6/30/19)