CUYAHOGA FALLS - Carole Louise Gatian was called home to be with her Lord on January 14th, 2020. Carole was a life-long Akron resident who enjoyed a very active life. In addition to wife and mother of four boys, she was a Cub-Scout Den Mother, belonged to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and the Red Hat Society. She was a retail sales clerk at Montgomery Ward's and other stores, an avid bowler, and nature lover. She enjoyed gardening, camping, hiking, fishing, and swimming. She devoted her life to Jesus and was active in her church. Her most cherished role was mother. After her husband Bob passed away at age 37, she remarried and helped raise another four children. She was Ma to all the children who got to know her.
She is preceded in death by her husband Robert Gatian Senior, her parents Philip and Helen Becker (Petersen), her brother Ronald Becker, and her sister Beverly Calvert. Left to cherish her memory: sons Robert Jr. (Linda), Jon (Kathy), Jeffrey, and Richard. Grandchildren: Christopher, Jessica, and Cameron. Great-Grandchildren: Jordyn and Justin.
Calling hours will be held Friday, January 17th, from 5-8 pm, at Anthony Funeral Home McGowan-Reid & Santos Chapel 247 Stow Ave, (at Third St., one block north of Portage Trail in) Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221. A service will be held Saturday at 10am at Tallmadge United Methodist Church, 207 N Munroe Rd, Tallmadge, OH 44278, Pastor Scott Low officiating. Interment will be at Chestnut Hill Cemetery, 2613 Sackett Ave, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223, following the service.(Anthony Funeral Homes, McGowan-Reid & Santos Chapel, www.anthonyfh.com 330.928.1313, CFNP, 1/19/20)