Mary Ellen Neff, 83, passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020.
Mary Ellen was born in Akron on May 30, 1937 to the late Raymond and Netia Whisler and was a lifelong area resident. She married her beloved husband Norman Neff in 1957, who she met while working at Ohio Edison as a secretary. Mary Ellen was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in Cuyahoga Falls where she sang in the choir.
In addition to her parents, Mary Ellen was preceded in death by her husband Norman; daughter Amy Smith; and brother Larry Whisler. She survived by her sons Steven & William; son-in-law Doug Smith; and grandchildren Ashley, Kaitlyn, Zach & Mikayla.
Thank you to the nurses and staff with Harbor Light Hospice, especially Joey Davis & Tiffany Elkins for your compassionate care.
A funeral service was held at 11 AM Friday, August 7 at the First United Methodist Church, 245 Portage Trail in Cuyahoga Falls, where the family received friends starting at 10:00 AM. Interment at Northlawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church music ministry.