OBITUARY

Anna Jean Barnes

May 25, 1914May 24, 2012

Anna Jean Rossiter Barnes, 97, of Chardon, passed away May 24, 2012. She was born May 25, 1914. Mrs. Barnes graduated from the Western Reserve School of Nursing in 1935. Survivors are her sons, John (Terry), and Charles Rossiter; grandchildren, Tim (Tally), Scott and Jon (Marie) Rossiter and Kimberly (Jerry) Kramer; and great-grandchildren, Cailyn, Erin, and Noam Rossiter and Seth Kramer. She was also the much loved aunt of many. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Matthew C. Rossiter; and second husband, and Herbert T. Barnes. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gattozzi and Son Funeral Home, 12524 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Saint Anselm Church, 12969 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township, OH 44026. Interment services will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to St. Anselm Church (see address above), another church of your choice or Hospice of The Western Reserve, 300 E. 185th St., Cleveland, OH 44119.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, May 29, 2012
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, May 30, 2012
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May 30, 2012

John, Terri and family although our friendship has not been a long one. I know how much your Mother was loved and will be dearly missed by all the wonderful satories you told of your times together, God be with all of you.
Blessings,
Berni

Mike Uva

May 29, 2012

I met Anna when Tim's family hosted me up at their cabin in Michigan. The first time I saw her she was paddling along in her kayak -- such an inspiring and active lady! Tim spoke very highly of her. My deepest condolences to the Rossiters and everyone who knew Anna.

Dave & Mary Lee

May 29, 2012

Chuck, John & Terry,
Though we were sorry to hear about your Mom's passing we are happy to know you have such warm and wonderful memories of a life well lived. Your Mom was an inspiration to all on keeping active regardless of age. I will miss our lunch meetings in NC on your way to FL. What a sweet lady!

Tom & Donna Kunc

May 29, 2012

John, Terry and Family,
Our most sincere condolences on your loss. When someone makes it to almost 98, and is still able to take care of herself, you know she was a special lady. May you find comfort in the days and weeks ahead. Memories will be in your hearts forever.

May 28, 2012

TO MY COUSINS JOHN AND CHARLIE AND FAMILIES: I'LL ALWAYS REMEMBER AUNT JEAN AND FUN TIMES WE ALL HAD ON BAILEY RD. AND ALSO THE TIMES I VISITED UP NORTH. SHE WAS A SPECIAL AUNT TO ME AND SHE HAD A WONDERFUL LIFE. MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL THE FAMILY. MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL. WITH LOVE, COUSIN SUE TARWATER

Brianne Deeds

May 28, 2012

We will miss her greatly. It was always great to visit with her up north. We will keep your family in our prayers durring this difficult time.

Rex Lane

May 28, 2012

Rex Lane

May 28, 2012

Rex Lane

May 28, 2012

My brother, John Lane, told me this morning that Jean had recently passed away. The entire Lane and Stepleton family wishes to express their condolences to Chuck, John and Terry and rest of Jean's family. Our extended family will sorely miss our visits with Jean on her porch in our Little Bit of Heaven (LaSalle Island).

JANE DEEDS

May 28, 2012

We will miss aunt jean up north she was a great rummikub player and she always brought a wonderful dessert when she come for dinner or to play games at our cottage. Will miss going to the casino's with her on senoir day for lunch. Doug and Jane