CLEVELAND — Evelyn Maenpaa, age 98, of Conneaut, Ohio, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at Hospice of the Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio.
Born August 13, 1914, in Conneaut, she was the daughter of Livingston M. and Amy W. (White) Cameron. A 1932 graduate of Conneaut High School, she also attended business school.
Mrs. Maenpaa was employed in the 1940s and 1950s at Gleason Realty and later worked for her brother-in-law Bud Morton at Conneaut Bottling Works, retiring in 1979 from the City of Conneaut tax office.
Mrs. Maenpaa was affiliated with the First Baptist Church. She enjoyed her time in California during World War II, and in her leisure time, she enjoyed gardening, antiquing and her monthly lunches with her high school classmates. She also loved baseball and was an avid New York Yankees fan.
She is survived by seven nieces and nephews; numerous great-nieces and nephews; and more distant relatives.
A widow for 73 years, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob Maenpaa in 1939, after five years of marriage; her parents; a brother, Vernon Cameron; and a sister, Marjorie Hershey.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut, with the Rev. April Osborne officiating. Burial will be in East Springfield Cemetery, East Springfield, Pa.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 E. 185th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44119, or to a charity of one’s choice.
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