GIRARD - Gladamae Fackety, 87, of Girard, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Autumn Hills Nursing Home.
She was born Dec. 23, 1925, in Mantua, the daughter of the late Frank and Gladys Renner Herst.
Gladamae graduated from Chalker High School and was a member of the First Christian Church.
She formerly worked as a secretary in the accounting department for Federal Machine and Welding, Shaffer Equipment and Dr. Angelo Delliquadri, D.C., in Girard.
Gladamae received many awards and blue ribbons in Mahoning and Trumbull counties for her cross-stitching. She enjoyed doing crafts, working in her flower garden, and loved her dogs, Shadow and Robin.
She is survived by her husband, Emmett "Dave" Fackety, whom she married on Sept. 19, 1945; her longtime friend, Janet Gladd of Howland; and her caregivers, Peggy and Tom Davis of Girard.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Arthur Herst.
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Blackstone Funeral Home.
The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made to Animal Welfare League Shelter, 545 Brunstetter Road S.W., Warren, OH 44481.
Interment will be in Reform Cemetery, Southington.