WARREN - Gayle J. Bartholomew, 62, entered eternal rest June 17, 2014 at 12:45 p.m. at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren, with her children by her side.
She was born June 12, 1952, in Warren, the daughter of Raymond Smith and Jean Laase Bondy.
She was a graduate from Niles McKinley High School and was a supervisor at Pine Industries in Warren before retiring in 2010.
Gayle was of the Christian faith.
Gayle treasured time spent with her family and friends, especially for the holidays. Her family always came first, especially her grandchildren whom she adored.
Left to cherish her memory are her mother, Jean Bondy of McDonald; her children, Carrie (Eric) Cook of Lisbon and Curtis (Becky) Lewis of Niles; her stepsons, Daniel (Katrina) Bartholomew of Texas and Steven (Tammy) of Masury; her grandchildren, Andrew, Katie, Mileena, Reece, Nate, Corey, Sam, Dominic, Steven, Christian, Daniel, Benjamin, Gabby, Nathan, Kevin and Zach; her sister, Cheryl Nelson of McDonald; two nephews, Michael McQuaid of Florida and David Lawrence Nelson of Girard; a niece, Lisa (Larry) Bates of Salem; aunts, uncles, cousins; and her former husband and lifelong friend, Curtis Lewis Sr. of Niles.
She was preceded in death by her father, Raymond Smith; her stepfather, Raymond Bondy; and her husband, Linn Bartholomew, whom she married in June 1998 and who passed away November 2009.
A funeral service will be held for Gayle at Lane Family Funeral Homes-Niles Chapel, 415 Robbins Ave., in Niles, on Saturday at 6 p.m. Friends may call two hours prior to the service.
Interment will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Vienna at a later date.
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