Evelyn M. (Linthicum) Rochester, 97, of Tiffin, passed away Monday, Aug. 28, 2012, at Fairhaven Community in Upper Sandusky.
Evelyn was born June 19, 1915, in Melmore, to Henry and Elnora (Stuckey) Hushour. She was married first to Herman Linthicum and then to Silus Rochester. Both preceded her in death.
She is survived by one son, James D. (Ruth) Linthicum of Tiffin; three grandsons, James R. (Kayla) Linthicum, Michael (Lisa) Linthicum and Arthur (Donna) Linthicum; and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were three sisters and four brothers.
Evelyn was employed at several places in her life: the Sterling Co., the Tiffin General Electric plant and the Meadow Gold Dairy, and she retired from RCA in Findlay. She was a graduate of Melmore High School, a volunteer for The Ritz Theatre, Tiffin-Seneca Public Library and a member of Seneca County Historical Society and Trinity United Church of Christ. She loved gardening, oil painting and nature trips.
Her funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424, with the Rev. Dr. Louis Dorsch officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Creek Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family from 1-3 p.m. prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ or a charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.