Carol S. Elchert

Carol S. Elchert, 65, of Cridersville, and former Tiffin and Republic resident, died unexpectedly Wednesday evening April 10, 2019, at Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima.

Carol was born May 18, 1953, in Tiffin, to Stephen and Martha (Steinmetz) Elchert.

Survivors include three sisters, Anna (Tim) Morlock of Carey, Peggy Elchert of Tiffin, and Martha “Marty” Factor of Republic; several nieces and nephews; and a close friend, Carol Colafanti of Lima.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Jane Gross; three nieces, Pamela, Diane, and Jenifer; an infant brother, Urban; and twin infants, Joseph and Mary.

Carol was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Republic, a 1971 graduate of Seneca East High School, and she was an avid bowler, bowling in the Grange Bowling League, and enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians and Browns, and OSU Buckeyes. She was a STNA and had worked at Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin, and at the Villa in Green Springs.

Visitation for family and friends will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR. 19, Bloomville. A Scripture service will begin at 4:30 Tuesday at the funeral home.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Attica, with the Rev. Nathan Bockrath officiating. Burial will follow at Seneca Memory Gardens, Tiffin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice, or to the family.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.lindseyoldsfh.com.