Janet R. Tite (nee Vimpeny), 83, of North Ridgeville, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, following a brief illness. She was born in Elyria on October 17, 1930 and had been a resident of North Ridgeville for the last 15 years, and a lifelong resident of Lorain and Huron counties.
Janet retired from A.I. Root in Medina in 1998, where she worked as a specialized candle decorator for many years. She enjoyed her flowers; nature, especially birds; crossword and picture puzzles; spending time with her children, grandchildren and mostly her great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her daughters, Rita (Barton) Lockhart of North Ridgeville, Terri L. (Bob) Marquis of Avon, JoAnne L. (Michael) Freeman of Wellington; son, Robert M. Tite of Wakeman; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Reverend Leonard (Edna) Vimpeny of Powhaton, Virginia; sister, Betty King of Texas; many nieces, nephews, cousins and special friend, Mary Winters of Lorain.
She was preceded in death by her former husband, Dean W. Tite; sister, Millie Trupo; brother, Allen Vimpeny; grandson, Anthony Tite; parents, Alvin and Mildred (nee Smith) Vimpeny; special cousin, Donna Pritchett; halfsister, Corky Skidmore.
Friends may call Saturday, May 17, 2014, from 12 Noon until the time of services at 1 P.M., at the Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville. The Reverend Chuck Behrens will officiate. Burial will be in Butternut Ridge Cemetery, Eaton Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to North Ridgeville Senior Center, for Meals on Wheels, 7327 Avon Belden Rd., North Ridgeville, OH 44039.