Catherine M. Korns Meryo, 90, of Dover passed peacefully at her home on Sunday, March 25, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.
Born June 22, 1927 in Holmes County, Ohio she was a daughter of the late Harry and Freida Troyer Maurer. Catherine was also preceded in death by her first husband, Robert E. Korns on August 28, 1968, her second husband, James Meryo on April 27, 1994; grandson, Ryan Patrick Ross; great grandson, Joey Miller; son in law, Bob Ren and daughter in law, Wanda Meryo.
Catherine retired as a Cook from Dover High School after 20 years of service. She loved playing cards, and was active with several card clubs. Catherine also enjoyed gardening, crafts and canning. She was a Proverbs 31 woman, who was teaching till her last breath.
A wonderful and loving mother and grandmother, Catherine will be missed by her children, Ginny (Ed) Paris of Dover, Barbara Korns of North Carolina, Connie (Frank) Miller of Xenia, Becky (Jim) Johnson of Massillon, Marcia (Jim) Loveday of Dundee, Judy Ren of Dover, Patti (Lincoln) Rutter of Washington, Dale Korns of West Lafayette, David (Denise) Korns of Plain City, Jimmy Meryo of Dover; brother, Eugene Maurer of Dundee; 15 grandchildren, and 25 great grandchildren, with one expected in the fall.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 6 at 11:00 am in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover with Rev. LuAnn Youngman officiating. Interment will be in the Bunker Hill Cemetery at Winfield. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 5-7 pm. Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Catherine may do so by visiting the online obituaries link on the funeral home’s website.
Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Hospice at 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr., Suite E, Green, OH 44685.