Laura M. Deardorff Titus – February 13, 2018

Laura M. Deardorff Titus, age 87, of New Philadelphia (Roswell), passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018, in the Cleveland Clinic.

Born March 8, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Virgil C. and Jennie O. Cramer Cooper. Laura attended school in Dennison, and married Richard E. Deardorff on August 14, 1948. She was a homemaker and was employed by Amber Home Health Care in Uhrichsville. Richard passed away on January 1, 1971, and Laura married John H. Titus on December 10, 1972. John passed away seventeen years later on May 14, 2000. 

Laura was a member of Uhrichsville Foursquare Church. She was a voracious reader who kept her mind sharp and constantly improved herself by reading all types of books every month. Laura also enjoyed crocheting and taking care of the yard around her home.

Survivors include her daughters, Sue A. Gray of New Philadelphia, and Diann L. (Donald) Gregoire of Streetsboro; her sons, Roger E. (Linda) Deardorff of New Philadelphia, and Timmie L. (Paulette) Deardorff of Midvale; her eleven grandchildren; her twenty-four great-grandchildren; and her three great-great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to call at the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory, Dover, on Monday, February 19, 4 – 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, February 20, at 1:30 p.m., in the Uhrichsville Foursquare Church, with Pastor Florence McNutt officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Burial Park, New Philadelphia. To sign an online guestbook and share a fond memory of Laura, please visit the obituaries link on the funeral home’s website.

The family suggests that contributions in Laura’s memory be made to Uhrichsville Foursquare Church, 1943 N. Water St. Ext., Uhrichsville, Ohio 44683.

Toland-Herzig Funeral Homes & Crematory
803 North Wooster Avenue
Dover, Ohio 44622