Erma J. Warren, 94, of Shadyside, Ohio, became an angel in heaven on October 25, 2021. Her sons were with her when she passed over.
She was born Dec. 1, 1926, in Shadyside and for the most part, grew-up along Big Run in Dillies Bottom. She was the daughter of the late Adolph and Albina Suder, immigrants from Czechoslovakia.
Erma graduated from Shadyside High School in 1944. She was a former employee of Bobbie Brooks and later by Triple AAA garment factories, both located in Bellaire. She was known as a kind person and an outstanding seamstress and cook. She possessed a keen sense of humor and wit. She loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also had a love for animals.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Robert, seven siblings including Mary Wilma Livingston of California, Norma Clark of Shadyside, Carmen Trubee of Dayton, Marcella Isenbarger of Dayton, Olga Whitaker of Dayton, as well as two infant brothers, Karl and Joseph. She also was preceded in death by nephew Rodney Crosby and nieces Terry Duffy and Denise and Cecily Whitaker.
Erma is survived by her sons: Mark of Rochester Hills, Michigan; Scott of Montclair, Virginia; and Gregg of Shadyside. She also is survived by her grandchildren Ben (Rachel) Warren of Fargo, North Dakota, and Wendy Elizabeth (Zach Thew) Warren of Round Hill, Virginia, as well as her great- grandchildren Alivia, Evan, Jacob, Elliott, Easton and Emmett. She also is survived by many nephews and nieces.
Friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, on Friday, October 29, from noon until 3 p.m. and from 5 to 8 p.m. On Saturday, viewing will begin at 10 a.m. with services at 11 a.m. with Rev. David Demarest of the Kirkwood Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Powhatan Cemetery. The family requests guests who have not been Covid vaccinated to wear a face mask.
Memorial contributions in Erma’s name can be made to: The Road Home Animal Project, P.O. Box 522, St. Clairsville, OH 43950 or by going to TMCFunding.com