Gretchen E. Bunn 1932-2021

HUBBARD — Gretchen E. Bunn, 88, died Monday morning. Feb. 22, 2021, at Park Vista.

She was born Oct. 31, 1932, in Youngstown, a daughter of Anthony and Anne Larkin Kempe.

Mrs. Bunn, a graduate of Ursuline High School, was a secretary for Commercial Shearing, retiring in 1987.

Gretchen, a devoted Catholic, was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, the Legion of Mary and a former member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. She was an avid golfer.

Gretchen was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph J. Bunn, whom she married in 1979 and who died in 1996.

She leaves two stepdaughters, JoAnn Mazzuppa of Poland and Mary Alice Pitzulo of Fort Mill, S.C.; several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Gretchen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joseph; four brothers, Harry, Thomas, Richard and Paul Kempe; and three sisters, Madeline Lynch, Audrey Kempe and Inez Kempe.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church Parish Center, with the Rev. Michael Swierz officiating. Family and friends may call 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the church.

Due to COVID-19, it is requested that all those in attendance observe social distancing and proper health protocols and ask that all guests, whose health allows, to please wear a face mask.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 225 N. Main St., Hubbard, OH 44425.

Interment will be in Hubbard Union Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by the Kelley-Cummins Funeral Home. Visit www.kcummins.com to view this obituary and to send condolences to the family.

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