Pauline Moffitt, 89, of West Liberty, passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 5:40 a.m. at Heartland of Bellefontaine.
She was born on July 31, 1923 in Monroe Township, Ohio, a daughter of the late Leo and Margaret (King) Grimes.
She married Kaylor Moffitt and he preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was a sister, Ruth Wirick and two brothers, Mark & Ben Grimes.
Survivors include her children, Ronald (Pegg) Moffitt of Zanesfield, Margaret Gerrietts of West Liberty and Keith (Betsy) Moffitt of Delaware; grandchildren, Kwyn, Kara, Kyle, Nathan, Julie, Katie, Jake, Josh & Josie; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters, Kate Plank and Phyllis Wallace both of Bellefontaine; brothers, Leo Jr. Grimes of Summerset, Kentucky, Joe (Sylvia) Grimes of Piqua and Don (Carol Ann) Grimes of Kenton and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was a homemaker and a member of Zanesfield United Methodist Church and American Legion Auxiliary. A 1941 graduate of Monroe High School, she enjoyed reading, keeping up on current affairs, politics and had lots of good friends and loved staying in contact with them. A family-oriented person she enjoyed making maple syrup on the farm, was a great cook, especially her pie making.
Pastor Gene Phelps will conduct a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Kauffman-Eichholtz Funeral Home, West Liberty where friends may call on Friday, November 30, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the funeral service. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to Zanesfield United Methodist Church, 2880 Main Street, Zanesfield, Ohio 43360 or Universal Home Health & Hospice, 701 South Main Street, Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311.
Condolences may be expressed at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com.