Lucille Elizabeth Eldred

Lucille Elizabeth (nee Redman) Eldred 86, of Akron went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 9, 2020 at Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center where she was a resident. She was born on July 8, 1933, a daughter of the late John and Emily (Zaclewski) Redman.

Lucy and Francis Eldred were married in 1953 until his death in 2017. She was a devoted wife to Fran, always by his side and always putting her needs behind others. Lucy worked for 27 years at the Erie County Home and loved her church, First Baptist of Akron where she sang in the choir.  In her years, she enjoyed her flower beds, ceramics, gardening, and her dog Fluffy. She was a big fan of the Buffalo Bills and Sabres. She will be remembered as always thinking of and doing for others.

She is survived by a sister, Florence Hoffman and a brother, John Redman. Dearest mother of Francis, “Butch” (Lorene) Eldred, Linda (Brian) Wight, Rita Reckart, and Mike (Linda) Eldred. Proud grandmother of Brian and Darren Wight, Charles and Jon Eldred, Ray Reckart, Emily Cross, Jessica Eldred and 9 great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Pioneer Cemetery.

Arraingements made by Ross Funeral Home, Akron

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