Salem - Gayle L. Walters, age 80, of Salem, died on Sunday, November 7, 2021, at Blossom Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Salem.
She was born on March 11, 1941, in East Fairfield, a daughter of the late Raymond and Irma Coleman Garwood.
Gayle had worked as a human resource manager for National Refractories and was a member of East Fairfield United Methodist Church. She enjoyed reading, boating, camping, and traveling. Gayle also enjoyed shopping and attending craft shows. Mostly, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Her husband, Jay Russell Walters, whom she married on February 16, 1963, preceded her in death on, August 29, 2019.
Gayle is survived by her son, Todd (Sharon) Walters of Leetonia; grandson, Quinton Walters of Leetonia; daughter in Law, Lucia Boscolo of Chioggia, Italy; niece, Betsy Garwood-Wilhelm of Salem, and many other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, Timothy A. Walters; sister, Frieda Pagliarulo, and a brother, Carl Garwood.
The family will receive friends on Friday, November 12, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana.
Services will be held on Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Lisa Courtwright officiating.
Burial will take place at Crest Haven Memorial Gardens, New Waterford.
Memorial donations may be made to: East Fairfield United Methodist Church, 45675 OH-558, New Waterford, OH 44445
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana.
Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.familycareservices.com
East Fairfield United Methodist Church Memorial Fund
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