Charlotte Leola (Bird) Burgher 1925 - 2018    

Charlotte Leola (Bird) Bougher
, age 92, of Medina, passed away July, 3, 2018, surrounded by her family.   She was born on August 23, 1925 in Wadsworth to the late Thomas and Florence (Hagey) Bird.

Charlotte was a member of the River of Life Ministries in Barberton and spent many years volunteering at the Evergreen/Medina Village nursing home.   Most importantly, she loved her family, especially her grandchildren, and spoiled them every chance she got.

Charlotte is survived by her children, Cathy (Richard) King, Jeff (Carole) Bougher, Penny (Butch) Gift, Cindy (Larry) Lutz, and Lisa Pritchard; grandchildren, Mike (Missy) King, Steve King, Sandra Bougher (Michael Lundy), Amber (Denver) Fawcett, Angie Gift (Jim), Chris (Jennifer) Gift, Ryan (Christine) Lutz, Matthew Lutz (Britney), Nathan Pritchard, Tim Pritchard, and Michael Williams; and ten great-grandchildren.   She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Lloyd Bougher, and all of her siblings.   Private family services were held.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Haven of Rest Ministries, 175 E Market St., Akron, OH 44308, or to River of Life Ministries, 222 26th St. NW, Barberton, OH 44203,

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Published in Akron Beacon Journal on July 8, 2018

   Charlotte Bird
   Wadsworth High School
   Graduating Class of 1943
   [Picture 1942]      

WHS Girls Glee Club, 1941-42 (part).  Front: Mildred Amstutz, Charlotte Bird.  Back: Constance Hoover, Hazel Shockey, Jean Clifford.
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