Norwalk Reflector: Marie “Bunny” Evelyn Hodge

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Marie “Bunny” Evelyn Hodge

• Updated Aug 21, 2018 at 4:06 PM

GRAFTON — Marie “Bunny” Evelyn Hodge (nee: Hirlenman) 68, of Grafton passed away Saturday August 18, 2018 at UH Elyria Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born February 12, 1950 in Cleveland. Marie was a member of LaPorte United Methodist Church, and enjoyed spending time with her family, reading her bible, swimming, crafting, puzzle books, and sewing.

Survivors include two daughters; Jacqueline Skodny (Paul), Sarah Lucha (Tom), a son; Louis Hodge (Jessica). Additional survivors include five grandchildren, her mother; Phyllis Hirlenman, and a sister; Darlene Blakeslee (David).

Marie was preceded in death by her husband of forty years; Timothy whom she married April 2, 1977, and her father; Louis.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 PM Thursday August 23, 2018 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57) Elyria 440-322-4626. A Celebration of Marie’s Life will be 11:00 AM Friday August 24, 2018 at LaPorte United Methodist Church 2071 Grafton Rd. Elyria, OH 44035. Pastor Luigi Perez will officiate. Burial will be private at the LaPorte Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Marie’s memory can be sent to LaPorte United Methodist Church. 

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