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Jeanne C. Eckroad (nee Righter)

PORTAGE LAKES- Jeanne C. Eckroad (nee Righter), 79, passed away on June 6, 2019. She was born December 23, 1939 in Akron to Silas and Alma Righter. Jeanne graduated from Coventry High School in 1957. She was the owner of a number of beauty salons and enjoyed interior decorating and design. She was also a faithful member of Hope Lutheran Church. Whatever she did, she did with talent.

Jeanne was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Glenn Eckroad; sister, Joyce (Sherman) Grant; and brother-in-law, John Regan.

She is survived by her son, Robert (Karen) Eckroad; daughter, Tanya (Lowell) Bailey; sister, Cindy Regan; grandson, Jeffrey “JD” (Britani) Hill; and great-granddaughter, Kaydence; several nieces and a nephew.

The family would like to express heartfelt appreciation to her special caregivers Paula Stefan and Sharon Wolfe, as well as the entire staff at Pleasant Pointe Assisted Living for the excellent care provided to Jeanne.

Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd., Akron on Tuesday, June 11 from 10 to 11 a.m., with service beginning at 11 a.m., Pastor Jack Kozak officiating. Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hope Lutheran Church, 999 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron, OH 44319, in memory of Jeanne

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Tanya, My thoughts are with you during this sad time. I treasure the many memories I have of your Mom, my dearest friend for many years. I am so thankful for the wonderful care you provided for her during these last years. She can now have peace and rest. She will be watching over you forever.

Barbara Reyes Jun 10 2019 12:00 AM

Tanya, Im so sorry about your mom. Such great memories of the giggles and friendship between she and my mom. Your mom was always so nice, and gave me my first updo for homecoming. Youve taken such good care of her, hugs to you these hard days. Miss you, friend!

Suzanne McKenney Newman Jun 9 2019 12:00 AM

The years have passed rapidly since we were in Coventry High School together. Both Hazel and I continued our friendship with Jeanne down through the years, and lots of stories at the beauty shop. May God bless your family at this time of loss. Our prayers are with the family at this time. "Heaven's Sounding Sweeter All the Time".

Dr. Larry L. and Hazel Hess Jun 8 2019 12:00 AM

Prayers for you and your family. So sorry for your loss.

Ann (Ovendorf) Trudel Jun 8 2019 12:00 AM

Tanya and Rob and family ~ Please accept my sincere condolences to you in your loss. May Jeanne rest in peace. Vecnaja Pamjat - May Her Memory Be Eternal.

Stefanie Shatrich Jun 7 2019 12:00 AM

May you keep the sweet memories
Big hugs and prayers to you and family

Rita Floreani Schwartz Jun 7 2019 12:00 AM

My thoughts are with you and your family. Treasure the memories and your Mother will always be near!

Much love

Jerry Mickunas Jun 7 2019 12:00 AM