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Wendy Jo Freshwater

Wendy J. Freshwater, 50, passed away on February 9, 2021. She was born on November 24, 1970 in Akron, Ohio. Wendy enjoyed spending time outdoors and had a great love for photography. She loved spending quality time with her family.

Wendy is survived by her husband of almost 29 years Joe; children, Cory and Emma; mother, Linda (Bill) Bozick; father, Ronald (Mariza) Meredith; sister, Tracy (John) Norton; and many nieces and nephews.

A private funeral service will be held, but friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd., Akron, OH on Saturday, February 13, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to pay respects to Wendy’s family. Inurnment will take place at Lockwood Cemetery at a later date.

For the safety of the family and those attending,

masks must be worn and social distancing practiced.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ferocious Fighters, 9249 S. Broadway, Suite 200-261, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129, in memory of Wendy Freshwater.

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A candle was lit in memory of Wendy Freshwater

Nancy Rowe Feb 15 2021 12:00 AM

Am so sorry to learn of Linda's passing from COVID. My thought and prayers are with you - her family.

Beth Bruegge Feb 13 2021 12:00 AM

Wendy had a smile and a warmth that made this crazy world a better place. She selflessly gave of herself to bring love and care into the lives of those around her. She will be dearly missed. In her loving memory a donation to Ferocious Fighters has been made.
Prayers of love, peace and comfort for all that loved her.
Sharon, Cody & Elijah Freshwater
George Nienhouse & family
Dan & Meg Nienhouse & family

Sharon Freshwater Feb 12 2021 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathies go out to you Ronnie and Marisa and the rest of your family. I can only imagine what you are going through at such an awful time. Please know that we are thinking of you at this time. Big hugs to you all.

Also sympathies to Linda. Hugs to you.

Carol Young Feb 12 2021 12:00 AM

Wendy May she Rest in Peace I know Wendy's mom but never met Wendy but Linda is religious and a very caring person so I know Wendy was the same God will Welcome her Rich and Sandy Whittington

Rich and Sandi Feb 12 2021 12:00 AM

To all who loved Wendy, my deepest sympathy and prayers. Linda, Carol, and Gail...your hearts must be broken. May your memories be a solace to you, and may there be peaceful contentment in your future.

Margie Cossin Feb 12 2021 12:00 AM

My Dear Freshwater Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that my heart is breaking a long with yours. Wendy was always the 1st person to send me a text to wish me a happy holiday. I so enjoyed having her as a face book friend too. My love & prayers of peace & comfort are with you all.

LInda Cantley Feb 11 2021 12:00 AM

Tracy, so so sorry to hear about Wendy! You and your family are in my prayers!

Trudy Egan Feb 9 2021 12:00 AM

Joe, Cory, Emma
Our hearts are heavy with the passing of Wendy. We have so many great memories of Berlin. PLX and Weedknob. We will forever be great full for the good times we have all shared.If there is one thing I know to be so true Wendy loved and cherished her family and friends. We are here for all of you. Love, Tom and Kim Bauer and families

Kim Bauer Feb 9 2021 12:00 AM

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