Erna Lou Goldsmith, 73, of Bolivar passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, May 29, 2020.
She was born on December 14, 1946 in Canton and was a daughter of the late John and Maxine Boyd Snider. Erna was also preceded in death by her brother, Bill Snider.
Erna retired in 2004 as a supervisor for JC Penney’s in New Philadelphia after 39 years of service. She was an active and dedicated member of the Zoar United Church of Christ where she was president of the Women’s Guild and served on church council. Erna and Martin enjoyed traveling, with their favorite being cruising. She loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren.
A wonderful and loving wife, mother and grandmother, Erna will be sadly missed by her husband, Martin Goldsmith; children, David (Allyson) Harmon of Belle Center, Rachel (Michael) Harmon Patt, Jennifer (Jason) Breedlove both of Canton, Natalie (Patrick) Skelley of Cambridge; sisters, Twila (Cecil) Brock, Jodi Alford both of Florida; ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
A service celebrating Erna’s life will be held on Wednesday, June 3 at 11:00 am in the Zoar United Church of Christ with Pastor John States and Pastor Jeff Shultz officiating. The family will be greeting friends one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. In order to keep attendees safe, masks will be provided. The Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Zoar United Church of Christ at PO Box 631 Zoar, Ohio 44697.