Iona Geraldine Buterbaugh, age 84 of Charlestown, passed away Monday, November 04, 2013, at Emeritus of Ravenna.
She was born April 21, 1929, in Parkersburg, West Virginia, to parents John Paul and Juanita (Woolard) Morgan. She was affectionately known as Onie to her family and friends. Onie was an active member of the Palmyra United Methodist Church for many years. She was also a graduate of Palmyra High School Class of 1950. Iona was a devoted wife, loving mother, and proud grandmother, who cherished the time spent with her family.
She is survived by her children: William (Kathy) Buterbaugh Jr., John (Patricia) Buterbaugh, Larry Buterbaugh, Alan (Alicia) Buterbaugh, Janet (Bill) Czerwonko, and Lois (Greg) Young. Her memory will also be cherished by her grandchildren: Christine (Steve) Lowden, Mary Ann (Mark) Stevenson, Alison (Marco) Gomez, Matthew, Jessica (Keith) Ferguson, Jay, Christopher, and Lucas Buterbaugh, Brittany and Bryan Dziak, Melanie, Natalie, and Julia Young; as well as her great-grandchildren: Carly Buterbaugh, Sophia Gomez, Tyler and Ryan Lowden, Grant and Stone Stevenson; her sisters: Virginia (Ron) Pyles and Wanda Filmore, and her brother Boyd (Alma) Morgan.
Onie was preceded in death by her husband William Carl Buterbaugh Sr., her grandson Marc Buterbaugh, her parents, and her brothers Paul and Denzil Morgan.
Friends will be received Thursday, November 7, 2013, from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna, where funeral services will be officiated by Pastor Brent Joy on Friday at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at Charlestown Cemetery.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com. Memorial contributions may be sent in Iona's memory to the Alzheimers Foundation of America.
(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436, RC 11-5 & 6-13)