Aleata Irene Sorbes, 89 years of age, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at The Woodlands at Robinson in Ravenna, Ohio. Born in Pymatuning Township, Pennsylvania on April 5, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Earl W. and Ethel M. (Snyder) Fell. formerly of Lake Milton, Mrs. Sorbes had been a Mantua area resident since 1955, and attended the Hilltop Christian Church in Mantua. She had been employed as a repairman at Western Electric from where she retired. Mrs. Sorbes enjoyed ceramics and had been a very active member of the Ravenna Senior Center. On July 27, 1940 she married Michael Sorbes who preceded her in death in 1998.
Survivors include her daughter June (Claude) King of Mantua, sister Norma (Lee) Althouse of Salem, Ohio, grandchildren Laurie Chuppa and Christine Wilson, and great-grandchildren Austin Conklin and Billy Wilson. Funeral services for Mrs. Sorbes will be held Saturday, January 18, 2014, 12:00 noon in the Chapel of Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service in Mantua, where visitation will begin at 11:00 A.M. until the time of services. Rev. Chad Delaney will officiate with final resting place to follow at Westlawn Cemetery in Mantua Township, Ohio. Her obituary is at www.greenfamilyfuneralhome.com.
(Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 330-274-3145, RC 1-17-14)