Beth Hodgeman, 22, passed away unexpectedly. Beth was a life-long resident of Kent and had just moved to Virginia Beach, Virginia to begin a new chapter with her husband Eric.
Beth was a graduate of Kent Roosevelt High School and Kent State University. She was a member of the Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority.
Her friends and family were precious to her and she thrived at every chance to spend time with them. She was a passionate supporter of our Service Men and Women, volunteering with support groups for spouses and significant others of deployed personnel.
Beth loved to travel, taking beautiful pictures of all the places she visited. She enjoyed dancing, photography, country music and concerts.
Beth is survived by her husband, Eric, who is currently serving in the Navy, of Virginia Beach, VA; her parents, John and Jo Marie Gonos of Kent; and her grandmother, Sallie Gonos of Kent. She was preceded in death by three grandparents, Robert and Bertha Adolph and John Gonos.
Beth loved animals and especially enjoyed the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. She had a special love for sea turtles. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in her name to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, P.O. Box 400 Powell, Ohio 43065.
Calling hours will be held 1-3 and 5-7 PM Wednesday, September 3rd at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent, where funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, September 4 at with burial at Standing Rock Cemetery.
(RC 9-2-14, 9-3-14)