Alice F. Ertle, age 96 of Massillon, went home to the Lord on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at House of Loreto in Canton.
She was born August 25, 1923, in Massillon the daughter of the late Leo and Mary (Braun) Heitger.
Alice served as secretary and bookkeeper for St. Mary Catholic Church and retired after nearly 40 years of service. She previously was a former lead court stenographer with Massillon Municipal Court for 7 years.
She was a lifetime member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Rosary Alter Society, and a charter member of Columbian Ladies Guild.
Alice is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Marianne and David Julian and Julie and Chuck Eberhardt; son, Richard A. Ertle; son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Jennifer Ertle; grandchildren, Chas (Michelle) Eberhardt, Laura (Brian) Mollenshott, Sam Ertle, Max (Shauna) Ertle, Lucas Julian, Lindsey Julian, Andrew Ertle and Meagan Ertle; and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward P. Ertle; son, Edward P. Ertle, II; siblings, Howard Heitger, Robert Heitger, Sr., James Heitger, Donald Heitger, Edna Kerrigan, Irene Gray, Dorothy Sturdevant, and Ann Briggs.
A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church and burial to follow the service at St. Mary Cemetery. The service will be live streamed on St. Mary's Facebook page on Saturday at 11 A.M. www.facebook.com/stmarychurchmassillon.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, May 15, 2020, from 5 to 7 P.M. at Heitger Funeral Home - Massillon Chapel. Social distancing will be observed and masks are preferred.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church Memorial Fund, 726 First St. N.E., Massillon, OH, 44646 or House of Loreto, 2812 Harvard Ave. N.W., Canton, OH, 44709.
The family would like to extend their deep gratitude to the Sisters and staff of the House of Loreto.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.heitger.com
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