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1 of 1 | Posted by: The Staff of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home - OH


Sallie Gonos, 75, of Kent, died Monday, August 7, 2017, at UH Portage Medical Center in Ravenna.

She was born April 28, 1942 in Ravenna, to the late Lamarre L. and Evelyn Dolores (Raber) Poole.

Sallie was a life-long resident of Kent. She worked for the Kent City Schools in food preparation and service at several city schools. She enjoyed arts and crafts and excelled at cross stitching. She enjoyed watching sports and loved attending her children's then grandchildren's sporting events. She was an avid Cleveland Indians fan.

She is survived by her sons, John (Jo Marie) Gonos of Kent, and Richard (Kelly) Gonos of Kent; daughter, Diane Gonos of Kent; grandson, Brandon Gonos of Kent; granddaughter, Katelyn Gonos of Kent; brother, Larry L. Poole of Kent; sister, Kay P. (Carl) Wirick of Brunswick. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Gonos, granddaughter, Beth Hodgeman, and sister, Barbara L. White.

Calling hours will be held 5-7 PM Thursday, August 10 and Friday, August 11 from 10:30-11:30 AM at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent, followed by funeral services at 11:30 AM with Rev. John Bertsch officiating. Burial will be held at Standing Rock Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at UH Portage Medical Center fo their enduring care as well as Drs. David Rubin, David Uhall, Nathan Lucardie, Paul Gibbons and Hugh O'Neil for their long time care.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association Akron Area Chapter, 4500 Rockside Road, Suite 440, Independence, OH 44131, and Animal Protective League, 8122 Infirmary Road, Ravenna, OH 44266.