Erla Mae Amon

November 30, -0001 - February 21, 2012

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AMON, Erla Mae (nee Bauman)–1931-2012–died peacefully and went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at the age of 81. Born in Mercer, PA to Margaret Young Bauman and Samuel Bauman, a 1949 graduate of Mercer High School, and a 1952 graduate of the Jameson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in New Castle, PA. Married in 1954 to Thomas E. Amon in Mercer, PA. Survived by 4 children, Debra Amon of Fairfield, Catherine (James) Blackburn of West Chester, Steven (Diane) Amon of Loveland, and Michael (Rebecca) Amon of Medina; Dear sister of Kenneth (Pat) Bauman of New Carlisle; Beloved grandmother of 9: Kelly, Erin, Hayley, Winston, Logan, Marshal, Jake, Taylor, and Emily; Loving aunt of many nieces and nephews; Former wife of Thomas Amon of Cincinnati; Member of Holtsinger Presbyterian Church and Friends of Takoda Trails. Worked for many years as an emergency room nurse at Geauga Community Hospital, and later in doctors’ offices as the best shot giver in Cincinnati. Loved by all and a friend to all. Her family and friends will miss her loving and giving spirit, quick wit, and wonderful laugh. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 29th, at Hodapp Funeral Home, 8815 Cinti-Columbus Rd., (Rt 42), West Chester, from 6 – 8 pm. Funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 am at the funeral home. **ATTN**: PART OF ROUTE 42 IS CLOSED. When traveling north on Rt. 42, the road is open to the funeral home. When traveling south, turn right on Butler-Warren, left on Barret, left on Cox and left on Rt. 42.


Mike McIntosh - Aug 26, 2012

I knew Erla Amon. She was my mothers neighbor.When my stepfather died in 1998, she was very kind to my mother and gave so much of herself. I will miss Erla, she was a wonderful person.

Karen Doering - Mar 1, 2012

I am so sorry to hear about Erla’s passing. I worked with Erla at Geauga’s ER. She was well know for the care she gave the patients as well as the “goodies” she brought with her to work. Erla will be in my prayers. Karen

Jay Leonard - Feb 29, 2012

Were sorry for your loss . Your Mom was a great friend to our mom. Bless you all.

Susan Kline - Feb 29, 2012

I thought something was wrong when I didn’t hear anything at Christmas. Erla was a wonderful friend when I lived in Dutchland Woods. I had no family in Ohio and Erla was a Mom replacement to me and the twins. She will be missed by many who knew her. Her kindness and thoughtfulness was spread out to everyone she met.
My sympathy to Debby, Kathy, Steve & Mike and their spouses. I know you have many good memories.
Susan KlineC

Jan & Bob Murphey - Feb 29, 2012

I was so sorry to hear about Erla. My husband Bob & I attended church with her @ Royal Redeemer years ago. After we moved , we sort of lost touch. However , I will never forget how friendly she was to our family when we first joined the church, her enthusiam, her generous nature. We have truly lost a treasure. Our condolences to all of you.

Jan & Bob Murphey

Tina Morawski - Feb 29, 2012

We knew Erla from Royal Redeemer where she was such a hard worker and a good cook! Later she helped keep a circle of friends together who met monthly. We still sew and lunch together, and will miss Erla in the craft room at the retirement home! God bless all her dear family!

Carolyn & Larry Ries - Feb 27, 2012

Our love and prayers for each of you,Debbie,Cathy/Jim,Steve/Diane and Mike/Becky.

I loved your Mom so much and always looked up to her. She loved each of you so much and bragged about each of you and her grandchildren every time we talked. The last picture I have of her is with all 9 of you grandchildren around her…she was so proud of that picture.

Larry has had surgery and I will not be able to attend the viewing or service, but want to express my deepest sympathy to each of you.

May God’s peace and comfort surround you during the days ahead.

Gail reagle - Feb 26, 2012

My condolences to you and your family.

Bobbie & Bernie Stevens - Feb 26, 2012

We were so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a wonderful woman and we were blessed to have her as a friend. Since we will be in Florida we are sorry we can’t make the visitation or service. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. We will miss her very much. Glad I got to spend time with her before we left for Florida.
Bobbie and Bernie Stevens

Bobbie & Bernie Stevens - Feb 26, 2012

Erla was a wonderful person and we were blessed to have her as a friend. We will miss her very much. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Bobbie and Bernie Stevens

Suzanne & Dave Marshall - Feb 25, 2012

We will be keeping your family in our prayers this week. We so enjoyed our visit with your Mom.
It is at times like this that I wish we lived closer.

Nancy and Larry Baseflug - Feb 24, 2012

Dear Cathy,Steve,and Mike, we send our sympathy to each of you. Your Mom was so special to us. She was like a sister to me. We so enjoyed her visits with us. We laughed from the time she got here until she left. I will miss her as I know you will. God Bless you all.
Nancy and Larry