Ethel R Brine (Andre)

Burial Date:

October 13, 2015

Birth & Death Date:

November 29, 1929 - October 10, 2015

Funeral Home:

Hempel Funeral Home (Directions)


Hempel Funeral Home (Directions)

Ethel Rose Brine (nee Andre), 85, a winter resident of Florida and summer resident of Elyria, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at the home of her son, following a brief illness. She was born November 29, 1929 in Rittman and was raised in Wadsworth. Elyria had been her home for most of her life before moving to Florida, where she resided for the last five years.
Ethel was a loving wife and mother. She worked along side of her husband in the family business of M.P. Brine Inc., as secretary. Formerly a member of Church of the Open Door in Elyria, Ethel attended Trinity Evangelical Free Church in Amherst when in town.
Survivors include her son, Paul Brine (Carol) of Cape Coral, Florida; her daughters, Helen Chaplin (Bill) of Elyria Township, Linda Septaric (Richard) and Sandra L. Jones (Melvin Frank), both of Elyria; nine grandchildren and five great- grandchildren; her brother, Raymond Andre (Pat) of Rittman; her sisters, Ruth Lundquest of Pennsylvania and Grace Ratta of Wadsworth.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Milton Paul Brine on September 29, 2001; sister, Bonnie Harris in 1997 and her parents, Ralph and Margaret Andre (nee Meese).
Friends may call Tuesday, October 13, 2015, from 12:30 P.M., until the time of the Funeral Service at 1:30 P.M., at the Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst. The Reverend Arnold Fleagle, Pastor of Trinity Evangelical Free Church, will officiate. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 46485 Middle Ridge Road, Amherst or the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 3229 Burnet Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229-3095.
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Section: - J - Masonic II Lot Number: 84A Space: 4


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