Gertrude Eddy, 88, of Buckeye Lake, died Friday, March 27, 2009, at her residence. She was born March 11, 1921, in Columbus, to the late Walter and Della (Tilly) Willis.
She was a member of Rosie Riveters with Curtis Wright and retired from Penn Central Railroad after 25 years.
She is survived by sons, Robert E. (Beverly) Eddy and Alfred (Brenda) Eddy; daughter, Brenda (Roger) Hileman; grandchildren, Bradley Christopher Eddy, Steven Bright, Cory Eddy and Jeremy Dossett; and great grandchildren, Tom, Jake, McKaya, Sam, Ethan, Andrew, Hunter and Clayton. Gertrude was preceded in death by her husband, Earl. F.; her paretns; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Sharilyn Eddy; granddaughter, Tina Marie Hileman; two brothers; one sister; and best friend, Ruth Roberts.
Funeral service was April 1, 2009, at the Pfeifer Funeral Home, Reynoldsburg, with Rev. Tom Myers officiating. Burial was in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Rd., Newark, OH 43055. Online condolences can be sent to www. pfeiferfuneral.com