age 85 of North Canton, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 4, surrounded by her family. She was born July 11, 1933 to Robley and Myrtle (O’Hara) Mead in Yankton, SD. After her parents’ deaths very early in Audrey’s life, she was raised by her grandmother, Minnie O’Hara. Audrey spent most of her childhood in Grand Island, NE, with her aunts, uncles and cousins, and Cedar Rapids, IA, where she met her husband. They married on July 26, 1952.
Audrey moved to North Canton with her husband and children in 1963. She held several jobs during her life, including being a much loved lunch lady at Hoover High School, but her favorite job was being a mother and grandmother. Audrey devoted her time to helping her family and her community. A long-time member of Zion Lutheran Church, Audrey was actively involved in the Food Pantry and taking care of the church gardens (with her faithful companion, Suki, at her side).
Audrey was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald C. Hartman, her grandmother and parents. Audrey is survived by her children Greg (Joanne) Hartman, Ron (Dawn) Hartman, and Laura (Jim) Lupien; her grandchildren Sean (Kristi) Hartman, Allison (Tony) Elzholz, Ryan (Megan) Hartman, Tyler Hartman, Carly Hartman, Bradley Lupien and Evan Lupien, as well as 9 great grandchildren and lots of extended family across the country.
Friends may call Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Reed Funeral Home North Canton Chapel, 801 Pittsburgh Ave NW, North Canton, Ohio 44720 from 5pm to 7pm and on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 10am to 11am with services to follow at 11am. Interment will take place at North Canton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a gift in Audrey’s memory to the Refuge of Hope, 405 3rd St NE, Canton, OH 44702.