Genevieve 'Jean' Drongoski, 90, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2018, at St. Luke Lutheran Home.
Born in Akron on June 15, 1927, Jean had been a Portage Lakes resident for nearly 70 years. She was a graduate of North High School and retired after 40 years from United Airlines in 1994, where she had worked as a secretary. During her career, Jean became a world traveler, visiting 6 continents & multiple countries. She was a devout member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, attending Mass daily. She volunteered as a Sunday School teacher. Jean was a member of the National Association of Professional Women, Akron Chapter.
Jean was a true example of living a life like Christ, reminding everyone to live your life in an attitude of Christ. She will be remembered as a woman of sophistication & class.
Jean was preceded in death by her mother and step-father Genevieve & Dale Trout and her sister Mary Smilek.
She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law Charles & Maritta Drongoski, as well as numerous nieces & nephews.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, from 9:30-10:30 am, at the Anthony Funeral Home Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, 1990 S. Main St. in Akron, where prayers will be said at 10:30 am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church on Manchester Rd. in Coventry Twp. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to Cleveland Diocesan Seminarians, c/o Borromeo Seminary 28700 Euclid Ave, Wickliffe, OH 44092. (Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, AKRON)