Harriet Ann Erba, age 84, of Bowerston, Ohio, died Thursday morning, November 7, 2019 in the Community Hospice Truman House at New Philadelphia.
She was born July 31, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio and was the daughter of the late Harry and Anna Haschak Karafa. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter Deborah Jenkins and a brother Richard Karafa.
She retired in August of 1990 after 22 years of service as a Patient Accounts Biller for Parma Community Hospital in Parma, Ohio. A graduate of Lincoln High School in Cleveland, she was a member of the Dellroy Church of the Nazarene. Harriet enjoyed the challenge of crossword puzzles and puzzle books. A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, she will be missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband Charles Anthony Erba, whom she married July 11, 1979, a son Jeffrey (Patty) Bognar of California a daughter Mrs. Susan (Steve) Bartnicki of Aurora, OH, a sister Mrs. Joyce (Barry) Bronson, a son-in-law Wesley Jenkins of Michigan a sister-in-law Elaine Karafa, three grandsons Michael (Rebecca) Bartnicki, Joshua (Melissa) Bartnicki, and Dakota Jenkins, a granddaughter Jasmine Jenkins, and six great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Thursday, November 14, 2019 in the Sherrodsville Memorial Gardens with Pastor Frank Leghart officiating. Interment of her ashes will follow services. The Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home at Sherrodsville is handling arrangements. To leave an online condolence message please visit the funeral home website.
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