We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Norwalk
Ann M. Spencer-Parker, 74, of Norwalk, passed away early Monday morning, July 25, 2022, at Gaymont Nursing Center.
Ann was born on July 28, 1947, in Norwalk, OH to the late Robert Widman and Mary (LaFace) Widman.
Ann was a 1965 graduate of Norwalk High School. She was a former member of the Clarksfield Methodist Church and most recently attended the Oasis and Potter’s House Churches. Ann was a former officer for the Business and Professional Women’s Organization in New London, served on the boards for the local chapters of the American Cancer Society and Abigail Pregnancy Center, and served as Girl Scout Leader and Cub Scout Den Mother. Ann was a correspondent for the Norwalk Reflector, advertising director for the New London Record and Firelands Farmer, office manager for WLKR Radio, hostess at Norwalk Raceway Park, and other various jobs. In her spare time, Ann loved to bake and entered many of her baked goods, floral arrangements, and other crafts in the Huron County Fair. She also enjoyed volunteering, Lake Erie, local beaches, writing poetry, reading, and doing cross stitch.
Ann enjoyed staying busy and was a woman of many talents. However, she will be best remembered for her sense of humor, which she courageously maintained during her final days.
Ann is survived by her husband, Robert Parker of Norwalk; daughter, Stacey Hardwick of Huron, Shane (Amanda) Spencer of Newark; stepdaughter, Jo Dee Fountain of Florida; 3 grandchildren, Nicholas, Morgan, and Isaac; brother, John (Nancy) Widman of Delta; sister, Karen (Dave) Denman of Toledo, and numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives.
In addition to her parents, Ann was preceded in death by her stepfather, Seldon Craft.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2022, from 4 pm to 7 pm at Walker-Eastman-Heydinger Funeral Home, 98 W. Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857. An hour of visitation will be held on Friday, July 29, 2022, from 10 am until the time of funeral service at 11 am at the funeral home.
Those wishing to contribute to Ann’s memory may do so to Southern Care Hospice, 9501 US HWY 250 N. Suite 2, Milan, OH 44846 or to the Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Avenue, Norwalk, OH 44857.
Fond memories and condolences may be shared online at www.walkereastmanheydingerfh.com.
Southern Care Hospice
2291 W. 4th Street, Suite G., Ontario OH 44906