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Mildred A. Motta

September 15, 1924 — February 7, 2021


Mildred A. Motta of Louisville, Ohio peacefully passed away at the age of 96, on Sunday, February 7th, 2021. She was born September 15th, 1924 to the late Leonard and Katharine (Bugonsky) Hentsch. Mildred graduated from Timken Vocational High School in 1942 and married Andrew L. Motta November 28, 1946.   She worked at Canton Provision and was an inspector of surgical gloves at Edmonton Wilson. She was a great cook, excellent baker, loved to bowl, crochet, sew, garden, and play the Ohio instant lottery; loved watching Cleveland sports teams, especially the Cleveland Indians. Mildred was a wonderful wife and a loving mother, grandma, and great grandma. She will be missed dearly by her family.

In addition to her parents, Mildred is preceded in death by her husband, Andrew who passed in 1995; brothers, Louis, Frank and Joseph Hentsch; sisters, Anne Bushta, Josephine Biery, Julie Churpek, Dorothy Baker.

Mildred is survived by her children, Thomas L. (Ellie) Motta, Linda I. Dunlap, Suzanne (John) Harkness and Andrea Motta, her grandchildren, Thomas A.  Motta, Sarah (Ethon) Harkness Burns, and Heather (Josh) Schueller; four great-grandchildren, Jason Schueller, Jared Schueller Kara Harkness Burns, and Eira Harkness Burns.

The family would like to thank her long-time physician, Dr. Mark Stachel, his staff as well as the staff at Green Meadows in Louisville for Mom’s care throughout the years. In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the KSU Scholarship Fund, the Good Samaritan’s Table at St. John the Baptist or to a charity of your choice.  Private services will be held at Paquelet-Falk Funeral Home with interment to follow at Henry Warstler Cemetery in Canton.

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