Amy E. Bajai

November 07, 1915 ‒ August 23, 2013

Mansfield, Ohio

MANFIELD: Amy was ready to go home. She knew without a doubt that true citizenship was awaiting her in heaven and she was eager to be with her Lord and Savior (Phil 3:20).

Amy E. Bajai of Mansfield went home early Friday morning, August 23, 2013 in Winchester Terrace Nursing Home following an extended illness. She was 97.

She was born November 7, 1915 in Mansfield the daughter of Theodore A. and Jenny (Johns) Klein. Amy worked 13 years at Westinghouse in Mansfield.

She was a 76 year member of First Christian Church in Mansfield, hers among the congregation’s oldest families.

Amy enjoyed crocheting, knitting and doing crewel work, fashioning many sweaters and afghans for her family. She also did needlepoint, particularly pictures. She was a talented pianist, playing the organ as well. Amy also liked reading and crossword puzzles.

First and foremost to Amy was her family. She was devoted to her family, loving each of them unconditionally. Remembered as kind and loving, Amy never let an angry word escape her lips.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Elaine and Larry Buzzard of Mansfield, son and daughter-in-law Richard and Kathy Bajai of Bellville; two grandchildren Stephen Buzzard of Columbus, and Jennifer (Sean) Fraser of Galion; granddaughter Debbie (Mike) Schadek of Upper Arlington; great grandchildren Hallie and Gavin Fraser; and great grandchildren Jack and Sam Schadek.

In addition to her parents, Amy was preceded in death by her husband John Bajai on January 22, 1985; close cousins (as only-children they were like siblings) Margaret J. Wheeler and Ralph Johns; and a granddaughter Macy Schadek.

A private graveside service for immediate family was held Monday, August 26, 2013 in Caesarea Cemetery. Pastor Jim Berry will officiate.

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