Eileen T. Gustafson

November 05, 1947 ‒ December 29, 2016

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Eileen T. Gustafson, age 69, of Mount Gilead, passed away Thursday afternoon, December 29, 2016, at Marion General Hospital, with her family at her side.

She was born on November 5, 1947, in Columbus, to the late J. W. Redmond and Betty J. (Lahr) Redmond who survives. Eileen graduated from Northmor High School in the class of 1965. She later went on to receive her bachelor’s degree for teaching from Ashland University.

For many years Eileen worked as a teacher and substitute teacher in the Galion and Mount Gilead School systems. She also taught in Pennsylvania when the family relocated there temporarily. More recently, Eileen retired after 18 years of working for Verizon Telephone Company as a Customer Service Specialist.

Eileen was most passionate about her family. She loved her children and grandchildren more than anything and always put them first in her life.

She will be dearly missed by her children: Mike (Marie) Gustafson of Mount Gilead and Mark (Lynda Wilson) Gustafson of Grove City; grandchildren: Colton Gustafson, Grace Gustafson, Casey Wilson, and Jessica Wilson; mother, Betty Redmond of Mount Gilead; and brothers: Dean (Terri) Redmond of Mount Gilead and Dave Redmond of Mount Gilead.

She was preceded in death by her father, J.W. Redmond.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Eileen’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

  • I am very sorry to hear of Eileen’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless. Kathy (Hunt) Shelley

  • Mike and Mark,
    I am so sorry for your lose. I will always remember Eileen at the drive thru and her buying lottery tickets. She was a great lady who could always make me laugh when I was having a rough time.

  • Sorry for your loss. I worked with Eileen at Verizon and remember such a sweet lady. I loved her sense of humor. She will truly be missed.