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Jean A. Metz

Jean A. Metz, 87, passed away May 23, at Pleasant View Health Care Center. Jean was born in Oak Hill, Ohio and had been a Barberton resident most of her life. She was a charter member of Pilgrim Holiness Church and currently attended Grace Church-Norton Campus. Jean loved gospel music and was blessed with a rich, strong Alto voice, which she used to glorify God throughout her life and in her travels with the Paul Ankrim Quartet. God commanded Jean Ann serving him by being a devoted wife and mother and to use her special ability in Nursery Ministry. Preceded in death by her husband Oris; granddaughter Julie McCrory; and parents Roy and Freda Ankrim; She is survived by her daughters Diane Chaney and Connie Metz; grandsons Anthony (Lindsey) Chaney and Stephen (Shannon) Chaney; great-grandchildren Ashley, Grace, Gabrielle, Thomas and Adrianna; great-great-grandson Mason; brother Paul (Barbara) Ankrim; sister Barb Ankrim; many nieces and nephews; and a host of Christian friends. The family wishes to thank the staff at Pleasant View Health Care for all their care and support. Jean’s Funeral Service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the Silva Hostetler Funeral Home, 1199 Wooster Road W., Barberton. Pastor Robert Combs officiating. Calling Hours Friday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 31st at Greenlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Church-Norton Campus. To share a memory or send a condolence, please visit

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