Edith Gach (nee Huber), 69, of Avon Lake passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2007, after a prolonged illness at the Hospice of the Cleveland Clinic at the Renaissance.
She was born February 6, 1938, in Elgg, Switzerland, and attended grammar and high school there.
She relocated to the United States in 1961 to assume duties of governess for prominent families in the New York area. She then was employed by the British Petroleum Corp. at Rockefeller Center downtown New York.
She was transferred to the Cleveland office in 1986 and given the position of Supervisor of cash management and venture capital with the office of the treasurer at B.P. She held that position until her retirement in 1991.
After retirement she and her husband were involved in the start up of a small financial assistance and tax corporation where she held the office of treasurer until 1995.
After retirement she pursued her favorite pastimes of traveling, visiting Hawaii, Switzerland, a tour of Europe, the Bahamas, southern and western states and cruises with her husband.
She was also an avid reader, enjoyed classical music and was very skilled in the craft of knitting and gave instruction at the Domonkas Branch Library in Sheffield Lake as well as other outlets. She donated a lot of her creations to hospitals and charitable organizations.
She also loved the game of golf and a member of Sweetbriar women’s golf league in Avon Lake and was the league treasurer.
Mrs. Gach is survived by her husband of 16 years, William; a son, Evan Bossonis (daughter-in-law Victoria) and granddaughter, Julia of Queensbury, N.Y.; a daughter, Andronica Malak (son-in-law Simon) of Bell Aire, Calif.; a brother, Walter Huber (sister-in-law Elizabeth) of Aldisville, Switzerland; a nephew, Ralf Huber of Zurich, Switzerland; and a niece, Nico Huber of Locarno, Italy; and cousins in Switzerland.
Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon Belden Road, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, September 28, 2007, where prayer services will be 8 p.m. The Rev. Jim Kulma will officiate.
Burial will be private at Sunset Memorial Park, North Olmsted.
Memorials may be forwarded to Hospice of the Cleveland Clinic at the Renaissance, P.O.Box 931517, Cleveland, OH 44193-1655.