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Rebecca Eastin

Rebecca Eastin, 89, of Oberlin, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Allen Mercy Hospital in Oberlin. She was born January 21, 1925, in Cleveland.

Rebecca worked as a private nurse for seniors, American Greeting Card and General Industries. She was a member of Rust United Methodist Church of Oberlin, where served as a trustee, choir member, finance committee and with the kitchen committee, Rebecca was a member of Chatter Box Club in Lorain and Lunch Bunch Club in Lorain. She served 25 years in Precinct 5 A's, as presiding judge. She enjoyed cooking, reading and current events.

She is survived by her daughter, Victoria Eastin Matthews of Lawrence, Kansas; sons, Timothy D. Eastin of Huber Heights, Ohio, Terry J. Eastin of Cincinnati; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. (Dank) Eastin; father, George Rucker, Sr.; mother, Azzie Lee Jennings; stepfather, Memphis Wiggins; brother, George Rucker, Jr.; and sister, Bessie L. Black.

Visitation will be Thursday, April 17, 2014, 6 until 8 P.M., at the Cowling Funeral Home, in Oberlin. Funeral service will be 11 A.M., Friday, April 18, 2014, at Rust United Methodist Church, Oberlin. Reverend Kevin L. Coleman, of Rust United Church, will officiate. Interment will be at Westwood Cemetery.

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