Freda L. (Reichley) Gaskins, 87, of Somerset, Ohio, passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017 after a brief illness.
Freda was born April 4, 1930 near Somerset, the daughter of the late Charles H. Sr., and Nellie Emmert Reichley.
Having lived most of her life in Somerset, Freda moved to Lebanon, Ohio in 2016.
She was the devoted mother of John (Sangeeta) Gaskins, Steve (Polly) Gaskins, Gretchen (Bill) Bendel, Ben (Laura) Gaskins, Mark (Barbara) Gaskins and Nick (Cris) Gaskins; loving grandmother of fifteen; great-grandmother of five; dear sister of Wilma (Carl) Hudak and Daniel (Nina) Reichley.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John N. Gaskins; her siblings, Frank, Charles, Carl, Dominic and Cecil Reichley and Margaret Olive, Mildred Storts and Barbara Schmelzer.
Requiem Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Church, 2310 Robertson Ave., Norwood, Ohio 45212.
Local visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Bope-Thomas Funeral Home in Somerset where Rosary service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 4, 2017, followed by burial in the Gaskins Family Farm Cemetery near Somerset, with a luncheon following at the Somerset American Legion.