Ada F. Blackburn, born October 3, 1939, passed away November 11, 2020. Longtime resident of Richfield Ohio, a nurse to many, a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Preceded in death by her parents Elbie and Brookie Collins (Waller), sisters Verna Stevens and Ida Roberts, son-in-law Ronald Kovak, grandson Ronald Kovak, and great-granddaughter Nora Kovak. She is survived by her brothers Henry (Jeanetta) Collins and Joe Collins; daughters Amy Kovak and Danita (Tom) Zsembik; son Rodney (Susan) Blackburn; grandchildren Joe (Marian) Kovak, Jessica (Matthew) Bocian, Jenifer (Mike) Weston, Nicholas, Andrew, and Alexander Blackburn, Braden and Isabelle Zsembik; and great-grandchildren Chloe and Jackson Kovak, Noah and Brody Bocian. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Friday November 20, 2020 at Guardian Angels Catholic Church 1676 S. Cleveland Massillon Rd. Copley, Ohio 44321 with Fr. Christopher Weber officiating. Family and friends may visit from 10-11 AM prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will take place at All Saints Cemetery in Northfield.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Services in care of The Billow Funeral Homes and Crematory, Fairlawn Chapel, 85 N. Miller Road Akron, OH 44333.
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