Geraldine L. Hardgrove Milford, 81, of Savannah, died Monday, October 26, 2009 at OSU Medical Center East. Born September 20, 1928 in Rittman, she is the daughter of Weldon and Mildred Smith Hardgrove. She is an understanding, forgiving, and wonderful mother who enjoys knitting and crocheting afghans, gardening, and is best known for her no-bake cookies.
She is survived by her sons, Thomas Jean Milford of Connecticut, Roger Cindy Milford of Mississippi, David Milford of Columbus, and Ronald Dana of Warsaw, IN; daughter, Mary Lou Tony Castaneda of Ashland; seven grandchildren; one great grandchild; sister, Beverly Miller of Rittman; niece, Barb Bob Bright of Ashland; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and extended family. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald W. Milford, and daughter, Pam Milford.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 21, 2009 at the Ashland Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 308 Claremont Ave., Ashland, at 10:30 a.m. conducted by her brother-in-law, Rev. Richard Milford. Friends may call one hour prior to the service from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.