Natalie Jean Cunningham, 48, of New Philadelphia, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from her home.
A daughter of Thelma Jean (Tope) Breyer and the late Ronald Frank Breyer, Natalie was born August 4, 1964 at Dover, Ohio.
Natalie graduated from North Fort Myers High School at Florida and was employed by Mast Trucking as an Over the Road Truck Driver.
On December 17, 2011, Natalie married the love of her life, Ronald Joe Cunningham at Valley View Church at Surgarcreek. The couple shared many wonderful moments together and they especially enjoyed traveling in their R.V. while cherishing God’s creations.
She was a member of Valley View Church as well as a member of the New Philadelphia Elks. Natalie enjoyed reading, taking pictures and cooking when her busy schedule permitted her to do so. Most of all, she loved her family and spending time with them.
In addition to her husband and mother, Natalie is survived by her step children, Kevin Cunningham of Parma, Ohio and Kayla Cunningham of Woodsfield, Ohio; a step granddaughter, Abigail Cunningham; her brothers, Rodney (Linda) Breyer of Reading, Pennsylvania, David Breyer of Bay City, Michigan and Randy (Ginelle) Breyer of Dover; an uncle, Pete (Cheryl) Tope of Roswell and many nieces and nephews.
Natalie was preceded in death by her father and her grandparents, Lynn and Mary Tope and Floyd and Margaret Breyer.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. A funeral service celebrating Natalie’s life will follow at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Chuck Jarvis officiating. Burial will follow in East Avenue Cemetery at New Philadelphia. Following the committal service, a memorial reception will be held in the Geib Family Center at New Philadelphia.
Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Natalie by visiting the funeral home website.
Contributions may be made in Natalie’s memory to Valley View Church, P.O. box 528 Surgarcreek, OH 44681.
Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia