Ethel Louise Gulotta

Ethel Louise Gulotta, 92, of Marietta, passed away on Monday (May 6, 2013) at Harmar Place.

She was born on Dec. 15, 1920, in Marietta, a daughter of Lemuel and Florence Miller Hess. Ethel was a 1940 graduate of Marietta High School, had worked for Dr. Ford Eddy as a bookkeeper and receptionist. She moved to Florida for several years and upon her return to Marietta, she volunteered at Marietta Memorial Hospital for 21 years and won awards for her high volunteer hours (she was the only volunteer to have her own office).

Ethel is survived by her son, William Miller of Salem, Ore.; brother, Dean E. Hess of Huber Heights, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony “Buddy” Gulotta; and two brothers, George and Thomas Hess.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday (May 9) at 10 a.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Janice Hill officiating. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 7 until 9 p.m. Messages of sympathy may be sent at