‹ Return to Current Obituaries

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Louise's visitation.

Louise Gormley

Louise Gormley, age 95, of Metamora, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her home, Wednesday morning, January 3, 2018. She was born June 25, 1922 in Mesilla Park, New Mexico to the late Margaret (Elgin) and Charles A. Cartwright. She was married to Larry Malone for 31 years. She later married Prentiss Gormley who preceded her in death after 20 years of marriage.

Louise was a school teacher and later owned the Malone Insurance Agency in Metamora, where she worked for 27 years. She was a long time member of the Metamora First United Methodist Church and was very active in the community.

She will be greatly missed by her daughters, Mary Ann (Harry) Hueston of Canyon, TX, Molly (Tom) Hill of Painesville, OH and Sally Simon of Swanton, OH; her son, Michael (Susan) Malone of Petoskey, MI; stepchildren, Sandra Gee (Larry) Dunbar of Metamora, OH, Michael (Colleen) Gormley of Sebring, FL and David (Elizabeth) Gormley of Delta, OH; 11 grandchildren and 21 reat-grandchildren.

Louise was preceded in death by her siblings, Sallie Cartwright, Jane Baker, Abel Cartwright and Bert Cartwright; and grandson, Jensen Laszakovits.

Visitation will be held Saturday, January 6th from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Metamora. A celebration of her life will be held Sunday, January 7th at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Tyler Kleeberger officiating. Interment will be held at a later date at Amboy Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Metamora First United Methodist Church-Barn Project, Metamora Fire Department, Birthright of Lake County, Mentor OH or to a charity of the donor's choice.

Residence: Metamora, Ohio

Visitation: Saturday, January 6th from 3 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Metamora

Funeral Service: Sunday, January 7th at 9:30 am in the Funeral Home

Interment at a later date: Amboy Township Cemetery

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Louise Gormley, please visit our flower store.


Sorry to here about the passing of your mother Sally, our thoughts go out to your sisters & brother & of course a classmate of 1972. Can still see Louise at her desk at the Insurance Agency, saying its one of the Buck Boys as I entered.

KEN & JANET BUCK Jan 13 2018 12:00 AM

Mary Ann, Molly, Sally & Mike, Extending our sincerest sympathy to your entire family. Your Mom was quite an amazing lady! She was an exquisite seamstress and very generous with her time. She always had a wonderful smile and loved a good conversation. Sending our love and prayers. Dave and Joanie Miller

Joan Miller Jan 10 2018 12:00 AM

Mike and family - So very sorry to hear of your mom

Ron and Maureen Ronquist Jan 9 2018 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of Louise passing Symathy to all of the family.

CLAIR Doris lffland Jan 8 2018 12:00 AM

So Sorry for the loss of your mom. All though it has been many years since I have seen her, my memories were ones of her kindness. Our thoughts and prayers are with all you in this time. Hugs.

Steve Zientek Jan 7 2018 12:00 AM

Sally, sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Take care, Pam & Rob

Pam & Rob Malone Jan 7 2018 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathies to all the family. "Aunt Lou" was one of the most happy and energetic women I've ever known. It was a privilege to be with her and she WILL be greatly missed.

Barbara Kurtz Jan 6 2018 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of Louise's passing. Sympathy to the family

Nadine Ward Jan 6 2018 12:00 AM

We would like to express our sincere sympathy to all of the family. Louise was a very talented lady who will be missed by everyone who knew her.

Craig and GailNorthcott Jan 6 2018 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you 🙏🏻 Mama Lou was an amazing woman and will be missed greatly. May God hold you close and comfort you during this tme 💕

Angela Wilson Jan 5 2018 12:00 AM

Show More Entries