The Life of Gail F. Davies

Gail F. Davies (1917-2012) A celebration of life for Gail F. Davies, 95, of Mentor will be held 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in the Reception Center at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor. Mr. Davies was born April 11, 1917, in Cleveland, and was a resident of Mentor for the past 56 years. He passed away Monday June 11, 2012, at Kemper House in Mentor. Gail was educated at MIT and Case College. He was a metallurgical engineer who held many patents. He worked for the former Clevite Corporation and Gould Corporation. He went on to own and operate Grid Seal Corporation in Cleveland from 1981 to 2001. Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Margaret "Peggy" (Dodds) Davies; sons, Gregory (Ann) Davies of Yerington, Nev., and Geoffrey (Patricia) Davies of Chardon; grandchildren, Jared Davies, Alyson (Bret) Willey and Jodie Tagliaferri; and great-granddaughter, Lauren Willey. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth; parents, Francis and Bessie Davies; and sister, Suzette Hahn Inurnment will be in Western Reserve Memorial Gardens in Chester Township. Contributions may be made to Best Friends Animal Society, 5001 Angel Canyon Road, Kanab, UT 84741.

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