Gail Faynor Stolec, 77, passed away on Monday, August 23, 2021, at her residence in Boca Raton, Florida. She was born on June 27, 1944 at Lutheran Hosptial in Lakewood, Ohio to Elsie M. (Peters) and Frank Faynor.
Gail attended Clearview Elementary School and traveled with her Navy family to New Orleans, LA, Charleston, S.C., and Key West, FL, where she graduated in 1962. She attended Florida Medical Technology in Miami, FL for two years(1962-1964). Gail worked at St. Joseph Hospital for several years as a medical technologist. In 1965, she attended Kent State University until graduation in 1969 with B.A. degrees in psychology and biology. She taught at Murray Ridge School for two years. In 1969, she married Stephen A. Stolec, an Ohio State University pharmacy graduate. In 1971, they moved to Boca Raton, FL. Gail worked at the Boca Raton Regional Hospital for 25 years as a cardiac technician.
Gail enjoyed animals, art, beach picnics, ceramics, cooking, gardening and reality TV. In 1994, she became disabled with genetic rheumatoid arthritis, which limited her mobility immensely.
Gail is survived by her husband, Stephen A. Stolec, sister-in-law, Jean A. Stolec, and niece who was raised as a daughter since age four, Jennifer Faynor Webber(Chad), and Lisa Faynor Bartine(Cyrus). She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Frank C. Faynor; aunts Bertha Faynor Tomasic(Joseph); Margaret Faynor; and paternal grandparents, Mary and Carl Faynor.
A visitation will be held at The Glick Family Funeral Home in Boca Raton, FL on Sunday, August 29th, from noon to 3pm. A funeral service will be held the following day, Monday, August 30th, at 11AM, at St Paul Lutheran Church in Boca Raton, FL. To watch the live stream of the funeral service please click the following link https://youtu.be/zYZ5sQ2drv4 Gail will be laid to rest at Ridge Hill Cemetery in Lorain, OH on Thursday, September 2nd, at 1pm.
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