Ila M. Kuthy, 76, of Bethesda was welcomed into her eternal home on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. Born April 22, 1940, in Bethesda, she was the daughter of the late Milian N. Pastva and Helen M. Bennett Pastva.

Very devoted to her Lord, she was the heart of the family, as they were her greatest blessing. She enjoyed fishing, crocheting, dancing, and Jimmy Swaggart music.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Janet Girts and brothers-in-law, Russell Girts, Don Neal, and John Moore.

Ila is survived and will be greatly missed by, her husband of 56 ° years, Gerald "Jerry" Kuthy of Bethesda; daughter, Jada (Robert) Delloma of Dayton; sons, David A. Kuthy of Bethesda, Gerald R. (Paula) Kuthy, Jr. of Kimbolton; grandchildren, Nicholas C. and Jesse R. Kuthy, Zackery R.E. (Renee) Delloma, Brendon M. and Dustin G.R. Delloma; sisters, Lowella (Carl) Cornell and Penny Neal all of Florida, and Barbara Jean Moore of Newcomerstown; and special friend, Mary Devine.

Visitation was held on Sunday, March 19 at Patron Funeral Homes & Crematory Kelly Kemp Braido, 322 N. Main St., Bethesda, where the service for Ila was conducted, Monday, March 20 with Dr. Brian Bee officiating. Interment followed at Bethesda United Methodist Cemetery, Bethesda.

Memorial contributions may be made to the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, 460 W. 10th Ave., Columbus, 43210 or Ebenezer Baptist Church, 309 Oak Street, Bethesda, 43719.

The family extends a very warm and special thank you to the Ebenezer Church Family and the James Cancer Hospital for their love, care, and support.

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