Gay Hauber Bossetti died February 17, 2022 at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky,
Ohio surrounded by her loving family. Gay graduated in 1957 from Jewett High School in
Jewett, Ohio. She furthered her education and later graduated from the Franciscan University
of Steubenville in 1967 with a degree in Education and Philosophy. She taught in Columbus,
Ohio and later in Perkins Township, Sandusky, Ohio where she gave love, comfort and an
education to the many children she taught. Her love in life was always for children.
During Gay's Grandpa Snyder's funeral in 1977 she had a conversation with her favorite uncle,
Ray Snyder, the brother of her mother, Elsie. The conversation was about the Snyder family
which Ray said was published in the local history books. That conversation produced a love
and life-long search to find out and research the Snyder families. Gay was a lifetime member of
The Harrison County Genealogical Society and The Harrison County Historical Society. She
was also a lifetime member of The Miser Organization, the Miser's being her Grandmother
Snider's side of the family.
Gay was a member of the Daughter's of the American Revolution through her great, great,
great, great Grandfather Martin Snyder who fought in the Pennsylvania regiment. Around 1799,
Martin moved with his entire family by ox-cart to settle in Jefferson County, Ohio, now Harrison
County, Ohio where he was one of three who donated land to become the Greenwood
Cemetery and he was the first to be buried there in 1810.
Bridge had always been a passion for Gay. For over 35 years, she played each Monday with
friends from Sandusky. She jokingly referred to these Mondays as "Federal Holidays".
Gay is survived by her son, Michael (Lauren) Bossetti and their 6 children whom she loved so
dearly: Katie Dahm of Bellevue, Ohio, Michael Bossetti and Nick Bossetti of Columbus, Ohio,
Sarah Bossetti, a student at Ohio State University, Cole Bossetti and Sophie Rose Bossetti of
Bellevue, Ohio where Gay resided. She was further blessed with her two great grandbabies,
Riah and Jacob Dahm. She is also survived by sister-in-law, Sue Hauber of Jewett, Ohio;
brother James (Becky) Hauber of Cambridge, Ohio; sister Connie Hauber of Jewett, Ohio; as
well as 3 special nephews: Ryan Hauber, Chuck (Carrie) Hauber and Dave (Lisa) Jones, and 5
nieces: Stephanie (Brian) Brandt, Trisha (Eric) McAfee, Jayme (Dave) Wheeler, Kim (Mike)
Wade and Shannon (Mike) Roberts.
Gay was preceeded in death by two brothers, Lew Hauber and Larry Hauber; her dear sister,
Delores Kay "Toots" Jones; her parents, Clarence and Elsie (Snyder) Hauber; step father, Paul
Bish and grandparents Steve and Rose (Valdinger) Hauber and Walter (Pete) and Essie (Miser)
She will always be remembered for her kind and loving spirit, her undying love and dedication to
her family and mostly for being the best "Mimi" her grandchildren could wish for.
A service will be held, Saturday, February 26th at 2:00 at Clark Kirkland Barr Funeral Home in
Cadiz, Ohio, followed by burial at Greenwood Cemetery.