Lynn James DeFreest, 87, passed away on December 1, 2019. He was born on October 31, 1932, in Albany, New York to the late James and Vera DeFreest. He was an orthopedic surgeon in Barberton and Akron, OH and had founded Orthopaedics Inc. He was active in the Naples, FL community, participating in the Naples Council on World Affairs and the Forum Club. He served as President of the Chateaumere Condo Association for 18 years.
Lynn is survived by his wife of 32 years, Patricia; sons, Eric (Melissa) and Jeff (Kari); step-children, Kim Warren, Keith (Tonya) Warren, Mark Warren; grandsons, Nicolai and Zachary DeFreest, and Joshua Warren.
Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd., Akron on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, from 1:00-2:00 PM, where a service will be held at 2:00 PM. Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Turkeyfoot Island Club or Naples United Church of Christ Music Fund, in memory of Lynn.
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