|Shirley A. Losey|
|Written by provided to Sentinel-Tribune|
|Saturday, 05 October 2013 09:04|
Shirley A. Losey, age 85, of Stony Ridge, OH, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on December 17, 1927 in Luckey, OH, to Lawrence and Esther (Harmeyer) Dierker. On December 9, 1950 she married the love of her life, Ralph O. Losey, Jr. in Toledo, OH, and he preceded her in death on August 4, 1994.
Shirley graduated from Troy/Luckey High School. Her employments included: Secretary of Salem Lutheran Church, Pemberville, OH and Postmaster at the Stony Ridge Branch Post Office for 20 years. She was a lifelong member of Salem Grace United Lutheran Church, Pemberville, OH and was active with the Girl Scouts.
In her spare time she enjoyed watching her children, grandchildren and a great-grandchild play a variety of sports and was an avid OSU fan.
Shirley is survived by her children: Douglas (Patricia) Losey of Westerville, OH, David Losey of Delaware, OH, Marcia (William) Lafferty of Lemoyne, OH, Dick (Mary) Losey of Lemoyne, OH and Daniel (Jeanine) Losey of Stony Ridge, OH, seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, sisters: Evelyn (Paul) Heineman of Woodville, OH, Eloise Dierker of Liberty Center, OH, Jan Merryfield of Birmingham, AL, brothers: Robert (Mildred) Dierker and Lloyd (Ruth) Dierker both of Pemberville, OH.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband: Ralph, grandson: Jimmy Rice and brother: Wallace (Lou) Dierker.
Family and friends will be received on Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Marsh Funeral Home, 4094 State Route 105, Pemberville, OH. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, October 7, 2013 at 11 a.m. from Salem Grace United Lutheran Church at the Bradner Road facility with additional visitation from 10 a.m. until time of services. Interment will be in Troy Twp. Cemetery, Luckey, OH. There will be a bereavement luncheon served at the church immediately following the cemetery committal services.
Considerations for memorial contributions are to: Salem Grace United Lutheran Church.
Those wishing to express a word of encouragement, share a memory or photo may do so at www.marshfuneralhomes.com.
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