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Shirley Margaret Callihan

March 19, 1937 January 24, 2020
Shirley Margaret Callihan
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Shirley Margaret Callihan (nee Kagarise), 82, of Grafton passed away Friday, January 24, 2020 at University Hospital Elyria Medical Center following a lengthy illness. She was born March 19, 1937 in Hopewell Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. She was a homemaker who enjoyed helping her husband in their small farm, she also enjoyed gardening, crocheting, bingo, and going with her daughter Kim to the casino. She was a lifelong member of the American Legion Auxillary post # 717. Survivors include her daughters Cheryl (George) Haller of Shelbyville, KY., Kimberly (James) McHugh of LaGrange, OH.; grandsons Brian Haller of Cincinnati, OH., Lt. Sean Haller of Fort Knox, KY.; step son Joey (Cyndi) Kauffman of Bedford, PA.; sister-in-law Jenny Basore of New Paris, PA. She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald Callihan of 59 years; sister Mary Kagarise; mother Frances (Lewis) Findley; step father Gerald Findley. Family will receive friends 4-7 PM Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626, where funeral services will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, January 29, 2020. Burial Butternut Ridge Cemetery (Eaton Twp.). Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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4:00 PM 1/28/2020 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/28/2020 7:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral Services 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 29, 2020 in the funeral home

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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Butternut Ridge Cemetery Final Resting Place

Butternut Ridge Rd.
Eaton Township, OH 44039

Butternut Ridge Rd. Eaton Township 44039 OH
United States

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