Shirley Lichwarcsik 1952-2013

NILES – Shirley Elaine Lichwarcsik, 60, passed away at 4:06 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren following an extended illness.

She was born July 28, 1952, in Warren, the daughter of Clair E. and Norma Smith Barnett. She was raised in Niles and previously lived 12 years in Arizona.

A 1970 graduate of Niles McKinley High School, she was a bank teller at the Hubbard office of Cortland Banks and worked in recovery at Big Lots in Niles. She was of the Baptist faith, enjoyed listening to country music, playing games with her grandson and watching him play football.

Shirley is survived by a daughter, Sheryl (Ancil) Washington Jr. of Niles; grandson, Aaron Lichwarcsik; two sisters, Phyllis Kelsh of Niles, Judy (Ron) Haggerty of Warren; three brothers, Albert (Diane) Barnett of Austintown, Max (Janet) Barnett of Cortland and Dave Barnett of Austintown; and her special daytime aide Amy.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Calling hours will be from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home. The funeral will follow at 5 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Dennis Massie of Youngstown Baptist Church officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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