Laura M. Cligrow 1928-2019

HUBBARD — Laura May Cligrow, 90, passed away in her sleep on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019.

Laura was born May 12, 1928, in Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, near Dayton. She was the daughter of Harry and Blanche Arvilla Boyd Amato.

Laura loved caring for children, was an avid gardener and enjoyed sewing. She was a longtime member of St. Patrick Church in Hubbard. Laura worked many jobs throughout her life to support her family. She was an aide at St. Patrick School, a cafeteria worker and aide at Roosevelt School, a clerk at Ben Franklin and a janitor at St. Patrick School.

She will be greatly missed and remembered with love and affection by her entire family, including her brother, Harry (Pat) Amato; her children, Jane Cligrow of Hubbard, Mary Jo Cligrow of Burlington, Ky., John Cligrow Jr. (Brenda) of Warren and James Cligrow (Tammy) of Columbus; her grandchildren, Ashley (Dave) Mesaros, Elizabeth Cligrow, Lauren Cligrow, Kimberlie Cligrow, Charlton Johns and Jesse Johns; her great-grandchildren, Dominic and Mitchell Mesaros and Michael and David Mesaros; and her caregiver, Melissa Urey.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Cligrow Sr. of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, in 1975; her brother, Michael E. Amato; and her sister, BJ Jasper.

A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb.16, 2019, at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, with the Rev. Michael Swierz officiating. Family and friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m., one hour prior to the memorial Mass Saturday, at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Altar and Rosary Society at St. Patrick Church would be appreciated.

Arrangements are being handled by the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home.

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