Maureen E. Kutsch 1948-2021
NILES — Maureen Elizabeth Kutsch, 73, passed away at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the Trumbull Regional Medical Center.
She was born March 24, 1948, in Warren, the daughter of Walter F. and Audrey Cornwell Ziegler Sr. and lived in this community her entire life. She attended Niles McKinley High School and was a resident aide at the Shepherd of the Valley Nursing Home for many years.
Maureen loved bowling, spending time on Facebook, playing Bubble Blast and Candy Crush on her phone, gambling and traveling to Las Vegas. She enjoyed collecting books and reading with her cup of black coffee. She was a talented crafter who made beautiful wreaths and a wonderful cook who enjoyed holiday dinners. Her dogs or “fur babies” were everything to her — Chico, who sadly passed away and Bubba, who misses her dearly. For many years, she was an avid Cleveland Browns fan.
Maureen is survived by two sons, Lee R. (Marye) Hanshaw of Warren and Joseph A. Hanshaw of Niles; daughter, Sherry (Robert) Flynn of Atlanta, Ga.; nine grandchildren, Jeremy Hanshaw, whom she raised, Vicky Hanshaw, Amanda Stout Hanshaw, Nick Hanshaw, Lori Wyland, Ashley Price Hanshaw, Brittany Holland, Zariah Flynn and Joseph Hanshaw; 14 great-grandchildren; and brother, Walter F. Ziegler Jr. of Niles.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Kutsch, who died Nov. 27, 1999; daughter, Lisa Hanshaw Wyland, who died Feb. 1, 2012; and sister, Beverly Roth, who died Jan. 10, 2021.
Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 9, 2021, at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the funeral home. The Rev. Thomas Ziegler will officiate. Burial will be in Kerr Cemetery. After the funeral, all are welcome for a 1 p.m. lunch and gathering at the Ali Baba Grotto Hall, 760 Perkins Jones Road, Bazetta Township, Warren.
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