Shirley A. Vesey 1934-2021

CHAMPION — Shirley A. Vesey, 86, of Champion, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at her home.

She was born Nov. 20, 1934, in Dayton, Pa., the daughter of the late Berton and Genevieve Rummel Mauk.

Shirley graduated from Shannock Valley High School and moved to Warren with her family in 1955. Her first employment was with the Union Savings and Trust Company. During the 1960s and 1970s, she worked in retail sales including as an assistant manager at a local shoe store. In the 1990s, she received her Ohio Nurses Assistant certification for home health care. Shirley served as a trustee of Champion Senior Housing Inc., Woodland Meadows. She was an active member of the Wildare United Methodist Church, serving in various capacities. Her hobbies and interests included music, crafts, crocheting, traveling, nature and spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving are her husband, Robert L. Vesey of Champion, whom she married Oct. 16, 1964; three daughters, Karen (Tony) Battin-Vitale of Bristolville, Rhonda Fonce of Champion and Robin (James) Brown of Hollidaysburg, Pa.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two brothers, Melvin and William Mauk; and a sister, Dorothy Stear.

Private services will be held.

Interment will be in Champion Township Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home.

Friends and family may view Shirley’s obituary and / or send condolences to her family, by visiting carlwhall.com.

Family requests that any contributions be made to the Wildare United Methodist Church, in her memory.

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