ORWELL — Shirley A. McNaughton (nee Davis), age 78, passed on Thursday, April 3, 2014, surrounded by her family at Tripoint Hospital in Concord after a brief illness.
Shirley, the daughter of Robert T. and Marie E. Davis, was born on Nov. 6, 1935, in Youngstown, Ohio. She married Gerald “Jerry” McNaughton on Nov. 6, 1965.
After raising her young children and being a Girl Scout Leader, Shirley worked at the Geauga County Public Library in Chardon as a circulation clerk with a group of people that she loved. After retirement, Shirley began working at Leeda Northeast, Inc. followed by their consignment shop, Its All Fine Consignment and Gifts in Warren. She loved working with the clients and called all of them her children who in turn called her “Momma”.
Shirley is survived by her daughter, Kelly (Don) Dingman of Orwell; son, Scott McNaughton of Chardon; grand-children, Kassandra McNaughton of Orwell and Jessica Huebner of Garrettsville; and hundreds of Grand Valley Drama students over the years who she had considered grandchildren. Also survived by her sister-in-law, Karen (Thomas) Davis; sister, Kathleen (James) Russ; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Shirley was preceded in death by her loving husband, Jerry; parents, Robert and Marie Davis; and brothers, Thomas and Bobby Davis.
At Shirley’s request, a Celebration of Life will be officiated by Jim Anderson at First Congregational Church of Claridon, 13942 Mayfield Road, Huntsburg, Ohio 44046, on Wednesday, April 9th, at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grand Valley Drama Boosters, 111 Grand Valley Ave., Suite C., Orwell, Ohio 44076 or to Trips Ahoy Foundation, 1441 Parkman Road NW., Warren, Ohio 44485. Contributions may be made at the church service.
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