ASHTABULA — Madaline Elizabeth (Sharp) Milano Locy, age 85, formerly of E. 36th St., passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Austinburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Oct. 13, 1927, in North Kingsville, the daughter of Ellis and Mary Beatrice (Yoak) Sharp and had been an Ashtabula resident her entire life. A 1946 graduate of North Kingsville High School, she was the salutatorian of her class.
She worked in the RECO lab for MFG and later retired from KeyBank as an account manager.
A sports enthusiast, she was a past president of the Buckeye Athletic Boosters Club during the 1970’s. She especially enjoyed attending the sporting events of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Madaline loved to cheer for the Cleveland Indians and participated in several bowling and golf leagues. Known for her quick wit and sense of humor, she also enjoyed playing bridge, working crossword puzzles, reading, and listening to Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and Big Band.
Her survivors include four children, Mary (Louis) Wisnyai of North Kingsville, Charla (Paul) Fortuna of Champion, Chris Milano of Ashtabula and Eric (Lorie) Milano of North Royalton; nine grandchildren, Robin, Louis (Tammi) Jr. and Gregory (Melissa) Wisnyai, Walter (Ruthann) Robertson Jr., Christopher, Tony and Katie Milano, and Nick and Julia Milano; 10 great-grandchildren, Louie, Alex, Lauren, Ryan, and Andrew Wisnyai, Lindsey, Rachael and Daniel Robertson, and Crystal and Christopher Milano; one brother, Robert (Patsy) Sharp of Mena, Alaska; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and her loving canine companion, “Honey.”
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Herman Milano on Jan. 10, 1980; her brother, V. Allen Sharp; a niece, Debra Sharp; her daughter-in-law, Kim Milano on Dec. 5, 2012; and her parents.
A Service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 5th, at Greenlawn Memory Gardens Mausoleum Chapel, 3140 E. Center St. (SR 20), North Kingsville. Deacon Rich Johnson, of Our Lady of Peace Parish, will preside. Burial will follow.
Calling Hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 4th, at ZABACK-WILLIAMS-DUCRO FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICE, 500 W. Prospect Road, Ashtabula.
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Heart Association.
Obituary at www.ducro.com and starbeacon.com.