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March 2, 2007

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CONNEAUT - - Amanda S. Wiley, age 86, of Conneaut, Ohio, died Tuesday evening, February 27, 2007, at The Villa At The Lake in Conneaut.

She was born June 3, 1920, on Hilldom Road in Monroe Township, to Charles and Laura (Mayberry) Litchfield. A 1938 graduate of Conneaut High School, Amanda worked at Pelton's Department Store, Gerdes Pharmacy, and retired in 1984 from the Conneaut Area School System. She married Robert E. Wiley on August 21, 1946.

Amanda was a member of the former St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and recently joined East Conneaut United Methodist Church. She also was a member of Rose Chapter #22 Order of Eastern Star, and was a former member of the advisory board for Rainbow Girls. Amanda was dedicated to her family and will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her son, William (Ann) Wiley of Conneaut; her daughter, Elizabeth (Craig) Sleesman of Worthington; five grandchildren, Christopher (Jackie) Wiley, Heather Wiley, Natalie (husband, Devin) Kent, Lisa (Rich) Smith, and Brett Sleesman; two step-grandchildren, Karen and Justin Dubinsky; and three great-grandchildren, Jacob Wiley, Taylor Kent, and Austin Kent; nieces, Carol Merrick, Mary Ware, and Benita Krenisky; and nephews, Kenneth Sahl, Jeffery Sahl, Tom Beard, Greg Beard, Roger Litchfield, and Robert Litchfield; and former daughter-in-law and caregiver, Sandy Wiley.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bob in 1986; her niece, Jeanne Litchfield, who had made her home with Amanda; siblings, Charles Lee Litchfield, Hubert L. Litchfield, Robert Mayberry Litchfield, Donald A. Litchfield, Mary Elizabeth Litchfield Sahl, and Laura Regina Litchfield Beard; and grandparents, Orange and Mary Daly Litchfield, and Thomas and Amanda Adamson Mayberry.

Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 3, 2007, at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTER, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut, Ohio, with the Rev. Paula Marbury, Pastor of East Conneaut United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in East Conneaut Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, or to the East Conneaut United Methodist Church. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.

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