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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Thursday April 25th, 2019
2:00pm - 8:00pm

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Mass of Resurrection

Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Friday April 26th, 2019

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Shirley Savin

Shirley  Savin, age 82, of Swanton, Ohio, formerly of  Grand Rapids, Michigan, passed away in her home and surrounded by her loving family, Saturday morning, April 20, 2019.  She was born June 20, 1936 in Youngstown, Ohio to Frank and Eva (Robinson) Welsh.  Shirley was a 1955 graduate of Ursuline High School.  On November 28, 1956, she married her beloved husband Robert L. Savin.  He preceded her in death on October 4, 2009. Shirley retired in 2007 from Meijer in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she worked as a manager of the toy department.

Shirley was a member of St. Richard Catholic Parish.  She loved vacationing in Myrtle Beach and was an avid Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Cleveland Indians fan.  Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Shirley is survived by her children, Coleen (Phil) Watts, Robert Savin, Jr., Brian Savin, Eva (Ryan) Rittner and Scott (Tammy) Savin; grandchildren, Kelli (Jeremy) Smigelski, Joseph, Jr. (Brandy) Rhodes, Brian Savin, Jr., Amanda Savin, Meaghan Savin, Robert Savin III, Joshua (Monica) Rhodes, Brad Savin, Jayden Savin, Jackson Savin, Adeline Rittner, Eric (Kendra) Watts, Joshua (Kim) Watts, Justin Watts, Alichia Hudson, Jessica Lares, Samantha Fry, Zachary Hudson and Charlotte Hudson; great-grandchildren, Andrew, Evan, Madison, Dylan, Wyatt, Drake, Noah, Paesyn, Aubrey, Landon, Knox, Brystol, Hayes, Chloe, Haden and Branden; and brothers-in-law, Tom Savin and John Stewart; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband of  54 years, Bob, Shirley was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Eva; 5 sisters and 4 brothers.

Friends and family may visit Thursday, April 25th from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home, 204 Chestnut St. in Swanton, Ohio, where the Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Resurrection will be held at St. Richard Catholic Church, 333 Brookside Dr. in Swanton, on Friday, April 26th at 11:00 a.m., where visitation will be one hour prior. Interment at St. Richard Memorial Gardens will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.

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A Wind chimes was ordered on April 25, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Apr 25 2019 12:00 AM

A Dignity in White Pedestal Arrangement was ordered on April 23, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Apr 23 2019 12:00 AM

A Spathiphyllum was ordered on April 23, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Apr 23 2019 12:00 AM

A Spathiphyllum was sent by Mike and Debbie Tomko on April 23, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Apr 23 2019 12:00 AM

It gave me great pleasure to share two wonderful grandchildren with Shirley. She was with my daughter when I couldnt be and she knew how much I appreciated that. Brian was a wonderful son in law and he is loved to this day. I still consider him family

Maryann Nanosky Apr 22 2019 12:00 AM

A Spathiphyllum was ordered on April 22, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Apr 22 2019 12:00 AM

May she rest in peace she is a great lady kind lovable and a great sense of humor. She was a great mother grandmother and family member. She has a special place in my heart for all she did for me as I was growing up I will miss her greatly God Bless Her.

thomas L savin Apr 21 2019 12:00 AM

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