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Monday, August 10th, 2009
Dorothy A. Shuffelton, 96, 88 N. Spruce St., St. Marys, died at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7, 2009, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born March 1, 1913, in St. Marys to Charles and Alice Perraut Axe. On April 22, 1937, she married Frank B. Shuffelton, who died April 2, 1998.
Survivng are two sons, Frank C. (Jane) Shuffelton, Rochester, N.Y., and David (Julie) Shuffelton, Fort Loramie; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sisters, Ann Haggard and Mary Axe; and a brother, Charles Axe.
She had worked as a registered nurse at the former Otis and Gibbons Hospitals, Celina, and helped establish the obstetrics department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, from which she retired. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Marys, and the Altar-Rosary Society of the church and the Legion of Mary. She graduated in 1930 from St. Marys Memorial High School and was a 1933 graduate of St. Rita's Hospital School of Nursing.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Anthony Cutcher officiating. Burial is at Gethsemane Cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to the Friends of Holy Rosary school.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
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