Shirley J. Mauro, 89, gained her heavenly wings on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family.
Shirley was born on May 18, 1930 in Ashtabula the daughter of Edwin and Elsie (Garvatt) Kendall. She married the love of her life, Peter A. Mauro on October 19, 1946 and enjoyed 61 wonderful years of marriage until his passing in 2008.
Together with her husband Peter, they owned and operated P.M. Maintenance, where she served as the company president. Shirley was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, seamstress, and homemaker. She loved baking, cooking and decorating cakes. Shirley was very generous person in every way; including supporting company softball teams, her sons, grandchildren and great-grandchildren sports teams. She was always advocating and in attendance at all the family sporting events. In addition, she volunteered as a gray lady for Ashtabula General Hospital for many years.
Shirley is survived by her two sons, Kenneth (Theresa) Mauro, Sr. and Michael (Emmy) Mauro; grandchildren, Nichole (John) Engelmann, Melonie (Justin) Hammond, Tia (Nick) Rhodes and Kenny (Halina) Mauro, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Gion, Jager, Kameron, Madelynn, Khloe and Mariah Englemann, MaKenna and Haylee Rhodes, Mallory and Harley Shellenberger, Lily, Benjamin and Airyella Hammond, Maria Bella and Roman Mauro; sister-in-law,Marie DiSalvatore; dear cousin, Ann Mourie; and dear nieces, Sherry Scott and Kathy Hunt.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter A. Mauro; grandson, Michael “Mikey” Mauro, Jr.; and her siblings, Bob, Carl and Richard Kendall, Dorothy Hayford and Anna Gillespie.
Calling hours will be held Friday, December 13, 2019 from 6-8PM at the Thompson-Smith-Nesbitt Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Conneaut. Private graveside services at Greenlawn Memory Gardens will be observed.
In lieu of flowers memorials in her memory may be given to the Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave., Ashtabula or St. Jude’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105
Online condolences available at www.thompsonsmithnesbitt.com