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Age 93, of Malvern, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, April 6, 2014 in the Carroll Healthcare Center surrounded by her family. She was born June 30, 1920 in Cleveland to Glenroy and Mary (Evans) Shoup. She was a beloved wife, mother and a former dedicated schoolteacher. She retired from Malvern Local Schools, having previously taught in the Warsaw School district. She graduated from Warsaw High School in 1938, received her Bachelor's in Education with music supervision from Muskingum College in 1942. She was a member of the Malvern United Methodist Church where she was the organist. She was also a member and piano accompanist for 'The Entertainers' musical group in Canton.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Harvey E. 'Dean' Robertson who passed away in 1992, sister, Elizabeth Barstow. She is survived by five daughters, Deanna (David) McMaken of Waynesburg, Mary Ellen Hull of Carrollton, Nancy Kall (Jack Trenkle) of Aurora, Colo., Nadine Robertson of Columbus, Kathleen (Brooks) Rorapaugh of Medina; six grandchildren, Mary Elizabeth (Mike) Groman, Mark Hull, Kristin, Abigail, Michael and Mason Rorapaugh; two great-grandchildren, Violet Mae and Parker Rose Groman.
Following cremation, a memorial service in celebration of her life will be held Sunday, (today) at 3 p.m in the Malvern United Methodist Church with Rev. Allen Hill officiating. A private family burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Malvern United Methodist Church. Those wishing to share condolences may sign the online register at
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Published in The Repository on Apr. 27, 2014