Shirley J. Medved, 79, of Meadville, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Crawford County Care Center. She was born on May 22, 1933, in Lundy's Lane, a daughter of Russell and Mildred Ball. She graduated from Northwestern High School and from Edinboro State College with a degree in counseling and an undergraduate degree in speech and hearing. She was the guidance counselor at Meadville Senior High School from 1973 â€" 1998. She enjoyed quilting, reading and traveling. She is survived by a daughter Kathleen M. Medved of Meadville; three sons Dennis P. Medved of Albion; Thomas A. Medved and his wife Julie of Saegertown; Michael A. Medved of Albion; three grandchildren, Guy Medved, Michala Medved, and Ryan Medved; a sister Marilyn Leopold of Pensacola, Fla.; a brother Gary Ball of Seminole, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers Lawrence, Edwin, John, and Eugene Ball. The Medved family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Crawford County Care Center for the wonderful way they cared for Shirley. Arrangements are private and at the convenience of the family. Please sign the guestbook at www.hatheway-tedesco.com
. Arrangements are under the direction of Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home, 614 Baldwin St., Meadville.