Clare "Tootie" Jefferson Ciroli, 96, passed away quietly in Sarah Reed Retirement Center, Erie, Pa., at 11:53am on Wednesday, November 14, 2012. Tootie was born January 31, 1916, one of ten children to the late Leota and Thomas Jefferson of Sheffield, Pa. She was a good friend to everyone she met and enjoyed her family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Ciroli opf Cleveland, Ohio. Tootie is survived by her husband of 76 years Edward "Skip" Ciroli;a daughter Marlene McLaren and husband Jim , Naples, Fla.; two granddaughters Lee Burch and husband Timothy and Lyn Kress and husband James; five great grandchildren, Trevor, Brenda, and Dusty Burch, and Jillean and Braden Kress; and extended family members Heather, Jennifer, and Breaton Wilson and Tiffany Ragan. Friends may call on Friday, November 16, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. â€" 1:00 p.m. at the Borden-Lloyd Funeral Home, 203 W. Main St., Sheffield, Pa. The funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. following visitation. Burial will follow in Sheffield Cemetery. The family suggests memorials be made to a
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Nov. 15, 2012