Shirley Ann (Miller) Filkosky
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NEWARK: A memorial service for Shirley Ann (Miller) Filkosky, age 78, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 18, at the Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Wes Humble officiating. Inurnment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Filkosky passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013 at St. Margaret Hall in Cincinnati. She was born June 15, 1935 in Newark, Ohio to the late Walter L. and Helen (Wolverton) Miller.
Shirley found great pleasure with her books, lively political debate, needlepoint, cooking, and a good cup of coffee. She devoted her life to her family and was especially proud of her two grandchildren, Will and Lizzy.
Surviving are her two children, a son, William Lamont "Chip" Filkosky of Cincinnati and a daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca Marie "Becky" and Gregory W. Edwards of Cincinnati; two grandchildren, William and Elizabeth; niece and nephew, Valerie and Rick Bailey; and two sisters, Constance Loughman and Debra Coss .
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, of 53 years, William J. "Bill" Filkosky; a sister, Carolyn Lawrence; and sister and brother-in-law, Fay M. and Robert Offenbaker.
Friends may call from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM with the memorial service to follow at the funeral home, 59 North Fifth Street, Newark, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to a Newark High School "Call to College" - 314 Granville Rd., Newark, OH 43055, St. Margaret Hall - 1960 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45206 or a charity of your choosing.
Please visit www.hendersonvanatta.com to view a memorial and to leave a message of condolence for the Filkosky family.
59 North 5th Street
Newark, OH 43055
Published in the Advocate on Sept. 17, 2013