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Shirley A. Acela

1936 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Shirley A. Acela Obituary
Shirley A. Acela, 77, of Mentor and formerly of Olmsted Falls, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at her daughter's home.
Born May 19, 1936, in Cleveland, to Raymond and Anna Newhall, Shirley was a lifetime member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars 6676 and American Legion Auxiliary Post 610.
Survivors include her children, Karen (Rick) Markuz of Mentor and Jeannie Panza of Virginia Beach, Va.; grandchildren, Jennifer (Brad) Harrell, Heather (Jason) Snetsinger, Melanie (Michael) Lee and Rick II (Nicole) Markuz; great-grandchildren, Milena and Noah; and sister, Laverne (Chuck) Ward of Mentor.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony J. Acela; and her parents.
A private burial will take place in Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110-2602 (or donate online at
Arrangements entrusted to Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor.
Online obituary at
Published in on Jan. 17, 2014
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