Obituaries

Jodi Pitzen, age 50, passed away on July 27, 2017.
Family and friends welcome at the First Presbyterian Church in Plymouth on Saturday, September 23,from 10 a.m.- 11 a.m. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth, Ohio handled the arrangements.


Alice Mae Baker, age 89, resident of Shelby died Monday September 18, 2017 in OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital. Born May 29, 1928 to Salathiel G. and Glenna Leone (Boudinot) Fried in Liberty Township near Tiro she had spent the majority of her life in Shelby. She was a 1946 graduate of Tiro High School and after graduation had been employed with the Shelby Mutual Insurance Company. Alice was then the consummate homemaker, a job she thoroughly enjoyed.
She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, a former member of the Tiro Women's Lodge and a current member of the Infant to Adults Mothers Club.
She loved to travel and spending time with her family especially her children and grandchildren. When her children were young she was very involved with PTA and the Little League Boosters and always attended her children's and grandchildren's sporting and extra curricular activities.
Surviving are three sons, David W. (Janet) Baker and Dick A. (Pam) Baker all of Shelby and Paul W. (Denise) Baker of Cambridge;seven grandchildren Melissa Osborne, Nicole (Steve) Bryant, Julie (Josh) Luebke, Jeffrey (Amanda) Baker, Salathiel Baker and Taylor Armstrong, Michael Baker and Cody (Sara) Baker; fourteen great grandchildren Colton and Grayson Osborne, Brody Baker, Peyton and Owen Murphy, Eli Bryant, Blake and Bella Baker, Dane and Graham Baker, Jackson, Evie and Isla Luebke and Charlotte Baker; nieces, nephews; three sisters-in-law Marilyn Fried of Crestline, Shirley Baker and Margaret Baker both of Westerville.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Richard "Bill" Baker 2006; one great granddaughter Jillian Murphy; two brothers Harvey and Harold "Buck" Fried and one sister Naomi Armbruster.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Friday, September 22, 2017 from the Barkdull Funeral Home in Shelby. Reverend Doctor Edna Stahl will officiate with interment in Oakland Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 1:00 to 3:00 and 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Memorial expressions may be made to the Shelby Police Department Fishing Derby.
Online condolences may be made at www.barkdullfuneralhome.com


Perma J. Shininger, age 86, of Willard, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Commons of Providence in Sandusky, Ohio.
She was born on August 20, 1931 in Willard, Ohio to the late Carl and Dorothy (Alt) Wenner. Perma had worked at MidWest Industries, Heck Cleaners, Hartensteins Supper Club, L&B Electronics and Schodorf's Ice Cream Shop all in Willard. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard and the 55 Plus Club and a former member of the Catholic Ladies of Columbia and volunteer at the Willard Food Bank. Perma loved flowers, gardening, collecting antiques, decorating her home for all seasons and always making her family come first.
She is survived by her husband, Roderick "Todd" Shininger, whom she would have been married for 65 years on September 27, two sons, Mark (Viv) Shininger of Dayton and Matthew (Paula) Shininger of Willard; daughter, Marcia (John) DiSilvestro of Tarboro, NC; 10 grandchildren, Lisa Shininger of Dayton, Julie Shininger of Dayton, Abby (John) Pigg of Tarboro, NC, Adam (Jen) Kipp of Arnold, MD, Dr. Alexis DiSilvestro & Dr. Jonas Wilson-Leedy of Roanoke, VA, Aric Kipp of Tarboro, NC, Nick Machiusi & Sean Boulter of Cleveland, Stephanie (Craig) Riley of Marysville, Lukas Shininger & Ashley Beamer of Columbus and Lindsey Buckingham of Willard, great-grandchildren, Leah Kipp, Adalyn Kipp, Harker Pigg, Carter Pigg, Elise Wilson-Leedy, Avery Wilson-Leedy, Linus Wilson-Leedy, Isaias Wilson-Leedy, Ruby Wilson-Leedy, Paiten Riley and Parker Riley; two sisters, Donna Snook of Attica and JoAnne (Chuck) Kaylor of Willard, two brothers, Carl "Tim" (Terry) Wenner of Winter Springs, FL and Michael (Mary) Wenner of Willard; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a son, Michael Shininger, great-granddaughter, Averi Faith Riley and nephew Douglas Snook.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio on Thursday, September 21, 2017 (today) from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard with Fr. George Mahas officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Willard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice of Sandusky or the Willard Food Bank. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.

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