Shirley Ann (Allen) Zieber

Jul 1, 1935 - Feb 25, 2013



Shirley Ann (Allen) Zieber, 77, of Vermilion, passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain, from complications of a stroke. 

She was born July 1, 1935, in Medina, was raised in Sheffield Lake, Ohio, and lived in Vermilion for the last 50 years. Shirley worked as a waitress at the Elberta Inn in Vermilion and as a clerk at Hills Department Store in Amherst. 

She enjoyed meeting the “Brookside High School Girls” from her class, once a month for lunch. Shirley also enjoyed gardening, traveling to Florida with her sister, spending time in New Mexico and Arizona, and watching her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. 

Survivors include her daughter, Kelly-Jo (Robert) Spicer, of Vermilion; grandchildren, Marlene (fiancé Toby) Spicer, of Vermilion, and Lee (Jessica) Spicer, of Lorain; great-grandchildren, Helena, Alexis, Toby Jr., Lily, Hailie and Savannah; brother, Clifford Allen, of New York; sister, Lois Grant, of Sheffield Lake; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.   

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Zieber; sons, David Zieber and Robert Zieber Jr.; and by her parents, David and Velma (Wolery) Allen.   

A Celebration of Life will be at 1 p.m. Sunday March 10, at the Village of Edson Creek Recreation Hall (off Ohio 60), Vermilion.

Memorial Contributions may be made to New Life Hospice, 3500 Kolbe Road, Lorain, OH 44053.   

Arrangements are being handled by Wyers Funeral Chapel of Sheffield Township, Ohio.