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Rosemary T. Shay (nee: Beck), age 91, died Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Jennings Center in Garfield Hts. Born in Cleveland, graduate of Holy Name HS (1944). Retired volunteer at Playhouse Square, member of St. Monica Church Ladies Guild. Survivors include children Susan Gardner (David), Barbara Barron (David), Michael Bartchak, Philip Bartchak (Sharon), Most Rev. Mark Bartchak, Matthew Bartchak (Michelle), Elizabeth Parsons (James), Laura Tobergte (Mark); grandchildren Michael Gardner, Linda Ramirez (Ed ), Lisa Curtis (Doug), James Barron (Michelle), Lance Barron (Goldie), Laura Barron, Jonathan Bartchak, Andrew Bartchak, Michael Bartchak, Melissa Ricco (Nick) Erin Hillyer (Craig), Alexandria Hoefke (Steve), Victor Fontana III, Jeffrey Fontana, Beth Tobergte, Grace Tobergte; and many great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husbands Leonard Bartchak and Eli Shay; brother Frank Beck, sister Eleanor Coyne; granddaughter Christine Gardner. Mass of Christian Burial, Friday, February 23, at 11 am, St. Monica Church, Garfield Hts. Visitation at Vito-Nero Funeral Home, Garfield Hts., 2-8 pm Thursday, at Vito-Nero Funeral Home, 6130 Turney Rd, Garfield Hts (vitonero.com). Burial at Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in memory of Mrs. Shay to any Catholic school in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.
Published on February 20, 2018
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