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BOARDMAN – A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Christopher Cicero at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Christine Church for Shirley A. Deak, 64, who passed away Monday while vacationing in Cape Cod with her grandchildren.

Shirley was born April 18, 1947, in Youngstown, a daughter of Clayton and Marjorie Hutcheson.

She was a Boardman High School graduate and worked as a librarian at Niles McKinley Library, recently retiring from the Solon Public Library. Shirley was a member of St. Christine Church and the Red Hatters. She loved her books, golfing and nature, especially spending time in Mill Creek Park.

She leaves to cherish her memory, two sons, Martin A. Deak of Tacoma, Wash. and Dr. Terrence (Molly) Deak of Binghamton, N.Y.; a brother, Tom (Sonia)  Hutcheson of Florida; two sisters, Nancy Saluga of New Middletown and Patty (Tom) Sabel  of Boardman; and three grandchildren, Wyatt, Owen and Oscar.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Fox Funeral Home, Boardman.

Shirley’s family wishes  to thank the staff of Cape Cod Hospital  for their excellent care.

Material tributes can be made in Shirley’s memory to the Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514 or Mill Creek Park, P.O. 596 Canfield, OH 44406.

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“My deepest sympathy to your family. Shirley was a dear friend to my parents for over twenty years. We will miss her.”

 » Cherri Seemiller Irgang on July 14, 2011

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