A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated by Rev. Simon Mino 10 a.m. Friday August 30, 2019 at St. Luke Church, in Boardman, for Shirley M. Tul, 84, who passed away peacefully Monday evening at Shepherd of the Valley with her family by her side.
Shirley was born June 3, 1935 in Struthers, a daughter of William and Agnes Gillen Shaffer, she was a lifelong area resident.
She graduated from South High School, she was a Sales Associate at J. Horne’s and Dillard’s and retired after 30 years of service.
Shirley Married the love of her life Joseph Tul, Sr., at Saint Dominic Church January 28, 1955, he passed away April 2007.
Shirley was a member at Saint Christine church for many years and a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union.
She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter Christine Tul of Youngstown and her sons Joseph (Debbie) Tul, Jr. of Boardman and Michael (Michelle) Tul of Austintown.
Shirley also leaves her sister Cindy Mentzer of Boardman and her grandchildren, Joe III, Matthew; Daniel; Jonathan; Mary and Michael Tul, plus her great grandchildren Angel; Willow Jonathan, Jr. and Dominic Tul.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, her brothers William and Robert “Buddy” Shaffer.
The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio area chapter, 3711 Starr Center Dr. Canfield, Oh. 44406.
Family and friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday August 30 at Saint Luke’s church
5235 South Ave. Boardman, Oh. 44512
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