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Shirley A. “Sam” Mauller

A funeral service celebrating the life of Shirley A. “Sam” Mauller, age 77, of Thornville, was held September 16, 2014, at Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Lutheran Cemetery.

Shirley was born July 18, 1937, in Newark, to the late George Mummey and Eva (Frazier) Mummey Vermillion. She passed away September 9, 2014, at her home.

Shirley was a housekeeper for over 30 years with Sion Digman and Sharon Glyn Senior Living. She enjoyed gardening; caring for her flowers; cooking; making pies, especially peach and apple; and caring for others. She enjoyed country music, especially George Jones, and loved her Boxers.

She is survived by daughters, Lisa Angle of Thornville, Loura Nesser of Hanover and Eva (Rusty) Gorsuch of Groveport; grandchildren, Amber Harmon, Kelly Harmon, Harvey Harmon, Brandon (Amanda) Ellis, Autumn (John) Ware, Mikey Nesser and Tyler A. Gorsuch; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Linda Kiser of Newark and Thelma Brown of Newark; numerous nieces and nephews; and her loving dog, Sala.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Mauller, in 1987; by her step-father, John “Johnny” Vermillion; grandson, Brian R. Gorsuch; and a sister, Dorothy M. Myers.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral Home is honored to care for the Mauller family.

Please visit www.CrissWagner- to share a special memory about Shirley or to sign an online guest book.

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