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Shirley Mae (Leech) Ware

February 24, 1935 ~ July 20, 2021 (age 86)


Shirley Mae Ware, 86, of Toronto, OH, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021 in the Weirton Medical Center in Weirton, WV.


Shirley was born Feb. 24, 1935 in Pittsburgh, PA, daughter of the late William and Alice Elizabeth (Lutz) Leech.


She worked for Model Cleaners in Pittsburgh for 22 years as a seamstress and also was the co-owner of Ware’s Cleaners and Tailors also in Pittsburgh.


In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Benjamin Ware II in 1990.


Shirley leaves behind her three sons, William Raymond O’Brien and Walter Caldwell O’Brien both of Pittsburgh and Joseph Benjamin Ware III of Toronto; her daughter, Nona S. Ware of Toronto; sister, Jean Sontag of Pittsburgh and six grandchildren.


A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, July 24 at 2 PM at the home of Shirley’s daughter, Nona Ware, 295 Co Rd 46 Toronto, OH 43964.


Shirley’s arrangements are in the care of the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Toronto. www.jefosterfh.com


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Celebration of Life
July 24, 2021

2:00 PM

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