Shirleen Howard, Canfield, Ohio

Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home

December 30, 2020

Shirleen Howard, Canfield, Ohio - obit
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CANFIELD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Shirleen Howard, 75, of Newton Square Drive, passed away at 2:20 p.m., Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at Sharon Regional Medical Center.

Ms. Howard was born December 29, 1945, in Columbiana County, Ohio, a daughter of the late George and Mary (Henson) Howard.

Shirleen held several masters degrees and worked as a psychologist at the Trumbull Correctional Institution and had taught at Kent State.

She was a member of the DAR and DUV. 

She enjoyed gardening, sewing, cake decorating, was a civil wat buff and collector and also an avid reader but most of all she enjoyed helping care for her great-niece and great-nephew, Abby and Caleb.

She is survived by her brother, Gary (Dorothy) Howard of Tijeras, New Mexico; nieces and nephews, Amy Valesko, Michael Turner, Camie Rock, George Howard III, Cheri Gates, Wayne Ramsey, Jr. Deborah Ramsey, Timothy Ramsey, Michelle Snell and Clint Howard and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

In addition to her parents, Shirleen was also preceded in death by her siblings, Pat Ramsy, William Howard, Charles Howard, George Howard, Jr., Betty Turner and Kenneth Howard and nephews, Rodney and Kenny Howard.

Private graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at the Lisbon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Christina House in Lisbon.

Arrangements are in the care of the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home. Friends may share memories and leave condolences at

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A television tribute will air Sunday, January 3, at the following approximate times: 8:58 a.m. on FOX and 9:58 p.m. on MyYTV.

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