Shirley L. Boals, Salem, Ohio

Stark Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services

October 4, 2021

Shirley L. Boals, Salem, Ohio-obit
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SALEM, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Shirley L. Boals, 86, died Monday, October  4, 2021 at her residence in Huber Heights, Ohio.

Shirley was born on November 10, 1934 in Wellsville, Ohio the daughter of the late William O. and Jennie Ellen (Howell) Pugh.

Shirley worked at Hardcastle Realty as a realtor.

She was active in the First Christian Church in Salem for 50 years.

Shirley enjoyed crafts and gardening.

Her husband, Norman L.  Boals, whom she married December 12, 1954, died June 20, 2002.

She is survived by her children, Kathy (Ron) Pasco of Springfield, Ohio, Doug (Beth) Boals of Zeeland, Michigan and Jenny (Bob) Bodnar of Hudson, Ohio; grandchildren, Emily Bodnar, Samantha Bodnar, John Robert Bodnar, Kristi Pasco and Ryan (Brittany) Pasco and great-grandchildren, Clara Litherland, Ellie Pasco, Kipton Pasco, Asher Pasco, Amerie Matthews, Kiera Matthews and Jackson Pasco.

Besides her parents and husband, Shirley was preceded in death by her siblings, Mandy Baker, Louise “Delores” Albright, Thena “Marie” Joy, Oscar Pugh, Walter Pugh, Esther Howard, Lloyd Pugh, Lester Pugh, Forest Pugh and Emerson Pugh.

A funeral service will be held Friday, October 8, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at First Christian Church in Salem with Pastor Leonard Moore officiating. Friends and family will be received one hour prior to the service, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Private burial will be at Highland Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church, 1151 E. 6th Street, Salem, OH 44460.

If unable to attend, you may show your support by joining our complimentary “Hugs from Home” program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support at

Arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services. To send condolences or order flowers, visit

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A television tribute will air Thursday, October 7 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. on WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.

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