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Shirley A. Guerrieri Rockwood

January 20, 1939 ~ May 23, 2017 (age 78)

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AUSTINTOWN - Shirley A. Guerrieri Rockwood, 78, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, May 23, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, surrounded by her family.

Shirley was born Jan. 20, 1939, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Elmer and Josephine Testa Guerrieri, and was a lifelong area resident.

Shirley was a 1956 graduate of East High School, and later earned a degree in data processing from Penn-Ohio College. She was a homemaker who also worked for the Youngstown Police Department and for American Paper.

Shirley was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, enjoyed crossword puzzles, watching soap operas, and spending time with her grandchildren. 

She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Austintown. 

Shirley leaves two daughters, Tammy Rockwood of Liberty Township and Renee Rockwood-Suri of Youngstown; four grandchildren, Miguel (Ashley), Angelica (Tyran), Bella, and John Anthony; three great-grandchildren, Adrianna, Thalia, and Samira; and a brother, Neil (Janet) Guerrieri of Boardman.

Shirley was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Guerrieri, and by an infant grandson, Antonio.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May 25, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.

Funeral services will begin on Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home, and will continue with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at noon at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Norquest Boulevard in Austintown.

Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.

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