MRS SHELBY DEACON

  • Born: October 16, 1944
  • Died: November 19, 2017
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio

A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Homes

18149 Bagley Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

Tel. (440) 260-8800

Tribute & Message From The Family


DEACON
SHELBY J. DEACON (nee Baxter), age 73. Preceded in death by her beloved husband John "Jay"; daughter Kimberly A. Sponseller; son Joseph; sister Shirley J. Mays; brother George W. Baxter "Bill". She is survived by her grandchildren Anne and Kate Sponseller; sister Rita Pfeifer; brother in law Cliff Mays; sister in law Jeanette Baxter. Shelby was beloved by her nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. She was a positive, loving woman, whose outlook on life was caring and humorous. We hold gently to her memory. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m., Monday, November 27, 2017 at St. Rocco Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive friends SUNDAY 1 – 5 PM at the A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 3202 FULTON RD, CLEVELAND.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

It will be coming up on 3 years since you have left us.. But I know that you are in good hands with the Lord and with Jay and Kim. We still miss all of you,and all the good times that we had together. We will see each other again. Tony and Mary

Posted by Tony Sandora - friend   November 14, 2020

Great lost to the family and friends no doubt very out goinging person may God gives power beyond what's normal to endure your lost 2nd corinthians 4 : 7 ,much Love,

Posted by Delois - Dayton   December 27, 2017

May God bless her in heaven

Posted by John & Roxanne Angelo - Cleveland, OH - Acquaintance   November 25, 2017

Dear Rita and Family.

Works can not express our sorrow for the loss of Shelby. She and your entire family has suffered a lot over the years with the loss of so many.

The only hope we have is the Shelby and you are no longer suffering and she is now back with her family.

God bless you for all that you have done in taken care of your dearest sister.


Jay and Shell were are best friends and both are greatly missed.


Love Tony and Mary Sandora

Posted by TONY & MARY SANDORA - NORTH ROYALTON, OH   November 25, 2017

May the loving God of all comfort and a promised hope, be with the family and loved ones at this very sad and difficult time.

Posted by A friend   November 24, 2017

THINKING OF YOU AT THIS TIME IN YOUR TIME OF GRIEF. MAY YOU HAVE PEACE FROM GOD. AND THE COMFORT HE GIVES. WHAT WONDERFUL HELP THAT IS.

Posted by mm    November 24, 2017

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Dear Rita & Family, We are so sorry for your loss. We know that this has been a long, difficult journey. Please find comfort in knowing that Shelby is with Jay, Kim, Joseph, Shirley, Bill, your parents and our parents. She is no longer suffering and is wrapped in the loving arms of her loved ones. God Bless you Rita. Love, John & Marsha

Posted by Marsha & John Meyer - The Villages, FL - Family   November 23, 2017

Dear Rita, my heart goes out to you. The depth of your losses is crushing. May God grant you peace in knowing your family members, now departed, are together.

Posted by Linda Pickwick - The Villages, FL   November 22, 2017