Shirley A. Schoolcraft, 77


Shirley A. Schoolcraft, 77, of Scio, passed away Thursday, Dec.10, 2015, in her home surrounded by her loving family following an extended illness.

Born Sept. 3, 1938, she was a daughter to the late Leo and Edith Thompson Kugler.

Surviving are three children, Sandra (Bob) Manbeck of Scio, Jack (Rose) Schoolcraft of Carrollton and Penny Kimmel of Scio; two sisters, Jane Valesko and Luella Harris; seven grandchildren, Luke Schoolcraft, Casi Davis, Scott and Justin Kimmel, Joey and Jesse Manbeck and Brad Brewer; and 12 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Gilbert Schoolcraft, April 6, 2014; three brothers, John, Jim and Randy Kugler; and a sister, Mary Raber.

Services were held Dec.15 in Koch Funeral Home, Scio with Pastor Dwain Quesenberry officiating. Burial followed in Hanover Methodist Cemetery, Scio. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 Please designate Carroll, Tuscarawas or Stark Hospice branch office in the memo section of your check.