Shirley Marhefka

July 30, 1928 ‒ March 18, 2007

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Shirley G. Marhefka, age 78, of High Meadow Drive, Mount Vernon passed away on Sunday March 18, 2007 at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born on July 30, 1928 in Coshocton, Ohio to the late William and Nina (Arnold) Markley. Shirley worked as a fraud investigator for the Ohio State Bureau of Worker’s Comp. She was a member of the Salvation Army Church and had also worked as a caseworker for the Salvation Army.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews, a sister, Marry T. Priddy of Huntington, Indiana and six stepchildren.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband George S. Atkinson and her second husband Joseph L. Marhefka Sr., three brothers, Harold Markley, Raymond Markley and Geraldine Markley.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 2 PM at the Salvation Army Church, 206 East Ohio Avenue, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where friends may call two hours prior. Major Robert Bender will be officiating. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army Church.

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