Shirley Gulutz

December 24, 1932 - August 31, 2020
Shirley Gulutz

Shirley M. Gulutz, age 87, beloved mother and grandmother, went to be with her Lord on Monday, August 31, 2020 after a lengthy illness.

The daughter of the late Leo and Eula (Brown) Howell, Shirley was born in East Liverpool on December 24, 1932 and lived her entire life here. She attended East Liverpool Schools, where she worked as a teachers’ aid for 30 years, retiring in 2001. She belonged to and attended the Grace Bible Church in Gardendale for many years and had been active at one time with the East Liverpool Alumni Association.

Survivors include two sons: David L. Staley (Lori) of Elkton and William Gulutz of Leetonia; one daughter: Teresa Fristick (Eric) of East Liverpool; seven grandchildren: Jacob Porter, Erika Davis, Erin Porter, Brielle Staley, Amanda Gulutz, Sarah McDowell, and Michael Fristick; and nine great grandchildren: Kaleb Porter, Hannah Porter, Kennedy Porter, Trent Porter, Allyson Porter, Avery Goddard, Asher Porter, Everett Coe, and Elena Javens.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by two husbands: Thomas H. Staley and Louis F. Gulutz; two sons: Michael J. Staley, and Daniel L. Staley; three brothers: Jack, Kenneth and William Howell; and one sister: Alma Dray.

Services will be held on Friday, September 4th, 2020 at 6pm at the Martin Chapel of the Care Funeral and Cremation Specialists in Calcutta (formerly the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Home) with Mr. John Smith officiating.

Family will be present to receive friends on Friday, September 4 2020 from 4-6pm. In compliance with Ohio State Regulations and in connection to the COVID-19 public health crisis proper social distancing and masks will be required.

Friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences online at carechapel.com


Service

Friday, September 4, 2020
6:00 PM

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920
330-382-0600

Visitation

Friday, September 4, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920
330-382-0600

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  • September 02, 2020
    Lisa and Donny Schneider says:
    We will always remember her strength and her laughter... she will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family.

  • September 02, 2020
    Toni Ann says:
    Praying for you Teresa, Dave, and Bill during this this very sad time for you. Your Mom loves and cared for all of you so much. I hope you can take comfort knowing she is with the Lord and will always be looking down on all of you with live and protection.

  • September 02, 2020
    Bernadette Geon Herkner says:
    Thoughts and prayers for the family. Shirley was a great person. My deepest sympathy.

  • September 02, 2020
    Marla Stewart says:
    My sincere condolences to the family. I first met Shirley when she was a teachers aide at East Jr. I considered her a friend for life. She was a kind, sweet person. May she rest in sweet peace.

  • September 02, 2020
    Roxanna Parsons says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I wish I could be there but circumstances dictate otherwise. Miss you all.