Shirley J. Zappie of Lakewood, Ohio, formerly of Dunkirk, NY, passed away unexpectedly May 16, 2014 at her home.
She was born Dec. 3, 1933 to the late John Sweeney and Anna Mae Goddard Sweeney.
Because of her love of caring for others, Mrs. Zappie pursued work in the health care profession at Eliza Jennings until she re-tired in 1995.
She became an advocate for the senior citizens in her later years and received many achievements and was admired by all she helped.
Mrs. Zappie is survived by her children, Gail Shuart of Fredonia, NY, Carol Berlehner of Las Vegas, NV; and Joseph Zappie of Akron, Ohio. Also surviving are her siblings, Florence Long and Richard Sweeney; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Memorial services were held May 23, 2014 at Zeis-McGreevey Funeral Home in Lakewood, Ohio. Private interment.