Shirley Mae Columbo

COLUMBO, Shirley Mae, 79, of Colliers, WV, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, OH.

Shirley is survived by her teenage sweetheart and husband of 59 years, William “Bill” Columbo of Colliers, WV; her son, Brian Columbo and grandson, Cody Columbo both of Ashburn, VA.

Shirley was born on Nov. 9, 1934, in Wellsburg, WV, a daughter of the late Herbert “Hoot” and Florence (Kimbel) Mayhew.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her siblings, Mary Cunningham, Lucille Adams, Bernie Damns, Paul “Bud” Mayhew, and Earl “Pete” Mayhew.

Shirley was a graduate of Follansbee High School Class of 1952. She was a co-chairperson for their reunions until her passing. Shirley held a number of jobs through the years but most recently was a member of the Brightwood Center office staff. Along with being a member of the Colliers United Methodist Church Shirley was a member of the Choir.

A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday, Dec. 26th at 4 p.m. at the Colliers United Methodist Church at 318 Pennsylvania Ave. Colliers, WV with Pastor Don Stilgenbauer.

In lieu of flowers please send memorial contributions to the Colliers United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mullenbach Funeral Home 669 Main St. Follansbee, WV.

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