Tribute: Frances Shaer

Frances Shaer, 88, passed away October 9

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CANFIELD, Ohio – Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 12 at St. Mark’s Antiochian Orthodox Church, 3560 Logan Way, Liberty for Frances Shaer, 88, of Canfield, Ohio,  who passed away Sunday, October 9 at Austinwoods Nursing Center.

Frances was born April 1, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Salem and Saidi Joseph Nasif.

She met her husband, Yagob H. Shaer in Philadelphia while he was attending school there and they were married November of 1963.

They had lived in Wilmington, Delaware for many years and it was there that Frances owned and operated a fabric store, The Red Pincushion.

They came to Canfield in May of 1975 and became members of the St. Mark’s Antiochian Orthodox Church.

Besides her husband, Yagob, Frances leaves her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. James and Dr. Andrea Shaer of Canfield and three grandchildren, Alex, Cecilia and Jack. Frances also leaves her sister, Betty Holey of Trenton, New Jersey and a brother, Robert Nasif of Jacksonville, Florida.

Besides her parents, Frances was preceded in death by a brother, Albert Nasif.

Friends may call for one half hour prior to services in the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to lane Family Funeral Homes, Canfield Chapel.

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