Tribute: Clara L. Zeigler

Clara L. Zeigler died Tuesday, October 11

Clara L. Zeigler, Girard, Ohio – obit

GIRARD, Ohio – Clara L. Zeigler, 77, of Girard, passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown.

Clara was born June 24, 1939 in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of Howard and Mary L. (Turnbull) Weaver.

Clara was a devoted wife and mother and had a special place her in heart for helping to care for and place rescued animals.

She leaves to cherish her memory her son, David (Wanda) Thompson and daughter, Annette (Donald) Missik, both of Girard; step-daughter, Elizabeth (Gregory) Zell; brothers, Frank Weaver of North Lima and Fred Weaver of Boardman; five grandchildren, Christopher Thompson, David Thompson, Timothy Thompson, Tasha Zell and Megan Zell; and six great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John Edward Zeigler; sisters, Mary Ann Murray and Martha Weaver and brother Howard Weaver.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016, 6:00 p.m., at Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service.

The family requests any memorial contributions to be made to the Animal Welfare League of Angels for Animals.

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A television tribute will air Friday, October 14 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m. on FOX, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.