CAMPBELL, Ohio – Services will be 12:00 Noon on Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Victory Christian Center, 3899 McCartney Road, Lowellville, Ohio for Ms. L’Ruthilyn Star-Shenique McGaha, 34, of Campbell, who departed this life Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Cleveland Clinic.
Ms. McGaha, affectionately known as “LeeLee”, was born July 5, 1983 in Youngstown, a daughter of Robert and Star Lee McGaha.
She was a 2002 graduate of Campbell Memorial High School and a graduate of the Mahoning Career Technical Center. She also received her associate degree in medical coding from the University of Phoenix.
She played in the Campbell Memorial marching band and was on the flag line.
She also played baseball, enjoyed bowling and had a yellow belt in Karate. She enjoyed social games, music, was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan and especially loved being with her family.
“LeeLee” had been employed as a Home Health Aide with New Leaf Residential Services.
She leaves to cherish her memories, her parents of Campbell; a daughter, Somara L. S. McGaha; a son, K’Nard R.G. McGaha all of Campbell; a brother, Robert S.E. McGaha (Margaret Beniston); her best friend, Melissa Millhouse; her nephew, Samuel McGaha; grandparents, Mary McGaha and William McGaha both of Boardman and a host of aunts including Cheryl Williams who helped to care for her, uncles, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, G.L. and Ruth Lee and an uncle, Terry D. McGaha.
Friends may call Monday, January 8 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon at the church prior to services.
Arrangements entrusted to the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.
Special thanks to the staff of Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Health Center, MIC Unit, and Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Katri and staff.
A television tribute will air Monday, January 8 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.