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Archive for April, 2017

Husband of Joey Rush Stamp passed away.

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on April 30, 2017

Jerry Stamp of Lambertville, Michigan passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 26, 2017 after a long and valiant fight against cancer on a beautiful, sunny day in Scottsdale, Arizona while visiting his daughters.

Born September 1, 1943, Jerry was a life long resident of Toledo Ohio. He married Jo Ellen “Joey” Rush on August 14, 1998.  As owner of Stamp Sheet Metal for over 50 years, Jerry was an expert craftsman in copper work, seamless eaves trough, siding and trim. He was also proud member of Home Builders Association of Toledo. As an avid fan of the fairways, Jerry was a member of Highland Meadows Golf Club. He never met a stranger he didn’t like, had a perpetual, positive attitude and was loved by all. Whether he was golfing or sharing a cup of coffee, Jerry lived life to the fullest.

He is survived by his loving wife Jo Ellen “Joey”, daughters Jennifer Stamp and Jodi Jaffe, brother James Stamp (Kathy), nieces Lori Sue Stamp, Kimberly Kowal, Jackie Runtz, nephew Jimmy Stamp, former wife Starr Stamp, and Jakie “too”. He was preceded in death by his parents Leonard (Fuzzy) and Loretta Stamp and his niece Dawn Stamp.

A Celebration of his Life will be held at a later date/June –, 2017. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Ohio State University Foundation 1480 West Lane Ave. Columbus, OH 43221 “Translational Immune Therapy Cancer Research Fund”.   (Fund number is “314676”)

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Mother of Julie Szabo ’70 passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on April 23, 2017

Mary Ellen Szabo(1923 – 2017)

Mary Ellen Szabo

Mary Ellen Szabo age 94, passed away peacefully March 31, 2017 after a brief illness, at Swan Creek Retirement Village.

She donated her body to UTMC.

Mary Ellen was born February 11, 1923 in Toledo to Bert and Marie Murphy. She was a proud alumni of Central Catholic High School, class of 1940.

Mary Ellen retired from Verd-A-Ray (NAPLC) and went to work at Harms Carpet until she was 85. She was a member of Mercy Guild and Ancient Order of the Hibernians.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Greg; and brother, Tom (Bette) Murphy.

She is survived by her children, Julie (Richard) Ball and Greg (Stacey) Szabo; along with her grandchildren; and great-grandchildren, Monica (Tony) Zitzman and Grace, Chris (Terra) Boudreaux and Jessica, Miranda and CJ, Steven Szabo, Ryan (Haley) Szabo, Rich Ball, Chris (Kathy) Ball and Allison and Olivia.

A memorial Mass will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10 a.m. at St. Joan of Arc Church. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. at the church.

Donations may be made to Ohio Living Hospice online or at 1001 Kingsmill Parkway, Columbus, OH 43229.


Published in Toledo Blade on Apr. 16, 2017

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