Shirley Jean Schnabel, 82, of Zanesville, died at 8:07 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2012, at the Muskingum County Home. She was born February 16, 1930, in Zanesville, a daughter of the late Harold and Helen Estock Frye. She worked for 30 years as the payroll clerk at Armco Steel, was a member of Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Eastern Star #485, Rosa White Shrine #8 and was a former member of the Zanesville Country Club. Shirley was in charge of Armco Park Association for many years.
Surviving are two step-daughters, Gretchen (Ken) Sayre and Hope (Joe) Lawler, all of Zanesville; seven grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; a brother, Robert (Barbara) Frye of Zanesville; a nephew; and four nieces.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Schnabel.
No calling hours will be observed. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at Zanesville Memorial Park with Dr. Herbert R. Hicks officiating.
Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville, Ohio is entrusted with all arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Genesis Hospice-Morrison House, 713 Forest Ave., Zanesville, Ohio 43701 or to the Alfred Carr Center, 1035 Beverly Ave., Zanesville, Ohio 43701.
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