May 26, 2016


Shirley A. Findon

Findon, ShirleyShirley A. Findon (nee Barbiaux), 86, of Elyria, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 4, 2013, following a brief illness. She was born March 9, 1927, in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.

Shirley retired from Higbee’s in 1985, and later worked as a telephone operator for Walmart in Lorain. She was a member of Church of the Open Door in Elyria, and enjoyed antiques, gardening, traveling, and crafts.

She is survived by a daughter, Deborah Clemmons (Wayne) of Elyria; grandchildren, Amanda Clemmons of Elyria and Wayne “Chip” Clemmons (Betsy) of Wooster; step granddaughter, Bryana Harry; sister, Jo-Linda Grillo (Johnny) of New Kensington, Pennsylvania; brother, James Barbiaux of New Kensington, Pennsylvania; and sister, Sandy Fullerton of Glenbernie, Maryland.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 21 years, Walter Findon; parents, Gustave and Queen Barbiaux; sister, Judy Kelley (Jerry); brother, Richard Barbiaux; and sister, Virginia Durst.

Private graveside services were held at Brookdale Cemetery earlier in July, officiated by Pastor Bob Wickens.

Arrangements were handled by Busch Funeral Home, Elyria.