Shirley "Sam" Petroff Murrells Inlet Sam Petroff, age 79 died Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital. Born in Marshall, MI she was the daughter of the late Carl and Jenny Myers. Sam was an avid golfer, gardener, and sports enthusiast who loved the Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers and Michigan Wolverines. She was an active member of St. Michaels in Murrells Inlet, SC and St. Marys Catholic Churches in Marshall, MI. She was also the first female court bailiff in the state of Michigan. Sam is preceded in death by her husband Ted Petroff. Survivors include a daughter Margaret "Maggie" Lee of Villa Rica, GA; a son Michael Petroff (Cyndi) of Fishers, IN; grandchildren Hunter Lee of Athens, GA, Jody Ann Lee of Nashville, TN, Zachary Petroff of Fishers, IN, and MacKenzie Petroff of Fishers, IN; a brother Bob Myers (Rickie); her companion Bob Lewis of Murrells Inlet, SC; and his son Bob Lewis of Paw Paw, MI. The family will receive friends at 9:00 AM at St. Michaels Catholic Church, Murrells Inlet on Saturday, April 22, 2017. A Mass will follow at 10:00 AM at the church. Additional services will be held in Marshall, MI at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: St. Michael Catholic Church Building Fund: 542 Cypress Ave. Murrells Inlet, SC 29576. Sign a guestbook at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
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