In memory of
Shirley Jeanette Costolo Turner
In memory of
Shirley Jeanette Costolo Turner
Turner Shirley Jeanette Costolo Turner. The heart of a warrior has stoppedShirley Jeanette Costolo Turner, 81, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She bravely and tenaciously fought Pancreatic Cancer for 16 months. She was born June 28, 1935 in Grafton, WV; the 2nd child of Charles M. and Maxine M. (Hershman) Costolo. She graduated in 1953 from Grafton High School and attended West Virginia University. After her marriage to Warren A. Turner, she returned to GHS and served as Secretary to the Vice Principal until 1977. Shirley then moved to Columbus, OH where she worked for Buckeye Union Insurance Company, Bill McCaffrey Insurance Agency and then Dennis Clark & Associates until her retirement in 2004. She then joined her daughter, Susan and her husband, Charlie, in Rancho Santa Fe, CA where she enjoyed a very active life until her diagnosis. She facilitated a Bible study group and ushered at the Church of the Nativity, taught Mah Jongg at the RSF Senior Center, volunteered at the Helen Woodward Animal Center and participated in many activities of the San Dieguito Newcomers Club and the RSF Garden Club. Shirley had a strong Christian faith and knew that God would call her Home only when He was ready. He was ready far too soon for the family and friends she leaves to mourn her passing. She was predeceased by her parents, sisters Betty Jean Crawford, Carolyn June Thompson and Nina Marie Willet, brothers-in-law Ronald Cochran and Gene Thompson and grandson Brian C. Muha. She is survived by her daughter, Susan (Charles) Muha of Rancho Santa Fe, CA; son, Daniel (Jerri) Turner of Grove City, OH; grandsons, Daniel (Renea) Turner of Ashville, OH and Christopher (Jean Han) Muha of Alexandria, VA; her precious and much loved great grandchildren, Derick Andrew and Caroline Grace Turner and Lucas Brian Han Muha; sister, Mary Margaret Cochran of Newark, OH; brother, Charles (Linda) Costolo of Port St. Lucie, FL; brother-in-law, Carl Crawford of Brentwood, TN; aunt, Sara Francis Hill of Garrettsville, OH; uncle, Jackie Booth of Belington, WV; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, all of whom she loved deeply. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Pinnacle Golf Club, 1500 Pinnacle Club Drive, Grove City, OH. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The Brian C Muha Memorial Fund, c/o the Columbus Foundation, 1234 E. Broad St, Columbus, OH 43205; or Helen Woodward Animal Center, PO Box 64, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." 2 Timothy 4:7 ... Show More
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