• Born: October 16, 1944
  • Died: November 19, 2017
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio

A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Homes

18149 Bagley Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

Tel. (440) 260-8800

Tribute & Message From The Family

SHELBY J. DEACON (nee Baxter), age 73. Preceded in death by her beloved husband John "Jay"; daughter Kimberly A. Sponseller; son Joseph; sister Shirley J. Mays; brother George W. Baxter "Bill". She is survived by her grandchildren Anne and Kate Sponseller; sister Rita Pfeifer; brother in law Cliff Mays; sister in law Jeanette Baxter. Shelby was beloved by her nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. She was a positive, loving woman, whose outlook on life was caring and humorous. We hold gently to her memory. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m., Monday, November 27, 2017 at St. Rocco Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive friends SUNDAY 1 – 5 PM at the A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 3202 FULTON RD, CLEVELAND.