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“Our thoughts and prayers are with Liz and her family. We shared many fond memories of our teaching days at Lorin Andrews JHS in Massillon,Ohio. She...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Dale and Rosanne Miller - Canton, OH

“What a wonderful lady! Always a joy to talk to when at an auction. She will be missed. My sympathies to the family.9 9 ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Jane Campbell - Homeworth, OH

“What a wonderful lady! Always a joy to talk to when at an auction. She will be missed. My sympathies to the family.9 9 ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Jane Campbell - Homeworth, OH

“Tom, So many wonderful memories of growing up with both of you. So sorry for your lose. Wish there was something we could say or do to ease the...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Bob and Ruth Anne Bernstein - OH

“I was saddened to learn earlier today that Liz had passed away. Though our paths have crossed infrequently in recent years, I have strong and warm...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: jim hostetler - Washington, DC

“Tom & Family Sorry for your loss. Please accept our sympathy. Take care. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Diana & Happ - Massillon, OH

“Tom and family My heartfelt sympathy Mary Jean Mossides-Misali ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Jean Mossides-Misali - OH

“Heartfelt condolences,Tom.. May you feel God's grace and peace. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Sally (Seiple) Lee - Massillon, OH

“I have lost a very dear old friend. Liz was always there for me when I needed her and someone we could always depend on. She was a constant in our...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Suse and Fred Waikem - TX

“Dear Denny and all of Liz's family, I grew up near you in Sippo Heights on Jefferson Rd. Liz and I had some great times on that long backyard...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: jeanne blaes - canton, OH

“Tom and family. so sorry to read of Liz' death. Just had a chance to talk to both of you in Jan. She was special as a teacher to my children....Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Sandra Gibson - massillon

“She was a wonderful science teacher. I had her when she taught at Lorin Andrews. She made science fun. Very caring and loving person. She will be...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: joellen unklesbay Mccarthy - OH


Elizabeth (Liz) Myers Shelt, 79, passed away at her home, in Sebring, on February 12th, 2013, following a brief illness.
The daughter of Dr. Roy H. and Marjorie Elizabeth (James) Clunk, she is survived by her husband, Thomas E. Shelt; her brother, Judge R.R. Dennis Clunk; three step-children, Jennifer Shelt, Amanda Miller, and Ryan Shelt; six step-grandchildren, Kathryn and Mackenzie Miller, Forest and Maddilyn Shelt, and Alexander and Caroline Wolfe. Prior to her marriage to Tom, Liz was married to Charles N. (Pete) Myers, who died in 1973.
Liz was preceded in death by her son, Richard N. Myers, who died in 2006; and a grandson, Cory N. Myers, who died in infancy.
Born and raised in Massillon, Liz graduated from Washington High School in 1951, and earned a degree in Education from Ohio Wesleyan. She taught science in the Massillon school system from 1955-1987, where she was the citywide Science chairman. Liz managed the Knights of Columbus Swim Club in Massillon and taught swimming through the Red Cross. She was active throughout her life in civic and charitable activities, and served on the boards of the Massillon Museum, the Massillon YMCA, the Western Stark County Red Cross, the Rockwood Park Association at Leesville Lake, and St. John's Villa. She served as treasurer of Paris Israel Church, and was a longtime volunteer with the Alliance Hospice program.
Calling hours will be held at Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home in Alliance from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, February 17, 2013, and 1-2 p.m., Monday, with a Memorial Service beginning at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Alliance Hospice, 885 S. Sawburg Rd., Alliance, Ohio 44601, or to a favorite charity.
Arrangements are by Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home, 75 S. Union Ave., Alliance, OH 44601.

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