Frances A. Stryffeler

SEBRING – Frances A. Stryffeler, 91, of Sebring, died June 10 at Hospice House.

Born June 25, 1921, in Sebring, she was the daughter of the late John and Lydia (Daryman) Stephenson.

Mrs. Stryffeler worked as a finisher for Gem Clay Pottery. She was a member of the Sebring United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her three sons, Michael (Kass) Maiden of San Diego, Calif., Tom (Linda) Stryffeler of Sebring, Leonard (Jill) Stryffeler of Alliance; a daughter, Susan (Warren) Burd of Sebring; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Ramona Greenawalt of Sebring and Marjorie Allcorn of Alliance.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer C., on July 10, 2003; and a son, Gary Maiden.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home with the Rev. Norma Bates and the Rev. George Schreckengost officiating.

Friends may call from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Highland Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sebring United Methodist Church, 126 W. Indiana Ave. Sebring 44672; or Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown 44512.

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