Clare “Tootie” Jefferson Ciroli, 96, passed away quietly in Sarah Reed Retirement Center, Erie, at 11:53 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.
Tootie was born Jan. 31, 1916, one of 10 children to the late Leota and Thomas Jefferson of Sheffield.
She was a good friend to everyone she met and enjoyed her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Ciroli of Cleveland, Ohio.
Tootie is survived by her husband of 76 years, Edward “Skip” Ciroli; a daughter, Marlene McLaren and husband Jim of Naples, Fla.; two granddaughters, Lee Burch and husband Timothy, and Lyn Kress and husband James; five great-grandchildren, Trevor, Brenda, and Dusty Burch, and Jillean and Braden Kress; and extended family members Heather, Jennifer, and Breaton Wilson, and Tiffany Ragan.
Friends may call on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Borden-Lloyd Funeral Home, 203 W. Main St., Sheffield. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. following visitation. Burial will follow in Sheffield Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials be made to a charity of choice.