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Shirley Wells Kerruish

September 16, 1924 - April 10, 2018

Shirley Wells Kerruish, 93, of Ashland, passed away April 10, 2018 at Brethren Care Village in Ashland. Born September 16, 1924 in Toledo, Ohio.

Shirley’s life was filled with her paintings over the years with her final painting “Thief” receiving top honor at the Mansfield Art Center May Show 2017. Shirley’s interes…read more

Shirley Wells Kerruish, 93, of Ashland, passed away April 10, 2018 at Brethren Care Village in Ashland. Born September 16, 1924 in Toledo, Ohio.

Shirley’s life was filled with her paintings over the years with her final painting “Thief” receiving top honor at the Mansfield Art Center May Show 2017. Shirley’s interest were magical starting with pencil drawings, water colors and accrilics featuring toys, animals, circus items, collages, dolls, baby shoes and antiques. Many galleries including New York, Philadelphia, Akron Canton, Toledo and Mansfield Art Center were a major part of her life.

Shirley resided with special friend, Paula Roth who survives. She is also survived by a brother, Richard Wells; nephews and nieces, Valorie Kehoe, Jeffery James, Jennifer Davis, Melissa Davis and Clark Wells.

Shirley was preceded in death by two sisters, Lorraine James and Zita Davis; and a nephew, Richard (Ricki) James.

There will be no services at this time.

The Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors is honored to serve the family of Shirley Wells Kerruish.

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