Columbiana, OH-Mae L. Chellinsky, 88, died at 6:20 am Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Salem Community Hospital.
Mrs. Chellinsky was born October 11, 1924 in Sharpsburg, PA. She had lived in the Columbiana area 43 years, formerly of Mexico, MO.
Mae worked in the receiving department of Sears in East Liberty, PA and Boardman, OH. She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Church in Columbiana. Mae also enjoyed participating in a clowning ministry in the Columbiana area.
Her husband, Raymond A. Chellinsky, whom she married January 5, 1951, died July 29, 2012.
Mae is survived by her daughter, Sandra J. (Gary) Tharp of Columbiana; her son, Terry A. (Carolyn) Chellinsky of North Canton; seven grandchildren, Curtis (Tawny) Tharp, Shonna Tharp, Rebekka (Brendan) O’Sullivan, Corey Tharp, Andrew (Michelle) Chellinsky, Teresa (Robert) Gates and Sarah Chellinksy; four great grandchildren, Ronan, Kyla, Isaac and Joshua.
She was preceded in death by Albert and Katherine Tretow who raised and loved her as their daughter.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, January 6, 2013 at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana with Reverend Dr. Robert C. Joy officiating. Burial will be in Columbiana Cemetery. Friends may call from 1-2 pm Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Grace Church 140 S. Main St. Columbiana, OH 44408.
The family would like to thank the staff at Parkside Health Care Center for their kind care especially the Activities Department.