Shirley A. Tolzda

September 17, 1933 - April 5, 2020

09/17/1933 - 04/05/2020

Shirley A. Tolzda, 86, of Powhatan Point, OH died Sunday, April 5, 2020 at her home. She was born September 17, 1933 in Pittsburgh, PA, a daughter of the late Michael and Ann Slater Ondayko.

Shirley was retired from the Village of Powhatan Point, and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Powhatan American Legion and VFW auxiliary.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Tolzda.

Surviving are her children, Lou M. “Scooter” Tolzda of Beallsville, OH, Timothy (Sandra) Tolzda of Mission Viejo, CA and Jamie (Gary) Berentz of Marietta, OH; a brother, Michael (Jackie) Ondayko of Yorkville, OH; a sister, Patricia (James) Bittengle of Shadyside, OH; grandchildren, Casey Tolzda, Zack Tolzda, Caitlin Tolzda, Kristen Benson, Bradley Tolzda, Courtney Destifanes; great-grandchildren, Brooke Ann, Ethan, Dezmond, Layla, Landon, Nash and Ollie.

Private visitation will be held on Tuesday from 10 am until time of funeral service at 11 am at Bauknecht-Altmeyer

Funeral Homes & Crematory 186 Main Street Powhatan Point, OH 43942 with Fr. Daniel Heusel officiating. Burial will follow in Powhatan Cemetery.

The family request no flowers or gifts be sent.

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Ed Pugh
3 years ago

Very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and Prayers for your family.

Randy Vehar
3 years ago

To the Tolzda family: I am so sorry that I can’t express my sympathies in person, as I would like to do. I have many fond memories of many, many Sunday afternoons “out the creek” with Shirley and the rest of the Tolzda family and others at our weekend picnics, playing Pokeno, bar-b-que, etc. Shirley was a big part of those great days. I always enjoyed seeing her at various Powhatan functions, when I was back home and Shirley was always very kind to me. When the Belmont Grocery was still open and I would come home from college for the weekend, I often would sit on the stool up front by the cash register, so that I could visit with customers, when they came through. Shirley was always one of the ones that I looked forward to visiting with. Powhatan has lost someone very special.

Ruth Homan
3 years ago

Sorry for the loss of a very wonderful lady. She will be missed by many

Kathy Wright
3 years ago

Thoughts & Prayers for the Tolzda family !

Pamela Corrick
3 years ago

Dale and I are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers.

Maria Shipley
3 years ago

All of my condolences and prayers guys in the loss of your Mom! May she Rest In Peace with our Lord above!

Fred McDonald
3 years ago

My deepest sympathy to the Tolzda family

Lisa Zajdowicz- Busby
3 years ago

Sorry for your loss. Prayers from the Zajdowicz family.