Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home

14768 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH


Shirley A. Waite

July 28, 1948March 7, 2020

Shirley A. Waite (nee Valentine), 71, of Elyria, peacefully passed away on March 7, 2020.

She was born in Cosby, TN, the daughter of the late George and Ruby (nee Devor) Valentine. She is the beloved mother of Johnny (Sherri), Jason (Sarah) and the late Lance, who predeceased her on September 16, 2015; cherished grandmother of Nicholas (Nichole), Shane (Molly), Gina, Hayley, Joey, Logan and Addison; adored great-grandmother of Mackenzie, Riley, Talon, and Kailyn; dear sister of Marcie (Jesse) Shorter, Bobby Joe Valentine, Albert (Faye) Valentine (deceased), Christine Hale, Donna (Bobby, deceased) Schultz and Brenda (Lenny) Olsen (deceased); loving aunt of many.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 2-4PM and 6-7PM with a funeral service following at 7PM at Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, 14768 Lorain Ave., Cleveland.

Committal service at Riverside Cemetery will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 2PM. Please meet at the gates of the cemetery.


  • Visitation Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Committal Service Saturday, March 14, 2020


Shirley A. Waite

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Marilyn (Valentine Trentham

March 12, 2020

So sorry for for the loss of your Sweet Shirley. Thought and prayers for you all during this time of sadness .

Carol Malachias

March 11, 2020

My condolences to Shirleys family, so glad we got to visit with you all. Had many good times with Shirley at the Glenn over the years.

Sophia Bill

March 11, 2020

My deepest sympathy, so glad we had a chance to visit with Shirley just 2 weeks ago. Rest In Peace. 🙏🙏