|Birth: ||Aug. 5, 1929|
|Death: ||Nov. 28, 2011|
EILEEN P (SHOEMAKER) MALO
Eileen passed away 28 Nov 2011 in Tampa, Florida from colon cancer.
She was preceded in death by parents, Arthur M Sr. , Florence (Vine), infant daughter , husband Richard Sr., sisters Joan (Porter) and Shirley (Gepper).
She was cremated in Tampa as she wanted to be buried in Garrettsville when it was nice and green.
Eileen was a woman ahead of her times- she was in the first Womnan's Air Force Corps, Class of 1948, and rose to MSgt, she was trained as a tower operator and became a hero in 1952 as she talked two jet fighters that were in trouble and low on fuel into the Maxwell AFB, Ala.
She leaves behind, daughters, Paula, Pam and a son, Richard, Jr., brothers, Arthur,Jr. and James.
Service will be held at the Garrettsville Cemetery at 3 p.m., Saturday, 23 June, 2012 with a USAF Honor Guard. Please, no flowers, rather send a contribution to the American Cancer Society or a Hospice in her name.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on June 22, 2012.
Arthur Marfield Shoemaker (1904 - 1955)
Florence Vine Shoemaker (1905 - 1981)
Richard L Malo (1929 - 2000)
Jane Malo (1957 - 1957)*
Eileen P Shoemaker Malo (1929 - 2011)
Shirley A Shoemaker Gepper (1932 - 2003)*
Joan R Shoemaker Porter (1936 - 1995)*
Created by: Jan robinson
Record added: Dec 20, 2012
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