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Aurelia "Lil" (Caplea) Mirone

April 4, 1928 ~ September 16, 2021 (age 93)


Aurelia “Lil” Mirone


Canton, age 93, died Thursday following an extended illness. A life resident of Canton she was the daughter of the late John and Filitia (Caplea) Gherman. She was a 1946 graduate of Timken High School, retired in 1996 from Canton City Schools working as a hall monitor at McKinley High School and was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church. She is survived by her daughters: Sherry Lockmyer, Tina (Jack) Dukes all of Canton; grandson: Terrance Dukes; great-grandson: JayShaun Dukes and his mother Mary Sharrard. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Paul “Frog” Mirone; sisters: Helen Haiduc and Anna Popa. Mass of Christian burial will be Friday at 10:00 am in St. Peter Catholic Church with the Very Reverend John E. Sheridan STL as celebrant. Entombment will be in Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum.  Friends may call Friday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 am in the Wackerly Funeral Home. A special thank you to Kathy O’leslie her caregiver for her care and compassion and the sacrifices she made to make “Lil” comfortable.  Donations may be made in her name to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Personal condolences are invited on line at:


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September 24, 2021

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Wackerly Funeral Home
1375 Market Ave North
Canton, OH 44714

Mass of Christian Burial
September 24, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Peter Catholic Church
726 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH 44702

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