Mount Vernon News


Mount Vernon News
June 15, 2012 12:17 pm EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Christina M. Shanaberg, 55, of Mount Vernon, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, June 8, 2012.

She was born Aug. 2, 1956, in Columbus, to Clarence and Clara (Miller) Tufts. Christina was employed at the Ames Department Store in Mount Vernon, where she was the manager of the Shoe Department. She received numerous Customer Service Awards throughout her employment. Christina loved music and could play over 20 different instruments. She was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her three daughters, Sarah Fletterich, Chrisma Shanaberg, Robin Shanaberg; her son, Dennis Shanaberg; her grandchild, Jesse Waite; and her brother, Walter Tufts.

Christina was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Tufts.

There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held Wednesday beginning at 11 a.m. in Mound View Cemetery, with Pastor Dan Whisner officiating.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Christina M. Shanaberg.

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