Ethel Alice Shoffner Ferriman, 80, of 472 Jefferson Street, Marion, went to be with the Lord at 2:05 a.m.Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Marion General Hospital.
Ethel was born May 22, 1937, to the late Nettie Mae Curlonis and Ernest Shoffner Sr. in Bellefontaine.
Ethel was a very kind and caring person who always put others ahead of herself. Not only was she kind to other people, but she was also kind to animals. She was always taking care of and feeding any stray animals that came around.
After her kids were raised, she went to work and she worked at General Sales for more than 20 years until she retired. Ethel was a good wife and mother and will be dearly missed by her husband, James Ferriman; her sons, Michel Ferriman, Scott (Ronda) Ferriman and Mark (Mary Lou) Ferriman; her daughters, Mary (Timothy) Severance and Sherry (Robert) Mattix; 15 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; five greatgreat- grandchildren; sisters, Ruth Faulkner and Janice Saunders; a bother, Ernest Shoffner Jr.; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and Tina Sanders, whom held a special place in Ethel’s heart.
Ethel was preceded in death by her mother, Nettie Mae Curlonis; father, Ernest Shoffner Sr.; second mother, Ruth Nadiene Shoffner; sisters, Ernestine Briggs, Mary Lou Holt and Dora Fletcher; and a brother, James Shoffner.
Services were Tuesday at the Snyder Funeral Home in Marion.
Pallbearers were Michel Ferriman, Scott Ferriman, Mark Ferriman, Nik Ferriman, Matt Severance and J.J. Oney.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made in Ethel’s memory to Snyder Funeral Homes to assist with expenses.
Express condolences at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.