Edessa Madeliene Hollenbaugh
Edessa Madeliene Hollenbaugh, age 90, of Shelby, died Thursday, January 31, 2008 at Hospice House of North Central Ohio in Ashland.
She was born July 24, 1917 in Shelby the daughter of the late William Whitney and Bertha Agnes (Mayer) Robertson. Edessa was a homemaker and her family was the focus of her life. She was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Shelby. She and her husband, Frank, were world travelers. Their trip to Rome was their favorite destination.
Edessa was well known in the community for her many garage sales.
Edessa is survived by her husband, of 58 years, Franklin George Hollenbaugh, whom she wed on June 4, 1949; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Roberta Bobbie and William Singleton, Jr. of Wooster, Ohio and Melissa and Robert Sharp of Blacklick, Ohio; a grandson and his wife, Taylor and Elizabeth Singleton of Denver, Colorado; a brother and his wife, Joseph and Freda Robertson of Shelby; 2 sisters-in-law, Hazel Robertson and Jennie Robertson both of Shelby. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, William Robertson, Sr., and George Robertson; 3 sisters, Mary Veronica Robertson, Alberta Robertson, and Carmelita Nicki Robertson Dority; and 3 grandchildren.
Friends may call on Saturday, February 2, 2008 from 3-5 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where the rosary will be recited at 5 PM. There will be no visitation on Sunday. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, February 4, 2008 at 10:30 AM at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Nick Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Memorial expressions may be made to St. Mary’s School. The family would appreciate on-line condolences at