Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Rebecca Jane “Becky” Miracle

Rebecca Jane “Becky” Miracle, age 73, of Shelby, died Friday, January 15, 2021 at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital following a brief battle with cancer.

Becky was born October 30, 1947 in Marion, Ohio to the late Harlos and Irene (Decker) Brutchey. She was a 1965 graduate of Marion Harding High School. Becky’s life work and hobbies all were centered around helping others through volunteer work. She especially was dedicated to the Girl Scouts of America holding many local level positions over the years and winning numerous awards and accolades throughout her well over 40-year time of participation. In addition to many other volunteering ventures, Becky was also involved with the Friends of the Library and Shelby Little League. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

On March 24, 1967, Becky married Michael Ray Miracle. Mike survives along with 2 children: Michael Miracle of Shelby and Sara Beth (David) Ring of Westerville; 3 grandchildren: Noah Ring, Abigail Ring, and Autumn Irene Miracle; special friend: Sandy Roberts; and other relatives and many friends. In addition to her parents, her sister, Janet Ulery, and her brother, John Brutchey, preceded her in death.

Calling hours and funeral services will not be observed at this time. Care for Becky and her family is being provided by the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made to Shelby Little House, % Elizabeth Adam, 322 South Gamble Street, Shelby, Ohio 44875.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Lisa (Betts) Lear says:

    My prayers extended to friends and family during this time. She was such a fun lady and remember many laughs with her at girl scout camp trips!

  2. Terry & Robin Boice says:

    Mike , sorry of your loss

  3. Jeanette Brown says:

    I am so sorry to read about Becky’s passing. We had several good years creating programs for the friends of the library. She was a hard worker and I loved working with her. She will be missed.

  4. Mindy Utz says:

    My deepest condolences.

  5. Dick @ Deb TOmlinson says:

    so sorry for your loss . Good times remembered in GirlScouts.what awonderful lady!

  6. Shelia Shade says:

    Becky had a shining spirit like no other. Prayers for all of the family. Becky thank you for being such a great mama to “our girl”. Fly high Becky!

  7. Norma &Gary Nichols says:

    So sorry to see that Becky had passed. My daughter Rachel VanOver and I were in scouts together for so many years. Love going camping, Washington DC, and other places as scouts. She was a wonderful lady I truly miss her smile.
    Love in Christ
    Norma and Gary Nichols

  8. Brian Connell says:

    Mike and family
    So very sorry about Becky. Flo and I remember her well from our bowling and softball days. Praying for God to comfort her friends and family during this time.

  9. Ron and Linda (McNew) Nelson says:

    To the Miracle Family,
    We were sad to read about Becky passing. Please accept our sympathies and prayers.
    The Ron Nelson Family

  10. Catherine Keck says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Becky’s passing.
    She was gifted to be a people person and always
    gracious when we visited.
    May the Lord comfort and bless you.
    Dwaine and Catherine Keck

  11. Craig Andrew says:

    I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memories of the loved and lost. Becky was a good friend to me. She was the person who taught me how to can tomatoes. I regret not having been able to say good bye.

  12. Tom Hudson says:

    Mike and family,
    So sorry to hear of Becky’s passing. She was such a fun loving lady. And we have so many memories of all the good times from long ago. Our thoughts and prayers are with you,
    Tom and Pam

  13. Vicky walker says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I was a girl scout leader with Becky. Becky had a gift with kids they all loved her. Becky was a very fun loving knowledgeable person. Ill never forget her. The memories her and I had. I know your in Heaven flying with the angels because you were one on earth. You made a big difference in adult and children lives

  14. Bernice Rong says:

    We are very sorry to hear that Becky lost her battle with cancer.

  15. Bernice Ring says:

    It is with sadness that I learned of Becky’s passing. The times we spent together were very special and very enjoyable.
    Please accept my sincere condolences to you, Mike, and the family.

  16. Cathy Glaze-Skinkis says:

    My heart breaks for you guys and I’m so sad!
    I have such great memories of your Mom through our years growing up together. Times at Indian Lake, at each other’s houses, and with Girl Scouts. She was a great light to so many. I can still see her amazing smile and hear her laugh!
    My deepest prayers and thoughts are with you, Mike, your Dad and the rest of your family!
    Love and hugs dear friend!

  17. Susan Rorabaugh says:

    Becky was a very, very special person. I have many fond memories of her from being friends with Sara. I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Susan

  18. Lisa Morales says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I know this time isn’t easy but you guys are in my prayers.

  19. Thelma Tolar says:

    So sorry for your loss Michael. Prayers and hugs to you and your family. ❤

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