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Shirley A. Popovich

July 9, 1929 — November 7, 2018

Shirley Popovich age 89 of Louisville, Ohio passed away November 7, 2018. She was born July 9, 1929 to the late Clarence and Erdine (Paumier) Zwick. She was a graduate of Louisville High School and Mercy School of Nursing, where she developed lifelong friendships with her nursing colleagues.

Shirley was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church where she was a lector and a Eucharistic Minister for numerous years. She enjoyed being with her family daily and on holidays when everyone would come together. Shirley shared her nursing knowledge and taking care of others, over the years. She was an avid reader and known for her flowering gardens.

Preceding her in death were her parents, brothers Gene “Hap” and Jerry Zwick, sister Pauline Radalia, mother-in-law Anna Popovich, brothers-in-law John I. and Richard Popovich and son-in-law Bruce Berlin.

She will be greatly missed by her loving husband of 64 years, Paul E. Popovich; her children, Paula Popovich (Tom Zaugg), Denice Popovich, John (Jean) Popovich and Lori (Jeff) Strasser; her grandchildren, Sam Berlin, Andy (Misty) Popovich, Steve (Alexis) Popovich, Allison (Dan) Deckard, Megan Strasser and Jared Strasser, as well as three great-grandchildren; brother J. Paul (Norma) Zwick; sister, Nina (Don) Weber and numerous family across the country.

Shirley’s family will receive friends Sunday from 12-2:00 pm at the Paquelet-Falk Funeral Home in Louisville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 1:00 pm at St. Louis Catholic Church with Fr. Tom Bishop officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Special thank you to St. Joseph Senior Living and the many doctors, nurses and aides, for her care. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Joseph Senior Living or St. Louis Catholic Church. Condolences can be shared with the family online at

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