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Nora Lee (Merritt) Bosela

February 7, 1941 ~ March 9, 2021 (age 80)


Nora Lee (Merritt) Bosela, age 80 of Steubenville passed away at the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville Tuesday March 9, 2021.

She was the daughter of the late Frank and Evelyn (Thompson) Merritt.

Nora Lee was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Julie Anne and a son Richard A. Davis and two sisters and two brothers.

Nora Lee is survived by her husband of 58 years whom she married November 3, 1962, John Bosela; daughters, Dawnita Chichilla, Margaret (Jim) Cunningham and a son Joe (Julia) Davis; four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren and a brother, Ladde Merritt survive.

She was a member of the Bell Chapel United Methodist Church and had retired from the JC Penny department store.

Friends and family will gather for Nora Lee’s visitation from 10 AM to 1 PM Saturday March 13th at the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main Street, Toronto.

A celebration service of Nora Lee’s life will be held 1 PM Saturday at the funeral home with the Reverend Diane Bell officiating. Private interment will follow at the Center Chapel Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in memory of Nora Lee may be made to the Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, 3419 State Rt. 213, Steubenville, OH 43952

Masks and social distancing are required at the funeral home. No exceptions. the family requests that visitors not linger during visitation hours. Thank you for your consideration on behalf of the family and the funeral home personnel.

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March 13, 2021

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Clarke Funeral Home, LLC
302 Main Street
Toronto, OH 43964

Celebration of Life
March 13, 2021

1:00 PM
Clarke Funeral Home, LLC
302 Main Street
Toronto, OH 43964


Bell Chapel United Methodist Church
3419 State Route 213, Steubenville OH 43952

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