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Anita Kay Ambroza
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“I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Anita. She and I were childhood buds- I grew up at 1409 Wilson Ave. just around the corner from the "Shaw"...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Beverly Hall Kinkle Waaland - AL

“My sincere condolences to Nelson and family, our prayers are with you. After High School Anita worked a few doors from where I worked and I...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Judy McCune - Seven Lakes, NC

“I bowled with Anita for many years a long time ago. When I moved away years ago, she was one of the ones I missed the most. She always had a smile...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Colleen (Steele) Rayburn - OH

“Dear Nelson, We are so sorry for your loss of your wonderful wife. She was a delightful person, always kind and sincere. We will keep her in our...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Bobbe Farmer - Columbus Grove, OH

“May you all have the Peace of God. Anita was a very lovely lady and will be very missed. Eric, Shelley, Drew, Abbey, Judy, Bob, Jeanne, Craig, and...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Bobbe Farmer - Columbus Grove, OH

“DEAR DREW AND FAMILY WE ARE SO SORRY DREW ABOUT YOUR GRANDFATHER AND ARE THINKING OF YOU VERY MUCH. PLEASE KNOW WE ARE PRAYING FOR ALL OF YOU IN...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: THE GOLDEN - lima, OH - friend

“I like so many other friends bowled with Anita.She let me throw her ball,and wow worked great!On the SS she always brought treats for her team...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Vicki Blandzinski - Elida, OH

“I bowled with Anita and learned so much from her. Her grace ond style is one that could never be matched. God for some reason always takes the best....Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Jon and Sue Burden - Lima, OH

“To Nelson, Eric & Sally: Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and in the coming days. Anita was a special lady and Heaven gained another angel! ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: PJ & Linda (Hittle) Johnson - OH

“To the family of Mrs.Anita Ambroza I have known Mrs. Ambroza ever since I was a little girl. My mother (Joy Butler) bowled...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Jeniesa Butler - Lima, OH

“Deepest symphathys to Anita's family ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Kenny Sarka

“Dear Family, I bowled on a team with Anita many years ago at 20th Century Lanes. I would like to express my sympathy for your loss. May the many...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Geri Morris - Lima, OH

“My thoughts are with you and my heart is heavy. Heaven has another angel. God bless. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Lori Ringwald - Spencerville, OH

“Many thoughts & prayers to family & friends. Special big hug to Sally...bunches of 'em ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Tammi Prowant Guffey - Lima, OH


Anita Kay Ambroza,
70, of Lima, Ohio, died on Sunday, September 23, 2012, at 1:30 A.M. at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, Ohio.

Born Tuesday, November 11, 1941 in Lima, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Joe Shaw and the late Etta (Fox) Shaw.

Anita married Nelson Ambroza on March 20, 1965. He survives in Lima. She had been a beautician for 50 years working at the "Ida Louise "and the "House of Styles". She was a member of the South Side Christian Church. She was an avid bowler, a permanent member of the W.I.B.C. and was involved in many leagues. She was also a member of the local Bowling Hall of Fame.

Surviving are: a son, Eric (Shelley) Ambroza of Lima, OH; a daughter, Sally Shafer; two grandchildren, Drew and Abbey Ambroza; two brothers, Jay (Jean Ellen) Shaw of Phoenix, AZ and Donald (Becky) Shaw of Spencerville, OH; two sisters, Judy (Bob) Thompson of Lima, OH and Jeanne (Craig) Somers of Lima, OH; a sister-in-law Joan Shaw of Lima.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Neil Shaw.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, September 25, 2012, at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.

A memorial service will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday at South Side Christian Church with the Rev. Douglas Adams officiating.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society , 740 Commerce Dr. #B, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551 or Susan G. Komen Foundation 5005 LBJ Fwy. Ste. 250, Dallas, TX 75244

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com

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