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Shirley May Almalel

August 27, 1939 - October 25, 2020

Shirley May Jumalon-Almalel, age 81, passed away on October 25th 2020 at home in Ohio.  

Mrs. Almalel was born in Washington DC on August 27th 1939 and lived most of her life in Washington, D.C.  and surrounding areas.  Twenty-one years ago she moved to Ohio.  She is the only daughter and six brothers born to the late Tito P. Jumalon and Grace Elizabeth (Smith) Jumalon.  Shirley was a graduate  of Anacostia Senior High School, and retired from the U.S. Department of Commerce.  She married her high school sweetheart Cezar A. Almalel. They were happily married for 64 years.

Survivors include her husband: Cezar A. Almelel; four daughters: Cheryl Almalel, Sharon Showalter Almalel, Sheila Almalel Hastings, and Shelley Almelel; five brothers: Ernesto Jumalon, Tito P. Jumalon Jr, John Atomic “Bobby” Jumalon, Larry Michael “Ronnie” Jumalon, Maurice “Jose” Jumalon; a son-in-law: Bernard Hastings; thirteen grandchildren: Cheri Bredeck, Joseph Bredeck, Claude Showalter (Nicki), David Showalter (Holly), Aaron Showalter (Nicole), Darron Showalter (Maegan), Jonathan Taylor, Joshua Taylor, April Taylor, Mark Almalel (Heather), Sarah O’Donnell, Michelle O’Donnell, and Trisha O’Donnell; twenty three great grandchildren: Skyla Bredeck, Christian McCon, Dylan Bredeck, Donovan Bredeck, Evynn Hoberek, Ethynn Hoberek, Jaxynn Hoberek, Tatiani Simmons, Aberilla DeMar, Braden DeMarr, Preston Ramey, Blakelyn Ramey, Hannah Taylor, Kayla Showalter, Liyah Showalter, Gunnar Showalter, Hogan Showalter, Savvannah Showalter, Jordon Showalter, and Maximus “Max” Showalter, Halley Almalel, Mark Almalel Jr. and Baby Show on the way; three great-great grandchildren: Ainsley & Kinsley Johnson, and Emilia Bredeck.

Preceding her in death are her brother Daniel Jumalon, her grand-daughter Tiffany Almalel Simmons, and her son-in-law Claude Showalter Sr.

Mrs. Almalel’s care has been entrusted to the Martin Chapel of the Care Funeral and Cremation Specialists in Calcutta, Ohio.

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