GERHARDT, Shirley Mae


86, of Liverpool, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on Saturday, June 24th, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Middlewood, she was the youngest daughter of the late Frank and Beatrice (Nauss) Weagle. Shirley was an active member of Trinity Anglican Church, serving on the A.C.W., the Altar Guild and the Mothers Union. In her earlier years she worked at the Liverpool Stedman’s Store, Wong’s Restaurant, she co-owned a dry goods store with her husband Earl and later was employed at Robar’s Jewelry Store. Shirley will be fondly remembered as a fabulous baker who loved to share her creations with her family and many friends. Above all else, she was most passionate about her family and spending time with them. She is survived by her son, Kenneth (Carol Ann) of Windsor; grandson, Shaun; sisters, Marion Whynacht, of Liverpool, Emily Croft, of Bridgewater; brother, Willard “Buddy” (Shirley), of Middlewood; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Earl, sisters, Grace in infancy and Julia Johnson. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A Celebration of Shirley’s Life will be held from Trinity Anglican Church, Liverpool on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017, at 11:00 A.M., followed by a reception. Reverend Judy Cross officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Anglican Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Trinity Anglican Church, Canadian Cancer Society or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. To share memories or condolences, please visit “Remember to love one another as I have loved you”

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