Shirley Mae Fobes (Sutton) passed away peacefully in her sleep to join her husband John, March 6, 2021 at home.
Shirley was born on July 17, 1939 in West Sunbury and was the daughter of John and Mary Boozel Sutton.
Shirley married John Fobes and together they had four children.
After her husband’s passing Shirley went back to school and got her GED. She continued her education unto nursing school and became an LPN.
Shirley’s most important thing in her life was her family. She loved watching her grandchildren and great grandchildren grow. She was lovingly referred to as Gramcracker by her grandchildren. She and her dog Ginger shared a beautiful bond. Ginger provided Shirley with constant companionship and many laughs as well. Shirley never missed a shopping trip either.
Loved ones left to cherish her memory are her children John Fobes, Marie DeRoss, Mark Fobes and Jeff Fobes. Her grandchildren Denny and his wife Sarah, Dan and his wife Alysia, Dee, Anna and her husband Adam and Breanna. Her great grandchildren Mara, Melina, Dylan, Xander, Jace and Aiden. Shirley’s sisters Helen Fleeger and her husband Rodney, Rosemary Stalker and her husband John, JoAnn Bell and her husband Jim and Jean Fobes. And Ginger her dog also survives.
Shirley is preceded in death by her parents and her husband John.
Family will welcome friends at the Jamison McKinley Funeral Home, 117 North Main Street, Harrisville PA on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 3:30 p.m. till 5:00 p.m. with funeral services to follow at 5:00 pm at the funeral home.
Burial will take place at Prairie Cemetery, Harrisville PA.
Friends can email condolences by visiting www.jamisonfuneralhome.com