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Shirley E. Grow

September 30, 1932 September 16, 2018
Shirley E. Grow
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Obituary for Shirley E. Grow

Shirley E. Grow, 85, of Elysburg, PA went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Shirley was born September 30, 1932, and was the daughter of the late Earl and Isabelle Persing of Irish Valley, PA.
She was a 1950 graduate of Shamokin High School. She was married March 17, 1951 to Wayne E. Grow who preceded her in death November 24, 2011. She was a member of the Elysburg Presbyterian Church. In her earlier years she enjoyed camping, vacationing at the beach and traveling abroad. She especially loved her family and hearing all about the kids sporting activities. She was a sports enthusiast herself, as she loved watching the Phillies, Eagles, and Penn State Nittany Lions. She had a special companionship with her dog Skippy. He never wanted to leave her side.
In addition to her husband Wayne, she was preceded in death by her brother: Lamar Persing. Sisters: Betty Martin and Mary Jane Nolter. Son-in-law: Dennis Sheriff.
Shirley is survived by her two daughters: Cheryl Sheriff of Coal Twp., PA; Roxanne Murdock and her husband Jack of Elysburg, PA. Son: Wayne Grow and wife Tina of Paxinos, PA. Grandchildren: Dr. Jill (Todd) Nye, Kimberly Hockenbroch, Jonathan (Lindsay) Grow, Kristen (Tim) Clouse, Dr. Matthew (Jessica) Murdock and Jaclyn (Matthew) Bird. Great grandchildren: Abby, Brett, and Carly Nye, Blake and Cole Hockenbroch, Brock Grow, Gavin and Jaxson Clouse, Alexander and Levi Bird.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Elysburg Presbyterian Church, Elysburg, PA with Rev. Matthew Young officiating. Visitation Saturday, 10:00-11:00 AM at the church. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Elysburg Presbyterian Church, 320 W. Valley Avenue Elysburg, PA 17824. Rothermel-Heizenroth Funeral and Cremation Service, Elysburg, PA is in charge of the arrangements. Charles Heizenroth III, F.D. Joe Murray, Supervisor.


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