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1935 Shirley 2020

Shirley Robertson

January 1, 1935 — April 28, 2020

Shirley Mae Robertson, 85, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2020.

Born on January 1, 1935, in Eckhart, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Nathan and Mildred Helena Porter.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Richard A. “Dick” Robertson; sister Jane Pifalo; and brother Bill.

Following graduation from Beall High School, Shirley attended Catherman’s Business School.  She attended Salem United Church of Christ and her life was her family and home.  She enjoyed gardening and bowling in a league with her late husband. She drove for Meal on Wheels and volunteered for Animal Friends in Morgantown with her daughter.

Surviving are her daughter, Denese Yeager and husband David of Morgantown.

Funeral services will be private with Rev. George Harpold officiating.

Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations, in Shirley’s name, be made to Animal Friends of North Central West Virginia, 252 Brewer Road, Morgantown, WV 26508, or your local Meals on Wheels or the Salvation Army.

The family extends their thanks to friends and family, to Richard Ham of WVU Medicine, Ruth Gibson, friends and staff of Home Away from Home and Amedisys Hospice staff, Amy and Sarah for being with Shirley as she made her journey through life.

On Angel's Wings you were taken away,

But in my heart you will always stay.

I will hear your whisper in the tallest trees,

Feel your love in the gentle breeze.

And when I find I miss you the most,

Inside our beautiful memories

I will hold you close.

You are an Angel watching over me

with the comfort and blessings you bring,

You embrace my heart and hold it close,

Forever on Angel's Wings

By Crailin Hardy

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