Shirley Minard

Shirley S. Minard (Summerson)

Friday, September 21st, 1928 - Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Seneca Falls/Winter Springs, FL – Shirley S. Minard, 90, formerly of Carol Ave., Seneca Falls, passed away on Thursday (March 14, 2019) at home in Winter Springs, Florida with family at her side.

A memorial service for Shirley will be held on Saturday (May 18) at 10 AM at First United Methodist Church, Seneca Falls, NY with Reverend Val White, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Springbrook Cemetery, Seneca Falls. There will be no prior calling hours. If desired, contributions may be made to Seneca Falls Library, 47 Cayuga St., Seneca Falls, NY 13148.

Shirley was born in Emporium, PA. on September 21, 1928 the daughter of the late George and Clara Dodge Summerson. She had resided in Seneca Falls since 1963, previously living in Emporium, PA. Following the death of her husband, Lionel in 2012, Shirley moved to Winter Springs, Florida with her son, Paul and his wife. She had been employed as a bookkeeper for Seneca Falls Savings Bank for many years. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Seneca Falls where she was active in the church’s quilting group. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, and baking. Most of all, Shirley loved the time she spent with her family.

She is survived by her two sons, Paul (Donna) Minard of Winter Springs, FL, and David Minard of McCandless, PA; her daughter, Deborah (Robert) Brown of Seneca Falls, NY; her two granddaughters, Heather (Don) Lancett of Henrietta, NY, and Alyssa (Matt) Palmer of Canandaigua, NY; and her three great grandchildren, Katie and Emma Lancett, and Logan Palmer; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was predeceased by her husband of sixty-three years, Lionel P. Minard, and her two sisters, Louise (Jack) Conway and Dorothy (John) Stephens.
Arrangements are under the direction of Doran Funeral Home, Seneca Falls, NY.
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    Springbrook Cemetery
    1826-1930 Gravel Road
    Seneca Falls, NY 13148
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A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. There will be no prior calling hours.


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