Shirley Rae Bailey, 80, of Shrewsbury passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Wellspan York Hospital.
Born in New Freedom she was a daughter of the late Harry L. and Irene (Wilson) Bailey. Shirley worked for Health South of York as a unit secretary prior to her retirement and formerly was the manager of the Humane League of Lancaster. She was a selfless, compassionate and caring mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her grandchildren. Shirley was a hard worker. She enjoyed cooking, plants, caring for animals and loved to shop. Shirley was a great mother and will be missed by her family.
She is survived by her six children Robert Bruce and wife Marsha of Boalsburg, PA, Brian Bruce and wife Kelly of York, Robin Stermer of Strasburg, Eric Bruce of Harrisburg, Carol Marshall of Florida and Amy, wife of Cary Marvel of New Cumberland, PA; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one sister E. Joann Nace of New Freedom. Shirley was preceded in death by a brother Donald Bailey.
Memorial services will be held Friday, April 13, 2018 at 11:30AM from Hartenstein Funeral & Cremation Care, Inc., 24 N. Second St. New Freedom with Rev. George M. Schneider officiating. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Children’s Miracle Network, 1249 Cocoa Ave. #115, Hershey, PA 17033 or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 in her memory.