Saturday, June 12, 2010
Lorain- Shirley Neri (nee: Miller), 84, passed away on
Friday, June 11, 2010 at Autumn Aegis Nursing Home in Lorain.
Shirley was born on August 19, 1925 in Wyandotte, MI. She grew up in Amherst and moved to Lorain
as a young adult where she raised her family and lived for the rest of her
life. Shirley graduated from Marion Steele High School
in Amherst. She
was a proud member of the Democratic Party and an advocate for social justice.
She worked her entire life as a bar manager and homemaker. Shirley enjoyed
cooking and reading and loved caring for her husband, children, grandchildren
and great grandchildren. She also had a love and passion for pets.
She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Anthony
Neri; daughters, Toni (Lionel) Lavoie,
Jody (Jeffrey) Novotny, Gina (John) Horinger and Briggitte Stubbs; son,
Michael Neri; sisters, Sandra (Tom) Wilmer and Myrna Baltzell; grandchildren,
Dana, Adam, Lisa, Michael, Danny, Brooke, Bryan, Erin and Brittney; and 13
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Hilda
(nee: Powell) Miller; and granddaughter, Kimberly Neri.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo
Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain,
(440)244-1961 on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 from 9:00 11:00 AM.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, June 15,
2010 at the funeral home, Rev. Christopher Robinson, officiating. Interment Ridge
Park, Amherst Twp. Memorial donations may be made in Shirleys
name to the Alzheimers Association, 225
N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601. Online condolences may be sent
Posted By: RSG Funeral Home @ 10:23:34 PM