She was born on January 11, 1935 in Lancaster County, the daughter of the late Amos and Florence Hinkel Bechtel.
She was a retired manager at McDonald’s in Elizabethtown and also had worked at Londonderry Elementary School in the cafeteria. Shirley enjoyed gardening and took pride in her garden, but her greatest joy was her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter Julie A. Felker of Middletown; two sons Jay A. and wife Betsy Felker of Frankford, Del., and Jeffrey A. and wife Betsy Felker of Middletown; sister Nancy and husband Merle Brenneman of Mount Joy; two grandsons Jacob A. and Benjamin J. Felker of Middletown; and granddaughter Maddison A. Felker of Frankford, Del.
Graveside services were held on Tuesday at Hillsdale Cemetery, Londonderry Township, with Pastor Britt Strohecker officiating.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial donations be sent to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Attn: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309.
Arrangements by Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown.
Condolences may be sent www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com.