Shirley E. Kegarise

Shirley E. Kegarise, 82, of Riverside Apartments passed away at 3:05 a.m. May 9, 2010, at Golden Hill Nursing Home.

Mrs. Kegarise was born April 7, 1928, in New Castle to the late Jesse and Ruth Nelson Wehman.

She was married on Sept. 5, 1947, to the Ellis H. Kegarise. He preceded her in death on May 30, 1991.

She was a member of Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church, and also a member of the Joy Bell Choir and Golden Girls at Golden Hill Nursing Home.

Survivors include a son, Daniel J. Kegarise of New Castle; two daughters, Mary R. Kegarise of Houston, Texas, and Amy Cubellis and her husband, Donald, of New Castle; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Anita Rio, and a sister, Joyce Shellhammer.

Visitation will be tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Turner-Myers Funeral Home, 208 N. Jefferson Street.

The service will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, conducted by the Rev. Richard C. Nero, chaplain of Southern Care Hospice.

Burial will be in Oak Park Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church.

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