Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

330.262.7771

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE

330.262.7771

Shirley Louise First, 94 of Shreve died on Friday, October 14, 2022 at Accord Care in Orrville.

She was born January 7, 1928 in Wooster to Virgil and Iola Sloan Runkle.  On October 15, 1945, she married Willard First.  He preceded her in death October 13, 1992.

Shirley retired from The Wooster Brush after many years of service.  She enjoyed family functions, especially spending time with her grandchildren, gardening and reading.

She is survived by her daughters Diane (Daniel) Welty of Fredericksburg, Cheryl Ann Nagel of Chatham and Deborah Defibaugh of Shreve; grandchildren Tracey Schneider, Corbett Coots, Andy Nagel, Sheree Brownson, Brittany Defibaugh, Brandon Defibaugh, Heath Rock, Daniel Welty, Jr., Chad Welty and Mindy Bedard; many great-grandchildren and a sister Virginia Landfair of Holmesville.

Along with her husband, Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law Bret Defibaugh; grandson David Anthony Nagel, Jr; two great-grandchildren and a sister Patricia Grimwood.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022 at 11:00 AM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with Pastor Eric Fairhurst officiating.  Interment will follow in Wooster Cemetery.

Friends will be received one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

The family would like to extend and special thanks to Wooster Community Hospital, Canton Aultman and the Therapy Department at Accord Care.

Contributions may be directed to the Wayne County Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com

 

Memorial Contributions:

Contributions may be directed to the Wayne County Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Visitation:

One hour prior to the service

Service:

Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home

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