Shirley Viola Morse, 92, of Wooster died on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at The Avenue.
She was born May 29, 1931 in Cleveland to William and Viola Beiler Bannerman. In 1963 she married George H. Morse. He preceded her in death in 1995.
Shirley worked for many years at General Electric in Cleveland, where she met George, then worked locally for Gerstenslagers then Western Reserve Insurance Group where she retired in 1992 as Head of Purchasing. She enjoyed going to HealthPoint, latch hooking rugs and needlepoint. Shirley was the secretary of her Widows, Widowers and Friends group.
She is survived by her step-granddaughter Melissa Kerr; step-great grandchildren Bradley and Sarah Kerr; nephews Carl (Karen) Wolf and James (Susan) Wolf.
Along with her husband, George, Shirley was preceded in death by her step-son David Morse; sister Helen Wolf and a brother Robert Bannerman.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 12:00PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster. Interment will follow in Wooster Cemetery.
Friends will be received one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the Wayne County Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com