Shirley "Shirl" Gager

Shirley "Shirl" Gager

AGE: 51 • Wilmington,

Formerly of Vineland, NJ

Shirley P. "Shirl" Gager, age 51, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Vineland, NJ, passed away suddenly Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Shirl assisted her husband in operating Wings To Go in Pike Creek. She was a gourmet cook and her family enjoyed many delicious meals that she prepared. Shirl enjoyed reading and gardening in her spare time and looked forward to vacationing in Cape May, NJ.

Shirl is survived by her husband of 19 years, Joseph P. Gager; mother, Lucia Linkiewicz; brother, Stanley Linkiewicz; 5 sisters: Rosemary Vazquez (Tony), Helen Bassetti (Bill), Catherine Linkiewicz, Betty Drastal (Lou), and Donna Tice, (Ron); and sister-in-law, Maggie Gager. She was preceded in death by her father, Stanley Linkiewicz

A visitation for family and friends will be held Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 9:30 - 11 AM in the Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19702 followed by a service in celebration of Shirl's life at 11 AM. Burial will be private. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

Strano & Feeley

Family Funeral Home


Funeral Home

Strano and Feeley Family Funeral Home
635 Churchmans Road Newark, DE 19702
(302) 731-5459

Published in The News Journal on Mar. 20, 2014