Shirley A. May, 79, of Delaware, died Friday (Dec. 14, 2012) in the Sarah Moore Home.
She was born June 6, 1933, in Forest to Robert and Avonelle (Latham) Main. She grew up in Ada and graduated from Ada High School. Shirley received her BS degree in Nursing from Ohio State University and was employed as an R.N. for more than 50 years. She was Director of Nursing at Jane M. Case Hospital which later became Grady Memorial Hospital. She was later employed at the Sarah Moore Home, Sunny Vee Nursing Home and a nurse at Dr. Held's office. Shirley was an active member at Asbury United Methodist Church and was a lifelong fan of Ohio State University.
Shirley is survived by her husband, Robert, whom she married February 20, 1959; and a daughter, Linda May and her husband, Jeff Sanzel of Sound Beach, N.Y.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Martindale in 1994.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, in Asbury United Methodist Church with the Rev. Phillip Wilden officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 870 Michigan Ave., Columbus, OH 43215.
Condolences may be expressed at robinsonfuneralhomeinc.com.
Robinson Funeral Home
32 West Winter Street
Delaware, OH 43015
Published in The Delaware Gazette on Dec. 19, 2012