Shirley Kelly Reeves, 79, of Falls, died Thursday evening, May 15, 2014, at home with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald D. Reeves.
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She was born in Scranton on January 4, 1935, daughter of the late Joseph E. and Jessie A. Dixon Kelly.
She and her late husband founded and owned Reeves Septic Services and Rent A John Inc.
Shirley was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, specializing in communications. Shirley loved her daily rides around northeastern Pennsylvania, especially her daily iced coffee from Dunkin Donuts and trips to WalMart as well as Peebles. She enjoyed fashions and being with family and friends. Shirley took care of everyone with such devotion, caring and selflessness during her lifetime, that she will be dearly missed by all of the lives she touched.
She was preceded in death by brothers: Richard, Joseph J., and Edward Kelly; and sister Anna May Kelly.
She is survived by her daughters: Susan Reeves and wife Patricia, and Rebecca Reeves; sons: Gary Reeves and wife Mary Alice, Mark Reeves and wife Lossie, and Ronald Reeves and wife Christina; brother Michael Kelly of Oklahoma, sisters: Patricia Kalber of Middletown, Conn., and Karen Simpson of Washington, Pa.; grandchildren: Kyle, Courtney, Nathan, Raymond, Mark, Mitchell, and Joshua; great grandchildren: Amberli, Sebastian, and LeiLanni; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Monday morning, May 19, from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Pastor Peter F. Geschwindner.
Interment in Roberts Cemetery, Falls. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafunearlhome.com.
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Published in The Wyoming County Examiner from May 21 to May 27, 2014