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1929 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Age 87, of Farmington, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017, in Uniontown Hospital. Shirley was born on November 6, 1929, in Uniontown, the daughter of William and Marie (Miller) O'Hern. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Joseph P. Gearing; a daughter, Donna Gearing; and two brothers, James and Gerald O'Hern. She is survived by her sons, Daniel Gearing, and Gary Gearing and wife, Lisa; eight grandchildren and 14 great- grandchildren; as well as daughter-in-law, Linda Gearing; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Shirley was a devout member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Farmington, PA, as well as St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Uniontown, PA. Shirley enjoyed her card games at home with close friends. She was a member of numerous Charitable Boards and enjoyed being around her family. Friends will be received in the THOMAS M. DOLFI FUNERAL HOME, 136 N. Gallatin Ave., Uniontown, PA Thursday, October 12, 2017, 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday, October 13, 2017, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., and on Saturday, October 14, 2017, until 9:15 a.m. at which time a Prayer Service will be held followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John The Evangelist Church. Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Girls Hope, 1020 W. State St., Baden, PA 15005 in Shirley's name.
Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Oct. 12 to Oct. 13, 2017
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