Shirley Dunlop Georgiou, 86, a resident of Berkeley, Calif., and former longtime resident of Clarks Summit and Concord, Calif., died Dec. 16, 2012, at home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Georgiou, in 1985. They married in 1957.
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Shirley was born in Scranton on Feb. 8, 1926, to the late Mary and Robert Dunlop. She graduated from Keystone Junior College in 1944 and began her career as a bookkeeper and executive secretary. Shirley moved to California in 1947. She was active in social clubs, the Berkeley Club and Merry Mates. Shirley was a past member of First Presbyterian Church of Concord.
She enjoyed reading, painting and traveling in her retirement.
Shirley is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, James and Dawn Georgiou of San Jose, Calif.; daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Steven Crawford of El Cerrito, Calif.; grandchildren, Kelly, Lisa and Amy Georgiou; and Audrey Crawford; and her sister, Audrey White of S. Abington Twp.
A memorial service was held at First Presbyterian Church of Oakland on Jan. 12. A subsequent memorial will be held at Countryside Community Church of Clarks Summit on Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment at Abington Hills Cemetery.
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Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 22, 2013