Shirley Kelly Reeves

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Shirley Kelly Reeves, 79, of Falls, died Thursday evening at home with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald D. Reeves. She was born in Scranton on Jan. 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 United States Air Force with a specialization in communications. Shirley loved her daily rides around northeastern Pennsylvania, especially her daily iced coffee from Dunkin Donuts, and trips to Wal-Mart 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. She will be dearly miss by all of the lives she touched.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Richard, Joseph J. and Edward Kelly; and a 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; a brother, Michael Kelly, Oklahoma; sisters Patricia Kalber, Middletown, Conn.; and Karen Simpson, Washington Boro; grandchildren, Kyle, Courtney, Nathan, Raymond, Mark, Mitchell and Joshua; great-grandchildren, Amberli, Sebastian and LeiLanni; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with services by Pastor Peter F. Geschwindner. Interment will be at Roberts Cemetery, Falls.

Friends may call today from 4 to 7 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchjkafuneral


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Published in Scranton Times from May 17 to May 18, 2014
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