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Doris Grant Shirk


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Doris Grant Shirk

AGE: 96 • Lewes

Doris Grant Shirk, 96 of Lewes, DE, died March 12, 2016 at Cadbury Skilled Nursing, Lewes, DE.

Mrs. Shirk was born on September 22, 1919 in Newark, DE, daughter of the late John and Tannie Apsley Grant. In 1941 she received her nursing degree from Delaware Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as a registered nurse at Union Hospital as night supervisor and Kent & Queen Anne's Hospital. She and her husband owned and operated Shirk's Seafood in Fredericktown and Chesapeake City. Mrs. Shirk was past president of Kent County PTA, a Sunday school teacher and for 26 years volunteered at Union Hospital Nearly New Shop . She had lived in Elkton, Rock Hall, Galena and North East before moving to Lewes in 2007.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Paul Ober Shirk; a son Paul R. Shirk, II; 2 sisters, Genevieve Winchester and Frances Dabler and brother, Ernest Grant.

Mrs. Shirk is survived by her daughter, Nancy Campbell of Lewes, DE; grandson, Robert P. Campbell of Lewes, DE; a sister, Irma Crump of Bear, DE and a devoted niece Wanda Bull and husband, Donald Bull and many other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 17 at 11 am in the Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L. Schaech, 118 W. Cross St. Galena, MD. Burial in Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, MD.

Memorials may be offered to Shelemiah United Methodist Church, 370 Old Bay View Rd., North East, MD. 21901

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Published in The News Journal on Mar. 14, 2016
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