Shirley B. Lewis

New Philadelphia, Ohio

1930 - 2020


June 14, 2020
New Philadelphia, Ohio


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Shirley B. Lewis

Together Again

Of New Philadelphia, Ohio, age 89, passed away on June 14, 2020. Born on August 11, 1930 in Akron to the late Charles and Nora (Burkhammer) Luff, she was a resident of New Philadelphia, previously of Gnadenhutten, Scio, and Doylestown. Shirley attended Goshen Community Church of the Nazarene and was a member of the Doylestown Nazarene Church. She loved singing, playing the piano, and enjoyed spending time in her garden. She was a loving Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. Shirley was a second Mom and friend to many.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter in 2015; sister, Donna Collar; brother, George Luff; many half-brothers and stepfather, Milford Kramer. She is survived by her daughters, Susan Galbraith of New Philadelphia, Nora (Tom) Mowery of Gnadenhutten, Helen Smith of New Philadelphia, Patricia Reeves of Green; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren; many special nephews and nieces.

No services will be held at this time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663. Online obituary and guest registry are available at

(Zak-Thacker & Monbarren, 330-658-2211)

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She was my aunt, I spent a lot of Summer's with her and my uncle Walt.and cousins.We even got closer the last few years.I will miss her every day.❤

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