Shirley A. White­man of Elver­son

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

Shirley A. White­man, 77, passed away peace­fully on Sun­day, Septem­ber 25, 2016, at Neigh­bor­hood Hospice of West Chester, with her fam­ily by her side.

She was the beloved wife of John W. White­man, with whom she shared 59 years of mar­riage.

Born in West Chester, she was the daugh­ter of the late Elsie Baum Grif­fith.

Shirley worked for 35 years as an elec­tron­ics as­sem­bler.

She was a de­voted wife, mother and grand­mother who en­joyed shop­ping for her fam­ily. She also was a very artis­tic woman.

In ad­di­tion to her hus­band, Shirley is sur­vived by her five chil­dren, Robin E. D’Amico (Dave), Dawn M. Gen­tile (Dave), John W. White­man, Jr. (Kim), Bambi L. Lapp and Christo­pher Todd White­man. She is also sur­vived by 12 grand­chil­dren; 22 great grand­chil­dren; and a brother, John P. Grif­fith. She was pre­de­ceased by two brothers, Her­bert and Joseph Grif­fith.

A memo­rial ser­vice will be held at 11:00 a.m., Fri­day, Septem­ber 30, 2016 at the Honey Brook United Methodist Church, 4510 Horse­shoe Pike, Honey Brook, where fam­ily and friends may call from 9:00-10:45 a.m.

In­ter­ment will be pri­vate with the fam­ily.

In lieu of flow­ers, memo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to Neigh­bor­hood Hospice of West Chester, 400 E. Marshall Street, West Chester, Pa 19380 or to St. Jude Chil­dren’s Re­search Hos­pi­tal, 501 St. Jude Place, Mem­phis, TN 38105.

Ar­range­ments are be­ing han­dled by the James J. Terry Funeral Home, Down­ing­town.

To send on­line con­do­lences, visit www.jamester­ry­fu­ner­al­home.com.

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