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Shirley Blanche (Simons) May

January 7, 1945 ~ August 18, 2020 (age 75)

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Coal Township – Shirley Blanche May, 75, of 101 N Ash Street, Apartment 608, went home to Christ, Tuesday, August 18, 2020 in her home.

Born in Gouverneur, New York on January 7, 1945 she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Lida (Hatch) Simons. She graduated Sherburne High School in 1963 and went on to graduate Northeast Bible Institute in Green Lane Pennsylvania in 1969 with a Missionary major.

Shirley retired from Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging. She was a foster parent for Northumberland County Children and Youth. She was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Shamokin.

Shirley is survived by three daughters, who she was very proud of, Colleen Auman and her husband, Adam of Shamokin, Amy Farrow and her husband, Andrew II of Easton, and Shelly Smith and her husband, Jeffrey of Danville; two grandsons, Tanner Farrow and Parker Smith; three granddaughters, Ella Farrow Breanna Smith and Cassandra Grow; a sister, Grace Simons of NY; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and her cat, Blossom and her grand dog, Malibu. In addition to her parents Shirley was preceded in death by her beloved aunt, who raised her, Marion Simon Van Horn; and her Ex-Husband, Samuel May.



Shirley Blanche May, 75, of 101 N Ash Street, Apt 608, Coal Township – Visitation where final condolences can be made will be held Saturday, August 22, 2020 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 46 N 2nd St, Shamokin. Burial will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being cared for by Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W Chestnut Street, Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. To send condolences to the family please visit

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August 22, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Christian Missionary Alliance Church (Shamokin)

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