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Shirley Mae Whynot

WHYNOT – Shirley Mae, 83, of Milton, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool, on Saturday, November 16, 2019.
Born in Liverpool, Shirley was a daughter of the late James and Evelyn (Naugler) Harnish.
In her younger years, Mom was a telephone operator and also worked at Lena Smith’s store, finally becoming the owner and operator of Shirl’s Mini Mart. Everyone who crossed her path was family and she loved each one of you. She could bake the best pies and was famous for her New Year’s Day card party and lobster chowder. Travelling, country music and being a proud Tory were also loves of hers.
Shirley is survived by her daughter Kelly (Richard) Young of Mersey Point; her daughter in law Joanne McLeod. Her grandchildren Jillian Young, Ami-Lynn Goulden (Tony Pritchett), Tasha (Dillon) Conrad, Tiffany Miller (Tyler Wamboldt) and Chris Miller. Her great grandchildren Ben Pritchett, Bella and Sophia Conrad and Keighan Miller-Wamboldt. Her sisters Margaret Taylor of Liverpool and Marjorie Waddleton of Halifax. Her brother Harold (Ivy) of Buckfield. Her “partners in crime” and her “right arm” David Whynot and Bobby Smith.
Shirley is predeceased by her husband Lawrence, her daughter Shelley Goulden and her son Kevin Miller.
Funeral service will be Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. Reverend Judy Cross officiating. Reception to follow service. A private family interment will take place in Milton Community Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Queens County Special Olympics. Online condolences may be made to
A special thanks to the staff at Queens General who helped us get through the last week. We are so lucky to have you all. There are not enough words of thanks and love to our family of Home Care workers. You came to our home and spread love to Mom daily. Together we made the last seven years the best they could be.


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