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Shirley Y. Gegg

December 03, 2015

After a year of failing health, Shirley Y. Gegg went home to be with her Lord on December 3, 2015. Shirley was 80 years old. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Rudolph B. and Josephine Sheaffer Styer. She was a 1952 graduate of McCaskey High School.
She was the wife of the late August H. Gegg Jr. with whom she celebrated 50 years of marriage in 2010. Prior to raising her family, Shirley worked for Armstrong. She will be fondly remembered by family and friends as a wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, and friend to many. She especially enjoyed holding “Camp Nanny” over the summers for her grandchildren.
She most enjoyed spending time with her family, taking care of her home, cooking her famous chicken pot pie, and attending her children’s sporting events. Her presence as the center of the family will be greatly missed. She was often referred to as “Momma Gegg” by her children’s friends who were always welcome at home. She spent many years of her life being a tireless caregiver for her mother and then her husband who passed away in 2011.
Shirley is survived by four children: Stephen husband of Diane Gegg of Lititz, Michael husband of Michele Gegg of Ft Myers FL, Scott Gegg of Altmont, KS and daughter Amy Gegg of Ronks. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, as well as a sister, Janet Horst of Mt. Nebo, and a brother, Terry Styer (husband of Diane), Lancaster, and 6 nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Rudolph Styer.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 9-11AM at the Charles F. Snyder Jr Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA, with the Funeral Service to follow at 11AM. Interment in St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery.The family kindly asks that you omit flowers but consider making a memorial gift in Shirley’s name to Hospice of Lancaster, the Lancaster Humane League, or Salem Evangelical Reformed Church, Hellers, Lancaster.

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Condolences to the Family

December 06, 2015

Steve,  
We are very sorry for your loss.   You and your family have our deepest sympathy.  The positive outlook is that your Mom is in heaven with loved ones. You will miss having her physically but she lives on in you. God bless! 
Tony Bruno and Family

December 06, 2015

  Our hearts are heavy as we think of your mom and the blessing she was to us. Words are never adequate in moments like these, but our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.  We hope that the love of family and friends will comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead. 
 
Paul and Melissa Evans
 

December 06, 2015

Shirley was the sweetest  woman I know. Her love for her family was great. She was a fighter. I’m glad to have known her for so many years. God received  a special  Angel . Love to all the Geggs. Love Pam  &  Don  oatman. 

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Tuesday, December 08, 2015
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
3110 Lititz Pike
Lititz, PA 17543
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Lititz, PA 17543
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