Shirley R. Neese, 71, of Derry, passed peacefully February 20, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born October 31, 1946 in Indiana a daughter of the late William E. and Meredith Berkebile Pease.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister Jean Peterman.
Shirley retired from the Derry Area School District after many years of service. She enjoyed spending time with her husband Butch watching TV and her cat Val. Her grandaughter Krystalyn was the light of her life.
Shirley is survived by her loving husband of 50 years Harold "Butch" Neese, her daughter Sheri Martin (Robert) of Derry. her grandaughter Krystalyn Martin, her sister Virginia Sisak (David) of Blairsville, several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Saturday from 11-1pm in the McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Avenue, Derry. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Indiana.