Shirley Mae Stonehouse
East Tawas, Michigan
March 19, 1934 - June 21, 2019
According to Shirley's wishes, cremation has taken place. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com
Shirley Mae Stonehouse, age 85, of East Tawas, Michigan passed away unexpectedly Friday, June 21, 2019. She was born March 19, 1934 in Pottawatomie County, Kansas to the late Orval G. and Ruby A. (Tilton) Proper.
Shirley was a 1953 graduate of East Tawas High School. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and community volunteer for all. Shirley truly lived life to the fullest through the simple pleasures of rummage sales, playing cards with friends and family and spending time with fellow community residents at the Tawas Area Senior Center. Shirley retired from the Tawas Area School District after a career of service.
Shirley is survived by her sister, Marie (Chester) Smyczynski; children, Timothy and Naomi Stonehouse, Jody and Ross McAvoy, Barbara and Frank Lopez, Jane Stonehouse and Jim Fox, and Charlie and Vicki Stonehouse; grandchildren, Sam and Bethany McAvoy, Ross McAvoy, Kristina and Kayla Lopez, Maggie Stonehouse-Long and Brittany Long, Adam Classen, Christina and Matt Benchley, Jennifer and Matt Greenbaum, Timothy and Brianna Densmore and Clarence, Roger, Matthew, and Amanda Zastrow; great grandchildren, Liam and Lena McAvoy, Landon and Talon Benchley; dearest friends, Marilyn Spain and Lorrie Malesko; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Orval and Ruby, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edward Stonehouse.
According to Shirley’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com