Shirley (Krupa) Anderson of Davenport, Fla. passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2022 at the George C. Forsythe Hospice House in Auburndale, Fla.
Born Jan. 31, 1946 in Jersey Shore, Pa. to Herman Krupa and Beatrice (Thomas) Krupa. She married the love of her life, William (Bill) Anderson on June 29, 1968 who resides in Davenport, Fla. They would have celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary this year.
She leaves a son, Brian (Melinda) Anderson of Plymouth, Mass. and a daughter, Miranda (Robert) Kujawa of South Williamsport, Pa. 8 grandchildren: Shane Schake, Zachary (Shelby) Anderson, Brooklyn Kujawa, Paige Anderson, Madison Kujawa, Connor Apker, Madison Anderson and Kaitlyn Apker. 1 great-grandchild: Brantley Anderson. Sisters, Barbara (Ray) Miller of Jersey Shore, Pa., Amy (Ron) Barner of Kearney, Mo. and a brother John (Margie) Krupa of Avis, Pa.
Shirley graduated from Lock Haven High School in 1963 and from the Clearfield School of Nursing in 1966. She was an RN for 30 years, working at Jersey Shore Hospital, Divine Providence Hospital and Williamsport Hospital. After she retired from nursing, she dedicated her time supporting her husband, Bill who was a United Methodist Minister serving in Montgomery, Pa., Catawissa, Pa. and Woolrich, Pa. Shirley formed the “Women of Harmony” singing group at the Catawissa United Methodist Church and the “Woolrich Woman’s Chorus” at the Woolrich United Methodist Church.
After Bill retired in December 2013, they followed their dreams and moved to Central Florida to enjoy the sunshine and warmer weather. Shirley loved to sew, shop, dine out for meals and simply, be in her happy place, at her home watching Fox News and HGTV with her Siamese cat Thai. She was a remarkable woman with a kind soul and she loved her family very much.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at Welker’s Funeral Home, 125 N Main St., Jersey Shore, PA on June 29, 2022 at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice (George C. Forsythe House), 450 Arneson Avenue, Auburndale, Florida 33823.