Shirley Corbett-Keefer entered into eternal rest on November 10, 2014 at her home in Naples, FL. She was a kind and giving person who was loved by all who knew her.
Shirley was born January 8, 1928 in Newburgh, NY where she lived most of her life. She was 86. She retired from Grand Union super markets and resided for the past twenty-three years in Naples, FL.
Shirley is survived by her daughters: Maryann Corbett and Shirley Ann Reed and husband, David; sons: Thomas F. Corbett Jr., John D. Corbett and wife, Patricia, James Corbett and wife, Pat, Kevin A. Corbett, Jeffrey A. Corbett and wife, Barbara; step daughters: Linda and husband, Rick Knevels, June and husband, Roland Geiger, and Kim Keefer; sister, Ethel Figurski; sisters-in-law: Mary McCarthy, Loretta Keefer, Wilma Keefer, and Marian Keefer; grandchildren: Edward Corbett and wife, Michelle, Brandy Diviesti, Georgiana Corbett and partner, Ted Bechard, Michelle and husband, Sean Harbeck, Max Corbett and wife, Christa, Jody Corbett, Kaitlin and husband, Bernard Fielder, Kevin Corbett and wife, Lisa, Corinne Corbett, Brianne Corbett and partner, Joe Geer, Jennifer Corbett, Thomas Corbett, Michael Reed and wife, April, Steven Reed, Alex Keefer, Edward Pompa, and James Gieger. Shirley is further survived by 18 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by husband, Thomas F. Corbett Sr.; husband, Robert R. Keefer; her parents, Frederick and Velma McCarthy; brothers: Edward and Frederick; sisters: Mary and Barbara; and great granddaughter, Samantha Gomes.
Memorial Visitation for family and friends will take place from 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, November 21st at White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 North Plank Rd., (Rte 32), Newburgh, NY. Memorial Mass will be offered 9 a.m., Saturday, November 22nd at St. Patrick's Church, 55 Grand Street, Newburgh. Burial of cremains is to follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Shirley's name may be made to Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105.