Shirley Yvonne Zerr, 84, beloved mother, grandmother and the widow of the late Robert Zerr, passed away Tuesday August 3, 2021 in the NHC Nursing Home, Anderson SC.
Born on Main St., Royersford on March 7, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Boyd and Thelma (Good) McGinithen. She was a lifelong resident of the twin boroughs until 2009. She was employed for many years at the Spring-Ford Knitting Company and also a homemaker. She was a spiritually gifted, intelligent, kind and giving woman who had a passion for Genealogy. Everything Yvonne did was in excellence, she would spend many hours doing needlework, and painting her ceramics. She enjoyed reading, listening to the music of Mahalia Jackson, admiring covered bridges and being with horses. Even as a teenager, Yvonne spent hours working with the animals on Mrs. Thomas’s Farm on Thomas Bend Road in Royersford. Her deepest love was for her family.
She is survived by three children:
Thomas Conway, Sr. (wife, Kim) of Columbia, PA
Charles Zerr (wife, Trisha) of Parker Ford, PA
Marjie Amic (husband, Daniel) of Anderson, SC
Sister: Marlene Kenny (husband, John) of Pottstown, PA
Six Grandchildren: Robert Conway of Philadelphia, PA
Daniel Amic Jr. of Tampa, FL
Taryn E. Hirsch (husband, Jason) of Columbus, IN
Laura Baughman (husband, Doug) of Sebring, FL
Thomas Conway Jr. of Columbia, PA
Ava Marie Zerr of York, PA
One Great Granddaughter: Freyja Baughman
And niece Kathy High Hickman who was like a daughter to her.
She was predeceased by a son, Donald Raymond “Rope” Conway, Jr. and 5 brothers and sisters.
A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday August 10 in Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, 39 Bonnie Brae Rd., Spring City with Rev. Tina Mackie officiating.
Online condolences can be made at www.sgsfuneralhome.com. All arrangements are being handled by Shalkop, Grace & Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. Spring City, PA.