Shirley E. Philips

Shirley E. Philips, 82, formerly of Allentown died February 28, 2017 in Valley Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Coopersburg. She was the widow of Frank G. Philips, Jr. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Ralph C. and Ida M. (David) Derr. After high school, she began working at Perfect Knit Togs. She was later employed at SMS Textile and retired from General Electric.

Survivors: Daughter, Maribeth Gorman; sister, Barbara Wentling; grandchildren, Amanda, Ashley, Joshua all of Allentown; nephews; cousins.

Funeral Service 1:00PM Monday in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th & Hamilton Sts., Allentown. Call 12 to 1:00PM Monday in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Shirley’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market St., Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

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