Shirley A. Dilliard

Shirley A. Dilliard, 77, of Allentown, died July 2, 2017 in her home. She was the wife of the late William H. Dilliard, Jr. After retirement, Shirley was a L.P.N. at Arden Courts in Allentown for 5 years. Prior to that, she was a L.P.N. at the Phoebe Nursing Home, Allentown for 30 years and worked at Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Felix T. and Mamie (Miller) Rosevelt. She received her L.P.N. degree from the Lincoln Institute of California.

Survivors: Son: William H. Dilliard, III and his wife Debbie of Catasauqua, Daughters: Elizabeth A. Dilliard and her husband Alan J. Landis, Sr. and Debra Dilliard both of Allentown, Sisters: Lorraine Markoskie of Pottstown and Gloria Steinhoward of Allentown, 10 Grandchildren and 15 Great-Grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, at 10 A.M. in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th and Hamilton Sts. Allentown. A calling hour will be held on Friday, from 9 A.M. to 10 A.M. in the funeral home.

Contributions to the American Cancer Society, Alzheimer’s Assoc. or to the Lehigh Co. Humane Society.


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