Welcome to the memorial page for

Shirley Maxine VanBuskirk

July 7, 1939 ~ April 1, 2017 (age 77)

The Piano Brothers

Shirley Maxine VanBuskirk, age 77, of Marion passed away early in the afternoon on Saturday. Born in Marion on July 7, 1939 to Cicero and Nellie (Shaffer) Thomas, she was the youngest of 11 children. On December 26, 1956 she married Robert VanBuskirk and he preceded her in death in 1995. She was also preceded in death by a son; David L. VanBuskirk. Shirley had worked at Emanuel Lutheran Church as a custodian but her primary occupation was that of a mother and homemaker and she was a member of the First United Church of Christ. Left to cherish her memory are 4 sons; Robert (Shiela) VanBuskirk Jr., Jonathon (Nancy) VanBuskirk, Kenneth (Mary) VanBuskirk and Terry VanBuskirk, 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Kindred Hospice
1199 Delaware Avenue, Marion OH 43302
Tel: 1-740-223-3452

 Service Information

April 4, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hughes-Allen Funeral Home
318 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Marion, OH 43302

Funeral Service
April 5, 2017

11:30 AM
First United Church Of Christ
326 S. Prospect Street
Marion, OH 43302

April 5, 2017

12:45 PM
Marion Cemetery
620 Delaware Avenue
Marion, OH 43302

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