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Shirley Janet Michalsky

February 8, 1935 - October 26, 2021

Shirley Janet Michalsky, age 86, of Newark, DE, passed away tranquilly with her loving family by her side on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.

Born in Shenandoah, PA on February 8, 1935 to the late Harry and Elizabeth Guinn. She was a brilliant home-maker who dedicated her life to her family, She affectionately raised four children and two grandchildren, bestowing upon them her kindness, generosity, and wisdom.  Shirley loved her puzzle books, spending time with her family outside on her deck, and her trips to the casino.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband Leon Michalsky. She is survived by her children, Mark Michalsky, Lorrie Townsend, Michael Michalsky, and John Michalsky; and grandchildren, Ashley Townsend and Brandon Townsend.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Shirley’s memory to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, PO Box 801889, Dallas, TX 75380.

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