Shirley Downey

EAST PALESTINE – Shirley A. Downey, 76, East Main Street, passed away at 5:50 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Medical Center, where she had been a patient.

Downey was born March 13, 1938, in New Brighton, Pa., a daughter of the late Dorothy J. Kelty.

She last worked at Cantar/Polyair. She was a member of the Cannelton Baptist Church.

Survivors include five sons: Richard and James Downey, both of East Palestine, William Downey of Louisiana, Mark Downey of New Waterford, and David Downey of Columbiana; a sister, Karen Garasic of Columbiana; and nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The funeral services 7 p.m. Wednesday at Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home, with Pastor Joanne Dota of Hospice of the Valley, officiating. Burial in East Carmel Cemetery, Rogers.

Visitation is two hours prior to the Wednesday service.