Shirley V. Boose, 75, mother of five, known for her green thumb, enjoyed playing cards

By on March 18, 2015

Shirley V. “Shubby” (Murr) Boose, 75, of Willow Street, died Monday, March 8, 2015 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy.

Born in Lancaster, she is survived by her former husband, Paul “Chub” Boose of Willow Street. She was the daughter of the late George H. and Pauline (Shurr) Murr.

Shubby loved spending time with her family, playing cards, and crocheting. Known for her green thumb, her home was always filled with thriving plants and flowers.

In addition to her former husband, Shirley is survived by five children: Deborah A. Sapp, wife of Elliot Sapp, of Frackville; Gary L. Boose, Frackville; Jeffrey L. Boose, husband of Sandra, Lititz; Kimberly J. Henry of Willow Street; and P. Scott Boose of Lancaster; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a brother: George H. Murr of Lancaster.

She was preceded in death by a brother: Paul Murr; and a great-grandson: Antonio “P-Nut” Cortes.

Services were held March 13 at Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, Millersville, with the Rev. J. Calvin Wenger officiating. Burial followed in Conestoga Memorial Park.

Kindly omit flowers. Memorial contributions in Shirley’s memory may be made to American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603 or to Hospice & Community Care, 685 Good Drive, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

To place a condolence online, visit Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, Millersville, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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