Born in Lewisburg, Pa. on December 19, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Walter R. Straub Sr. and Helen E. Schultz. Shirley was a 1957 graduate of Lewisburg High School and was a member of the National Honor Society.
She was an avid reader, having a great love for ancient Egyptian history. Shirley also enjoyed spending time with her sister, Dorothy and her children and grandchildren.
Surviving are two children, Carlton B. Derr Jr. (wife Carol) of Chambersburg, Pa., and Jill E. Derr of Fayetteville, Pa.; three grandchildren, Tyler Derr, Aleah Derr and Brea Derr, of Chambersburg, PA; and three siblings Walter R. Straub Jr. (wife Caroline), Dorothy M. Roan and Sandra J. Bergenstock (husband Charles). In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her twin sister Rose Ann Straub and her husband Carlton B. Derr Sr.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 19 and interment followed at the Lewisburg cemetery, Lewisburg, Pa.
Donations in Shirley's memory may be made to the Franklin County Library System, 101 Ragged Edge Rd. S., Chambersburg, PA. 17202.
Published on September 22, 2017