Shirley M. Gaines, 77 years old, of Loysville, passed away Friday, July 24, 2020 at the UPMC West Shore Hospital. She was born April 13, 1943 in Oliver Township, Newport to Elmer Potter and Edna (Walker) Simonton. She had worked for Stonebridge Nursing and Rehabilitation and the former Glass Reflections and retired from West Perry High School Cafeteria. She enjoyed sewing.
Shirley is survived by her husband, David E. Gaines; son, Scott Jones of Newport; daughter, Valerie Hall of Westport, NY; brothers, Ronald Potter of Greenpark and Daryl Potter of Idaho; sisters, Bonnie Howard of Dalmatia, Janet Snyder of Newport, Karen Styer of Millerstown; grandchildren, Anthony and Hannah Jones and Hollie Williams and Krystle Stewart and great grandchildren, Mikayla Williams and Weston Jones; beloved nieces Connie and Kathy as well as numerous other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by sisters, Joyce Casner and Fay Wilson.
Services will be held at a later date.