ForeverMissed
Shirley Ann Sanders was a caring mother, grandmother, sister, and friend to many. She left this world suddenly on November 4th, 2022 at the age of 78.

She was born to Robert Pernell Pierce and June Pauline Morris on August 12, 1944. After graduating from high school, Shirley worked at the Wheaton's Glass company where she met her husband, Douglas Clarence Sanders. Together, they had 3 children: Ellie Gale Mungaye, Jennifer June Sanders, and Shirley Ann Sanders. She was a grandmother to Scott McBride, Crystal Green, Douglas McBride, Ariel Heritage, Heaven Heritage, Zoey Heritage, Melody Worley, and Jenny Worley along with being a great grandmother.

 Shirley was a very outgoing person. She loved riding horses, taking care of her cats, singing, watching movies, picking tomatoes, playing Scrabble, doing word searches and crossword puzzles. Having family around her was important as she was loved and respected by many.

Visitations are welcomed at 12pm following the funeral service, 1pm on November 12, 2023 at the Emanuel Lutheran Church located at 366 Cohansey-Friesburg Road, Elmer, NJ 08318. The service will be held by Pastor Mark Warner.

Matthew 11:28-30
Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy to bear, and the burden I give you is light.

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Posted by Amber Danielle on November 11, 2022
Grandma Shirley has always been like a 3rd grandma to me most of my life.. She was my younger sister's grandmother but she always treated me like another granddaughter! Shirley was always so kind to me and I will never forget her little laugh and her sweet smile! She was always a joyful lady to be around! I will miss her so much and I pray for my sisters and the whole family! ️love you!

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Posted by Amber Danielle on November 11, 2022
Grandma Shirley has always been like a 3rd grandma to me most of my life.. She was my younger sister's grandmother but she always treated me like another granddaughter! Shirley was always so kind to me and I will never forget her little laugh and her sweet smile! She was always a joyful lady to be around! I will miss her so much and I pray for my sisters and the whole family! ️love you!
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Shared by Cheryl Woodward on November 11, 2022
My dearest Aunt Shirley ,you are beautiful in many ways kind smart ,caring, funny genuine ! I love you so much n I know you loved me .Our last talk we had 2 yrs ago we said too each other if I don't see you again here on earth I will see you in heaven ! I know I will, forever in my heart forever loved not Good bye but till we meet again love your niece Sissy  ♥️