Shirley Ann McKelvey

January 14, 2021



Shirley Ann McKelvey, formerly of Collings Lakes, NJ and Hudson, FL, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021. Shirley was born in Philadelphia, PA the daughter of the late Benjamin and Rose Chernoff. S he was preceded in death by her son Joey Coles. Shirley was a loving mother, foster parent and caregiver for over 50 years. She was an avid reader, a Phillies and Elvis fan, and loved her cruises. She adored her pets and was an animal rights supporter,. Shirley was known for her sense of humor, compassion and generosity.
She will be missed by her beloved husband Jerry; her loving son and daughter-in-law, Jamie and Robin; a brother Michael; a son Chris; and her dearest friends. "G-mo", will live on through her grandchildren Alex, Rachel and Jake, all of whom learned to play cards and  many family secrets while spending summers with her in Florida.
A Celebration of Shirley's life will be private at the convenience of the family. Arr. by Lofland Funeral Home, Milford, DE. Letters of condolence may be shared at

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